Fourth Merit List for FYJC Admissions

Fourth Merit List for FYJC Admissions

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to consider announcing a fyjc fourth merit list for the First Year of Junior College (FYJC) admissions. The seats which are not filled after the announcement of the fyjc third merit list and which does not come under the management quota can be given to well deserving students.

Justice Naresh Patil and Justice S B Shukhre said "There has to be transparency in the entire fyjc admission process and adopting such a practice is far better way to do so." If the suggestion is accepted by the Deputy Director of Education (Schools), then the seats which are vacant after the release of fyjc 3rd merit list will be collected in region-wise pools and would be re-advertised.

The Pune FYJC first merit list is to be announced on June 18 and pune fyjc third merit list to be declared on July 9. The court has directed the Maharashtra Govt. to communicate its decision to the court by July 2 before the announcement of fyjc pune third merit list.

This direction of having fourth merit list for pune region was given by the court during the hearing of a Public Interest Litigation. The PIL was filed by a Pune student named Vaishali Bafna, alleging that in the past four years, there had been flaws in the process of online admissions to class 11 in the Mumbai and Pune regions.

Bafna, claimed that after the fyjc first merit list is announced, details of the remaining seats for the subsequent rounds of fyjc second merit list and fyjc third merit list are not disclosed publicly. Her petition says that more transparency is the need of the hour in the admission system for the students benefit at large. Her petition also stated that several institutions had given admission to students in complete violation of government policy and no action has been taken against them.

The Maharashtra Govt. argued that the fyjc online admissions process relies on rules, regulations and reservation policy framed by the government. Students get the allotment of the college as per merit and preferences he/she has given in the online process. The state informed that the online system for fyjc admissions is transparent and beneficial for the students at large.