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KCET 2020 (Karnataka Common Entrance Test )

What Is KCET?

KCET is also known as Karnataka Common Entrance Test. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts this entrance exam every year under the aegis of Karnataka University. Karnataka CET Exam is a state-level entrance exam organized for providing admissions in Engineering, Pharmacy, Pharma D and other courses offered by colleges and institutions located in the state. Hence, the various full-time undergraduate courses that students will get admissions through this KEA CET Exam are B.E./ B.Tech, B. Arch, BSc., B.Pharma, etc. The above courses are offered by both Government assisted and private educational institutions of the Karnataka state and complete details available in kea.kar.nic.in MBBS, BDS and AYUSH courses admissions will be done through NEET Score and for B.Arch courses NATA Score will be accepted.

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KCET Eligibility Criteria 2020

KCET 2020 Highlights

FeatureDetail
Exam NameKarnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
KCET Official Websitekea.kar.nic.in
Exam TypeState Level Entrance Exam
Total Exam Centers53
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Mode of ApplicationOnline
KEA Helpline080 – 23 460 460

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KEA CET Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & A.H.):

  • Passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects (40% for SC/ST/Cat-1, 2A, 3A and 3B category candidates)

KEA CET B-Pharma:

  • Passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard /equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in PCM/PCB (40% for SC/ST/CAT-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates); or
  • Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45 marks. (40% for SC/ST/CAT-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

KEA CET 2nd Year B.Pharma:

  • Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45 marks. (40% for SC/ST/CAT-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

KEA CET Pharma-D:

  • Passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard /equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics; or
  • Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institutions approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act

KEA CET Naturopathy & Yoga:

  • Passed in Q. E. 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 Q. E. is eligible for admission to Naturopathy & Yoga courses. 40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category–I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) Category candidates

KCET 2020 Important Dates

Candidates who wish to Apply for KCET 2020 can check the Guidelines for filling KCET 2020 Application form. Lakhs of candidates waiting to apply for the KCET Exam So, as days going on the burden on the server will increase implies unexpected errors while applying process. For the interested candidates, we are suggesting to complete the KCET Application form 2020 Submission as early as possible to avoid last-minute worries.

Important Dates for KCET 2020 Application Form Submission

KCET Online Application 2020 Schedule

DetailsDate
Notification Released Date05 February 2020
Starting date for receipt of online application07 March 2020 (Extended)
Last date to Submit KEA 2020 Application Form16 March 2020 (Extended)
KCET Registration Fee Payment Closing date06 March 2020
Last date for Corrections19th-27th March 2020
Date of ExamApril 22, 2020 to April 23, 2020 (Extended)
Date of Kannada Language Test24 April 2020

KCET 2020 Syllabus

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) defines the KCET Syllabus for all the four subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. KCET Question Paper is based on the First and Second PUC (Pre University College) syllabi (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology) prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Pre University College in Karnataka is equivalent to 10+2 or H.S.C. as prevalent in most of the education boards in India. KCET 2020 will be conducted in Offline mode. In order to plan a preparation strategy for the entrance exam, candidates must be aware of KCET Exam pattern & syllabus as it will give an idea about what type of questions are asked in the exam and important topics. The exam consists of 180 objective type questions to be attempted in three-hours.

Subject/ Level

Important Topic

Physics
  • Physical World & Measurement
  • The behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Thermodynamics
  • Practical Oriented questions
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Kinematics
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Gravitation
  • The motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body
  • Work, Energy & Power
  • Laws of Motion
Mathematics
  • Algebra.
  • Trigonometry.
  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry.
  • Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry.
  • Probability.
  • Vectors.
  • Statistics.
  • Differential calculus.
  • Integral calculus.
  • Ordinary Differential Equations.
  • Linear Programming.
BiologySome major Botany topics are

  • Cell Biology & Genetics,
  • The diversity of Plant Life on Earth
  • Histology & Plant Anatomy
  • Introduction to Ecology & Taxonomy

The Zoology section contains topics like

  • Tissues of humans
  • Nervous System
  • Circulation
  • Digestion
  • Respiration
  • Human Reproduction
  • Origin Of Life
  • Animal Resources & Human Welfare Dairy
  • Organic Evolution
  • Developmental Biology
  • Study of the Cell
  • Cell Division
  • The diversity of Animal Life
Chemistry

I PUC

II PUC

Some basic concepts of chemistrySolid-state
Structure of atomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesChemical Kinetics
States of Matter- Gases and LiquidsSurface chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump-block elements
Redox reactionsd and f block elements
HydrogenCo-ordination compounds
s-block elementsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-block elementsAlcohols, Phenols, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic acids and Ethers
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles & Techniques Biomolecules and polymers HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental chemistryChemistry in everyday life

KCET 2020 Application Process

Individuals should have to apply for Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2020 through the online mode only. KEA CET involves Complete Online Process. Registering, Submitting KCET 2020 Online Application everything should be done through online only. Applicants can check the Complete Details about KEA KCET 2020 Exam like Eligibility, Exam Dates, Application Process, Syllabus, etc. from below Sections. Go through the complete article to get complete information about the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2020.

KAR CET Application is available in Online Only. Karnataka CET involves Complete Online Process. So Candidates should apply through online only. The Online Application link for Karnataka Common Entrance has been updated by KEA at the official website kea.kar.nic.in To Know the Step by Step Application process of KCET 2020 Exam, please check the below section. The Registration Steps involved in KAR CET Exam are clearly given in this Post.

How to Apply Online for KEA Karnataka CET Exam?

  • Initially, go through KCET Official Website http://kea.kar.nic.in/
  • Click on “CET-2020 Online Application”.
  • Enter all particulars in the relevant fields. thereby submitting all details, you will receive Application ID & Password through Email or Mobile Number.
  • Thereby submitting all details, you will receive Application ID & Password through Email or Mobile Number.
  • Upload Scanned Passport size Photograph, Signature, and Left-hand Thumb.
  • Pay the Application Fee by following Instructions.
  • Take a printout of KCET Application Form.

KCET 2020 Application Form

KCET Exam Fee

The Submission of Online Application will be completed only after the successful payment of Application Fee. Applicants can pay the Fee using e-Challan drawn from the Prescribed Bank.

  • General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 650/-
  • Reserved Candidates: Rs. 500/-
  • Applicants residing outside Karnataka: Rs. 750/-

KCET Online Application Corrections

The Karnataka Education Authority has given the option to make corrections in the submitted KCET Application form 2020. So, the applicants who made mistakes can change them from Update Soon.

Step by step process to made corrections in Kar CET Application

  • Click on the enclosed link of official website kea.kar.nic.in
  • Find the link labeled as “CET 2020-Edit Option of Online Application”.
  • Login using your User ID and Password which were generated at the time of KCET Registration.
  • Make changes in the Karnataka CET Application Form.
  • Once again verify the complete details.
  • Finally, submit the KCET Karnataka Application Form.
  • Also, one can do KCET Application Download for further reference purposes.

KCET 2020 Admit Card

KCET 2020 Admit Card dates will be announced on the official website.Candidates have to download the admit card from KCET official website i.e kea.kar.nic.in, using their Application Number and Date of Birth. It is mandatory for the cadidates to check the details mentioned on KCET 2020 Admit Card before downloading it. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates can contact KEA Authority at 080-23604460 or email at keaauthority-ka@nic.in. Do carry any one valid Photo Identity Card like Passport / Aadhar Card / PAN Card / College Identity Card / 2nd PU / 12th Std Examination Admission Ticket / Bus Pass to the exam hall. It is important to preserve the admit card till till KCET Counselling is completed.

KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Latest Kea Kar KCET Exam Paper Pattern 2020

Test TypeSubject NameNo of QuestionsTotal MarksTest Duration
Objective TypeBiology606080 Min
Mathematics606080 Min
Physics606080 Min
Chemistry606080 Min

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Mode of Exam: The exam is held in offline mode (pen & paper based).

Types of Question: Question paper are of Multiple Choice in nature.

Number of Questions: Total 60 question are asked from each section.

Time Duration: Each section is given 80 minutes.

Marking Scheme: One mark is awarded for each correct answer

Negative Marking: There is no provision for negative marking. No marks are deducted /awarded for marking multiple options.

KCET 2020 Kannada Language Test Details

All those candidates who are appearing for KCET Kannada language test and claims eligibility for Government seats under Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannada and their main language are Kannada, Kodava, or Tulu. The test is conducted to confirm the candidate’s ability to speak, write and read Kannada.

The minimum passing marks for Kannada language test for all Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates will be 12 out of 50 marks in Kannada Language Examination.

Candidates appearing for the language test has to go to Bangalore as it is the only centre provided by the authorities.

Do carry photocopies of original documents of the parents, certificates, KCET admit card, passport size photograph, etc.

KCET 2020 Admit Card

KCET 2020 Admit Card dates will be announced on the official website.Candidates have to download the admit card from KCET official website i.e kea.kar.nic.in, using their Application Number and Date of Birth. It is mandatory for the cadidates to check the details mentioned on KCET 2020 Admit Card before downloading it. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates can contact KEA Authority at 080-23604460 or email at keaauthority-ka@nic.in. Do carry any one valid Photo Identity Card like Passport / Aadhar Card / PAN Card / College Identity Card / 2nd PU / 12th Std Examination Admission Ticket / Bus Pass to the exam hall. It is important to preserve the admit card till till KCET Counselling is completed.

Details mentioned on KCET Hall Ticket

Candidates must check the below mentioned details carefully before downloading the hall ticket:

Name of the candidate

Registration Number

Candidate’s Date of Birth

KCET Roll Number

Candidate’s Photo and Signature

Exam Venue and Reporting Time

KCET Exam Day Guidelines

How to download KCET Hall Ticket?

Candidates can download their KCET Admit Card by following the mentioned below points:

Visit the official website of KCET 2020.

Click on KCET Admit Card Link

A login window will appear

Fill details like application number and date of birth

After that, KCET Admit card will appear on the screen.

Check all the details mentioned in hall ticket.

Download the admit card and take a print out of it for future reference

KCET 2020 Exam Centres

KCET 2020 will be conducted at 54 locations, spread all over Karnataka.

Candidates, who have claimed eligibility under Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga clauses, have to choose a Center for KCET 2020 which is located only in Bangalore.

Kannada language test will be conducted only in Bangalore center.

Practical Examination for admission Agriculturist Quota will be conducted at following cities by concerned Agricultural / Veterinary Unviersities:

S. No

Exam Centre

S. No

Exam Centre

S. No

Exam Centre

Bagalkot19.Chitradurga37.Mangalore
Jamakhandi20.Davangere38.Moodabidre
Bangalore21.Dharwad39.Puttur
Doddaballapur22.Hubli40.Ujire
Belgaum23.Gadag41.Mysore
Athani24.Gulbarga42.Raichur
Chickodi25.Hassan43.Ramanagara
Gokak26.Haveridte44.Channapatna
Bellary27.Kanwar45.Shimoga
Hospet28.Dandeli46.Bhadravathi
Bidar29.Kumta47.Sagar
Basavakalyan30.Sirsi48.Tumkur
Bhalki31.Kolar59.Tiptur
Bijapur32.KGF50.Udupi
Chamarajanagar33.Koppal51.Karkala
Kollegal34.Madikeri52.Kundapura
Chikkaballapur35.Mandya53.Yadgir
18.Chikmagalur36.Krishnarajapet

KCET Cut-off

The cutoff of KCET 2020 will consist of the ranks that a candidate has to secure for getting admission. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release the cutoff after the end of each counselling round. Candidates must note that KCET 2020 cutoff will be different for each college, course, category, and round of counselling. Those aspirants who secure the specified cutoff or more will be allotted into their preferred seat. The Cutoff will be announced in the form of Opening and Closing Ranks (OR, CR).

On the basis of merit list prepared by the authority, qualified candidates will be shortlisted for KCET Counselling 2020 and Seat allotment.

KCET 2020 Results

Separate result sheets showing ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm Science, B‐Pharm and Pharm‐D ranks will be declared on May 25, 2020 (Tentative). Check KCET Results

It can be accessed online only by visiting at the official website – kea.kar.nic.in.

Candidates need to feed the credentials like Registration Number and Date of Birth to get the results sheet on the page.

Candidates will get different ranks for courses like Engineering, agriculture, Horticulture, and other courses with the consideration of subjects and participants.

KCET 2020 Answer Key

KCET provisional Answer Keys will be published at KEA Website: kea.kar.nic.in. Download Here

Candidates/ parents/ lecturers can file their objections, if any, addressed to the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before April 30, either in person or only through SPEED POST / email: keauthority‐ka@nic.in, with regard to any of the published answer Key, along with all supporting documents / justification.

The objections received by the KEA will be placed before an Expert Committee, whose decision will be final for determination of the right KCET answer key.

The answer key approved by the Expert Committee will be applied during evaluation for determination of merit order.

Then correct answer key and the list of candidates whose results have been withheld and the reasons for withholding the results will also be published along with the results.

KCET 2020 Seat Matrix

KCET 2020 Seat Matrix will be released in Online mode only by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). On the basis of the performance in KCET 2020, candidates will get admission in various colleges/institutes. Through seat matrix, the number of seats available in the participating institutes will be made available to the candidates. KCET Aspirants must note that the cutoff marks of each participating institutes will be different. Authorities will release the seat matrix for the current year on its official website. The entrance examination will be conducted in Offline mode consisting of two papers- Paper 1- Biology and Mathematics, Paper 2- Physics and Chemistry.

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