The results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) 2011 are out. The entrance exam was held on 27 and 28 April 2011. The results were declared yesterday on official site at 11am, while the rest of the website declared it after 1pm. The results would be announced at CET centres this morning.
This year, 1,07,820 appeared at the 235 exam centres across the state. Aditya Gaonkar P of Vijaya Composite PU College, Bangalore, is elated as he topped the entrance test in the Engineering category. He has double reason to celebrate, as he was also the state topper in IIT-JEE exams this year.He had secured 151st rank at the all-India level. While , Ramya R of MES PU College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Bangalore, secured the first rank in Medical/Dental. She also secured the top slot in the ISM and Homeopathy.
For many students this could be a shocking news as this year, 60,543 candidates will be eligible for engineering seats, against the 71,639 last year. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has revised the eligibility slab for aggregate marks in Science subjects from 45% to 50%.
The Medical students can see some relief as the number of students eligible for medical and dental courses has increased. This year, 12,537 students are eligible for dental and medical courses. Last year, this number was 5,783.