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13,000 additional seats for FYJC students this year

DNMUM388859 | 5/18/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :310 | Education & Careers



Mumbai: Students seeking admission to first year junior college (FYJC) in Mumbai have a lot to cheer about, as the state education department has added 13,808 seats and opened 39 new colleges for the upcoming academic year (2017-18).
With this, the total number of seats for Mumbai has gone up to 2,92,090 from 2,78,282 last year. This year, the total number of colleges in the Mumbai division has also gone up to 778 from 739.
While the seats for Commerce and Science streams have gone up considerably, those for Arts have fallen despite the overall high demand for the stream in the last few years. “Some divisions in a few colleges with low intake for Arts stream have been closed, bringing down the number of seats,” said BB Cha
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