COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka) is an all India entrance examination for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the member institutions.

About 16 Medical, 24 Dental and 190 engineering colleges come under this examination. Due to the National Eligibility -cum- Entrance Test (NEET) being mandated as the only acceptable entrance exam for admission to Medical and Dental courses in the country, COMEDK continues the evaluation process for the members of KUPECA i.e around 190 Engineering colleges.


  • 1) The last two years of study i.e. 10+2 should comprise of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with English as a compulsory subject.
  • 2) The General candidates should have passed with a minimum of 45% marks (40% in respect of SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka State) in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and should have passed these subjects individually
  • 3) There is reservation for admissions to educational institutions for candidates who are ‘local persons’.
  • 4) The candidates must pass 10 and 12th from State Board, CBSE, ICSE, or any other recognised board/university.
  • 5) Diploma Candidates are not eligible for COMEDK UGET.


  • 1. Go to the comedk original website (
  • 2. Complete the online application form.
  • 3. Upload the photograph, signature, father’s signatures and id proof in JPEG format.
  • 1. Go to the comedk original website (
  • 5. Pay the form fess either by credit/debit card, net banking or through e-challan.


Events Date (Tentative)
The application form will be available from February 2019
Application form submission last date April 2019
Admit card release date April 2019
Examination date May 2019
Result May 2019
Counselling June 2019


1) It is an online examination.

2) The medium of the question paper will be English only.

3) Duration of the examination is 3 hours.

4) Total of 180 questions is present in the examination

5) The question paper is divided into 3 categories

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • • Mathematics


Each category contains 60 questions each.

6) Each question carry1 marks and no negative marks is done for giving wrong response however, in the situation of a tie the candidates bearing less wrong responses will be given higher rank.

Category No of questions Marks
1) Physics 60 60
2) Chemistry 60 60
3) Mathematics 60 60
Total 180 180


The candidates are to follow the following steps:-

Step1:- Candidates need to visit the counselling venue on the allotted date and time.

Step2:- Fill the verification card and go for documents verifications. Candidates are required to bring their original documents along with a Xerox copy of each document.

Step3:- Candidates are required to go for biometric and photo verification

Step4:-Fill the choices of course and institute according to preference along with demand draft of 55,000/- in favour of comedk tat.

Step5:-Once your rank is announced the go and select course and institute according to the availability and collect the acknowledgement of the seat selected.

Step6:- Deposit the demand draft.

Step7:- Report to college as per date mentioned in the original allotment letter

Step8:- After the completion of round 1, round 2 will stat in which all the seats that are available will be filled by the candidates who haven’t got a seat in the counselling or the one who has got a seat or may or may not have taken admission in the selected institute.

Step9:- Take admission in the allotted institute.



1.Laws of Motion & Work, Energy and Power

Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Static and kinetic friction - laws of friction - rolling friction - lubrication. Work was done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy - work-energy theorem - power. Conservative forces: conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies) - non-conservative forces: motion in a vertical circle - elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.

2.Properties of Matter

Elastic behaviour - Stress-strain relationship - Hooke’s law - Young’s modulus - bulk modulus - shear modulus of rigidity - Poisson’s ratio - elastic energy. Viscosity - Stokes’ law - terminal velocity - streamline and turbulent flow - critical velocity. Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications. Heat - temperature - thermal expansion: thermal expansion of solids - specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv - latent heat capacity. Qualitative ideas of Blackbody radiation: Wein’s displacement Law - Stefan’s law.


Charges and their conservation; Coulomb’s law-forces between two point electric charges - Forces between multiple electric charges-superposition principles. Electric field - electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field intensity due to a dipole – the behaviour of a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric potential - potential difference-electric potential due to a point charge and dipoleequipotential surfaces - electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges. Electric flux-Gauss’s theorem and its applications. Electrostatic induction-capacitor and capacitance - dielectric and electric polarisation - parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium - applications of capacitor - energy stored in a capacitor - Capacitors in series and in parallel - action of points - Van de Graaff generator.

4. Current Electricity

Electric Current - flow of charges in a metallic conductor - drift velocity and mobility and their relation with electric current. Ohm’s law, electrical resistance - V-I characteristics - electrical resistivity and conductivity-classification of materials in terms of conductivity - Carbon resistors - colour code for carbon resistors - combination of resistors - series and parallel -temperature dependence of resistance - internal resistance of a cell - potential difference and emf of a cell - combinations of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchoff’s law - Wheatstone’s Bridge and its application for temperature coefficient of resistance measurement

5.Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Magnetic effect of electric current - Concept of magnetic field - Oersted’s experiment - Biot-Savart law-Magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and circular coil - Tangent galvanometer - construction and working - Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid - magnetic field lines. Ampere’s circuital law and its application. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic field and electric field - cyclotron - Force on current carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field - Forces between two parallel current carrying conductors - definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field - moving coil galvanometer - conversion to ammeter and voltmeter - current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment - Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron.

6.Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Electromagnetic induction - Faraday’s law - induced emf and current - Lenz’s law. Self induction - Mutual induction - self inductance of a long solenoid - mutual inductance of two long solenoids. Methods of inducing emf - (i) by changing magnetic induction (ii) by changing area enclosed by the coil and (iii) by changing the orientation of the coil (quantitative treatment). AC generator - commercial generator. (Single phase, three phase). Eddy current - applications - transformer - long distance transmission. Alternating current - measurement of AC - AC circuit with resistance - AC circuit with inductor - AC circuit with capacitor - LCR series circuit - Resonance and Q - factor - power in AC circuits.


Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens maker’s formula. Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact, combination of a lens and a mirror. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism. Scattering of light-blue colour of sky and reddish appearances of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Wavefront and Huygens’s principle - Reflection, total internal reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts. Interference - Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width - coherent source - interference of light - Formation of colours in thin films - Newton’s rings. Diffraction - differences between interference and diffraction of light- diffraction grating. Polarisation of light waves - polarisation by reflection - Brewster’s law - double refraction - Nicol prism - uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids - rotatory polarisation - polarimeter.

8.Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physic

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics - Electromagnetic spectrum - Photoelectric effect - Light waves and photons - Einstein’s photoelectric equation - laws of photoelectric emission - particle nature of light - photocells and their applications. Atomic structure - discovery of the electron - specific charge (Thomson’s method) and charge of the electron (Millikan’s oil drop method) - alpha scattering - Rutherford’s atom model.

9.Nuclear Physics

Nuclear properties - nuclear radii, masses, binding energy, density, charge - isotopes, isobars and isotones - nuclear mass defect - binding energy - stability of nuclei - Bainbridge mass spectrometer. Nature of nuclear forces - Neutron - discovery - properties - artificial transmutation - particle accelerator. Radioactivity-alpha, beta and gamma radiations and their properties - Radioactive decay law - half life - mean life - artificial radioactivity - radio isotopes - effects and uses - Geiger - Muller counter. Radiocarbon dating. Nuclear fission - chain reaction - atom bomb - nuclear reactor - nuclear fusion - Hydrogen bomb - cosmic rays - elementary particles

10.Semiconductor Devices and their Applications

Semiconductor basics - energy band in solids: the difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors - semiconductor doping - Intrinsic and Extrinsic semiconductors. Formation of P-N Junction - Barrier potential and depletion layer-P-N Junction diode - Forward and reverse bias characteristics - diode as a rectifier - Zener diode-Zener diode as a voltage regulator - LED. Junction transistors - characteristics - transistor as a switch - transistor as an amplifier - transistor as an oscillator. Logic gates - NOT, OR, AND, EXOR using discrete components - NAND and NOR gates as universal gates - De Morgan’s theorem - Laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.


1.Atomic Structure

Bohr’s atomic model-Sommerfeld’s extension of atomic structure; Electronic configuration and Quantum numbers; Shapes of s,p,d,f orbitals - Pauli’s exclusion principle - Hund’s Rule of maximum multiplicity - Aufbau principle. Emission and absorption spectra, line and band spectra; Hydrogen spectrum - Lyman, Balmer, Paschen, Brackett and Pfund series; de Broglie's theory; Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle - wave nature of electron - Schrodinger wave equation (No derivation). Eigenvalues and eigen functions. Hybridization of atomic orbitals involving s,p and d orbitals

2.p,d and f – Block Elements

p-block elements - Phosphorous compounds; PCl3, PCl5 - Oxides. Hydrogen halides, Interhalogen compounds. Xenon fluoride compounds. General Characteristics of d - block elements - Electronic Configuration - Oxidation states of first row transition elements and their colours. Occurrence and principles of extraction: Copper, Silver, Gold and Zinc. Preparation and properties of CuSO4, AgNO3 and K2Cr2O7. Lanthanides - Introduction, electronic configuration, general characteristics, oxidation state - lanthanide contraction, uses, a brief comparison of Lanthanides and Actinides.

3.Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry

Introduction - Terminology in coordination chemistry - IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. Isomerism, Geometrical isomerism in 4-coordinate, 6-coordinate complexes. Theories on coordination compounds - Werner’s theory (brief), Valence Bond theory. Uses of coordination compounds. Bioinorganic compounds (Haemoglobin and chlorophyll). Lattice - unit cell, systems, types of crystals, packing in solids; Ionic crystals - Imperfections in solids - point defects. X-Ray diffraction - Electrical Property, Amorphous solids (elementary ideas only).

4.Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics

I and II law of thermodynamics - spontaneous and non-spontaneous processes, entropy, Gibb’s free energy - Free energy change and chemical equilibrium - the significance of entropy. Law of mass action - Le Chatlier’s principle, applications of chemical equilibrium. Rate expression, order and molecularity of reactions, zero order, first order and pseudo first order reaction - half-life period. Determination of rate constant and order of reaction . Temperature dependence of rate constant - Arrhenius equation and activation energy.


Theory of electrical conductance; metallic and electrolytic conductance. Faraday’s laws - theory of strong electrolytes - Specific resistance, specific conductance, equivalent and molar conductance - Variation of conductance with dilution - Kohlrausch’s Law - Ionic product of water, pH and pH - buffer solutions - use of pH values. Cells - Electrodes and electrode potentials - construction of cell and EMF values, Fuel cells, Corrosion and its prevention

6.Isomerism in Organic Compounds

Definition, Classification - structural isomerism, stereoisomerism - geometrical and optical isomerism. Optical activity- chirality - compounds containing chiral centres - R, S notation, D, L notation

7.Alcohols and Ethers

Nomenclature of alcohols - Classification of alcohols - distinction between 10, 20 and 30 alcohols - General methods of preparation of primary alcohols, properties. Methods of preparation of dihydric alcohols: Glycol - Properties - Uses. Methods of preparation of trihydric alcohols - Properties - Uses. Aromatic alcohols - preparation and properties of phenols and benzyl alcohol. Ethers - Nomenclature of ethers - general methods of preparation of aliphatic ethers - Properties - Uses. Aromatic ethers - Preparation of Anisole - Uses

8.Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physic

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics - Electromagnetic spectrum - Photoelectric effect - Light waves and photons - Einstein’s photoelectric equation - laws of photoelectric emission - particle nature of light - photocells and their applications. Atomic structure - discovery of the electron - specific charge (Thomson’s method) and charge of the electron (Millikan’s oil drop method) - alpha scattering - Rutherford’s atom model.

8.Carbonyl Compounds

Nomenclature of carbonyl compounds - Comparison of aldehydes and ketones. General methods of preparation of aldehydes - Properties - Uses. Aromatic aldehydes - Preparation of benzaldehyde - Properties and Uses. Ketones - general methods of preparation of aliphatic ketones (acetone) - Properties - Uses. Aromatic ketones - preparation of acetophenone - Properties - Uses, preparation of benzophenone - Properties. Name reactions; Clemmenson reduction, Wolff - Kishner reduction, Cannizzaro reaction, Claisen Schmidt reaction, Benzoin Condensation, Aldol Condensation. Preparation and applications of Grignard reagents.

9. Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives

Nomenclature - Preparation of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids - formic acid - Properties - Uses. Monohydroxy monocarboxylic acids; Lactic acid - Synthesis of lactic acid. Aliphatic dicarboxylic acids; Preparation of oxalic and succinic acids. Aromatic acids; Benzoic and Salicylic acids - Properties - Uses. Derivatives of carboxylic acids; acetyl chloride (CH3COCl) - Preparation - Properties - Uses. Preparation of acetamide, Properties - acetic anhydride - Preparation, Properties. Preparation of esters - methyl acetate - Properties.

9. Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives

Aliphatic Nitro compounds – Preparation of aliphatic nitroalkanes - Properties - Uses. Aromatic nitro compounds - Preparation - Properties - Uses. Distinction between aliphatic and aromatic nitro compounds. Amines; aliphatic amines -General methods of preparation - Properties - Distinction between 10, 20 and 30 amines. Aromatic amines - Synthesis of benzylamine - Properties, Aniline - Preparation - Properties - Uses. Differences between aliphatic and aromatic amines. Aliphatic nitriles - Preparation – properties - Uses. Diazonium salts – Preparation of benzene diazonium chloride - Properties. Carbohydrates – Distinction between sugars and non-sugars, structural formulae of glucose, fructose and sucrose, with their linkages, invert sugar – definition, examples of oligo and polysaccharides Amino acids – Classification with examples, Peptide properties of peptide bond Lipids - Definition, classification with examples, difference between fats, oils and waxes.


1. Matrices and their Applications

Adjoint, inverse - properties, computation of inverses, solution of system of linear equations by matrix inversion method. Rank of a matrix - elementary transformation on a matrix, consistency of a system of linear equations, Cramer’s rule, non-homogeneous equations, homogeneous linear system and rank method. Solution of linear programming problems (LPP) in two variables.

2. Trigonometry and Complex Numbers

Definition, range, domain, principal value branch, graphs of inverse trigonometric functions and their elementary properties. Complex number system - conjugate, properties, ordered pair representation. Modulus - properties, geometrical representation, polar form, principal value, conjugate, sum, difference, product, quotient, vector interpretation, solutions of polynomial equations, De Moivre’s theorem and its applications. Roots of a complex number - nth roots, cube roots, fourth roots.

3. Analytical Geometry of two dimensions

Definition of a conic - general equation of a conic, classification with respect to the general equation of a conic, classification of conics with respect to eccentricity. Equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms and general forms- Directrix, Focus and Latus-rectum - parametric form of conics and chords. - Tangents and normals - Cartesian form and parametric form - the equation of chord of contact of tangents from a point (x1, y1) to all the above-said curves. Asymptotes, Rectangular hyperbola - Standard equation of a rectangular hyperbola.

4. Vector Algebra

Scalar Product - angle between two vectors, properties of the scalar product, and applications of the dot product. Vector product, right handed and left handed systems, properties of vector product, applications of the cross product. The product of three vectors - Scalar triple product, properties of the scalar triple product, vector triple product, vector product of four vectors, scalar product of four vectors

5. Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions

Direction cosines - direction ratios - equation of a straight line passing through a given point and parallel to a given line, passing through two given points, angle between two lines. Planes - equation of a plane, passing through a given point and perpendicular to a line, given the distance from the origin and unit normal, passing through a given point and parallel to two given lines, passing through two given points and parallel to a given line, passing through three given noncollinear points, passing through the line of intersection of two given planes, the distance between a point and a plane, the plane which contains two given lines (co-planar lines), angle between a line and a plane. Skew lines - shortest distance between two lines, condition for two lines to intersect, point of intersection, collinearity of three points. Page 18 VITEEE- 2018 Sphere - equation of the sphere whose centre and radius are given, equation of a sphere when the extremities of the diameter are given.

6. Differential Calculus

Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions - Derivative as a rate of change, velocity, acceleration, related rates, derivative as a measure of slope, tangent, normal and angle between curves. Mean value theorem - Rolle’s Theorem, Lagrange Mean Value Theorem, Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s series, L’ Hospital’s Rule, stationary points, increasing, decreasing, maxima, minima, concavity, convexity and points of inflexion. Errors and approximations - absolute, relative, percentage errors - curve tracing, partial derivatives, Euler’s theorem

7. Integral Calculus and its Applications

Simple definite integrals - fundamental theorems of calculus, properties of definite integrals. Reduction formulae - reduction formulae for and , Bernoulli’s formula. Area of bounded regions, length of the curve.

8. Differential Equations

Differential equations - formation of differential equations, order and degree, solving differential equations (1st order), variables separable, homogeneous and linear equations. Second order linear differential equations - second order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, finding the particular integral if f(x) = emx, sin mx, cos mx, x, x2.

9. Probability Distributions

Probability - Axioms - Addition law - Conditional probability - Multiplicative law - Baye’s Theorem - Random variable - probability density function, distribution function, mathematical expectation, variance. Theoretical distributions - discrete distributions, Binomial, Poisson distributions- Continuous distributions, Normal distribution.

10.Discrete Mathematics

Functions - Relations -Basics of counting. Mathematical logic - logical statements, connectives, truth tables, logical equivalence, tautology, a contradiction. Groups-binary operations, semigroups, monoids, groups, the order of a group, order of an element, properties of groups.


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