KCET 2021 Application Form – Online Application Process to Start Soon

Last Modified: 18 May 2022

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will start the online application process for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2021 in April 2021. Interested and eligible candidates can submit their applications through the official website – kea.kar.nic.in. The authority has announced the exam dates. However, there is no information on other dates related to the exam.

KCET, a state-level exam, is conducted for admission to engineering, architecture, farm science courses offered at the colleges/institutions under Karnataka Examination Authority. Interested candidates can apply for the KCET 2021 Exam before the last date of the online application process.

Read this article to know about the KCET 2021 application filling procedure -

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KCET 2021 Important Dates

KEA has announced the exam dates on 22nd February. And, the schedule for other events will be announced later with the official notification. Here are the tentative dates:

KCET 2021 Exam Event

Important Dates

Publication of online information bulletin

April 2021

Avail online application form from

April 2021

Closing date of application form

May 2021

Last date for application fee payment (in bank and e-post office)

May 2021

Correction in the application form

May 2021

Get the admit card

June 2021

KCET 2021 Exam date

7th and 8th July 2021 (announced)

Kannada Language Test (only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)

9th July 2021 (tentative)

Result Declaration

July 2021

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KCET 2021 Exam Application Process

Candidates can avail the KCET 2021 application form online. There is no other mode for accessing as well as submitting the application forms.

Follow the steps provided below to fill the KCET 2021 application form:

  • Visit the KCET official website - http://kea.kar.nic.in/.
  • Click on the ‘CET-2021’ link under the ‘Flash News’ section on the home page.
  • Click on the ‘CET-2021 – Online Application’ link.
  • Click on ‘New User? Click Here to Register’ link.
  • Click on the ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ button.
  • Select your citizenship.
  • Answer the question and move ahead.
  • Enter your Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, valid Email ID, password, and security pin.
  • ‘Submit’ to complete the registration process. An application number will be generated.
  • Now log in using the application number and password.
  • Complete the application form by entering your address, educational details, and others.
  • Upload scanned images of candidate’s photo, signature, and left-hand thumb impression.
  • Download e-challan and make fee payment.
  • Take a printout of the final submitted application form.

KCET 2021 Application Fee Details

Category-wise application fee details are as under:


Application Fee

General and OBC

₹ 650/-

Reserved categories

₹ 500/-

Karnataka domicile

₹ 750/-

Overseas candidates

₹ 5,000/-

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Keep the fee payment receipt and application form printout safe for future reference.