Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

In Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) takes place every year. This entrance examination helps to sort out the eligible candidates for engineering and medical courses.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidates who have passed the 12th standard examination and secured minimum marks of 50% in the exam are eligible to sit for this exam.
  • For medical and dental course the candidate should have English as one of the compulsory languages in 10+2 along with physics, chemistry and mathematics as their optional subjects. The candidates should pass in all these subjects and must get 50% individually in each of them. For the reserved candidates their minimum marks are reduced to 40%.
  • For homeopathy, yoga and course the candidate should have English as one of the compulsory languages in 10+2 along with physics, chemistry and mathematics as their optional subjects. The candidates should pass in all these subjects and must get 50% individually in each of them. For the reserved candidates their minimum marks are reduced to 40%.
  • For engineering course the candidate should have English as one of the compulsory languages in 10+2 along with physics, chemistry and mathematics as their optional subjects. The candidates should pass in all these subjects and must get 50% individually in each of them. For the reserved candidates their minimum marks are reduced to 40%.
  • For architecture course the candidate should have English as one of the compulsory languages in 10+2 along with physics, chemistry and mathematics as their optional subjects. The candidates should pass in all these subjects and must get 45% individually in each of them. For the reserved candidates their minimum marks are also 45%. After qualifying this exam the candidate has to sit for National Aptitude Test in Architecture and should get at least 40% in it for qualifying the exam. The SC/ST candidates are also supposed to get minimum qualifying marks of 45%.
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The application form is given in February or March every year and the admission test is held towards the end of April. The result is declared on the basis of merit absolutely. There are many government and non-government colleges used to admit the candidates based on the merit list. This exam is mainly meant for the candidates of Karnataka but candidates from different parts of India can also sit for this examination but some constraints are there which is determined by the controller of the examination board.

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