Course(s) offered : B.Tech and B.Arch
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.
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 2019-20, COMEDK would conduct an online examination all over India for Engineering programs which offer around 20000 seats and will be followed by offline counseling.
Branches offered : Aeronautical, Aerospace, Architecture (5 Yrear), Automation & Robotics, Automobile, Bio-Medical, Biotechnology, Ceramic & Cement Technology, Chemical, Civil (*), Computer Science (*), Construction Tech & Management, Electrical & Electronics (*), Electronics & Communications (*), Electronics & Instrumentation, Environmental, Industrial Engineering and Management, Industrial Engineering and Production, Information Science, Information Technology & Engineering, Instrumentation Technology also known as Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical (*), Mechatronics, Medical Electronics, Mining, Nano Technology, Telecommunication Engineering, Textile Engineering
Note : (*) Branches have shift courses
Affiliated Engg colleges (COMEDK) : Approx. 150
Note : COMEDK UGET and Uni-GUAGE exam is common. However, the participating universities / institutes are different. If you wish apply to both, then select your options accordingly. The application fee is Rs1,500 if applying only for COMEDK, Rs1,600 if applying only for Uni-GAUGE and Rs.2,400 if applying for both. Merit/Rank card shall be generated separately for both.
Karnataka Category : For consideration in Karnataka category, the following domicile rules will be strictly followed (‘a’ or ‘b’). If the candidate does not fall into either of the below two categories, the category Non-Karnataka shall be selected.
a) Being a citizen of India If you belong to Karnataka by birth / domicile and have schooling for a minimum period of SEVEN academic years commencing from 1st standard to 2nd PUC / 12th Standard as on 1st July of the year in which the Entrance Test is held and must have passed either SSLC / 10th Standard or 2nd PUC / 12th Standard or equivalent qualifying examination from Karnataka State. In case of the candidate who had taken more than one year to pass a class or standard, the years of academic study is counted as one year only.
b) Indian Citizens of Karnataka origin, who have studied and passed both 1st and 2nd year PUC or 11th and 12th standard examination within the State of Karnataka from an Educational Institution run or recognized by the State Government and either of the parents should have studied in an educational institution of Karnataka for a minimum period of SEVEN years. Such candidates have to produce certificates issued by the competent authority to show that he /she or his/her parent (Father / Mother) has been a resident of Karnataka State as per Annexure I and study certificate/s against their claim at the time of counseling.
Mock test : In order to familiarize the students to the computer based test, an opportunity in the form of MOCK TEST will be made available on the website as per the calendar of events. As many as 6 different mock tests will be made available to the students before they take the final examination.
(a) For COMEDK participating institutes : Centralized counselling by COMEDK at Bangalore. Updates available on COMEDK website.
(b) For Uni-GAUGE participating institutes : Apply separately with your score card to individual Member Universities of ERA Foundation. Counseling held separately by individual Universities. Updates will be available on individual University websites.
The application fee paid for COMEDK and Uni-GAUGE are independent of each other. For claims / issues, if any, the candidates have to approach the respective agencies for redressal.