KCET Exam

KCET 2022 - Revised Result(1st October), Application Form, Exam, Admit Card, Eligibility, Syllabus & Admission

Last Modified on : 28 Nov 2022

Managed and organized by Karnataka Examinations Authority, the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is one of the highly sought-after entrance examinations in the state for students seeking admission to various undergraduate programs in engineering, architecture, pharma, medical, dental, technology, etc. Also known as Kar CET, KEA administers the state-level examination under the patronage of Karnataka University (KU). Candidates clearing the exam will get placed in the top-notch government as well as private institutes and colleges of Karnataka. To apply for the upcoming Karnataka Common Entrance Test, i.e., KCET Exam 2022, the applicants must either be appearing or have passed the 12th standard or 2nd PUC.

KCET 2022 Exam Latest Updates -

  • The KCET revised result was declared on 1st October 2022 as per the orders of the Honorable High Court.
  • The KCET result was declared on 30th July 2022.
  • The KCET 2022 re-opened the correction window on 25th July 2022 and will remain open till 27th July 2022.
  • The KCET 2022 re-registration process started on 11th June 2022 and continued till 13th June 2022.
  • The Admit Card was released on 2nd June 2022.
  • The KCET 2022 Exam was conducted on the 16th, 17th, and 18th of June 2022.

KCET 2022 Overview:

Name of Exam

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

Popularly Known

KCET

Year

2022

Purpose

Admission to UG Programmes

Occurrence

Once a Year

Type of Exam

UG

Question Type

MCQs

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper (Offline)

Official Website

kea.kar.nic.in

Exam Date

16th, 17th, and 18th June 2022

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KCET Exam 2022 Important Dates

The exam dates for the KCET 2022 exam are yet to be announced. Find the other important dates related to the exam below.

KCET 2022 Exam Event

Important Dates

Release of online information bulletin

18th April 2022

Online application form submission begins

18th April 2022

Closing date of application submission

5th May 2022

Last date for application fee payment

6th May 2022

Correction window opens

21st to 24th May 2022

Download the admit card

2nd June 2022

KCET 2022 Exam date

16th, 17th and 18th June 2022

Re-Opening of the correction window

25th July to 27th July 2022

Release of Preliminary KCET 2022 answer key

22nd June 2022

Release of Final KCET 2022 answer key

30th July 2022

Result Declaration

30th July 2022

KCET Counselling 2022

August 2022

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KCET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2022 will have questions from four major subjects – Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Physics. The two-day exam will be pen and paper-based. There will be 4 different sessions. On the first day, students will be taking the Mathematics and Biology subjects in two different sessions. On the second day, there will be Physics and Chemistry exams. Each paper will carry 60 marks. For every correct answer, the candidates will be awarded 1 mark. The good thing is that “there will be no negative evaluation with regard to wrong / incorrect answers, but marks will not be awarded in respect of multiple answers for the same question”.

Subject-wise Mark Distribution

Subject

Marks

Duration

Physics

60

60 Min

Chemistry

60

60 Min

Mathematics

60

60 Min

Biology

60

60 Min

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Kannada Language Test

Students appearing in the Kannada Language Test will be required to travel to Bangalore. Only the Gadinadu and Horanadu Kannadiga candidates are eligible to appear for the test.

Subject

Marks

Duration

Kannada Language Test

50

1 Hour

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KCET 2022 Syllabus

The KCET syllabus 2022 will comprise the syllabus of the 1st and 2nd PUC (Pre-University Course) as per the instructions of the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. “The question papers of the Common Entrance Test will be mostly based on the First and Second PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State”, states the official website of KEA.

KCET Exam 2022 Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test, the students must satisfy the below-mentioned KCET eligibility 2022.

Nationality

The candidates must be residents of India.

Academic Qualification

  • Whether you are applying for B.Tech/B.E or B.Arch or MBBS/BDS or B. Pharm or Ayurveda, Yoga, etc., make sure you have passed Class 12th or 2nd PUC from a recognized college or institution.
  • If a candidate gives his final qualifying exam in 2022, he still can apply for the KCET exam. However, admission will only be given to the particular candidate after receiving the final scorecard of the qualifying exam.

Marks Required

  • B.Tech/B.E – The candidates belonging to the general category must possess 45%, while the reserved category students (SC/ST) need to have scored 40% marks. The subjects they must have taken are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, Biology, etc.
  • MBBS/BDS – 50% for general candidates and 40% for SC/ST applicants. For admission to medical colleges, the students are required to clear the NEET 2022.
  • B.Pharm – 40% in 12th with English and PCM or PCB.
  • Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Yoga, Unani and Naturopathy - 50% in 12th with English and PCM or PCB. For the reserved category students, the minimum score would be 40%. Admission to these courses will also be done based on the NEET 2022 score.
  • B.Arch – To be eligible for this course, the aspirants must have completed the qualifying exam with 50% (40% for SC/ST students).

Domicile

The applicant must have completed his 12th standard from a recognized school or institute in Karnataka.

Age Limit

The minimum age to appear for the KCET 2022 exam is 17 years.

KCET Exam 2022 Application Process

Interested candidates are advised to fill out the online application form and complete the KCET 2022 registration within the given time frame. The Authority will soon release the application forms. The KCET online application form 2022 can be completed in 4 steps. They are -

Stage I – Filling Details for Registration

  • Access KCET website - http://kea.kar.nic.in
  • Select the ‘KCET-2022 UG Online Application’ link.
  • Enter details like the name of the candidate, valid email ID, active mobile number, date of birth, parents’ names, etc.
  • An application ID or number and password will be generated
  • Save the credentials

Stage II – Uploading Documents

  • Keep the scanned copies of your passport size photograph, signature and left-thumb impression ready to complete the uploading documents section
  • The documents must meet the prescribed specifications by the Authority
  • Also, upload the left-thumb impression of your parents

Stage III – Application Fee Payment

  • An important stage during the submission of the KCET 2022 application form is where candidates will be required to remit the application fee amount.
  • Choose the specified banks from the list on the official website, download the challan and take a printout. It must contain details such as the name of the candidate, CET number, amount, bank account number, etc.

Categories

Application Fee Amount (In Rupees)

OBC & General

650/-

Reserved Category

500/-

Karnataka Domicile

750/-

Overseas Candidates

5,000/-

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Stage IV – Application Form Submission

  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page
  • Visit the institute from where you have completed the qualifying exam (2nd PUC or XII) and seek a signature and seal from the principal
  • Keep the copy preserved for future reference

KCET 2022 Application and Exam Centre Correction Window

KEA will open the application correction window after the application process is over. This is the last opportunity for the students to make changes in the filled application details. Find the steps to access KCET 2022 application correction window:

  • Go to the official website of KCET 2022.
  • Find the application correction link from the homepage and click on it.
  • Now, complete the login procedure by entering the required details such as user ID and password.
  • Make modifications to the details.
  • Submit the corrected details before the deadline.

KCET Exam 2022 Other Details

KCET 2022 Admit Card

KEA will release the KCET admit card 2022 on the official website. Using the application number and date of birth details, the registered candidates can download the admit card. After downloading it, look for the details such as the name of the candidate, exam venue, timing and others. If the information is correct, take a print of the hall ticket. The students are advised to seek the attention of the officials in case the KCET hall ticket 2022 has any discrepancy.

KCET Answer Key 2022

After the exam is over, the exam conducting body will release the KCET answer key 2022i n PDF format. Candidates can raise objections against the answer key if they find any of the answers incorrect. The candidate's objections will be considered before releasing the result. The result and the final answer key will be released thereafter.

KCET Result 2022

The KCET result 2022 will be declared on the official website. Candidates can access their KCET 2022 results by visiting the official website. Just log in using your registration number and password to view the scorecard. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Visit the official website i.e. kea.kar.nic.in
  • Find and click on the link for KCET Result 2022.
  • Provide the necessary information asked on the page.
  • Verify all the information against your hall ticket and submit it.
  • Your Karnataka CET 2022 scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the result scorecard and take a printout for future reference.

Check further steps here.

KCET 2022 Cut-Offs

The next step in the admission cycle after the declaration of the KCET Result is the announcement of the KCET 2022 Cut-off.  Cut-off defines the minimum admission criteria for the examination. Those who score above the cut-off marks are eligible to participate in the counselling process. The cut-off for KCET 2022 will depend on a number of different factors including the number of applicants, the number of candidates who appeared, the previous year cut-off, level of difficulty, and availability of seats. KCET cut-off marks will be different for each course, college, category, and counselling round.

KCET Counselling 2022

The KCET 2022 counselling process will require candidates’ participation through online mode. They will have to register for the counselling, fill in the choices of the courses and colleges, and pay the counselling fee. Shortlisted candidates will be called to verify the original documents at the allotted institutes and complete the admission formalities.

KCET Exam Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, he can. Students appearing in the final year exam (2nd PUC) will be eligible to submit the application form.

Online. KEA will only accept application forms submitted online via the official website.

The registration process started on 18th April 2022.

Offline – through challan. For the application fee details, kindly refer to the ‘KCET Application Fee’ section above.

No, the KCET 2022 application form will be common for all courses. Moreover, admission to medical courses will be made based on the NEET 2022 score.

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