Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)- Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result

KCET 2016 Application Form, KCET Admit Card 2016, KCET Exam Pattern 2016, KCET Exam Syllabus, KCET Previous Year Question Papers, Karnataka Common Entrance Test Result Date:

Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a state level exam commonly known as KCET. The main purpose to conduct this exam is to offer admissions into undergraduate medical and dental programs for the institutes of Karnataka. This common entrance test is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in the colleges of Karnataka. There are 42 medical colleges and 38 dental institutes in Karnataka which comes under KCET. Ranks are provided to the candidates appearing in this examination and counseling is done based on the ranks provided to the candidates. Thus, admission is given to respective colleges. This exam is conducted on 41 places spread in Karnataka.

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant should be fulfilling the following eligibility criteria for appearing in the exam:

  • Applicant should have passed in Higher Secondary Certificate examination or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually.
  • There should be a minimum of 50% aggregate in Higher Secondary Examination in English, Physics, Chemistry or Biology subjects taken together to apply for the examination for the candidates of general category.
  • For SC, ST candidates aggregate criteria has been kept to only 40%.
  • Domicile Criteria must be fulfilled by every candidate as declared by the KEA.

Exam Pattern: The test comprises of 180 questions having 60 questions from each of Physics, Chemistry and Biology for medical students & Physics, Chemistry, Maths for rest of the students. Each question carry 1 mark. Apart from this the question in the KCET exam will be of multiple choice. 80 minutes will be provided to the students for attempting each exam, also 10 minutes for understanding and reading the questions will be provided to the students. So, for attempting the exam the students will be provided 70 minutes.

So far the negative marking is concerned, it’s a good news for the students going to give the KCET exam that no marks will be deducted for wrong answers. So, it is easy for the students to guess the answers.

The next and the most considerable point for the students is that they should only attempt the exam only with blue or black ball point pen as other pens are not allowed in the exam.

In KCET 2016, for each subject there will be 16 different sets. Further, the students will be allowed to take the replica of the exam answer sheet along with them.

To know about the KCET exam pattern, syllabus, Notification, Application Form, Registration, Admit Card, result, etc, you can visit the official website at below mentioned link :

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

So, at last Good luck to all the aspirants for their exam. And one advice for the students please first read your question paper carefully and then only give your answers. Also, attempt all questions as there is no negative marking. Again wish you all the best!

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