KCET 2022 will be held for Maths and BIology on 16 June 2022 Afternoon and morning shifts respectively. KCET 2022 for Physics and Chemistry will be held on 17 June 2022 in two shifts. To be eligible for appearing in KCET 2022, a candidate needs to secure at least 50% at their graduation level. In the previous session, the authorities reduced KCET 2022 Syllabus by 30%.
What is KCET?
Karnataka Examination Authority oversees the KCET, or Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KEA). It is used to determine eligibility for professional programs such as Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma), Engineering Technology, Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma), Agriculture (Farm Science), and Veterinary Medicine. Students seeking admission to Medical, Unani, Ayurveda, Dental, or Homoeopathy programs must pass the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), whereas candidates seeking admission to Architecture degrees through KCET 2022 must have passed the JEE Main Paper-2 or NATA Exam.
|Exam Name||Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)|
|Exam Conducting Authority||Karnataka Examination Authority|
|Examination Mode||Offline i.e. Pen-Paper Based|
|The number of candidates who applied (in KCET Previous session)|| |
KCET 2022 Exam date have been released by the authoritites. The dates for various events are tabulated below.
|Release of KCET 2022 application form Date||5 April 2022|
|KCET 2022 Application deadline||20 April 2022|
|Last date to pay the KCET 2022 application fee||22 April 2022|
|Editing of KCET application details||2 – 6 May 2022|
|KCET Admit card availability||TBA|
|KCET 2022 Exam Date||16 – 18 June 2022|
|KCET Answer Key Release Date||1st week of July 2022|
|Declaration of result||2nd week of July 2022|
|Starting of the counseling process||3rd week of August 2022|
All of the courses offered through KCET 2022 are listed below in the table.
|B.Sc (Hons) Forestry||B.Tech (Dairy Technology)|
|B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture Marketing & Co-op||B.Tech (Food Technology)|
|B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture||B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering)|
|B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture||B.Tech. Biotechnology|
|B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science||B. Pharma and Pharma-D course|
|B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture||B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)|
|Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.)||-|
Applicants can find information regarding the KCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria in the following section.
|Nationality||For government employment, only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.|
|Age limit||Applicants must be 17 years old or older.|
|Domicile||To get admitted to the institution, applicants must be residents of the state of Karnataka.|
|Educational Qualification||The applicant must have passed HSC Exams with a 10 + 2 system of education or a diploma in a relevant field from a recognized state board of education.|
|Minimum Marks||The applicants must have received a minimum of 45 percent on the qualifying exam (40 percent marks for reserved category applicants)|
|Stream||Applicants in the Science track must have completed the intermediate exam.|
|Mandatory subjects||English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology should all be required topics on the qualifying exam.|
The Karnataka Examinations Authority has released the KCET 2022 Application Form on 5 April 2022. Applicants must complete and submit the application form before the deadline i.e 20 April 2022.
The application fee can be paid in two ways: online or offline. Candidates can pay their application costs using approved payment channels.
The following is the application fee for the candidates belonging to different categories.
|SC/ST Category-1 / Females of Karnataka candidates only||Rs. 250/-|
|Karnataka GM/ 2A/ 2B/ 3A/ 3B candidates||Rs. 500/-|
|Outside Karnataka state candidates||Rs. 750/-|
|Foreign candidates||Rs. 5,000/-|
The KCET official website will start a rectification window for the KCET 2022 application form from 2 May 2022 to 6 May 2022. Only successfully enrolled candidates will have access to the edit window, which allows them to make changes to the information they entered in the application form. Candidates must verify all data, particularly the category reservation, before making any changes.
The steps for KCET 2022 application form corrections are as follows:
In the following table, the expected exam centers for KCET 2022 have been curated.
|Exam Centre||Exam Centre||Exam Centre|
The exam conducting authorities are expected to release the KCET 2022 Admit Card few weeks before exam day. Registered applicants will be able to access their admit cards online by logging in using their login credentials. The KCET exam admit card will contain information such as the entrance exam day and time, as well as the entire address of the exam center. Applicants are advised to download and print the admit card. No entries will be allowed at the KCET 2022 exam center with the hall ticket.
The following is the complete KCET 2022 Exam Pattern:
|Mode of KCET 2022||Pen and Paper-based Test|
|Duration of the exam||80 Minutes for each paper|
|Medium of the Question Paper||English only|
|Number of sessions||4|
|Number of Questions||60 MCQs in each paper|
|Marks for Each question||1 Mark for Every Correct Response|
|Negative Marking||No Negative Marking|
|Subjects||Duration||No. of questions||Maximum marks|
|Chemistry||80 minutes||60 questions||60 marks|
|Physics||80 minutes||60 questions||60 marks|
|Mathematics||80 minutes||60 questions||60 marks|
|Biology||80 minutes||60 questions||60 marks|
Check out the following table to receive information regarding KCET 2022 Syllabus.
Here are some pointers to help the aspirants prepare for KCET 2022.
Applicants are recommended to select the best KCET exam study material that covers the whole syllabus. The following are the books that are highly recommended:
|KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2007 – 2020)||Arihant|
|Karnataka CET – Explorer Medical (Paperback)||MTG|
|Karnataka CET Explorer for Engineering (Paperback)||MTG|
|Principles of physics||S.Chands (V.K Mehta & Rohit Mehta)|
|Textbooks of Chemistry, Physics, Biology & Mathematics||NCERT|
|New course Physics||Pradeep’s (gomber and gogia)|
|Modern ABC chemistry||S.P. Jauhar|
After a few days have passed the examination, the authority will provide the answer key. The KCET 2022 Answer Key will contain all the correct answers to the entrance exam's question paper. The tentative KCET 2022 Answer Key will be made available on the official website in an online format. Applicants can go to the official website and compare their answer sheet with the KCET 2022 Answer Key.
Applicants who detect an error in the KCET 2022 Answer Key can register an objection with the relevant supporting documents and submit it to the authorities in person, via quick post, or email. A revised KCET 2022 Answer Key will be posted after the official authorities have examined the applicant's objections.
After the exam is completed, the KCET result 2022 is likely to be issued. On the official website, applicants can obtain their results by logging in with their registration number and password. The aspirant’s overall scores and scores in each subject in the KCET 2022 would be included in the outcome. The exam results will be utilized as the foundation for the admissions process.
The scorecard for KCET 2022 will contain the following details.
The KCET 2022 Counseling will be conducted online by the authorities. During the counseling process, registered candidates must re-register online and fill out an online application form with their course and college preferences. Applicants who pass the KCET 2022 and receive a valid rank will be eligible for KCET 2022 counseling.
The admission procedure will be finished after the registration process, verification round, choice filling process, and reporting. KCET Counselling 2022 will typically be done in two rounds. Extra rounds may be conducted to fill the empty seat.
The counseling procedure will be broken down into the following three steps.
The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is in charge of the Karnataka CET seat distribution process. Applicants must go to the KCET counseling website, kea.kar.nic.in, and log in after providing the credentials to learn more about the seat allotment for each round. The KCET 2022 option entry will be held online for applicants who took part in the KCET 2022.
The applicant's choices, the availability of seats in the institutes chosen, and the applicant's performance in the KCET will all factor into seat distribution for KCET 2022. The first round of seat allocation for KCET 2022 will be announced, followed by the second and second extended rounds. Applicants who have been assigned seats must make selections based on their preferences before continuing with the KCET 2022 seat allocation process.
For the seat allocation procedure, follow the procedures below:
Along with the KCET results, constituent colleges will issue their KCET 2022 cut-offs. The Cut off will be published on the official website of the KCET 2022. Given below is the minimum cutoff for the two categories. KCET 2022 Cutoff varies each year. Hence the candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website to receive the latest updates regarding the cutoff.
|Category||Cut-off or Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|OBC / ST / SC||40%|
Ques. In what format will KCET 2022 be held?
Ans. The examination is conducted in an offline style. i.e. the exam will be performed on a pen-and-paper basis.
Ques. Are KCET 2022 Exam dates have been released?
Ans. Yes, KCET 2022 Exam Schedule has been released on the official website. kCET 2022 will be conducted from 16 to 18 June 2022.
Ques. Is board marks considered for KCET 2022?
Ans. The minimum marks required in class12th have been relexed for B.Tech course.
Ques. Is it possible to complete the KCET Application Form 2022 in an offline mode?
Ans. You will not be able to complete the KCET Application Form 2022 in an offline mode. All candidates must complete up and submit the application form online.
Ques. Is it possible to challenge the KCET Answer Key 2022 one or two days after the results are released?
Ans. After the result is released, candidates will not be allowed to contest the KCET Answer Key 2022. All you have to do is challenge the answer key on or before the exam conducting body's deadline.
Ques. Is it possible to get the KCET 2022 Result by mail?
Ans. No candidates will be allowed to receive their KCET Result 2022 by mail or any other means other than online. It can only be downloaded from the official website by all candidates.
Ques. Can I still apply for the KCET 2022 if I am taking my 12th examination?
Ans. Appearing candidates are eligible to apply for KCET 2022 admission. Kindly check out the eligibility criteria before appearing for the exam.
Ques. Is there going to be any negative marking in the exam?
Ans. No, the application form will not be marked negatively. For each correct answer, one mark will be awarded.
Ques. What kinds of questions will be asked in the exam?
Ans. Only multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be included in the exam. The candidates should check the exam pattern before appearing for the exam.
Ques. Is it possible to make changes to the information on the KCET Application Form 2022 after the admit card has been released?
Ans. After the admit card is released, no applicants will be allowed to make any modifications to their KCET Application Form 2022. Before receiving their admission card, all candidates must modify the information on the application form.
Ques. After receiving my KCET Admit Card 2022, can I modify the name of the exam center?
Ans. After receiving your KCET Admit Card 2022, you will not be able to modify your exam center. You can modify it after you've inserted the disc, but you'll lose the application correction window.
Ques. Is there any kind of KCET reservation for Kannada medium students?
Ans. Yes, Kannada medium students are entitled to a 5% reservation. Note that applicants from states other than Karnataka would be considered for the reservation if they studied in Kannada from 1st to 10th.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.