English (Hons) most sought-after course

| | New Delhi

Among the applications received for the Undergraduate (UG) courses at Delhi University (DU), highest number of applications is for BA (Hons) English at 1,26,327 followed by BA Programme and BA (Hons) Political Science for which 1,05,818 and 1,05,590 applications,respectively, have been received.

The online registration process for the undergraduate courses of Delhi University (DU) for academic session 2018-19 started on May 15 and lasted till June 7. About 2,78,574 applications have been received successfully for the undergraduate programme of Delhi University with 1,44,248 male applicants and 1,34,297 female applicants.

Next in fray is BA(Hons) Economics with 96,709 applicants followed by BA Programme of Non-Collegiate Women Education Board (NCWEB) with 93,720 applications. It is closely followed by BA (Hons) History with 92,011applications.

The B.Com and B.Com (NCWEB) has almost equal number of applicants with 85,791 while 85,728 applications received, respectively.

The first cut-off of Delhi University will come on June 19 after which document verification, approval of admission and payment of fee will be done from June 19 to 21. The second cut-off will come on June 25 and subsequent cut-offs later on. DU will come up with only 5 cut-offs this year contrary to more than dozen cut-offs last year and preceding year.

The number of applications for BA (Hons) Journalism course is 79,831, 75,495 for BA (Hons) Psychology, 75,434 applications for BA (Hons) Geography and 75,102 for BA (Hons.) Sociology. The number of applications for BCom. (Hons.) freezed at 74,921.

Among the traditional science courses, BSc (Honours) Mathematics has the highest number of applicants with 74,530 successful applications received for it. Next most sought out course in the science stream is BSc (Hons.) Chemistry with 72,401 applications followed by 70,431 applications for BSc (Hons) Physics.

Other courses like BA (Hons) Hindi has 71,185 applications. While  BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BA (Hons) Social Work, BA (Hons) Philosophy, BA (Hons) Applied Psychology have 60,884, 59,687, 58,575 and 57,584 applications respectively. Vocational courses like BA(Voc) Human Resource Management and BA (Voc) Tourism Management have 53,207 and 49,378 applications respectively.



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