Colleges begin late admissions


Jammu, July 7

With the general admission process for various undergraduate courses like BA/BSc/BCom ending, the city colleges started giving late admissions to desiring candidates from today.

Now, the admission seekers have two weeks’ time to get admission in the colleges. Besides admission fee, the candidates have to pay a late fee of around Rs 140 per day up to July 15 and around Rs 265 per day up to July 20. The colleges are witnessing a heavy rush of admission seekers, who could not get admission earlier due to various reasons. Almost all colleges have filled the maximum seats.

At the same time, some colleges are expecting more candidates during this two-week period. Government Sri Pratap Memorial Rajput Commerce College has given admission to around 750 students, whereas the intake capacity of the college is 720.

“The number of students, who can take admission in the college, can go beyond 1,000. We are still expecting more students, as we are yet to declare the merit list of BBA and BCA courses,” principal of the college Anita Sudan told The Tribune.

In Government Maulana Azad Memorial College over 300 candidates have taken admission in the Science stream, whereas more than 700 candidates have been admitted in the the arts stream. The intake capacity of the college is 1,300.

While talking to The Tribune, principal of the college Ajeet Anggral said, “We are still admitting the desiring candidates and I think the number of candidates might go beyond 1,300 seats till July 20.”

Similarly, the Government College for Women, Parade, has admitted around 1,611 candidates so far, whereas the intake capacity of the college is 1,760 seats. Principal of the college Kiran Bakshi said 600 more students were expected to get admission during these two weeks.

Meanwhile, in Government Gandhi Memorial (GGM) Science College, maximum available seats have been filled by the college authorities till date. “Under morning shift, we have admitted 894 candidates for various courses and around 300 candidates are still expected to get admission up to July 20,” said principal of GGM college MS Baloria. However, the intake capacity of the college under morning shift was 1,320. He added that under the evening shift the college has admitted around 225 candidates, whereas the available number of the seats was 300.