Friday, June 08, 2012
COMEDK results today
Bangalore: Close on the heels of the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET), the results of the undergraduate entrance test held by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) for admission to engineering, medical, and architecture courses in private unaided colleges in State will be announced on Friday.
According to a press release on Thursday, candidates from the State have secured top ranks in all streams. All the top 10 rank holders in the medical and dental streams are from Karnataka. The first nine engineering rank holders too are from the State.
Of the first 50 rank holders in engineering, 42 are from Karnataka, and in the medical stream, 38 are from the State. Of the first 100 ranks in the medical stream, 66 are from Karnataka and in the engineering stream, 83 are from the State.
Overall, 36 per cent of the successful candidates in medical and dental stream are from Karnataka. The number of rank holders in the State has gone up to 3,284 from previous year's 2,800.
Around 37 per cent successful candidates in the engineering stream are from Karnataka. As many as 16,783 candidates from the State have become eligible for seat selection in engineering this year compared with 15,568 candidates last year.
COMEDK conducted the examination on May 6 across 114 centres for 40 per cent of the medical, 45 per cent dental and 30 per cent of the total engineering seats in private professional institutions in Karnataka. As many as 77,750 candidates appeared for the examination, which is an increase of 10,000 from last year.
Around 32,553 candidates appeared for medical and dental seats and 9,135 of them qualified for the seat selection process. Compared with the previous year, 2,530 more candidates have become eligible in the medical and dental streams.
In engineering, 44,185 candidates appeared and all of them have been assigned ranks. With this, the number of eligible candidates in engineering has gone up by nearly 3,000 from last year.
Courtesy: The Hindu