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Andhra Pradesh to Telangana: Take Decision on Fee Reimbursement, The Andhra Pradesh government here on Monday demanded the Telangana government to...

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government here on Monday demanded the Telangana government to take a prompt decision on the management quota in engineering and on fee reimbursement.

Speaking to media after releasing provisional list of shortlisted candidates for International Institute of Information Technology (three campuses) at Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU), the Andhra Pradesh Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao said that the government had taken a decision to increase management quota seats from five per cent to 15 per cent. As the admissions process is common for 10 years, he urged the Telangana government to take a quick decision on it.

Ganta said that government would issue GO on fee reimbursement after Telangana government officially communicates their stand on it. The minister said that after scrutinising the decision of Telangana government, they will decide on the next course of action.

Around 3,000 seats are available in three campuses, a total of 985 seats were allotted in Telangana region for 9,616 students who have applied for six year integrated B Tech programme in Basar campus while in Andhra Pradesh about17,907 students applied and 1,822 seats were allotted in Nuzvid and Idupulapaya campuses. Karminagar district in Telangana and East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh have managed to get highest seats i.e. 196 and 307 respectively. Hyderabad and Nellore districts got only 23 and 57 seats respectively.

Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) Vice-Chancellor Prof. R V Raja Kumar said that as many as 990 students who secured 10/10 grade point average in Class X have applied. Of them, a 494 secured the seats. This year, 85.46 per cent of students from non-residential government schools were selected while only 14.54 per cent students were selected from private and government residential schools. About 85 per cent students from rural and 14.89 per cent urban areas were also selected.

The university officials said that counselling for shortlisted candidates in the open and reserved category (excluding special categories) would be conducted at RGUKT campuses at Basar, Adilabad district, Telangana, Nuzvid, Krishna district, AP, and Idupulapaya, YSR Kadapa district, AP, on July 23 and 24.
The officials made it clear that the shortlisted candidates must attend the counselling on the prescribed date along with necessary original certificates failing which he/she cannot claim again.

The counselling for candidates who are in the waiting list would be held on July 27, in case of any leftover seats in the first counselling. The counselling for sports, NCC, CAP and PH would be conducted at the RGUKT head quarters in Hyderabad on July 17 and 18. Prof. Kumar said that the classes will commence from July 28 and admission process will conclude on July 31.

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