Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2023: Download Latest Syllabus PDF

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2022 ( Karnataka PGCET )

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Updated on Jan 25, 2023 20:58 IST

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Syllabus: Karnataka Examination Authority releases the PGCET syllabus along with the information brochure on the official website, kea.kar.nic.in. KEA prescribes the Karnataka PGCET syllabus for all courses, including MBA. Candidates preparing in sync with the PGCET syllabus and exam pattern tend to score better in the exam. The Karnataka PGCET syllabus is based on the topics from four different sections: Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Reasoning and General Intelligence, and Quantitative Analysis. The Karnataka PGCET syllabus for MBA highlights all the topics and sub-topics important for exam preparation. Check the Karnataka PGCET 2023 syllabus below and the recommended books to prepare well for the exam.

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Syllabus Overview

Here are the key highlights of the Karnataka PGCET syllabus:

  • KEA prescribes the Karnataka PGCET syllabus along with the information brochure
  • Karnataka PGCET exam comprises four different sections, namely,
    • Proficiency in English Language
    • General Knowledge
    • Reasoning and General Intelligence
    • Quantitative Analysis
  • Each section of the Karnataka PGCET exam comprises 25 questions

Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Proficiency in English Language

In order to prepare for this section, check the table below and know the important topics included in the syllabus:

Synonyms
Antonyms
One word Substitution
Idioms and phrases
Famous Books in English Literature
Sentence Correction
Pairs expressing relationships

Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for General Knowledge

Check all the important topic included in the syllabus to prepare for this section:

Indian Business Environment
Global Environment
Social Events
Cultural Events
Economics
Management
Political Events
Historical Events
Current Affairs
Sports
Awards
Personalities and Achievements
Science and Technology
Humanities
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Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Reasoning and General Intelligence

Find all the vital topics included in the syllabus to prepare for the section:

Puzzles
Diagrams
Analogy
Logic
Analytical Ability
Related Aspects
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Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for Quantitative Analysis

Check the topics included in the syllabus to prepare for this section:

Arithmetic
Statistics
Related Quantitative Aspects 

Recommended Books for Karnataka PGCET 2023 Syllabus 

Before starting exam preparation, students need to collect references and textbooks to complete Karnataka PGCET 2023 syllabus for MBA. These books include extensive materials on all the topics included in the syllabus. They also contain previous year's question papers and additional problems from each topic. By solving these problems, students can assess their individual preparation levels:

Books

Authors/Publishers

Logical Reasoning

Arihant

Non-Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

Mathematics for MBA

R.S. Aggarwal

Vedic Mathematics

Dr. Aditi Sighal

Mathematics Papers

Kiran Publications

General Knowledge

Arihant

The Mega Year Book

Disha Experts

Objective General Knowledge

Lucent

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

30 Days to More Powerful Vocabulary

Norman Lewis

Objective General English

S.P.Bakshi

Better English

Norman Lewis

Grammar Error Spot

A.Upadhyay

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FAQs on Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2023

Q: What are the broad topics of the Karnataka PGCET syllabus?

A: The broad topics of the Karnataka PGCET syllabus are Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Quantitative Analysis, Reasoning and General Intelligence.

Q: What are the topics included in the Proficiency in English Language of Karnataka PGCET syllabus?

A: Important topics included in the Proficiency in the English Language are Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms and Phrases, Grammar and others mentioned in detail on this page.

Q: What is included in the General Knowledge section of Karnataka PGCET exam?

A: Topics included in the General Knowledge section of Karnataka PGCET syllabus include Indian and Business Environment, Global Environment, Social Events, Cultural Events, Economics, Management, Political Events and others mentioned above on this page.

Q: What is included in the Reasoning and General Intelligence section of Karnataka PGCET exam?

A: Puzzles, Diagrams, Analogy, logic are important topics of Reasoning and General Intelligence section of the Karnataka PGCET exam.

Q: What is included in the Quantitative Analysis section of the Karnataka PGCET exam?

A: Quantitative Analysis Section of Karnataka PGCET exam includes topics like Arithmetic, Data Analysis and Interpretation, Statistics and Related Quantitative Aspects. Check other important topics from other important sections on this page.

Q: What are the preparation books for Karnataka PGCET Syllabus?

A: Some preparation books for Karnataka PGCET Syllabus include Logical Reasoning by Arihant, Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal, Mathematics for MBA by R.S.Aggarwal, General Knowledge by Arihant and many others mentioned on this page.

Q: How long does it take to complete Karnataka PGCET syllabus?

A:  Ideally, one year period is recommended as a good time to prepare for the Karnataka PGCET syllabus. However, due to time constraint if one is unable to devote one year time then they should keep at least six months’ time for preparation to complete the syllabus.

Q: How can I complete the Karnataka PGCET syllabus properly?

A: In order to complete the Karnataka PGCET Syllabus, it is essential that candidate’s keep aside three months’ time to build foundational knowledge on each topic included in the syllabus. While reading content, make short notes and practice sample question paper side by side to monitor individual progress level.

Q: For Karnataka PGCET exam, how should one Prepare for Proficiency in the English Language section?

A: For Karnataka PGCET exam, it is important for candidates to keep reading novels, newspapers, editorials, science journals and practice online Grammar tests. Whenever one finds unusual words, look for the meaning and write it down to build a strong vocabulary.

Q: How can candidates prepare for the General Knowledge section?

A: In order to be strong in the General Knowledge section, candidates should regularly follow the news, read bulletins, and refer Manorama Year Book and write them down in a notebook to remember the events.

Q: Which topic from the Karnataka PGCET exam takes maximum time to solve?

A: The Reasoning and General Intelligence, as well as the Quantitative Analysis section, will take maximum time to complete all the topics. This is primarily because the problems will be tricky and memorizing different shortcut formulas is not easy. Building logical ability skills takes time and it is acquired only through extensive practice.

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

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Shivam Sagar

Contributor-Level 7

a week 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

a week 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

a week 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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Can u suggest me aa government university accepting PGCET?

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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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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

4 weeks 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.

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My PGCET marks is not showing what is the solutions for this?

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Khushi Raj

Beginner-Level 5

4 weeks ago

There could be some sort of discrepansy or glitch in that case please contact the authorities or there is also a possibility that you might not able to score.

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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