Refuting allegations of bias towards students by some school education boards, Delhi University (DU) issued an official statement on Thursday.
“Being a central university, the university equally and equally values the academic credentials of all candidates, irrespective of their state and school boards. This year also equal opportunity was maintained by accepting applications on the basis of merit. Delhi University falsely condemns and condemns the news being circulated in favor of candidates of certain boards,” read the official statement.
The first round of graduation merit-based DU admission is nearing completion. In the first cut off list, 60,904 candidates have applied in various colleges. Of these, 46,054 were from CBSE board and rest from all other boards across the country.
By the end of October 7, 2021, there will be a total of 31172 candidates from CBSE Board, 2365 from Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education, 1540 from Board of School Education Haryana, 1429 from Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations and 1301 candidates. Apart from the Board of Secondary Education Rajasthan other state boards have successfully secured their admission.
Due to the long legacy of quality teaching and research, candidates from across the country aspire to study in our colleges/departments/centres, the official statement said.
It is our biggest responsibility to maintain justice and equality for all the meritorious candidates coming not only from Indian states but also from abroad.