In what may come as a relief to candidates aspiring to be admitted into their first year at Junior College (FYJC) through the centralized online process, if students fail to confirm admission after being allocated a seat at their first preferred college, they will only be barred from entering the next round and not from the process The whole.
Until last year, these students had been excluded from the system and would have to wait until a special round was held after the entire admissions process was over.
As per the usual practice, the candidate will be out of the admission system under three conditions – non-confirmation of admission if the allotted seat is in the first preferred college, cancellation of confirmed admission and the college refusing admission because the candidate was not able to submit the required documents at the given time.
“A candidate must confirm his admission, if his seat in a college is first in his order of preference for colleges. The rule continues, but the punishment is reduced. According to the old practice, they were immediately kicked out of the system. But now they would be out of the system only for the next round immediately,” he said. An official from the office of the Deputy Director of Education conducting the online admissions process for FYJC, while their application will be reviewed later.This will allow candidates more opportunities to be admitted to the colleges of their choice, the official said.
Part 2 of the form, in which candidates are required to fill out their college of choice in order of preference, will open from July 22. Whereas the Common Admissions Process (CAP) rounds in which seats are allocated will start only after the CBSE results are out and these students have completed the application process. The SSC result was announced on 17th June, while the ICSE result was out on Sunday. This year, there will be a total of 3,69,995 seats available for First Year College (FYJC) in the Mumbai Metropolis (MMR), after Panvel (Rural), Bhiwandi and Vasai, in the online admission process.