Girls outshone boys in the Telangana Eamcet-III for admissions into MBBS and BDS seats by securing six out of top 10 ranks. The top rank went to Regalla Prapulla Manasa, a resident of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh. The second rank went to P Sri Harika.
The results declared by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) said out of 37,178 candidates who appeared for the exam, 36,834 qualified for the web counselling scheduled to begin from September 17. Among those qualified for the web counselling, 24,612 are girls and 12,222 are boys.
The pass percentage for Eamcet-III stood at 99.07 per cent. There were total 70 candidates who failed to qualify and 259 students whose details were not available with the university.
The Eamcet-III topper who secured a combined score of 96.13 and 152 marks in the common entrance test plans to take up cardio logy as her specialisation.“I plan to seek admission in Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad and pursue career in cardiology,“ said Manasa.
While the third phase of Eamcet was tougher than the previous two, the JNTUH received several objections over the preliminary key. An expert committee was established to evaluate these objections.
“We received nearly 700 objections for 20 odd questions. The committee found that there were seven questions which had no answers and one question was out syllabus,“ said Venugopal Reddy, vice-chancellor of JNTUH.
eenadu news paper 16-09-2016: http://epaper.eenadu.net