KCET Exam Pattern 2019
Saakshi Lama, 25 May 2019, #KCET
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KCET Exam Pattern 2019 – Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) released the official exam pattern of KCET 2019. Going through the KCET 2019 exam pattern, candidates can know the types of questions asked, difficulty level of exam and accordingly prepare for it. KCET exam pattern 2019 consisted of various factors related to the examination such as the mode, duration, types of questions, marking scheme and more. Candidates could use the exam pattern of KCET 2019 to create a strategy for the examination. KCET 2019 was conducted on April 29 and 30 in two shifts. All candidates who secured good ranks in KCET exam are able to participate in the counselling session. Along with the KCET 2019 exam pattern, the candidates could also check the syllabus and sample paper to prepare for the examination. Read the full article to know more about KCET Exam Pattern 2019.
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KCET 2019 Important Dates
Some of the important dates related to KCET 2019 are listed in the table below for all candidates to refer.

Important Dates of KCET 2019



Important Dates


Registration for KCET 2019

February 1 to March 20, 2019


KCET 2019 (Mathematics)

April 29, 2019


KCET 2019 (Physics and Chemistry)

April 30, 2019

KCET 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KCET 2019 offered detailed information about the examination to the candidates to help boost their preparation process. By knowing the exam pattern, the candidates were able to know how the exam would be held along with other important details and accordingly prepare for it.

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Exam Pattern of KCET 2019





Mode of Examination



Exam Duration

Paper I – 1 hour 20 minutes

Paper II – 1 hour 20 minutes


Medium of Language

English or Kannada


Number of Papers

Paper I – Mathematics

Paper II – Physics and Chemistry


Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)


Number of Questions

  • Mathematics – 60 Questions

  • Physics – 60 Questions

  • Chemisty – 60 Questions


Total Marks

180 Marks


Marking Scheme

1 mark will be given for each correct answer. There is no negative marking.

KCET 2019 Syllabus

Candidates were advised to check the syllabus of KCET 2019 before commencing their examination preparation. Using the syllabus, the candidates were able to plan out their strategy for the examination. KCET syllabus 2019 was divided into first year PUC and second year PUC and consisted of topics and units from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

KCET 2019 Sample Papers

Another popular method that could be used by the candidates for preparation purpose is KCET sample papers 2019. By solving sample papers of KCET 2019, the candidates were able to get first-hand information about how the examination would be along with types of questions asked. Solving KCET 2019 sample papers allowed the candidates to practically apply whatever they had studied and prepared and also helped in time management.

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Kcet 2020 entrance examination When

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 11th Nov, 2019

Application process for KCET 2020 will strat from 01st week to 04th week of February 2020.
Date of Admit Card Release will be in 2nd week of April 2020.
Date of Entrance Test will be 3rd week of April 2020.

I hope this helps.

I am studying class 12 now, can I able to write Karnataka common entrance test 2020???

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 11th Nov, 2019

The eligibility criteria for admission in B.Tech or B.E is that the candidates should have completed their higher secondary /PUC with at least 45% marks for general and 40% for SC and ST categories and must have subjects such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, and Biology.
Candidates waiting for their results of the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply.


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what should be my KCET rank to get admission in B.E in KLE Technological University, Huballi. Im belong to 2A Category?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019


closing rank is depends on your score and engineering stream which you want to apply, I have mentioned the stream wise closing rank for 2a category below

Civil Engineering    21032

Electrical and Electronics Engineering    14135

Electronics and Communication Engineering    6336

Mechanical Engineering    15006


Which book should i refer to get good rank in kcet(to get ranking below 1000)

Rehan Alam Student Expert 8th Nov, 2019


  • NCERT Textbooks of Physics (Class 11 and 12)
  • Pradeep’s Fundamental Physics (Class 11 and 12)
  • Physics for 1st Year PUC by AS Govind
  • S.Chand’s Principles of Physics


  • NCERT Chemistry Textbooks for Class 11 and 12
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry
  • Pradeep’s New Course Chemistry
  • Chemistry for 1st Year PUC by Prof. Somashekara Prasad


  • NCERT Mathematics Textbooks for Class 11 and 12
  • Mathematics for 1st Year PUC BY Dr. PG Umarani
  • Mathematics by Dinesh

Karnataka CET Engineering Entrance 16 Year’s Solved Papers by Arihant Publications

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my native is mangaluru and studied in Tamil Nadu as my dad works there and now can i write kcet exam

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 8th Nov, 2019

Academic Qualification -
Candidate should have successfully passed the qualifying examination(10+2 or equivalent)
Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of the following as the additional subject Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Computer. Should have also studied English.
Candidates waiting for their results of the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply.
Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) candidates are not eligible to apply

Marks required :
The candidates should have secured atleast 45% aggregate marks in the three subjects in 12th standard examination. For B.Arch candidate need to have 50% marks in aggregate along with 50% marks in Physics and Chemistry.
However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC need to score atleast 40% aggregate marks for B.Tech and 45% for B.Arch.

To fulfil the eligibility criteria of KCET 2019, the candidate should have studied and passed from a recognised institution situated in Karnataka. The academic study from a 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.
Candidates should have appeared/passed either SSLC/10th standard or 2nd PUC/12th standard exam from Karnataka.
Candidate who had taken more than one year to pass a class/standard, in such cases, the academic study years will be counted as one year only.

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Ward of Defence Personnel

Candidates who are wards of defence personnel employed in Karnataka for a minimum period of 1 year during the two year period of study of the candidates in 10+2 must have cleared the qualifying exam from a recognised educational institution located in Karnataka.
Any candidates who is a daughter or son of serving defence personnel from Karnataka i.e those whose parents at the time of joining the Defence services had declared that their home town was in Karnataka will be eligible under this category. However, such candidates are required to produce proof of such domicile.
Candidates who are children of defence personnel who had served in Karnataka for at least one year and are presently on duty in Field/Active Service and the family is allowed by the Defence Authorities to stay in Karnataka. Candidates falling under this category must have studied and passed the qualifying exam from any recognised educational institute located in Karnataka.
The ward of serving or retired employee in Central Armed Police Force Service, whose parents at the time of joining the CAPF Service (Central Armed Police Force) had mentioned that his/her home town was in Karnataka, has to submit proof of his/her domicile from the Record Office of the CAPF Unit where the Parents service record is maintained. In this category, the candidates must have cleared the qualifying examination from a recognised University or Board or any other institution located anywhere in India.


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