11th Class FYJC Online Admission Mumbai 2017-18 - 39 New Colleges Added

11th Class FYJC Online Admission Mumbai 2017-18 - 39 New Colleges Added


This procedure is for students who wish to take 11th admission online in Mumbai 2017. Students who are looking for the first year junior college FYJC admissions 2017-18, they can expect a lot of options to choose from. Thirty-nine new colleges have been added to the list of Junior Colleges this year for 11th admission online in Mumbai, taking the total number of colleges from last year’s 739 to 778.

The new colleges offer many streams, from minimum competency vocational courses (MCVC) to technical ones, along with the regular humanities, science, and, commerce subjects. Self-financed colleges are also include the new list of colleges in Mumbai.

The number of seats for 11th admission in Mumbai and Pune for FYJC will increase as new colleges have been added. The number of seats in 2016 was 1. 49 lakh as compared to 1.45 lakh in 2015. FYJC seats in 2017 is expected to cross 2 lakh. All admissions pertaining to technical and vocational courses will be done online. Previously it was a hectic procedure for applicants who had to go through the admission procedure offline.

BB Chavan, deputy director of education, Mumbai region said, “All class 11 admissions in Maharashtra will be done online, which would save students from running pillar to post for filling forms.” This will utimately benefit students as they would be able to apply at the click of a button, instead of following a separate admission procedure.

Some college principals are in doubt if the increased number of seats through these colleges will make any difference. Vidyadhar Joshi, vice-principal, Vaze Kelkar College, Mulund said, “Students apply only to selected colleges and mainstream courses in Mumbai. These are popular colleges with attached degrees”. He said that new colleges would not find many takers.

The 11th admission process in Mumbai has undergone a great change for the academic session 2017-18, learning from the last year’s expereiences, when students complained a lot about not getting seats as per merit.

Students will be able to apply to fewer colleges – a maximum of 10 from this year 11th admission in Mumbai/Pune. As students earlier find it difficult to list 35 colleges as per the requirement, this rule introduced for the first time this year, would be sigh of relief for students.

Students would be allowed to apply to only one stream, instead of two. But during 11th admissions, they will be able to change their choices. Now, choosing junior colleges will not be restricted to zones or wards anymore. Students can pick a minimum of one and a maximum of 10 colleges in their region.

What’s new this year for 11th admission in Mumbai college:


  • More Colleges Added: 778 colleges have registered so far, up from 739 last year.
  • Fewer options to be selected:Students can pick a minimum of one and a maximum of 10 colleges in their region.
  • Only one stream: Students would be allowed to apply to only one stream, instead of two earlier. But during admissions, they will be able to change their choice of stream.
  • Apply to a college anywhere in Mumbai: Choice of junior colleges not to be restricted by zone or wards anymore.
  • Early admissions: The admission process is expected to begin earlier than usual in the first week of June.
  • Four admission rounds: After the Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 are announced, the education department will held four rounds of admissions, once every week between June 15 and July 15, after which FYJC classes would commence.
  • Admissions to complete by September: If seats remain vacant , three additional rounds of admission will be held once every two weeks up to September 1.
  • No need for provisional admissions:  Students who are allotted their first preference college must pay the complete fees and finalise their admission as they will then not be allotted seats in further rounds. Those who are happy with the seat allotted to them can also pay fees. Only those students who do not take admission can wait for further rounds.
  • Zero round: The zero round for online admissions to Higher Secondary Vocational Course (HSVC) and quota seats will be held for religious or linguistic minority, in-house and management. They will be filled on a first-come-first serve basis if seats remain.