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BBA, BCA most sought after on Day 1 of admissions at PU

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Posted: July 8, 2014 12:41 pm

City colleges witnessed a huge rush on Monday as students and parents made a beeline to grab a seat on the first day of admissions.

Centralised counselling for admissions to BCA in various government colleges of the city was conducted at Post-graduate Government College in Sector 46. Al seats, except two at GCG-42, in the UT and Non-UT pool were filled on day 1 of admissions. Counselling for the reserved categories will be conducted on Tuesday.

For the non-UT pool, the highest cut off was recorded at 84.3% at the Post-graduate Government College for Girls in Sector 42. For the UT pool, the highest cut off was recorded at 76.4% at the Post-graduate Government College in Sector 11.

Of the 120 BCA seats at GGDSD College in Sector 32, a total of 70 seats were filled with the cut-off stopping at 77%. Counselling for vacant seats will take place on Tuesday. DAV College in Sector 10 had around 49 BCA seats left, with only 71 seats being taken of the total 120. Cut-off at the college stopped at 72% on the first day of admissions.

BBA remained the most popular course with colleges receiving maximum number of applications for the course. All 120 seats for BBA were filled at GGDSD College, while DAV College managed to fill 84 seats of the 120 seats.

Cut-offs for BBA witnessed a minimal hike this year, with admissions closing at 93% for the UT pool and 95% for Non-UT pool in
GGDSD College. The cut-off at DAV College was 85%.

Among science courses offered at GGDSD College, 18 out of 30 seats for BSc Honours (Biotechnology) were filled at a cut-off of 84.3%. However, only 8 seats were filled out of 30 seats for BSc Honours (Bio-informatics) at a cut-off of 72%. There are 18 seats vacant in BSc (Medical) and BSc (Non-Medical) at GGDSD College, apart from 45 seats in BSc Vocational (Medical), 4 seats in BSc Vocational (Non-Medical) and around 500 BA seats.

At DAV College, 62 students took admission in BSc (Non-Medical), while 55 took admission in B Sc (Medical).

Students seeking admission to post-graduate courses in the college still have a chance as 18 seats are vacant in MA (English), 29 seats in MA (Psychology), 38 seats in MA (Public Administration), 18 seats in MBE, 4 seats in MSc (Mathematics) and 16 in MCom.

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