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50,000 students in Mumbai confirm FYJC seats in first round; second merit list on July 16

The deadline for confirmation of seats were postponed twice by the state education department, owing to heavy rains.

mumbai Updated: Jul 12, 2018 00:36 IST
Ankita Bhatkhande
Ankita Bhatkhande
Hindustan Times
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This has left 2.5 lakh seats up for grabs in the upcoming admission rounds. (Representational photo)

More than 40% of the students who were allotted seats to first year junior colleges (FYJC) in the first round confirmed their admissions on Wednesday evening, in line with the extended deadline for enrolment.

This has left 2.5 lakh seats up for grabs in the upcoming admission rounds. So far, 50,000 students have confirmed their seats for Class 11 in colleges located in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Of these, 2,000 students confirmed their admissions on the final day.

The deadline for the confirmation of seats had been postponed twice by the state education department, owing to heavy rains. More than 1.2 lakh students, of the total 2.31 lakh applicants, were alloted colleges in the first merit list this year. Of these, over 35,000 students were allotted colleges of their first preference. Students who wish to change their college preferences for the upcoming rounds can do so on July 12 and 13.

Ashok Wadia, principal, Jai Hind College, Churchgate, said, “Many students came on the last day and we finished all the admissions by the deadline.”

Rajpal Hande, principal, Mithibai College, Vile Parle, said “We have got a good number of confirmations in the first round. Most top-scorers, who want to seek admission in our college, have secured their seats”.

Highlights
  • Total number of applicants: 2.31 lakh
  • Total seats in MMR: 3.1 lakh
  • Students allotted colleges in the first round: 1,20,566
  • Students who confirmed admissions: 50,629
  • Students who did not confirm admissions: 69,375
  • Revised Admission Schedule:-
  • 12th July (11am): Vacancy list and cut-off of first merit list to be up on website
  • 12th & 13th July (11am to 6pm): Filling of Part-I and Part –II of admission forms (Students can edit their option form)
  • 16th July (11am): Second general merit list on website to be up on website
  • 16th to 18th July (11am to 5pm): Admission for second general merit list at college-level
  • 19th and 20th July (11am to 6pm): Filling of Part-I and Part – II of admissionforms.
  • 23rd July 2018 (11am): Third general merit list to be up on website

First Published: Jul 12, 2018 00:35 IST