PUNE: Laxmanrao Apte Junior College, like every year, has one of the highest cut-offs for science stream for Std XI, with the admissions closing at 96.6 per cent. With the first merit list for the regular admission round for Std XI Online Centralised Admission Process (CAP) out, it is evident that the cut-offs for the colleges in the city across streams have increased this year.
City Pride Junior College, too, has shared the highest cut-off with Apte Junior College with 96.6 per cent. Fergusson College has followed the suit by closing its admissions at 96.4 per cent.
Rajiv Gandhi E-Learning School, the school that also fared surprisingly well at IIT-JEE this year, has a cut-off of 94.6 per cent.
The highest cut-off for Science stream has increased by one per cent this year.
In Arts stream, Fergusson College has the highest cut-off of 95.8 per cent, followed by Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce with 94.8 per cent. At Sir Parshurambhau College, one of the arts students’ favourite, the admissions closed at 93.4 per cent.
This year, the cut off for arts stream has escalated by around two per cent than last year.
The cut-off for commerce has increased by two per cent this year with the admissions at Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC), the most preferred college for commerce in the city, closing at 94.2 per cent. MES Garware College of Commerce had a cut-off of 92 per cent.
While the experts had predicted that the cut-offs for Std XI were bound to be high this year, owing to the rise in the percentages of marks scored by students in SSC this year, the students and parents were a little anxious about getting the college they prefer.