KCET 2019 : Exam date, Application form, Eligibility, Notification

Karnataka CET 2019 :  Exam date, Notification, Eligibility, Fee, How to Apply-Online Application, Important dates, Exam pattern,  Last date for apply online-Application form, Selection process, Exam pattern, Dates and Other news given below

Karnataka CET 2019, CET 2019

Karnataka Common Entrance Test- Kar CET 2019 will be regulated by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Bangalore on behalf of State Government for Karnataka candidates and the words of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants, who are looking for the admissions into Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science , Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, B.Pharma and Pharma-D courses in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Unaided professional Educational Institutions across the Karnataka for the academic session 2019-2020Eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date.

KCET Notification 2019

CET is state level engineering entrance exam for access to Under graduate professional courses, who passed 12th Class or its equivalent examination. Generally KEA issue of notice in the Month of January and offline exam will conducted in April.  Admission to MBBS / BDS courses shall be basis NEET 2019 and candidates interested in applying for Bachelor of Architecture-B.Arch course admission based on NATA  2019  conducted by Council of Architecture, Delhi, separate notice will be issued for above courses. 

Engineering  Entrance
Level of Exam
Examination Name
KCET 2019
Conducting Authority
Issue of Notification
10+2 or its equivalent 
Examination conducted on
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria for KCET 2019

Nationality and Domicile

Candidate should be of Indian Nationality and should belong to the state of Karnataka.

Educational Qualifications

1. Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga (ISM & H) : 

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (Aggregate of three) (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates).

2. Engineering / Technology (B.E. / B.Tech)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a Minimum of 45% of Marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates).

3. Architecture (B.Arch)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with Mathematics as Compulsory optional subject and obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks in aggregate in all the subjects. (45% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B
Category candidates).

4. B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Forestry),B.Sc.(Sericulture),B.Sc.(Agri. tech), B.Sc.(Horticulture),B.H.Sc.,(Home Science) B.Tech.(Food Technology), B.Tech.(Dairy Technology), B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science) B.Tech. (Food Science &Tech.), B.Sc.(Ag. Marketing and Co-operation) and B. Tech (Agriculture Engg)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology 00a.s op3tional subjects.

5. B. Pharma

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained a Minimum of 45% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates. (or)

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates

 6. 2nd Year B. Pharma

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates.

7. Pharma-D

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. (or)
Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

Important dates for KCET 2019

                              Entry Name
Starting date for Submission of Online Application
2nd week-January-2019
Last date for Submission of Online Application
2nd week-March-2019
Last date for Fee Payment in the Bank 
2nd week-March-2019
Downloading of  Hall ticket
2nd week-April-2019
Exam dates
4th week-April-2019
Date of Kannada language Test: (Only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)
1st week-May-2019
Submission of Special Category Certificates to KEA (NCC, Sports, Defence, Ex-Defence, Anglo Indians, CAPF)
2nd week-May-2019
Date of Publication of Answer key
1st week-May-2019
Document Verification for Candidates applying under ‘Agriculturist Quota’ for Under Graduate Degree Programmes of Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary Universities etc., at the respective Practical Examination Centres

2nd week-May-2019
Date of Practical Examination for UG course applicants for Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary Universities under “Agriculturist Quota”

3rd week-May-2019
Last date for submission of objections, if any, regarding Key

2nd week-May-2019
Last date for appearing to NATA
3rd week-May-2019
Last date for submission of NATA scores along with a copy of the 2nd PU / 12 Std. Marks card to KEA

3rd week-May-2019
Declaration of Result
4th week-May-2019

Application Fee and Payment

                         Category Name
General / OBC
Rs 650/-  +  Bank Charges Rs 10/-
SC / ST / Category-1
Rs 500/-  + Bank Charges Rs 10/- 
PU/12th studied state other than  Karnataka
Rs 750/-  +  Bank Charges Rs 10/-
Candidates residing outside India
Rs 5000/- + Bank Charges Rs 10/-

How to Apply-Online application form for KCET 2019 

The organizing authority will be released the KCET Online Application 2019 in the month of January so candidates after satisfying the eligibility criteria , can apply  online mode only from official website on or before last date.The registration process will be held in two phases, in the first phase the candidate can fill the online application, while in the second phase candidate required to pay the application fee. Candidate shall take printout of the application and store it for future reference, step by step process given below

Step-1 : Fill details in Registration Form

1. Logging to the official website http://kea.kar.nic.in, click on the “CET-2019 Online Application”.

2. Now click on the link ” New User ? Click Here to Register”, a new webpage appear on the screen.

3.  After reading the instructions, clicking on the link “Proceed to Apply Online”.

4. After clicking the link you will redirected to Candidate Registration page, fill the details are Candidate name, Date of Birth, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name as it is in the SSLC / 10th Standard Marks cards, Active E-Mail Id, Working Mobile Number, choose User Id , Pass word and Answer the secret question.

5. Completing registration details entry, then click ” Submit” button, after successful registration candidate will receive on Application Number and User Id to their mobile number and Email- Id and same will be displayed on the screen. Please note them User-Id and Password for future reference.

Step-2 : Fill up of  Online Application 

6. Then a Login Prompt will be displayed and candidates are required to enter the User ID and Password created by them and Login.

7. On successful login by the candidates ” Student Information” will be displayed, fill the entire academic, study, reservation and personal details.

Step-3 : Uploading of Photo, Signature & Thumb Impression

8. After successful saving the study details, the candidates will have to upload the  Candidate Photograph (3.5*4.5 cm), signature (3.5*1.5 cm), Left Hand Thumb Impression (3.5*1.5 cm) and Parent Signature (or) Left Hand Thumb Impression and click on the “Submit” button.

Step-4 :  Challan

9.  After clicking on the Submit button, in the Declaration candidate will be directed to the Challan tab where candidate can download the Challan by selecting the bank.

Step-5 : Fee Payment

10. The fee can be remitted through E-Challan by depositing fee in State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Hyderabad / Indian Bank / Axis Bank / State Bank of India 

Step-6 : Print the Application

11. Click on appearing as “Print” link, enter the required details, click submit button.  

Apply Here :  Apply Online

Information required for filling KCET  2019 Application Form

1. Hall ticket number / Year of passing , place of study, percentage for qualifying examination.

2. Study details up to qualifying examination 

3. Personal details and Address for correspondence 

4. Caste in case of SC / ST / OBC candidate.

5. PH,NCC,NSS,CAP,Sports…….etc

6. Income up to one lakh or two lakhs or more than two lakhs.

7. Study or Residence or Relevant certificate for proof of local status.

8. Choice of test center

9. E-Mail and Mobile number of the candidate.

10. Place where studied Corporation / Municipality / Rural Area.

Exam Pattern for KCET 2019

The entrance test will be held on two days in four different sessions for four subjects and conducted in Offline as Paper-Pen Based Test, paper will be in English and Kannada Language. Each question has four options out of which one is correct. Each correct answer will awarded 1 mark. The unanswered questions or multiple answers will receive nil marks. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Mathematics / Biology
80 Minutes
80 Minutes
80 Minutes
Kannada (In case)
80 Minutes

Hall tickets 

The organizing authority will provide facility of downloading online admit cards of entrance exam on the official website tentatively from 2nd week of March. The admit card bear the candidate roll number, name, father name, category, sub-category, photograph, signature, date of birth, language of question paper with name and address of of examination centre allotted , candidate should carefully examine all the entry’s. Hall ticket will not sent by post.

Answer Key 

The authority will publish the answer key of the test in the official website. Candidate can calculate their marks in entrance test, after knowing the total number of answers correctly marked by them, with the help of key. If any candidate has complaints regarding the key  questions the same shall be submitted to organizing authority in writing a along with supporting documents being challenges before date of result.


The board will conduct the entrance examination. evaluate the answer sheets and likely to declare the result by the last week of May and same will hosted on the website. There will be combined merit list along the category-wise merit list for all the candidates participating in the said examination. All the candidates appeared for the entrance test will awarded test wise rank as per marks secured in the test appeared.


The counselling schedule score wise along with venue will be notifies by the organizing authority after declaration of result, of the entrance test. There will be web based counselling system to allot the available seat in various colleges. The qualified candidates have to attend certification in any one of the designated help line centers as per the schedule. The details of ranks distributed help line centre wise for certificate verification and all other important information is placed on the website. No separate call letters sent to qualified candidates for attending the counselling. All candidates appearing KCET 2019 examination must remain in touch with the website of Board.

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