KCET Counselling 2020
Updated on Feb 5, 2020 - 11:58 a.m. IST by Saakshi Lama
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KCET Counselling 2020 - Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will conduct KCET 2020 counselling tentatively from the first week of June. To participate in the counselling of KCET 2020, the candidates will have to register and fill out their choice of colleges and courses for admission. Only those candidates who qualify the entrance examination and receive a valid rank will be able to participate in KCET counselling 2020. The procedure of KCET 2020 counselling will consist of verification of documents, filling of choices, allotment and reporting at institutes. During the counselling of KCET 2020, selected choices of college and courses has to be in order of preference. The authorities will conduct two rounds of KCET 2020 counselling along with a second extended round and special round. Allotment of seats will be done on the basis of KCET merit, preferences and availability of seats. Read the full article to know more about KCET Counselling 2020.
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KCET 2020 will be conducted as a pen and paper examination on April 22 and 23, 2020. The result of KCET 2020 will be declared tentatively in the fourth week of May.

Important Dates of KCET 2020 Counselling


Important Dates

KCET 2020

April 22 and 23, 2020

Availability of result

Fourth week of May 2020

Commencement of counselling and verification of documents

First week of June 2020

Option entry

Third week of June 2020

Mock allotment

Last week of June 2020

Announcement of seat allotment - Round 1

Final week of June 2020

Round 2 - modification/delete/reordering of choices

Third week of July 2020

Round 2 seat allotment

Third week of July 2020

Second extended round - Option entry

Final week of July 2020

Second extended round seat allotment

First week of August 2020

Special round - fresh option entry

Third week of August 2020

Special round seat allotment

Third week of August 2020

KCET Counselling 2020

Qualified candidates will have to participate in the counselling of KCET 2020 to be allotted into the participating courses and institutes. The procedure will be held in both online and offline mode. If the candidates do not complete the counselling process, then they will not be provided admissions.

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Procedure of KCET 2020 Counselling

Step 1 - Document Verification and Registration - All of the qualified candidates will have to firstly verify their documents. The procedure of document verification will be done at the specified centres. All of the required documents have to be produced and a unique ID and password will be given to the candidates after the verification is completed successfully. The following documents have to be produced for verification:

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  • KCET 2020 application form printout

  • Proof of application fee payment

  • Admit card of KCET 2020

  • Score card of SSLC/10th Standard

  • Score card of 2nd PUC/12th Standard

  • Two recent passport size photographs

  • Study Certificate Counter signed by the concerned BEO/DDPI

  • Any other required documents

Step 2 - Choice Filling and Locking: Next, the verified candidates will have to log in using their CET number to fill their preferred choice of courses and colleges. Before filling out their choices, the candidates will be able to check the course wise, category wise and college wise seat matrix which will be released by the authorities. All of the choices selected by the candidates has to be in the order of preference. The candidates will also be able to add, rearrange or modify their choices before the final date. No changes will be accepted after the choices are locked by the candidates.


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Step 3 - Allotment of Seats: After the choice filling process ends, the mock seat allotment result of KCET 2020 is announced. Since the mock allotment is conducted to let the candidates know their chances of admissions based on their merit and preferred seats. The candidates will be able to change their choices after the mock allotment result is announced. Candidates will be able to check their allotment status in online mode by logging in using their CET number. Two rounds of allotment along with a second extended round and special round will be conducted during KCET 2020 counselling. The provisional allotment letter has to be downloaded and printed out by the candidates.

Step 4 - Reporting at Allotted Institutes: The selected candidates will have to report to their respective allotted institutes to confirm their admission. While reporting to the institute, the candidates will have to produce their documents along with the allotment letter. The required fee also has to be paid by the candidates.

KCET Participating Institutes 2020

Through counselling of KCET 2020, the candidates will be allotted into the participating institutes. There will be around 204 institutes offering B.Tech courses under KCET 2020 participating institutes. The candidates will have to select their preferred institutes while participating in the counselling session.

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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Sir i Have transferred registration fees by net banking while kcet registration on 13.feb.20.but yet not showing in kcet student portal. Incomplete application is displaying but amt is debited in my sbi sb a/c. Please guide me what to do?

Pankhuri Kumari 17th Feb, 2020

Hii Disha!

In this case, you can just try to open the portal again after refreshing it and logging in again. If the problem is still there, you need to visit the official KCET website and contact the helpdesk. They will definitely help you with the next step to come out of this problem. Hope this helps.

Good luck!


Can I apply in KCET if have not domicile of Karnataka??

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020


The domicile eligiblity for KCET exam  is as follow

"Should have studied and passed from a recognised institution situated in Karnataka. The academic study from the state institute should be for a minimum period of 7 years, starting from 1st standard to 2nd PUC/12th standard as on July 1 of the exam year.

Also, should have appeared/passed either SSLC/10th standard or 2nd PUC/12th standard exam from Karnataka."

If you qualify the above mentioned eligibility criteria you can apply for the KCET exam.

Hope this help.


I have not selected agriculture reservation quota in kcet application so can I select it during application correction.?

Ina 16th Feb, 2020
Hello Vinay,

Yes, surely you can edit it while correction. But be cautious about it this time.
Hope you get it.
Thank you.
All the best.

for kims medical college Banglore we have to give neet exam nd kcet also for mbbs admission?? thanku

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 15th Feb, 2020
Jahid, NEET is the only entrance examination for admission to MBBS across all Medical Colleges in India including Karnataka. You need to register at KEA for counselling but appear for NEET for admission to MBBS programme in Karnataka.

b sc agriculture is through kcet

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 15th Feb, 2020

Yes, if you want to take admission in  B.Sc. Agriculture then you can appear for Karnataka common entrance test(KCET).Kcet offer admission to various undergraduate.
The is one more option for doing agriculture and that is by appear in ICAR examination.It is also conducted for admission in agriculture courses.

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