KCET Entrance Exam 2023

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What is KCET?

Karnataka Common Entrance Test commonly known as KCET is regulated by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). It is conducted for admission to professional courses like Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharma), Agriculture courses (Farm Science) and Veterinary courses. Candidates who desire to take admission to Medical or Dental or Ayurveda or Unani or Homoeopathy courses must qualify National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam whereas candidates seeking admission to Architecture course through KCET must have qualified JEE Main Paper-2 or NATA to participate in KCET counselling. 

KCET 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KCET 2023 exam

Dates Upcoming Exam Dates

Apr '23 - May '23

KCET application form 2023

TENTATIVE

May '23 - Jun '23

KCET 2023 admit card

TENTATIVE

Jun '23

KCET 2023 exam date

TENTATIVE

Jul '23

KCET result date 2023

TENTATIVE

KCET 2023 - Highlights

 

Details

Full Exam Name

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

Short Exam Name

KCET

Conducting Body

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)

Frequency

Once a year

Exam Level

State Level Exam

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Exam

Offline

Mode of Counselling

Online

Exam Duration

3 hours

Courses Offered

Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharma), Agriculture courses (Farm Science) and Veterinary courses

KCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The exam authority will release the KCET eligibiloty criteria at the official website. Applicants looking for admission through KCET 2023 are advsied to must go through eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the different courses in the table below.

Courses

Eligibility Criteria

BArch

Candidates should be a pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and secured 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate at 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam in all the subjects (45% for reserved category)

BE/BTech

Candidates should be a pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer (40% for reserved category)

Farm Science courses means, BSc (Hons) Agriculture, BSc (Hons) Sericulture, BSc (Hons) Horticulture, BSc (Hons) Forestry, BTech Biotechnology, BSc (Hons) Community Science, BTech (Agril. Engg), BTech (Food Technology), BTech (Dairy Technology), BFSc (Fisheries), BSc (Hons) Ag. Maco.

Candidates should have passed 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.

Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH)

Candidates should be a pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 and obtained minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects (40% for reserved category).

BPharma

Passed in 2nd PUC / Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained minimum 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for reserved category candidates) or

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for reserved category candidates)

2nd Year BPharma

Candidates should have passed Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for reserved category candidates)

DPharma

Candidates should be pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics OR

 

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

Naturopathy & Yoga

Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the qualifying examination is eligible for admission to Naturopathy & Yoga courses (40% for reserved category candidates).

KCET 2023 Admission Process

Check the admission process of KCET in the infographic shown below:

KCET 2023 Application Form

The application process of KCET 2023 incorporates several stages like registration, filling out the application form, fee payment, uploading required documents and final submission. Candidates should fill correct details in the KCET application form 2023 otherwise their application would be liable for rejection. KEA will accept the application form of eligible candidates only. Applicants looking for admissions are advised to fill the KCET application form before last date. The steps to fill KCET application form 2023 are given below.

  • Visit the KCET official website - kea.kar.nic.in.
  • Complete the KCET 2023 registration with basic details. 
  • Login with username and password to fill KCET application form.
  • FIll educational qualification, corresponding address and other details.
  • Upload the required documents as per the specifications.
  • Pay the KCET application fee in online mode.
  • Preview all details and submit the KCET application form 2023. 

KCET 2023 Syllabus

KCET syllabus is prescribed by KEA keeping the level of candidates in the focus. KCET syllabus 2023 encompasses chapters and topics of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology from PUC-I and PUC-II (Class 11 and Class 12) as specified by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. It is important to study that content meticulously to obtain a good score and a good rank in the exam. 

KCET 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KCET 2023 describes the basic structure of the question paper. It imparts information like the total number of questions, marking scheme, exam duration, etc. Prior to devising the KCET preparation strategy, candidates must go through the exam pattern. It will assist candidates in creating proper study plan to prepare for the exam. Take a look at an overview of KCET exam pattern 2023 in the table given below.

Sections

Questions

Marks

Physics

60

60

Chemistry

60

60

Mathematics/Biology

60

60

Kannada (in case)

50

50

KCET 2023 Preparation Tips

To prepare for the KCET 2023 exam genuinely, there should be a clear road map. KCET preparation tips help the candidates in moving forward in right direction. Following are the KCET 2023 preparation tips, which can be followed by the candidates to prepare in a better way:

  • Be well acquainted with the latest syllabus
  • Make notes of each subject
  • Revise the notes at regular intervals of time
  • Appear in the mock test
  • Practice previous years’ questions
  • Take good care of your health
  • Take balanced diet
  • Exercise daily

KCET 2023 Question Paper

KEA will release the KCET question paper 2023 PDF after a few days after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can use the KCET question papers to get an idea of the types of questions, the difficulty level of the exam, etc. Candidates can download KCET previous years’ question paper and practice it to get an edge in the examination. Practising KCET 2023 questions will make them familiar with the type of questions asked and hence they can solve them in the exam without any difficulty.

KCET 2023 Admit Card

KEA will release the admit card of KCET 2023 at the official website. Candidates who fill out the application form successfully will be able to download their KCET admit card 20223 by using their login credentials. KCET 2023 admit card will be required for appearing in the exam. Without admit card of KCET 2023, no candidate can ingress inside the exam hall. It assimilates details related to candidates as well as exams such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, exam venue, etc. Candidates must preserve it until the admission process concludes successfully.

KCET 2023 Answer Key

The official KCET 2023 answer key will be released separately for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Candidates will be able to calculate their probable marks and rank after matching their response with KCET answer key 2023. The answer key of KCET 2023 comprises the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates will be able to raise objcetions in the KCET answer key till a specified date. After resolving the objections, KEA will release the final answer key along with the result. 

KCET 2023 Result

Candidates will be able to check KCET result 2023 online from the official website. To access the KCET result, the candidates will have to log in to their account by using the login credentials. KEA will not share the result through email or post. Qualified candidates will be called for appearing at the KCET counselling later.

KCET 2023 Cutoff

In order to qualify the exam, candidates have to qualify KCET cutoff 2023. Candidates will be admitted based on KCET merit list. The cutoff marks of KCET 2023 will be decided by the admission authority based on various factors like no. of candidates who appeared in the exam, seat availability, etc.

KCET 2023 Counselling

The counselling of KCET 2023 will be organized by KEA to complete the admission process. Eligible candidates will be called for participating in KCET counselling 2023. The counselling procedure comprises various stages like document verification, registration, choice filling, choice locking and seat allotment.

KCET 2023 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is full form of KCET?

Q. What is the purpose to conduct KCET exam?

Q. In which mode KCET 2023 will be conducted?

Q. When will the KCET 2022 application form released?

Q. When will be the KCET 2023 be conducted?

Q. Who can fill the KCET application form?

Q. Which subjects are incorporated in KCET 2023 syllabus?

Q. How many questions will be asked in the KCET 2023 exam?

Q. Is a PIO/OCI/NRI candidate is eligible for admission in engineering through KCET 2023?

Q. Is a candidate studied in Kannada medium from Class 1 to Class 9 eligible for Kannada medium Quota seats?

 

Q. If a candidate has studied in Kannada medium from Class 1 to Class 12 outside Karnataka, then he/she is eligible for Kannada medium Quota seats or not?

 

Q. What is the process to determine the merit for engineering courses?

 

Q. What is the minimum marks required in the qualifying examination to determine the rank from engineering in case of General Merit?

 


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