TS ECET 2020: 90.83% candidates appear for Telangana engineering entrance exam

HYDERABAD: The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic failed to deter students from appearing for the Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test (ECET) as 90.83% of the total registered candidates appeared for the test, which was conducted on Monday.

While 13, 141 candidates appeared for the exam in the morning session, 1274 remained absent. More than 95% attendance is observed at 20 centers and 100 percent attendance in one center. When it comes to the afternoon session, 12, 307 candidates attended the exam and 1294 skipped the test. More than 90% attendance is recorded in 21 centers in this session.

Officials said that they made elaborate arrangements for conducting the ECET 2020 with a separate Covid-19 team at each center to ensure that candidates fully follow the Covid-19 guidelines. They said that entire premises of test centers were completely sanitized before and after exam in each session, thermal screening is conducted before entering the center.

The test is conducted for diploma and BSc (Mathematics) degree candidates for lateral entry into the second year BE/B Tech and B Pharmacy courses offered by both university colleges and private un-aided professional institutions in the State.




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