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About KCET 2024
KCET 2024  KEA has released the KCET 2024 round 2 counselling schedule on the official website. The authority will release the KCET 2024 round 2 seat matrix on September 8, 2024. The KCET 2024 Round 2 choice filling will be conducted from September 8 to 11, 2024. Those who will be allotted a seat in the KCET counselling 2024 round 2 must submit any one of the four options to avoid seat cancellation. The seat allotment date for KCET 2024 round 2 will be announced on the official website. Candidates can check the KCET seat allotment to know the colleges allotted to them for BTech admission. The authority is conducting the KCET 2024 counselling online. Candidates who qualified for the KCET 2024 exam can participate in the counselling process.
The authority extended the KCET choice selection last date for round 1 counselling to September 5, 2024, till 11:00 AM. The KCET final seat allotment 2024 for round 1 was released on August 30, 2024. The last date for fee payment by candidates who opt for choice 1 is September 5, 2024 (4:00 PM). Students who are satisfied with the allotment and opt for choice 1 can download their seat allotment letters soon after making the payment. The last date for reporting to the allotted institutes is September 6, 2024.
The KCET 2024 option entry for round 1 concluded on August 27, 2024. The allotment of seats will be done as per the KCET option entry for round 1. The KCET second mock seat allotment result was declared on August 25 while, the first KCET mock seat allotment was released on August 10, 2024. Students who completed the document verification were able to fill in their choices using the CET number. The KCET 2024 verification slip was released on July 18, 2024. The Karnataka Examination Authority released the final KCET seat matrix 2024 on July 16, 2024 Candidates can check the KCET seat matrix on the official website.
Karnataka CET 2024 was held on April 18 and 19, 2024. The authority released the KCET additional spot rank list on the official website cetonline.karantaka.gov.in. Candidates whose board results were on hold due to the unavailability of board marks can check the KCET spot rank list to know their ranks. To check the additional spot rank list of KCET 2024, candidates require their application number and date of birth. The authority released the KCET Engineering draft seat matrix on June 25.
Karnataka CET 2024 results were declared on June 1, 2024. The authority reopened the portal for KCET 2024 marks entry from May 23 to May 25. Students who have passed 10+2 from CBSE, CISCE, IGCSE, etc., including the J & K had to submit their marks by May 20. Candidates could correct the RD numbers and choose their category reservation by May 15. The authority released the KCET 2024 answer key on April 30. Students could challenge the answer key of KCET 2024 by May 7. KCET exam 2024 for the Kannada language was conducted on April 20. Candidates appearing for the exam had to carry the Karnataka CET 2024 admit card and valid ID proof to the test centre. Additionally, candidates can check the KCET paper analysis 2024 online. Various institutes have released the KCET 2024 answer key on the official website.
The authority has closed the KCET 2024 registration portal on April 1, 2024. The KCET 2024 registration portal was activated on March 30, 2024. Earlier, the KCET 2024 registration portal was active from January 10 to March 15, 2024. Applicants who have passed their class 12/PUC exam from a recognized board can appear for the KCET 2024 entrance exam. Candidates who passed their qualifying exam from Karnataka State Open University will not be eligible to apply for the KCET exam.
The authority released the KCET 2024 notification at kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates willing to get admission to BTech courses in the engineering colleges of Karnataka have to appear and qualify KCET exam 2024. KEA has announced the complete KCET 2024 dates online on the official website. All the important dates like KCET exam 2024 application form dates, exam dates, results, etc. will be announced through the official notification.
What is the KCET Exam?
Karnataka Examination Authority conducts Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) every year for admission to B.Tech and B.Arch. KCET is a statelevel examination conducted in offline mode in English and Kannada medium for 1 hour and 20 minutes for each section across various exam centres.
Registered candidates can download the KCET 2024 admit card from the KEA UGCET website  kea.kar.nic.in. Students must carry the KCET exam admit card 2024 at the centre.
Qualified candidates will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. Candidates who wish to take admission in UG courses, B.Tech/B. Arch will be given admission to 198 participating institutes (including governmentaided and private ones) of KCET based on KCET 2024 scores.
KCET 2024 Highlights
Full Exam Name  Karnataka Common Entrance Test 
Short Exam Name  KCET 
Conducting Body  Karnataka Examinations Authority 
Frequency of Conduct  Once a year 
Exam Level  State Level Exam 
Languages  English, Kannada 
Mode of Application  Online 
Application Fee (General)  500 Rs [Offline] +1 More 
Mode of Exam  Offline 
Mode of Counselling  Online / Offline 
Participating Colleges  165 
Exam Duration  1 Hour 12 Minutes 
KCET 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
09 Sep, 2024  11 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 2 Payment of caution deposit  Mode: Online ^{Ongoing}
07 Sep, 2024  11 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 2 Change of option entry round 2  Mode: Online ^{Ongoing}
25 Aug, 2024  27 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Change of option entry round 1 allotment  Mode: Online ^{Ongoing}
Past Dates and Events
08 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 2 seat matrix  Mode: Online
31 Aug, 2024  06 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  Downloading of admission offers only by fee paid choice1 candidates  Mode: Online
31 Aug, 2024  06 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  Reporting to the allotted colleges  Mode: Offline
31 Aug, 2024  05 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  Payment of fees by choice1 selected candidates  Mode: Online
31 Aug, 2024  05 Sep, 2024
Counselling  Exercising choices for round 1 seat allotment  Mode: Online
29 Aug, 2024  30 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  Objections to the provisional seat allotment  Mode: Online
30 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  Final Seat Allotment  Mode: Online
29 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  KCET provisional seat allotment  Mode: Online
25 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Second mock allotment results  Mode: Online
20 Aug, 2024  22 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Editing of web options for second mock allotment  Mode: Online
10 Aug, 2024
Counselling  First mock allotment  Mode: Online
23 Jul, 2024  04 Aug, 2024
Counselling  Round 1  option entry  Mode: Online
04 Jul, 2024
Additional Spot Rank List  Mode: Online
25 Jun, 2024
Draft seat matrix  Mode: Online
01 Jun, 2024
Result  Mode: Online
01 Jun, 2024
Answer Key  Final  Mode: Online
14 May, 2024  28 May, 2024
Entry of class 12 marks for CBSE, CISCE, IGCSE, 10+2 including J & K candidates in KEA portal (reopening)  Mode: Online
14 May, 2024  20 May, 2024
Entry of class 12 marks for CBSE, CISCE, IGCSE, 10+2 including J & K candidates in KEA portal  Mode: Online
09 May, 2024  15 May, 2024
Final chance to enter/correct RD number or to claim the reservation's in the CET2024 application  Mode: Online
30 Apr, 2024  07 May, 2024
Answer Key  Objection window  Mode: Online
30 Apr, 2024
Answer Key  Provisional  Mode: Online
20 Apr, 2024
Exam  Kannada language Test  Mode: Offline
18 Apr, 2024  19 Apr, 2024
Exam  Mode: Offline
03 Apr, 2024
Admit Card  Mode: Online
30 Mar, 2024  01 Apr, 2024
Application  Reopening of the KCET 2024 registration portal  Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2024  21 Mar, 2024
Application  Last date to pay the application fees (extended)  Mode: Online
10 Jan, 2024  23 Feb, 2024
Application  Extended  Mode: Online
KCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria
KCET B.Tech Eligibility Criteria
KEA has released the KCET 2024 eligibility along with the official brochure of entrance examination on the official website. The eligibility criteria of KCET 2024 exam will include the requirements that a candidate needs to meet in order to appear for the entrance examination.
Here we have given the KCET eligibility criteria 2024 for candidates reference.
KCET BE Eligibility criteria:

The candidate must be an Indian National.

Candidates must have passed 2nd PUC/class 12th/equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Electronics/Computer Science with English as a language subject.

No minimum marks are required for KCET 2024 for any category candidates.
KCET B.Pharma Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility for admission to KCET B. Pharm courses is given below:

Candidates must have qualified 2nd PUC or class 12th examination with PCM or PCB subjects.

General candidates must have secured 45% aggregate while reserved categories i.e. CategoryI, OBC, and ST/SC should secure 40% to apply for KCET 2024.
or

Candidates must have passed Diploma in Pharmacy for governmentapproved and general candidates should have scored 45% while SC/ST categories and CategoryI and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) must secure 40%.
NOTE: For admission to Government seats, candidates must fulfill any one of the eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET.
KCET B.Sc.(Hons) Agriculture Eligibility Criteria
For admission to KCET B.Sc. Hons. Agriculture candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as prescribed by KEA. Candidates have to pass in 2nd PUC/Class 12th/equivalent exam from a recognized board along with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and an optional subject as Biology to be eligible for KCET 2024.
Candidates must fulfill any one of the eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET in case of admission to Government seats.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking  Credit Card  Debit Card
Karnataka Examination Authority concluded the KCET 2024 registration on April 1, 2024. The KCET 2024 application form was released on January 10, along with the official information brochure on the website. Candidates are required to fill out the registration form for KCET 2024 before the last date of application.
Before filling out the KCET application form 2024, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria released by the authorities. Failure to comply with the eligibility criteria at any stage of the KCET 2024 will result in the cancellation of admission of the candidate.
Documents Required to be uploaded in KCET 2024 application form
Email Id and mobile number
Scanned images of photograph and signature
Left thumb impression
Debit/Credit card/Net banking details
How To Fill Online KCET 2024 Application Form
Visit KCET 2024 official website kea.kar.nic.in.
Click on the “Register Here” button.
Read all the instructions carefully and click on “Proceed”.
Enter your details like, name, mobile number, email id, parent’s details, and communication details.
Create a password and click on “Save & Proceed”.
Fill in all your details like educational details, parent’s details, communication details, income details, etc.
Pay the KCET application fees.
Upload your required documents in the prescribed format.
Click on the Submit button
KCET Registration Window
KCET Application Fees 2024
The application fees for KCET 2024 is mentioned in the table below:
Category  Application Fees (in Rs.) 
GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B candidates of Karnataka  Rs. 500/ 
CAT 1 / SC / ST candidates of Karnataka  Rs. 200/ 
Candidates studied outside Karnataka  Rs. 750/ 
Foreign Candidates  Rs. 5000/ 
Application Fees
Category  Quota  Mode  Gender  Amount 

General, OBC  Offline, Online  Male  ₹ 500  
SC, ST  Offline, Online  Transgender, Male  ₹ 250 
KCET B.Tech Syllabus
Physics (IPUC)
Physical world 

What is physic?, fundamental forces in nature 
Units and measurement 

Introduction, the international system of units, measurement of length, measurement of mass, measurement of time, accuracy, precisions of instruments and errors in measurements, significant figures, dimensions of physical quantities 
Dimensional formulae and dimensional equations, dimensional analysis and its applications 
Motion in a straight line 

Introduction, position, path length and displacement, average velocity and average speed, instantenous velocity and speed, acceleration, kinematics equations for uniformly, accelerated motion, relative velocity 
Motion in a plane 

Introduction, scalars and vectors, multiplication of vectores by real numbers, additions and subtraction of vectorsgraphical method, resolutions of vectors, vector additionanalytical method, motion in a plane 
Motion in a plane with constant acceleration, relative velocity in two dimensions, projectile motion, uniform circular motion 
Laws of motion 

Introduction, conservation of momentum, equilibirium of a particle, common forces in mechanics, circular motion, solving problem in mechanics 
Work, power, energy 

Introduction, notions of work and kinetic energy: The work energy theorem, work, kinetic energy, work done by a variable force, the work energy theorem for a variable force, the concept of potential energy, the conservation of mechanical energy 
The potential energy of a spring, various forms of energy: The law of conservation of energy, power, collisions 
System of particles and rigid body 

Introduction, centre of mass, motion of centre of mass, linear momentum of a system of particles, vector product of two vectors, angular velocity and its relation with linear velocity, torque and angular momentum, equilibrium of a rigid body 
Moment of inertia, kinematics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, angular momentum in case of rotations about a fixed axis, rolling motion 
Gravitation 

Introduction, universal law of gravitation, the gravitational constant, acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of earth, gravitational potential enrgy, escape speed, earth satellite, energy of an orbiting satellite 
Geostationary and polar satellites, weightlessness 
Mechanical properties of solids 

Introduction, stress and strain, Hooke’s law, stressstrain curve, elastic moduli: Young’s modulus, determination of young’s modulus of the material wire, bulk modulus, applications of elastic behaviour of materials 
Mechanical properties of fluids 

Introduction, pressure, streamline flow, Bernoulli's principle, viscosity, surface tension 
Thermal properties of matter 

Introduction, measurement of temperature, idealgas equation and absolute temperature, thermal expansion, specific heat capacity, calorimetry, change of state, black body radiation, green house effect, Newton's law of coolings 
Thermodynamics 

Introduction, thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, heat, intemal energy and work, first law of thermodynamics, specific heat capacity, thermodynamic state variables ant equation of state, thermodynamic processes 
Second law of thermodyniamics, reversible and irreversible process, Camot engitie 
Kinetic theory 

Introduction, molecular nature of matter, behaviour of gases, kinetic theory of an ideal gas, law of equipartition of energy, specific heat capacity, mean free path 
Oscillations 

Introduction, periodic and oscillatory motions, simple harmonic motion, simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion, velocity and acceleration in simple harmonic motion, force law for simple harmonic motion, energy in simple harmonic motion 
Some systems executing simple harmonic motion, damped simple harmonic motion, forced oscillations and resonance 
Waves 

Introduction, transverse and longitudinal waves, displacement relation in a progressive wave, the speed of a travelling wave, the principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves (except fundamental mode and harmonics), beats 
Physics (IIPUC)
Electric charges and fields 

Introduction, electric charge, conductors and insulators, charging by induction, basic properties of electric charge, Coulomb’s law, forces between multiple charges, electric field, electric field lines, electric flux, electric dipole 
Dipole in a uniform external field, continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law, applications of Gauss’s law: Field due to infinitely long Straight uniformly charged wire. Field due to uniformly charged infinite plane sheet 
Electrostatic potential and capacitance 

Introduction, electrostatic potential, potential due to a point charge, potential due to an electric dipole, potential due to a system of charges, equipotential surfaces, potential energy of a system of charges, potential energy in an external field 
Electrostatics of conductors, dielectrics and polarisation, capacitors and capacitance, the parallel plate capacitor, effect of dielectric on capacitance, combination of capacitors, energy stored in a capacitor 
Current electricity 

Introduction, electric current, electric currents in conductors, Ohm's law, drift of electons and the origin of resistivity, limitations of Ohm's law, temperature dependence of resistivity, electrical energy, power, cells, EMF, internal resistance 
Cells in series and in parallel, Kirchhoff's rules, Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge, potentiometer 
Moving charges and magnetism 

Introduction, magnetic force, motion in a magnetic field, motion in combined electric and magnetic fields: Velocity selector, magnetic field due to a current element, BiotSavart law, magnetic field on the axis of a circular current loop 
Ampere’s circuital law, the solenoid and the toroid, force between two parallel currents, the ampere, torque on current loop, magnetic dipole, the moving coil galvanometer 
Magnetism and matter 

Introduction, the bar magnet: The magnetic field lines, magnetism and Gauss’s law, the earth’s magnetism, magnetisation and magnetic intensity 
Electromagnetic induction 

Introduction, the experiment of Faraday and Henry, magnetic flux, Faraday’s law of induction, Lenz’s law and conservation of energy, motional electromotive force, energy consideration: A quantitative study, eddy currents, inductance, A.C. generator 
Alternating current 

Introduction, A.C. voltage applied to a resistor, representation of A.C. current and voltage by ratating vectorsphasors, A.C. voltage applied to an inductor, A.C. voltage applied to a capacitor, A.C. voltage applied to a series LCR circuit 
LC oscillations, transformers 
Electromagnetic waves 

Introduction, electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum 
Ray optics and optical instruments 

Introduction, refraction, total internal reflection, refraction at spherical surfaces and by lenses, refraction through a prism, some natural phenomena due to sunlight: The rainbow 
Optical instruments (except resolving power microscope and astronomical telescope) 
Wave optics 

Introduction, Huygens principle, refraction and reflection of plane waves using Huygens principle, coherent and incoherent addition of waves, interference of light waves and young’s experiment 
Diffraction: The single slit, seeing the single slit diffraction pattern, the validity of ray optics 
Dual nature of radiation and matter 

Introduction, electron emission photoelectric effect experimental study of photoelectric effect, photoelectric effect and wave theory of light, Einstein’s photoelectric equation: Energy quantum of radiation 
Particle nature of light: The photon, wave nature of matter 
Atoms 

Introduction experiment, alpha particle scattering and Rutherford’s nuclear model of atom, atomic spectra, Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, the line spectra of the hydrogen atom, De Broglie’s explanation of Bohr’s second postulate of quantisation 
Nuclei 

Introduction, atomic masses and composition of nucleus, size of the nucleus, mass energy and nuclear binding energy (except binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number), nuclear force, nuclear energy 
Semiconductor electronics: materials, devices and simple circuits 

Introduction, classification of metals, conductors and semiconductors, intrinsic semiconductor, extrinsic semiconductor, pn junction, semiconductor diode, application of junction diode as a rectifier, special purpose pn junction diodes 
Optoelectronic junction devices, digital electronics and logic gates 
Chemistry (IPUC)
Some basic concepts of chemistry 

Importance of chemistry, properties of matter and their measurement, uncertainty in measurement, atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molecular masses, percentage composition, stiochiometry and stiochiometric calculations 
Structure of atom 

Developments leading to the Bohr's model of atom, Bohr's model for hydrogen atom, towards quantum mechanical model of the atom, quantum mechanical model of atom 
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 

Modern periodic law and the present form of the periodic table, nomen cloture of elements with atomic numbers> 100, electric configuration of elements and the periodic table 
Electronic configuration and types of elements: s, p, d, fblocks, periodic trends in properties of elements 
Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

KosselLewis approach to chemical bonding, ionic or electrovalent bond, bond parameters, the valence shell electron pair repulsion (VDEPR) theory, valence bond theory, hybridization, molecular orbital theory 
Bonding in some homonuclear diatomic molecules, hydrogen bonding 
States of matter 

Intermolecular forces, thermal energy, intermolecular forces vs. thermal interactions, the gaseous state, the gas laws, ideal gas equation, kinetic molecular theory of gases, behaviour of real gases: Deviation from 
Thermodynamics 

Thermodynamic tenus, applications, measurement of ∆U and ∆H: Calorimetry, enthalpy change, ∆H of a reaction, reaction enthalpy, enthalpies for different types of reactions, spontaneity 
Equilibrium 

Equilibrium in physical processes, equilibrium in chemical processesdynamic equilibrium, law of chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant, homogeneous equilibria, heterogeneous equilibria, applications of equilibrium constants 
Relationship between equilibrium constant K, reaction quotient Q and Gibbs energy G, factors affecting equilibria, ionic equilibrium in solution, acids, bases, and salts, ionization of acids and bases, buffer solutions 
Solubility equilibria of sparingly soluble salts 
Redox reactions 

Classical idea of redox reactions, oxidation and reduction reactions, redox reactions in terms of electron transfer reactions, oxidation number 
Hydrogen 

Position of hydrogen in the periodic table, hydrides, water, heavy water, D, O, dihydrogen as a fuel 
The sblock elements 

Group 1 elements: Alkali metals, general characteristics of the compounds of the alkali metals, anomalous properties of lithium, group 2 elements: Alkaline earth metals, general characteristics of compounds of the alkaline earth metals 
Anomalous behaviour of beryllium, some important compounds of calcium Ca(OH)₂, CaSO₄ 
The pblock elements 

Group 13 elements: The boron family, important trends and anomalous properties of boron, uses of boron and aluminium and their compounds, group 14 elements: The carbon family, important trends and anomalous behaviour of carbon, allotropes of carbon 
Organic chemistrysome basic principles and techniques 

General introduction, tetravalence of carbon: Shapes of organic compounds, structural representations of organic compounds, classification of organic compounds, nomenclature of organic compounds, isomerism 
Fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanism 
Hydrocarbons 

Classification, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, aromatic hydrocarbon, carcinogenicity and toxicity 
Chemistry (IIPUC)
The solid state 

General characteristics of solid state, amorphous and crystalline solids, classification of crystalline solids, crystal lattices and unit cells, number of atoms in a unit cell, close packed structures, packing efficiency 
Calculations involving unit cell dimensions, imperfections in solids 
Solutions 

Types of solutions, expressing concentration of solutions, solubility, vapour pressure ofliquid solutions, ideal and nonideal solutions, colligative properties and determination of molar mass 
Electrochemistry 

Electrochemical cell, Nernst equation, conductance of electrolytic solutions, electrolytic cells and electrolysis (excluding elementary idea of laws of electrolysis) 
Chemical kinetics 

Rate of a chemical reaction, factors influencing rate of a reaction, integrated rate equations 
Surface chemistry 

Adsorption, colloids, classification of colloids, colloids around us 
The pblock elements 

Group 15 elements, dinitrogen, ammonia, oxides of nitrogen (excluding structure), niitic acid, group 16 elements, dioxygen, simple oxides, ozone, sulphurallotropic forms, sulphur dioxide, oxoacids of sulphur, sulphuric acid: Chemical properties, uses 
Group 17 elements, chlorine, hydrogen chloride, oxoacids of halogens, interhalogen compounds, group 18 elements 
The dand fblock elements 

Position in the periodic table, electronic configurations of the dblock elements, general properties of the transition elements (dblock), the lanthanoids: Electronicconfiguration, oxidation states, lanthanoids contraction, reasons, and consequences 
The actinoids; actinoid contraction, some applications of d and felements 
Coordination compounds 

Werner's theory of coordination compounds, definitions of some important terms pertaining to coordination compounds, nomenclature of coordination compounds, bonding in coordination compounds, bonding in metal carbonyls, stability of coordination compounds 
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 

Classification, nomenclature, nature of CX bound, methods of preparation, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Alcohols, phenols and ethers 

Classification, nomenclature, structure of functional groups, alcohols and phenols, ethers 
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acid 

Nomenclature and structure of carbonyl group, preparation of aldehydes and ketones, physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of aldehydes and ketones, nomenclature and structure of carboxyl group, methods of preparation of carboxylic acids 
Physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of carboxylic acids 
Amines 

Structure of amines, classification, nomenclature, preparation of amines, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Biomolecules 

Carbohydrates: Classification of carbohydrates, monosaccharides, preparation of glucose, structure of glucose, cyclic structure of glucose, structure of fructose, proteins, nucleic acids 
Mathematics (IPUC)
Sets 

Introduction, sets and their representation, empty set, finite and infinite sets, equal sets, subsets, power sets, universal sets, Venn diagram, operation on set, practical problems on union and intersection of two sets 
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, casrtesian products of sets, relations, functions, some functions and their graphs 
Trignometric function 

Introduction, angles trignometric functions, trignometric functions of sum and difference of two angles, principal solutions of trignometric equations 
Principle of mathematical inductions 

Introduction, motivation, the principle of mathematical induction 
Complex numbers and quadratic equations 

Introduction, complex number, algebra of complex number, the modulus and conjugate of a complex number, Argand plane 
Linear inequalities 

Introduction, inequalities, algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their graphical representation, graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables, solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables 
Permutations and combination 

Introduction, fundamental principal of counting, permutation, combination 
Sequence and series 

Introduction, sequence, series, arithmetic progression, geometric progression, relationship between A.M. and G.M. 
Straight lines 

Introduction, slope of a line: (i) Conditions for parallelism and perpendicularity of lines in terms of their slopes, (ii) angle between two lines, (iii) collinearity of three points, various forms of equation of the line, general equation of a line 
Distance of a point from a line 
Introduction to threedimentional geometry 

Introduction, coordinate axis and planes in three dimentional space, distance between two points, section formula 
Limits and derivatives 

Introduction, intuitive idea of derivatives, limits, limits of trignometric functions, derivatives 
Statistics 

Introduction, measures of dispersion, range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation 
Probability 

Introduction, random experiments, event 
Mathematics (IIPUC)
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, types of relations, types of functions, binary operations 
Inverse trigonometric funvtions 

Introduction, basic concepts, principal values 
Matrices 

Introduction, matrix, types of matrices, operations on matrices, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and Skew symmetric matrices, invertible matrices 
Determinants 

Introduction, determinant, area of a triangle, minors and cofactors, adjoint and inverse of a matrix, applications of determinants and matrices 
Continuity and differentiability 

Introduction, continuity, differentiability, exponential and logarithemic functions, logarithmic differentiation, derivatives of functions in parametric forms, second order derivative 
Application of derivatives 

Introduction, rate of change of quantities, increasing and decreasing functions, tangents and normals, maxima and minima 
Integrals 

Introduction, integration as an inverse process of differentiation, methods of integration, integrals of some particular functions, integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, definite integral, fundamental theorem of calculus 
Evaluation of definite integrals by substitution, some properties of definite integrals 
Applications of integrals 

Introduction, area under simple curves 
Differential equations 

Introduction, basic concepts, particular solutions of differential equation, methods of solving first order, first degree differential equations 
Vector algebra 

Introduction, some basic concepts, types of vectors, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, product of two vectors 
Three dimensional geometry 

Introduction, direction cosines and direction ratios of a line, equation of a line, equation of a line in space, shortest distance between two lines, plane, coplanarity of two lines, distance of a point from plane 
Linear programming 

Introduction, linear programming problem and its mathematical formulation, different, types of linear programming problems 
Probability 

Introduction, conditional probability, conditional theorem on probability, independent events, Baye's theorem 
KCET B.Pharma Syllabus
Physics (IPUC)
Physical world 

What is physic?, fundamental forces in nature 
Units and measurement 

Introduction, the international system of units, measurement of length, measurement of mass, measurement of time, accuracy, precisions of instruments and errors in measurements, significant figures, dimensions of physical quantities 
Dimensional formulae and dimensional equations, dimensional analysis and its applications 
Motion in a straight line 

Introduction, position, path length and displacement, average velocity and average speed, instantenous velocity and speed, acceleration, kinematics equations for uniformly, accelerated motion, relative velocity 
Motion in a plane 

Introduction, scalars and vectors, multiplication of vectores by real numbers, additions and subtraction of vectorsgraphical method, resolutions of vectors, vector additionanalytical method, motion in a plane 
Motion in a plane with constant acceleration, relative velocity in two dimensions, projectile motion, uniform circular motion 
Laws of motion 

Introduction, conservation of momentum, equilibirium of a particle, common forces in mechanics, circular motion, solving problem in mechanics 
Work, power, energy 

Introduction, notions of work and kinetic energy: The work energy theorem, work, kinetic energy, work done by a variable force, the work energy theorem for a variable force, the concept of potential energy, the conservation of mechanical energy 
The potential energy of a spring, various forms of energy: The law of conservation of energy, power, collisions 
System of particles and rigid body 

Introduction, centre of mass, motion of centre of mass, linear momentum of a system of particles, vector product of two vectors, angular velocity and its relation with linear velocity, torque and angular momentum, equilibrium of a rigid body 
Moment of inertia, kinematics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, angular momentum in case of rotations about a fixed axis, rolling motion 
Gravitation 

Introduction, universal law of gravitation, the gravitational constant, acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of earth, gravitational potential enrgy, escape speed, earth satellite, energy of an orbiting satellite 
Geostationary and polar satellites, weightlessness 
Mechanical properties of solids 

Introduction, stress and strain, Hooke’s law, stressstrain curve, elastic moduli: Young’s modulus, determination of young’s modulus of the material wire, bulk modulus, applications of elastic behaviour of materials 
Mechanical properties of fluids 

Introduction, pressure, streamline flow, Bernoulli's principle, viscosity, surface tension 
Thermal properties of matter 

Introduction, measurement of temperature, idealgas equation and absolute temperature, thermal expansion, specific heat capacity, calorimetry, change of state, black body radiation, green house effect, Newton's law of coolings 
Thermodynamics 

Introduction, thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, heat, intemal energy and work, first law of thermodynamics, specific heat capacity, thermodynamic state variables ant equation of state, thermodynamic processes 
Second law of thermodyniamics, reversible and irreversible process, Camot engitie 
Kinetic theory 

Introduction, molecular nature of matter, behaviour of gases, kinetic theory of an ideal gas, law of equipartition of energy, specific heat capacity, mean free path 
Oscillations 

Introduction, periodic and oscillatory motions, simple harmonic motion, simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion, velocity and acceleration in simple harmonic motion, force law for simple harmonic motion, energy in simple harmonic motion 
Some systems executing simple harmonic motion, damped simple harmonic motion, forced oscillations and resonance 
Waves 

Introduction, transverse and longitudinal waves, displacement relation in a progressive wave, the speed of a travelling wave, the principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves (except fundamental mode and harmonics), beats 
Physics (IIPUC)
Electric charges and fields 

Introduction, electric charge, conductors and insulators, charging by induction, basic properties of electric charge, Coulomb’s law, forces between multiple charges, electric field, electric field lines, electric flux, electric dipole 
Dipole in a uniform external field, continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law, applications of Gauss’s law: Field due to infinitely long Straight uniformly charged wire. Field due to uniformly charged infinite plane sheet 
Electrostatic potential and capacitance 

Introduction, electrostatic potential, potential due to a point charge, potential due to an electric dipole, potential due to a system of charges, equipotential surfaces, potential energy of a system of charges, potential energy in an external field 
Electrostatics of conductors, dielectrics and polarisation, capacitors and capacitance, the parallel plate capacitor, effect of dielectric on capacitance, combination of capacitors, energy stored in a capacitor 
Current electricity 

Introduction, electric current, electric currents in conductors, Ohm's law, drift of electons and the origin of resistivity, limitations of Ohm's law, temperature dependence of resistivity, electrical energy, power, cells, EMF, internal resistance 
Cells in series and in parallel, Kirchhoff's rules, Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge, potentiometer 
Moving charges and magnetism 

Introduction, magnetic force, motion in a magnetic field, motion in combined electric and magnetic fields: Velocity selector, magnetic field due to a current element, BiotSavart law, magnetic field on the axis of a circular current loop 
Ampere’s circuital law, the solenoid and the toroid, force between two parallel currents, the ampere, torque on current loop, magnetic dipole, the moving coil galvanometer 
Magnetism and matter 

Introduction, the bar magnet: The magnetic field lines, magnetism and Gauss’s law, the earth’s magnetism, magnetisation and magnetic intensity 
Electromagnetic induction 

Introduction, the experiment of Faraday and Henry, magnetic flux, Faraday’s law of induction, Lenz’s law and conservation of energy, motional electromotive force, energy consideration: A quantitative study, eddy currents, inductance, A.C. generator 
Alternating current 

Introduction, A.C. voltage applied to a resistor, representation of A.C. current and voltage by ratating vectorsphasors, A.C. voltage applied to an inductor, A.C. voltage applied to a capacitor, A.C. voltage applied to a series LCR circuit 
LC oscillations, transformers 
Electromagnetic waves 

Introduction, electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum 
Ray optics and optical instruments 

Introduction, refraction, total internal reflection, refraction at spherical surfaces and by lenses, refraction through a prism, some natural phenomena due to sunlight: The rainbow 
Optical instruments (except resolving power microscope and astronomical telescope) 
Wave optics 

Introduction, Huygens principle, refraction and reflection of plane waves using Huygens principle, coherent and incoherent addition of waves, interference of light waves and young’s experiment 
Diffraction: The single slit, seeing the single slit diffraction pattern, the validity of ray optics 
Dual nature of radiation and matter 

Introduction, electron emission photoelectric effect experimental study of photoelectric effect, photoelectric effect and wave theory of light, Einstein’s photoelectric equation: Energy quantum of radiation 
Particle nature of light: The photon, wave nature of matter 
Atoms 

Introduction experiment, alpha particle scattering and Rutherford’s nuclear model of atom, atomic spectra, Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, the line spectra of the hydrogen atom, De Broglie’s explanation of Bohr’s second postulate of quantisation 
Nuclei 

Introduction, atomic masses and composition of nucleus, size of the nucleus, mass energy and nuclear binding energy (except binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number), nuclear force, nuclear energy 
Semiconductor electronics: materials, devices and simple circuits 

Introduction, classification of metals, conductors and semiconductors, intrinsic semiconductor, extrinsic semiconductor, pn junction, semiconductor diode, application of junction diode as a rectifier, special purpose pn junction diodes 
Optoelectronic junction devices, digital electronics and logic gates 
Chemistry (IPUC)
Some basic concepts of chemistry 

Importance of chemistry, properties of matter and their measurement, uncertainty in measurement, atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molecular masses, percentage composition, stiochiometry and stiochiometric calculations 
Structure of atom 

Developments leading to the Bohr's model of atom, Bohr's model for hydrogen atom, towards quantum mechanical model of the atom, quantum mechanical model of atom 
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 

Modern periodic law and the present form of the periodic table, nomen cloture of elements with atomic numbers> 100, electric configuration of elements and the periodic table 
Electronic configuration and types of elements: s, p, d, fblocks, periodic trends in properties of elements 
Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

KosselLewis approach to chemical bonding, ionic or electrovalent bond, bond parameters, the valence shell electron pair repulsion (VDEPR) theory, valence bond theory, hybridization, molecular orbital theory 
Bonding in some homonuclear diatomic molecules, hydrogen bonding 
States of matter 

Intermolecular forces, thermal energy, intermolecular forces vs. thermal interactions, the gaseous state, the gas laws, ideal gas equation, kinetic molecular theory of gases, behaviour of real gases: Deviation from 
Thermodynamics 

Thermodynamic tenus, applications, measurement of ∆U and ∆H: Calorimetry, enthalpy change, ∆H of a reaction, reaction enthalpy, enthalpies for different types of reactions, spontaneity 
Equilibrium 

Equilibrium in physical processes, equilibrium in chemical processesdynamic equilibrium, law of chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant, homogeneous equilibria, heterogeneous equilibria, applications of equilibrium constants 
Relationship between equilibrium constant K, reaction quotient Q and Gibbs energy G, factors affecting equilibria, ionic equilibrium in solution, acids, bases, and salts, ionization of acids and bases, buffer solutions 
Solubility equilibria of sparingly soluble salts 
Redox reactions 

Classical idea of redox reactions, oxidation and reduction reactions, redox reactions in terms of electron transfer reactions, oxidation number 
Hydrogen 

Position of hydrogen in the periodic table, hydrides, water, heavy water, D, O, dihydrogen as a fuel 
The sblock elements 

Group 1 elements: Alkali metals, general characteristics of the compounds of the alkali metals, anomalous properties of lithium, group 2 elements: Alkaline earth metals, general characteristics of compounds of the alkaline earth metals 
Anomalous behaviour of beryllium, some important compounds of calcium Ca(OH)₂, CaSO₄ 
The pblock elements 

Group 13 elements: The boron family, important trends and anomalous properties of boron, uses of boron and aluminium and their compounds, group 14 elements: The carbon family, important trends and anomalous behaviour of carbon, allotropes of carbon 
Organic chemistrysome basic principles and techniques 

General introduction, tetravalence of carbon: Shapes of organic compounds, structural representations of organic compounds, classification of organic compounds, nomenclature of organic compounds, isomerism 
Fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanism 
Hydrocarbons 

Classification, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, aromatic hydrocarbon, carcinogenicity and toxicity 
Chemistry (IIPUC)
The solid state 

General characteristics of solid state, amorphous and crystalline solids, classification of crystalline solids, crystal lattices and unit cells, number of atoms in a unit cell, close packed structures, packing efficiency 
Calculations involving unit cell dimensions, imperfections in solids 
Solutions 

Types of solutions, expressing concentration of solutions, solubility, vapour pressure ofliquid solutions, ideal and nonideal solutions, colligative properties and determination of molar mass 
Electrochemistry 

Electrochemical cell, Nernst equation, conductance of electrolytic solutions, electrolytic cells and electrolysis (excluding elementary idea of laws of electrolysis) 
Chemical kinetics 

Rate of a chemical reaction, factors influencing rate of a reaction, integrated rate equations 
Surface chemistry 

Adsorption, colloids, classification of colloids, colloids around us 
The pblock elements 

Group 15 elements, dinitrogen, ammonia, oxides of nitrogen (excluding structure), niitic acid, group 16 elements, dioxygen, simple oxides, ozone, sulphurallotropic forms, sulphur dioxide, oxoacids of sulphur, sulphuric acid: Chemical properties, uses 
Group 17 elements, chlorine, hydrogen chloride, oxoacids of halogens, interhalogen compounds, group 18 elements 
The dand fblock elements 

Position in the periodic table, electronic configurations of the dblock elements, general properties of the transition elements (dblock), the lanthanoids: Electronicconfiguration, oxidation states, lanthanoids contraction, reasons, and consequences 
The actinoids; actinoid contraction, some applications of d and felements 
Coordination compounds 

Werner's theory of coordination compounds, definitions of some important terms pertaining to coordination compounds, nomenclature of coordination compounds, bonding in coordination compounds, bonding in metal carbonyls, stability of coordination compounds 
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 

Classification, nomenclature, nature of CX bound, methods of preparation, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Alcohols, phenols and ethers 

Classification, nomenclature, structure of functional groups, alcohols and phenols, ethers 
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acid 

Nomenclature and structure of carbonyl group, preparation of aldehydes and ketones, physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of aldehydes and ketones, nomenclature and structure of carboxyl group, methods of preparation of carboxylic acids 
Physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of carboxylic acids 
Amines 

Structure of amines, classification, nomenclature, preparation of amines, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Biomolecules 

Carbohydrates: Classification of carbohydrates, monosaccharides, preparation of glucose, structure of glucose, cyclic structure of glucose, structure of fructose, proteins, nucleic acids 
Mathematics (IPUC)
Sets 

Introduction, sets and their representation, empty set, finite and infinite sets, equal sets, subsets, power sets, universal sets, Venn diagram, operation on set, practical problems on union and intersection of two sets 
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, casrtesian products of sets, relations, functions, some functions and their graphs 
Trignometric function 

Introduction, angles trignometric functions, trignometric functions of sum and difference of two angles, principal solutions of trignometric equations 
Principle of mathematical inductions 

Introduction, motivation, the principle of mathematical induction 
Complex numbers and quadratic equations 

Introduction, complex number, algebra of complex number, the modulus and conjugate of a complex number, Argand plane 
Linear inequalities 

Introduction, inequalities, algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their graphical representation, graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables, solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables 
Permutations and combination 

Introduction, fundamental principal of counting, permutation, combination 
Sequence and series 

Introduction, sequence, series, arithmetic progression, geometric progression, relationship between A.M. and G.M. 
Straight lines 

Introduction, slope of a line: (i) Conditions for parallelism and perpendicularity of lines in terms of their slopes, (ii) angle between two lines, (iii) collinearity of three points, various forms of equation of the line, general equation of a line 
Distance of a point from a line 
Introduction to threedimentional geometry 

Introduction, coordinate axis and planes in three dimentional space, distance between two points, section formula 
Limits and derivatives 

Introduction, intuitive idea of derivatives, limits, limits of trignometric functions, derivatives 
Statistics 

Introduction, measures of dispersion, range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation 
Probability 

Introduction, random experiments, event 
Mathematics (IIPUC)
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, types of relations, types of functions, binary operations 
Inverse trigonometric funvtions 

Introduction, basic concepts, principal values 
Matrices 

Introduction, matrix, types of matrices, operations on matrices, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and Skew symmetric matrices, invertible matrices 
Determinants 

Introduction, determinant, area of a triangle, minors and cofactors, adjoint and inverse of a matrix, applications of determinants and matrices 
Continuity and differentiability 

Introduction, continuity, differentiability, exponential and logarithemic functions, logarithmic differentiation, derivatives of functions in parametric forms, second order derivative 
Application of derivatives 

Introduction, rate of change of quantities, increasing and decreasing functions, tangents and normals, maxima and minima 
Integrals 

Introduction, integration as an inverse process of differentiation, methods of integration, integrals of some particular functions, integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, definite integral, fundamental theorem of calculus 
Evaluation of definite integrals by substitution, some properties of definite integrals 
Applications of integrals 

Introduction, area under simple curves 
Differential equations 

Introduction, basic concepts, particular solutions of differential equation, methods of solving first order, first degree differential equations 
Vector algebra 

Introduction, some basic concepts, types of vectors, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, product of two vectors 
Three dimensional geometry 

Introduction, direction cosines and direction ratios of a line, equation of a line, equation of a line in space, shortest distance between two lines, plane, coplanarity of two lines, distance of a point from plane 
Linear programming 

Introduction, linear programming problem and its mathematical formulation, different, types of linear programming problems 
Probability 

Introduction, conditional probability, conditional theorem on probability, independent events, Baye's theorem 
Biology (IPUC)
Diversity in the living world 

The living world, biological classification, plant, kingdom, animal kingdom 
Structural organisation in plants and animals 

Morphology of flowering plants, anatomy of flowering plants, structural organisation in animals 
Cell structure and function 

Cell: The unit of life, biomolecules, cell cycle and cell division 
Plant physiology 

Transportation in plants, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis in higher plants, respiration in plants, plant growth and development 
Human physiology 

Digestion and absorption, breathing and exchange of gases, body fluids and circulation, excretory products, and their elimination, locomotion and movement, neural control and coordination, chemical coordination and integration 
Biology (IIPUC)
Reproduction 

Reproduction in organisms, sexual reproduction, sexual reproduction in flowering plants, human reproduction, reproductive health 
Genetics and evolution 

Principles of inheritance and variation, molecular basic of inheritance 
Biology in human welfare 

Human health and disease, microbes in human welfare 
Biotechnology 

Biotechnology: Principles and process, biotechnology and its applications 
Ecology 

Organisms and populations, biodiversity and conservation 
KCET B.Sc.(Hons) Agriculture Syllabus
Physics (IPUC)
Physical world 

What is physic?, fundamental forces in nature 
Units and measurement 

Introduction, the international system of units, measurement of length, measurement of mass, measurement of time, accuracy, precisions of instruments and errors in measurements, significant figures, dimensions of physical quantities 
Dimensional formulae and dimensional equations, dimensional analysis and its applications 
Motion in a straight line 

Introduction, position, path length and displacement, average velocity and average speed, instantenous velocity and speed, acceleration, kinematics equations for uniformly, accelerated motion, relative velocity 
Motion in a plane 

Introduction, scalars and vectors, multiplication of vectores by real numbers, additions and subtraction of vectorsgraphical method, resolutions of vectors, vector additionanalytical method, motion in a plane 
Motion in a plane with constant acceleration, relative velocity in two dimensions, projectile motion, uniform circular motion 
Laws of motion 

Introduction, conservation of momentum, equilibirium of a particle, common forces in mechanics, circular motion, solving problem in mechanics 
Work, power, energy 

Introduction, notions of work and kinetic energy: The work energy theorem, work, kinetic energy, work done by a variable force, the work energy theorem for a variable force, the concept of potential energy, the conservation of mechanical energy 
The potential energy of a spring, various forms of energy: The law of conservation of energy, power, collisions 
System of particles and rigid body 

Introduction, centre of mass, motion of centre of mass, linear momentum of a system of particles, vector product of two vectors, angular velocity and its relation with linear velocity, torque and angular momentum, equilibrium of a rigid body 
Moment of inertia, kinematics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, angular momentum in case of rotations about a fixed axis, rolling motion 
Gravitation 

Introduction, universal law of gravitation, the gravitational constant, acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of earth, gravitational potential enrgy, escape speed, earth satellite, energy of an orbiting satellite 
Geostationary and polar satellites, weightlessness 
Mechanical properties of solids 

Introduction, stress and strain, Hooke’s law, stressstrain curve, elastic moduli: Young’s modulus, determination of young’s modulus of the material wire, bulk modulus, applications of elastic behaviour of materials 
Mechanical properties of fluids 

Introduction, pressure, streamline flow, Bernoulli's principle, viscosity, surface tension 
Thermal properties of matter 

Introduction, measurement of temperature, idealgas equation and absolute temperature, thermal expansion, specific heat capacity, calorimetry, change of state, black body radiation, green house effect, Newton's law of coolings 
Thermodynamics 

Introduction, thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, heat, intemal energy and work, first law of thermodynamics, specific heat capacity, thermodynamic state variables ant equation of state, thermodynamic processes 
Second law of thermodyniamics, reversible and irreversible process, Camot engitie 
Kinetic theory 

Introduction, molecular nature of matter, behaviour of gases, kinetic theory of an ideal gas, law of equipartition of energy, specific heat capacity, mean free path 
Oscillations 

Introduction, periodic and oscillatory motions, simple harmonic motion, simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion, velocity and acceleration in simple harmonic motion, force law for simple harmonic motion, energy in simple harmonic motion 
Some systems executing simple harmonic motion, damped simple harmonic motion, forced oscillations and resonance 
Waves 

Introduction, transverse and longitudinal waves, displacement relation in a progressive wave, the speed of a travelling wave, the principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves (except fundamental mode and harmonics), beats 
Physics (IIPUC)
Electric charges and fields 

Introduction, electric charge, conductors and insulators, charging by induction, basic properties of electric charge, Coulomb’s law, forces between multiple charges, electric field, electric field lines, electric flux, electric dipole 
Dipole in a uniform external field, continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law, applications of Gauss’s law: Field due to infinitely long Straight uniformly charged wire. Field due to uniformly charged infinite plane sheet 
Electrostatic potential and capacitance 

Introduction, electrostatic potential, potential due to a point charge, potential due to an electric dipole, potential due to a system of charges, equipotential surfaces, potential energy of a system of charges, potential energy in an external field 
Electrostatics of conductors, dielectrics and polarisation, capacitors and capacitance, the parallel plate capacitor, effect of dielectric on capacitance, combination of capacitors, energy stored in a capacitor 
Current electricity 

Introduction, electric current, electric currents in conductors, Ohm's law, drift of electons and the origin of resistivity, limitations of Ohm's law, temperature dependence of resistivity, electrical energy, power, cells, EMF, internal resistance 
Cells in series and in parallel, Kirchhoff's rules, Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge, potentiometer 
Moving charges and magnetism 

Introduction, magnetic force, motion in a magnetic field, motion in combined electric and magnetic fields: Velocity selector, magnetic field due to a current element, BiotSavart law, magnetic field on the axis of a circular current loop 
Ampere’s circuital law, the solenoid and the toroid, force between two parallel currents, the ampere, torque on current loop, magnetic dipole, the moving coil galvanometer 
Magnetism and matter 

Introduction, the bar magnet: The magnetic field lines, magnetism and Gauss’s law, the earth’s magnetism, magnetisation and magnetic intensity 
Electromagnetic induction 

Introduction, the experiment of Faraday and Henry, magnetic flux, Faraday’s law of induction, Lenz’s law and conservation of energy, motional electromotive force, energy consideration: A quantitative study, eddy currents, inductance, A.C. generator 
Alternating current 

Introduction, A.C. voltage applied to a resistor, representation of A.C. current and voltage by ratating vectorsphasors, A.C. voltage applied to an inductor, A.C. voltage applied to a capacitor, A.C. voltage applied to a series LCR circuit 
LC oscillations, transformers 
Electromagnetic waves 

Introduction, electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum 
Ray optics and optical instruments 

Introduction, refraction, total internal reflection, refraction at spherical surfaces and by lenses, refraction through a prism, some natural phenomena due to sunlight: The rainbow 
Optical instruments (except resolving power microscope and astronomical telescope) 
Wave optics 

Introduction, Huygens principle, refraction and reflection of plane waves using Huygens principle, coherent and incoherent addition of waves, interference of light waves and young’s experiment 
Diffraction: The single slit, seeing the single slit diffraction pattern, the validity of ray optics 
Dual nature of radiation and matter 

Introduction, electron emission photoelectric effect experimental study of photoelectric effect, photoelectric effect and wave theory of light, Einstein’s photoelectric equation: Energy quantum of radiation 
Particle nature of light: The photon, wave nature of matter 
Atoms 

Introduction experiment, alpha particle scattering and Rutherford’s nuclear model of atom, atomic spectra, Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, the line spectra of the hydrogen atom, De Broglie’s explanation of Bohr’s second postulate of quantisation 
Nuclei 

Introduction, atomic masses and composition of nucleus, size of the nucleus, mass energy and nuclear binding energy (except binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number), nuclear force, nuclear energy 
Semiconductor electronics: materials, devices and simple circuits 

Introduction, classification of metals, conductors and semiconductors, intrinsic semiconductor, extrinsic semiconductor, pn junction, semiconductor diode, application of junction diode as a rectifier, special purpose pn junction diodes 
Optoelectronic junction devices, digital electronics and logic gates 
Chemistry (IPUC)
Some basic concepts of chemistry 

Importance of chemistry, properties of matter and their measurement, uncertainty in measurement, atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molecular masses, percentage composition, stiochiometry and stiochiometric calculations 
Structure of atom 

Developments leading to the Bohr's model of atom, Bohr's model for hydrogen atom, towards quantum mechanical model of the atom, quantum mechanical model of atom 
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 

Modern periodic law and the present form of the periodic table, nomen cloture of elements with atomic numbers> 100, electric configuration of elements and the periodic table 
Electronic configuration and types of elements: s, p, d, fblocks, periodic trends in properties of elements 
Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

KosselLewis approach to chemical bonding, ionic or electrovalent bond, bond parameters, the valence shell electron pair repulsion (VDEPR) theory, valence bond theory, hybridization, molecular orbital theory 
Bonding in some homonuclear diatomic molecules, hydrogen bonding 
States of matter 

Intermolecular forces, thermal energy, intermolecular forces vs. thermal interactions, the gaseous state, the gas laws, ideal gas equation, kinetic molecular theory of gases, behaviour of real gases: Deviation from 
Thermodynamics 

Thermodynamic tenus, applications, measurement of ∆U and ∆H: Calorimetry, enthalpy change, ∆H of a reaction, reaction enthalpy, enthalpies for different types of reactions, spontaneity 
Equilibrium 

Equilibrium in physical processes, equilibrium in chemical processesdynamic equilibrium, law of chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant, homogeneous equilibria, heterogeneous equilibria, applications of equilibrium constants 
Relationship between equilibrium constant K, reaction quotient Q and Gibbs energy G, factors affecting equilibria, ionic equilibrium in solution, acids, bases, and salts, ionization of acids and bases, buffer solutions 
Solubility equilibria of sparingly soluble salts 
Redox reactions 

Classical idea of redox reactions, oxidation and reduction reactions, redox reactions in terms of electron transfer reactions, oxidation number 
Hydrogen 

Position of hydrogen in the periodic table, hydrides, water, heavy water, D, O, dihydrogen as a fuel 
The sblock elements 

Group 1 elements: Alkali metals, general characteristics of the compounds of the alkali metals, anomalous properties of lithium, group 2 elements: Alkaline earth metals, general characteristics of compounds of the alkaline earth metals 
Anomalous behaviour of beryllium, some important compounds of calcium Ca(OH)₂, CaSO₄ 
The pblock elements 

Group 13 elements: The boron family, important trends and anomalous properties of boron, uses of boron and aluminium and their compounds, group 14 elements: The carbon family, important trends and anomalous behaviour of carbon, allotropes of carbon 
Organic chemistrysome basic principles and techniques 

General introduction, tetravalence of carbon: Shapes of organic compounds, structural representations of organic compounds, classification of organic compounds, nomenclature of organic compounds, isomerism 
Fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanism 
Hydrocarbons 

Classification, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, aromatic hydrocarbon, carcinogenicity and toxicity 
Chemistry (IIPUC)
The solid state 

General characteristics of solid state, amorphous and crystalline solids, classification of crystalline solids, crystal lattices and unit cells, number of atoms in a unit cell, close packed structures, packing efficiency 
Calculations involving unit cell dimensions, imperfections in solids 
Solutions 

Types of solutions, expressing concentration of solutions, solubility, vapour pressure ofliquid solutions, ideal and nonideal solutions, colligative properties and determination of molar mass 
Electrochemistry 

Electrochemical cell, Nernst equation, conductance of electrolytic solutions, electrolytic cells and electrolysis (excluding elementary idea of laws of electrolysis) 
Chemical kinetics 

Rate of a chemical reaction, factors influencing rate of a reaction, integrated rate equations 
Surface chemistry 

Adsorption, colloids, classification of colloids, colloids around us 
The pblock elements 

Group 15 elements, dinitrogen, ammonia, oxides of nitrogen (excluding structure), niitic acid, group 16 elements, dioxygen, simple oxides, ozone, sulphurallotropic forms, sulphur dioxide, oxoacids of sulphur, sulphuric acid: Chemical properties, uses 
Group 17 elements, chlorine, hydrogen chloride, oxoacids of halogens, interhalogen compounds, group 18 elements 
The dand fblock elements 

Position in the periodic table, electronic configurations of the dblock elements, general properties of the transition elements (dblock), the lanthanoids: Electronicconfiguration, oxidation states, lanthanoids contraction, reasons, and consequences 
The actinoids; actinoid contraction, some applications of d and felements 
Coordination compounds 

Werner's theory of coordination compounds, definitions of some important terms pertaining to coordination compounds, nomenclature of coordination compounds, bonding in coordination compounds, bonding in metal carbonyls, stability of coordination compounds 
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 

Classification, nomenclature, nature of CX bound, methods of preparation, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Alcohols, phenols and ethers 

Classification, nomenclature, structure of functional groups, alcohols and phenols, ethers 
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acid 

Nomenclature and structure of carbonyl group, preparation of aldehydes and ketones, physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of aldehydes and ketones, nomenclature and structure of carboxyl group, methods of preparation of carboxylic acids 
Physical properties, chemical reactions, uses of carboxylic acids 
Amines 

Structure of amines, classification, nomenclature, preparation of amines, physical properties, chemical reactions 
Biomolecules 

Carbohydrates: Classification of carbohydrates, monosaccharides, preparation of glucose, structure of glucose, cyclic structure of glucose, structure of fructose, proteins, nucleic acids 
Mathematics (IPUC)
Sets 

Introduction, sets and their representation, empty set, finite and infinite sets, equal sets, subsets, power sets, universal sets, Venn diagram, operation on set, practical problems on union and intersection of two sets 
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, casrtesian products of sets, relations, functions, some functions and their graphs 
Trignometric function 

Introduction, angles trignometric functions, trignometric functions of sum and difference of two angles, principal solutions of trignometric equations 
Principle of mathematical inductions 

Introduction, motivation, the principle of mathematical induction 
Complex numbers and quadratic equations 

Introduction, complex number, algebra of complex number, the modulus and conjugate of a complex number, Argand plane 
Linear inequalities 

Introduction, inequalities, algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their graphical representation, graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables, solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables 
Permutations and combination 

Introduction, fundamental principal of counting, permutation, combination 
Sequence and series 

Introduction, sequence, series, arithmetic progression, geometric progression, relationship between A.M. and G.M. 
Straight lines 

Introduction, slope of a line: (i) Conditions for parallelism and perpendicularity of lines in terms of their slopes, (ii) angle between two lines, (iii) collinearity of three points, various forms of equation of the line, general equation of a line 
Distance of a point from a line 
Introduction to threedimentional geometry 

Introduction, coordinate axis and planes in three dimentional space, distance between two points, section formula 
Limits and derivatives 

Introduction, intuitive idea of derivatives, limits, limits of trignometric functions, derivatives 
Statistics 

Introduction, measures of dispersion, range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation 
Probability 

Introduction, random experiments, event 
Mathematics (IIPUC)
Relations and Functions 

Introduction, types of relations, types of functions, binary operations 
Inverse trigonometric funvtions 

Introduction, basic concepts, principal values 
Matrices 

Introduction, matrix, types of matrices, operations on matrices, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and Skew symmetric matrices, invertible matrices 
Determinants 

Introduction, determinant, area of a triangle, minors and cofactors, adjoint and inverse of a matrix, applications of determinants and matrices 
Continuity and differentiability 

Introduction, continuity, differentiability, exponential and logarithemic functions, logarithmic differentiation, derivatives of functions in parametric forms, second order derivative 
Application of derivatives 

Introduction, rate of change of quantities, increasing and decreasing functions, tangents and normals, maxima and minima 
Integrals 

Introduction, integration as an inverse process of differentiation, methods of integration, integrals of some particular functions, integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, definite integral, fundamental theorem of calculus 
Evaluation of definite integrals by substitution, some properties of definite integrals 
Applications of integrals 

Introduction, area under simple curves 
Differential equations 

Introduction, basic concepts, particular solutions of differential equation, methods of solving first order, first degree differential equations 
Vector algebra 

Introduction, some basic concepts, types of vectors, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, product of two vectors 
Three dimensional geometry 

Introduction, direction cosines and direction ratios of a line, equation of a line, equation of a line in space, shortest distance between two lines, plane, coplanarity of two lines, distance of a point from plane 
Linear programming 

Introduction, linear programming problem and its mathematical formulation, different, types of linear programming problems 
Probability 

Introduction, conditional probability, conditional theorem on probability, independent events, Baye's theorem 
Biology (IPUC)
Diversity in the living world 

The living world, biological classification, plant, kingdom, animal kingdom 
Structural organisation in plants and animals 

Morphology of flowering plants, anatomy of flowering plants, structural organisation in animals 
Cell structure and function 

Cell: The unit of life, biomolecules, cell cycle and cell division 
Plant physiology 

Transportation in plants, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis in higher plants, respiration in plants, plant growth and development 
Human physiology 

Digestion and absorption, breathing and exchange of gases, body fluids and circulation, excretory products, and their elimination, locomotion and movement, neural control and coordination, chemical coordination and integration 
Biology (IIPUC)
Reproduction 

Reproduction in organisms, sexual reproduction, sexual reproduction in flowering plants, human reproduction, reproductive health 
Genetics and evolution 

Principles of inheritance and variation, molecular basic of inheritance 
Biology in human welfare 

Human health and disease, microbes in human welfare 
Biotechnology 

Biotechnology: Principles and process, biotechnology and its applications 
Ecology 

Organisms and populations, biodiversity and conservation 
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KCET 2024 best Books: Mathematics
Book Name  Author 
Ncert Book  Class 11 & 12   
CET  Bosco 
MCQ by Asit Das Gupta Mathematics  Dinesh 
Mathematics for 1st Year PUC  Dr. PG Umarani 
Best Books for KCET : Chemistry
Book Name  Author 
Ncert Book  11th & 12th Class   
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Book Name  Author 
Ncert Book  Class 11 & 12   
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KCET Exam Pattern 2024
Particulars 
Details 
Examination Mode 
Offline 
Duration of Exam 
1 Hour 20 minutes 
Medium of Exam 
English/Kannada 
Question Type 
MCQs 
Marking Scheme 
No marks will be deducted for wrong answers 
Number of Papers 
3 
Number of Questions 
180 
Marks 
180 
KCET 2024 Exam Pattern: Number of questions
No. of Sections 
No. of Questions 
Marks 
Physics 
60 
60 
Chemistry 
60 
60 
Mathematics 
60 
60 
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How To Download Admit Card:

Visit the KCET exam 2024 official website

Click on the “KCET 2024 Admit Card” link.

Enter your application number and password.

Enter the code.

Click on the “Download Admit Card” button.
Note: Take 2 printouts of the KCET admit card and save it for future reference.
KCET Admit Card looks like this
KCET Exam Day Guidelines
Note Candidates must check all the details mentioned in their KCET 2024 admit card carefully and contact the authorities in case of any discrepancy.
KCET 2024 Exam Centers
State  City 

Karnataka  Bagalkot 
Bangalore  
Doddaballapur  
Belgaum  
Athani  
Chikodi  
Jamkhandi  
Gokak  
Bellary  
Hosapete  
Bidar  
Basavakalyan  
Bhalki  
Bijapur  
Chitradurga  
Davanagere  
Dharwad  
Hubli  
Gadag  
Gulbarga  
Hassan  
Haveri  
Karwar  
Kumta  
Sirsi  
Kolar  
Mangalore  
Ujire  
Mysore  
Raichur  
Ramanagara  
Channapatna  
Shimoga  
Bhadravathi  
Sagar  
Tumkur  
Udupi  
Chamarajanagar  
Kollegal  
Chikkamagaluru  
Koppal  
Madikeri  
Mandya  
Krishnarajpete  
Karkala  
Kundapur  
Yadgir 
Documents Required at Exam
 KCET 2024 admit card
 Passport/aadhaar card/pan card
 Class 12th admission ticket
KEA has concluded the KCET 2024 answer key challenge window on the official website kea.kar.ac.in. Candidates could download the answer key of KCET 2024 from May 7 onwards. The answer key consists of keys for the questions framed in the exam. Candidates can verify their answers and predict their probable score using the KCET answer key pdf. Below is the step to download the answer key of KCET 2024.
How To Download Answer Key 2024

Open the official website of Karnataka CET

Click on the “KCET Answer Key 2024” link.

KCET answer key PDF will open up.

Take the printout of this answer key

Verify your answers.

Calculate your expected scores.
How to raise objections to provisional KCET answer key 2024?
Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key of KCET 2024 if they find any discrepancy. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to challenge the provisional answer key:

The candidates must log in using their CET number and date of birth to raise objections against the answer key. Nonapplicants are also allowed to raise objections.

While raising objections, the subject, version code, and question paper have to be correctly selected.

The authorities will verify their and the final answer key is accordingly released.
KCET Official Answer Key
KCET 2024 Answer key (Official)
KCET 2024 Biology Provisional Answer Key 
KCET 2024 Maths Provisional Answer Key

KCET 2024 Chemistry Provisional Answer Key

KCET 2024 Physics Provisional Answer Key 
KCET 2023 Answer key Official (Previous Years)
KCET Chemistry answer key 2023  KCET Physics answer key 2023 
KCET Biology answer key 2023  KCET Maths answer key 2023 
KCET 2021 Answer Key (Official)
Subjects 
KCET answer Key (Provisional) 
Biology 

Mathematics 

Physics 

Chemistry 
KCET 2020 Answer Key (Official)
Subjects 
Final Answer Key Link 
Mathematics 

Physics 

Chemistry 

Biology 
The authorities have released the result of KCET 2024 on the official website. The result is available in the form of KCET scorecards. Candidates can download the KCET result 2024 using their login credentials application number and password.
How To Download Result 2024
Visit the official website of KCET
Click on the “KCET 2024 Result” link.
Enter your registration number and password.
Click on “Download KCET Result”.
Take the printout of the result of KCET.
Previous Year KCET Toppers
Name of candidate  Total 
Vignesh Natraj  97.889% 
Arjun Krishna Swami  97.5% 
Samrush Shetty  97.167% 
Sumedh SS  97.056% 
Madhav Surya  96.237% 
KCET 2022 toppers list
KCET Toppers  Marks secured 
Apoorv Tandon  98.611% 
Siddhartha Singh  98.334% 
Atmakuri Venkata Madhi  98.111% 
Shishir RK  97.945% 
Vishal Bysani  97.5% 
Saagar  97.5% 
Mahesh Kumar V  97.167% 
Siddarth GV  97.056% 
Sathvik V  96.834% 
KCET 2021 Toppers
Rank 1  Rakshith M
Rank 2  Shubhan R
Rank 3  M Shashank Balaji
Rank 4  Shashank P
Rank 5  Sandeepan Naskar
Rank 6  Nakul Abhay Bapat
Rank 7  S Srivas
Rank 8  Advaith Prasad Curpod
Rank 9  Gaureesha Kajampady
Rank 10  Deepit S Patil
KEA will release the KCET 2024 cutoff for round 2 on the official website. The authority will release the KCET 2024 cutoff for different courses and categories after the declaration of the result. KCET exam cutoff will be announced in the form of opening and closing rank at a particular institute or college as per the preference of the courses and category of the candidates.
The cutoff of KCET is based on various factors such as the total number of candidates who appeared in the exam, difficulty level of the exam, performance of candidates in the entrance test, and availability of seats in KCET participating institutes or colleges.
KCET 2024 Cutoff
Rounds  KCET 2024 Cutoff  KCET 2024 Cutoff HK 
Mock Round 1  KCET round 1 cutoff  KCET round 1 cutoff hk 
KCET 2023 Cutoff
Rounds  KCET 2023 Cutoff  KCET 2023 Cutoff HK 
Round 1  KCET round 1 cutoff  KCET round 1 cutoff hk 
Mock Round  KCET mock cutoff 2023  KCET mock cutoff 2023 for HK 
KCET 2022 cutoff
Stream  General  Hyderabad Karnataka 
Mock round  KCET 2022 mock round cutoff  KCET 2022 mock round cutoff HK 
Round 1  KCET 2022 round 1 cutoff  KCET 2022 round 1 cutoff HK 
Round 2  KCET 2022 round 2 cutoff  KCET 2022 round 2 cutoff HK 
2nd extended round  KCET 2022 second extended round cutoff  KCET 2022 second extended round cutoff HK 
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
The authority will release the KCET 2024 round 2 seat matrix on September 8, 2024. The KCET 2024 web options choiceediting will be conducted from September 8 to 11, 2024. The round 2 seat allotment of KCET 2024 date will be announced on the official website.
The authority announced the final KCET 2024 seat allotment for round 1 on August 30, 2024. The KCET seat allotment link is updated on the official website cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. The KCET 2024 option entry for round 1 ended on August 27, 2024. Candidates could modify, add or delete their preferences for the KCET counselling on the official website. The authority declared the KCET second mock seat allotment result on August 25, 2024. The KCET 2024 first mock seat allotment result was announced on August 10, 2024. KEA is conducting the KCET 2024 counselling for all qualified candidates. To participate in the counselling of KCET 2024, candidates had to complete the registration and choicefilling process. Based on choices filled in during the web option entry, KEA does the seat allotment. Candidates can check the detailed stepbystep procedure for KCET counselling 2024 below:
Step 1  Document Verification and Registration Candidates will have to get their documents verified at the specified centres. Candidates will be given a unique Id and password after successful verification.
Step 2  Choice Filling and Locking Next, candidates will have to log in to the system using the User Id and password. After login, candidates will have to fill in their choices of institutes and courses. Candidates will be allowed to add, modify, and delete choices. Candidates must lock their choices before the last date otherwise the system will automatically lock the choices. No changes can be made to the choices after locking.
Step 3  Allotment of Seats After this, the authorities will first release the mock seat allotment result of KCET 2024. The mock allotment is conducted to let the candidates know their chances of admission based on their merit and preferred seats. The candidates will be able to change their choices after the mock allotment result is announced. Candidates will be able to check their allotment status in online mode by logging in using their CET number.
Step 4  Reporting at Allotted Institutes The candidates who will be allotted seats will have to report to the allotted institute to confirm their seat and payment of admission fees.
The authorities will release the list of the centres at which special category documents are to be submitted. Candidates belonging to NCC, sports, defence, exdefence, scouts and guides, CAPF, exCAPF and AngloIndian categories must submit the documents within the specified period.
Along with the special category certificates, students should also submit the final printout of the application form and KCET 2024 hall ticket copy. Candidates claiming eligibility under NCC and SPORTS should also submit a photocopy of the study certificates as per the brochure issued by the head of the educational institution for having studied and passed the qualifying examination in the state of Karnataka.
Also, candidates claiming the benefit under various special categories should submit the relevant original special category certificates along with the two sets of copies compulsorily as per the schedule. Along with this, students should also have three photocopies of their KCET 2024 admission tickets.
Check: KCET Fee Structure
Centres for Submission of Documents
S. No.  Name of the Center 
1  Karnataka Examinations Authority, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore 
2  PDA College of Engineering, AiwanEShahi area, Kalburgi 
3  Angadi Institute of Technology and Management, Savagaon Road, Belgaum 
4  Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Adyar, Mangalore 
5  Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering, 3rd Stage, Gokulum, Mysore 
6  Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davanagere 
Documents Required at Counselling
 Printout of KCET 2024 application form
 Original copy of the challan as a proof of payment
 KCET 2024 admit card
 Class 10th/SSLC marksheet
 2nd PUC / 12th standard marks sard
 Study certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO/DDPI
 Two recent passport size photographs
 Income certificate obtained from concerned Tahasildar (for supernumerary seats)
 Kannada medium study certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO (for kannada medium)
 Rural study certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO and a verification certificate (only for GM candidates)
 Caste certificate/caste income certificate/income certificate (if applicable)
 Candidates claiming hyderabadkarnataka region reservation (article 371 (j)) must submit the certificate
 Domicile certificate (if applicable)
 Affidavit for candidate's claiming eligibility under horanadu and gadinadu kannadiga clauses
 Identity card issued by the jurisdictional deputy commissioner/district magistrate/rehabilitation commissioner, for reservation of government seats under jammu & kashmiri migrants quota
General Information
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: How can I answer in the KCET 2024 OMR sheet?
Answer:
From the four provided choices, aspirants will have to fill in the right choice using a black or blue ballpoint pen. Don't cross, tick, or fill outside the circle.
Question: Can I raise challenges against the KCET 2024 answer key?
Answer:
Yes. Candidates can raise their challenges against the provisional KCET answer key as per the schedule.
Question: When will the KCET 2024 answer key be available?
Answer:
The answer key of KCET 2024 was released on April 30.
Question: What will happen if I am unable to submit my category certificate for reservation at the time of document verification? Will my candidature be cancelled?
Answer:
No, your candidature will not be cancelled but you will not be considered for reservation. You will be considered as a General category candidate.
Question: How can I check my KCET result 2024?
Answer:
Candidates can check KCET 2024 result through the official website by entering their registration number.
Question: What is the syllabus of KCET 2024?
Answer:
KCET syllabus is based on the syllabus of the first and second PreUniversity Course (PUC) as specified by the Department of PreUniversity Education of Karnataka State.
Question: I have studied in Karnataka from Class 1st to 7th, am I eligible for KCET 2024?
Answer:
No, you will not be eligible for KCET 2024 as 7 years of education in Karnataka should include class 10th or 12th.
Question: I have passed only class 11th & 12th from Karnataka but my parents are from the state and they have studied more than 7 years here. Will I be eligible to apply for KCET 2024?
Answer:
Yes, you will be eligible to apply for KCET. You will be required to produce supporting documents at the time of document verification.
Question: What is the marking scheme of KCET 2024?
Answer:
Candidates has been awarded 1 mark for each correct answer and there is no negative marking.
Question: Is calculator allowed in KCET 2024?
Answer:
No, the calculator is not allowed at the exam centre. Candidates were not allowed to carry any electronic gadgets like mobile phones, pagers, etc. to the exam centre.
Question: How can I download KCET admit card 2024?
Answer:
Candidates can download their admit card by entering the KCET application number and date of birth.
Question: Is KCET an offline or online exam?
Answer:
KCET is an offline exam i.e penpaper based exam.
Question: What is the minimum eligibility criteria of KCET 2024?
Answer:
Candidates must have passed the 12th standard examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any of the optional subjects Chemistry/ Biotechnology / Biology/ Electronics/ Computer to be eligible for KCET. Also, candidates should have studied for a minimum of 7 years and passed from a recognized institute in Karnataka.
Question: How can I apply for KCET 2024?
Answer:
Candidates can apply online mode for KCET 2024 from the official website  cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. No other mode of application is allowed.
Questions related to KCET
I got 62194ranknin kcet. suggest me good college for AI and cs
A KCET rank of 62194 is a competitive score, but it might be challenging to secure admission into toptier colleges for AI and CS. However, there are still several good options available.
Based on your rank, here are some potential college options to consider:
Government Colleges:
Government Engineering Colleges (GECs): These colleges, especially those in Tier II cities, might have seats available at your rank. Research GECs in cities like Belgaum, Bijapur, or Dharwad.
Institute of Technology, Dharwad (ITD): This governmentfunded institute might have seats available for AI and CS.
Private Colleges:
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT): While it might be competitive, you could explore options like the Manipal Institute of Technology, especially if you're willing to consider other campuses or programs.
Dayananda Sagar University: This university has a good reputation and might have seats available.
For a more personalized recommendation, I highly recommend using the Careers360 College Predictor tool:
This tool can be a valuable resource in helping you find colleges that match your KCET rank and preferences. Here's the link: https://www.careers360.com/kcetcollegepredictor?utm_source=qna&utm_medium=inicet_cp
Here's how to use the Careers360 College Predictor:
*Visit the link above.
* Enter your KCET rank and other relevant details like caste category, preferred location, etc.
* Select the "AI & CS" stream (or similar options).
* Click on "Predict" and the tool will suggest a list of colleges that you might have a chance of getting into based on your rank.
Remember: The best college for you depends on your individual preferences, aspirations, and financial situation. Research each college suggested by the predictor tool and make an informed decision.
sir if i cant pay in first round of kcet can i participate in second round ?
hello
Yes, you can still participate in the second round of KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) counseling even if you couldn't pay the fees or participate in the first round. However, there are some conditions:
1. You should have appeared for the KCET exam and have a valid rank.
2. You should not have been allotted a seat in the first round.
3. You should not have paid the fees or reported to the allotted college in the first round (if you were allotted a seat).
If these conditions apply to you, you can exercise your options for the second round, and if you're allotted a seat, you can pay the fees and take admission.
Please note that the specific rules and guidelines may vary from year to year, so it's always best to check the official KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) website or consult with their helpline for the most uptodate information.
what is the last year kcet rank cut off for dairy technology
Hello reader,
The 2023 cutoff for kcet diary technology was 14,487 general all india category.
I have 35000 ranking in kcet can i get dairy technology seat in Karnataka
Hello aspirant,
Based on past trends, a KCET rank of 35000 might be challenging to secure a seat in Dairy Technology, especially in government colleges or highly soughtafter private institutions.
Factors Affecting Seat Allotment:
 Category: Your category (General, OBC, SC/ST, etc.) significantly impacts your chances.
 College Preferences: The colleges you choose and their specific cutoff ranks play a crucial role.
 Seat Availability: The number of seats available for Dairy Technology in different colleges varies.
 Counseling Strategy: Your choicefilling strategy during the counseling process can influence your allotment.
Potential Options:
If you're unable to secure a seat in Dairy Technology in government colleges, consider these alternatives:
 Private Colleges: Explore private colleges offering Dairy Technology. While they might have higher fees, they could be a viable option.
 Other Related Fields: Consider related fields like Food Technology, Biotechnology, or Agricultural Engineering.
 Gap Year: If you're determined to pursue Dairy Technology, you could take a gap year and prepare for the KCET again.
To improve your chances:
 Research Colleges: Carefully study the cutoff ranks for Dairy Technology in different colleges.
 Strategic Choice Filling: Choose colleges wisely during the counseling process, considering your rank and preferences.
 Stay Updated: Keep track of the counseling schedule and important dates.
 Consult Experts: Seek advice from counselors or experienced students for guidance.
For the most accurate information, I recommend visiting the official KCET website or contacting the counseling authorities.
They can provide you with specific details about seat availability, cutoff ranks, and the counseling process.
I hope this information helps you.
I am a student who has applied for kcet counselling. I have already entered my choice of colleges and courses for the option entry. But, now I wish to take a drop and appear for the KCET exam next year once again. Which one among the 4 choices should I choose? Should I choose option 4? As it is given in the manual, it is said that choosing option 4 would mean that the candidate has joined other college. But, since I wish to take drop, I am not joining any college this year. Would choosing option 4 affect me in any way for participating in the counselling next year?
Hello,
In the KCET counseling process, the options you can choose from after the seat allotment are as follows:
1. Option 1: Accept the allotted seat and report to the college.
2. Option 2: Accept the allotted seat but participate in further rounds for a better option.
3. Option 3: Reject the allotted seat and participate in further rounds of counseling.
4. Option 4: Reject the allotted seat and exit from the counseling process entirely.
Since you want to take a drop this year and reappear for the KCET exam next year, Option 4 seems relevant because it indicates that you do not want to participate in the current year's counseling process anymore. This option would also imply that you are not accepting any seat this year.
However, it's important to note that choosing Option 4 could mean that you are officially opting out of the KCET counseling process for this year. This would not typically affect your eligibility for participating in KCET next year, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria when you reapply. But you should not be marked as "joined other college" (which is more of an implication for those who actually take admission elsewhere).
To avoid any possible complications and ensure that your decision is handled correctly, I recommend that you:
1. Consult with KCET authorities: Before making your decision, contact the KCET helpline or counseling authority to clarify your specific situation. Explain that you wish to take a drop and ask if selecting Option 4 will have any implications on your eligibility for next year's KCET counseling.
2. Document everything: Keep records of any communication or guidance you receive from the KCET authorities, just in case you need to refer back to it next year.
Taking these precautions will help you make an informed decision and avoid any unintended consequences when you reapply next year.
Hope it helps !