DU Admissions 2023: The students will get admission to the newly introduced courses through their JEE Main score along with that they need an aggregate of 60 per cent marks in PCM and cleared English as a subject of study.
The University of Delhi is likely to launch the registration portal for the newly introduced BTech programmes by next week. DU’s Dean of Admission Haneet Gandhi stated during the admissions webinar.
Delhi University introduced three BTech programmes from this academic year under the Faculty of Technology, the admissions for which will be done on the basis of scores obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination (Main). Apart from JEE scores, students need to score at least 60 per cent or above in an aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, they also should have passed English as a subject of study and should have completed Class 12 from a single recognised board.
There are a total 360 seats available, i.e., 120 seats per course. The courses are— BTech in Computer and Engineering, BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering and BTech in Electrical Engineering.
Gandhi clarified that the registration for this will be different from CSAS. It will have a separate registration portal which is likely to launch next week and students have to fill their preferences while applying. They will be allotted seats on the basis of their scores and given preference.
These courses will be different from the BTech in Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation (IT and MI) which is provided by the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) of the University. The admission for this course is done via the Common Seat Allocation System.
The University will also offer a financial support scheme for students belonging to economically weaker sections. Students whose parental income is Rs 4 lakh or less will receive 90 per cent fee waiver at the time of admission and students whose parental income is between Rs 4 lakh and Rs 8 lakh will receive 50 per cent fee waiver.
One seat in each of the three programmes will be offered as a supernumerary seat t0 single girl child. As much as 5 per cent of the total sanctioned seats shall be allocated for extra-curricular activities and sports supernumerary quota. Students can also get a reimbursement of up to Rs 50,000 on the purchase of a laptop.
Keeping in view the National Education Policy 2020, students will have multiple exit options. Students completing one year of study with requisite credits will be awarded a certificate, upon completion of two years, they will get a diploma, three years of study will get them an advanced diploma and upon completion of all four years they will be awarded with a BTech degree.
(With inputs from PTI)