Five Most Underrated Courses in Delhi University

The University of Delhi has been the top choice for students wishing to pursue honours degree in various arts and science courses. Though DU is famous for its most sought-after, mainstream courses, there are some courses which are offered by the University, but about which only a small sect of people are aware of. Listed below are five courses which are the most underrated-

1). Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis (BFIA):

It is a core finance-based professional degree programme spread over six semesters. Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (SSCBS) is the only college currently offering this course. Admission is through an entrance exam.

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2). B.Sc. (Honours) in Instrumentation:

This is a three-year full-time undergraduate programme. Eleven colleges offer this course, including Kirori Mal College and Miranda House. Admission is on the basis of cut-offs declared by the University.

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3). B.A. (Honours) in Social Work:

It is a three-year full-time semi-professional course aiming to prepare students for social work practice. Only two colleges, namely, Bhim Rao Ambedkar College and Aditi Mahavidyalaya offer this programme. Students meeting the designated cut-offs are admitted.

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4). B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences in Industrial Chemistry:

This is an applied physical science subject. Though many students prefer pursuing chemistry honours, this course is slated to equip students with job opportunities in industries. The degree also allows them to pursue postgraduate studies in chemistry and other related areas. This course is offered in six colleges including A.R.S.D., Deshbandhu College and Dyal Singh. Admission is on the basis of cut-offs.

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5). Five-Year Integrated course in Earth Sciences:

This programme was started by the Department of Geology in the academic session 2011-2012. It is conducted by the department of Geology and Hans Raj College. The duration of the course is ten semesters spread over five academic sessions. The course has a possible exit option after three years wherein a degree in B.Sc. Earth Sciences will be provided. The number of seats is 30. Students meeting the required cut-off can get admission to this course.

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