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KCET 2019 – Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Syllabus

The Karnataka Examining Authority (KEA) will organize the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2019). This is an entrance test at the state level, also known as Karnataka CET 2019. The KCET exam is organized to allow entry to the first year of engineering, agriculture, pharmacy and many other courses. Several colleges and universities in Karnataka offer admission based on KCET scores. To be admitted to the courses of medicine and dentistry, students must qualify for the NEET 2019 exam. For architectural courses, admission will be made through the JEE Main (document 2) and NATA exams. Students can check here the details of the KCET 2019 exam, including notification, application, dates, etc.

The exam will cover two papers: Paper I (mathematics) and Paper II (physics and chemistry). On the basis of the scores obtained in KCET, candidates will be assigned seats in the institutes. Registered candidates will have temporary access to their KCET 2019 admission card during the first week of April. The allocation of seats will be carried out in online mode according to the performance of the candidates KCET 2019 and the election of the university and the course.

KCET 2019 Exam date

In the following table, applicants can consult the provisional calendar of KCET 2019:

Events Dates
Availability of Application January 2019 (Last Week)
Last date of application submission March 2019 (First Week)
Last date to pay the fee for application March 2019 (First Week)
Admit card (Hall ticket) availability April 2019 (Second Week)
The date of Exam April 2019 (Third Week)
Announcement of Results May 2019 (Last Week)
Commencement of Counseling June 2019 (Second Week)

 Exam Pattern for KCET 2019

Below is a summary of the KCET review template to help applicants plan their preparation:

  • Examination mode: the exam is done offline (with pencil and paper).
  • Types of questions: The questions are of multiple choice types.
  • Number of questions: A total of 60 questions are made in each section.
  • Time Duration: Each section has 80 minutes.
  • Scoring scheme: One point is assigned to each correct answer.
  • Negative marking: There is no provision for negative marking. No deduction / award score for marking multiple options.

 Eligibility Criteria of KCET 2019


The eligibility criteria for admission to KCET B.Tech courses are indicated below:

  • The candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Candidates must have passed the second PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam, with physics and mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • In addition to the compulsory subjects, candidates must have optional subjects – Biology / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Electronics / Computing with an English language subject
  • General candidates must obtain a minimum of 45% and successful candidates must have obtained 40% in the case of categories 1 and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) SC, ST

To be admitted to government positions, candidates must meet all eligible conditions as prescribed by KCET.

KCET B.Pharm

Eligibility for KCET B. Pharm courses is shown below:

  • Applicants must be qualified in 2nd PUC or 12th grade with PCM or PCB materials.
  • The general candidates must have obtained an aggregate of 45%, while the reserved categories, that is, the categories I, OBC and ST / SC should obtain 40% to apply for the KCET 2019.
  • Applicants must have passed the pharmacy diploma for a position approved by the government and the general candidates must have a score of 45%, while the categories SC / ST and I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) must obtain 40%

To be admitted to government positions, candidates must meet all eligible conditions as prescribed by KCET.

 KCET B.Sc Hons. Agriculture

For admission to KCET B.Sc. Hons. Agriculture 2019, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by KEA. Candidates must pass the second PUC / Class 12 exam/equivalent of a recognized board, as well as physics, chemistry, mathematics and an optional subject such as biology to be eligible for KCET 2019.

Applicants must comply with all eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET in case of admission to government positions.


  • While NEET becomes the national medical/dental entrance test, the KCET medical examination has stopped.
  • There is no entrance test for admission to architecture. Admission is based on NATA scores or JEE’s main document 2 through advices from KCET.
  • The Karnataka High Court has issued a provisional order for KEA to allow candidates with a foreign foreigner card (OIC) to participate in the review process.

Registration and Application Form of KCET 2019

Online application form for KCET 2019

  • The online application form for KCET 2019 was available from February 1 to March 8. It is expected that more than 1.7 lakh candidates have enrolled in KCET 2019.
  • Candidates registered by visiting the official KCET website, namely, kea.kar.nic.in.
  • There, they had to enter their personal data, to generate an application number and a password.
  • After that, they had to separately download a scanned copy of the color photo, signature and fingerprint in the recent passport format in JPG / JPEG format.
  • The next step was to pay the application fee, either by challan or by net banking.
  • The last step was to print a KCET application form.

KCET application fee:

  • Candidates can make their payment only online (through the specified Challan bank).
  • The application fee is 650 INR for General and OBC candidates.
  • Applicants in the SC / ST category are required to pay INR 500 for the application fee.
  • INR 750 for applicants residing outside the state of Karnataka and INR 5,000 for applicants residing outside of India.

Payment by Challan: The bank will maintain a copy of the Challan bank and deliver the remaining two copies of the Challan to the candidates. Applicants residing outside India pay the fees in the form of a preliminary examination of the application in favor of the Executive Director, the Karnataka Control Authority, payable in Bangalore.

Farm fee application fee: INR 500/- for the general categories and OBC (INR 250 – for SC, ST and category 1) this amount will be paid to the corresponding practical test center on the day of verification of documents in the form of On-demand editions established in favor of the corresponding university’s controller.

Syllabus of KCET 2019

The KCET questionnaire is based on the first and second PUC (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology) program prescribed by the Pre-University Education Department of the State of Karnataka. Pre University College in Karnataka is equal to 10 + 2 or H.S.C. as it prevails in most education councils in India. The program will be based on the first and second programs of the PUC notified by the Department of Pre-University Education of the State of Karnataka. It will include subjects of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology. Students must prepare for the exam according to the program planned for their course.

Result of KCET 2019

  • In the last week of May 2019, the KCET result will be published as separate result sheets that present the ranks in medical/dental, ISM & H, engineering, architecture, life sciences and life sciences, B-Pharm and Pharm-D on the website kar.nic.in.
  • The KCET result sheets will not be displayed at the KEA premises.
  • Rank List Declaration: Candidates will be assigned different ranks for different courses such as engineering, agriculture, horticulture and other courses, taking into account the subjects and participants.
  • Provide details: applicants must enter credentials such as the registration number and date of birth to obtain the results sheet on the page.
  • KCET cutoff will be available in the form of closing rank.
  • This is the minimum qualification required by the candidate to be eligible for the counseling process.
  • The cutoff depends on several factors, such as the total number of available seats, the number of candidates that appear, and the difficulty level of the exam.
  • The KCET cutoff is published by the authority responsible for the review of different institutes and branches of engineering.
  • The KCET Council and the allocation of seats for all qualified candidates are carried out in several rounds, according to the list of merits and the no. of seats in the institutes.
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