KCET Exam 2020 Registration, syllabus and KCET 2020 cutoff

KCET Exam 2020 will be held on 22 to 24 April 2020. KCET Exam dates, registration process, eligibility, syllabus, and KCET 2020 cutoff. If you are preparing for KCET Exam, then this article will be important for you, in these links given below you see all the specifics details of KCET such as, about KCET, eligibility criteria, relevant dates and KCET syllabus details etc. So what are you waiting for just click on these links and know all about KCET examination.

About KCET EXAM

About KCET exam details

KCET 2020

Highlight of KCET 2020 examination

Important dates of KCET 2020 Exam

Eligibility criteria of KCET 2020

Exam pattern of KCET 2020 examination

Syllabus details of KCET 2020 examination

Application form details of KCET 2020

Application fee details of KCET 2020 exam

About KCET EXAM

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is the entrance examination conducted every year by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) for those students who are seeking admission into courses such as Engineering, Medicine, and Pharmacy.

About KCET exam details

Paper Subject No of questions Time Limit Marks Negative mark Syllabus
Section I Physics     Chemistry 120 150 minutes (multiple choice questions) 120 No negative marking 2nd PUC/12th
Section II Math’s       Biology 60       60 80 minutes for Maths (multiple choice question 80 minutes for Biology (multiple choice question) 60       60 No negative marking 2nd PUC/12th 2nd PUC/12th

KCET 2020

KCET 2020 will be organized by the Karnataka Examinations Authority for admission to Undergraduate engineering, B.Pharma, Agricultural and Veterinary programs in the state of Karnataka colleges. KCET 2020 exam dates have been announced, the exam will be from April 22 to April 24, 2020.

Kannada Language Test will be held on April 24. The eligibility criteria of KCET states that candidates are passing Higher Secondary with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subjects can apply for the same.

Highlight of KCET 2020 examination

Exam mode Pen & paper-based test
Exam duration 80 minutes for each paper
Question paper medium In English only
Number for questions 60 questions in each paper
Type of questions MCQs Multiple choice questions
Marking scheme 1 mark will be given for every correct answer
Negative marking No negative marking available
Exam name The Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Know as KCET
Authority KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority)

Important dates of KCET 2020 Exam

Here candidates can check the complete KCET examination scheduled to appear in the exam.

Dates Events
5th February 2020 Starting of application form
2nd March 2020 Closing of application form
6th March 2020 Last date of payment of application fee
19th – 25th March 2020 Application correction
10th April 2020 Admit card issue
22nd April for Biology & mathematics Date of examination
23rd April for Physics & chemistry Date of examination
Last week of May Announcement result
2nd week of June Counseling start

 Eligibility criteria for KCET 2020

The KEA will only accept applications from qualified candidates. Therefore, it is necessary to meet all the KCET eligibility criteria set by the official authority of KCET.

Nationality

  • Applying candidate must be a citizen of India. Nationality is the most important thing in order to eligible for application.

Educational eligibility criteria

  • Candidates should have passed the second PUC/class 12/ equivalent examination with physics and mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • Applicants with the compulsory subject must have optional subjects – Biology/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Electronics/Computer science with one language subject English.
  • Minimum 45% for general candidates and reserved candidates should be secured 40% in the case of category – 1 and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) SC. ST.

Eligibility criteria for B.Pharma courses

  • Candidates should have passed class 12th or second PUC examination PCM or PCB subjects.
  • General category candidates should get 45% aggregate for reserved categories i.e. Category – I, OBC and ST/SC should secure 40% to apply for KCET 2020.
  • Candidate should have passed diploma in Pharmacy for approved by the government and general category students should have scored 45% while SC/ST class and category – I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) should have secured 40%.

Exam pattern of KCET 2020 examination

Students are recommended to follow the pattern of the KCET 2020 exams to participate in the entrance exam. Karnataka CET 2020 will take place on April 22 and 23, in offline mode. KCET will have two papers-Papers I and Paper II. Detailed interpretation of the KCET 2020 exam format can be provided in the following table.

Examination mode Offline (pen and paper mode)
Duration of examination 1 hours 20 minutes per paper
Medium of paper English and Kannada
Papers Paper – I mathematics Paper-II physics chemistry
Number of questions Paper – I mathematics 60 questions (multiple choice question Paper – II Physics 60 questions (multiple choice questions and chemistry 60 questions (multiple choice questions
Type of questions MCQ (multiple choice questions)
Total number of questions 180 questions
Total marks 180 marks
Marking Scheme One mark will be allocated for each correct answer.
Negative marking There will be no negative marking.

Syllabus details of KCET 2020 examination

To crack the KCET 2020 exam, candidates will plan for 1 year of PUC and second year of PUC according to the recommended syllabus. Here are some of the major topics that should be prepared according to the syllabus of KCET:

Subjects Topics
Mathematics Sets Relation and functions, Probability Vectors 3-D geometry, Matrices determinants Limits Indefinite integration Complex numbers Definite integration Theory of equation Permutation and combination, Binomial theorem Continuity and differentiation Sequence and series Trigonometric ratio
Physics Electrostatics Modern physics Ray Optics Wave Optics Heat and thermodynamics Current electricity Electromagnetic induction Solid and semiconductor devices Physics of nucleus Wave motion Alternating current Heat and chemical effect Electromagnetic waves Fluids etc.
Chemistry Carboxylic acids and its derivatives Aldehydes Ketones Alcohol Phenol Alkanes Alkenes Chemical equilibrium Biomolecules Principles and processes of extraction Redox reaction General organic chemistry Ionic equilibrium Chemical kinetics Chemical bonding Periodic classification of elements, P-block elements Coordination compound, Transition elements Surface chemistry etc.

Admit card details of KCET 2020 exam

The candidates will access the KCET Admit Card 2020 from 10th April 2020. The ticket to the KCET admission hall is only available through online mode.

Candidates cannot enter the exam hall without an admit card. Therefore, the admit card must be held on the day of the test.

Candidates are required to carry the Government photo I d evidence on the day of the exam to access the exam hall. Candidates will hold their admit cards in college or university before acceptance.

Answer key of KCET 2020 exam

After the written entrance exam is complete, KEA will release the provisional answer key on their website. Candidates can only receive it via online mode. Candidates can use the reported response key to calculate their responses.

The candidates or their parents may, if any, lodge the objections with the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before the specified date either in person or only via speed post/email along with all supporting documents.

The correct answer key will only be published after assessing the published interim response key. The KEA must inform the applicants of that.

KCET 2020 result and counseling

Candidates can use the official website to check the KCET 2020 results. To see their results they will log in to the website using their registration ID and date of birth. The Authority will also release the list of qualifications dependent on the applicants ‘ results during the exam Those chosen according to the merit list will be called up for the counseling phase where they will be allocated a seat depending on their rank of merit, the choice granted for the course and division and the number of seats required for the course. Applicants should then return to the allotted college to complete the paperwork pertaining to admission.

Application form details of KCET 2020

The CET 2020 application form for Karnataka was released Candidates that meet the required requirement will apply online. KEA will not recognize submitted KCET 2020 application form through any process other than online. Read the full official notification until you fill out the 2020 KCET application form. The charge for applying KCET 2020 application form may be paid before March 6, 2020.

Using correct details only to fill out the KCET 2020 application form as KCET 2020 admit card must carry the exact information. From 19 March 2020 to 25 March 2020, applicants will be able to exercise corrections in the KCET application form.

  • Visit the official kea.kar.nic.in website or click on the link that will appear later on this page
  • Click the “Virtual User” button instead.
  • After that, a tab should appear with instructions carefully read the instructions and then click the “Proceed to Online Application tab.
  • Selecting Nationality.
  • If you are going to appear in the 2nd PUC test, fill in 13 digits ‘ student number’ given from the PUE department, and then click on the’ send’ tab.
  • And type out the Applicant’s Title, Birth Date, Email Address, Phone Number, User ID, Password, Security Question, and Security Code and provide the information.

Application fee details of KCET 2020 exam

To make the application fee payment, candidates will have to select from the list the stated banks/e-post office and download the challan to make the payment at the relevant back / e-post office. Examples of application fees for the various categories are listed below.

Category Quota Application fee
GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B Karnataka 500/- rs
SC, ST, CAT-1 Karnataka 250/-rs
All female candidates of Karnataka Karnataka 250/- rs
Outside Karnataka GM Rs. 750/-
Outside India GM Rs. 5000/-

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