A total of 1,83,674 students applied for postgraduate courses and 34,306 for M.Phil and PhD. This is evident from the data available on the university portal.
The university received a maximum of 2.85,128 applications from CBSE Board students, followed by 12,272 from the Board of School Education Haryana and 11,521 from the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations.
The maximum number of applicants comes from Delhi (1,42,526), followed by Uttar Pradesh (66,657) and Haryana (50,701), according to the university.
It is said that 5,63,351 students have signed up for undergraduate courses, of which 3,53,171 reportedly made payments.
Of the total of applicants, 2,22,399 come from the non-reserved category, 69,682 from other backward classes, 42,293 from planned castes, 8,624 from planned tribes and 10,173 from the economically weaker section (EWS).
In the non-reserved category, 1,16,482 female candidates applied for bachelor’s programs, compared to 1,05,913 male candidates and four from the other category.
Delhi University said 1,46,996 students made payments for postgraduate courses.
Of the total number of registrations for these courses, 76,536 aspirants came from the non-reserved category, 35,115 from other backward classes, 22,020 from planned castes, 5,710 from planned tribes and 7,615 from EWS.
The number of students who have made payments for M.Phil and PhD programs is 21,699.
Of these, 9,130 aspirants came from the non-reserved category, 5,523 from other backward classes, 3,512 from planned castes, 1,188 from planned strains and 2,346 from EWS.
According to official information from the university, the maximum number of requests for soccer (1,627) were received within the scope of the sports quota, followed by athletics (1,621) and basketball (1,420). This year, admission under the sports quota will be based on certificates and no legal proceedings will be held due to the pandemic situation.
The university decided this year not to allow after the COVID-19 pandemic not to allow after-school activities (ECA) unless they have NCC and NSS certificates.
However, it was later said that admissions in 12 categories including music, dance, divinity, and yoga would be based on certification.
In the ECA category, the maximum requests were received for NCC (3,876), followed by NSS (1,796) and debate (1,282).
In the PwD (people with disabilities) category, the maximum uses were those who suffered from musculoskeletal disabilities (496), blindness (452) and visual impairment (281).
Registration for admission to all courses until entry is closed on July 31st. However, registration for admission by merit was open until August 31.
The last filing date used to be July 4th, but was later extended to July 18th and then July 31st for performance-based and entry-based courses. The cut-offs are expected to be announced in mid-September, but there is no official announcement. The registration process has been delayed due to the pandemic.
In the past year the university had received 2,58,388 applications, in 2018 the number was 2,78,544.