BHUBANESWAR: The higher education department on Thursday issued guidelines and dateline for Phase-II admission in degree colleges (plus III first year) for the session 2021-22. Online common application form will be available on SAMS website from November 23 (11am).
The applicants, who were previously selected and not taken admission, can apply for the Phase-II admission. The students, who were not selected at all in Phase-I admission, can apply for the second phase. The applicants who have not applied during the first phase can take part in this admission process. Even the students who were previously selected and taken admission can also apply for the second phase admission, said the department guidelines for the Phase-II admission.
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Last date of applying online is November 28. First merit list will be published on December 3 (2pm). Selected students can take admission between December 4 and December 7. Similarly, the second merit list will be published on December 10 (2pm). Second round admission will start from December 11 and continue till December 14 (5pm).
After completion of the first and second round, the department will publish the number of vacant seats on December 17 (2pm). Name of waitlisted applications will be published in the e-space of a particular higher educational institution for selection and admission into different streams of Plus III first year. College will verify documents and admit selected applicants between December 21 and December 23.
The students who had attended offline Plus II board examination will take part in the admission process. Around 13,000 Plus II students, who did not accept the marks awarded to them through an alternate assessment system, had appeared for offline examination between October 1 and October 11. After publication of results, students can take part in the second phase admission.
“There are enough seats for the passed-out students in degree colleges across the state. More than 80,000 seats have been lying vacant after completion of Phase-I UG admission on October 30,” said an official from the department.
The state has 2,49,539 seats in 1,022 degree colleges. This year, 2,44,252 students have applied for UG admission against last year’s 2,13,959 students. After first, second and spot selection rounds, more than 1,70,000 seats have been filled up.