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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Theja HA 20 days ago

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Theja HALast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 04-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

MTech pgcet previous year question papers

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Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 22 hours 14 min agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Graduate & Above

I would suggest you to download the previous year papers from below link -




Good Luck!!!


patil swaraj 1 month ago

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Patil SwarajLast Seen: 1 month 2 hours agoJoined on: 19-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I have lost my challan after payment do i need it .how can i get?

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Somnath Roy ChowdhuryLast Seen: 16 hours 15 min agoJoined on: 20-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Please specify your exam name.In most cases it not needed after submission.

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Vipin Gautam 1 month ago

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Vipin GautamLast Seen: 10 hours 3 min agoJoined on: 12-Nov-2013Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Outsiders of Karnataka Can't apply for this?

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Rahul Kumar 1 month ago

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Rahul KumarLast Seen: 25 min 58 sec agoJoined on: 01-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hii Vipin..There is reservation of seats for the candidates belongs to karnataka so you should apply for private colleges.For more details,please visit:-https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/kar...Read More

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Basavaraj K 7 months ago

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Basavaraj KLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 03-Jan-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I got 155 state ranking in Karnataka pgcet (MBA). can I get pes university. Mine is 3BG category.

Last year's cut off was 208 fr first round d 230 fr second round.

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 7 months ago

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Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 32 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Class 12

Based on your category and rank, you have chances to get into PES university.


All the best!


sharan 8 months ago

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SharanLast Seen: 7 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 01-Jun-2017Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Class 12

Between pda college of Engineering, gulbarga and brindavana college of Engineering, banglore. Which is the best for computer science engg.

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Nancy Johri 8 months ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 2 days 21 hours agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Graduate & Above
Among these two, Brindavan College is better. It is recognized by Government, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi which is the statutory body to approve profession...Read More

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