KCET Counselling 2020: The candidates who will meet the cutoff shall be able to participate in the KCET counselling 2020. In the counselling rounds held by the exam conducting body, candidates will be allotted seats in the preferred branch and course of the candidate. The exam conducting body will organize the counselling in online mode. Candidates will first have to participate in the online procedure and then report at the various reporting centres for document verification. Once the documents have been verified, students will be given a verification slip after which they will be asked to enter the choice of college and courses.

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The Counselling of KCET 2020 will be held in two rounds and if needed there will be a spot round or additional round as well. Candidates will be called for counselling based on their merit/ rank. After being allotted seats, candidates will be required to go to the institute and get the documents verified.

KCET Counselling 2020 Dates

In order to check the KCET Counselling Date, check the table available below.



KCET 2020 Counselling and Document Verification

Second week of June 2020

Option Entry

Second week of July 2020

Mock Allotment

Third week of July 2020

Changing of Selected Options

Third week of July 2020

Declaration of Seat Allotment

Third week of July 2020

Final Date to Report at Allotted Institutes

Third week of July 2020

KCET 2020 Counselling Round 2

Fourth week of July 2020

Allotment for Round 2

Fourth week of July 2020

SPOT Round/ Second Extended Round

First to Second week of August 2020

Allotment of Seats

Second week of August 2020

Reporting to Allotted Institute

Second week of August 2020

Procedure for KCET Counselling 2020

The following steps will be involved in the counselling and seat allotment procedure of KCET. There are 4 steps involved in the entire KCET counselling procedure 2020:

  1. Document Verification and registration

Candidates will be required to reach the allotted counselling centre as per the given schedule. After the documents have been verified, candidates will be issued a verification slip and only then the candidates will be able to participate in the option entry round. After verification candidates will be given a unique ID and password.

  1. Choice filling and Locking

The candidate has to fill in the choices of college and course that he/ she wants to opt for. Candidates must choose the college-course combination according to his/ her preference. He/ she must remember that options entered by them for the first round will remain constant for all the remaining rounds of seat allotment. After final submission, no changes will be allowed to be made.

  1. Seat Allotment

Candidates will be allotted a seat according to their ranks in the merit list and their college and course preference. Candidates will be required to login and download the seat allotment letter.

4. Reporting to Allotted Institute

Qualified candidates will be required to report to the allotted institute with the required documents and the seat allotment letter. The admission of each candidate will be confirmed only after the payment of admission fees.

Documents for KCET Verification

All those who are participating in the KCET counselling will be required to bring the below listed documents for verification:

  • Print out of KCET 2020 Application Form
  • Proof of Application Fee Payment
  • KCET 2020 Admit Card
  • SSLC/ 10th Standard Marks Card
  • 2nd PUC/ 12th Standard Marks Card
  • Study Certificate Countersigned by the concerned BEO/ DDPI
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • Any other applicable document

KCET Seat Reservation 2020

There is a certain number of seats reserved for some category candidates in the government institutes coming under the KEA. Candidates claiming seats under the below-listed categories must make sure that they fulfil all the seat reservation criteria.

KCET Seat reservation for SC/ ST/ OBC

  • Students claiming seats under this quota must make sure that they have the required documents for these categories. Reservation is made in favour of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes of citizens under categories 1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B.

KCET seat Reservation for Rural candidates

  • 15% of the Government seats will be reserved horizontally in favour of rural candidates who have studied for 10 full academic years from 1st Standard to 10th Standard in educational institutions situated in places in the State of Karnataka other than larger urban area, smaller urban area or transitional area

KCET Seat Reservation for Kannada Medium candidates

  • 5% of the Government seats will be reserved horizontally in favour of the Kannada medium candidates who have studied TEN full academic years in Kannada medium from 1st Standard to 10th Standard.

KCET seat Reservation for Ward of Jammu and Kashmir Migrants

  • Reservation is made in favour of the son/ daughter of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants, who satisfy the eligibility condition for Government seats.

KCET seat Reservation for Hyderabad-Karnataka region Candidates

  • The part of the State called the Hyderabad-Karnataka Region comprising the districts of Bidar, Gulbarga, Yadgir, Raichur, Koppal and Bellary shall be regarded as the local area.
  • 70% of the available seats in every course of study in any regional University or educational institution located in the places referred above in the local area shall be reserved in favour of the local persons, in respect of such University or education institution.
  • 8% of the available seats in every course of study provided in a statewide University or a statewide educational institution be allocated among the local candidates of the Hyderabad-Karnataka Region.
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