KCET 2018: Counselling, Cut-off, Admission Process

KCET 2018KCET 2018 Rank List for Architecture course has been released now. KCET 2018 (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is a state level entrance exam. This exam is also called as Karnataka CET (K CET/Kar CET). Karnataka CET is managed by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) under the aegis of Karnataka University. KCET 2018 is the gateway for admission in the field of Architecture, Engineering, Pharmacy, etc. Through this exam, candidates will get admission into various institutions/colleges situated in Karnataka state. KCET 2018 Document Verification has been started from 12th June 2018. In this article, we have mentioned the complete information about KCET 2018 including exam dates, answer key, result, counselling, etc.

Result Exam Dates Counselling FAQs

KCET 2018 Notifications – Architecture Rank List Released

newiconKCET 2018 Rank List for Architecture course has been released now.  Click here to view rank list.

KCET 2018 Document Verification has been started from 12th June 2018. Check here for counselling details.

KCET 2018 option entry & seat allotment procedure booklet has been released.  Check here for counselling details.

KCET 2018 Additional Rank has been released. Check here for rank details.

Guidelines for KCET 2018 Document Verification process has been released. Check here for counselling details.

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KCET 2018 Result has been declared on 1st June 2018. Check here for result details.

KCET 2018 Final Answer Keys have been released on 2nd June 2018. Check here for answer key details.

Candidates can enter their Board Marks in the KCET 2018 Application Form now. Click here to enter marks.

Candidates who have not registered to KEA can register on the basis of NATA/JEE Main Paper 2 scores from 11th to 13th June 2018. Click here to register.

KCET 2018 Official Answer Key has been released now. Check here for answer key details.

Candidates can edit some particular details in their KCET 2018 Application Form for UG courses till 25th May 2018. Click here to edit application.

KCET 2018 Document Verification process for Agriculturist Quota can be done from 18th – 23rd May 2018.Check here for counselling details.

Candidates can edit their KCET 2018 Application Form between 23rd April to 5th May 2018 (6:00 PM). Check here for application details.

KCET 2018 Admit Card has been released on 6th April 2018. Check here for admit card details.

Click here to view KCET 2018 Information Brochure.

Click here to view KCET 2018 Application Notification.

From the year 2018, admission in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy) courses will be done through NEET 2018 exam. Click here to view Notice.

KCET 2018 Application Correction can be done from 27th to 31st March 2018.Check here for application correction details.

KCET 2018 Application Form Last Date has been extended till 22nd March 2018. Check here for application details.

NOTE: The courses displayed in the notification/e-brochure such as B.Sc. (Agri. Bio.Tech) & B.H,Sc. (Home Science & Tech) to be considered/read as B.Tech (Biotechnology) & B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science respectively.

KCET 2018 Exam Dates have been released now. Examination will be conducted on 18th April (Biology & Mathematics) and 19th April (Physics & Chemistry). Click here to view Notice.

KCET Exam Date 2018

Here we are providing the official KCET exam dates:

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of online Application1st February 2018
Last Date to fill Application Form22nd March 2018 (5:30 PM)
Fee Payment Last Date22nd March 2018
Application correction27th – 31st March 2018
Availability of Admit Card6th April 2018
Date of Exam18th April (Biology & Mathematics) & 19th April (Physics & Chemistry)
Kannada Language Test20th April 2018
Answer key release23rd April 2018
Last date to submit objection regarding answer key30th April 2018
Application editing window23rd April – 5th May 2018
Result Declaration1st June 2018
Final answer key release2nd June 2018
Document Verification12th – 26th June 2018

KCET Counselling 2018

  • The KCET Counseling has been started from 12th June 2018.
  • Shortlisted candidates are called for the counselling process on the basis of their merit in the entrance examination.
  • Candidates’ documents is verified at the time of counselling in the prescribed counselling centre. So, candidates have to report personally in the counselling.
  • The allotment of seats will take place as per the marks scored in the entrance examination, seat availability & filled choices.
  • Candidate can participate in other counselling rounds, if he/she can not satisfy with the seat allotment.

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KCET 2018 Cut Off

Documents required at the time of counselling:

  • 10th & 12th Marksheet & Passing Certificate
  • KCET 2018 Admit Card
  • KCET 2018 score card
  • Two latest passport size photographs
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Printcopy of the filled Application Form

KCET 2019

Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a state level examination organized by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). KCET 2019 exam will be conducted to offer admission in first year of engineering, agriculture, pharmacy & various other courses. The examination will be organized in the month of April 2019.

KCET 2018 Answer Key

The answer key has been released within a week after the examination. KCET answer key has been published through online mode on 23rd April 2018. The answer key has been released for all sets. It is released as provisional and final wise. It contain all the answers of the question asked in the examination. The final answer key has been released on 2nd June 2018.

KCET Results 2018

  • The result has been announced by the conducting authority on 1st June 2018.
  • Candidates can check their KCET 2018 results through online mode.
  • Candidates have to enter their registration number to check their results.
  • Keep a print copy of the result & safe it till the admission procedure not over.
  • The authority will also release the KCET cut-off after the result declaration.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Question)

Answer: You can access the application form only through online mode.
Answer: The application form was released from 1st February 2018.
Answer: The application fee was Rs.650 (Rs. 500 ST/SC candidates). The payment can make through specified bank Challan.
Answer: No, you can fill in the same application form. It is same for all offered courses.
Answer: Yes, the KCET exam paper will be published in two languages, i.e. English & Kannada.
Answer: For engineering courses, candidates have to study the subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
Answer: The whole exam is about 320 minutes. In the each section, 80 minutes will be provided.
Answer: The age limit should complete 17 years of age as on 31st December 2017.
Answer: If your parent’s mother tongue is also Kannada, then you are eligible under clause (c). But you have to write a Kannada language test of level IV standard conducted by KEA & obtain a minimum of 12 marks out of 50 in the Kannada language test conducted by KEA.

Answer: No. We will consider the total marks obtained in all subjects (Including languages).

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KCET Application Form 2018

KEA has been released the KCET 2018 application form from 1st February 2018. Candidates can check here all details of filling the application form:

  • The KCET online application form has been released only through online mode.
  • No other mode is applicable to get the application form.
  • Candidates can fill the KCET 2018 application form till 22nd March 2018.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph, left hand thumb impression and signature.
  • The size of the photograph, signature & left hand thumb impression should be greater than 5 KB and less than 40 KB. The dimension should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm (Photograph), 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm (Signature & left hand thumb impression).
  • Before filling the application form, candidates must read the instruction carefully.
  • The authority has provided the application correction facility via online mode.
  • Take the printout of the filled application form for future use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates can make payment only through offline mode (through the specified bank Challan).
  • The application fee is Rs. 650/- for General & OBC category candidates.
  • Candidates, those belong to SC/ST category has to pay Rs. 500 as an application fee.
  • Rs.750/- in case of candidates residing outside the state of Karnataka and Rs.5,000/- in case of candidates residing outside India.

Check Here – How to Fill KCET 2018 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

The KCET eligibility criteria are different for the courses of Engineering/Architecture and Pharmacy/Science. Candidates can check their eligibility for appearing in the KCET exam:

For Engineering Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to qualify the 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  • Subject: Candidates must pass their examination with Mathematics & Physics as a main subject & English as a language subject.
  • Minimum Marks: It is compulsory to score at least 45% marks (40% marks in SC/ST category) in physics and mathematics along with one of the subjects, i.e. Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Chemistry/Computer science.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

For B.Pharma Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to pass their 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent with PCB/PCM and English as a language subject.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST Category) in PCB group.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

KCET Admit Card 2018

  • Candidates can get their admit card through online mode from our website.
  • KCET 2018 Admit Card has been released from 6th April 2018.
  • The admit card contain details such as name of candidate, roll number, address of the exam center, date of exam & time, etc.
  • Without a valid admit card, no candidate will be allowed in the examination hall.

KCET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CET is given below:

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be held through offline mode (pen & paper based).
  • Types of Question: Question paper will be Multiple Choice Type Question.
  • Number of Questions: Total 60 question will be asked from each section.
  • Time Duration: The total time duration is 320 minutes for the whole exam. Each section will be given 80 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There is no provision for negative marking. No marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
SubjectsNo. of Question Time Allotted (in Minutes)
Kannada (in case)5080

KCET Syllabus

The KCET 2018 Syllabus will comprise of the syllabus of PUC 1st and 2nd prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The syllabus for Pharmacy will consist of mainly three subjects, i.e. Biology, Physics and Chemistry. For engineering courses, candidates have to go through the subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Preparation Tips

Here we are providing some KCET 2018 preparation tips:

  • Plan a proper schedule & make a time table such that to give a equal time for each subjects.
  • Prepare from previous years question paper & unsolved sample papers.
  • Stay healthy & take a nutritious and balanced diet. Avoid junk & oily foods.
  • Understand & know the complete exam pattern & syllabus. Concentrate on the basic concept & try to cover the complete syllabus.
  • Make a note of all the important topics & points.
  • Balance your strengths & weaknesses & prepare topics and chapters according to this.

If you have any queries related to KCET 2018, you can leave your comments below.

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  1. Darshan says:

    When was starting the bsc agri potion entry

  2. Mishika Sharma says:

    Can you please send me a list of colleges of MBBS BDS and BAMS i can get with a score of 177 in NEET 2018.
    Please do reply.

  3. siri says:

    how do i get my cet no. and how is it different from cet application no. i have chosen my disciplines as b.arch and medical.so what should i do

  4. Joshi says:

    I have submitted my NATA 2018 score card to Kea authority.
    My kcet engineering was 2533 & NATA rank was not declared, as NATA result was awaited then.
    Now how & where can I check my NATA rank thro kcet?

  5. gagana says:


    I have draft copy cet filled application form , I do not have final copy application form. How to take print now. this is required for document verification. Please suggest.

    Thank you.

  6. Pallavi says:

    Is there any registration required for councounselling

  7. Supriya says:

    Sir I didn’t write maths test in cet but I wrote neet ,when cet result was announced my rank for medical was waiting for neet result now I have scored 69% ,34328 category rank and 384280 all India rank so will I get MBBS seat if so how to register for neet ranking in kcet pls do reply sir

  8. Samson says:

    How do we come to know about our verification date and time

  9. Sudhanva says:

    I haven’t ticked for engineering, bt i wish to go for engineering, can i go for engineering now

  10. Adi says:

    I don’t have my application form of kcet 2018 ,and I have been told that I should take it for document verification.so can you suggest me a way to get it.
    Thank you

  11. Narsing puri says:

    We are from karnataka state.I completed my graduation in karnataka.My son completed his 10th board in telangana state and 10+2 or Puc second in karnataka. Is he elgibile KCET entrance exam. Please suggest

  12. Ankitha.S says:

    it is not showing Ranking, saying QE results are not there. what to do?

  13. Prajwal ag says:

    Sir my rank is 1lack when the councling date please tell me.

  14. Vishal says:

    My rank is 1lakh shd I even think of going for counselling

  15. R.madhura says:

    Which application and plz inform me application name how can i buy this

  16. lavanya says:

    how much rank is needed to get a seat in agriculture for category 2A?

  17. VIJAY KUMAR says:

    I have lost my 10th marks card but I have attested marks card copy is there can I go consuelling

  18. ganesh ms says:

    i dont have printcopy of kcet application

  19. Kavya says:

    Sir pls tell me my ranking is not announced. I am not failed in 2017 exam .. ..and it’s my second attempt cet exam…..pls tell me sir whats problem why my ranking is not announced. And what s solution for this …..pls tell me sir|mdm

  20. Akshata r goudar says:

    where we can go for cet councling

  21. Sudhanva says:

    Forgot kcet registration number

  22. Tulsi says:

    Hello, will i get my cet results if i had failed in PUC exam ?

  23. Abhilash m p says:

    When u publishing the kcetresult2018

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