Picture May Improve In Coming Days
After the completion of two rounds and the third round of allotments underway for the first year junior college (FYJC, Std XI) admissions, many colleges are still waiting to fill up their seats.
While 15 colleges had no vacancies after the second round itself, over 100 colleges still await students. As many as 42,000 seats, including quota admissions, have been filled up, so far.
Many colleges that are awaiting admissions are mainly from the suburban parts of the city . As per the guidelines, students who have been allotted colleges between preferences two and ten can go for betterment. However, students who were allotted a college of first preference had to take admission in the same college.
Chairman of the Common Admission Process (CAP) committee, Dinkar Temkar, said, “The colleges that have vacant seats will get admissions in the next two rounds.There will is no need to worry .There are many students still waiting for admissions, so the vacancies would not be many in the coming rounds. All students will get admissions.“
Students whose names figured in the third merit list ha ve time till August 1to confirm their admissions. In the first round, about 14,672 admissions and in the second round 10,531 seats were confirmed.Many students despite getting allotments cancelled their admissions as they may have opted for other boards or may have applied for diploma in engineering courses where the in take is after standard X.
In the third round, 14,392 seats were allotted. Temkar said at the end of the third round confirmation, about 60 to 70% admissions would be done.
The principal of a college in Yerawada said, “We have a total intake of 640 seats in arts, science and commerce. In the first two rounds, about 280 se ats have been confirmed, including the in-house quota.Till the last year, after two rounds, at least 400 admissions would be confirmed. The situation this year is the same with several suburban colleges in the city. We have been told by the CAP committee that admissions would increase in the next two rounds.“