Higher secondary seats in govt/aided schools to be increased by 20 pc in state
Thiruvananthapuram: The government issued an order to increase by 20 percent the number of seats in Plus One courses in all government and aided higher secondary schools in the state.
The seats are organised in a way that would not cause additional loss to the government. The order is not applicable for the seats in unaided higher secondary schools. The first allotment of Plus One admission was completed on Monday.
The government has also directed to reorganise the seats in Plus One batches. In some schools, there would not be sufficient number of students in batches. In some other schools, the number of students are higher than the number of seats. This will be reorganised in the appropriate way.
The batches in government schools where there are not enough number of students can be shifted to another government school. The shift of batch will be allowed to schools within or outside the district.
The Director of Higher Secondary Education has been entrusted with the responsibility to submit the recommendation regarding seat reorganisation. Sufficient number of Plus One seats are not available in Malabar region. The government will notify the details of the shift of batch separately.
At present, allotment to 2,00,842 seats have been completed. A total of 96,010 students have received admission. Also, 82,950 students got admission sustaining higher options and they will be considered in the second allotment. They can change school or course if their preferred option is allotted. 17,928 students were out of the list when first allotment was complete.
The allotment has not included the additional seats allowed by the government. This will be included in the supplementary phase after the second allotment. There will be two supplementary allotments. School shift or combination shift are allowed in this phase.