What is Karnataka PGCET?

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts Karnataka PGCET for admission to M.E./M.Tech courses in the State of Karnataka. GATE qualified candidates are exempt from the entrance exam, but will have to apply along with the other candidates. Read More

Karnataka PGCET Application Details

  • Candidates must first register by entering personal details including name, parents’ names, date of birth, email ID, mobile, etc. They also have to enter their chosen user ID and password.

  • After registration, the application number is generated and candidates must log in using their chosen user ID and password.

  • After logging in, candidates need to enter their personal & academic details and address. GATE qualified candidates have to enter their GATE details.

  • Candidates need to upload their scanned photograph, signature and left thumb impression.

  • They must download the e-challan and pay the fees.

  • After payment, candidates must enter the details and print their application form.

  • They must affix a photograph (similar to the scanned one), put their signature and left thumb impression as specified, and keep it safe to be furnished during counselling.



Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be from Karnataka and meet the specified domicile requirements.

  • Applicants must have passed B.Tech/B.E or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates).

  • It is mandatory that all applicants must have studied in Karnataka for a minimum of seven years from class I to the qualifying exam.

  • Candidates with valid GATE scores need not appear for Karnataka PGCET. They are given preference over the others during seat allotment.


Karnataka PGCET Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective

Karnataka PGCET Exam Centers

Karnataka PGCET exam will be held at 12 centers across the country

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Karnataka PGCET Counselling Details

  • Candidates who have qualified in GATE or Karnataka PGCET must first attend the document verification as per the schedule given by KEA.

  • After completion of verification, candidates are issued a verification slip and a unique Key word.

  • Candidates have to log in and enter their web options as per their preference of course and college.

  • Seat allotment is done on the basis of merit list, options entered by candidates and vacancies.


Karnataka PGCET Counselling Centers

Karnataka PGCET counselling will be held at 1 center across the country

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Karnataka PGCET

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Ankitha 16 hours ago

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AnkithaLast Seen: 16 hours 10 min agoJoined on: 01-Jun-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I did not download my pgcet application and i dont know my application number ...can anyone please tell me what to do??

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yash raja 16 hours ago

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Yash RajaLast Seen: 6 hours 22 min agoJoined on: 05-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello ,the basic thing is to go through the official website of the karnataka pg cet .then ask your query or else you can even call the help line centers for further assistance .all the very best for ...Read More

Maneesha 2 days ago

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ManeeshaLast Seen: 1 day 8 hours agoJoined on: 30-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Sir,i have studied first to 12 in kerala.And now i am doing BE in karnataka.Am i eligible to write pgcet?

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Anjori ChitranshiLast Seen: 5 hours 50 min agoJoined on: 16-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Greetings!Yes, you are eligible to write PGCET exam. The only criteria for eligibility is that the candidate must obtain a Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years from a recognized University.As you...Read More
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Pawle Md. Umar R.Last Seen: 1 day 13 hours agoJoined on: 17-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I have not appeared for Karnataka PGCET exam 2018. But I have qualified GATE 2018. Am I eligible to apply for Karnataka colleges now?

Is there a separate counseling for GATE candidates like Andhra Pradesh state? If yes, then when it will start?

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K R MANIKANDANLast Seen: 1 day 7 hours agoJoined on: 25-Nov-2013Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Umar,You can apply for PG courses with valid GATE score in colleges of Karnataka.Al most all colleges accept GATE scores. You can apply through online or direct consultation with the college.All...Read More
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Allwin 5 days ago

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AllwinLast Seen: 10 hours 15 min agoJoined on: 24-Feb-2014Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

When will be editing for Karnataka pgcet exam 2018 online application form be released for MBA/MCA ?

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Ranjini Basu 4 days ago

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Ranjini BasuLast Seen: 7 hours 8 min agoJoined on: 16-Nov-2017Education Interest: Study AbroadEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Allwin, Thanks for your query. Would like to inform that the last date to submit completed Karnataka PGCET 2018 online application form was June 10, 2018. The official brochure does not mentio...Read More

Vikram 7 days ago

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VikramLast Seen: 5 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 17-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

What is the minimum qualifying score on 100 for Mechanical stream to get any rank in Karnataka PGCET. This is for managemy seat.

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Priyankk SharmaLast Seen: 1 day 16 hours agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello dear,it is not possible to quantify your chances of selection but I can assure you that you can get at least mechanical branch seat at this rank. Besides, remember that you have more chances of ...Read More