The initial key of the Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) this year was released on Saturday with two minor printing errors found in the engineering stream paper.

“However, the errors were insignificant since the students were no way confused with them,” said EAMCET-2010 Committee Chairman D.N. Reddy and Convenor N.V. Ramana Rao while releasing the key. The error occurred in Question No 113 where the instead of the letter ‘j' the letter ‘f' was printed. The word changed from junction to function. But Prof. Reddy said that it did not lead to any misunderstanding of the question nor did it create any problem for students while answering.

Another printing mistake was noticed in Question No. 147 of booklet code E-2010. In the options number three was given instead of number 2. “However, this in no way affects the correct answer to the question nor misleads the students while answering,” he said. “The subject experts who checked the paper too expressed the opinion that the printing mistakes would not have misled or confused the students.”

He claimed that all the questions were based on EAMCET syllabus.

Prof. Ramana Rao said students can send their objections in writing before June 12 to the Convenor's office. The final key will be released after taking into consideration the objections raised. Marks will be released any time after June 15 and final ranks will be given after the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) releases the results. The key is available on ‘www.apeamcet.org', ‘www.c2clive.com', ‘www.engstudent.com' among others.

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