About Consortium of Medical, Engineering & Dental UG Entrance Test, Karnataka

  • COMEDK is the “Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka” – an autonomous institution consisting of senior academicians and reputed administrative officers who have been associated in educational eco system. This autonomous COMEDK was entrusted the responsibility to organise testing procedures to determine the merit of aspiring students in an effective, fair, transparent and non-exploitative procedure by KPCF (Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation – Medical & Dental) and KUPECA (Karnataka Unaided Private Engineering Colleges Association). By this, COMEDK has been serving 16 Medical, 24 Dental and around 190 Engineering Colleges. COMEDK since its inception in 2004-05 has been conducting the annual entrance exam for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the member institutions and has also been organizing single window centralized counseling process over the last 15 years. In all these years, the efforts of COMEDK have been appreciated by all the Government appointed Admission Overseeing Committees and also been mentioned by the Hon’ble Supreme Court as the model examination.
  • Subsequent to the National Eligibility -cum- Entrance Test (NEET) being mandated as the only acceptable entrance exam for admission to Medical and Dental courses in the country, COMEDK continues the evaluation process for the members of KUPECA i.e around 190 Engineering colleges. For the current academic year, COMEDK would conduct an online examination all over India on Sunday, the 12th May, across 300 centres for the Engineering programs which offer around 20000 seats and will be followed by offline counseling to overcome the un-anticipated glitches in online counseling as we in India are not still fully prepared for the same.

Test Pattern:

Subjects PCM (B.E)
Physics 60 MCQ
Chemistry 60 MCQ
Mathematics 60 MCQ
Total 180 Questions
  • Medium of Examination will be ENGLISH Only
  • Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers
  • However, in the event of a tie in the test score the principle of least negative responses (Number of wrong answers) will be adopted. In addition, if required, other methods may be adopted to break ties.
  • Total Marks would be 180

The entrance test is based on the existing syllabus of 10 + 2 / 11 & 12th STD / 1st and 2nd PUC.

Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Offline
Conducting Authority
Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges

Test Format

180 Min

Duration of Test

1

Frequency per year

0 - 180

Score Range

1 Year

Test Score Validity

Eligibility

Engineering :
  • The qualifying examinations prescribed for admission for B.E. 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 Computer Science or Electronics 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.
  • Diploma candidates are not eligible to take the Entrance Test as there are no lateral entry admissions.
Architecture:
  • The prescribed qualifying examination for admission to B. Arch course is second PUC or 10+2
  • No candidate shall be admitted to architecture program unless she/he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination.
  • The candidates should have qualified a recognized aptitude test in Architecture (NATA or equivalent) in Current year.
  • There shall be no Entrance Test for candidates seeking admission to B. Arch Course.
  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Arch course shall submit separate application form for counseling as per the notification on COMEDK website (which will be made available before counseling).Candidates interested only in Architecture course , need not fill the online application form for engineering entrance exam.
Note:
  • Notwithstanding the eligibility criteria mentioned as above, the changes, if any, effected by AICTE, VTU, COA or any other competent Regulatory Authorities before the start of rank generation process of COMEDK shall be adopted mutatis mutandis. After generating the ranks, no changes will be made to the already prescribed eligibility criteria.
  • Rank Card will be generated only for those candidates who become eligible for admission to under Graduate Courses as per the regulations of AICTE / VTU.

Deadlines

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Departments for which this exam is relevant
Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
Computer Science & Information Technology
Engineering & Technology

Application Fee

For PCM - Rs 1500/- + * Convenience charge/fee as applicable

Application Process

  • The Candidates have to register themselves at www.comedk.org. The candidates may access the general instructions and the explanation for filling the required fields through the link in the website www.comedk.org. However, these instructions are reproduced as under.
  • All the details asked for in Registration /Application form are Mandatory.
  • E-mail ID and mobile number should remain the same till the Admission process is completed
  • An Email ID once used for Registration online cannot be used again.
  • Details given at the time of registration cannot be edited later on in the application form. Please review all details entered at time of registration before CLICKING ON SUBMIT BUTTON and proceeding to application form.
  • After successful registration, you will receive the User id and Password on your Mobile Number and Email Id which is unique & system generated. Log in with your unique USER ID and PASSWORD to complete the application process. Click on “Go to Application” button (Right hand top corner) to be directed to Application Form
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The entrance test is based on the existing syllabus of 10 + 2 / 12th STD / 2nd PUC.