COMEDK UGET – 2016 Medical Entrance Examination Announcement
COMEDK UGET Date Announced
COMEDK UGET is National Level Undergraduate Entrance test for admission in MBBS/BDS & Engineering Courses
COMEDK UGET 2016 Entrance Exam Notice
Whereas, the Association of Medical, Dental and Engineering colleges have mandated COMEDK to conduct UGET – 2016 Entrance Test for admission to Under Graduate Medical, Dental and Engineering courses in COMEDK Member Institutions.
Whereas, the said Test will have to be held keeping in view the triple test criteria of being fair, transparent and non-exploitative so as to ensure merit based admissions through a single common entrance test followed by centralized counselling as envisaged by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in TMA Pai Foundation Vs. the State (2002) 8 SCC 481, Islamic Academy of Education Vs. the State reported in (2003) 6 SCC 697 and PA Inamdar Vs. the State of Maharashtra reported in (2005) 6 SCC 537.
Whereas, the Executive Council of COMEDK has decided to conduct the above test on Sunday May 8, 2016.
Now therefore, the COMEDK UGET – 2016 would be held by COMEDK on Sunday May 8, 2016 across the State of Karnataka and a detailed Calendar of Events.
COMEDK UGET Eligibility Criteria
A. Eligibility criteria for UG Medical and Dental are as follows:
KPM&DCA which has entrusted COMEDK with the responsibility of conducting the entrance examination and seat selection process has in its meeting held on 17th November 2014 directed to adopt the following eligibility criteria for UG Medical and Dental courses.
a) The candidates should have qualified in second PUC or 10+2 or equivalent examination recognized by State / Central Government, the last two years of study shall comprise of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with English as a compulsory subject.
b) The General Merit candidates must have passed these subjects (PCB) individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in PCB (40% in the case of SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka State).
c) The candidates who are appearing for the prescribed qualifying examination and expecting the percentage of marks as at (b) are also eligible to apply.
d) The General Merit candidates must also secure not less than 50% marks (40% in the case of SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka) in aggregate in PCB subjects in the COMEDK UG entrance test 2016.e) English is one of the subjects, as in the previous years, to be tested along with Physics, Chemistry and Biology during COMEDK UGET – 2016. The General Merit candidates should secure not less than 50% marks in English (40% in the case of SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka). However, the marks so secured in English will not be added for the determination of rank which shall be decided exclusively based on the minimum required marks secured by the candidates in PCB subjects. Further, a candidate is not entitled for a rank if he/she fails to secure 50% or 40% of the marks as the case may be in English. The paper on English language will be normally of second PUC or 10+2 standard and will test the candidate’s comprehension of the language, the structure of words, phrases, clauses and sentences.
f) The candidate shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December (31-12-2016) of the year of admission to the MBBS / BDS course.
g) The following candidates are unacceptable and hence need not apply:
i. Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination i.e. second PUC or 10+2 or equivalent prior to 2013.
ii. Candidates having qualified earlier and selected an MBBS seat through COMEDK but failed to join the college so selected or failed to surrender the said seat at the COMEDK level for valid reasons or having joined the college so selected failed to pursue the course.
iii. Candidates already pursuing Medical UG course anywhere in India.
iv. Candidates who were caught attempting to impersonate or found following / adopting any of the malpractices earlier including entertaining the touts and agents.
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