Admission into Plus II courses begins from today

Bhubaneswar: Process for admission into Plus II courses in junior colleges began today. Students selected as per the first cut-off list published by the School and Mass Education department can take admission at their preferred colleges.

In the first phase, a total of 3,41,927 students have been selected in the first cut-off list for admissions into Arts, Commerce, Science, Sanskrit streams and Vocational Education.

The admission process on basis of the first cut-off list will continue till July 5 whereas the second cut-off list will be declared on July 10.

Admission in the second phase will be done from July 11 to July 12. Classes are scheduled to begin from July 24.

As per reports, the Ravenshaw Higher Secondary School in Cuttack topped the list for Science stream with 88.83 percent; BJB Higher Secondary School in Bhubaneswar came second with 88.33 percent while Berhampur-based Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Neelakantha Nagar was the third-most sought after college in the State with 88 percent.

The Sainkul College in Ghasipura block of Keonjhar district recorded the highest cut-off in Arts stream at 78.97 percent while the highest cut-off for Commerce was at BJB Higher Secondary School at 78.2 percent.

As many as 4,41,306 students had registered their names for admission into 2,001 Plus Two junior colleges across the State through offline and online mode between June 1 and 23.