KCET 2023 Eligibility, B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharma – Check Here

KCET Eligibility criteria 2023KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023 is released by the conducting authority on the website. The KCET 2023 (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 2023.

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KCET Eligibility 2023

Candidates who wish to apply for KCET 2023 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.

Also Check:

KCET Eligibility

KCET Exam Pattern

KCET Syllabus

KCET 2023 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding KCET 2023 Application Form:

  • KCET application form has been made available via online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from 2nd March 2023. 
  • The last date to submit the application form is till 5th April 2023.
  • Candidates must provide valid/ working email ID & phone number as important information will be send to it.
  • During registration, also upload scanned image of photograph, signature & thumb impression in the prescribed format.
  • Incomplete application form can not be accepted so candidates must fill all required & asked details in the application form.
  • At last, do not forget to take multiple printouts of filled in application form for further use.

Application Fee:

Candidates can submit the application fee through online as well as offline mode. Application fee for different category are as:

  • GM, 2A, 2B, 3A & 3B candidates of Karnataka origin: Rs. 500/-.
  • SC/ST Category-1 & female of Karnataka candidates only: Rs.250/-.
KCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria should be the first thing candidates should know before applying for the examination. Conducting authority only allows 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 2023, you may leave your queries below.

Displaying 24 Comments
  1. Deepak says:


    My daughter has studied for 6 years (from class 7th to class 12th) in Karnataka, is she eligible to appear in KCET 2024 ?


    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The academic study from a State Institute should be atleast of 7 years, starting from 1st standard to 2nd PUC/12th standard as of July 1 of the exam year.

  2. Khan says:

    Can i take admission in bums karnataka without KEA registration?
    I am not domicile of karnataka.

  3. Ayub says:

    Can students from Andhra Pradesh APPEAR FOR KCET.

  4. Khan says:

    For bums in karnataka aggregate 50% marks are required in pcb subjects or individual 50% mqrks are required in pcb?
    Please reply

  5. Krishan Kant says:

    Hello sir,i want to know about KCET eligibility criteria FOR diploma student of other states i want to do a b-tech is it possible for taken admission in b tech lateral entry

  6. Kusuma says:

    My daughter is OCI card holder but studied from 3rd standard to 12th in Karnataka only. Please confirm will she be eligible for state quota or will be considered as NRI.

  7. Chandrasekhar says:

    I am a Karnataka state domicile but residing outside Karanataka (within India) My daughter is studying outside Karnataka in Delhi. Will she be eligible for KCET? What are documents required?

  8. Sophia Jaison says:

    Is students from Kerala eligible for other state agriculture college admissions

  9. Sophia Jaison says:

    Can students from Kerala APPEAR FOR KCET

  10. Lakshmi says:

    My son studied from pre-kg to 6th grade in Bangalore (Have all the marks cards) and 7th to 2nd puc in Andhra Pradesh. Is he eligible to write KCET 2021. Please let me know

  11. Harikishan says:

    My daughter has studied 10th, CBSE 11 and 12th in Karnataka. 1 to 9th in Gujarat. I and my wife studied in Karnataka(graduates). Can my daughter write KCET 2021

  12. Krishnamurthy says:

    Iam from Karnataka and did my education in Karnataka, my kids are studying in Goa, I have Karnataka ration card, pl let me know what r documents required to apply for KCET to non Karnataka students

  13. Adeeb says:

    I had studied till 10 th in Karnataka state
    I had completed mu PUC IN OTHER STATE


  14. Ramesh says:

    I am defence personal and my son has studied in bangalore from 1st to 5th standard. If he studies 11th & 12 th in Bangalore, will he eligible for KCET.

  15. Moideen says:

    My son studied all the classes out of Karnataka. But His mother is a Doctor and Karnataka Govt employ in health sector , native and domicile of Karnataka and studied in Karnataka too. Is there any clause suit for my son’s to get eligibility on Govt job and her education base

  16. Safeena Haseeb says:

    Does bpt option entry comes under kea ???

  17. Zohra says:

    Is kcet B.arch still available?

  18. 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?

  19. 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

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