DU admission 2021: Admission in DU for the year 2021 will be based on merit
Professor Sanjeev Singh, Joint Director, Computer Center (DUCC), Delhi University, said that after the guidelines will be received from the Ministry of Education, the university can admit students based on CUCET
Delhi University is going to give admission to the students on the basis of merit this year. This decision was taken after the cancellation of the CBSE 12th Board 2021. Delhi University vice-chancellor PC Joshi said the final decision regarding the admission process for UG courses will be discussed with the university's admission committee and academic council.
He told the news agency, there will be some way to judge the merit. These are extraordinary circumstances. Central Universities Common Entrance Test can be a good approach as it will be based on pan-India merit.
'DU will not compromise on merit”, Joshi said. We will adjust to the new situation and see what new way to assess merit can be developed. We will wait and see what criteria the board adopts for evaluating the students.
PC Joshi is a member of the CUCET committee, he submitted his report to the education ministry. The decision to conduct a common entrance test for all central universities is pending. Professor Rajeev Gupta, Chairman, Admissions, DU said, “Delhi University fully supports the government decision to cancel the upcoming CBSE board examinations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country." He further added, "The University of Delhi also feels that the health and safety of our students are of utmost importance."
Gupta said, "Delhi University was waiting for the CBSE's decision about the declaration of results”. Professor Sanjeev Singh, Joint Director, Computer Center (DUCC), University of Delhi said after the education ministry will issue the guidelines Delhi University can admit students based on CUCET.
"We are fully prepared. As soon as we get the guidelines, we will be ready," he said. DU conducts an entrance test for admission to nine undergraduate courses under normal circumstances. The tests are conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).