- K’taka: Engg seats & fees issue remain unresolved
This may provide relief to thousands of Karnataka CET seat aspirants, when more than 100 engineering colleges of the state, affiliated to The Forum of Unaided Private Engineering Colleges, announced that they are ready to enter into a consensual agreement.This agreement will be on engineering seats and fee structure, provided the government is ready to resolve the impasse and come to an amicable settlement. The forum will question the government ordinance over implementation of the Justice Padmaraj Fee Fixation Committee report in court.
- K’taka: Engg seats & fees issue remain unresolved
- Karnataka Engineering Counselling Postponed After Homeopathy and Ayurveda, now Karnataka CET 2010 Engineering counselling is Postponed.The process of Counselling for engineering seats was supposed to have begun on Wednesday, Jul 7. Now the counselling is postponed as none of the colleges had uploaded information on the All India Council for technical Education (AICTE) website.
- Karnataka to continue with CET, COMED-K exams Karnataka will continue to hold CET and COMED-K exams separately as the private engineering colleges rejected the government’s proposal to merge the exams at a meeting held here on Friday, Feb 19.The government, however, has offered to allot seats to the private colleges that wish to set CET as their entrance test.
- Single CET may split COMED-K The state government’s proposal to hold a single Common Entrance Test (CET) is now threatening to split the Consortium of Medical Dental and Engineering Colleges of Karnataka (COMED-K), the representative of the private professional institutions.Most private engineering colleges have threatened the COMED-K that they would withdraw their membership, if the rejects the government proposal for a single CET. “We are ready for a single CET. We are running four technical institutions and we know the problems of rural colleges. It would be good if we have a single CET and the government conducts it,” said Shekhar Swamiji, the head of BGS group of institutions and junior pontiff of the Adichunchanagiri Mutt.
- CET counselling in Mangalore, Davangere from 2010 Starting from next academic year, Mangalore and Davangere too will also see Common Entrance Test (CET) counselling for admissions into professional courses.This decision was taken as the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) decided to go ahead with decentralisation of the CET, after counselling at Hubli and Gulbarga gave encouraging results last year.
- Karnataka may merge CET & Comed-K exams In an effort to ease the students’ burden of attending two entrance exams, the Karnataka State government will carry on its efforts to convince Comed-K to conduct a single Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to professional courses.Higher education minister Aravind Limbavali on Monday, May 25 said, “Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is known across the country for its integrity. The state government will request Comed-K officials to co-operate with it to ease the students’ burden of writing two entrance examinations for admission to professional courses.”
- Tier-II cities top in CET results Students from smaller cities are indeed giving boys and girls in big cities a run for their marks. After stunning performance in SSLC/PUC, Tier-II cities like Mangalore, Hubli, and Mysore have thrown up toppers in CET 2009 results which were declared on Monday.Mangalore boy Anish Bhat of St Aloysius College bagged the first rank in Medical and Indian System of Medicine while Naveen Y Bhat of Sri Satya Sai Lokseva PU College, Mangalore, got the first rank in engineering.
- CET race begins with mock test Cracking the CET certainly didn’t get any easier but at least candidates got a good head-start, thanks to the All-Karnataka Mock CET conducted by ‘Education Times’ at Jyoti Nivas College on Tuesday.Over 400 engineering and medical aspirants thronged the venue to experience CET before the actual date. The entire test was conducted along the lines of the actual CET. “This endeavour will definitely benefit CET aspirants. Through this test we will get to know in which areas we are lagging behind, and work on the weak areas,” said Ashwini B Prithvi, Christ Junior College.
- Comed-K or CLAT? Both exams will be on the same day Do you want to become a lawyer or doctor? Make your choice right now. Hundreds of students appearing for both Comed-K and Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) are in a dilemma as both major entrance exams are scheduled on the same date — May 17.Parents too are worried as they feel that if his/her child had not performed well in one entrance test then they could at least opt for another — but now that option is not available.
- CET likely to be two-day affair CET 2009 is likely to be a two-day affair, if one were to go by the dates proposed to the higher education department. Two dates have been suggested to the government — April 26 and 27. “These were the dates available after looking at other competitive exams. Also, students will get ample time to prepare for the test. The minister will take a final call on this,” a higher education department official said.
- Comed-K debars one for fake certificate
On the second day of Comed-K Engineering counselling about 34 percent of candidates appeared for the seat selection process on Sunday. As many as 822 candidates attended the second day of engineering counselling. One candidate was caught for fake documents and certificates, impersonation and other malpractices.
- Comed-K counselling to begin tomorrow
The COMED-K will begin the counselling session for the under graduate courses in medical, dental, engineering and architecture on Tuesday.The candidates can select their seats out of a total of 14 medical colleges, 28 dental colleges, 113 engineering and nine architecture colleges under the COMED-K.
- CET results may be delayed
The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) may not be able to release the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET) on May 14 as was scheduled in the CET brochure release earlier this year, Syed Jamal, administrative officer of the KEA, announced here on Wednesday.Mr. Jamal said that the announcement of the CET results may be postponed due to the delay in the CBSE and ISC boards in declaring the Class 12 results.
- CET rank list a week before counselling
The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will announce the CET rank list a week before the seat selection process, scheduled to commence on June 2.Deccan Herald has arranged a pre-counselling guidance session with experts and CET officials on May 17. This session is designed to help professional college aspirants and their parents acclimatise themselves with the critical counselling process.
- Deccan Herald provides CET Helpdesk
Launching a new forum called ‘Mission Admission’, Deccan Herald attempts to make the testing days ahead a bit easier. This new forum will help candidates keep track of news and information on the CET, the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) of COMEDK and key entrance tests thereafter.
- COMED-K problems test time limit
Students appearing for the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) conducted by the private professional colleges consortium COMED-K, found the examination quite easy but complained that the Maths paper was a bit lengthy to be solved within the given time
- CET’s got a few surprises now The Common Entrance Test (CET) is less than a week away. On April 19, the fate of thousands of students will be decided as their CET performance determines which colleges they get into and which courses they secure a seat in.The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), which conducts the CET, has highlighted a few aspects that are new this year.
- CET seat sharing meet on Dec 29
The first meeting between the government and private managements on sharing of seats and fee structure in undergraduate professional colleges for Common Entrance Test (CET) – 2008 will happen on December 29.
- Conduct CET for two days
Students Federation of India has urged the state government to conduct the Common EntranceTest (CET) for two days instead of one day in the interest of the students.Federation has criticised the State government decision to limit the test to single day. It has accused the government of heeding to the wishes of private institutions and said that the decision is deterring the rural students in pursuing their education.
- SFI protests one-day CET
Student Federation of India (SFI) staged a dharna in front of the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) against the education department’s decision to hold all the Common Entrance Test (CET) papers on a single day.
- Comed-K on May 8
Comed-K UGET 2008 for Medical, Dental and Engineering courses will be conducted on May 4, at different centres. This year, Comed-K has introduced English paper for the entrance test in addition to other four papers – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
- H K Patil asks for 2-day CET The opposition leader in the legislative council, H K Patil, on Sunday presented a memorandum to governor Rameshwar Thakur, urging him to hold the CET examination over two days instead of one.Patil’s letter said: “All the papers — Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology — have been scheduled to be held on only one day – April 19, 2008. The timetable issued by the Karnataka Education Authority is impractical and without just consideration for the entire student community.”
- Mock CET on Dec 2
TIME institute, tutorial for entrance exams will hold an All Karnataka Mock CET for students of II PUC Science on December 2 across the state at TIME centres and the same will be conducted at Mangalore, Udupi and Puttur.Addressing a news conference on Friday, TIME Mangalore Director Ganesh Hebbar said that students writing the exam will get the state ranking similar to CET which will be displayed on the website www.time4education.com
The examinations are conducted free of cost and the main aim of the exam is to prepare the students technically and mentally to face CET examination.
- CET Cell dons new look as KEA
The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), the new avatar of the Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell is all set to discharge its duties, in a bigger capacity.The KEA, now an authority registered under the Cooperatives Societies Act, has been approached by several clients for conducting entrance tests for recruitment processes.
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