The wait is over for St Stephens’ aspirants, as college announced it first cut off list for the academic year 2016-2017. The highest cut-off is for English honors i.e. 99 percent despite the drop in application form this year compared to last year. Last year, the college had received a total application of 32,100 but this year, it shows up only 23,500.
While compared to last year, the cut off of English remains same but there is a dip of 0.25% for Economics and Science. And cut off of Sanskrit goes high which goes at 80%. And the cut-offs for B.A Programme, Mathematics, Sanskrit and Philosophy are 98, 97, 96.50, 80 and 97 respectively.
It means anything but that a sure shot indication of sky high cutoff list for DU admissions this year too. Increasing number of applications and the sheer competition which can be seen by lakhs of students scoring perfect 10 percentiles in 12th exams, DU cut offs are set to witness rise, again.
Also, individual subject cut off has been assigned for three subjects, Economics, Mathematics, and English. A student applying for Economics should have 90 percent in Mathematics. Similarly, 90 percent in English for English. And, for the students of Mathematics, mathematics subject should be included in best four subjects.
The college offers courses in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics, Philosophy, History, along with B.A and B.Sc pass courses.
Being a minority college, St Stephens used to have different application process as other colleges have. But, from this year same process was done for all colleges. A strict warning has been given to the college if any norms of Delhi University got violated.
Those students who met cut off, they will have to face written aptitude exam and interview process.
The University cutoff is to be released on 30th June. Those students who could not meet the cut off of St Stephens, they can wait for other colleges and keep their dream alive.