Karnataka COMEDK Entrance Test

Karnataka COMEDK Entrance Test to be Merged with CET from Next Year: Check Complete Details Here

The Karnataka government announced on Wednesday that from next year, the Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) admission test would be combined with the Common Entrance Test (CET) and offered at the national level.

Students will be eligible for admissions based on the ranking secured by students in the examinations. It must also be noted that seat-sharing will continue as is going on now. The minister further added that the modalities for merging COMED-K with CET will be worked out soon. The minister also stated that the KUPECA which demanded an increase in fees by 25% as there has been no hike since 2020-21 has now agreed a 10% hike in fees.

Karnataka having been pioneers in establishing premier professional higher educational institutions, still continues to be the most sought after destination for students who seek quality in established colleges.

What is COMEDK?

COMEDK is a consortium set up by the Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation to provide a reliable, impartial, and effective admission process for applicants to its member institutions.

16 medical, 24 dental, and roughly 190 engineering colleges come under COMEDK. Since its establishment in 2004–2005, COMEDK has been running the yearly admission exams for undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the member institutions. Over the past 15 years, COMEDK has also organized centralized single-window counseling processes. The government-appointed Admission Oversight Committees have praised COMEDK’s efforts throughout the years, and the Honourable Supreme Court has cited the COMEDK exam as a model exam.

Applicants are required to read this brochure thoroughly, so as to familiarize themselves and adhere to the rules strictly. Further, COMEDK’s website www.comedk.org contains information and current updates/alerts. This site is updated regularly. COMEDK suggests all applicants to visit it frequently for relevant information.

Frequently Asked Questions 

1. Can we write both CET and COMEDK?

Yes! You can write both KCET and COMEDK. For COMEDK, you will not be requiring any domicile eligibility, however, for admission into KCET, there are some domicile requirements to be met.

2. Is KCET and COMEDK same?

ComedK and kcet are very similar exams leading you to join colleges mentioned in your question. They differ in the fact that, kcet- conducted by the Karnataka government and the cet fees for colleges is around 36,000.

3. What is the Full form of COMEDK?

Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka


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