Updated On : July 31, 2023
Summary: Discover the latest changes in Delhi University undergraduate admissions for the academic session 2024. The university now conducts admissions for minority colleges, including St. Stephen's, solely through the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) scores.
Learn how CUET affects minority intake, the admission process, and the exam pattern for CUET 2024. Get all the details and insights into DU admissions through CUET in this comprehensive article. Download free study material for CUET 2024 to excel in the exam!
The Academic Council of Delhi University announced that the university provides undergraduate admissions for the academic session 2024 solely based on the performance in the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET).
Not only this, the admissions to all minority colleges, including St. Stephen's College, will be done only through CUET scores from this year.
During the centralized counselling, authorities will prepare a separate merit list for unreserved category and minority students as per the reservation policies.
Coming to the context of the article, we have provided detailed information about DU Admissions to minority colleges through CUET 2024.
So, why late? Let's dive into the post to get complete details about the admission process, will admissions through CUET affect minority colleges and more.
From this year, the admissions to St. Stephen's College are solely based on the CUET Exam 2024.
Earlier, St. Stephen's College, which reserves 50% of seats for Christian students, was conducting the admission process differently from DU, which used to provide admissions based on the cut-offs.
The college used to grant admissions based on the following factors:
However, due to the ongoing crisis across the country, the college removed the written test and conducted interviews online last year.
The minority colleges will in no way be affected adversely by the implementation of the Common Universities Entrance Test, Registrar Vikas Gupta said.
All colleges will follow the same reservation policy as they were doing till last year when admitting students to undergraduate courses.
Class 12 board marks will not carry any weightage in the CUET entrance exam. However, the participating universities might use a certain percentage of class 12 marks as an eligibility criterion to apply for the test.
A separate merit list is prepared for the general category and minority students, and the college will hold CUET admissions solely based on the merit list.
Since the detailed notification is not yet published, it is not sure whether CUET conducts interviews or not for providing admissions to minority colleges.
It is expected that Stephen's college may hold interviews for providing admissions to minority colleges, while other colleges won't be conducting the interview round.
Only based on the CUET merit list, admissions are provided to all central universities across the country.
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Admission to various courses at DU minority colleges will be done through the Common Universities Entrance Test.
As per the latest news, the adoption of CUET for the admission of students will make the process of selection easy even in terms of opportunity and demography.
The Common Universities Entrance Test is conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, i.e., the online mode in 13 languages.
As per the CUET Exam Pattern 2024, there will be four sections in the examination, namely:
Those who pass this exam will be eligible for the CUET counselling process and have to apply for admission at the official website of the particular college.
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