About 3,000 Admissions Processed
The cut-offs at the end of first merit list of first year junior college (FYJC, Std XI) admissions dropped this year by one per cent against last year in sought-after colleges.
The percentage point where admission to an institution closes is the cut-off. The best of five subjects' marks are counted.
The cut-off for commerce faculty improved by 1% at Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce maintaining top position with 476 marks. Abasaheb Garware College's cut-off also improved by six marks this year.
City Pride Junior College in Nigdi and Apte Prashala were tied at 483 marks in the first round cut-offs for science faculty .
For several years, Apte Prashala has maintained the top position (except for the last year) for the highest cut-offs in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad till City Pride Junior College toppled it.
Fergusson College was close behind with 482, an improvement of five marks over last year. Rajiv Gandhi e-learning school was fourth in the science faculty with 475 marks .
In the arts faculty , Fergusson College commanded the top position with 479 as the cut-off, two marks higher than last year.
Over 3,000 admissions were confirmed on Day 1, CAP committee officials said on Tuesday .
The committee reported a marginal rise or decline in the cut-off marks. For the first time, the cut-offs for science stream came down to 96.6%, this year.
Principal of Apte Prashala, Tresa David, said, “We have maintained the tradition of highest cut-off for several years.We could complete about 87 admissions on Tuesday .“
Principal of City Pride Junior College, Ashwini Kulkarni said many have applied for arts and commerce, which is a good trend. “For some reason some students scoring above 95% haven't received an allotment. They must be patient,“ she said.
Rajiv Gandhi Academy of elearning school and junior college with a cut-off of 475.5, down from 480 last year, finished fourth after Fergusson.