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Karnataka PGCET 2017 is organized by KEA. It i held for the intake of the candidates in MCA, M.Tech, MBA, etc. admission in the state. The result for the examination has been released. Now, the candidates will be waiting for the merit list and counselling schedule of the examination. Get here complete details of Karnataka PGCET 2017 starting with dates, information brochure, eligibility, application form. Then about admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, answer key, result, merit list, cut off, counselling.

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PGCET 2017 Karnataka syllabus is given officially. The MBA entrance exam will have questions on proficiency in English language, General knowledge, Test of reasoning and general intelligence, Quantitative analysis. On the other hand, MCA entrance exam will have questions on mathematics, computer awareness, analytical ability and logical reasoning, general awareness, general english. Syllabus of M.Tech entrance exam is outlined separately for civil, chemical, computer science, environmental, textile, electrical, mechanical, architecture, polymer science, mathematics.

Karnataka PGCET 2017

It is for admission to following courses for Karnataka and non-Karnataka candidates for year 2017-18

  • Full time / part time MBA / MCA / M.E. / M. Tech. / M. Arch
  • Lateral entry to MCA Course

An overview of PGCET 2017 Karnataka

  • KEA holds Karnataka PGCET 2017 for selection of candidates for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Application (MCA), Master of Engineering (ME), Master of Technology (M.Tech).
  • The Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2017 will be held on July 1, 2017 for ME/Mtech/March – Type B from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, and Type A from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm; and also on July 2, 2017 – for MCA from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, for MBA from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
  • KEA will assign examination centre, as per preferences given in application form.
  • It is a pen and paper based test. In other words, candidates will mark answers in OMR sheet.

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 Dates for Registration, Hall Ticket, Exam, Result

Event Dates
Online Application begins 17 May 2017 from 04:00 pm
Last date of online application submission 01 June 2017 05 June 2017 upto 05:30 pm
Last date to pay the fees in the bank
Admit card issue After 20 June 2017
Course For Date/Time
M.E. / M. Tech / M. Arch entrance exam Type-B: Courses offered by Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Mathematics and Computer Science, Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore. 01 July 2017 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm)
Type-A: Courses offered by VTU, UVCE, UBDTCE. 01 July 2017 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm)
MCA/ MBA entrance exam Admission to 1st Year / 1st Semester and for Lateral Entry 2nd Year / 3rd Semester 02 July 2017 (10.30 am to 12.30 pm)
Admission to 1st Year / 1st Semester and for Lateral Entry 2nd Year / 3rd Semester 02 July 2017 (2.30 pm to 4.30 pm)
Result declaration 19 August 2017

PGCET 2017 Karnataka Application Form

The application form can be filled online. Candidates will be required to fill in basic details, educational details, contact details, declaration. To complete the application, scanned images of Photograph and Signature will also be uploaded as specified.

At the time of filling details in the form, keep in mind following things.

  • Enter actual income from all sources.
  • Reservation category that is selected from list should be correct.
  • In the event that candidate claims resefrvation beneifts then he/she must have original caster / caste income certificate on last date prescribed for receipt of application.
  • KEA advices applicants to take 2 to 3 prints of the application form and practice before they begin to apply. Applicants will then proceed to pay the application charges as mentioned category wise.

Application Fees

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

PGCET 2017 Karnataka Eligibility

Course Eligibility
MBA Full Time A 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
MBA Part Time A 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. Also, Work experience of at least 3 years as on 31 July 2017 and must be currently employed in an organization situated within 40 km of radial distance from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.
MCA 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.
MCA Lateral Entry 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
M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch – Course Full Time Aggregate minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST & Category-I)
M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch – Course Part Time Candidate must have passed prescribed qualifying examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST & Category-I). Also, has work experience of at least 3 years as on 31 July 2017 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.

Can non-residents of Karnataka apply for the Karnataka PGCET?

Clauses pertaining to domicile are mentioned for Government Seats. Candidates may check eligibility clauses listed on pages 14 to 19 to know about domicile requirement.

K PGCET 2017 Information Brochure says that admisison is for Karnataka as well as non-Karnataka students. Only that SC / ST / Category-I / OBC eligibility criteria is applicable to persons of Karnataka origin who are claiming eligibility for Government seats under clauses (a), (b), (c), (d) and (h) which is not applicable to non-Karnataka students

Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2017

MBA Entrance Exam

The PGCET 2017 for MBA will be of total 100 marks of 150 minutes duration. Questions will be objective in type meaning you will get 4 options out of which one is correct and carries 1 mark.

Marks distribution as per previous year question papers of PGCET 2017 Karnataka for MBA is as follows.

Name of section Subject Number of questions
Part 1 Section A Test of proficiency in English language 25
Part 1 Section B General knowledge 25
Part 2 Section C Test of reasoning 25
Part 2 Section D Test of mathematical skills 25

MCA Entrance Exam

The PGCET 2017 for MCA will be held in one session. The paper shall carry 80 questions for a total of 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Questions will be objective in type meaning you will get 4 options out of which one is correct. There will be 60 questions in Part – A carrying one mark each. Part B shall have 20 questions carrying 2 marks each.

Name of section Number of questions Maximum Marks
Part A 60 60
Part B 20 40
Total 80 100

M.Tech

There are different exam patterns, depending upon course applied for.

First variation of exam pattern – M.Tech of Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Mathematics and Computer Science of Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore.

  • 50 questions of 1 mark.
  • 25 questions of 2marks
  • Therefore, total 75 questions and maximum marks 100.

Second variation of exam pattern – M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch programs of VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE .

  • There will be exams for 9 disciplines.

Exam pattern for Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Textile Engineering, Polymer Science, Architecture, Bio-Technology is as follows.

  • 50 questions of 1 mark.
  • 25 questions of 2marks
  • Therefore, total 75 questions and maximum marks 100.

Exam pattern for Electrical Science including Electrical and Electronics Engineering (E & E), Electronics and Communication Engineering (E & C), Telecommunication Engineering (TC), Instrumentation Technology (IT), Bio-Medical Engineering (BME), Medical Electronics (ME), Allied branches of Electrical Science (ABE) is as follows.

  • Part A is common to all specialization, and Part B is different for each specialization.
  • Part A has 30 questions of 1 mark each, and 15 questions of 2 marks each. (Part A: 45 questions, 60 marks).
  • Part B has 20 questions of 1 mark each, and 10 questions of 2 marks each. (Part B: 30 questions, 40 marks).
  • Total Part A and Part B: 75 questions, 100 marks.

Exam pattern for Mechanical Science including 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) is as follows.

  • Part A is common to all specialization, and Part B is different for each specialization.
  • Part A has 30 questions of 1 mark each, and 15 questions of 2 marks each. (Part A: 45 questions, 60 marks).
  • Part B has 20 questions of 1 mark each, and 10 questions of 2 marks each. (Part B: 30 questions, 40 marks).
  • Total Part A and Part B: 75 questions, 100 marks.

PGCET 2017 Karnataka Hall Ticket

Admit card will be issued before exam. Applicants will reach the official website and after entering their User ID and Password, download it. Do not forget to bring a blue/black ball point pen only for marking the OMR sheet. After the completion of the test, the candidates will imprint their left hand thumb on the bottom of the OMR sheet. You may also carry the replica of the answer sheet home so that when answer key is released after 3 days of the test you may compare your answers. You may carry only non-programmable calculators  for M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch examination. You will get 10 minutes to fill up your details in the OMR sheet.

Assigned exam center is displayed in hall ticket. Check location of center, preferably one day before exam, to ensure reaching center on time on exam day.

Syllabus

Candidates must know syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2017. It is, in fact, the first step towards exam preparation. For the purpose of helping out students achieve this goal, KEA has clearly mentioned complete syllabus in information brochure for PGCET 2017 Karnataka for MBA, and MCA. Other than that, separate PDFs have been uploaded for M.Tech syllabus. Candidates can go through syllabus and know questions from which topics will be asked in exam and prepare.

Result

The result will be uploaded on the official website after the exam has been conducted successfully. The dates for the result are decided by KEA. In order to check result of Karnataka PGCET 2017, candidates can login with roll number. Only candidates from Karnataka are entitled to claim reservation.  Successful candidates will participate in document verification process and online seat allotment in the order of their merit / rank.

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 calculation will be done without considering the marks obtained in the qualifying examination. Since marks in qualifying examination are considered only as a part of eligibility criteria and not ranking the candidates.

Counselling

The counselling or seat allotment will be done online. The admission will be done as per the name in the merit list to be exercised on the counselling day. Therefore, the candidates are advised to attend the counseling only if they have the requisite percentage of marks in the qualifying examination. There will be three rounds of seat allotment as per the seat matrix. Seat matrix will be uploaded on the website in pdf form and the candidates shall notice the seat in their category and report afterwards. After every round, the seat remaining will be published online and the remaining seat shall be filled in 2nd round.  Similarly, the seat matrix for the remaining seats after the 2nd round of seat allotment shall be published online and the candidate who want to take admission can attend the counselling for the remaining seats in the final round. Mere featuring in merit list or obtaining a rank does not confirm any admission. Candidates shall bring all of their documents for verification.

For the purpose of ME / M.Tech / M.Arch admission, first seat allotment preference goes to valid GATE score candidate, irrespective of whether they are Karnataka or Non-Karnataka. Non Karnataka GATE rank holder come under Open/General category. After seats are allotted to GATE rank holders, 90% seats are reserved for Karnataka candidates and rest 10% for non-Karnataka candidates and they get admission using PGCET 2017 Karnataka rank.

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 detail of Karnataka PGCET 2017 – Download Information Brochure.

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