KCET 2023 Syllabus, Karnataka CET Syllabus – Check Here

KCET 2023 SyllabusKCET 2023 Syllabus comprise of several topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics subjects. Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state level examination, which will be organised for providing admissions in various Engineering, pharmacy and other courses offered by different colleges in Karnataka state. For admission in medical & dental course, candidates will have to appear in NEET exam. It will be organized for providing admission into the Engineering (B.Tech) & other professional courses in the state of Karnataka. The KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) will organize this exam under the Karnataka University. Here we are providing the detailed Karnataka CET Syllabus 2023.

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KCET 2023 Syllabus

The KCET 2023 Syllabus is set based on the latest syllabus of First and Second year of PUC as issued by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Go through the complete KCET syllabus properly to skip the chances of missing out on any topic.

The syllabus consist of topics from various subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics/ Biology. The detailed Karnataka CET 2023 syllabus is mentioned below.

Physics Syllabus

Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body, Properties of Bulk Matter, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory and Oscillations & Waves.

Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Electromagnetic induction & Alternating Currents, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation, Electromagnetic waves, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices and Communication systems.

Chemistry Syllabus

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases & Liquids, Chemical Thermodynamics, Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements, Hydrocarbons, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.

Solid State, Solutions, Electro chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, General Principles & Processes of Isolation of Elements, d and f Block Elements, Surface Chemistry, Co-ordination compounds, Biomolecules, Aldehydes & Ketones & Carboxylic Acids, Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers, Halo alkanes & Haloarenes, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Polymers and Chemistry in Everyday life.

Mathematics Syllabus

Algebra, Trigonometry, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Probability, Vectors, Statistics, Differential calculus, Integral calculus, Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Programming.

Biology Syllabus

The biology syllabus will be divided into two sections, i.e. Botany and Zoology. Some major Botany topics are Cell Biology & Genetics, Histology & Plant Anatomy, Diversity of Plant Life on Earth, and Introduction to Ecology & Taxonomy.

The Zoology section contain topics like Tissues of humans, Digestion, Circulation, Respiration, Nervous System, Origin Of Life, Human Reproduction, Organic Evolution, Animal Resources & Human Welfare Dairy, Study of the Cell, Developmental Biology, Diversity of Animal Life and Cell Division.

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KCET Exam Pattern

The KCET 2023 exam pattern consist of details such as mode of exam, duration of exam, marking scheme, type of questions and other details. The examination will be organized through offline mode (pen and paper based mode). In the examination, total 180 objective type questions will be asked. Candidates will have to appear only for one examination from Biology/Mathematics. Physics & Chemistry questions will be compulsory for all students. For correct answer, one mark will be allotted to the candidates.

The exam will be conducted in English or Kannada languages. Candidates will be given 320 minutes and 80 minutes for each subject to solve. Each subject in the KCET 2023 exam will consist of 60 marks and 50 marks for Kannada.

The no. of questions from each topic will be as mentioned below:


If you have any other queries regarding KCET 2023 Syllabus, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 41 Comments
  1. Sneha Hulakund says:

    Sir is maths is compulsory for KCET

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates should have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology from any recognized board.

  2. Krishna says:

    I am from Andhrapradesh and Bi.P.C. student. What are the courses I am eligible by appearing in KCET also is Kannada must to attend KCET?

  3. Srushti says:

    Each subject carry 60marks then total marks will be 240 but why u have announced 180 marks it’s confused for me sir

  4. Sanket says:

    What are the jobs taking pcb

  5. Abhishek 6 says:

    For how many marks we have to write kcet for bsc agriculture

  6. Ralph says:

    It is necessary to write all four subjects?

  7. Kavya says:

    For engineering should we write even biology paper or is it OK if we would not write

  8. Shiri says:

    Give important tip for exam

  9. Tejashwini says:

    Please can I have a syllabus for cet 2022

  10. Tanya Kodkani says:

    Is it necessary to write all four subjects PCMB to the student who appear for Neet s.

  11. Gagana says:

    Sir,Is cet 2021 syllabus has reduced?

  12. Swasthik e. V says:

    Sir, can i please have the portion for kcet syllabus 2021.

  13. Khushi says:

    When to choose optional subjects of kcet ?

  14. adisekhar says:

    this syllabus is complet or as per reduced syllanbus of 2021 ii puc.

  15. Jayashree says:

    Do I need to take up KCET if I take up maths at BSc level. Please let me know.

  16. Siri says:

    Can i get Kcet application form ?

  17. Sachin says:

    Please confirm my querie
    If we are interested in medical line then we have to write:pcb
    If we are interested in engineering line then we have to write:Pcm

    Sir is it right please replay me.

  18. Tessy says:

    sir i studied 10 in karnataka can i apply.and my date of birth is 1996 andiam 25 year old

  19. Mahantesh jinagi says:

    When we get kcet application form

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have released any confirm dates for commencement of KCET 2021 registration process, so stay tuned and keep checking our article regularly for latest updates.

  20. kushala says:

    can we write both biology and maths

  21. Abhith B N says:

    I had to know whether the syllabus is getting reduced for 2021 for kcet

  22. Dhanush says:

    Give information about KCET exam pls

  23. Dhanush says:

    What are the uses of writing KCET exams??

  24. Nandeesh Gindi says:

    Karnataka board deleted 30% syllabus is it applicable for kcet also?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have announce any notification syllabus reduction, so please wait patently and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  25. Vinay Kumar kandagal says:

    How many questions will come in kcet exam from 2nd pu

  26. Rahul B says:

    Can i get chapterwise bluetooth print of PCB

  27. mansa says:

    can i write cet twice

  28. Prameela says:

    Syllabus for pcmb students

  29. Kanchi says:

    I got 16,000 rank in bnys in kcet can i get admission in bangalore?

  30. Rena says:

    Does there is a choice between bio and maths in kceet

  31. HARSHA BJ says:

    I passed in CBSE 12 the from Andrapradesh .Upto 10th I have studied in Karnataka
    .I have downloaded kcet hallticket I am appearing for engineering. My hall ticket contains Biology,Physics, Maths & chemistry
    Kindly confirm I have write all four exams or only Physics maths & chemistry

  32. Deepika says:

    Can we write both maths and biology and if yes then which of the paper will be considerd. Does it work like best of two?

  33. Sathya.A says:

    It is necessary to write all the four subject?

  34. Anu says:

    First puc syllabus is more important for CET or we will read only second puc syllabus? Time is very short please give some suggestions

  35. Sumayya says:

    Sir/Mam I want to go for ayush course is it necessary for me to work hard on mathematics for kcet. Will they consider my PCB score?

  36. MANIKANTA says:


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