Alifiya Khan is an Assistant Editor with The Indian Express, Pune. She writes on Higher and Technical Education, School Education, Communities and related stuff. She has worked with Hindustan Times, DNA, Midday before joining The Indian Express in 2014.
The results of the entrance test were supposed to be declared on July 31, following which merit and waiting lists for admissions to all courses were to be declared from August 7 on the SPPU website, as per a schedule released earlier.
The university has put out an admission notice for the three Bachelors in Vocational Studies courses in retail management, manufacturing skills and renewable energy skills to be offered by the skill development centre.
As parents have failed to confirm admissions despite the opportunity of getting free education, activists fear that these students may drop out of school and have urged the state education department to track every student.
Maharashtra Board HSC 12th Result 2021: The results, which were expected on July 31, were delayed due to floods in Konkan and western Maharashtra last month. As a result, the process of compiling the marks got delayed by a couple of days
Although the Supreme Court had asked all state boards to declare the Class XII internal assessment results by July 31, Maharashtra state board missed the deadline, a major reason for which is the sudden floods which impaired work of several divisional boards.
Meanwhile, speculations and social media messages kept students on their toes. Relatives of a few students from Mumbai claimed that the board website had displayed the results on Friday around 1 pm, but then shut down abruptly.
FYJC CET Maharashtra registration: In a notification sent late on Sunday night, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) said the website would be available from July 26 to August 2.
“Given the exceptional circumstances under which the results have been prepared, this year too, the CISCE will not be publishing the merit lists for the ICSE and ISC examinations,” said Gerry Arathoon, chief executive and secretary, CISCE.
The Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) based question paper will be of 100 marks based on the Class 10 curriculum of the Maharashtra state board, and will be available in eight mediums, students can notify the medium in their application forms.
As of now, the final results have 758 students being declared as unsuccessful and, more importantly, nine schools in the state including two in the Pune division have posted zero percent results, which means not a single student has passed in these schools.