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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.

  • Mumbai FYJC admissions: State education department plans to hold 3rd FCFS round; 16,000 seats quota still vacant

    Good news for those who seeking admission in FYJC, the state education department is planning to hold a third round of first-come, first-serve (FCFS). While the second FCFS second round is underway, the third round is a big relief for students. On the other hand, still, around 16,000 seats of in-house, management and minority quota have not been surrendered to the education department for the ongoing second FCFS round.

  • Mumbai FYJC Admissions: Additional FCFS round to begin from today; 70,000 up for grabs

    In a good news for students, the state education department has now announced an additional first-come, first served (FCFS) round for FYJC admissions. The application process for the additional FCFS round will begin from today (September 4). The additional FCFS round will conclude on September 12.

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    Mumbai FYJC Admissions: Education department opens admission portal for students to change preferences as per vacancies

    The state education department, on Monday, opened the admission portal for candidates so that they can change their preferences according to existing vacancies. According to Indian Express, the state education department has released a list of vacancies. Around 1 lakh seats were available for over 1.43 lakh aspirants for the third round of allotment. This is exclusive of around 80,000 minority, management and in-house quota seats in minority colleges that are currently

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    Mumbai FYJC Admissions 2018: Visit one of 24 guidance centres to resolve problems

    Mumbai: Students can now seek help and resolve queries regarding First Year Junior College (FYJC) at 24 guidance centres that have been set up by the state education department. Corrections to spelling mistakes or errors in personal details will be rectified at these centres to ensure smooth admission process.

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    Mumbai: State education department allows Junior colleges to begin classes after 70% seats are filled

    Mumbai: This year, the state education department has allowed colleges to begin their academic year once 70 per cent seats have been filled after the First Year Junior College (FYJC) admission process. However, colleges must submit the number of vacant and occupied seats to the department on a continuous basis so that the updated list is displayed online.

  • Mumbai: Students suffer as the weight of school bags are not being checked

    Mumbai: Students continue to suffer as the weight of school bags are not being checked by the state education department. Vinod Tawde, state minister for school and higher education, revealed that schools with boards other than the state board curriculum are not allowing the department to conduct these checks or interfere in any form.

  • Mumbai: State initiates a programme ‘Learning Outcome’ to enhance knowledge of students

    Mumbai: The state education department has initiated a programme called ‘Learning Outcome’ to help students of Class I to VIII of all schools of the state. This programme formulated by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) aims to help children acquire minimum levels of learning as per their standard.

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    Mumbai: FYJC admissions to continue even though the final round is complete

    Mumbai: Even though the final First Year Junior College (FYJC) admission round is over there are a few students who are yet to secure admissions. The state education department (SED) had clearly stated that this would be the final round and the state would not be responsible for any student who does not secure admissions. But now the state aims to continue the admission process till the last student is

  • 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.

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    Mumbai: Junior colleges have free hand to fill minority quota

    Mumbai: The minority quota First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions are conducted by respective colleges without any interference from the state education department. While some junior colleges admit students based on a merit list, others have fixed cut off percentage and few colleges decided on walk-in admissions for the minority students without any percentage consideration.