More than six lakh candidates have registered for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET), which determines admissions for engineering, pharmacy and agriculture-related programs.
After a marginal drop within the variety of registrations final 12 months, CET registrations have picked up this 12 months. Last 12 months, the entire registration for MHT-CET was 5,17,132, which was lower than 5.3 lakh registrations the 12 months earlier than.
This 12 months, it has taken a giant leap by recording a complete of 6,04,870 registrations for MHT-CET.
Academicians are attributing this response to the substantial development and use of know-how, which calls for expert manpower.
“This increase in the number of registrations could be due to buoyancy in the fields of technology and pharmaceuticals. Almost every brand or company has their technical wing. Along with regular business, all are working toward developing their intelligent system. Due to this, there is much demand for computer engineering, IT, electronics and telecommunication graduates,” mentioned Dr G T Thampi, principal of Thadomal Shahani Engineering College.
A professor from an engineering faculty in Navi Mumbai mentioned, “Last year, there was a marginal drop in the number of students wanting to pursue costly professional courses. Now that gap was anyway expected to recover.”
Registrations for MBA-CET have additionally risen.
A complete of 1,35,073 candidates registered for the MBA-CET this 12 months towards 1,32,036 final 12 months.