Exam Name: The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Commonly called as: Karnataka- PGCET
Conducting Institute: Karnataka Examinations Authority
About Karnataka PGCET 2013:Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test for admission to first year / first semester MBA/MCA/M.E./M.Tech/M.BA (Infrastructure Management) courses in the State of Karnataka
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Eligibility Criteria
1. For Full Time M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / MBA (Infrastructure Management) Course:
A candidate with valid GATE score as defined by KEA
A candidate who has passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years / semesters of the Degree Examination
45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates.
2. For Part Time M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch courses:
A candidate who has passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as specified with aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years / semesters of the Degree
45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates
Work experience of 3 years in an establishment and must be
Working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission. However, the employer has to fill up the NOC duly signed by the competent authority.
Candidates with valid GATE score are given first preference for admission to all M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / MBA (Infrastructure Management) courses.
Such candidates need not appear for PGCET-2012. However, they have to apply for admission in the prescribed form
Additional: The candidate should have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational institutions located in the State of Karnataka for a minimum period of SEVEN academic years commencing from 1st standard to qualifying examination either continuously or in broken period as on 1st July of the year in which the Entrance Test is held in a Government recognized institutions located in Karnataka State. In case of the candidate who had taken more than one year to pass a class or standard, the years of academic study is counted as one year only
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Exam Pattern:
Part 1: 50 questions of 1 mark each
Part 2: 25 questions of 2 marks each
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Application Form Process
Apply online, fill all details, with photo and signature, submit.
Download bank challan, pay at the prescribed bank and log in again to enter the payment details.
Submit the application.
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Application Form Fees: Rs.600 ( Rs.300 for SC/ST)
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Important Dates:
Commencement of Entry of Application Online: July 5, 2013
Last Date of Entry of Application: July 17, 2013
Last date to pay the fees through NEFT transfer : July 15, 2013
Downloading of Admission Tickets on or after: July 22, 2013
Test: July 27 & 28, 2013
Karnataka PGCET 2013 Counseling Process: September tentatively
Students have to specify their choice through the PG option entry.
Candidates will be called as per their ranks for document verification and payment of admission fees will be as per the allotment done on basis of the ranks and the options they have entered.
Karnataka Examinations Authority,
Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore - 560 012.
Phone: 080 - 23461575, 23462758, 23462599
Fax: 080 - 23461576
Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in, http://www.kar.nic.in/kea/pgcet.htm