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KCET 2019: Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2019) is a state level entrance exam organized by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) under the aegis of Karnataka University. KCET 2019 also known as Karnataka CET is a gateway for offering admission into various professional degree courses in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, Homeopathy, Ayurvedaetc. Through this entrance test, candidates will get admission into various institutions/colleges of the state. It is assumed that, the upcoming KCET 2019 will be held in the month of May 2019.


Minimum Criteria

Candidates first check the prescribed KCET eligibility criteria 2019 before applying the exam. It is must for all candidates to fulfill each of the eligibility conditions to have appeared for KCET 2019. The eligibility criteria are different for the courses of Pharmacy/Science and Engineering/Architecture. The details of KCET eligibility criteria 2019 are given below:

For Pharmacy/Science Courses

Applicants must have passed their 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent with PCB and English as a language subject with no less than 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in PCB group.

For Engineering/Architecture Courses

·         Applicants should pass the 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Mathematics & Physics as a main subject and English as a language subject. They must pass the qualifying examination scoring minimum of 45% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ST category).

·         For architecture course, candidates have clear NATA exam with valid score

Eligibility

Candidates first check the prescribed KCET eligibility criteria 2019 before applying the exam. It is must for all candidates to fulfill each of the eligibility conditions to have appeared for KCET 2019. The eligibility criteria are different for the courses of Pharmacy/Science and Engineering/Architecture. The details of KCET eligibility criteria 2019 are given below:

For Pharmacy/Science Courses

Applicants must have passed their 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent with PCB and English as a language subject with no less than 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in PCB group.

For Engineering/Architecture Courses

·         Applicants should pass the 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Mathematics & Physics as a main subject and English as a language subject. They must pass the qualifying examination scoring minimum of 45% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ST category).

·         For architecture course, candidates have clear NATA exam with valid score

Application Process

KCET Application Form 2019

·         Application form will be invited through online mode only.

·         KCET 2019 application form will be issued from the fourth week of January 2019.

·         After entering details, students will receive the application ID and password to their registered mobile number and Email ID.

·         Upload the scanned images of passport size photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression.

·         Take printout of the application form and obtain principal seal & signature from the college you have passed 12th exam (it will be required at the time of document verification).

Application Fee:

·         Application fee payment will be done through offline mode (bank Challan).

·         Candidates residing outside India can pay the fee through DD drawn in favor of Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority payable at Bangalore.

·         DD should be sent to KEA address mentioning the application number.

·         The application fee for various categories is mentioned below:

Categories

Application Fee

General & OBC

Rs. 650/-

SC/ST candidates of Karnataka

Rs. 500/-

Candidates residing outside of Karnataka

Rs. 750/-

Candidates residing outside of India

Rs. 5000/-

Exam Pattern

The conducting body will organize KCET 2019 for admission to various professional degree courses in the state of Karnataka. Candidates, who are planning to appear in this exam, are recommended to go through the details of examination pattern to make better study plans. The KCET exam pattern 2019 is given below:

Mode of Exam

Offline mode (pen & paper based)

Types of Question

Multiple Choice Type Question

Number of Questions

60 questions (in each section)

Time Duration

320 minutes (80 minutes for each section)

Marking scheme

+1 mark for each correct response

Negative marking

No provision for negative marking

 

Subjects

No. of Question

Time Allotted (in Minutes)

Physics

60

80

Chemistry

60

80

Mathematics/Biology

60

80

Kannada (in case)

50

80

Total

230

320

 

Syllabus

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