DU Sports Quota Admission 2017: Fitness Test to be Scrapped!

Apr 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

DU Sports Quota Admission 2017- Delhi University (DU) has announced to scrap fitness test for admission under sports quota into various undergraduate programs this year. However, conducting the centralised sports trials will continue and there will also be a discipline-specific fitness test for 10% weightage. The sports trials weightage for the final selection for sports quota admission has been also increased by the DU authority.

DU Sports Quota Admission 2017

A senior official from the DU administration said that the students applied for admission under sports quota can directly come for trials which mean the candidates applied for admission under sports quota will be allowed to face the trials directly.

DU Sports Quota Admissions 2017  - Know the New Changes


The candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of their performance in the trials and the sports certificate they hold. The DU authority also proposing for another change that 60% should be for the trials and 40% for the sports certificate. Earlier the trials and certificates carried 50% weightage each. For Example, The Football player candidates, apart from overall performances, can also get marks for Penalty Kick and dribbling etc.

DU to Scrap Fitmess test for Admission

DU Admission 2017

The University of Delhi has proposed some of the changes mention above for admission for the 2017-18 academic sessions. These proposals are still in the process the process to be approved by the standing committee. The proposals are likely to be adopted in the final guidelines from this academic year.

Earlier Rules for Admission under DU Sports Quota


According to the earlier rules, the candidates had to appear in 3 fitness tests and the candidates had to clear at least 2 tests before appearing for the final sports trials. A member of the sports committee in DU said that the candidates will be allowed to come for the sports trials and the students will have to pass the fitness test for the 10% weightage for sports quota admission.

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"We have now created a well-defined method for the weightage to be given to the certificates. When a candidate applies online, there will be a drop down menu from where one can choose the tournaments for which one has been certified. In case the tournaments/events are not listed, it means there won't be any marks for that certificate," said the admission committee member in DU.

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