KCET 2020: Counselling (Started), Allotment, Admission Procedure

KCET 2020KCET 2020 Final Seat Allotment (Vacancy Round) has been released. The exam has been conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted every year on a state level. It is organized for providing admission into the Engineering (B.Tech) & other professional courses in the state of Karnataka. Through this exam, candidates can get admission to the various offered courses in the state government and private institutions. For admission in medical & dental course, candidates have to appear in NEET exam. For admission in architecture courses, candidates should appear in NATA exam. For complete information of about KCET 2020, candidates should go through this article completely.

Exam Dates Result Counselling FAQs

KCET 2020 Notifications – Seat Allotment Released (Vacancy Round)

newiconKCET 2020 Final Seat Allotment for vacancy round has been released on 14th January 2021. Check here for counselling details.

newiconKCET 2020 Cut-off analyser has been released on 9th December 2020. Check here for cut-off details.

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Courses Offered:

Through CET, these courses are offered:

  • B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • B.Sc (Agriculture, Sericulture, Horticulture, Forestry), B.Sc Agri Bio Technology
  • B.Sc. (home science)
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)
  • B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  • B.Pharm
  • Pharm-D
  • AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy)

KCET 2020 Exam Dates

Check the complete KCET exam schedule to appear in the examination.

Starting of application form5th February 2020
Closing of application form2nd March 2020
Last date of payment of application fee6th March 2020
Application form filling window (second chance)7th – 16th March 2020
Application correction26th June (Re-started)
Availability of admit card18th July 2020
Date of examination30th – 31st July 2020
Answer key release4th August 2020
Last date to submit objection on answer key8th August 2020
Announcement of result21st August 2020
Commencement of counsellingStarted
1st Allotment22nd November 2020
Mock seat allotment29th November 2020

KCET 2020 Result

The KCET result has been released after the publishing of correct answer key through online mode. The result has been released on 21st August 2020.

On the basis of performance of the candidates in the CET/NEET/NATA and the qualifying examination, the merit/rank list has been prepared and published by the KEA.

All the eligible candidates are considered for allotment of seats in the order of their merit/rank and based on the options they have submitted.

In case of any discrepancy in the result, candidates can submit their request for changing to the KEA through email.

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KCET Cut-off

KCET Counselling 2020

KCET counselling is held through online mode. It has been commenced from November 2020. At the time of counselling, the verification of documents can be done in at least 15 helpline centres across the state after declaration of results/publication of merit list.

Only upon verification of documents and issue of verification slip, candidates are allowed to enter the options. Candidates can enter any number of options of their choice.

The candidates are allotted the seat on the basis of availability of seats in the participating institutions/ universities. Candidates have to report the allotted college after getting the allotment letter along with the original documents.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: No, the application form has been provided only through online mode.

Answer: No, you don’t have to submit any document along with the online application form.

Answer: Yes, application correction facility has been provided from 19th to 27th March 2020.

Answer: Yes, other state candidates are also eligible to apply.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates can fill the application form.

Answer: It has been conducted through offline mode (OMR sheet).

Answer: It will be considered as not answered question.

Answer: No, the syllabus will not be asked out of syllabus prescribed by the official authority.

KCET 2020 Application Form

Candidates are advised to carefully fill all the details in the application form in order to avoid rejection of it.

  • The authority has release the application form through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to fill their personal and educational details in the application form.
  • KCET 2020 application form is available from 5th February 2020.
  • The application form filling facility is provided till 2nd March 2020.
  • After the completion of entry of all the details, candidates will get an user Id and password to their registered mobile number and the email Id.
  • Candidates also have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression in JPG/JPEG format.
  • The official authority has also provide the KCET correction in the application form.
  • The application form will be considered completed only after the payment of the fee.
  • Take the printout of the filled-in application form at the end.

Application Fee:

Candidates can submit the application fee through both (online & offline) modes. Candidates residing outside of India have to submit the fee through DD drawn in favor of Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority payable at Bangalore. The demand draft should be sent to KEA address by mentioning the application number. The application fee is given below:

  • GM, 2A, 2B, 3A & 3B candidates of Karnataka origin: Rs. 500/-.
  • SC/ST Category-1 & female of Karnataka candidates only: Rs.250/-.
  • Candidates residing outside the state of Karnataka: Rs.750/-.
  • Candidates residing outside India: Rs. 5, 000/-.

Check HereHow to Fill KCET Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

The KEA will only accept the applications of the eligible candidates. So, it is necessary to fulfill all the KCET eligibility criteria prescribed by the official authority.

Nativity: Candidate should be a citizen of India in order to be eligible for admission.

Appearing Candidates: Such candidates are also eligible to apply. But, they have to submit the proof of passing the qualifying exam at the time of counselling.

Academic Qualification:

CoursesEligibility Criteria
MBBS/BDS/Ayush CoursesPassed 12th/2nd PUC with English as one of the language subject and obtaining 50% aggregate marks in PCB (40% for reserve category candidates)
B.ArchPassed 12th/2nd PUC with English as one of the Languages and physics, chemistry & mathematics subjects obtaining 50% aggregate marks in all subjects (45% for reserve category candidates)
B.Tech/BEPassed 12th/2nd PUC with English as one of the language subject and obtaining 45% aggregate marks in Physics & Mathematics along with Chemistry/Bio-technology/Biology/Electronic/Computer (40% for reserve category candidates)
B.V. Sc. & A.H.Passed 12th/2nd PUC with obtaining 50% aggregate marks in PCB & English (40% for reserve category candidates)
B.PharmaPassed in 2nd PUC/12th with PCB or PCM and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects (40% for reserve category candidates)
Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by PCI and secured minimum of 45% marks (40% for category candidates)

KCET Admit Card 2020

KCET Admit card can be downloaded by the candidates from 18th July 2020. The KCET admission hall ticket is available only through online mode.

Candidates without having admit card cannot be entered in the examination hall. So, it is necessary to carry the admit card on the exam day.

Candidates must carry the government photo Id proof on the exam day to enter in the examination hall. Candidates should keep their admit card till the admission in college or institution.

KCET Exam Pattern 2020

Check the KCET exam pattern and follow it for the exam preparation:

  • Mode of exam: The exam will be held through offline (OMR) mode.
  • Duration of exam: For each paper/subject, 80 minutes will be given.
  • Maximum marks: Each paper will be of 60 marks, i.e., the total will be of 180 marks.
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Negative marking: There will no negative marking for incorrect or unanswered question.

KCET Syllabus 2020

The KCET syllabus is set by the KEA only. The question papers of the Common Entrance Test is based on the first and second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.

Candidates must study their subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or any other relevant subject to the applied course.

KCET Preparation Tips

Candidates can follow the given below preparation tips for appearing in KCET 2020:

  • Must go through the syllabus and the exam pattern of the examination thoroughly.
  • Always study the official and to the point syllabus.
  • It is also necessary to be aware with the marking scheme. It may increase or decrease your marks.
  • Always do revision after you complete with your daily study.
  • Make short notes of each subject to revise before 2-3 days of the examination.
  • Make proper time table to study and follow it regularly.
  • Maintain your health good.

KCET Answer Key 2020

After the completion of the written entrance exam, the provisional KCET answer key has been published by KEA on their website. Candidates can get it through online mode only. Candidates can tally their answers with the help of published answer key. The institutional answer key has been published.

The candidates or their parents can submit the objections, if any, to the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before prescribed date either in person or only through speed post/email along with all supporting documents.

The correct answer key will be published only after the evaluation of the published provisional answer key. It will be notified by the KEA to the candidates.

If you have any other queries about KCET 2020, you may leave your queries in the given below comment box.

Displaying 168 Comments
  1. Kiran says:

    Sir I have filled the no.18 option as NO can I correct it again

  2. VENU. N says:

    Please extend the application sir please sir please requesting u to extend sir please

  3. VENU. N says:

    Please extend the application sir please sir

  4. Arshan Ahmed says:

    As I request you to extend only one day for kcet application, kindly oblige my request & do the good job in my favour. Thanking you.

  5. VENU. N says:

    Please extend one-day sir to apply for CET exam please extend one-day sir please

  6. Manoj says:

    Sir I am manoj can you please extend the date please sir I want to apply but due to surver issue I can’t able to apply please sir extend the date to apply sir…..

  7. VENU. N says:

    Please sir I applied for neet application also I applied today server problem please extend one day please sir we r waiting for your response as soon as possible please kindly extend the date sir please

  8. VENU. N says:

    Please extend one day for applying CET please I didn’t apply for CET exam please extend one-day sir please requesting

  9. Mohith gowda kt says:

    Sir my name is mohith i regestered today at 7.30pm dut the dead line is 5.30pmbecause my family i have been late so your kindly please extend the date for a day kindly please extend a day please sir please

  10. Vinayak Nilaji says:

    How the agriculture practical exam will be conducted

  11. Ananta Kr Brahma says:

    Sir ,
    My daughter is appearing puc llyr. with PCMB under karnataka board and I want her to opt for bsc.agri. through kcet, but as we’re inhabitant of assam and belongs to ST category, will she be eligible to fill up her online form for the kcet-2020 under the ST category?

  12. Meghana Gundi says:

    Sir. I am Meghana and I am from Karnataka. I have appeared for get and also neet exam . I have to change the place in the application. Can I change the place after payment?

  13. Bindu says:

    Sir,i have put my eligibility clause incorrectly I realized after declaration how can I make it correct

  14. Y HRUSHIKESH says:

    hii sir there is a problem in my app form ….evn tho everything is filled its showing student info section incomplete ive tried it for 30 times till now but stil th same n also no one is picking calls or responding in the contact no given in the website

  15. Satyajit Patel says:

    My Daughter is studying in ISC 12th class in PUNe.
    We are a domicile of Maharashtra.
    Is my daughter eligible for appearing in Karnataka CET.
    Kindly advice.

  16. PRAMOD says:

    as I am applying for cet for second attempt I wrote CET in 2018 and again I want to take for this year 2020 and in the application of cet it is asking about, Are you appeared for NATA and JEE main 2 , for this what I have to answer because I had taken NATA in 2018 and in 2019 I didn’t took NATA and that marks are not known to me what I have to do and I also attempted JEE main 2 in this year 2020 and in this I disqualified and now again I have applied for NATA April session 2020.

  17. Sambhram says:

    Pls give the login page for registration of cet

  18. k v rikitha says:

    i had studied from 0 class and upto 8th (completed) in Karnataka. I born in karnatka. Shall I come local or non local ????

  19. Sweety says:

    Sir is the cost of application fee for female candidate of karnataka obc catageary
    Please do reply

  20. Prashant Kumar says:

    Other state student can eligible for this exam? Please full details

  21. Kunal Rawat says:

    If a student of other state applies for it, then where will be its centre?

  22. Vishruthi V R says:

    hi sir where regestration can do the CET Exam for 2020 I m 2nd puc now which centre can do in bangalore

  23. Mohammed Asif says:

    if a student has studied a class for more then once then how should he apply for the information of schools

  24. Neelambika patil says:

    Can we write biology and mathematics both? Or only one

  25. Harshith says:

    I was in defence.now we shifted to Bangalore,my son studied 12 from bangalore.can he apply for kcet

  26. Sneha says:

    Is online payment ok for the application fees and about it

  27. Vinay says:

    Sir I’m truely medical aspirant I applied neet. Is that cet compulsory. Plz anybody can reply

  28. Vinay says:

    Sir is that medical aspirant must and should write cet.let me clarify.

  29. VEDA T G says:

    Please tell me when will be Karnataka CET application release?
    Now it is February 2/2020 application not released

  30. Uzma Nayeem says:

    Sir, i am kanadian but residing outside India (NRI), son did his schooling in Muscut from 1st to 10th but did his puc 1st and 2nd year in Bangalore can he write KCET exam ? if yes under what category will be the seats allotted do we have to upload my proof like marks sheets showing that i have studied in karnataka please explain.

  31. SAMARTH D says:

    Not finding CET Application form to fill here plz.. suggest me

  32. Soniya hadimani says:

    Sir is MBBS AYUSH necessary cet

  33. Sirisha says:

    Is the photograph is new or can we give old photo also

  34. Faisal ahmed says:

    It’s forth week of jan and applications form is stil not released?

  35. Pooja says:

    How to prepare in 3 months for kcet?

  36. Pooja says:

    I am appearing for 2nd attempt kcet with own preparation so please say me when will kcet application form will come

  37. Sanskar says:

    Kcet passing will be considered in medical seats yes or no

  38. Vinay Metri says:

    I am from maharastra. Can i fill the form of karnataka CET . As i have all the certificate from karnataka but studied for 12 years in maharastra in CBSE.

  39. volston abreo says:

    the candidates is karnataka state but he studying in dubai either he can apply for kcet exam or no
    and what is the payment required

  40. RAVIKIRAN H. M says:

    Can I write cet Anthor time for better course, Even I got cet seat in engineering last year

  41. Suhani Jain says:

    Sir what are the subjects for MBBS AYUSH and AYURVEDA

  42. Rukmini says:

    Sir I’m from AP.Im eligible for kcet or NOT

  43. Vinit tiwari says:

    I live in maharashtra so am I able to give kcet ??

  44. Mamta says:

    What are centres for the exam??..

  45. Shruti says:

    CET for delhi ..Any link to the exam ..

  46. R.Ravisankar says:

    We are native of Andhra Pradesh.is my son eligible for kcet

  47. Kaleem Basha says:

    Sir, i am kanadian but residing outside India (NRI), can my children write KCET exam ? if yes under what category will be the seats allotted. please explain.
    Thanks in advance

  48. Smita says:

    Thank you for the information.
    It is very useful.

  49. Priya says:

    Is KCET not for computer science engineering ??

  50. harisha says:

    through kcet will i get seat in computer science engineering?

  51. sri ram says:

    what if the student has submitted general caste in his pu board
    but he is actuall an 3B can he submitte 3B in k cet application form ???

  52. sri ram says:

    what if the student has submitted general caste but he is actuall an 3B can he submitte 3B in k cet application form ???

  53. Kannan says:

    Native of Bangalore, But schooling from 1-12th std was done in central school located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Am i eligible for govt seats.

  54. Manjunatha says:

    Some lessons in physics are removed then how can you give it for kcet, please inform clearly

  55. Manorama says:

    Dear sir/maam,
    Can oci(Overseas citizens of India) write kcet 2020?

  56. Uttam Mukherjee says:

    I am from W.B.can l apply B.Tech,or agriculture in Bangalore colleges by karnataka joint entrance.

  57. Rajendra das says:

    Sir i secure 33%mark in 10th $ 55 %in +2 stream vocational science in (PCM) so can I eligible for this exam

  58. Chethana says:

    I am a failed candidate I am writing exam this year on the same note I am willing to write kCET also I am I eligible

  59. Farhain says:

    Can I write only 3/4 papers?

  60. Vikram says:

    My son is studying in Bangalore for last 6 years, currently in 2nd PU but he doesn’t have a domicile of Karnataka. We are from Delhi. Is he eligible for KCET ?

  61. Subhash says:

    Sir. Iam studying diploma final year of (eie branch) in Telangana can I apply for ECET of Karnataka

  62. Rajesab kalebag says:

    Sir my daughter has failed maths now she is appearing exam then she can apply cet & neet exam sir please reply

  63. Lavanya.B.K. says:

    I am appearing kcet twice is there any query?

  64. Chandana says:

    Their is Age limit or not

  65. M Sahay says:

    My daughter is oci card holder (USA citizen). Studying in karnataka from 1st std almost 12 years. Passed 10th board from karnataka and will appear for 12th from karnataka 2020. Can she apply for KCET 2020.

  66. Sachin.m.m. says:

    Sir I taken engineering 1year but know I can write once again. K cet to go for different field

  67. Justin says:

    Dear Sir

    In this article the course offered under BE/BTECH is only ((Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology) it doesn’t Show computer/electronic/electrical etc .. , does that mean Karnataka CET score will not help to get the engineering course to other branches like computer /electronic , I am curios to know considering 2021 Or considering 2020 criteria. ( currently my daughter is in 11th ) kindly advise.

  68. ABHIJIT TILGUL says:

    I belongs to Karnataka and my son born in Karnataka but we shifted to Goa for Job. My son studying in Goa. Can he appear for KCET 2020.

  69. Sachin says:

    Can I write kcet again?

  70. Your Name..vinit malik says:

    I am belong from utter Pradesh and doing 11th and 12th from Bangalore I am reliable for kect 2020

  71. hema says:

    Dear sir,

    My daughter is appearing for NEET2020 from Hyderabad and I want to know if she is appearing for neet, she is eligible to write kcet n neet Or only neet will be considered for allotment of seat. She has to appear for both n best of two will be considered. Please clarify how to go about it.

    Thanks n regards

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