Cut-off percentages see sharp increase this year 

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 7 July 2018

The first merit list for the first round of first year junior college (FYJC) Std XI was declared on Friday by the Centralised Admission Process (CAP). 

Pune: This year the cut-off percentage of colleges in the city has seen an increase in all three streams and with Commerce stream especially at Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC). The first merit list for the first round of first year junior college (FYJC) Std XI was declared on Friday by the Centralised Admission Process (CAP). 

Attributing the increase in the cut-off percentage to over-all increase in the Std X result, Acting Deputy Director of Education Meenkashi Raut said, “As many as 125 students across the State scored 100 per cent marks this year. Similarly, this year the number of students scoring more than 90 per cent marks in SSC had increased. Besides, this year, 63,331 students scored above 90 per cent marks in the state. In Pune district, 37,153 students passed with distinction.” 

Meanwhile, the cut-off percentage for the year 2018-19 was up by 1% compared to that of 2017-18 with Laxmanrao Apte Prashala & Junior College having highest cut-off of 97.6 per cent while the ASM Geetamata English Arts, Science and Commerce Jr College, Chinchwad had the lowest cut-off marks of 35.8%. 

Laxmanrao Apte Prashala & Junior College was followed by Fergusson College. The last admission for Science at Fergusson College will be at 96 per cent. At Sir Parshurambhau (SP) College, the cut-off for aided divisions is 93 per cent, while that for unaided is 92. The lowest cut-off was noted at Rahemani Urdu High School at 49%. 

In the Arts stream, as always, Fergusson College has the highest cut-off of around 96 per cent (English Medium), followed by 94.4 at SP College, and 93.6 per cent at Modern College. The highest cut-off of the Arts stream has increased by 1 per cent in the city this year. ASM Geetamata English Arts, Science & Commerce Junior College, Chinchwad had the lowest cut-off marks of 35.8%. This is an unaided college. 

In Commerce stream, BMCC has a cut-off of 98.80 per cent for the aided divisions, while for unaided divisions, the cut-off remains between 95 to 97 per cent. At Garware College of Commerce, the cut-off is 93.4 per cent and at SP College, it is 91 per cent. Interestingly, the lowest cut-off for Commerce stream was Arihant College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Bavdhan with 36 per cent. This is an unaided college.  “The second list will declared on July 13,” Raut said. 

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