Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2019
Saakshi Lama, 21 Sep 2019, #Karnataka PGCET

Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2019 - Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) had released the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019. Details about the exam mode, duration, type of questions, marking scheme and more was available in Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam pattern. Using the Karnataka PGCET exam pattern 2019, the candidates were able to familiarise with the entrance examination. Karnataka PGCET was conducted in offline mode and was 150 minutes long. The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019 was different as per the course selected by the candidates. Karnataka PGCET 2019 had two separate sessions for Part A and Part B. The exam pattern was helpful for the candidates preparing for the entrance examination. Read the full article to know more about Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2019.
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Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019





Examination Mode

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)


Exam Duration

2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)


Type of Questions

Objective Multiple Choice Questions


Total Number of Questions

75 Questions


Sections in Question Paper

Two Sections


Parts in the Examination

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

Part B: For courses offered by Kuvempa and Mysore University


Total Marks



Marking Scheme

There will be 1 mark and 2 mark questions. There will be no negative marking.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Question Paper Pattern - Part A

Course Code

Course Name

Branches under the Course Code



Civil Engineering


Total Number of Questions: 75

Total Marks: 100

Duration: 150 minutes

50 Questions of 1 mark each: 50 marks

25 Questions of 2 mark each: 50 marks


Computer Science & Engineering



Chemical Engineering



Environmental Engineering



Textile Engineering



Mechanical Science

Mechanical Engineering

Duration:150 minutes

Part A – All Branches

Total number of questions: 45

Total marks: 60

30 Questions carrying 1 mark: 30 marks

15 questions carrying 2 mark: 30 marks

Part B – Respective Branch of Specialization

Total number of questions: 30

Total marks: 40

20 questions carrying 1 mark: 20 marks

10 questions carrying 2 marks: 20 marks

Grand Total: 75 questions and 100 marks.

Industrial and Production Engineering

Industrial and Engineering Management

Automobile Engineering

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

Allied Branches of Mechanical Science


Electrical Science

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Telecommunication Engineering

Instrumentation Technology

Biomedical Engineering

Medical Electronics

Allied Branches of Electrical Science


Polymer Engineering


Total Number of Questions: 75

Total Marks: 100

Duration: 150 minutes

50 Questions of 1 mark each: 50 marks

25 Questions of 2 mark each: 50 marks







Karnataka PGCET 2019 Question Paper Pattern - Part B

Course Code

Course Name



Mathematics and Computer Science

Duration of Exam: 150 minutes

Total Number of Questions: 75

Total Marks: 100

50 Questions of 1 mark each: 50 marks

25 Questions of 2 mark each: 50 marks

Highlights of Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2019

  • The authorities conducted Karnataka PGCET 2019 in pen and paper mode (offline mode).

  • Since the exam was held in offline mode, the answers had to be marked in OMR sheet.

  • Each paper carried only 1 section, except Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

  • Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering had two sections each - 1 regular and 1 for specialisation

  • There will be no negative marking.

  • A total of 75 questions was asked by the authorities.

  • There were multiple-objective questions with four options each. Each question had one correct answer.

Guidelines for Karnataka PGCET 2019

  • Candidates were advised to first read all the instructions printed in the OMR answer sheet before answering the questions. Candidates had to mark 1 correct answer on the OMR answer sheet using only blue or black ink ball point pen.

  • After they completed their test, the candidates had to affix their Left Hand Thumb Impression at the specified space at the bottom of the answer sheet, before submitting it.

  • Candidates were able to take a replica of their OMR sheet with them after the completion of the exam and had to be kept safe for a year. The OMR answer sheet used by the candidate in the test had to be submitted to the examiner after completing the exam.

  • Items like books/mechanical charts/tables/cell phones/programmable electronic aids could not be taken along to the exam hall.

  • No marks were given in case candidates mark 2 or more answer options for a question.

  • Candidates were given 10 minutes initially to write/shade the required particulars.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2019 consisted of the topics and concepts that had to be studied for the entrance examination. The syllabus was different as per the course selected by the candidates. Before starting the preparation, the candidates were advised to check the syllabus.

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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.


what are all the MBA syllabus?

Ayshi Ghosh Student Expert 2nd Nov, 2019
The OJEE 2019 MBA has the following parts-
Verbal reasoning
Analytical reasoning
General knowledge
Computer and business fundamentals
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The Karnataka PGCET Mba syllabus has the following parts-
Proficiency in English language
General knowledge
Test of reasoning and general intelligence
Quantitative analysis.
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which is important book of MBA PGCET exam

Abhishek Ranjan Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019


Books best for mba pgcet are listed below:

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  • Vedic Mathematics  (https://www.amazon.in/How-Become-Human-Calculator-Magic/dp/8121939216/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Dr. Aditi Sighal
  • Mathematics Papers  (https://www.amazon.in/Mathematics-Chapterwise-Typewise-Solved-Papers/dp/B071HQLYMX/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Kiran Publications
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  • The Mega Year Book  (https://www.amazon.in/Mega-Yearbook-2018-Current-Competitive/dp/9387421228/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Disha Experts
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PGCET exam question paper in 2018

Thakur Megha 3rd Oct, 2019
Hello Mallika,

Karnataka PGCET sample papers 2019 will help you  to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills.
The papers are based on different programs of b.tech and you can download through the link given below .
You can check the link given below for sample previous year's papers and can practice those :


I hope the above information is useful to you,

All the best !

is there any casual round for MBA

Papiya Mazumder 26th Sep, 2019


As per your requirement, i would say that as mentioned above, for Karnataka pgcet, casual rounds are there.

The Casual Round is not a certain round in KCET . It is a round conducted after the second round extended if there are vacant seats left even after it.

Normally there are only 3 rounds that are conducted in KCET each year. The process of extended second seat allotment is going on, seat allotment results would be released on 5-8-19 after 11 am.

Good luck

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