VISAKHAPATNAM : Andhra University is making necessary arrangements for the smooth conduct of EAMCET-2015, to be conducted for the first time in the state post-bifurcation, on May 8. About 23,793 candidates are expected to appear for the exam in engineering, agriculture and medical disciplines in Visakhapatnam region.
The Andhra Pradesh EAMCET-2015 will be conducted from 10 am to 1 pm for engineering stream and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm for agriculture and medicine streams. In all, 17,187 candidates are likely to attend the exam in engineering stream in 33 test centres, while another 6,606 candidates are scheduled to appear for the exam in agriculture and medicine streams at 13 test centres in the region.
EAMCET-2015 regional coordinator at Andhra University, K Venkatasubbaiah suggested that candidates should report at the exam centre one hour before the commencement of the test, to complete the necessary formalities. He asserted that no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall after the exam commences. Also, none will be allowed out till the test concludes.
In view of the exam, several colleges are operating their buses for the convenience of their students. Avanthi Institute of Engineering and Technology at Makavarapalem is selected as the test centre for engineering courses of EAMCET-2015 to be held on Friday. The college has arranged free bus services from Anakapalle bus station, Yelamanchili bus station, Narsipatnam bus station, Old Gajuwaka (Amarvathi hotel junction), Kurmanapalem junction, Aganampudi, Lankelapalem and Anakapalle bypass.
For details, candidates can contact 9866664636 or 9849561696. Similar arrangements are being made by the RTC officials, but the buses are unlikely to operate due to the strike announced by the RTC workers since Tuesday morning.
Engineering test: 10 am to 1 pm
Medicine & Agriculture exam: 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm