KCET 2020: Karnataka CET, Notification, Application form, Exam Dates

KCET 2020: KCET or Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a known entrance test to give admission to the candidates inKCET 2020 Under Graduate programmes for the courses such as Engineering, Agriculture, Medical, Agriculture, Pharmacy to the colleges of Karnataka for the year 2020.It is organized for providing admission into the Engineering (B.Tech) & other professional courses in the state of Karnataka. KEA or Karnataka Exam Authority will announce the notification in the mid of the January month. Here are the provisions for information such as KCET 2020 Application Form, Entrance Exam Date, Notification & Eligibility.

Courses Offered:

Through CET, these courses are offered:

  • B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • B.Sc (Agriculture, Sericulture, Horticulture, Forestry), B.Sc Agri Bio Technology
  • B.Sc. (home science)
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)
  • B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  • B.Pharm
  • Pharm-D
  • AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy)

CET 2020 Overview:

Exam Name Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
Conducting Authority Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Purpose Admission to Bachelor Programs
Occurrence Once a Year
Exam Pattern Objective Types

Official Schedule for KCET 2020

Official KCET Exam Dates. Make sure you do not miss upon any of these:

Events Dates 2020 (Tentative)
Starting of application form 4th week of January
Closing of application form 1st week of March
Last date of payment of application fee 1st week of March
Application correction 3rd week of March
Availability of admit card 2nd week of April
Date of examination 3rd week of April
Announcement of result Last week of May
Commencement of counselling 2nd week of June

KCET 2020 Exam Highlights

Exam Name Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
Conducting Body Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
KCET Official Website kea.kar.nic.in
Exam Type State Level Entrance Exam
Exam Category Undergraduate (UG)
Total Exam Centers 54
Mode of Examination Offline
Mode of Application Online
KEA Helpline 080 – 23 460 460

Eligibility Criteria

Here we are giving the eligibility criteria of different courses offered under KCET test:

Students are has to be resident of Karnataka and finished their education from a Karnataka state

Age: The candidate must not be under 17 years of age.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
BE/B.Tech Passed 2nd PUC, 12th or equivalent exam.
Must have Physics, Mathematics, English along with Chemistry/Bio-technology/Biology/Electronics/Computer subjects.
Must have obtained 45% (40% for reserved categories) in the above mentioned subjects.
B.Pharm Passed 2nd PUC, 12th or equivalent exam with PCM or PCB group.
Should have secured 45% (40% for reserved categories) in the PCM or PCB group.
Diploma in Pharmacy candidates can also apply.
MBBS/BDS 2nd PUC, 12th or equivalent exam passed with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.
Minimum 50% marks (40% for reserved categories) in the PCB group.
Must have qualified NEET entrance test.
B.Arch 2nd PUC, 12th or equivalent exam passed with Mathematics subject.
Minimum 50% marks (40% for reserved categories).
Should have a valid NATA score card.
Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga Passed 2nd PUC, 12th or equivalent exam with PCB and English subjects.
Minimum 50% marks (40% for reserved categories).

Online Application Form for KCET 2020

KCET 2020 Application Form

Candidates are advised to carefully fill all the details in the application form in order to avoid rejection of it.

  • The authority will release the application form through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to fill their personal and educational details in the application form.
  • KCET 2020 application form will be available from the fourth week of January 2020.
  • The application form filling facility will be provided till the first week of March 2020.
  • After the completion of entry of all the details, candidates will get an user Id and password to their registered mobile number and the email Id.
  • Candidates also have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression in JPG/JPEG format.
  • The application form will be considered completed only after the payment of the fee.
  • Take the printout of the filled-in application form at the end.

KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Given below is the exam pattern for the KCET entrance examination-

  • Exam Mode: Offline (Pen & Paper based)
  • Duration: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Language: English
  • Type of Questions: Objective type (MCQs)
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for marking the right answer
  • Negative Marking: Not Applicable

Paper Subjects Total No. of Marks
Paper-I Biology 60
Mathematics 60
Paper-II Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Total 240

Details to be filled in the application form of KCET 2020

particulars Details
Student information Mother tongue (as per school/ college record), family’s annual income, religion, nationality, reservation category, of caste, caste category/ income certificate number, select eligibility clause code, select location to write KCET.
Examination details University/ board name, school name, whether appearing for Karnataka 2nd PUC annual examination (Science)?, PUC student number or year of graduation, whether studied in area of Karnataka from class 1- 10, whether studied in Kannada medium from class 1- 10.
Address for communication Address, district, pin code, whether studied class 10 in Karnataka, state in which appeared QE, district in which appeared QE, native state, whether ward of J&K migrant, reservation for claiming special category, whether eligible to claim reservation quota under agriculturist, select agriculture practical exam centre
Details of appearing previous CET exams Whether appeared for previous CET exam, CET number, whether obtained any seat in CET and taken admission to college. Click on ‘save and next’ button.
Study details Enter following study details from class 1-12/ QE and address of school/ college with number, classes studied, years of study, year of passing.Click on ‘save and next’ button.

Step 3: Uploading images in KCET application form 2020

In this progression, candidates need to transfer examined pictures of their international ID estimated photo (shaded), signature, thumb impression and mark of guardians. The determinations of pictures to be transferred in KCET application frame 2020 are given underneath:

       
Scanned images Size Dimension Format
Photograph 6 kb – 39 kb 3.5cm x 4.5 cm jpg/ jpeg
Signature 6 kb – 39 kb 3.5cm x 1.5 cm jpg/ jpeg
Left-hand thumb impression 6 kb – 39 kb 3.5cm x 1.5 cm jpg/ jpeg

Preparation Tips for KCET 2020

Students should aim to get good marks in the exam as their admission will be based on the KCET score. Here are some tips through which they can excel in the exam:

  1. Go through the complete syllabus before starting the exam preparation.
  2. Prepare a realistic timetable that can be followed easily.
  3. Keep a separate notebook to write short notes for quick revision.
  4. Solve previous year papers to analyze your performance and improve it altogether.
  5. Don’t get distracted by the mobile phones, TV, relatives etc.
  6. Freshen up your mind by spending time on activities you like for e.g. Reading novel, walking, meditation, playing etc.
  7. Practice mathematics every day.
  8. Devote at least 5-6 hours daily in studies as per your learning capacity.

 

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KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Given below is the exam pattern for the KCET entrance examination-

  • Exam Mode: Offline (Pen & Paper based)
  • Duration: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Language: English
  • Type of Questions: Objective type (MCQs)
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for marking the right answer
  • Negative Marking: Not Applicable

Paper Subjects Total No. of Marks
Paper-I Biology 60
Mathematics 60
Paper-II Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Total 240

KCET 2020 Admit Card

  • KCET 2020 Admit Card is available from April onwards.
  • The last date to download the hall ticket of KCET is April.
  • Candidates can download the admit card from KCET official website i.e kea.kar.nic.in, using their Application Number and Date of Birth.

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Section-wise KCET 2020 Syllabus

KCET Question Paper depends on the First and Second PUC schedules (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology) recommended by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Pre University College in Karnataka is proportional to 10+2 or H.S.C. as pervasive in the majority of the instruction sheets in India.

Some of the important concepts to study are given below:

Subject/ Level Important Topics
Physics Unit I: Physical World and Measurement
Unit II: Kinematics
Unit III: Laws of Motion
Unit IV: Work, Energy and Power
Second Year PUC

 

Unit I: Electrostatics

Unit II: Current Electricity

Unit III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Unit IV: Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents

Second Year PUC Unit I: Solid State

Unit II: Solutions

 

Unit III: Electrochemistry

Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics

Unit V: Surface Chemistry

Mathematics Algebra, Analytical Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus
Mathematics – Syllabus for PUC-I/XI Std. or equiv. Algebra Theory Of Indices And Logarithms, Progressions, Mathematical Induction, Theory Of Equations, Permutations And Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Partial Fractions

How to Prepare for KCET 2020?

Candidates are suggested to refer the best study material covering the entire syllabus for KCET exam. The most recommended books are given below:

Name of the book Author
Karnataka CET Explorer for Engineering PB (Paperback)   MTG
KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) Arihant
KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) Arihant
Karnataka CET – Explorer Medical (Paperback) MTG
Text books of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics NCERT
New course Physics Pradeeps (gomber and gogia)
Principles of physics S.Chands (V.K mehta and rohit Mehta)
Modern abc chemistry S.P. Jauhar

KCET cut off for Top Engineering Colleges 2019

  • KCET cut off will be accessible through Closing Ranks.
  • It is the base passing position required by the contender to be qualified for directing procedure.
  • The cut off relies upon shifted factors, for example, all out seats accessible, number of hopefuls showed up, dimension of trouble of test.

The following table elucidates the cut off of some preferred engineering colleges according to branch wise:

Institute     CIVIL CSE ECE  EE     ME
University Visveswariah College of Engineering, Bangalore                 19343 5652  5848  7216  11674
S K S J T Institute of Engineering, Bangalore 24140 17112 19509
B M S College of Engineering, Basavanagudi, Bangalore 8193 1601 5143 2304
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology, Bangalore 24047 10372 14023 22837 19764
R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore 3354 573 798 622 584
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore 10175 3042 2432 5949 3639
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore 17578 5396 6799 15598 11208
Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore 16493 5555 5797 8811 10846
P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore 8866 2387 2827 3227 4187
Sir M.Visveswaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore 19758 6230 4319 19078 17092

KCET Participating Colleges List

Name of the Participating Institute College Type College Code Seat Intake
University Visveswariah College of Engineering Govt. E001 553
S K S J T Institute of Engineering Govt. E002 241
B M S College of Engineering PA E003 300
B M S College of Engineering PUA E048 383
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology PA E004 629
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology PUA E060 180
R. V. College of Engineering PUA E005 530
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology PUA E006 574
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering PUA E007 784
Bangalore Institute of Technology PUA E008 510
P E S University (Formerly PESIT) Priv. Univ. E009 408
Islamia Institute of Technology PUA E010 90
M V J College of Engineering ML E011 486
Sir M.Visveswaraya Institute of Technology PUA E012 375
Ghousia Engineering College MR E013 270
S J C Institute of Technology PUA E014 360
Dr.T.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology Oorgaum Post, Kolar Gold Field (KGF), Bangarapet PUA E015 248
Siddaganga Institute of Technology PUA E016 461
Sri Siddartha Institute of Technology DU E017 402
Kalpatharu Institute of Technology PUA E018 240
Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering. PA E021 520
Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering. PUA E057 136
The National Institute of Engineering PA E022 360
The National Institute of Engineering PUA E056 240
P E S College of Engineering PA E023 380
P E S College of Engineering PUA E058 120
Malnad College of Engineering PA E024 319
Malnad College of Engineering PUA E047 126
Tontadarya College of Engineering PUA E028 180
Maratha Mandal Engineering College PUA E029 150
KLE Technological University(Formerly BVBCET) PA E030 240
Basaveshwara Engineering College PA E031 421
Basaveshwara Engineering College PUA E049 149
R.T.E Socity`s Rural Engineering College PUA E032 180
Sri Taralabalu Jagadguru Institute of Technology. PUA E033 300
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara College of Engineering ML E034 270
Anjuman Engineering College MR E035 165
K L E Dr. M S Sheshagiri College of Engineering and Technology PUA E036 335
K.L.S. Gogte Institute of Technology PUA E037 454
B L D E A`s V.P. Dr. P. G. Hallakatti College of Engg. and Tech. PUA E038 302
Hira Sugar Institute of Technology PUA E040 150
P D A College of Engineering PA E041 320
P D A College of Engineering PUA E059 217
Khaja Banda Nawaz College of Engineering MR E042 284
Gurunanak Dev Engineering College MR E043 283
Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology PUA E044 316
Rao Bahadur Y.Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College PUA E045 370
H K E`s S L N College of Engineering PUA E046 135
N M A M Institute of Technology PUA E053 429
K V G College of Engineering PUA E054 320
P A College of Engineering MR E055 256
University B.D.T. college of Engineering GOVT. E061 462
Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology PUA E062 425
S J M Institute of Technology PUA E063 195
Adhichunchanagiri Institute of Technology PUA E064 300
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering PUA E065 360
Bahubali College of Engineering MR E070 135
Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering PUA E071 270
Ballari Institute of Technology and Management PUA E075 420
Proudadevaraya Institute of Technology PUA E076 210
Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology PUA E077 240
The Oxford College of Engineering ML E078 432
Acharya Institute of Technology PUA E079 585
H M S Institute of Technology PUA E081 210
J S S Academy of Technical Education PUA E082 314
H.K.B.K.College of Engineering MR E083 297
APS College of Engineering PUA E085 180
Sri Sairam College of Engineering PUA E086 240
Vivekananada Institute of Technology PUA E087 225
Bangalore College of Engineering and Technology PUA E088 210
B T L Institute of Technology and Management PUA E089 270
Sri Revana Siddeswara Institute of Technology PUA E090 210
K S Institute of Technology PUA E091 210
Vemana Institute of Technology PUA E092 300
Basavakalyana Engineering College PUA E093 210
Coorg Institute of Technology PUA E094 210
AMC Engineering College PUA E095 480
East Point College of Engineering and Technology PUA E096 360
C M R Institute of Technology PUA E097 510
Atria Institute of Technology PUA E098 330
New Horizon College of Engineering ML E099 351
K N S Institute of Technology PUA E100 210
Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology PUA E101 270
DONBOSCO Institute of Technology PUA E102 390
Global Academy of Technology PUA E103 360
Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology PUA E104 330
Nitte Meenakshi Institutute of Technology PUA E105 450
East West Institute of Technology PUA E106 450
B N M Institute of Technology PUA E107 210
Saptagiri College of Engineering. PUA E108 360
City Engineering College PUA E109 360
Yellamma Dasappa Institute of Technology PUA E110 180
Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering PUA E111 300
Sri Krishna Institute of Technology PUA E112 315
Sambhram Institute of Technology PUA E113 360
G M Institute of Technology PUA E114 232
S J B Institute of Technology PUA E115 360
R.L.Jalappa Institute of Technology PUA E116 180
Alpha College Engineering PUA E117 210
RNS Institute of Technology PUA E118 390
K C T Engineering College MR E119 101
Jnanavikasa Institute of Technology PUA E120 210
Vivekananada College of Engineering Technology PUA E121 270
Canara Engineering College Bantwal ML E123 216
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology PUA E124 210
B M S Institute of Technology and Management PUA E126 239
M S Engineering College PUA E127 270
Appa Institute of Engineering and Technology PUA E128 270
St. Joseph Engineering College MR E129 216
Shridevi Institute of Engineering and Technology PUA E130 240
Basava Academy of Engineering PUA E131 120
Secab Institute of Engineering and Technology MR E132 189
G S S S Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women PUA E133 240
Smt. Kamala and Sri Venkappa M.Agadi college of Engg. and Tech. PUA E134 180
K L S Viswanathrao Deshpande Rural  Institute of Technology PUA E135 210
Moodalakatte Institute of Technology PUA E136 180
Impact College of Engineering and Applied Sciences PUA E139 150
PES Institute of Technology (South Campus) PUA E141 330
B G S Institute of Technology PUA E142 195
Jain University,  School of Engineering and Technology PUA E143 378
Srinivas Institute of Technology PUA E144 454
Rajarajeswari College of Engineering PUA E145 300
Shreedevi Institute of Technology UA E146 360
T.John Engineering College PUA E147 270
Nandi Institute of Technology and Management Sciences PUA E148 150
Cambridge Institutute of Technology PUA E149 300
P E S Institute of Technology and Management PUA E150 270
Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering PUA E151 360
S D M Institute of Tech. ML E152 216
S E A College of Engineering and Technology PUA E153 270
Government Engineering College GOVT. E154 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E155 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E156 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E157 252
Maharaja Institute of Technology PUA E158 300
Karavali Institute of Technology PUA E159 330
Sahyadri College of Engg. and Management PUA E160 360
Government Engineering College Madikeri Road, Malapatna, Kushalnagar, GOVT. E161 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E162 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E163 252
Government Engineering College GOVT. E164 252
Dr. M.V.Shetty Institute of Technology PUA E165 180
K L E Institute of Technology PUA E166 240
K L E S`s K L E College of Engineering and Technology PUA E167 180
Amrutha Institute of Engineering and Mangement PUA E168 120
Alva`s Institute of Engineering and Technology PUA E169 270
Brindavan College of Engineering PUA E171 270
R.R.Institute of Technology PUA E172 270
Sai Vidya Institute of Technology PUA E173 210
Dr. Sri. Sri. Sri. Shivakumara Mahaswamyji PUA E174 210
S.G.Balekundri Institute of Technology PUA E175 240
Navodaya Institute of Technology PUA E176 240
Rajeev Institute of Technology PUA E177 270
N I E Institute of Technology PUA E178 150
P N S Institute of Technology PUA E179 210
Bearys Institute of Technology MR E180 135
Shaikh College of Engineering and Technology PUA E182 150
Sha-Shib College of Engineering PUA E183 210
C Byre Gowda Institute of Technology PUA E184 240
Angadi Institute of Technology and Management PUA E185 210
ACS College of Engineering PUA E186 210
Prasanna College of Engineering and Technology PUA E187 120
Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology PUA E188 180
NDRK Institute of Technology PUA E189 150
Akshaya Institute of Technology PUA E191 180
A Shama Rao Foundation, Srinivas School of Engineering Srinivas Integrated Campus PUA E193 240
Government Engineering College GOVT. E194 252
Ekalavya Institute of Teachnology PUA E195 150
Jain College of Engineering PUA E196 150
Veerappa Nisty Engineering College PUA E197 150
Godutai Engineering College for Women PUA E198 180
AGM Rural Engineering College PUA E199 150
Gopalan College of Engineering and Management PUA E201 120
Sampoorna Institute of Technology and Research PUA E202 180
K.S. School of Engineering And Management PUA E203 210
Bangalore Technological  Institute PUA E204 210
ATME College of Engineering PUA E205 240
Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management PUA E206 210
V S M Institute of Technology PUA E207 120
Achutha Institute of Techno logy PUA E208 150
Jyothi Institute of Technology PUA E209 150
G Madegowda Institute of Technology PUA E210 210
Jain Institute of Technology PUA E211 210
Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology PUA E212 356
Lingarajappa Engineering College PUA E213 210
Shetty Institute of Technology PUA E216 150
Girijabai Sail Institute of Technology PUA E217 120
Sri Pillappa College of Engineering PUA E218 120
Mangalore Marine College and Technology PUA E219 150
Alliance University PUA E220 126
Biluru Gurubasava Mahaswamiji Institute of Technology PUA E221 120
Adarsha Institute of Technology PUA E222 180
Sri Vidya Vinayaka Institute of Technology PUA E223 120
Cauvery Institute of Technology PUA E227 150
Reva University DU E232 832
Jain Acharya Gundharnandi Maharaj Institute of Technology PUA E233 90
M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Priv. Univ E235 120
Sri Vinayaka Institute of Technology PUA E236 150
Presidency University DU E237 576
Mysuru Royal Institute of Technology PUA E238 150
East West College of Engineering PUA E239 150
Dayananda Sagar University DU 240 228
KLE Technological University (Formerly BVBCET) DU E241 336
Mysore College of Engineering and Management PUA E252 150

KCET 2019 Previous Years Question Papers

KEA Contact Details

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

eighteenth Cross, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram,

BANGALORE – 560 012

email: keauthority-ka@nic.in

Site: http://kea.kar.nic.in

Helpline: 080 – 23 460 (5 Lines) From 10.00 am to 6.00 pm