Delhi University Cut-Off 2017 Factors

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The admissions to Delhi University (DU) for the year 2017 is underway. DU is all set to open its gates for students and students in large number will be pouring in.

DU is one of the best central university for various undergraduate programs. It has many reputed colleges that are under DU offering courses for Science, Commerce and Arts Stream. There are other courses like Journalism, Hindi Music etc to offered by these colleges. The admission to Delhi University is based on the cut-off list prepared by each college for different courses. The cut-off is the minimum marks to be secured by the DU applicant for admission to the Under Graduate Program in different colleges of the university.

Delhi University, the place where every student wants to be.

The Cut –Offs are based on the number of factors.

♦ Number of applications received

♦ Highest and lowest marks secured in Class 12 by candidates

♦ No. of seats each program has to offer

♦ Previous cut-off trends

Delhi University has gone completely online this time for the admission process. Students are required to fill the application online by clicking on the official website of Delhi University du.ac.in.

♦ The first notification for the application was released on 13 May’2017

♦ The DU admission will start from 22 May’2017

♦ The last date to fill the application form is 12 June ‘2017

Some Statics useful to the students

 Delhi University has received a total of 1. 25 applications against 56, 000 seats till date.

⇒ Delhi University has a total number of 56,000 seats. Out of which 21,000 is for general category and 35,000 is reserved for SC/STCs/OBC/PWD.

⇒The Delhi University will release six cut off list to different courses for candidates to secure a seat in one of the colleges. Dates for the announcement of the cut-off list.

                                        Important Dates and Notification

Number of cut off


Documentation and approval of admission

First cut off

June 20, 2017

June 20-22 June 2017

Second cut off

June 24, 2017

June 24-28 June 2017

Third cut off

July 1, 2017

July 1-4 July 2017

Fourth cut off

July 7, 2017

July 7-July 10 2017

Fifth cut off

July 13, 2017

July 13-July 15 2017

Sixth cut off

July 18, 2017

July 18-July 19 2017



♦ The marks of the candidate are calculated for Best 4 and to see whether the percentage tally the cut-offs or not. St Stephens and Jesus & Mary College cut off is based on the entrance test conducted by these colleges.

♦ Due to the students scoring high in CBSE Board Exam, the cut-offs have been high for past few years. Cut-offs for courses like B.Com Hons and B.Sc Hons score very high. This time it is expected to reach 99 %.

♦ This time CBSE topper has secured 99.6 % and the cut-offs are expected to be high as well. Students really score good which makes it difficult for average students to make it to the colleges because of high cut-offs. Many dreams are shattered because of this high cut-offs.

Let’s take a look at 2016 cut off list for B.Com Hons released by colleges


College Name Course Name  Cut Off (percentage)
SRCC B.com Hons  98
Hans Raj B.com Hons  97.75
CVS B.com Hons  96.5
Gargi B.com Hons  96
Aryabhatt B.com Hons  95


Looking at the last year cut-off list, 2017 cut-off list is expected to rise in numbers as the frequency of students scoring cent percent has increased and students are doing fairly well in the examinations.

2017 cut-off list is expected to fairly increase than 2016 cut off list. As the percentage keeps increasing, cut-offs continue to soar high making the competition tough and students missing a chance to make it by just a few number into their dream college or course.

Let’s wait for the first cut-off list to be out to watch the rise in percentage and how tough it gets for the students to make it.


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