KCET 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test or KCET is a state-level entrance examination for candidates seeking admission in Engineering, Agriculture, Medical, Agriculture, Pharmacy courses. It is commenced by KEA or Karnataka Exam Authority every year. In this article, we will discuss KCET 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

KCET 2024 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates 
The date for the announcement of the Karnataka CET Notification:February 2024
The date for online application submission will begin from:February 2024
Application Form Re-OpenedMay 2024
Last date for online application submission:May 2024
Application Fee last date:May 2024
Application form correction:June 2024
Admit Card ReleasedJuly 2024
KCET Exam Date 2024:July 2024 (Biology & Mathematics)  July 2024 (Physics & Chemistry)
Announcement of the result:To be announced later
CounselingTo be announced later

KCET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of KCET is as follows-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India along with a domicile of Karnataka

Education Qualification

The education qualification of the candidates depends on the courses. The following are the educational qualification required by the candidates-

Engineering Courses (B.Tech or B.E)

Candidates should have completed their higher secondary /PUC with at least 45% marks and 40% for those who belong to SC and ST categories in subjects such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, and Biology.

Medical Courses (MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BUMS, and BHMS)

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with at least 50% and 40% for those who belong to SC/ST categories in the subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

B.Pharm

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with at least 45% marks and 40% for those who belong to SC/ST categories in the subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

B.Arc

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with at least 50% marks and 40% for those who belong to SC/ST categories with Mathematics as one of the subjects

B.V.Sc & A.H

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with at least 50% marks and 40% for those who belong to SC/ST categories with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Agriculture

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

D-pharmacy

Candidates should have done Higher Secondary/PUC with at least 45% marks or else diploma in pharmacy.

Courses Offered in KCET

The following are the courses offered after clearing the KCET Entrance examination-

  • B.E/B.Tech (regular courses)
  • B.Tech (Food Science & Tech)
  • B/Tech (Dairy Technology)
  • B.Arc
  • B.Tech (Food Technology)
  • B.Sc(Agri.Biotech)
  • B.Sc(Horticulture)
  • B.H.Sc(Home Science)
  • B.Sc(Sericulture)
  • D.Pharm
  • B.Sc(Agriculture)
  • B.Sc(forestry)
  • B.F.Sc(Fisheries Science)
  • B.V.Sc & A.H
  • M.B.B.S
  • B.D.S
  • B.H.M.S
  • B.A.M.S
  • B.U.M.S

KCET Admission Process

The Application form of BCECE can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the KCET- www.kea.kar.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Karnataka CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a printout of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for KCET

The following are the list of documents required for KCET-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for the KCET entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBCRs. 500/-
SC/ST/WomenRs. 250/-

KCET Syllabus

Biology

  • Diversity of Living Organisms
  • Cell: Structure and Function
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications
  • Ecology and Environment

Physics Syllabus

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves

Chemistry Syllabus

  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus

KCET Examination Pattern

The Mode of the exam is Offline pen and paper-based. A total of 320 minutes will be provided and the candidate has to solve 240 questions. For each correct answer, the candidate will be awarded 1 mark and there are no negative marks. The following are the examination pattern of KCET-

SubjectsMarks
Biology60
Mathematics60
Physics60
Chemistry60
Total Marks180

KCET 2024 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of KCET on the official website for KCET 2024.

KCET 2024 Exam Result

The examination result of the KCET will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the KCET.

KCET Counselling

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counseling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counseling session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions

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