Schooling minister Varsha Gaikwad kicked off Half I of the admission form-filling course of on Saturday afternoon. “This 12 months is completely different. We wished to verify kids do not need to step out of their properties for admission. Therefore, we now have given them three months to submit unique paperwork, made accessible on-line grievance redressal and are organising a cell software,” she stated.
Among the many adjustments launched this 12 months, the “know your eligibility” function will assist college students broaden their choices. As soon as a pupil enters the marks, stream of alternative and the quota they’re making use of underneath, the system will present a listing of schools the place the cut-offs had been much like what the kid has scored. CBSE and ICSE college students may even be capable of convert their marks by way of the portal as an alternative of visiting steerage centres or faculties, in order that all the course of stays on-line.
Whereas Half I of the formfilling started on Saturday, the schooling division is but to announce an in depth schedule for the remainder of the method. It often begins a day after the announcement of the SSC outcomes.
“College students should observe the portal for additional directions. The cell software may even be prepared in a few days, so college students can refill kinds even when they don’t have a laptop computer or pc,” stated an official.
This 12 months, the schooling division has additionally acknowledged that college students making use of underneath varied quotas can add their related paperwork on-line for admission.
In case college students should not have the paperwork or are unable to add them on account of technical difficulties, they can provide an endeavor stating they’ll submit the unique paperwork at a later date. The coed’s admission till then would stay provisional.
Greater than 2.5 lakh college students apply for the web admission course of for a seat at over 830 junior schools within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area. On provide this 12 months are 3.2 lakh seats.
Final 12 months, 2.2 lakh college students took admission and one lakh seats remained vacant.