Total 8.5 lakh UG seats vacant after first round of admissions

Total 8.5 lakh UG seats vacant after first round of admissions

BHOPAL [Maha Media]: After ending its first phase of admissions in under-graduate (UG) programme, out of 10.30 lakh seats only 1.89 seats have been occupied. Remaining 8.41 lakh seats are vacant in colleges across State. 

There are 1,07,073 girls and 82,002 boys candidates confirmed their admission on UG seats. To fill up the remaining seats, Department of Higher Education has started second round of registration that would be continued by September 3. 

Registered candidates can verify their documents by September 5. Till now there are 23,000 registrations. There are around 24,000 new registrations. Besides, 19,324 candidates were registered in first round of admission but they did not verify their documents and 89,102 applicants did not fill choice. After ending first round of admission, Department of Higher Education (DHE) has released the status of vacant seats.

There are 95,000 candidates did not confirm admission on allotted seats. There were 2,70,718 seat allotments in first round out of which 1,75,481 students confirm their admission. 

Concerned over the demand of UG seats, DHE has increased the seat intake of UG programme by 2 lakh across State. Seats will be allotted to the applicants on September 10 and candidates will be asked to confirm admission on allotted seats with fee submission by September 14. 

DHE has scheduled to continue registration for college level counselling from September 14 to 2 to fill up the vacant seats. The department is continuing admission process for 12 lakh seats in 1301 colleges in State.

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