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
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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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Basavaraj K 5 months ago

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Basavaraj KLast Seen: 3 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 03-Jan-2017

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 5 months ago

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Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 6 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016

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


All the best!


sharan 6 months ago

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SharanLast Seen: 5 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 01-Jun-2017

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 6 months ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 55 min 46 sec agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014
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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Anil kumar Anil 6 months ago

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Anil Kumar AnilLast Seen: 5 months 1 week agoJoined on: 31-Dec-2016

Please provide me the result date of Karnataka PGCET

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Surbhi Mehtani 6 months ago

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Surbhi MehtaniLast Seen: 22 min 30 sec agoJoined on: 02-Mar-2017
Hi The result of Karnataka PGCET will be announced in the month of July; no specific date has been announced as of yet. You can check the result of Karnataka PGCET 2017 when it will be announced, b...Read More
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Ravipratap Singh ChandrawatLast Seen: 6 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 19-Apr-2017

I haven't cleared GATE.I am non- Karnataka student. have studied all my education in M.p. can i get admission through PGCET karnataka?

While filling form it automatically choose eligibility clause code N. am i get admission on the basis of PGCET score?

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AMEY KULKARNI 8 months ago

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You have to check the eligibility clauses during submission of application. If you satisfy any one of those, then you can apply for PGCET.

Yousuf Ahmed 10 months ago

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Yousuf AhmedLast Seen: 8 months 1 week agoJoined on: 27-Feb-2017

Can non local apply for Karnataka pgcet?

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 10 months ago

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Hi, Yes they can. Allotment of seats for Karnataka PGCET candidates will be 90% for Karnataka candidates and 10% for non Karnataka candidates. Even the reservation guidelines will be applicable o...Read More