TS is all set to conduct its maiden Eamcet, and the government has announced its schedule, while the notification will be released on February 25.
NV Ramana Rao, convener of Eamcet-2015, said that the online applications for the EAMCET for both engineering and medicine will be accepted between February 28 and April 9 while the forms can also be submitted till April 15, with a fine15 with a fine of Rs. 100; till April 22 with Rs 1,000 fine; till May 8 with Rs. 5,000 fine and till May 12 with Rs. 10,000 fine.
. The exam is scheduled to be held on May 14.
Around 1.80 lakh students from Telangana and 70,000 from Andhra Pradesh will appear for the exam. Students from AP need to visit Telangana state to take up the TS Eamcet, as there are no exam centers in AP currently.
The exam convenors informed that there were no changes made to the exam pattern, and students need to get a minimum of 25 per cent of the total 160 mark for the qualification, while SC/ST candidates will require no minimum qualifying mark. The Intermediate marks will carry 25 per cent weightage in the allotment of the ranks.
Students can pay the exam fee through the private banks, besides the TS and AP Mee Seva centres as well as online centres. Students can download their halltickets from 8th May to 12th May.