Students looking for management quota seats in the Andhra Pradesh’s best engineering colleges will need to compete with JEE Main rankers from other states because their EAMCET Exam ranks and 12th marks won’t be enough to help.
As per the latest norms, the first preference will be given to JEE rankers and only the leftover seats will be given to Eamcet and Inter students later. Out of the 30 per cent management quota seats, 5 per cent has to be offered to children of NRIs.
JEE Main Rankers to get preference in AP over EAMCET students. Each engineering college has 70 per cent merit quota seats (category-A), to be filled through Eamcet counselling, and 30 per cent management quota (category-B) seats that the managements can fill on their own.
From last year, there has been heavy rush for management quota seats after the government fixed common fee for both merit and management quota seats. The common fees varies from college to college and ranges from Rs 30,000 to Rs 1.13 lakh per annum.