About 1.5 lakh students are expected to have appeared for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (KCET 2015) today.
The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts the test every year for admission into professional undergraduate (UG) courses in the state.
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According to the officials, the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has raised the farmers' quota for candidates aspiring to pursue Bachelor of Science (B Sc) in Agriculture from 23.8% to 40%, due to huge demand, according to officials.
The KCET 2015 will be conducted at 343 examination centers in 53 locations across the state.
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Out of the 1, 57,580 candidates, 82,079 are boy students and 75,501 are girls.
Around 38,787 students from Bengaluru alone are expected to write the entrance examination at 73 centers, which includes 2,219 Horanadu as well as Gadinadu Kannadiga students.