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Telangana 9,000 seats empty in engineering phase 1
With nearly nine thousand engineering seats vacant and a similar number of candidates not getting any seat in the first phase, chances are most of the seats will be filled in the next round of counseling.
But private engineering colleges feel most students might actually not join even though they get seats in various colleges. Ninety five percent of CSE (Computer Science Engineering), 88 percent of ECE (Electronics and Communication), 94 percent of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and 100 percent of IT seats in convenor quota have been filled in the first phase. These were the most sought after courses by engineering aspirants. Of the balance, over nine thousand vacant seats, mechanical (2213) and civil (1067) account for more than thirty percent.
The web options window for the second and final phase of counselling will be thrown open on July 24 and 25. All 9,000 candidates and even those who got a seat in first phase but desire to join a better college, can exercise options in the second phase. The seat allotment would be done on July 27.