Bhubaneswar: The classes for plus three first year courses commenced today following admission process in 834 colleges across Odisha.
The orientation class for the first year students was held this morning.
This year, the admission into science, arts and commerce streams was held in three phases. However, all the seats could not be filled.
Out of 2,17,973 seats, admission has been conducted in 1,46,750 seats and 71,223 seats are still lying vacant in all the streams.
While 91,128 seats have been filled out of 1,30,882 seats in Arts, admission has been held into only 22,821 seats in Physical Science out of 34,494 seats, 16,178 seats have been filled in Biological Science out of 22,578 seats and 15,568 seats have been filled in Commerce stream out of total 28,701 seats.
Hence, total 71,223 seats (39,754 in Arts, 11,673 in Physical Science, 6,400 seats in Biological Science and 13,133 seats in Commerce) are lying vacant in various colleges, revealed the Higher Education department on its website.
The admission is expected to be conducted once again after Plus Two Instant examination results announced on July 14.