Delhi University's St Stephen's College on Monday released the cut-offs with a marginal change from the last year's cut-off. Other Delhi University colleges are expected to release the list next week.
Akin to last year, Economics (Hons) has the highest cut-off at 98.75% for commerce students; 98% for Humanities; and 97.5% for science students.
For mathematics, students need to have 90%. There has been a rise of approximately 0.25-0.5 percentage points across the three streams, compared to what it had declared in the previous year.
English (Hons) also has a soaring cut-off — 98.5% for commerce students — again similar to last year. For science students, it is 98%.
Admissions will take place following an aptitude test and an interview. 5% weightage will be given for the test, 10% for the interview and 85% for Class XII board marks. In totality, 15 per cent weightage is given to the test and the interview, which is followed, once the student crosses the percentage eligibility. The interviews will begin from June 18.
Apart from Sanskrit (Hons), cut-offs for the SC/ST category is also on the higher side for all courses — over 90%.
The numbers mentioned are only for general category students as St. Stephen's College reserves 50 per cent seats for candidates from the Christian community.
Delhi University's St. Stephen's College releases separate cut-offs from the rest of the colleges. It conducts interviews for all admissions irrespective of the course. There are no interviews for admissions in other colleges.
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