One Third Of Applicants Ignore EAMCET-3

12 Sep, 2016 11:28 IST|Sakshi
Tirupati observed the lowest with only 1,751 candidates who appeared for the exam

Hyderabad: EAMCET-3 held on Sunday witnessed a low attendance as only 66.25 percent candidates attended the exam, while 90 percent attendance was recorded for EAMCET-II.

Telangana government conducted the medical entrance test for the third time after paper leak issue surfaced in July.

A total of 37,199 candidates appeared for the exam out of 56,153 applicants and 18,954 gave the test a miss

An official from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) said that students might have skipped the exam as some of them went ahead with their NEET score and there was also a delay for conducting the exam.

A total of 37,199 candidates appeared for the exam out of 56,153 applicants and 18,954 gave the test a miss.

A press release by JNTU-H stated that highest turnout was witnessed in Hyderabad as 6,939 gave the exam and Tirupati observed the lowest with only 1,751 candidates.

Incidentally, there will be less competition among the aspirants following the low attendance as the number of medical seats has gone up to 450 this academic year

The officials released the preliminary key on Sunday evening and said that web counseling schedule, seat allotment details will be announced after the declaration of results.

Incidentally, there will be less competition among the aspirants following the low attendance as the number of medical seats has gone up to 450 this academic year.


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