K. M. Anaswara, a student of Mahe, has been placed at 1st place in the CENTAC merit list by scoring 200 out of 200 marks. The merit/rank list for Engineering, Medical and Pharmacy courses was released by the Committee on Friday. N. Rangaswamy, Chief Minister of Puducherry released the CENTAC rank list for Biology, Engineering and B.Pharm at his chamber of Legislative Assembly.
The Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) works under the Government of Puducherry and prepares the merit list for admission to various professional courses offered by the Colleges run by the societies of the Government. The courses include B.Tech, MBBS, BDS, B.A.M.S., B.V.Sc. & AH, B.P.T., B.Sc. (Nursing), B.Sc. (M.L.T.) and B.Pharm.
A total of 11,774 students registered for the admission process and as per the merit list, 11,701 students have secured the position. Considering the course-wise merit list, 4469, 5201 and 2031 students have been declared qualified for admission to Biology-based courses, Engineering courses and B.Pharm degree course respectively.
K.M. Anaswara has been ranked as the topper of the CENTAC merit list for biology-based courses. Following her, Prajwal Krishna from Nettur near Thalassery and K. Amrutha Varshani of Lawspet in Puducherry have secured next two positions in the merit list. Prajwal Krishna has obtained 199 marks while K. Amrutha Varshani scored 198.66 marks as per the merit list.
Considering Engineering merit list, R.Srivatsan (199.66 marks), N.Balaji (199.33 marks) and Prajwal Krishna (199.33 marks) are the top three scorers. While R. Rajarajan ((198.66 marks)), T. Yuvaraj (198.33 marks) and Arunima Rajish (198 marks) are top scorers as per the CENTAC merit list for B.Pharm degree course.
As the merit list has been displayed now, the counselling process for admissions would commence from 24 June. It is to be noted that there are 535 seats for B.Tech., 127 for MBBS, 42 for B.A.M.S., 29 for B.D.S., 68 for B.Sc. (Nursing), 14 for B.P.T., 10 for B.Sc. (M.L.T.), 30 for B.V.Sc. & AH and 51 seat for B.Pharm course in Government Colleges while the seat matrix of Self-financing & Deemed Universities stands at 3585 seats for B.Tech., 264 for MBBS, 95 for B.D.S., 320 for B.Sc. (Nursing), 8 for B.P.T. and 6 for B.Sc. (MLT) course.