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Psychology a hit among CBSE toppers, Delhi University expects cut-off to go up

With Humanities college students acing the CBSE class XII examination, BA (Hons) in Psychology has emerged out to be the most well-liked undergraduate course among the many toppers.

From the all-India topper Meghna Srivastava, who has scored a whopping 99.eight per cent, to those that have scored 90 per cent and above, a lot of college students need to pursue the topic.

When inquired from these toppers the rationale for pursuing this course, they are saying it’s the curiosity to know concerning the “fundamental human nature”. “I actually preferred the topic after I studied it in school XI. It truly helps us to know concerning the human conduct,” stated Srivastava.

All-India third topper beneath the specially-abled class, Lavanya Jha, additionally desires to pursue the topic. “My love for the topic introduced me to Delhi from Patna. I need to be part of Delhi College’s Woman Shri Ram Faculty and do a bachelors within the course,” she stated.

The ‘excessive’ demand of the course is predicted to additional elevate the cut-off for the topic within the Delhi College. “The cut-off is certain to go excessive. Additionally, there are solely 16 faculties, largely ladies faculties beneath DU, that provide the course,” a member of college’s admission committee stated. DU provides round 1,600 seats within the topic. Final 12 months, the primary cut-off for the topic 98.5 per cent.

To grasp the rising recognition of the topic among the many children, DNA spoke to the Head of Delhi College’s Division of Psychology, Dr Anand Prakash, who stated that they’re getting college students from throughout the beats, these days. “The topic has one thing to supply to everybody. It helps them perceive day-to-day private and emotional problems with human lives,” he stated.

Explaining the development, Prakash stated that almost all of their college students are from city, center class or higher center background. “On this post-millennial age, folks have grow to be very individualistic. They’re to grasp the explanations about every human want and behavior. And, the topic helps them to take action. Nevertheless, it’s but to achieve recognition among the many rural youth,” he stated.

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