The number of vacant seats have increased from 19,866 recorded last year to a staggering 23,070 this year. While there were 70,120 engineering seats on offer this year, only 50,844 seats have been allotted, shows data shared by Navin Mittal, convenor of Eamcet (admissions), 2020.
Total 36,308 seats were available in the final phase. Of the 23,070 vacant seats, 19,276 were in engineering, 3,279 in B Pharmacy (MPC) and 515 in Pharm D.
In engineering, 3,110 seats have been allotted in 14 government colleges and 47,734 seats have been allotted in 167 private colleges. Similarly, 48 seats have been allotted in three government pharmacy colleges and 82 seats have been allotted in 116 private pharmacy colleges. Almost 515 seats are still vacant in Pharm D.
Terming it a yearly phenomenon, pharmacy colleges are hopeful that once admissions for biology, physics and chemistry open, the vacant seats for B Pharmacy and Pharm D shall be filled.
The number of engineering colleges which achieved 100 per cent allotments were to the tune of 38, those with zero admissions were limited to three. In the final phase, 39,182 qualified candidates exercised nearly 12.98 lakh web options.
Candidates allotted seats in the final phase have to confirm it by paying the tuition fee by November 17.