From the next academic year 2014-15, ComedK UGET entrance test scores are used for all Private Engineering college admissions.
From 2014, Engineering seats will not be available for candidates appearing for Common Entrance Test. These candidates have to appear for Comedk UGET test for admissions.
Karnataka CET is the only entrance test conducted for admission to 10 Government Medical Colleges, 12 Government Engineering Colleges and 9 aided Engineering Colleges.
Private Engineering colleges managements demands to implement Karnataka Professional Educational Institutions Act 2006.
According to Karnataka Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Determination of Fee) Act 2006, CET is conducted for admission in Government colleges and for private colleges should have to make their own entrance test for admissions.
The Unaided Engineering Colleges (ComedK) will conduct their own entrance test for admission test for Engineering courses.
But, this is not yet finalised. Today, there will be a meeting with the Private colleges managements (ComedK), Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) and Admission Overseeing Committee to finalise the admission process.
According to the sources, the committee, headed by former High Court Justice V Jagannathan and Fee Regulatory Committee, headed by former HC Justice Ajit J Gunjal, will meet managements of colleges to address their concerns and prescribe some.
"We have agreed to the implementation of the 2006 Act and we will comply with the committee's directions," said M K Panduranga Setty, secretary, Karnataka Unaided Private Engineering Colleges Association.
Earlier, Private colleges and Government college had agreement of seat sharing ratio of 55:45, which means 55% of seats will be filled through college managements and 45% of seats by Government.