KCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Karnataka CET Marking Scheme & Weightage

KCET Exam Pattern 2021KCET Exam Pattern 2021 consist of details about question weightage, type of questions, etc. The KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is a state level examination also called as Karnataka CET. The KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) will organize this exam for providing admission to students in engineering, pharmacy and other courses offered by various colleges in Karnataka state. It will be organized for providing admission into the Engineering (B.Tech) & other professional courses in the state of Karnataka. Here we are providing details about Karnataka CET Exam Pattern 2021.

KCET Exam Pattern 2021

Here, we have mentioned the KCET 2021 Exam Pattern. This includes details about type of questions, weightage, exam mode, etc. The detailed exam pattern will be as mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: The KCET exam will be conducted via offline mode (pen and paper based test).
  • Courses: Candidates will get admissions in engineering, technology, pharmacy, Ayurveda, homeopathy and other science courses.
  • Subjects: The questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology subjects. Candidates will be required to choose only one from Mathematics & Biology subjects.
  • Type of Question: In this examination, objective type questions will be asked from each subject.
  • Exam Duration: Candidates will have total 80 minutes for each section. The exam will be conducted in different sessions, i.e. morning session (10:30 AM to 11:50 AM) & Afternoon session (2:30 PM to 3:50 PM).
  • Language of Question Paper: The questions will be asked in English language. Students will also have an option to choose the Kannada language.
  • Writing Mode: Students will only use black or blue ball point pen to mark their answers.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in this exam. In case of more than one answer for each question will be considered as a wrong answer.
  • Additional Exam: Language Test (for Bangalore candidates only) and Agriculture Practical Test (for agriculture aspirants).

Section wise Question Weightage

Here we are providing the section wise weightage of questions in the KCET exam:

SectionNo. of QuestionMarks AllottedDuration
Mathematics/ Biology606080
Kannada (if applicable)505060

 Also Check:

KCET 2021 Syllabus

KCET 2021 Preparation Tips

KCET 2021 Admit Card

KCET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates must go through following tips & tricks while applying for KCET examination:

  • Candidates should make a proper timetable and cover each and every topic before appearing for the exam.
  • To improve the speed and accuracy candidates should attempt various mock tests.
  • Candidates must go through the previous papers to know the trend of questions coming in the exam.
  • Candidates must note down all the important notes in one place and revise them regularly.
  • Do not get panic, take meditation.
  • Take proper sleep & healthy diet.

KCET 2021 Exam Pattern tells the candidate about the exam mode, time duration, number of questions and marking scheme of the entrance test. Candidates must go through the exam pattern carefully before starting the preparation.

If you have any other queries regarding KCET Exam Pattern 2021, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 30 Comments
  1. Afza Shariff says:

    Can we write both K-CET and JEE

  2. revathi says:

    iam from AP VIJAYAWADA where i have to write kcet IN VIJAYAWADA or KARNATAKA 2021

  3. revathi says:

    iam studying inter 2nd year iam from ANDHARA PRADESH..can i have any chance to write kCET

  4. Soma Das says:

    My daughter studying in Bangalore since 2016.is she eligible for KCET2001. Mother tongue not Kannada.

  5. Shruti Bayaskar says:

    I am preparing for NEET but I also want to appear for CET then will Maths be optional for me and what about the syllabus

  6. Shivani says:

    Can I pls get chapter wise weightage of pcm(kcet)

  7. Trisha says:

    Can I attempt all 4 subjects

  8. Vishruth V R says:

    Can I get chapter wise questions of pcm subjects?

  9. Saniha says:

    Should I write all the 4 subjects PCMB ??

  10. Arya says:

    We can take the mathamatics willbe optinal

  11. Kusuma says:

    What about exam center?

  12. Saikumar says:

    What is exam pattern and syllabus for Kannada language

  13. k.akash says:

    i am not able to apply for kcet i am from andhra pradesh which clause code should i mention in appplication

  14. T Fakruddin says:

    What are require document for practical exam

  15. Gayathri says:

    Does board marks have any weightge in 2020 kcet?

  16. Harshal Mitkari says:

    Well,I am from Maharashtra,so where the exam will be conducted in Maharashtra or in Karnataka?? This is my question.

  17. Mahvish Arzoo says:

    I m living in west Bengal can I appear for this exam ?
    And I belong to general category what is eligibility criteria ??

  18. Harshitha says:

    Is Application form is required for examination hall ?

  19. Shamitha says:

    How many hours before should we reach the exam center . &and what the process they do before kcet 2018 exam

  20. Shamitha says:

    Can put tick mark on kcet 2018 question paper while attending during exam.

  21. yamuna says:

    sir,is there negative marking in kcet examination

  22. Sudeep gowda says:

    sir I’m want to become veterinary but i don’t know, how much minimum marks I want to score and which are the major subjects for veterinary

    • BharathYour Name... says:

      1st of all u dont have payment seats In veterinary ,it’s only via merit you can get seat.their is nothing like major subjects ,biology chemistry and physics are equally important to get good rank………all the best

  23. chaithra.b says:

    how is agricultural practicle exam in kcet 2017

  24. Hitha Guru says:

    Dear sir.
    Fr hw much marks do we get 11 syllabus

  25. my daughter is studying in bangalore and we are living in raichur can we take raichur as centre for kcet 2017 says:

    as my daughter is studying in bangalore and we are living in raichur can we take riahcur as centre for kcet 2017

  26. sindhu nagesh says:

    how can we make fee payments for agriculture practical examinations and on what date we should make fee payments

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