KCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Important Dates

Karnataka CET 2021: Karnataka Common Entrance Test is organized by the Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA). It is a state level entrance exam conducted to offer admission in the first year of engineering, agriculture, pharmacy and various other courses. In Karnataka, various colleges and university are ready to provide seats to all the candidates on the basis of the KCET 2021 Score.

KCET 2021

Basic details of KCET 2021
Name of the examKarnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
AuthorizationKarnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Official websitewww.kea.kar.nic.in
Mode of the ExamOffline
Type of the examinationState Level Entrance Exam
Category of the ExamUndergraduate (UG)
Mode of applicationOnline
NotificationsExam Date Notification

KCET 2021 Important Dates

For the candidates who want to take admission in the first year of engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and various other courses can fill the form of the KCET. Candidate needs to go on the official website of KCET i.e. www.kea.kar.nic.in. The details related to the release date of notification, online application starting date etc. are provided below the table. Candidate can prefer this table for their simplification.

EventsDate (Expected)
Release date of the notificationJanuary 2021
Starting date of the online application1st February 2021
Last date for the submission of the application form20th March 2021 (Extended)
Last date for the submission of the feeFebruary last week
Admit card available date3rd week of April 2021
Exam schedule29th April 2021
  • Biology: 10.30 am to 11.50 am
  • Mathematics: 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm
20th April 2021
  • Physics: 10.30 to 11.50 am
  • Chemistry: 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm
1st May 2021
  • Kannada language test in Bangalore: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Declaration of the resultLast week of May 2021
Commencement of counseling2nd week of June 2021

KCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

National Cadet Corps (NCC) Category

The criteria for the National Cadet Corps(NCC) are described below to booking the seat in the KCET

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  • Candidate must participate in Republic Day which is conducted by the NCC Director General of New Delhi from Karnataka
  • Candidate must participate in All India Thal Sainik Camp (Boys)- All India Thal Sainik Camp (Girls), All India Nau Sainik Camp and also the candidate hold a certificate, which was obtained during 5 years of study in Karnataka, between the classes of 8 and 12.
  • Candidates participated in All India Movalankar Shooting Championship with GOA and KAR Director team.
  • Candidates participated in National Level Youth Exchange Program, Foreign Naval Cruise, All India Mavalankar Shooting Championship.

Sports Special Category

Candidates must have won the cups and medals in Super-A Games or B-Games in the five periods of basic education in Karnataka i.e. from class 8th to 12th.

Guide and Scouts Special Category

In this category, only those candidate falls who received the ‘President award’ as ‘scouts and guides’ during his 5 years of education from class 8th to 12th. At the time of the document verification candidates have to show the “President Award certificate’.

Jammu and Kashmir Migrants

Child and daughter of Jammu and Kashmir transients can assert situates under Jammu and Kashmiri migrants quality.

ST/ SC/ OBC under category- 1, 2A, 3A, 2B, 3B

The candidate who falls in this category has to give the caste Income certificate/ caste certificate which is issued by the Jurisdictional Tahasildar with the government rules and regulation. Candidate needs to have the form of ‘D’ in case of ST, form ‘E’ in case of category-I, Form ‘F’ in case of OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B).

Physically Disabled

Candidate needs to provide the medical/Physical disability certificate who falls under this category.

Defense Special Category

Son/ daughter of Defence personnel has the certificate of Defence.

Ex-Defence Category

Candidate falls under this category need to possess Defence certificate issued by Deputy Director/ Joint Director.

Supernumerary Category

In this category all the candidates including the General category all eligible for the admission, in this the candidate has to provide a certificate issued by the concerned Tahasildar.

Hyderabad Karnataka

A candidate who is the domicile of areas/districts including Raichur, Bellaryare, Bidar, Koppal, Gulbarga, Bellaryare, yadgir, Koppal can have the seat who falls under this category.

Seat Reserved under Hyderabad-Karnataka Category

Institution/UniversityReservation of seats (in %)
Engineering college/Institution/ State UniversityIn every program there is 8% seats is available
Educational Institution(Karnataka-Hyderabad Districts) or any regional universityIn this type 70% seats are available

KCET 2021 Application Form

The Application Form is started in the month of January. The mode of the application form is online. Candidates who are interested can fill the form from the website www.kea.kar.nic.in.  For not facing the problems while feeling the form we provided here the information related to the KCET Application Form.

  • The application form for the KCET 2021-22 will start from January.
  • The application forms are available in online mode.
  • The application form will be available from the month of March.
  • Candidates upload the scanned photos of themselves and also upload the thumb impression of their left hand with signature. Make sure of the size when the image is been uploaded.
  • Make the entry correct and meaningful manner. The candidate needs to check all the entries filled by them are correct.
  • After completion of the whole of the process take the print out of the application form for future reference.

KCET 2021 Important Dates

For the candidates who want to take admission in the first year of engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and various other courses can fill the form of the KCET. Candidate needs to go on the official website of KCET i.e. www.kea.kar.nic.in. The details related to the release date of notification, online application starting date etc. are provided below the table. Candidate can prefer this table for their simplification.

KCET 2021 Syllabus

For the candidates who were appearing in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test exam, have to know the syllabus. The KCET Syllabus will help them to know the exam pattern and the topics which were coming in the exam. So for the simplification for the candidate, we provided here the detailed topics which are come in the exam.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test Syllabus
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of motion
  • Physical world and measurement
  • Work power and energy
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Rotational motion
  • Properties of bulk matter
  • Practically based questions
  • Gases and liquids
  • S-block element
  • P-block element
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Hydrogen
  • Redox reaction
  • Equilibrium
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Structure of atom
  • Organic chemistry
  • Classification of elements it’s prediocity, properties
  • Practically based questions
  • Gases and liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Basics concept of chemistry
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Algebra
  • Vectors
  • Calculus(Integral & Differential)
  • Probability
  • Linear programming
  • Trigonometry
  • 2-D & 3-D coordinate Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Integral calculus

 KCET 2021 Slot Booking

For the candidates who want to book their seats in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test have to know the reservation of the seats. The seats are reserved by the category wise. So we provided here the all the information regards the seat reservation in the KCET.

CategorySeat Reservation (In%)
Supernumerary CategoryAll Engineering Colleges-5%
Jammu and Kashmir MigrantsAll Engineering college have 1 seat
Defense personnel of Karnataka OriginAll Engineering college have 10% seats
Candidates of Rural Area15% of Government seats
Kannada Medium5% of Government seats
NCC CategoryNA
Guides and scoutsNA
Special category related to sportsNA
Physically DisabledNA
OBC/ST/SC Under category-1, 2A,3A,2B,3BNA

 Note: The explanation of each slot booking is provided below in the details. 

A candidate who alleges for the booking of the slot in KCET will have to fulfill the eligibility criteria. For that purpose, we provided here all the information regarding the KCET Slot Booking.

Download Hall Ticket from here: KCET Hall Ticket

KCET Exam Pattern 2021

The candidate will appear in the KCET Exam is required to know the Exam Pattern and KCET 2021 Syllabus. The subject which comes in the exam is Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or biology section under which there will be total no. of 60 questions and each question carries 1 marks. Candidates can also check old Papers from our separate article: KCET Previous Year Question Paper

 Exam SectionNumber of TopicsNumber of Questions Score
Mathematics/ Biology23/-6060

KCET Answer Key 2021

Applicants who given the exam in the KCET are required to know the answer which is marked by them. The KCET Answer Key is released after the 2 to 3 days when the exam is scheduled. With the help of the answer key applicant will be able to check the answer marked by them. The KCET Answer Key will be released on the official site of the KCET.

KCET Result 2021

An applicant who given the exam of KCET can check their result on the official website of the Karnataka Examination Authority. The link of the result is available at the official site of KEA. To see the result applicant require to enter their registration number, image(re-captcha) which is given after they required to click on the submit button to see their result. The KCET Result 2021 appears on the screen.

KCET Cut Off 2021

Applicants who want to take the admission in the KCET colleges are required to clear the cut-off marks. The cut-off marks are the minimum marks that are used by the applicant during the KCET Counselling during the admission in the colleges. Applicants who secure more than cut off marks are only considered for the admission.

KCET Merit List 2021

After giving the exam the KCET Merit List will releases. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.  For qualifying, the exam applicants require to obtain minimum of 50% marks in each subject.

KCET Counselling 2021

A candidate who wants to take admission in the KCET is required to fill the KCET Counselling Form 2021. On the day of the counseling, the applicant requires to bring the document for the verification. Candidates note that the allotment of seats will be done on the basis of the choices and rank obtained in the merit list filled by the applicant.

KCET 2021 is a great opportunity for all the interested and eligible candidates. Candidates are advised to check the criteria and fill the application form in between due dates. After qualifying the KCET exam candidates will be called for the KCET 2021 counselling and after completing all the procedure candidates will get the admission in the preferred course.

Official Links: KCET 2021

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