Hyderabad: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) will be conducting the Telangana EAMCET (Engineering , Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) on May 2, 2016, it is officially announced.
The registeration process will however start in the month of February.
The Telangana EAMCET 2016 is a state level common entrance test (CET), conducted for selecting candidates for admissions to undergraduate Engineering, Agriculture and Medical courses in the government and private colleges located in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
As per the available details, the question paper for the 03-hour test will consist of a total of 160 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each based on subjects Maths /Biology/Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry. No negative marking will be done for wrong answers.
The EAMCET 2016 will be conducted in two languages, English and Telugu. But, at Hyderabad centre the students will have an option to select the Urdy language.
Application fee is Rs.250/- for Engineering, Rs.250/- for Agriculture and Medical and Rs.500/- for Engineering, Agriculture and Medical.
The candidates who will secure qualifying marks in the exam and candidates belonging to the SC/ST communities for whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed, shall be assigned ranking in the order of merit on the basis of combined score obtained by giving 75 per cent weightage to the marks secured in EAMCET 2016 and 25 per cent weightage to the marks secured in the relevant group subjects namely Mathematics or Biology, Physics, Chemistry of the qualifying examination.