Hyderabad: The first phase of Engineering Counseling was completed. It is reported that 40% seats are vacant. Out of 86, 313 seats available, only 53, 347 were filled up and 32, 966 fell vacant. Due to various reasons, 9, 321 candidates submitted their preferences but they were no provided seats since the group they selected was not available and also their ranks were not according to merit.
In Telangana State, in EAMCET, 98, 643 candidates passed EAMCET out of which 62, 668 belonged to Engineering and Pharmacy. In 79 colleges, all the seats were filled up whereas in five colleges not a single seat was filled up. There were 29 colleges in which less than 10 students preferred admissions. The last phase of counseling will be held on 29th and 30th July and the final allotment will be made on 31st July. Such of the candidates who do not have to pay the fees, may contact the website to know their selections. The candidates who are required to pay the fees may download the challan form from the website and remit the fees in any branch of SBH. The last date of payment of fees is 27th July and the last date of joining is 28th July. The candidates who do not contact in person will lose of their seats and their vacancies would be filled up from the waitlisted candidates.
Computer Science Engineering was the most preferred group. The second preference was Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineering. In all 6, 440 candidates selected Computer Science Engineering group. Despite this 4, 522 seats are still vacant. 12,918 students opted for Electronics and Communication Engineering but still there are 8, 225 seats are vacant. In Mechanical Engineering 7, 726 students sought admission and 5,445 seats are vacant. In Civil Engineering, 6, 242 students got admission and there are still 4, 013 seats are available. In Electrical Engineering 5, 370 students got admission and there are still 5,700 seats vacant. In Information Technology 2, 394 students, in Mining 361, in Chemical Engineering 243 and in Aeronautical Engineering 239 students sought admission. In Pharmacy only 125 students submitted their applications whereas there are 3, 778 seats still vacant.