Majority of students scored above 90 per cent in the FYJC entrance admission test. Out of the 2.17 lacs candidate, six students managed to score 100 per cent marks in the entrance exam, in the general category. The merit list was announced on 18 June, 2016.
About 14,589 students have managed to score above 90 percent in the examination. A total of 1.49 lakh seats are available in the FYJC. The first and second cut-off lists are likely to be announced on 27th of June and July, respectively, and would touch 90 plus scores of students.
Previously, 1,683 students had scored above 95 per cent, last year and this year, 2,066 students have scored above 95 per cent. The number of students scoring between 90 to 94.99 per cent has seen a rise of number from 11,829 last year to 12,523 candidates this year. The number of toppers include over 10,000 students from Maharashtra state board, 3,136 from ICSE board and 1,324 candidates from the CBSE board. Students that were from state board had also benefitted from additional sports marks of 15 to 25.
If more than one students have scored identical marks, the one who has scored higher in English or the one older in age, will be given priority.
Many students stand worried since they have scored 70 to 80 marks only which granted them lower ranks in the merit list.
Academicians stated that students who have scored poor marks might be given preference in coveted colleges, only in the third list.If seats are left unoccupied, then a fourth merit list will also be declared in such a case.