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OVERVIEW OF KCET EXAM DETAILS 2024

 

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024 is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for admission to various undergraduate courses such as Engineering, B. Pharma, B.Arch, and others in the state of Karnataka. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 18 and 19, 2024, and the application form has been released on January 10, 2024, with the last date to submit the form being February 20, 2024(Extended).. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and there is no provision for negative marking. The syllabus for the exam includes subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology, depending on the course. 

 

KARNATAKA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (KCET) – IMPORTANT DATES

 

KCET Recruitment 2024 Notification was released on the official website KCET on 10 January 2024. Candidates can apply online from 10 January 2024 to the last date 20 February 2024(Extended). Candidates must frequently check EaseTolearn to be updated on important and recent KCET 2024 exam notifications.

 

  • Release of KCET Notification 2024 – 10 January 2024
  • Starting date of KCET Application Form 2024 – 10 January 2024
  • Last date to submit KCET Application Form 2024 – 20 February 2024(Extended)
  • KCET Admit Card 2024 – 05th April 2024
  • Exam date of KCET 2024 – 18th and 19th April 2024

 

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024

 

Nationality- The candidate must be a citizen of India.

 

Age Limit- There is no age limit specified for appearing in the KCET exam.

 

Educational Qualification-

 

The eligibility criteria for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024 for different courses are as follows:

 

Engineering/Technology Courses (B.E. / B.Tech):

 

  • Candidates must have passed 2nd PUC/12th standard or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Computer Science as optional subjects and English as one of the study languages.
  • A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is required for general category candidates. For SC, ST, and OBC candidates, the minimum aggregate marks are 40%.

 

B.Pharma Course:

 

  • Candidates must have passed 2nd PUC/12th standard or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology is required for general category candidates. For SC, ST, and OBC candidates, the minimum aggregate marks are 40%.

 

B.Arch Course:

 

  • Candidates must have passed 2nd PUC/12th standard or equivalent examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is required for general category candidates. For SC, ST, and OBC candidates, the minimum aggregate marks are 40%.
  • Candidates must have a valid NATA score.

 

Farm Science Courses

 

  • Candidates must have passed in 2nd PUC/ 12th Std./ Equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.

 

Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.)

 

  • Candidates must have passed in 2nd PUC/ 12th Std. and obtained a minimum of 50% in aggregate (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects. 
  • In the case of B.V.Sc & AH merit will be prepared based on 50% of marks secured in CET (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and 50% of marks scored in the practical test.

 

2nd Year B-Pharma 

 

  • Candidates must have passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

 

Pharma-D

 

  • Candidates must have passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
  • Candidates must have passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

 

Naturopathy & Yoga

 

  • Candidates must have passed in Q.E. with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. (40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category–I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) Category candidates.)

 

KCET Examination Centre 2024

 

  • The exam is conducted in around 54 KCET Exam Centers across 29 districts of Karnataka.
  • Candidates are allowed to choose their preferred exam center while filling out the KCET application form.
  • Once chosen, the exam center cannot be changed.

 

KCET Exam Centres

Bangalore

Bagalkot

Kundapura

Mandya

Doddaballapur

Jamakhandi

Karkala

Krishnarajpet

Chamarajnagar

Bijapur

Shimoga

Karwar

Kollegal

Bidar

Bhadravathi 

Sirsi

Mysore

Basavakalyan

Sagar

Kumta

Ramanagara

Bhalki

Tumkue

Dandeli

Channapatna

Davangere

Tiptur

Koppal 

Bellary

Chitradurga

Madikeri

Raichur

Hospet

Chikmagalur

Hassan

Mangalore 

Belgaum

Gadag

Kolar

Puttur

Chikodi

Haveri

Gulbarga

Moodabidri

Athani

Hubli

Yadgir

Ujire

Gokak

Dharwad

Chikkaballapur

Udupi

 

KCET How to Apply 2024

 

To apply for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024, candidates can follow the steps below:

 

Registration:

  • Visit the official KCET website (kea.kar.nic.in).
  • Complete the registration process using personal details.

Filling the Application Form:

  •  After registration, log in to fill the application form.
  • Enter personal information such as name, date of birth, gender, category, nationality, and contact details.
  • Provide educational qualifications, including details of the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent), board, and year of passing.

 Uploading Documents:

  • Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and other necessary documents as per the specifications.

Payment of Application Fee:

  • Pay the application fee online through the provided payment gateway.

 Submission:

  • After completing the above steps, submit the application form.

Admit Card:

  • The allotted exam center will be mentioned on the KCET 2024 Admit Card, which can be downloaded from the official website.

 

DIRECT LINK TO APPLY ONLINE FOR KCET 2024

 

KCET Application Fees 2024

 

The KCET application fee for 2024 varies based on the category of the candidate. The fee details are as follows:

 

Quota

Category

Application Fee

Karnataka

GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B

INR 500/-

Karnataka

SC, ST, CAT-1

INR 250/-

All Female Candidates of Karnataka

-

INR 250/-

Outside Karnataka

GM

INR 750/-

Outside India

GM

INR 5000/-

 

Candidates can pay the KCET application fee online through debit/credit net banking, UPI, or other available payment options. The last date to pay the KCET application form fee is February 23, 2024.

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION OF KARNATAKA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (KCET) 2024 –

 

CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF KCET

CLICK HERE FOR KCET OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION 2024 

DIRECT LINK TO APPLY ONLINE FOR KCET 2024

 

FAQs related to Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) Exam 2024

 

1. What is KCET?

  • A: KCET, or Karnataka Common Entrance Test, is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for admission to various undergraduate courses in Karnataka, including engineering, medical, dental, agriculture, and other professional courses.

 

2. Which courses does KCET cover?

  • A: KCET covers a range of undergraduate courses, including Engineering, Technology, B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Sericulture), B.Sc. (Horticulture), B.Pharma, D.Pharma, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga, etc.

 

3. When is the KCET exam usually conducted?

  • A: The KCET exam is typically conducted in April every year.

 

4. How to apply for KCET?

  • A: Candidates can apply for KCET by filling out the online application form available on the official website of KEA during the specified registration period.

 

5. What is the eligibility criteria for KCET?

  • A: Eligibility criteria vary for different courses. Generally, candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination with the required subjects. Detailed eligibility criteria are available in the official KCET information brochure.

 

6. Is there a negative marking in KCET?

  • A: No, there is no negative marking in KCET. Candidates are awarded one mark for each correct answer, and there is no deduction for incorrect answers.

 

7. What is the exam pattern of KCET?

  • A: The KCET exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and Kannada (in some cases). The number of questions and marks distribution vary for different subjects.

 

8. How is the KCET rank calculated?

  • A: The rank in KCET is determined based on the marks obtained in the entrance examination. The merit list is prepared separately for different courses.

 

9. Can candidates from other states apply for KCET?

  • A: Yes, candidates from other states can apply for KCET, but they need to satisfy certain eligibility criteria. They are eligible for engineering and technology courses.

 

10. How can candidates download the KCET admit card?

  • A: The admit card for KCET is usually available for download from the official website. Candidates can log in using their application number and date of birth to download the admit card.

 

11. When is the KCET counseling process conducted?

  • A: The counseling process for KCET is usually conducted after the declaration of results. It involves document verification and seat allocation.

 

12. What is the official website for KCET updates and information?

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