Karnataka Common Entrance Test Exam

What is KCET Exam?

Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a state level common entrance test, conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

The entrance test is conducted to offer admission in various undergraduate courses in the colleges of Karnataka.

Candidates who are qualified in the KCET can take admissions in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science courses i.e. BSc (Agriculture), BSc (Sericulture), BSc (Horticulture), BSc (Forestry), BSc AgriBioTech, BHSc (Home Science), BTech (Agri Engg), BTech (Food Technology), BTech (Dairy Tech), BFSc (Fisheries), BTech (Food Science &Tech), BSc (Agri Marketing & Co-Op) , BPharma, Pharma-D and 2nd year B.Pharma Lateral Entry course, in Government / University / Private Aided/ Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka.

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test has postponed. CET wil now be conducted on August 28 & 29, 2021 and Kannada Language test will be held on August 30, 2021.

CET 2021 Notification :

01 Filling of Application Online of CET - 2021 (Tentative) From 11:00 am on 08.05.2021 to 18.05.2021 up to 5.30 PM
02 Last date to pay the application fee - Online (Tentative) 20.05.2021
03 Provision for corrections, if any (The candidates can change / modify the information furnished in the online application as per their eligibility only for fee paid certificates From 11:00 am on 19.05.2021 to 25.05.2021 up to 5.30 pm
04 Date of downloading of Admission Tickets by all the eligible candidates (Tentative) From 11:00 am on 31.05.2021


Date Day  Timings  Subject  Marks
 28.08.2021  Wednesday  10:30 AM - 11:50 AM  Biology  60
 28.08.2021   Wednesday  02:30 PM  - 03:50 PM  Mathematics  60
 29.08.2021  Thursday  10:30 PM - 11:50 AM  Physics  60
  29.08.2021  Thursday  02:30 PM - 03:50 PM  Chemistry  60
30.08.2021 Friday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Kannada Language Test for HORANADU AND GADINADU KANNADIAGA CANDIDATES (4th Standard level) only in Bangalore 50

NOTE : A candidate who had obtained a seat in any discipline through (KEA Cell) in any of the previous years and not surrendered the seat before the last date fixed for entre of options for final round of seat allotment for the respective disciplines will not eligible for allotment of a seat to the same discipline during 2021. However, he / she is eligible to appear for CET-2021 for allotment of seat in any other discipline as per rule 15 (5) of Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government seats in Professional Educational Institutions Rules, 2006.

KCET 2021 Scheduled In July Postponed

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has postponed the Karnataka State Common Entrance Test (CET) 2021 scheduled in the first week of July due to the COVID-19 pandemic and postponement of the 2nd PUC exams.

Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, Dr Ashwathnarayan CN, has announced the revised exam dates of KCET 2021 exam. The written exams will be held on August 28 and 29, 2021. The Kannada Language Test will be conducted on July 9, 2021.

12 May 2021
KCET Final Seat Allotment Result 2020 Declared

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the final seat allotment results to the students who are seeking admission to undergraduate engineering courses of the state. One can check the result at kea.kar.nic.in.

Candidates should note that KCET 2020 result will be allotted as per the ranks obtained in the exam. Earlier, it has released the KCET seat allotment result for various rounds.

15 January 2021
KCET 2020 Round 2 Seat Allotment Result Declared

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the seat allotment result of KCET 2020 extended round 2 counselling. Candidates can check their seat allotment status online from the KCET website - cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

The extended round 2 counselling of KCET 2020 is the final round counselling. Candidates can pay the fees up to December 24. One can report to the allotted institute up to December 26 (5:30 PM). 

23 December 2020
KCET Counselling 2020 Second Round Seat Allotment Result Declared

The KEA has declared the KCET 2nd round seat allotment 2020 result. The registered candidates can visit the official website of KCET (kea.kar.nic.in) to check their allotment results. Candidates should use their Karnataka CET exam roll number to check the seat allotment. 


The exam authority is likely to release a detailed notification regarding how to exercise choices. In case candidates fail to exercise any of the choices within the stipulated time, the seat will be cancelled automatically.

17 December 2020
KCET 2020 Seat Allotment Schedule Releases

KEA has released KCET Round 2 seat allotment schedule. KCET 2020 second round seat allotment is conducted for admission to Engineering, Agriculture, Architecture, Veterinary, Pharmacy, Naturopathy and Yoga, etc courses. 


The display of seat matrix will be December 11, 2020. The allotment result will be released on December 16. The last date for reporting to the colleges only by Choice 1 candidates is December 19, 2020. 

10 December 2020
KCET 2020 Mock Allotment Announced
KCET Counselling 2020 Schedule
KCET 2020 Result Released
KCET Result 2020 Delayed And Likely To Be Declared On August 21
KCET To Be Held As Scheduled: Karnataka High Court
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