In spite of the qualms that Tamil Nadu students will lose out notably on medical seats due to NEET, there has not been a significant increase in interest in engineering seats.
This year it is reported that Anna University received about 6000 more applications than 2016. Approximately 1.8 lakh seats are available this year which means 45000 seats might go vacant. There is a possibility that unoccupied seats may increase in number once the admission process is done.
See: TNEA Admissions 2017
Employment opportunities could be affected.
Inter-se-merit: Random numbers used to prepare inter-se-merit, where more than one candidate has secured the same mark, were generated for all the applicants. The inter-se-merit among the candidates would be determined in the order of priority based on percentage of marks in mathematics; physics; fourth optional subject; date of birth (elder will be given preference); and random number assigned (higher value will be given preference). reports The Hindu
On the fall in the applicant’s , Higher Education Secretary Sunil Paliwal said across the country 15 lakh engineering seats were available but it was higher than other countries.
In colleges there is demand for core engineering subjects while the circuit-based courses are being closed down.
The tentative date for counselling is June 27.
The agriculture university has also started the admission process. The CBSE has said that NEET results would be declared before June 26, according to Mr Paliwal.
Admission for B Arch will begin from June 25 for the over 2,000 seats in the State. A total of 4,500 candidates appeared for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture from the State, said Ranee Vedamuthu, Dean, School of Architecture and Planning.
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