More than half of the total engineerng seats approved by AICTE in Andhra Pradesh for new academic year 2020-21 are in Computer Science Engineering and Electrical & Communications Engineering.
While AICTE had approved a total to 1,43,254 B.Tech seats in AP this year, the seats in CSE and ECE put together comprise of 76,332 seats.
The AICTE has approved 828 CSE seats in government engineering colleges and 40,868 CSE seats in private engineering colleges.
Similarly, 828 ECE seats in government colleges and 33,808 ECE seats in private colleges were approved.
628 civil engineering seats were approved in government colleges and 16,076 civil engineering seats in private colleges.
840 mechanical seats were approved in government colleges 20,491 mechanical seats in private colleges.
4,650 seats in IT and 960 seats in Agriculture Engineering were approved in private colleges. No seats were approved in government colleges in IT and Agriculture engineering.