In Maharashtra, maximum seats are left vacant in all the courses offered by the institutes.
It is being estimated on the basis of statistics, that this year admissions in these courses may likely to be far less than last year.
Around 69,000 engineering seats left vacant after the completion of the first round of counselling in Maharashtra. A total of 93,232 candidates selected seats in engineering courses.
According to the sources, DTE, Maharashtra indicates that most of the colleges failed to fill the professional courses seats.
As per statistics, 14,505 seats out of 24,392 are still lying vacant after two rounds of admission.
In BPharm, about 608 out of 990 seats are vacant.
The worst hit is Hotel Management and Technology course in which hardly 25 out of 160 seats have been recorded for admission.
In polytechnic courses, 14,500 out of 24,655 seats remain unfilled.
It has been observed that a number of students who had filled the application forms to secure admissions have not showed up.
Meanwhile, even for Management courses like MBA, MCA, around 2,713 seats out of 5,100 are lying vacant.
The situation of vocational courses being offered by the department of higher education is also not getting the expected response this year. Sources with the department have informed that just 2,200 out of 11,500 seats in B.Ed have been filled till now.