KCET 2025 | Exam date, Apply Online, Notification, Pattern

Karnataka Common Entrance Test- KCET 2025 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 , B.Pharma and Pharma-D & Other B.Sc courses in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Unaided professional Educational Institutions across the Karnataka for the academic session 2025-2026. Eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date. Check 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

KCET 2025

KCET 2025 Details

Category Engineering  Entrance
Examination Name Karnataka CET  2025
Level of Exam State
Conducting Authority Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Issue of Notification January-2025
Qualification 10+2 or its equivalent 
Examination conducted on April-2025
Official Website http://kea.kar.nic.in

KCET Notification 2025

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 2025 and candidates interested in applying for Bachelor of Architecture-B.Arch course admission based on NATA  2025  conducted by Council of Architecture, Delhi, separate notice will be issued for above courses. 

Eligibility Criteria for KCET 2025

Nationality and Domicile

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

Educational Qualifications

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).

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).

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  as optional subjects.

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

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.


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 2025 (Tentative)

Entry Name Date 
Online Applications Starts 4th week-January -2025
Online Applications Ends 1st week -March-2025
Last date for Fee Payment 1st week -March-2025
Correction of Application details 3rd week -March-2025
Admit card Released on 2nd week -April-2025
Date of KCET 2025  3rd week -April-2025
Declaration of Results Last week- May-2025
Counselling Starts on 2nd week -June-2025

Application Fee and Payment

Category Name Fee
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-KCET Online application  2025

The organizing authority will be released the KCET Online Application 2025 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-2025 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 : 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.  

Courses Details

  • B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Food Science & Technology)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • B.Sc. (Home science)
  • B.Sc (Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Sericulture), B.Sc Agri Bio Technology
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)
  • B.Sc (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  • B. Pharm
  • Pharm-D

Exam Pattern for KCET 2025

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.

Subject Questions Marks Time
Mathematics / Biology 60 60 80 Minutes
Physics 60 60 80 Minutes
Chemistry 60 60 80 Minutes
Kannada (In case) 60 60 80 Minutes

KCET Admit Card 2025 : Click Here 

The organizing authority will provide facility of downloading online admit cards of entrance exam on the official website tentatively from 2nd week of April. 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.

KCET Answer Key  2025 : Click Here

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.

KCET Results 2025 : Click Here

The KEA 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.

KCET Counselling 2025 : Click Here

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 2025 examination must remain in touch with the website .

Important Links
Official Notification Pdf  Click Here
Apply Online Direct Link  Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Q1. What is the date of KCET Exam 2025?

Ans : The exam will be conducted on May-2025

Q2. When will be released the notification?

Ans : Released on 21st-February-2025

Q3. How to apply for KCET ?

Ans: Candidates can apply for KCET 2025 from the official link provided in the EAMCET 2025 page or visit the KCET 2025 official website

Q4. What is the Last Date of Apply Online for KCET 2025?

Check Other Entrance Exams

KCET 2025 Click Here
TS ECET 2025 Click Here
TS POLYCET 2025 Click Here
TS ICET 2025 Click Here
TS PGECET 2025 Click Here
TS EdCET 2025 Click Here
TS DEECET 2025 Click Here
TS LAWCET 2025 Click Here
TS PGLCET 2025 Click Here
TS PECET 2025 Click Here
TS LPCET 2025 Click Here


About G jimss