The counselling for ComedK and CET in Karnataka remains unaffected by the BMTC’s bus strike.The counselling for engineering and medical seats is underway through Comedk and KEA CET.
Many engineering aspirants have set their sights on Tuesday when the second round counselling for ComedK is scheduled to be held. Amid the reports of BMTC, KSRTC strike in Bengaluru city, students became uncertain whether the counselling schedule remains intact or otherwise. To their relief, ComedK has said that counselling will go on and won’t be affected by the strike.
The bus strike in the city will go on for 2 days and considering the difficulties that may occur, the state government has already announced 2-day holiday for schools and institutions, saying the institutions are free to continue their activities if needed.
Almost all of the colleges, universities and schools have postponed their examinations which were supposed to be conducted on Monday and Tuesday.
Meanwhile, parents of many students who picked up engineering seat through ComedK and CET in Karnataka and paid the fees, have asked the state government to refund if they get medical seat through NEET. The parents said they they secured engineering seat in ComedK and CET to play safe.
However, CET information brochure says that if a candidate fails to report at the allotted college after the allotment of seat in second extended round of counselling, legal action can be initiated against the candidate. Aspirants have also petitioned KEA to drop this clause amid the uncertainty prevailing over NEET, ComedK and CETs.
The seat allotment under second extended round of CET in Karnataka would be released on 26 July by KEA.
The parents also said that the government has failed to address our concerns when KEA and COMEDK hiked the fees enormously and failed to provide seat matrix on time.
As per the seat matrix issued by ComedK on 23rd July after sixth session, 10,573 seats are currently available in 78 colleges.