The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will announce the KCET 2018 Result. The candidates can check their result online at kea.kr.nic.in or through the direct link which will be provided on this page. The result for KCET 2018 shall be announced by the Last week of Apr 2018. To check the result you need to enter details such as Registration Number, Roll Number, Password, etc. The candidates are shortlisted for admission in various UG programs in government university/ private aided/ private unaided in professional educational institutions in Karnataka, on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam. Check more details regarding the KCET 2018 Result from this page.

KCET 2018 Result

KCET 2018 Result Date: The result is declared as and when the KCET 2018 Final Answer Key is published. Last year, the exam was held in the month of May and so the result was announced by the end of the month. However, now that the exam is being held in the month of April (due to elections), so it is expected that KCET 2018 result will be announced by the end week of April 2018.

Important Schedule for Declaration of KCET 2018 Result

KCET 2018 Result Important dates
KCET 2018 exam date 18, 19 Apr 2018
Verification of Documents for Agriculturist quota at the respective Practical Test Centres 21-25 Apr 2018 18 to 23 May 2018
Date of Practical Examination for UG course applicants for Agriculture/ Horticulture / Veterinary Universities under “Agriculturist Quota” 27 Apr 2018 25 May 2018
Declaration of KCET 2018 Result Last week of Apr 2018

Result: The candidates will be able to check their KCET Result 2018 online at kea.kar.nic.in.

How to Check KCET 2018 Result?

To check your result for KCET 2018 just simply follow the instructions as given below:

  1. Firstly, click on the link which will be updated above as soon as the result is declared.
  2. Now login using Registration Number.
  3. Click on “Submit” button.
  4. Take a print out of the result for future reference.

KCET 2018 Result - Check Karnataka Common Entrance Test Result 2018

KCET 2018 Cut Off

The candidates need to obtain minimum marks in order to qualify the entrance test. Those who will obtain marks equal to greater than the cut off will be declared as “Qualified”. The cut off for KCET 2018 is not yet available.

However, the students can check the previous year closing rank as given in the table below.

Course Name Last Year Round 1 Last Year Round 2
Engg (General)
Engg (Hyd – Kar)
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Architecture (General)
Architecture (Hyd-Kar)
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Agriculture (General)
Agriculture (Hyd-Kar)
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Agriculture (General) – Practical
Agriculture (Hyd-Kar) – Practical
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Pharma-D (General)
Pharma-D (Hyd-Kar)
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KCET 2018 Merit List

On the basis of the final answer key, KEA prepares the KCET Merit List, Separate result sheets showing the Medical / Dental, ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm science, B‐Pharm and  Pharm‐D ranks will be published at KCET website. The merit list will consist of the names of those candidates who qualify the entrance test. The criteria for preparation of KCET merit list, for each course, is different. The candidates can check it from below.

Course Criteria for Merit
B.Tech and B.E The KCET 2018 Merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects in KCET 2018 and the marks obtained by candidates in PCM subjects in the Qualifying Examination, taken in equal proportions.
MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy, and Yoga (ISM & H) The merit list for KCET 2018 is prepared on the basis of NEET 2018 Score
  • B. Pharm
  • 2nd Year B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)
  • Pharm-D
The preparation of the Merit List is done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in Physics, Chemistry and  Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects i.e., PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in KCET 2018. The merit list will be published separately for each course.
B.Arch The merit/ rank list is prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in NATA 2018/ JEE Main Paper 2.
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture)
  • B.Sc. (Forestry)
  • B.Sc.(Sericulture)
  • B.Sc.(Agri. Biotech)
  • B.Sc.(Horticulture)
  • B.H.Sc.,(Home Science)
  • B.Tech.(Food Technology)
  • B.Tech.(Dairy Technology)
  • B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)
  • B.Tech. (Food Science &Tech.)
  • B.Sc.(Ag. Marketing and Co-operation)
  • B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering)
The merit list is published on the basis of the candidate’s performance in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects in both KCET 2018 and the Qualifying Examination.
Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) The preparation of rank list is done on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in KCET 2018.
Recommended: After result – KCET Document Verification, and Option Entry.

Tie Breaker Criteria

In case of two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the rank list, their inter-se merit will be determined as per the rules given below:

B.Tech and B.E

  • To break the tie, the candidates with higher marks in Chemistry will be ranked higher.
  • In case the tie is not resolved, then the candidate with higher marks in Physics will be placed higher.
  • However, if the tie is still not resolved then the candidates with higher marks in the respective subjects in the Qualifying examination as above.
  • If there is still a tie, the age of the candidate will be taken into consideration. This means that the candidate the candidate older in age be placed higher in the merit list.


  • The candidates with higher marks in NATA will be given higher preference in the merit.
  • If the tie is not resolved, then the inter-se merit is determined on the basis of marks obtained in Mathematics in the qualifying examination.
  • If the marks obtained in Mathematics are equal, then the age of the candidates will be considered to tie breaker, wherein the elder candidate will be considered before the younger.

If everything, as specified above, are equal, then the interse merit will be determined by draw of lots.

How To Submit Objections for KCET 2018 Result Sheet?

After checking the results, if candidates have some query or objections related to the declared result such as changes in the Q.E marks, version scores, NEET/NATA scores etc except the scores obtained in the common entrance examination then the candidates will have the option to submit their objections within the three days from the date of the declaration of CET 2018 results and after that the ranks will be published for those candidates again.

KCET 2018 Document Verification

If your name is in the merit list, then you need to appear for Document Verification round. The schedule for the document verification will be published as soon as the merit list is published. The Verification of documents will be done at once for all the disciplines to which the candidate is eligible. However, if the candidate is eligible for more than one discipline i.e., for Medical / Dental, Engineering, ISM & H, Farm Science, B-Pharm and Pharm-D, 2nd-year B-Pharm (Lateral Entry) then for all the disciplines documents will be verified at once. It will be done in at least 15 notified helpline centers across the state. Only after the candidates have successfully passed the verification of documents and a verification slip is issued, then only they will be allowed to take part in the Choice Filling round.

KCET 2018 Choice Filling

Those who qualify in the Document Verification Round will then be eligible to appear for Choice Filling. The choices must be filled and submitted by online mode as per the schedule. Remember that the options entered by the candidate for the first round will remain same for all the rounds of seat allotment. The choices should be submitted in the order of preference. On the basis of the choices filled, the candidates will be allotted a seat.

KCET 2018 Seat Allotment

The result of the seat allotment will be published online at KEA website. If the candidate is satisfied with the seat allotted to them, then the candidate has to make payment for the allotted college and course. After making the payment, the candidate will be able to download the Admission Order. Finally, the candidates need to report to the allotted college, with the college copy of the admission order and Challan along with the Original Documents on or before the date mentioned in the Admission Order. However, those who are not satisfied with the allotted college can take part in round 2 of counseling.