Tuesday, June 17, 2008

New engneering colleges Iin Andhra

Andhra Pradesh is likely to see 80 new engineering colleges this year .According to information, around 80 institutes have sought approval from the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).All these would imply an addition of about 35,000 seats across all streams. This would also take the total number of engineering colleges in the state to about 410 while the number of seats would increase to about 155,000, the highest in the country.This year saw the highest number of students, at 270,000, appearing for the Engineering, Agricultural and Medicine Common Entrance Test (Eamcet) of which about 250,000 qualified.It is a two-tier fee structure with convenor filling up 80 per cent seats (Rs 27,500 per year) and the respective managements fill the remaining at Rs 83,000 per year.

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