Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2020
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 - 3:42 p.m. IST by Isha Jain
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Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2020 - Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2020 on the official website. All the questions that will be asked in the entrance exam will be from the officially prescribed syllabus. Candidates preparing for the examination should always consider Karnataka PGCET 2020 syllabus for preparation. Along with the Karnataka PGCET syllabus 2020, authorities will also share the model questions. Karnataka PGCET is conducted for admission to postgraduate programme in the participating institutes. Candidates are advised to go through the Karnataka PGCET 2020 syllabus carefully before beginning the preparation for the entrance exam. Read the complete article to know about the detailed Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2020.

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Syllabus

The examination authorities will release the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2020 on the official website. The release of the detailed syllabus will be beneficial for candidates who are planning to appear for the entrance exam as the paper will be prepared on the basis of the officially prescribed Karnataka PGCET syllabus 2020. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus below.

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Syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2020




Detailed Syllabus and Model Paper


Civil Engineering

  • Elements of Civil Engineering & Strength of Materials

  • Building Engineering Science

  • Surveying

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Structures

  • Geo-Technical Engineering

  • Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering

  • Transportation Engineering

  • Hydrology

  • Irrigation

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Chemical Engineering

  • Process Calculations

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Mechanical Operations

  • Thermodynamics

  • Heat Transfer

  • Mass Transfer

  • Reaction Kinetics

  • Process Control

  • Pollution Control Engineering

  • Process Industries

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Computer Science and Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Logic Design and Computer Organization Formal Languages and Automata Theory

  • System Software

  • Operating Systems

  • Databases

  • Computer Networks

  • Web Technologies

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Environmental Engineering

  • Environmental Chemistry, Biology and Ecology

  • Microbiology

  • Ecology

  • Water Supply and Treatment

  • Wastewater and Treatment

  • Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management

  • Atmospheric Pollution and Control

  • Transport Processes and Water Quality Assessment

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

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Textile Technology

  • Textile Fibers

  • Yarn Manufacturer: Ginning and Baling

  • Modern Yarn Production Methods

  • Fabric Manufacture

  • Chemical Processing of Textiles Fashion

  • Design and Garment Technology

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Electrical Sciences

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Electric Circuits and Fields

  • Analog and Digital Electronics

  • Control Systems

  • Microprocessors

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Mechanical Science

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Engineering Materials

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Strength of Materials

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Thermodynamics Theory of Machines

  • Design of Machine Elements

  • Production Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering and Management

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  • City Planning

  • Housing

  • Visual and Urban Design

  • History of Architecture

  • Development of Contemporary Architecture

  • Planning Theory

  • Techniques of Planning

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Polymer Science and Technology

  • Fluid Mechanics and Statics

  • Chemical Process Calculations

  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

  • Heat and Mass Transfer

  • Polymer Science

  • Polymerization Kinetics

  • Processing Technology

  • Polymer Manufacturing

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Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Analytical Geometry of 2-d

  • Analytical Geometry of 3-d

  • Differential Calculus

  • Integral Calculus

  • Differential Equations

  • Probability

  • Statistics

  • Combinational Analysis

  • Linear and Non-Linear Equations

  • Set Theory

  • Relations

  • Number System

  • Logic

  • Algebraic Structures

  • Computer Science

  • “C” Computer Language

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  • Microbiology

  • Biochemistry

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • Process Biotechnology

  • Chemical/ Bioprocess Engineering

  • Plant and Animal Biotechnology

  • Characteristics of Animal Cells Immunology

  • Recombinant DNA Technology Bioinformatics

  • Agricultural Biotechnology

  • Food Biotechnology

  • Environmental Biotechnology

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2020

Before starting the preparation for the entrance exam, candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern along with the Karnataka PGCET syllabus 2020. It will help candidates to understand the pattern in which the question paper of Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be prepared. Candidates can find the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020 below.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern



Mode of exam

Offline (Pen and Paper Based Test)

Duration of exam

2 hours 30 minutes

Number of sections

Two sections – Part A and Part B

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

Part B - For courses offered by Kuvempa and Mysore University

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Total marks


Total Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

50 Questions - 2 marks

25 Questions - 1 mark

Negative Marking

There will be no negative marking

This article has been written as per last year’s information. Updated details will be available here as soon as it is released by the authorities.


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what is the syllabus for Karnataka PGCET mechanical engineering

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 17th Feb, 2020

Karnataka PGCET syllabus for mechanical science consists of the following;

Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Materials
Engineering Mechanics
Strength of Materials
Fluid Mechanics
Thermodynamics Theory of Machines
Design of Machine Elements
Production Engineering
Industrial Engineering and Management

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i have a cgpa of 5.6 in engg (vtu). will i be eligible to take up pgcet through the general merit category?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 14th Feb, 2020


see karnataka pgcet exam is for admission in mba, mca or m.e /m.tech courses. the eligibility criteria for all course is you need to have 50% marks in your graduation course in relevant discipline. now you need to convert you cgpa to percentage using the conversion rules of your university and apply for  pgcet.

hope you may understand.


For score above 70 in Karnataka pgcet mba, what can be the possible ranking? I am 28 years old.

IMran Mir 30th Jan, 2020

Hey there,


Hope you’re having a great day.

I would like to inform you that if you have scored above 70, probably your rank will depend on the percentile of  students securing top ranks. In accordance with the recent trends, your expected rank in Karnataka PGCET will be around 1126-2500.

Let me know if you have further clarifications by mentioning it in the comment section below.

Have a nice day!

I wish that you have a bright future ahead.



Hi sir. Im from AP. Im eligible to write Karnataka PGCET

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 23rd Dec, 2019

Ramu, yes you can appear for Karnataka PGCET though you are from AP. But yes, you will not be considered for Karnataka reservation policy reserved for its Candidates. While 90% of the seats are reserved for Karnataka domicile Candidates, 10% of the seats are reserved for Non Karnataka domicile Candidates. Now, the official notification for 2020 will be released tentatively during the month of May 2020. But you can check the eligibility criteria and other information at our page: https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/karnataka-pgcet-mba-eligibility-criteria


when is the nxt pgcet xam is on ?? which is the best book to refer...

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019
Karnataka PGCET registration will be started on May 19, 2020. Exam will be on 20-21 July 2020.
Best books for PGCET is as follows-
RS Agarwal, Arihant Publication for reasoning, Word power made easy for verbal ability, Arun Sharma and sarvesh Kumar for quantitative aptitude. Study newspapers like Times of India, Economic times
thoroughly for current affairs.
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