The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H) will conduct EAMCET 3 examination on September 11. Only those candidates who had registered for the TS EAMCET-2 2016 and were issues valid registration number for the same will be allowed to appear for the EAMCET-3. The test would serve as the medical common entrance test and qualified students will be eligible for admissions into MBBS & BDS courses offered at state-run medical colleges and also in private colleges under convener quota. The previous test – EAMCET 2 has been cancelled by the Telangana government as the CID probe into the question paper leak is still underway.
Telangana EAMCET-2 was conducted on July 9 and the results were also announced on July 14. However, the test results revealed figures that led to the allegations of wide spread irregularities in the test and that the question paper was leaked prior to the conduct of the test. Following the protests, the state government directed CBI inquiry into the matter which uncovered the involvement of as many as 200 parents and 34 brokers in the test question paper leak. A special review meeting was headed by the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on August 2 and a decision to re-conduct the test was taken so that the admission formalities could be finished in time. Dr. N Yadaiah was appointed as the EAMCET 3 convener and the JNTU Hyderabad was rendered the responsibility of conducting the test again in September.
The official notification was released on August 8 by the university at www.tseamcet.in. The medical entrance test will be organised in one shift of three hours from 10 AM to 1 PM. The test paper would consist of total 160 questions comprising of 40 questions each in Physics & Chemistry section and 80 questions in Biology (Botany – 40, Zoology – 40) section. The state government as well as the examination conducting authorities are resolute to organize the test in a fair manner this time and have issued precautionary measures to achieve the same.
JNTU would upload fresh hall tickets for all the registered applicants on September 3, which the students can download till September 9. The aspirants are advised to check the details mentioned in the hall ticket so that they can know the test centre where they will have to take the test. The candidates have also been instructed to reach their respective test centre well before time as the entries would be completely closed once the test commences. A candidate needs to carry these document along with him/her at the time of test:
Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black)
Filled in online application form with photo affixed and attested
Attested copy of caste certificate (if applicable)
Apart from these, the candidates are barred from bringing any other item in the examination hall.