The University of Delhi will soon announce the first cut-off list 2018-19. The first cut-off is expected to be released on 19th June 2018. This time most of the students from different fields have scored well in their intermediate exams. In fact, special children have also shown best of their qualities by scoring highest marks. Since the time of result declaration of 12th CBSE boards, students have been waiting eagerly to enrol themselves in the reputed universities. However, St. Stephens College of Delhi University has already announced its first cut-off 2018-2019. For all the fields, i.e. science, commerce and arts, the colleges has announced its first cut-off almost for almost above 90 percentage scorers. The cut-off has been increased for most of the course and it is also expected that other colleges will also follow the same criteria.
Based on the cut-off announced by St. Stephens College, Du, the cut-off for commerce and humanities courses has increased this year whereas for science courses it has decreased by few percentages. Seeing the results of CBSE boards and the changes in selection criteria for graduation programs, the University of Delhi has increased the cut-off for admissions from last year. As per cut-off list of St. Stephens College, for having admission in B.A Economics students should have attained 98.75% whereas for admission in B.A English it should be 98.5%. However, this time the college has announced a decrease in the cut-off list for admission in B.Sc. chemistry which is 96% that is lower from the last year.
As per cut-off list of previous years and cut-off list from St. Stephens college, it has been observed that this time cut-off for commerce courses is expected to be increased from 97.5 to 98 per cent. The same is the case with humanities course where the percentage has been increased by 0.5% and it is now 96.5% this year. And for admission in science courses for general category students, the cut-off has been increased by 1% . last year, it was 97% for general students from science stream and this time it is 98%. This time it is expected that there might be a marginal increase in the cut-off list for humanities as seen in the case of St. Stephens College. The same trend is expected to be followed this year. Because of the changes in educational schemes and terms, even the universities are expecting high from students.