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KCET 2019: KEA has announced the KCET 2019 exam dates. KEA KCET is short for Karnataka Common Entrance Test and is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The KCET 2019 will be conducted separately over two days. KCET 2019 will be conducted on 23rd and 24th April 2019. KCET Application Form 2019 will be released in the First Week of February 2019. All aspiring candidates must fill the KCET application form 2019 in order to appear for the examination.

Check Eligibility For KCET Exam

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2019 is being conducted for the purpose of determining the eligibility/merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates and the ward/s of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants to the First year or First semester of full time courses for Government share of seats in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Naturopathy & Yoga, Unani, Homoeopathy, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science courses i.e, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture, B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture, B.Sc (Hons) Forestry, B.Sc. Agri Bio-Tech, B.HSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.F.Sc (Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)., B.Sc. (Hons) Agri. Marketing & Co‐Op, B. Pharma and Pharma‐D course, in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un‐Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2019-20.

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KCET 2019 will get the candidate admission in the undergraduate level courses like engineering, agriculture, pharmacy & various other courses offered in the 220 Government colleges/ private aided/ private un-aided/ Universities of Karnataka that accept the KCET score.

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 KEA has released a notification announcing the exam dates for 2019 exam session. Check the image given below:

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About KCET 2019

Candidates are hereby informed to go through the Information Bulletin carefully and understand /acquaint themselves:-

  1. Candidates have to apply online for KCET 2019. For admission to Engineering, AYUSH, Farm Science, B.Pharm courses KEA will conduct the CET. For admission to Medical and Dental courses candidates have to qualify in the NEET 2019 examination.
  2. Information Bulletin can be downloaded from the Website http://kea.kar.nic.in.
  3. Online submission of Application Form may be made by accessing KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in Instructions for Online submission of Application Form are available in the Information Bulletin and on the KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in
  4. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
  5. Candidates must retain the following documents with them as a reference for future correspondence.
  1. At least three printouts of the finally submitted online Application.
  2. Proof of fee paid
  3. 2-3 copies of identical Photograph that scanned and uploaded on the Online Application.
  1. Candidate must ensure that mobile numbers, e-mail address entered in the online application form are his/her own as in case of urgency KEA may send information /communications by SMS or mail on given mobile number and mailing ID only.
  2. The Candidate /parents shall be held responsible for non-receipt of latest information due to wrong mobile number or mailing address filled in the On Line Application Form.
  3. Candidates must preserve the Admit Card till the admission in College or Institution.
  4. For the latest updates, candidates must remain in touch with the KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in till the completion of final round of counselling.
  5. Candidates /parents are advised to visit KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in at least twice in a day for the latest news /updates and also check their mobile /e-mail as in case of urgency KEA may send the information /communications.
Overview Particulars 
Full Exam NameKarnataka Common Entrance Test
Common NameKCET 2019
Exam conducting BodyKarnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Level of ExaminationState level
Examination TypeUndergraduate
Mode of Examinationoffline pen and paper-based mode.
Admission InAffiliated colleges of Karnataka
Counselling conducting BodyKEA

KCET 2019 Exam Dates

Candidates appearing for the examination can note down the events and dates of KCET 2019. The KCET 2019 Examination Date and Schedule have been tabulated below:

EventsDates
Release of official Notification
11th January 2019
Availability of online application form
1st week of February 2019
Last Date to submit the application form
3rd week of March 2019
Application Form correction date
4th week of March 2019
Availability of admit card
1st week – 2nd week of April 2019
Mathematics & Biology Exam Date
23rd April 2019 
Physics & Chemistry Exam Date
24th April 2019
Kannada Language Test in Bangalore (only for Horanadu, Gadinadu and Kannadiga candidates)
3rd week of April 2019
Provisional answer key availability
1st week of May 2019
Announcement of result
4th week of May 2019
Counselling & verification of documentsJune 2019
Seat Allotment ScheduleJuly 2019

Are you eligible for KCET 2019?

Only eligible candidates will be considered for the candidature of KCET 2019. The eligibility criteria will be prescribed by KEA. Check the KCET 2019 eligibility criteria to know whether you are eligible to take the exam or not.

  1. You must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
  2. The aspirant should have studied Physics and Mathematics as main subjects and English as a language subject. Candidates must have studied Chemistry/ Bio-Technology/ Computer Science/ Biology as an elective subject in class XII.
  3. Candidates belonging to the general category should have obtained at least 45% aggregate scores in class 10+2. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories SC, ST Category I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B), candidates need to have secured minimum 40% marks.

For Engineering / Technology courses:

A candidate who has passed the Q.E. with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Bio‐Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 45% marks in the optional subjects in the Q. E. is eligible for Engineering / Technology courses. 40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category‐I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) Category candidates. Provided that, the marks obtained by the candidate in Bio‐Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science in the Q. E., will be considered in place of Chemistry, in case the marks obtained in Chemistry is less for the required aggregate percentage, only for the purpose of determination of eligibility and not for the purpose of determination of rank, in respect of Engineering / Technology courses.

Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination by taking the marks in equal proportions, the Engineering rank list will be prepared and published.

Who can Apply for KCET 2019 Exam?

  1. No candidate shall be eligible for admission to Government Seats unless he is a citizen of India.
  2. The candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than the universities listed in the notification at VTU Website are NOT eligible and candidates who have passed from Karnataka State Open University are also NOT eligible.
  3. A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 2nd PUC / 12th Standard in 2019 whose result is awaited, may apply and appear for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2019 but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to any of the course specified in 1 above, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks.
  4. The educational qualifications/eligibility criteria prescribed by the Competent Authority in regulations/guidelines issued from time to time will be applicable in deciding the eligibility.
  5. Eligibility / admissions / allotments made to and by the colleges shall be subject to approval by MCI / DCI / AICTE / COA / CCIM / Government / concerned University / Apex Bodies / etc.

Eligibility Clauses To Claim For Government Seats

  1. No candidate shall be eligible for admission to Government Seats unless he is a citizen of India and satisfies any one of the following conditions:-
  2. Each condition is specified as a clause and is individually referred by a code. The documents to be produced during verification of documents in support of the claim for each of the Clauses are also detailed below the respective clauses.
  3. The candidates who do not satisfy any of the Clauses / Eligibility Criteria detailed below and the candidates who do not produce the prescribed documents in original will not be eligible for admission to professional courses under Government quota seats.
  4. Other than the certificate mentioned in clauses, if a candidate claiming seat under Article 371 (j) Hyderabad-Karnataka region reservation, candidate should produce eligibility certificate from the concerned Assistant Commissioner in Annexure-A as per the format.

Courses Offered through KCET 2019

After qualifying KCET 2019, Candidates can get admission to the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • B.Sc in Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Forestry
  • B.Sc Agri Bio-Technology
  • BH.Sc. (Home Science),
  • B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Food Science & Technology
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries),
  • B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  • B.Pharm
  • Pharm-D
  • AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy) courses

KCET 2019 Application Form

Candidates have to enter the application details through online to become eligible for admission to Professional Courses through Karnataka Examinations Authority. There is no pen and paper form. Please note the following.

  • Karnataka CET online application is a user-friendly application.
  • First candidates have to download the blank application and in consultation with parents confirm the information /details to be entered in the downloaded application form and familiarise the same by practicing at home.
  • Candidates will be provided with all the information required for each entry during filling of online application.
  • Most of the fields will be only a selection from the readily available information; and all the fields are self-explanatory with a dropdown menu; the candidates have to select the suitable /appropriate items from the list.
  • The entire online application process is in two phases. In the first phase candidates will fill the details and can edit the data any number of times and also can take the draft printouts before selecting the declaration. Before commencing the second phase, candidates can edit /delete /add any information any number of times.
  • In the second phase the candidates have to select the declaration after confirming themselves that there are no changes to be incorporated or all the entries made by them in the online application are correct.
  • Once the declaration is done there is no provision to change / edit/ delete/ add any information to the entries already made by the candidates.
  • Candidates are informed to make sure that the entries made before declaration are correct.
  • After declaration candidates have select the specified banks from the list and download the challan for making the payment at the respective bank.
  • After completion of all the process the candidates are required to take a final print out of the online application form for further process at the time of online seat allotment.

How to Fill KCET Application Form 2019?

  1. The KCET 2019 Application Form will be available in the online mode only. The application form will be made available in the 1st week of January onwards.]
  2. The KCET application form 2019 link will be provided here as soon as it is available and candidates will be required to first register themselves on the application portal to fill up the form.
  3. Applicants must be ready with their personal and academic details to be filled in the application form.
  4. During application form filling, candidates will be asked to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression in the prescribed specifications.
  5. The KCET application fee will vary according to the category of the candidate. Applicants must provide only the correct information while filling up the form.

KCET 2019 Application Fee

The Karnataka CET 2019 application fee for various categories is mentioned below:

  • Application fee payment will be done in offline mode (bank Challan).
  • Candidates residing outside India can pay the fee through DD drew in favour of Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority payable at Bangalore.
  • DD should be sent to KEA address mentioning the application number.
CategoryApplication Fee
General & OBCRs 650
Karnataka SC/ST StudentsRs 500
Outside Karnataka CandidatesRs 750
Outside India CandidatesRs 5000

KCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Do you know the right Exam pattern? The KCET 2019 exam pattern includes details about the examination like the mode and duration of the exam and information about the exam pattern like the number of questions, number of sections, the marking scheme etc. Get the full exam pattern listed below.

  • The exam will be conducted in the offline pen and paper-based mode.
  • 1 hour 20 minutes for each paper will be allotted to complete the KCET 2019 (paper-1 for Mathematics and paper-2 for Chemistry and Physics).
  • There will be a total of 180 questions. 60 from Physics, 60 from Chemistry and 60 from Mathematics.
  • KCET 2019 question paper will consist of objective type questions.
  • The language of the question paper will be English or Kannada.
  • One mark will be awarded for each correct answer without any provision of marking scheme.

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test will be held on TWO days in FOUR different sessions for four subjects. On the first day, a test will be conducted for Biology and Mathematics subjects in two sessions and on the next day test will be conducted for Physics and Chemistry subjects in two sessions as per the date and time notified. Each paper /subject will be conducted for 60 marks each with a duration of 80 minutes.

Each question paper will be of Multiple Choice Questions (Objective) type. The question paper in each subject will be in 16 different versions and each question will have four different options. Each question will carry ONE mark. The candidate is expected to attempt all the questions, in order to obtain maximum marks. In other words, there is no choice of questions. THERE WILL BE NO NEGATIVE EVALUATION WITH REGARD TO WRONG / INCORRECT ANSWERS BUT MARKS WILL NOT BE AWARDED IN RESPECT OF MULTIPLE ANSWERS for the same question. The version code of the question paper will be boldly printed on facing sheet of the question paper.

The version code of the question papers given to a student may be different OR may be the same for different sessions.

Mode of Conducting the Test

In order to obtain admission to any of the professional courses through KEA, a candidate must appear for the Common Entrance Test as per their choice of courses, which will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore (Herein after referred to as KEA). The (KCET) Common Entrance Test 2019 will be conducted at 54 places, spread over Karnataka. Candidates who have passed or are appearing for Qualifying Examination within Karnataka should write ‘KCET‐2019’ in a test centre assigned by the KEA within the district in which the candidate has studied 2nd PUC or 12th standard.

KCET 2019 Syllabus

Candidates must clearly go through the correct KCET 2019 syllabus in order to prepare efficiently. The KCET 2019 syllabus will be based on the topics studied in class 11th and 12th as prescribed by Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Check out the syllabus here

KCET 2019 Admit Card

The KCET 2019 Admit Card will be issued for all the registered candidates in the 2nd week of April 2019. The Karnataka Examination Authority will release the Admit card in the online mode. On the Admit Card portal, candidates will be required to enter their KCET 2019 Application Number and date of birth. KCET 2019 Hall ticket is one of the most important documents that the candidate must carry to the exam center on the day of the examination. The KCET hall ticket 2019 will carry crucial details like name of the candidate, the exam center date and address, the exam time, photograph and signature of the candidate and other details. Candidates must mandatorily carry the KCET Admit card 2019 to the exam center as the absence of it will debar the candidate from taking the exam.

KCET Exam Centres 2019

The exam centres of KCET 2019 are the places where the entrance examination will be conducted by the authorities. While filling the application form, the candidates will have to select their preferred exam cities. Allotment of exam centre will be done according to the preferred exam city and availability of the centre. Details about the exam centre will be present in the admit card. An exam city may have multiple KCET 2019 exam centres. For the previous session, there were 53 exam cities involved in the examination.

The examination center for writing ‘KCET 2019’ in respect of all the candidates will be assigned by the KEA Computers on random basis. The candidates who have passed or are appearing for Q. E. within Karnataka should write the ‘CET 2019’ in a place within the district in which they have studied 2nd PUC or 12th standard. If the ‘CET 2019’ examination centers are located in more than one place in a district, the candidate can choose any one of the places.

For example: If the candidates have studied their 2nd PUC / 12th standard in ‘Mysore or any place in the Mysore district’, then they have to write CET only in ‘MYSORE’. If they have studied in ‘Bellary Dist’, then they can write CET either in ‘HOSPET’ or in ‘BELLARY’.

KCET 2019 Answer Key

After the completion of the entrance test, the Provisional ANSWER KEY will be published on the date notified by KEA on the KEA Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in  The candidates / parents / lecturers can file their objections, if any, addressed to the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before prescribed date either in person or only through SPEED POST / email: keauthority‐[email protected], with regard to any of the published answer Key, along with all supporting documents / justification. The objections received by the KEA will be placed before an Expert Committee, whose decision will be final for determination of the right answer key. The answer key approved by the Expert Committee will be applied during evaluation for determination of merit order

The official answer key will be released by the 1st week of May. The KCET 2019 answer key will be published by KEA in a few days after the offline exam has been conducted. The KEA KCET answer key will carry all answers to the questions asked in the examination. With the help of the KEA KCET answer key, candidates will be able to cross check their own answers and have an idea of the probable score that he/she will be scoring in the examination. In case candidates raise objections with valid proof against answers provided in the provisional answer key, then the admission committee will consider the objections and then release the final answer key for candidates.

OPTICAL MARK READER SHEETS AS ANSWER SHEETS

A model of the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheets that will be used for marking the answers by the candidates is hosted on the KEA Website. The need for the replica has compelled us to design OMR sheet in such a way that all the information and the answers are marked only on one side. The top portion of the sheet is meant for furnishing the particulars about the candidates such as the Name, CET Number, Version code and serial number of the question booklet. The bottom portion is meant for marking the answers, affixing the signature of the room Invigilator & candidates and also for affixing the Left-Hand Thumb Impression of the candidate. The space meant for the subject would have been pre-marked. The square blocks in each item should be filled by the candidate in capital letters and numbers. The circles corresponding to the letters or numbers are meant to be completely shaded using blue or black ink ballpoint pen only.

KCET 2019 Cutoff

The cut-off is the minimum marks that a candidate must obtain in order to be eligible for admissions to the engineering institutes. KCET 2019 cutoff will be released by the exam conducting authorities with opening and closing ranks for different institutes and branches of engineering. The cut-off is prepared on the basis of certain factors like the number of seats, the number of candidates, the difficulty level of the exam and cutoff trends of previous years. Only those who meet the cut-off will be considered for the counselling procedure.

KCET Merit List 2019

As per the merit determined by the KEA, the Medical / Dental, ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm Science, B‐Pharm and Pharm‐D ranks will be assigned to the eligible candidates. Separate result sheets showing the Medical / Dental, ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm science, B‐Pharm and  Pharm‐D ranks will be published on the notified date on KEA Website http://kea.kar.nic.in. The correct answer key and the list of candidates whose results have been withheld and the reasons for withholding the results will also be published along with the results. The candidates whose results are with‐held for want of 2nd PUC / 12th Std. Marks and date of birth such candidates /parents need not to worry because ranks will be assigned as and when they submit the required documents on the specified dates during office hours.

Candidates who have any objections in respect of any of the entries or issues or discrepancies in the result sheets, such as discrepancy / changes in the Q. E. marks, version code, NEET / NATA scores etc., except the marks secured in the Common Entrance Test, can submit their objections within three days from the date of publication of the CET  ‐  2018 result and thereafter result will be published for such candidates. (See box item given below for details about intermediary ranks / Spot ranks i.e., ranks ending with G55, G44, G33 etc.)

NOTE: (1) The candidates are requested to verify their qualifying examination marks printed on the result sheets without fail, if there is any discrepancy with reference to qualifying examination marks the same should be brought to the notice of this office immediately for fresh assignment of ranks, if any.

(2) Candidates whose results will be withheld for want of qualifying examination marks should submit a photocopy of their Q. E. marks card either in person or through ‘Speed Post’ to the KEA and the ranks in respect of such candidates will be published subsequently.

KCET 2019 Result

The KCET Result 2019 will be released by the exam conducting body in the online mode on the official website. The results will be declared on the official website for all those candidates who have taken the KCET Exam 2019. Candidates will be required to download the scorecard by entering their KCET registration number. The Result of each candidate will carry the score obtained in each subject and the overall score obtained by the candidate. Candidate must not forget to take a print out of the scorecard for future references.

KCET 2019 Counselling and Seat allotment

The qualified candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment procedure based on the merit of the candidate. The KCET 2019 counselling will be conducted in both offline and online mode. Candidates will be called based on his/her preference of the college and course for document verification and seat allotment procedure. The candidates will be allotted seats and will be required to go to the institute and get the documents verified.

FAQs Regarding KCET Exam 2019

What is the eligibility criteria to apply for KCET 2019 exam?

Answer: The eligibility criteria vary as per the courses opted by the students. Candidates can check the eligibility from the above given section.

Is it necessary to apply separately for Medical and Engineering courses?

Answer: Application form is common for all the courses.

How can I fill the Karnataka CET application form?

Answer: You can fill the application through online mode only.

When will be the KCET registration 2019 started?

Answer: It will be started from the fourth week of January 2019.

When will be the KCET registration 2019 started?

Answer: It will be started from the fourth week of January 2019.

KCET Participating Institutes 2019

Admissions into the participating institutes of KCET 2019 will be done on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the examination. Around 220 government colleges/private aided/private un-aided/institutes of Karnataka will be participating in the examination of KCET 2019.

KCET 2019 Highlights

  • You can fill the application through online mode only.
  • Appearing candidates can also fill the application form of KCET 2019.
  • The registration will be started from the fourth week of January 2019.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee through the SBI bank challan.
  • Candidates can check the eligibility from the above-given section.
  • The eligibility criteria vary as per the courses opted by the students.
  • The application form is common for all the courses.
  • You can attend only physics, chemistry and biology papers.

KEA Contact Details

Karnataka Examinations Authority(KEA)

Sampige Road, 18th Cross,

Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560012.

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  1. Hi sir I’m proper from karnataka lm completed 12 th in telangana 10 th in Maharashtra I’m eligible for kcet 2019

    • If a candidate wants to get admitted to the second year of B.Pharm (lateral entry), he must have passed D.Pharm from a PCI approved institute.

  2. Dear Sir/Madam,

    My daughter was born in US in 2001 and hence holds an american passport.

    She has studied in Bengaluru from Class 1 (in 2006) to PUC II (in 2019) in Karnataka. She is an OCI card holder. Can she write CET 2019?

    Please let me know.

    • Hi,

      Till last year, the PIO and OCI card holders were allowed to take the KCET on the conditions that they had special court orders. The notice regarding this year has not been issued, so we suggest you call up the KEA authorities on the contact number – 080 – 23460460

    • No, KCET is not for admission to Oceanography. Qualifying KCET can get you admission in Government share of seats in Medical, Dental, Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy, Engineering / Architecture courses, Farm science i.e, B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Sericulture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Sc(Forestry), B.Sc. Agri Bio Tech, BHSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.FSc (Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)., B.Sc. (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op), B-Pharma, Pharma-D courses.

  3. Hi mam, I attended kcet in 2018 I got a seat thought counseling,but I cancelled that seat.can I write kcet now and get a engg seat

  4. Hi mam, this is bhavya already I have attended kcet in 2014 and I got seat for engg due to few financial matter i discontinued my enng again I want to do pharma d, now iam eligible to write kcet ,if iam eligible either I want to attend maths or biology pls rply me mam

  5. Sir, I’m from Kerala .Is it necessary to take kcet exam for me to get an government mbbs ug admission in Karnataka state? Or is it just NEET 2019 only?

    • Hi, to take admission in government college that offers MBBS course in Karnataka state, you have to take the NEET 2019.

  6. My native place Karnataka and I studied in Karnataka but now I am in Andhra for the purpose of job since twenty year. My daughter eligible for cet exam.? I have not got the domicile because my id address is andhara address.

  7. Hai sir my son doing bsc(ag horticulture)1year.which is allotted from KCET.now he wish to join veterinary.is he eligible to take CET entrance 2019

    • If you are an applicant of Karnataka MBBS 2019 through NEET UG, then please read the article HERE.

      The candidates who wish to seek admission to Medical or Dental or AYUSH courses through KEA must compulsorily qualify in the NEET – 2019 (National
      Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam conducted NTA.
      Even if you are a repeater of NEET, you need not take the KCET as admission to medical courses is done on the basis of NEET only and not on the basis of KCET.

    • For admission to Engineering, AYUSH, Farm Science, B.Pharm courses KEA will conduct the KCET. For
      admission to Medical and Dental courses candidates have to qualify in the NEET 2019. If you have already taken admission through NEET in Karnataka colleges then you don’t need to appear again for any exam. If you want to take admission again in medical courses, then you must take NEET 2019 and not KCET 2019.

    • To apply for B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture through KCET 2019, read the points mentioned below:
      1. You should have passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent exam with Physics,
      Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.
      2. The Criteria for Determination of Merit / Rank will be – By taking marks in equal proportions in QE and CET in PCMB subjects.(No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET).
      3. In the case of Agriculturist Quota, the merit list will be prepared based on 25% marks each, secured in concerned combinations in II year PUC (PCMB) & CET and 50% marks secured in the Practical Test. In case of B.V.Sc & AH merit will be prepared based on 50% of Marks secured in CET (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and 50% of marks scored in the practical
      test.
      4. Minimum of 50% marks in Practical Examination is required to claim seat under Agriculturist
      Quota

    • Yes, you will have to appear for PCMB subjects in KCET if you want to do B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture and the criteria that will be used for preparation of merit list will be – By taking marks in equal proportions in Qualifying examination and CET in PCMB subjects.

  8. My name is mohammed irshad from mangalore. I am now studying in second puc. Can you please help me to apply for kcet examination with proper information like fees and dates

    • For admission to medical seats of Karnataka, you will have to apply through NEET.
      Yes, you can write both biology and mathematics at once in KCET.

    • The candidates who wish to seek admission to Medical or Dental or AYUSH courses must compulsorily qualify in the
      NEET – 2018 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam conducted by the NTA.

  9. Sir,

    My cousin who is currently studying in 12th class at Kerala. He wanted to write Karnataka entrance exam (KCET) on 2019. I wanted to know whether he can write the exam.

    • Hi,
      Your cousin cannot write the KCET 2019 as the eligibility criteria states that the candidate must have studied for at least 7 academic years in the state of Karnataka including class 12th.

    • KCET is an undergraduate common entrance test for admission in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Naturopathy & Yoga, Unani, Homoeopathy, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science courses i.e, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture, B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture, B.Sc (Hons) Forestry, B.Sc. Agri Bio-Tech, B.HSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.F.Sc (Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)., B.Sc. (Hons) Agri. Marketing & Co‐Op, B. Pharma and Pharma‐D course, offered in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un‐Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka

  10. Sir/Madam,
    I have written cet exam for two times and now this is my third time. I have completed my 2nd PUC in march 2017 with the percentage of 59.33 . I have got the engineering seat but lost the seat due to some financial matter.Can l have a last chance to take part in the cet exam, please send me the reply back.

  11. My daughter come under obc category inorder to get engineering seat in good colleges with quota
    What are the documents to keep ready for while counselling. Already I have community certificate. To avail government benefits what are the documents I need to keep ready

    • Hello,
      The documents to be kept ready are given here:
      • SSLC / 10th standard Marks Card,
      • 2nd PUC / 12th standard Marks Card of the candidate,
      • Candidate’s Study Certificate
      • If claiming Rural quota: – Rural Study Certificate from 1st to 10th std for Ten Complete Years.
      • If claiming reservation benefits:- Caste / Caste Income Certificate issued by Tahsildar- For SC / ST in Form-D, Category-I in Form-E and 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B in Form-F., along with
      o a study certificate for either of the parent having studied for at least 7 years in Karnataka from the Head of the educational institution where he / she had studied.
      o the candidate’s study certificate for having studied both 1st & 2nd PUC or 11th & 12th standard in Karnataka issued by the head of the educational institution.
      • If claiming reservation benefits:- Caste / Caste Income Certificate issued by Concerned Tahsildar as per the prescribed format given in the brochure along with 4)
      o Parent’s home town declaration certificate while joining the service issued by respective branch of integrated HQ of MoD for Officers and respective Record Offices for JCOs / OR.
      • If claiming reservation benefits:- Caste / Caste Income Certificate issued by Concerned Tahsildar- For SC / ST in Form-D, Category-I in Form-E and 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B in Form-F Along with – (1)
      o a study certificate of the parent employee for having studied for at least 7 years in the State of Karnataka from the Head of the educational institution where he / she had studied. (2)
      o home town declaration certificate of the parent employee while joining the service and showing that he is transferable anywhere in India issued by the employer.
      • Certificate showing that the parent is / was a Member of Parliament elected from Karnataka issued by the Parliament Secretariat.
      • Certificate from the Principal Secretary / Deputy Secretary / Under Secretary, DPAR, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore where the parent belongs to All India Service of Karnataka cadre stating that the parent is a member of such All India Cadre. The certificate should also indicate the period during which he has served or is serving outside the state of Karnataka and if the parent is a State Government Employee, a certificate from the concerned Head of the Department or the Head of the Office where such parent is employed should be produced in this regard

  12. Hi. I am Pushkar from Solapur.I have completed my 10th in Solapur Maharashtra.For my 11th & 12th i have taken admission in Karnataka. I have to apply for KCET examinations. Can I please get the proper information that how can I apply for it??

  13. hlo sir , aap ye mjhe plss btaye ki mjhe mca krna hai or mai tayari b kr ri hu toh kcet bhr bhr skti h hu …bt dikkt ye h ki mne 11th or 12th commerce se kiya h bt usme mre statistics thi …physics ni thi toh kya mai kcet try ni kr skti hu ….pls reply fast as much as possible

    • Hi, KCET is conducted for undergraduate level. You have to apply for Karnataka PGCET 2019 to take admission in MCA. And the eligibility criteria is given below:
      1. The candidate shall have passed Bachelors Degree with not less than 50% with Mathematics OR Statistics OR Computer Science

      OR

      2. Computer Programming OR Computer Applications OR Business mathematics OR Business Statistics as one of the optional or electives.

  14. I have already taken admission in engineering college
    But i want to write once again kcet and I want to take admission in another engineering college