HYDERABAD: Of the 195,027 candidates who registered for the examination, 190,243, including 46,266 girls, appeared for the Common Entrance Exam for Admission to Polytechnics (CEEP-2009) at 458 centres across the State on Wednesday. The maximum candidates, 17,550, were from Visakhapatnam district, followed by 14,514 from East Godavari.

The results will be announced by May 15.

—Special Correspondent