CET results announced; counselling from June 2

CET results announced; counselling from June 2

71,855 qualify for medical, engineering courses

CET results announced; counselling from June 2

Of the 1,14,013 students who appeared for the test, 5,783 have become eligible for admission to medical and dental courses and 44,468 for homeopathy and courses in Indian System of Medicines.

In the technical stream, 71,639 students have been found eligible for engineering and technology courses, and 673 for architecture courses. The results were announced on Saturday.

Shanbhag Anil Atmanand (95.94 pc) of VVS Sardar Patel PU College of Bangalore stood first in engineering, while Akshay B Pattabhi (85.55 pc) of St Aloysius College in Mangalore, stood first in the medical/Dental category.

Pattabhi (91.612 pc) also topped the Homeopathy and Indian System of Medicine (ISM) list, while Soujanya K (79.66 pc) of National Hill View Public School of Bangalore topped the list for architecture.

The counselling for seat selection will commence from June 2 for special categories and from June 10 for medical and dental courses.

Results on mobiles

Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Minister for Higher Education Aravind Limbavali said the KEA has sent the CET results to all the students who had furnished their cellphone numbers on the application form. The scanned OMR Sheets of all the candidates of all the subjects along with evaluation report have been uploaded on the KEA website and candidates can download the reports.

Belgaum, UK districts

The minister said counselling will be extended to Belgaum and Uttara Kannada districts from next year. Apart from Bangalore, the counselling is being held at Gulbarga, Hubli, Shimoga and Mangalore this year. A felicitation programme has also been organised for the rank holders on June 10, he informed.

Medical Education Minister Ramachandra Gowda said Hubli Medical College and Mysore Medical College were increasing their intake by 50 seats each. The 100 seats would ensure that all the candidates would be accommodated, he said.

Candidates whose results have  been withheld due to any missing documents can obtain the results after submitting the document to the KEA office from May 24. Any discrepancies in the marks can be notified at the KEA office. In case there is any variation in the II PUC marks after revaluation, fresh ranks will be announced after the finalisation of the revaluation results.

Toppers speak: Engineering

Shanbhag Anil Atmanand
Rank 1 - 95.94 per cent
VVS Sardar Patel PU College, Bangalore
“Since I was preparing for IIT, the CET paper seemed a cake walk. My parents supported me to do my best, but they did not burden me. This helped me perform well in my examination.”

Giridhar G
Rank 2 - 94.83 per cent
Sadvidya Composite PU College, Mysore
“Although I found the CET paper to be easy, I felt Mathematics and Physics paper were lengthy. I am waiting for my IIT results to decide upon my course.”

Vageesh D C
Rank 3 - 94.66 per cent
KLE Society’s Independent PU College, Bangalore
“Mathematics paper was difficult since it was lengthy. During my free time, I love playing the violin and reading novels.”

Sunil N
Rank 4 - 94.44 per cent
MES PU College, Bangalore
“I prepared for CET from the beginning. Attending coaching classes helped a great deal to tackle the paper,” he said. He spends his leisure time playing cricket and swimming. Unlike others, Sunil is not keen on IIT and plans to study Electronics and Communications in RVCE. Sunil secured the second in Medical category.

Prajwal A N
Rank 5 - 93.78 per cent
Vidya Mandira PU College, Bangalore
“I found the entrance test to be easy. I am waiting for my IIT results to take my next step.” Music being his passion, he loves playing the violin.

Anshu Avinash
Rank 6 - 93.55 per cent
Kendriya Vidyalaya ASC Center(S), Bangalore
“I did not employ any special techniques to study but coming from a CBSE background and IIT coaching paid off,” he says. His father works in the Indian Air Force and mother is a housemaker. He spends his free time by reading novels.

Srinidhi K V
Rank 7 - 93.445 per cent
Sadvidya Composite PU College, Mysore
“I prepared for CET by solving previous years’ question papers. With the hope of getting through IIT Kanpur, I am waiting for my IIT results.

Deepak G
Rank 10 - 92.056 per cent
Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore
“Integrated coaching classes helped me gain in depth understanding of basic concepts which helped me crack the CET,” he says. He enjoys quizzing, music and playing.

Toppers speak


Soujanya K
Rank 1 - 79.66 per cent
National Hill View Public School, Bangalore
“I always focussed on my board exam and I did not prepare exclusively for National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), but I solved few question papers and concentrated on my drawing which helped me perform well in NATA.The time-limit for each question in NATA makes it difficult to complete the paper”

H U Sachidanand
Rank 2:  78.65 per cent, St.Joseph College, Bangalore
“I refreshed my general knowledge and aptitude skills. The test was tougher than expected as new set of questions were included.” 

Gavin Peter Britto
Rank 3: 78.5 per cent
Christ PU College, Bangalore
“I joined a course online conducted by VTU Lab which helped me become familiar with the pattern of the NATA paper and it seemed easy.” 

Milan Mallinath
Rank 4:  78.417 per cent
Sadvidya PU Composite College, Mysore
“I attribute my success to my teacher Gowri Rajaram who trained me for the entrance test. Intends to study Architecture in RVCE”. 

Medical / Dental

Akshay B Pattabi
Rank 1: 85.56 per cent
St Aloysius PU College, Mangalore
Akshay has topped both the medical and homeopathy rank lists, but he says he started his preparations for CET only a month before the examination. Akshay wants to pursue a degree in BSc, Mathematics from IISER (Indian Institute of Science, Education and Resources in Trivandrum).

Shivaraj Prakash Patil
Rank 3 - 85 per cent
Expert PU Science College, Mangalore
Shivaraj has stood third in both Medical and Homeopathy rank lists. All India Pre-Medical Test and All India Medical Entrance examinations were his primary concern. He dutifully concentrated in his classes and revised the same at home.

Chiraag Mandal
Rank 4 - 85 per cent
Deeksha Centre for Learning, Bangalore
IIT/JEE coaching in college helped him revise Physics and Chemistry. Hence, he had time to study for Biology at home. Chiraag attributes his success to his parents and his teachers . He plans to take up MBBS next. His first preference is for AIIMS (Delhi) and his next preference is CMC (Vellore).

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