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Table of Contents Sl. No.

Page No.

Content

1

COMEDK

4

2

Post Graduate Medical and Dental Programs

4

3

Eligibility Criteria

5

4

Member Institutions

6

4.1

COMEDK Member Institutions

7

4.2

Courses Offered in COMEDK Member Institutions

9

4.3

Total sanctioned intake and Fee Structure in Member Institution

10

COMEDK Post Graduate Entrance Test (COMEDK PGET-2012)

10

5.1

Instructions for filling the Application Form

11

5.2

Test Admission Tickets and Related Information

21

5.2.1

Test and Related Information

22

5.2.2

Test Scheme

22

5.2.3

Test Syllabi

22

5.2.4

Test Locations

22

5.2.5

Instructions for Test Takers

23

5.2.6

Grounds for Dismissal

24

Results Publishing

25

5.3.1

Test Scores Publishing

25

5.3.2

Final Merit/Rank List Publishing

26

6

Centralized Counseling (Single Window)

27

7

Biometric Verification

27

8

Assistance / Facilities to candidates

28

9

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ'S) Appendix-I (Format for seeking clarifications pertaining to Answer Keys) Appendix-II (Format for seeking clarifications pertaining to Test Scores) Appendix-III (Residential / Domicile Certificate)

30

5

5.3

10 11 12

14

Appendix-IV (Pro forma for Religious and Mother Tongue Certificate) Appendix-V (Specimen copy of OMR Answer Sheet)

15

Appendix-VI (Internship Completion Certificate )

13

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Calendar of Events Date

Day

Event

13/12/2011

Tuesday

Start date for issue of Online Application

13/01/2012

Friday

Last date for Receipt of Completed Application Forms

21/01/2012

Saturday

Last date for Dispatch of Admission Ticket by COMEDK

12/02/2012

Sunday

COMEDK PGET -2012 Test Day

12/02/2012

Sunday

16/02/2012

Thursday

22/02/2012

Wednesday

24/02/2012

Friday

29/02/2012

Wednesday

09/03/2012

Friday

Publishing of Answer Keys Last date for receiving objections pertaining to Answer Keys Publishing of Test Score Last date for receiving objections pertaining to Test Score Publishing of Rank List Last date for Dispatch of Rank Card

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1. About 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 seeking admission to the member institutions, have formed “Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka” (COMEDK). COMEDK has been assigned the task of organising a common entrance test for the academic year 2012-2013, for Indian national candidates aspiring to pursue Post Graduate Courses in Medicine and Dentistry in the State of Karnataka, in Member Institutions of the Consortium (Medical and Dental Colleges). COMEDK entrance test & publication of test score and rank list will be followed by centralized counseling (Single window). The details will be published in due course on our website, http://www.comedk.org. The list of the Member Institutions who have indicated their participation in the COMEDK testing program, along with the courses offered by them, is published as part of this brochure, 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

website

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 Sl. No.

Program

Duration in Years

1

Post Graduate Medical Degree

3

2

Post Graduate Medical Diploma

2

3

Post Graduate Dental Degree

3

4

Post Graduate Dental Diploma

2

Commencement of the Academic Year

01/05/2012

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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 recognized by MCI / DCI, and must have completed or completing their internship by 30/04/2012 at the latest.

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, must

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. In the case of an Indian national with the recognized degree from Foreign University, the Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for the registration, grant temporary/permanent 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. Temporary/Permanent registration to such candidates shall be subject to the condition that the degree is duly registered in the country where the degree is obtained and is recognized by the corresponding Council or concerned authority in India also. As per the Existing Post Graduate Regulation of Medical Council of India, the minimum percentage of marks in the Entrance Test (COMEDK PGET-2012) for eligibility and admission to Post Graduate Courses shall be 50% for General Merit candidates and 40% for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes (All India) and Other Backward Classes belonging to Karnataka State only. As specified by the Dental Council of India, the minimum percentage of marks in the Entrance Test (COMEDK PGET-2012) for eligibility and admission to Post Graduate Courses shall be 50% for Page 5 of 39


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General Merit candidates and 40% for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes (All India) and Other Backward Classes belonging to Karnataka State only. Note: Only Candidates who are due to complete the internship on or before 30/04/2012 are eligible. Rank list / Rank Card will be prepared only for those candidates who become eligible for admission to Post Graduate Courses as per the regulations of Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India Regulations.

4. About Member Institutions Unaided, private Medical and Dental colleges which are members of 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. Colleges which 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-2012). Note: Minority status applicable to candidates for admission to respective minority status colleges. Declaration once made in the application with regard to the category status like SC / ST / OBC and Minority etc., will not be changed subsequently either prior to test or counseling. Hence candidates are cautioned to fill in with great care about the category status. Applications without duly attested SC/ST/OBC and Minority Certificates shall be treated strictly as belonging to General Merit and no correspondence shall be entertained after the last date. Mere mention of a category either as SC/ST/OBC/Minority without enclosing certificates necessary in this behalf, such applicants will be treated as belonging to General Merit category and no changes or modifications are permissible thereafter under any circumstances. Page 6 of 39


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4.1. COMEDK Member Institutions List of Medical Colleges (The following information is as per the data furnished by institutions, changes will be updated in the website as and when from time to time.)

College Code

College Name

MC01

Adichunchangiri Institute of Medical Sciences

MC02

Basaveshwara Medical College & Hospital

Balagangadharanatha Nagara - 571 448. Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya District Karnataka. N.H.04 S.J.M.I.T. Campus, Chitradurga-577501. Karnataka

MC03

Dr. B R Ambedkar Medical College

#24, Kadugondanahalli, Bangalore-560045, Karnataka

080-25471784

MC04

Father Muller Medical College (Christian Minority)

Father Muller Road, Kankanady, Mangalore575002, Karnataka

0824-2436352

MC05

H K E Society's M R Medical College

Sedam Road, Gulbarga 585105. Karnataka

08472-225085

MC06

J J M Medical College

Davangere-577 004, Karnataka

08192-270522

MC07

K V G Medical College & Hospital

Kurunjibag, D.K. Karnataka, Sullia - 574327

08257-234404

MC08

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences

Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore-560070, Karnataka

080-26712791

MC09

M S Ramaiah Medical College

Gnana Gangothri' MSR Nagar, MSRIT Post, Mathikere, Bangalore-560054, Karnataka

080-23605190

Navanagar Bagalkot – 587102, Karnataka

08354-235360 08354-200219

JNANASHANKARA, P.B.No.1, NH-4 Bypass Road, Davangere-577005. Karnataka

8192261807

SDM Educational Society, Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka – 580009

0836-2464799 0836-2464699

MC10

MC11

MC12

S. Nijalingappa Medical College and HSK Hospital and Research Centre S.S. Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority)

Address

Contact No.

08234-287433

8194226564

Candidates are advised to visit the COMEDK website as often as possible.

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List of Dental Colleges (The following information is as per the data furnished by institutions, changes will be updated in the website as and when from time to time.)

College Code

College Name

DC01

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

DC02 DC03

A M E 's Dental College & Hospital Bapuji Dental College & Hospital

Address

Contact No.

#108, BTM 6th Stage, 1st Phase, Hulimavu Tank Bund Road, Kammanahalli, off Bannerghatta Road,Bangalore-560076, Karnataka Bijanagere Road, Raichur-584 103 Karnataka P.B.NO.326, Davangere-577004, Karnataka P.B.No.327, Pavillion Road, Davangere-577 004, Karnataka CA-37, 24th main, I Phase, J.P.Nagar, Bangalore-560 078, Karnataka Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore560 078, Karnataka

080-26583010

08532-240718 08192-220575

DC04

College of Dental Sciences

08192-231285

DC05

D. A. Pandu Memorial R. V. Dental College

DC06

Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences

DC07

Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College Hospital & Research Centre

No.111/1, SGR Main Road, Munnekolala, Marathahalli, Bangalore - 560037, Karnataka

080-25236132

DC08

H K E.Society S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research

Sedam Road, Gulbarga-585 105, Karnataka

08472-247745

DC09

K.L.E. Society's Institute of Dental Sciences

No.20, Yeshwanthpur Suburb,II Stage, Tumkur Road, Bangalore560022 Karnataka

080-23474137

DC10

K V G Dental College & Hospital

K.V.G Vidyanagar, Kurunjibag, Sullia -574327, Karnataka

08257-233148

DC11

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences

Krishnadevaraya Nagar, Sir MVIT Cross, Hunasamaranahalli, (Via)Yelahanka, New Airport Road, Bangalore 562157, Karnataka

080-28477083

DC12

M. R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital

1/36, Cline road, Cooke Town, Bangalore-560 005, Karnataka

080-25463097

DC13

M S Ramaiah Dental College

New BEL Road, MSRIT Post, Bangalore-560054, Karnataka

080-23602079

DC14

Maratha Mandal's Nathajirao G. Halgekar Institute of Dental Sciences

1007, M.M. Extension, Belgaum 16, Karnataka.

0831-2471475 0831-2472982

DC15

P. M. N. M. Dental College & Hospital

Bagalkot-587101, Karnataka

08354-220435

DC16

SDM College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Tulu Minority)

Sattur-Dharwad-580009, Karnataka

0836-2467676

DC17

Sri Hasanamba Dental College & Hospital

P.B.No.86, Vidyanagar, Hassan 573201, Karnataka

08172-265401

DC18

Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital

K.R. Road, V.V.Puram, Bangalore560 004, Karnataka

080-26618066

DC19

Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Sciences & Hospital

Cholanagar, Hebbal, R.T. Nagar Post, Bangalore – 560 032.

080-23339377 080-23435559

080-22445754

080-26665926

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4.2. Courses Offered in COMEDK Member Institutions Courses Mentioned below are offered at the Member Institutions.

Medical Courses (Degree & Diploma)

Clinical

COURSE CODE (Medical - Diploma) Diploma in Clinical Pathology (DCP)

CM23

Diploma in Forensic Medicine (DFM)

CM24

Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

M.D. (Pathology)

CM25

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

CM05

M.D. (Microbiology)

CM26

Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)

CM06

M.D. (Pharmacology)

CM27

Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine (DPM)

CM07

M.D. (Forensic Medicine)

CM28

Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO)

CM08

M.D. (Community Medicine)

CM29

Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho)

CM09

M.D. (General Medicine)

CM30

Diploma in Otolaryngology (DLO)

CM10

M.D. (Paediatrics)

CM31

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO)

CM11

M.D. (Dermatology & STD)

CM32

Diploma in Anaesthesiology (DA)

CM12

M.D. (Tuberculosis)

CM33

Diploma in RadioDiagnosis (DMRD)

CM13

M.D. (Psychiatry)

CM14

M.S. (General Surgery)

CM15

M.S. (Ophthalmology)

CM16

M.S. (Orthopaedics)

CM17

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

CM18

M.D. (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

CM19

M.D. (Anaesthesiology)

CM20

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

CM21

M.D. (Radio - Therapy)

M.S. (Anatomy)

CM02

M.D. (Physiology)

CM03

M.D. (Biochemistry)

CM04

Para Clinical

CM22

CM01

Clinical

Para Clinical

Pre Clinical

COURSE CODE (Medical - Degree)

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Dental Courses (Degree & Diploma) COURSE CODE (Dental - Degree)

COURSE CODE (Dental - Diploma)

CD01

M.D.S. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

CD10

Diploma in Oral Surgery

CD02

M.D.S. Oral Medicine and Radiology

CD11

Diploma in Peridontics

CD03

M.D.S. Periodontology

CD12

Diploma in Orthodontics

CD04

M.D.S. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

CD13

Diploma in Conservative Dentistry

CD05

M.D.S. Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

CD14

Diploma in Prosthodontics

CD06

M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

CD07

M.D.S. Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge

CD08

M.D.S. Oral Pathology & Microbiology

CD09

M.D.S. Public Health Dentistry

If any new courses are approved to the Member Institutions the same will be notified in the website.

4.3. Total Sanctioned Intake and Fee Structure in the Member Institutions Number of seats available and fee structure in the Member Institution will be notified before counseling.

5. COMEDK Post Graduate Entrance Test-2012 (COMEDK PGET-2012) COMEDK will conduct a separate entrance test for Medical and a separate entrance test for Dental Post Graduate courses called 'COMEDK PGET-2012', 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 COMEDK Member Institutions subject to the eligibility as prescribed by MCI/DCI. The COMEDK PGET-2012 test scores are valid only for admissions during the academic year 2012-2013.

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The COMEDK PGET-2012 will be conducted only at centers in Bangalore on Sunday the 12th February 2012 Note: Candidates: Please note the Demand Draft being collected along with the online application form is towards meeting the expenses for conduct of the test, counseling and other incidental expenses.

5.1. Instructions for filling the Application Form A separate link in the website is provided to assist the candidates in filling the Online 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 on hand before you start filling up the Online Application Form Note: Send the Application and enclosures in A4 size envelope only. Do not fold the application form. Demand Draft drawn in favour of "COMEDK", payable at Bangalore for Rs.2000/- (Two Thousand Only). All marks cards (First Year to Final Year university examination marks card/s) Attempt Certificate is a statement indicating the number of attempt one has taken to clear a particular subject/year. Ensure that the online application form is filled up properly and completely. After you have filled in 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 your online application form with the details you have filled, along with the 6 digits application number. Page 11 of 39


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Only after verifying the details take a print of the Application Form and the Date of Birth Certificate. The completed application form must have the candidate’s signature, impressions of left thumb, left forefinger and left middle finger. 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 Form with smudged / tampered or hazy photograph will be rejected. Do not staple or pin your photograph to the application form. Do not Sign. No attestation is required on the photograph. Please adhere to the time schedule enlisted in the calendar of events. Incomplete / incorrect applications will be rejected without prior information to the candidate. Multiple application form received from the same candidate will result in confusion and may result in disqualification. Demand Drafts in excess of the prescribed fee (Rs.2000/-) if sent by the candidate will not be refunded. Non-refundable fee for taking COMEDK PGET-2012 and attending centralized counseling, if eligible, is Rs. 2000/- (Rupees Two Thousand Only). COMEDK is not responsible for any error the candidate makes while filling up the Application Form. COMEDK will not entertain any changes in the application form and no refund will be made. Candidates who are listed in the Red List featured on our website need to contact COMEDK contact no. (080-41132810) for clarifications. COMEDK is not responsible for any loss or damage which might occur during Postal or Courier delivery.

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Please send the following documents along with the completed Application Form: Mandatory Documents: Demand Draft drawn in favour of "COMEDK", payable at Bangalore for Rs.2000/- (Two Thousand Only) application number & applicant’s name to be written behind the DD. Check for the banker‟s seal and signature on the DD. Printed Online Application Form. The completed application form must have i. Candidate’s photo should be pasted (within the box provided). ii. Candidate’s signature (within the box provided). iii. Left thumb, forefinger and middle finger impression of the candidate (within the space provided). Printed Online Date of Birth Certificate / Identity Proof (COMEDK copy). The completed Date of Birth Certificate / Identity Proof must have i. Attestation (within the space provided) by the Head of the Institution where he/she last studied or Gazetted officer not below the rank of Tahsildar of the area in which he/she is a resident. ii. Candidate’s photo should be pasted (within the box provided). iii. Candidate’s signature (within the box provided). Photocopies of All marks cards including that of failed year if any (First Year to Final Year university examination marks card/s). Photocopy of Attempt Certificate is a statement indicating the number of attempt one has taken to clear a particular subject/year. Photocopy

of

Internship

Completion

Certificate

/

Internship

Completed Certificate. Photocopy of Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate. Photocopy of Registration Certificate. Candidates belonging to SC / ST of All India and OBC of Karnataka would be considered, provided they furnish the duly attested Photocopy of the following Certificates: Page 13 of 39


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a. SC / ST : Caste Certificate issued by competent authority (Authorised to issue such a certificate but not below the rank of a Tahsildar) b. OBC: Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA and IIIB: As notified by the Karnataka Govt. Caste and Income Certificate issued by Tahsildar or higher revenue jurisdictional authority authorised to issue such a certificate. c. MINORITY : Religious (Christian) of All India / Linguistic (Tulu/Telugu)

of

Karnataka

certificate as per

minority

candidates

to

produce

Appendix - IV of Brochure (available on

www.comedk.org) Candidates who have not produced appropriate supporting documents for claiming the status of Religious / Linguistic Minority / SC / ST / OBC are liable to be considered as General Merit Candidates. Note: Avoid stapling of Demand Draft to the application form, instead use clips Note: The recent passport size photographs have to be identical. It 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 will be rejected without any clarifications and no refund will be made. The decision of the COMEDK Committee on this would be final and binding. The completed Application Form has to reach COMEDK office by speed post or courier on or before Friday the 13th January 2012 (before 5:00 PM) to the following address. The Executive Secretary - COMEDK, #132, Second Floor, 11th Main Road, 17th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore-560055, Karnataka.

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Explanation of the fields that needs to be filled up in the application form: 1. Name of the Applicant Enter your full Name (as it appears in your SSLC/10th Std Marks Card), your name should not exceed 30 characters including the blank spaces.

2. Date of Birth Provide your date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format only as in SSLC/10th Std Marks Card. For e.g.: If your date of birth is 24th August 1991, fill as 24/08/1991.

3. Course applying for Select the course Medical / Dental. Please ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you select.

4. Gender Select the appropriate option.

5. Nationality Select your nationality.

6. Belongs to Select the type of Domicile Karnataka / Non-Karnataka. If Karnataka, Select type, i.e. By Birth / By Domicile. For consideration into Karnataka category, the domicile rules of the Government of Karnataka will be strictly followed. 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 Page 15 of 39


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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) If you do not fall into the above two categories please select Non-Karnataka.

7. Category Select the Category you belong to GM / SC / ST (Applicable to all India candidate/s) and OBC (Applicable to Karnataka origin candidate/s only)

If OBC If OBC, Select CAT 1, CAT 2A, CAT 2B, CAT 3A, and CAT 3B. (Applicable to Karnataka origin candidate/s only as per Government of Karnataka (GOK) rules.)

Minority Status: For Karnataka (By Birth / Domicile) Candidates Select “Yes” to claim the Minority status Religious (Christian) or Linguistic (Telugu / Tulu) or else select “No”. For Non-Karnataka Candidates Select “Yes” to claim the Christian Religious status or else select “No”.

Linguistic Minority: Select Tulu / Telugu to seek admission in the institution who has declared themselves as Linguistic Minority. (Applicable to Karnataka Candidates only)

Religious Minority: Candidates who are Christian by religion have to select Christian to seek admission in the institution who has declared themselves as Religious Minority. (Applicable to all India Candidates) Candidates (Christian) belonging to the State of Karnataka are only eligible in the first round of counseling. However in the event of any Page 16 of 39


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vacancy in the second round (Minority round) the candidate belonging to the religious minority (Christian) from other State also would be eligible. Candidates seeking admission under minority status should have secured not less than 50% just as General candidates. Note: Appropriate minority status (Linguistic / Religious or Both) of the candidate should be indicated with supportive document along with the application form failing which he/she will not be eligible to select a seat under the said minority quota.

Note: Declaration once made in the application with regard to the category status like SC / ST / OBC and Minority etc., will not be changed subsequently either prior to test or counseling. Hence candidates are cautioned to fill in with great care about the category status. Applications without duly attested SC/ST/OBC and Minority Certificates shall be treated strictly as belonging to General Merit and no correspondence shall be entertained after the last date. Mere mention of a category either as SC/ST/OBC/Minority without enclosing certificates necessary in this behalf, such applicants will be treated as belonging to General Merit category and no changes or modifications are permissible thereafter under any circumstances.

8. Parents / Applicant Annual Income: Parents / Applicant Annual Income should be specified.

9. Address Provide your postal 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. Kindly avoid Roman letters in your address. Do not mention your City, State and Pin code in the address field.

10. City Select the City from the list. If you are from any other City that is not listed in the table, select "Others" in the list and fill in your city name in the space provided (The City mentioned has to be same for the address mentioned in the address column.)

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11. State Select the State from the list (The State mentioned has to be same for the address mentioned in the address column.)

12. PIN Code Enter the appropriate 6-digit PIN code.

13. Payment Details DD No. & DD Date: Enter the six-digit DD number and date of the DD. Drawee Bank: Select the drawee bank.

14. Phone No. Enter your Landline Phone number if any 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. For e.g.: If your STD code is 080 and your telephone number is 12345678, then your full telephone number will be 08012345678.

15. Mobile No. Enter your Mobile number if any. Note: Any one of the contact detail is mandatory (i.e. Serial No. 14 or 15).

16. Email-ID: Enter your Email ID if any for speedy correspondence.

17. Qualifying Exam: Select the type of qualifying exam either MBBS / BDS.

18. Month / Year of passing: Select the month and year of passing of the MBBS/BDS.

19. Type of University: Select the University type studied (Indian/Foreign).

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20. University: Select the University. If the name of your University is not listed in the list select “Other” option and enter your university in the “If Others” field.

21. Internship: Select the Internship status whether completed or completing (if completing, it should be on or before 30/04/2012).

Month and Year of Completing Internship: Select the Month and Year by which Internship will be completed (should be on or before 30/04/2012).

22. Number of Attempt in COMEDK PGET Entrance Exam: Please enter no. of attempt, you have appeared for COMEDK PGET

23. Result: Select whether Appeared for counseling / Seat selected /Seat Withdrawn.

24. Marks Obtained Please enter the total marks 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, practical papers, internal assessment, grace marks, and viva also 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 candidate where the marking system may not be 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.

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Note: All the marks cards including that of failed, if any, need to be enclosed.

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. Any application form without the signature and left thumb, left forefinger and left middle finger impressions of the candidate is liable to be rejected without any further correspondence. Note: Status of all Applications received will be available on COMEDK website http://www.comedk.org. Candidates are advised to check the status of their applications on the website through Applicant Login by providing their Application No. and Date of Birth. If a candidate’s application status is not available on the website, he/she may send their queries through e-mail at pget@comedk.org for clarifications. Brochure can be downloaded only through COMEDK website. Visit our website http://www.comedk.org for details and procedure. Note: Candidates are advised to visit COMEDK website regularly to watch for “Red List”. The “Red List” consist the list of incomplete applications. COMEDK is not responsible for rejection if clarifications listed in the red list are not provided on time.

Please note that printed Brochures and Applications are not sold. Note: Applications will not be received in person either in the COMEDK office or by any member institutions. For

all

future

correspondence

with

COMEDK

PGET-2012,

applicants need to quote their Application Number.

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5.2. Test Admission Tickets and Related Information Candidates appearing for COMEDK PGET-2012 will be issued a Test Admission Ticket (TAT) for identification. Candidates are required to bring the TAT and the original (Candidate Copy) Date of Birth Certificate / Identity Proof duly attested by the Head of the Institution where he/she has studied last or Gazetted officer not below the rank of Tahsildar of the area in which he/she is a resident, which is similar to the copy submitted (COMEDK Copy) along with the application form. This is mandatory. The Test Admission Ticket gives the details of test centre assigned to the candidate. The candidates are assigned a test centre decided by the COMEDK authority during the application processing itself, and no requests for change in test centre would be considered. The Test Admission Tickets would be dispatched to the candidates by speed post at the address mentioned in their application form after the applications are processed. However all Test Admission Ticket will be dispatched by 21/01/2012. Candidates who do not receive the Test Admission Ticket must check the COMEDK website in their Applicant Login on or before 06/02/2012, and then contact COMEDK over Email/Fax to have the details of the Test Admission Ticket. COMEDK is not responsible for any loss in transit or for incorrect address given by the candidate in the Application Form. Effort to collect Duplicate Test Admission Ticket (TAT) from the Test Centre is the sole responsibility of the candidate. Please re check the website for any changes / updates before leaving your hometown for the test. Change of address, if any, during the process of COMEDK PGET2012 must be intimated through speed post / courier / Email / Fax to COMEDK office to reach not later than 13/01/2012, the responsibility for the same rests solely with the applicants.

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5.2.1. Test and Related Information The Entrance Test COMEDK PGET-2012 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 COMEDK entrance test only.

5.2.2. Test Scheme There will be one separate test for PG Medical and one separate 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 02:30 PM and end at 05:30 PM 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. However, in the event of a tie in score the principle of least negative responses (number of wrong answer) will be adopted. In addition, if required, other methods may be adapted to break ties vide 5.3.2. No mark/s will be awarded for multiple marking (marking multiple responses) for any question.

5.2.3. Test 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.

5.2.4. Test Locations The COMEDK entrance test, COMEDK PGET-2012, will be held in Bangalore city only. The test will be held on the mentioned time and date in all the test centers. The details of all the test centers will be published online. The centre address will be mentioned in the Test Admission Ticket, which would be dispatched to the candidates prior to the examination as per the calendar of events.

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5.2.5. Instructions for Test Takers Candidates please note: Report 45 minutes before the commencement of the test (01:45 PM) Test commences at 02:30 PM. After 02:45 PM candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall to take the test (Delay by any means of transportation to the city and reaching the test centre beyond the given time will not be allowed to enter the examination hall and take the test). It is advisable to reach the Bangalore City a day prior to the examination. No candidates shall be allowed to exit the examination hall before 05:00 PM. Candidates must not carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers except the Test Admission Ticket (without the envelope) inside the hall. 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/blue 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 on the OMR Sheet, if not; the answer sheet will be invalid and not be considered for processing. Candidates are also required to write their    

Name Question Booklet Number Version Code TAT number

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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-2012 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. Candidates are not allowed to go out of the room temporarily for any reason during the test duration.

5.2.6. Grounds for Dismissal The COMEDK PGET-2012 test administrator is authorized to dismiss a candidate from a test session for: Attempting to take the test for someone else (Impersonation) Failing to provide acceptable identification when asked for Creating disturbance at the test venue Giving or receiving unauthorized help Using any forbidden / unauthorized testing aids, such as personal computational devices, pagers, cell phones etc. Refusing to follow directions as stipulated by the invigilators etc. Request for use of toilet during the test is not entertained. 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, it will be reported to appropriate competent authority, and also your test fee will be forfeited.

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5.3. Results Publishing Answer Keys 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 regulatory authorities. Individual rank card will be sent to eligible candidate/s only. The Rank List will also be made available at the COMEDK website, http://www.comedk.org

5.3.1. Test Score Publishing Answer Keys to the COMEDK PGET-2012 will be published on the website only late in the evening, on 12/02/2012. Clarifications to the answer keys, if any, should be sought between 13/02/2012 to 16/02/2012 (Communications received after 16/02/2012 will not be entertained). Test

scores

of

COMEDK

PGET-2012

will

be

published

on

22/02/2012. Clarifications to the Test Scores, if any, should be sought between 23/02/2012 to 24/02/2012. (Communications received after 24/02/2012 will not be entertained). The Final Rank list will be published on 29/02/2012.

Applicants seeking any clarifications with regards to: a. Clarification with regards to the Answer Key/s. (Ref: Appendix - I 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 reach to COMEDK office by speed post along with a Demand Draft of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) per item, drawn in favour of Page 25 of 39


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„COMEDK‟, payable at Bangalore. Only if the clarification sought is upheld, the money would be refunded in total. Any request for clarification of answer keys beyond the last date as stipulated in calendar of events will not be entertained. b. Test scores. (Ref: Appendix - II for format) for seeking clarification of Test Scores, a Demand Draft of Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) per candidate, drawn in favour of „COMEDK‟, payable at Bangalore, should be enclosed. Only if the clarification sought is upheld, the money would be refunded in total. 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 by COMEDK after the last date, as indicated above.

5.3.2. Final Merit / Rank List Publishing The final merit / rank list is generated based on the performance in the entrance test and the same will be published on 29/02/2012.

Inter-se Merit: Ties in the test scores, if any, will be resolved based on the following, in the order specified: The principle of least negative responses (Number of wrong answers). Number of additional attempts during the course of study, i.e., M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. Total aggregate percentage scored in the M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. exams The age of the candidate, the elder candidate is ranked higher than the younger candidate. In case of tie existing after exhausting in all of the above situations, merit will be based on random selection. COMEDK

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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. Centralized Counseling (Single window) Detailed instructions relating to centralized counseling will be put on the website at a later date. Counseling will be tentatively held in the month of April 2012 In this regard the COMEDK website http://www.comedk.org is updated regularly. COMEDK suggests all candidates to visit it frequently for relevant information.

7. Biometrics Verification Candidates intending to take the Post Graduate Entrance Test 2012 may be required to undergo biometric verification. (i) during the test (ii) during centralized counseling for seat selection (iii) at the college level, during 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

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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 contact number is +91-80-41132810. COMEDK Office is operational from 10:30AM to 5:00PM, Monday to Friday, and from 10:30AM to 1:00PM on Saturdays. COMEDK Office is not operational on Sundays and other public holidays. Candidates

can

send

their

queries

through

E-mail

at

pget@comedk.org or can fax the same to +91-80-23568309. 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 relevant details. In addition, candidates have been provided with a facility to check the status of their application in the various stages of their application processing. 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.

No personal Queries will be entertained. The communication can be made only through Fax or Email. COMEDK’s office is situated at the following address: #132, Second Floor, 11th Main, 17th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore - 560 055, Karnataka.

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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 Ticket (TAT), loss of Rank cards, postal delays etc. Denial of Internet service, website unavailability and unavailability to connect / reach 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 and statutory bodies. Any changes indicated by the statutory bodies during the COMEDK PGET2012 process are binding on COMEDK for implementation. Disputes, if any, are subject to the competent courts/consumer forums located in the jurisdiction of Bangalore city only. All documents relating to COMEDK PGET-2012 will be retained for a period of two years only. Hence any dispute beyond two years from the date of COMEDK PGET-2012 cannot be entertained. The information content in this brochure is as on the date of Notification. Please refer to our website 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 30/04/2012) are eligible for the courses. Candidate/s 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. Are candidates applying from outside the State of Karnataka eligible to get the benefit of lower eligibility qualifying marks? A. Yes, All India SC / ST candidates only are eligible to get the benefit of lower eligible qualifying marks. Q. I have finished my M.B.B.S. a few years ago. Am I eligible for these courses? A. Yes, you can apply for the notified courses, as long as you fulfill the basic eligibility as prescribed by MCI / DCI. Q. Is there an age limit for admission to the courses? A. No, there is no age limit for admission to 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 13th January 2012 Friday, by 5:00PM. Applications received after the stipulated date and time will be liable for rejection. Q. What is the procedure of seat selection? A. For the academic year 2012-2013, 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-2012, COMEDK entrance test & publication of test score and rank list will be followed by central counseling (Single window). The details of the arrangement made will be published in due course on our website, http://www.comedk.org. Page 30 of 39


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Q. How will I know my test results? A. The results will be intimated to all the eligible candidates individually.

The

same

will

also

be

available

on

our

website

http://www.comedk.org. Q. If I have 5 clarifications in the answer key, then do I send a DD of Rs.500 or Rs.2500? A. You have to send a DD of Rs.2500. (Rs.500 per clarification) along with the format (Appendix-I of Brochure) Q. I want to seek clarification of my test score. Should I send a DD of Rs.250/-? A. You have to send a DD of Rs.250. (Rs.250 per OMR sheet) along with the format (Appendix-II of Brochure) 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 to the extent your clarification/s is/are upheld by the COMEDK academic committee. Q. Can I send a black & white photograph with the Application Form? A. No, the photographs to be provided in the application form, Printed online Date of Birth Certificate / Identity Proof have to be identical. It should not be more than 6 months old. Application with smudged / tampered or hazy photograph will not be accepted.

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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. Note : Send the Application and enclosures in A4 size envelope only. Do not fold the application form. Kindly arrange the documents in the following order: Mandatory Documents: 1. DD for Rs 2000/- drawn in favour of COMEDK payable at Bangalore (mention your application number & applicant name behind the DD). 2. Printed Online Application form. 3. Printed online COMEDK copy of Date of Birth Certificate / Identity Proof in the prescribed form duly attested by the head of the institution where he/she has studied last or Gazetted officer not below the rank of Tahsildar of the area in which the candidate is a resident. 4. Photocopies of all marks cards including that of failed year if any (First Year to Final Year University marks card/s). 5. Photocopy of Attempt Certificate is a statement indicating the number of attempt one has taken to clear a particular subject/year. 6. Photocopy of Internship Completion Certificate / Internship Completed Certificate. 7. Photocopy of Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate. 8. Photocopy of Registration Certificate. Candidates belonging to SC / ST of All India and OBC of Karnataka would be considered, provided they furnish the duly attested Photocopy of the following Certificates: a. SC / ST: Caste Certificate issued by competent authority (Authorised to issue such a certificate but not below the rank of a Tahsildar). b. OBC: Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA and IIIB: As notified by the Karnataka Govt. Caste and Income Certificate issued by Tahsildar or higher revenue jurisdictional authority authorised to issue such a certificate. c.

MINORITY: Religious (Christian) of All India / Linguistic (Tulu/Telugu) of Karnataka minority candidates to produce certificate as per Appendix 窶的V of Brochure (available on www.comedk.org).

Note: Avoid stapling of Demand Draft to the application form instead use clips. AnyApplication Application received COMEDK without the required enclosures will be liable receivedbyby COMEDK without the required enclosures will for rejection. be liable

for rejection.

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Q. Where should the applications be sent and to whom should it be addressed? A. Completed Application Form/s must be sent to the below mentioned address: The Executive Secretary - COMEDK, # 132, Second Floor, 11th Main Road, 17th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore - 560055, Karnataka.

Note: Applications will not be received in person either in the COMEDK office or by any member institutions.

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Appendix – I

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Appendix – II

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Appendix – III

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Appendix – IV

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Appendix – V

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Appendix – VI

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COMEDK PGET  

5.2.2 Test Scheme 5.2.4 Test Locations 5.2.1 Test and Related Information 5.2.6 Grounds for Dismissal 5.3.1 Test Scores Publishing COMEDK Po...

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