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KCET 2019

KCET 2019: 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 in the 4th week of April. 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

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.

About KCET 2019

Overview  Particulars 
Full Exam Name Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Common Name KCET 2019
Exam conducting Body Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Level of Examination State level
Examination Type Undergraduate
Mode of Examination offline pen and paper-based mode.
Admission In Affiliated colleges of Karnataka
Counselling conducting Body KEA

KCET 2019 Exam Dates

Karnataka Common Entrance Test 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:

Events Dates
Release of official Notification
2nd week of November 2018
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 Exam Date
3rd week of April 2019
Physics & Chemistry Exam Date
3rd week of 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 documents June 2019
Seat Allotment Schedule July 2019

Are you eligible for KCET 2019 Exam?

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.

Courses offered through KCET 2019

After qualifying KCET 2019, Candidates can get admission to 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

  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.
Category Application Fee
General & OBC Rs 650
Karnataka SC/ST Students Rs 500
Outside Karnataka Candidates Rs 750
Outside India Candidates Rs 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.

KCET 2019 Syllabus

Karnataka Common Entrance Test 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

KEA 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.

KCET 2019 Answer Key

The 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 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.

KCET 2019 Cutoff

KEA KCET Cutoff 2019: 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 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

Question: 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.

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

Answer: Application form is common for all the courses.

Question: How can I fill the Karnataka CET application form?

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

Question: When will be the KCET registration 2019 started?

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

Question: 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. 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??

  2. 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


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

  3. 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