Newly-appointed chairman of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) T Papi Reddy on Thursday advised the students of Telangana not to get panicky over the EAMCET counselling.
After taking charge of his office, Reddy said that TSCHE would convene a meeting on Friday to discuss the conduct of counselling and related issues.
All the possibilities of conducting the counseling and certificate verification would be discussed in the meeting, he said.Reddy said that rights and education of the students would be protected and no one would be deprived of quality education in the State.
He said counselling was a small issue for the council and it should not be projected as a big problem. Protection of education standards, establishing new colleges and other issues were more important for the council, he said.
Meanwhile, the certificate verification as part of the counseling for admissions into engineering courses was conducted on 34 helpline centres across Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.
Special category counseling for visual and hearing impairment and sports was conducted at Hyderabad helpline centre of polytechnic college, Masabtank. Students having secured ranks from 1st to 40,000 in sports category and 1st to last rank in visual, hearing impaired category were called for certificate verification on the first day.
On the other hand, the Telangana government constituted an eight-member committee for TSCHE for a term of three years.