Hyderabad: In a rare occurrence, boys secured top five ranks in the engineering category while girls topped the top five ranks in medicine stream following the ranking carried out by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad after giving 25 per cent weightage for intermediate marks and the rest from the Engineering Agriculture Medicine Common Entrance Test for 2011.
Releasing the EAMCET ranks at the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University campus on Friday, Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Rajanarasimha said that Nalla Pratyush of Vijayawada has the secured first rank in the engineering stream followed by Nagam Prasanth (Visakhapatnam), Chilamkurthy Sasank (Vijayawada Rural), Ponuru Avinash (Srikakulam) and Kode Harsha Vardhan (Rajamundry.
In the Agriculture and Medicine stream, Mandalapu Himaja of Vijayawada got first rank followed by Nusum Umamaheswari (Vijayawada Rural), Nalluri snehitha (Hyderabad), Nittala Rodha Faith (Vijayawada) and Snighda Kamini (Visakhapatnam).
EAMCET convenor Dr N V Ramana Rao said that those candidates who have not submitted their qualifying examinations marks are not being awarded any ranks.
He requested these candidates to submit their qualifying marks by July 11 to announce ranks on July 14.
Prof Ramana Rao added that those candidates who want recounting/revaluation by concerned Boards should apply for revised rank by July 11.
The EAMCET convenor also added that the ranks were awarded to candidates based on the weightage of 25 pc marks obtained in the Intermediate examination and 75 pc marks obtained in the Eamcet.
A total of 2,69,988 candidates appeared for the Engineering stream examination, 98,958 candidates from Rural Areas (36.65 per cent) and 1,71,024 candidates from to Urban areas (63.35 per cent). Among this, 75,237 (76 per cent) candidates qualified from rural area and 1,32,015 (77 per cent) candidates from urban areas qualified.
In the Agriculture and Medicine stream, a total of 65,736 candidates appeared for the examination, out of which 26,299 candidates were from Rural Areas (40 per cent) and 39,434 candidates from Urban areas (59.98 per cent). Among these, 20,233 (77 per cent) candidates qualified from rural areas and 32,268 (82 per cent) candidates qualified from urban area.(INN)