KCET 2017


KCET 2017KCET 2017 – Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has started counselling of KCET 2017 on June 05 to August 10, 2017. KEA is conducting a casual round of KCET counselling from August 05 to 10. All other rounds of KCET Counselling were held on the scheduled dates. The result of KCET was declared online on May 30. Candidates who qualified the entrance examination and secured a rank were called for counselling of KCET 2017. The qualified candidates had to visit the helpline centres on the date assigned as per their ranks and verify their documents which started from June 5 to 21. The seat matrix and fee structure were disclosed by KEA on June 13, 2017, after 4:00 pm. Only eligible candidates will be able to participate for admission through KCET 2017.Through KCET 2017, around 210 State Government Colleges, University colleges, Private Unaided colleges and Government Aided Private Colleges will offer admission to approximately 41 undergraduate engineering programmes. Interested candidates can check all information about KCET 2017 such as counselling, seat allotment rounds, seat matrix and more from the article below.
Latest: KCET 2017 Counselling dates extended – Check here
             KCET 2017 Final Answer key Released!
             KCET 2017 Result declared – Check here
             KCET 2017 Cutoff – Check here


KCET 2017 Important Dates

KEA has announced all the important dates of KCET 2017. Candidates can check the schedule of all the significant events related to KCET admission process from the table given 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 was held on May 02 and 03, 2017
8. Kannada language test May 04, 2017
9. Document verification for agriculturist quota candidates S.No.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 May 06, 2017
13. Last date for submission of objection, if any, regarding Answer key May 10, 2017
14. KCET 2017 Result declared May 30, 2017
15. Verification of documents at Helpline centres June 05 to 21, 2017
16. KCET 2017 seat allotment round 1 June 14 to 30, 2017
17. KCET 2017 seat allotment round 2 July 07 to 21, 2017
18. KCET 2017 seat allotment extended round 2  July 25 to Aug 01
19.  KCET 2017 seat allotment casual round August 05 to August 10 

KCET 2017 Counselling

  • The counselling of KCET 2017 is conducted by the KEA in two rounds and one extended round.
  • Candidates who are assigned a rank in KCET 2017 have to report to any of the 16 notified helpline centres for document verification from June 05.
  • The verification of documents is being done in order of the ranks obtained by the candidates in KCET 2017.
  • Candidates were required to enter their choices of institutes and courses for admission in the online mode.
  • KEA is conducting the seat allotment in online mode in the order of merit and priority of options obtained from the candidates.
  • As per the candidate’s final option entry, college and course are allotted to the candidates.

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment

  • KCET seat allotment 2017 has been conducted in four rounds, the third round is the second extended round and the fourth round is the casual round.
  • Candidates whose name are mentioned in the allotment result have to make the fee payment and download admission order between August 9 and 10, 2017.
  • KEA declared the result of KCET seat allotment in online mode.
  • The link to check KCET seat allotment result for the casual round is provided on this page.
  • The seat matrix was taken into consideration for the final allotment of seats.
  • Candidates are allotted seats in the order of merit and based on the priority of options entered by the candidates.

KCET 2017 Exam Schedule

Subject Date Day Timing
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

KCET 2017 Result

  • KCET 2017 result has been made available on May 30, 2017.
  • The result is declared online.
  • The candidates have to login with their registration number to view their result.
  • As per the result of KCET 2017, qualified candidates are 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 Answer Key

  • The Answer Key of KCET 2017 has officially been released by KEA.
  • Candidates can compare their answers with that of the answer key to calculate their expected score.
  • The answer keys give the candidates an idea of their performance in the examination.
  • If candidates were not satisfied with the answer key and have any objection, they could file their objection in person, speed post or via email at keaauthority-ka@nic.in along with all the supporting documents & justification.
  • Objections received by KEA was placed before the Expert Committee, whose decision was deemed final in this regard.
KCET 2017 Official Answer Key is available now Download here

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KCET 2017 Cutoff

The KCET 2017 cutoff will be announced by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The cutoff of KCET 2017 will be in the form of opening and closing rank. Candidates need to obtain the cutoff of KCET 2017 to be eligible for admission in various government and private colleges. Candidates, whose rank does not fall within the closing cutoff rank will not be admitted to any of the undergraduate engineering courses offered by the participating Institute. 

KCET 2017 Participating Institutes

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 given 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


KCET 2017 Admit Card

The Admit Card of KCET 2017 was available for download from April 17, 2017. The admit card was 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 was issued by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
  • Candidates were able to download the admit card once it is made available by the concerned authority. Admit cards were be sent by post to the candidates.
  • Candidates need to login with their KCET 2017 Application number and date of birth in order to download the admit card.
  • The KCET 2017 hall ticket contains the name of the candidate, examination centre, time of examination etc.
  • Candidates must inform KEA if any discrepancy is found in the admit card.
  • Candidates were 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.

KCET 2017 Application Form

The application form of KCET 2017 was 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:

Particulars Details
  • 5kb to 40 kb
  • Dimension – 3.5 cm to 4.5 cm
  • 5kb to 40 kb
  • Dimension – 3.5 cm to 1.5 cm
Left Thumb Hand Impression
  • 5kb to 40 kb
  • Dimension – 3.5 cm to 1.5 cm
  • 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.

KCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Criterion Requirements
Nationality Indian
  • Candidates should have studied and qualified in the government Institution for a minimum period of seven years in the stat

    The information brochure and application form has been released for Karnataka CET 2017 by KEA. The last date to apply has ended on March 08, 2017. However, candidates can pay their application fees through scheduled banks/post offices until March 10, 2017. The KCET 2017 will be held across 54 exam centres in the state of Karnataka.

    e of Karnataka. ·        

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 within the state of Karnataka from an institute run by the state government.  
  • The mother tongue of the candidate and either one of the parent should be Kannada, Tulu or Kodava. Either of the parents must be a resident of Karnataka. ·        
  • Ward of Defence Personnel, ex- servicemen
  • The applicant must qualify 2nd PUC / XII boards or other equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study.      
  • Candidates must score at least a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in the optional subjects.
  • Candidates belong to the General Category must obtain a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in the core subjects along with any one of the optional subject mentioned above.    
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination and expecting the results are also eligible to apply for KCET 2017.    

KCET 2017 Reservation of Seats

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.
  • PwDs.
  • Anglo-Indians.
  • Rural candidates.
  • Kannada medium candidates.
  • Ward of Jammu & Kashmir migrants.

KCET 2017 Exam Centres

KCET 2017 will be held in 53 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

KCET 2017 syllabus consists of three sections. The section wise syllabus of KCET 2017 is given in the table below.

Subjects Units
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.

KCET 2017 Exam Pattern

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.
Total Marks 180
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.

KCET 2017 Sample Papers

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.


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  • faruk basha

    sir i have studied in andhra pradesh vocational course can i eligibility for kcet ????

  • vasureddy

    sir i have studied my 1-10th in karnataka and i have moved on to hyderabad for my 11 and 12th so please tell me that should i write kannada exam or no??

  • Rahul Pandita

    Is there any migrant quota?

  • Sridhar Neelakantan

    In the exam pattern section it is written “Applicants will have to give Kannada language exam as well.”. Is this mandatory. If the candidate has studied in CBSE board and Kannada was not part of the curriculum then does it mean that the candidate cannot write KCET? Thank you in advance for the clarification.

  • K n dattathreya

    Parents are from Karnataka.but due to central govt job candidate studied upto 10th in Maharashtra and puc at bangaluru.whether he is eligible and if so what document required?

  • Nilesh

    is there any further round after extended second round ?

  • Dr sameera

    Hi..ll there be another counselling after second extended round for the medical colleges that haven’t been granted permission yet??

    • news_entrancecorner

      No information regarding the next round is available, yet. We will update the information in the article. Keep Checking the article.

  • niveditha reddy

    sir i have not exercised on choice 3 in cet wt will be the result

  • Basker

    I have exercised choice 3 in the choice entry for the first allotment. This would mean that I have rejected the seat allotted earlier. Would it also mean that the next option that would be considered in the second round would be in the same college or another college? In my list of options, I had chosen another discipline from the same college.

  • nikita

    Sir i did option entry but still now i didntget kea msg pls help me what can i dou

  • Manu

    how to login to kea website ..i m havin the login id and password bt i m gettin the login screen…plz help

  • Asma

    sir plz help me in downloading the admit card……….i have to download admit card in black and white causal formet or color formet plz…………………………………………….

    • news_entrancecorner

      Hi Asma,
      KCET Admit card will release on or after 15 April 2015. Keep checking the space for latest updates.

  • uday

    I only see class 11 syllabus. Is there some error in this page? Are topics like logic gates and capacitors(class12 syllabus) not part of KCET exam?

  • ojas shetty

    sir what is eligibility clause c?? what i have to do after i select the eligibility clause c??? what are the documents needed? amd when i have to submit all dat documents ???

  • bhanu kian

    sir,i’m studying in andhra pradesh.do i have eligibility to write kcet 2015

    • Sudhir Harit

      Hi Bhanu,

      Do you have Karnataka domicile ? Also you can apply for COMEDK for admission in state of Karnataka

    • Sudhir Harit

      Hi Baseer,

      There is no reservation for students who are not from karnataka.

  • Hiriyanna Kumar R

    why KCET exam conducted in May 1 & 2 (MAY 1st Labours Days – Government Holiday)