Seats in 10 Engineering Colleges go abegging

Seats in 10 Engineering Colleges go abegging

Seats in 10 Engineering Colleges go abegging

Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test 2016 (EAMCET-2016) is the test conducted for the students to get admission in to various courses in various engineering colleges of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Procedure of EAMCET-2016 Counseling:

  • Certificate Verification
  • Exercising Options
  • Web Option Entry
  • Choice Filling and Locking
  • Modification of Option and Freezing
  • Seat Allotment
  • Allotment Order, Fee Payment and Reporting to College


As the first round of EAMCET counseling concluded, as many as 10 engineering colleges from two states had no participants. Nine colleges are from Andhra Pradesh and from Telangana. Putting management in to dilemma, about 21 colleges in Telangana saw less than 100 admissions while 147 colleges suffered similar outcome in Andhra Pradesh.

73000 seats remain vacant after EAMCET 2016 Engineering counseling in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. There are 1, 89, 088 seats in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states under convener quota.  A Total of 1.16,029 seats were filled in this first phase of counseling.  73,059 seats are available still.

In Andhra Pradesh, there are 326 colleges and 1, 20, 572 seats of which 62,190 seats were filled in first phase of counseling. There are 57,282 seats remaining vacant.  In Telangana, there are 149 engineering colleges in which 68,516 seats are available.   52,839 seats were filled in first phase of counseling and 15,677 are remaining.

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) which conducted the counseling announced that a total of 103 colleges in both the states had things going easy with students lapping up all their seats. Out of this 60 were in Telangana state and 38 in Andhra Pradesh.

Just 149 colleges from Telangana had participated in the counseling as 174 were barred for lack of infrastructure and faculty by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University- Hyderabad. A total of 326 Andhra Pradesh colleges invited candidates for admissions during the counseling.

About 38 Telangana colleges got a decent admission rate by lapping up about 200 students each and their counterparts in Andhra Pradesh did not fare any better with 208 students. By lapping up over 500 students, 47 colleges in Telangana marched ahead of others and in Andhra Pradesh the honor was bagged by 31 colleges.

Last year, in undivided in Andhra Pradesh, a total of 13 colleges had no participants. A total of 2.18 lakh students qualified in the EAMCET-2016. Out of them 1.80 lakh came forward for admission.

The dates for second phase of counseling will be announced later. According to a supreme court order, states should complete the admission process by August 31st. Admissions in 174 colleges which were barred by JNTU are expected to admit students in the second phase of counseling.



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