Plus-one second allotment completed, lakhs of students still waiting for admission
Thiruvananthapuram: Over a lakh students are worried about their plus-one admission as second allotment has also completed in the state. Even after scoring A-plus in all subjects, many students have failed to get admission in their favourite stream and school.
Nearly 1.75-lakh students are continuing to wait for admission. Now the students are anxious that they may be forced to take admission at unaided schools by paying a huge fee.
A total of 3,94,457 plus-one seats are available in the state. After the completion of the first and second allotment, 2,69,533 students have obtained admission in plus-one classes.
As many as 4,65,219 students have applied for plus-one admission in the state.
At present, only supplementary allotment process is to be completed. But only 655 seats are left in the merit category. Remaining seats: Thiruvananthapuram- 5, Kollam- 37, Pathanamthitta - 242, Alappuzha- 49, Ernakulam- 32, Idukki- 166, Kozhikode - nil, Kottayam- 1, Thrissur- 1, Malappuram- 1, Wayanad- 1, Palakkad- 41, Kannur- 21, Kasargod-58.
A total of 1,21,318 students secured A plus grade in all subjects in the SSLC examination. The majority of the students have given priority to science subjects. Though the government increased seats, additional batches were not allotted.
Education minister reassured that sufficient seats are available in the state for the candidates.