Up to 3.86, 464 students have been selected for admission to the branches of science, arts and commerce in various universities in the first list of merits published on Monday. Admission will take place from September 14 to 21.
Ravenshaw High School in Cuttack has the highest cut scores of any school in the state in all three branches of arts, science, and commerce. In the scientific mainstream, the cut-off marks at Ravenshaw are 91.33%, followed by 90.67% at BJB Junior College and 87.83% at Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Nilakantha Nagar at Berhampur. Last year, the limit at these top three institutes was 89%, 88.6%, and 86.67%, respectively.
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Ravenshaw has the upper limit of 79.3% for the arts, BJB University has 78%, and Rourkela Government High School has a 75% limit. The cutoff for the arts last year was 72.5%, 71.83%, and 67.83% at these colleges, respectively.
For the commercial stream, the upper limit is 82% followed by 80.83% at Rourkela Government Senior High School and 77.67% at Sailabala Women’s Junior College in Cuttack. Limits for trade flow last year were 75.83% at Ravenshaw, followed by 75.5% at Rourkela Government HSS and 74% at BJB junior college.
“The cap is expected to increase as students have scored better through the alternate assessment scheme and a greater number of students passed Class X compared to last year. This year, local or rural universities will get a lot of good students and have high limits, ”said Bhagirathi Kandi, a senior official in the Higher Secondary Education Directorate.
A total of 4, 35, 092 students applied for admission, of which 3, 86, 464 students were selected from the first list. Among the selected students, 3, 65, 920 students passed out from the Board of Secondary Education (BSE).