In what it can be called as a good news for students seeking admissions in First-year junior college (FYJC), this year they will more options to choose from this year. As this year 35 new colleges have been added to the list.

According to the Hindustan Times, The admission portal for FYJC – – will be open for students from May 25, after which they can fill out part 1 of their admission forms, which includes personal details. Bhaskarrao Babar, assistant director of education, Mumbai region, told the leading daily, “As opposed to 814 colleges in 2018-19, this year we have got 849 colleges in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Students will have a lot of options this year and can comfortably get a seat. Information booklets for the admission process will reach guidance centres and schools by May 25 after which the portal will be open. Students will get detailed information on how to apply through the booklet and from their schools and guidance centres.”

May 15 was the last day for colleges to register for the admission process. This year, with the introduction of quotas for Marathas and economically weaker sections, reservations at non-minority colleges in the city will reach 83-93%. Last year, 3.5 lakh seats were up for grabs across colleges in MMR, which saw 2.5 lakh applications.