KCET 2018 Application Process Open: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus And Exam Pattern

By Malavikka

Karnataka Education Authority (KEA) has begun the application process for KCET 2018. Karnataka Common Entrance Test, that is the entrance exam for admissions into Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy colleges in Karnataka, is expected to get lakhs of student registrations from the state. Aspiring candidates can check out the KCET 2018 application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus and the complete details here.

How To Apply For KCET 2018

Step 1:

Step 1:

Log on to the KCET Application page to access the application form.

Step 2:

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the registration link for new users.

Step 3:

The details and instructions for filling the application form will be displayed on the screen. Read them carefully.

Step 4:

Scroll down to the bottom and click on the link that reads PROCEED TO APPLY ONLINE.

Step 5:

Step 5:

Select the option button to confirm if you are an Indian citizen.

Step 6:

Select the yes/no option to answer if you have attended Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual Examination 2018 (Science).

Step 7:

If yes, enter your 13-digit student number provided by the PUE Department and click Submit.

Step 8:

If no, fill your details in the application form below.

Step 9:

Click Submit and follow the subsequent pages.

KCET Exam Dates 2018

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  • Application Start - 1 February 2018
  • Application End - 26 February 2018
  • Deadline To Pay Fees - 28 February 2018
  • Publishing The Admit Card - 10th April 2018 (11:00 am)
  • Exam - 18 April 2018 for Biology and Mathematics, 19 April 2018 for Physics and Chemistry
  • Kannada Test - 20 April 2018
  • Result Announcement - March 2018 End Week
  • Counselling - June 2018 Second Week

KCET 2018 Eligibility

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  • Candidates must have cleared Karnataka II PUC Class 12 exams
  • Minimum 40% marks in Physics and Maths (For Engineering)
  • Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (For B Pharma Course)
  • KCET 2018 Exam Pattern

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    • Mode: Offline, written exam
    • Total Time Duration: 320 minutes
    • Section-wise Time Allocated: 80 minutes per section
    • Sections: Physics, Mathematics/Biology, Chemistry, Kannada

    How To Prepare For Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2018)?

    KCET 2018 Exam Centres

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    The KCET exam centre must be selected by the candidate when they are applying for the exam. Once chosen and submitted, they will not be able to change their choice. So, due attention must be paid during the KCET application process.

    Click Here to read the full details of the KCET 2018 exam centre.

    KCET 2018 Exam Syllabus


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    Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body, Properties of Bulk Matter, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory and Oscillations & Waves.

    Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Currents, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation, Electromagnetic Waves, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices and Communication Systems.


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    Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases & Liquids, Chemical Thermodynamics, Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements, Hydrocarbons, Some p-Block Elements, Organic Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.

    Solid State, Solutions, Electro-chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, General Principles & Processes of Isolation of Elements, d and f Block Elements, Surface Chemistry, Co-ordination Compounds, Biomolecules, Aldehydes & Ketones & Carboxylic Acids, Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers, Haloalkanes & Haloarenes, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Polymers and Chemistry in Everyday life.


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    Algebra, Trigonometry, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Probability, Vectors, Statistics, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Programming.


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    Cell Biology & Genetics, Histology & Plant Anatomy, Diversity of Plant Life on Earth, Introduction to Ecology & Taxonomy


    Tissues of humans, Digestion, Circulation, Respiration, Nervous System, Origin Of Life, Human Reproduction, Organic Evolution, Animal Resources & Human Welfare Dairy, Study of the Cell, Developmental Biology, Diversity of Animal Life and Cell Division.

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