Thiruvananthapuram: There are at least two self-financing engineering colleges in the state that could not get a single student in the government quota to one batch each after the third and final round of allotment was published.
There was not a single student to 50 seats for information technology in the Prime College of Engineering, Erattayal. Similarly, there was no student seeking admission to 66 seats for electronics and communications (EC) in the Indira Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Nellikuzhi.
Of the 66 seats in EC in the Mangalam College of Engineering, Ettumanoor, Kottayam, only one has been filled in the government quota. The same was the case with Sree Buddha College of Engineering for Women, Ayathil, Elavumthitta.
In Al-Ameen College of Engineering, Pattambi, Shornur, Palakkad, of the 66 EC seats, only two students sought admission while in Axis College of Engineering and Technology, Murikkingal, there were only two students each for EC and electrical and electronics (EE) batches having 54 seats each.
In the Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology, Muvattupuzha, of the 66 seats in EC, 64 remain vacant.
In the Met's School of Engineering, Mala, only three students had taken admission to the 66 seats available in computer science and engineering....