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 2020 will be released tentatively in the final week of May. The entrance test will be held tentatively in the third week of July. Karnataka PGCET will be held for 150 minutes in multiple sessions separately for different courses. The answer key will be released by the examination authority. Karnataka PGCET 2020 result will be declared tentatively in the third week of August. Based on the performance of candidates in Karnataka PGCET 2020, the rank list will be prepared for admission to different courses. Candidates will be called for counselling as per their ranks in the merit list.
GATE qualified candidates will be 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.
Upcoming Dates and Events
30 May, 2020 - 29 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)
Application | Mode: Online
12 Jul, 2020 (Tentative)
Admit Card | Mode: Online
20 Jul, 2020 - 21 Jul, 2020 (Tentative)
Exam | Mode: Offline
22 Aug, 2020 (Tentative)
Result | Mode: Online
26 Aug, 2020 - 25 Sep, 2020 (Tentative)
Counselling | Mode: Offline and Online
General Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria for Government Seats
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
Karnataka PGCET 2020 application form will be released in online mode. Candidates will 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 2020:
Registration – Candidates will 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 have 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 will have to provide all personal and academic details required while filling the Karnataka PGCET 2020 application form. Candidates having valid GATE score will be required to provide details of GATE exam.
Upload documents – Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph, signature and left thumb impression has to be uploaded. The scanned images has to be at par with the specifications mandated by KEA.
Declaration and submission of application form – After cross verifying all information submitted by candidates, they will have to agree to the declared terms and submit the application form of Karnataka PGCET 2020.
Payment of fee – After submission of the signed declaration, candidates will have to pay the application fee. Candidates will be able to 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 will have to print at least two copies of the filled application form out.
Read the syllabus and get familiar with the exam patternMake a proper study timetable to cover the complete syllabus on timeMake short notes, use flowcharts, diagrams, formulas on a regular basisRevision after completion of each topic is a mustSolving sample papers, practice papers will aid candidates in understanding the weightage, types of questions and difficulty level of the examEat and sleep well to stay rejuvenating while studying
Type of questions
Objective type questions
Marks allotted for each question in Part 1
Type of questions
Objective type questions
Total number of questions
Total questions in Part 1
Marks allotted for each question in Part 1
Number of questions in Part 2
Marks awarded for right answer in Part 2
Number of questions in Section 1
Marks allotted for each question in Section 1
Total marks of Section 1
Number of questions in Section 2
Marks of each question in Section 2
Total marks of Section 2
Total marks of Part A
Total marks of Part B
Exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 specifies the topics from questions will be asked, the total number of questions and total time duration of exam. As per Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2020, the entrance exam will have a total of 100 objective type questions (MCQs) and each question carries one mark. Total time duration of Karnataka PGCET MBA will be two hours (120 minutes). Candidates can check the detailed Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2020 from the table which is given below.
Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020
The admit card of Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be released in online mode by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) tentatively in the second week of July 12. Candidates will be able to download the admit card by entering application number and date of birth. Karnataka PGCET 2020 admit card will consist of 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 are advised to 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 2020:
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 answer key 2020 will be released by KEA. 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. Karnataka PGCET 2020 answer key will be released in two stages – provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates will be able to file objection against the provisional answer key by logging in using the required credentials. The conducting authority will scrutinise all objection raised by candidates after which a final answer key will be released.
The result of Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be announced online by Karnataka Examination Authority. Merit list and rank list will also be released by the conducting body along with the Karnataka PGCET 2020 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 2020:
Click on link
Login using application number
Result and merit list will be displayed in PDF format
After downloading, check score and rank
The cutoff of Karnataka PGCET 2020 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. Karnataka PGCET 2020 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 2020 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.
Mode of Counselling:
Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling will be conducted by the authorities. Candidates will be called for counselling based on their ranks. The process of Karnataka PGCET counselling 2020 is explained below.
Candidates to appear for counselling have to first register. Registration has to be done at the helpline centres. KEA will release the list of helpline centres.
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.
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
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.
Karnataka PGCET 2020 seat allotment result is announced online. Candidates will have to login with the required credentials. Seats are allotted to candidates based on their rank in Karnataka PGCET and preferences exercised by them during choice filling. The allotment of seats is conducted in two rounds.
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.
Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2020 is a management entrance exam which is being conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) to provide admission to candidates in postgraduate courses across Karnataka State. It is more commonly known as Karnataka PGCET 2020.
Yes, candidates of any state can fill Karnataka PGCET 2020 application form.
As per the important dates of Karnataka PGCET 2020, the exam will be conducted tentatively in the third week of July.
Details related to exam name, conducting body, frequency of exam, language, mode of exam, level of exam etc., are included in Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam pattern
Candidates can use the scores of Karnataka PGCET 2020 for a duration of one year.
see karnataka pgcet exam is for admission in mba, mca or m.e /m.tech courses. the eligibility criteria for all course is you need to have 50% marks in your graduation course in relevant discipline. now you need to convert you cgpa to percentage using the conversion rules of your university and apply for pgcet.
hope you may understand.
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I would like to inform you that if you have scored above 70, probably your rank will depend on the percentile of students securing top ranks. In accordance with the recent trends, your expected rank in Karnataka PGCET will be around 1126-2500.
Let me know if you have further clarifications by mentioning it in the comment section below.
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I wish that you have a bright future ahead.
Ramu, yes you can appear for Karnataka PGCET though you are from AP. But yes, you will not be considered for Karnataka reservation policy reserved for its Candidates. While 90% of the seats are reserved for Karnataka domicile Candidates, 10% of the seats are reserved for Non Karnataka domicile Candidates. Now, the official notification for 2020 will be released tentatively during the month of May 2020. But you can check the eligibility criteria and other information at our page:
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