The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Bangalore has announced the first round of Karnataka CET 2014 seat allotment results.
BMC has emerged as a top choice for medical courses in Karnataka. First ranker of the KCET 2014 has chosen BMC.
Out of the top 50 rankers from KCET 2014, around 47 candidates have opted for BMC. Three students have selected Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, three for Mysore Medical College (MMC), Mysore and one for KMC Mangalore.
As per sources, the reasons for BMC's popularity include extensive clinical exposure as well as highly qualified and skilled teaching faculty. Moreover, BMC has four government hospitals under its wing with a huge patient turnout.
"There is no top 10 among medical colleges. The demand for seats is high but the number of seats available is less," said a KEA official.
RVCE is a top choice for students in engineering stream. Out of top 50 candidates, 40 have opted for RVCE. In RVCE, top 26 rankers have opted Electronics branch, 19 have opted for Computer Science and 5 have opted for Mechanical.
Other engineering colleges like, MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, PES Institute of Technology, SJCE and NIE in Mysore, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Bangalore, Dayananda Sagar Institute of Technology Bangalore, SDM Dharwad and BVB Hubli are the favourites.
KEA officials said that these above colleges will not be available for counseling for further rounds.
The 100% placement record of RCVE is a big draw for students, according to the toppers. Moreover, as per expert reviews, the faculty for Computer Science has been outstanding.
The total seats alloted:
|B.Pharma / D.Pharma||1,259|
Cut-off rank of top medical colleges:
|Bangalore Medical College ||47 |
| MMC, Mysore||123 |
| KIMS, Bangalore||162 |
|MS Ramaiah Medical College||210 |
Cut-off rank of top engineering colleges:
|RVCE (Computer Science)||80|
|PESIT (Computer Science)||205|
|BMSCE (Computer Science)||365|
| MSRIT (Electronics)||484 |
| SJCE (Electronics)||698 |