In view of the Bharat Bandh called by several farmer unions across the country tomorrow, the deadline of the second selection for admission into Under Graduate (UG) courses in Odisha (for the session 2021-22) has been extended to September 30, 2021.
The necessary links for final data updations of reported students, including error reporting in the college e-space will also remain open till September 30.
Earlier on Thursday, the department had published the merit list of second-round selection of UG first-year courses on the SAMS portal.
As per the official notification, as many as 40,611 students have been selected in the second round merit selection. Earlier, it was decided that these students will take admission between September 24-28 and final data of students will be uploaded between September 24-29.
This year, a total of 2,44,252 students had applied for admission into Plus 3 courses.
The BJB college in the State capital continues to remain the first choice for students in the second merit list selection. The college recorded cut off of 88.8 per cent in commerce, 95.17 in physics, 89.33 per cent in Arts and 95 per cent in Zoology.
It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 1,68,537 students were selected in the first phase for admission in various degree colleges across the State. As per the notification issued by the Higher Education Department, a guideline will be subsequently issued for filling up the vacant seats.