SEARCH

Counselling for engineering admissions begins

print   ·   T  T  
Day one: Parents and students at Anna University, where engineering counselling for the sports category began in Chennai on Sunday.
Day one: Parents and students at Anna University, where engineering counselling for the sports category began in Chennai on Sunday.

Special Correspondent

The first 10 rank-holders under sports quota given admission letters by V-C

CHENNAI: The engineering admissions process under the single-window system for 2009-2010 began with applicants under the sports quota being called for counselling on Sunday.

V. Rhymend Uthariaraj, secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions 2009, said that of the 3,327 students who had applied under the sports quota, around 380 were called for verification of certificates on July 2.

After verification, 332 students were called on Sunday for admission to 100 seats reserved for eminent sportspersons in engineering colleges. While 12 seats are available in Anna University, 88 seats are available in other colleges including government, government-aided and self-financing institutions.

The first 10 rank-holders under the sports quota were given admission letters by P. Mannar Jawahar, Vice-Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai. Those who have not been selected under the sports quota can participate in the general counselling which starts on July 10.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL

O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in TAMIL NADU

Officials from the Homeland Security Investigation of United States with Director of French Institute Pierre Grard (second from right), in Puducherry on Monday.— Photo: S.S. Kumar

U.S. team visits Puducherry to collect details of stolen idols

A three-member team from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), on the trail of an international antique smugglin... »