Saveetha University announces “Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015”
Chennai:Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015 - Single entrance exam for multiple universities for the students seeking admissions to Engineering, Medical and Dental at undergraduate level.Exam will be held on 26th April 2015
ERA foundation (Education Rating and Assessment Foundation), a non-profit body has launched “Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015” for students seeking admissions to Engineering, Medical and Dental at undergraduate level. Saveetha University joint hands with ERA foundation to conduct UniGAUGE in 60 centres across the country this year.
With Uni-GAUGE EMeD, candidates seeking admission to B.Tech, B.E, M.B.B.S and B.D.S courses now have the facility to write a single entrance exam and seek admission in multiple universities which are the participating universities of ERA.
These universities will accept “Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015” score as one of the criteria for admission to bachelors’ degrees in engineering, medical and dental courses for the academic year 2015-2016.
The first Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015 Exam will be held on 26th April 2015.
Saveetha university is one of the first in Tamil Nadu to utilise this common entrance test - called UniGAUGE - for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate dental,medical and engineering courses.
Saveetha University,M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Reva University, Kolar’s Sri Devraj Urs University, Faridabad’s Manav Rachna University, Guntur’s KL University,
Karpagam University, Periyar Maniammai University, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya SCSVM University are some of the participating universities. More universities are slated to join the Uni-GAUGE platform shortly.
Candidates can visit the website www.erafoundationindia.org for more details about the participating universities.
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 of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology (PCB/PCM) with English as a compulsory subject.
The fee structure for “Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015” is as mentioned below:
For Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) – Rs. 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred)
For Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) – Rs. 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred)
For Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology (PCMB) – Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees Two Thousand)
This fee is non-refundable.
For more details, candidates can call the toll free helpline 1-800-103-4791 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uni-GAUGE is a computer-aided, pan-India, entrance evaluation platform. Uni” alludes to university (institution of learning), uniform (consistent), unique (unparalleled), universal (concerning all). “Gauge” – is an estimate of assessment or a measure. GAUGE is so an acronym for Graduate and Under-Graduate Entrance. “Uni-GAUGE” is a pan-India, computer-aided assessment platform. It stands for trust, transparency and reliability in assessment
Uni-GAUGE partners with universities to offer them several benefits including:
Improve their ability to access students across the country,Have a reliable, efficient, technology enabled entrance test,Segregate entrance evaluation and admission processes,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.
Uni-GAUGE is beneficial to student community as it enables them to apply to multiple universities through a single gateway. In the current scenario, students apply to many universities leading to wastage of time, money and efforts.
It has an autonomous Board of Governors that oversees assessment methodology, design and administration. It is Chaired by
Mr. Ranganath, Former Chief Secy. Government of Karnataka & non-executive chairman of IFCI, and comprises Mr. KRS Murthy -
Former Director(IIM-B), Professor Samir Brahmachari-Former Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial
Research (CSIR),Professor Arun Nigavekar - - former Chairman of UGC, Dr A Gnanam- former Vice Chancellor of Bharathidasan,
Madras and Pondicherry Universities.
ERA foundation will also focus on two supporting platforms vizaccreditation including programmatic rating for medical and technical education and skill building in the education sector.
It has plans to assist the student community by providing scholarships, free counseling, career guidance and professional consultancy.
Registrations are open -and the last date of submitting application is 4th April 2015 and to register and apply for Uni-GAUGE EMeD 2015,
candidates are required to visit https://www.erafoundationindia.org/emed-entrance-examination