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KARNATAKA PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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KARNATAKA PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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Karnataka PGCET Exam stands for Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test. Further, the exam is conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority. Karnataka PGCET EXAM is a state-level entrance exam.

It offers admission to the courses MBA/MCA/ME/MTech/M. Arch. Conducting once a year. However, around 40000 students apply for the Karnataka PGCET exam Every year. Students can get into college easily by the Karnataka PGCET exam.
 

About KARNATAKA PGCET

The Exam is only for PG admission. Certainly, the exam is conducted in an offline format.  The exam is conducting by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority). Karnataka PGCET is an offline exam consist of 100 MCQs answered within 150 minutes. Above all, 178 institutes in Karnataka take part in Karnataka PGCET for PG admission. Candidates can also apply for lateral entry admission in the MCA program.
Karnataka PGCET Helpline:
Karnataka Examinations Authority,
Sampige Road, 18th Cross,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560012.
Phone No: 080 – 23460460
Karnataka PGCET 2021 official Website: kea.kar.nic.in
E-Mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in

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KARNATAKA PGCET Exam basis information

The Karnataka PGCET exam is conducted one time a year. Karnataka PGCET exam offers many courses to eligible students but only in Karnataka. Likewise, the exam is an offline form in pen and paper format.
The exam consists of 100 marks and also there is no negative marking. The questions paper format is Multiple choice questions.
Moreover, candidates who have GATE results can apply for M.Tech admissions. The candidates get one chance for the exam because the exam conducts only once a time in a year.
Moreover, the candidate must be a citizen of India. Candidates from their state must have a Karnataka domicile to consider for reservation. So Candidates from other states can apply for the Karnataka PGCET. But they will not be eligible for any reservations.
 

KARNATAKA PGCET HIGHLIGHT TABLE

Moreover, the role of Admit card is very important as the admit card is the identity of the candidate. it helps to make an entry for the exam.
The admit card release on the official website by the conducting body. Admit card at the time of exam is mandatory for the student.

 Admit cards will be available on October 12.

Exam Name Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name Karnataka PGCET
Conducting Body Karnataka Examinations Authority
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 650 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 301
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Exam Category PG Exam
Mode of Application Online
Course Offered MBA/ MCA/ME/MTech/MArch
Official Website kea.kar.nic.in
Karnataka PGCET Helpline 080-23460460

 

The exam date is on October 22 and 23. It was the notification released on the official website. The result date is not released. The result will be available on the official website KEA. Karnataka PGCET notification may release shortly.

 

KARANTAKA PGCET EXAM DATE

Some of the important dates related to the Karnataka PGCET exam are below for reference.

Events Dates
Starting of application form September 3, 2021
Online registration close September 17, 2021
Hall ticket October 12, 2021
Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam date October 22 and 23, 2021
Answer key release date To Be Announced
Announcement of result To Be Announced
Counselling starts To Be Announced

 

KARNATAKA PGCET Eligibility criteria

  • Nationality: Most of the candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Candidates from their home state must have a Karnataka domicile for reservation.
  • Candidates from other states are welcome to apply for the Karnataka PGCET. But, they will not be eligible for any reservations.

 

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility for Government Seats

Code Eligibility Criteria
A Candidates must have studied and passed for at least 7 years in one or more Government/Government approved educational institutes in Karnataka. it should be occasionally or continuously, from Class 1 until the qualifying exam.
B Candidates must have studied and passed the qualifying exam in a recognized institute from Karnataka.
C  Candidates’ parents must have spent at least 7 years studying at a government-approved institution in Karnataka.
D Above all the candidate or a parent of the candidate must have lived in Karnataka for at least seven years.

 

Educationally eligible

For Full-time M.E /M. Tech/ M. Arch Course.
Candidates for Engineering and Technology course must have passed from Karnataka. In addition, The candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in all subjects of years/ semester. Similarly, The candidate must qualify B. Tech/ M. Sc or degree from a recognized university. GATE candidates who want to apply through national-level scores need a valid GATE scorecard. 45% is a must for ST/ SC/ OBC and category. –  Reservation is only applicable for Karnataka state candidates
For Part-time M.E /M. Tech/ M. Arch Course
The candidate must Qualify B. Tech/ M. Sc or degree from a recognized board or university. Candidates from Karnataka state need to get a minimum of 50% marks in all subjects of years/ semester. In addition, GATE Candidates who applied through national-level scores need a valid GATE scorecard. 45% qualifying marks must be for ST/ SC/ OBC and category. Reservation is only applicable for Karnataka state candidates. candidates must not have work experience of fewer than three years as of 31 st July 2021. This work must be completed in an organization within a 40 km radius of the candidate’s institution. NOC from filled up by the employer and signed by a competent authority.
For MCA Course

Candidate must have a UG degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Computer. Candidates must have 50% marks for the general category. 45% marks for any reserved category. Degree in subjects like Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Computer Application, Business, Mathematics and Business Statistics are required. Candidates from ST/ SC/ OBC category need 45%.

For 2nd-year lateral entry in MCA Course

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration in courses like BCA, B.Sc (I.T. / Computer Science).  Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks together in all the subjects. Must have Mathematics as a subject at 10 + 2 level or Graduate Level. 45% of marks is needed for SC, ST. Reservation is only for the candidates from Karnataka.

Full-Time MBA course

Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years duration. Candidates need to get a minimum of 50% marks in all the subjects, including languages. 45% of marks is required for the reservation category. Reservation is only for the Karnataka candidates.

For Part-Time MBA course

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years duration. in addition, Candidates need to get a minimum of 50% marks together in all the subjects including languages. 45% of marks is required in the qualifying examination for SC, ST.  Candidates must have worked for not less than three years as of 31st July 2021. This work must be completed in an organization within a 40 km radius of the institution.

 

Reservation

  • Moreover, According to the Karnataka PGCET 2021 Reservation Policy. Only Karnataka PGCET 2021 candidates are eligible for reservation.
  • Most importantly SC, ST,  are the reserved categories for Karnataka candidates.
  • Certainly, Candidates from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region are eligible for reservation. if they show an eligibility certificate from the Assistant Commissioner in charge.
  • For example Ex-Defense Special Category (Code- U): Ex-wards servicemen’s can obtain a certificate from the Joint Director / Deputy Director of the concerned district, countersigned by the Director, Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, Bangalore, stating the parent’s home address. This reservation does not apply to M.E., M.Tech, or M.Arch courses.
  • PWD candidates are given more priority. Candidates with a handicap of 40% or more are eligible for 3% of total seats in government and government-aided colleges.

 

KARANATAKA PGCET Exam Registration

On September 3, the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) issued the application form. Through online at kea.kar.nic.in. So, The application form for PGCET Karnataka 2021 deadline is on September 17th.
Candidates who have valid GATE results must fill out the PGCET 2021 application form. The steps for filling out the Karnataka PGCET application form 2021 are as follows:
Candidates must visit the official website and click on the Karnataka PGCET registration option. Candidates have to enter the information. such as the candidate’s name, parent’s name, gender, date of birth, email address, and phone number. After completing the registration process, a user ID and password will generate.
PGCET 2021 application form
 
candidates need to include all personal and academic information. Candidates with genuine GATE scores will be needed.
Document Upload 
Candidates must upload scanned copies of their pictures, signatures, and left thumb impressions. 
Candidates must agree to the terms. submit their application after cross-verifying the information provided by them.

Application Fee 

Candidates must pay the required application fee after submitting the Karnataka PGCET 2021. Candidates need to pay the fee online. They can use net banking, credit card, or debit card, or in person at any State Bank of Mysore branch. candidates should print the confirmation page of their application for future reference.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Application Fee

Fee payment can pay through offline mode via a Challan at any State Bank of Mysore Branch.

Candidates can also pay through e-payment at any post office.

Category Application Fee (in INR)
General candidates 650
Reserved candidates 500

 

Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2021 conduct by the Karnataka Examination Authority. So, the aspirants must cover the syllabus to pass the exam. Candidates taking the exam should familiarise themselves with the Karnataka PGCET syllabus. this will aid them in planning their study strategy. it aids applicants in determining which topics are significant and which are not.  Above all the Karnataka PGCET syllabus is available below for candidates.

For ME/ M. Tech/ M. Arch: 60 questions will be from the technical section. The next section is based on  Arithmetic and Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English.

For MCA: the syllabus consists of questions from General English, General Awareness, Computer Awareness, Analytical ability & Logical Reasoning and Mathematics.

For MBA: Candidates can expect questions from the English Grammar, Vocabulary and literature section. The questions will be from Reasoning and General Intelligence, General Knowledge and Quantitative analysis.

 

Preparation tips

Moreover, the candidates are required to start the preparation for the Karnataka PGCET according to the syllabus mentioned above and hence the candidate can qualify for the exam if follows the following steps –

  • Firstly, the candidate is suggested to note the entire syllabus as per the exam.
  • Secondly, the Candidate has to go through the exam pattern and make notes of what he/she studies.
  • Further, giving mock tests and test series will be helpful in the preparation for the candidate.
  • Students must note down important notes. it will help you in revision time.
  • Solving the previous years’ question papers will help candidates manage their time and learn accordingly.
  • Further, after solving the papers and evaluating their performance candidates can get help to know their situation.

Moreover, the candidates are advised to solve the previous year’s question papers as this will help them understand the exam pattern and the type of questions that appear in the exam.

 

Exam pattern

The Karnataka PGCET exam pattern is simple as it conducts in offline mode. the question paper consists of 100 marks and each question award as 1 mark. Certainly, every correct answer awards 1 mark and there is no negative marking.
Moreover, the time allotted for completing the exam is 2 hours. the question paper is in English.
The candidates are required to get through the exam pattern before registration. Similarly, the exam pattern released by the Karnataka Examination Authority is as follows –
Particulars Details
Mode of examination Offline – Pen and Paper Based Test
Exam duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Number of sections Two sections – Part A and Part B
Part A – Courses offered by VTU, UVCE and UBDTCE University
Part B – Courses offered by Kuvempa and Mysore University
Type of Questions Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total marks 100 marks
Total Number of Questions 75 questions
Marking Scheme 50 Questions – 1 mark each

25 Questions – 2 marks each

There will be no negative marking

 

Certainly, None of the topics should be left for the examination. Moreover, every topic from the Karnataka PGCET Syllabus should cover. and the question may come from any of the topics mentioned in the Karnataka PGCET Syllabus.

 

KARNATAKA PGCET Admit card

The admit card for the Karnataka PGCET Exam is release by the KEA. Certainly, the candidates are suggested to download the Karnataka PGCET admit card.  After filling up the credentials candidates can download them.
The admit is also known as the exam hall entry ticket. without admit card candidates won’t allow entering.
The candidates to properly upload the image as per the guidelines. because that will be displayed on the admit card. if any problem occurs, then the candidate may suffer at the time of examination. Because the hall ticket is not clear then the entry may be not granted.
Moreover, the Admit card will have the candidate’s name, date of birth, category, gender, exam centre address, date, duration, and time. To Clarify, the Karnataka PGCET exam admit card release date was October 12, 2021
The candidate has to carry any of the governmental id proof along with the admit cards. it can be such as PAN card, Aadhar card, Driving License, Passport, or any other id proof.
In conclusion, If any problem occurs the candidate is required to approach the concerned authority.
Steps to download Karnataka PGCET admit card
  •  Firstly, Go to the official website kea.kar.nic.in.
  •  Secondly, Click on the ‘Download Karnataka PGCET admit card’.
  •  After that Karnataka PGCET, 2021 Admit Card will be shown on the screen in PDF format.
  • Then take a printout of the admit card for future use.

 

Karnataka PGCET Answer key

Answer key will be available on the KEA official website. The mode of release will be online. Within 3days after the exam answer key will be released. After that candidates can check answers.

After the release of the answer key, candidates will be also able to file objections related to the answers.

The objections can be made within three days after publishing the answer key with documents and justification. Students are advised to make objections before the last date. Because the objections received after the last date will not be considered by the authority.

For objection

Candidates can visit the official website.
Go to the link which will say ‘Answer Key Objection.’
After that Applicant or Non-Applicant Mode.
Enter CET ID and Date of Birth in DD/MM/YY format. For Non-Applicants have to enter mobile no., email Id and OTP.
Further, Fill in the objection details like subject name, justification, etc.
After that click submit.

 

KARNATAKA PGCET Result

The Karnataka Examination Authority will release the result on the official website. Further, the result will be released in the form of a rank card. it contains the rank of the candidate with the total score.
The candidates have to follow the following steps. You can find it from the result on the official website.
How to check Karnataka PGCET 2021 result?
  • firstly Visit the Karnataka PG official website
  • Further Click on the Karnataka PGCET result link
  • Certainly, Login using PGCET 2021 application number
  • After that, The result and merit list will be displayed in PDF format
  • After downloading, check score and rank

 

Cut off

Along with the Karnataka PGCET result, the conducting also release Cut-offs. On their official website, KEA will release Karnataka PGCET 20221 cut-offs.

Cut off will be based on Category, course, college. So cut off will helps the candidates to get an idea of which college they are eligible for. Cut off helps in the counseling process also.

Factors affecting Cut off are,

The total number of candidates appearing for the examination.

The difficulty level of the exam.

The total number of seat availability.

Previous years’ cut off trends

The Marking Scheme

 

KARNATAKA PGCET  2021 Counselling

Certainly, Karnataka PGCET 2021 is an offline examination conducting by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). As a result, this provides admission to eligible candidates into various M.Tech programmes offered by the institutes. Eligible candidates must appear at the counselling centre for the document verification process.
 
Also, Candidates must bring all required original documents to the counselling session. such as, set of photocopies for document verification. Certainly, Candidates will offer admission based on their preferred selections and entrance exam ranks. 
Above all, they must register and select their preferred course and college.
Further, the first round of PGCET counselling will begin in the first week of September 2021. Online Registration, Document Verification, Preference Form Filling, Seat Allotment, and Reporting to College are the five processes of counselling.
 

Documents required at the time of Counselling

  • GATE 2021 scorecard, Printout of the Karnataka PGCET 2021 application form. Karnataka PGCET 2021 Hall Ticket (if applying through GATE)
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Marksheet for SSLC/Class 10
  • Marksheet for Class 12/ 2nd PUC
  • Class 10 and 12 certificates
  • Mark sheet from qualifying test and degree/provisional certificate
  • Certificate of classification (In case applicable)
  • Moreover, If you’re getting a fee waiver, you’ll need to show proof of income.
  • In addition to candidates applying for a part-time M.Tech/M.E./M.Arch programme, you’ll need a work certificate.

 

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FAQs

Q1: When will be the application process of the Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam end?

A: However, The Karnataka PGCET 2021 application process is likely to end in the first week of July.

 

Q2. How can I prepare for the Karnataka PGCET entrance exam?

A. Candidates must get themselves familiar with the given syllabus and exam pattern. It will help them to gather the study resources accordingly.
They must cover all the topics of the syllabus.
Moreover, Candidates must practice all numerical problems from previous year questions banks or books available in the market.
They must solve the sample papers in the stipulated time to be able to make time management.

 

Q3. What is the process of registration?

A. Candidates must visit the official website and click on the Karnataka PGCET registration option. Candidates have to enter the information. such as the candidate’s name, parent’s name, gender, date of birth, email address, and phone number. After completing the registration process, a user ID and password will generate.

 

Q4: How many institutes accept Karnataka PGCET exam scores?

A:  178 institutes across Karnataka accept PGCET exam scores.

 

Q5: Which are the main cities where the Karnataka PGCET exam is conducted?

A: The major cities where Karnataka PGCET 2021 is conducted are – Bangalore, Mysore, Bijapur, Shimoga, Belgaum and Gulbarga.

 

Q6. What is the pattern of the exam for Karnataka PGCET?

The Karnataka PGCET exam pattern is simple as it conducts in offline mode. the question paper consists of 100 marks and each question award as 1 mark. Certainly, every correct answer awards 1 mark and there is no negative marking.
Moreover, the time allotted for completing the exam is 2 hours. the question paper is in English.
 

Q7: When will Karnataka PGCET 2021 results be declared?

A. The Karnataka PGCET 2021 result is likely to be declared in the first week of September.

 

Q8. What if he forgets the password?

A. The candidates can change the password at any time. In addition,  there is a forgot password option to change the password.

 

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