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.


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  • 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:

  • 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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can you please send me karnataka pgcet pharmacy exam previous year papers

Nikki Nair 2nd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant

For previous year paper you can refer to the official website of Karnataka PGCET.


There you will find all the modal sample as well as previous year paper.

You can  refer the website given below further updates and you can find the question papers too


There are lot of sample paper available for your guidance.



Can an Andhra student who did B.E in karnataka eligible to apply Karnataka pgcet under Clause-b(which says "The candidate should have studied and passed the qualifying examination within the state of karnataka from an Educational Institution run or recognized by State Government")?

Manisha 30th Mar, 2020

Hello aspirant A

you have passed your degree course (BE) in Karnataka, you will be eligible to apply Post graduation course in Karnataka.

Eligibility for doing PG in Karnataka  state is that a candidate must have domicile of Karnataka But candidates who have passed ug course through karnataka state can also apply


when will the pgcet application form be released ??

Soutrik Acharya 21st Mar, 2020

Post graduate common entrance test is organized by different states of india. So please specify which state's PGCET application you are looking for. Commonly the Registration for different PGCET exams starts likely in May month. Admit cards get available in July and exams in mid or end July. Results get available in August. Good Luck !


karnatka private college Registration last date

AnkiT KunwaR 21st Mar, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

The last date to fill the application form for Karnataka PGCET is third week of March 2020.
Admission in private colleges in the state will be done by KEA based on NEET PG scores.


I hope this helps


Im studying BE in mechanical engineering? How I get a good job after completing my engineering course

Anantika Kushwaha 20th Mar, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

After completing BE course you can give several examinations like GATE, ESE, CSE, several PSUs. And you can also opt for in campus and off campus placements. Every state also offers employment to engineers. You can also give the state level examination for state government jobs.
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