DU to hold centralised trials for sports, ECA quota admissions

first_imgNew Delhi, May 25 (PTI) Delhi University aspirants will no longer have to appear for multiple tests to seek admission under the sports and Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) category with the varsity planning to conduct centralised trials for the same.However, the centralised process will only be followed for trials for the sport quota and the centralised fitness test which was introduced last year will be done away with.The decision was taken today during a meeting of the 24-member committee, comprising deans from faculties of science, commerce and arts, nine college principals and members from the executive and academic councils, which is working on an admission policy for the upcoming academic session.”The candidates will be able to take fitness test in any college and the scores can be used to apply in other colleges as well. The trials will be centralised and the university will allocate the task of conducting the trial of different sports to different colleges,” a committee member said.”This will ensure that there is no duplication of trials and students dont miss out on opportunity of appearing for trial at a particular college due to clash in dates,” he added.For the first time, the trials for the ECA admissions will also be centralised.”On the pattern of sports admissions, the university will allot the task of holding the trial for a particular activity in a certain college and the scores will be valid for all the colleges admitting students under the quota,” he added.advertisementAs per the universitys existing guidelines, the colleges are allowed to admit up to five per cent of its students under the sports and ECA quota. PTI GJS RGlast_img

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