About  Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test -  Karnataka PGCET 2013
Updated on Apr 12, 2014 - 9:14 a.m. IST by Prabha Dhavala
#Karnataka PGCET

Exam Name: The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

Commonly called as:  Karnataka- PGCET

Conducting Institute: Karnataka Examinations Authority

About Karnataka PGCET 2013:Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test for admission to first year / first semester MBA/MCA/M.E./M.Tech/M.BA (Infrastructure Management) courses in the State of Karnataka

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Eligibility Criteria

1. For Full Time M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / MBA (Infrastructure Management) Course:

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  • A candidate with valid GATE score as defined by KEA

  • A candidate who has passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years / semesters of the Degree Examination

  • 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates.

2. For Part Time M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch courses:

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  • A candidate who has passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as specified with aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years / semesters of the Degree

  • 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates

  • Work experience of 3 years in an establishment and must be

  • Working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission. However, the employer has to fill up the NOC duly signed by the competent authority.


  • Candidates with valid GATE score are given first preference for admission to all M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / MBA (Infrastructure Management) courses.

  • Such candidates need not appear for PGCET-2012. However, they have to apply for admission in the prescribed form

Additional: The candidate should have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational institutions located in the State of Karnataka for a minimum period of SEVEN academic years commencing from 1st standard to qualifying examination either continuously or in broken period as on 1st July of the year in which the Entrance Test is held in a Government recognized institutions located in Karnataka State. In case of the candidate who had taken more than one year to pass a class or standard, the years of academic study is counted as one year only

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Exam Pattern:


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  • Part 1: 50 questions of 1 mark each

  • Part 2: 25 questions of 2 marks each

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Application Form Process
Apply online, fill all details, with photo and signature, submit.
Download bank challan, pay at the prescribed bank and log in again to enter the payment details.
Submit the application.

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Application Form Fees: Rs.600 ( Rs.300 for SC/ST)

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Important Dates:

  • Commencement of Entry of Application Online: July 5, 2013

  • Last Date of Entry of Application: July 17, 2013

  • Last date to pay the fees through NEFT transfer : July 15, 2013

  • Downloading of Admission Tickets on or after: July 22, 2013

  • Test: July 27 & 28, 2013

  • Result:  August

Karnataka PGCET 2013 Counseling Process: September tentatively

  • Students have to specify their choice through the PG option entry.

  • Candidates will be called as per their ranks for document verification and payment of admission fees will be as per the allotment done on basis of the ranks and the options they have entered.

Karnataka Examinations Authority,
Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore - 560 012.
Phone: 080 - 23461575, 23462758, 23462599
Fax: 080 - 23461576
Email: keauthority-ka@nic.in
Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in, http://www.kar.nic.in/kea/pgcet.htm

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Hi sir. Im from AP. Im eligible to write Karnataka PGCET

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 23rd Dec, 2019

Ramu, yes you can appear for Karnataka PGCET though you are from AP. But yes, you will not be considered for Karnataka reservation policy reserved for its Candidates. While 90% of the seats are reserved for Karnataka domicile Candidates, 10% of the seats are reserved for Non Karnataka domicile Candidates. Now, the official notification for 2020 will be released tentatively during the month of May 2020. But you can check the eligibility criteria and other information at our page: https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/karnataka-pgcet-mba-eligibility-criteria


when is the nxt pgcet xam is on ?? which is the best book to refer...

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019
Karnataka PGCET registration will be started on May 19, 2020. Exam will be on 20-21 July 2020.
Best books for PGCET is as follows-
RS Agarwal, Arihant Publication for reasoning, Word power made easy for verbal ability, Arun Sharma and sarvesh Kumar for quantitative aptitude. Study newspapers like Times of India, Economic times
thoroughly for current affairs.

how many fees in your clg with annomced seet in pgcet quota

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019


I assume you have forgot to mention the name of the colleges in which you want to get admission through karnataka pgcet exam. please do mention the college name , then I may help you.

you may follow the below link to know about colleges details which takes admission through karnataka pgcet exam.



question paper of Karnataka PGCET for civil department

Aditya kumar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019
Hello there!


You can easily download previous year question papers of pgcet and sample papers as well for civil department by going through our page for which link is provided below :-


Going through past year and sample papers will help you to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills. It will allow you to have an experience of the paper before they appear in the actual exam on the big day.


Does JCMM belgaum except the Karnataka PGcet for MBA

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 9th Nov, 2019


yes jain college for mca and mba accepts karnataka post graduate entrance test score. after clearing the entrance exam you need to go for counselling process. the basic eligibility criteria for mba admission is you need to have a graduation degree in any discipline with 50% marks from a recognized university or institute.

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