Bangalore university and for that matter Karnataka state is hosting the most number of engineering colleges in India. Students from all over India come here for admission. Hence I am furnishing details relating to Karnataka for engineering.
Eligibility to take up entrance tests:
Minimum marks required is 45% in Physics, Maths, Chemistry (average) in 12th standard.
A student should appear in any of the following tests CET, COMEDK, KRLMCET, AIEEE, JEE.
The Karnataka State Level Common Entrance Test is being conducted for the purpose of admission of students to the I year or I semester of full time courses in Medical, Dental and Engineering Courses in professional colleges within the State of Karnataka in respect of the seats falling to the share of the State Government.
The seats available in various professional colleges in the State of Karnataka have been in the first place, divided into free and payment seats and then shared between the managements and State Government. The payment seats are further sub-divided into Karnataka quota and Non-Karnataka quota. Admissions to these seats will be made in accordance with the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Engineering seats.
Pass in 10+2 from any one of the universities in Karnataka or its equivalent with the following given percentage of marks for each course are eligible to apply. Those who have appeared in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply. Candidates should have completed 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
The Common Entrance Test will be held only one day in three different sessions for four subjects i.e., Physics and Chemistry in a combined paper in the First session for 120 marks (60 each for Physics and Chemistry) with 150 minutes duration between, Mathematics in the Second session for 60 marks with 80 minutes duration and Biology in the Third session for 60 marks with 80 minutes duration.
Selection and admission:
The merit / rank list will be prepared and published, on the basis of performance of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination. As per the merit determined by the CET Cell, the Medical, ISMH, Engineering and Architecture ranks will be assigned to the eligible candidates.
The Merit list of candidates for admission to Medical and Dental courses will be determined only on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in PCB subjects taken together in the Common Entrance Test. For Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga / Engineering / Technology courses, the Merit list will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the respective optional subjects, in both qualifying examination and the Common Entrance Test taken in equal proportions. For Architecture course, the Merit list will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in both qualifying examination and NATA taken in equal proportions. Reservation
5% of the Government seats will be reserved in favour of the Kannada medium candidates who have studied TEN full academic years in Kannada medium from 1st Standard to 10th Standard. All professional colleges within the Karnataka State which offers Medical Dental and Engineering colleges are affiliated to the state run Universities and recognized by the MCI, DCI and AICTE Education that fall to the share of the Karnataka State Government.
After the completion of the entrance test, the Key Answers will be published within 7 days on the CET website. About three days of time will be given for the candidates / parents / teachers, to file objections, if any, in respect of any of the published key answers, along with all supporting documents & justifications. Objections received by the CET Cell will be placed before an Expert Committee, whose decision will be final in this regard. The objections received after the notified date will not be considered.
Candidates are called in order or rank for spot allotment of branch/college according to availability and option exercised by the candidates. Selection of seat by a candidate and admission thereafter at the CET Cell shall comprise of the following stages, wherein all the candidates will be allowed to select a seat of their choice strictly in the order of merit : (a) Registration of the candidate ; (b) Verification of the original documents ; (c) Selection of seats in accordance with merit order ; (d) Remittance of Fees in the form of Demand Draft ; (e) Issue of Admission Order.
The fee amount detailed above for different courses / categories should be paid by candidates when they come for seat selection process, in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Special Officer, CET Cell,Bangalore", payable at Bangalore. The candidates should come prepared with the demand drafts for the fee detailed above before registering themselves for selection of a seat, failing which they will not be allowed to register and select any seat.
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