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KCET Application Form 2018 – KEA will issue application form of KCET 2018. CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form is likely to be available in December 2017. This is to inform that Karnataka Examinations Authority has already published CET Karnataka 2018 exam date. Exam dates are 18, 19, 20 April 2018. Last time common entrance test was on 2, 3, 4 May to apply for which, application form was available from 27 January to 27 February. Since exam is much earlier this time, therefore chances are that application form of KCET 2018 releases early too, such as in December.

Candidates who want admission in first year of engineering, technology, farm science courses must fill and submit KCET Application Form 2018 as per schedule by following guidelines of KEA. Get here complete details of KCET Application Form 2018 such as dates, fees, how to apply, login, and other details.

KCET Application Form 2018

By filling CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form, you can appear in Karnataka Common Entrance Test. Important dates for application form and related events are as follows.

Event Date
KEA will release KCET Application Form 2018 (expected) Dec 2017
Last date to apply will be (expected) Jan 2018
Availability of hall ticket (expected) 1st week of Apr 2018
KCET 2018 exam 18, 19, 20 Apr 2018

Apply here: To apply online for Karnataka Common Entrance Test, candidates must visit official website as soon as online application form releases.

Official website of CET Karnataka 2018 is

What is CET Karnataka 2018?

Karnataka Examinations Authority is conducting Common Entrance Test 2018 as per directions of Government. It is for admission to first year or first semester Engineering, Technology, Farm science courses [Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc and AH), BSc Agriculture, BSc Sericulture, BSC Horticulture, BSc Forestry, BSc Agri Bio Tech, BHSc Home Science, BTech Agri Engg, BTech Food Technology, BTech Dairy Tech, BFSc Fisheries, BTech Food Science and Tech, BSc Agri Marketing and Co Op, BPharm, Pharm-D, AYUSH].

Candidates may note that admission to Medical and Dental courses is on basis of CBSE NEET UG 2018. Admission to Architecture courses is on basis of JEE Paper 2 and NATA.

Insofar, only above information is available regarding CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form. Other information on this page, below this line, is as per last year details and only for reference.

KCET Application Form 2018

KCET Application Form 2018 Application Fee

You will pay application fee specific to your category and location. Last year fee amount was as follows.

Karnataka origin Gen / OBC Rs 650
Karnataka origin SC / ST Cat 1 Rs 500
Outside Karnataka Rs 750
Outside India Rs 5000

How to pay the application fee?

Mode of fee payment varies from year to year. Thus it is advisable not to take any action based on fee payment mode of last year as it may change this year. Last year, candidates had to print challan from CET Karnataka 2018 Online Application Form. Then they had to pay fee amount at bank / e post office. Those residing outside India had to pay through DD. However, there is always a chance that fee amount and mode may change this year.

Checklist before applying for CET Karnataka 2018

  • Read prospectus.
  • Check eligibility.
  • You have valid email ID
  • You have valid mobile number
  • If claiming reservation, then you have relevant certificates [you will require them at time of admission]

Caution: If at any time, KEA finds that you have submitted untrue / wrong / tampered / forged details, then it will cancel your candidature. Therefore be careful to submit only correct details that match your documents.

How can I apply for CET Karnataka 2018?

You can apply for CET Karnataka 2018 by accessing online application form link at KEA website, as soon as it is available. Although you will get instructions for filling form in prospectus, simple guidelines will also be available here. Step by step guide to fill KCET Application Form 2018 will be available here once form is available.


  • Enter mobile number and email ID of your own. This is because KEA may send communication through SMS and email.
  • KEA has been issuing online application form since 2015. Thus same is likely to happen this time also. It is unlikely that there be any offline (pen and paper) form.
  • Usually KEA provides a blank application also. You can first download it and fill it in consultation with an elder. Once you are sure that you can fill all details in CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form correctly, then go to live form.
  • After filling details in form, you will most likely get application ID and password. This usually displays on screen after form submission and also goes to registered email ID. Keep them safely for login.
  • You will also have to upload photograph and signature in JPG / JPEG format.
  • Keep a print out of completed form for future reference.

KEA may also publish “How to fill online application form” on its website.

KCET Application Form 2018 Correction

Last year form filling was in 2 phases – (i) Fill details and edit data any number of times (ii) Agree to declaration and pay fee. Provision to edit details remain active only until phase 1. If such a facility is available this time also then candidates must make sure they edit and proofread data before final submission.

Role of Principal / Gazetted Officer in filling of KCET Application Form 2018

Last year candidates had to do final submission of form then download it. After that they had to affix photograph, signature, thumb impression. Then they had to get it attested from either Principal where studying / passed 2nd PU or class XII exam, or gazetted officer. They had to submit this copy at time of document verification.

What details are required for filling out CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form?

Following details are expected to be required for filling out CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form:

  • Names of candidate, and his/her parents
  • Date of birth
  • Mobile number
  • Gender
  • Email ID
  • Mother tongue
  • Annual income of family from all sources
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Reservation category
  • Caste
  • Address
  • SSLC / 10th studied in Karnataka or not
  • State from which appeared for 2nd PUC / 12th
  • 2nd PUC district if Karnataka
  • Native state
  • Native district
  • Previous year CET details

One of the questions that students most frequently ask is: Are students from outside Karnataka eligible for KCET?

To answer that, we must say that the eligibility criteria of CET Karnataka is quite elaborate. There are various clauses. You need to satisfy some compulsory conditions. It is important to read the eligibility criteria completely to see if you are eligible or not.

KCET / CET Karnataka Statistics

Following are statistics of past year CET.

Number of candidates who appeared in CET 1,80,000
ISMH counselling was done for these number of eligible candidates 96,642
Engineering and Technology counselling was done for these number of eligible candidates 95,767
Farm Science counselling was done for these number of eligible candidates 94,478
B.Pharm and Pharm D counselling was done for these number of eligible candidates 1,26,000

CET Karnataka 2018 Application Form

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