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HC issued notice to review Engg admission Pattern

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Appeal to change Engg admission pattern
The Andhra Pradesh High court, Justice L Narsimha Reddy issued notices to the government and authorities concerned seeking review of the engineering admission pattern across the state.

In a writ petition filed by the students and the Telangana Professional Colleges Managements Association, it is contended that there is a huge change in the circumstances when plan to conduct the entrance examination.

Around 2.4 lakh engineering seats are available in the convener's quota, in which 2.07 lakh students qualified in the EAMCET in 2012. Last year more than 1 lakh seats left vacant after three rounds of counseling for admissions across the state.

"Even after all the qualified students to get admissions, about 33,000 seats will be left vacant in the convener's quota this year. There are another 1,34,446 seats available in the management quota, of which over 1 lakh seats left vacant. An estimated 1.5 lakh seats remained vacant after the conclusion of the counseling for the academic year 2012-13", the petitioners contended.

Recently, Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced schedules for all the seven Entrance exams that are to be held in State, includes EAMCET which offers admissions in about 20 professional courses and commence classes from first week of August.

Click here to know the entrance exam schedule.

Based on the directions issued by the Supreme court to States in order to achieve a uniform academic year schedule in the entire country, the schedule has been brought up by the AP Govt.

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