COMEDK 2021: Syllabus, Exam Date, Registration, Colleges, Latest News



The COMEDK exam is conducted by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) once a year. Candidates seeking admission to UG Engineering programs in the state of Karnataka have to qualify the exam. COMEDK is conducted once a year for admission to B.E. programs in specified disciplines. The official announcement regarding the conduct of COMEDK 2021 is yet to be released at This year, the computer-based test is expected to be conducted in May 2021. Additionally, those who have NATA and NEET score can apply directly for COMEDK counselling for admission to MBBS/BDS and B.Arch courses respectively. Read this article for other important aspects such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus etc. based on the previous iteration of the exam.

Reportedly, more than 58000 candidates took the COMEDK test last year for admission to UG courses offered by member institutions in the discipline of Engineering. More than 20000 seats were filled up through Engineering admissions. Admission to B.Arch courses is conducted through NATA/JEE Main score while to MBBS/BDS courses is conducted through NEET score. Check out the expected dates and schedule of events related to COMEDK 2021 below.

Important EventDate
Start of applications3rd week of Jan 2021
End of applications3rd week of Apr 2021
Admit card1st week of May 2021
Exam Date2nd week of May 2021
CounsellingJune 2021

COMEDK 2021 Exam Date

The official information about the COMEDK 2021 exam date is yet to be disseminated at the official website. The applications are expected to commence in the month of January 2021. However, it is being anticipated that counselling for admissions will not commence before June 2021. Therefore, based on the previous schedules of the COMEDK exam, it is likely that the exam will be conducted in May 2021. Check out the exam date for the last few years here.

COMEDK VersionExam Date
202010 May 2020
19 Aug 2020
201912 May 2019

COMEDK 2021 Expected Exam Date: May 2021

Courses Offered Through COMEDK 2021

Based on the official website and the previous iteration of the exam, the following branches are offered for B.E. in various Engineering Colleges in Karnataka.

  • Aeronautical
  • Aerospace
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Automobiles
  • Bio-Medical
  • Biotechnology
  • Ceramic & Cement Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Tech & Management
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Electronics & Communications
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Environmental
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Industrial Engineering & Production
  • Information Science
  • Information Technology & Engineering
  • Instrumentation Technology
  • Manufacturing Science & Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Electronics
  • Mining
  • Nano Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Textile

Click here for a complete list of COMEDK Member Institutions

Eligibility Criteria for COMEDK 2021

Getting admissions through COMEDK 2021 is subject to the fulfilling of the specified minimum eligibility conditions. The minimum eligibility criteria for UG admission as per last year information brochure has been highlighted below.

For UG Engineering admission

  • Candidates must have passed in the Class 12th exam
  • Candidates must have studied the subjects of Physics, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects at the 10+2 level and passed in them individually.
  • Along with the compulsory subjects, one must have also studied Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Electronics as an optional subject.
  • Candidates must have scored at least 45% marks in aggregate in the compulsory subjects.
  • SC/ST and OBC candidates must have scored at least 40% marks.

For UG Architecture admission

  • Candidates must have passed in the Class 12th exam
  • One must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Applicants must have secured at least 50% marks in each of the subjects individually and also 50% as minimum aggregate.
  • SC/ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka must have secured 45% marks individually and 45% marks in aggregate.
  • It is mandatory for all B.Arch admission applicants to pass the NATA 2021 exam or second paper of the JEE 2021 exam.

Note: There will be no admission test conducted by COMEDK for admission to B.Arch course. Candidates fulfilling the above specified minimum criteria can apply directly for B.Arch course as per notification on the website

COMEDK 2021 Application Form

Application form of COMEDK 2021 is released online through the official website No other modes of application are accepted in this context. As per the procedure followed in the last iteration of the exam, applicants had to register first at the COMEDK official website and thereafter, fill-up the application form online. The applicable fees must also be paid online to complete the process.

How to apply?

Step 1: After visiting the official website of COMEDK at, navigate to the link for new user registration.

Step 2: Register by entering the correct details including email ID and mobile number.

Step 3: Generate the login credentials by entering OTP received and clicking in ‘Register’.

Step 4: An SMS is received on the registered mobile number indicating the User ID/Application Number and Password.

Step 5: Log in to the website using the credentials generated and click on ‘Go to Application’.

Step 6: Complete the process to fill up the online COMEDK application form 2021 after selecting the exam that the candidates is applying for.

Step 7: Upload the specified documents as scanned images. Make sure that these are prepared before starting to fill-up the form.

Step 8: Verify the details in the Preview page before clicking on Submit.

Step 9: Deposit the application fee

Step 10: Verify and make a final submission and generate a hard copy of the submitted application form.

COMEDK 2021 Application Fee

Based on the information available from the last year’s COMEDK exam brochure, the amount of the application fee can be checked below.

PCMRs 1600Rs 2600

Syllabus of COMEDK 2021

The level of difficulty of the syllabus of the COMEDK 2021 exam is as per the 10+2 standards. As such, referring to what a candidate has already studied at the 10+2 level can be helpful. One must note that three compulsory subjects for engineering admissions through COMEDK are included in the syllabus of the test as per the last year COMEDK exam.

The syllabus consists of important topics of the 10+2 standard based on the following subjects for Engineering admission.

ElectrostaticsSolid StateMatrices and Determinants
Electromagnetic WavesChemistry in everyday lifeProbability
Thermal and Chemical EffectsAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic AcidsCircles
OscillationsPolymersRelations and Functions
Dual Nature of Matter and RadiationHaloalkanes and HaloarenesDifferentiation
Electromagnetic InductionSurface ChemistryIntegration
Alternating CurrentsSolutionsApplication of Derivatives
Current ElectricityChemical KineticsApplication of Integrals
OpticsNuclear ChemistryLinear Programming
Heat and ThermodynamicsChemistry in actionVectors
Motion in two and three dimensionsAlcohols, Phenols and EthersDifferential Equation
Motion in one dimensionBlock ElementsInverse Trigonometric Functions
Atoms and NucleiOrganic Compounds containing NitrogenContinuity and Differentiability
Magnetic Effects of CurrentElectrochemistryAlgebra
MagnetismCoordination CompoundsThree Dimensional Geometry
Environmental Chemistry

Click here for the details COMEDK 2021 Syllabus

Exam Pattern of COMEDK 2021

Going by the previous iteration of the COMEDK exam, a Computer Based Test is conducted in designated test centres for evaluation of the merit of candidates for admission. The paper is expected to consist of objective type questions only similar to last year. Check out the key aspects of the exam pattern and the marks distribution across various sections for COMEDK UGET 2021 for Engineering admissions.

  • The exam is conducted as a Computer Based Test
  • The paper is set in the English language only
  • The question paper contains 180 MCQ type questions of 01 marks each.
  • The total duration of the exam is 03 hours.
  • There is no negative marking in COMEDK

Check out the section-wise marks distribution below

Sections in Exam No. of questionsMarks 
Physics 6060
Chemistry 6060
Mathematics 6060
Total Marks 180180

Mock Tests for COMEDK 2021

The COMEDK 2021 exam was last conducted in the previous year. It is conducted once a year since its inception. As such, analyzing the previous year papers of the exam and solving mock tests can help a candidate develop a better idea of the exam.

COMEDK mock tests are available free of cost and candidates are advised to solve mock tests in order to avail one or more of the following competitive advantages.

  • Solving mock tests can help one know more about the exam pattern
  • Candidates can identify the sections that carry the higher scoring chances and prepare accordingly
  • One can also identify the sections that take more time to solve compared to others. This way one can adjust their time management strategies
  • One must also ensure that they solve mock tests to come across some common questions that are repeated over the years.

Suggested Books for COMEDK 2021

Although a multitude of textbooks, guidebooks and other learning materials are available commercially, choosing the right one can be confusing. For example, a candidate aiming to get a clear idea of the fundamental concepts and ideas must get some good textbooks. On the other hand, those who just want to practice for the COMEDK 2021 exam must get themselves solved papers, question banks, mock tests etc.

Check out the direct links to download some of the most useful and suggested books for COMEDK 2021 below.

BooksClick Here
Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK Paperback – 2010Buy Here
Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK Paperback – 2010

By MTG Editorial Board
Buy Here
10 Years COMEDK Chapterwise Solutions 2015

By MTG Editorial Board
Buy Here
Karnataka CET/COMEDK-UGET And NEET UG Previous exam papers solved

Buy Here
MTG COMEDK Chapterwise Solutions (11 Yrs 2015-2005) (Physics,Chemistry,Biology,Mathematics) (English)Buy Here
NCERT Solutions Physics 12th

By Nidhi Goel
Buy Here
NCERT Solutions Chemistry 12th

By Geeta Rastogi
Buy Here
Mathematics for Class 12 by R D Sharma (Set of 2 Volume) (2019-2020 Session)

By R.D Sharma
Buy Here

Other books you can refer for preparation are as follows: 

  • NCERT Textbooks
  • JEE Main and Advanced Preparation Books
  • HC Verma for Physics
  • JD Lee Concise Inorganic Chemistry
  • RD Sharma Objective Mathematics

How to Prepare for COMEDK 2021?

As stated before, the COMEDK exam is based on the 10+2 syllabus. Therefore, candidates who have passed the board exams in 2021 and are willing to appear in the COMEDK 2021 exam for B.E./B.Tech admissions have the advantage of being acquainted with the important topics.

Here are some useful preparation tips and tricks for such candidates so as to help them ace the exam in the first attempt.

Tip 1: Know the syllabus of the exam first. This means knowing all the important topics that are asked in the exam. Identify these in each subject and if required make a list of such topics and sub-topics.

Tip 2: Chalk out a study plan as per subject-wise priority. Some topics are time-consuming while others take lesser time to prepare. Similarly, a candidate who is weak in one topic may be strong in the others. Prioritize topics to study and devise them in a study plan.

Tip 3: Make slots for daily revisions. Without consistent revision, candidates can tend to forget what they study. One can also make short notes and refer to these during last minutes preparations.

Tip 4: Since the COMEDK 2021 syllabus is based on 10+2, candidates are advised to refer to the NCERT textbooks and clear out fundamental concepts. Other important books for 10+2 exams can also be referred to.

Tip 5: Make time to learn formulas from the subjects of Physics. Chemistry and Mathematics.

Tip 6: Ensure that you solve enough mock tests to get a first-hand idea of how it feels to take the COMEDK test within a duration of 3 hours. Get acquainted with the type and nature of questions asked by referring to the previous year papers as well.

Click here for more preparation tips for COMEDK 2021

COMEDK 2021 Admit Card

As per the previous year trends, the admit card for COMEDK 2021 computer-based tests can be expected to be released online only. Last year, the COMEDK admit card was issued through the official website It is mandatory for all registered candidates to have the COMEDK 2021 admit card on them before appearing for the exam. Therefore, one must download the same from the website without delay as soon as it is released.

The process to download the admit card is simple. Candidates have to log in to the website with a er ID and Password to download the COMEDK admit card 2021. While downloading the admit card, it is generally advised to verify the details present on it. In addition, exam day instructions may also be present on the COMEDK admit card.

Candidates must note that without the admit card, they will not be allowed to sit fir the exam. In addition, one must also produce a valid photo identity proof such as Aadhar card, Voter card, Passport etc. for the verification of identity at the exam centre.

COMEDK 2021 Test Centres

Last year, the COMEDK exam was conducted in centres located in the Karnataka state as well as outside. Being a national level examination, the following test centres are expected to be available for COMEDK 2021.

Port BlairJamshedpurThane
AnanthpurRanchiMumbai/Navi Mumbai
Bihar SharifShivamogga(Shimoga)Coimbatore
Bhilai And DurgKollamAligarh
SuratGwaliorNoida/Greater Noida

COMEDK 2021 Answer Key

Answer keys of the COMEDK 2021 are expected to be released through the official website after the exam is concluded. As per last year’s exam, the answer keys were released through the official website

At first, the provisional answer keys are released against which, candidates are allowed to submit objections. If the objections are found to be valid, then necessary rectifications are done on the provisional answer keys.

The final answer keys are also released through after necessary revisions. Candidates cannot raise objections against the final answer keys and the results are compiled on the basis of the final answer keys only.

COMEDK 2021 Result

The final result of COMEDK exam are usually released through the website after the release of the final answer keys. Since the COMEDK results are based on the final answer keys, no request for revision or re-evaluation are entertained. It is released in the form of a final merit list of selected candidates.

Candidates indicated on the final merit lists are eligible to be called for admission counselling. Those who appear for the COMEDK 2021 exam can check the result by logging in to the website using the User ID and the password. In addition, individual rank cards are also released by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka.

Check out the steps followed in the compilation of COMEDK result in case of a tie in marks.

  1. The students with less negative responses in the order below are placed higher:
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
  2. Aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics both together
  3. Marks in Mathematics
  4. Age of the Candidate, the elder candidate is ranked higher than the younger candidate.

COMEDK 2021 Cut Offs

Candidates who secure minimum marks as designated by the COnsortium are only shortlisted and awarded merit list. As a matter of fact, the cut-offs are variable and dependent on a variety of factors including the level of difficulty of the exam, number of applicants etc.

Click here for course-wise cutoffs for COMEDK for past few years

COMEDK 2021 Counselling

Those who qualify the COMEDK 2021 exam by successfully securing the minimum cut-offs are awarded rank cards and listed in the final merit list. These candidates are eligible to appear for admission counselling. As per the previous year trends counselling for admission through COMEDK rank is conducted as a centralized process.

Candidates have to download the rank card from the website and carry it to the counselling session. Additionally, other necessary documents must also be carried to the counselling session for verification. Those who wish for B.Arch admission have to separately apply for the counselling through NATA or JEE Main (Paper 2) score.


The COMEDK exam is conducted with the aim of determining the eligibility of candidates for admission to various UG courses in the state of Karnataka. Consortium for Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK), as the name suggests is for centralized counselling and admission to Engineering, Medical and Dental UG courses in the state of Karnataka. The exam is conducted once a year by a body known by the same name. COMEDK has been provisioned by the Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation. While Engineering admissions are conducted through COMEDK directly, for admission to B.Arch, MBBS, BDS courses, candidates have to clear NATA/JEE Main and NEET exams respectively.

Click here for the official website of COMEDK 2021


Q1. Is the COMEDK exam conducted nationally?
Ans. Yes the exam is conducted at the national level across all major cities of India.

Q2. Is there any application fee involved for COMEDK 2021 applications?
Ans. Yes. Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 1600 for COMEDK UGET and Rs 2600 for both COMEDK and UNIGAUGE

Q3. What are the compulsory subjects at 10+2 level for COMEDK engineering admissions?
Ans. English, Physics, Mathematics with atleast 45% aggregate marks.

Q4. Is COMEDK only for Engineering?
Ans. COMEDK exam is conducted for Engineering admissions. MBBS admissions are done through NEET and B.Arch admissions are conducted on the basis of NATA score.

Q5. Is COMEDK easier than JEE Mains?
Ans. Reportedly, the COMEDK exam is a little less difficult than the JEE Mains exam.

Q6. Is NCERT enough for COMEDK?
Ans. Many candidates and peers think NCERT is enough for COMEDK as the syllabus is as per the 10+2 level of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

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