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.

KCET 2020 has to be on July 30, 31, 2020. For Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates the exam is going to be held on August 01, 2020.

CET 2020 Notification :

01 Filling of Application Online of CET - 2020 (Extended) From 11:00 am on 08.05.2020 to 18.05.2020 up to 5.30 PM
02 Last date to pay the application fee - Online 20.05.2020
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 19.05.2020 to 25.05.2020 up to 5.30 pm
04 Date of downloading of Admission Tickets by all the eligible candidates From 11:00 am on 31.05.2020


Date Day  Timings  Subject  Marks
 30.07.2020  Wednesday  10:30 AM - 11:50 AM  Biology  60
 30.07.2020   Wednesday  02:30 PM  - 03:50 PM  Mathematics  60
 31.07.2020  Thursday  10:30 PM - 11:50 AM  Physics  60
  31.07.2020  Thursday  02:30 PM - 03:50 PM  Chemistry  60
01.08.2020 Friday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Kannada Language Test for HORANADU AND GADINADU KANNADIAGA CANDIDATES (4th Standard level) only in Bangalore 50


Verification of documents and Practical examination for AGRICULTURIST QUOTA

11.05.2020 to 14.05.2020 (Except General Holidays) 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Verification of Documents at the respective Practical Test Centres
16.05.2020 - Saturday - 9:00 AM Onwards PRACTICAL EXAMINATION

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 2020. However, he / she is eligible to appear for CET-2020 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 2020 Result Released

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the KCET result 2020 on August 21 at 12.30 pm. Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka CN Ashwathnarayan held a press conference and released the KCET result 2020.

Candidates who have appeared for the written examination held on July 30 and 31 can check their KCET examination result 2020 on official site - kea.kar.nic.in.

Download KCET 2020 results and toppers list

KCET result 2020 scheduled to be released on August 20. However, the result was delayed and postponed to August 21.

21 August 2020
KCET Result 2020 Delayed And Likely To Be Declared On August 21

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will be releasing the KCET result 2020 on August 21. The KCET result 2020 scheduled to declare on August 20 and pushed to the next day. i.e., August 21, 2020.

The official sources have confirmed the news about the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) exam result 2020. The KCET 2020 result will be released on August 21 at 1 pm. Candidates who have appeared for the written examination held on July 30 and 31 can check their KCET examination result 2020 on official site - kea.kar.nic.in.

20 August 2020
KCET To Be Held As Scheduled: Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court has said KCET 2020 exam will be held as scheduled. The exam will be conducted on July 30 and 31. The High Court has also asked KEA to upload the SOP for KCET 2020.

Each room in the exam centre can have a maximum of 24 individuals. Around 8300 centres have to be provided for the exam. The exam authority released the admit card and will be conducting the exam on July 30 and 31, 2020. 

30 July 2020
KCET 2020 Important Update

The High Court asked the Karnataka Government to reconsider its decision regarding conducting of KCET. Karnataka High Court will continue to hear arguments on 3 petitions. 

Earlier, the Deputy CM had informed the media, that Karnataka state is ready to conduct the exam but would wait for the decision of the High Court. Karnataka Common Entrance Test, KCET 2020 was scheduled to be conducted on July 30 and 31, 2020. 

29 July 2020
KCET 2020: High Court Asks State To Reconsider On Holding Exam

In the wake of increasing Coronavirus cases in the state, the Karnataka High Court asked the state government to reconsider its decision to conduct the KCET 2020 examination on July 30.

The order was passed by the High Court while hearing the petitions challenging the decision of the KEA to conduct the KCET 2020 exam. Candidates can expect a final judgement regarding KCET 2020 by tomorrow. The organisers also released KCET admit card2020.

28 July 2020
KCET 2020 Admit Card Released
KCET 2020 To Be Held As Scheduled On July 30 & 31
KCET 2020 Application Correction Facility Till May 31
KCET 2020 To Be Held On July 30 And 31
KCET 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus
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