The last date for depositing admission fee for undergraduate programs of Delhi University after the first round of seat allotment has been extended by one day i.e. till 25th October. Earlier, the last date for payment of admission fee online was October 24.

In a statement quoted by news agency PTI, Delhi University Registrar Vikas Gupta said, “On the request of candidates and in view of Diwali celebrations, the last date for payment of fees by candidates has been extended to 2 pm on Tuesday, October. 25, 2022.”

The university said candidates who fail to pay the admission fee by Tuesday will not be eligible for any subsequent Common Seat Allocation System (CSAS) rounds.

“Only candidates who pay the admission fee of CSAS Round–I will be eligible for upgradation,” the message further said.

More than 72,800 candidates out of 80,164 have accepted the college and course allotted to them in the first round of allotment in Delhi University. The number of seats in DU colleges is 70,000, but the university has allocated additional seats in unreserved (OBC-NCL and EWS) and reserved (SC, ST and PWBD) categories in the first list, taking the number to 80,164.

Delhi University (DU) on Wednesday announced the much-awaited first seat allotment list, marking the start of the third and final phase of admissions to undergraduate programmes.

However, only about 24,000 submitted their contributions till 8:00 pm on Saturday, he told PTI, adding that the vacant seats will be displayed on Wednesday, October 26.

“After the candidates who have participated in the CSAS round, I can select ‘Upgrade’ and change my higher preferences from 10 am, Wednesday, October 26, 2022 to 4:59 pm, Thursday, October 27, 2022,” they said at the university.

In the University of Delhi, admissions to 79 undergraduate programs in 67 colleges, faculties and centers are for the first time through the Common Entrance Test (CUET).

Until last year, admissions were through merit lists based on class 12 marks, which have grown dramatically. Every year the university announced up to seven department lists.

(With inputs from PTI)

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