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.
A total of 48,324 seats have been allotted in all three streams in the first round against 78,438 applications.
Deputy director of education and head of the CAP committee Dinkar Temkar released the first list of standard XI seat allotment on Monday and declared that the junior colleges will start classes from August 9.