KCET 2017 – KEA will conduct Karnataka Combined Entrance Test (CET) 2017 on May 02 and 03, 2017 and the Kanada language test for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga due to be held on May 04, 2017. The application form of KCET 2017 has ended on March 08, 2017. However, the last date to pay the application fee of KCET 2017 was extended to March 10, 2017. The candidates who have registered themselves can edit the details filled in KCET 2017 application form. The candidates must log in by entering application number and date of birth to download the admit card of KCET 2017 available online on April 17. The KCET 2017 will be held across 54 exam centres in the state of Karnataka. Candidates will be selected based on the marks secured in the entrance test as well the eligibility norms for the exam. To get complete information on KCET 2017 eligibility, important dates, application procedure, admit card, exam pattern read the article given below.
Latest: KCET 2017 Admit Card available here
The Important dates related to the various event of KCET 2017 are now revealed. Candidates may check all of it from the table below. Few dates will be announced in due course of time and will be updated below.
|S.No.||KCET 2017 Events||Dates|
|1.||Date of notification||January 24, 2017|
|2.||Availability of application form||January 27, 2017|
|3.||Deadline to submit the application form||March 08, 2017|
|4.||Last date to remit fee in bank / e-post office||March 10, 2017|
|5.||Correction window to modify changes in application form of KCET||March 14 to 31, 2017|
|6.||Availability of admit card||April 17, 2017|
|7.||KCET 2017 to be held on||May 02 and 03, 2017|
|8.||Kannada language test||May 04, 2017|
|9.||Document verification for agriculturist quota candidates||May 5 to 17, 2017|
|10.||Practical exam for agriculturist quota candidates||May 20, 2017|
|11.||Schedule for certificate submission by Special Category candidates||Click Here to check|
|12.||Publication of Answer Key||2nd week of May, 2017|
|13.||Last date for submission of objection, if any, regarding Answer key||2nd week of May, 2017|
|14.||Declaration of Result||Last week of May, 2017|
|15.||Online verification/ verification of documents at Helpline centres||1st week of June, 2017|
KCET 2017 Exam Schedule
|Biology||May 02, 2017||Tuesday||10:30 am to 11:50 am|
|Mathematics||May 02, 2017||Tuesday||2:30 pm to 3:50 pm|
|Physics||May 03, 2017||Wednesday||10:30 am to 11:50 am|
|Chemistry||May 03, 2017||Wednesday||2:30 pm to 3:50 pm|
|Kannada Language Test for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates|
|Kannada Language||May 04, 2017||Thursday||11:30 am to 12:30 pm|
The Admit Card of KCET 2017 to be available for download from April 17, 2017. The admit card is accessible to only those candidates who have applied for KCET 2017. All important details related to the admit card is listed below.
- The Admit Card of KCET 2017 will be issued by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
- Candidates can download the admit card once it is made available by the concerned authority.
Admit cards will not be sent by post to the candidates.
- Candidates have to login with their KCET 2017 Application no. and date of birth in order to download the admit card.
- The KCET 2017 Hall ticket will bear the name of the candidate, examination centre, time of examination etc.
- Candidates should immediately inform KEA if any discrepancy is found in the admit card.
- Candidates are advised to take a print out of their admit card and keep it safe and secure.
- Candidates without the KCET 2017 Hall Ticket will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
The application form of KCET 2017 will be available online until March 08, 2017. To apply successfully for KCET 2017 candidates have to follow the steps given below
Registration for New Users – Candidates must read the instructions by clicking on the “New User Click here to Register”. Then read the instructions click on “Proceed to fill the online application form”. A Candidate Registration page will appear where the candidates select the Citizenship. Candidates must select “Yes” who are appearing for “Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual Examination 2017 (Science)”. However, candidates can select “No” if they are appearing outside examination like CBSE or ICSC.
Fill online Registration Form of KCET 2017 – All the details of the in the KCET 2017 Application Form must be filled in by the candidates such as personal details and create a User ID and Password will the given specifications. All the candidates are advised to enter a valid mobile number and password. Registration will be completed.
Login Form – A login page will be displayed where the candidates must enter their User ID and Password to proceed to next step.
Fill online KCET 2017 Application Form – All the candidates will be directed to the online application form after entering the login credentials. In this form, candidates have to enter
- Student Information,
- Educational Details,
- Uploading Photograph, Signature & Left Hand Thumb Impression
The candidates must upload the images with the mentioned below :
|Left Thumb Hand Impression||
Declaration Form – Candidates must read the Declaration Form before clicking on Final “Submit” button.
Application Fees of KCET 2017 – After clicking on the declaration candidates will be sent to “Challan page” where candidates have to pay the application fees through specified banks and e-post offices.
|S.No.||Category||Application fee||Bank Charges||E-Post office Charges|
|01||General and OBC||Rs. 650||Rs 10||Rs. 12|
|02||SC/ST category-1 candidates of Karnataka||Rs. 500||Rs. 10||Rs. 12|
|03||Candidates residing outside the state of Karnataka||Rs. 750||Rs. 10||Rs. 12|
|04||Candidates residing outside India||Rs. 5000|
The candidates can “save as draft” to save the entered details or select “Print Application” to print the application form.
Forgot Password – Candidates can also click on “Forgot Password” if they have forgotten the password and thereby create a new password.
Print Application Form of KCET 2017– Candidates have to print application after filling in all the details correctly. However, candidates can download the printout of the application at any stage of the filling of online application. It is important to download as it will be required at different stages of admission process.
Signature from the Principal/Gazetted Officer – The downloaded application form must be duly attested by the Principal where the candidate is presently studying. If any candidate have passed their 2nd PU/Class 12th examination before 2017, then such candidate have to get it attested by the Principal of their previous college/by any Gazetted Officer.
It is compulsory for all the candidates to get it attested by the Principal/Gazetted Officer in the space given in the downloaded KCET 2017 Application Form.
Certain no. of seats is reserved under different categories for candidates qualifying in KCET 2017. The schedule castes, Schedule tribes, and other backward classes fall under the reserved category. Candidates belonging to reserved categories should submit caste / income certificate issued by the Concerned Tahasildar in Form ‘D’ for SC, ST, in Form ‘E’ for Category-I and in Form ‘F’ for 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B categories, without fail during the verification of original documents at the Helpline Centres. Candidates who fail to produce the required documents will not be granted admission under the reserved categories.
Other categories that fall under the reserved category are
- NCC Special Category.
- Sports Special Category.
- Scouts and guides.
- Defence and Ex- Defence.
- Rural candidates.
- Kannada medium candidates.
- Ward of Jammu & Kashmir migrants.
KCET 2017 will be held in 54 exam centres across 29 districts of the state. Candidates can choose the exam centres according to their convenience. Candidates can check the name of the Districts where the examination is going to be held such as Bangalore, Ramanagara, Chikmangalur, Gulbarga, Mysore and more.
KCET 2017 syllabus consists of three sections. The section wise syllabus of KCET 2017 is given in the table below.
|Physics||Physical world, Units and measurements, Motion in a straight line, motion in a plane, Laws of motion, Work, energy and power, Systems of particles and rotational motion, Gravitation, Mechanical properties of solids, Mechanical properties of fluids, Thermal properties of matter, Thermodynamics, kinetic theory, Oscillations, Waves, Electric charges and fields, Electrostatic potential and capacitance, Current electricity, Moving charges and magnetism, Magnetism and matter, Electromagnetic induction, Alternating current, Electromagnetic waves, Ray optics and optical instruments, Wave optics, Dual nature of radiation and matter, Atoms, nuclei, Semiconductor electronics, Communications systems.|
|Chemistry||Some basic concepts of chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, States of matters- Gases and liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox reactions, Hydrogen, s- Block elements, Some p- Block elements, Organic chemistry- Some basic principles and techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental chemistry, Solid state, Solution, Electrochemistry, Chemical kinetics, Surface chemistry, General principles and processes of isolation of elements 5 hrs, p- Block elements, d and f block elements, Coordination compounds, Haloalkanes and haloarenes, Alcohols, phenols and ethers, Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in everyday life.|
|Mathematics||Relations and functions, Algebra, Calculus, Vectors and three dimensional Geometry.|
The Exam Pattern of KCET 2017 states various important details about the question paper like the total no. of questions, total no. of marks, duration etc. Candidates who are aspiring to appear in the examination are advised to go through the Exam Pattern of KCET 2017 to get a better understanding of the pattern. It will also help the candidates to prepare effectively for the examination.
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Sections covered||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics|
|Distribution of marks||60 marks for each subject.|
|Duration||80 minutes for each paper|
|Marking scheme||1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted answers.|
The Sample Papers of KCET 2017 will help the candidates to get an idea about the type of questions asked and the difficulty level of the paper. Candidates should practice sample papers to prepare in a more efficient way for the examination. Regular practice will improve the candidates’ accuracy and speed level. Candidates will be able to figure out their weak points and strengthen them. It will also help the students manage time in the actual examination. While practicing sample papers, candidates must try to keep track of time they are devoting to each question. In addition, regular practice of Sample papers will also increase the confidence level of the candidates. Therefore, it is highly advisable to the students that they download KCET 2017 Sample Papers and keep practicing it to score well in the examination.
- The Answer Key of KCET 2017 will officially be released after the conclusion of the examination.
- Candidates can compare their answers with that of the answer key to calculate their expected score.
- The answer keys will give the candidates an idea about their performance in the examination.
- If candidates are not satisfied with the answer key and have any objection, they can file their objection in person, speed post or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org along with all the supporting documents & justification.
- Objections received by KEA will be placed before the Expert Committee, whose decision will be final in this regard.
- KCET 2017 result will be announced in the last week of May, 2017 tentatively.
- The result will be declared online.
- The candidates have to login with their Registration no. to view their result.
- As per the Result of KCET 2017, qualified candidates will be assigned ranks.
- Candidates are advised to take a print out of the result/ Rank card and keep it safe and secure.
- Candidates, who have any objections in respect of any of the entries or issues or discrepancies in the result sheets except the marks secured in the Common Entrance Test, can submit their objections within three days from the date of publication of the KCET 2017 Result.
KCET 2017 Merit List
Candidates will be included in the merit list based on both the KCET 2017 marks and qualifying examination marks. Both these marks will be given equal weightage. The marks obtained by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in KCET 2017 and the marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in the qualifying examination will be taken into account for declaration of Merit list of KCET 2017/Rank.
The KCET 2017 cutoff will be announced after the declaration of the result. It will be announced by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The cutoff of KCET 2017 is the rank that the candidates will be assigned on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination. Candidates, whose rank does not fall within the closing cutoff rank which will be announced at the time of counselling will not be admitted to any of the undergraduate engineering courses.
KCET 2017 will conduct the counselling after the Result of KCET 2017 is announced. Candidates can check the details about KCET 2017 Counselling in the list below:
- The counselling will be done in the online mode.
- Candidates will have to attend the counselling in person.
- Candidates who are assigned a rank in KCET 2017 will have to report to any of the 13 notified helpline centres.
- Candidates will need to register their KCET number in the computer system.
- In the counselling of KCET 2017, candidates will be briefed about the procedure to be followed by them while exercising options, allotment of seats, payment of fees and reporting to the college.
- Candidates have to carry their original documents and get it verified in the assigned helpline centre to be eligible for option entry for choice of allotment of seat.
After the counselling is over, the Seat Allotment of KCET 2017 will begin. The result of seat allotment will be declared online. The seat matrix issued by the government will be taken into consideration for allotment of seats. The seat allotment will be conducted in three rounds, the third round being the second extended round (If required). All the details printed on the verification slip will be considered for allotment of seats. Eligibility of candidate for consideration of seat allotment will depend on the production of all supporting documents at the time of verification. Therefore, candidates need to ensure that all the data provided by them is correct.
KCET 2017 Participating Institute includes various Universities, Government colleges, and private colleges of Karnataka. There are about 220 colleges that offer a total no. of 47,697 seats to the candidates. The participating Institutes will provide admission to various undergraduate engineering colleges. Candidates can check the top 10 Participating Institutes of KCET 2017 in the table give below.
|S. No.||Name of Institutes|
|1||P.E.S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore|
|2||B.M.S College of Engineering, Bull Temple Road, Bangalore|
|3||MS Ramiah Institute of Tech, Bangalore|
|4||RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore|
|5||JSS Academy of Technical Education, Bangalore|
|6||Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore|
|7||National Institute of Engineering, Mysore|
|8||Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur|
|9||Shri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore|
|10||BVB College of Engg & Tech, Hubli|
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