Four lakh seats may remain vacant in colleges

  • About 25 thousand registrations done in sixth CLC round
  • Number of seats also increased by 80 thousand

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
The process of admission to UG and PG courses is going on in colleges across the state. The Higher Education Department has recently started the sixth phase of College Level Counseling (CLC), under which a total of 18,627 registrations have been done for UG so far and 15,654 have also got the documents verified.

Apart from this, a total of 6,240 registrations and 4,721 verifications have been done so far in the CLC of this phase for PG. For UG and PG, fees will have to be deposited online from September 6 to 12 in the colleges allotted for the vacant seats due to upgradation. It is to inform that out of 9.89 seats in 1367 government and private colleges of the state, 5.39 lakh admissions have been done in UG and PG till the fifth phase of College Level Counseling (CLC) by the Higher Education Department. Still about 4.25 lakh seats are vacant. In such a situation, there is a possibility that about four lakh seats will remain vacant this year also. With the addition of 30 new colleges, the number of seats has also increased by 80 thousand. Now the vacant seats are expected to be filled in the final phase. Verification of documents under the sixth CLC round will be done by Monday.

In the fourth round, so far 285 new registrations have been done for B.Ed and a total of 4250 applicants have been given the option of college.

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