FYJC Admissions Over, FYJC Mumbai First Merit List 2016 Coming

First year junior college (FYJC) online admission is over now and more than 2 lakh applications have been received by the office of the deputy director of education, Mumbai . The last date for filling up application and filling option forms was Monday, 15th June 2016. But extended to 16th June 11 PM after students and parents complained that they were unable to fill the option forms till the stipulated time. Around 1 lakh students from 3 lakh who gave the Maharashtra SSC exam have either secured admission under different quotas or have opted for technical education.

The students will compete for the 1.62 lakh seats available online in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. FYJC general merit list will be released on June 20, then followed by the fyjc first merit list on June 22. Students can complete the online option filling on the official website of FYJC Mumbai at http://fyjc.org.in/mumbai.

The deputy directorate of education, Mumbai region was astonished to see the drop in the figures, especially when the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams had seen the awesome results in the last 50 years, crossing the 90% mark. Since the SSC results had seen a good rise in percentages this year, Mumbai education department was expecting the application submissions to 2.5 lakh. Also, more IGCSE students were expected to apply offline as they got their marksheets in time for admissions.

Academicians all over the city said that these students might have taken the offline route to admissions and thus could already secured admission. Many ICSE, IGCSE schools have started Class 12 this year and students from those boards have decided to take up Class 12 there itself,” informed Avnita Bir, principal, RN Podar School, Santacruz. "Nearly 60% of our students are continuing with CBSE in Class 12", said, Ms. Bir.

According to deputy director’s office, they received around 2,01,877 applications that were complete and approved. Of these, 1,82,771 applicants submitted completed and approved option forms too. Last year, the number of approved forms, was 1.9 lakh and this year it's low. Mumbai West region had the highest number of applications at 51,898, of which 47,748 were submitted with option forms. Mumbai North had the second largest number of applicants at 34,712 of which 31,762 submitted completed option forms. The list also included applications from various municipal wards like Thane, Navi Mumbai, Mira-Bhayander, Vasai-Virar, Kalyan-Dombivali, Ulhasnagar, Bhiwandi and Panel this year.

The applicants who had applied for fyjc online admissions are not only from Maharashtra's SSC board but also other boards like CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE and IB.
The total students who are eligible for admission in junior colleges in the Mumbai city and nearby areas are around 3.3 lakh. Around 2 lakh students had applied for in-house, minority and management quota admissions, started soon after the SSC results were declared on June 8.

The fyjc mumbai first merit list will be declared after minority institutions surrender the excess seats that remained unfilled in the quota round of admission.