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Guidelines For Engineering Agricultural And Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET 2017)

A P EAMCET is a state level common entrance examination and it stands for Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test. It’s held once a year in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (T S EAMCET). The exam is of such importance in Andhra Pradesh that students begin the preparation process even before completing High school. It’s said that the EAMCET coaching industry alone is estimated at Rs.50 billion a year.

The test is conducted by Jawaharal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada. Through this entrance exam the selected candidate can get admission into various government institutions/universities or institutes that are funded privately in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Since the division of the state, the examination is held in both the states. The names of the exams are as follows.

In Telangana, it is known as TS EAMCET.

In Andhra Pradesh, it is known as AP EAMCET.

The online application form for AP EAMCET will be available in the official website from February 2017 and the last date of the online form submission is March 21 2017. If the candidate fails to submit the application form by the last date, he or she is liable for late fees.

Courses offered through EAMCET

Here’s a list of some of the important courses that are offered to aspiring engineering and medical students.

B.Tech – Agriculture Engineering and Technology, Bio-Technology, Dairy Technology, Bio-Technology and Food Science.

B.Sc – Agriculture, Horticulture, Commercial Agriculture and Business Management.

Pharma – B.Pharma, D.Pharma.

B.V.Sc and A.H – B.V.Sc and Animal Husbandry.

B.F.Sc. – Bachelor of Fisheries Science.

MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery.

BHMS – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery.

BNYS – Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian residents, Overseas citizens of India card holders (OCI), Persons of Indian origin (POI), candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh and of Indian nationality can apply for AP EAMCET 2017.
  • Candidates applying for Science and pharmacy courses must be at least 16 years old as of 31st December of the year of admission.  The authorities have not notified any upper age limit.
  • If the candidate is applying for B.Tech (Dairy Technology), B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering), and B.Tech FST then the candidate must be 17 years as of 31st December 2017.
  • Candidates applying for MBBS and BDS (Bachelor Of Dental Surgery) should be 17 years of age as of 31st December 2017.
  • The applicant should have passed or appearing plus two with subjects ( Maths, Physics, Chemistry) or (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) OR it’s equivalent in Science category.
  •  General candidates must receive at least 45% in the higher secondary exam and an SC/ST candidate should attain a minimum of 40%.

Important dates

  • Online Application forms for the exam will be available in February 2017.
  • Last date for the submission of the online application forms is second week of April 2017.
  • Admit cards will be available in the first week of May 2017 on the official website
  • AP EAMCET examination date starts from second week of May 2017.
  • Results would be announced in first week of June 2017.
  • Counselling date third week of June 2017.

Application fees

  • Rs.250/- for engineering.
  • Rs. 250 for Agriculture and Medical.
  • Rs.500 for Engineering and Agriculture&Medical.

Payment Procedures

Online payment can be made through Debit card/Credit card

Offline payment through DD

In favour of

“Secretary Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education” to the following address

The regional Co ordinator / Convener

Eamcet, Examination Building,

Ground Floor, JNT University, Hyderabad

Kukatpally – Hyderabad – 500085

Admit Card

Hall tickets are mandatory for the AP EAMCET. No candidate will be permitted to give the exam without the hall ticket.


The exam duration is of three hours. Each subject has 160 questions and each question carries 1 mark. There are no deduction marks for wrong answers.

Here’s all you needed to know about the AP EAMCET exam 2017. However, students are advised to keep checking the official website in case, there are changes in any aspect of the examination or for further questions. The EAMCET exam has always been a craze for all engineering and medical aspiring students of Andhra Pradesh and it looks like this trend would continue in the near future.

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This Diwali Turn To To Enjoy Amazing Deals And Discounts

Online shopping has become a trend of sorts and most people turn to the internet to make life easier. People prefer to escape the encumbrance of travelling, the traffic, the crowds and the pollution, especially people who have hectic work schedules. Saving time is crucial for them.

Since shopping is an integral part of our life, we can’t do without it either and to make life simpler, plenty of online and e-commerce sites have bloomed over the years like Amazon, Jabong, Myntra and Snap deal which has made the shopping experience more gratifying.


Shopping is not only about buying what you desire but also getting the best deal on it. Sites like offers discount coupons and discount vouchers for our online purchases. By using these coupons the shopper receives huge discounts on all purchases made on e-commerce sites like Amazon, Myntra, eBay etc. I’ve seen some of the deals such as Myntra Offers and Jabong deals which are pretty amazing. A delight for all shopaholics.

The shopper receives discounts on a wide range of products like car accessories, apparels, beverages, mobile phones and much more. Shopping codes are not always required in unlike other coupon sites. On visiting the site, the shopper can view various deals and offers on numerous e-commerce sites like Amazon, Myntra and Snap deal, all at one place. On clicking on the deal, you either receive a coupon code or a deal would be activated. Accordingly you would be directed to the retail store where you can directly shop and avail the discounts. It’s that easy.

I went through the website personally. The layout is vibrant and spread-out. There are several popular stores that are associated with Zoutons. Here are some of the names.

  •  Myntra
  • Craftsvilla
  • Jabong
  • Baby Oye
  • Amazon
  • eBay
  • Swiggy
  • Oyo
  • First Cry
  • Make my trip

Various categories

You receive discounts on various categories like-

  • Food Delivery
  • Flights
  • Baby accessories
  • Women clothing and accessories
  • Mobile recharges and bills
  • Men clothing and accessories

This gives us the opportunity to receive discounts and amazing deals on a wide range of products from various retail stores.

Different types of coupons are available like popular coupons and latest coupons on the site. The whole shopping experience is easy and not complicated.  One can easily locate special offers and deal from online retail stores, by the click of a button.

All you need to do to avail these offers is to register on the website by entering your email. Once you are a registered user, you are free to access all the deals and discounts.

Myntra is offering some amazing deals on fashion apparels, shoes and accessories. Jabong too has a variety of deals and offers on fashion apparels and other lifestyle products. site is blazing with discount and deals. With Diwali around the corner, sites like have left no stone unturned to make the shopping experience easier but also exciting as they are plenty of deals and offers to look forward to. If you want to make the most of the festive season, hop on to the bandwagon. The Loot is on.

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P V Sindhu Posing For The JFW Photoshoot: Indian Sportswomen Can Be Great Style Icons Too!

Olympic medalist P V Sindhu posing for a photo shoot for JFW (Just for Women) magazine has yielded astounding results.

She looked extremely gorgeous. You can be the judge, by having a closer look at the incredible collection of the photographs from the photo shoot. It was refreshing to see our ‘Badminton star’ in a different light. It has indeed been an amazing transformation, since we saw her win the silver medal in Badminton at the Rio Olympics 2016.

When it comes to high beauty and fashion standards, rarely do we see women from the Indian sports fraternity being highlighted in media, advertisements and photo shoots  except for a few, like ‘Tennis star’ Sania Mirza. They are not given much exposure and credibility, other than their achievements in the sports arena.

This is not the case with the Indian sportsmen. We see them in almost all varied advertisements ranging from health drinks to fashion brands, especially the Indian cricketers.

Over the years women in sports have been broadly perceived as being masculine and male-like. This notion has  been ingrained in our society too – that women who are involved in physical activities are male-like. That they are not feminine. Sportswomen are perceived as athletic and being athletic is closely associated as being masculine.

This notion has got embedded in our perceptions too. Even today we tend to perceive Indian sportswomen as being masculine and we believe that they will not be a good fit for any domain other than sports.

Continue reading here – P V Sindhu Posing For The JFW Photoshoot: Indian Sportswomen Can Be Great Style Icons Too!

Note: This post was first posted in Women’s Web.

Janet Jackson’s Age Is No Barrier, When It Comes To Her Pregnancy


Janet Jackson is pregnant at the age of fifty. Yes, she is expecting her baby with businessman Wissam Al Mana and she has officially confirmed it. “We thank God for our blessing,” she told the People magazine.

Breaking stereotypes

For long Janet Jackson has been associated with the American pop music culture and is known as a liberated woman. Her successful career in the music industry and her unconventional songs that often broke stereotypes is a living proof of her liberated persona. By becoming pregnant at the age of fifty, she yet again breaks stereotypes. She has substantiated that age is not a deterrent when it comes to bearing a child.

Clearly she’s not the only one who has not allowed her biological clock to become a hindrance in her beautiful journey of pregnancy. There are several other female celebrities who have chosen motherhood in the later phase of their lives. Singer Gwen Stefani, Hollywood actor Halle Berry, Hollywood actor Salma Hayek and our very own choreographer Farha Khan to name a few.

Age is not a hindrance

Pregnancies in older women have always been a subject of hot controversy in our country and a matter of fact, all over the world due to the high health risks involved. Having said that ‘these pregnancies’ are becoming more and more common due to medical advancement. Women are believing and trusting in the recent advances in assisted reproductive technology.  Having faith in medical science, women are ultimately fulfilling their desire of having a child irrespective of their age.

Women who decide to have kids at a later stage are often mocked, perceived as being selfish and looked down upon for risking the life of the child. They are stigmatized too.

Criticizing seated from the highest pedestal, is the easiest thing to do to a  woman who has made a conscious decision to bear a child at a later stage, however we may never know the clear reasons behind her decision. May be she couldn’t bear a child earlier because she had to take care of her family or may be she had financial constraints to raise a family. There could be several reasons. Does this take away her right to bear kids is still debatable.

If she has chosen the road to motherhood with adequate medical help and under the guidance and supervision of a Doctor, her decision needs to be respected and supported so that she could bring forth a healthy child into this world.

Moreover if you have a natural instinct of nurturing a child, you will definitely raise your child healthy with the right values, irrespective of your age. Age is not a criteria to decide your parenting capabilities but your health which includes physical and mental is a crucial and a deciding factor during pregnancy.

Janet Jackson stands as a role model for all those women who have given up their dream to bear a child because they do not fall under the society’s ‘child bearing age bracket’. Taking a cue from Janet’s own life, several women might choose to achieve this milestone.

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