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This is the most favourable course at DU with more than 1 lakh applicants for it

  September 07, 2018

As per data by Delhi University, BA (Hons) English programme is the most favourable course by the undergraduate (UG) admission seekers in the varsity.

BA (Hons) English: Number of students applied

As many as 1,26,327 students have applied for the BA (Hons) English programme in Delhi University, followed by 1,05,818 students for BA (Programme), according to data shared by the varsity.

BA (Hons) Political Science course saw 1,05,590 applicants, while BA (Hons) Economics had 96,709 applicants.

The least number of applicants were for vocational courses -- 49,378 applicants for BA (Voc) Tourism Management, followed by 53,207 for BA (Voc) Human Resource Management.

BA (Hons) Applied Psychology was the third least popular with 57,584 applicants.

Slight increase in Humanities and Commerce cut-off

Based on the cut-offs announced by St Stephen's College, it can be predicted that the cut-off for Humanities and Commerce stream courses will increase for other Delhi University colleges and may remain same or decrease marginally for Science courses.

The varsity threw open its admission portal for aspirants of various undergraduate courses on May 15. The registration for these courses ended on June 7.

Delhi University has, for now, announced that a total of five cut-off lists will be released and the notification for the first cut-off will be issued on June 19.

Total number of applicants

More than three lakh students had registered for about 55,000 seats in undergraduate courses -- merit and entrance-based both.

According to an official from the university, 2,78,544 aspirants have made payments.

Last year, around 2.20 lakh candidates had made payments.