Karnataka Common Entrance Test(KCET) 2017

Notification Date:2017-02-09
Expiry Date:2017-11-30

What is KCET?

  • The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2017 is being conducted for the purpose of joining into First year or First semester of full time courses for Government share of seats in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2017-18.
  • The following courses are available through KCET-2017
    Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science courses i.e, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Sericulture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc. Agri Bio Tech, BHSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.FSc(Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science & Tech)., B.Sc. (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op), B.Pharma and Pharma-D course,

Eligibility to appear KCET-2017:

  • The candidates who have passed the qualifying examination 2nd PUC / 12th.
  • A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 2nd PUC / 12th Standard in 2017 whose result is awaited, may apply and appear for Common Entrance Test 2017
  • should have completed the age of Seventeen Years as on 31st December of 2017
  • Candidates who studied with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Maths/Bio-Technology and English as one of the languages are only eligible to apply KCET-2017
  • Candidates who are seeking admission into MBBS/BDS courses, must qualify in NEET-2017 exam. Rest of the courses will be filled through KCET-2017

KCET-2017 Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online only

Application Cost:

  • Candidates of Karnataka origin for General and OBC: Rs.650/-
  • Candidates of Karnataka origin for SC / ST: Rs.500/-

KCET-2017 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Pen and Paper Based

02-05-2017TUESDAY10.30 am - 11.50 amBiology60
02.30 pm - 03.50 pmMathematics60
03-05-2017WEDNESDAY10.30 am - 11.50 amPhysics60
02.30 pm - 03.50 pmChemistry60
Practical test and Verification of documents Time Table for agriculturist quota
20-05-2017SATURDAY9.00 am onwardsPRACTICAL Test on "Identification of Agriculture Related Specimens" TO CLAIM SEAT UNDER AGRICULTURIST QUOTA*200

Admit Card:

  • A downloadable admit card will be hosted for all the eligible candidates on official website. All the candidates must take a printout of the same.

Exam Centers:

  • KCET-2017 Examination Centers: Will be conducted with in the Karnataka State only.

Important Dates:

Date of Notification24-01-2017
Commencement of Entry of Application Online27-01-2017
Last date to enter application details online27-02-2017
Last date to pay the application fees in the bank / e-post office02-03-2017
Date of downloading of Admission Tickets by all the eligible ApplicantsDate will be published in the KEA Website at a later date.
DATE OF COMMON ENTRANCE TEST - 2017 (For Medical and Dental courses candidates have to appear for NEET-2017 and NATA for Architecture course)02-05-2017
Date of Kannada language Test: (ONLY for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)04-05-2017
Schedule for submission of Special Category Certificates - Refer schedule given below-
Verification of Documents for Agriculturist at the respective Practical Test Centres05-05-2017
Date of Practical Examination for UG course applicants for Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary Universities under "Agriculturist Quota"20-05-2017
Date of NATA-2017 Examination for admission to Architecture course (Refer Website for details)16-04-2017
Last date for submission of NATA scores along with a copy of the 2nd PU / 12 Std. Marks card to KEAWill be notified later

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