COMEDK UGET – 2015 Entrance Examination will be conducted on Sunday the 10th May
2015 for admission to UG Medical, Dental and Engineering Courses in COMEDK member
institutions. To this effect a notification has already been put on the website
(www.comedk.org) on 28.10.2014 separately.
The said test will be held keeping in view the triple test criteria of being fair, transparent
and non-exploitative and 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.
A detailed calendar of events and the information Brochure in this behalf would be hosted
on the website (www.comedk.org) in due course. The candidates are required to check the
website for all the updates.
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 2015.
e) English is one of the subjects, as in the previous years, to be tested along with Physics, Chemistry and Biology during COMEDK UGET – 2015.
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
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
(31-12-2015) 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.
B. Eligibility criteria for Engineering and Architecture are as follows:
Based on written request of KUPECA, the following shall be the eligibility criteria for
Engineering and Architecture courses.
a) 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.
b) 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.
c) An attempt in the COMEDK Entrance Test seeking admission to Engineering
courses is considered adequate for figuring in the rank list.
d) Diploma candidates are not eligible to take the Entrance Test as there are no
lateral entry admissions.
a) The prescribed qualifying examination for admission to B. Arch course is
second PUC or 10+2 Higher Secondary or equivalent examination with
Mathematics as one of the subjects along with other subjects or a 10+3
Diploma recognized by Central / State Government and having obtained
atleast 50% marks in aggregate (45% in the case of SC, ST and OBC
candidates of Karnataka).
b) The candidates should have appeared for National Aptitude Test in
Architecture (NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture with a
minimum score of 80 out of 200 marks for both General Merit and Category
c) (i) There shall be no Entrance Test for candidates seeking admission to B.Arch Course.
(ii) Candidates seeking B. Arch course shall submit separate application.
Note: Notwithstanding the eligibility criteria mentioned as above, the changes, if any,
effected by MCI, DCI, AICTE, COA or any other competent Regulatory Authorities shall be
Date: Feb 2, 2015