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KCET Syllabus 2025 - Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET 2025 syllabus on the official website. Applicants appearing for the exam must refer to the KCET syllabus for their preparations. The syllabus of KCET 2025 comprises important topics and chapters asked in the exam. KCET syllabus 2025 is prepared based on first and second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. KCET exam will be conducted in offline pen & paper mode. Going through KCET syllabus 2025 helps candidates understand the exam scheme. Referring to KCET syllabus also helps candidates to prepare an effective strategy to ace the exam with a good score.

KEA releases the KCET 2025 syllabus separately for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates can also refer to the KCET previous year question papers along with the syllabus. Applicants are advised to keep a hard copy of KCET syllabus to keep a check on the preparation level. KEA mentions the KCET 2025 syllabus separately for all the subjects. For more details about KCET syllabus 2025, candidates can refer to the article given below. 

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Q:   How many questions will there be in the KCET 2025 exam?

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Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET 2025 exam pattern in the official notification. The KCET 2025 exam comprises 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each section will have 60 questions from various topics. Candidates appearing in the exam are advise to go through the KCET exam pattern 2025 thoroughly for their effective preparations. Applicants will be provided with 80 minutes to complete each paper. Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga have to appear for the KCET Kannada language exam. The Kannada language of KCET exam comprises 50 questions. Candidates will be provided with 60 minutes to complete the language test. 

 

Q:   Can I use a calculator during KCET 2025 exam?

A:

No, Karnataka Examination Authority will not allow candidates to use calculators during the KCET 2025 exam. Applicants are also not allowed to carry any electronics devices like mobile phones, pagers and other items inside the exam centre. Applicants appearing in the exam can use their question paper for rough work. The authorities will allow candidates to do calculations and rough work in the question paper booklet. Any candidate carrying restricted items inside the KCET 2025 exam hall will be disqualified from the admission process.  

 

Q:   Where can I get the KCET mock test 2025?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority does not provide any official KCET mock tests for students. However, applicants appearing in the exam can practice KCET 2024 mock test from the website of various coaching institutes. Practicing KCET mock test 2025 helps candidates to understand the scheme of exam and marking scheme. Applicants can also use the KCET mock test to evaluate their performance before appearing in the exam. Candidates can also check important topics and chapters asked in the exam along with their weightage using KCET UGET mock test. Applicants are advise to analyze their performance after tempting KCET mock test 2025 to figure out weak and strong areas.  

 

Q:   From where can I download KCET syllabus PDF?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority provides KCET syllabus PDF at the official website. Applicants appearing in the exam can download KCET syllabus PDF for their preparations. The PDF of KCET exam syllabus comprises important topics and chapters asked in the exam. Referring to KCET syllabus also helps candidates to prepare effective strategies to ace the exam with a good score. Candidates are advised to also go through the weightage of individual topics in KCET exam. It helps applicants to figure out high and low-weightage topics for KCET.  

 

Q:   What is KCET exam date 2025?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority will release the KCET 2025 exam date at the official website. Applicants looking for admissions to engineering and other courses can check the KCET exam dates at kea.kar.nic.in. KEA conducts KCET 2025 exam in offline centre based mode. Candidates appearing in the exam must carry their KCET admit card 2025 and one valid photo ID proof. KCET exam date 2025 for Kannada language exam will be released separately.  

 

KCET Syllabus 2025 PDF Download (PUC I & II)

Candidates can download the KCET syllabus PDF from the table given below.

Particulars Download link
KCET 2025 first PUC revised syllabus Download
KCET 2025 second PUC latest syllabus Download

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Q:   Is the KCET syllabus the same as JEE Main entrance exams?

A:

KCET syllabus is almost similar to JEE Main exam. There are many similarities and a wide range of topics covered in KCET syllabus. However, there are some differences like KCET 2025 comprises topics such as Biology which are not in JEE Main 2024 exam. Also, the weightage of important topics may also vary between the two exams. It is important for candidates to carefully analyze and understand the specific syllabus and exam pattern of each exam and prepare accordingly. Applicants are advised to check the syllabus of KCET and JEE Main from official websites only. 

 

Q:   What is KCET Physics syllabus?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET syllabus for Physics section in the official notification. Candidates appearing in the exam are advised to go through KCET Physics syllabus. The Physics section checks students' knowledge of basic concepts and topics. KCET syllabus for Physics comprises the following topics.  

  • Kinematics  

  • Work, Energy and Power  

  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism  

  • Electromagnetic Waves 

  • Oscillations and Waves  

  • Gravitation  

  • Thermodynamics  

  • Electrostatics  

  • Rotational Motion 

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases  

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 

  • Optics  

  • Current Electricity 

 

Q:   Do all candidates have to appear in KCET Kannada language exam?

A:

No, only candidates from Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga have to appear in the KCET 2025 Kannada language exam. The minimum passing marks for all Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates shall be 12 out of 50 marks in Kannada Language Examination conducted by KEA in order to be considered for assignment of ranks and to become eligible for allotment of seats in CET exam. KCET Kannada Language Test paper 2025 will be of 4th Standard Level.  

 

Q:   What is KCET syllabus for Chemistry?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET Chemistry syllabus in the official website. The syllabus of KCET for Chemistry is prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Chemistry is considered as the most scoring subject for the KCET exam. KCET Chemistry syllabus comprises the below-mentioned topics. 

  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure  

  • Life Principles Related to Practical Chemistry  

  • Solutions  

  • Polymers  

  • Biomolecules 

  • Equilibrium  

  • Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds  

  • Hydrocarbons  

  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen  

  • States of Matter  

  • Atomic Structure 

  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry  

  • Chemical Kinetics  

  • Chemical Thermodynamics  

  • Chemistry in Everyday 

  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 

 

KCET Syllabus 2025 for Physics (First PUC)

Check latest KCET physics syllabus below.

KCET 2025 Physics Syllabus 

Chapters

Deleted Portion

Physical World

Physics- Scope and excitement

Physics- Technology and society

Nature of physical laws

Units and Measurement

NIL

Motion in a straight line

Frame of reference: Position-time graph, speed and velocity

Motion in a plane

NIL

Laws of Motion

Intuitive concept of forces

Inertia

Newton first law of motion; momentum

Newton second law of motion; impulse

Newton third law of motion

Work, Power, Energy

NIL

System of particles and rotational motion

Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorem and their applications

Gravitation

Kepler’s law of planetary motion

Acceleration due to gravity

Mechanical properties of solid

Elastic behavior

Shear modulus of rigidity

Poisson’s ratio

Elastic energy

Mechanical properties of fluid

NIL

Thermal properties of matter

Heat and temperature

Heat transfer

Conduction

Convection

Radiation

Thermodynamics

Heat engine

Refrigerator

Kinetic Theory

NIL

Oscillation

NIL

Waves

Doppler effect

Q:   What are the important books for KCET exam preparation?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority conducts KCET exam every year for the admissions to engineering and other courses offered by participating institutes. Candidates who appear in the exam are always advised to refer to the KCET best books 2025 for their preparations. For the ease of candidates, Shikha.com has compiled a list of best books to prepare for KCET 2025 exam below. 

Physics 

Concepts of Physics 

HC Verma 

Aptitude Problems in Physics 

S. Krotov 

New Course Physics 

Pradeep 

 
 
 
 

Chemistry 

IIT Chemistry 

O.P. Aggarwal 

Concepts of Chemistry 

ABC 

Mathematics 

Maths XI & XII 

R.D Sharma 

Algebra Made Easy 

K. P. Basu 

Differential Calculus 

Admit M Agarwal 

 

Q:   What is KCET syllabus for Mathematics?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET Mathematics syllabus 2024 in the official notification. Applicants appearing in the exam are advised to refer to the KCET syllabus for their preparations. KCET Mathematics syllabus comprises the below-mentioned topics. 

Relations and Functions  

Integral Calculus 

Mathematical Induction  

Trigonometry 

Mathematical Reasoning  

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations 

Binomial Theorem and its simple applications  

Sets 

Coordinate Geometry 

Permutations and Combinations  

Differential Equations 

 

Q:   Are NCERT books enough to complete the KCET syllabus?

A:

NCERT is the most important source for entrance exam preparations. Going through NCERT books for KCET preparations helps candidates to build the foundation of all the topics and chapters. Along with the NCERT books, candidates can also go through KCET previous year question papers and mock test for their preparations. It helps students to figure out their strong and weak areas. It is important to have a comprehensive and thorough preparation strategy that covers all the KCET important topics and concepts in each subject. 

 

KCET Syllabus 2025 for Chemistry (PUC I)

The new syllabus of KCET 2025 for chemistry is given in the table below.

KCET 2025 Chemistry Syllabus

Chapters

Deleted Portion

Some basic concepts of chemistry

Nature of matter

Laws of chemical combination

Dalton’s atomic theory

Structure of atom

Discovery of subatomic particles

Atomic models

Classification of elements and periodicity properties

Significance of classification, brief history of development of periodic table

Chemical bonding and molecular structure

NIL

States of matter

Liquefaction of gases

Critical temperature

Kinetic energy and molecular speed

Liquid state-vapour pressure

Viscosity and Surface tension (qualitative idea only , no mathematical derivations)

Thermodynamics

Heat capacity and specific heat capacity

Criteria for equilibrium

Equilibrium

Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea)

Henderson equation

Redox reaction

Applications of redox reaction

Hydrogen

Preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen, hydrogen peroxide preparation, and structure and uses

S-Block Elements

Preparation and properties of some important compounds: Sodium carbonate, Sodium chloride, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium hydrogen carbonate.

Biological importance of Sodium and Potassium.

Calcium oxide and calcium carbonate and their industrial uses

Biological importance of Magnesium and Calcium

P-Block Elements

Some important compounds: Borax, Boric acid, Hydrides

Aluminium reactions with acids and alkalies and uses

Carbon, Silicon and their uses

Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques

Methods of purification, qualitative and quantitative analysis

Hydrocarbons

Free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis

Environmental Chemistry

Entire unit deleted

KCET Syllabus 2025 for Mathematics (1st PUC)

Check KCET 2025 syllabus for Mathematics in the table below.

KCET Syllabus 2025 (Mathematics)

Chapters

Deleted Portion

Sets

Difference of sets

Complement and properties of sets

Relation and Functions

RxRxR

Sum, Difference, Product and Quotients of functions

Trigonometric functions

General solution of trigonometric equations of type: sin y = sin a, cos y = cos a and tan y = tan a

Principal of Mathematical Induction

NIL

Complex numbers and Quadratic equation

Polar representation of complex numbers.

 

Square root of a complex number

Linear inequalities

NIL

Permutation and Combination

Derivation of formula for nPr and nCr

Binomial Theorem

Entire chapter is deleted

Sequence and series

Formulae for special sums

Straight lines

Shifting of origin, Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines

Conic sections

Entire chapter is deleted

Introduction to 3-D geometry

NIL

Limits and Derivatives

NIL

Mathematics reasoning

Entire chapter is deleted

Statistics

Analysis of frequency distribution with equal means but different variance

Probability

Axiomatic probability, connection with other theories of earlier classes

KCET Syllabus 2025 for Biology (PUC I)

Look over the KCET syllabus 2025 for Biology from the table given below.

KCET 2025 Biology Syllabus

Chapters

Deleted Portion

The living world

Taxonomy and systematics

Tools to study taxonomy

Biological classification

NIL

Plant Kingdom

Angiosperm – classification upto class, characteristics features and examples

Animal Kingdom

NIL

Morphology of flowering plants

 

Morphology and modification, Morphology of different parts of flowering plants – root, stem, leaf, fruit and seed

Description of families – Fabaceae

Anatomy of flowering plants

Anatomy and functions of different tissues and tissues systems in dicots and monocots secondary growth

Structural organization in animals

Morphology, Anatomy and functions of different system of an insect

Cell – The unit of life

NIL

Bio molecules

Cell cycle and Cell divison

Transport in Plants

Movement of water, gases and nutrients; cell to cell transport; diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport, plan-water relation, imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis, long distance transport of water, transport of food

Mineral nutrition

Essential minerals, macro and micro nutrients and their role, deficiency symptoms, mineral toxicity, elementary idea of hydroponics as a method of study mineral nutrition, nitrogen metabolism, nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.

Photosynthesis in higher plants

NIL

Respiration in plants

NIL

Plant – Growth and Development

Seed germination, phases of plant growth and plant growth rate, conditions of growth, differentiation, differentiation and redifferentiation, sequence of developmental processes in a plant cell, Seed dormancy, vernalisation, photoperiodism

Digestion and Absorption

Alimentary canal and digestive glands, role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones, Peristalsis, Digestion, Absorption and assimilation of proteins, Carbohydrates and fats, Calorific value of proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats, Egestion, Nutritional and digestive disorders – PEM indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrohea

Breathing and exchange of gases

NIL

Body fluids and circulation

NIL

Excretory products and their elimination

NIL

Locomotion and movement

Types of movement, ciliary flagellar, muscular, Skeletal system and its function joints, disorder of muscular and skeletal system, myasthenia gravis, tetany, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, gout

Neural control and coordination

NIL

Chemical coordination and integration

Reflex actions, Sensory perception, Sense organs, Elementary structure and functions of eye and ear

Best Books to Prepare for KCET 2025

Candidates preparing for the exam are advised to go through the KCET syllabus and exam pattern for their preparations. Along with the syllabus, candidates can also refer to the KCET 2025 important books to prepare effectively for the exam. With the help of KCET books 2025 candidates can check important topics and chapters asked in the exam previously. Referring to the best books for KCET 2025 also enables candidates to figure out important formulas and concepts to ace the exam with a good score   

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Physics
  • Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK
  • Physics for 1st Year PUC by AS Govind
  • Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK by K. L. Gomber and K. L. Gogia
  • Fundamentals of Physics by S Chand
  • Pradeep’s Fundamental Physics (Class 11 and 12)
  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Chemistry
  • Modern’s Abc of Chemistry, Part-1 and Part-2 by S P Jauhar
  • Chemistry for first Year PUC by Prof Somashekara Prasad
  • Pradeep’s New Course Chemistry
  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Mathematics
  • CET by Bosco
  • MCQ by Asit Das Gupta
  • Mathematics by Dinesh
  • Mathematics for first Year PUC BY Dr. PG Umarani

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KCET Exam Pattern 2025

The exam authority has released the KCET 2025 exam pattern on the official website. Applicants appearing for the exam must refer to the exam pattern of KCET 2025 for their preparations. KCET exam pattern comprises marking scheme, duration of exam, number of questions and others. For more details, candidates can refer to the table given below.

Sections

Questions

Duration

Physics

60

80 minutes

Chemistry

60

80 minutes

Mathematics/Biology

60

80 minutes

Q:   What type of questions are asked in KCET paper?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET 2025 exam pattern in the official notification. KCET 2025 exam comprises multiple choice questions. Each question in KCET exam 2025 will have 4 alternatives. Applicants have to mark their answers in OMR sheet provided at the time of exam. There will be only one correct option to each question asked in the KCET exam. There will be no numerical type questions. Applicants have to mark their final answers only from the alternatives provided in the question booklet. There will be no question in KCET 2025 question paper with multiple correct alternatives. 

 

Q:   What is the duration of KCET UGET exam?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority conducts KCET Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics paper in separate slots. Each paper of KCET exam 2025 is conducted for 80 minutes. The Kannada language exam of KCET will be conducted for 60 minutes for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates. KCET exam Biology and Mathematics exam will be conducted on same day while Physics & Chemistry exam will be conducted on separate day. Applicants are not allowed to leave the KCET 2025 exam hall before the conclusion of the exam. There will be no break in the KCET exam. The shift 1 exam of KCET 2025 will be conducted from 10.30 AM to 11.50 AM while shift 2 will be conducted from 2:30 PM to 3.50 PM. 

 

KCET Mock Test 2025

Karnataka Examination Authority does not release the KCET mock test online. However, candidates appearing in the exam can access the KCET 2025 mock test from the websites of various coaching institutes. Applicants are advised to practice the KCET mock test 2025 regularly to understand the scheme of the exam. KCET mock test 2025 also helps candidates to figure out their weak and strong areas. It also helps to boost the confidence of candidates before appearing in the exam. It is always advisable to complete KCET syllabus 2025 before attempting mock tests. Applicants can also solve KCET previous year question papers to evaluate their preparations.  

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