The Supreme Court (SC) of India has given its go-ahead to conduct the second round of engineering counseling for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2014 (EAMCET 2014) for the state of Telangana only, as per reports. Moreover, the counseling will be open to such students who have not joined any college until now.
The recent SC order gave the green signal to conduct the second round of counseling to grant admission into 174 private engineering colleges which had been de-recognized by the Hyderabad based Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU). These colleges did not comply with the norms laid down by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and JNTU. AICTE is the statutory body of the technical education system throughout India and JNTU conducts the EAMCET.
The counseling session has to be completed by Friday, November 14, 2014 and the academic session should commence from Saturday, November 15, 2014. The SC has also directed all the engineering colleges to wrap up their academic sessions as per the AICTE norms. The first semester needs to be completed by the month of January, 2015 and the second semester needs to start from the second week of February, 2015.
Students who failed to get seats in the first phase of EAMCET 2014 counseling and had later gained admissions in other colleges through management quota as well as spot admissions can participate in the second counseling round.
EAMCET 2014 was held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 and the Results were declared on Monday, June 09, 2014. This examination is essential for admission into various engineering and medical colleges. Around 3,95,600 candidates had registered for EAMCET 2014.