COMEDK: Entrance way to engineering and medical courses in Karnataka!

Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) conducts the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) for admission to the undergraduate courses of the member institutions of the Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation Trust (KCPF). These include 12 medical colleges, 25 dental colleges and more than 150 engineering colleges.

Check out COMEDK colleges you can target! 

Overall, students can target about 20,000 COMEDK seats in various streams through COMEDK UGET. 

The COMEDK exam leads to centralized counseling (single window system) for all the KCPF member institutions. 

Here are the details of the undergraduate medical, dental, engineering and architectural courses, students will target through COMEDK 2014:

Course Names

Duration (In Years)

Duration of Internship (In Years)

M.B.B.S.

4.5

1

B.D.S.

4

1

B.E.

4

-

B.Arch

5

-

COMEDK Eligibility Criteria

For MBBS and BDS courses:

  • Medical and Dental course aspirants must have cleared their 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and English as compulsory subjects.
  • Students must have cleared all Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects individually in the qualifying exam. General Category students must secure at least 50% aggregate marks in PCB in the qualifying exam as well as the common entrance test of COMEDK UGET. SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka need to secure at least 40% marks in PCB in both the exams.
  • General category students also need to secure at least 50% marks in English in the COMEDK exam to be eligible to appear in theCOMEDK rank list. SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka need to secure at least 40% marks in English in the COMED K exam to be eligible to appear in the COMDEK rank list.

For Engineering courses: 

  • Engineering course aspirants must have cleared their 10+2 examination with Physics, Mathematics (PCM) and English as compulsory subjects. Students must also have Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology or other Technical vocational courses as an optional subject at 10+2 level.
  • Students must have cleared all Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects individually in the qualifying exam. General Category students must secure at least 45% aggregate marks in PCM in the qualifying exam. SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka need to secure at least 40% marks in PCM in the qualifying exam. 

Points to note:

  • Diploma candidates are not eligible to appear for engineering courses through COMEDK UG 2014.
  • Any changes in the AICTE norms regarding the eligibility criteria will automatically be adopted by COMEDK UGET too. 

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For Architectural courses:

  • Architecture course aspirants must have cleared their 10+2 examination or 10+3 Diploma examination from a recognized institution with Mathematics as one of the subjects. 
  • General Category students must secure at least 50% aggregate marks to appear for the COMEDK exam. SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka need to secure at least 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam. 

Points to note:

  • All the candidates need to secure at least 80 marks, out of a total of 200 marks, in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by Council of Architecture to be eligible for admission to B.Arch course. 
  • Architecture candidates do not have to appear for the Common Entrance Test of the COMEDK. They have to fill a separate COMEDK application form for it.

COMEDK Exam Pattern

Students may give COMEDK UGET 2014 exam for admission to engineering courses or medical/dental courses or both. 

Here are the test schemes for candidates targeting one of the streams or both:

Candidates targeting:

No. of Question Papers

Type of Question Papers

Duration

No. of Questions (subject-wise)

No. of Questions (paper-wise)

Engineering courses

1

Single Paper: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

3 hours

60 questions each

180 questions

Medical/Dental courses

2

Paper 1: Physics and Chemistry

2 hours

60 questions each

120 questions

Paper 2:  Biology and English

1 hour 30 minutes

60 questions in Biology and 30 questions in English

90 questions

Both streams

2

Paper 1: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

3 hours

60 questions each

180 questions

Paper 2:  Biology and English

1 hour 30 minutes

60 questions in Biology and 30 questions in English

90 questions

Point to note: 

  • There is no negative marking in the exam but in case of a tie, higher rank is given to candidate with less wrong answers. 

You may also want to check out previous year COMEDK papers to know more about the exact pattern of COMEDK exams.

Other important COMEDK details

  • The level of the English language paper will be of matriculation level and test language comprehension of the candidates as well as the structure of their words, phrases, clauses and sentences.
  • Marks secured in English during COMEDK Karnataka will not be used to determine the rank of the candidates. Only marks secured in PCB will be used while drawing the rank list.
  • Candidates should be at least 17 years old on December 31 of the year of admission to MBBS or BDS course.
  • Candidates who have cleared COMEDK exams before 2010 are not eligible for COMEDK UG 2014. 

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