Karnataka CET 2017
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 will be conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority on May 2 and May 3, 2017 in offline mode. Candidates seeking admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes in Karnataka state colleges through Karnataka CET 2017 can check all information about Karnataka CET 2017 including important dates, application process, eligibility, exam pattern, result, counselling as well as participating Institutes below. The state level entrance exam for Mathematics will be held on May 2 (2.30 pm to 3.50 pm), while the exam for Physics and Chemistry will be conducted on May 3, 2017. According to KEA officials, the entrance test for Physics will be conducted from 10.30 am to 11.50 am, while the exam for Chemistry will be held from 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm on May 3.
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A brief about Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2017
Karnataka CET 2017: Overview
Exam Name – Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Commonly known as - Karnataka CET
Exam Type - State Level
Exam Category - Undergraduate (UG)
Conducting authority – Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Participating Institutes - over 220 Government colleges/ private aided/ private un-aided/ Universities of Karnataka
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Karnataka CET 2017 eligibility criteria mentions academic qualification and other requirements which need to be fulfilled by candidates seeking admissions to B.E./B. Tech programmes. Check below eligibility criteria for Karnataka CET 2017 -
Karnataka CET 2017 eligibility Criteria
Candidates passed in 10+2 level qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as main subjects and English as a language subject are eligible to appear in the entrance test.
Candidates must have studied Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology as elective subject in class XII.
Candidates need to obtain minimum 45% aggregate marks if belonging to General Category
For Reserved Category i.e. SC, ST Category I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) candidates, the candidates need to score at least 40% marks.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Application Form
KEA will be releasing KCET 2017 application form from the third week of December 2016 in online mode. Candidates need to download information brochure for KCET 2017 for instructions on eligibility criteria and important instructions to fill application form of Karnataka CET 2017. Check below step-by-step procedure to apply for KCET 2017 -
How to fill KCET 2017 Application Form?
Register with online application of KCET 2017 through the link provided here (The link will be available soon)
Enter basic details including valid e-mail id, mobile number, date of birth and parents’ details
Choose a password for login id of Karnataka CET 2017
Login with registered user id and password of KCET 2017
Fill in application form of KCET 2017 including academic information, communication address and other details
Candidates need to upload scanned copies of recent photograph and signature as per the specifications
KCET 2017 application fee can be remitted via Bank Challan and Demand Draft
KCET 2017 Application Fee
Fee with Bank Charges (in INR)
650 + 10
500 + 10
Candidates qualifying Pre-University and 12th standard from state other than Karnataka
750 + 10
Candidates need to submit KCET 2017 application form in online mode only. Also, Candidates must save copies of filled in application form of KCET 2017 for future reference.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Important Dates
Karnataka Examination Authority has announced important dates for KCET 2017. Candidates can check here list of events for KCET 2017 as mentioned in table below -
Karnataka CET 2017 (KCET) 2017 Important Dates
Events of Karnataka CET 2017
Notification for KCET 2017
December 13, 2016
KCET 2017 Online Application begins
Third week of January 2017
Last date of registration
Third week of January 2017
Last date of application fee remittance
Fourth week of January 2017
Fourth week of March 2017
May 2 and May 3, 2017
Kannada Language Test in Bangalore (only for Horanadu, Gadinadu and Kannadiga candidates)
May 4, 2017
KCET 2017 result announcement
Last week of May 2017
*Some dates are tentative as per last year’s schedule for KCET
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Exam Pattern
Karnataka CET 2017 exam pattern includes number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, language and other information for appearing candidates. Check below test pattern of KCET 2017 including test subjects, modalities and marking scheme -
KCET 2017 will be conducted separately for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics on two alternate days
Each section of KCET 2017 carries 60 marks
KCET 2017 question paper comprises objective type questions of one mark each
Each subject paper of KCET 2017 is allotted 80 minutes time duration and the test is scheduled to be conducted in two shifts.
Candidates appearing in KCET 2017 need to carry black or blue ball point pen to mark options in OMR sheet.
There is no negative marking for KCET 2017 i.e. In case of wrong attempts, no marks will be deducted from total scored marks. Also, responding with more than one option will be considered as wrong and no marks will be awarded in such case.
Karnataka CET 2017 Paper pattern
Details of Karnataka CET 2017
Pen- Paper mode test
1 hour 20 minutes for each test paper
No negative marking
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Exam Centres
KEA conducts state level CET across various states of India every year. Last year, Karnataka CET was conducted in as many as 53 test cities. Candidates will be allotted exam centre of KCET 2017 as per their choice marked at the time of filling up application of KCET 2017. Candidates can check here test centres of KCET 2017 as mentioned below -
KCET 2017 Exam Centres
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Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Participating Institutes
KCET 2017 is conducted for admissions to UG engineering programmes in more than 220 colleges of Karnataka. Check here some of the participating institutes of KCET 2017 -
KCET 2017 Participating Institutes
For complete list of KCET participating institutes 2017 - Click here (link will be provided later)
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Syllabus
KEA notifies that Karnataka CET 2017 will be based on syllabus of First and Second Pre-University Course (PUC) as specified by Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State and KEA doesn’t release any syllabus for Karnataka CET 2017. Candidates appearing for KCET 2017 need to know about syllabus besides knowing the exam pattern of KEA CET 2017. Careers360 brings you syllabus of Karnataka CET 2017 as well as sample papers of KCET 2017 for better understanding.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Admit Card
KEA will be issuing admit card of KCET 2017 at least two weeks prior to the date of the entrance test. Karnataka CET 2017 admit card will only be available in online mode. Karnataka CET admit card 2017 carries exam details including test timings, exam venue as well as other exam instructions besides candidate’s details i.e. Name, Photograph and Signature.
How to download KCET 2017 admit Card?
Click on KCET 2017 admit card link
Candidates need to enter their KCET application number and Date of Birth
Check details furnished on KCET 2017 admit card before downloading it
Click on ‘Print Admit Card’ of KCET 2017
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Answer Key
KEA releases KCET 2017 answer key for each subject of Karnataka CET. Candidates can check answer key to analyse their marks as per their responses marked in KCET 2017. Karnataka CET 2017 answer key is helpful as it contains correct response for each objective type question of KCET 2017. Candidates can analyse and file objections on wrong questions (if any) within stipulated time as mentioned by the exam conducting authority. KEA releases final answer key after resolving queries filed by candidates. KCET 2017 answer key is also released to clear any doubts and identify faulty questions in KEA CET 2017.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Result
KCET 2017 Result will be announced in the last week of May in online mode. KCET 2017 result gives the scores and ranks of the qualified candidates, which they obtain in the entrance test. Candidates can check their results for KCET 2017 by entering their registration number, by clicking on the link provided for KEA CET result 2017. KEA will also publish rank list of KCET 2017 for qualified candidates based on KCET result 2017.
How to check/download KCET 2017 result?
Click on the link of Karnataka CET 2017 Result
Enter KCET 2017 registration number to access result of Karnataka CET 2017
KCET 2017 result is displayed on computer screen mentioning rank, over all and subject-wise marks (with answer sheet furnishing responses marked by candidates for each question) scored by the test takers.
Candidates can download and save the result of KCET 2017 for future references
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Cutoff
KEA determines cutoff of KCET 2017 on the basis of minimum qualifying marks criteria. KCET 2017 cut off will be released by the exam conducting authority as soon as the counselling gets over. The closing/cutoff rank specifies that no further admissions will be done if candidates score below the closing rank or cut off marks of KCET 2017. KEA releases course-wise, category-wise and college-wise merit list on the basis of cutoff of KCET 2017. The cutoff of KCET 2017 is determined on the basis of various factors including number of appearing candidates, seat matrix and reservation.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Counselling
KEA organises counselling of KCET 2017 in online as well as offline mode. Candidates who qualify KCET 2017 first need to fill their registration details for participating in KEA CET 2017 counselling. KEA will be releasing seat matrix and list of participating institutes of KCET 2017. Candidates need to mark their preference with online option entry during web counselling of KCET 2017. KEA releases provisional seat allotment list for tentative seat allotment and candidates need to visit designated counselling centres to confirm their allotted seat.
Karnataka CET (KCET) 2017 Reservation Criteria
Candidates qualifying KCET 2017 will be allotted seats under various categories as per the reservation criteria by KEA. The reserved category candidates at national or state level as well as, special category candidates can avail seats reserved for them as per the regulations of the state government. The state engineering colleges offer admissions to the qualified candidates as per the categories below.
NCC Special Category
Sports Special Category
Scouts and Guide Special Category
Defence Special Category
Anglo-Indian Special Category
Candidates claiming seat under reserved categories need to fulfill eligibility criteria as well as provide reserved category documents as proof for securing admissions under particular category.
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