Class XI admissions for the educational 12 months 2020-21 are nonetheless persevering with because the second week of January begins. Considering the delay within the admission course of and the challenges earlier than junior faculties to finish syllabus in restricted rounds, the state authorities has now introduced the return of the first-come, first-served (FCFS) admission rounds for all remaining FYJC seats.
Statistics out there with the schooling division present practically 40 % seats are nonetheless vacant, even after the primary spherical of centralised admissions.
Last 12 months, it was introduced there can be no FCFS rounds this 12 months. These admissions, typically additionally referred to as desk admissions, discuss with the sample of scholars instantly approaching junior faculties for vacant seats, and whoever claims the seat first, is allotted admission.
Keeping in thoughts the pandemic scenario, admissions this 12 months wouldn’t be finished within the desk admissions format, however on-line, relying on availability. “It’s the same pattern as how railway bookings take place online. Availability can be seen online and whoever books first, gets the seat,” mentioned Meena Shendkar, assistant director of schooling.
However, schooling activists have been towards the follow, claiming it’s not adopted in spirit. Also, the objection was that college students with very low scores may get into the highest faculties, which oldsters mentioned is unfair to excessive scoring college students.
A GR launched on Friday acknowledged that contemplating the Covid-19 scenario, the admission course of, which began in June 2020, is but to finish. With the delay in admissions, classroom lectures can’t start. To put an finish to this inordinate delay, the state authorities has now determined to go forward with the FCFS rounds. However the dates for a similar and the tactic is but to be declared.