The MHT-CET Centralised Admission Process (CAP) 2016, has displayed ‘delay’ in every step of the admission process from allocation round 1 till date. Today, July 25, the Maharashtra Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) was expected to release the list of vacant seats for CAP Round 4. This, comes after a delay of four days, from the original scheduled release date of July 20. The list that was scheduled for display by 5pm today, hasn’t been released yet. An official from DTE has placed responsibility for this delay on faulty technical lines. He said that the document has been prepared but is taking too long to upload. The official refused to give further information or an estimated time for release.
Students, however, are no longer surprised by this delay. Aditya
Each time, the DTE was facing technical issues. Mahesh Babu, a student from Nashik, says, “Technical issues should no longer be an excuse. If the authorities know that the same problem has been occurring since round 1, they should have repaired the glitch by now.” Another student from Nashik expressed his displeasure, saying, “We have been asked to refill the option form to participate in round 4, but how do we fill the form without knowing which seats are vacant?” The DTE has displayed a notification PDF asking students to fill their options irrespective of whether the seats are vacant or not, as seats may become vacant if candidates forfeit their prior allocation in round 4. Thus, the display of a vacant seats list may sound moot in this respects.
Besides, students say that there is a slim chance that seats will be available for allocation later if they are not listed in the vacant