Due to corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic, Karnataka Examination Board (KEA) has postponed Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020. The news of postponement is no surprise because most of the entrance examinations in the state and nation has been postponed due to COVID-19 breakout. KEA initially planned to conduct KCET 2020 from April 22 and 23, 2020. However, now it will announce new date for the exam.
KCET 2020 New Exam Date: As of now, KEA has not declared any new exam date for KCET. It is expected that it will be announced once the lock down gets over, i.e. after April 15, 2020. If the situation is brought under control then the exam will be held in the month of May. However, if the things persist the same then there are chances that KCET 2020 might be held in August 2020.
The notice for KCET postponement has been uploaded on the official website, cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. It has been released under the ‘Latest Announcements’ section, with the heading ‘CET 2020 – Exam Postponed’.
The notice says, “In order to take precautionary steps to avoid spread of Novel corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state, Common Entrance Test-2200 scheduled to be held on 22-04-2020 and 23-04-220 and Kannada Language Test on 24-04-2020, has bee postponed. “ The complete notice is as follows:
When will KCET admit card released?
Following the postponing of KCET 2020, the issuance of admit card has been naturally delayed. Earlier, the admit card for KCET 2020 was to release on April 10 but now that the exam has been shifted back, the release of the admit card has also been delayed.
The new date for the release of the admit card will depend on the KCET 2020 new exam date. It is expected that KEA will also announced it after April 15, 2020. The admit card of KCET is released online but has to be carried as hard copy on the exam day. The exam date, center, time, instructions, etc details will be mentioned on it.
Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority to offer admission in undergraduate courses in the disciplines like engineering, naturopathy, pharmacy etc. It is state-level entrance test which takes place in the offline mode. All the colleges / universities of Karnataka can participate in it.
The test is conducted for the total duration of 80 minutes. In the test, 180 multiple-choice questions are asked from physics, chemistry, and mathematics / biology. For every correct question, 01 mark is awarded to the candidate and for selecting incorrect answer option, negative marking of is not done
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