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Flood of marks and flurry for the big league
- What schools want

Calcutta, May 31: Hours after the Madhyamik results were announced top institutions across the city offering higher secondary courses were in the middle of a hectic routine ' chalking out measures to cope with the rush of admission seekers from tomorrow.

Most schools called special meetings of their academic councils immediately after the results were declared.

'Our students have performed brilliantly and we are sorry that we had to set a high cut-off percentage for both external as well as our own students,' said Krishna Damani, a spokesperson for South Point High School.

Others like Gokhale Memorial, Holy Child, Hindu, Hare and St Lawrence have also decided to set 'high cut-off marks' for admission to Class XI.

'We are extremely happy with the performance of our students. But we may not be able to accommodate all our top scorers in the science stream,' said Father Benny Thomas, the headmaster of St Lawrence School.

Some of the more known city institutions have already finalised their criteria and admission roster.

South Point School: For science ' 90 per cent in aggregate and 255 in science group. For commerce ' 80 per cent in aggregate. For arts ' 70 per cent in aggregate.

Distribution of forms, free of cost, from today.

St Lawrence School: For science ' 85 per cent in total; For commerce ' 70 per cent.

Forms, priced at Rs 30, to be distributed from June 2.

Shri Sikshayatan: For direct admission ' 80 per cent total and also in all science subjects and mathematics; For selection through screening ' 75 per cent in aggregate and also in science and math.

For direct admission in commerce ' 75 per cent in science and math; For selection through screening ' 75 per cent in total and 65 per cent in math.

For direct admission in humanities ' 70 per cent in aggregate and 70 per cent in English; For selection through screening ' 65 per cent in total and 65 per cent in English.

Forms, Rs 100 each, to be distributed from June 2.

Gokhale Memorial Girls' School: For science ' 80 per cent in total; For commerce '70 per cent in total and 80 per cent in math; For humanities ' 70 per cent in English.

A form would cost Rs 75.

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25: First language paper II
27: Second language
28: History
March 1: Geography
2: Physical science
3: Life science
4: Additional subject
6: Mathematics

Holy Child Institute for Girls: For pure science ' 80 per cent in total and science subjects; For bio-science ' 75 per cent in total. Forms priced at Rs 50 to be distributed on June 1 and 2.

Nava Nalanda High School: For science ' 640 in total and 240 in science group; For eco-stats-math ' 600 in total and 80 per cent in math; For humanities ' 520 in total. Forms from June 1.

Jadavpur Vidyapith: For direct admission in science ' 730 in total. Through selection ' 680 in total. Forms priced at Rs 100 to be distributed on June 1, 2 and 3.

Carmel High School: For direct admission in science ' 680 in aggregate and 255 in science group (not less than 80 per cent in individual science subjects); For ICSE and CBSE students ' 90 per cent required for direct admission.

For direct admission in commerce ' 600 in aggregate and 80 in math (for a combination with the subject). For direct admission in humanities ' 600 in aggregate. Forms will be given on June 1 and 2. Price of form Rs 20.

Patha Bhavan: Admission tests will be held for all streams. For pure science ' 75 per cent in aggregate with 80 per cent in the science group; also 80 per cent in mathematics. For nutrition science ' aggregate 70 per cent with 210 in science group. For humanities ' 65 per cent in aggregate.

Forms, Rs 50 each, to be distributed on June 1, 2 and 3.

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