AP Higher Education chief secretary Ajay Mishra issued orders to this effect. As per the GO 73 clause I, qualifying in intermediate is enough to get admissions into medical courses.
Reservation category candidates must have 40% of marks. Candidates who suffer from locomotory disability of lower limbs should have secured 45% marks in intermediate, according to the new rules. This move is being criticized, and people are saying that poor students will lose due to the new rule.
In 2011 Andhra Pradesh government issued a GO and guidelines for admission into engineering colleges. The GO said, having 45% marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics subjects are compulsory for getting admission into engineering colleges. Medical admissions were not mentioned in that GO.
EAMCET 2013 was conducted on May 10, 2013.
A Total of 2,91,085 students applied for EAMCET 2013, but only 2,77,068 appeared for the exam. For a medical exam, nearly 1,05,065 students applied, and 1,00,004 appeared for the exam.
Higher education chief secretary Ajay Mishra chose the Q set code question paper for engineering. Kondru Murali, minister for medicine released S Set code for medical course.
In EAMCET engineering exam, a question in mathematics had no correct answer in the multiple choice. According to authorities, it is possible that a mark will be added to all the students for this questions.