About KCET 2013: Karnataka CET is an entrance exam conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority in order to provide admission to the eligible candidates for various courses in engineering in the colleges under the state
KCET 2013 General Eligibility:
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Candidates who has passed the 10+2/PUC or equivalent exam with an aggregate minimum of 45% (40 % for SC/ST)
Must have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects
Candidates must have studied English as one of the languages of study
Candidates who has passed the 10+2/PUC or equivalent exam with an aggregate minimum of 50% (45 % for SC/ST) with Mathematics as one of the subjects
Must have secured 40% in NATA
KCET 2013 Category Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must satisfy one of the following Eligibility Criteria to be eligible for selection of Government seats in Government, Aided, Private Un-aided Minority / Non-minority institutions through KEA:
a. The candidate Must have studied in Karnataka for a minimum period of Seven years from Class 1 to Class XII in a school recognised by the Karnataka Board. (Class XI & XII must have been from Karnataka)
b. The candidate must have studied 10 + 2 in Karnataka and whose parents (either of them) have studied in Karnataka for a minimum period of seven years.
c. Candidates whose mother tongue is Kanada, Tulu, Kodava (either parents mother tongue) with either of the parents domiciled in Karnataka. The candididate must have passed 10 + 2 from a University or Board or any other Institution located outside Karnataka and his/her residence must be outside the State of Karnataka as on 1st May of 2012. Such a candidate must undergo a Kannada Language test conducted by KEA
d.Candidates whose mother tongue is Kannada, Tulu or Kodava and who have resided and studied for a period of SEVEN YEARS between Class I & XII in disputed Kannada speaking area of South Sholapur or Akkalkot or Jath or Gadhinglaj Taluks of Maharashtra State or Kasargod or Hosadurga Taluks of Kerala State. Such a candidate must undergo a Kannada Language test conducted by KEA
e. TheChildren of defence personnel who have worked in Karnataka for a minimum period of one year. The candidate must have studied at least that one year (10 +2) in karnataka to avail this quota
f. Children of defence personnel who at the time of joining the defence forces had declared his hometown in Karnataka must submit proof to this effect. The candidate must have passed 10 + 2 from any recognised board
g. Children of defense personnel who have served in Karnataka for a minimum of one year and are away on active duty with their family staying back in Karnataka. Such a candidate must have passed 10+ 2 from Karnataka
h. Children of ex-servicemen who at the time of joining the defence service had declared his hometown in Karnataka must produce proof of such domicile from the “Deputy Director, Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement”. Such a candidate must passed 10 +2 from a recognized board in India.
i. Children of an employee of the Union Government or an employee of the Union or Karnataka State Government Undertaking or Joint Sector Undertaking, who is liable to be transferred anywhere in India as per the terms and conditions of his employment and who has worked in Karnataka for a minimum period of one year during the Two year period of study of candidates in PUC / 11th and 12th Standard course. Such a candidate must have passed 10+2 from Karnataka
j. Children of a working or retired employee of the Union Government or employee of Union or Karnataka State Government undertaking or Joint Sector undertaking had declared his hometown in Karnataka at the time of joining service and had studied in any Government or Government recognized educational institution or institutions located in Karnataka for a minimum period of seven years; and was or is liable to be transferred anywhere in India as per the terms and conditions of his employment.
Such a candidate must passed 10 +2 from a recognized board in India.
k. Children of Members of Parliament elected from Karnataka who have passed 10 + 2 from a recognized board in India.
l. Children of serving or retired employee of All India Service of Karnataka cadre under the Karnataka State Government, who has served or is serving outside the State of Karnataka during the candidate’s study duration outside the State from 1st standard to 12th standard examination can be added to make up the seven years study within Karnataka as required under clause (a) above
m. Children of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants should submit proof of such migration (IDENTITY CARD) obtained and produced from the jurisdictional “District Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner” of any state in India.
n. Candidates who have studied TEN full academic years in Kannada Medium from 1st standard to 10th standard outside the state of Karnataka need not appear for Kannada Language Test conducted by KEA. Such a candidate should have studied and passed the qualifying examination from any Government or Government recognised educational institution
o. Children whose parent is serving in Central Armed Police Force service, and who had declared his hometown in Karnataka at the time of joining the CAPF service (Central Armed Police Force), must submit such proof from the Record Office of the CAPF Unit where the Parent’s service records are maintained. Such a candidate must passed 10 +2 from a recognized board in India.
Candidates have to submit the requisite documents as specified in the brochure depending upon the eligibility as per the above mentioned clauses