How to Multiple Select limit number of selection using jQuery

I was doing to set a max-limit of selection on drop down list as one user select if(max limit is 2) of the options other will not select automatically. You may also like How to Send HTML Form array in Codeigniter using Ajax and How to Submit Multiple Form array in Codeigniter using Ajax.


<select class="form-control MultiSelectSubCouseLimit" multiple="" required="" name="multiple_block[]">
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Jquery Code

var last_valid_selection = null;
$('.MultiSelectSubCouseLimit').change(function(event) {
    if ($(this).val().length > 2) {
      last_valid_selection = $(this).val();

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