KCET 2018 Option Entry is that process under which the candidates state the choices for the colleges and courses in which they wish to take the exam. Only the qualified and merit holders are invited for submitting the options. Candidates, who will get through the document verification round can only be able to access the KCET Option Entry Portal. Once the option entry facility ends, the candidates will neither be able to add an option or change it. During the seat allotment, the most prioritized option will be considered. Hence, the candidates should submit the options as per the order of priority. Read below to know the KCET 2018 Option Entry process, dates, and more details.

Latest: Mopup (Reduced Percentile) Round Option Entry Link for AYUSH (ISM&H) has been released, scroll down to check the same.

KCET Option Entry 2018 and Seat Allotment Result

Schedule for KCET 2018 Couselling will be as follows:

Events Round 1 Round 2 (Revised)
Display of seat matrix and fee structure 11 Jul 2018 25 Jul 2018
Option entry starts 11 Jul – 15 Jul 2018 25 Jul – 28 Jul 2018
Announcement of mock seat allotment
16 Jul 2018
Seat allotment result announcement 19 Jul 2018 29 Jul 2018
Exercise of choices by the candidates
allotted in first round of counselling
20 Jul 21 Jul – 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul – 31 Jul 2018
Confirming the allotment, paying fee, and
downloading admission order
20 Jul 21 Jul – 24 Jul 2018 30 Jul – 01 Aug 2018
Last date to report at the college 23 Jul 25 Jul 2018 02 Aug 2018

Second Extended Round Schedule 

Events Dates
Option Entry is extended up to 10 Aug 2018
Publication of Seat Allotment Results to Regular students 11 Aug 2018
Payment of Fees and downloading of admission order 12 Aug 2018
Last date for reporting to colleges 14 Aug 2018

Schedule for Extended Round for Farm Science Courses

Events Dates
Display of Seat Matrix 19 Sep 2018
Option Entry by Eligible Candidates 19 to 22 Sep 2018
Publication of Seat Allotment Result 22 Sep 2018
Confirmation of Allotment, Payment of Fees and downloading of Admission Order 24 Sep 2018
Last date for Reporting to College 26 Sep 2018
  • Second Round Option Entry Link for AYUSH (ISM&H) – Check here
  • Click here to check Option Entry for Farm Science Courses for extended round.
  • Click here to check Option Entry and Seat allotment Schedule for Farm Science Courses of Extended Round.
  • Click here to check Option Entry and Seat allotment Schedule for AYUSH Courses.
  • Click here to check detailed Revised Second Extended Round Schedule.

Allotment Result: Click Here to check the KCET 2018 Second Extended round Allotment Result.

Option Entry:

  • Click here to check AYUSH (ISM&H) – Mopup (Reduced Percentile) Round Option Entry Link.
  • Click here for Option Entry Round for AYUSH (ISM&H) Round 2018.
  • Click here for Second Extended KCET Choice Entry For Engineering, Farm Science and Other Course.

Why is Document Verification Important for KCET 2018 Option Entry?

During the documents verification, the eligibility of the candidates will be checked. The verification will be done offline and the candidates will have to go in person for it. If the candidate is verified as eligible during the process, the authorities will issue a Verification Slip.

The verification slip will contain the Secret Keyword. Only with the help of this keyword, the candidates will be able to access the option entry login. Hence, it is important to get the documents verified.

KCET 2018 Option Entry Procedure

To submit the options, the candidates will first of all have to access the link which will be given on this page. Then, the candidates will have to follow the steps below:

Login – To login the option entry portal of KCET the candidates will have to submit the CET Application Number and Secret Keyword. After this, the candidates will have to create a password. The password should be of at least 8 characters and must contain:

  • One alphabet
  • One Number
  • One Special Character

Next, the candidates will have to enter the e-mail id, mobile number and answer the secret hint question.

Choosing the Options: After the step above, the login will open and the candidates will be able to submit the choices. The choices are to be submitted in the as many as the candidates wish. The candidates will have to lock the submitted options before the lapse of the deadline. It is advised that before the final login, the candidates thoroughly go through their options and check to make all the required changes.

Click here to check guidelines of entry of options and seat allotment procedure.

KCET 2017 Second Round Cut Off

Last Year second round cut off was as follows:

For more information regarding KCET Option Entry 2018 and Seat Allotment Result – Download Information Brochure.


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    • There is no update about the optional entry for kcet 2018 till now,but it will be enable shortly.Check after some days.

  1. When option entry starts? And how many days it will go? Please inform soon. I am in tense.

  2. when option of entry will start as in prospectus last date to fill is tommorow i.e 4 july 2018 . and please kindly help me to get order of private colleges rank wise .

    • Hi Abhulasha
      Till now there is no information.Kindly stay connected as last year the process was started around July.

  3. When does the option entry begins?Seriously its too late and they are making the students to suffer by making us to wait.
    plzzz its our request kindly start the option entry soon.

      • Every body knows it will start soon. If you know the inside/specific facts kindly specify or else just say dont know. There is something terribly wrong going on. The students are suffering.

  4. Sirrrrrr plzzzzzzzzzzzz there are thousands of students and parents are awaiting for the date of option entry,,, u cant inform us about option entry at the last date of entry plzzz reveal the date as soon as possible

    • Sister may be cet options entry today or tomorrow confrmied released. See that official website of karanataka examination authority.

  5. Sir option entry yavaga sir many people awaiting a cet options entry y late option entry release .Already mbbs and bds options entry stated at 5 /07/2018 .

  6. CET engineering option entry starts on 11,12,13/7/2018.before that medical option entry is going on now.

  7. f*ck this whole system..
    u people inorder to make money from the innoncents make late with alll these stuffs and make us suffer..
    one thing u need to keep in mind,
    a single student may not do anything but suffer,
    but if ever we get together, apni aukaat yaad diladunga tum logonko..

  8. Y Ru people makng us to suffer……..u guys r juzz playing wid 2,00,000 students………don’t let us to get angry……..

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