While St Xavier’s College has the highest cut-off for arts (94 per cent), NM College has the highest cut-off for commerce (93.6 per cent). Father Agnel Multipurpose School and Junior College has the highest cut-off for science (93.4 per cent).
Rajendra Shinde, who heads the Botany department at St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, is set to become the first non-Christian principal of the college. In September, Shinde will take charge of the college that turns 150 this year.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the trend of students leaving Kolkata for Bangalore or Hyderabad for higher education will be reversed in a couple of years as the state capital will will became a education hub.