KCET 2020 (Karnataka): Exam Dates (Out), Application, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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kcet exam datesKCET 2020 Exam Date has been Announced on 1st January 2020. The Exam will be held on 22nd – 24th April 2020. Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted under the administration of the Karnataka Examinations Authority known as KEA for all those wanting to take up many UG programs in B.Tech/B.Pharm/B.Arch and several others.

KCET entrance examination is conducted every year to take admission into various Engineering and Pharmacy Courses.

It is also considered as KCET 2020. After giving the KCET 2020 Entrance examinations, The candidates will be able to take admission into various Government, Private and autonomous institutions of the state of Karnataka. Those candidates who want to take admission into various Medical Courses like MBBS and BDS are supposed to give the NEET 2020 Exam. Candidates who are interested to take admission into various architecture field are requested to fill the NATA application form. 

To access the admission criteria, aspirants will have to go through the application process. The aspirants will be taking the exam in the first week of May 2020.

KCET 2020 Notification – Exam Date Announced

New KCET 2020 (Karnataka CET) Exam Date has been Announced now, the Exam will be held on 22nd April 2020 (Biology & Maths) and 23rd April 2020 (Physics & Chemistry). Click Here to Check Exam Date Details.

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KCET Highlights

Exam NameKCET
Full-FormKarnataka Common Entrance Test
Exam TypesUG Level
Exam LevelState
Offered CourseEngineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy & Other Courses
Conducting BodyKarnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Application modeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (Pen & Paper Based)
Exam Date
22nd April 2020 (Biology & Mathematics)
23rd April 2020 (Physics & Chemistry)
24th April 2020 (Kannada Language)
Exam Duration 80 Minutes for Each Subject
Official Websitehttp://kea.kar.nic.in/
Helpline080 – 23460460
Email[email protected]

 KCET 2020 Important Dates

Check the complete examination scheduled to appear in the KCET 2020.

EventsDates (Announced)
KCET 2020 Notification Date Released4th week of January 2020
Availability of the Online Application formthe 4th week of January 2020
Last date to submit Application Form1st week of March 2020
Last Date for Fee1st week of March 2020
Availability of the Admit Card date2nd week of April 2020
KCET 2020 Exam Date22nd & 23rd April 2020 (CET) And 24th April 2020 (Kannada Language)
Result DeclarationLast week of May 2020
Commencement of Counselling2nd week of June 2020

KCET 2020 Application Form

The authority will release the application form through online mode only.

  • Candidates have to fill their personal and educational details in the KCET Application Form.
  • KCET 2020 Application Form will be available from the 4th week of January 2020.
  • The application form filling facility will be provided until the first week of March 2020.
  • The most stunning fact about the KCET is its form filling procedures will start on the 4th week of January 2020 and go on till the 1st week of March.
  • Aspirants will have to provide the necessary personal and study details with the documents. Details must be filled with a strict sense of accuracy.
  • Attach a scanned image of photograph and signature to the application form. Make sure that the documents provided by you are correct.
  • KCET 2020 Application Correction will be started as soon as the Application form filling dates will be over.
  • Candidates also have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, and left-hand thumb impression in JPG/JPEG format.
  • The application form will be considered complete only after the payment of the fee.
  • Take the printout of the filled-in application form at the end.
  • Download the application form, and its hard copy must be protected.

Application Fee

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Candidates can submit the application fee through both (online & offline) modes. Candidates residing outside of India have to submit the fee through DD drew in favor of Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority payable at Bangalore.

CategoriesApplication Fee
General & OBCRs. 650/-
SC/ST candidates of KarnatakaRs. 500/-
Candidates residing outside of KarnatakaRs. 750/-
Candidates residing outside of IndiaRs. 5000/-

Payment criteria are fulfilled by the offline process (Challan). Applicants who are not from India will require to pay with DD through Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority at Bangalore.

KCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Nativity: Candidate should be a citizen of India to be eligible for admission.
Appearing Candidates: Such candidates are also eligible to apply. But, they have to submit the proof of passing the qualifying exam at the time of counseling.
The KEA will only accept the applications of the eligible candidates. So, it is necessary to fulfill all the eligibility criteria prescribed by the official authority.

For Engineering/Architecture Courses

  • For admission in preferred courses, applicants must have done PUC or Intermediate or related exams from a well-established board or institution.
  • For eligibility, subjects like Physics & Mathematics are highly considered at the time of admission.
  • It is mandatory for General division to attain 45% marks whereas SC and ST divisions need to attain 40% marks from the above subjects along also of Biology Biotechnology/ Chemistry /Electronics/ Computer science.
  • Those who are still achieving their education will be eligible for KCET 2020.
  • Aspirants will require NATA scores for pursuing architecture courses.

For Pharmacy and Architecture courses

  • To become eligible for architecture programs, aspirants should attain PUC/Intermediate or related degree from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English will be an important subject.
  • 50% marks are considered for General Divisions and 40% for SC/ST Category in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Aspirants who are still studying will be considered for admission.
CoursesEligibility Criteria
MBBS/BDS/Ayush CoursesPassed 12th/2nd PUC with English as one of the language subjects and obtaining 50% aggregate marks in PCB (40% for reserved category candidates)
B.ArchPassed 12th/2nd PUC with Mathematics as one of the compulsory optional subjects and obtaining 50% aggregate marks in all subjects (45% for reserved category candidates)
B.Tech/BEPassed 12th/2nd PUC with English as one of the language subjects and obtaining 45% aggregate marks in Physics & Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Computer (40% for reserved category candidates)
B.V. Sc. & A.H.Passed 12th/2nd PUC with obtaining 50% aggregate marks in PCB & English (40% for reserved category candidates)
B.PharmaPassed in 2nd PUC/12th with PCB or PCM and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects (40% for reserved category candidates)
Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by PCI and secured a minimum of 45% marks (40% for category candidates)

Courses Offered

Through CET, these courses are offered:

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

KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The examination will be conducted Offline.
  • Type of questions: Students will attempt
  • MCQ questions.
  • of questions: Each section will incorporate 60 questions.
  • Marking: For the correct attempt, one mark is added and no subtraction of marks for the incorrect attempt.
  • Duration: Each section will be held for 80 minutes.
SubjectsNo. of QuestionTime Allotted (in Minutes)
Kannada (in case)5080

KCET 2020 Syllabus

The Syllabus will be provided by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Syllabus for engineering courses will be on the standard of PCM subjects, and the syllabus for pharmacy will be on the standard of PCB subjects. The KCET syllabus will be set by the KEA only. The question papers of the Common Entrance Test will be based on the first and second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.

KCET Preparation Tips

Here we are giving the most effective way to prepare for the KCET 2020 Entrance examinations. The candidates are requested to check out the most working tips to Crack the KCET 2020.

  • Always refer to the point to point syllabus and never go any other syllabus, Must Read Official Syllabus.
  • Must check the KCET Exam Pattern and Exam Syllabus before preparation to reduce the distracting Picture.
  • Once you complete the daily Preparation, Must Go for a revision of what you had studied tell date.
  • Must know about the marking schemes which are given by KEA. Must check the marking pattern, This will increase your marks.
  • Revise before the exam whatever short note you have created while preparation.
  • Create a proper timetable which will help you in the preparation of the studies.
  • Maintain Your Good Health.

KCET 2020 Admit Card

KCET 2020 Admit Card will be displayed on the official website in the second week of April. Admit Card will be incorporating the student’s name, roll no, exam timing, exam date, and venue, etc. As per the instruction of KCEA, students will have to produce Admit Cards on the examination day.

The students will need to bring various copies of the hall ticket when giving the exam. For this purpose, it has to be downloaded from the website with registration no and password. Before attending the exam, it is just to check the instructions on the Admit Card for better comprehension of rules and regulations. Candidates will be not allowed to enter in the examination hall without the proper Admit Card,

KCET Answer Key 2020

Once the Examination will be completed, the provisional Answer key will be published by KEA on the official website which will be visible for every aspirant who has applied for the KCET 2020. Candidates can get it through online mode only. Candidates can match their KCET 2020 Answer Key from the official website. Candidates who are not satisfied with the answer and have any dispute can submit their objections to  “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on the same date or after the date but before the last date of Answer key objection through in person or by Speed Post. All the supporting documents are a while creating and submitting the objection.

After the evaluation of the Provisional answer key, The correct and the Final Answer Key will be published on the official website of the KEA. This event will be notified by the KEA to the Candidates.

KCET 2020 Result

The Result will be made known during the last week of May 2020 by KCEA on the website.

For its copy to be shown while counseling, it will need to download it entering your roll no and date of birth. The cut-off will be produced by officials after the announcement of the Result. The scorecard will mention the aspirant’s name, roll no, and total marks. The KCET 2020 scores will be considered for participating in the admission procedures.

While counseling, it would be mandatory to get a copy of the scorecard along with verified documents as a shred of definite evidence. By performance of the candidates in the CET/NEET/NATA and the qualifying examination, the merit/rank list will be prepared and published by the KEA.

If there is any problem in the KCET 2020 Result, Candidates can raise the dispute and they will have to submit that though an email.

KCET 2020 Counselling

KCET 2020 Counselling will be started from 2nd week of June 2020. Students will be selected through the marks of KCET 2020. Officials will accept the students who have cleared KCET 2020 for admission. The seats will be provided according to the positions available at the college, selection of course, and scores gained in the examination. They will receive seats at the time of seat distribution.  Counseling will be held through Online mode and the verification of the documents will be done through the 20 Helpline centers all over the state and then this will be done only after the complete announcement of the result and the Merit list.

The accessibility of seats to students will be through choices filled, KCET scores, and availability of the seats. The candidates will be allotted the seat by the availability of seats in the participating institutions/ universities. Candidates have to report the allotted college after getting the allotment letter along with the original documents.

Documents Required for KCET 2020 Counselling

  • 10th and 12th Marksheet and passing certificate.
  • Caste certificate.
  • A print copy of the filled application form
  • KCET 2020 scorecard
  • Two latest passport size photographs.

For any other queries about KCET 2020, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Rahmath says:

    Do we need to upload 1st STD to 9std study certificates in the KCET application form? Is that same to be produced during document verification?

  2. Vanshika says:

    The student who took pcb in 12 can give the exam and is maths questions are included in it with pcb questions for kcet

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