KCET Reservation Criteria 2021 - Know More
KCET Reservation Criteria 2021- Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) follows a reservation criteria of KCET to provide admissions to reserve category candidates. The authorities will release the detailed KCET reservation criteria 2021 along with the official brochure. KCET 2021 reservation criteria will include details about various categories that are eligible for reservation, number/percentage of reserved seats and eligibility conditions. It must be noted that the reserved category candidates must satisfy the minimum eligibility conditions set by the authorities in order to avail the benefits of KCET reservation criteria 2021. Candidates will also be required to produce relevant documents for availing KCET 2021 reservation benefits. KCET 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on July 7 and 8. KEA will release the KCET 2021 application form 2021 soon on the KCET official website 2021.
Latest Updates for KCET
- 22 Feb 2021:
KCET exam dates 2021 announced; exam to be held on July 7 and 8.
KCET Reservation Criteria 2021
KEA reserves a certain percentage of seats for different categories of candidates. In order to be eligible for this KCET reservation, candidates will be required to meet the eligibility conditions and should also possess the required certificates. The following table to check the KCET 2021 reservation criteria for different categories.
KCET Reservation of Seats 2021
KCET Reserved Seats (%)
15% of Government Seats
Candidates from Kannada Medium
5% of Government Seats
Jammu & Kashmir Migrants
1 seat in every engineering college
Defence Personnel of Karnataka Origin
10% seats in all engineering colleges
OBC/SC/ST under category - 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B
Sports Special Category
Scouts and Guides
KCET Reservation Eligibility Criteria 2021
As mentioned above, candidates will have to meet the eligibility conditions set for different categories in order to avail the benefits of KCET 2021 reservation. The following table describes the eligibility conditions to be met by candidates of different categories for availing the KCET reservation.
KCET 2021 Reservation Eligibility Criteria
KCET Reservation Eligibility Details
NCC Special Category
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(f) RCTC and
(g) Army, Navy, Air Force & Hospital Attachments
(h) IMA /OTA, AF Stn, Naval Academy, Indian Naval or Coast Guard Ship or
(i) any other attachment camp based on vacancies issued by DG, NCC
(j) Mountaineering, Para Basic, SSB Screening or any other DG NCC organized course and adventure camps.
Sports Special Category
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Scouts and Guide Special Category
OBC/SC/ST under Category-1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B
Physically Disabled Category
Candidates should have studied in Kannada Medium from Class 1 to 10 standard.
Anglo-Indian Special Category
Candidates will have to produce a certificate issued by Registered Association of Anglo Indian Community of Karnataka and countersigned by Anglo Indian MLA appointed by the Government of India at the time of document verification.
Defence Special Category
Central Armed Police Force/Ex-CAPF
Candidates will have to possess a certificate issued by CAPF Unit mentioning candidate’ parent declaration that he/she was domicile of Karnataka at the time of joining CAPF service, during the document verification.
Candidates should have completed 10 years of basic education in rural areas/small urban areas/transitional areas as mentioned by Municipal Corporation of Karnataka under Karnataka Municipalities Act. 1964 and Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976.
All candidates (including General category) are eligible for admissions under Supernumerary quota. However, they need to provide income certificate issued by concerned Tahasildar.
Jammu and Kashmiri Migrants
Son/Daughter of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants can claim seats under Jammu and Kashmiri Migrants quota.
Note: Candidates belonging to Scouts & Guides, Defence, Ex-defence and Anglo-Indian, CAPF, Ex-CAPF will be considered for allotment of seats in the respective special category seats as per their merit order only in the General Round of allotment of seats along with the other general merit and reserved category candidates.
KCET Reservation Under Hyderabad-Karnataka Category
KCET Seat Reservation (in percentage)
Any regional University or educational institution in Hyderabad-Karnataka Districts
70% of seats in every programme
State University/Engineering College/Institution
8% of seats in every programme
Previous Year’s KCET Seat Matrix
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KCET Reservation Criteria 2021 - Know More
Question: What percentage of seats are reserved for Rural Candidates in KCET reservation criteria?
As per the KCET reservation criteria 2021, 15% of government seats are reserved for rural candidates.
Question: What percentage of seats are reserved for Candidates from Kannada Medium in KCET 2021 reservation criteria?
As per the KCET reservation criteria 2021, 5% of government seats are reserved for candidates from Kannada Medium.
Question: What is the KCET reservation for Defence Personnel of Karnataka Origin?
As per the KCET reservation criteria,10% seats are reserved for Defence Personnel of Karnataka Origin in all participating engineering colleges.
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Questions related to KCET
which books are good for kcet preparation
given below is a list of some of the highly recommended textbooks you may take help from while preparing for your KCET Examinations,
- NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Physics
- Fundamentals of Physics - S Chand
- Pradeep’s Fundamental Physics (Class 11 and 12)
- NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Chemistry
- Modern’s Abc of Chemistry, Part-1 and Part-2 - S P Jauhar
- Chemistry for first Year PUC - Prof Somashekara Prasad
- Pradeep’s New Course Chemistry
- NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Mathematics
- CET - Bosco
- MCQ - Asit Das Gupta
- Mathematics - Dinesh
- Mathematics for first Year PUC - Dr. PG Umarani
is it easy ro get under3000 rank in kcet
The Karnataka common entrance test exam is used for getting admission into various government colleges controlled by the state board in various disciplines.
For a rank below 3000 is not a big day going to the lesson number of competition as compared to to other entrance examination such as BITSAT or JEE Mains, but you need to to your preparation in a timely manner.
All the best.
did kcet registration for 2021 start?? when will it start ??
Kcet examination registration hasn't started as the application form has not been released yet but yes your Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2021 examination date has been announced according to which it will be conducted on 7th July and 8th July , 2021
Kcet application form will be tentatively released by the end of this month i. e May 2021 by the conducting authority i. e Karnataka Examinations authority in online mode at its official website i. e cetonline.karnataka . gov . in , you can keep an eye on it to get updates regarding examination date or application form release or alternately you can follow our page for updates at
Once the application form of kcet gets released you can fill the form following The below steps
* first you need to visit the official website cetonline.karnataka. gov. in and then do kcet registration to generate your login credentials,
*then fill the form, you will have to fill your personal details ,educational details and contact details.
* and after that you need to go for uploading your documents :-
-) your photograph:- should be coloured one with white background
-) your signature
-) impression of your left thumb
-) your parents signature /left thumb impression
The documents need to be uploaded with following specifications
-)size should be 5 to 40 KB
-)Dimension should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
-)should be in jpg/jpeg format
* then pay the application fee
-) General/OBC category- Rs. 500
-)SC or ST or Female Candidates needs to pay only Rs. 250
-) those who have studied outside Karnataka needs to pay Rs. 750
*and finally you should take the printout of confirmation page
Till the application form gets released you should continue your kcet preparation, go well through the chapters , solve numericals and mcqs after finishing each chapter, follow a timetable to avoid wastage of time and once you are done with your KCET syllabus focus on revision and then go through previous year question papers and mock test papers.
If you have any other doubt/query then you can always reach us to clear them :) we are always available to help you out and guide you
how can I give kcet if I am from Kolkata
unfortunately you are not eligible to appear for the KCET Examinations if you reside from Kolkata. To be able to appear for KCET, candidates are required to have a domicile certificate of Karnataka or should have done their education in the state of Karnataka. However, if you would like to study BTech/B.E. in Karnataka, you can appear for the COMEDK Examination, which is conducted solely for students from other states interested in studying in colleges in Karnataka.
KCET last date for entrance examination
The official notification for admission through KCET 2021 is not yet released. Although the exam is scheduled on July 7, 2021 and July 8, 2021 the registrations dates are yet to be announced. So please wait until the official notification is released by KEA authorities. All the interested candidates can apply as per schedule. Keep an eye on updates. To check more details and other related information click on the link below