A total of 5,709 candidates of the Physical Science and English methodologies registered themselves at the 36 helpline centres across the State by 5 p.m. on Tuesday for verification of certificates as part of the web-based counselling for admission into B.Ed. course, based on the Education Common Entrance Test (EdCET) 2013 ranks.

While 3,240 appeared in Osmania University region, 1,697 and 775 appeared in Andhra and Sri Venkateswara universities areas, according to EdCET 2013 convenor Nimma Venkata Rao.

Counselling for biological sciences methodology candidates will be held on October 3 and candidates from 1st to 15,000th rank have to attend for certificate verification.

A total of 17,242 appeared for certificates verification since the counselling commenced on September 29 and 5,525 had given their choice of colleges through website.

Web options

Candidates who attended for certificates verification on Tuesday can exercise their web options up to October 4, Prof. Venkata Rao said. Fee and other particulars are available on the websitewww.edcet.apsche.ac.in.