Andhra Pradesh students topped in both engineering and pharmacy streams of Telangana Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test, commonly called as TS- EAMCET 2017, the results of which were announced on Monday at the JNTUH UGC HRDC auditorium.
G Jayanth Harsha from Guntur district secured the first rank in the engineering stream of Telangana EAMCET 2017 with a score of 156 out of 160.
KNVS Neastham Reddy from Kakinada stood first in the agriculture, pharmacy and other groups with 150 marks.
With 156 marks K Ram Prasad from Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh secured second rank in engineering stream.
With 155 marks A Sai Bharadwaj from Kothagudem of Telangana secured third rank in engineering stream.
G Pradeeth Sundar Reddy from Ongole of Andhra Pradesh secured second rank with 153 marks and G Abhinav Reddy from Gajwel of Telangana State with 151 marks stood third in agriculture and allied groups.
Interestingly, only 4 students from Telangana made it to the engineering top 10 list as against five from Andhra. In the agriculture and allied group, five candidates from both the states appeared in the coveted list.
The examination which was held on 12th May 2017 across 400 centres by the conducting body Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad, saw 2,20,248 registrations — 1,41,136 for engineering and 79,033 for agriculture and pharma group.
However, only 1,31,899 aspirants (93.46 per cent) in engineering and 73,000 aspirants (92.99 per cent) in agriculture and others appeared for the exam.