KOCHI: To provide an efficient platform to students aiming for admission to engineering, medical and dental colleges, ERA (Education Assessment and Rating) Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, has announced ‘Uni- GAUGE EMeD’ a single all-India entrance exam window for multiple universities.
The launch was held here on Thursday and was addressed by ERA Foundation CEO B N Subramanya and Sanjay Kulkarni.
Uni-GAUGE enables the students to apply to multiple universities through a single gateway. In the current scenario, students apply to many universities writing different entrance examinations. With Uni-GAUGE EmeD (Engineering, Medical and Dental), candidates seeking admission to BTech, BE, MBBS and BDS courses now have the facility to write a single entrance exam and seek admission in multiple universities which are the participating universities of ERA (Education Rating and Assessment Foundation).The partner universities will accept Uni-GAUGE scores as one of the criteria for admission. However, they will have complete autonomy on their admission process.
Subramanya, CEO, ERA Foundation said the test will fulfill a vital need in the Indian higher education system by helping the student community to apply to multiple universities through a single gateway.
“As of now, ERA Foundation has joined hands with M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Reva University, Sri Devraj Urs University at Kolar, Manav Rachna University at Faridabad, KL University at Guntur, Saveetha University, Karpagam University, Periyar Maniammai University, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya SCSVM University. And many more universities are slated to join the Uni-GAUGE platform shortly”.
Uni-GAUGE is a pan-India, computer-aided assessment platform. It partners with universities to offer them several benefits including improve their ability to access students across the country, technology enabled entrance test and segregate entrance evaluation and admission processes.
Eligible candidates should have qualified in second PUC or 10+2 or equivalent examination recognized by state/ central Government. The last two years of study shall comprise Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology (PCB/PCM) with English as a compulsory subject.
Registrations are open and the last date of submitting application is April 4, 2015, and to register and apply for Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015, candidates are required to visit https://www.erafoundationindia.org/emed-entrance-examination. The first Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015 Exam will be held on 26th April 2015.