Maharashtra: Over 15,000 students yet to secure admissions in junior colleges

While 38,454 seats were up for grabs in this category, the report claims only 28,261 students secured their admission.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:August 14, 2016 2:12 am

Over 15,000 students are yet to secure admissions to junior colleges. While the state education department had conducted a special online admission round, only 44,443 have confirmed their admissions.

The office of the deputy director of education had submitted a report regarding the latest admission process. According to the report, the highest number of seats were allocated in English-medium colleges for the commerce stream.

While 38,454 seats were up for grabs in this category, the report claims only 28,261 students secured their admission. Incidentally, only 207 applications were either cancelled or rejected.

In the science stream, while 16,435 seats were on offer, only 12,000 students secured admissions. Gujarati, Hindi and Urdu-medium colleges saw even lesser demands.

The education department is presently conducting special admissions rounds for accommodating students who did not secure admissions during the regular online admission process.

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