The National Institute of Technology-Tiruchy (NIT-T), under the CCMT-2012 (Centralised Counselling for M Tech Admissions 2012), completed the first round of counselling for admissions in M Tech programmes, said P Palanisamy, Deputy Centre In-charge, NIT-T.
Speaking to Express, Palanisamy said the aim of CCMT was to connect all the 20 NITs across the country for common admission process through online. Following the results of the GATE examination (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), released in February, he said, the first round of allotment was released on June 14.
Stating that the candidates could report at any of the NITs for counselling, Palanisamy said, NIT-T was the reporting centre for Tamil Nadu and that the counselling procedures for the candidates, who got through the first round of allotment, was held between June 14 and June 18. Nearly 160 candidates reported at the NIT-T for counselling, for admission into M Tech programmes, which was held between 9 am and 5 pm, at the Octagon Computer Centre in NIT-T.
The CCMT counselling process was coordinated by the Dean of Academics, N Anantharaman, who is also the Centre In-charge and coordinator, SR Balasundaram. He also said, NIT-Jaipur was the coordinating centre for CCMT, for the academic year 2012-13 and N Srinivasa Sundarrajan, director, NIT-T, was the over all in-charge.
The results for the second and third rounds of counselling would be released on June 23 and 27 and counselling for those candidates would be held between June 23 and 25 and July 2 and 6, respectively, he said. “Candidates who get admission in the first three rounds of counselling, will have to report at the respective NITs between July 2 and 6, for completing the admission procedures,” said Palanisamy.