Mangaluru, June 01, 2018: The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) released the CET 2018 results today at 1 pm. Vijayapura’s Shridhar Dodamani has obtained the first rank in engineering and the second rank holder is Narayan Pai from Mangaluru. Tuhin Girinath from Bengaluru has ranked fourth. The only girl topper from Bengaluru is Aneeta James who has obtained fifth rank.
The results will be available online on the website www.kea.kar.nic.in, www.cet.kar.nic.in and www.karresults.nic.in at 3 pm.
Reports suggest that this year more girls have qualified for engineering seats as compared to boys. A total of 73,197 girls have succeeded in comparison to 72, 866 boys. The document verification will now commence from June 5 at 16 centres across the state.
Finally, the government allowed additional chief secretary of department of medical education and principal secretary of department of higher education to make the announcement. Earlier, KEA officials told TOI that the authority sent a proposal to the government to allow secretary in higher education department to announce the results, in the absence of a minister. Usually, the higher education minister announces the CET results.
This comes as a huge respite to lakhs of students who took the test for engineering degrees in colleges in Karnataka. The test was held between April 18 and 20.