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Kochi: Applicants rush for MG courses

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | VINOD NEDUMUDY
Published Jun 8, 2019, 8:08 am IST
Updated Jun 8, 2019, 8:08 am IST
The University, riding on the strength of high NIRF ranking, has received over 5000 applicants more this year from last year.
MG University
 MG University

Kochi: The MG University is witnessing record number of applicants for UG and PG courses under the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) and the first allotment of UG has witnessed very high cut-off marks for key subjects as well.

The University, riding on the strength of high NIRF ranking, has received over 5000 applicants more this year from last year. The spurt is taking place even after the delinking of autonomous colleges. Against 32,499 UG seats, 69,500 applications were received while for 5,832 PG seats, 19,782 applications were received for CAP by the university.

 

BCom is having the highest cut-off mark among courses in top colleges under the varsity. Baselios College, Kottayam; Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta and St Thomas, Pala have a cut-off of 98 percent while Alphonsa College, Pala and BCM College, Kotta-yam have the cut-off of 97 percent marks. St Paul’s College, Kalamassery and UC College, Aluva have a cut-off of 96 per cent. BMC Thrikkakara, St Thomas Kozhencherry and Marthoma College, Tiruvalla have 95 percent cut-off.

BA English Language and Literature too is witnessing very high cut-off marks. Baselius Kottayam, Catholicate Pathana-mthitta, St Thomas Pala, UC Aluva, BMC Thrikkakara and St Thomas Kozhencherry have 96 percent as the cut-off mark. Alphonsa Pala, BCM Kottayam and Marthoma Tiruvalla have 95 percent as cut-off mark. The science subjects and BA Economics too have the cut-off ranging from 92 to 96 percent in top ten colleges under the varsity.

“The consistent high performance of MGU in NIRF ranking for the past three years - from 52nd in 2017, to 34th in 2018 and to 30th in 2019 -has become a talking point. The university also secured NAAC A grade with a CGPA of 3.24, the highest in the state. We are a two-time winner of the Chancel-lor’s Award for best university  and have been released UG results in 10 days  in 2019 ,” said Prof Sabu Thomas who assumed full-time charge as VC recently.

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