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COMEDK

2

2.

Post Graduate Medical and Dental Programs

3

3.

Eligibility Criteria

3

4.

About Member Institutions

4

4.1 Courses Offered in COMEDK Member Institutions

5

4.2 Total Sanctioned Intake in Member Institutions

6

4.3 Fee Structure

8

5.

COMEDK PGET-2007

9

5.1 Application Procedure

10

5.2 Test Admission Ticket and related information

11

5.3 Test and related information

11

5.3.1 Test Scheme

11

5.3.2 Syllabi

12

5.3.3 Test Locations

12

5.3.4 Instructions for Test Takers

12

5.3.5 Grounds for Dismissal

13

5.4 Results Publishing

13

5.4.1 Test Scores Publishing

14

5.4.2 Final Merit / Rank List publishing

14

6.

Centralised Counseling (Single Window)

15

7.

Biometric Verification

15

8.

Assistance / Facilities to candidates

16

9.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

17

10.

Instructions for filling the Application Form

19

11.

Appendix I

23

12.

Appendix II

24

13.

Appendix III

25

14.

Appendix IV

26

15.

Appendix V

27

1. COMEDK

The Karnataka Private Medical & Dental Colleges Association, in their endeavour to offer an effective, fair and objective testing procedure to determine merit of students wanting to seek admissions to the Member Institutions, have formed "Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka” COMEDK.

The Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has been assigned the task of organising a common entrance test for the academic year 2007-2008, for candidates aspiring to pursue Post Graduate Courses in Medical and Dental studies in the state of Karnataka, in colleges run by Private Medical and Dental Colleges who are Member Institutions of the consortium.

COMEDK entrance test & publication of test score and rank list will be followed by central counseling (Single window system). The details of the arrangement made will be publicised in due course on our website, http://www.comedk.org.

The list of the Member Institutions who have indicated that they are participating in the COMEDK testing program, along with the courses offered by them, is published in this brochure, and also on our website http://www.comedk.org

Applicants are advised to read this brochure thoroughly and familiarise themselves with the test procedures.

Note: COMEDK’s web site at http://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.

2. Post Graduate Medical & Dental Programs

Post Graduate degree and diploma courses, in the Medical and Dental studies, for the academic year 2007-2008 is required to commence from 01/05/07. Post Graduate degree course is a 3-year full time program. Post Graduate diploma is a 2-year full time program.

3. Eligibility Criteria

Degree / Diploma Programs:

Applicants must meet all requirements stipulated by MCI / DCI. Accordingly, they should have successfully passed their M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. from an institution recognised by MCI / DCI, and must have completed or completing their internship by 30/04/07.

MCI / DCI Norms:

Every student, selected for admission to the Post Graduate medical / dental course in any of the medical / dental institutions in the country, shall possess recognized M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. degree or equivalent qualification and should have obtained permanent registration with the Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India, or any of the State Medical / Dental Council or should obtain the same with in one month from the date of admission, failing which the admission of the candidate shall be cancelled.

Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for the registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the Post Graduate training restricted to the college / institution to which the applicant is admitted for the time being exclusively for Post Graduate studies; Provided further, that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subjected to the condition that such person is duly registered as medical practitioner in his own country from which the applicant has obtained his / her basic medical / dental qualification and that his / her degree is recognized by the corresponding Council or concerned authority.

As per the Post Graduate Regulation 2000 of Medical Council of India, the minimum percentage of marks in the entrance test (COMEDK PGET-2007) for eligibility for admission to Post Graduate Courses shall be 50 percent for general category candidates and 40 percent for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (As declared by State Government of Karnataka from time to time).

As specified by the Dental Council of India, the minimum percentage of marks in the entrance test (COMEDK PGET-2007) for admission to Post Graduate Dental courses shall be 50% for all the candidates (Reference: DCI. Letter No. DE 14-2004/1135 dated 05 May 2004).

Rank list / Card will be prepared only for those students who are eligible for admission to Post Graduate Courses as per the Medical Council of India or Dental Council of India Regulations.

4. About Member Institutions

Twenty-eight unaided, private Medical and Dental colleges affiliated to COMEDK, across the State of Karnataka, offer various courses in Medical and Dental studies at Post Graduate level. The courses offered at the Post Graduate level include both Degree and Diploma programs. The following Medical and Dental Colleges have indicated their willingness to make admission to their Post Graduate courses based on merit in the Common Entrance Test organized by COMEDK (COMEDK PGET-2007).

Medical Colleges:

 

College Code

Name of the College

City

 

MC01

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences

Bellur

MC02

B.L.D.E. Association’s Sri. B. M. Patil Medical College.

Bijapur

MC03

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College

Bangalore

MC04

Fr.

Muller Medical College (Christian Minority)

Mangalore

MC05

H.

K. E. Society’s M. R. Medical College

Gulbarga

MC06

J.

J. M. Medical College

Davangere

MC07

J.

S. S. Medical College

Mysore

MC08

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences

Bangalore

MC09

K S Hegde Medical Academy

Mangalore

MC10

M.

S. Ramaiah Medical College

Bangalore

MC11

Sree Siddhartha Medical College

Tumkur

MC12

Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College

Kolar

Dental Colleges:

 

College Code

Name of the College

City

 

DC01

A.

B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences

Mangalore

DC02

A.E.C.S. Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre (Telugu Minority)

Bangalore

DC03

A.M.E.’s Dental College

Raichur

DC04

Bapuji Dental College & Hospital

Davangere

DC05

College of Dental Sciences

Davangere

DC06

Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences

Bangalore

DC07

H.

K. E.’s S Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research

Gulbarga

DC08

J. S. S. Dental College & Hospital

Mysore

DC09

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Science

Bangalore

DC10

K.V. G. Dental College & Hospital

Sullia

DC11

M.

R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital

Bangalore

DC12

M.

S. Ramaiah Dental College

Bangalore

DC13

R.

V. Dental College

Bangalore

DC14

Shri. B. V. V. Sangha’s P. M. N. M Dental College & Hospital

Bagalkot

DC15

S D M College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority)

Dharwad

DC16

Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital

Bangalore

Note:

Minority status applicable to candidates of Karnataka origin only for admission to respective minority status colleges.

Claims made by candidates as belonging to Karnataka origin or Religious or Linguistic minority status etc is not verified while sending TAT for COMEDK-PGET 2007. However, if such a candidate qualifies for attending centralised counseling, it will be his/her responsibility to furnish

original documents issued by competent authorities to the satisfaction of COMEDK authorities, failing which such a candidate will be considered only under All India General Merit.

Inter-change of category status will not be entertained during the course of PGET process (i.e. students appearing under General Merit category will be considered for eligibility in that category only).

4.1. Courses Offered in COMEDK Member Institutions

Courses Mentioned below are offered at the Member Institutions.

Medical Courses (Degree & Diploma):

Course Code

Degree Course

Course Code

Diploma Course

PRECLINICAL

   

CM01

M.S. (Anatomy)

   

CM02

M.D. (Physiology)

   

CM03

M.D. (Biochemistry)

   

PARACLINICAL

   

CM04

M.D. (Pathology)

CM22

Diploma in Clinical Pathology (DCP)

CM05

M.D. (Microbiology)

   

CM06

M.D. (Pharmacology)

   

CM07

M.D. (Forensic Medicine)

CM23

Diploma in Forensic Medicine (DFM)

CM08

M.D. (Community Medicine)

CM31

Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

CLINICAL

   

CM09

M.D. (General Medicine)

   

CM10

M.D. (Paediatrics)

CM24

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

CM11

M.D. (Dermatology & STD)

CM32

Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)

CM12

M.D. (Tuberculosis)

   

CM13

M.D. (Psychiatry)

CM33

Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine (DPM)

CM14

M.S. (General Surgery)

   

CM15

M.S. (Ophthalmology)

CM26

Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO)

CM16

M.S. (Orthopaedics)

CM28

Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho)

CM17

M.S. (E.N.T.)

CM27

Diploma in Otolaryngology (DLO)

CM18

M.D. (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

CM25

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO)

CM19

M.D. (Anaesthesiology)

CM29

Diploma in Anaesthesiology (DA)

CM20

M.D. (Radio - Diagnosis)/(Radiology)

CM30

Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD)

CM21

M.D. (Radio - Therapy)

   

Dental Courses (Degree):

Course Code

Course

CD01

M.D.S. Oral Surgery

CD02

M.D.S. Oral Medicine

CD03

M.D.S. Periodontia

CD04

M.D.S. Orthodontics

CD05

M.D.S. Pedodontics

CD06

M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry

CD07

M.D.S. Prosthodontics

CD08

M.D.S. Oral Pathology

CD09

M.D.S. Community Dentistry

4.2 Total Sanctioned Intake in Member Institutions:

These seats have been recognised or approved by MCI/DCI. The following table indicates the total sanctioned intake in each of the Member Institutions for the courses specified. The candidates are requested to note that the number of seats offered to candidates at the time of counseling by COMEDK will be 47% which is less than the total intake mentioned below. The number of seats to be filled up by centralised counseling is based on COMEDK PGET- 2007 merit will be notified at a later date in our website.

Medical Degree Seats

(As per the data furnished by institutions. Changes, if any, will be updated on website as and when institutions furnish information)

 

MC01

MC02

MC03

MC04

MC05

MC06

MC07

MC08

MC09

MC10

MC11

MC12

TOTAL

CM01

-

2

1*

-

-

6

2

2

-

2

-

-

14+1*

CM02

-

2*

1*

-

-

3

3

-

-

3

-

3*

9+6*

CM03

1

-

1*

-

-

4

2

2

-

2

-

1*

11+2*

CM04

-

1+2*

3

1

4

8

5

-

-

3

1

2*

26+4*

CM05

-

1

1

-

2

3

1

-

-

1

1

1*

10+1*

CM06

-

-

1*

-

2

4

1

1

-

2

-

2*

10+3*

CM07

-

-

1*

-

2

1

1

1

-

2

-

-

7+1*

CM08

1

1

1*

-

2

3

1

2

-

3

-

-

13+1*

CM09

4

5

4*

4

10

11

8

3

2

8

2

3+3*

60+7*

CM10

2

1

1*

2

4

6

4

2

1

2

1

1+2*

26+3*

CM11

-

1*

1*

2

1

4

1

1

-

-

-

1

10+2*

CM12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

CM13

-

-

-

2

-

1

1

1

-

-

-

-

5

CM14

4

5

3*

4

8

12

8

3

2

8

3

2+2*

59+5*

CM15

1

1*

1

1

2

3

1

1

-

2

1

1+1*

14+2*

CM16

2

2

1*

2

3

8

4

1

2

3

-

1+2*

28+3*

CM17

-

1

1

1

2

5

1

1

1

-

1

1+1*

15+1*

CM18

5

2

1

1

3

12

6

2

1

4

1

2+1*

40+1*

CM19

2

1

1*

2

3

8

5

1

1

4

1

2

30+1*

CM20

2

-

1*

1

2

4

-

-

-

2

1

1

13+1*

CM21

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

2

 

24

22+6*

7+18*

23

50

106

55

24

10

53

13

15+21*

402+45*

* Permitted by GOI

Medical Diploma Seats

 

MC01

MC02

MC03

MC04

MC05

MC06

MC07

MC08

MC09

MC10

MC11

MC12

TOTAL

CM22

-

2

1

2

4

12

6

1

- -

 

-

-

28

CM23

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

- -

 

-

-

2

CM24

2

2

1*

2

2

8

3

2

- 2

 

2

2

27+1*

CM25

3

4

2

1

2

12

6

2

- 3

 

1

4

40

CM26

-

-

1*

-

1

6

1

2

- 2

 

2

2

16+1*

CM27

-

2

-

2

2

6

2

1

- -

 

2

2

19

CM28

1

4

1

2

3

12

6

1

- 6

 

1

2

39

CM29

4

2

1*

4

4

12

6

2

- 4

 

2

4

44+1*

CM30

2

-

-

1

4

8

-

-

- 2

 

2

2

21

CM31

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

- -

 

-

-

-

CM32

-

-

1*

4

1

6

1

-

- 2

 

-

-

14+1*

CM33

-

-

-

2

-

2

1

-

- -

 

-

-

5

 

12

16

4+4*

20

23

86

32

11

 

- 21

12

18

255+4*

* Permitted by GOI

Dental Degree Seats: CODE DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC05 DC06 DC07 DC08 DC09 DC10 DC11
Dental Degree Seats:
CODE
DC01
DC02
DC03
DC04
DC05
DC06
DC07
DC08
DC09
DC10
DC11
DC12
DC13
DC14
DC15
DC16
TOTAL
DENTAL CLINICAL COURSES
CD01
8
3
-
6
6
2
-
3
3
2
2
3
2
2
7
2
51
CD02
2
-
-
4
4
2
-
2
-
-
2
3
2
2
2
3
28
CD03
5
-
2
6
6
-
2
3
4
-
1
3
2
2
4
3
43
CD04
9
2
2
6
6
-
-
3
3
2
2
3
3
2
6
1
50
CD05
6
-
-
6
6
-
-
3
-
-
-
3
2
2
2
3
33
CD06
8
2
2
6
6
3
-
3
4
2
0
2
4
2
6
2
52
CD07
10
3
2
6
6
-
2
5
2
2
2
3
2
8
3
56
DENTAL PARA CLINICAL COURSES
CD08
2
-
-
2
4#
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
4#
2
16
CD09
-
2#
-
3
3#
-
-
2#
-
-
-
2#
2#*
-
2#
2#
16+2*
50
12
8
45
47
7
4
24
14
8
9
21
18+2*
16
41
21
345+2*

# Clinical courses in this colleges * Subject to renewal by DOI / GOI

Note:

33% of the seats are offered to Karnataka State Government in both medical and dental PG Courses offered by COMEDK member institutions to be filled up by them through the agency designated by the State Government. 20% of the total intake could be filled up by NRIs/NRI sponsored, Institutional Preference and In-service Candidates. Remaining 47% seats will be offered by COMEDK centralised counseling. This is tentative and subject to modifications, if considered necessary. Details of seats for counseling, schedule and rules will be put on the website at a later date.

4.3 Fee Structure

Fee structure of last year is applicable for admissions of 2007-2008 also.

 

Annual Medical Tution Fee

 

College

 

Place

 

Tution Fee

Code

Name of the College

 
   

Degree

Diploma

     

Pre

Para

Clinical

Para

Clinical

Clinical

Clinical

Clinical

MC01

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences

Bellur

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC02

B.L.D.E. Association’s Sri. B. M. Patil Medical College.

Bijapur

57750

115500

462000

114000

346000

MC03

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College

Bangalore

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC04

Fr.

Muller Medical College

Mangalore

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

(Christian Minority)

MC05

H.

K. E. Society’s M. R. Medical

Gulbarga

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

College

MC06

J. J. M. Medical College

Davangere

42000

84000

336000

42000

252000

MC07

J. S. S. Medical College

Mysore

57000

114000

456000

57000

342000

MC08

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences

Bangalore

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC09

K S Hegde Medical Academy

Mangalore

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC10

M.

S. Ramaiah Medical College

Bangalore

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC11

Sree Siddhartha Medical College

Tumkur

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

MC12

Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College

Kolar

57000

114000

456000

114000

342000

Note: All candidates must pay the tution fee applicable for the course allotted at the time of counselling only by DD in favour of COMEDK, payable at Bangalore(Payment by Cash or Cheque will not be accepted) .

No part payment or request for delayed payment is permissible.

Candidates not paying the tution fee at the counseling will forfeit their allotted seat.

Candidates will be required to pay University Fee and any other authorised fee at the time of reporting to the colleges to which they are assigned.

 

Annual Dental Tution Fee

 

College

 

Place

Tuition Fee

Code

Name of the College

 

Para Clinical

Clinical

 

A.

B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental

 

78000

234000

DC01

Sciences

Mangalore

DC02

A.E.C.S. Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre (Telugu Minority)

Bangalore

78000

234000

DC03

A.M.E.’s Dental College

Raichur

78000

234000

DC04

Bapuji Dental College & Hospital

Davangere

78000

234000

DC05

College of Dental Sciences

Davangere

78000

234000

DC06

Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Science

     
 

H.

K. E.’s S Nijalingappa Institute of Dental

 

78000

234000

DC07

Sciences & Research

Gulbarga

DC08

J. S. S. Dental College & Hospital

Mysore

78000

234000

DC09

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Science

Bangalore

78000

234000

DC10

K.V. G. Dental College & Hospital

Sullia

78000

234000

DC11

M.

R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital

Bangalore

78000

234000

DC12

M.

S. Ramaiah Dental College

Bangalore

78000

234000

DC13

R.

V. Dental College

Bangalore

78000

234000

DC14

Shri. B. V. V. Sangha’s P. M. N. M Dental College & Hospital

Bagalkot

78000

234000

DC15

S D M College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority)

Dharwad

76000

228000

DC16

Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital

Bangalore

78000

234000

Note:

All candidates must pay the tution fee applicable for the course allotted at the time of counselling only by DD in favour of COMEDK, payable at Bangalore(Payment by Cash or Cheque will not be accepted) .

No part payment or request for delayed payment is permissible.

Candidates not paying the tution fee at the counseling will forfeit their allotted seat.

Candidates will be required to pay University Fee and any other authorised fee at the time of reporting to the colleges to which they are assigned.

5. COMEDK Post Graduate Entrance Test-2007 (COMEDK PGET-2007)

COMEDK will conduct a separate entrance test for Medical and a separate entrance test for Dental Post Graduate courses called 'COMEDK PGET-2007', for candidates seeking admission to Post Graduate courses in Medical and Dental studies. The entrance test is being conducted for use by COMEDK Member Institutions only. The COMEDK entrance test is mandatory for candidates seeking admissions for the Post Graduate courses in Member Institutions. The COMEDK PGET-2007 test scores are valid only for admissions during the academic year 2007-2008.

The COMEDK PGET-2007 will be conducted only at centres in Bangalore on Sunday the 11 th February 2007

The test venue will be mentioned in the candidate’s Test Admission Ticket and also on the website under every candidate’s individual login. Please re check the website for any changes / updates before leaving your hometown for the test.

5.1. Application Procedure

The process involves the following stages:

Ensure that the DD for Rs.1500/-(Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Only), along with all the marks cards and the attempt certificate are kept ready before filling up the Online Application form.

The Online application form has to be filled up properly and completely.

Take a print of the filled in Application form and Date of Birth / Declaration form.

The Application form is said to be complete only if it is enclosed with all the documents mentioned below and posted to COMEDK office.

Checklist of documents to accompany the completed Application Form:

DD for Rs 1500/- drawn in favour of COMEDK-2007 payable at Bangalore (mention your application number on the back of DD)

Attested Photocopy of Degree Certificate

Attested Photocopy of Attempt Certificate

Attested Photocopies of All marks cards (First Year/Semester to Final Year/Semester)

COMEDK copy of Declaration in the prescribed form duly attested by the head of the institution where he/she has studied last.

Additional copy of your photograph (mention your application number on the back of photograph)

Non-refundable fee for taking COMEDK PGET-2007 and attending centralised counseling, if eligible, is Rs. 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Only). DD for Rs.1500/- should be drawn in favour of COMEDK-2007, payable at Bangalore and should be enclosed with the application after recording application number on the back of DD.

Brochure and application form can be availed only through COMEDK website. Visit our website www.comedk.org for details and procedure

Note: Candidates are advised to visit COMEDK website regularly to watch for “Red Alert” list of incomplete applications to ensure corrections well in time and to enable COMEDK to send the TAT in time.

(Please note that printed Brochures and Applications are not sold this year) The completed Application Form has to reach COMEDK office on or before Monday 15 th January 2007 to the following address:

Executive Secretary - COMEDK, # 37, First Floor, Ramanashree Chambers, Lady Curzon Road, Bangalore 560001, Karnataka

Applicants are directed to go through the instructions carefully before filling the application forms. Applicants are requested to send the filled-in application form at the earliest to avoid any delay. Please do not wait until the last date to send in your forms.

Note: Please do note that the Photographs to be provided have to be identical, in Colour and clear, and should not be more than 6 months old. Application with smudged/tampered or hazy photograph will not be accepted. Any application received not adhering to these specifications is liable to be rejected without any clarifications and no refund would be made. The decision of the COMEDK Committee on this would be final and binding.

For all future correspondence with COMEDK PGET-2007, applicants need to quote their Application Number and TAT (Test Admission Ticket) Number (if applicable).

5.2. Test Admission Tickets and Related Information

Candidates appearing for COMEDK PGET-2007 will be issued a Test Admission Ticket (TAT) for identification. Candidates are required to bring the TAT and the original declaration form duly attested by the Head of the Institution where he/she has studied last, as submitted along with the application form. This is mandatory.

The TATs would contain the PGET-2007 test centre assigned to the candidate. The candidates are assigned a test centre during the application processing, and no requests for change in centre would be considered.

The TATs would be dispatched to the candidates at the address they mention in their application form by 02/01/2007.

Change of address, if any, during the process of COMEDK PGET-2007 must be intimated through registered post / certified dispatch to COMEDK office; the responsibility for the same rests solely with the applicants, and COMEDK, is not responsible for the same. In the event of any candidate not receiving the TAT or misplacing the same, the status can be requested by calling the COMEDK Help Desk. The help desk numbers are available in this brochure.

Note: Candidates not receiving the TAT on or before 05/02/2007, must contact COMEDK help desk or send e-mail to have the details of the TAT

5.3. Test and Related Information

The Entrance Test COMEDK PGET-2007 is mandatory for all candidates seeking admissions to Member Institutions of COMEDK. A merit / rank list is generated based on the candidate's scores in entrance test. As part of our test process, to ensure fairness to the merited students and to eliminate fraudulent attempts, it is planned to use Biometrics (Fingerprinting) at various stages of the process and this would be done at the discretion of COMEDK.

5.3.1. Test Scheme

There will be one test for PG Medical and one test for PG Dental Courses. Each test will have 180 multiple-choice questions (MCQ).

The time allotted for the test would be 180 minutes. The test will begin at 10:00am and end at

1:00pm

Candidates are required to mark their answers in an OMR (Optical Mark Reader) Answer Sheet.

Each correct answer is awarded one mark.

There will be no Negative Marking.

No Mark/s will be awarded for multiple marking (marking multiple responses) of any question.

5.3.2.

Syllabi

The scope of the syllabi for the Post Graduate Medical / Dental entrance test is based on the M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. syllabus as prescribed by MCI / DCI, respectively. The number of questions related to each subject in COMEDK PGET-2007 is approximately as mentioned below:

Medical

 

Dental

 

Subject

Questions

Subject

Questions

Anatomy

8

Anatomy

6

Biochemistry

8

Biochemistry

6

Physiology

8

Physiology

6

Pharmacology

8

Pharmacology

6

Microbiology

7

Microbiology

6

Pathology

12

Pathology

6

Forensic Medicine

6

General Medicine

6

ENT

3

General Surgery

6

Ophthalmology

9

Conservative Dentistry

12

Community Medicine

15

Dental Anatomy / Histology

12

General Medicine

24

Oral Pathology

12

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

11

Prosthodontia

12

General Surgery

18

Oral Medicine / Radiology

12

Anaesthesia

6

Preventive / Community Dentistry

12

Dermatology

5

Periodontia

12

Radio Diagnosis

6

Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery

12

Paediatrics

9

Pedodontia

12

Psychiatry

6

Orthodontics

12

Orthopaedics

6

Dental Materials

12

TB & Chest Diseases

5

   

Total

180

Total

180

5.3.3. Test Locations

The entrance test, COMEDK PGET-2007, will be held in Bangalore only. The test will be held on the mentioned time and date in all the test centres. The details of all the test centres will be published online. The centre address will be mentioned in the TAT, which would be dispatched to the candidates prior to the examination as per the calendar of events.

5.3.4. Instructions for Test Takers

Candidates please note:

Report 60 minutes before the commencement of the test (9:00am)

Test commences at 10:00am

Arriving later than 10:15am is not permissible and you will not be allowed to take the test.

Answer sheet: All answers need to be registered on an Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet, which is machine read and evaluated. Candidates must use only black ballpoint pen for marking their answers on the OMR sheet. Use of erasers or whiteners is not permitted. (Ref: Appendix V for format)

OMR answer sheets will be supplied only at the examination hall. After the test is over, the answer sheet should be given back, before leaving the room. Candidates are allowed to take the candidate’s copy of the answer sheet only on completion of the test.

Kindly note that the candidates must sign on their TAT and OMR answer sheets in the presence of the invigilator, after the invigilator has verified their TAT. Invigilators will also sign on the column indicating Invigilators Signature of the OMR Sheet, if not; the answer sheet will be invalid and not be considered for processing.

Candidates are also required to write their names, and the question booklet number ONLY in the space provided in their OMR answer sheet.

The OMR answer sheet is machine assessed and therefore it should be handled with care. If there is any doubt, please contact the test invigilator immediately.

The COMEDK PGET-2007 test administration is timed. The test session is designed to be completed within 180 minutes as indicated in this brochure and no compromise will be made on the set time limits. The Chief Superintendent of the test centre is the official timekeeper. Candidates (Test takers) will not be permitted to continue the test beyond the established time limit.

It is planned to use biometrics (fingerprinting) during the test session.

5.3.5. Grounds for Dismissal

The COMEDK PGET-2007 test administrator is authorised to dismiss a candidate from a test session for:

Attempting to take the test for someone else

Failing to provide acceptable identification when asked for

Creating disturbance at the test venue

Giving or receiving unauthorised help

Eating or drinking during the test

Use of toilets during the test is prohibited.

Using any forbidden / unauthorised testing aids, such as personal computational devices, pagers, cell phones etc.

Leaving the test centre before the stipulated time of 15 minutes, from the start of the test.

Failing to adhere to any of the other procedures and regulations cited

Refusing to follow directions as stipulated by the invigilators etc.

Failure to comply with the test procedures and regulations or with the test administrator's directions can result in COMEDK taking action/s that include, but are not limited to, barring candidates from future testing and or cancelling your test scores. If your scores are cancelled, they will not be reported to the Member Institutions / Regulating Authority, and your test fee will be forfeited.

5.4. Results Publishing

All answer sheets (OMR) are machine read. Key Answers and Test scores of all the candidates will be published on the website, http://www.comedk.org. Clarifications, if any, should be sought within the dates stipulated. Subsequently the final result along with the Merit List will be published which will be binding on all candidates and no further claim would be entertained thereafter. (Please refer to the Calendar of Events for details.) The test results will be published in two stages:

Test Score Publication

Final Merit / Rank List Publication

The Final Merit / Rank List will be sent to all the Member Institutions and to regulatory authorities. Individual score / rank card will be sent to all candidates. The same will also be made available at the COMEDK website, http://www.comedk.org

5.4.1. Test Scores Publishing

Answer Keys to the COMEDK PGET-2007 will be published on the website only, on 11/02/2007. Clarifications to the answer keys, if any, should be sought between 11/02/2007 to 16/02/2007 (Communications received after 16/02/2007 will not be entertained) Test scores of COMEDK PGET-2007 will be published on 19/02/2007 Clarifications to the Test Scores, if any, should be sought between 19/02/2007 to 22/02/2007. (Communications received after 22/02/2007 will not be entertained) The Final Rank list will be published on 24/02/2007

Applicants seeking any clarifications with regards to:

a. Clarification with regards to the answer key/s. (Ref: Appendix I for format) b. Test scores. (Ref: Appendix II for format) have to write to COMEDK, clearly indicating the grievance and with all necessary enclosures in a prescribed format which can be downloaded from our website. Every answer key for which clarification is sought should be sent to COMEDK office by registered post along with a DD of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred) per item, drawn in favour of ‘COMEDK 2007’, payable at Bangalore. Only if the clarification sought, is upheld, would the money be refunded. No further claims for clarifications will be entertained by COMEDK after the last date, as indicated above.

5.4.2. Final Merit / Rank List Publishing

Any verifications / clarifications sought by the applicants will be put forth to the COMEDK’s Academic Committee for their consideration and the decision given by the committee will be final and binding on all, no further claims will be considered. The final merit / rank list is generated based on the performance in the entrance test and the same will be published on 24/02/2007

Inter-se Merit:

Ties in the test scores, if any, will be resolved based on the following, in the order specified:

Total aggregate percentage scored in the M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. exams

Number of additional attempts during the course of study, i.e., M.B.B.S. / B.D.S.

The age of the candidate, the elder candidate is ranked higher than the younger candidate. In case of tie existing in all of the above situations, merit will be based on random selection. COMEDK Member Institutions will not accept any other qualification of entrance examination conducted by any other agencies to determine the inter-se merit.

All candidates must note that any form of canvassing or influence exercised would result in permanent disqualification of the application without any prior notice to the applicant. http://www.comedk.org is the only official website of the consortium, COMEDK is not responsible for information available on other websites / elsewhere.

Please note: COMEDK does not have any agents, liaison / admission offices, representatives or any other office/s other than the office mentioned in this brochure. Candidates are requested not to depend upon or deal with any person or organisation/s claiming to be associated with the COMEDK activities or claiming to help with admissions or entrance tests. COMEDK will not be responsible for the same.

6.

Centralised Counseling (Single Window)

Counseling Venue: NMKRV Mangala Mantapa (Near Nanda Theatre), 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore.

Counseling Tentative Schedule - 1st round

Stream

Date

Day

 

Ranks

 

14/04/2007

Saturday

1

to 500

Dental

15/04/2007

Sunday

501

to 1000

16/04/2007

Monday

1001

to Last Rank

 

Date

Day

 

Ranks

17/04/2007

Tuesday

1

to 500

Medical

18/04/2007

Wednesday

501

to 1000

19/04/2007

Thursday

1001

to 2000

20/04/2007

Friday

2001

to Last Rank

 

Counseling Tentative Schedule - 2nd and Final round

Stream

Date

Day

 

Ranks

Dental

22/04/2007

Sunday

1 to Last Rank

 

Date

Day

 

Ranks

Medical

23/04/2007

Monday

1 to 1000

24/04/2007

Tuesday

1001

to last

Note: Session wise allotment of rank numbers for each day of counseling and detailed instructions relating to centralised counseling will be put on the website at a later date.

7. Biometrics Verification

Candidates intending to take the Post Graduate Entrance Test 2007 may be required to undergo biometrics verification. (i) before entering the test centre, (ii) during centralised counseling for seat selection and (iii) at the college level, prior to the admission process.

To ensure fairness to the merited students and to eliminate fraudulent attempts, it is planned to use Biometrics (Fingerprinting) at various stages of the process and this would be done at the discretion of COMEDK.

COMEDK reserves the right to change (or) reset the Biometric Verification parameters at any time during the selection process.

Any mismatch at any stage will automatically result in disqualification of the candidate and he/she will not be permitted to participate in any further process of seat selection and admission to PG course. Further, impostors are liable for criminal prosecution.

8. Assistance / Facilities to candidates

In order to provide timely information to the candidates about their applications, or the entrance test, or the results thereof, COMEDK has made the following arrangements:

The Help desk telephone number is +91-80-41132810. The Help desk is operational from 9:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9:30am to 1:30pm on Saturdays. The Help desk is not operational on Sundays and other public holidays.

Candidates can send their queries to the Help desk at pget@comedk.org or can fax the same to +91-

80-25598309.

COMEDK has set up a website (http://www.comedk.org) to facilitate information dissemination among the candidates. The website contains all the information available in this brochure. The website contains information pertaining to the Member Institutions, the courses offered, and other details thereof.

In addition, candidates have been provided with a facility to check the status of their application in the various stages of processing their application for taking the test. The candidate will have to click on the link indicating “Applicant Login” on the home page of the website. They can login to the system by entering their Application Number and their Date of Birth as mentioned in their application form. After the login is successful, the candidates will be provided with various information such as, one’s application details, latest status of their application for taking the test, the status of their Test Admission Ticket (TAT), the details of one’s test centre (address), and other alerts / information as specific to the candidate.

COMEDK’s office is situated at the following address:

#37, First Floor, Ramanashree Chambers, Lady Curzon Road, Bangalore 560 001 Karnataka.

Kindly Note:

Due care has been taken to compile the information contained in this information brochure, however should some inadvertent error be present, COMEDK, is not liable for the same. All information or details with regards to the institutions have been provided by the institutions, should any inadvertent error be present, COMEDK, is not liable and responsible for the same COMEDK cannot be held responsible for loss of Test Admission Tickets, loss of score cards, postal delays etc, denial of Internet service, Website unavailability, and unavailability to connect / reach help desk voice /non voice support or any other reasons, beyond the control of COMEDK. Applicants are advised not to send their original transcripts to COMEDK. COMEDK will not be responsible for any original transcripts sent. Should there be unforeseen changes in the calendar of events; COMEDK is not responsible for the same. The process enlisted in this brochure, is based on guidelines prescribed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, statutory bodies and consensual agreement with the Karnataka State Government. Any changes indicated by the statutory bodies during the COMEDK PGET-2007 process are binding on COMEDK for implementation. All disputes are subject to the competent courts/forums in the jurisdiction of Bangalore city only. The information content in this brochure is as on the date of Notification. Please refer to our web site for current and updated information.

9. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the eligibility for the courses?

A. As prescribed by MCI / DCI, candidates who have passed their M.B.B.S. or B.D.S. from an

institution recognised by MCI / DCI and have completed (or are expecting to complete their internship by 30/04/07) are eligible for the courses. Candidates should also meet other requirements as prescribed by MCI / DCI.

Q.

Is the Entrance Test open only to Karnataka students?

A.

No, this test is open to all the eligible students in the country.

Q.

I have finished my M.B.B.S. a few years ago. Am I eligible for these courses?

A.

You can apply for the notified courses, as long as you fulfil the basic eligibility as prescribed by

MCI / DCI.

Q.

Is there an age limit for the courses?

A.

No, there is no age limit for the courses.

Q.

I am interested in applying for certain courses, but these are not listed in the course list provided in

this brochure.

A. The course list provided in this brochure is limited to only those courses offered by COMEDK

Member Institutions.

Q. When is the last date to apply?

A. All filled-in applications must reach the office of COMEDK on or before 15 th January 2007

Monday, by 5:00pm. Applications received after the stipulated date and time will be liable for rejection.

Q. What is the procedure of selection?

A. For the academic year 2007-2008, selection of seats for the Post Graduate courses in Member

Institutions will be based on merit, taking into account the performance of the candidate in COMEDK

PGET-2007.

COMEDK entrance test & publication of test score and rank list will be followed by central counseling (Single window system). The details of the arrangement made will be publicised in due course on our website, http://www.comedk.org.

Q. How will I know my test results?

A. The results will be intimated to the candidates individually. The same will also be available on our

website (http://www.comedk.org), and also sent to all Member Institutions of COMEDK.

Q.

If I have 5 clarifications in the answer key, then do I send a DD of Rs.100 or Rs.500?

A.

You have to send a DD of Rs.500. (Rs.100 per clarification)

Q.

Would I get a refund for the amount, which I have sent along with my clarification/s?

A.

You would be entitled for a refund only if your clarification/s is/are upheld by the academic

committee.

Q. What are the enclosures to be sent along with the filled in application form?

A. The following documents have to be sent along with the filled in application form as enclosures

DD for Rs 1500/- drawn in favour of COMEDK-2007 payable at Bangalore (mention your application number on the back of DD)

Attested Photocopy of Degree Certificate

Attested Photocopy of Attempt Certificate

Attested Photocopies of All marks cards (First Year/Semester to Final Year/Semester)

COMEDK copy of Declaration in the prescribed form duly attested by the head of the institution where he/she has studied last.

Additional copy of your photograph (mention your application number on the back of the photograph)

Any application received by COMEDK without the required enclosures will be liable for rejection.

Q. Can I send a black & white photograph?

A. The Photographs to be provided in the application form, declaration form and the extra copy of photograph have to be identical, in Colour and clear, and should not be more than 6 months old. Application with smudged/tampered or hazy photograph will not be accepted.

10. Instructions for filling the Application Form

Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the application form.

General Instructions to Candidates:

Please ensure that you have the following ready at hand before you start filling up the Online Application Form:

DD drawn in favour of "COMEDK 2007", payable at Bangalore for Rs.1500/- (One Thousand Five Hundred Only).

All marks cards (First Year/Semester to Final Year/Semester)

Attempt Certificate.

Printed copy of this Instruction sheet.

Ensure that the online application form is filled up properly and completely.

After you have filled your Online application form, click on the submit button only once to send the details to the server. The server will assign you an application number, and provide the facility to view/print your online application form with the details you have filled, along with the application number.

Only then take a print of the application form.

The completed application form must have the signature and left thumb, forefinger and middle finger impressions of the candidate.

Kindly do not send any original documents along with the application form.

Kindly stick your recent (not older than six months) passport size colour photograph only in the space provided. Application with smudged / tampered or hazy photograph will not be accepted. Do not staple or pin your photograph to the application form. Do not Sign. No attestation is required.

Please adhere to the time schedule enlisted in the calendar of events.

Incomplete / incorrect applications are liable to be rejected without prior information to the candidate.

Any application received after the last date is liable to be rejected.

Please send the following along with the completed Application Form:

DD drawn in favour of "COMEDK 2007", payable at Bangalore for Rs. 1500/- (One Thousand Five Hundred Only) application number to be written at the back of the DD

Attested Photocopy of Degree Certificate

Attested Photocopy of Attempt Certificate

Attested Photocopies of All marks cards (First Year/Semester to Final Year/Semester)

COMEDK Copy of the Declaration form (Once you submit your online form, you will also have a provision to print a format of this form, which must be attested by the Head of the Institution where you last studied.)

An additional copy of your recent passport-size colour photograph with the application number written on the back of the photograph.

The completed Application Form should reach the COMEDK office on or before 15/01/07.

Name of the Applicant:

Write your full Name (as it appears in your School Leaving Certificate - SSC/SSLC/10th), your name should not exceed 30 characters including the blank spaces. Should your full name exceed 30 characters, and does not fit in the space provided, kindly use initials. Please use a blank space between initials. Kindly do not use any titles like Mr., Mrs., Dr., and Miss/Ms. etc.

Date of Birth:

Provide your date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format only. For e.g.: If your date of birth is 3rd September 1989, fill as 03/09/1989

Course intending to apply Please select the course you intend to apply for. Please ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you select. For e.g., If you intend to apply for Post Graduate Medical Courses select the box next to Medical If you intend to apply for Post Graduate Dental Courses select the box next to Dental

Source of Information:

Provide the information from where you have come to know of COMEDK PGET-2007. For e.g.: If you have come to know about PGET - 2007, from the daily newspaper –select 01 from the list.

Applying From:

Kindly select the place from where you are filling up the Application. If in case it is from a Member Institution, kindly mention the Name of the Institution.

Gender:

Select the appropriate item only.

Nationality:

Please mention your nationality.

By Birth/Domicile:

For consideration into Karnataka category, the domicile rules of the Government of Karnataka will be strictly followed.

(i)

If you belong to Karnataka by birth/domicile, and have schooling for not less than 10 years in Karnataka and MBBS/BDS degrees in colleges recognized by MCI/DCI and GOI established by law and located in Karnataka State.

(ii)

Indian Citizens of Karnataka origin, who studied for MBBS/BDS degrees in colleges outside Karnataka State, recognized by MCI/DCI and GOI and affiliated to any university established by law in India are also eligible. Such candidates have to produce certificates issued by the competent authority to show that he/she or his/her parents (Father/Mother) has been a resident of Karnataka State for a period of not less than 10 years. (Ref: Appendix III for format of certificate)

Please click Karnataka.

If you do not fall into the above two categories please click Non-Karnataka

Belong to:

Enter the Category you belong, if any. (Applicable to Karnataka origin candidates only)

OBC:

Select the category you belong. CAT 1, CAT 2A, CAT 2B, CAT 3A, CAT 3B. (Applicable to Karnataka origin candidates only)

Minority:

Fill in if you belong to any Religious/Linguistic minority. Claims made by candidates as belonging to Karnataka origin or Religious or Linguistic minority status etc is not verified while sending TAT for COMEDK-PGET 2007. However, if such a candidate qualifies for attending centralised counseling, it will be his/her responsibility to furnish original documents issued by competent authorities to the satisfaction of COMEDK authorities, failing which such a candidate will be considered only under All India General Merit. (Ref: Appendix IV for format of certificate)

Address:

Provide your address for communication. Kindly note that all formal communications from COMEDK will be sent to you at this address only. Please use blank spaces to separate words. Avoid Superscription such as Rd, Th, St such as 3rd etc. Kindly avoid Roman letters in your address. Specify the name of your city, state or pin code in the columns provided only; do not mention your city name in the space provided for address.

City:

Kindly select the city from the list shown. If you are from any other city that is not listed in the table, select "Others" in the list provided, and fill in your name of city in the area provided

State:

Select the state from the table below:

PIN Code:

Fill up with the appropriate 6-digit PIN code.

Payment Details:

DD No.:

Fill up the six-digit DD number given in the bottom of the demand draft. Drawee Bank:

Fill up the name of the bank from where the DD was purchased in the space provided.

Phone No.:

Kindly fill your Phone number with the relevant STD Code, use zero prefixed to the STD code and do not leave any blank spaces between the STD code and your telephone number. Unless you enter the phone number the application form cannot be downloaded. For e.g.: If your STD code is 040 and your telephone number is 12345678, then your full telephone number will be "04012345678"

Mobile No.: (if you have) Fill up the Mobile number in the box provided

Email-Id: (if you have)

Fill up the email ID.

Marks Obtained Please enter the total marks you have obtained in each year during the course of study in M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. Please ensure that the marks entered by you include the marks obtained in the theory and practical papers for all the subjects of the respective years. Marks obtained at the University Exam during the successful attempt should alone be entered (supporting marks card/s to be enclosed). Also mention the number of attempts you have taken to clear the respective years. Once you have filled up all the marks and the attempts year wise in the relevant columns, cross verify with the “Grand Total”.

In the case of foreign students where the marking system is not prevalent and only grades are given, they may indicate the grade and should attach the authenticated grade report giving marks equivalent ranges issued by the university in which the candidate has studied. Documents in a language other than English should be accompanied by a translated English copy authenticated and notarized.

Type of University

Tick the appropriate box depending on, whether your university is Indian or Foreign.

Declaration:

The candidate must sign the declaration in the spaces provided for the same in the application form. The Date and Place must also be filled up in the application form. After the submission of the online application form, the candidate should take a print of his/her certificate of date of birth/identity proof made available on the website, have it attested from the Head of the Institution, where the candidate has last studied, and submit the COMEDK Copy along with the print of the online application form, the DD and an additional copy of the candidate’s recent passport- size colour photograph.

Any application form without the signature and left thumb, forefinger and middle finger impressions of the candidate is liable to be rejected, without any further correspondence.

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Calendar Of Events

Date

Day

Event

01/12/2006

Friday

Start date of Issue of Online Application

15/01/2007

Monday

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Forms

01/02/2007

Saturday

Last Date for Dispatch of Test Admission Ticket

11/02/2007

Sunday

COMEDK PGET-2007 Test Date

11/02/2007

Sunday

Publishing of Answer Keys

16/02/2007

Friday

Last Date for Verifications Pertaining to Answer Keys

19/02/2007

Monday

Publishing of Test Scores

22/02/2007

Thursday

Last Date for Verifications Pertaining to Test Scores

24/02/2007

Saturday

Publishing of Rank List

03/03/2007

Saturday

Last Date for Dispatch of Rank Cards