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COMEDK UGET 2018: Eligibility Criteria

Rahul Tomar

It is very important for students to get familiar with the eligibility criteria before applying for any engineering entrance examination. In this article, we are providing you the eligibility criteria for COMEDK UGET 2018. Students must check the eligibility criteria before applying for COMEDK UGET 2018.

  • The qualifying examinations prescribed for admission for B.E. / B. Arch is second PUC or 10+2 Higher Secondary or equivalent examination recognized by State/Central Government; the last two years of study shall comprise of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with English as a compulsory subject.
  • The General Merit candidates should have passed with a minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% in respect of SC, ST and OBC candidates) of Karnataka State in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and should have passed these subjects individually. Physics and Mathematics are compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Bio Technology or Biology or any other technical vocational courses as one of the optional subjects. However, changes, if any, in the eligibility criteria by the AICTE will be adopted.
  • An attempt in the COMEDK Entrance Test seeking admission to Engineering courses is considered adequate for figuring in the rank list.

Note: Diploma Candidates are not eligible to take COMEDK UGET-2018 entrance test.

In 2017, COMEDK UGET was held across 134 centres in Karnataka. About 89,000 candidates were registered for the entrance exam. Out of which about 73,000 wrote the exam. Compared to 2016, the number of applicants was increased by almost 3% for engineering in 2017, according to the officials. The number of seats for engineering courses was 20,000 across 160 institutes affiliated to Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka.

About the exam:

COMEDK is the “Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka”. It is the consortium which determines the merit of students seeking admissions to the undergraduate courses in the member Institutions of the Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation Trust (KPCF). In 2014, 14 Medical colleges, 25 Dental colleges and more than 150 engineering colleges were in this consortium.

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