The Eamcet applications have crossed the one lakh mark on Thursday, 13 days after the Eamcet website was opened for online submission of forms. Engineering applications crossed 73,000, while medical applications are hovering around 27,000. About 310 candidates registered for both the streams. Among the applicants, boys are more in number in engineering stream while girls as expected, are more in the medical stream. Maximum number of applicants is from Hyderabad city as nearly 25,000 students have sent their forms. From this year, Hyderabad has been divided into four zones for the convenience of students. Exam centres will be given in the same zone for all the candidates to cut down travel time. Maximum applications (nearly 12,000) have been received from Hyderabad North zone consisting of Amberpet, Musheerabad, Secunderabad, Malkajgiri, Uppal and L.B Nagar areas, while minimum applications (2,000) have come from Hyderabad South consisting of Old City areas such as Chandrayangutta, Rajendranagar, Yakutpura, Bahadurpura and Charminar. Hyderabad West and Hyderabad Central zones are almost equal in terms of response.
Meanwhile, Vishakapatnam, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Guntur, Kakinada and Tirupati have all crossed 4,000 applications. EAMCET Convenor N.V. Ramana Rao has said that EAMCET website has seen traffic from across the world. About 3.5 lakh so far, have visited the page while the page views have crossed 15 lakh. Nearly 9,000 visitors were from the United States of America followed by Gulf countries, Germany and UK. The last date for submission of forms is March 27. The test will be held on May 10 and the results will be released on June 2. The medical stream results, however, will be linked to the final outcome of the case in the Supreme Court with regard to the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).