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Junior colleges await Maharashtra education department nod for online classes

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:24 PM IST
As per admission norms set by the education department, colleges can start their classes after allotting 75% of their total seats.
Cambridge School held its Montessori Graduation ceremony recently(HT PHOTO)
Cambridge School held its Montessori Graduation ceremony recently(HT PHOTO)
file(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
file(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

FYJC admissions: Another round planned as over 1 lakh seats lie vacant

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 02:05 PM IST
As per the data shared by the state education department, over 1 lakh seats still lie vacant in colleges across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region(MMR) after seven admission rounds. While colleges have started their academic session from August 30, those who get admission now will be accommodated
Kirankumar Chavan, 42, a lecturer at a junior college in Thane, said, “Kartiki is very active. She is good at drawing and manages to bag a prize every time she participates in a competition.”(HT image)
Kirankumar Chavan, 42, a lecturer at a junior college in Thane, said, “Kartiki is very active. She is good at drawing and manages to bag a prize every time she participates in a competition.”(HT image)

8-yr-old donates savings to help flood-hit kids ‘buy books, toys’

Thane | By Ankita G Menon
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:38 AM IST
The money was submitted to the Thane district collector.
Students of Holy Angels English High School, Bhayandar, at the event.(HT)
Students of Holy Angels English High School, Bhayandar, at the event.(HT)

Janmashtami celebrated colourfully at Bhayandar

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Bhayandar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Important or interesting events that took place at Mumbai schools recently
As per data shared by the state education department, nearly 1,30,000 seats are vacant across the MMR.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
As per data shared by the state education department, nearly 1,30,000 seats are vacant across the MMR.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

25,000 FYJC aspirants yet to get seats after 4 rounds

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Admissions under the special merit list, which was the last merit-based admission round, concluded on August 19. Under the special round, a total of 56,375 students had applied for admission. Of these, only 28,978 students ended up confirming their admissions.
Progress coaching Classes in Ratanbai Walbhai Junior science College Mulund -- PHOTO BY PRAFUL GANGURDE
Progress coaching Classes in Ratanbai Walbhai Junior science College Mulund -- PHOTO BY PRAFUL GANGURDE

New school of thought: Smaller junior colleges, higher Science cut-offs

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 09:11 AM IST
While first-year junior college (FYJC) cut-offs for the Science stream at some well-known colleges like Ruia, Ruparel and Jai Hind Colleges saw a dip this year, newer and less high-profile colleges – many of which belong to prominent coaching chains – seem to have attracted many of the city’s high scorers.
While internal assessments need to be brought back, it should not be limited to oral exams as schools might misuse them to inflate scores. [Internal] marks need to be allotted together for projects, oral exams and practicals.(HT photo/ Representative image)
While internal assessments need to be brought back, it should not be limited to oral exams as schools might misuse them to inflate scores. [Internal] marks need to be allotted together for projects, oral exams and practicals.(HT photo/ Representative image)

Class 10 oral exams likely to return this year

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Oral examinations for Class 10 from the current academic year, according to sources in the committee that was appointed to review the policy, they are likely to return.
Toppers picking other streams seen as reason for dip in cut-offs for Science(HT Photo)
Toppers picking other streams seen as reason for dip in cut-offs for Science(HT Photo)

FYJC 2nd merit list:Science cut offs dip further, commerce, arts only see a marginal change in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 12:26 AM IST
Toppers picking other streams seen as reason for dip in cut-offs for Science
Of the 1.85 lakh students who had applied for admissions under the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) this year, 1.34 lakh students have been allotted colleges in the first merit list.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Of the 1.85 lakh students who had applied for admissions under the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) this year, 1.34 lakh students have been allotted colleges in the first merit list.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

FYJC second list out today, cut-offs may remain high

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 12:26 AM IST
More than 61,000 seats have been confirmed; fewer seats in the open category will make contest fierce
Students and parents check the first merit list for FYJC outside HR college in Churchgate in Mumbai.(HT photo)
Students and parents check the first merit list for FYJC outside HR college in Churchgate in Mumbai.(HT photo)

Mumbai FYJC first merit list 2019 out: Cut-offs in Mumbai dip for Science, rise for Arts

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande and Mansha Bhandari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 08:05 AM IST
Despite dip in SSC scores, highest cut-off for Arts stream is at 94%; Commerce at 93.6%; and Science at 93.2%
(Representational photo/HT)
(Representational photo/HT)

Top scorers from CBSE, ICSE apply for FYJC seats in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:40 PM IST
Of the 1,487 aspirants with 95% and above score, only 301 from the state board
ICGSE students and their parents are concerned that they may not get admissions for FYJC without their original Class 10 marksheets.(HT Photo)
ICGSE students and their parents are concerned that they may not get admissions for FYJC without their original Class 10 marksheets.(HT Photo)

Will move court against Maharashtra education department insisting on original marksheets: IGCSE students’ parents

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 12:32 PM IST
As per the admission booklet, students from the other boards “can participate in this admission process with their provisional marksheet
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

FYJC admissions: Apply under SEBC, EWS quotas by July 4

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Students from these categories can edit their entries for caste in part 1 of the form and would not have to submit any documentation at the time of applying, stated the education department on the admissions website.
(Hindustan Times)
(Hindustan Times)

Mark sheets in August, FYJC admission a tough task for 1K IGCSE students

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2019 08:46 AM IST
As per the admission booklet for 2019, students from the other boards “can participate in this admission process with their provisional marksheets. However, they need to submit original copy of marksheet while confirming their admission in the junior college
FYJC admissions are underway in Mumbai(HT Photo)
FYJC admissions are underway in Mumbai(HT Photo)

FYJC admissions begin, but seat matrix not out yet

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 01:00 AM IST
Education official says seat matrix is ready and will be upload on the website soon
(HT File)
(HT File)

FYJC cut-offs in minority colleges of Mumbai dip

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2019 01:16 PM IST
While the cut-off for the seats under the minority quota for the Science stream went down from 80.8% in 2018 to 77.2% this year, the cut-off list for the Arts stream the went down from 86.2% to 84%. College principal Rajendra Shinde was not available to comment on the development.
(HT File)
(HT File)

28 junior colleges get Maharashtra nod for bifocal programmes

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2019 08:31 AM IST
A bifocal programme allows students from the science stream to skip second language and biology subjects during Class 11 and 12, and instead take a 200-mark elective like electrical maintenance or computer science.
In 2018, more than 72,000 seats had remained vacant across 800 junior colleges in MMR after nine admission rounds.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
In 2018, more than 72,000 seats had remained vacant across 800 junior colleges in MMR after nine admission rounds.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

98 of 849 junior colleges in Mumbai set to get extra seats

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 12:58 AM IST
FYJC ADMISSIONS: Nearly 12% colleges eligible till now; colleges wanting to add seats can apply: officials
The state education department has asked non-state board schools to help their students who wish to seek admissions to first-year junior colleges(HT File Photo)
The state education department has asked non-state board schools to help their students who wish to seek admissions to first-year junior colleges(HT File Photo)

Guide your students, Maharashtra education department tells CBSE, ICSE schools

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 01:40 PM IST
The department has instructed schools in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) to ensure that students get the admission booklet and that they are guided to fill their forms for college admissions.
The University of Mumbai (MU) on Friday issued a circular asking its affiliated departments and colleges to reserve one per cent of its seats for orphans.(HT File)
The University of Mumbai (MU) on Friday issued a circular asking its affiliated departments and colleges to reserve one per cent of its seats for orphans.(HT File)

Reserve 1% seats for orphans: MU circular

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 02:51 AM IST
The reservation would now be applicable for all undergraduate and postgraduate admissions conducted by the university’s colleges and departments.
Most colleges that recorded a cent percent pass rate are from Thane, Panvel and adjoining areas.(HT Photo)
Most colleges that recorded a cent percent pass rate are from Thane, Panvel and adjoining areas.(HT Photo)

HSC results: Only 70 colleges in city get 100% score this year

Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 02:47 AM IST
This year only 70 colleges, as opposed to 94 in 2018, recorded all their students passing the HSC exams. Most colleges that recorded a cent percent pass rate are from Thane, Panvel and adjoining areas.
Nabbed for robbery bid, accused owns chawl in Andheri
Nabbed for robbery bid, accused owns chawl in Andheri

Nabbed for robbery bid, accused owns chawl in Andheri

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 12:18 PM IST
Although Nair dropped out of school, his elder son studies at an engineering college in Pune, while his younger son studies at a junior college in the city.
Glitches since 2017, but same firm to manage FYJC admissions(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Glitches since 2017, but same firm to manage FYJC admissions(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Glitches since 2017, but same firm to manage FYJC admissions

Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 03:40 AM IST
The Noida-based firm, which was appointed in 2017 for handling the online admissions portal, will handle the process this year as well.
Education department mulls proposal to scrap FYJC oral exams(Getty Images)
Education department mulls proposal to scrap FYJC oral exams(Getty Images)

Education department mulls proposal to scrap FYJC oral exams

Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 03:37 AM IST
Department officials said that while practical exams for science subjects will continue, marks for orals and projects for other subjects are likely to be scrapped.
Students and teachers of St Teresa’s Institute of Education, Santacruz stand besides the bench made from used Tetra Pak cartons.(HT PHOTO)
Students and teachers of St Teresa’s Institute of Education, Santacruz stand besides the bench made from used Tetra Pak cartons.(HT PHOTO)

Green heroes: Mumbai educational institutes turn 10K cartons into bench, bin

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 03:39 PM IST
Students and teachers recycled 10,500 used Tetra Pak cartons into a collection bin and a garden bench
Vahbiz Boman Bharucha says that her team is working hard for the 36th National Games which will take place in Goa in March 2019.(HT Photo)
Vahbiz Boman Bharucha says that her team is working hard for the 36th National Games which will take place in Goa in March 2019.(HT Photo)

Alumni connect: Pune’s Vahbiz Bharucha, Indian women’s rugby captain, leads parallel lives

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 02:49 PM IST
Bharucha is a physiotherapist and also the captain of the Indian Women’s Rugby
As per high court orders, the total quota should not exceed 50%.(HT FILE)
As per high court orders, the total quota should not exceed 50%.(HT FILE)

Scrap in-house quota in minority colleges, Pune think tank to Maharashtra education department

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 05:04 PM IST
Experts suggest ways to make admissions to junior colleges easier
On Monday, the deputy directorate of education (DyDE) declared the final round of its first-come, first-served (FCFS-4) admission. As per the schedule, the round will be open till October 20, whereby students can apply for it from October 10 to 19, between 11 am and 5 pm.(HT representational photo)
On Monday, the deputy directorate of education (DyDE) declared the final round of its first-come, first-served (FCFS-4) admission. As per the schedule, the round will be open till October 20, whereby students can apply for it from October 10 to 19, between 11 am and 5 pm.(HT representational photo)

FYJC admissions in Pune: Students opting out of science stream due to delayed process

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Many junior colleges also pointed out that owing to the rising pressure of admission in the mid-academic year, many students have either cancelled or are ignoring the Science stream, as opposed to arts and commerce, this year.
Students, who had opted for French and German, are left in the lurch as the college has reportedly asked them to change their preference.(Pic for representation/HT)
Students, who had opted for French and German, are left in the lurch as the college has reportedly asked them to change their preference.(Pic for representation/HT)

FYJC students in a fix over language option; college refutes allegation

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2018 12:00 AM IST
Most students said the decision came as a shock to them as they were asked to change their subject preference two months after college began
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