KCET BSc, BHMS, BAMS 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2024 ( KCET )

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KCET 2024: Karnataka Examination Authority has started the KCET 2024 question paper objection facility at the official website. Applicants can raise objections in KCET question paper 2024 at kea.kar.nic.in. Applicants have to mention the subject, version code and question number in the mail while sending objections in KCET question papers.The last date to raise objections in KCET KCET 2024 question paper is April 27. Various coaching institutes has released the KCET 2024 question paper with solutions PDF. Candidates can use KCET 2024 answer key to calculate their expected score before the declaration of the results. Previously, KEA has released the KCET 2024 admit card at the official website. Applicants are required to enter their application number and first five characters of name to download KCET admit card 2024. KEA will reopen the KCET application form correction 2024 after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates who made any mistake at the time of filling the application form can make corrections in KCET 2024 application form through correction facility. Previously, KEA has extended the KCET 2024 registration at the official website. Applicants could fill the KCET 2024 application form from the login window.

Applicants are advised to keep track of KCET exam date to avoid missing any event related to the exam. KEA has revised the KCET 2024 exam date. KEA will conduct the KCET 2024 exam on August 18 & 19. KCET 2024 Kannada language exam will be conducted on April 20, 2024. KEA KCET exam date 2024 comprises application form, admit card, result and other events dates. KEA will release the KCET answer key a few days after the conclusion of the exam. Applicants will be allowed to raise objections in the KCET 2024 answer key. After reviewing all the objections, the exam authority will release the final answer key along with the declaration of KCET result on May 20. Qualified candidates based on results will be called for the KCET counselling 2024. For more details about KCET 2024, candidates can refer to the article below.
Also Read: KCET 2024 Question Paper & Answer Key 

Latest Updates:

Q:   What is the last date to fill KCET application form?

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Karnataka Examinations Authority has released the KCET 2024 application form on the official website. Applicants can fill out the KCET application form at kea.kar.nic.in. Applicants are always advised to fill out the KCET application form 2024 at the earliest to avoid last-minute payment failure issues. Applicants who filled KCET application form on or before the last date will be issued hall tickets as per the schedule. The last date to fill KCET application form after the extension is April 1.

 

Q:   What documents/details should I keep handy while filling KCET application form?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority has released the KCET 2024 application form on January 10 at the official website. Applicants are advised to have all the documents and details ready before filling out the KCET application form. KEA will reject the application form of KCET if any wrong details are filled in the form. The details and documents required to fill out the KCET 2024 application form are given below. 

1. Valid email ID. 

2. Valid mobile phone number. 

3. Education qualification documents. 

4. Scanned image of required documents. 

5. Credit/debit card, net banking details for fee payment. 

6. Category documents (If applicable). 

 

Q:   What is the total number of participating institutes for KCET counselling?

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There are around 250 colleges that offer admissions to engineering and architecture courses. There are both morning and evening shifts colleges. Applicants have to fill in the college and course choices at the time of KCET option entry facility. The admissions to architecture colleges will be done on the basis of NATA score 2024 while engineering admissions will be done on KCET 2024 score only. Some of the top colleges for admissions to engineering and architecture courses are given below. 

  • PES University 

  • Ramaiah Institute of Technology 

  • R.V. College of Engineering 

  • Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering 

  • Siddaganga Institute of Technology 

  • KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi 

  • M.V.J. College of Engineering 

  • PDA College of Engineering 

 

Q:   How to fill KCET application form?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority released the KCET application form 2024 on January 10 at the official website. Applicants looking for admission to various courses can fill KCET 2024 application form at kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates can refer to the steps given below to fill KCET UGCET application form. 

  1. Visit the KEA KCET official website - kea.kar.nic.in. 

  1. Click on the direct link to complete KCET registration 2024. 

  1. Complete the registration process using personal details. 

  1. Login to fill the application form of KCET. 

  1. Fill educational qualification, centre preference, communication information and other details. 

  1. Upload required documents as per the specifications. 

  1. Pay the KCET application fee online. 

  1. Preview all details and submit the KCET 2024 application form for future reference.  

 

What is KCET?

Karnataka Common Entrance Test commonly known as KCET is regulated by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). It is conducted for admission to professional courses like Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharma), Agriculture courses (Farm Science) and Veterinary courses. Candidates who desire to take admission to Medical or Dental or Ayurveda or Unani or Homoeopathy courses must qualify National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam whereas candidates seeking admission to Architecture course through KCET must have qualified JEE Main Paper-2 or NATA to participate in KCET counselling  

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 2024 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 2024 exam hall before the conclusion of the exam. There will be no break in the KCET exam. The shift 1 exam of KCET 2024 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. 

 

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

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Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET 2024 exam pattern in the official notification. KCET 2024 exam comprises multiple choice questions. Each question in KCET exam 2024 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 2024 question paper with multiple correct alternatives. 

 

Q:   What are important guidelines related to KCET exam?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority conducts KCET 2024 exam every year for the admissions to engineering and pharmacy courses offered by participating institutes. Applicants appearing in the exam are advise to follow all the exam day guidelines and instructions as given by the invigilator. Candidates can refer to the important guidelines given below regarding KCET 2024 exam.  

  1. Reach the exam centre atleast 60 minutes before the commencement of the exam. 

  1. Do not leave the exam hall before the conclusion of the exam. 

  1. Candidates have to carry one valid photos ID proof along with the KCET admit card 2024 on exam day.  

  1. Do not carry any restricted items inside the KCET exam hall 2024.  

 

Q:   What are the items required to be carried along KCET admit card at the exam centre?

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Applicants appearing in the exam have to carry their KCET hall ticket 2024 along with one valid photo ID proof. Candidates are also allowed to carry their personal pen/pencil and face mask inside the exam centre. Applicants are advised not to carry any item restricted inside the exam centre. Without valid KCET admit card 2024, applicants will not be allowed to appear in the exam. A list of valid photo ID proofs applicable for KCET 2024 exam are given below.

  1. PAN card
  2. Driving License
  3. Voter ID
  4. Passport
  5. Aadhaar Card (With photograph)
  6. Bank Passbook with Photograph.
  7. 12th class admit card.
 

KCET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KCET 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

20 May '24

KCET 2024 result date

DatesPast Exam Dates

20 Apr '24

KCET 2024 Kannada language exam date

18 Apr '24 -

19 Apr '24

KCET 2024 exam date

03 Apr '24

KCET 2024 admit card date

KCET 2024 – Highlights

Particulars 

Details 

Full Exam Name 

Karnataka Common Entrance Test 

Short Exam Name 

KCET 

Conducting Body 

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) 

Frequency 

Once a year 

Exam Level 

State Level Exam 

Mode of Application 

Online 

Mode of Exam 

Offline 

Mode of Counselling 

Online 

Exam Duration 

3 hours 

Courses Offered 

Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharma), Agriculture courses (Farm Science) and Veterinary courses 

Q:   Is the KCET exam conducted in offline mode?

A:

Yes, KCET exam is conducted in offline pen & paper mode across various centres. Applicants will be provided OMR sheet to attempt the KCET 2024 exam. Candidates have to mark their answers using black/blue ball point pen. Candidates must note that no online exam will be conducted for any candidate. There will be four alternatives to all the questions asked in the exam. Each question will have one correct alternative. Applicants are advise to cross check their answers before marking it in OMR sheet. The authorities will not allow candidates to change their answers once marked in the OMR sheet.  

 

Q:   What is the language of KCET question paper?

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Karnataka Examination Authority provides KCET question paper in both English and Kannada language. Applicants appearing in the exam can read questions in any one language. Candidates must note that in case of any mismatch in KCET question paper 2024, the English language will prevail. Each paper in the KCET exam comprises 60 questions. All the instructions and guidelines provided in KCET 2024 question paper is also provided in English and Kannada language. Applicants must have a good command of both languages to understand the basics of questions asked in the KCET exam.  

 

Q:   Will there any numerical type questions in KCET question paper?

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No, there will be no numerical value type questions in KCET 2024 question paper. The KCET exam paper 2024 comprises multiple choice questions. Each question in KCET question paper comprises 4 alternatives. Applicants have to mark their answers in OMR sheet provided at the exam centre.  There will be a total of 60 questions in each KCET question paper. Each paper of KCET exam will be conducted for a duration of 80 minutes. Each question in the KCET 2024 exam carries one mark while there will be no negative marking for the wrong answer.  

 

KCET 2024 Question Paper

KEA has started the KCET 2024 question paper objection facility at the official website. Candidates can raise objections in KCET question paper till April 27. KEA will release the KCET question paper 2024 PDF after a few days after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can use the KCET question papers to get an idea of the types of questions, the difficulty level of the exam, etc. Candidates can download KCET previous years’ question paper and practice it to get an edge in the examination. Practicing KCET 2024 questions will make them familiar with the type of questions asked and hence they can solve them in the exam without any difficulty. 

Q:   How to download KCET question papers?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET 2024 question paper at the official website after the conclusion of the exam. Applicants can download the KCET previous year question papers at cetonline.karnataka.gov.in.  

  • Visit the KCET official website - cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. 

  • Click on the KCET UGCET tab from the homepage. 

  • Now, click on the “Admissions” tab and select previous year question papers link. 

  • Select the year from the dropdown menu. 

  • Download the question papers for future reference.  

 

Q:   Where can I get the KCET mock test?

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 2024 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 2024 to figure out weak and strong areas.  

 

Q:   Is it useful to solve the previous year's KCET question papers?

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Candidates appearing in the exam are advised to go through the KCET previous year question papers for their preparations. Referring to KCET question papers helps candidates to check important topics and chapters asked in the exam. Candidates can also check KCET scheme of exam, duration, marking scheme and other details. It also helps candidates to evaluate their preparations before appearing in the KCET exam. Referring to KCET UGCET question papers enable candidates to figure out their strong and weak areas. Solving KCET question papers before the exam also helps candidates to boost their confidence.

 

KCET 2024 Admit Card

KEA has released the admit card of KCET 2024 at the official website. Candidates who fill out the application form successfully can download their KCET admit card 2024 by using their login credentials. KCET 2024 admit card is required for appearing in the exam. Without the admit card of KCET 2024, no candidate can enter the exam hall. It assimilates details related to candidates as well as exams such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, exam venue, etc. Candidates must preserve it until the admission process concludes successfully. 

Q:   When will the admit card for KCET be released?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority has released the KCET admit card 2024 on April 3 at the official website. Applicants appearing in the exam cn download their KCET 2024 admit card through the application number and date of birth. Candidates must carry their KCET admit card 2024 and one valid photo ID proof to the exam centre. KEA will not allow any candidate to appear in the exam without valid KCET hall ticket. The exam authority will release KCET admit card 2024 in online mode only. Applicants will not send the KCET 2024 hall ticket hardcopy on registered email or at any other mode.

 

Q:   What are the details required for CET hall ticket download?

A:

KEA has released the KCET admit card at kea.kar.nic.in. Successfully registered candidates can download their KCET 2024 admit card through the application number and date of birth. Applicants are advised to have all the details ready before downloading the KCET admit card 2024. Candidates will be able to download the KCET hall ticket till the exam date. The applicants are advised to keep KCET admit card 2024 safely till the conclusion of the admission process.

 

Q:   What to do in case of any mistakes in KCET admit card?

A:

KEA has released the KCET admit card 2024 at the official website. After downloading the hall ticket, applicants are advised to check all the details mentioned in it. In case of any mistakes in KCET 2024 admit card, applicants are advised to contact the exam authority for corrections. The exam authority may allow candidates to appear in the exam having mistakes in admit card. However, candidates are advised to make corrections in the hall ticket before the counselling document verification process. To make corrections in the KCET admit card 2024, candidates can contact the exam authorities on details mentioned below. Corresponding address: Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram Bangalore-560012, Fax: 080 23461576 Email: keauthority-ka [at]nic. In Website: kea. Kar. Nic. In.

 

KCET 2024 Application Form

Karnataka Examination Authority hs reopened the KCET registration 2024 at the official website. The application process of KCET 2024 incorporates several stages like registration, filling out the application form, fee payment, uploading required documents and final submission. Candidates were advised to fill in the correct details in the KCET application form 2024 otherwise their application would be liable for rejection. Applicants looking for engineering admissions are advised to fill the KCET 2024 application form before last date. KCET application form 2024 was available online only. Applicants are advised to keep all the ready documents ready before filling the KCET application form. Applicants are advised to avoid filling out multiple KCET application form to avoid rejection. The steps to fill KCET application form are given below. 

  • Visit the KCET official website - kea.kar.nic.in 2024. 
  • Complete the KCET 2024 registration with basic details.  
  • Login with username and password to fill KCET application form 2024. 
  • Fill educational qualification, corresponding address and other details. 
  • Upload the required documents as per the specifications. 
  • Pay the KCET application fee online. 
  • Preview all details and submit the KCET 2024 application form. 

Q:   What is the KCET application fee?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority mentioned the KCET fee in the official notification. Applicants looking for admission to various courses offered by participating institutes have to pay the application fee to complete registration. The application fee for KCET 2024 varies as per the category of candidates. Applicants can check the KCET application fee for various categories from below:

  1. Karnataka (GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B): INR 500 

  1. Karnataka (SC, ST, CAT-1): INR 250 

  1. Karnataka (All Female Candidates of Karnataka): INR 250 

  1. Outside Karnataka (GM): INR 750  

  1. Outside India (GM): INR 5000 

 

Q:   What is KCET application form correction date?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority will commence the KCET 2024 application form facility after the conclusion of the exam at the official website. Applicants can make changes in the KCET application form in online mode. Candidates are allowed to make changes in certain fields only. Applicants are advised to cross-check all the details before submitting information. KEA do not entertain any request for change in KCET application form after the conclusion of correction facility.  

 

Q:   How will I know if I registered for KCET exam successfully?

A:

After successfully filling the KCET 2024 application form, applicants will get the confirmation mail on their registered ID. KEA will also send the confirmation text on the registered number. Candidates looking for admission are advised to enter a valid mobile number and email ID at the time of KCET registration 2024. Applicants are advised to keep the confirmation mail and text safe till the conclusion of the admission process.  

 

KCET Application Form Correction 2024

Karnataka Examination Authority will commence the KCET 2024 application form correction facility after the conclusion of the exam. Applicants can access the KCET application form correction at kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates who made any mistake at the time of filling the form can make corrections through KCET application form correction facility. The last date to make corrections in KCET application form 2024 will be notified later. 

KCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET eligibility criteria at the official website. Applicants looking for admission through KCET 2024 exam are advised to go through eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the KCET 2024 eligibility criteria for the different courses in the table below. 

Courses 

Eligibility Criteria 

BArch 

Candidates should be a pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and secured 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate at 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam in all the subjects (45% for reserved category) 

BE/BTech 

Candidates should be a pass in 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Electronics / Computer (40% for reserved category) 

Farm Science courses means, BSc (Hons) Agriculture, BSc (Hons) Sericulture, BSc (Hons) Horticulture, BSc (Hons) Forestry, BTech Biotechnology, BSc (Hons) Community Science, BTech (Agril. Engg), BTech (Food Technology), BTech (Dairy Technology), BFSc (Fisheries), BSc (Hons) Ag. Maco. 

Candidates should have passed 2nd PUC / Class 12 / equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects. 

Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH) 

Candidates should pass 2nd PUC / Class 12 and obtain a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects (40% for reserved category). 

BPharma 

Passed in 2nd PUC / Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained minimum 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for reserved category candidates) or 

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for reserved category candidates) 

2nd Year BPharma 

Candidates should have passed Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and have secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for reserved category candidates) 

DPharma 

Candidates should pass 2nd PUC / Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics OR 

  

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act. 

Naturopathy & Yoga 

Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the qualifying examination is eligible for admission to Naturopathy & Yoga courses (40% for reserved category candidates). 

KCET 2024 Exam Pattern

KEA mentions the KCET exam pattern in the official notification. The exam pattern of KCET 2024 describes the basic structure of the question paper. It imparts information like the total number of questions, marking scheme, exam duration, etc. Prior to devising the preparation strategy, candidates must go through the exam pattern of KCET 2024. It will assist candidates in creating a proper study plan to prepare for the exam. Take a look at an overview of KCET exam pattern 2024 in the table given below. 

Sections 

Questions 

Marks 

Physics 

60 

60 

Chemistry 

60 

60 

Mathematics/Biology 

60 

60 

Kannada (in case) 

50 

50 

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

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority mentions the KCET 2024 exam pattern in the official notification. The KCET 2024 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 2024 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:   What is the KCET marking scheme?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET marking scheme 2024 in the official notification. Applicants appearing in the exam will be awarded one mark for every correct answers. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers in KCET 2024 exam. KEA will not deduct any marks for unattempted questions in KCET exam. As the exam is conducted in offline mode, applicants are advise to mark their answers carefully in OMR sheet. The questions with multiple options marked will be considered as wrong. Candidates are advise to cross check their answers before marking it in OMR sheet. Do not write anything on KCET OMR sheet other than marking answers. 

 

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 2024 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 2024 will be of 4th Standard Level.  

 

KCET 2024 Preparation Tips

To prepare for the KCET 2024 exam genuinely, there should be a clear road map. KCET preparation tips help the candidates in moving forward in the right direction. Following are the KCET preparation tips 2024, which can be followed by the candidates to prepare in a better way: 

  • Be well acquainted with the latest syllabus 
  • Make notes of each subject 
  • Revise the notes at regular intervals of time 
  • Practice KCET mock test 2024 
  • Practice KCET previous year question papers 
  • Take good care of your health 
  • Take balanced diet 
  • Exercise daily 

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Q:   How should I prepare for KCET exam in 1 month?

A:

Here are some tips to help you make the most of the time you have:

Know the Exam Pattern: Familiarize yourself with the KCET 2024 exam pattern and syllabus. This will help you prioritize your study time and focus on the most important topics. 

Time Management: Make a study schedule that allows you to cover all the subjects and topics that will be covered on the exam. Devote adequate time to each subject and practice solving questions to manage your time well. 

Focus on Strong Points: Identify your strong points and weaknesses and focus on strengthening them. Spend more time on the topics you find challenging to better understand the concepts.

Practice Mock Tests: Take mock tests regularly to assess your preparation and identify areas where you need improvement. Analyze your mistakes and work on correcting them. 

Revision: Dedicate enough time for revision as it is crucial for retaining information. Make notes and revise them regularly to ensure that you don't forget what you've learned.

Solve Previous Year Papers: Solve KCET previous year's question papers to get an idea about the exam pattern and difficulty level of the exam. 

Stay Focused and Positive: Stay motivated, focused and positive during your preparation. Avoid distractions and stay away from negative thoughts. Remember that the key to success in KCET 2024 is consistent effort and a focused approach. All the best!

 

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. 

 

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 2024 for their preparations. For the ease of candidates, Shikha.com has compiled a list of best books to prepare for KCET 2024 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 

 

KCET 2024 Syllabus

KCET syllabus is prescribed by KEA keeping the level of candidates in the focus. KCET syllabus 2024 encompasses chapters and topics of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology from PUC-I and PUC-II (Class 11 and Class 12) as specified by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. It is important to study that content meticulously to obtain a good score and a good rank in the exam 

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 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:   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 2024 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. 

 

KCET 2024 Answer Key

Karnataka Examination Authority will release the KCET 2024 answer key at the official website. KEA will first release the KCET 2024 provisional answer key. The answer key of KCET 2024 comprises the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam.  Applicants appearing in the exam will be able to calculate their estimated score using the KCET answer key. The exam authority will allow candidates to raise objections in the answer key of KCET 2024. After reviewing all the objections, the exam authority will release the KCET 2024 final answer key along with the declaration of the results.  

Q:   When will KCET answer key be released?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority will release the KCET 2024 answer key at the official website. Applicants who appeared in the exam will be able to download the KCET answer key at cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. Candidates can use the KCET answer key to calculate their expected score before the declaration of the result. The answer key comprises correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. KEA also allows candidates to raise objections in the KCET answer key till a specified date. After reviewing all the objections, KEA will release the KCET final answer key at the official website.  

 

Q:   Are the unofficial KCET answer keys by coaching institutes reliable released?

A:

Yes, various coaching institutes release KCET answer key on the exam day. Applicants appearing in the exam can refer to the KCET 2024 answer key to calculate their expected score before the declaration of the results. Candidates can rely on the KCET answer key released by various coaching institutes. These answer keys are prepared by experts with years of experience. KEA will release the KCET answer key at the official website. 

 

Q:   How to download KCET answer key?

A:

Candidates can refer to the steps given below to download the answer key. 

  • Visit the KEA KCET official website. 

  • Click on the UGCET direct link from the homepage. 

  • Now click on the answer key PDF links. 

  • Check all the details mentioned in the PDF. 

  • Download the KCET answer key PDF for future reference.  

 

KCET 2024 Result

KEA will release the KCET result online on May 20 at the official website. Candidates will be able to check KCET result 2024 online from the official website. To access the KCET result, the candidates have to log in to their account by using the login credentials. KEA will not share the result through email or post. Qualified candidates will be invited to appear at the KCET counselling later. 

Q:   When will the results of the KCET exam be declared?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority will release the KCET 2024 results online on May 20 at the official website. KEA KCET results will be available on kea.kar.nic.in. Applicants appearing in the exam can check their KCET 2024 results through their user ID and password. The exam authority will first release the KCET results in a press conference. Along with the result, KEA will also release the KCET result statistics and toppers list. The direct link to check KCET 2024 results will be provided here.  

 

Q:   How can I check KCET exam results?

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Karnataka Examination Authority will release the KCET 2024 results at the official website. Applicants appearing in the exam can refer to the steps given below to check KCET result 2024. 

  1. Visit the KEA KCET official website - kea.kar.nic.in. 

  1. Click on the UG CET 2023 tab from the homepage. 

  1. Now click on the direct link to check the KCET result 2024. 

  1. Enter the required user ID and password in the required fields.  

  1. The scorecard of the KCET exam will appear in the exam. 

  1. Download the KCET UG CET results for future reference.  

 

Q:   Can I request for re-evaluation of KCET result?

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Yes, KEA allows request for re-evaluation/re-checking after the declaration of the results within three days. The exam authority also allows candidates to raise objections in the answers key. KEA will release the KCET 2024 answers key at the official website. Applicants will be able to raise objections in the KCET answers key till a specified date. After reviewing all the objections KEA will release the KCET final answers key along with the declaration of the result. The result of the KCET 2024 exam declared by KEA will be considered as final. Applicants are advised to keep their KCET scorecard safe till the conclusion of the admission process.  

 

KCET 2024 Counselling

Karnataka Examination Authority will commence the KCET 2024 counselling online at the official website. Applicants declared qualified will be eligible to participate in the counselling process of KCET 2024. Candidates first need to complete the KCET counselling registration 2024. After successful registration, applicants have to complete the KCET counselling option entry using preferred choices of colleges and courses. After conclusion of choice filling, KEA will release the KCET mock seat allotment at the official website. Candidates will be allowed to change their choices after the declaration of mock seat allotment result. KEA will release the KCET seat allotment 2024 online at the official website. Applicants allotted colleges have to report at the respective institute for fee payment and document verification.  

Q:   How is seat allotment done in KCET counselling?

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Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts the KCET counselling in online mode. Applicants have to complete the choice filling and locking after a successful registration. Candidates have to fill preferred choices of colleges and courses at the time of choice filling of KCET counselling 2023. KEA allots seats during the counselling process as per the choices filled by the candidates. After mock allotment, candidates are given chance to change their choice preference. After seat allotment results of KCET, candidates will be provided three options of freeze float and side. 

 

Q:   What are the steps involved in KCET counselling?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority will commence KCET 2024 counseling soon at the official website. Applicants declared qualified are eligible to participate in the counseling process of KCET 2024. Candidates first need to complete the KCET 2024 counselling registration. After successful registration, applicants can proceed to complete the choice filling and document uploading. After the document verification process, KEA has also commenced the choice filling and locking process. Applicants have to fill out their preferred courses and colleges at the time of choice filling. Based on the choices filled by the candidates, the exam authority will release the KCET seat allotment result at the official website. The final step is to report to the allotted institute for fee payment. 

 

Q:   What are the documents required for KCET counselling?

A:

Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts KCET UGCET counselling in online mode. Applicants first have to complete the KCET counselling registration followed by choice filling and locking. At the time of counselling registration candidates have to upload certain documents in the candidate portals. A list of documents required to be uploaded at the time of KCET counselling registration are given below. 

Copy of KCET application form  

Copy of KCET admit card  

KCET application fee payment proof  

Class 10 mark sheet and certificate  

Class 12 PUC mark sheet and certificate  

7 years study certificate countersigned by the concerned BEO or DDPI  

Recent passport size photography  

Income certificate  

Rural study certificate  

Caste certificate  

Kannada medium certificate  

Parents' study certificate or Parents Hometown certificate or Parents Domicile certificate or Parents Employment certificate or Parents Cumulative Record or Parents Marks Card, etc. for the candidates claiming eligibility for Government seats based on the domicile or study or employment of the parents 

Identity card issued by the Jurisdictional Deputy Commission or District Magistrate or Rehabilitation Commission for the candidates claiming eligibility for Government seats under Jammu & Kashmir Migrants quota.

 

KCET 2024 Cutoff

To qualify for the exam, candidates have to qualify KCET cutoff 2024. Candidates will be admitted based on KCET merit list. The cutoff marks of KCET 2024 will be decided by the admission authority based on various factors like no. of candidates who appeared in the exam, seat availability, etc. 

Q:   My score is 299/300 in PCM. How much should I score in KCET to get a rank below 5000?

A:
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test KCET is conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for admission to various undergraduate programs in colleges within the state of Karnataka. The cutoff marks required to achieve a rank below 5000 in KCET can vary from year to year based on the difficulty level of the exam, the number of applicants, and the overall performance of candidates. Since the KCET rank is determined by a combination of marks obtained in PCM Physics Chemistry Mathematics) subjects, it's challenging to provide an exact score requirement to achieve a rank below 5000. The cutoff scores for a particular rank can only be determined after the examination results are released and the official cutoff ranks are published by the KEA. However, with a PCM score of 299 out of 300, you have an excellent academic performance, and it puts you in a strong position to secure a good rank in KCET. To further increase your chances of achieving a rank below 5000, it is advisable to prepare thoroughly for the KCET exam, understand the exam pattern, and solve previous years' question papers to get an idea of the level of difficulty. Additionally, maintain a consistent study routine, focus on strengthening your conceptual understanding of the subjects, and practice solving problems within the given time frame. This will help you perform well in the exam and increase the likelihood of achieving a desirable rank. It's important to note that the KCET cutoffs can vary each year, so it is recommended to keep an eye on the official KCET website and refer to the cutoff ranks released by KEA after the examination to have a more accurate understanding of the score required to achieve a rank below 5000.
 

Q:   What is the cutoff for KCET 2023?

A:

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET cutoff 2023 online at the official website. The cutoff of KCET is the minimum marks required by candidates to qualify for the exam. KEA KCET cutoff is released separately for general merit and Hyderabad Karnataka region. The exam authority releases the KCET 2023 cutoff after each counselling round. Candidates have to get rank equal to or less than the cutoff marks to reserve admission in the participating institute. KCET cutoff will be released in the form of PDF.  

 

Q:   My marks are 258 in PCM. What should be my score in KCET to get a good ranking?

A:
To determine how much you need to score in KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) to achieve a good ranking, it's important to understand the scoring system and the performance of other test takers in the exam. The KCET exam is scored out of a total of 180 marks. The final ranking depends on various factors, including the number of candidates appearing for the exam, their scores, and the difficulty level of the paper. The exact cutoff scores and rankings can vary from year to year. To estimate the score you need to achieve a good ranking, you can follow these general steps: 1. Research previous years' cutoffs: Look for previous years' KCET cutoff scores and rankings. This information can give you a rough idea of the scores required for different rankings. 2. Analyze your target colleges: Identify the colleges or courses you are interested in and research the previous years' cutoff ranks for those institutions. This will help you understand the competitive landscape and the scores needed for admission. 3. Assess your competition: Consider the number of students appearing for the KCET exam and their performance in the past. This will give you an idea of the overall competitiveness of the exam and the scores needed for a good ranking. 4. Aim for a high score: To secure a good ranking, it is generally advisable to aim for a score higher than the previous year's cutoff scores. This ensures that you have a better chance of securing admission in your desired college or course. 5. Prepare strategically: Devote sufficient time and effort to your exam preparation. Focus on strengthening your weak areas, practicing previous years' question papers, and taking mock tests to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and improve your speed and accuracy. Remember that the actual cutoff scores and rankings can only be determined after the KCET results are announced. It's important to stay updated with official notifications, visit the KCET website regularly, and refer to credible sources for accurate and the most recent information regarding KCET rankings and cutoffs. Additionally, consult with career counselors or coaching centers specializing in KCET preparation to get personalized guidance based on your specific circumstances and goals.
 

KCET 2024 Contact Information

Sampige Road, 18th Cross,  
Malleshwaram, Bangalore - 560012. 
Phone : 080 - 23460460  
Fax : 080 - 23461576 
Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in 
e-mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in 
Official Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in/cet_2017.htm
Phone Number: 080-23460460 

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