Junior college admissions begin today, classes will start from August 8
Pune: There are 110 colleges in the city offering 7140 seats through the centralized admission process (CAP) and almost a similar number through the management quota. For the commerce faculty there are 3521 seats available through CAP and again a similar number is available through the management quota.
It declared the merit list for 46565 seats on Monday evening in various junior colleges. The list will be available on the CAC web site (www.dydenagpur.org and www.cacstcxingp.org) from 8am. It will be displayed at every participating college from 11am.
All students who had applied for admissions have been allotted seats in the three streams of arts, commerce and science in different colleges. The students should complete the admission process by July 28.
In the arts stream, Fergusson College maintained its lead status with admissions closing at 90%, up by 2% over last year’s 88%. Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce recorded the second best cut-off at 85.45%, a 19.27% improvement over last year’s cut-off of 66.18%.
The DES’ Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC) remains the most sought-after college for commerce stream with admissions closing at 93.09%, up by 1.09% over last year 92%. The next best cut-off for commerce was 84.36% recorded by the Symbiosis College.
Laxmanrao Apte Junior College was once again among the sought-after colleges, recording the highest 97.27% cut-off for science stream a 0.91% improvement over last year’s cut-off of 96.36%. In 2009, admissions at Apte college closed at 93.84%.
The next best science stream cut-off, at 94.55%, was shared by Deccan Education Society’s (DES) Fergusson College, Pune and Jaihind College, Pimpri. Last year, science admissions at Fergusson College closed at 94.20% while the Jaihind College has ended up with the same cut-off that it had registered in 2010.
The colleges will begin their academic year from August 8
On July 28, the CAP committee will take stock of the vacant seats in the colleges to prepare and declare the first waiting merit list for admissions on July 29 and 30. Admissions based on the second waiting merit list (to be declared on July 30) will be done on August 1 and 2.
Again on August 3, the CAP committee will take stock of stream wise and medium wise vacant seats in colleges to allot them to allow keeping term students, and admissions will be conducted from August 4 to 6.
The admissions for the bifocal stream were done between July 15 and 20 through table system for 4875 seats. Out of the total 46565 applications as many as 24721 boys and 21824 girls secured admission in junior colleges.
More than 16000 seats remained vacant, out of which many will be filled with management and other quotas.