Students who are already in distress over first-year junior college (FYJC) admissions, seems like there is no ending to their sufferings. Now as per the new schedule the third list will be out on July 31 and the fourth on August 7.
This has not put the students in distress but has also put colleges in a tight spot. As not the admission process has been extended till the second week of August, the colleges are now worried about completing the syllabus and conducting extra lectures for students who take late admissions. Usually, the first unit tests are held by August-end or the start of September.
A Bandra-based college Principal told Asian Age, “The admissions will extend up to mid-August and after that, we will start filling up the minority seats so probably, the entire month will go after that. Furthermore, before the Diwali vacations (which fall in the month of November), we should conduct the first semester exams, which means we also need to cover the entire syllabus and internal exams. Our aim is to not let students face any kind of trouble or pressure but these delays in admissions will give them a bad start.”
The state education department’s rule of, once a college filled 70 percent seats, classes can be started for the FYJC students, but as the minority seats in minority colleges are still waiting to be filled, colleges are worried that this year is going to tough on completing the syllabus.
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