KCETKCET – Karnataka Common Entrance Test

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2017) is formerly known as Karnataka CET (K CET/Kar CET). It is managed by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA CET) under the aegis of Karnataka University. CET Karnataka is a state level entrance exam organized for providing admission in various full-time courses in the field of engineeringpharmacy & other allied courses offered by various colleges and institutions located in Karnataka state. The online application has been started from 27th January 2017. Candidates can check details about KCET 2017 exam including application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, etc.

KCET 2017 Exam Dates

Here we have listed the official dates of KCET 2017:

Events of KCET 2017 Dates (Announced)
Online application starts 27th January, 2017 (4:00 PM)
Last date to submit online application 27th February 2017 (upto 4:00 PM)
Last date for fee payment in bank 2nd March 2017
Admit card download Third week of April, 2017
Exam date (Biology & Mathematics) 2nd May 2017
Exam date (Physics & Chemistry) 3rd May 2017
Kannada Language Test (only in Bangalore) 4th May 2017
Result announcement Last week of May, 2017
Counselling begins Second week of June, 2017

Check KCET 2017 exam dates in detail.

KCET 2017 Application Form

The application form is available on the official site of KEA (also available here). Candidates can fill and submit the KCET Application Form via online process through the official website of the authority. There is no offline mode is available for entertaining the application form. The application form has been released from the 27th January, 2017 (4:00 PM). The authority may also provide the application correction facility only in particular details. Candidates are required to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, left thumb impression & parent signature in prescribed format.

Check How to Fill KCET Application Form 2017 Step By Step

Application Fee:

The application fee is Rs. 650/- for Gen/OBC candidates and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST candidates. The fee payment will be made through the specified bank challan. Candidates residing outside Karnataka are required to pay Rs. 750/- and candidates residing outside India have to pay Rs. 5000/-. For candidates residing outside India are needed to pay the fee through DD drawn in favor of Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority payable at Bangalore. Candidates are advised to take printouts of the application form for further use.

KCET Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned the eligibility for various courses:

For Engineering Courses:

  • Pass in 2nd PUC/12th or equivalent exam with Physics & Mathematics as a compulsory subjects and English as a language subject.
  • Candidates must have secured 45% marks in physics & mathematics along with any one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Biology/Electronics/Computer for general candidates and 40% marks for reserved categories.
  • Candidates appearing in qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.
  • For architecture, candidates have to qualify the NATA examination.

For Pharmacy/Science Courses:

  • Candidates should have cleared 2nd PUC/12th or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, biology/Mathematics and English as a language subject.
  • Students must have obtained 50% marks in PCB group for general categories and 40% marks for reserved categories.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.

Check KCET 2017 Eligibility in detail.

KCET Exam Pattern

KCET exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted via offline method (pen and paper based mode).
  • Type of Questions: Questions will be objective type questions.
  • No. of Questions: Each section will contain total 60 questions.
  • Answer Mode: Candidates will be required to use only blue or black ball point pen to mark their answers.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response one mark will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: There will not any provision of negative marking for incorrect response.
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Mathematics/Biology 60 60 80 Minutes
Physics 60 60 80 Minutes
Chemistry 60 60 80 Minutes
Kannada (in case) 50 50 60 Minutes

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KCET Syllabus

The KCET Syllabus 2017 will be mostly based on the First and Second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Syllabus for engineering is consisted of physics, chemistry and mathematics subjects and syllabus for pharmacy students will contain subjects like physics, chemistry and biology.

Physics Syllabus:

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication systems

Chemistry Syllabus:

  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions Hydrogen
  • S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electro-chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p-Block Elements
  • d and f Block Elements
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes.
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes and Ketones and Carboxylic Acids:
  • Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday life

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Theory Of Indies And Logarithms
  • Progressions
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Theory Of Equations
  • Permutations And Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Partial Fractions
  • Elements Of Number Theory And Congruences
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Measurement Of Angles And Trigonometric Functions
  • Relations Between Sides And Angles Of A Triangle

KCET Preparation Tips 2017

  • Find out all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus.
  • Make a proper time-table for the preparations and divide your time equally for all the subjects.
  • Mark the difficult topics and discuss them with your class mates and tutors.
  • Follow the best books and study materials for your preparations.
  • Practice from previous years question papers and sample paper it will help you to know more about the exam pattern.

KCET 2017 Admit Card

Candidates those will successfully register for the exam will be able to download the admit card through the official website of the authority. The KCET Admit Card 2017 will be issued from the third week of April, 2017. The admit card will contain details like candidates name & roll number, exam date & timing, exam center, etc.

KCET Result 2017

The KCET 2017 Result will be declared by the KEA in the last week of May, 2017. Candidates can check the result by visiting the official website of the authority. Candidates will be required to enter their registration number on the official site to view results. Candidates are advised to take printouts of the result and keep it safe till the admission procedure.

KCET Cut-off 2017

KCET 2017 cut-off will be considered for providing admission in various courses offered under KCET examination. Here we have mentioned the previous years cut-off of engineering, pharmacy and many other courses.

KCET Counselling/Admission

The KCET 2017 Counselling will begin from the second week of June, 2017. Candidates will be invited for counselling process according to their performance in the entrance examination. Candidates will have to report for the document verification with the original documents as per the schedule announced by the authority. The seat allotment will be done based on the ranks secured by the candidates, filled choices and availability of seats. If the candidate will not be satisfied with the seat allotment, would be participated in other counselling rounds.

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