The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) started the week-long state level counselling round for the engineering admission at the local Government College of Engineering from Tuesday.
There are more than 1.52 lakh seats in more than 364 Engineering colleges of the State.
After the first and second Centralised Admission Process (CAP) rounds of Engineering, over 52,000 seats are still vacant.
For the first time the DTE has started week-long counselling. Earlier its duration was three days.
The objective of increasing the duration of the counselling is to provide opportunity to more and more students. The DTE expects to allot 1000 seats daily during the final round.
Two sessions are being held, first in the morning and second in the afternoon. In the first session on Tuesday, students with marks between 194 to 140 were invited for the admission.
Around 280 students were confirmed for admissions till filing the report.
Those students who have marks from 114 to 102 will be called in tomorrow's first session and those having 101 to 92 marks in the afternoon session.