Decision on Surrendering Of Seats By June 30
A few more colleges in the city that announced their first merit list for First Year Junior College (FYJC) aspirants from their respective minority groups saw marginal fluctuations in cut-offs compared to last year.
At NM College, Vile Parle, the cut-off for students from the Gujarati minority applying for the commerce stream is 90%, down from 90.4% last year. “We have been observing other colleges record a drop in cut-offs but we have been able to keep them similar to last year's because we are one of the most sought-after colleges,“ said the college principal, Parag Ajagaonkar.The highest score among the total applications received at the college is 99%. The college has put 560 students on its first merit list.
At Mithibai College, the cut-offs for arts and commerce saw a dip of around 1% while science saw a rise as compared to last year. At SIES College, Sion, the cut-offs remained similar to that of last year, said principal, Uma Shankar. “This year the number of applications is lower because of the confusion over the online process. But, the number of applicants with a score of above 80% is very significant. The next list cut-offs will depend on the number of students who seek admission in this round,“ she said. The colleges have until June 30 to decide how many seats they would want to surrender for the online process.
At Xavier's College, Fort, which announced its second merit list for students from the minority group on Satur day , the cut-offs in both arts and science stream have dropped. The cut-off for the arts stream saw only a 1% drop, at 82.2%, while that of the science stream dropped to 71.8%, about 5% lower than the first list. However, only 13 and 28 students made it to the two lists. The college has not scheduled a third merit list.