Karnataka Common Entrance Test;  Online registration ends today

webdesk | Wednesday, March 1, 2017 12:48 PM IST

The registrations for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2017 are going on and today, February 27, is the last day to apply for the same. All those candidates who are interested in appearing for the exam are required to fill in the application form at the official website

The online application form will be available till 4 pm after which the registrations will close.

The last date to pay the application fee is March 2. Karnataka CET  will be conducted on May 2 and 3 in offline mode. The test will be conducted at 54 places spread over Karnataka.

The exam is being conducted for admission to the first year or first semester of ayurveda, homeopathy, unani, naturopathy and yoga, engineering, technology, farm science courses i.e., BSc (agriculture), BSc (sericulture), BSc (horticulture), BSc (forestry), BSc agriculture biotechnology, BHSc (home science), BTech (agriculture engineering), BTech (food technology), BTech (dairy technology), BFSc (fisheries), BTech (food science and technology), BSc (agriculture marketing and co-op), BPharmacy and Pharm-D courses.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates interested in applying should have studied and passed in one or more government or government recognised educational institutions located in the state of Karnataka for a minimum period of seven academic years commencing from first standard to second PUC/class 12 as on July 1 of the year in which the entrance test is held and must have appeared and passed either SSLC/class 10 or second PUC/class 12 examination from Karnataka state.

Exam Pattern

  • The Common Entrance Test will be held in four different sessions for four subjects.
  • On the first day, test will be conducted for biology and mathematics subjects in two sessions
  • On the second day, test will be conducted for physics and chemistry subjects in two sessions
  • Each paper/subject will be conducted for 60 marks each
  • The duration of each paper will be 80 minutes.