Girls outshine boys once more in CET

Submitted by alvin on Sun, 2016-05-29 10:05 Bengaluru: The state CET results were declared on Saturday, with girls outshining boys in all streams. According to the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) officials, 1.71 lakh students had appeared out of 1.78 lakh students who had applied for the exam. In a significant development, the government also announced that it would fund the education of top five rank holders in all the streams provided they study in the educational institutions of Karnataka. On the issue of private medical colleges not sharing seats with the state government this year, Dr Sharan Prakash Patil, medical education minister, said he will soon hold a meeting with the representatives of the private medical colleges affiliated to COMEDK. Till last year, private medical colleges were sharing 40 pc of their total seats with the state government. “Seat allotment process will begin only by July 1. So, students and parents need not worry,” he said. KEA said the document verification of all the candidates would start from June 3 in 15 centres across the state.   Topperspeak Milind Kumar Vaddiraju, topper in CET (engineering) exam, said, “I have scored 586 in II PUC and I want to get into IIT. With the help of parents and teachers and extra coaching classes, I was able to secure first position.”     Top 3 in medical   Ananth G; Alva’s, Moodbidri   Sanjay M Goudar, Seshadripuram PU college, Yelahanka   Vachana Shree Patil, Shaheen PU college, Bidar   Engineering   Milind Kumar Vaddiraju, VVS Sardar Patel, Basaveshwarnagar, Bengaluru   Niranjan Kamath, Expert, Mangaluru   Divya A Jamakhandi, KLES PU College, Bengaluru