Karnataka Common Entrance Test KCET

Karnataka Common Entrance Test also known as KCET

KCET 2016 Important Dates

Entrance Test is conducted and govern by Karnataka Examinations Authority oe KEA. Aspirants looking to get admission into first year undergraduate (UG) courses in Engineering, Technology, Medical, Dental, Homoepathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Naturopathy, Yoga, Architecture and Agricultural courses in Government University or Private unaided and private aided professional educational institutes of Karnataka. The KCET was first started in the year 1984. Every year more than lakhs of  students under take this exam.

CET 2016 is scheduled to commence on May every year, this yea no exception KCET2016 going to held on scheduled dates. This Karnataka common entrance test is exclusively for the students of Karnataka only. Students belonging to other states can apply for admission to the various educational institutions through the Management Quota or other option is COMEDK Entrance Test.

Students are tired by the time they take the CET exam, Based on the merit of the students in the CET, counseling will be conducted and admission will be given to the respective colleges. Students can verify their answer sheets against the key answers that are uploaded on the CET official website every year.

Information related to CET 2016 yet to be released.

Last date extended for submission of application fee for Karnataka CET 2016

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has extended the last date for submission of application fee for obtaining the application form for admission into the first year undergraduate courses in Engineering, Technology, Medical and Agricultural courses for the academic session 2016-2017. According to the latest notification from the KEA website, the last date for making payment to obtain CET2016 brochure cum application form has been extended to March 2016.

Application Fee Payment for KCET2016 before last date March, 2016 is to be made through a demand draft or DD only as bank challan facility will not be available.

Fee Details

For General Candidates: Rs. 650
For SC/ST and OBC candidates: Rs. 500
Karnataka CET Eligibility

Following are the eligibility criterion for the students appearing for the Karnataka CET 2016:

1. For Engineering

Candidate must pass 10+2 examination from any recognized educational institute
Student must have Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology as optional subjects
Study of English language is must
Min 50% marks is required
For SC/ST, 45% is required

2. For Medical/Dental

Candidates must pass 10+2 from recognized boards
Students must have Biology, physics and Chemistry
English language is also preferable
50% passing marks for general students
45% passing marks for SC/ST candidates

3. For Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga

Candidate must pass 10+2 from a recognized board
Student must have Biology, physics and Chemistry
English is also preferable
50% passing marks for general candidates
45% passing marks of SC/ST candidates

4. For Architecture

Student must pass 10+2 from a recognized board
Students must have Mathematics as a compulsory subject
50% passing marks for the general candidates
45%passing marks for the SC/ST candidates

5. For Agriculture

Student must pass 10+2 from a recognized board
Student must have Biology, physics and Chemistry
50% passing marks for the general candidates
45%passing marks for the SC/ST candidates
Application Details for 2016

Application fee submission at bank: March 2016

Last date for submission of KEA Challan Copy at school / college: March, 2016
Last date for receipt of Karnataka CET application form 2016:  April, 2016
Karnataka Common Entrance Test Dates: May, 2016
Karnataka CET Result 2016 Announcement: May end (tentatively)

How to Apply in Karnata CET

For Karnataka Students

Brochure cum application forms are available at the schools / colleges located within Karnataka.
Aspiring candidates have to first download the bank challan from KEA website by entering their name, date of birth, category and the name of the bank.

Candidates have to pay the requisite fee in any of the respective bank branches.
The bank will retain a copy of the challan and handover the remaining two copies of the challan to the students.
Students have to handover the challan to the concerned school / college principal to obtain the brochure.

For Non Karnataka Students

Candidates of Karnataka origin residing outside the state of Karnataka including Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadigas and wards of Jammu & Kashmir migrants can obtain the Karnataka CET 2016 application form through speed post.

Candidates have to send a self-addressed cloth-lined envelope of size 25cm x 30cm along with a demand draft (DD) of Rs 750/- drawn in favor of “The Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore.” The DD should be payable at Bangalore.

The Karnataka candidates residing outside India can get the brochure cum application form by sending a DD of Rs 5,000/- to KEA.

The contents on the self-addressed envelope should be written in English or Kannada language only.
The cover in which the DD and self-addressed envelope are sent should be boldly super scribed with the words “REQUEST FOR CET-2016 BROCHURE” and must sent to the address of Executive Director by speed post only.

Procedure for Filling up of the CET Application form:

Fill the application form with black ink or blue ink and using Ball point pen only.
The application form is to be filled in a proper manner, following all the instructions and without making any strikes or stray marks on the form.

There must be no blank space in the application form; in case of any blank space, mention N/A (not applicable).
Candidates must paste their recent passport size photographs on blank space mentioned for photo and self attest the photograph (as instructed).

Candidates must put their complete signature on the application form at the specified places and also put their left hand thumb impression in the specified box.

After filling the application form candidates must submit the form to the college principal.

Collection of Admit Cards of KCET, 2016

Applicants must collect their KCET 2016 Admit Cards from their colleges on or before April, 2016 (tentative date).

Karnataka CET 2016 Counselling Process:

Candidates must register for KCET 2016 counseling after the declaration of results.

KCET 2016 Counseling will be conducted in two rounds.

Candidates must get their documents verified at the notified Help Centers and retain the verification slip provided there

Candidates can fill in their choices of courses after obtaining the verification slip
Candidates must pay the fees after KCET 2016 Seat Allotment

Contact details

Executive Director,
Karnataka Examinations Authority,
18th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram,
Bangalore – 580012, Karnataka
Phone: 080 – 23568201, 23568202, 23462599, 23462758, 23461575
Fax: 080 23461576
Email: keauthority-ka@nic.in
Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in/