DU Is Not The Endgame! Here Are 12 Indian Colleges That Don't Have A 98.7% Cut-Off

DU Is Not The Endgame! Here Are 12 Indian Colleges That Don't Have A 98.7% Cut-Off

It's that time of the year again. The Delhi University cut-offs are here and students are looking for colleges that don't need a perfect 100 just for the application form. Well, not all successful people passed high school with 98.7% and here we have a list of universities that are great minus the outrageousness of DU's demands

1. Loyola College, Chennai

Ranked amongst the top five colleges in India, Loyola offers various advantages for people with limited means. The admission process includes an interview based on your application. Although predominantly an all-boys college, they offer Visual Communication and language courses to female students. 

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2. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar 

The eligibility for the college is 50% and their Global initiative encourages students to think out of the box. It has a school of technology, liberal studies, petroleum management and petroleum technology with a range of courses for you to choose from. 

3. Symbiosis International University, Pune 

The Symbiosis Entrance Test will determine your admission into the university, depending on the course you pick. Plus the university is huge and has a Bollywood feel to it, so it's a win-win. 

4. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

The life at this college is a remarkable journey; I haven't met once graduate who wasn't proud of the academy. Not to be confused with Sikkim Manipal University, this university also offers a range of scholarships after an online test. 

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5. Pearl Academy Of Fashion, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai

This private communication and fashion college has a proficiency entrance test followed by an interview. They have a wide variety of courses and are known to encourage students to be more creative. 

6. SRM University, Chennai

Once you meet the cut-off of 60% you have to give the SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam which includes the school of engineering, architecture, medicine, management, science, and humanities. Plus, the campus is beautiful. 

7. St. Xavier's College-Autonomous, Mumbai

They offer courses in arts, science, commerce, and management, post the XAT entrance exam. Fun fact: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was filmed in this college. 

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8. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Founded in 1964, this university asks the applicants to give an online BITSAT exam and provides admissions accordingly. Seems fair. 

9. Srishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru

Shristi offers a Srishti Entrance & Aptitude Test (SEAT) after which you will be selected for the courses offered. Like many other art colleges, Shristi promotes creativity and doesn't believe in the concept of cut-offs. 

10. Ashoka University, Haryana 

Leading India's journey towards a more open-minded and global perspective, Ashoka is famous for its gorgeous campus and outspoken students. Once you apply, the university has an interview round to filter students. 

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11. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 

This reputed institute offers a variety of courses in engineering, architecture and planning, hospitality and travel, animation, humanities and social sciences, commerce. You can take their entrance exam and apply for these. 

12. Amity University, Noida, Lucknow, Jaipur, Manesar, Gwalior, Mumbai, Raipur, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata

A university with some of the most underrated faculty, once your application form has been received, you are invited for an entrance exam, group discussion and interview for the admission process.  

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