Though the last date of admission to undergraduate courses has not ended in some colleges, about 20,000 students have applied for degree course in arts, science and commerce. There are about 3,500 seats in different streams in colleges of Patna University this year.
The school pass-outs are so gaga about getting admissions to Patna University college that they are also considering to use unfair means at the entrance test.
N.K. Chudhary, principal of Patna college said that two candidates were caught for malpractice in the examination hall. Both these candidates are debarred from admission to any course in the college for the next 10 years. More 2,000 candidates took the entrance test at Patna College and Patna Science College on June 17th, 2014.
Patna college alone received 5,300 applications for 600 seats, while Patna College received more than 2,000 applications for 600 seats for the arts stream only. B N College has received more than 3,100 applications for 950 seats in arts and science streams. For 750 seats in arts, science and commerce streams, Magadh Mahila College has received nearly 4,000 applications while Vanijya Mahavidyalaya has received over 4,000 applications against 400 seats in commerce stream alone. There are huge crowds at the admission counters of different colleges with the deadline nearing for submission of application forms.
Dolly Sinha, principal of Magadh Mahila College said, the results are published for entrance test to B.Sc (Hons) and B.A and the classes shall commence on June 22 and June 20 respectively.
In the Patna Science College, the last date for receiving admission forms is June 19 and the entrance test will be held on June 23. Admissions to the respective courses would start by the end of this month. Entrance test for admissions to BCA and biotechnology courses was held on June 17, where around 550 candidates appeared for the same, said principal U.K. Sinha.
In BN College, entrance test for the BA and BSc (Hons) will be held on June 24 and the results will be published on June 25 and admissions would start from June 26, said principal P.K. Poddar.
In Patna College, the results to BA (Hons) would be published on June 22 and the admission process would start from June 26. The classes would commence on July 1, said principal.
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