FYJC first merit list may welcome only those who have scored above 90 per cent

first_imgOut of 2.17 lakh online applications for the FYJC program this year, six students have aced the exam with 100 per cent in the general category. The merit list was announced on Saturday, June 18, 2016.Around 14, 589 students have scored above 90. There are a total of 1.49 lakh seats in FYJC. There are high chances that the first and second cut off lists that will release on June 27 and July, respectively will touch 90 plus scores of students.About the toppers:Students are from state board who have benefitted from additional sports marks of 15 to 25Last year, as many as 1,683 students had scored above 95 per cent, this year 2, 066 students scored above 95 per centThe number of students scoring between 90 per cent and 94.99 per cent increased to 12,523 from 11,829 last yearThis includes over 10,000 from the Maharashtra state board and national boards – 3,136 from ICSE and 1,324 from CBSE.Students who have scored below 90 per cent:On scoring identical marks, students that have scored more in English or are older in age will be given the preference. The results have left several students worried, particularly those that have made it to 70-80 per cent marks as their rank of preference would be much lower.Academicians say that students who have scored between 60’s, 70’s and 80’s will be given preference in coveted colleges only in the third list.In case of seats left or if they are not occupied by students, a fourth list will be released.Read: 82-year-old ‘student’ fails class 10 exam for 47th time Read: Khalsa college gets Delhi HC approval to start admission process with minority tag advertisementClick here for more updates from India Today Education.last_img read more