Pune: Class 11 admission applications reveal students’ first choice

Salil Urunkar
Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Students in Pune have given first preference to the science branch with 34,071 applications being received for admission to this branch for class 11

Pune: Students have given first preference to the science branch with 34,071 applications being received for admission to this branch for class 11. Students have given second preference to the commerce branch.

A provisional merit list has been announced by the Central Eleventh Admission Regulatory Committee. The admission process is being implemented by the committee for admission in junior colleges in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area. So far, 98,946 students have registered for class 11 admissions out of which 81,690 students have filled part 1 form and only 75,410 students have filled part 2 form.

A total of 72,820 students are eligible for admission as per the temporary general merit list. Of these total 72,820 students, 34,071 students have opted for science, 30,732 for commerce, 6,752 students for Arts and 1,265 students for the vocational stream.

In the last few years, it has come to light that the students show inclination towards the arts and fine arts branch in the aptitude tests. However, in reality, students prefer science and commerce respectively for the admissions in Class 11.

Dinkar Patil, Director of Secondary Education Department said, “The deadline for filling up part two of the application for class 11 online admission process in junior colleges of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area has been extended till Tuesday (August 25). Also, the deadline for uploading the information about admissions to students from quota has also been extended till Wednesday (August 26).”

The junior colleges had demanded that an extension should be given for uploading the admission information for the in-house quota for class 11 website. After news reports were published regarding this, the education department has given this extension.

Registration of students as per provisional merit list:

Branch

Available seats

Number of students registered

Arts

15,681

6,752

Commerce

42,815

30,732

Science

43,981

34,071

HSVC

4,495

1,265

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