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KCET 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility

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

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2019) is a state level entrance test conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for admission to various UG programmes of B.Tech/B.Pharm/B.Arch & etc. It was also known by the name of “CET-2019”. In order to appear for the examination, candidates need to fill and submit the KCET 2019 Application form. The examination is scheduled to be held in the 1st week of May 2019. For more details about KCET 2019 read the article mentioned below.

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KCET 2019 Notification

  • KCET 2019 Application form are available from the 1st February 2019. Candidates can Click Here to apply for Karnataka CET 2019. 

Courses Offered:

  • B.Sc (Agriculture, Sericulture, Horticulture, Forestry)
  • B.Sc Agri Bio-Technology
  • BH.Sc. (home science)
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)
  • B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  • B.Pharm
  • Pharm-D
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy) courses.
  • B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology)

KCET 2019 Overview

EXAM NAMEKCET 2019 (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)
ORGANIZING AUTHORITYKarnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
EXAM TYPEState Level Entrance Test
PROGRAMS OFFEREDB.Sc (Agriculture, Sericulture, Horticulture, Forestry), B.Sc Agri Bio Technology, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, BH.Sc. (home science), B.F.Sc. (Fisheries), B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op), B.Pharm, Pharm-D and AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani and Homoeopathy) courses, B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology),.
MODE OF EXAMPen and Paper based mode in OMR pattern
SECTIONBiology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
MARKING SCHEME1 mark for each correct answer and 0 marks for each incorrect answer
TYPE OF QUESTIONSMultiple Choice Questions
EXAM DURATION5 hours and 20 minutes
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA10+2 with different subjects for different courses
EXAM DATEWill be updated soon.

KCET 2019: Important Dates

Availability of the Online Application form1st February 2019
Last date to submit Application Form28th February 2019
Last Date for Fee6th March 2019
Edit application form19th – 25th March 2019
Availability of the Admit Card date2nd week of April 2019
KCET 2019 Exam Date23rd, 24th & 25th April 2019
Result DeclarationLast week of May 2019
Commencement of Counselling2nd week of June 2019

KCET 2019 Application Form Details

KCET 2019 application form will be available via online mode in the 4th week of January 2019 lasting till 1st week of March. Candidates need to upload the scanned images like photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression in the prescribed format. Candidates have to fill the personal details carefully prior to filling the application form. Take a print out of the successful filled application for further reference.

Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering/Architecture Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to qualify the 2nd PUC/Intermediate or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
  • Subject: Candidates must pass their qualifying examination with Physics & Mathematics as a main subject & English as a language subject.
  • Minimum Marks: It is compulsory to score the minimum percentile of 45% marks (40% marks in SC/ST category) in physics and mathematics along with one of the subjects, i.e. Biology Biotechnology/ Chemistry /Electronics/ Computer science.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • For architecture programmes, candidates should have a valid NATA scorecard.

For Pharmacy/Science Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to pass their 2nd PUC/Intermediate or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as a language subject.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum percentile of 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST Category) in PCB group.
  • Appearing candidates will be eligible to apply for it.

Application Fee

The application fee for various categories is mentioned below:

CategoriesApplication Fee
General & OBCRs. 650/-
SC/ST candidates of KarnatakaRs. 500/-
Candidates residing outside of KarnatakaRs. 750/-
Candidates residing outside of IndiaRs. 5000/-
  • Application fee payment will be done in offline mode (bank Challan).
  • Candidates residing outside India can pay the fee through DD drew in favour of Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority payable at Bangalore.
  • DD should be sent to KEA address mentioning the application number.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode of the examination: Offline (Pen and Paper based mode).
  • Type of questions: MCQ
  • No. of questions: 60 will be asked from each section.
  • 1 mark will be awarded for every right answer and there is no provision of negative marking.
  • Duration: 320 minutes i.e. 80 minutes allotted for each section.
SubjectsNo. of QuestionTime Allotted (in Minutes)
Kannada (in case)5080

Admit Card

  • KCET 2019 Admit card will be provided to the candidates via online mode from the 3rd week of April 2019.
  • Admit card contains details such as the name of the candidate, roll no, exam date and timings, venue of the examination etc.
  • It is mandatory for the candidates to bring the admit card on the exam date.


  • The result will be declared in the last week of May 2019 through online mode.
  • In order to check the result, candidates have to enter the registration number.
  • The cut-off will be disclosed by the authority after result declaration.


  • KCET 2019 Counselling will commence in the 2nd week of June 2019.
  • Candidates who will be shortlisted will be called for the counselling procedure.
  • Seats will be allotted to the candidates according to the choices filled and availability of the seats.

Documents required at the time of KCET 2019 Counselling

  • 10th and 12th Marksheet and passing certificate.
  • Caste certificate.
  • Print copy of the filled application form
  • KCET 2019 scorecard
  • Two latest passport size photograph


  • The Syllabus will be prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.
  • Syllabus for engineering courses will be based on PCM subjects and syllabus for pharmacy will be based on PCB subjects.
  • Detailed syllabus is given below:

Physics Syllabus

First YearSecond Year
Unit I: Physical World and Measurement

Unit II: Kinematics

Unit III: Laws of Motion

Unit IV: Work, Energy and Power

Unit V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Unit VI: Gravitation

Unit VII: Properties of Bulk Matter

Unit VIII: Thermodynamics

Unit IX: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Unit X: Oscillations and Waves

Unit I: Electrostatics

Unit II: Current Electricity

Unit III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Unit IV: Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents

Unit V: Electromagnetic waves

Unit VI: Optics

Unit VII: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Unit VIII: Atoms & Nuclei

Unit IX: Electronic Devices

Unit X: Communication systems

Chemistry Syllabus

First YearSecond Year
Unit I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Unit II : Structure of Atom

Unit III : Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Unit IV: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Unit V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Unit VI: Chemical Thermodynamics

Unit VII: Equilibrium

Unit VIII: Redox Reactions

Unit IX: Hydrogen

Unit X: S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )

Unit XI: Some p-Block Elements

Unit XII: Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

Unit XIII: Hydrocarbons

Unit XIV: Environmental Chemistry

Unit I: Solid State

Unit II: Solutions

Unit III: Electrochemistry

Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics

Unit V: Surface Chemistry

Unit VI: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Unit VII: p-Block Elements

Unit VIII: d and f Block Elements

Unit IX: Co-ordination compounds

Unit X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes.

Unit XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Unit XII: Aldehydes and Ketones and Carboxylic Acids:

Unit XIII: Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Unit XIV: Biomolecules

Unit XV: Polymers

Unit XVI: Chemistry in Everyday life

Mathematics Syllabus

Algebra: Theory Of Indices And Logarithms, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Partial Fractions, Elements Of Number Theory And Congruences, Analytical Geometry And Calculus, Mathematical Induction, Theory Of Equations, Permutations And Combinations, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus

Trigonometry: Relations Between Sides And Angles Of A Triangle, Measurement Of Angles And Trigonometric Functions

KCET 2019: Important Points

  • You can fill the application through online mode only.
  • Appearing candidates can also fill the application form of KCET 2019.
  • The registration will be started from the fourth week of January 2019.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee through the SBI bank challan.
  • Candidates can check the eligibility from the above-given section.
  • The eligibility criteria vary as per the courses opted by the students.
  • The application form is common for all the courses.
  • You can attend only physics, chemistry and biology papers.

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