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Cut-offs for Commerce dips almost a percent this year in Pune

According to the list that was declared at on Monday, 35,365 students had applied for commerce, 33,459 for science, and for arts there were 8,181 students.

pune Updated: Jul 12, 2017 16:12 IST
Ananya Barua
In Pune, over 3,000 admissions have already been completed following the announcement of the first merit list.
In Pune, over 3,000 admissions have already been completed following the announcement of the first merit list.(HT FILE PHOTO)

The merit list for admissions in the first year junior college (FYJC) Class XI, saw a slight increase in cut-offs, as opposed to the last year’s cut-offs. However, commerce faced a dip in cut-offs by almost a percent.

For the cut-off the marks of best of five subjects is counted. For Commerce,  Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC) held the highest cut-off at 476, a five-mark increase from the last year. BMCC (unaided) and Garware College, followed with 469 and 460 respectively.

In terms of arts, colleges like Fergusson and Symbiosis ,Sir Parashurambhau college, Modern and Nowrosjee Wadia college were those to have among the 5 colleges with highest cut-offs in the city.

While Fergusson College leaped to 479 cut-off from 477 last year, Symbiosis College had 474 cut-off as opposed to last year’s 470. Sir Parashurambhau college stood at 467, with a 8 mark increase from last year, i.e. 459. Modern and Nowrosjee Wadia college followed with 457 and 453, respectively.

For the science stream, City Pride Junior College, like last year, continues to stay on top of the list with 483. However, in comparison to the last year, their cut-off has come down by 4 marks from 487. City Pride this time has tied with Apte Prashala, for the science. Both the colleges for the past few years have been competing in terms of high cut-offs with each other.

Fergusson College, has further had another leap in terms from science, from 477 last year, to 482 marks this year.Rajiv Gandhi e-learning school stand at fourth position in the science faculty with 475 marks. In Pune, over 3,000 admissions have already been completed following the announcement of the first merit list. According to the list that was declared at 5 pm on Monday. 35,365 students had applied for commerce, 33,459 for science, and for arts there were 8,181 students.