Karnataka PGCET 2018

Karnataka PGCETKarnataka PGCET 2018 will be conducted on July 14 in two sessions. All of the candidates will be required to meet the eligibility criteria for admissions through Karnataka PGCET 2018. GATE qualified candidates will also be able to apply for admissions. The admit card will be released only for the registered candidates. The question paper of Karnataka PGCET 2018 will be 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.


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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

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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

Final Date for Payment of Application Fees

First week of June 2018

4

Release of Admit Card

Fourth week of June 2018

5

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)

6

Announcement of Result

Third week of August 2018

7

Counselling

Fourth week of August 2018

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 Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of Karnataka 2018 will be available online tentatively in the fourth week of June 2018. Only the registered candidates will be able to access their admit card. It is essential for the candidates to bring their admit card to the exam venue. No candidate will be 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be available in the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The examination will be divided into two sessions – Part A and Part B which will be 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 Answer Key 2018

 

KEA will be releasing the answer key of Karnataka PGCET 2018 tentatively in the second week of July 2018. All of the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance examination will be 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 within the given time. All of the objections will be checked and decided upon by an expert committee.

 

Karnataka PGCET Result 2018

 

The scores and ranks secured by the candidates in the entrance examination will be present in the result of Karnataka PGCET 2018. The result will be released in PDF format and the candidates will be able to check whether they have qualified the examination or not. Karnataka PGCET 2018 result will be released in online mode. The candidates will be selected on the basis of the result for the counselling process.

 

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.

 

Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2018

 

KEA will be conducting the counselling of Karnataka PGCET 2018 tentatively from the fourth week of August 2018. The eligible candidates will have 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 will be verified at the help centres according to the schedule provided by the authorities. A unique keyword and verification slip will be 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.

 

Karnataka PGCET Seat Allotment 2018

 

The authorities will conduct mock seat allotment of Karnataka PGCET 2018 to provide the candidates a detailed understanding of how they may be alloted according to their ranking and current order of preferred choices. The candidates will be able to make changes after the mock allotment. The result of Karnataka PGCET 2018 seat allotment will be released online. Allotment will be done according to the merit of the candidates and their selected preferences. First preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates. The selected candidates will have to report to the allotted institute to complete the admission formalities.

 

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

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

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

 

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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Allwin 13 hours ago

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When will be editing for Karnataka pgcet exam 2018 online application form be released for MBA/MCA ?

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Vikram 3 days ago

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What is the minimum qualifying score on 100 for Mechanical stream to get any rank in Karnataka PGCET. This is for managemy seat.

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Hello dear,it is not possible to quantify your chances of selection but I can assure you that you can get at least mechanical branch seat at this rank. Besides, remember that you have more chances of ...Read More
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gouri 7 days ago

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I dont take my application form copy of my pgcet m.tech wht shud i do?but i known my application number

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Minshul Gupta 7 days ago

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if yopu did not carry the application form along with you ,then you will not allowed in the examinatin hall even if you have remembered your application number. kindly carry this along with you. all t...Read More
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Kuvenn 9 days ago

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I was born in TN but did my 1std to Bcom in bangalore, am i eligible for reservation based on SC/ST for karnataka PGCET 2018

I have SC and Income certificate of this state
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linda paul 13 days ago

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Linda PaulLast Seen: 4 days 8 hours agoJoined on: 08-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

I was not aware of the last day of paying fees. Now can i apply and pay the fees as the date of filling form is extended

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Mansi arora 4 days ago

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Mansi AroraLast Seen: 33 min 52 sec agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2017Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

Yes , as the form filling dates for Karnataka PGCET have been extended ,you can apply and pay the fees now before the extended last date.

Best of luck

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