Karnataka PGCET 2018
Saakshi Lama, 09 Oct 2018, #Karnataka PGCET

Karnataka PGCET 2018 - KEA has extended the date of payment and admission of the second and final round of counselling of Karnataka PGCET 2018.  The last date of payment of fee has extended upto October 13 and for downloading the admission order and reporting to college upto October 15. The result of second round allotment was declared earlier. The option entry for the first round was done from September 14 to September 24. The result of seat allotment for the first round of Karnataka PGCET 2018 counselling was declared earlier.  The result of Karnataka PGCET 2018 was announced in online mode on August 18. Karnataka PGCET 2018 was conducted on July 14 in two sessions. All of the candidates were required to meet the eligibility criteria for admissions through Karnataka PGCET 2018.  GATE qualified candidates were also able to apply for admissions. The question paper of Karnataka PGCET 2018 was divided into two parts according to the courses offered by the institutes. There are around 178 participating institutes of Karnataka PGCET. Allotment of seats will be done based on the performance of the candidates in Karnataka PGCET 2018 and GATE. Selection of courses and colleges during choice filling will also affect the allotment of candidates. Mock allotment of Karnataka PGCET 2018 will be conducted by the authorities to let the candidates know their allotment status based on their choices and ranks. Read the full article to know more about Karnataka PGCET 2018.

Latest: Last date of second and final round payment for Karnataka PGCET 2018 Counselling extended till October 13.

 

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Quick Facts about Karnataka PGCET 2018

Events 

Overview

Name of the Entrance Exam

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

Commonly Known As

Karnataka PGCET

Conducting Authority

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Number of Participating Institutes

Around 178 Participating Institutes

Type of Admission

Post Graduation

Level of Admission

State Level

Channel of Admission

Karnataka PGCET or GATE

Karnataka PGCET Important Dates 2018

 

The candidates can check the important dates of Karnataka PGCET 2018 listed below for reference. It is essential for the candidates to know when the various events related to the entrance exam will commence.

 

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Important Dates

S.No

Events

Important Dates

1

Availability of Online Application Form

May 19, 2018

2

Last Date for Submission of Filled Application Form

June 10, 2018 (Extended)

3

Release of Admit Card

June 5, 2018

 

4

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Examination

July 14, 2018 (Session-I 10.30 am to 12.30 pm)

(Session-II 02.30 pm to 04.30 pm)

5

Release of Provisional Answer Key

July 19, 2018

6

Announcement of Result

August 18

7

Counselling Notification

August 31, 2018

8

Document Verification

September 10-17, 2018

9

Option entry for the first round

September 14 to September 24

10Result of seat allotment- First RoundSeptember 24
11

Option entry for the second round

October 1 to October 5, 2018
12Result of seat allotment- Second RoundOctober 8

Programmes Offered through Karnataka PGCET 2018

The courses offered through Karnataka PGCET 2018 is divided into two parts – Part A and Part B:

  • Part A – Courses offered by institutes affiliated to VTU, UVCE and UBDTCE Universities

  • Part B – Courses offered by Kuvempu and Mysore University

Part A Courses

Part B Courses

S.No

Offered Courses 

1

Mathematics and Computer Science

 

Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2018

 KEA is conducting the counselling of Karnataka PGCET 2018. Candidates can pay the fee and confirm the seat for second round allotment till October 13. Last date to download the admission order and reporting to the college is October 15. Result of the second round allotment has been declared. The seat allotment result for the first round of Karnataka PGCET 2018 counselling was released on September 24. The document verification process was started on September 10, 2018 at the helpline centres. The eligible candidates had to register for the counselling process. The nearest help centre has to be visited by the candidates to register their Karnataka PGCET 2018 number. Documents were verified at the help centres according to the schedule provided by the authorities. A unique keyword and verification was provided to that candidate whose documents are successfully verified. The unique keyword has to be used for choice filling and locking. Selection of choices should be done according to the preference of the candidates. The counselling of Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be held in three rounds and choice filling for the first round has started.

 

Karnataka PGCET Seat Allotment 2018

 

KEA has declared Karnataka PGCET 2018 seat allotment for the second and final round. Candidates can confirm the seats by paying the fee till October 13 and download the admission order till October 15. The result of the first round was declared earlier. The authorities conducted mock seat allotment of Karnataka PGCET 2018 to provide the candidates a detailed understanding of how they may be allotted according to their ranking and current order of preferred choices. Allotment is done according to the merit of the candidates and their selected preferences. First preference is given to GATE qualified candidates. The selected candidates will have to report to the allotted institute to complete the admission formalities.

 

Karnataka PGCET Result 2018

 

The result of Karnataka PGCET 2018 has been declared in online mode on August 18. The scores and ranks secured by the candidates in the entrance examination are present in the result of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The result is available in PDF format and candidates can check whether they have qualified the examination or not. The candidates will be selected on the basis of the result for the counselling process.

 

Karnataka PGCET Answer Key 2018

 

KEA has released the provisional answer key of Karnataka PGCET 2018 on July 19, 2018. All of the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance examination are available in Karnataka PGCET 2018 answer key. Using the answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores before the result is announced. The candidates will be able to file an objection against the released answer key till July 22, 2018 (5:30 PM). The objection should be submitted through email at [email protected] (mail should be titled as PGCET-2018 - Objection - Subject Name, Version with attachment). While submitting, the subject, version code, question number and part 1 or 2 should clearly be mentioned. All of the objections will be checked and decided upon by an expert committee.

 

To download Karnataka PGCET Final Answer Key 2018 - Click here 

 

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Provisional Answer Key

S.No

Name of the Programme

Provisional Answer Key

1

Architecture

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2

Biotechnology

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3

Chemical Engineering

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4

Civil Engineering

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5

Computer Science and Engineering

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6

Electrical Sciences

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7

Environmental Engineering

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8

Mechanical Sciences

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9

Textile Technology

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Karnataka PGCET Merit List 2018

 

The merit list of Karnataka PGCET 2018 will consist of the names of selected candidates for the counselling session. Separate merit list will be published for GATE qualified, PGCET qualified and Kuvempu/Mysore University candidates. The merit list will be released after the result of Karnataka PGCET 2018 is announced. Allotment of seats will be done according to the ranking of the candidates in the Karnataka PGCET 2018 merit list.

 

Karnataka PGCET Cutoff 2018

 

The minimum cutoff ranks that has to be scored for admissions into the participating institutes will be available in the cutoff of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The cutoff will be available separately for GATE qualified and PGCET qualified candidates. Category and course wise cutoff will also be available. After each round of seat allotment is over, the cutoff will be released by the authorities. The cutoff for the first round has been released.


Karnataka PGCET Participating Institutes 2018

 

Around 178 institutes will be participating in Karnataka PGCET 2018. These institutes which are affiliated to VTU, UVCE, UBDTCE, Kuvempu and Mysore University will be allotting seats through Karnataka PGCET 2018. The top 10 participating institutes of Karnataka PGCET 2018 are listed out in the table below:

 

Top 10 Participating Institutes of Karnataka PGCET 2018

 

To check the seat matrix after first round of Karnataka PGCET counselling 2018-Click Here

To check the seat matrix after second round of Karnataka PGCET counselling 2018-Click Here

Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of Karnataka 2018 was released on June 5. Only the registered candidates were able to access their admit card. It was essential for the candidates to bring their admit card to the exam venue. No candidate were allowed to enter the exam centre without the Karnataka PGCET 2018 admit card. Various details related to the candidates such as their name, roll number, venue of exam, date and time of exam and more are available in the admit card.

 

Steps to Download Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2018

  • The candidates will have to submit their application number and date of birth.

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 admit card will be displayed on the screen.

  • After checking for any discrepancies, the candidates will have to download and print out the admit card.

Karnataka PGCET Exam Centres 2018

 

While filling the application form, the candidates had to select their preferred exam centres of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The allotment of exam centre was done according to the selection of the candidate and availability of seat.

 

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Centres

S.No

Name of Exam Cities

1

Bagalkot

2

Belgaum

3

Bellary

4

Bijapur

5

Dharwad

6

Gulbarga

7

Mangalore

8

Shimoga

9

Tumkur

10

Bangalore

11

Davangere

12

Mysore

Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2018

 

Details about the entrance examination such as mode, duration, marking scheme, total number of questions asked and more is available in the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The examination was divided into two sessions – Part A and Part B which were conducted separately for different institutes. 

 

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Pattern

S.No

Particulars

Details 

1

Mode

Offline i.e., Pen and Paper

2

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

3

Sections

The question paper will be divided into two sections – Part A and Part B

4

Parts

Part A - For courses offered by VTU, UVCE and UBDTCE University

Part B: For courses offered by Kuvempa and Mysore University

5

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

6

Total Number of Questions

75 Questions

7

Marking Scheme

The questions will be accordingly divided into 1 or 2 mark questions. The total marks is 100

8

Negative Marking

There will no negative marking

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Schedule

Date 

For

Timings

July 14, 2018

Type-B; Courses offered by Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Mathematics and Computer Science, Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore.

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Type-A: Courses offered by WU, UVCE, UBDTCE.

02.30 pm to 04.30 pm

 

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

There are certain requirements that the candidates had to meet to participate in the entrance examination of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET 2018 were determined by the concerned authorities and has to be satisfied by the candidates.

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General Eligibility Criteria of Karnataka PGCET 2018

  • The candidates should have completed their B.Tech course from an institute recognized by the state of Karnataka.

  • Candidates belonging to General category should have secured an aggregate of atleast 50% marks in the qualifying examination. For Reserved category candidates, the aggregate score to be secured is 45%.

  • The domicile criteria also has to be fulfilled. The candidates or their parents should have resided in the state for atleast seven years. The candidates should have studied in one of more Government or Government recognized institutes of the state for atleast seven years commencing from 1st standard to the qualifying examination either continuously or in broken period.

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for Government Seats

 

Code

Eligibility Criteria

Documents to be Produced

A

Should have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational located in the state for a minimum 7 years either in broken period or continuously from 1st standard to qualifying exam

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card

  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card of the Candidate

  • QE Marks Card of the Candidate

  • Candidate’s Study Certificate

  • Caste Income Certificate (if applicable)

B

The candidates should have studied and passed the qualifying exam within the state from an institute recognized by the state government.

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card

  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card of the Candidate

  • QE Marks Card of the Candidate

  • Candidate’s Study Certificate

  • Candidate’s Study Certificate for having studied and passed the qualifying exam in Karnataka issued by the head of the institute.

C

Either of the candidate’s parents should have studied in Government recognized institutions in Karnataka for a minimum period of 7 years

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card

  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card of the Candidate

  • QE Marks Card of the Candidate

  • Caste Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • Study certificate for either of the parent having studied atleast 7 years from the head of the institute where he/she studied.

D

The candidate or a parent of the candidate has been resided in Karnataka for a minimum period of 7 years.

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card

  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card of the Candidate

  • QE Marks Card of the Candidate

  • Caste Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • Candidate’s/Parent’s residential in the state of Karnataka for a minimum period of 7 years issued by the competent authority.

Karnataka PGCET Application Form 2018

 

The application form of Karnataka PGCET 2018 was available in online mode and could be filled till June 10. All of the candidates had to fill and submit the application form to register for the entrance examination. GATE qualified candidates were also required to submit the filled application form. Before filling the application form, the candidates were requested to read the eligibility criteria since ineligible candidates were not accepted. The given steps could be followed by the candidates to fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 application form:

  • Registration – Firstly, the candidates had to register themselves. Details such as the name of the candidate, parent’s name, gender, date of birth, email id and mobile number had to be submitted. The user id and password had to be created by the candidates. A unique registration number was generated after the registration process was completed.
  • Filling the Application Form – Next, the candidates had to fill their personal and academic information. GATE qualified candidates had to submit details regarding their GATE exam.
  • Uploading of Documents – Scanned images of the candidate’s photograph, signature and left thumb impression had to be uploaded. The uploaded images should be according to the specifications mentioned by the admission authorities.
  • Declaration and Submission of Application Form – After reviewing all of their submitted information, the candidates had to agree to the declared terms and submit the application form.
  • Payment of Application Fee – The candidates were required to pay the application fee through online (net banking/credit card/debit card) or offline mode (cash at any branch of State Bank of Mysore).
  • Print out of Filled Application Form – Finally, the candidates had to print out atleast 2 copies of the filled Karnataka PGCET 2018 application form.

Karnataka PGCET Application Fees

S.No

Category

Application Fees (in Rs.)

1

General Category

Rs. 650

2

Reserved Category

Rs. 500

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