Karnataka PGCET 2017: Counselling & Admission Process

Karnataka PGCET 2017Karnataka PGCET 2017 Allotment Result for second round has been released on 26th September 2017. The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (Karnataka PGCET 2017) is the state level entrance test conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The examination is commenced for granting admission to full-time and part-time postgraduate courses offered by government/private aided/private un-aided educational institutions situated in the limits of Karnataka. The examination is held one time in a year. Here, in this article we have mentioned the complete information about PGCET Karnataka 2017 including answer key, result, counselling and admission procedure.

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 Notifications:

newiconKarnataka PGCET 2018 is a state level entrance test which is conducted to offer admission in MBA/MCA/M.Arch/M.Tech programmes. Check here for more details about Karnataka PGCET 2018.

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 Allotment Result for second round has been released on 26th September 2017. Click here to check allotment result.

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 Counselling for second round has been started. Option entry can be done till 25th September. Click here for option entry.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Document Verification Process has been started from 20th September 2017 through offline mode. Click here to view counselling schedule & details.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Final Allotment & Cut-off Rank has been released on 13th September. Click here to check allotment.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 first round choice entry, fee payment & admission order download link is available now. Click here for details.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Mock Allotment has been released on 12th September. Click here to check mock allotment.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Option Entry has been started from 5th September 2017. Click here for option entry.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Document Verification has been started from 23rd August. Click here to view schedule & other details.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Result has been released on 21st August 2017. Click here to check your result.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Final Answer Key for various courses has been released now. Check here for Answer Keys.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Answer Keys (Provisional) have been released on 13th July 2017. Objection can be made till 17th July. Click here to get answer keys.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Hall Ticket has been released on 26th June 2017. Click here to get hall ticket.

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 Application Form Last Date has been extended till 5th June 2017. Click here to fill the application form.

Click here to view Karnataka PGCET 2017 Notification.

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Offered Courses:

  • First year Full-Time MBA
  • First year Part-Time MBA
  • MCA
  • M.E./M.Tech
  • M.Arch
  • Part-Time M.Tech
  • Quality Improvement Programme (QIP)
  • Second Year MCA programme

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Exam Dates

Here, we have mentioned the official dates of Karnataka PGCET 2017:

Events of Kar PGCET 2017Dates
Commencement of Online Application Form19th May 2017
Last date to apply online5th June 2017 (Extended)
Last date to pay the fees in specified bank6th June 2017 (banking hours)
Admission ticket downloading from26th June 2017
Examination Date1st July 2017 (ME/M.Tech/M.Arch) & 2nd July 2017 (MCA/MBA)
Answer key release13th July 2017
Result Announcement21st August 2017
Document verification starts from23rd August 2017
Option entry starts5th September 2017
2nd counselling starts23rd September 2017

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Counselling

It must be necessary for the candidates to attend Karnataka PGCET 2017 counselling in person for the allotment of seats. Choice for the college and branch will be exercised on the counselling day only. Seats are allotted on the basis of marks in entrance examination.  Second round counselling result has been declared on 26th September.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check their answer key through online mode from the website. The answer key has been published through online mode on 13th July 2017. Candidates can get the answer key after a few days of the examination. The final answer key has been released now. With the help of the answer key, candidates get rough idea about how much marks he/she score in the examination. Candidates can submit their objection via email on [email protected] on or before 17th July 2017. The final answer keys are given below:

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Result

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has released the Karnataka PGCET 2017 result on 21st August 2017. Candidates can check their results from the official website of the KEA (link is given above). Merit list is published and prepared on the basis of marks you have scored in the entrance examination.

Karnataka PGCET 2018

Karnataka PGCET 2018 (Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test) is a state level entrance examination. It is organized by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Through this exam, candidates will get admission to the 1st year full time/part time MBA/MCA/M.Arch/M.Tech/ME, part time M.Tech (QIP) & 2nd year of MCA programme.


Karnataka PGCET 2017 Application Form

KEA has released the PGCET 2017 application form from 19th May 2017. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of KEA for filling the application form. Fill all the particulars in the application form carefully and upload passport size colour photograph and signature in JPEG format. All the applicants are advised to keep safe your registration ID and password for further use. The last date to submit the application was extended till 5th June 2017.

Application Fee:

Details about the Karnataka PGCET 2017 application fee is mentioned below:

  • For OBC and General Candidates – Rs. 650/-
  • For SC/ST Category Candidates – Rs. 500/-

Application fee can be paid through challan deposited in any of the branch of state bank of Mysore. Candidates can also pay the application fee in E-payment post offices.

Karnataka PGCET 2017 Eligibility

To appear Karnataka PGCET 2017, candidates have to satisfy all the eligibility norms. The eligibility criteria is discussed below:

  • Applicant should be the Karnataka resident and meets the domicile requirements of Karnataka state.
  • Candidates who have completed minimum 7 years of their academic qualification from class I from the institutions of Karnataka are eligible for applying.
  • For admission to M.Tech programme, minimum 50% aggregate marks are required in B.E./B.Tech (45% in case of SC/ST and Category-I candidates). Same marks criteria is required in the qualifying examination for admission to MBA programme.
  • Those who have passed an undergraduate examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Applications or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects with 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST and Category – I candidates) are eligible to apply for full-time MCA course.
  • For lateral entry to MCA programme, one must have passed BCA/B.Sc (IT/CS) with Mathematics at graduate level and obtained 50% aggregate marks (45% in case of SC/ST and Category – I candidates).


  • Candidates who are not the origin of Karnataka are eligible for admission to those MBA/MCA seats which are surrendered by the management.
  • Candidates who have valid GATE score card are not required to appear PGCET 2017 entrance examination but they have to apply online for application.

PGCET Karnataka Exam Pattern

For M.E./M.Tech/M.Arch Courses:

Question paper will consist of Part-1 and Part-2. Part-1 contains 50 questions and part-2 contains 25 questions. Each question of part-1 will be of 1 mark and each question of part-2 carries 2 marks. Question paper of M.E./M.Tech/M.Arch is of total 100 marks.

For MBA Course:

Examination conducted for MBA course will consist of 100 marks. Candidates have to answer the questions in the time period of 150 minutes. The type of question paper is objective type containing four different options. Each question carries one mark.

For MCA Course:

The question paper designed for MCA course is of 100 marks with time duration of 150 minutes. All the questions asked in the examination are of objective type. Question paper will consist of Part-A and Part-B, 60 questions in Part-A of 1 mark and 20 questions in Part-B of 2 marks.

PGCET Karnataka 2017 Hall Ticket

Candidates can download their admission ticket/hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET 2017 from the official website of KEA. To download the hall ticket, you are required to enter the application number and date of birth in the prescribed space. Don’t forget to preserve the printout of hall ticket for further use. The hall ticket has been released on 26th June 2017.

In case of any query regarding Karnataka PGCET 2017, leave your comments below.

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  1. student says:

    Sir is their any 3rd round for MBA pgcet student.?

  2. sarala says:

    Sir is their any third round in pgcet 2017.I joined the college now because of some problems I want quit this college or can I quit Mtech will the amount is refunded after deducting some amount or can I change college please help me with your answer.

  3. pradeep says:

    sir is their 3rd round for pgcet stundents?

  4. Sushmitha says:

    Can we expect another round after second round in pgcet 2017?

  5. Akshatha says:

    Is there any another round after second round in pgcet 2017?

  6. pradeep says:

    I didn’t get any seat in second round is their any other round sir…..

  7. vinod says:

    Is there a second extended round??

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  9. D says:

    I have not reported the clg in first round I have downloaded challan also so Ican attend 2nd round option entry plzz reply

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