Karnataka PGCET 2020: Answer Key (Out), Dates, Result, Counselling

Karnataka PGCET 2020Karnataka PGCET 2020 Answer key has been released on 20th October 2020. The exam has been conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance test held every year. This entrance exam is organised for those aspirants who are seeking admission for full time/ part time courses of MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M. Tech/ M. Arch in various institutions and affiliated universities located in the state of Karnataka. Candidates can go through this article to get detailed information related to Karnataka PGCET 2020 dates, admit card, pattern, syllabus etc.

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Dates

Students can check below official Karnataka PGCET Exam dates for various events:

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
Online Registration Starts16th September (Re-started) 2020
Online Registration Close21st September 2020
Application Correction starts24th to 25th September 2020
Hall Ticket8th October 2020
Exam Date13th & 14th October 2020
Releasing of Answer key20th October 2020
Declaration of Result
Counseling Start

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Answer Key

KEA PGCET 2020 Answer Key has been released on 20th October 2020 after the completion of entrance exam. Candidates can download answer key by online mode. Candidates can also file their objections regarding the answers till 24th October 2020 after publishing Karnataka PGCET answer key along with supporting documents and justification.

Admissions Closing Shortly

    Candidates who will file their objections without justification shall not be considered. Objections received after the last date will not be considered by the board.

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    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Cut Off

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result will be published in third week of October 2020. Candidates can view their Karnataka PGCET result with the help of their roll number provided at the time of registration. Merit list will be separately released for all courses which will be prepared based on the marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test.

    If any candidate scores a rank but not qualified the cut off marks, he/she will not be eligible for the admission. If two or more candidates found same, then tie breaking criteria will be used. If tie still persists, then their marks of qualifying examination will be considered.  If still tie exists then the older candidates will get preference i.e. elder candidates will come before younger. Reservation is applicable only for the candidates who are resident of Karnataka state.

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling will be held online in the first week of November 2020. Candidates need to be aware regarding exact dates of counselling through online mode.

    The Candidates need to verify their documents for document verification and then select their college and course as per their preference.

    The documents required for the Karnataka PGCET Counselling are listed below:

    • 10th class certificate
    • 12th class certificate
    • Degree certificate
    • Qualifying exam marks card
    • Print out of online application form.
    • Category certificate (required only for resident of Karnataka)
    • Income certificate
    • Transfer certificate, etc.

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card

    KEA PGCET 2020 Hall Ticket of the candidates can be downloaded from the website from 8th October 2020. For downloading the admit card, candidates need to fill their application number and password and submit it.

    Candidates need to show their Karnataka PGCET admit card to get entry into the examination hall. Candidates without admit card can not allowed to appear for the entrance exam. Candidates need to preserve admit for the process of admission also for the confirmation of their candidature.

    Admit card contains the details regarding the examination centre, exam time, photograph and signature of the candidates.

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern

    Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern for the aspirants is given below:

    • Exam Mode: The exam has been conducted through offline mode. Candidates need to mark their answer on OMR sheet with the help of pen.
    • Total Marks: The test will be of total 100 marks for each course.
    • Type of Question: All questions in the test will be of multiple-choice, One question will carry four choices.
    • Language of the Exam: The paper will be in English Language.
    • Duration of Exam: The exam time duration will be of 2 hours & 30 minutes.
    • Marking: There will be no negative marking in the examination for wrong answers.
    CoursesTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
    ME/ M. Tech/ M. Arch75100

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Syllabus

    Karnataka PGCET Syllabus for various courses can be checked by the candidates below:

    For ME/ M. Tech/ M. Arch:

    The Syllabus for this course will vary as per the branches chosen by the candidates. 60 questions will be from technical syllabus and remaining will be from Arithmetic and Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English.

    For MBA:

    The Syllabus of MBA will consist of questions from English grammar, vocabulary and literature section. There will also be question from General Knowledge, Reasoning and General Intelligence and Quantitative analysis.

    For MCA:

    The MCA syllabus will consist of questions from General Awareness, General English, Analytical ability and Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness and Mathematics.

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Preparation Tips

    Check below various Karnataka PGCET preparation tips for the exam appearing candidates to know methods for achieving good score in the entrance test:

    • Candidates are advised to cover topics as per the given syllabus. Candidates must go through the syllabus and exam pattern prescribed by the board.
    • Candidates must make notes for the exam to revise various topics in an easier way.
    • Candidates can prepare by solving last year question papers which they can purchase or can download online.
    • Candidates must attempt various mock tests to enhance their preparation level.
    • Students must study for the exam from good sources of study materials.

    FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

    Answer: No, NRI candidates can not apply for Karnataka PGCET 2020.

    Answer: You can check eligibility for various courses in the eligibility criteria section of this article.

    Answer: No, you can’t apply through offline mode. However, you can pay application fee through offline mode.

    Answer: The application form of Karnataka PGCET 2020 has been released on 15th June 2020.

    Answer: The last date of registration process is till 20th August 2020.

    Answer: You can click on forget password option to retrieve your password and can complete further steps.

    Answer: Yes, you can apply for more than one course if you are eligible to apply.

    Answer: You cannot make correction in the application form after the final submission.

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form details regarding the application form is given below:

    • The Application Form for Karnataka PGCET 2020 has been released on 15th June 2020.
    • Application form has been re-started from 14th August to 20th August 2020.
    • Candidates need to online register themselves by entering their name, course for which they are applying, date of birth and other required information.
    • After registering, students have to fill various details, upload the required documents and make fee payment.
    • Candidates must keep ready the scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression.
    • Before paying the fee, students have to verify complete details and then submit the form. No correction will be allowed after final submission of the form.
    • Students must fill details in the application form carefully. The authority may or may not provide any correction facility.
    • Last date to fill the application form is till 7th July 2020.
    • Candidates must take print out of the form for further use. Candidates are advised to keep the application form safely as it will be needed during the counselling and admission process.

    Application Fee:

    • General Candidates have to pay Rs. 650 and reserved candidates (ST/ SC & Category -1 of Karnataka candidates only) have to pay Rs.500 as application fee.

    Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay their fee only through offline mode via Challan at any State Bank of Mysore Branch. Also, the fee can be paid through e-payment at any post office.

    Check Here – How to Fill Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for the various courses is given below:

    General Eligibility:

    • Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.
    • Domicile: Candidates belonging to Karnataka state must have domicile of Karnataka.
    • Other State candidates: Non- Karnataka candidates can apply but they can select only the seats surrendered by the management if any, for admission into MBA/ MCA.

    For MBA Course:

    • Educational Qualification: Candidate must hold Bachelor’s degree with minimum three year of duration in any discipline.
    • Marks Required: Candidate must have scored 50% minimum aggregate marks in graduation degree and 45% marks for reserved category candidates.

    For MCA Course:

    • Educational Qualification: Candidate must have passed UG degree with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer.
    • Marks Required: Candidate must have secured 50% marks in graduation if he doesn’t belong to reserved category and for reserved category 45% marks are required.
    • Subjects: Student must have passed graduation degree with Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Computer Application, Business Mathematics and Business Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation level.

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

    • Educational Qualification: Candidate must have passed B. Tech/ B.E/ M. Sc or equivalent degree to be eligible. Candidates passed the qualifying exam from Aeronautical Society of India and Associate Membership Examination of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication (AMIET) are not eligible for admission into M.Tech.
    • Marks Required: Candidate must have secured minimum of 50% marks (45% for ST/SC/OBC category of Karnataka state).
    • GATE Scores: Candidates can apply for admission into M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch through valid GATE Scores.Such candidates have to compulsorily enter application online but need not to appear for the PGCET exam.
    • Distance Mode Candidates: Students who have B.E degree through Distance Education mode are not eligible for admission into M.Tech.

    If you have any query regarding Karnataka PGCET 2020, you can ask your query by leaving your comment below.

    Displaying 175 Comments
    1. Lal Sagar says:

      Pls give us updates about PGCET MBA exams.

    2. Lakshmi says:

      When will the application for pgcet will be released?

    3. Likith says:

      Hi team may I know when Will be PGCET applications released on website…. waiting since long time still not getting proper.. updates

    4. Manasa says:

      When will be MBA application form will be realised

    5. Swetha says:

      When will the application for pgcet mtech 2020 release.
      Do they have any helpline number or email to contact

    6. Shylaja says:

      When will the application forms be released for M.tech/MBA courses for the year 2020

    7. Shubham sharma says:

      MCA entrance exam date ??

    8. Likhitha says:

      Is the online application for PGCET released yet?

    9. Pavan Naidu says:

      I am not getting application for PGCET

    10. Annapurna says:

      When will they release pgcet 2020( MBA) application form?

    11. Samhitha says:

      When will the pgcet registration process begins….please let us know as soon as possible🙏

    12. PGCET form relesed date? says:

      PGCET form relesed date?

    13. Varalakshmi GB says:

      When will the application forms gonna be released?? Pls tell us a proper date

    14. Divya A M says:

      when was the MCA Application date realeased and the date as show may 3rd week but in kea website is already showing closed date. pls rly

    15. priya says:

      in pgcet can apply for m.com

    16. Meghana says:

      when PGCET 2020 applications for Mtech are releasing ?

    17. M D PRAKASH says:


    18. Omprasad says:

      Should we prepare for that or not…do inform early if the exams are cancelled

    19. Indrajith says:

      Is pgcet going to be held or not this year…now we are in the last week of may..and still the application forms are not available?..is the govt playing some games with the students..

    20. nisha says:

      when PGCET 2020 applications for Mtech are releasing ?

    21. Prashanth says:

      If there is any help line number?…..

    22. Prashanth says:

      When will be the registrtion will start plzzz tell me purticular day

    23. pooja says:

      wen will be the application for pgcet opens? i kindly request u to lev a mail for me once the registration starts

    24. Priyanka says:

      Hi I checked the official website.The application for Karnataka pgcet has ended right?

    25. chethan says:

      when application form will release

    26. Durgesh says:

      Sir when will be the form released 3 week of may is already started

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        It will be known to you when form will be released. You must be with us to know latest updates about it.

    27. Harshitha says:

      Please let us know when the application starts for pgcet 2020 and tentative dates

    28. MANGALA LAKSHMI M says:

      Is income and caste certificate is compulsory for the general category

    29. Vidyashri says:

      When will the registration start .

    30. Vidyashri says:

      When will the registration start

    31. Aashi says:

      Whenever I click on ‘New User? Click here to Register’, I get the pop-up ‘Application last date is completed’. What can the problem be?. Can anyone tell me how to register then?

    32. Pavithra M says:

      When the application will be opened for registration

    33. Abhishek says:

      When will the registration start?

    34. Lakshmi says:

      I am AP student can i appy for karnataka pgcet 2020

    35. sadiya says:

      if i score good marks in kpgcet mba.. is there any consideration in fee???

    36. Kavya Shree.N says:

      When is pgcet2020 application form will be open…??

    37. Channambhika says:

      When the application form will be released for pgcet 2020

    38. sreekanth reddy says:

      sir,i completed b.tech in AP but i am living in karnataka so i am eligible for PGCET R NOT

    39. Vedika says:

      Is Bsc students take MBA admission and what is the process for that

    40. aditya says:

      I am takingfinal engineering exam probably in the month of june or july 2020 as per govt decesion. whether I am eligible to write PGCET OF JUNE 2020

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        Yes, candidates appearing or passed in relevant UG courses can apply for PGCET when the applications will be out.

    41. Bibi MUBARAK says:

      I want to join for mba in 2020. Is it compulsory to write pgcet for mba after completion of m.com

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        You can apply for MBA admission in Karnataka through qualifying the Karnataka PGCET entrance exam. Admission in MBA depends upon the eligibility norms as set by the Institution/ University in which you are taking admission.

    42. Akshay says:

      Whether I get a chance to choose other colleges in each option entry in each different rounds. Or first round college I have chosen is final in all rounds ??? Please reply its very important to me

    43. Khadeja Safiya says:

      I am currently pursuing my final year. So can I apply for PGCET and will I be able to take admission in 2020?

    44. Varun says:

      Where can we find the syllabus for M.tech in Data science and machine learning

    45. I priya says:

      I completed my bachelor degree in andhra pradesh and now I want to study my masters in karnataka so am I eligible to apply for karnataka pgecet please respond to my question.

    46. Abhi says:

      Total my aggregate percentage is 48% and I belong to 3A category can I apply for the pgcet2020

    47. Srushti says:

      I completed puc science now i am persuing bba i have the plan to do mca i am confused whether i take mba or mca

    48. Megha says:

      If i take the PGCET 2020 exam will I be able to start my MBA in 2020 itself or I will have to wait till next year?

      Please do guide me with this query as it is a crucial detail for me.

      Thank You

    49. Zaiba tarannum says:

      I’ve passes UG in 2018. Am I eligible to apply for PGCET – MCA ?

    50. Jeevitha Nishchal says:

      Actually I got 48.5 percentage…but university has mentioned as second class….I come to general category…Im I eligible to write pgcet ?

    51. Ashwini says:

      What abt mpharm?what is application date,fee,exam date for Mpharm? Please provide some info abt it

    52. L Gayathri says:

      What’s the score neeed to get in pgcet to get the scholarship…do i need to go for any coaching class??

    53. Punitha says:

      How to check the colleges linked to pgcet for MBA

    54. Varsha he says:

      When will the registeration starts for pgcet mca plz update

    55. Charu says:

      Do the Candidates who completed “Associate membership” degree which is considered as B.E equivalent are eligible for M.tech program?

    56. Gowtham says:

      I have studied in another state I can apply pg cet

    57. Aafreen says:

      If i attend gate exam and if i get or dont get a valid score
      Then still me pgcet marks will be considered ?

    58. Anusha rajput says:

      If gate score card necessary to write pgcet?????

    59. Nayana says:

      If gate score is not valid is there any chance to write pg cet or not what is eligibility for canditates who wrote gate?

    60. Vamshi says:

      I am interested to do my mtech in Karnataka state.iam from TELANGANA,,,,,can I able to apply for Karnataka pgcet2020?

    61. Harisha says:

      I am interested to MBA course
      That’s will can i take a MBA PGCET 2020.
      I confused what book can i studying.

    62. Manoj says:

      Can I get admissions for MBA in the year 2020.I have already written PGCET in 2019 can i make admiaaion with the 2019 PGCET Result

    63. Nizam says:

      How to do online counseling and where to do


    64. Vidyashri says:

      Is this exam for MSc course also.

    65. Arfa Azmi Syed says:

      I’m from Goa. And seeking to complete my MBA in Bangalore University. Can I answer PGCET and get concession in the fees if I get a good rank?

    66. Max says:

      Can non karnataka residents write pgcet exam ?

    67. Preetha P says:

      What is the cut off marks that should be scored in pgcet to get admissions in well recognised colleges??

    68. Pallavi says:

      Can I apply for pgcet if I want to do M.sc in computer science?

    69. Sethu says:

      Is gate score must for writing pacer?

    70. Charan says:

      Can you please help by letting me know whether any evening college available in Bangalore for M.TECH, which will consider PGCET results??

    71. Rakshith says:

      Students who studied engineering in other states like tamil nadu but he completed 10th and puc in Karnataka. Can they apply to pgcet Karnataka ?

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