A total of 3 lakh seats in 720 engineering colleges provided in all over AP. Only 2,90,015 candidates appeared for EAMCET 2013 exam.
Now the applicants are in search of good engineering colleges to pursue their B.E/B.Tech degree.
Student of a corporate college, Kavya, who is going to appear for Eamcet says, "As getting a seat is confirmed, we are aiming for the top ranks."
Around 3.83 lakh aspirants registered for EAMCET 2013 entrance exam for admissions to first year professional courses in colleges in the Andhra Pradesh.
The numbers are marginally less than last year, when 3.88 lakh candidates applied for the test. The numbers applying for what could be the last EAMCET for Medical discipline, shot up to 1.02 lakh over the last year's 94,418, given the indecision on NEET.
The response for the engineering discipline is marginally lower this year at 2.90 lakh as compared to the 2.93 applications received in 2012.
The Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET 2013) is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad on behalf of APSCHE.
The number of engineering candidates had decreased while the number of medicine applicants had increased by 42 per cent with 14,148 this year against 5,955 in 2010.
In 2012 over a 90,000 engineering seats left in all over AP. The poor rush for the engineering is also putting the colleges survival in danger.
Last year some Engg colleges failed to admit at least one candidate through convener quota and many other colleges had shut down particular departments that did not have any admissions.