University of Calcutta Colleges Reopen Admission Portal to Find New Applicants | Calcutta News
Lady Brabourne College will be accepting applications in six subjects until 11 p.m. on October 11. Likewise, the Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College accepts applications in seven subjects. Other colleges, such as Basanti Devi College, Calcutta Girls’ College, Shyamaprasad College and Charuchandra College, had reopened their gates earlier this week for new applications. “The response has been encouraging,” said a college principal.
Many of these colleges had published several convening lists, inviting students who applied in the first phase for admission, but many seats in certain subjects remained vacant. TOI had published how several seats at the University of the Presidency had not yet been filled, even after four rounds of provisional admissions.
“The portal has been reopened for admission to subjects like Bengali, Hindi, Persian, Philosophy, Sanskrit and Urdu. The merit list will be published on October 13 and admissions will begin on the same day, ”said an official from Lady Brabourne College.
Also at Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College, college officials decided to reopen the portal after seats remained vacant in seven subjects after several calls from the first full merit list. According to officials from the higher education department, many students scored very high on their Plus Two exams as the boards had to cancel some tests due to the pandemic and assigned grades to students based on their grades. performance in the rest of the subjects for which the examinations have been organized. Students who achieve high marks have reached subjects they do not want to take, resulting in vacancies in many subjects.
“There are several subjects where the seats are empty. So we decided to invite new candidates to fill the seats, ”said Atashi Karpha, Principal of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College.
At City College on Amherst Street, the portal will remain open until October 10. Applications will be received in subjects such as political science, economics, botany and philosophy, among others.
The higher education department has set a deadline of October 30 to fill vacant places in undergraduate courses. This year, the entire admissions process is happening online due to the pandemic.