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Hyderabad boy tops POLYCET

Hyderabad boy tops POLYCET
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Hyderabad: Hyderabad Boy Tops POLYCET, A total of 2,38,947 candidates appeared for the test. Kadaru Sahith belonging to Hyderabad secured first rank...

  • 15 private colleges with 6,395 seats get nod
  • Counselling likely to begin on June 9

Hyderabad: As many as 1,67,360 candidates have qualified in the Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (POLYCET) that was held on May 21. A total of 2,38,947 candidates appeared for the test. Kadaru Sahith belonging to Hyderabad secured first rank in the POLYCET by scoring 119 marks and boys secured top three ranks. Mallina Yaswant Chowdary from Nallajarla in West Godavari district secured the second rank with 118 marks.

However, girls again outshined boys with a total pass percentage of 76.13 as against boys’ 67.13 per cent. Prof L Venugopal Reddy, the Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Council for Higher Education, released the test results here on Saturday. Ajay Jain, Commissioner of Technical Education said the government sanctioned 19 new government polytechnic colleges. “Of the 19 new sanctioned colleges, eight colleges will be in Telangana and 11 in Andhra Pradesh. As many as 15 private colleges with 6,395 seats have also been also added. However, seven polytechnic colleges have been closed,” he explained. A total of 24 colleges were added to the existing 443 colleges bringing the total to 467 colleges in two states.

“This year, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has granted permission for 26,735 seats taking the total seats to 1,45,481.” Ajay Jain said.

Results are available on http://dteap.ac.in, http://sbtetap.gov.in,https://apceep.nic.in, www.manabadi.com etc and ranks would be communicated to the candidate through SMS. Students can download rank cards from websitehttps:/ /apceep.nic.in, from May 31. The scanned OMR sheets answered will be uploaded on the website June 4. The first phase of counselling is likely to commence from June 9 to June 22. The admission quota would remain the same in the two States i.e. 85 per cent local and 15 per cent for non-local students.

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