Delhi University admissions 2019: 12 sports including Yoga removed from sports quota

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiMay 31, 2019UPDATED: May 31, 2019 13:01 IST Delhi University admissions 2019: 12 sports excluded, Yoga no longer part of sports quota, apply now at @du.ac.inDelhi University admissions 2019: Delhi University has released the DU Admissions form 2019 for the Delhi for different courses. The online link for the Delhi University Admission 2019 UG Courses application form has been released on the official website. The candidates can apply through – du.ac.in.Read: DU Admissions 2019: 14 new changes in Delhi University admissionsDelhi University admissions 2019: Yoga removed from the sports quotaYoga, which was part of the sports quota list in the Delhi University till last year, has been categorised under the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) from this year.”Yoga has been excluded from the sports list and added as an activity, while 27 sports under the sports quota that are part of the Olympics, World Championship, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Asian Championship and Paralympics have been included.”– said the vasrsity.Other than the yoga there are 12 others sports that Delhi University has excluded from the sports quota. The officials said there were some sports like fencing, where only two entries were received last year.Delhi University admissions 2019: 12 excluded sportsThe 12 others sports that Delhi University has excluded from the sports quota are:1. Archery (Indian round)2. Ball badminton3. Baseball (women)4. Softball (men)5. Korfball (male)6. 4x100m Relay race7. Cross-country running8. Cycling, fencing9. Power-lifting10. Best physique11. Yoga.Officials said the varsity was always questioned about yoga being included in the sports quota.”We had received guidelines about inclusion of games for sports quota in June 2018 from the HRD Ministry and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. After deliberations in various committees, it was decided that 24 sports that are part of various high-profile competitions and three popular sports will make it to the list of games for the sports quota,” the officials said.advertisementDelhi University admissions 2019: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) TrophyThe varsity said that they were not a part of the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy, under which top performing universities in sports are awarded, since they were not following the guidelines and hence were not getting any support.Delhi University admissions 2019: 2 entries in fencingDU admission on sports category: – Direct admission or on the basis of trialThere are 27 sports listed for admission under two categories – direct admission category and admission on the basis of sports trial.Direct admission: The sportspersons, who have represented India in competitions, recognised and funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, will be given direct admission without sports trial. These include Olympic Games, World Championship, Commonwealth Games, etc.Sports trial: In the second category, aspirants will be awarded maximum 40 marks on the basis of sports certificates and 60 marks for sports trials. They can upload best of three certificates, the officials said.Read: DU admissions: Delhi University to provide full scholarship to students whose parents are no moreRead: DU admissions likely to start May 30, admission portal to reopen for foreign nationals from June 16Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPuja Kumari Yadav Tags :Follow delhii university addmission 2019Follow DU Admission 2019Follow YogaFollow ECA Delhi University admissions 2019: 12 sports including Yoga removed from sports quotaDelhi University admissions 2019: Yoga removed from the sports quota. Still there are 27 sports listed for admission under two categories. Students can get direct admission on the University or on the basis of sports trial.advertisementlast_img

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