VIJAYAWADA: Elaborate arrangements are being made for the smooth conduct of EAMCET in the state scheduled to be held on May 8. As many as 2,54,902 candidates are appearing for EAMCET. Of them, 1,69,238 are competing for engineering seats.
According to EAMCET regional coordinator A V Ratna Prasad, 40,699 candidates are appearing for the test at 81 centres in Vijayawada region. He said all arrangements have been made at the test centres to ensure that candidates are not subjected to any inconvenience. “All the test centres have well-ventilated rooms with uninterrupted power supply. Drinking water arrangements have been made,” he said.
Observers will inspect the arrangements on Thursday and on the day of the exam, the candidates will be allowed into the examination halls one hour before the commencement of the test and no one will be permitted after 10 a.m. in case of engineering stream test and 2:30 p.m. in case of agriculture and medical stream.
The candidates were asked to ensure that filled-in online application form, along with an attested copy of caste certificate in case of SC, ST categories, are given to the invigilator along with OMR answer sheet. Sec 144 will be in force at the centres on the day of the test centre. Special squads and enforcement officers will be deployed at the test centres to check malpractices. The preliminary key will be released on May 10 and the ranks will be announced on May 26