KCET Exam: 2019 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Karnataka CET [KCET]

KCET - Karnataka CET

The Common Entrance Test, also known as KCET will be conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority from 2nd May to 4th May 2018. On 4th May 2018, the Kannada Language Test will be conducted for Gadinadu and Horanadu candidates. KCET 2018 happens to be the entrance test which is held with an eye to determining merit for seeking admission to different professional courses such as architecture, medical, health sciences, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, veterinary science, animal husbandry, etc.

KCET 2018 is held for seeking admission in First Semester/ First year of different full-time courses in different institutes in the state of Karnataka. Students can fill the Application form for the entrance test online only. The entrance test will be conducted across different examination centers in Karnataka state. There is specific syllabus and pattern for examination for each subject for Karnataka CET. Admission is accomplished on the basis of scored marks, preference of branch and college. Meeting the eligibility criteria and verification of documents are recognized to be an integral part of admission in colleges via the entrance test of KCET.

KCET is conducted over a time period of two days in four sessions. On the first day, Mathematics and Biology papers are held. On the second day, Chemistry and Physics papers are conducted.

KCET Exam Date

The last date of submitting the KCET application online for the test is 27th February 2019. The Biology and Mathematics test will be holding on the 2nd of May while the date for the Physics and Chemistry test has been fixed on the 3rd of May 2018. Results of the test will be announced on the last week of May 2019. Counselling will start tentatively on the second week of June in the year 2019. 

Registration Start from

Jan, 2019

Registration End Date:

march, 2019

Admit Card will be issued from:

Apirl, 2019

Exam Date:

May, 2019

KCET Eligibility criteria

To appear in KCET examination, candidates should have passed higher secondary/ 2nd PUC or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects.

Candidates from the general community should have scored a minimum aggregate score of 45% in Mathematics, physics and any one of the subjects like Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ computer/Electronics. Candidates belonging to the SC and ST communities should have secured a minimum score of 40% in aggregate for these subjects. Candidates seeking admission to Architecture courses should qualify the NATA examination.

Candidates seeking admission to the Pharmacy courses should have passed the higher secondary or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology as well as English as a language subject. Candidates from the general and reserved category should have scored a minimum aggregate of 50 % and 40% in science group, respectively. 

  •  Engineering & Technology : The candidates should have passed 12th with  45% marks in PCM (40% for reserved categories).
  • Medical/Dental/Other : The applicant should have passed 12th with min. 50% marks in PCB with English (40% for reserved categories).
  •  Architecture : The applicant should have passed 12th with min. 50% marks with Mathematics (45% for reserved categories).
  • B.Sc (forestry & Agri.) & B.HSc : The candidates should have passed  12th with PCB.
  •  B.Tech (Agri.) : The candidates should have passed 12th passed with PCM.
  • B.Pharma : The candidates should have passed have 45% marks in PCM or PCB or D.Pharma (40% for reserved categories).

KCET Application Form & fees

The University has released the application form on the website of the university from 27th January and the last date to file the application form online will be 27th February. There is no provision to submit the application form through the offline mode. While filling the application form, candidates will require uploading their photograph as well as their left-hand thumb impression and signature in a format prescribed by the university. 

KCET Syllabus & Exam Pattern

This KCET examination will be conducted through the offline mode and candidates will require answering objective type question. The question paper will be having 3 sections, each section for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, each section having 60 questions. Candidates will be given a span of 80 minutes to answer the questions from all.

The KCET exam pattern is mentioned below:

Subjects

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

Mathematics/Biology

60

60

70 Minutes

Physics

60

60

70 Minutes

Chemistry

60

60

70 Minutes

Kannada (in case)

50

50

70 Minutes

Total

230

230

280 Minutes

KCET Syllabus:

The KCET syllabus will be majorly based on the syllabus for the 1st and 2nd PUC as prescribed by the Pr-University education of the department of the state. Syllabus for the engineering test will include topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus for the Pharmacy entrance test will be covering topics from Physics, chemistry, as well as Biology.

KCET Admit Card

Admit card for KCET 2018 will be conferred from third of the month of April 2018. Students can download the admit card for the year 2017 via online mode. The admit card contains Name, Category, Roll Number of the candidate, Exam Centre Venue along with the date and timing of the test. Candidates can download the admission ticket from the official website kea.kar.nic.in. It is a must to bring the admit card on the date of the test along with valid identity card.

Karnataka Examinations Authority will release the results of KCET 2018. The results will be declared in the month of May 2018. You can view the results of KCET 2017 on the official website of Karnataka Examinations Authority. Registration details will be required for viewing the results of the entrance test.

After the declaration of the result, students require verifying their documents. After this, they can apply for admission in different colleges under Karnataka Examinations Authority. The seat allotment to the different courses in accordance with the seat matrix will be accomplished online after procuring options from eligible candidates on the basis of rank secured in the year 2018 and options provided by candidates.

KCET Results & Score Card

The University will be publishing the result of the examination by the 4th week of May 2018. Candidates can check their result from the website of the University and at the time checking the results, they will have to produce their registration number. 

  • The KCET 2018 Result will be declared by the KEA in the last week of May, 2018.
  • Candidates will be required to enter their registration number on the official site to view results.
  • Candidates are advised to take printouts of the result and keep it safe till the admission procedure.

KCET Counselling & Admission

Counselling for KCET 2018 will start from the second week of the month of June 2018. Candidates will receive an invitation for counselling process on the basis of their performance in the entrance test. It is mandatory for the candidates to report for verification of documents along with original documents on the scheduled date, declared by the authority.

The seat allotment will be accomplished on the basis of rank secured by the candidates, availability of seats and filled choices. If the student is not happy with the allotment of seat, they can participate in the next counselling rounds.

KCET Participating Colleges

KCET 2019 brings a list of different colleges and institutes which will provide admission to eligible students into different engineering courses in Karnataka State. The list of colleges will play an integral role in KCET counselling.

The participating colleges of KCET 2019 are inclusive of University colleges, State Government Colleges, Government Aided Private colleges and Private Unaided colleges. The Participating institutes will be allocating seats in accordance with the rank obtained in the entrance test of KCET 2018.

Name of the Participating Institute
University Visveswariah College of Engineering
S K S J T Institute of Engineering
B M S College of Engineering
B M S College of Engineering
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology
R. V. College of Engineering
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
Bangalore Institute of Technology
P E S University (Formerly PESIT)
Islamia Institute of Technology
M V J College of Engineering
Sir M.Visveswaraya Institute of Technology
Ghousia Engineering College
S J C Institute of Technology
Dr.T.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology
Oorgaum Post, Kolar Gold Field (KGF), Bangarapet
Siddaganga Institute of Technology
Sri Siddartha Institute of Technology
Kalpatharu Institute of Technology
Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering.
Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering.
The National Institute of Engineering
The National Institute of Engineering
P E S College of Engineering
P E S College of Engineering
Malnad College of Engineering
Malnad College of Engineering
Tontadarya College of Engineering
Maratha Mandal Engineering College
KLE Technological University(Formerly BVBCET)
Basaveshwara Engineering College
Basaveshwara Engineering College
R.T.E Socity`s Rural Engineering College
Sri Taralabalu Jagadguru Institute of Technology.
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara
College of Engineering
Anjuman Engineering College
K L E Dr. M S Sheshagiri College of
Engineering and Technology
K.L.S. Gogte Institute of Technology
B L D E A`s V.P. Dr. P. G. Hallakatti
College of Engg. and Tech.
Hira Sugar Institute of Technology
P D A College of Engineering
P D A College of Engineering
Khaja Banda Nawaz College of Engineering
Gurunanak Dev Engineering College
Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology
Rao Bahadur Y.Mahabaleswarappa
Engineering College
H K E`s S L N College of Engineering
N M A M Institutute of Technology
K V G College of Engineering
P A College of Engineering
University B.D.T. college of Engineering
Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology
S J M Institute of Technology
Adhichunchanagiri Institute of Technology
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering
Bahubali College of Engineering
Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering
Ballari Institute of Technology and Management
Proudadevaraya Institute of Technology
Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology
The Oxford College of Engineering
Acharya Institute of Technology
H M S Institute of Technology
J S S Academy of Technical Education
H.K.B.K.College of Engineering
APS College of Engineering
Sri Sairam College of Engineering
Vivekananada Institute of Technology
Bangalore College of Engineering and Technology
B T L Institute of Technology and Management
Sri Revana Siddeswara Institute of Technology
K S Institute of Technology
Vemana Institute of Technology
Basavakalyana Engineering College
Coorg Institute of Technology
AMC Engineering College
East Point College of Engineering and Technology
C M R Institute of Technology
Atria Institute of Technology
New Horizon College of Engineering
K N S Institute of Technology
Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology
DONBOSCO Institute of Technology
Global Academy of Technology
Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology
Nitte Meenakshi Institutute of Technology
East West Institute of Technology
B N M Institute of Technology
Saptagiri College of Engineering.
City Engineering College
Yellamma Dasappa Institute of Technology
Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering
Sri Krishna Institute of Technology
Sambhram Institute of Technology
G M Institute of Technology
S J B Institute of Technology
R.L.Jalappa Institute of Technology
Alpha College Engineering
RNS Institute of Technology
K C T Engineering College
Jnanavikasa Institute of Technology
Vivekananada College of Engineering Technology
Canara Engineering College Bantwal
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
B M S Institute of Technology and Management
M S Engineering College
Appa Institute of Engineering and Technology
St. Joseph Engineering College
Shridevi Institute of Engineering and Technology
Basava Academy of Engineering
Secab Institute of Engineering and Technology
G S S S Institute of Engineering and
Technology for Women
Smt. Kamala and Sri Venkappa M.Agadi
College of Engg. and Tech.
K L S Viswanathrao Deshpande Rural
Institute of Technology
Moodalakatte Institute of Technology
Impact College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
PES Institute of Technology (South Campus)
B G S Institute of Technology
Jain University,  School of Engineering and Technology
Srinivas Institute of Technology
Rajarajeswari College of Engineering
Shreedevi Institute of Technology
T.John Engineering College
Nandi Institute of Technology and
Management Sciences
Cambridge Institutute of Technology
P E S Institute of Technology and Management
Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering
S D M Institute of Tech.
S E A College of Engineering and Technology
Government Engineering College
Government Engineering College
Government Engineering College
Government Engineering College
Maharaja Institute of Technology
Karavali Institute of Technology
Sahyadri College of Engg. and Management
Government Engineering College
Madikeri Road, Malapatna, Kushalnagar,
Government Engineering College
Government Engineering College
Government Engineering College
Dr. M.V.Shetty Institute of Technology
K L E Institute of Technology
K L E S`s K L E College of Engineering and Technology
Amrutha Institute of Engineering and Mangement
Alva`s Institute of Engineering and Technology
Brindavan College of Engineering
R.R.Institute of Technology
Sai Vidya Institute of Technology
Dr. Sri. Sri. Sri. Shivakumara Mahaswamyji
S.G.Balekundri Institute of Technology
Navodaya Institute of Technology
Rajeev Institute of Technology
N I E Institute of Technology
P N S Institute of Technology
Bearys Institute of Technology
Shaikh College of Engineering and Technology
Sha-Shib College of Engineering
C Byre Gowda Institute of Technology
Angadi Institute of Technology and Management
ACS College of Engineering
Prasanna College of Engineering and Technology
Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology
NDRK Institute of Technology
Akshaya Institute of Technology
A Shama Rao Foundation,
Srinivas School of Engineering Srinivas Integrated Campus
Government Engineering College
Ekalavya Institute of Teachnology
Jain College of Engineering
Veerappa Nisty Engineering College
Godutai Engineering College for Women
AGM Rural Engineering College
Gopalan College of Engineering and Management
Sampoorna Institute of Technology and Research
K.S. School of Engineering And Management
Bangalore Technological  Institute
ATME College of Engineering
Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of
Technology and Management
V S M Institute of Technology
Achutha Institute of Techno logy
Jyothi Institute of Technology
G Madegowda Institute of Technology
Jain Institute of Technology
Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology
Lingarajappa Engineering College
Shetty Institute of Technology
Girijabai Sail Institute of Technology
Sri Pillappa College of Engineering
Mangalore Marine College and Technology
Alliance University
Biluru Gurubasava Mahaswamiji
Institute of Technology
Adarsha Institute of Technology
Sri Vidya Vinayaka Institute of Technology
Cauvery Institute of Technology
Reva University
Jain Acharya Gundharnandi Maharaj
Institute of Technology
M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences
Sri Vinayaka Institute of Technology
Presidency University
Mysuru Royal Institute of Technology
East West College of Engineering
Dayananda Sagar University
KLE Technological University
(Formerly BVBCET)
Mysore College of Engineering and Management
B L D E A`s V.P. Dr. P. G. Hallakatti
College of Engg. and Tech.
Sambhram Institute of Technology
Shreedevi Institute of Technology
Srinivas Institute of Technology
New Horizon College of Engineering
Jain College of Engineering
A Shama Rao Foundation,
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
Alva`s Institute of Engineering and Technology
M V J College of Engineering
P A College of Engineering
St. Joseph Engineering College
AGM Rural College OF Engineering & Technology

List of KCET examination centres

Check list of Karnataka CET 2019 Exam Centres below:

DISTRICT EXAM PLACE DISTRICT EXAM PLACE
BANGALORE BANGALORE CHAMARAJNAGAR CHAMARAJANAGAR
  DODDABALLAPUR   KOLLEGALA
RAMANAGARA RAMANAGARA MYSORE MYSORE
  CHANNAPATNA MANDYA MANDYA
BELLARY BELLARY   KRISHNARAJAPET
  HOSPET NORTH CANARA KARWAR
BELGAUM BELGAUM   SIRSI
  CHICKODI   KUMTA
  ATHANI   DANDELI
  GOKAK KOPPAL KOPPAL
BAGALKOT BAGALKOT RAICHUR RAICHUR
  JAMAKHANDI SOUTH CANARA MANGALORE
BIJAPUR BIJAPUR   PUTTUR
BIDAR BIDAR   MOODABIDRE
  BASAVAKALYAN   UJIRE
  BHALKI UDUPI UDUPI
DAVANGERE DAVANGERE   KUNDAPURA
CHITRADURGA CHITRADURGA   KARKALA
CHIKMANGALUR CHICKAMAGALUR SHIMOGA SHIMOGA
GADAG GADAG   BHADRAVATHI
HAVERI HAVERI   SAGAR
DHARWAD HUBLI TUMKUR TUMKUR
  DHARWAD   TIPTUR
GULBARGA GULBARGA KODAGU MADIKERI
YADGIR YADGIR --- ---
HASSAN HASSAN --- ---
CHIKKABALLAPUR CHICKABALLAPUR --- ---
KOLAR KOLAR --- ---
  K G F --- ---

Ask & Answers

Can I know the exam pattern for KCET 2018?

The Exam Pattern for KCET 2018 is:

  • The KCET 2018 examination will be held in 2 days 1st day Biology and Mathematics 2nd day Physics and Chemistry.
  • Total marks for KCET 2018 paper will be for 60 marks each for 80 minutes.
  • And There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers in KCET 2018
  • KCET 2018 will take place from 18th April 2018 to 19th April 2018
  • And the Candidates have to obtain 12 marks out of 50 marks
  • And the time duration of each paper is 80 minutes for KCET 2018.