KCET Application Form 2018 - Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has closed the facility of KCET 2018 application correction. The candidates were able to use the correction facility from March 27-31. To make any corrections to the KCET application form, the candidates had to log-in to the application correction portal using their user id and password. Earlier the KCET 2018 application had ended on March 22. The procedure of filling the application form of KCET 2018 included registration, entering personal and academic particulars, paying the application fee and submitting it. Before filling the application form, candidates had to check the eligibility criteria of KCET 2018. All of the candidates should have qualified 12th standard examination to be eligible for KCET 2018 examination. Read the article to know more details about KCET application form 2018 such as fee payment, last date, form correction, etc.
KCET Application Form 2018 - Important Dates
Availability of KCET Application Form
February 1, 2018
Extended dates for submitting of Application Form
March 15 to 22, 2018 (Closed)
Extended dates to pay the application fee through Bank-challan at the banks or online
March 15 to 22, 2018 (during banking hours)
KCET 2018 application editing/correction
March 27-31, 2018
Availability of KCET 2018 Admit Card
April 6-15, 2018
KCET 2018 Exam
April 18 & 19, 2018
Date of Exam for Kannada language Test (Only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)
April 20, 2018
What should be kept ready before filling KCET application form 2018?
The following things had to be preferably kept ready by the candidates before filling the application form of KCET 2018.
Valid email ID and mobile number of the candidate
Aadhaar Card details (Optional)
Latest scanned photograph of the candidate
Scanned or digital images of signature of the candidate
Scanned or digital image of left-hand thumb impression of the candidate.
Scanned image of the signature/left thumb impression of the parent
Web Browser required to fill KCET Application Form 2018
All of the candidates were requested to use any of the following web browsers in order to avoid any form of technical glitches while filling the KCET 2018 application form:
Internet Explorer 8 and above
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above
Google Chrome 3.0
How to fill KCET 2018 Application Form?
KCET application form 2018 has been closed on March 22. To fill the KCET 2018 application form candidates had to follow five steps mentioned below. The candidates had to complete all the following stages in order to successfully fill and submit their application form for KCET 2018.
Step 1 - Registration
Step 2 - Login & Filling the Application Form
Step 3- Uploading Photograph & Signature
Step 4 - Application Fee Payment
Step 5 - Application Submission
Stage 1 – Registration
While applying for KCET 2018, the first stage the candidates had to complete is registration.
Candidates were required to click on “New User?” and “Click Here to Register”
The instructions had to be read carefully and the candidates had to proceed ahead by clicking on “Proceed to Apply Online”
Select nationality and School Board. (Candidates had to be Indian Nationals and should have taken Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual Examination 2018).
Enter the 13 digits “Student Number” PUE Department
Click on “Submit” Button now
The candidates then had to fill the following details for registration:
Name of the Candidate
Name of the Father
Name of the Mother
Date of Birth
Contact Mobile Number
Secret Question (A question has to be selected)
Answer to the Secret Question
Note: On successful registration, candidates were sent an Application Number and User-ID on their registered mobile numbers and email-ids. It was also notified on the computer screen.
Stage 2 - Login & Filling the KCET Application Form
After registration, candidates had to log in using the KCET application number and password which would take them to the next step of filling all required details to fill the application form of KCET 2018. After login, the candidates were directed to “Student Information” page.
Fill in the following details at this step
Annual Income of the Family (in Rs.)
Name of the Caste
Caste/Category/Income Certificate Number (if applicable)
Caste List of OBC/SC/ST Category (if applicable)
Selection of Eligibility Clause Code
Selection of Exam Centre of KCET 2018
Details of Qualifying Exam to be filled in KCET application form 2018
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)
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?
Eligibility to Claim Reservation or not.
Contact Details to be filled in KCET 2018 application form
Name of District
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 District (if Karnataka)
Whether the applicant is Son/Daughter of Jammu & Kashmir migrant?
Whether claiming for reservation?
Details related to Previous KCET Examinations
If the applicant has appeared for previous KCET exams?
KCET number (if applicable)
Year of appearance (if applicable)
Whether obtained any seat in KCET and taken admission to college? (if applicable)
Study Details to be entered in KCET application form 2018
Name of school/college attended
Classes Studied in that Particular School
From Year of Study to Year of Study
Year of Passing
Candidates could make changes, edit or update the information entered so far. Once done with that, candidates had to click on “Save and Next” button.
Stage 3 - Uploading Photograph & Signature
Once the candidates clicked on “Save and Next” button, they were directed to uploading the photograph, signature, and left thumb impression page. The parent's signature or left thumb impression also had to be uploaded by the candidates. Upload them one by one as per the specified size and format below.
Instructions about Photograph and Signature
Photographs had to be in jpg/jpeg format only. No other format were accepted.
The photograph should have been a colour one with white background.
The signature should have been with blue/black pen and thumb impression with blue or black ink.
Capital letters in the signature were completely prohibited.
Thumb impression should not be smudged.
Check the table below for dimensions, size and format of photograph, thumb impression and signature.
Size/Format of documents to be uploaded in KCET Application From 2018
Documents to be uploaded
Colour photo with white background
Mobile photos are also allowed
3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
5 to 40 KB
Must be in black or blue ink.
Must not be in Capital letters
3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
5 to 40 KB
Left Thumb Impression of Candidate
3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
5 to 40 KB
After the images were uploaded, candidates had to click on the declaration button and then click on “Submit” button.
Stage 4 – KCET 2018 Application Fee Payment
After successfully uploading photograph and digital copies of signature and thumb impression, candidates had to pay the KCET application form fee, which could be paid through offline mode (through E-challan) and online mode (via net banking/credit card/debit card). Find the fee details from the table below.
KCET 2018 Application Fee Details
Post Office Charges
Applicants who Studied Outside Karnataka
Bank Challan - Candidates had to download the bank challan after selecting their bank. Candidates had to pay KCET 2018 application fee at branches of State Bank of India or ICICI Bank.
Stage 5 – KCET Application Form 2018 Submission and Printout
The final stage of KCET 2018 Application form filling was submission and taking the printout of the application form. After they had verified and carefully checked all the information and paid the fee, the candidates had to submit it online. However, after the final submission, the candidates had to download the 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.
Caution: Downloading and getting the download application form of KCET 2018 attested was mandatory for all candidates. The candidature of any candidate who does not do this was cancelled. Candidates must keep 2-3 copies of the downloaded CET application form with them, while the original attested copy (from Principal/any Gazetted Officer) should be produced and submitted at the time of counselling along with other documents for verification.
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Steps to Retrieve Password
If candidates forget password, they must click on ‘Forgot Password’ link and click on the link to create a new password. Enter the following details to create new password:
KCET Application Number
Answer and enter the security code
Click on Submit button
Create New Password
After clicking the submit button, the candidate will be directed to a new window of ‘Create Password’
Enter the User ID and the KCET 2018 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.
Correction Facility of KCET Application Form 2018
The registered candidates were able to rectify their mistakes made while filling the application form of KCET 2018 from March 27-31, 2018. The correction facility was available for all registered candidates. However, all information was not available for correction. Go through KCET application form correction for detailed information.
KCET Application Form FAQs 2018
Q. Will the application form of KCET 2018 be available in offline mode?
Ans: No. The KCET 2018 application form was available only in online mode.
Q. I made a mistake while filling the CET application form. What should I do?
Ans: KEA opened the correction facility of KCET 2018 from March 27 to 31. The registered candidates were able to modify the submitted information through this facility.
Q. How can I pay the application fees of KCET 2018?
Ans: The candidates could pay the application fee of KCET 2018 through online mode or offline mode (Bank Challan).
Q. I am not able to upload the scanned documents?
Ans: All of the documents to be uploaded were 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 2018 did not have to be submitted in offline mode. However, the candidates were 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 2018 Application Form?
All of the registered candidates who also fulfill the eligibility criteria were able to download their KCET admit card. The entrance examination had to be attempted by the candidates. The admit card had to be produced at the examination hall by the candidates otherwise they were not allowed to attempt KCET 2018 exam.