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Around 3k Engineering seats likely to remain vacant in Karnataka

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3k Engg seats likely to remain vacant
After announcement of Karnataka CET 2013 first round of seat allotment results, around 3,464 engineering seats likely to remain vacant.

For the first time, all the government quota BDS seats were occupied by the students.

Also, the demand for engineering seats has gone up, with the number of vacant seats falling from around 8,000 last year to 3,464 in 2013.

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2013 first round seat allotment results on Wednesday i.e July 10, 2013.

According to the sources of KEA, around 2,214 seats in medical, 795 seats in dental, 1,720 B.Sc, 60 BVSc, 333 B.Tech (food) and 59 B.Tech (Agri) seats were allotted to aspirants based on their CET ranking and reservation.

Only 2 seats allotted for B.Architecture and 3,464 engineering seats remained vacant.

An official from KEA said, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) was the first choice for top ranking medical aspirants.

"In the engineering stream city-based colleges BMS college of Engineering, RV college of Engineerin, PESIT and MSRIT were most popular choices," he said.

According to students who have been allotted Electronics & Computer Science seats at the prestigious Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore were told that the fate of their admission rests on the result of the High Court.

KEA has advised all students who have secured MBBS government quota seats to furnish an affidavit in Rs 100 stamp paper confirming that they will do one year rural service on completing the course.

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