TS EAMCET Exam 2022 to be postponed; Check Details
Telangans State Council of Higher Education officials are discussing on the schedule of TS EAMCET 2022, which is to be held from 14th to 20th of this month for admission to agricultural, medical and engineering courses. In view of the exceptional weather conditions and incessant rains, there is a plan to postpone the EAMCET.
Officials are expected to report the actual situation to the government based on the field conditions and the Meteorological Department report. Officials have already made all the arrangements for the EAMCET. However, with the recent incessant heavy rains, the situation has changed drastically across the state. Transport was disrupted in some areas.
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Many areas were flooded. Basically, the authorities have come to an estimate that it will be difficult for students to go to the examination centers. The government has also declared a red alert in the state. There was severe disruption in power supply and internet access in many places. Officials say that there is no situation to sit in the examination centers. Taking all these into consideration, the officials feel that it is right to postpone the exam.
1,71,945 studnets have registered for engineering, 94,150 for agriculture and medical, 350 applied for both, a total of 2,66,445 applications have been received, said Professor Goverdhan, convenor of TS EAMCET. Officials revealed that 14,722 more applications have been received this time compared to last year.
EAMCET has been scheduled on 14th and 15th of this month in Agriculture, Medical and for Engineering admissions on 18th, 19th and 20th. As the exam is being conducted online, electricity and internet facilities must be available. Both these infrastructures are being disrupted due to incessant rains. Even though exams are conducted with the help of batteries, inverters and generators, many students say that it is difficult to reach the exam centers. 109 centers have been set up in AP and Telangana for the examinations.
We will assess the situation and decide
Is it possible to manage the ensemble in the context of the prevailing weather conditions in the state? We will discuss that on Monday. We will estimate and come to a decision. We are ready to manage. However, we will take the government's advice on what to do in the light of the latest situation. If everything is in order by 14th, we will not hesitate to conduct the exam.
– Professor Limbadri, Chairman, Council of Higher Education