Thursday, Jun 09, 2011
EAMCET: boys excel in engineering stream
Girls corner glory in medicine with six figuring in the top 10
On cloud nine:Medicine toppers celebrating at their college in Hyderabad on Wednesday. (Right) Chilamkurty Sasank, Nalla Pratyush and Nagam Prasanth who secured 155 marks each in engineering stream.
Hyderabad: Students of corporate colleges bagged all the top 10 scores in the EAMCET-2011 in both the streams with three students securing the top score of 155 in the engineering stream while the top score in medicine was 158, secured by only one student.
The toppers are Nalla Pratyush, Nagam Prasanth, and Chilamkurty Sasank who secured 155 marks each. While Pratyush and Sasank are from Sri Chaitanya, Prashanth is from Narayana college. The top scorer in the medicine is Mandalapu Himaja from Vijayawada. Interestingly, all the top 10 scores in the medicine stream are from Sri Chaitanya group.
In the engineering stream, other top scorers include Potnuru Avinash (154) and Cheekati Yeshwanth (154) and the next best marks of 153 were scored by Kode Harshavardhan, A. Surya Kiran, Addanki Raghavendra Kiran, M. Tarun Kumar Reddy, Potti Sai Chaitanya, and B. Sree Kalyani.
In the medicine stream, the top score of 158 was secured by Himaja followed by Nusum Uma Maheshwari (157), Nalluri Snehita (157), Nitta Rhoda Faith (155), Snigdha Kamini (155), Gaddam Shiva Jaswanth (154), Rokkam Sunny Joel (154), Mohd. Salman (154), A.G.V. Naresh (154), and Matlapudi Lakshmi Pravallika. While six girls figure in the top 10 of medicine stream, there is only one girl in the top 11 in the engineering stream.
Academic Director of Sri Chaitanya group, Sushma Sree, told the reporters that it was a big achievement.
Narayana group chairman P. Narayana attributed the success to students' hard work and academic planning of lecturers.
Earlier, releasing the results, Higher Education Minister Damodar Rajanarasimha said that 2,22,857 candidates among the 2,69,988 passed the engineering test while 55,995 among the 65,736 candidates in medicine stream cleared the test.
He said the web counselling process will start in July third week and engineering classes will begin in August second week.
Courtesy: The Hindu