KCET 2018: Answer Key, Result, Cut-off, Counselling, Admission

KCET 2018KCET 2018 Answer Key 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. In this article, we have mentioned the complete information about KCET 2018 including exam dates, answer key, result, counselling, etc.

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KCET 2018 Notifications – Answer Key Released

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

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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.

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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.

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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 DeclarationLast week of May 2018
Commencement of Counselling2nd week of June 2018

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 will be released as provisional and final wise. It contain all the answers of the question asked in the examination.

KCET Results 2018

  • The result will be announced by the conducting authority in the Last week of May 2018.
  • Candidates will 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.

Also Check:

KCET 2018 Cut Off

KCET Counselling 2018

  • The KCET Counselling will be commenced in the 2nd week of June 2018.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling process on the basis of their merit in the entrance examination.
  • Candidates’ documents will be 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.

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.

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. Pinky patel says:

    When did bse agri admit card released please answer it..

  2. Manthan says:

    Sir can I now apply agriculture quota in my application form sir I had to join BSC Agri so please sir can I???


    I belong to Bihar by birth but completed 1st and 2nd PU from Karnataka PU board. My father is serving in CRPF, a paramilitary forces at Bangalore since October 2014 and father’s job is transferable in all over India after each 3 years. Request clarify whether I am eligible for govt seat in engineering and medical seat at Karnataka state or otherwise.

  4. Pooja Suresh says:

    how many subjects we must attend PCMB is it compulsory to attend PCMB

  5. Siddaraju H R says:

    Dear Sir/ Madam , I am an ex-serviceman and I want to claim ex-serviceman quota to admission in ‘B’ Tech to my son after CET examination. Hence, request intimate the type of documents/ certificates which required to be submitted to concerned authority to claim the quota please. Secondly presently I am serving with CPOs i.e in BSF . So request intimate which type of documents required to be submitted to claim in the both quota.

  6. Anuj R kengunte says:

    Iam appearing kcet exam for obtaining admission to Engineering, do I have to write biology paper compulsorily.thank you.

  7. Anuj R kengunte says:

    Iam interested only for engineering, is it necessary to write biology CET exam.or shall I write only PCB.

  8. Yogita says:

    Do we have to fill kcet application form to get in to mbbs college in Karnataka even after we have filled neet application form
    Plz reply

  9. Soumya says:

    I have not entered my NEET application number. Is there any problem ??

  10. J.TEJASWI says:

    I’m a student of Andhra Pradesh.I had applied to kcet exam .I am in a course of bipc .I had applied the exam in course of agriculture. Do I need to give a test on maths and Kannada language.

  11. P Sasidharan says:

    In KCET admit card, name is misspelled – will I be allowed to appear for the exam ?

  12. Chandan says:

    I didn’t get the principal signatuure on my application form KCET 2018…due to some error in application form …now the last date of editing has been completed. …so ..what am I suppose to do ???

  13. P pooja says:

    Can I also write Kannada test

  14. eshaan bhat says:

    I forgot my application number how can I get it back

  15. Rajath says:

    Sir actually I am a computer science student and I had applied for PCM in cet but in hall ticket they have PCMB.what shall I do now.
    Is there any alternative.plz let me know if it is there.plz reply fastly

  16. Meghan says:

    If a subject is faild in theory,will he get kcet result, if it get when he will get

  17. Swetha LM says:

    Where we get the admit card and how and where will be the exam centre are held

  18. Manoj says:

    Can I know the necessity of entering our neet reg no in the cet application form….reply me please

  19. Inchara Mohan D says:

    I haven’t linked my neet application no in certain form. Can you please extend date for that I request you to do so

  20. Kruthika says:

    Is there any problem if we didnt enter neet register number in the cet application?

  21. Monisha b says:

    Plz inform me is there any problem for neet

  22. rayy says:

    i did not take print copy of application form ….what should i do now?

  23. Sneha says:

    I have not entered my neet application number. Is there any problem ?? Or how can i enter my neet application number in kcet form. Please help me!

  24. Ritesh k says:

    I can fill exam application now reply

  25. prakash says:

    i applied already for KECT exam. i am from other state, i have eligible to write the Exam

  26. prakash says:

    other state student also can eligible to wright the Exam?

  27. prajwal says:

    I am give rural student certificate so I am give certificate

  28. uma says:


    I have not entered Neet Register no., is their any problem. please reply. thank you

  29. pooja says:

    Sir, how can i change my photograph as it is inverted in the application form. Can i please know the procedure.

  30. Manjunath katti says:

    I don’t know exam center

  31. Meghana V says:

    I didn’t get principal signature is it necessary to get principal signature for kcet 2018 and last date to edit application form

    • Beerappa H says:

      I didn’t get principal sigature is it necessary principal signature for Kcet
      and last date to edit application form

      • Rahul reddy says:

        No itz nt necessary dont worry bro mehh to nt did tht signature my teachers told that no nd of tht

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