Some of the constituent colleges of Anna University in interiors areas have filled only half of their seats in the recent counseling for admission to engineering colleges.
The figures tell the story. According to the TNEA, 1.33 lakh candidates registered for counselling in 2019. Of them, 1,03,150 were found eligible. But the number of seats available was 1.72 lakh.
However, a little over 3,600 students with JEE (main) rankings have taken admission to these seats in the OJEE counselling held in July this year.
The technical education regulator under the HRD Ministry will be providing grants under the Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROBS) scheme.
The dip in minimum cut-off was drastic this year, several reputed colleges could not fill their seats
Out of the total 1,67,652 engineering seats available in colleges in the state, only 83,396 (49.74 % ) were filled.
So far, 78 technical colleges have opted for 'progressive closure' this year, the officials at the All India Council of Technical Education said.
Scenario was much better in 14 engineering colleges run by the state government universities as 3,069 seats of the total 3,071 were filled.
The total BTech seat strength in Odisha has come down from 38,296 in 2018-19 to 34,223 in 2019-20.
There is zero admission in 5 private colleges and in around 16 colleges not even 10 percent of the allotted seats filled up.
Many academicians in the field have come forward to allay the fears of farmers over the effects of electromagnetic induction near high tension towerlines and cables.
An RTI query also sought to know the names of members who were part of the inspection team.
With the threat of losing jobs or facing a huge pay-cut hovering over their head, faculty are asked by managements to use all means to get students enrolled
Anna University will be privy to disbursal of funds to government colleges.
The total number of applicants has come down to 1.33 lakh from 1.59 lakh last year.