KCET 2021 Eligibility, B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma Eligibility Criteria


KCET Eligibility criteria 2021KCET Eligibility criteria 2021 will be released by the conducting authority before the start of registration process. The KCET 2021 (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is a state level examination organized by the Karnataka Examination Authority. This examination is a gateway for admissions into various courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy and many others offered by the institutions located in Karnataka state. Here we have mentioned details about Karnataka CET Eligibility 2021.

KCET Eligibility 2021

Candidates who wish to apply for KCET 2021 application form are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying. The eligibility criteria will be different according to the courses. Here we are providing the detailed eligibility for KCET exam:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Appearing: Students appearing in the qualifying exam and whose result will be awaited will be able to appear for this examination. But they will be not eligible for admission, if they will not pass the qualifying examination.

Academic Eligibility:

Here we have mentioned the academic eligibility for various courses:

Eligibility for Engineering Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students must have passed 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  • Subjects: Students pass the above examination with English as a language subject and Physics & Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biology/Bio-technology/Computer/Electronics.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have scored 45 % marks for general category and 40 % marks for reserved categories.

Eligibility for B.Arch.:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must passed 10+2/PUC or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Subjects: Candidates must pass the above examination with mathematics, physics, chemistry & English as compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates will have to secure minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) in aggregate in all the subjects.
  • NATA Score: Candidates should compulsory appear for NATA exam.

Eligibility for Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have cleared 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  • Subjects: Candidates should qualify the above exam with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: In PCB subjects, candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks for general category and 40% marks for other categories.
  • NEET Score: Candidates must have a valid NEET score for admission.

Eligibility for B.Pharma:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have qualified the higher secondary or equivalent exam with PCB or PCM group subjects.
  • Students, those pass the diploma in pharmacy examination from PCI approved institutions can also apply.
  • Minimum Marks: In the qualifying exam, students must obtain 45% aggregate for general students and 40% marks for reserved categories.

Eligibility for BV.Sc. & AH:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students must have cleared the 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized university.
  • Subjects: Pass the above exam with physics, chemistry, biology and English subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have scored at least 50% aggregate (for general category) and 45% aggregate (for reserved categories).

Eligibility for B.Sc. (Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture, etc.):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology will be the compulsory subjects.

Eligibility for Phar.D.:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed higher secondary or equivalent exam with PCB or PCM group subjects.
  • Students, those pass the diploma in pharmacy examination from PCI approved institutions will be also eligible to apply.
KCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria should be the first thing candidates should know before applying for the examination. Conducting authority will only allow the eligible candidates to participate in examination, so if any candidates found not eligible then he/she will get disqualify from their candidature.

For any other queries related to KCET Eligibility 2021, you may leave your queries below.

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  1. Zohra says:

    I have written nata but haven’t applied to kea.so will I not be able to get seat in Karnataka through kcet?

  2. Thrisha A says:

    Hello !
    I am currently in 12 th and I wish to choose PCB as my main subjects in kcet .can I choose biotechnology in Bangalore ? Please reply

  3. Pooja says:

    What’s the minimum marks to get seat for b pharmacy in kcet

  4. Ananta Kr Brahma says:

    My daughter is appearing PU ll yr.with PCMB under Karnataka Board and I want her to opt for Bsc.agri. through kcet but as are inhabitant of Assam and belong to the ST category, will she be eligible to fill up her kcet-2020 online form under the same category(ST) ?

  5. Pranab says:

    Can one apply for both in engineering and pharmacy. If, yes then how will be his question paper.

  6. Swapna says:

    i studied in Bangalore from gr 1 to 10, then did PUC and BA also in Bangalore, will my son be eligible to write CET. He has not studied in Karnataka

  7. Rajesh says:

    I had been living in KARNATAKA for 6 years will I be able to write KCET 2020

  8. Shraddha says:

    Sir, my husband is in public sector bank .we keep on moving all over the country every 3 yrs..my son had given 10th from Bangalore and now appearing in 12th from Bangalore..will he be eligible for CET

  9. Uzma Nayeem says:

    Hi Goodmorning
    My son did 1st puc and 2nd puc in Bangalore but from 1st standard till 10th standard he studied in Muscut Can he apply for KCET exam? but we parents have done our education in Bangalore could you please let us know do we have to produce any documents of the parents as a proof that we have studied in karnataka at the time of counseling

  10. vikas banekar says:

    i have passed my 12th in 2010. m i eligible to give CET and apply for enginnering?

  11. TENZIN Tsering says:

    Respected sir,
    I don’t have Indian citizenship but I am from Karnataka, Mysore. I studies there till 10 board but did my +2 in Uttarkhand am I eligible for the kcet?

  12. smita says:

    Hi, I am born in karnataka but did all my education in maharashtra , will my daughter be eligible for applying in KCET.

  13. Saiganesh says:

    When will we get cet B.arc 2019 ranking??

  14. FIZA says:

    is 41% fine in kcet to get an admission for general category?

  15. . says:

    i want to write kcet exam.but am in kerala.how i can eligible this exam

  16. Prasad says:

    My daughter studied in Dubai from grade 1 to 12. But we parents studied & Karnataka. Is she eligible to appear KCET exam?

  17. Your Name.shivaani says:

    i have studied in cbse syllabus in karnataka for all 12 class hope my application fall on b category,please help me on following clarifications
    1)when can we load the 12 th marks card
    2)study certificate for parents can be obtained from parents school they studied or thier 10th marks card if we attach is enough

  18. Swetha says:

    My daughter studied 1 to 3rd std in karantaka.and later she continued her studies in karnataka from 8 to 12std .she studied in karnataka for about 8 yrs….but not continuous…Is she eligible for KCET??

  19. Banasri says:

    Is maths compulsory….I had pcm

  20. Shankar says:

    Sir PL tell me .my native place karnataka.and IAM a cerntral govt employee.my son study up to 9std Karnataka after 10 to 12 the studying tamilnadu.he eligible for cet and if problem what you said the rules to w
    e get cet eligibality PL tell me clearly.

  21. KISHAN M says:

    my son is studying in ANDHRA PRADESH in 12+ now .is he eligible for KCET.

  22. kishor says:

    I Studies till 10th in karanataka and 11th 12th in telangana can I appear for KCET Exam

  23. Akash says:

    Sir i did 1st to 10th from karnataka and 11th and 12th from rajasthan am i eligible and what are the eligibility for medical

  24. Suchitra says:

    I got 76000 rank in kcet and I belong to school category will I get a seat in bpharm course will I get a college in Bangalore with this rank

  25. JOHN says:

    When will the option entry for b pharm start

  26. Padmakar Kudche says:

    Hi, Sir, I belongs to Karnataka my son studied at Puttaparthi from 1st to 10th CBSE and now he studying at Telgan state state +2. He is eligible for Karnataka KCET.

  27. ram says:

    which exam should i write to get engineering in biotechnology pcm or pcb?????or both plzz reply

  28. raj says:

    My son studied from 9th to 2 puc in Karnataka state, 1st to 8th class standard studies in other states, my son eligible for KCET & should write Karnataka language on 20th April 2018. please reply.

  29. Rishabh says:

    My sister is giving her 12th boards from Rajasthan, but she has never studied or lived in Karnataka, neither have our parents, is she eligible? if yes, what would be her eligibility clause?

  30. Umesh says:

    My Nephew is a US Citizen by Birth, but has finished his entire schooling in Karnataka, Is he eligible to appear for KCET?

  31. ramya sree says:

    is mathematics subject necessary for applying B.Sc (Agri).

  32. Irshad says:

    My son is studying in Delhi. can he write CET exam?…Thanks.

  33. Fatheema says:

    I’ve studied in Karnataka till grade 6.
    I continued my further education in Dubai. I’m studying in grade 12 right now .
    Can I apply for KCET ?

  34. Sneha Sebastian says:

    I have done my +1 and +2 in kerala. And till 10th in saudi. Will i be able to attend kcet?

  35. Jafar Tahir says:

    Do I have to sit for the Kannada language test to get selected in KCET?

  36. Shivanand says:

    Other state people can fill this form

  37. Renuka Pillai says:

    Hi,My son is a US citizen studying in India from grade 1 onwards and completing his plus two in 2018.Is he eligible to write the KCET?Pls reply

  38. Erappa Aremal says:

    Hi My daughter is studying in PCB only can we apply for BSc agri course and can we have any other exams for BSc agri Karnataka for Dharwad, Bangalore, Bagalkote locations

  39. Anubhav yadav says:

    I’m from uttar pradesh can i apply kcet b pharmacy strem

  40. Bharath kumar A says:

    Sir did u take 12th maraks also

  41. Bharath kumar A says:

    Sir I studyed at Ap but my native place is raichur Karnakata may I write this

  42. Dharshan Reddy says:

    Respected sir,
    I Dharshan Reddy studying engineering. I have attempted cet last time. So can I write cet in upcoming year 2018…

  43. Ramesh says:

    My son studied up 6th Std CBSE in Maharashtra State, 7th to 10th CRSE in Andhra state, now studying II PU in Karnataka, whether he is required to appear Kannada exam to qualify in KCET 2018.
    i am domicile of Karnataka state. please advice.

  44. KP says:

    I am a central government undertaking employee. My job is transferable all over India. My son studied at Bangalore for 7 years from 1st to 7th standard in CBSE board. Now he is going to appear for 12th std of Telangana state board. Whether he will be eligible to participate in KCET exam.

  45. Satish says:

    Is it required to write CET entrance test for Architecture course or NATA score is enough

  46. Sreedhar j says:

    My son is studying grade 12 in CBSE on dubai. Can he appear KCET exam?

  47. Srinivas says:

    My daoughter is studing telangana state she eligible to cet?

  48. hitesh says:

    I have joined PUC in krnataka fter completeing 10th CBSE bprd on chennai. Am I eligible to wright CET 2018?

  49. Mahitha says:

    Are the diploma students are eligible or not for the kcet exam

  50. Vinay says:

    I have got rank in kcet my study certificates can be singed by BEO/DDPI iam from andhra pradhesh iam eligible under clause c pls reply quick

  51. Aishwarya says:

    I have got cet ranking about 104965.Can I get engineering seat in mangalore?

  52. Aishwarya says:

    I have got cut ranking about 104965.Can I get engineering seat in mangalore?

  53. PRAKASH says:

    WHAT IS THE CONDITION IN GETTING AGRICULTURE QUOTA FOR A GOVT EMPLOy of class3? is there any income limit to get agricultural quota for getting admissions in farm science course?

  54. Saiyed Idris says:

    My son studying in UAE & He’s from Mumbai can he sit for KCET exams. Pls advise. Reply awaited

  55. Siri says:

    I’m from Andhra Pradesh. Am I eligible to apply even if I didn’t study in Karnataka?

  56. S.SHAMALA says:

    How to get eligible for kcet

  57. KASIM says:

    My brother in law daughter is studying 12 th standard in Tamilnadu (English Medium) (2016-17). Can she apply for KCET exam?

  58. alina says:

    sir i did not got the message after application

  59. SRINIVAS says:




  61. Prem says:

    I am from Uttar Pardesh . I can apply in KCET

  62. Is it open to all stated says:


  63. sir in kcet application form what the means of select clause says:

    please tell me about that particular column.

  64. sai says:


  65. Pruthvi LM says:

    How do I get cet architecture ranking.do I need to take any other exam other than k-cet

  66. SHIVKUMAR says:

    i have passed puc in 2011 can i get a eligile for a cet now

  67. Rohit says:

    Is the candidate required to be from karnataka?

  68. Jina says:

    is a student joined in September 2011 eligible for kcet 2017 exam

  69. Gavin J D Souza says:

    Is domicile certificate of parents is required during KCET online form submission if the candidate is appearing thru ‘b’ category

  70. Murali says:

    Can PIO student apply for KCET exam?

  71. Can NRI student apply for KCET exam? says:

    Is NRI student is eligible for this exam?
    My daughter is studying 12 th standard in Germany(2016-17). Can she apply for KCET exam?
    She did her 10 th standard in Bangalore.

    • ZAINAB says:

      Hi Good Morning ,
      Is NRI student is eligible for this exam?
      My son is studying 12 th standard in Qatar 2017-2018. Can he apply for KCET exam?
      He did his schooling in Qatar , but we parents have done our education in Bangalore.

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