Only 15 Per Cent MCA Seats Filled

Published: 04th August 2015 04:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2015 04:24 AM   |  A+A-

COIMBATORE: Indicating the continuation of poor response to Master of Computer Application (MCA) course among students, just over 15 per cent of seats available under single window counselling held at Government College of Technology in Coimbatore have got filled up this year.

On behalf of the State government, the Government College of Technology in Coimbatore is conducting the single window counselling to fill up government quota seats in MBA and MCA courses available in government, aided and private engineering and arts and science colleges.

The counselling for the MCA courses commenced on July 26 and went on till August 1. This was conducted to fill up a total of 14,778 seats available in 138 engineering and 124 arts and science colleges across the state.

Totally 3,168 candidates have applied for the MCA course. Out of which, 54 applications were rejected and 3,114 candidates were called for the counselling. At the end of the counselling, 2,308 students attended the counselling and 806 students were absent.

“Among the 2,308 students, who attended the counselling, 2,294 students got allotment and 14 students have opted for refund of counselling fee. At the end of the counselling 12,484 seats (84.48%) remained vacant,” said P Vijayan, Chief Coordinator of the Tamil Nadu MBA MCA Counselling.

A majority of students opted for MCA course in engineering colleges. While 1,816 students opted for engineering colleges, 478 students opted for art and science colleges, Vijayan added. Mean while, the single window counselling for the MBA courses started on Sunday. During the counselling held for differently abled persons on Sunday, 21 candidates were called for  counselling, out of which 18 seats were allotted. 15,840 MBA seats were available under government quota in 256 engineering colleges and 91 arts and science colleges.

Counselling for general category will continue till August 13.

Final phase of TNau Counselling

Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) plans to conduct the final phase of counselling this week, as five out of the eight colleges, not included in the counselling for want of government nod, have now got the GO to conduct admissions this year.


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