KCET 2019 – Admit Card for KCET 2019 has been issued. Candidates can download it from the link provided on this page. Furthermore, the exam date for KCET 2019 has been revised due to the Loksabha Elections. The entrance exam which was earlier scheduled to be conducted on April 23-25, 2019 is now going to be conducted on April 29, 30 and May 01, 2019. Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state level examination for admission in engineering, technology, farm science, and pharmacy courses in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un‐Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the state. Know more about KCET 2019 from this page.
Around 1.5 to 2 lakh candidates apply for KCET every year, in hopes to get admission in B.Tech / B.Tech, B.V.Sc & A.H, B.Sc. (Agriculture, Sericulture, Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science, Bio. Tech, B.Tech (Food Technology / Dairy), B.Pharm, and Pharm-D courses. Candidates can check KCET 2019 exam dates from the table below:
|KCET 2019||Important Dates|
|Exam date for KCET 2019 was announced on||11 Jan 2019|
|Information brochure of the exam will release on||01 Feb 2019|
|KCET 2019 application form releasing in||01 Feb 2019|
|Last date to submit the application form|
|KCET 2019 Form Correction date|
|Last date to pay the application fees in the bank / e-post office||21 Mar 2019|
|Issuance of KCET 2019 hall ticket begins on||11 Apr 2019|
|Online application for OCI/PIO Candidates||16 to 20 Apr 2019, up to 5:30 PM|
|KCET 2019 Exam Date:
Biology and Mathematics
Physics and Chemistry
|Kannada language Test date
(only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)
|Document verification for Agriculturist at respective practical test centers||13 to 15 May 2019|
|Exam date for practical examination for UG course applicants for Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary Universities under “Agriculturist Quota”||18 May 2019|
KCET 2019 Revised Exam Schedule
The complete schedule of KCET 2019, for physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics, is as follows:
|29 Apr 2019||Biology||10:30 am to 11:50 am|
|29 Apr 2019||Mathematics||02:30 pm to 03:30 pm|
|30 Apr 2019||Physics||10:30 am to 11:50 am|
|30 Apr 2019||Chemistry||02:30 pm to 03:30 pm|
For Kannada Language Test – Only in Bangalore Center
|01 May 2019||Both for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates||11:30 am to 12:30 pm|
Official Notice for KCET 2019 Dates Change Below:
KCET 2019 Application Form
The registration for Karnataka KCET 2019 is started online at its website. The entire online application form filling process is to be completed in two phases – In the first phase, candidates have to fill the details and can edit the data any number of times and also can take the draft printouts before selecting the declaration. In the second phase, the candidates have to select the declaration after confirming themselves that there are no changes to be further done.
The candidates should note that they can edit/ modify details in the KCET 2019 Application Form as many times as they wish for before commencing the second phase. Once the declaration is done, the candidates are not allowed to change/ edit/ delete/ add any information in the KCET 2019 Online Application.
Application Fee for KCET 2019
Candidates have to pay the application fee for KCET 2019 through online mode only. Aspirants can pay the fee through e-challan listed banks such as e-Post office, State Bank of India, Corporation Bank and ICICI Bank.
|Karnataka||GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B||Rs. 500/-|
|SC, ST, CAT-1||Rs. 250/-|
|All female candidate of Karnataka||Rs. 250/-|
|Outside Karnataka||GM||Rs. 750/-|
|Outside India||GM||Rs. 5000/-|
KCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
It is important the students must check the eligibility criteria for the course for which they wish to apply for before registering for the entrance exam. Below we have given the eligibility for each and every course. The candidates should proceed to register only after checking the eligibility for KCET 2019.
Click Here to check the eligibility clauses to claim for the government seats.
- Nationality – The aspirant should be an Indian National
- Educational Qualification – The aspirants should fulfill the following criteria:
|AYUSH||Should have passed the second year Pre‐University or 12th standard or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study||
|B.Arch||Should have passed 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects||
|B.E. / B.Tech||Should have Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Bio‐Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study||
|Farm Science courses||The aspirants should have passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.||–|
|Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry course c||Candidate should have Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects||
|2nd Year B. Pharma||Should have passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India||Should have secured minimum 45% marks in the Diploma examination (40% for SC, ST, Cat‐1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)|
Who Cannot Apply for KCET 2019?
The following candidates shall not be eligible to apply and appear for KCET 2019:
- The candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than the universities listed by KEA.
- Candidates who have passed from the Karnataka State Open University are also not eligible to apply for KCET 2019.
- Those whose appears for the qualifying examination in the year 2019 and whose result is awaited are eligible to apply but if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks, they shall not be granted admission.
Note: A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 2nd PUC / 12th Standard in 2019 and whose result is awaited can apply and appear for KCET 2019.
KCET 2019 Exam Pattern
- Mode of Examination: Offline (pen-paper based)
- Exam Duration: 70 mins
- Total Questions: 230
- Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/ or Biology, and Kannada Language Test
The distribution of question in each of these subjects is as follows:-
|Subjects||Total Questions||Total Marks|
|Mathematics / Biology||60||60|
|Kannada Language Test||50||50|
Marking Scheme: The candidates must note down the marking scheme for KCET 2019:
- For every correct answer, candidates are going to be awarded 01 mark.
- There shall be NO NEGATIVE MARKING for an incorrect answer
KCET 2019 Syllabus
KEA has clarified that the question papers of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test is mostly based on the First and Second PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.
KCET 2019 Study Material/ Sample Paper
To help the candidates in their preparation for KCET, the exam conducting body has provided the study material and video lectures. The candidates can take help of these and start their preparation for the entrance exam.
Study Material For Physics
|Name of the Topic||Study Material|
|Rotational Motion||Download here|
|Newtons Laws of Motion||Download here|
|Work, Power & Energy||Download here|
|Conservation Of Momentum And Collision||Download here|
|Ray Optics And Optical Instruments||Download here|
|Motion In A Straight Line, Motion In A Plane||Download here|
|Magnetic Effect of Electric Current||Download here|
|Oscillation & Waves||Download here|
|Heat & Thermodynamics||Download here|
|Moving charges & Magnetism||Download here|
|Electrostatics and Capacitors||Download here|
|Current Electricity||Download here|
|Electro Magnetic Induction & Alternate Current||Download here|
|Semi – Conductors||Download here|
Study Material For Chemistry
|Name of the Topic||Study Material|
|Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and Amines||Download here|
|Surface Chemistry and D & F Block Elements||Download here|
|Chemical Thermodynamics And Redox Reactions||Download here|
|Equilibrium And Hydrogen||Download here|
|Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties||Download here|
|General Principles & process of isolation of elements||Download here|
|Chemical Bonding & molecular structure||Download here|
|Theory of dilute solutions||Download here|
|Co-ordination compound and polymers||Download here|
|Basic concept in Chemistry||Download here|
Study Material For Mathematics
|Name of the Topic||Study Material|
|Algebra – 1||Download here|
|Algebra – 1||Download here|
|Vector Algebra||Download here|
|3-Dimensional Geometry||Download here|
|Algebra-1 (Part-2)||Download here|
|Straight Lines||Download here|
|Conic Section||Download here|
Study Material For Biology
|Name of the Topic||Study Material|
|Morphology of Flowering Plants||Download here|
|Plant Anatomy & Structural organisation in Animals||Download here|
|Cell biology||Download here|
|Plant Physiology||Download here|
|Plant Physiology (Part-2)||Download here|
|Human Physiology||Download here|
|Human Physiology – Part-02||Download here|
|Genetics & Evolution||Download here|
|Biology in Human welfare||Download here|
|Genetics & Evolution||Download here|
|Bio Technology||Download here|
|Human Reproduction||Download here|
KCET 2019 Admit Card
Candidates can download KCET 2019 Admit Card via visiting the official website. KCET 2019 Admit Card is going to be made available in the online mode only. No printed admit card is going to be sent to the candidates individually through post. To download it, enter the details such as Application Number, Date of Birth. Kcet 2019 Admit Card is going to have some personal details of the candidates as well as basic information about the exam such as date, timings, the address of the test center, etc.
It is to be noted that candidates must carry KCET 2019 Admit Card to the examination centre positively as it is going to act as an entry ticket at that time. Also, make sure a valid id proof is carried along with the KCET 2019 Admit Card.
KCET 2019 Test Center
The Karnataka Examination Authority is conducting the KCET 2019 entrance in 54 places spread over Karnataka State. The candidates who have passed or are appearing for Qualifying Examination within Karnataka will be allotted the test center within the district in which the candidate has studied 2nd PUC or 12th standard.
KCET 2019 Answer Key
Once KEA conducts the entrance exam successfully at all the test centers, it publishes the answer key for Karnataka CET on the notified date. The answer key for KCET 2019 would be published online at the official website of KEA in a pdf format. The official answer key which is released by the exam conducting body is generally available a week or two after the exam is over. However, there are some Coaching Institutes which also publishes the answer key. This unofficial answer key is generally released an hour or two after the exam is over.
Candidates can also file their objections against the provisional answer key, addressing to the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before the prescribed date. The objection has to be sent either in person or only through SPEED POST or email: [email protected] Along with the objection, candidates also have to attach the supporting documents and justifications against the targated question.
KCET 2019 Cut Off
The cut off is the minimum marks which a candidate should obtain in order to pass the test. Only those candidates who obtain marks equal to or greater than the cut off marks will be declared as “Qualified”. The exam conducting releases the course-wise cut off marks for KCET after the declaration of the result. Hence the cut off marks for KCET 2019 will be available after the declaration of its result.
However, till the time the cut off for KCET 2019 is available, the candidates can refer to the previous year’s cut off to get an idea of the marks required to qualify the test.
- KCET Cut Off for Engineering Courses – Check here
- KCET Cut Off for Medical & Dental Courses – Check here
Minimum Cut off Marks for Kannada Language Test
The minimum passing marks for all Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates shall be 12 out of 50 marks in Kannada Language Examination. Only those candidates who obtain the marks equal to or greater than the cut off marks are considered for assignment of ranks and to become eligible for allotment of seats in KCET 2019.
KCET 2019 Result
Candidates appearing for the KCET 2019 would be able to access the result by log onto the official website. Aspirants need to enter their registration number to view the score card. In the KCET score card, candidates can see the total marks obtained in the concerned examination. Along with the result, KEA also releases the list of the candidates whose results have been withheld and the reasons for withholding the results.
The governing authority allow the candidates to submit their objection against the result sheet, addressed to “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore”. Candidates can submit the objection within three days from the date of publication of KCET 2019 Result. The discrepancies to be submitted can be changes in the Qualifying Exam marks, version code, NEET / NATA scores etc., except the marks obtained in the Common Entrance Test.
KCET 2019 Merit List
The conducting body publishes the KCET merit list for the following academic year in the form of the PDF on its official website kea.kar.nic.in after the result declaration. KEA releases separate merit list of all the courses for the appearing candidates. There are some criterion on which the merit list would be prepared for such courses:
- In case of the Agriculturist Quota, the ranking of the candidates is assigned on the basis of 25% marks each, secured in concerned combinations in II year PUC (PCMB) and CET and 50% marks secured in the Practical Test.
- In case of B.V.Sc & AH merit is prepared on the basis of 50% of Marks secured in CET (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and 50% of marks scored in the practical test.
- In case of the candidates whose result are with-held for 2nd PUC or 12 standard, the rank is assigned after the submission of the required documents on the specified date and time.
NOTE: Candidates must also note that KCET 2019 Merit List is not going to be made available in the KEA Premises.
KCET 2019 Document Verification
After the KCET 2019 Result is announced, the candidates who would be declared as qualified are eligible to appear for the document verification process. The shortlisted candidates have to report for the document verification at the specified schedule and venue prescribed by the conducting body. The Verification of documents is to be done at once for all the disciplines for which the candidate is eligible. However, if a candidate is found to be eligible for more than one discipline, then the documents would be verified for all the disciplines at once.
Only upon verification of documents and issue of verification slip, a candidate would be allowed to enter the options. KEA also publishes the list which consists of the details of the candidates who have successfully completed this step.
KCET 2019 Option Entry and Seat Allotment
Those who have successfully verified their documents and received the verification slip can proceed to submit choice(s) of the Institute for which they wish to apply for. The candidate may enter the course/college of his choice from among the seats available which would be displayed at the time of entry of options i.e., college wise, category wise, course wise, and discipline-wise. KEA conducts three rounds of the Seat Allotment. The allotment of seat takes place on the basis of merit and priority of options submitted by the candidate.
If a candidate is satisfied with the seat allotted to them, then he/she can download the Challan / allotted details from the KEA Website. Furthermore, the candidates have to download the admission order and report to the college. If not satisfied, the candidates need to choose the option to appear for the subsequent round of the Seat Allotment.
KCET 2019 Seats
KEA will reveal the exact number of seats after the announcement of result. We have mentioned the last year’s seat matrix for the reference of the candidates. As soon as the conducting body announces the latest seat matrix, we will update it on this page accordingly.
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Homoeopathy (general)||201|
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Naturopathy (general)||68|
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Homoeopathy(Hyd-Kar)||33|
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Naturopathy (Hyd-Kar)||7|
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Homoeopathy(special)||19|
|ISM&H (AYUSH) Naturopathy (special)||4|
|B.Sc (Ag) & BVSc (general)||283|
|B.Sc (Ag) & BVSc (Agriculturist)||94|
|B.Sc (Ag) & BVSc (special)||23|
|B.Pharm and Pharm D (general and Hyd-Kar)||635|
|B.Pharm and Pharm D (special)||6|
|Lateral Entry B.Pharma (general and Hyd-Kar)||189|
|Lateral Entry B.Pharma (special)||16|
Courses Offered Through KCET 2019
On the basis of KCET 2019 score, the candidates are offered admission in the following programs:
- B.E. / B.Tech
- B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
- B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture
- B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture
- B.Sc (Hons) Forestry
- B.Sc. Agri BioTech
- B.HSc.(Home Science)
- B.Tech (Agri.Engg)
- B.Tech (Food Techno)
- B.Tech (Dairy Tech)
- B.F.Sc (Fisheries)
- B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)
- B.Sc. (Hons) Agri. Marketing & Co‐Op
- Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.)
- 2nd Year B. Pharma
Candidates suffer through many problems and queries while the admission process, for the sake of candidates we have provided here frequently asked questions candidates ask at the time of admission process. You can access the FAQ’s from the link provided here below.
- Click here for FAQ’s for KCET 2019.
KCET Contact Details:
Address: Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560012.
Phone: 080 – 23460460 (Five Lines)
Fax: 080 – 23461576
E-mail: [email protected]
Official Website: kea.kar.nic.in
For more information regarding KCET 2019, candidates can download the information brochure
If you have any confusion about the KCET 2019, then let us know in the comment section below.