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6,707 engineering seats remain after CET-K 2014 extra counseling round

A total of 6,707 engineering seats are still available in Karnataka colleges, after the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducted an additional counseling round after the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders. The seat allotment results for this round were announced by KEA on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 . Altogether 9,897 engineering seats were on offer for 67,276 students who cleared the Karnataka Second Pre University Certificate (II PUC) supplementary examination, the result of which was announced on ...

New medical college sanctioned in Delhi

In a bid to boost the medical education in the capital, the Delhi government has sanctioned Rs 29.59 crore to build a new medical college wing. It has been reported that the sanction was given for the construction of temporary pre-fabricated structure with 100 seats in its pursuit to establish a new Medical College, attached with Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital in Rohini. According to reports, the decision was taken during a meeting of the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) under the Chairmanship of chief secretary S K Srivastava. It was reported that the construction will facilitate...

Six Madhya Pradesh private medical colleges fined Rs 13 crore

Six private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh have incurred the wrath of the state government and have been slapped with a fine of Rs 13.10 crore. According to repots, the fine was levied on the charges of allegedly filling the MBBS seats under government quota through the management quota during the academic session 2013-14. According to reports, acting on a complaint filed by Indore-based Dr Anand Rai, the Madhya Pradesh Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee (MPAFRC) imposed fine on these colleges who have filled as many as 158 seats through management quota allegedly by flouting...

10,340 seats remain after CET-K 2014 2nd extended round allotments

A total of 10,340 seats in different streams have remained unallotted after the results of the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders were declared by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The highest number of unallotted seats was in engineering, that is, 9,897 out of the total 65,685. The total 607 medical seats available in the round were lapped up. Hence all the 2,350 medical seats have been assigned. Moreover, the total 914 dental as well as 2,616 farm science seats available for counseling have also been...

CET-K 2014 2nd extended round seat allotment result out

The seat allotment result of the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders has been announced at the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website today, that is, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 . The option entry for the second extended round of counseling was rescheduled to 1 pm on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from the originally scheduled Monday, July 21, 2014 since new seats were added to the matrix, as per KEA. To access the results, please click here . Altogether 25 seats from Srinivasa Dental College in...

Tamil Nadu students choose engineering over medical courses

Students in Tamil Nadu have chosen engineering over medical courses this year, with 28 candidates surrendering their medical seats to opt for engineering, before the start of the second phase of counseling in state medical colleges. The move has brought cheer to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) aspirants who are vying for a limited number of seats in government institutes. The seat surrender has added to the overall medical seat pool of 19 state government colleges and seven self-financed institutes which have government quota seats. Most of the seats in a majority...

One CET planned for admission into professional courses in Karnataka

The state government of Karnataka is planning to implement a single Common Entrance Test (CET) to grant admission into undergraduate (UG) professional courses offered by government as well as private colleges in the state from the 2015-16 academic year, according to officials of the state higher education department. At present, two entrance tests are held in Karnataka for admission into these courses. These are the CET conducted by the government as well as the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) by private professional colleges. The...

CET-K 2nd extended round counseling starts with 559 new medical seats

The second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) candidates started on Thursday, July 17, 2014 , with 559 new medical seats added to the matrix which was released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The total number of medical seats available through the first round of counseling for the CET-K 2014 rank-holders had come down to 1,803 in 31 colleges this year, all of which were lapped up during the first round. There was no addition of medical seats to the seat matrix in the second round, which was a cause of disappointment to...

JIPMER and US varsity sign MoU for joint research

The J awaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA (UoM) for joint research projects, to be launched in Puducherry, where JIPMER is located. The autonomous institute JIPMER is under the Union Health Ministry of India. The officials of both the institutes signed the MoU on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 . According to JIPMER officials, the two institutes will be equal associates in the proposed project, the estimated cost of which is Rs 60 lakh....

Over 600 medical seats to be added in CET-K 2014 matrix

More than 600 medical seats are expected to be added in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) seat matrix, bringing cheer to the thousands of medical aspirants. The government quota seats will be added as the Medical Council of India (MCI) has reinstated 330 seats which it had blocked before. Moreover, MCI has shifted around 300 private college seats to the government seat pool, due to alleged errant policies of the private colleges. The council has also reinstated seats of private colleges which have followed MCI’s guidelines. In Karnataka, the total number of...

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