Karnataka PGCET 2023: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2022 ( Karnataka PGCET )

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Abhishek
Abhishek Dhawan
Senior Executive – Editorial
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 23:01 IST

KEA will conduct Karnataka PGCET 2023 in November. Read about Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam for MBA admissions here.

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam

Karnataka PGCET 2023

Karnataka PGCET 2023: Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release Karnataka PGCET 2023 schedule online on the official website (cetonline.karnataka.gov.in). If the previous year’s trends are to be followed, KEA will release the application form in October for the exam to be conducted in the third week of November. Candidates taking Karnataka PGCET 2023 for MBA admission will have to answer 100 MCQs in 120 minutes. Questions in the offline OMR based exam will be based on topics from four different sections. Scroll down to read more about Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam, including pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application process, colleges, cutoff and more.

Karnataka PGCET 2023: Highlights

The table below mentions the exam overview of Karnataka PGCET 2023:

Features

Details

Exam name

Karnataka PGCET

Conducting body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Exam level

State-level

Courses on offer

MBA/ MCA/ME/MTech/MArch

Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam dates

Second week of November (to be notified)

Exam purpose

Admission into PG courses offered by over 178 institutes in Karnataka

Mode of exam

Offline (OMR based exam)

Duration of test

150 minutes

Language of the test

English

Official website

cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam Dates

The table below mentions the Karnataka PGCET 2023 schedule, including the application schedule, admit card issuance date, exam date, result declaration date, counselling date and more.

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Events

Karnataka PGCET Dates

Commencement of online application process

Second week of October 2023

Last date to apply for Karnataka PGCET 2023

Last week of October 2023

Karnataka PGCET form correction window

Last week of October 2023

Issuance of Karnataka PGCET admit card

Second week of November 2023

Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam dates

Third week of November 2023

Release of Karnataka PGCET provisional answer key

Last week of November 2023

Last date to raise objections against provisional answer key

Second week of December 2023

Declaration of Karnataka PGCET 2023 result

Last week of December 2023

Centralised counselling process begins

First week of January 2023

Also Read: Karnataka PGCET Exam Dates 2023

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

KEA conducts the Karnataka PGCET exam for admission to MBA courses offered by institutes in full time and part-time. Karnataka PGCET eligibility criteria for MBA admission is as follows.

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for Full-Time MBA

  • Candidates must hold a three year bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised institute.
  • UR category candidates must obtain a minimum aggregate of 50 per cent in the qualifying exam. On the contrary, reserved category candidates must obtain a minimum aggregate of 45 per cent.

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for Part-Time MBA

  • Candidates must hold a work experience of three-years in the relevant field in addition to the eligibility criteria of full-time MBA course on or before July 31 of the admission session.
  • The current employer must be located within 40 KM radial distance from the college of MBA admission.

Also Read: Karnataka PGCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka PGCET Registration 2023

KEA releases the Karnataka PGCET application form online. Candidates can complete the Karnataka PGCET 2023 registration by visiting the official website, i.e. cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. Candidates filling the online application form will have to pay an application fee based on their category.

Soon after the application process concludes, KEA will host a window for application form correction. Candidates who might have made errors while filling the form, can use the Karnataka PGCET application form correction window to make modifications in the details.

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam Pattern

The table below mentions the Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam pattern:

Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern Features

Details

Exam mode

Pen and Paper Based Test (PBT)

Exam medium

English

Exam duration

150 minutes

Total questions

100

Total marks

100

Type of questions

Objective type (MCQ)

Marking scheme

One mark for every correct answer; No negative mark for incorrect responses

Number of sections in the question paper

Four

Also Read: Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Syllabus

KEA prescribes the Karnataka PGCET syllabus based on the course. Candidates appearing for MBA need to prepare for the topics as per the sections mentioned below. Along with the sections candidates can find the question weightage for each section in Karnataka PGCET MBA exam:

Sections

Number of Questions and Marks

Proficiency in English Language

25

General Knowledge

25

Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence

25

Quantitative Analysis

25

Total

100

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam Centres

KEA locates Karnataka PGCET exam centres across multiple cities in Karnataka. The space below mentions the list of Karnataka PGCET exam cities as per the previous year’s information bulletin:

  • Bagalkot
  • Belgaum
  • Bangalore
  • Bidar
  • Bijapur
  • Bellary
  • Chikkaballapur
  • Chamarajnagar
  • Chikmagalur
  • Chitradurga
  • Dharwad
  • Davangere
  • Gadag
  • Hassan
  • Haveri
  • Gulbarga
  • Kodagu
  • Kolar
  • Mandya
  • Mangalore
  • Koppal
  • Mysore
  • Shimoga
  • Ramanagara
  • Tumkur
  • Raichur
  • Udupi
  • Uttara Kannada
  • Yadgir

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Admit Card

KEA releases the Karnataka PGCET 2023 admit card for all the candidates who filled the online application form before the deadline. Candidates need to carry a hard copy of the PGCET admit card on the exam day. Candidates can download the Karnataka PGCET hall ticket by following the step-wise process mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official exam website, cetonline.karnataka.gov.in
  2. Access the ‘Admissions’ tab followed by selecting PGCET-2023 from the drop-down menu
  3. Click on the Karnataka PGCET 2023 admit card download link
  4. Enter the login credentials followed by clicking the ‘Submit’ button
  5. Check all details in the Karnataka PGCET 2023 admit card and download the same

Also Read: Karnataka PGCET 2023 Hall Ticket

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Answer Keys

KEA releases the Karnataka PGCET 2023 admit card in two phases. Initially, the test takers are able to access the provisional answer key for all sets. Candidates are allowed to raise objections against the Karnataka PGCET provisional answer key. Based on the objections filed by the candidates, KEA will draft a final answer key that will be used for score evaluation. KEA will release the Karnataka PGCET final answer key along with the results on the official website, i.e. cetonline.karnataka.gov.in.

Karnataka PGCET Results 2023

KEA releases the Karnataka PGCET 2023 results over the official examination website (cetonline.karnataka.gov.in). All the test takers can check the PGCET 2023 result via the dedicated login portal. KEA releases the result as a Karnataka PGCET scorecard which is further required for the document verification process. Candidates will be selected for admission based on the Karnataka PGCET scores.

Also Read: What After Karnataka PGCET 2023 Results?

Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2023

KEA conducts a centralised counselling process for admissions based on Karnataka PGCET scores. Candidates with a valid score in PGCET 2023 can participate in the counselling process. The Karnataka PGCET 2023 counselling process includes the following stages:

  • Physical document verification at helpline centres
  • Generating secret key
  • Display of provisional seat matrix
  • Option entry
  • Declaration of mock allotment results
  • Declaration of seat allotment results
  • Exercising choices
  • Payment of admission fee & reporting to the allotted college

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Can u suggest me aa government university accepting PGCET?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

2 days ago

Hi,Top Colleges in India Accepting Karnataka PGCETSJIM Bangalore - St Joseph's Institute of Management, Bangalore. Bangalore, Karnataka 4.4/57 ReviewsPrivateNIRF Ranking: 102 to 125 Careers360 Rating: AAAJain University, Bangalore. IBA Bangalore - Indus Business Academy, BangaloreCollege Name Tot...Hi,
Top Colleges in India Accepting Karnataka PGCET
SJIM Bangalore - St Joseph's Institute of Management, Bangalore. Bangalore, Karnataka 4.4/57 ReviewsPrivateNIRF Ranking: 102 to 125 Careers360 Rating: AAA
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Reva University 9 Lacs 4.66 LPA
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RV Institute of Management 7 Lacs 5.5 LPA.

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Ruhi Jalgaonkar

Contributor-Level 6

3 weeks ago

Alliance University, ISBR Bangalore, ST JOSEPH'S INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT - [SJIM], BANGALORE, AIMS School of Business (AIMS Institutes), Firebird Institute of Research in Management.

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Can I attend second round after cancellation of 1st allotted college in PGCET?

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RiTiK Raushan

Contributor-Level 6

3 days ago

Yes, you can attend the second round after cancellation of 1st allotted college in PGCET.

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I got 4289 rank in PGCET, which college can I get?

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Shivam Sagar

Contributor-Level 7

2 weeks ago

It is difficult for me to say which college you may be able to get into with a rank of 4289 in the PGCET exam, as it depends on the availability of seats and the specific programme you are interested in. However, you can check the official website of PGCET for the college and the course that acce...It is difficult for me to say which college you may be able to get into with a rank of 4289 in the PGCET exam, as it depends on the availability of seats and the specific programme you are interested in. However, you can check the official website of PGCET for the college and the course that accept this rank or you can also check the previous year's cut off for PGCET for the respective college and course.

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What's the Karnataka PGCET cut off? I want to take MCA Admission in Bangalore.

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 15

2 weeks ago

It is around 3200 for top 10 colleges.

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Which colleges will accept my 23590 rank in PGCET?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

Hi, as per the previous year's closing rank of Karnataka MBA colleges, the following colleges can accept your PGCET rank of 23590:1. Canara Bank School Of Management Studies for general merit2. A J Institute Of Management of Bangalore3. Al-Ameen Institute Of Management Studies for general merit4....Hi, as per the previous year's closing rank of Karnataka MBA colleges, the following colleges can accept your PGCET rank of 23590:
1. Canara Bank School Of Management Studies for general merit
2. A J Institute Of Management of Bangalore
3. Al-Ameen Institute Of Management Studies for general merit
4. Amruta Institute of Engineering and management sciences
5. Angadi Institute Of Technology And Management
6. B V Sanghas Institute Of Management Studies
7. BTL Institute Of Technology And Management
8. Dr. Sri Shivakumara Mahaswamy College Of Engineering.

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Rajan kumar

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

BIT Bangalore - Bangalore Institute of Technology
BMSCE Bangalore - BMS College of Engineering
SIT Tumkur - Siddaganga Institute of Technology
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi
REVA University, Bangalore
MIT Mysore - Maharaja Institute of Technology.

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Please let me know PGCET rank eligibility criteria for sjj.

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Shivam Hans

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

Dear aspirants
Below 2000 rank are eligible. Thank you.

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Jagadish Buddanola

Contributor-Level 9

2 weeks ago

Below 2000 rank is the eligibility.

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I am looking for colleges for a 3000 ranking in MBA through PGCET.

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Shivam Hans

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

Dear aspirantsI am sorry, I am not aware of any specific colleges that have a ranking of 3000 for MBA programs through PGCET. However, you can find a list of colleges offering MBA programs through PGCET by visiting the official website of the exam conducting body, such as the Karnataka EXAMINATIO...Dear aspirants
I am sorry, I am not aware of any specific colleges that have a ranking of 3000 for MBA programs through PGCET. However, you can find a list of colleges offering MBA programs through PGCET by visiting the official website of the exam conducting body, such as the Karnataka EXAMINATION AUTHORITY (KEA). You can also visit websites such as CollegeDekho and Shiksha, which provide information on MBA programs and colleges in India. Additionally, you can check the official websites of colleges you're interested in to SEE if they offer MBA programs through PGCET, and what their ranking is. Thank you.

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chetan dubey

Contributor-Level 6

2 weeks ago

I am sorry, I am not aware of any specific colleges that have a ranking of 3000 for MBA programs through PGCET. However, you can find a list of colleges offering MBA programs through PGCET by visiting the official website of the exam conducting body, such as the Karnataka EXAMINATION AUTHORITY (K...I am sorry, I am not aware of any specific colleges that have a ranking of 3000 for MBA programs through PGCET. However, you can find a list of colleges offering MBA programs through PGCET by visiting the official website of the exam conducting body, such as the Karnataka EXAMINATION AUTHORITY (KEA). You can also visit websites such as CollegeDekho and Shiksha, which provide information on MBA programs and colleges in India. Additionally, you can check the official websites of colleges you're interested in to SEE if they offer MBA programs through PGCET, and what their ranking is.

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In my PGCET score card, version code and marks are not showing. How can I see them?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

There could be some sort of discrepancy or glitch, in that case, please contact the higher authorities via mail or call or there is also a possibility that you might be not able to make it to the rank merit list. For more detailed information, you may visit the Shiksha Karnataka PGCET exam page. ...There could be some sort of discrepancy or glitch, in that case, please contact the higher authorities via mail or call or there is also a possibility that you might be not able to make it to the rank merit list. For more detailed information, you may visit the Shiksha Karnataka PGCET exam page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/Karnataka-pgcet-exam). I hope this will help you.

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What if I entered wrong PGCET rank in documents verification?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

You can change your rank if there is an editing or correction window. Otherwise, you must contact the appropriate authorities and provide them with the necessary documentation. Either send the KEA authorizations by mail or speak with the counseling staff in person at the document verification cen...You can change your rank if there is an editing or correction window. Otherwise, you must contact the appropriate authorities and provide them with the necessary documentation. Either send the KEA authorizations by mail or speak with the counseling staff in person at the document verification center. Since your score card and application form will already contain the correct information, entering the incorrect rank won't cause much of a problem. You must contact them before the deadline for document verification.

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Nikhil chorghe

Beginner-Level 3

3 weeks ago

Yes, there might be a problem, because during verification process it is checked that all of the information you have given in your application form is correct or not. So they will scrutinized your application and all of your documents. Do participate in the counselling process and let's see what...Yes, there might be a problem, because during verification process it is checked that all of the information you have given in your application form is correct or not. So they will scrutinized your application and all of your documents. Do participate in the counselling process and let's see what's happen.

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Is score card important for admission to a college via PGCET score?

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Yadish Suvarna

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Top 5000 rank holders in the Karnataka PGCET exam tend to secure a seat in the top 30 MBA colleges in Karnataka. Based on the previous admission sessions, PES University has been closing admissions with the lowest cutoff ranks.

242 Institutes accepting Karnataka PGCET

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Total Fees: ₹ 11,940
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Reva University

Reva University

Yelahanaka, Bangalore

Admissions 2023

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.2

    Placements

    3.4

    Infrastructure

    4.7

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.1

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.6

    Value for Money

    4.1
    (30)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 9.00 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
PES University

PES University

Banashankari, Bangalore

Admissions 2023

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.0

    Placements

    3.8

    Infrastructure

    4.2

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.2

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.1

    Value for Money

    4.0
    (37)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 14.00 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
ABBS

ABBS

Magadi Road, Bangalore

Admissions 2023

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.1

    Placements

    3.6

    Infrastructure

    4.4

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.2

    Value for Money

    3.8
    (74)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 8.90 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time

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