The Telangana state government has introduce two new degree (UG) courses in all degree colleges across Telangana from this academic year 2020-21.
The government is currently taking up admissions process in all degree colleges in online mode through TS DOST Online admissions portal for 2020-21.
The two new courses introduced are B.Sc (Data Science) and B.Com (Analytics).
6,780 seats in 124 degree colleges were approved in B.Sc (Data Science) and 6,949 seats in 113 degree colleges were approved in B.Com (Analytics). With this, the total additional seats added in degree courses are 13,720 seats.
Total 4,24,315 seats in 1,059 degree colleges across Telangana are on offer under TS DOST 2021 online admissions this year.
Last year, there were 4,12,805 seats in 1,046 colleges.
This year, the colleges increased to 1,059 and seats to 4,24,315.
So far, 1,41,553 students have registered their names in TS DOST online admissions portal.
Of them, 1.12 lakh students have submitted applications.
However, only 83,526 students have given web options choosing colleges and courses so far.