Delhi University admissions: Get your best four score right to book your seat

Now that the Delhi University has announced its first list of cutoffs for admission in its colleges, all that is standing between applicants and a seat in their preferred college is your ‘best four’ score. Students have until June 28 to visit colleges and secure a seat in these highly sought-after colleges. However, one must first calculate the ‘best four’ score to ascertain if they have cleared the cutoff grade to be eligible for one of the 56,000 seats available in 63 DU colleges. DU asks its students to calculate…

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Don’t take results too seriously, says Delhi boy who came third in JEE Advanced

Delhi boy Ananye Agarwal secured All Indian Rank of three in 2017 IIT-JEE Advanced, and emerged as the state topper on Sunday. With over 1,70,000 students appearing for the exam last month, topping the prestigious exam can prove to be a herculean task. However, Agarwal is rather composed for someone who has managed the feat. “It is important not to take the results too seriously. It can get stressful otherwise,” said Agarwal, who had scored 97.8% in his CBSE Class 12 exam. Agarwal, a resident of Gulmohar Park, attended the Hope…

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Campus Calling: Sport pays at Delhi University

All the hours you spent in participating in sports during school are just about to help you in securing a seat in a college at Delhi University. The high cutoffs will not play a spoiler for students applying under sports quota as they will get admission based on their performance certificates and trials in the discipline they apply under. The university has 36 sports disciplines for which one can apply for admission under the sports quota. Every college reserves 5% seat for sports and extracurricular activities (ECA) . “Students, who…

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Delhi Metro fare hike may pinch mid-distance travel

The new fare structure implemented by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is likely to have the maximum impact on passengers travelling between five and 21 km. Of the six fare slabs — based on the number of kilometres travelled — announced by DMRC, 62% passengers travelled between 5km and 12km and 12km and 21km distance slabs. Earlier, there were six fare slabs between 5km and 21km and passengers had to pay between Rs 12 and Rs 21 for their journey. The fares for travelling the same distances now has…

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The Heritage Buildings of Delhi – Lessons in Rich History

Delhi is the capital that brings together two different worlds. Old Delhi is lined up with havelies and mosques. On the other side is the New Delhi with tree-lined avenues and government buildings. Delhi is known for its rich heritage and ancient architecture; its culture is something that every resident of the city boasts upon. The richness can be witnessed in its grand Mughal forts and the ancient temples that represent the Indian architecture If you have made up your mind to witness this historic land, then first look out…

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