Nearly 41,000 candidates will be vying for the 10,000 odd M.Tech seats in 10 universities in the State this year.
The admission is based on the P.G. Engineering Common Entrance test to be held from June 15 to 23 at Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam and Tirupati.
OU Vice-Chancellor, T. Tirupati Rao and Convenor, PGECET-2010, Rameshwar Rao said the number of aspirants has been increasing steadily over the past three years.
They said hall-tickets have been sent to all the candidates.
Candidates will also have the option of downloading the hall-ticket from the PGECET website if they don't receive it by post.