KCET Notification 2019

KCET Exam 2019 Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state level examination organized by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). This exam is conducted in offline mode for admission to engineering, agriculture, pharmacy courses into various institutions/colleges belonging to Karnataka. CET Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has recently released a notification regarding KCET 2019 exam date. As per the KCET Notification 2019, the exam will be held on 23rd and 24th April 2019. There are possibilities that KCET will conducted in an online mode from this year, However, the authorities have not released any official notification disclosing the same.


The KCET 2019 Application Form will tentatively available from the first week of February to third week of March 2019. The exam will be conducted for two papers – Paper I (Mathematics) and paper II (Physics and Chemistry). Interested candidates can check all the important details of the exam like KCET 2019 Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus & Exam Pattern by scrolling down the page.


KCET 2019 Exam Dates




KCET 2019 Notification Release Date

Second week of November 2019

KCET 2019 Registration starts from

February 2019 first week

Last date to submit KCET 2019 Application form

Third week of March 2019

KCET 2019 Admit Card Available from

First Week of April 2019

KCET 2019 Exam Date (Mathematics)

Mathematics - 23rd April 2019 (2:30 PM to 3:50 PM)

KCET 2019 Exam Date (Physics and Chemistry)

Physics – 24th April 2019 (10:30 AM to 11:50 AM)

Chemistry – 24th April 2019 (2:30 PM to 3:50 PM)

Provisional Answer Key Release

Fourth week of April 2019

KCET Result Announcement

First Week of June 2019


KCET Exam Eligibility 2019 – Karnataka Common Entrance Test Eligibility


·Candidates must be a citizen of India.

·Aspirants must have to complete their studies in Karnataka Government or Recognized institutions for a minimum period of seven years from class I to class XII as on July 1, 2019.

· Candidates must have passed Class 12 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with any one of the following subjects – Chemistry/Computer/Electronics/Biology/Biotechnology. Also, he/she should have studied English.

·Candidates should have scored a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in the above-mentioned three subjects of class 12 examination. SC/ST/OBC candidates need a minimum of 40%.


Get detailed KCET Eligibility Criteria by clicking here - KCET Detailed Eligibility Criteria


KCET Application Form 2019

The KCET 2019 Application form will be released by KEA in online mode in the first week of February 2019 and will be available till third week of March 2019. Candidates need to fill all the valid details required in the KCET registration form. Aspirants are advised to go through the eligibility criteria once, before filling the application form.


How to Fill KCET Application Form 2019 – Steps to be Followed


1.      Registration

2.      Filling up the KCET Application Form 2019

3.      Scanned Documents Upload

4.      Application Fee Payment

5.      Submission of the Application Form


KCET Application Fee 2019



Application Fee

Extra Charges


Rs. 650

(Bank Charges - Rs. 10 | Post Office Charges Rs. 12)


Rs. 500

(Bank Charges - Rs. 10 | Post Office Charges Rs. 12)

Candidates who studies outside Karnataka

Rs. 750

(Bank Charges - Rs. 10 | Post Office Charges Rs. 12)


KCET Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates are advised to check the KCET paper pattern 2019 to get a better understanding of total marks, duration and how to prepare accordingly. KCET 2019 will have three papers, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each paper contains 60 marks and the duration is 80 minutes (1 Hour 20 minutes). The detailed exam pattern has been given below.



Exam Details

Mode of Exam

This year, KCET may be conducted in online mode, however the official announcement is still awaited. It was conducted in offline mode till last year

Exam Duration

80 minutes for each paper

Language of Exam

English and Kannada


Paper I – Mathematics

Paper II – Physics and Chemistry

Number of Questions

Physics – 60

Chemistry – 60

Mathematics – 60

Type of Questions


Total Number of Questions

180 questions

Marking Scheme

+1 for correct answer

Negative Marking

No negative marking


KCET Syllabus 2019


The KCET Syllabus 2019 topics are given below. The Kar CET tests the following subjects:

1. Physics

2. Chemistry

3. Mathematics


Get Complete Syllabus for KCET Entrance Exam by clicking here – KCET Syllabus 2019


KCET Admit Card 2019


1. KCET 2019 Admit Card will be released from tentatively in the first week of April 2019 by KEA.

2. Information such as the exam centre name, address, shift timings etc will be present in the admit card.

3. You will be able to download your admit card from the official website by providing KCET 2019 Application Number and date of birth.


KCET 2019 Answer Key

The KCET Answer Key 2019 is likely to be announced by fourth week of April 2019. KCET answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates will be able to calculate their KCET scores by comparing their responses to the correct answers in the answer key released by the authorities. Candidates will also be provided with certain time to raise any objection against the answer key with a valid proof. The objections will be duly considered by the authorities (if valid) and the final KCET 2019 answer key will be published.


KCET Results 2019


1. The result for KCET will be announced tentatively in the first week of June 2019.

2. Candidates can check their KCET 2019 results online.

3. Use your registration number to check KCET Result 2019

4. The print out of the result should be kept safe till the admission procedure is over.


KCET Cutoff 2019

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will be publishing the KCET Cutoff tentatively in the second week of June 2019 for the 1st round of seat allotment. Candidates who are secure a rank equal or above the cut off will be eligible for the admission.


KCET Preparation Tips

KCET 2019 can be cracked with a proper preparation and the right strategy. As the first step, make sure that you have gone through the KCET Syllabus and be thorough with it. To get a good problem-solving speed, solve as much KCET Mock Tests as you can and prepare a study plan in such a way that it doesn’t leave any stoned unturned.