The final phase of the engineering admission process for the candidates who qualified AP EAMCET examination has concluded. The last phase of counselling was conducted for the candidates who passed Intermediate in supplementary examinations. The candidates who were not allotted seats in the initial phase of counselling were allotted seats in the final round.
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The AP EAMCET examination was conducted to fill up 1,09,634 engineering seats across various engineering colleges of Andhra Pradesh. The initial phase of counselling was concluded in the last week of June. The classes for the first year engineering students commenced from 1-July-2016. The final phase of counselling commenced in the second week of July as the intermediate supplementary results were released in the first week of July.
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Out of total seats, a total number of 67,859 seats were filled. It means an overall of 61.90% of seats were filled through the counselling. 41,775 engineering seats remain unfilled. A total number of 26 seats remained vacant in University engineering colleges. However, deemed universities recorded 100% admissions this year.
On the other hand, out of 3,454 seats, only 202 seats are filled in private pharmacy colleges. Most of the students who passed intermediate in BIPC did not turn up for pharmacy courses. Similarly, most of the students opted for Computer Science, Mechanical and Electronics streams in engineering. There was moderate response for civil engineering.
Some of the students opined that most of the engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh lack proper lab facilities. They mentioned that deemed universities are offering guaranteed placements which can’t be assured by private engineering colleges.
In the districts like Krishna and Guntur, very few private engineering colleges recorded 100% admissions.