On 15th November 2020, The Delhi University deferred the process of spot admission for the entrance-based undergraduate courses as maximum employees of university departments and officials are being affected by COVID-19. The university authority has also deferred the process till further notice about the announcement of a special cut-off for undergraduate courses for seats which are still vacant after the previous declaration of five cut-off lists.
The official notice by the Delhi University Registrar, Vikas Gupta shows, “Many of the university departments and officials have been affected by COVID–19. Because of this situation, the spot admission to various UG Entrance Based Courses along with the special cut-off list for different UG Merit Based Courses have been deferred till the further notice". Again he added to his tweet, "However, as announced before, the Delhi University will release category wise and course-wise vacant seats of each college coming under the University on 18th November 2020.
There are a total of 70,000 seats in different undergraduate courses at Delhi University (DU). This year, more than 67,000 seats have already been filled in various undergraduate courses so far. A senior authority of the university said that a total of 67,781 students have already confirmed their admissions so far including those are under the previous five cut-off lists, out of which, 24,261 candidates took admissions under the fifth cut-off list which was announced on Saturday, 14th November 2020.