Karnataka PGCET 2018 – Karnataka PGCET is a Common Entrance Examination which is fully designated as Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test. The application form for Karnataka PGCET for the session 2018 has been released. All things considered, such as the number of applicants, candidates qualifying, minimum marks requirement etc., individuals will be admitted to 1st year / 1st semester full time/part time MBA / MCA / M.E. / M. Tech. / M. Arch courses and to 2nd year of Lateral Entry to MCA Course in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided professional educational institutions in the state of Karnataka. The responsibility of conducting this state level exam is of KEA- Karnataka Examination Authority.

Given these points, KEA has issue an official notification in the first place briefing candidates through a brochure. This Karnataka PGCET 2018 Information Bulletin attempts to summarise the events in few words possible. Candidates can gather information about important dates, application form start, the medium of form acceptance, essential documentary proofs required to complete the form. Admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, result, counselling.

Latest: Application forms of Karnataka PGCET 2018 for various courses have been released. Candidates can check the same from the page below.

Karnataka PGCET 2018

The table below is meant to give you an overall pool of PGCET 2018 events planned for 2018. Applicants can check the schedule from below.

Event Dates
Online Application Start Date 19 May 2018
Last date of online application submission 05 June 2018
Last date to pay the fees in the bank 07 June 2018
Admit card To be Announced
Entrance examination To be Announced
Answer key To be Announced
Result declaration To be Announced

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application form Procedure

With reference to the official notification, the Karnataka PGCET 2018 application forms are acceptable in Online mode. Candidates need to visit the official website at Kea.kar.nic.in and look for title PGCET 2018 Application Form. They need to provide basic details, students information, educational details, contact details, declaration etc. In order to complete the application form, upload scanned images of your recently taken Photograph and Signature taken on a plain sheet of paper in your own handwriting in a specified format.

The detailed information for the application form filling can be availed from the Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form Link. The candidates are strongly advised to take 2-3 prints of the application form and practice before they begin to apply. Applicants will then proceed to pay the applicable charges as mentioned category wise.

PGCET 2018 Expected Application Fees
The fee amount of Karnataka PGCET 2018 for various courses is given below. Candidates can check the application fee category wise from below.

General/OBC of Karnataka- Rs. 650/-
SC / ST of Karnataka- Rs.500/-

Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2018

Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam is meant for admissions to Postgraduate degree award, therefore, the candidates are admitted carefully in light of verification of their suitability for the course. Unless you satisfy these criteria, you may not be allowed to participate in the Karnataka PGCET 2018 Examination.

Course Type Eligibility
MBA Full Time 3 years undergraduate degree with an aggregate of 50% marks in Qualifying Examination and 45% for SC/ST and Category- I taken together in all the subjects including languages
Part Time 3 years undergraduate degree with an aggregate of 50% marks in Qualifying Examination and 45% for SC/ST and Category- I taken together in all the subjects including languages AND

Work experience of at least 3 years as on 31 July 2018 and must be currently employed in an organization situated within 40 km of radial distance from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.

For MCA No part-time A bachelor degree with at least 50% (45% for SC/ST and Category-I ) with Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science/Computer Applications/Computer Programming/Business Mathematics/Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects.
Lateral Entry to 2nd year MCA. A 3 years undergraduate degree with 50% (45% for SC/ST & Category-I) in BCA, B.Sc (I.T. / Computer Science) with Mathematics at 12th level or at Graduate Level
For M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch – Course Full Time valid GATE score with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST & Category-I)
Part Time
  • Candidate must have passed prescribed qualifying examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST & Category-I)
  • Work experience of at least 3 years as on 31 July 2018 and must be currently employed in an organization situated within 40 km of radial distance from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.
  • NOC duly signed by the competent authority.

Exam pattern

A) For MBA -The PGCET for MBA will be held in one session. The paper will contain total 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Questions were objective in type. Out of 4 options, only 1 answer carrying 1 mark was correct.

B) For MCA- The paper will be held in one session. The question paper will contain 80 questions for a total of 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. There were MCQ type questions. The paper was divided in 2 parts

  • Part A- had 60 questions of 1 mark each.
  • Pat B- had 20 questions carrying 2 marks each.

C) Exam pattern for courses offered by Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Mathematics and Computer Science of Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore

(i) Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research offers courses only in Mathematics and Computer Science of Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore

  • Total questions- 75
  • 50 x 1=50
  • 25 x 2= 50
  • Type of questions- MCQs
  • Total marks- 100

D) For programmes offered in VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE

(i) Exam Pattern For M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch programs of VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE which offers Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Textile Engineering, Polymer Science, Architecture and Biotechnology

  • Total questions- 75
  • 50 x 1=50
  • 25 x 2= 50
  • Type of questions- MCQs
  • Total marks- 100

(ii) For Electrical Science/ Mechanical Science program in VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE

This part gets further divided into 2 parts. Type A and Type B

VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE offers specialisation in

Electrical Science Mechanical Science
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (E & E))
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (E & C)
  • Telecommunication Engineering (TC)
  • Instrumentation Technology (IT)
  • Biomedical Engineering (BME)
  • Medical Electronics (ME)
  • Allied branches of Electrical Science (ABE
  • Mechanical Engineering (MC)
  • Industrial and Production Engineering (IPE)
  • Industrial and Engineering Management (IEM)
  • Automobile Engineering (AE)
  • Manufacturing Science and Engineering (MSE)
  • Allied Branches of Mechanical Science (ABM)

Type A- is common to all branches of Electrical and Mechanical Science carrying the following exam pattern while Part B is specific to your course

Course Type A Type B
Total questions 45 questions

30 questions x 1mark= 30 marks

15 questions x 2 mark= 30 marks

30 questions

20 questions x 1 mark= 20 marks

10 questions x 2 marks= 20 marks

Format Pen & paper based
Total marks 60 40
Type Multiple choice questions

PGCET 2018 Syllabus

For MBA

  • Proficiency in the English Language
  • General Knowledge : (Section – B)
  • Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence (Section – C)
  • Quantitative Analysis (Section – D)

For MCA

  • Mathematics
  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning
  • General English
  • Computer Awareness

Karnataka PGCET Hall ticket

PGCET 2018 Admit card/ Hall Ticket will be issued one week before the exam. On the occasion of PGCET admit card availability, applicants will need to reach the official website at kea.kar.nic.in Using the link, reach the login page and enter “User ID and Password”. Keep the PGCET 2018 Admit Card with you at all times. Download, check, print and carry the hall ticket to the exam centre. In addition to these steps, bring a blue/black ball point pen only for marking the OMR sheet.

Result

The PGCET 2018 Result will be uploaded on the official website at kea.kar.nic.in. To check status, you have to enter your PGCET 2018 number whenever the results are announced. Minimum percentage required to be declared qualified can be 50% minimum marks taken together in all the subjects and 45% for SC, ST and Category-I.

Merit list

The merit list will be prepared separately for each course such as MBA, MCA, ME / M.Tech / M.Arch solely on the basis of the marks obtained in the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test. The marks will be calculated irrespective of marks obtained in the qualifying examination. Qualifying marks in the qualifying examination is a part of eligibility criteria only not the selection process.

Counselling

The counselling will be done online. The admission will be granted as per order in the merit list. Attending counselling will be mandatory. Seats are revised until such time by which seats are completely filled. KEA revises the Seat matrix and uploads on the website. Mere featuring in merit list or obtaining a rank does not confirm any admission. Candidates shall bring all of their documents for verification.

Documents required at time of counselling

  • Study certificate for GM, SC, ST Category – I and OBC candidates
  • caste/income certificate for SC/ST issued by the Tahasildar
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate/10th standard statement of marks
  • Pre-University Education Certificate/ 12th standard Marksheet
  • Qualifying Examination Marksheet
  • a certificate for either of the parent having studied for at least 7 years in Karnataka.

For more details of Karnataka PGCET 2018 Download Official Notification.

Insofar, notification of Karnataka PGCET 2018 has been released. Information given on this page is as per last year brochure and only for reference. As soon as Karnataka Examination Authority releases Karnataka PGCET 2018 brochure, details will be updated here.

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