Ronald Rodrigues

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Students bid for 2 lakh seats in FYJC second merit round

Students bid for 2 lakh seats in FYJC second merit round

Out of 1.31 lakh students who were allotted seats in the first merit round, over 90,000 students have confirmed admissions, while the rem...Read More

SEBC quota only favours Marathas, claim students

SEBC quota only favours Marathas, claim students

This quota is meant to cater to the socially and educationally backward but ultimately, it only favours Maratha students so, how is it be...Read More

Mumbai: Waitlist admissions for degree courses are over, say Colleges

Mumbai: Waitlist admissions for degree courses are over, say Colleges

College authorities claim the waitlist admissions are over, as there are no vacant seats in self-financed courses.

Students want low cut-offs in 2nd round of FYJC admission

Students want low cut-offs in 2nd round of FYJC admission

The students can now change their college preferences till Thursday and list colleges based on availability of vacant seats.

SEBC quota favours only Marathas, claim open category students

SEBC quota favours only Marathas, claim open category students

For the first time, the state has introduced quota of 16 per cent seats for SEBC category this year in FYJC admission process.

Mumbai: SSC students relieved, as over 1.21 lakh allotted seats

Mumbai: SSC students relieved, as over 1.21 lakh allotted seats

The students of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board, who had been fearful of securing seats in the First Year Junior College (FY...Read More

Students seek job-oriented degree courses

Students seek job-oriented degree courses

Degree courses should be job and industry-oriented, feel students. They opt for courses like management, media and financial studies, as ...Read More

More seats, fewer takers for  Science, rue junior colleges

More seats, fewer takers for Science, rue junior colleges

Junior Colleges are in a fix over less number of students securing seats for the Science stream in the First Year Junior College (FYJC) a...Read More

Students of Open category fear lack of seats for FYJC admission

Students of Open category fear lack of seats for FYJC admission

With a day left for the first general merit list to be declared, students of the open category applying for the First Year Junior College...Read More

New education policy too good to be real, say teachers

New education policy too good to be real, say teachers

According to the teachers, the policy states ‘teachers will not be allowed to participate in any non-teaching activities.

Secondary School Certificate students fear higher cut-offs for First Year Junior College this year

Secondary School Certificate students fear higher cut-offs for First Year Junior College this year

Students applying for admissions to the First Year Junior College (FYJC) are in a fix, as they fear cut-offs will rise this year. Student...Read More

Will wait to see if we can pursue course of interest from reputed colleges: Students

Will wait to see if we can pursue course of interest from reputed colleges: Students

Although admissions to degree colleges are complete but we are still waiting for seats in well-known colleges, claim students. Students s...Read More

Higher education must be focus before 'Study in India': Academics

Higher education must be focus before 'Study in India': Academics

To ‘Study in India’ for higher education, the government should first improve the current state of colleges and institutes, claim educat...Read More

Mumbai: A week on, students still await seats for degree courses

Mumbai: A week on, students still await seats for degree courses

College authorities claim it has led to overcrowding, as admissions to undergraduate (UG) courses are over and there are no vacant seats ...Read More

Local parish provides aid to victims

Local parish provides aid to victims

Over 50 volunteers from St Jude Church, Malad (East) and Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Orlem, Malad (West) provided food, water and basic s...Read More

Mumbai rains: Students, teachers face delays as schools and colleges stay open

Mumbai rains: Students, teachers face delays as schools and colleges stay open

The ongoing admission process was affected as delay of trains and buses deterred students visiting degree colleges to check availability ...Read More

Mumbai: Degree admissions over, students still running around

Mumbai: Degree admissions over, students still running around

Some students are on the waitlist in well-known colleges while some are changing their preference of courses. Students claim the cut-offs...Read More

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