Nearly 40% seats in Bachelors of Architecture programme remain vacant after round 2 of admissions. As per data shared by the Admissions Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), of a total of 1,367 seats, 817 have been confirmed by the students whereas 550 seats remain vacant.
Of a total of 1,660 seats in the state, 1,367 seats are to be filled by the ACPC out of which, after round 2, a total of 1,056 seats were allotted and 311 remained vacant.
"After allotment, students need to pay fees to confirm their admissions. So, of the 1,056 allotted, only 817 students confirmed their admissions", said an official from ACPC.
"Architecture overall has witnessed a good response from students as compared to other courses in the state. But since there are quite a number of seats going vacant, we have initiated a new round of admission process on vacant seats," the official added.
Venus Institute of Design and Architecture of Swarnim Startup University had 17 seats vacant but now the number has gone up to 27. Kalol Institute of Design which had 32 seats vacant now has 35 seats vacant. Laxmi Institute of Design that had 17 seats vacant now has 19 seats vacant and Parul Institute of Architecture and Research had 18 seats vacant now has 42 seats vacant.