DCET 2021 - Result (Declared), Provisional Answer Key (Out), Dates, Syllabus, Pattern
DCET 2021 - Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has declared the DCET 2021 result at kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates can check the DCET result 2021 using the link given below. Earlier, the authorities released the provisional DCET 2021 answer key at the official website. Applicants could raise objections in the DCET answer key till November 24.
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DCET 2021 was conducted for admission to second-year Engineering courses and for first-year Architecture courses under the Lateral Entry Scheme for both day and evening colleges across the state. DCET 2021 will be held tentatively at 11 examination centres as a pen and paper-based test. Earlier, the DCET application form 2021 was released on August 31. The last date of the DCET 2021 application was September 13. Candidates looking for admission will have to fill the DCET application form 2021 before the deadline. Students must check the DCET eligibility criteria before applying as ineligible candidates will not be offered admission. DCET 2021 result will be declared online in the form of a merit list which will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of DCET scores will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. Read the full article to know more about DCET 2021.
DCET 2021 - Quick Facts
Diploma Common Entrance Test
Commonly known as
Exam conducting body
Karnataka Examination Authority
Level of examination
State Level Examination
Mode of application
Mode of exam
Conducted for admission into the 2nd Year B.E. courses
DCET Exam Dates 2021
KEA have released the DCET exam dates on the official website. With the help of the exam dates of DCET 2021, candidates will be able to know the timeline of events to be conducted for admission such as the release of application form, last date, admit card release date and much more.
KCET 2021 Exam Dates
Start date of Application
|August 31, 2021|
Last date of Application
|September 13, 2021|
Last date of Fee Payment
|September 14, 2021|
|DCET correction||September 15 to 17, 2021|
|Re-availability of DCET 2021 application form||September 27 to October 3, 2021|
|Last date of fee payment||October 12, 2021 (5.00 pm)|
|DCET application correction (second time)||October 21 to 25, 2021|
Release of Admit Cards
|November 14, 2021|
|DCET 2021 provisional answer key||Released|
|DCET result 2021||December 17, 2021|
DCET 2021 Exam Schedule
DCET Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of DCET 2021 before applying for the entrance exam. There are some conditions and requirements that candidates must meet to be considered for admission. No candidate will be eligible for the final seat allotment if he/she does not fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria.
DCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility for B.E. Courses (Day Engineering Institutions)
Candidates must have passed diploma or equivalent exam from a recognized institution with minimum 45% marks in 5th and 6th semester combined.
However, the minimum percentage marks for SC/ST candidates is 40%.
Eligibility for B.E. Courses (Evening Engineering Institutions)
Candidates must have passed diploma or equivalent exam from a recognized institution with minimum 45% marks in 5th and 6th semester combined (40% in case of SC/ST candidates).
In addition to this, candidates must have 2 years of relevant professional experience as on 1 September 2021.
Eligibility for B.Arch First Year (Only in Day Engineering College)
Candidates must have passed diploma or equivalent exam from a recognized institute with 50% aggregate score in all the subjects of the final year along with 40% marks in NATA 2021.
DCET Application Form 2021
The DCET application was again available from September 27 to October 3, 2021. However, the last date of fee payment for the final chance was October 12. Earlier, the authorities released the application form of DCET 2021 online mode on August 31. DCET 2021 application form last date was September 13. DCET 2021 application form has two phases - Phase 1 and Phase 2. Candidates had to complete both phases in order to submit the application form. Candidates can refer the procedure of both phase 1 and phase 2 mentioned below in order to fill DCET application form 2021.
Phase 1 of DCET 2021 Application Form
Visit the official website and click on “DCET-2021 UG Online Application”.
Click on “New User? Click Here to Register. '' Candidates will have to register by entering basic details like name, mobile number, email Id, gender, etc. Upon successful registration, candidates will receive Application number and User ID on their registered mobile number and email. The same will also be displayed on the screen.
After this, a login prompt will be displayed on the screen. Candidates will have to login with the received User Id and password created by them.
On successful login, “Student information” will be displayed on the screen. Candidates will have to fill all the required details.
After entering all the student information, candidates will have to click on “Save”.
After this, candidates will have to enter educational details and click on “Save and Continue”.
After entering all the details, candidates will have to upload scanned image of Photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression as per specifications prescribed by the authorities.
Phase 2 of DCET Application Form 2021
After completing the first phase, candidates will have to complete the second phase of DCET 2021 application form. In this phase, candidates will have to select the declaration, read and understand it carefully and finally click on “Submit” button.
After all the entries are done, candidates will receive an application number and password on their registered email and the same will be displayed on the screen also.
After this, the candidates will have to take a print out of the challan and pay the application fee in designated bank branches. The challan will be in triplicate; the bank will retain one copy with it and return to copies to the candidates.
After this, candidates have to take print out of the application form, affix their recent photograph and put signature and thumb impression in the designated space. After this, the candidate will have to obtain Principal seal and signature from the college where they have studied final year diploma on the space provided in the printed form. It should be noted that this printed application is required at the time of verification along with the copy of challan.
DCET 2021 Application Fee
General and OBC Category students from the state of Karnataka
SC/ST category-1 students of Karnataka origin
DCET Exam Centres 2021
KEA has released the exam centres of DCET 2021 along with the official brochure. The DCET exam centres include the list of all the cities where the entrance exam will be conducted. Candidates will be able to select their preferred DCET exam centres 2021 while filling out the application form.
DCET 2020 Exam Centres
Note: Horanadu / Gadinadu Candidates must choose Bangalore as their exam centre.
DCET Exam Pattern 2021
Candidates preparing for DCET 2021 exam must be aware of the exam pattern. Before commencing the preparation, candidates are advised to check the DCET 2021 exam pattern. Through the knowledge of DCET exam pattern 2021, candidates will be able to know about the type of questions, number of questions, sections of the exam, etc.
DCET 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of exam
Offline i.e. pen-paper based exam
Type of Questions
Objective type (multiple choice questions)
Total no. of questions
DCET Syllabus 2021
The syllabus of DCET 2021 broadly cover topics from the three sections- Applied Science, Applied Mathematics and Engineering subject. Applied Science and Applied Mathematics is common for all the candidates and engineering subject will depend upon the course selected by the candidate.
DCET 2021 Syllabus for Applied Science and Mathematics
DCET Admit Card 2021
Candidates who successfully register for the entrance exam has been issued an admit card of DCET 2021. The DCET admit card download link can be accessed from the official website. DCET admit card 2021 have details like exam date & time, exam centre, etc. of the candidate.
How to download DCET 2021 Admit Card
Visit official website.
Click on the admit card link.
Enter the login credentials.
DCET admit card 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
Download the admit card and take a print out.
Candidates must keep a copy of DCET admit card safely till the final allotment of seat and admission.
DCET Answer Key 2021
KEA has released the DCET 2021 provisional answer key on the official website. The answer key of DCET 2021 contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can make objections to the answer key till November 24. Candidates are allowed to send their objections through post or email within the stipulated time. After considering all the objections, the exam authority will release the DCET 2021 final answer key.
DCET Result 2021
Candidates who appeared in the exam can check the result of DCET 2021 in online mode by logging in to the result portal. DCET 2021 results contain the marks secured by the candidates - individual subjects and overall scores. Candidates can refer to the given steps to check the result of DCET 2021.
How to download DCET 2021 Result?
Visit the official website.
Click on result link.
Login with DCET number.
Result will be displayed on the screen.
Download the result.
DCET Merit List 2021
The authorities will release a merit list of DCET 2021 on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. Note that a separate merit list will be released for 2nd year B.E. and 1st year B.Arch courses. Moreover, the authorities will release a separate DCET 2021 merit list for day and evening colleges. Candidates who will have their names in the merit list of DCET 2021 will be eligible to participate in the counselling process.
DCET Counselling 2021
All the candidates who will be listed in the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counselling of DCET 2021. The candidates will first have to complete the document verification process. The detailed DCET counselling process is mentioned below.
DCET 2021 Counselling Procedure
Document Verification- Firstly, candidates will have to visit the designated helpline centres for document verification according to the schedule. Candidates must report the centre with all the original documents. Also, candidates should note that they must obtain “Verification Slip” after the verification process and ensure that “Unique Keyword” is mentioned on the verification slip.
Option Entry- After document verification, candidates will next have to visit official website and click on “Diploma CET-2020 –OPTION ENTRY”. Enter Diploma CET Admission Ticket Number and click on submit. In the next page, candidates will have to enter Application Number & Unique Keyword and create a new password. Once the account is created, candidates will have to login to the account and select his choices of colleges and courses. Candidates can enter as many choices as they want but only before the last date. It should be noted that candidates will not be allowed to add more options afterwards so they are advised to enter maximum choices.
Seat Allotment- Based on merit list and options locked by the candidates, the authorities will release the result of seat allotment. Candidates who will be satisfied with their seats, will have to report to the allotted college and pay the fee. While the candidates who are not satisfied with their seats will have to wait for the next round of counselling.
What are the documents required at the time of verification?
Final Printout of the DCET-2021 Downloaded Application Form
Original copy of the Challan ( application fee payment)
DCET-2021 Admission Ticket
SSLC / 10th Standard / Equivalent Examination Marks Card
Diploma or Equivalent Examination Marks Card of all the Years / Semesters
Study Certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO / DDPI (Only for Karnataka Candidates)
TWO recent passport size Colour Photographs.
SSLC / 10th standard Marks Card
Diploma scorecard of all the semesters.
Study Certificate of the Candidate
Rural Study Certificate (students claiming rural category reservation)
Kannada Medium Study Certificate (for candidates claiming Kannada Medium quota)
Caste and Income certificates (if applicable)
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - DCET 2021 - Result (Declared), Provisional Answer Key (Out), Dates, Syllabus, Pattern
Question: Who is the conducting body of DCET 2021 ?
Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will be responsible for conducting the DCET 2021 exam.
Question: What is the DCET application fee for OBC candidates?
For candidates belonging to the OBC category, the DCET 2021 application fee will be Rs. 600.
Question: What will be the mode of DCET 2021 exam?
DCET 2021 will be conducted as a pen and paper based exam (offline mode) on November 14.
Question: Can I raise an objection against the answer key of DCET 2021?
Yes, candidates will be able to raise objections against the DCET answer key. Candidates will have to send their objections through post or email within the stipulated time.