KCET 2019: 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 in the 4th week of April. All aspiring candidates must fill the KCET application form 2019.

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.

KCET 2019 Examination Schedule

The KCET 2019 Examination Date and Schedule have been tabulated below:



Notification for KCET 2019

2nd week of November 2018

Availability of online KCET application form

1st week of February 2019

Last Date to submit the application form

3rd week of March 2019

KCET 2019 application correction

4th week of March 2019

Availability of KCET 2019 admit card

1st week – 2nd week of April 2019

KCET 2019 exam- Mathematics

3rd week of April 2019

KCET 2019 exam- Physics & Chemistry

3rd week of April 2019

Kannada Language Test in Bangalore (only for Horanadu, Gadinadu and Kannadiga candidates)

3rd week of April 2019

KCET 2019 provisional answer key availability

1st week of May 2019

Announcement of KCET 2019 result

4th week of May 2019

Counselling & verification of documents for KCET 2019

June 2019

Seat Allotment of KCET 2019

July 2019

KCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Check the KCET 2019 eligibility criteria to know whether you are eligible to take the exam or not.

  1. Must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board.
  2. 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.

KCET 2019 Application Form

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. 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. Applicants must be ready with their personal and academic details to be filled in the application form. 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. 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 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.

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 below:

PhysicsPhysical World, Units and Measurements, Motion in a Straight Line, Motion in a Plane, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Mechanical Properties of Solids, Mechanical Properties of Fluids, Thermal Properties of Matter, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, Oscillations, Waves, Electric Charges and Fields, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance, Current Electricity, Moving Charges and Magnetism, Magnetism and Matter, Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current, Electromagnetic Waves, Ray Optics and Optical Instruments, Wave Optics, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter, Atoms, Nuclei, Semiconductor Electronics, Communication Systems.

ChemistrySome Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox reactions, Hydrogen, s – Block Elements, Some p – Block Elements, Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles & Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental chemistry, Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.

Mathematics – Sets, Relations & Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Complex numbers and Quadratic equations, Linear Inequalities, Permutations and Combination, Binomial Theorem, Sequence & Series, Straight Lines, Conic Sections, Introduction to 3D-Geometry, Limits & Derivatives, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics, Probability, Relations & Functions, Inverse Trigonometric functions, Matrices, Determinants, Continuity and Differentiability, Application of Derivatives, Relations & Functions, Inverse Trigonometric functions, Matrices, Determinants, Continuity and Differentiability, Application of Derivatives.

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 2019 Answer Key

The of KCET 2019 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 answer key will carry all answers keys to the questions asked in the examination. With the help of the 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.

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 2019 Result

The KCET Results 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 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.

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