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 :

Due to Covid-19, KCET 2021 has allowed for registration & application form available online on the official website of the KEA FROM.

01 Filling of Application Online of CET - 2021 (Rescheduled)
From 11:00 am on 15.06.2021 to 10.07.2021 up to 5.30 PM
02 Last date to pay the application fee - Online 13.07.2021
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 (Tentative From 11:00 am on 19.07.2021 to 22.07.2021 up to 5.30 pm
04 Date of downloading of Admission Tickets by all the eligible candidates (Tentative) From 11:00 am on 13.08.2021


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 Correction Window To Reopen From August 2

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is likely to reopen the KCET 2021 correction window from August 2. Candidates can access the KCET correction 2021 facility on the official portal. One should also submit the special category documents from August 3, 2021. 

The KCET exam will be held on August 28 and 29. The admit card will b released in the first week of August 2021.


29 July 2021
KCET 2021: Last Day To Register Online

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is all set to close the registration window of KCET application form 2021 today, i.e., July 16. Candidates who have not yet registered for the exam can apply online through the official website. 

The KCET application form correction will be available between July 19 and 22. The entrance exam will be held on August 28 and 29. The admit card will be released on August 13, 2021. 


16 July 2021
KCET 2021 Application Deadline Extended

The KEA has extended the online registration process for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2021. Students can now apply online till July 16 and pay the fee till July 19 on the official website kea.kar.nic.in.

The official notice reads, “Last date for CET 2021 online application has been extended. The students, who have not registered to appear for CET 2021, can apply online up to 16-07-2021 and pay the fees up to 19-07-2021 to become eligible for admission to various professional courses for the year 2021.” 

9 July 2021
KEA Releases KCET 2021 Application Form

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has started the application process of Karnataka KCET 2021. Interested candidates who satisfy the prerequisites can apply online for the KCET 2021 exam between June 15 and July 10. The last date to pay the application fee is July 13, 2021 

Aspirants should pay the application form in an online mode based on their category. The KEA will conduct the entrance exam between August 28 and 30, 2021. 

15 June 2021
KCET 2021 Registration To Start Tomorrow

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is all set to start KCET 2021 registration from June 15. Candidates who are willing to get admission in UG engineering courses in Karnataka can fill KCET 2021 application form the official website - kea.kar.nic.in.

Candidates should pay the application fee of Rs 500 to complete the KCET 2021 application form. The exam will be held in pen and paper on August 28 and 29, 2021. 


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