New Delhi: The Delhi University School of Open Learning (DU SOL) is all set to start with its admission process for the 2012-13 academic sessions from Friday, 1st June 2012.
The admission forms will be available from June 1 and the last date for admission without late fee is July 31, 2012. However, aspirants can also get admission by paying a late fee of Rs. 200 from August 1 to September 14, 2012. The SOL is offering five under graduate courses which includes BA (H) English, political science, BA programme, BCom and BCom (H).
The SOL for the first time will offer the facility of online admission for its UG courses. Aspirants will have the facility to download and submit application form on the SOL websites.
HC Pokhriyal, Executive director, SOL said that since majority of students come from the far off areas, the facility will help the students immensely. Also the online system is expected to ease the rush at SOL counters during admissions.
Students of the National Institute of Open School (NIOS) and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) need not even required to submit any documents for the online admission process as it has been made completely automated.
HC Pokhriyal said that students who have appeared for the CBSE board exam or are from the NIOS will just need to key in their roll numbers. All the other details which are related to the CBSE results will automatically get uploaded.
Pokhriyal further added that the students can upload their photographs, signature and other details online. SOL has access to the CBSE data and that they will get to know about their CBSE board exam performance. Hence, the admissions will be done completely online, thereby saving the time and money of aspirants, he said.
The SOL is also stream lining the process to provide customized study material on the SOL email addresses of the online applicants. The students will get the study materials in their mailbox, once they choose the course and papers of their choice.
Other than this, the online filling of forms will also be extended to the second and third-year students so that they can fill their examination forms online as well.