CUET UG 2022 Admissions
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Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh said on Thursday that Delhi University will accept 20% "additional students" under the unreserved and OBC categories and 30% in the SC/ST category to fill the maximum number of seats in undergraduate programmes in the first round of counselling this year.
This will also help in filling the reserved seats which remain vacant throughout the year, Singh told while speaking with the media.
Through the new Common University Entrance Test, the university will offer 70,000 seats in undergraduate programmes across many campuses this year (CUET). In the previous year, the university will announce cutoffs based on students' class 12 results.
The National Testing Agency will conduct the CUET-UG from July 15 to August 20. The CUET (UG) 2022 has been scheduled for around 14,90,000 candidates at different Examination Centres located in 500 cities across India and 10 cities outside India.
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Over 6.5 lakh admission applications have been received by the university, according to DU officials.
Talking about the counselling process the vice-chancellor told that the rules and regulations have been framed for the process.
He said, "In order to fill the maximum seats in the first round itself, in UR and OBC (other backward classes) we will take 20 per cent extra admission and in the SC/ST category, 30 per cent extra admission will be done,.
Moreover, he added, "With this maximum students will get their choice in the first round. This will also help in filling the reserved seats early on."
The VC also cleared that after the declaration of CUET UG results, students will have to fill in their preferences again on the Delhi University admission portal to choose the colleges of the varsity.
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