TS EAMCET 2020 – common entrance test for college admissions in Telangana

Are you aspiring for an undergraduate degree course in an engineering, agricultural or pharmaceutical college in Telangana? Want to know whether you can still apply for the TS EAMCET 2020? Learn here all the relevant details about this common entrance test including the application process.

TS EAMCET stands for Telangana State Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test. The test is conducted by JNTUH or Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. By qualifying in this test students can apply for admissions to undergraduate courses in various fields in JNTU and other private colleges in Telangana. The test is conducted under the directives of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education. The admissions are based on the ranking obtained by the candidates in the test. For appearing for this online computer based test, the candidates need to apply for it by visiting the TS EAMCET website. The entire application process, including, the payment of application fee is done online and the details are given below.

Category of courses

There are three broad categories under which an aspiring student can take admission at a college through TS EAMCET. These are

  1. Engineering - includes B.E./B.Tech courses in different engineering disciplines
  2. Agriculture – includes B.Tech/B.Sc courses in dairy technology, food technology, animal husbandry, forestry, horticulture, fisheries, etc.
  3. Medical – includes degree courses in pharmacy, veterinary, etc.

Important dates for TS EAMCET 2020 (Revised)

The online application process for the TS EAMCET 2020 had started way back in February 2020. However, due to the present situation, when schools and colleges are yet to open, the dates have been revised, albeit with late fees, as follows.

  • Last date for applying online with late fee of Rs 10,000 – 31 July 2020
  • Downloading of admit cards – To be notified
  • Exam date – To be notified
  • Exam timings:
  • Engineering – 9 am to 12 pm
  • Agriculture & Medical – 3 pm to 6 pm

Registration fees

Following are the fees for registration for the different categories of students.

  1. Engineering (E) / Agriculture & Medical (AM):
    Open category - Rs 800
    SC/ST and physically handicapped – Rs 400

  2. Both Engineering as well as Agriculture & Medical (E & AM):
    Open category - Rs 1600
    SC/ST and physically handicapped – Rs 800

Test centres

There will be twenty centres in all to conduct the test online. Out of these twenty centres, five will be in Hyderabad, eleven in the rest of Telangana and four more in the neighbouring state of Andhra Pradesh. The candidate will have to select a centre of his or her choice. Once selected, it won't be possible to change it later. The complete list is available at the website.

How to apply

To apply for this online common entrance test, the candidates will have to visit the website of TS EAMCET. Once you are at the homepage of the website, select the tab that says, 'Step 1 – pay registration fee'. You can pay the prescribed fee online by using a debit card, credit card or net banking. Or you may otherwise visit a TS/AP online centre and pay the fee through cash. But before going for registration, candidates should ensure that they are in possession of an email account and a mobile number. After your payment is through, you can then proceed to fill up the online application form by providing the payment reference ID. While filling up the form, you will have to give details such as qualifying exam details, hall ticket number of the exam, date of birth, local/non-local details, stream applied for, Aadhaar number and caste category. After you submit the application form, take out a printout of the same. Depending upon your choice you may apply for engineering (E), agriculture & medical (AM) or both engineering as well as agriculture & medical (E&AM). Accordingly, the fee is to be paid. For guidance, the students can refer the user guide available at the website that has the entire application procedure in detail.

On successful submission of your application form, you will receive a registration number through SMS. The printed application is to be preserved and is to be carried to the exam centre on the day of the test. Before that you will have to paste a passport size photo on the given space in the printout and get it attested by your school/college principal or any gazetted officer. The application printout is to be submitted to the invigilator at the test centre.

Practice or mock tests, if any

At the website, you will find a provision for appearing for a mock test. Only registered candidates can appear for the mock test, which is in English, Telugu and Urdu. Regarding the computer based test, there is a user guide available at the website that explains every minute detail about the test. Aspiring candidates are advised to go through the mock test as well as the user guide.

Contact details

For queries regarding the application process, you may reach the TS EAMCET office through any of the following means.

  • Examinations Building, Ground Floor,
    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad,
    Kukatpally, Hyderabad - 500 085,
    Phone : 9573927391, 9573965878
    Email : convenertseamcet2020a@jntuh.ac.in, convenertseamcet2020b@jntuh.ac.in
    Website : https://eamcet.tsche.ac.in

Communication with the TS EAMCET office at JNTU Hyderabad can be done from 10 am to 5 pm on any working day.

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Dhruv, an electrical engineer by training and profession, loves to dabble in writing during his free time. For the last seven years, he has been a content writer creating content for ISC on topics mostly related to school and college admissions.

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