A total of 3,000 seats are available, 1,000 each at constituent institutes

The Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) has announced admissions into its six-year Integrated B.Tech degree programme for the academic year 2013-14.

A total of 3,000 seats are available, 1,000 each at the university’s constituent institutes at Basar, Nuzvid and Idupulapaya, Vice-Chancellor of the university R.V. Raja Kumar said at a press conference here on Thursday.

The programme is open only to candidates who have passed their Class X in 2013 through SSC or ICSE or CBSE. Selection will be based on the GPA achieved in the Class X exam.

The programme constitutes two parts, a pre-university course of two years equivalent to Intermediate, followed by a four-year Engineering course in any of the six disciplines, namely Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The application process is online, and will be open on the university’s website http://admissions2013.rgukt.in, from 5 p.m. on May 24. Those without net access may approach the nearest APOnline centre for applying. Last date for online applications is June 17, and for the hard copies of the applications to reach the university registrar, June 22.

Registration fee of Rs.150 may be paid through a crossed demand draft of any nationalised bank drawn in favour of ‘RGUKT SBH A/C No. 62282402377’ payable at Hyderabad. Alternatively, it can be paid through SBH challan or internet banking (SBH i-collect) into the same account. A print copy of the application along with the proof of fee payment and copies of the certificates, must be sent to ‘The Registrar, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Vindhya, C-4, IIIT-H Campus, Gachibowli, Hyderabad—500 032’ by Speed Post or registered post.

“If a candidate fails to submit hardcopies of the application with relevant certificates as specified in the website, his or her application will not be considered,” warned Prof. Raja Kumar. During selection, a deprivation score of 0.4 prescribed by the government will be added to the GPA of applicants from non-residential government schools such as ZP and municipal schools. Statutory reservations for SCs, STs and women will be duly applied, apart from the quotas for the Disabled, NCC, sportspersons and children of armed personnel.

List of selected candidates will be displayed on the website from July 8, while admissions counselling is scheduled for July 24 & 25 at the respective campuses. To fill the seats of candidates who do not turn up for admissions, another round of counselling will be conducted on July 28. List of candidates for this counselling, along with a waiting list, will be put up on the website on July 26. These apart, a separate counselling session will be conducted for the disabled and children of armed personnel on July 19 and 20 in the IIIT campus, Prof. Raja Kumar said. Classes will begin from July 29.

For more details on application and admission procedure, one may visit the university website www.rgukt.in.