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1. 2. 3. 4. COMEDK Post Graduate Medical and Dental Programs Eligibility Criteria About Member Institutions 4.1 Courses Offered in COMEDK Member Institutions 4.2 Total Sanctioned Intake in Member Institutions 4.3 Fee Structure 5. COMEDK PGET-2007 5.1 Application Procedure 5.2 Test Admission Ticket and related information 5.3 Test and related information 5.3.1 Test Scheme 5.3.2 Syllabi 5.3.3 Test Locations 5.3.4 Instructions for Test Takers 5.3.5 Grounds for Dismissal 5.4 Results Publishing 5.4.1 Test Scores Publishing 5.4.2 Final Merit / Rank List publishing 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Centralised Counseling (Single Window) Biometric Verification Assistance / Facilities to candidates Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Instructions for filling the Application Form Appendix I Appendix II Appendix III Appendix IV Appendix V

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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.

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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.

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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 MC01 MC02 MC03 MC04 MC05 MC06 MC07 MC08 MC09 MC10 MC11 MC12 Name of the College Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College Fr. Muller Medical College (Christian Minority) H. K. E. Society’s M. R. Medical College J. J. M. Medical College J. S. S. Medical College Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences K S Hegde Medical Academy M. S. Ramaiah Medical College Sree Siddhartha Medical College Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College City Bellur Bangalore Mangalore Gulbarga Davangere Mysore Bangalore Mangalore Bangalore Tumkur Kolar

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

Dental Colleges:
College Code Name of the College DC01 A. B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences A.E.C.S. Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre DC02 (Telugu Minority) DC03 A.M.E.’s Dental College DC04 Bapuji Dental College & Hospital DC05 College of Dental Sciences DC06 Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences DC07 H. K. E.’s S Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research DC08 J. S. S. Dental College & Hospital DC09 Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Science DC10 K.V. G. Dental College & Hospital DC11 M. R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital DC12 M. S. Ramaiah Dental College DC13 R. V. Dental College DC14 Shri. B. V. V. Sangha’s P. M. N. M Dental College & Hospital DC15 S D M College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority) DC16 Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital City Mangalore Bangalore Raichur Davangere Davangere Bangalore Gulbarga Mysore Bangalore Sullia Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore Bagalkot Dharwad 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

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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 PRECLINICAL CM01 CM02 CM03 PARACLINICAL CM04 CM05 CM06 CM07 CM08 CLINICAL CM09 CM10 CM11 CM12 CM13 CM14 CM15 CM16 CM17 CM18 CM19 CM20 CM21 Degree Course M.S. (Anatomy) M.D. (Physiology) M.D. (Biochemistry) M.D. (Pathology) M.D. (Microbiology) M.D. (Pharmacology) M.D. (Forensic Medicine) M.D. (Community Medicine) M.D. (General Medicine) M.D. (Paediatrics) M.D. (Dermatology & STD) M.D. (Tuberculosis) M.D. (Psychiatry) M.S. (General Surgery) M.S. (Ophthalmology) M.S. (Orthopaedics) M.S. (E.N.T.) M.D. (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) M.D. (Anaesthesiology) M.D. (Radio - Diagnosis)/(Radiology) M.D. (Radio - Therapy) CM22 Diploma in Clinical Pathology (DCP) Course Code Diploma Course

CM23 CM31

Diploma in Forensic Medicine (DFM) Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

CM24 CM32 CM33 CM26 CM28 CM27 CM25 CM29 CM30

Diploma in Child Health (DCH) Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD) Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine (DPM) Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO) Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho) Diploma in Otolaryngology (DLO) Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) Diploma in Anaesthesiology (DA) Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD)

Dental Courses (Degree):
Course Code CD01 CD02 CD03 CD04 CD05 CD06 CD07 CD08 CD09 Course M.D.S. Oral Surgery M.D.S. Oral Medicine M.D.S. Periodontia M.D.S. Orthodontics M.D.S. Pedodontics M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry M.D.S. Prosthodontics M.D.S. Oral Pathology M.D.S. Community Dentistry

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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 PGET2007 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)

CM01 CM02 CM03 CM04 CM05 CM06 CM07 CM08 CM09 CM10 CM11 CM12 CM13 CM14 CM15 CM16 CM17 CM18 CM19 CM20 CM21

MC01 MC02 MC03 MC04 MC05 MC06 MC07 MC08 MC09 MC10 MC11 MC12 2 1* 6 2 2 2 2* 1* 3 3 3 3* 1 1* 4 2 2 2 1* 1+2* 3 1 4 8 5 3 1 2* 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 1* 1* 2 4 1 1 2 2* 1* 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1* 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 4* 4 10 11 8 3 2 8 2 3+3* 2 1 1* 2 4 6 4 2 1 2 1 1+2* 1* 1* 2 1 4 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 4 5 3* 4 8 12 8 3 2 8 3 2+2* 1 1* 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1+1* 2 2 1* 2 3 8 4 1 2 3 1+2* 1 1 1 2 5 1 1 1 1 1+1* 5 2 1 1 3 12 6 2 1 4 1 2+1* 2 1 1* 2 3 8 5 1 1 4 1 2 2 1* 1 2 4 2 1 1 2 24 22+6* 7+18* 23 50 106 55 24 10 53 13 15+21*

TOTAL 14+1* 9+6* 11+2* 26+4* 10+1* 10+3* 7+1* 13+1* 60+7* 26+3* 10+2* 5 59+5* 14+2* 28+3* 15+1* 40+1* 30+1* 13+1* 2 402+45*

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Medical Diploma Seats
CM22 CM23 CM24 CM25 CM26 CM27 CM28 CM29 CM30 CM31 CM32 CM33 MC01 MC02 MC03 MC04 MC05 MC06 MC07 MC08 MC09 MC10 MC11 MC12 2 1 2 4 12 6 1 2 2 2 1* 2 2 8 3 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 1 2 12 6 2 3 1 4 1* 1 6 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 2 1 2 2 1 4 1 2 3 12 6 1 6 1 2 4 2 1* 4 4 12 6 2 4 2 4 2 1 4 8 2 2 2 1* 4 1 6 1 2 2 2 1 12 16 4+4* 20 23 86 32 11 21 12 18 TOTAL 28 2 27+1* 40 16+1* 19 39 44+1* 21 14+1* 5 255+4*

* Permitted by GOI

Dental Degree Seats:
CODE DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC05 DC06 DC07 DC08 DC09 DC10 DC11 DC12 DC13 DC14 DC15 DC16 TOTAL DENTAL CLINICAL COURSES 2 CD01 8 3 6 6 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 7 2 51 2 CD02 2 4 4 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 3 CD06 8 2 2 6 6 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.

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4.3 Fee Structure Fee structure of last year is applicable for admissions of 2007-2008 also. Annual Medical Tution Fee
College Code Place Name of the College Degree Diploma Pre Para Clinical Para Clinical Clinical Clinical Clinical 57000 114000 456000 114000 342000 57750 57000 57000 57000 42000 57000 57000 57000 57000 57000 57000 115500 114000 114000 114000 84000 114000 114000 114000 114000 114000 114000 462000 456000 456000 456000 336000 456000 456000 456000 456000 456000 456000 114000 114000 114000 114000 42000 57000 114000 114000 114000 114000 114000 346000 342000 342000 342000 252000 342000 342000 342000 342000 342000 342000 Tution Fee

MC01 MC02 MC03 MC04 MC05 MC06 MC07 MC08 MC09 MC10 MC11 MC12

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Bellur Medical Sciences B.L.D.E. Association’s Sri. B. M. Bijapur Patil Medical College. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College Bangalore Fr. Muller Medical College (Christian Minority) H. K. E. Society’s M. R. Medical College J. J. M. Medical College J. S. S. Medical College Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences K S Hegde Medical Academy M. S. Ramaiah Medical College Sree Siddhartha Medical College Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College Mangalore Gulbarga Davangere Mysore Bangalore Mangalore Bangalore Tumkur Kolar

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.

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Annual Dental Tution Fee
College Code Place Name of the College A. B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences A.E.C.S. Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre (Telugu Minority) A.M.E.’s Dental College Bapuji Dental College & Hospital College of Dental Sciences Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Science H. K. E.’s S Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research J. S. S. Dental College & Hospital Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Science K.V. G. Dental College & Hospital M. R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital M. S. Ramaiah Dental College R. V. Dental College Shri. B. V. V. Sangha’s P. M. N. M Dental College & Hospital S D M College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority) Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital Para Clinical 78000 Mangalore 78000 Bangalore Raichur Davangere Davangere 78000 78000 78000 78000 Gulbarga Mysore Bangalore Sullia Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore Bagalkot 76000 Dharwad Bangalore 78000 228000 234000 78000 78000 78000 78000 78000 78000 78000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 234000 Clinical 234000 Tuition Fee

DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC05 DC06 DC07 DC08 DC09 DC10 DC11 DC12 DC13 DC14 DC15 DC16

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 11th 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.

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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)

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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 15th January 2007 to the following address: Executive Secretary - COMEDK, # 37, First Floor, Ramanashree Chambers, Lady Curzon Road, Bangalore 560001, Karnataka

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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. COMEDK PGET-2007
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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 Subject
Anatomy Biochemistry Physiology Pharmacology Microbiology Pathology Forensic Medicine ENT Ophthalmology Community Medicine General Medicine Obstetrics & Gynaecology General Surgery Anaesthesia Dermatology Radio Diagnosis Paediatrics Psychiatry Orthopaedics TB & Chest Diseases

Dental Questions
8 8 8 8 7 12 6 3 9 15 24 11 18 6 5 6 9 6 6 5

Subject
Anatomy Biochemistry Physiology Pharmacology Microbiology Pathology General Medicine General Surgery Conservative Dentistry Dental Anatomy / Histology Oral Pathology Prosthodontia Oral Medicine / Radiology Preventive / Community Dentistry Periodontia Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery Pedodontia Orthodontics Dental Materials

Questions
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

Total 5.3.3. Test Locations

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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.

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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)

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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 COMEDK PGET-2007
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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.

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6. Centralised Counseling (Single Window) Counseling Venue: NMKRV Mangala Mantapa (Near Nanda Theatre), 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore. Counseling Tentative Schedule - 1st round Stream Dental Date 14/04/2007 15/04/2007 16/04/2007 Date 17/04/2007 18/04/2007 19/04/2007 20/04/2007 Day Saturday Sunday Monday Day Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Ranks 1 to 500 501 to 1000 1001 to Last Rank Ranks 1 to 500 501 to 1000 1001 to 2000 2001 to Last Rank

Medical

Counseling Tentative Schedule - 2nd and Final round Stream Dental Medical Date 22/04/2007 Date 23/04/2007 24/04/2007 Day Sunday Day Monday Tuesday Ranks 1 to Last Rank Ranks 1 to 1000 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.

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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 +9180-25598309. 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.

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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 15th 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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 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)

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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.

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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 passportsize 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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Note: To be dated before 15th Jan – 2007, the last day for receipt of completed application form as per calendar of event.

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Calendar Of Events
Date Day Event

01/12/2006 15/01/2007 01/02/2007 11/02/2007 11/02/2007 16/02/2007 19/02/2007 22/02/2007 24/02/2007 03/03/2007

Friday Monday Saturday Sunday Sunday Friday Monday

Start date of Issue of Online Application Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Forms Last Date for Dispatch of Test Admission Ticket COMEDK PGET-2007 Test Date Publishing of Answer Keys Last Date for Verifications Pertaining to Answer Keys Publishing of Test Scores

Thursday Last Date for Verifications Pertaining to Test Scores Saturday Saturday Publishing of Rank List Last Date for Dispatch of Rank Cards

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