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Karnataka: COMEDK entrance check to be merged with CET from subsequent 12 months

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Karnataka: COMEDK entrance test to be merged with CET from next year

The Karnataka authorities on Wednesday introduced that from subsequent 12 months, the COMEDK entrance check could be merged with the Common Entrance Test (CET) and carried out at all-India stage.

Eligibility for admission will likely be based mostly on the rating that college students safe within the merged CET and seat-sharing will proceed as at current. Higher Education Minister CN Ashwath Narayan stated the modalities for merging COMEDK with the CET could be labored out as the subsequent plan of action.

The larger training division additionally restricted the payment hike in non-public engineering schools to 10 per cent, as in opposition to a 25 per cent sought by the universities, for the present tutorial 12 months. A gathering between Narayan and representatives of the Karnataka Unaided Private Engineering Colleges Association at Vikasa Soudha in Bengaluru additionally agreed to not accumulate some other charges.

Narayan stated the affiliation had demanded a 25 per cent payment hike “as there had been no increase for the past two years, from 2020-21, but they finally agreed to a 10 per cent hike”.

The payment hike is relevant to college students who’ve been allotted authorities seats in non-public engineering schools.

The non-public faculty representatives assured the minister that they might assist authorities motion in opposition to schools that accumulate any additional payment by any means.

COMEDK stands for the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka.