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  • Mumbai FYJC Admissions: Education department to start third FCFS round after September 23

    The students who still haven’t secured admissions in FYJC will have to wait a little longer as due to Ganeshotsav vacations the next round of first-come, first served (FCFS) will start after September 23. The state education department has now decided to have another FCFS rounds for those who are still left without a seat in city colleges.

  • Indore: Allotments on 70% seats in BEd colleges

    Indore: Department of Higher Education (DHE) on Friday allocated admissions on 70 per cent seats in BEd colleges but college directors still cried foul stating that most of the students allocated to them are from outstations.
    “Many local students have been allocated colleges in other cities whereas students from other cities have been granted seats in Indore colleges.

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    Mumbai FYJC admissions for Bifocal courses: 7,000 students allotted seats

    Mumbai: Around 7,000 students have been allotted seats for Bifocal or vocational courses in First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions. The first merit list for admissions to Bifocal courses was declared on Thursday. Over 14,000 students applied for admissions to Bifocal courses in Science and Commerce stream this year. Out of this, 7,000 students have been allotted seats in various junior colleges of the city in the first merit list. In total,

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    Mumbai: HIV-affected students to get admissions under RTE quota

    Mumbai: In good news for thousands instead lakhs of children, the Maharashtra government has decided to provide free education and admissions to children affected with HIV under the 25 per cent quota. The government has also brought children belonging to the Other Backward Caste (OBC) and Special Backward Caste (SBC) under this ambit, provided under the Right to Education Act.

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    Maharashtra: Students awarded admissions through RTE can study near to their residence

    Mumbai: For the first time, students are being awarded admissions through Right to Education (RTE) according to their residential location. Students are being admitted in private schools nearest to their residence through the lottery system this year to avoid any stress of travelling and to reduce the cost of commuting.

  • RTE admissions date extended till April 4

    However, some private unaided schools of the state are not accepting admissions until the state reimburses the pending amount

  • Bhopal: NEET counselling: Denied admissions, students attack professors; 7 hurt

    Bhopal: As many as seven professors of a private medical college were injured as students along with their parents manhandled them over denial of admissions in undergraduate medical courses the left-out round of counseling. The incident took place at LN Medical College on Sunday in presence of police personnel. For the left-out round of counselling, many students, parents in tow, from other states had turned up at the college expecting to get

  • Bhopal: NEET aspirants squat near CM’s house, allege manipulation in list

    Bhopal: Irked over irregularities in admissions to MBBS and BDS courses, NEET-2017 aspirants on Sunday staged a dharna near Chief Minister’s house on Sunday. Sunday was the last day of admissions into medical courses. Exasperated with alleged violation of Supreme Court’s directives, aspirants and their parents initially tried to march towards the CM’s house. However, as the police did not allow them to move ahead at Polytechnic Square, they squatted on road

  • Unable to switch subjects, FYJC students are in a fix

    Mumbai: Students opting for First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions are in a fix since they have been denied the option of changing subjects. Once students have been allotted a seat in the first preferred college, they can’t cancel their admissions which takes away their option of selecting subjects or switching streams.

  • Maharashtra: Career of over 1000 FYJC students hangs in balance

    Mumbai: Even after six rounds of admissions for the First Year Junior College (FYJC), students are still running around struggling to get a seat. Around 1,200 students claimed that they have been been fooled and thrown out of the admission process without their knowledge.

  • Mumbai University to issue marksheet after 8 days of result

    Mumbai: Students who are waiting to secure admissions for further studies in Indian or foreign universities will receive their marksheets within eight days from the day of declaration of the results. The Mumbai University (MU) aims to declare all its results of 477 examinations by August 5 and accordingly release the hard copy of the marksheets of the students.

  • Mumbai: FYJC admissions second merit list, seats fill up fast

    Mumbai: Students are worried as they eagerly await the second merit list for FYJC (First Year Junior College) admissions, since most of the seats in top colleges are nearly full. The list was set to be declared at 5 pm on Thursday. The students are worried because they are sceptical of the cut-off percentage not dipping and their admissions directly depend on the availability of seats in the most preferred colleges.

  • Mumbai: Cut-off percentage drops in first FYJC merit list thanks to minority quota

    Mumbai: After long hours of waiting, students were in for a surprise as the first merit list for FYJC (First Year Junior College) admissions witnessed a dip in the cut off percentage. This three to four per cent fall has come into play despite a large number of students of all the three boards scoring high marks this year.

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    Mumbai: Students not given admissions despite nam­es on the merit list

    Mumbai: It has come as shocking news to students as they have not been given admissions despite their names appearing on the merit lists of degree colleges. Students are told by the colleges that the seats are full and they cannot accept their admissions even though their names have appeared on the merit lists.

  • Admissions to engg colleges & IITs halted

    Freezing the admission and the counselling process that is underway, the apex court said, “If granting bonus marks is a problem, it has to be solved by us at the earliest.”

  • Maharashtra: Healthcare, pharma admissions in MUHS extended till July 10

    Nashik: The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences has extended the deadline for admissions to MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine, Health Care Administration and Masters in Public Health (nutrition) courses till July 10 for the academic year 2017-18, Vice Chancellor Dr Deelip Mhaisekar said.

  • Bhopal: DME struggles to compile list of students

    BHOPAL: The Directorate of Medical Education is working overtime to identify the students whose admissions were cancelled by the Supreme Court on Monday. Vyapam had cancelled the admissions of 634 students selected in PMTs 2008-2012.  In Jabalpur medical college, 42 students such students were admitted but only 20 are studying now.