Indore: Good news to students, who could not secure admission in colleges and left disappointed over closure of admission window. Department of higher education (DHE) opened the admission window again, giving final chance to students to secure admission in colleges.
“One more round of college level counselling has been permitted by the DHE for students who failed to secure admission in institutions of higher learning so far,” Indore division additional director (higher education) Prof KN Chaturvedi said, adding that the CLC would be held from August 24 to 27.
“All a student needs to do is to visit the college and know if seat is available in the course of his or her choice. If the seat is available, they will be allocated the same on merit basis,” Chaturvedi said. He, however, said that students would have to register with epravesh portal of the DHE before reporting to institute to participate in CLC. Those, who have registered earlier, but could not get admission in any of the colleges, need not register afresh.
According to a rough estimate, nearly 5,000 seats in different government and private colleges four major cities including Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Jabalpur are still lying vacant. Chaturvedi said that the number of students who could not secure admission in previous rounds would not be large in number. Students will easily get admission in any of major cities in the state, he added.
This year, the admission process dragged for two months. “Admission process was started on June 30 and it would continue till August 30. This is longest period for admission process in the state,” said a private college director Gourav Chaudhary. This year, three rounds of online counselling and one round of college level counselling was conducted. On August 18, the admissions were declared closed, but a large number of students complained to the DHE that they could not get admission in college. They urged for providing one more chance to secure admission, a request which has been heeded by the DHE.
Registration for BEd course begins
Registration window for BEd course opened once again on Tuesday for students, who had taken entrance test for the two-year programme but could not secure admission in any of the counselling rounds held previously. DHE had conducted three rounds of online admission counselling and made allocations to the colleges. Despite three rounds of counselling, nearly 75 per cent seats in colleges had filled. The college approached the state government and requested to conduct one more round of counselling so that the remaining seats also get filled. Accepting their demand, the DHE opened registration window again for admission in BEd course. Those candidates who had taken entrance test for BEd course could only register for the counselling. The registrations window will be shut on August 28. Admission allocation on merit basis will be made on August 30.