This academic session, smartphones would be the quickest way to participate in counselling for admission to engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh.
The State Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has launched a dedicated mobile application, 'MP mobile', in addition to its traditional online counselling process for the centralised BE admissions.
The mobile application, available free of cost on the Google Playstore, offers nine dedicated features that seeks to help aspirants to make quick registration and also allows them to locate colleges following seat allotment.
The nine features available, include 'candidate status' where candidates can check their overall status related to counselling, 'allotment status' where allotment of college/engineering branch can be checked, 'choice filling BE' that will allow them to select college/branches for admission, 'change/forgot password' for password recovery, 'temporary password' for getting a temporary password at any stage, 'locate help centre' to know about designated centres meant for document verification, 'new registration' to register for counselling process at any stage, 'locate colleges' to find details and contact details of the college allotted to the candidate and 'counselling schedule' giving the details on the counselling process.
The admission process, likely to start from the second week of May, would see candidates fight for 85,000-90,000 engineering seats across Madhya Pradesh on the basis of the marks scored in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
In case of vacancies, admissions will also be offered on the basis of Class 12 results.