Andhra Pradesh human resource development minister said on Friday the result of the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) will be declared on May 9 and that of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or Class 10 examination will be announced on May 10.
The results of SSC examination was expected to be announced on May 5.
Ganta Srinivasa Rao said Andhra Pradesh filed a review petition in the Supreme Court seeking exemption from the apex court orders regarding National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into medical and dental courses.
“In case of an adverse judgement, results of only engineering stream will be declared on May 9. The results of the medical stream will be announced later after consulting legal experts,” Rao said while releasing the results of Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (POLYCET) in Visakhapatnam.
The minister said the state sought an exemption from NEET as its case was different from other states. He also pointed out that the state is protected by Article 371(D) and the subsequent Presidential Order that gives special privileges in admissions.
More than 2.90 lakh students had appeared in EAMCET, which was held on April 29, a day after the Supreme Court delivered its judgement, asking all states to follow NEET.
Despite the confusion after the court order, Andhra government went ahead with the examination.