Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Karnataka Common Entrance Test

KCET Syllabus 2024: Check Subject-Wise Syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics

KCET syllabus is based on the 1st & 2nd PUC syllabi as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka. Candidates preparing for the KCET exam must carefully study the syllabus and accordingly plan their preparation.
KCET Syllabus 2024

KCET Syllabus 2024

KCET Syllabus 2024: KCET syllabus is released along with the official KCET notification. Candidates must note that the  KCET syllabus will be based on the 1st & 2nd PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka. In 2023, the KCET syllabus was revised as certain reductions were made in the 1st & 2nd PUC syllabi.

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Candidates must ensure that they refer to the latest syllabus while preparing for the exam. Along with this, candidates must also develop a clear understanding of the KCET Exam Pattern 2024. The KCET exam will be conducted in offline mode, i.e., in pen and paper format. The question paper will have questions in both English & Kannada language. Each paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and each question will carry 1 mark. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Candidates are also advised to solve various previous years’ KCET Question Papers 2024. This will help the students to prepare more comprehensively for the exam. By solving past years’ questions, candidates can also identify the important topics and devote more time to preparing such topics. 

KCET Reduced Syllabus PDF

In 2023, the KCET syllabus was revised as specific reductions have been made in the 1st & 2nd PUC syllabi. Candidates must go through the revised syllabus and accordingly prepare for the KCET exam. They can download the KCET reduced syllabus PDF from the links given below:

Particulars

PUC I Revised Syllabus 

PUC II Revised Syllabus 

KCET Physics Syllabus 2024

Physics PUC I Syllabus

Chapter No.

Chapter Name

1

Physical World

2

Units and Measurement

3

Motion in a Straight Line

4

Motion in a Plane

5

Laws of Motion

6

Work, Power and Energy

7

System of Particle and Rotational Motion

8

Gravitation

9

Mechanical Properties of Solid

10

Mechanical Properties of Fluid

11

Thermal Properties of Matter

12

Thermodynamics

13

Kinetic Theory

14

Oscillation

15

Waves

Physics PUC II Syllabus

Chapter No.

Chapter Name

1

Electric Charges and Fields

2

Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

3

Current Electricity

4

Moving Charges and Magnetism

5

Magnetism and Matter

6

Electromagnetic Induction

7

Alternating Current

8

Electromagnetic Waves

9

Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

10

Wave Optics

11

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

12

Atoms

13

Nuclei

14

Semiconductor Electronics: Material, Devices and Simple Circuits

KCET Chemistry Syllabus 2024

Chemistry PUC I Syllabus

Unit No.

Chapter Name

1

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

2

Structure of Atom

3

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

4

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

5

States of Matter

6

Thermodynamics

7

Equilibrium

8

Redox Reactions

9

Hydrogen

10

The s-Block Elements

11

The p-Block Elements

12

Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

13

Hydrocarbons

14

Environmental Chemistry

Chemistry PUC II Syllabus

Unit No.

Chapter Name

1

The Solid State

2

Solutions

3

Electrochemistry

4

Chemical Kinetics

5

Surface Chemistry

7

The p-Block Elements

8

The d- and f-Block Elements

9

Coordinate Compounds

10

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

11

Alcohols, Phenols and Ether

12

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

13

Amines

14

Biomolecules

KCET Biology Syllabus 2024

Biology PUC I Syllabus

Unit No.

Chapter Name

1

Diversity in the Living World

2

Structural Organisation in Plants and Animals

3

Structure and Functions

4

Plant Physiology

5

Human Physiology

Biology PUC II Syllabus

Unit No.

Chapter Name

6

Reproduction

7

Genetics and Evolution

8

Biology in Human Welfare

9

Biotechnology

10

Ecology

KCET Maths Syllabus 2024

Mathematics PUC I Syllabus

Chapter No.

Chapter Name

1

Sets

2

Relations and Functions

3

Trigonometric Function

4

Principle of Mathematical Induction

5

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

6

Linear Inequalities

7

Permutations and Combination

8

Binomial Theorem

9

Sequence and Series

10

Straight Lines

12

Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry

13

Limits and Derivatives

15

Statistics

16

Probability

Mathematics PUC II Syllabus

Chapter No.

Chapter Name

1

Relations and Functions

2

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

3

Matrices

4

Determinants

5

Continuity and Differentiability

6

Application of Derivatives

7

Integrals

8

Application of Integrals

9

Differential Equations

10

Vector Algebra

11

Three-dimensional Geometry

12

Linear Programming

13

Probability

KCET Exam Pattern 2024

Along with the exam syllabus, candidates must also be well aware of the latest KCET exam pattern and marking scheme.

The details of the latest KCET exam pattern 2024 have been given in the table below:

Particulars

Details 

Name of Exam

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen & Paper Format)

Medium of Examination

English & Kannada

Subjects

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Biology

Kannada Language Test (For Kannadiga Candidates)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (Objective Type)

No. of Questions 

60 questions in each paper

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark awarded for every correct answer
  • No negative marking for incorrect answer

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the syllabus for the KCET 2024 exam?

For the KCET exam, candidates are required to prepare the PUC I & II syllabi as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka.

Where can I find the detailed KCET syllabus 2024?

The KCET syllabus is released along with the official KCET notification. Once the KCET 2024 notification is out, candidates can download the same from the official KEA website. 

How to prepare for the KCET exam 2024?

Candidates must refer to the PUC I & II syllabi while preparing for the exam. Solving previous years’ KCET Question Papers 2024 will also help the candidates effectively prepare for the exam.

Can I crack the KCET exam without coaching?

Yes, candidates can prepare for the KCET exam without coaching. By understanding the KCET Exam Pattern 2024 and syllabus well, candidates can develop their own exam preparation strategy. This will enable them to efficiently prepare for the exam.

In what mode will the KCET exam be conducted?

KCET exam will be conducted in offline mode across various examination centres in the state of Karnataka.

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