Presidency College will admit college students to its undergraduate programs based mostly on board marks as entrance exams couldn’t be held, an official of the institute stated on Tuesday. An admission discover issued on Monday stated the benefit lists for topics in arts and science, barring statistics and economics, will probably be ready on the idea of marks obtained in Class 10 and Class 12 board exams.
For economics and statistics, college students will probably be admitted based mostly on their greater secondary or equal twelfth customary board marks. Aspirants can submit on-line functions until 3 pm on August 20, it stated.
“We’ve got posted particulars in regards to the admission process for UG programs (arts and science) on August 2. It is going to be based mostly on the marks obtained by college students,” Presidency College Vice-Chancellor Anuradha Lohia advised PTI.
The choice to confess college students based mostly on board examination marks was taken after the upper training division requested authorities of the state government-run universities to not maintain any entrance take a look at or counselling for undergraduate programs as a part of the screening course of this 12 months and solely go by the marks awarded by way of analysis technique.
The state board exams for Class 10 and 12 weren’t held this 12 months as a result of COVID-19 scenario.
In case of tie for making ready the benefit lists, the candidates will probably be judged contemplating their share of combination marks obtained within the Class 12 examination on the first occasion. A pupil acquiring extra combination marks can have a greater rank, the admission discover stated.
If a tie exists thereafter, the method will probably be repeated contemplating the proportion of marks obtained by them in Madhyamik or equal tenth customary examination, it added.
The SFI-controlled Presidency College College students’ Council has opposed the brand new admission standards by the upper training division, arguing that the federal government interfered with the useful autonomy of establishments and compromised with their excessive tutorial customary arrange over time.