About KCET 2020

KCET 2020 also known as Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) will be conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) tentatively in the third week of April for admission of candidates to various Engineering, B. Pharm and Farm Science courses in Government/ University/ Private Aided/Private un-aided institutions in Karnataka State. Candidates who have passed or appearing for the qualifying examination i.e. 2nd PUC/12th standard will be eligible to appear for KCET 2020. The application of KCET 2020 will be available in online mode. The exam will be held on two days in four different sessions for four subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The questions of KCET 2020 will be based on I and II PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education State. Based on the marks obtained in the KCET 2020 and qualifying examination, the merit list will be prepared as per the category-wise vacancies.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Kannada
Conducting Body: Karnataka Examinations Authority

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KCET 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

01 Feb, 2020 - 20 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

Application | Mode: Online

12 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

29 Apr, 2020 - 30 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Offline

25 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

06 Jun, 2020 - 21 Aug, 2021 (Tentative)

Counselling | Mode: Offline and Online

KCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

KCET B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission to KCET B.Tech courses is given below:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • Candidates must have passed 2nd PUC/Class 12/equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects
  • Along with the compulsory subjects, candidates must have anyone optional subjects - Biology/Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Electronics/Computer Science with a language subject English
  • General candidates must obtain a minimum of 45% and reserved candidates must have secured 40% in the case of Category-1 and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) SC, ST

For admission to Government seats, candidates must fulfil anyone of the eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET.

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. Category-I, OBC and ST/SC should secure 40% to apply for KCET 2020

or 

  • Candidates must have passed Diploma in Pharmacy for a government approved and general candidates should have scored 45% while SC/ST categories and Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) must secure 40%.

For admission to Government seats, candidates must fulfil anyone of the eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET.

KCET B.Sc.(Hons) Agriculture Eligibility Criteria

For admission to KCET B.Sc. Hons. Agriculture 2019, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by KEA. Candidates have to pass in 2nd PUC/Class 12th/equivalent exam from a recognised board along with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and an optional subject as Biology to be eligible for KCET 2020.

Candidates must fulfil anyone of the eligible clauses as prescribed by KCET in case of admission to Government seats.

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Mode of Application : Online

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

KEA will release the application form of KCET 2020 in online mode for various courses tentatively in the first week of February. Before filling the KCET 2020 application form, candidates will have to check the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authority. The application form of KCET 2020 will be available only in online mode. Candidates are advised to keep ready all details ready such as valid email ID, phone number personal, contact and educational details etc. to fill  Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2020 application form. Steps to fill the application form is given below for reference:

Step 1: Registration – Candidates have to click “ New User? Click Here to Register” to start the online application process. Enter all required details and click on submit button. An application number and User ID will be displayed on the screen and also sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number and email ID. 

Step 2: Enter login and personal details – Candidates have to enter login credentials (User ID and password) on the login page. After login, a student information page will be displayed where candidates have to enter the details such as nationality, caste, category, academic, contact, previous KCET examination (if any), school details etc.

Step 3: Uploading of candidate's photograph, Left Hand Thumb Impression (LHT) and signature along with parents’ signature – Upload the required images as per prescribed dimensions and size.

Size/Format of documents to be uploaded in KCET Application From 2020

S.No.

Documents to be uploaded

Dimension

Format

Size

1

Photograph:

Colour photo with white background

Mobile photos are also allowed

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

 

jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB

2

Signature:

Must be in black or blue ink.

Must not be in Capital letters

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB

3

Left Thumb Impression of Candidate
Left Thumb Impression/Signature of Parent/Guardian (Mandatory)

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB

Step 4: Payment of application fees – After uploading the images, candidates must pay the application fees as per their category through online or offline modes. 

Step 5: Printout of KCET 2020 application form – After payment of fees, candidates have to take a printout of the filled in KCET application form in A4 size paper and affix the following documents:

i) Candidate’s recent photograph

ii) Signature

ii) Left-hand thumb impression

Candidates have to take principal/gazetted officer’s signature and seal of their respective college board or equivalent and the original application form should be produced at the time of document verification during KCET counselling.

Candidates are advised to keep safely 2 to 3 photocopies of the application form for future admission process

Application Fees

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

KCET 2020 Syllabus

KCET B.Tech Syllabus

Physics
Physical world
Units and measurement
Motion in a straight line
Motion in a plane
Laws of motion
Work, energy and power
System of particles and rigid body
Gravitation
Mechanical properties of solids
Mechanical properties of fluids
Thermal properties of matter
Kinetic theory
Oscillations
Waves
Electric charges and fields
Electrostatic potential and capacitance
Current electricity
Moving charges and magnetism
Magnetism and matter
Electromagnetic induction
Alternating current
Electromagnetic waves
Ray optics and optical instruments
Wave optics
Dual nature of radiation and matter
Atoms
Nuclei
Semiconductor electronics
Communication systems
Maths
Sets, relations and functions
Algebra
Co-ordinate geometry
Calculus
Mathematical reasoning
Statistics and probability
Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
Linear programming
Chemistry
Some basic concepts in chemistry
Structure of atom
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
States of matter, gases and liquids
Thermodynamics
Equilibrium
Redox reactions
Hydrogen
S – block elements
P-block elements
Organic chemistry - some basic principles and techniques
Hydrocarbons
Environmental chemistry
Solid state
Solutions
Electrochemistry
Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry
General principle and process of isolation of metals
D - and f - block elements
Co-ordination compounds
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Biomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in everyday life
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  • Be through with the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Make a planned timetable and segregate each subject wisely
  • Use flowcharts, diagrams, formulas and make notes regularly 
  • Practice from the sample papers, previous years practice papers to know the types of questions and weightage of each subject in the board exam
  • Relaxing and taking breaks between studies is very important. Although it is tough but not impossible. Include meditation for a few minutes, take walks, watch your favourite movie, sing or dance or play indoor or outdoor games for sometime. This will help your mind and body to lessen the stress level and resume your preparation with confidence

Students are advised to follow KCET 2020 Exam Pattern in order to appear in the entrance test. The exam pattern is described below.

  • Karnataka CET 2020 will be conducted in offline mode tentatively in the last week of April
  • Candidates will have to answer 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carrying 180 marks in total
  • Each paper will be conducted for one hour and twenty minutes.
  • The question papers of KCET 2020 will be either in Kannada language or in Kannada and English language both
  • Candidates will have to use only blue or black ballpoint pens to write the exam
  • Each correct answer will carry 1 mark and no negative marking will be applicable for incorrect responses

KEA will issue the KCET 2020 admit card in online mode for various courses. To appear in the Common Entrance Test candidates will have to download the admit of KCET 2020 within prescribed dates. To download the admit card of KCET 2020, candidates will have to enter application number and date of birth as per SSLC/Class 10th mark sheet in the login window. Details like name, photograph and signature of the candidate, roll and application number, name and address of exam centre, date and time of the test will be present in the admit card. It will be mandatory to carry an identity proof, ball pen along with the admit card. Candidates will have to preserve the KCET 2020 admit card till the admission process is completed in the allotted college or institute.

KCET 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bagalkot
Bengaluru
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 2020 admit card
  • Passport/aadhaar card/pan card
  • Class 12th admission ticket

The answer key of KCET 2020 will be released by KEA. Candidates will be able to challenge the provisional answer key along with the supporting documents for justification and send it to the specified address in person or through speed post/email ID on the allotted dates. The final answer key will be available after the objections are checked. The experts of KEA will decide the right answer key.

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The result for KCET B.Tech, B-Farm and Agriculture will be declared by KEA in online mode. Candidates will have to enter their registration number to check their results. To know the spot ranks, candidates will have to enter their Common Entrance Test (CET) number. The result of KCET 2020 will carry information like subject wise scores, total marks secured by candidates and ranks obtained.

KEA will release the KCET cutoff 2020 for different programmes and categories after the declaration of the result. KCET cutoff is the announced in the form of closing rank at a particular institute or college as per the preference of the courses and category of the candidates. The cutoff will be determined on the basis of various factors such as total number of candidates appeared in the exam, difficulty level of the exam, performance of candidates in the entrance test, availability of seats in KCET participating institutes or colleges.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Printout of karnataka common entrance test 2019 application form.
  • Original copy of the challan as a proof of payment
  • KCET 2020 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 hyderabad-karnataka 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

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Questions related to KCET

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Kcet 2020 entrance examination When

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 11th Nov, 2019
Hello,


Application process for KCET 2020 will strat from 01st week to 04th week of February 2020.
Date of Admit Card Release will be in 2nd week of April 2020.
Date of Entrance Test will be 3rd week of April 2020.


I hope this helps.
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I am studying class 12 now, can I able to write Karnataka common entrance test 2020???

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 11th Nov, 2019
Hello,


The eligibility criteria for admission in B.Tech or B.E is that the candidates should have completed their higher secondary /PUC with at least 45% marks for general and 40% for SC and ST categories and must have subjects such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, and Biology.
Candidates waiting for their results of the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply.

https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/kcet-eligibility-criteria

I hope this helps.
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what should be my KCET rank to get admission in B.E in KLE Technological University, Huballi. Im belong to 2A Category?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

hi,

closing rank is depends on your score and engineering stream which you want to apply, I have mentioned the stream wise closing rank for 2a category below

Civil Engineering    21032

Electrical and Electronics Engineering    14135

Electronics and Communication Engineering    6336

Mechanical Engineering    15006

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Which book should i refer to get good rank in kcet(to get ranking below 1000)

Rehan Alam Student Expert 8th Nov, 2019

Physics:

  • NCERT Textbooks of Physics (Class 11 and 12)
  • Pradeep’s Fundamental Physics (Class 11 and 12)
  • Physics for 1st Year PUC by AS Govind
  • S.Chand’s Principles of Physics

Chemistry:

  • NCERT Chemistry Textbooks for Class 11 and 12
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry
  • Pradeep’s New Course Chemistry
  • Chemistry for 1st Year PUC by Prof. Somashekara Prasad

Mathematics:

  • NCERT Mathematics Textbooks for Class 11 and 12
  • Mathematics for 1st Year PUC BY Dr. PG Umarani
  • Mathematics by Dinesh

Karnataka CET Engineering Entrance 16 Year’s Solved Papers by Arihant Publications

Hope this helps. Thank you.


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my native is mangaluru and studied in Tamil Nadu as my dad works there and now can i write kcet exam

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 8th Nov, 2019
Hello,


Academic Qualification -
Candidate should have successfully passed the qualifying examination(10+2 or equivalent)
Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of the following as the additional subject Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Computer. Should have also studied English.
Candidates waiting for their results of the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply.
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) candidates are not eligible to apply


Marks required :
The candidates should have secured atleast 45% aggregate marks in the three subjects in 12th standard examination. For B.Arch candidate need to have 50% marks in aggregate along with 50% marks in Physics and Chemistry.
However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC need to score atleast 40% aggregate marks for B.Tech and 45% for B.Arch.

Domicile-
To fulfil the eligibility criteria of KCET 2019, the candidate should have studied and passed from a recognised institution situated in Karnataka. The academic study from a state institute should be for a minimum period of 7 years, starting from 1st standard to 2nd PUC/12th standard as on July 1 of the exam year.
Candidates should have appeared/passed either SSLC/10th standard or 2nd PUC/12th standard exam from Karnataka.
Candidate who had taken more than one year to pass a class/standard, in such cases, the academic study years will be counted as one year only.

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Ward of Defence Personnel

Candidates who are wards of defence personnel employed in Karnataka for a minimum period of 1 year during the two year period of study of the candidates in 10+2 must have cleared the qualifying exam from a recognised educational institution located in Karnataka.
Any candidates who is a daughter or son of serving defence personnel from Karnataka i.e those whose parents at the time of joining the Defence services had declared that their home town was in Karnataka will be eligible under this category. However, such candidates are required to produce proof of such domicile.
Candidates who are children of defence personnel who had served in Karnataka for at least one year and are presently on duty in Field/Active Service and the family is allowed by the Defence Authorities to stay in Karnataka. Candidates falling under this category must have studied and passed the qualifying exam from any recognised educational institute located in Karnataka.
The ward of serving or retired employee in Central Armed Police Force Service, whose parents at the time of joining the CAPF Service (Central Armed Police Force) had mentioned that his/her home town was in Karnataka, has to submit proof of his/her domicile from the Record Office of the CAPF Unit where the Parents service record is maintained. In this category, the candidates must have cleared the qualifying examination from a recognised University or Board or any other institution located anywhere in India.


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