DU 2016 Admissions: varsity records over 2.5 lakh applications for UG programmes, 40k less than last year

DU Application NumberThe completely online process has hit the application numbers of Delhi University UG programmes as the varsity recorded about 2.5 lakh of applications, a dip of 50,000 applications than last year. The central university, this year, had switched to a completely online application and admission process for as many as 57 undergraduate (UG) programmes across 77 of its colleges. Though the number of registration increased this year, the final submission witnessed over 40,000 fewer candidates depositing fees.

Dr. T.K. Das said, “As many as many as 2,50,220 applicants have completed the application process including remittance of fees at the online admissions portal of the university, till midnight of 22nd June. Notwithstanding to this, a total of 3,60,460 registrations have been made for the 2016 UG admissions for 57 programmes.” Last year, when the process was open in both online and offline modes, a total of 291817 applications were received out of 3,73,256 registrations.


This year’s application numbers for DU admission showed a total of 41,597 less applicants than last year’s number of 2,91,817.

Detailing on the applications across different colleges affiliated to the central university, the officials shared that BA (H) English turned out to be the most sought after programme. As many as 1,15,786 applications have been received for BA (H) English programme, followed by BA programme with 98,294 applications and 90,195 applications for BA (H) Political Science programme, a DU admission official said.

Further, as per the DU official records, the gender gap in the application received was very little as a total of 1,29,910 applications from male candidates as compared to a total of 1,20,295 applications from female candidates. Also, as many as 15 applicants came from transgender category.

Basis state-wise application numbers, this year, Delhi topped the list with a total of 1,24,940 applicants followed by Uttar Pradesh and Haryana with 50,246 and 33,766, respectively.

This year, the varsity has said that only five-cutoff lists will be announced. The first cutoff list for DU 2016 admission is scheduled to be announced on June 30, 2016.

University of Delhi offers admissions to over 54000 seats for as many as 57 UG programmes across 77 colleges affiliated to the university spread across the national capital.

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