Extracurricular Activities Quota Admission Testing Begins Tomorrow


The University of Delhi will begin performance testing for admissions under the Extracurricular Activities Quota (ECA) from Tuesday, university officials have announced. This time, admission through the ECA supernumerary quota for the 2022-23 academic year is in 14 categories, with the highest number of entries, 1,748, from the National Cadet Corps (NCC) category, said an official.

“Testing for ECA 2022-23 admissions will begin from Tuesday, October 18, 2022 through Thursday, October 27, 2022,” the official said. For the allocation of places under the ECA, a combined score of the Common University Entrance Test (UG) – 2022 and performance tests, essays and certificates will be taken into account.

For an ECA score of 75 points for 12 categories, excluding NCC and National Service Scheme (NSS), 60 points will be awarded based on physical tests and 15 points based on submitted certificates. Trials will take place for Creative Writing, Yoga and Digital Media on October 19-20, Fine Art on October 19-21, Music (Instrument) on October 19, Music on October 18, Quiz on October 25 and divinity on October 19.

For dance, events are scheduled for October 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26 and 27, debate on October 19, 20, 21, 22, 25 and 26, music (voice) on October 19, 20, 21, October 22, 25 and 26, and theater on October 21, 22, 25 and 26. Delhi University officials have said there will be no physical admission tests for the NCC and NSS categories. ECA score for NSS and NCC will be awarded based on certificates.

The manager said that in the event of conflicting dates for contestants appearing in more than one ECA category, no date change request will be considered for categories where only one trial date is mentioned. Candidates can apply for a maximum of three categories. However, admission will be offered by only one. “For other categories, the applicant may request with the suggestion of other appropriate dates only from the available dates for essays of the given ECA category or subcategory for a date change,” the university said.

The official said candidates must show up half an hour before the trial time slot to attend and countersign the scores awarded based on the certificate assessment. “As these are in-person trials, the time slots given may at times vary due to unavoidable circumstances. Applicants are therefore advised to make suitable arrangements for food, water, medication, etc. for a longer period than stipulated.” said the official.

(With PTI inputs)

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