25,000 students yet to be allotted colleges

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 19 August 2018

Around 11,047 students allotted colleges in spl round but thousands still left out

Pune: Even after the special round for FYJC admissions, 25,000 students are yet to be allotted colleges. As thousands of students were to get admission in the First Year Junior Colleges (FYJC), Deputy Directorate of Education (DyDE), Pune, had opened a special round for FYJC admission from August 13. 

On Saturday, DyDE declared the cut off and a number of seats were allotted to students in special round across Pune and 
Pimpri-Chinchwad.

As many as 11,047 students have been allotted colleges at the end of the special round. These students have got allotment against a total of 36,769 seats, which remained vacant after the fourth round. 

Out of the total given number, 1,747 students have physically taken admissions in the allotted colleges. The students will have to take admissions in allotted colleges before August 21.

The commerce stream continues to remain the most preferred steam even in the special round. Out of the total 5,206 students, who have got allotment in commerce stream, science and arts have been other two highest preferred streams with a total of 4,892 students in science and 710 students in arts.

DyDE has clarified that there will be no second special round.

The students, who are left out of the admission system, as they did not take admission in the colleges allotted to them according to their first preference, can get another chance to take admission. As per the previous notice given by DyDE, these students will be able to do so on first come first serve (FCFS) basis, which will start after the special round.

Total applications received for admission in FYJC for the academic year 2018-19 were 75,939. While at least 40,000 students, who were out of the system even after four rounds of admission procedure. 

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