KCET 2020 Paper Analysis – Today marked the end of the KCET 2020 exam. On day 2 Physics and Chemistry paper took place in offline mode. The chemistry paper was moderate to easy and Physics was easy. Physics paper was held from 10:30 am to 11:50 am and Chemistry paper was held from 2:30 pm to 3:50 pm. On Day 1 that is on July 30, Maths and Biology paper was held and both the papers were easy to moderate. The overall level of the KCET 2020 exam thus stands between easy to moderate level. Taking the exam amid the COVID-19 pandemic was a challenge and students said that social distancing was maintained while some said there was a lack of prevention measures. Some centers had a large number of absentees. Check full KCET 2020 paper analysis from this page.
KCET 2020 Paper Analysis
Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is an offline exam. The exam is held for 2 days (July 30 and 31, 2020) and in 2 shifts each day. Each day the first paper is held from 10.30 am to 11.50 am and second from 01.30 pm to 03.50 pm. The overall analysis as per the initial students reaction is as follows:
|Subject||Difficulty level||I PUC v/s II PUC|
|Chemistry||Easy and moderate||more ques from 2nd PUC|
|Physics||Easy||more ques from 2nd PUC|
|Maths||Easy to moderate||more ques from 2nd PUC|
|Biology||Easy to moderate||more ques from 2nd PUC|
Overall KCET 2020 Exam Analysis: The overall KCET 2020 exam was easy to moderate in difficulty level. The percentage of 2nd PUC topics were more in the entire examination.
KCET 2020 Analysis for Chemistry
The overall difficulty level: Easy and moderate. A well-prepared candidate can easily score good marks in the paper.
Most asked topics: The paper consisted of more questions from II PUC than from I PUC.
KCET 2020 Analysis for Physics
The overall difficulty level: Easy. As per the initial reaction of the candidates in social media, the physics paper was easy.
Most asked topics: Questions from II PUC were more than I PUC.
KCET 2020 Analysis for Biology
The analysis of the Biology paper is given below:
The overall difficulty level: Easy to moderate. An above-average student can easily score between 55 and 60. The paper was NCERT Biology textbook-based.
Most asked topics: Principles of Inheritance and Variation, Molecular Basis of Inheritance, Environmental Issues, Biodiversity and Conservation, Ecosystem, Organisms and Populations, Biotechnology and it’s Applications, Biotechnology – Principles and Processes, Microbes in Human Welfare, Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production, Human Health and Disease, Evolution, Reproductive Health, Human Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction in Flowering plants, Reproduction in Organisms, Biological Classification, Photosynthesis.
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KCET 2020 Analysis for Maths
Thee analysis of the Maths paper is given below:
The overall difficulty level: Easy and moderate. A well prepared candidate can easily score 90% in the paper.
Most asked topics: The paper consists of 17 questions from I PU and 43 from II PU portions.
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Students Share their KCET 2020 Experience Amidst COVID-19
Students and parents had strongly protested KCET 2020 being held amidst the rising cases of COVID-19 in Karnataka and in the nation. Keeping all that aside, the exam was held today and the second day of the exam is due tomorrow that is July 31, 2020. Here are a few experience of the first day of KCET 2020 that have been shared by the candidates on social media:
- There were a lot of absentees in some centers as per the students:
- As per the students, the level of the biology exam was easy to moderate. Students took to twitter to share their thoughts on the exam.
- Social distancing inside the exam hall:
- At the centre, guidelines were followed and hand sanitizers were distributed to the candidates before entering at the centres:
- Temperature was checked of all the candidates using thermo gun.
KCET 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for KCET 2020 that is being followed is as follows:
Mode of the exam: KCET 2020 is an offline exam in which candidates have to mark answers in OMR sheet.
Papers in the exam: Candidates can appear for PCM or PCB papers, depending on the selected subject choice.
Types of questions: All the questions in KCET are of multiple choice type.
Marking scheme: Each question is of 1 marks and the exam has no negative marking.
Total marks in the exam: The maximum marks in the exam is 180 marks.
Total number of questions: The entire paper has 180 questions and the distribution of the questions are given below:
|Subject||No of Qs||Marks|
KCET 2020 Answer Key
KEA releases the official answer key for KCET 2020 a few days after the examination. However, on the exam day, various coaching institutes and teachers release the answer key. The answer key released on the exam day is the unofficial key but candidates can use it to predict performance in the exam.
To use the KCET 2020 answer key and calculate the score, candidates need to match answers in the key with that marked in the exam. There is no negative marking in the exam and hence no marks is to be deducted for any wrong answer.
KCET is a state-level entrance exam, conducted for admission into UG courses in the fields of Engineering, Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, and Farm Science. It is conducted in pen paper-based mode. It is consists of 4 sections physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology of a total of 60 marks (each section). Candidates who have completed 10+2 in the respective fields can fill the online application form. Through the score of KCET admission in Government, University Private Aided and Un-Aided Professional Institutions in Karnataka will be granted.
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