Andhra Pradesh government will set up 30 to 40 centres in Hyderabad for AP Eamcet to be held on May 6, The HRD Minister spoke to Telangana Chief Secretary and Education Minister and sought their approval for setting up AP Eamcet centres for the convenience of at least about 30,000 students, including girls residing in Hyderabad, without having to travel to Vijayawada. The students could choose their options on the web till April 21. The Eamcet results would be announced on May 26.
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The HRD Minister, who held a review meeting with the Higher Education department officials here on Thursday, said grades would be given to engineering colleges in the State based on their performance and academic standards. The department would take measures to check irregularities in engineering admissions under Category B and the government rejected above category seats in 14 engineering colleges for violation of rules, he said.
Disclosing that the Private Universities Bill will be introduced in the Assembly soon, he said a committee appointed for the purpose was studying all aspects of private universities and he inquired officials about the status of committee report. The government would also bring amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Universities Act, 1991 to address the loopholes in the system to bring in more accountability and a conference would be held with the Vice-Chancellors on May 21 to discuss the proposed amendments.
Mr. Rao said that a special recruitment board on the lines of APPSC would be constituted to fill vacancies in universities without giving scope for corruption. About 75 per cent of vacancies in universities would be filled soon, he added. Indicating plans to make Andhra Pradesh an Educational Hub, he said as a precursor, three education cities would be developed in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati in an extent of 1,000 acres to 2,000 acres each to provide land to the private universities, institutions set up in Public Private Partnership mode to suit the requirements of industries being set up in the State.
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