City students bag majority of top 10 ranks in CET

City students bag majority of top 10 ranks in CET

Students from Bangalore have secured majority of the top 10 ranks in all the nine streams for which the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2014 was held. Around 50 per cent of the top 10 ranks in these streams have been bagged by students from the City.

In the results announced by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Tuesday, 21,257 candidates have been declared eligible for medical and dental streams, 69,507 for Indian System of Medicine (ISM) and Homeopathy, 96,161 for engineering and 1,276 for architecture.

Higher Education Minister R V Deshpande and Medical Education Minister Sharan Prakash Patil announced the results. The CET was held on May 1 and 2 across 314 exam centres in the State.
As many as 1,40,496 candidates had applied for the examination, out of which 1,39,198 appeared for it.

The KEA also held an entrance test for agriculture, food technology and veterinary science courses.

In this, 70,686 are eligible for agriculture, 70,060 for veterinary science, 68,986 for food technology and 97,356 for agri-technology courses. In addition, 97,868 students have been declared eligible for B Pharma and Pharm D courses.

Deshpande and Patil said the seat matrix for engineering and medical courses would be uploaded soon. “We will have it ready before June 14,” Patil said.

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