KCET Result 2021 – Steps to Download KCET Result, Scorecard, Merit List

Last Modified: 07 May 2022

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) 2021 result on the official website. Candidates can check their result using the registration number. The KCET 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on 7th and 8th July 2021 and the result will be declared after the exam tentatively in the third week of July 2021. Following are the steps to download the KCET result 2021.

KCET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • IIT JEE Main 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download
  • IIT JEE 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download

Steps to Check KCET Result 2021

  • Visit the official website - http://kea.kar.nic.in/
  • Click on the ‘CET-2021 - Results’ link.
  • Now, click on the ‘CTET Results announced’ link.
  • Enter your registration number and click on the Submit button.
  • Your result will appear on the screen.
  • Download and take a print out.

Separate final answer keys for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology will also be made available on the official website.

Other Resources

Another website where the result will be available is – http://cet.kar.nic.in

Details Mentioned on the KCET 2021 Scorecard

The following details will be mentioned on the KCET 2021 scorecard:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Version Code of KCET question paper
  • Subject-wise scores
  • Total score
  • Candidate’s Rank
  • Qualifying Status

Candidates must check all the details carefully and report any discrepancies to the exam conducting authorities within three days of result declaration. Corrected scorecards of such candidates will be released later.

KCET 2021 Merit List

The merit list will be prepared based on the marks secured by the candidates in the KCET exam and the qualifying exam (10+2). A weightage of 50:50 is given to the KCET score and qualifying exam marks while preparing the merit list.

Previous Year’s Toppers

The KCET 2020 exam was conducted on 30th and 31st July 2020. The Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Ashwathnarayan, released the toppers list or rank list for Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2020. Rakshith M from Bengaluru topped the exam. Get Complete Toppers List Below:

KCET 2020 Toppers List


Students’ Name

Rank 1

 Rakshith M

Rank 2

 Shubhan R

Rank 3

 M Shashank Balaji

Rank 4

 Shashank P

Rank 5

 Sandeepan Naskar

Rank 6

 Nakul Abhay Bapat

Rank 7

 S Srivas

Rank 8

 Advaith Prasad Curpod

Rank 9

 Gaureesha Kajampady

Rank 10

 Deepit S Patil

Scroll left or right to view full table

Apart from the topper lists, the officials also announced that in the year 2020, a total of 80 students have managed to score full marks i.e. 60/60 in the entrance exam. Going by subject / section-wise break-up of the number of students scoring full marks, around 80 students in Biology subject and 3 students in Chemistry subject, have secured full marks.

Section of Subject

No of Students with Full Marks









Scroll left or right to view full table

Statistics For KCET 2020 Qualified Candidates

According to the details shared in the press meet, the following are the number of students, who had qualified in the KCET 2020 exam under different streams.


Qualified Candidates











Scroll left or right to view full table

KCET Counselling 2021

The examination authority will conduct the KCET 2021 counselling and seat allotment process on the basis of a candidate’s score and rank. Both KEA and the Directorate of Medical Education will integrate the counselling process so that both the medical and engineering students have adequate options. The KCET 2021 counselling process will be held via online mode where candidates are required to register, provide college choices, and lock the same. Seat allotment will be done based on the rank of the candidates, choices provided, and availability of seats. Candidates are required to report at the allotted college for document verification and other admission processes.

About KCET

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority for admission to various engineering, technology, pharmacy courses offered by colleges in Karnataka state. Earlier, medical courses were also covered under the purview of the KCET exam. But, after the introduction of NEET, medical and dental admissions are done on the basis of the NEET score.