Allotment-letters have been issued today as per time-table for the admission through online counseling in engineering colleges on the basis of PET-2011 in the State.
In first phase, counseling against available 82 thousand 822 seats in 219 engineering colleges was conducted in which as many as 42 thousand 233 candidates had locked their choice and 38 thousand 878 candidates have been allotted branch and institutes as per merit list.
Under the fee exemption scheme, out of total 4135 seats, 4135 candidates have already been allotted seats. Thus, a total of 43 thousand 23 candidates have been allotted seats for the admission to engineering course. Rest of the allotment will be made in upgradation round.Second phase counseling will start from August 12, for the admission to B.E programme. The candidates who did not attend first phase counseling, or did not get allotment in first phase can attend the second phase counseling. The candidates who did not appear in Pre-Engineering Test (PET) can also attend counseling in the second phase. Such candidates can appear in counseling on the basis of eligibility marks of test. Online registration and scrutiny are already in progress on this ground. The PET candidates will be allotted seats on priority and merit under second phase counseling. The remaining vacant seats would be allotted to the candidates on the basis of qualifying examination.