Bhubaneswar: The Ravenshaw Junior College in Cuttack emerged the most sought after institution for science course after the first phase cut off list for admission into plus II courses was announced today.
The oldest educational institution of the State has the highest cut-off (93.17%) followed by BJB College in Bhubaneswar with 92.67% threshold marks.
However, BJB College continued to maintain its dominance in Commerce and Arts streams recording 83.60% and 75.33 % respectively while Ravenshaw stood second with 80.67% and 73.67% respectively.
Other top colleges asking for high cut-offs in science are Fakir Mohan College, Balasore (87.17%), Khalikote College, Ganjam (87.67) and Ramadevi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar (85.50%).
Similarly, these three reputed institutions have recorded 64.83%, 68.40% and 71.33% in Commerce stream respectively. The minimum marks for admission into Arts stream in FM College is 74% followed by Ramadevi (71.67%) and Khalikote (63%).
The list is available on the website of Higher Education department-www.dheodisha.gov.in.
As many as 3.22 lakh students were selected in the first cut-off list out of which around 2.2 lakh are in Arts, 85,569 in Science and 21,821 students in Commerce.
The second and third phase cut-off marks will be announced on June 22 and July 3 respectively. Classes of all three streams (Arts, Science and Commerce) will commence from July 6.
The students had applied through both on-line and off-line mode between May 22 and June 7 for admission into all streams.