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Cut-offs for degree college admissions may rise this year

Higher top scores by Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) students in most of the city colleges indicate that cut-offs for degree college admissions could also rise this year.

mumbai Updated: Jun 03, 2012 01:20 IST
Deepti Khera

Higher top scores by Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) students in most of the city colleges indicate that cut-offs for degree college admissions could also rise this year.

Top scores achieved by HSC students in most city colleges increased slightly compared to the last year, according to data released by the Mumbai division education board on Saturday.

The HSC (Class 12) results were declared on May 25. Mumbai division’s pass percentage fell by 0.86 percentage points this year but the number of students scoring distinctions (above 75%) went up slightly.

At Ruia College, Matunga, the science topper scored 96.5% this year compared to 95.33% last year, while at KC College, Churchgate, it increased from 94.33% last year to 95.27% this year. The arts topper at Ruia College scored 89% as compared to 87.17% last year. At KC College in Churchgate, the arts topper scored 85%, whereas last year the arts topper scored 81%.

At Birla College in Kalyan, the top score was better than compared to last year. In science, the topper scored 97.96% as compared to 94.83% last year. In commerce, the top score was 93.49% compared to 90.16% last year. In arts, the highest score was 88.80%, compared to 82% last year.