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Med aspirants blocking seats may lose up to ₹2L next year

Posted on December 16th, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

Yogita Rao, December 16,2017

Source: The Times of India

Counselling For Govt Seats Before Deemed Colleges

From next year, medical aspirants blocking seats in the centralised NEET counselling in the country may have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 2 lakh.

They may even be debarred from participating in counselling further if a Union health ministry proposal is accepted by the Supreme Court. The idea behind the move is to reduce the vacancies created due to blocking of multiple seats by students. Read the rest of this entry »

‘No admission under RTE if state fails to pay dues’

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Pradeep Gupta & Vinamrata Borwankar, December 10,2017

Source: The Times of India

Kalyan/ Mumbai: Unaided schools in Maharashtra have decided to boycott the Right to Education Act quota admissions next academic year if the state fails to pay them reimbursements for the past by December 31.

All unaided non-minority schools have to reserve 25% seats at the entry level for students from economically weaker sections. Read the rest of this entry »

State tweaks rules: No more ‘arts quota’ seats in FYJC; getting extra marks in Class X gets tougher

Posted on November 27th, 2017 in Admission |

Alifiya Khan ,November 26,2017

Source : The Indian Express

In the next admission season for first year junior college (FYJC), at least 1,800 more seats will be available for open quota students, thanks to a new decision by the state school education and sports department. In a Government Resolution issued on Friday, the department has said that for the 2018-19 FYJC admissions, there would be no 2 per cent reservation of seats under arts quota.

Since students are already given extra marks under the arts quota, the state has announced that there would be no additional reservation for admissions to Class XI. In 2017-18, 1,847 seats were reserved under the arts quota. Read the rest of this entry »

Despite CAP, 21,000 seats lie vacant in junior colleges

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 in Admission |

Meeta Ramnani,November 02,2017

Source: Mirror

68 streams see less than 20 enrolments; experts say new colleges and steep fees deter parents, students
The admission process for ju nior colleges in Pune and Pim pri Chinchwad has finally ended after over 12 rounds.But, 21,295-odd seats remain vacant, with 38 streams having less than 20 students admitted for its courses. Read the rest of this entry »

68 junior colleges under CAP scanner for poor Std XI intake

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 in Admission |

Swati Shinde Gole,November 02,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Divisions Face Chances Of Shut-Down

As many as 68 junior colleges have admitted less than 20 students for FYJC (standard XI) and will be on a two-year notice period to improve the show, the deputy director of education has notified.The notification stated that the divisions in the colleges failing to improve their first year junior college (FYJC) admissions within two years will be shut down. Read the rest of this entry »

After nine rounds, 24 per cent of FYJC seats remain vacant

Posted on November 1st, 2017 in Admission |

Express News Service,November 01,2017

Source : The Indian Express

At 37,920, maximum number of Class XI students opted for the science stream, followed by commerce (36,955), arts (8,790) and vocational course (2,444).

A total of 24 per cent, or 21,295, seats have remained vacant at the end of the nine rounds of the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for First Year Junior College (FYJC) seats for 2017-18. Read the rest of this entry »

DTE cuts processing fee to Rs 1k for engg, pharmacy admissions

Posted on October 14th, 2017 in Admission, Fees |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, October 14 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Complaints Trigger Easier Transaction

A simplified, low-cost admission process will now have engineering and pharmacy students paying Rs 1,000 as processing fee instead of Rs 5.000 that they currently pay.The students paid this fee through an online DD system. Read the rest of this entry »

State’s 2018 CET likely to be tougher than JEE

Posted on October 12th, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

Hemali Chhapia, October  12, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Mumbai: The 2018 version of the Maharashtra CET for admission to engineering courses may turn out to be more challenging than the nationwide Joint Entrance Test, mainly because students will get less time to answer it.

In the JEE exam, students can on an average take two minutes for each question in all three subjects, physics, chemistry and maths. It quizzes candidates on 30 questions and grants them 60 minutes. In contrast, the state’s CET cuts the time dramatically. Read the rest of this entry »

After eight rounds, over 10,000 students get RTE seats in Pune

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair, September 23, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Seven years after the Right to Education Act 2009 came into play , the number of admissions at the entry-level classes has crossed 10,000 in Pune district.After the end of eight rounds of admission in Pune and against 15,693 vacant seats in 849 schools, 39,248 applications were received of which 10,986 admissions were confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Sunday last day to apply for FYJC seats

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 in Admission |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The last day to apply for admissions to first year junior colleges (FYJC) in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad is September 24.

Pune division’s deputy director of education Dinkar Temkar said, “A total of six rounds have been conducted. The seventh round, which is on first come, first served basis, is in process. This will be the last round.“ Once a college is allotted to a student, he or she has to either take the automatically generated message received on their cellphone or the print out of the allocation form to the respective college to confirm their admission by September 25. Read the rest of this entry »