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Guidelines To Calculate Best of Four Percentage In Delhi University

by Team FUCCHA

  How To Calculate Best of Four Percentage In Delhi University For calculating the best four percentage in DU-  one language (core/elective/functional) and any three elective subjects can be chosen. A disadvantage of up to 5% on best four percentage will be imposed if there is a change of stream. The candidates must have studied and passed mathematics at the qualifying exam for admission to honours in economics and commerce. For admission to honours in any language course, an advantage of 2% in the best four percentage will be given to those candidates who have studied the elective language. In case a candidate has not studied the language at qualifying exam and is seeking admission to honours in that language, he or she will be given a disadvantage of 5% in the best four percentage.   For Calculating Best of Four Percentage, if a candidate does not include the subject in which admission is sought in the best of four, a disadvantage of 2.5 percentage points may be imposed. how to calculate best of four for du     Here's how the candidates need to calculate of 'Best of Four' subjects percentage

  • One Language (Core/Elective/Functional)
  • Subject in which admission is sought (Discipline I)
  • Any two other academic/elective  subjects

 

  1. The following Discipline I subjects offered by the University of Delhi for admission to undergraduate courses must be treated as Academic/Elective subjects for the purpose of admission.  All other subjects offered by different boards may be treated as non-elective. All the Discipline I subjects must have at least a 70% component of theory exams (theory exam does not include internal assessment/continuous evaluation etc.) in the qualifying exam for the purpose of being treated as academic/elective subject.
    Physics Chemistry Botany Geology
    Zoology Anthropology Microbiology Biochemistry
    Biomedical Sciences Mathematics Statistics Computer Science
    Instrumentation Food Technology Psychology Electronics
    English Hindi Sanskrit Arabic
    Bengali Urdu Persian Commerce*
    Economics Political Science History Geography
    Philosophy Home Science# Physical Education# Sociology
    Polymer Science Music# Punjabi Social work
    French German Italian Spanish
  2. *Accountancy will be treated as equivalent to Commerce wherever any board is not offering commerce as a subject.
  3. Biology and Business studies will be treated as academic/elective subjects. University may define any other relevant subjects as academic/elective for a particular Honours course.
  4. #Home Science, Music, and Physical Education will be treated as academic/elective only for Honours in Home Science, Music and Physical Education (at IGIPESS only), respectively.

 

  • If a candidate has not studied the subject in which he/she is seeking admission in the Discipline I, then a disadvantage of 2% may be imposed on the calculated Best of Four percentage.
  • The colleges will have to consider only the academic/elective subject for calculation of Best of Four percentage if the candidate has studied at least four academic/elective subjects or one language and three academic/elective subjects.
  • In case a candidate has not studied three academic/elective subjects, then a disadvantage of 10% of the maximum marks may be levied on each such non-elective subject(s) to be included for the calculation of Best of Four percentage.
  • In case a candidate has studied three academic/elective subjects but wishes to include the percentage of non-elective subject(s) for the calculation of Best of Four, then a disadvantage of 10% of the maximum marks may be levied on each such non-elective subject(s) to be included for the calculation of Best of Four percentage.
  • All the academic/elective subjects should have 70% component of theory exams (theory exam does not include internal assessment/continuous evaluation etc.). Otherwise these will be treated as non-elective subject.
  • In case a candidate has studied both elective and core in any languages, then core language will be treated as language, while elective language can be considered as academic/elective subject.
  • For admission to Honours in any language course, advantage of 2% in the Best of Four percentage may be given to those candidates who have studied the elective language.2% disadvantage in the Best of Four percentage may be given to those who have studied functional language only. In case, a candidate has not studied the language at qualifying exam and is seeking admission in Honours in that language, he/she may be given a disadvantage of 5% in Best of Four percentage. However, for admission to Honours in English and Hindi, the candidate must have studied the respective language and has to be included for calculation of Best of Four percentage.
  • The candidates must have studied mathematics at the qualifying exam for admission to Honours in Economics.
  • The Basis of Selection for Mathematical Sciences/Science courses remains unchanged. However the subjects to be included for Basis of Selection (PCM/PCB/PCMB) must have at least 70% component of theory exams (theory exam does not include internal assessment/continuous evaluation etc.) in the qualifying exam otherwise a disadvantage of 10% of the maximum marks may be levied on each such subject.
  • Admissions to BA (Hons.) in Hindi Patrakarita and BA (Hons.) in Journalism will be based on ‘Best of Four’ subject’s percentage as in BA (Hons.)Hindi and BA (Hons.)English, respectively

  For admission to Honours in any language course, advantage of 2% in the Best of Four percentage may be given to those candidates who have studied the elective language.2% disadvantage in the Best of Four percentage may be given to those who have studied functional language only. In case, a candidate has not studied the language at qualifying exam and is seeking admission in Honours in that language, he/she may be given a disadvantage of 5% in Best of Four percentage. However, for admission to Honours in English and Hindi, the candidate must have studied the respective language and has to be included for calculation of Best of Four percentage.   How to calculate Best of Four percentage in Delhi University Examples for calculation of ‘Best of Four percentage’ are given below.

Example 1: If a candidate is seeking admission in Honours in Commerce and Studied:  Accounts (90), Business Studies (92), English (88) and Economics (94). Then his total marks are 90+92+88+94=364 and effective percentage  is 91% Example 2: If a candidate is seeking admission in Honours in Commerce and Studied: Physics (96), Chemistry (92), English (90) and Mathematics (94). Then his total marks are 96+92+90+94=372 and Percentage 93%. But Effective Percentage is 93-2 = 91%
Example 3: If a candidate is seeking admission in Honours in Commerce and Studied: Accounts (88), Entrepreneurship (92), English(90) and Web Designing (94). Then, his total marks are 88+92+90+96=366, Percentage is 91.5%. But Effective marks are 88+82(92-10)+90+84(94-10)=344 and effective Percentage is 86%. Example 4: If a candidate is seeking admission in Honours in English and Studied:  Accounts (90), Business Studies (92), English (88) and Home Science (94). Then total marks are 90+92+88+94=364, and Percentage is 91%. But effective marks are  90+92+88+84(94-10) = 354 and effective Percentage is 88.5%.

 

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Guidelines To Calculate Best of Four Percentage In Delhi University

by Team FUCCHA

  How To Calculate Best of Four Percentage In Delhi University For calculating the best four percentage in DU-  one language (core/elective/functional) and any three elective subjects can be chosen. A disadvantage of up to 5% on best four percentage will be imposed if there is a change of stream. The candidates must have studied and passed mathematics at the qualifying exam for admission to honours in economics and commerce. For admission to honours in any language course, an advantage of 2% in the best four percentage will be given to those candidates who have studied the elective language