Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Karnataka Common Entrance Test

KCET Exam 2024: Answer Key, Result, Cutoff, Counselling, Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus & Question Papers

KCET Exam 2024: KEA released the provisional answer key for Karnataka CET Exam 2024 online. Candidates will be able to check their KCET results on cetonline.karnataka.gov.in, once released.
KCET Exam 2024

KCET Exam 2024

KCET Exam 2024: The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the provisional answer key for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024. The KCET entrance exam was conducted on April 18 and 19, 2024. Candidates who appeared for the entrance exam can check and download the provisional answer key through the official website - cetonline.karnataka.gov.in.

Candidates raised their objections to the provisional answer key till May 7, 2024 (till 11 pm). The result for the KCET Exam 2024 will be released on May 20, 2024. Along with the announcement of the results, the examination authority will also release the final answer key.

Latest Updates: 

  • The KEA has asked the students who have passed their CBSE, CISCE, 10+2, IGCSE board etc, including J and K, Repeater students of Karnataka 2nd PU, CBSE, CISCE, 10+2 to upload their marks online before May 20, 2024.
  • The KCET application edit window to correct RD numbers will be made available for the students till May 15, 2024, till 11.59 pm. 

KCET Exam 2024: Highlights

Candidates who appeared for the Karnataka UGCET exams 2024 can check the important exam highlights in the table below:

Particulars

Details

Name of Examination

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

Exam Conducting Body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Frequency of Examination

Once a Year

Exam Dates

April 18 and 19, 2024

Result date

May 20, 2024

Type of Examination

Entrance Examination 

(For admission into various engineering, agriculture & pharmacy courses/colleges)

Level of Examination

State (Karnataka)

Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper Format)

Medium of Examination

English & Kannada

Type of Questions 

Multiple Choice Questions (Objective Type)

Subjects to be Prepared

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Biology
  • Kannada Language Test (Only for Kannadiga Candidates)

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer
  • No negative marking for wrong answers

What is KCET Exam 2024? 

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Through the KCET exam, eligible candidates are given admission into various engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy courses/colleges in the state of Karnataka.

Candidates preparing for the KCET exam must carefully go through the exam pattern and the latest exam syllabus. They are advised to practise as many previous years’ KCET question papers as possible in order to prepare more effectively for the KCET exam.

KCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the KCET exam must ensure that they satisfy the KCET eligibility criteria. In order to appear for the KCET exam, candidates must have passed the class 12th examination/ 2nd PUC (Pre-Univeristy Course) or equivalent examination. It must be noted that the academic eligibility criteria for admission into various professional courses like engineering, pharmacy etc. will be different. 

As per the KCET age limit criteria, the candidate must have acquired the age of 17 years in order to appear for the exam. However, there is no upper age limit for appearing in the KCET entrance examination. Candidates are advised to carefully read the KCET eligibility criteria for the particular course they seek admission. 

KCET Application Form 2024

Candidates who fulfil the KCET eligibility criteria can fill out the KCET application form through the official KEA website. The steps to fill out the KCET application form 2024 are as follows:

  • Go to the official KEA website & click on the “UGCET -2024 Online Application Link”
  • Register yourself by entering your required personal details
  • You will then receive an application number and user ID at your registered mobile number
  • Next, log into the KEA website using your application number and user ID
  • Enter the required details in the online KCET application form
  • Preview your application form
  • Pay the requisite fees via an appropriate payment gateway
  • Submit your KCET application form and take its printout 

Candidates must ensure that they complete all the steps involved in the application process in order to successfully register for the KCET exam.

KCET Admit Card 2024

After successful completion of the KCET 2024 registration process, candidates will receive their KCET admit card. The admit cards has been made available on the official KEA website. The steps to download the KCET admit card 2024 are as follows:

  • Go to the official KEA website 
  • Then, click on the “UG CET 2024 Download Admission Ticket” link
  • You will then have to enter your registration number and date of birth in the given fields
  • Click on the “Submit” button
  • Your KCET admit card 2024 will appear on the screen

Candidates must carry their KCET admit card to the exam centre on all exam days. 

KCET Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates must familiarise themselves with the latest KCET exam pattern and marking scheme. This will help the candidates to efficiently prepare for the KCET entrance exam. Students will be awarded with 1 mark for every correct answer and there will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Karnataka CET Syllabus 2024

Along with the latest exam pattern, candidates must also carefully go through the KCET Syllabus 2024. Candidates must note that the questions that will be asked in the KCET 2024 exam will be based on the 1st & 2nd PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka. 

Candidates are advised to prepare for the KCET exam in a structured manner. This will help them to improve their performance in the entrance examination.

KCET 2024 Question Papers

Candidates are advised to solve the previous years’ KCET question papers while preparing for the exam. By solving past year papers, candidates can identify the topics and questions that are important and recurring. With the help of such insights, candidates can focus on preparing important topics and avoid wasting their time.

Read More: KCET Question Papers 2024

KCET Answer Key 2024

A few days after the completion of the KCET exam, the provisional KCET answer key is released by KEA. Candidates can use the provisional answer key for KCET marks calculation. Candidates can also raise objections against the provisional KCET answer key. The subject expert committee will then review the objections sent in by the candidates and then release the final KCET answer key. It must be noted that no challenges will be accepted against the final answer key. The KCET 2024 results will be prepared on the basis of the final KCET answer key 2024.

KEA KCET Result 2024

Usually KCET results released a few weeks after the successful completion of the KCET exam. The results will be made available on the official website of KEA. The KCET result 2024 are released in the form of the scores obtained by the candidates in the KCET examination. Candidates can check their KCET 2024 result with the help of the following steps:

  • Visit the official KEA website and click on the  “KCET Result 2024” link
  • Then, enter your KCET registration number and the first four characters of your name in the given fields
  • Next, click on the “Submit” tab
  • Your KCET 2024 result will appear on the screen

KCET Counselling 2024

After the declaration of the KCET results, KEA will release separate KCET merit lists/rank lists for admission into various professional courses. Candidates whose names will be included in the KCET rank list will be eligible to participate in the KCET counselling 2024 process. Through the counselling process, eligible candidates will be given admission into the various professional institutes in the state of Karnataka.

KCET Cut Off 2024

The KCET cutoff will be released after the completion of each round of the KCET counselling process. Candidates who score marks equal to or more than the KCET cutoff will be eligible for admission into the various professional colleges in Karnataka. A separate KCET cut-off will be released for different streams like engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, architecture etc.

Read More: KCET Cut Off 2024

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the full form of KCET?

The acronym KCET stands for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET).

Who conducts the KCET exam?

KCET is conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) every year.

Which courses can I get admission into after clearing the KCET exam?

Candidates who clear the KCET exam and whose names feature in the KCET rank list will be eligible for admission into various engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, and architecture courses/colleges in the state of Karnataka.

How can I download my KCET admit card 2024?

Candidates can download their KCET admit card 2024 by clicking on the “UGCET 2024 Download Admission Ticket” link available on the official KEA website.

KCET 2024 exam will be conducted in which mode?

The KCET exam 2024 were conducted in offline mode (pen and paper format).

Will there be any negative marking in the KCET exam 2024?

No, there is no provision for negative marking in the KCET examination.

What is the syllabus for the KCET 2024 examination?

For the KCET exam, candidates will be required to prepare the 1st & 2nd PUC (Pre-University Course) syllabi (for the respective subjects) as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka.

Where can I find the previous years’ KCET question papers?

Candidates can download the past years’ KCET papers by clicking on this link KCET Question Papers 2024.

From where can I download the previous years’ KCET cutoff for the engineering stream?

Candidates can download the previous years’ KCET cutoff for the engineering stream by clicking on this link KCET Cut Off 2024.

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