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FYJC: 37,000 Pune students eye 16,634 seats after final list

Looking at the large number of students vying for admissions in the district, sources in the education department said that their could be a possibility of extension.

pune Updated: Aug 08, 2018 14:49 IST
Ananya Barua
Ananya Barua
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Only 2,850 students have confirmed their admissions so far in the last round of the centralised admission process to the first year junior college. (HT representational photo )

With 2,850students confirming their admissions so farin the last round of the centralised admission process (CAP) to the first year junior college (FYJC), more than 37,000students are still waiting for admissions. These students who will either choose to wait the rounds hoping to get a better college allocation, or those who were not allotted seats, will now be considered for admission in the fourth round. These students will be able to confirm their admissions in the respective colleges on August 9, from 11 to 6 pm.

After the third round concluded on August 2 and the fourth merit list was declared on Tuesday, the data released by the education department shows an alarming situation where37,408 students, without admissions competed for 16,634 allotted seats. Till now, out of these allocations, only 2,850 students have confirmed their admissions, leaving13,784 seats vacant for the fourth round. Of the total allocation, 6,013 students have received the college allotments as per their first preference.

In the previous rounds, many students had delayed confirmation of their admissions despite getting first preference in hopes of getting a better college opportunity. Those students will also be considered for admissions in this round.

Looking at the large number of students vying for admissions in the district, sources in the education department said that their could be a possibility of extension. However, the officials denied to confirm that on record till now.“We are waiting for theNagpur bench of the Bombay high court to pass a decision on the minority quota seats issue in the next hearing on August 8. Depending on what the decision and the situation of vacant seats is, we will be taking a call on whether to extend or not,” said Meenakshi Raut, deputy director of education, Pune.

First Published: Aug 08, 2018 14:48 IST