Delhi University received 1,58,636 online applications till 5 p.m. on Monday — the fifth day of the online registration for undergraduate admissions, a university official said.
Of these, 82,085 candidates have already deposited their fees.
The online admission process began on May 28 and since then the university has received 55,406 applications in the general category, 17,196 under OBC, 7,799 under SC, 1,532 under ST and 172 in Persons With Disability category, a university official said.
The online process will continue till June 15, and the offline registration will start from June 5.
The eight centres for offline registration are Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, Dyal Singh College, Gargi College, Maharaja Agrasen College, PGDAV College, Rajdhani College, Shyam Lal College, and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College.
The first cut-offs will be released on June 25 followed by up to nine more lists depending on the seat availability till July 21.
The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. It was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The President of India is the Visitor, the Vice President is the Chancellor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the Delhi University.
This year, Delhi University, has tried to make the admission process smoother and uniform, has prohibited colleges from imposing any extra eligibility criteria on students.
A student applying in five different colleges will have the same criteria for admission in all of them. Colleges can no more impose any extra- eligibility criteria for students. Rules will be same for all as set by the university.
Students will get three days to complete the enrolment process under each of the first five cut-off lists.
Expect a high cut-off this year as well with a number of students from Delhi getting over 90% marks in commerce and humanities streams.