TAMIL NADU

TNPCEE coordinating centre for Nagapattinam

NAGAPATTINAM, FEB. 26 . The Anna University has authorised the E. G. S. Pillay Engineering College here to act as the on-line registration and local coordinating centre for the Tamil Nadu Professional Course Entrance Examinations, 2004, for the benefit of students in this region.

Hitherto, students aspiring to take up the examination had to either go to Thanjavur or Mayiladuthurai to apply for hall tickets.

Recognition of the Nagapattinam college as an on-line registration and local coordinating centre will be of much help to those hailing from Nagapattinam, Vailankanni, Vedaranyam, Tiruvarur, Thiruthuraipoondi, Thittacheri, Karaikal and Peralam, the college principal, M.Chandirasekaran, said.

Students could get their names registered for the entrance examination on-line by remitting prescribed fee in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of `Director, Entrance Examinations, Anna University' payable at Chennai. The on-line registration will commence from February 27 and end on March 20.

The examination fees for each group are as follows (fee for SC/ST students given in brackets): Mathematics and Physical Science — Rs.400 (Rs.200), Biology and Physical Science — Rs.400 (Rs.200), Mathematics, Biology and Physical Science — Rs.450 (Rs.250). For vocational candidates the fee will be Rs.250 for general category and Rs.150 for SC/ST.

Arrangements have been made for conducting examinations on April 24 and 25 at the following centres at Nagapattinam: E. G. S. Pillay Engineering College, E. G. S. Pillay Arts and Science College, E. G. S. Pillay College of Pharmacy, A. D. M. College for Women, A. D. J. Dharmambal Womens Polytechnic College and Valivalam Desikar Polytechnic, Mr. Chandrasekaran added.