Assam: Over 1.50 Lakh Students Enroll In Government Colleges; Free Online Admission In Private Colleges From Next Year

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Guwahati, August 01, 2023: Assam’s Higher Education Minister, Ranoj Pegu, announced that a staggering 1.5 lakh students have successfully secured admissions in government and provincialised colleges and universities in the state through the integrated portal, The admission process was completed, and the first-year classes for undergraduate students are scheduled to commence on August 1.

The data provided by the minister revealed that a total of 1,49,760 students have been admitted in various colleges across Assam, excluding those under Assam University Silchar, private colleges, and venture colleges.

In a significant step towards ease of access, the minister also stated that starting from next year, free online admission services will be extended to all private colleges, including venture colleges. This move is aimed at streamlining the admission process and making it more convenient for students seeking education in private institutions.

The stream-wise data indicates that the highest number of students, approximately 1,15,000, have chosen the arts stream for their studies. 13,300 students have opted for commerce, while 20,300 students have taken admission in the science stream.

Interestingly, the enrollment of female students has surpassed that of male students, with a notable difference. Out of the total admissions, 82,400 female students have enrolled this year, compared to 67,400 male students, with an additional three students identifying as transgender.

With such impressive enrollment figures, Assam is gearing up to provide quality higher education opportunities to a diverse and talented student population.

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