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 was released on May 30. The entrance test was held on July 20 and 21, 2019. Karnataka PGCET was held for 150 minutes in multiple sessions separately for different courses. The test carries total of 100 marks. The answer key has been released by the examination authority. Karnataka PGCET result has been declared on August 22. 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 Hours 30 Minutes

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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Important Dates

Past Dates and Events

21 Sep, 2019 - 25 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Round 2 - seat allotment | Mode: Online

21 Sep, 2019 - 24 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Round 2 - option entry | Mode: Online

08 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Round 1 - allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online

31 Aug, 2019 - 05 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Round 1 - option entry | Mode: Online

05 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Round 1 - mock allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online

26 Aug, 2019 - 04 Sep, 2019

Counselling - Document verification | Mode: Offline

22 Aug, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

04 Aug, 2019 - 07 Aug, 2019

Answer Key - Objection over provisional answer key | Mode: Online

02 Aug, 2019

Answer Key | Mode: Online

20 Jul, 2019 - 21 Jul, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

12 Jul, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

30 May, 2019 - 29 Jun, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

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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


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Mode of Application : Online

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

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

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

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

Upload documents – Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph, signature and left thumb impression had 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 had to agree to the declared terms and submit the application form of Karnataka PGCET 2019.

Payment of fee – After submission of the signed declaration, candidates had to pay the application fee. Candidates could 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 had to print at least two copies of the filled application form out.

Application Fees

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

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Syllabus

Civil engineering
Elements of civil engineering and strength of materials
Building engineering science
Surveying
Fluid mechanics
Structures
Geo-technical engineering
Water supply and sanitary engineering
Transportation engineering
Hydrology
Irrigation
Chemical engineering
Process calculations
Momentum transfer
Mechanical operations
Heat transfer
Thermodynamics
Material science
Chemical reaction engineering
Process control and instrumentation
Industrial pollution control
Chemical process industries
Mass transfer operations
Process modeling
Computer science and engineering
Engineering mathematics
Data structures and algorithms
Login design and computer organization
Formal language and automata theory
System software
Operating system
Databases
Computer networks
Web technologies
Environmental engineering
Environmental chemistry, biology and ecology
Microbiology
Ecology
Environmental fluid mechanics and water resources engineering
Water supply and treatment
Waste water and treatment
Solid and hazardous wastes management
Atmospheric pollution and control
Environmental impact assessment
Textile technology
Textile fibres
Yarn manufacture - ginning and baling
Blow room
Carding
Drawing
Combing
Speed frame
Ring frame
Doubling
Open end spinning
Modern yarm production methods
Fabric manufacture
Winding
Warping
Sizing
Looms
Unconventional weaving machine
Non wovens
Chemical processing of textiles
Pre-process
Dyeing
Printing
Finishing
Textile testing
Fbires
Yarn
Fabrics
Silk technology
Cocoons
Reeling
Silk throwing
Weaving industry
Spun silk industry
Processing industry
Fabric structure
Fashion design and garment technology
Electrical sciences
Engineering mathematics
Electric circuits and fields
Analog and digital electronics
Control systems
8051 microcontroller
Mechanical sciences
Engineering mathematics
Engineering materials
Engineering mechanics
Strength of materials
Fluid mechanics
Thermodynamics
Theory of machines
Design of machine elements
Production engineering
Industrial engineering and management
Architecture
History of architecture
Architectural theory
Urban design
Contemporary architecture
Landscape design and environmental planning
Planning theory and techniques
Housing
City planning
Polymer science and technology
Fluid mechanics and statics
Chemical process calculations
Chemical engineering thermodynamics
Heat and mass transfer
Polymer science
Polymerization kinetics
Processing technology
Polymer manufacturing
Mathematics and computer science
Mathematics
Computer science
"C" Computer language
Biotechnology
Microbiology
Biochemistry
Molecular biology and genetics
Process biotechnolog
Chemical/bioprocess engineering
Immunology
Recombinant DNA technology
Bioinformatics
Agricultural biotechnology
Food biotechnology
Environmental biotechnology
Engineering mathematics
Computer programming

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Preparation Tips

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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 Exam Pattern

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 Exam Pattern


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 Exam Pattern


            

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 Exam Pattern

                                                                                                                                                                               

            

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 Exam Pattern


            

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 Exam Pattern


            

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 Exam Pattern


            

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

        

The admit card of Karnataka PGCET 2019 issued online by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on July 12 in online mode. Candidates were able to download the admit card by entering application number and date of birth. Karnataka PGCET 2019 admit card contained 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

Karnataka PGCET answer key 2019 has been released by KEA. The answer key contains 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 is released in two stages – provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates can 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.

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The result of Karnataka PGCET 2019 has been announced online by Karnataka Examination Authority.. 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

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 2019 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.

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

Karnataka PGCET 2019 counselling is conducted by the authorities. Candidates are 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. Registration has to be done at the helpline centres. KEA will release the list of helpline centres.  

Document verification 

At the help centres, candidates 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 is announced online for the second round. Candidates 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.

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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question paper of Karnataka PGCET for civil department

Aditya kumar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019
Hello there!

Greetings!

You can easily download previous year question papers of pgcet and sample papers as well for civil department by going through our page for which link is provided below :-

https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/karnataka-pgcet-sample-papers

Going through past year and sample papers will help you to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills. It will allow you to have an experience of the paper before they appear in the actual exam on the big day.

Thankyou
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Does JCMM belgaum except the Karnataka PGcet for MBA

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 9th Nov, 2019

hi,

yes jain college for mca and mba accepts karnataka post graduate entrance test score. after clearing the entrance exam you need to go for counselling process. the basic eligibility criteria for mba admission is you need to have a graduation degree in any discipline with 50% marks from a recognized university or institute.

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what are all the MBA syllabus?

Ayshi Ghosh Student Expert 2nd Nov, 2019
Hello,
The OJEE 2019 MBA has the following parts-
Verbal reasoning
Analytical reasoning
General knowledge
Comprehension
Computer and business fundamentals
For the details, you may visit -
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The Karnataka PGCET Mba syllabus has the following parts-
Proficiency in English language
General knowledge
Test of reasoning and general intelligence
Quantitative analysis.
For detailed syllabus, you may visit-
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which is important book of MBA PGCET exam

Abhishek Ranjan Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019

Hello,

Books best for mba pgcet are listed below:

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PGCET exam question paper in 2018

Thakur Megha 3rd Oct, 2019
Hello Mallika,

Karnataka PGCET sample papers 2019 will help you  to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills.
The papers are based on different programs of b.tech and you can download through the link given below .
You can check the link given below for sample previous year's papers and can practice those :

https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/karnataka-pgcet-sample-papers

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