Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has conducted Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) 2016 for admission to undergraduate medical, dental and engineering courses. For the first time, COMEDK conducted the test through online mode this year across the country. The results for the same has been declared on 28th May 2016. The topper of the exam is Adhokshaja V. Madhwaraj, studies at Chaitanya Techno School, Ramamurthy Nagar. He secured the first rank in the test and scored 170 marks out of total 180 marks allotted maximum.
More than 55,680 students attended the exam. City students have bagged the top two ranks in ComedK's UGET for admission to engineering colleges in the state this year. And like last year, seven of the top 10 rankers are from Karnataka. While the third rank has been secured by a Telangana student, the fourth and sixth ranks have been bagged by students from Andhra Pradesh.
The first 1,000 rank holders have secured more than 70% in UGET, while 1361 candidates have secured between 66% and 70%. As many as 2,373 students have scored between 60% and 65%, while 6,854 candidates secured less than 60% but more than 50%. Among the first 100 rank holders, 56 are from Karnataka. And 417 out of first 1,000 rank holders are from Karnataka. As many as 30 per cent of the total seats available in COMEDK member institutions will be available to those who qualified in the test.