KCET Application Form 2019
Samiksha Jain, 20 Sep 2018, #KCET

KCET Application Form 2019 - Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will be releasing the KCET 2019 application form tentatively in first week of February in online mode. Along with filling of form, candidates will also be required to pay the requisite application fee of KCET 2019. The procedure of filling KCET application form 2019 will include steps like registration, entering personal, academic details, uploading of required documents, payment of fees etc. However, before proceeding towards filling of KCET 2019 application form, candidates must check and meet the eligibility criteria. To appear for KCET, it’s mandatory for candidates to qualify 12th standard examination. Also, if candidates commit any error while filling the application form of KCET 2019, they don’t need to worry. KEA will provide the correction facility tentatively in last week of March during which candidates can rectify there error. To know more about KCET 2019 application form, it’s filling process, fee payment, last date etc. read full article.

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Important Dates of KCET 2019 Application Form


Date (Tentative)

Release of application form

First week of February 2019

Last date for submitting of application form

Third week of March 2019

Last date to pay application fee through Bank-challan

Third week of March 2019

Availability of application editing/correction window

Last week of March 2019

Issue of KCET 2019 admit card

Second week of April 2019

KCET 2019

Third week of April 2019

Date of Exam for Kannada language Test (Only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)

Third week of April 2019

How to Fill KCET 2019 Application Form

The application form of KCET 2019 will be available tentatively from first week of February in online  mode. Candidates who are willing to appear for KCET 2019 will have to fill and submit the application form before the given deadline. Also, before proceeding towards filling of application form, do keep following things ready.

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Things to Keep Ready Before filling KCET 2019 Application Form  

  • Valid email ID and mobile number of the candidate

  • Scanned images of photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression  of candidate in prescribed format and dimension

  • Scanned image of the signature/left thumb impression of candidate’s parent

  • Aadhaar Card details (Optional)

  • Credit/debit card, netbanking details for application fee payment

Preferred Web Browser to Fill KCET 2019 Application Form

Any of the mentioned below web browsers can be used to fill application form of KCET 2019:

  • Google Chrome 3.0

  • Internet Explorer 8 and above

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above

Steps to Fill KCET Application Form 2019

Mentioned below are the steps to be followed to fill KCET 2019 application form:


Step 1- Registration

To register for KCET 2019, candidates will have to follow given below steps:

  • Click on the registration click (will be updated here, once the registration commences)

  • Click on ‘New User’.

  • Read the instructions carefully and proceed further by clicking on ‘Proceed to Apply Online’

  • Select Nationality and School Board.

  • Enter the 13 digits ‘Student Number’ PUE Department

  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab

Once followed the above steps, candidates will have to enter following details to register for KCET 2019:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Name of the Father and Mother of Candidate

  • Gender, Date of Birth

  • Valid mobile number and email ID

  • User ID

  • Password

  • Re-enter the password to confirm

  • Secret question and answer to it

  • Security code

Once the candidate successfully register for KCET, application number and user-id will be sent on the mobile numbers and email-id.


Step 2- Log-in to Fill KCET 2019 Application Form

With the help of newly generated email-id and password, log-in and fill the following details:

  • Nationality

  • Mother tongue

  • Religion

  • Family’s annual income (in Rs.)

  • Reservation category

  • Caste name

  • Caste/Category/Income Certificate Number (if applicable)

  • Caste List of OBC/SC/ST Category (if applicable)

  • Select eligibility clause code

  • Select KCET 2019 exam centre (in order of preference)

  • Details of qualifying exam like exam qualified, University/Board name, School name (if Karnataka CBSE/CISCE), whether appearing for Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual Examination 2018 (Science)?, PUC Student Number (if applicable)

  • Year of Passing (if applicable)

  • Eligibility to Claim Reservation or not.

  • Total Number of Completed Years of Study in Karnataka (From 1st to 12th standard)

  • Whether studied in Rural Area of Karnataka from 1st to 10th standard?

  • Whether studied in Kannada Medium from 1st to 10th standard?

Enter Contact Details:

  • Address

  • Name of District

  • State

  • Pin Code

  • Taluk

  • Phone Number

  • Have studied 10th standard in Karnataka or not?

  • State where appeared for 12th standard examination

  • District where the applicant appeared for 12th standard exam (if Karnataka)

  • Native State

  • Native District (if Karnataka)

  • Whether the applicant is Son/Daughter of Jammu & Kashmir migrant?

  • Whether claiming for reservation?

Enter Details Related to Previous KCET Exam

  • Year of appearance (if applicable)

  • KCET number (if applicable)

  • If the applicant has appeared for previous KCET exams?

  • Whether obtained any seat in KCET and taken admission to college? (if applicable)

Enter Study Details:

  • Name of school/college attended

  • Year of Passing

  • Classes Studied in that Particular School

  • From Year of Study to Year of Study

After entering all the details, review it, edit or update, if required and once done click on ‘Save and Next’ tab.


Stage 3 – Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature Thumb Impression

Upload the requisite photograph, signature, and left thumb impression in prescribed format and dimensions.


Specifications of Documents to be uploaded








Colour photo with white background

Mobile photos are also allowed

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm


jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB


Left Thumb Impression of Candidate
Left Thumb Impression/Signature of Parent/Guardian (Mandatory)

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm


jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB



Must be in black or blue ink.

Must not be in Capital letters

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm


jpg/jpeg format

5 to 40 KB

After uploading images, click on the declaration tab and then submit the details.


Step 4 – Payment of KCET 2019 Application Fee

The application fee of KCET 2019 can be paid either in offline (through E-challan) or online (net banking/credit card/debit card) mode. Given below is the category-wise fees that candidates will have to pay:


KCET 2019 Application Fee Details



Application Fee

Bank Charges

Post Office Charges




Rs. 10

Rs. 12



Rs. 500

Rs. 10

Rs. 12


Applicants who Studied Outside Karnataka

Rs. 750

Rs. 10

Rs. 12

Payment through e-challan - To pay in offline mode, candidates will have to select the bank and download the challan. Candidates will have to pay fee at branches of State Bank of India or ICICI Bank.


Step 5- Submit & take Printout of Application Form

After completing above steps, verify all the information and submit it online. Also, candidates will have to download the application form of KCET 2019 and get it attested by Principal of the class 12th or PU of the institute/school/college studied or where the candidate is currently studying or by any Gazetted Officer. Apart from this, candidates need to make sure that they take out two-three print out of downloaded filled in application form.

Note: It is a must for candidates to download and get the application form attested.


How to Retrieve Password

In case candidate forget his/her password, follow the mentioned below steps to retrieve it:

  • Click on ‘Forgot Password’ link

  • Then click on the link to create a new password

  • Enter details like User ID, KCET 2019 application number, secret question, answer and security code

  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab.

A window will appear, create new password by entering User ID and application number:

  • Enter the new password

  • Confirm new password

  • Click on submit

The new password will be sent to candidate's registered email ID and mobile number.


KCET 2019 Application Form Correction Facility

Candidates will be provided with correction facility window for a certain duration. During this period, candidates will be able to rectify their errors committed in KCET 2019 application form. The facility will be able tentatively in last week of March. However, candidates will not be able to edit all information.


KCET Application Form FAQs 2019

Q. Will the application form of KCET 2019 be available in offline mode?

Ans:No. The KCET 2019 application form will be available only in online mode.

Q. I made a mistake while filling the CET application form. What should I do?

Ans. You don’t need to worry about it. KEA will open the correction facility of KCET 2019 from tentatively in last week of March 27 for all the registered candidates. During this period your will be able to modify the submit your application form.

Q. How can I pay the application fees of KCET 2019?

Ans:The candidates could pay the application fee of KCET 2019 either through online or offline mode (Bank Challan).

Q. I am not able to upload the scanned documents?

Ans: All of the documents to be uploaded will be scanned according to the specifications mentioned by the official authorities

Q. Do I have to submit the application form of KCET 2018 in offline mode?

Ans:No. The KCET application form 2019 do not has to be submitted in offline mode. However,the candidates will be required to download the CET application form and get it attested by Principal of the class 12th or PU of the institute/school/college studied or where the candidate is currently studying or by any Gazetted Officer.

What after KCET 2019 Application Form?

All of the registered candidates who will fulfill the eligibility criteria will be able to download their KCET 2019 admit card. The admit card will be an important document as candidates with it will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.

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