KCET 2023: Special Round Allotment (Out), Cut Off, Admission

KCET 2023KCET 2023 Allotment List has been released for Special RoundCut Off has been released for Engineering (Round 1). Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted by the KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) every year. It is organised for admission into Engineering, B.Pharma, Architecture, and various other courses.

The admission is provided in various Government and Private Institutions of the state. Admission to dental/ medical or AYUSH courses will be provided based on NEET scores. And for architecture courses, admission will be provided through NATA or JEE Main scores. In this article, candidates will get all the details from registration process to counselling about KCET 2023.

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KCET 2023 Exam Dates

Following are the official KCET Exam dates 2023 for the session 2023:

EventsExam Dates 2023 (Announced)
Notification Release1st March 2023
Application form commencement2nd March 2023
Application submission last date5th April 2023
Last date to pay the application fees7th April 2023
Application correction facility12th to 15th April 2023
Issue of admit card5th May 2023
KCET 2023 Entrance exam20th and 21st May 2023
Answer key releases (provisional)25th May 2023
Challenge of provisional key25th May to 27th May 2023
Release of results12th June 2023
Counselling process starts27th June 2023

KCET 2023 Counselling

The process of online counselling is being conducted from 27th June 2023. Those candidates who have been shortlisted are given a call for the counselling process based on the released merit list in the entrance exam. During the process of counselling, document verification is done at various counselling centres.

Candidates are required to report personally for KCET counselling process. The seat allotment is done based on various factors like the scores obtained in the entrance test, seat availability, choices filled, etc.

Students have to carry certain documents at the time of verification process during admission. Some of the documents are:

  • 10th/ 12th Mark sheet
  • 10th/ 12th Passing certificate
  • Admit Card for KCET 2023
  • Scorecard for KCET 2023
  • Two current passport size photos
  • Caste certificate
  • The printed copy of the filled application form, etc.

KCET 2023 Cut Off

The cut off details of KCET for 2023 has been made available with the release of results. The cut off set wise is provided in the form of PDF. For various rounds of counselling process, it is released separately.

KCET Cut off is set based on various factors like number of appearing candidates, difficulty level of exam, student’s performance, etc. For General candidates and Hyderabad-Karnataka candidates separate merit lists is released on website.

KCET 2023 Answer Key

KCET Answer Key 2023 has been released on 25th May 2023 through online mode provisionally. Candidates can calculate their marks scored in the entrance test with the help of answer key released by the authority.

If any candidate has complaints regarding the key, candidates must submit their suggestions/ objections till 27th May 2023 with the organizing authority in writing along with the supporting documents.

KCET 2023 Result

KCET 2023 Result has been declared on 12th June 2023 through online mode. For checking result, candidates have to enter their registration number. Print the result/ scorecard for further reference. The cut off is released just after the KCET result announcement.

A combined merit list along with the category-wise merit list is released on the website. Test-wise ranks as per the marks secured in the test is released declaring the qualified candidates.

KCET 2023 Admit Card

The KCET 2023 Admit Card has been released on 8th May 2023 through online mode. The admit card is an important document which is to be carried by the candidates. It contains important information like candidate roll number, name, father name, sub-category, photograph, signature, date of birth, etc.

To download the KCET admit card, candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth (as per SSLC/ 10th Mark card). Students must download it & keep it for future reference. No candidate is allowed to enter the exam centre if admit card is not carried along with them.

KCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Know about complete details of KCET Exam Pattern 2023 in below given section:

  • Mode of Exam: The KCET exam will be held in offline mode (Pen and Paper-based) exam.
  • Type of Questions: Question papers contain multiple-choice questions having four alternatives.
  • Time Duration: The duration of the exam will be 320 minutes and 80 minutes for each subject.
  • Marks: Paper will be of total 180 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking in the exam, therefore no marks will be deducted for the incorrect response.

Know about subject wise distribution of questions & marks in below given table:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Total180 questions180 marks

 KCET 2023 Syllabus

The examination syllabus is based on the 12th level and its various topics. The topics are from various subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

KCET syllabus is prescribed by the Department of Pre -University Education of Karnataka state. Candidates can the complete syllabus online on the website.

KCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Check here some effective KCET Preparation tips:

  • Prepare a timetable and divide time equally for all subjects.
  • Check out the prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Take help from the best book and study materials available.
  • Practice the previous year’s question paper and sample paper.
  • Include every single topic of the syllabus in your preparation.
  • Don’t take the stress and take care of your health.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: KCET 2023 will be conducted on 20th and 21st May 2023.

Answer: KCET is conducted by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) for admission to professional courses like Engineering, Architecture, Yoga and Naturopathy, Veterinary, Farm Science, and Pharma courses.

Answer: KCET registrations has been started on 2nd March 2023.

Answer: No, for admission into B.Arch and Medical/ Dental/ Ayurveda/ Unani and Homeopathy courses, candidates must have qualified in NATA exam (for Architecture) & UG NEET exam (for medical) admissions.

Answer: The KCET exam is organised through offline mode (OMR based).

Answer: No, there is no negative marking in KCET exam.

Answer: KCET syllabus is based on the First and Second PUC syllabus that is prescribed by the Department of PRE-University of Karnataka State. The syllabus has been reduced by 30% due to the reduction in the PUC syllabus.

Answer: KCET 2023 Application form will be submitted before 5th April 2023.

KCET 2023 Application Form

KCET 2023 Application form details can be checked by the students in the below given section:

  • The application has been released on 2nd March 2023 through online mode.
  • Candidates must submit their application form with complete valid details.
  • The last date for submission of application form is till 5th April 2023. 
  • Candidates may submit the form online after they have filled in all of the required information correctly. In case of mistakes, students can make correction during the correction facility.
  • Correction facility has been provided in certain details from 12th to 15th April 2023.
  • Take printout of the form and keep it safe for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • The fee structure for General/ OBC candidates is Rs.500 and for SC/ ST/Women candidates is Rs.250.
  • For the candidates who are from outside India fee is Rs 5000/- and for the candidates who are from outside Karnataka fee is Rs 750/-.
  • Candidates may pay the application fee by submitting a challan to one of the designated banks or e-post offices.
  • Upon signing the documents in the registration form, candidates will be able to download the challan.

How to fill KCET 2023 Application Form:

  • Visit the online website (link is given above)
  • Register by entering asked details.
  • Login with the provided login details and start filling the application online.
  • Fill all the details – personal, communication, qualification, etc. in the form correctly.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, thumb impressions, id proofs, etc.
  • Pay the application fee online with the payment gateways provided.
  • Take print out of the application form and keep it for future reference.

Check HereHow to Fill KCET Application Form

KCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023 can be checked by the applicants in the below given section:

For Engineering/ Technology (B.E/ B.Tech):

  • Qualification: Students should have passed 12th level/ 2nd PUC or its equivalent from a recognised board or authority.
  • Appearing: Those appearing for 12th level can also apply.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Students must have English as one of the languages with Physics & Mathematics along with Chemistry/ Bio-technology/ Biology/ Electronics/ Computer subjects.
  • Minimum marks: Students must have secured minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for reserved categories) in PCM/ PCB subjects.

Other Courses:

  • For B.Pharma: Candidates must have passed class 12th with 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology from a recognised board. 40% marks (5% relaxation) for the SC/ ST category.
  • B.V.Sc. & A.H: Candidates must have cleared 12th with 50% marks in PCB and English. 40% marks for the SC/ ST category.
  • B.Arch: Candidates must have passed class 12th with 50% marks. Mathematics should be a compulsory subject. Candidates must hold a valid scorecard of JEE Main (Paper 2) or NATA.
  • BDS/ MBBS/ AYUSH courses: Candidates must have passed 12th with 50% marks in PCB. In 12th, English must be compulsory subject. Besides, candidates should have a valid scorecard of NEET.

If you have any other query about KCET 2023, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 65 Comments
  1. Yeshwanthi says:

    If I choose choice 3 will I be able to opt the same collages which I opted in round 2 again in option entry

  2. Stuthi srinath says:

    I got 93% and 40 k in cet I didn’t get any college in first round can I get best college in second round

  3. Yashaswini v says:

    I have doubt regarding kcet option entry if we have not selected any colleges for any courses in 1st round option entry can we choose or select the college’s in 2nd round option entry

  4. Sairaj says:

    Namaste sir.
    RD number which I have given while applying for KCET is expired.
    Now at the time of Document verification which RD number should I enter?
    Old one(which is given at the time of cet application) OR new one .

  5. Akhila says:

    I didn’t enter my marks my 2nd puc as I was not aware of it so can I plz get any help to know wt to do

  6. Aditya Kamath says:

    If not appeared for Biology paper in KCET, will only PCM marks are considered?

  7. Rajshekar says:

    Sir I have not corrected my kcet application so plz help me

  8. Nagaraj says:

    Sir I got 52precentage in puc board exams now if I get 100 marks in kcet what would be my ranking

  9. Mohammad Mosin says:

    Can i correct the clause which I have entered

  10. Tanuja says:

    Where held the exam
    Plz give me address of that place

  11. Shivashankar says:

    Is any possible to correct the income in the time of correction period or to apply fresh application second time today or within time sir
    Please reply ok

  12. Shivashankar says:

    Is any possible to correct the income in the time of correction period

  13. Rama says:

    While register for uploaded the Photo, sign, thumb Impression cet exam form. we can see photo in download draft copy.
    But Photo is not appearing in declaration page. Please help

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You must try to upload it later after sometime in the specific format. It might be taking time due to poor internet issue.

  14. Naman Maheshwari says:

    Can a non karnataka student write Kcet exams or not? I am studying from past 4 years in karnataka. I am writing 2nd puc exams in karnataka. When I will write this exam. Tell me the non karnataka student code. I am from haryana.

  15. J.chandrasekhar goud says:

    My daughter belongs to AP.In 12th class no maths.only science. Is she eligible to write icet.

  16. JAIJEETH GOPAL says:


  17. Mahantesh says:

    Is caste certificate required for all or is it applicable only to the reservation candidates?

  18. Sanjeevi says:

    What are the subjects and topics to cover for the entrance exam held at kct ?

  19. Asfiya Tanzeem says:

    I should apply for both kcet and neet for admissions in medical College

  20. Dhruv Kaushik says:

    Can we get admission to Aeronautical and Aero space engineering courses via KCET 2023.

  21. Rajnish Gupta says:

    I want information that in KCET other state domicile candidates can appear or not.

  22. Shashank majjagi says:

    Sir what is the aligibility of year

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We have provided the eligibility criteria in article as per the last date. Also, we will update it whenever officials release complete details.

  23. Suresh majjagi says:

    Sir my age 37year now I have preparing for neet or kcet and in mbbs and ayush medical course what’s age limits what is the best course to do guide me soon as possible thanks you once again

  24. M. Madhu says:

    Other Than karnataka students can apply for K CET or not

  25. LG PAVAN KUMAR says:

    Nice exam

  26. Shivani I metri says:

    Its fix Time table 2023 batch

  27. Utsav Chatterjee says:

    Sir I have passed 12th on 2014 from west bengal after that I did diploma and now doing job. Am I eligible for kcet2023 to pursue my b.tech

  28. Bhanu prakash R S says:

    Sir this time table fix or not?

  29. Kasa Ranganath says:

    Is caste certificate is mandatory verification process while admission

  30. Harsh Henry says:

    Can I take admission in engineering through lateral entry

  31. Bindu p says:

    For the verfication documents to be submitted during admission caste certificate is needed even for general category?

  32. oriv says:

    What is the criteria for appearing for KCET 2023 for the students studying in Gulf?

  33. Sumana says:

    My son is a OCI, but studied 1st to 12th in Karnataka. Is he eligible for KCET ?

  34. Shraddha says:

    Please send me all the inoformation notification of exam

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