Manish Sisodia calls for entrance tests in DU, weightage for Delhi residents

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has written to the HRD Ministry urging entrance tests and seeking extra weightage for city students in Delhi University colleges, citing high cut-offs as ‘anomalies’ in the current admission procedure of the university. The minister said that due to anomalies in admission process of DU, which is based on cut-off marks, a huge number of students in Delhi are suffering as applicants from other state boards have more marks than them. Sisodia, who is also the Delhi Education Minister, suggested that an entrance test should replace the cut-offs system for enrollment of students in the university.