About Karnataka PGCET 2019

Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) to select candidates for MBA, MCA, ME, MTech, MArch as well as lateral entry MCA courses offered by various government/university/private aided and private un-aided institutions of Karnataka. The online application form of Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be released in May. The entrance test will be held offline in July 2019. Karnataka PGCET will be held for 150 minutes in multiple sessions separately for different courses. The test carries total of 100 marks. The answer key is released by the examination authority, KEA, within three days of completion of the entrance test. Karnataka PGCET result is declared in the last week of August. Based on the performance of candidates in Karnataka PGCET 2019, the rank list is prepared for admission to different courses. Candidates are called for counselling as per their ranks in the merit list.

GATE qualified candidates are exempt from appearing for Karnataka PGCET. They can directly apply for M.Tech admissions offered by the participating institutes on the basis of their GATE scores.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Karnataka Examinations Authority
Duration 2.5 Hours

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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Important Dates

19 May, 2019 - 10 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
05 Jun, 2019 - 14 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Online
14 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Exam | Mode: Offline

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed B.Tech course from an institute recognized by the state of Karnataka with a minimum aggregate of 50% in the qualifying exam. However, reserved category candidates are given relaxation of 5%
  • Candidates with valid GATE score

Eligibility Criteria for Government Seats

CodeEligibility Criteria
ACandidates must have studied and passed in one or more Government/ Government recognized educational institution located in Karnataka for at             least 7 years either in broken period or continuously from Class 1 to qualifying exam
BCandidates having studied and passed the qualifying exam within Karnataka from institute/ university recognized/ run by the state government        
CEither parent of candidates must have studied in Government recognized             institutions in Karnataka for at least 7 years
DCandidate or a parent of the candidate has resided in Karnataka for a period of 7 years or more


Karnataka PGCET 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 650
SC, ST Online, Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 500

Karnataka PGCET 2019 application form will be released in the online mode. Candidates have to fill all requisite details and then submit the application form to register successfully for the exam. Candidates with valid GATE score will also have to submit the filled application form. Given below are the steps to fill Karnataka PGCET application form 2019:

Registration – Candidates have to register by providing details including name of candidate, parent’s name, gender, date of birth, email ID and mobile number. After registration, candidates will need to create user ID and password completing which a unique registration number will be generated after registration process is completed

Filling the application form – Candidates must provide all personal and academic details required while filling the Karnataka PGCET 2019 application form. Candidates having valid GATE score will need to provide details of GATE exam.

Upload documents – Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph, signature and left thumb impression have to be uploaded. The scanned images must be at par with the specifications mandated by KEA.

Declaration and submission of application form – After cross verifying all information submitted by candidates, they must agree to the declared terms and submit the application form of Karnataka PGCET 2019.

Payment of fee – After submission of the signed declaration, candidates will need to pay the application fee. Candidates can pay the fee either online using net banking/credit card/debit card or offline through cash payment at any branch of State Bank of Mysore.

Print out of filled application form – Candidates must print at least two copies of the filled application form out.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Application Process

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET MBA

English
Synonyms
Antonyms
One word substitution
Idioms and phrases
Pairs expressing relationships
Grammar
Famous books in english literature
Sentence correction
General knowledge
Indian business environment
Global environment
Social events
Cultural events
Economics
Management
Political events
Historical events
Current affairs
Sports
Awards
Personalities and achievements
Science and technology
Humanities
Reasoning and general intelligence
Puzzles
Diagrams
Analogy
Logic
Verbal ability
Analytical ability
Related aspects
Quantitative analysis
Arithmetic
Data analysis and interpretation
Statistics
Related quantitative aspects

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Preparation Tips

Read the syllabus and get familiar with the exam pattern

Make a proper study timetable to cover the complete syllabus on time

Make short notes, use flowcharts, diagrams, formulas on a regular basis

Revision after completion of each topic is a must

Solving sample papers, practice papers will aid candidates in understanding the weightage, types of questions and difficulty level of the exam

Eat and sleep well to stay rejuvenating while studying

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET Civil Engineering

Type of questionsObjective type questions        
Total number of questions        75
Total questions in Part 150        
Marks allotted for each question in Part 11 mark
Number of questions in Part 225        
Marks awarded for right answer in Part 22 marks
 Total marks100

Karnataka PGCET Chemical Engineering


Type of questions

Objective type questions

Total number of questions75
Total questions in Part 1

50

Marks allotted for each question in Part 1

1 mark        
Number of questions in Part 225
Marks awarded for right answer in Part 2        2 marks        

Total marks

100

Karnataka PGCET Computer Science and Engineering


            

Type             of questions

        
            

Objective             type questions

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

75

        
            

Total             questions in Part 1

        
            

50

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Part 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Number             of questions in Part 2

        
            

25

        
            

Marks             awarded for right answer in Part 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks

        
            

100

        

Karnataka PGCET Environmental Engineering

                                                                                                                                                                               

            

Type             of questions

        
            

Objective             type questions

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

75

        
            

Total             questions in Part 1

        
            

50

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Part 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Number             of questions in Part 2

        
            

25

        
            

Marks             awarded for right answer in Part 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks

        
            

100

        

Karnataka PGCET Textile Technology


            

Type             of questions

        
            

Objective             type questions

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

75

        
            

Total             questions in Part 1

        
            

50

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Part 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Number             of questions in Part 2

        
            

25

        
            

Marks             awarded for right answer in Part 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks

        
            

100

        

Karnataka PGCET Electrical Engineering


            

Part             A

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

45

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 1

        
            

30

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Section 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Total             marks of Section 1

        
            

30

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 2

        
            

15

        
            

Marks             of each question in Section 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks of Section 2

        
            

30

        
            

Total             marks of Part A

        
            

60

        



            

Part             B

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

30

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 1

        
            

20

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Section 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Total             marks of Section 1

        
            

20

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 2

        
            

10

        
            

Marks             of each question in Section 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks of Section 2

        
            

20

        
            

Total             marks of Part B

        
            

40

        

Karnataka PGCET Mechanical Engineering


            

Part             A

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

45

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 1

        
            

30

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Section 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Total             marks of Section 1

        
            

30

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 2

        
            

15

        
            

Marks             of each question in Section 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks of Section 2

        
            

30

        
            

Total             marks of Part A

        
            

60

        
            

Part             B

        
            

Total             number of questions

        
            

30

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 1

        
            

20

        
            

Marks             allotted for each question in Section 1

        
            

1             mark

        
            

Total             marks of Section 1

        
            

20

        
            

Number             of questions in Section 2

        
            

10

        
            

Marks             of each question in Section 2

        
            

2             marks

        
            

Total             marks of Section 2

        
            

20

        
            

Total             marks of Part B

        
            

40

        

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Admit Card

The admit card of Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be issued online by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Candidates will be able to download the admit card by entering application number and date of birth. Karnataka PGCET 2019 admit card will contain personal information of the candidates including candidate’s name, roll number, father’s name, venue, date and time of examination, photograph and signature of candidate. Candidates must check the admit card for discrepancy before downloading the admit card. Candidates failing to produce the admit card at the exam hall on the day of exam will not be allowed to enter the exam venue.

Steps to download Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2019:

  • Click on the link

  • Enter application number and date of birth

  • Click on ‘Submit’

  • The admit card will be displayed on screen

  • Check admit card for discrepancy

  • After ensuring, download and print copy of admit card

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bagalkot
Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bellary
Bijapur
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Mangalore
Mysore
Shimoga
Tumkur

Documents Required at Exam

  • Driving
  • Admit card
  • College ID card
  • Bus pass
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Voter ID

The result of Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be announced online by Karnataka Examination Authority in the form of PDF file. Merit list and rank list will also be released by the conducting body along with the Karnataka PGCET 2019 result. However, separate merit list will be prepared for candidates with valid GATE scores. Merit of candidates will be determined on the basis of scores obtained in Karnataka PGCET and/ or GATE.

Steps to download Karnataka PGCET result 2019:

  •    Click on link

  •    Login using application number

  •    Result and merit list will be displayed in PDF format

  •    After downloading, check score and rank

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Answer Key

Karnataka PGCET answer key 2019 will be released by KEA within three days after the completion of the exam. The answer key will contain correct answers to all questions asked in the entrance exam. With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to cross verify answers provided by them in the exam and thus, calculate their probable scores. The Karnataka PGCET 2019 answer key will be released in two stages – provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates can file objection against the provisional answer key by submitting email at [email protected]. The conducting authority will scrutinise all objection raised by candidates after which a final answer key will be released.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Cutoff

The cutoff of Karnataka PGCET 2019 is the minimum required scores that candidates must secure to be eligible for admissions in the participating institutes. The conducting body will announce the cutoff after each round of seat allotment in the form of ranks. The Karnataka PGCET 2018 cutoff ranks will differ on the basis of category and preferred institute. Factors such as difficulty level, number of candidates appearing, availability of seats, performance of applicants will determine the cutoff. A separate cutoff list will be prepared for candidates who have applied for Karnataka PGCET 2019 on the basis of GATE scores. The cutoff list will comprise name of college, course, category and last rank of the particular college and course.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

Karnataka PGCET 2019 counselling is conducted online in August. Candidates will be called for counselling based on their ranks. The process of Karnataka PGCET counselling 2019 is explained below.

Registration

Candidates to appear for counselling have to first register themselves. Registration has to be done at the helpline centres. KEA will release the list of helpline centres.  

Document verification 

At the help centres, candidates will have to submit their original documents for verification. Candidates are called for document verification as per their ranks.

Allotment of secret key

Once candidates documents are verified, a verification slip and secret key are provided. To enter their preferences of choices, candidates have to login with the secret key.

Registration for choice filling

  • Candidates will have to login with their application number and secret key.

  • Candidates have to generate a password

  • They are also required to answer a secret question   

  • After submitting these particulars, candidate’s login ID and password will be generated.

Choice filling 

  • Here candidates have to enter their preferences of choices

  • Candidates will have to first select the colleges and courses

  • They can select as many choice possible in order of preferences   

  • Candidates will have to write priority number against the course of institute

  • Take printout of the filled choices for further reference

  • Choice filling starts after display of seat matrix

  • Candidate whose documents will be verified are eligible for entry of options    

Mock Allotment 

  • After completion of option entry, based on the preferences of colleges and merit, the examination authority publishes the mock allotment result.

  • Mock allotment is shown the indicative seat status. Candidates might not get this seat in real.

  • Mock allotment is published so that candidates have the option to revise, update, add or delete the entered options.

Seat Allotment 

The Karnataka PGCET 2019 seat allotment result will be announced online. Candidates will have to login with the required credentials. Seats will be allotted to candidates based on their rank in Karnataka PGCET and preferences exercised by them during choice filling. The allotment of seats will be conducted in three rounds and each round has three phases.

Reporting to the allotted institutes 

  • Allotted candidates have to reported to the allotted institute to complete the admission process.

  • Candidates are required to pay the admission fees to book their seat.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Print out of filled Karnataka PGCET 2019 application form
  • Candidates's copy of fee challan
  • Admit card
  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 marksheet
  • Marksheet of qualifying degree for all years/ semeters
  • Degree certificate/ Provisional degree certificate
  • Study certificate signed by BEO (for Karnataka candidates)
  • GATE score card (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate/Caste income certificate/Income certificate obtained from the concerned Tahasildar for Karnataka candidates only (if applicable)
  • Parent’s domicile certificate/ study certificate / hometown certificate / employment certificate / cumulative record / marks sheet, etc. for candidates claiming eligibility for Government seats based on domicile/ study/ employment of parent (if applicable
  • Certificate issued by the concerned Assistant Commissioner for candidates claiming Hyderabad-Karnataka region reservation (if applicable)
  • Sponsorship certificate (if applicable)

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