Why college wise cut off goes different? || What do cut off rounds mean during college admission

By | April 2, 2020

Hello, students today we are going to discuss the less shared and discussed topic. Though we hear a lot about what should be the first cut off of a university we don’t know much about What do cut off rounds mean during college admission?

Why college wise cut off goes differently 

So if you are among such students then this article makes you give an understanding about the cut off rounds mean during college admission along with why college wise cut off goes differently? 

What do you mean by Cut Off?

Cut Off mark is the minimum marks set up by the authority or examination body which conduct the competitive examination. Cut Off marks is just like your passing marks in the annual academic examination. For e.g, if for Bihar Polytechnic Examination Cut Off marks are 140 then all the students who score 140 or more than 140 will be declared as qualified and eligible for the participation of further admission processes.

If you are going to take admission and willing to apply for the admission in the colleges, then you must know why cut off goes different for admission college wise. You can get benefits for it while availing admission. 

In short, Cut Off marks is the part of the selection process for taking admission or qualifying any competitive examination.

Next important question you should know

What do cut off rounds mean during college admission?

If you are inter students then you should have gone through the first round cut off and recently announced second round cut off declared by OFSS. But do you really understand the different cut off rounds mean during college admission?

If you have passed Inter examination and want to take admission in BA Programme in R K College of Mithila University.

First Round

Suppose there are 50 seats available for BA programme in R K College in your category (As Cut off declared different in a different category). Based on the details submitted by applicants like you while participating in admission details college get to know the 50th applicants mark interested for taking admission in R K College and if the 50th applicant has 75% marks then the first cut off will be of 75% marks.

Second Round

After the first cut off 40 students took admission in the first round then RK College will be declared the second cut off by lowering the first cut off marks. Let’s say RK College lowered by 70%.

Third Round

Third round and further rounds usually took place because few students book their seat after the first round but left the seat as they got admission in some other college of their choice so seats remain vacant.
Note: It has been noticed that usually third round and further rounds lowered the marks significantly for the admission process.

Why is college wise cut off list different?

Every college declared their own cut off separately. Do you know the reason behind it? There are various factors which factor for the high cut off of some colleges or universities.

Some of the prominent factors are location, affordable fees, exposure to the real world, best faculties, competition among students for taking admission in particular colleges. I am giving you an example of the most popular Delhi University.

Delhi University is among India’s best university

Excellent location: Which location will be better than the heart of India Captial.
A very low fee that everyone can afford. Can you imagine completing your degree from the best university in merely 20 thousand rupees hence Delhi University is a top choice among students who belong to an average family?  

Excellent exposure DU colleges have a lot of societies which are good for your overall development and personality like AIESEC. 

Effects of Alumni: Some of the most famous personalities of Bollywood are alumni of DU colleges. ( like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Arjun Rampal, Imtiaz Ali, Manoj Kumar etc.  

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