Provisional list of candidates selected for RGUKT released

HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao released the provisional list of selected candidates for admission into Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technology (RGUKT), here on Friday. The seats allotted after subtracting the special categories are unreserved 561, Andhra University (AU region) 1,958 and Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) 1,224. Of the total 3,743 seats allotted, girls head the list with 2,385, followed by boys 1,358.

Disclosing the application details, Mr. Srinivasa Rao said that the total number applications received was around 50,850, and the number of applications with 10/10 CGPA was about 10,420, with 2,915 from the government-run schools.

Releasing the list in the presence of Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G. Nageswara Rao, he said that there were four RGUKTs in the State at Nuzvid, Idupulapaya, Ongole and Srikakulam. RGUKT was earlier known as IIIT.

According to him, the sanctioned strength for each institute is around 1,000 and the students are selected into the six-year integrated B.Tech programme based on merit in the SSC or equivalent examinations.

The unreserved seat allotment is 15% both for A.P. and Telangana and the remaining is reserved for local areas under AU and SVU, he said. While AU area has eight districts under its fold, SVU has five and distribution ratio is 8/13:5/13.

Counselling schedule

The counselling for RGUKT-Nuzvid will be held on July 4 and 5 at Nuzvid campus, for Srikakulam on July 6 and 7 at Nuzvid campus.

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