The announcement of the second advantage record for undergraduate programs (UG) by the College of Mumbai (MU) on Tuesday introduced little reduction to college students, because the cut-offs for many prime schools witnessed solely a marginal dip from the earlier record on August 6.
Bachelor of arts (BA) aspirants had been in for a shock because the cut-offs in prime schools for the course barely dipped by 1-2 share factors, with St Xavier’s School, some of the distinguished institutes for the course, having no seat left for aspirants within the normal class within the second record. On Tuesday, the school solely launched the second advantage record for aspirants who utilized below the Christian minority quota. Within the first advantage record, St Xavier’s School had closed its record for the BA course at 92% for state board college students and 98.6% for college students from different boards.
At KC School, the advantage record for the BA course noticed a dip of lower than 1 share level from the primary record, whereas the cut-off record for Jai Hind School’s witnessed a drop by lower than 2 share level. At Ramnarain Ruia School, the second record for BA noticed a 1.1 share level decline within the cut-off from the primary record, with solely 9 seats left to be allotted below the overall class.
For the Bachelors of Commerce (BCom) course, cut-offs within the second advantage record declined round 2-5 share factors throughout prime schools.
Among the many unaided programs, the demand for Bachelors in Mass Media (BMM) and Bachelors in Administration Research (BMS) programs remained excessive, with most prime schools witnessing solely 1-Three share factors distinction within the cut-off. “As we now have an in-house quota, a lot of the seats are confirmed. So there are only a few seats left for the overall class. BMM (English) is a well-liked course and the seats for it get stuffed up quickly,” mentioned Anushree Lokur, principal, Ruia faculty.
Principals are nonetheless hopeful over the supply of seats in prime schools within the third advantage record. “Often, the identical scholar applies to a couple of faculty, and with each record that’s introduced, many withdraw admissions to hunt re-admission to a different faculty of their selection. There’ll nonetheless be seats left for the third advantage record and college students needn’t be disheartened,” mentioned Parag Thakkar, principal of HR School.
The cut-offs for different unaided programs reminiscent of Bachelors of Accounting and Finance (BAF), Bachelors of Banking Insurance coverage (BBI) and Bachelors of Monetary Markets (BFM), too, remained excessive within the second record.