The first merit list for admissions to undergraduate programs in Arts, Science & Commerce streams under the University of Mumbai has been published. The publication of Mumbai University merit list kick-started the admission process in over 700 colleges affiliated to the University. The application facility closed on 21st June, following an initial extension from 16th June and the first merit list was declared on Thursday set to be declared. The merit list can be fetched from the respective colleges websites.
Mumbai University had invited online registrations for admission to traditional as well as self-financed courses for the academic session 2017-18. The traditional courses include FYBA, FYBCom, FYBSc, while the self-financed courses including BMS, B.Com (Accounting and Finance), B.Sc.-IT and BMM have been most popular among students. As per the reports, around 3.31 lakh students had filled the pre-admission enrollment form through online mode and the number of applications for various undergraduate courses had reached 9.9 lakh. Of the total applications, 4.54 lakh were for tradition courses, while self-financed courses accounted for the remaining 5.34 lakh applications.
The last date to fill the pre-admission enrollment form was 16th June, but it was extended by the University to cater to more number of applicants. The sale of offline application forms continued till the final cut off date of admissions and as per the revised schedule, the first merit list was prepared and published by the Colleges on Thursday. Bhavan’s College, Institute of Forensic Science, Jai Hind College, KJ Somaiya College, Mithibai College, Model College Dombivli, Ramnarain Ruia College, S K Somaiya College, St. Andrew’s College and St. Xavier’s college have published Mumbai University merit list 2017 for the available courses at their respective websites.
The students who have been included in the Mumbai University are required to report to the respective college for document verification on the date mentioned in the merit list. A circular published by Mumbai University said, “Students whose names appear in the first merit list need to visit the respective college to submit all necessary documents and payment of fees in order to confirm admission.” The verification of documents will be done at the colleges on June 23, 27 & 28, up to 4.30 pm.
This year, the cut-offs have gone slightly down as compared to the last year. Last year, the cut off for FYBA admissions was 94.4% in St. Xavier’s College, 91.4% in Jai Hind College, 90.6% in Royal College and 88.4% in KC College Churchgate. This year, the FYBA cut-off in KC College has dropped to 8769%.
For FYB.Com admissions, the cut-offs were 94.5% in Narsee Monjee, 93.4% in HR College and 91.8% in Jai Hind College & R A Poddar College last year. Mumbai University is holding the merit-based admissions in its affiliated government/ private/ aided/ unaided/ minority colleges and university sub centers. The second merit list will be published on 28th June.