CHENNAI: The counselling and seat allotment process for engineering colleges under the Anna University system began at the Guindy campus on Thursday, with 337 candidates being called for counselling under the sports quota.

“Verification of certificates was carried out over the last two days and today, we started counselling. 100 seats were allotted today, with 12 students for the University department institutions and 88 for government aided and self-financing colleges,” said vice chancellor P. Mannar Jawahar. The seat status will be updated daily between 7 and 9 pm, he added. On Friday, counselling will begin for candidates from the vocational stream followed by counselling for the quota for other states and the physically challenged. General counselling begins on July 11. — Special Correspondent