COMEDK PGET 2017-Results published

COMEDK PGET 2017-Results published on 04.02.17. An analysis of the result of Post Graduate Entrance test held  on 17/01/2017

Based on the mandate given to it, an entrance test for making admissions to Post
Graduate programme in Medical and Dental unaided private colleges in Karnataka
was held on 17th January 2017; for the first time COMEDK conducted the Test
online in 141 Test centers located in 72 cities across the country.

2). As against 17,482 candidates applied seeking Medical PG seats, 16,577
candidates had written the test; similarly, as against 4,659 candidates applied for
Dental PG program, 4,462 candidates wrote the test. On 18th of January, the
Provisional Answer Keys were published and clarifications sought from the
candidates; accordingly, as many as 40 clarifications from Medical stream and 32
clarifications from Dental stream were received and reviewed by COMEDK. Taking
into consideration the advice of the Expert Committee, which went into these
clarifications, a set of Final Answer Keys was published on 3rd February 2017.

3). As announced in the Calendar of Events, COMEDK has made available the
merit/rank of the candidates who have secured qualifying marks prescribed by MCI
and DCI and become eligible to participate in the COMEDK Counselling process to
be held shortly. As many as 8199 (50%) candidates in medical and 1949 (44%) of
the candidates in dental who have written the test qualified for participating in the
COMEDK seat selection process; of these 2006 (24%) candidates in medical and
300 (15%) candidates in dental are from Karnataka.

4). As has been the practice, an analysis of COMEDK result discloses the following:
a) The actual Percentage-range in qualifying examination required for
writing the Test and secured by the candidates varies from more
than 80% to little less than 60% but more than 50%. As many as 248
out of first 1000 rank holders have secured more than 70% marks in
their MBBS examination; 287 candidates out of first 1000 rank
holders have secured marks between 66% and 70% in their UG
course; similarly, 395 out of first 1000 rank holders are in the range
of 60% to 65% marks in MBBS and finally, the rest of 70 candidates
out of first 1000 rank holders have secured less than 60% but more 2
than the minimum percentage marks in their MBBS, required to seek
PG admissions.
b) For PG Dental program, 216 out of first 1000 rank holders have
secured more than 70% in Dental UG course, 280 candidates have
secured between 66% and 70% and 426 candidates out of the said
1000 rank holders secured between 60% and 65% of the marks in
their BDS course. The remaining 78 candidates have secured less
than 60% but more than the required percentage to be eligible for
awarding UG Degree.
c) Also, out of first 1000 rank holders in Medical PGET-2017, 212
(21%) are Karnataka Candidates while the remaining 788
candidates are from different States of the Country. Similarly, 27 out
of the first 100 ranks have been bagged by Karnataka candidates in
Medical PGET. Also, out of the first 10 rank holders 4 are from
Karnataka while the remaining are from other States; in all 7 of them
have secured more than 70% in their qualifying MBBS programme.
d) Likewise, 117 candidates out of first 1000 rank holders in
Dental PGET-2017 are from Karnataka whereas the remaining 883
candidates are from different States of the Country. Similarly, 6 out
of the first 100 ranks have been bagged by Karnataka candidates in
Dental PGET. Also, out of the first 10 rank holders 3 are from
Karnataka while the remaining are from other States; in all 7 of them
have secured more than 70% in their qualifying BDS programme.
NOTE: The percentage range secured in the qualifying UG courses
and the rank pattern in the entrance test establish the keen
competition prevailing so as to secure admission to PG courses in
Karnataka.
e) The highest marks secured by the candidate are, 138 out of the
maximum of 180 in Medical PGET and 136 out of the maximum of
180 in Dental PGET.

5). Rank cards of the eligible candidates have been generated and available to the
candidates in their ‘applicant login’ on the COMEDK website (www.comedk.org).
Similarly, the score card details for Uni-gauge entrance test are being sent to
Institutions which have agreed to accept the same for their admissions. The 3
concerned candidates who have secured eligibility marks in the Uni-guage may
approach those institutions separately.

6). The Cut-off rank for a clinical seat in Medical PGET 2015 was 985 in respect of
General Merit, 1511 for Christian minority and 3009 for Tulu minority Institutions;
and for Dental PG Program for the said year it has been 2382 for General Merit
and 2982 for Telugu minority and 2467 for Tulu minority. Details in this behalf,
college and course wise, will be made available well before the commencement of
Counselling.

7). The number of seats available for being filled up, the quantum of tuition fees
and Counselling dates would be notified in due course. Also a separate set of
Counselling Document detailing the procedure for participating in the COMEDK
counselling would be made available shortly and the candidates are required to
refer to the website regularly for all these updates, besides familiarizing themselves
with the seat selection process thoroughly.

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