Yoga, 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.
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.
As per the report, “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.”
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.
The 12 others sports that Delhi University has excluded from the sports quota are:
1. Archery (Indian round)
2. Ball badminton
3. Baseball (women)
4. Softball (men)
5. Korfball (male)
6. 4x100m Relay race
7. Cross-country running
8. Cycling, fencing
10. Best physique
As per an official report, “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,”.
There are 27 sports listed for admission under two categories – direct admission category and admission on the basis of sports trial.