COMED-K 2016 Test Debuts Online Amid Chaos
The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMED-K) introduced online test for aspiring engineering students and it debuted on 08 May 2016 at 172 cities in India and 27 cities in Karnataka, 697 centres in India out of which Karnataka had 152 centres and Bangalore had 78 centres. Close to 55, 000 students took the online test.
How Did The Test Go?
This the first time that COMED-K conducted Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) online for students aspiring to study engineering courses. Keeping pace with the dynamic nature of exams is always welcome; COMED-K did the same through its online test for admissions to engineering courses. Such changes depend upon technology and demand smooth operation to avoid any inconveniences to candidates taking the test. In some of the centres in Bangalore, candidates had to face a lot of difficulties during the test due to errors in biometric devices which marked the attendance of candidates.
Candidates had to wait for nearly an hour to attempt the questions as they could not login because of server problems.
If engineering aspirants had to face problems while taking test due to technical errors, the medical aspirants too had to face problem since they did not have an idea that their exams had been canceled as per the instructions of the Supreme Court. The candidates who had come to the centres to take online medical test asked for refund of their exam fees which the authorities denied since there was no provision for refund.