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Updated: August 4, 2012 10:51 IST

MBA counselling for physically challenged

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M. Iyappan, who received the allotment letter during the special counselling for physically challenged held at Government College of Technology for admission under the Government quota for MBA courses on Friday. Photo: K. Ananthan
The Hindu M. Iyappan, who received the allotment letter during the special counselling for physically challenged held at Government College of Technology for admission under the Government quota for MBA courses on Friday. Photo: K. Ananthan

34 candidates attend counselling at GCT

With the general counselling for admission to MCA ending on July 30, counselling for admission to MBA began here on Friday.

To begin with, special counselling for physically challenged candidates who had cleared the TANCET examination was held. The admission is for management courses in Government, Government-aided and self-financing engineering colleges, and arts and science colleges of Tamil Nadu.

While 42 candidates were called for, only 34 attended the counselling at Government College of Technology. The quota for the physically challenged had nearly 250 seats, but no takers.

With 100 per cent visual impairment, the first to receive the allotment letter was V. Prathap from Chennai. He chose to study management at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.

Orthopaedically challenged S.L. Saranraj from Kanyakumari was the second candidate. He chose PSG College of Technology. The third candidate was T. Raja Sundaraselvan from Coimbatore. He chose SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.

The general counselling to fill the Government quota in management courses will begin on Saturday and go on till August 17.

A total of 11,118 candidates have been called for the counselling.

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