KCET 2012

Exam Name:

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2012)

About Exam (Karnataka CET 2012):

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2012) is an entrance examination conducted each year for admission to various undergraduate medical/dental/engineering/architecture courses  in the colleges and universities across Karnataka. Karnataka CET is conducted and regulated by Karnataka Examinations Authority(KEA). The admission through KCET 2012 is open only to the Karnataka residents; however there are some seats under management quota which are for the non Karnataka students.

The KCET 2012 scheduled to be held on 03-05-2012 and 04-05-2012 and Kannada Language test on 05-05-05-2012 is postponed due to some unavoidable reasons. The new time table of KCET 2012 is given below. Candidates are requested to note the changed time table and appear for KCET 2012 Exam accordingly. The admissions ticket will be sent to all the candidates on or after 11-05-2012 to their respective college/home address as the case may be. Provision will also be made to download the admission tickets from the KEA website http://kea.kar.nic.in

The KCET 2012 Results will be published on 06-06-2012. Verification of documents will commence from 13-06-2012. The schedules notified in the KCET 2012 brochure for counseling and other programs will remain unchanged.

Karnataka Examinations Authority is conducting the Karnataka Common Entrance Test – 2012 on 21st and 22nd of May 2012 as per the following schedule for admission to first year Under Graduate courses like Medical, Dental, Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy and Engineering / Technology courses for the academic year 2012-13.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test KCET 2012 Time Table

KCET 2012 Entrance Test Dates








10.30. am to 11.50 am



02.30 pm to 03.50 pm





10.30. am to 11.50 am



02.30 pm to 03.50 pm



What is new in this year K-CET 2012

From this year KEA will hold ONLINE seat selection process at Shimoga and Mangalore apart from Hubli, Gulbarga and Bangalore for Medical, Dental, Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy,Engineering / Technology and Architecture courses. centers to the rural candidates who appear for CET. The candidates belonging to any category, who get engineering ranks up to 20000 in the CET are eligible to select the engineering seats at Rs. 15,000 + other fee if their annual income is less than Rs. 2.00 Lakhs. Such candidates should produce the income certificate at the time of seat selection. The candidates who have studied TEN full academic years in KANNADA MEDIUM in Government or Government recognized institutions from 1st standard to 10th standard in places outside the state of Karnataka shall be eligible to appear for Common Entrance Test from this year and such candidates need not appear for Kannada Language Test conducted by KEA. From this year, is organised in the state of Karnataka in 101 selected Specimen copy of the OMR answer sheet is enclosed with this brochure for the benefit of the candidates. By using blue or black Ink ballpoint, candidates can practice with the OMR answer sheet with regard to filling and shading of the required items.New user friendly Engineering course codes are given for the benefit of the students.From this year students will receive SMS alerts with regard to CET.

KCET 2012: Exam Pattern

Karnataka CET 2012 consists of examinations for four subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology. Candidates who want to get admission in Engineering courses appear for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics exams.

KCET 2012: Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering Courses:

A candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with English, Physics, Mathematics and any of the Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Electronics / Biology with atleast 45% aggregate marks in optional subjects(40% for SC/ST/OBC).

KCET 2012: Reservation of seats

For Karnatka students:

  • 100% seats reserved in Government colleges ( Based on KCET 2012 score )
  • 95% seats reserved in Aided colleges ( Based on KCET 2012 score )
  • 50% seats reserved in Private Un-Aided colleges for Non-Minority ( Based on KCET 2012 score )
  • 45% seats reserved in Private Un-Aided colleges for Minority ( Based on KCET 2012 score )

Eligibility: For General 45% in 10+2 , SC/ST/OBC 40% in 10+2

50% seats filled through COMEDK UGET 2012 score

KCET 2012: Colleges under Exam

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) Colleges

1. Siddaganga Institute of Technology ,Tumkur
2.Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Maralur
3. Kalpataru Institute of Technology ,Tiptur
4. Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore
5. The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
6. People's Education Society College of Engineering,  Mandya
7. Malnad College of Engineering ,Salagame Road
8. Tontadarya College of Engineering ,Mundargi
9.  Maratha Mandal's Engineering College
10.B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering & Technology,  Vidyanagar
11.Basaveshwar Engineering College, Vidyagiri
12.RTE Rural Engineering College ,Hulkoti
13. Sri Taralabalu Jagadguru Institute of Technology, Ranebennur
14. Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering & Technology,  Dharwad
15. Anjuman Engineering College(For Men),  Anjumanbad
16. K.L.E. Society's College of Engineering & Technology,  Belgaum
17. Karnataka Law Society's Gogte Institute of Technology , Belgaum
18. SJPN Trust's  Hirasugar Institute of Technology,  Belgaum
19. H. K. E. Society's Poojya Doddappa Appa College of Engineering, Gulbarga
20. Khaja Bandanawaz College of Engineering , Gulbarga
21.Gurunanak Dev Engineering College,  Bidar
22. Rural Engineering College, Bidar
23. Rao Bahadur Y Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College,  Bellary
24. HKE Society's S.L.N. College of Engineering,  Raichur
25. Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology  ,Udupi
26. K. Venkataramana Gowda College of Engineering
27. P. A. College of Engineering, Mangalore
28. University B.D.T. College of Engineering ,Davangere
29. Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology,  Davangere
30. Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Institute of Technology , Chitradurga
31. Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology, Chickmagalur
32. Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering , Shimoga
33. Bahubali College of Engineering , Gommatanaga
34. Ballari Institute of Technology and Management ,  Bellary
35. Proudhadevaraya Institute of Technology,  Hospet
36. Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering & Technology , Mysore
37. The Oxford College of Engineering  ,Bangalore
38. Acharya Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
39. H.M.S. Institute of Technology  ,Tumkur
40.J.S.S. Academy of Technical Education Uttarahalli , Bangalore South
41. H.K.B.K. College of Engineering,  Bangalore
42. Sri Belimatha Mahasamstahana Institute of Technology , Nelamangala
43.P. S. College of Engineering , Bangalore
44.Shirdi Sai Engineering College,Bangalore
45.Vivekananda Institute of Technology , Bangalore
46.Bangalore College of Engineering & Technology , Bangalore
47.B.T.L. Institute of Technology & Management  ,Bangalore
48.Sri Revanasiddeshwara Institute of Technology , Bangalore
49.K.S. Institute of Technology  ,Bangalore
50.Vemana Institute of Technology , Bangalore
51.Coorg Institute of Technology
52.AMC Engineering College , Bangalore
53.East Point College of Engineering and Technology , Bangalore
54.CMR Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
55.Atria Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
56.New Horizon College of Engineering ,Bangalore
57.KNS Institute of Technolgy ,Bangalore
58.Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technolgy  ,Tumkur
59.Don Bosco Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
60.Global Academy of Technology ,Bangalore
61.Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology ,Bangalore
62.Nitte Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
63.East West Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
64.B. N. M. Institute of Technology , Bangalore
65.Sapathagiri College of Engineering , Bangalore
66.City Engineering College  Bangalore
67.Yellama Dasappa Institute of Technology , Bangalore
68.Sri Krishna Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
69. Sambhram Institute of Technology , Bangalore
70. G. M. Institute of Technology , Davangere
71. SJB Institute of Technology , Bangalore South
72. R. L. Jalappa Institute of Technology ,Doddaballapur
73. Alpha College of Engineering ,  Bangalore
74. RNS Institute of Technology , Bangalore
75. K.C.T. Engineering College ,Gulbarga
76. Jnanavikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi
77. Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology
78. SCT Institute of Technology  ,Bangalore
79. Canara Engineering College
80. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology , Bangalore
81. B.M.S. Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
82. M.S. Engineering College ,Bangalore
83. Appa Institute of Engineering & Technology ,Gulbarga
84. St. Joseph Engineering College ,Mangalore
85. Basava Academy of Engineering ,Bangalore
86. SECAB Institute of Technology  , Bijapur
87. G.S.S.S. Institute of Technology for Women  ,  Mysore
88. Smt. Kamala & Sri Venkappa M. Agadi College of Engineering & Technology  ,Gadag Dist.
89. K.L.S. Vishwanath Rao Deshpande Rural Institute of Technology
90. Moodlakatte Institute of Technology ,  Udupi
91. Nadgir Institute of Engineering and Technology  ,  Bangalore
92. Reva Institute of Technology and Management ,  Bangalore
93. Impact College of Engineering and Applied Sciences  , Bangalore
94. G. S. S. Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
95. P.E.S. School of Engineering , Bangalore
96. B. G. S. Institute of Technology ,Mandya
97. Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College of Engineering
98. Srinivas Institute of Technology , Mangalore
99. Rajarajeshwari College of Engineering , Bangalore
100. Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore
101. T John Institute of Technology , Bangalore
102. Cambridge Institute of Technology , Bangalore
103. PES Institute of Technology and Management , Shimoga
104. Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering , Mangalore
105. S.D.M. Institute of Technology Ujire
106. SEA College of Engineering and Technology , Bangalore
107. Government Engineering College ,Chamarajanagar
108. Government Engineering College, Hassan
109. Government Engineering College ,Mandya
110. Government Engineering College ,Ramanagara
111. Maharaja Institute of Technology ,  Mysore
112. Karavali Institute of Technology , Mangalore
113. Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management ,  Mangalore
114. Government Engineering College, Kushalnagar  Coorg
115. Government Engineering College ,  Raichur
116. Government Engineering College , East Haveri
117. Government Engineering College ,  Bellary
118. Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Technology ,Mangalore
119. K.L.E. Institute of Technology , Hubli
120. K.L.E. College of Engineering and Technology ,Belgaum
121. Alva's Institute of Engineering and Technology , Mangalore
122. East Point College of Engineering for Women ,Bangalore
123. Bindavan College of Engineering , Bangalore
124. R.R. Institute of Technology , Bangalore
125. Sai Vidya Institute of Technology , Bangalore
126. Dr. Sri Sri Sri Shivakumara Mahaswamiji College of Engineering ,Bangalore
127. S. G. Balekundri Institute of Technology , Belgaum
128. Navodaya Institute of Technology , Raichur
129. Rajiv Institute of Technology , Hassan
130. N.I.E. Institute of Technology , Mysore
131. PNS Womens Institute of Technology ,  Bangalore
132. Bearys Institute of Technology ,  Mangalore
133. Sri Basaveshwara Institute of Technology ,  Tumkur
134. Sha-Shib College of Engineering ,  Chickaballapur  C.
135. Byre Gowda Institute of Technology , Kolar
136. Angadi Institute of Technology and Management ,  Belgaum
137. ACS College of Engineering , Bangalore
138. Prasanna College of Engineering and Technology  ,Belthangadi
139. Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology , Bangalore
140. Yagachi Institute of Technology ,Hassan
141. Acharya's NRV School of Architecture ,  Bangalore
142. Akshaya Institute of Technology , Tumkur
143. Sri Krishna School of Engineering and Management , Bangalore
144. Srinivas School of Engineering ,Surathkal ,Mangalore
145. Government Engineering College , Karwar
146. Ekalavya Institute of Technology , Chamarajanagar
147. University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering ,  Bangalore
148. Sri Krishna Rajendra Silver Jubilee Technological Institute , Bangalore
149. B. M. Sreenivasaiah College of Engineering, Bangalore
150. Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology , Bangalore
151. Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, Bangalore
152. M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology , Bangalore
153. Dayananda Sagar College  of Engineering , Bangalore
154. Bangalore Institute of Technology ,Bangalore
155. P.E.S. Institute of Technology , Bangalore
156. Islamiah Institute of Technology , Bangalore
157. Dr. M. V. Jayaraman College of Engineering ,Bangalore
158. Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology  , Bangalore
159. Ghousia College of Engineering , Ramangaram
160. S. J. C. Institute of Technology ,Chickaballapur
161. Dr. T Thimmaiah Institute of Technology ,Kolar

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