The cut-off were very high at HR College of Commerce in Churchgate with 92.3% (for science students). At Vile Parle’s NM college it was 91.60%. Last year, the cut-off at these colleges was around 88%.
It is believed that although the pass percentage of students in Mumbai is 69.72% this year at the HSC, but lot of students have scored 90s and 80s in popular subjects, which is why the cut-offs are soaring. For professional courses, most students wish to apply to the top colleges, so cut-offs will remain high.
Some of the top colleges, such as St Xavier’s, Ruparel, Ruia, HR, Jai Hind, declared a marginal increase in cut offs in comparison to 2010. For instance, Bhavan’s college BSc computer science rose by 6% as compared to 2010.
The first list cut-offs are high for many students, but second list will definitely see a fall in the cut offs.The second list will be announced on 22-23 June 2011.