The Telangana government will soon be making a decision on the syllabus for this year's Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS-EAMCET).
Murmurs about the possible reduction in the exam's syllabus were sparked after the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education reduced its syllabus by 30% this year, and decided to test only 70% of the course in the upcoming intermediate public examinations.
Prospective exam takers were also left hopeful after a senior official of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education said that the TS-EAMCET would see a possible syllabus reduction this year.
Speaking on the matter, Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy said, "The government will announce its decision on the TS-EAMCET syllabus in a week from now."
She also lauded the efforts of the state's schools and junior colleges for re-opening amidst the Covid-19 pandemic
However, the minister assured those students who were being unable to attend the on-site classes that online classes would still continue for their benefit, despite the recommencement of physical classes.
Reddy also visited a school in Shivarampally in the city, where her late husband Indra Reddy, had spent his student days.
She spoke to the officials of the education and other relevant departments to ensure that all the schools and colleges followed the Covid-19 guidelines to the T