The COMEDK UGET and Uni-GAUGE e-entrance examination, for the admission to the engineering courses – Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology – will be conducted on May 12.
Coming out with this information, the executive secretary of COMEDK, S Kumar stated that this examination is the second largest multi-university private engineering exam in the country, after Joint Engineering Exam (JEE).
“COMEDK is the consortium of medical, engineering and dental colleges in Karnataka,” he added, pointing out that however, after government of India issued a notification as regards National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) being the only entrance exam for dental and medical courses, COMEDK has now restricted its entrance exam to only engineering courses. “The students answering COMEDK UGET and Uni-GAUGE merit-based e-entrance examination will have option to study in any of the 150 engineering institutions in Karnataka affiliated to 25 private/ self-funded universities,” Kumar informed, saying that the students making it to the engineering courses through this exam has advantage of internship, so that they become employable after the end of the course.
Kumar also said that detailed guidelines on the online exam and application process have been made available to students on www.unigauge.com and www.comedk.org
He further said that the applicants need to register on or before April 19, 2019. All candidates, who have passed or are currently pursuing 10+2/ PUC/ any equivalent exam, as approved by the All India Council of Technical Education, are eligible to apply for this entrance exam.
The exam will be conducted strictly on merit bases and there are no reservations. The students will be required to attend centralised counseling in Bengaluru during the month of June/ July, after they receive their COMEDK Rank card.