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Karnataka CET

The Government of Karnataka established Common Entrance Test Cell in the year 1994 for conducting of Entrance Test and to determine the merit of the candidates for admission to Professional courses such as Medical, Dental, Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy, Engineering / Technology & Architecture courses. To expand the activities of the CET Cell, the Government has converted the Common Entrance Test Cell in to an autonomous body Registered under Societies Registration Act 1960 called “Karnataka Examinations Authority” (KEA). In order to obtain admission to any of the professional courses through KEA, a candidate must appear for the Common Entrance Test, which will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Bangalore. The Common Entrance Test-2013 will be conducted at 50 places, spread over Karnataka.

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2013 is being conducted for the purpose of determining the eligibility / merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates and the ward/s of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants to the First year or First semester of full time courses in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering, Technology courses and Architecture course, in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2013-14.

KCET – 2013 Important Dates

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Karnataka CET 2013 Eligibility Criteria

a)  A candidate who has passed the qualifying exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study.

b)  Minimum aggregate is of 45% marks in the optional subjects in the qualifying exam is eligible for Engineering / Technology courses.

c)  For SC / ST category minimum aggregate is reduced to 40%, provided that, the marks obtained by the candidate in Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science in the qualifying exam, will be considered in place of Chemistry, in case the marks obtained in Chemistry is less for required aggregate percentage, only for the purpose of determination of eligibility and not for the purpose of determination of rank, in respect of Engineering / Technology courses.

d)  Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination by taking the marks in equal proportions, the Engineering rank list will be prepared and published.

KCET 2013 Exam Centres

CET 2013 exam will held more than 50 centers across the country. Detail list has been mentioned in the prospectus. Candidate wish to get the complete list should download the brochure available at http://kea.kar.nic.in/cet2013/brochure.pdf

Karnataka CET 2013 Syllabus

Karnataka CET 2013 Exam Pattern

The Common Entrance Test will be held in TWO days in FOUR different sessions for four subjects. On the first day, test will be conducted for Biology and Mathematics subjects in two sessions and on the next day test will be conducted for Physics and Chemistry subjects in two sessions. Each paper will be conducted for 60 marks each with 80 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (Objective) Multiple Choice type. The question paper in each subject will be in 16 different versions and each question will have four different options. There will be no negative marks for wrong answers.

Biology:

Date of Exam                                          01-05-2013(Wednesday)

Time of Exam                                         10.30 a.m. to 11.50 a.m.

No of Questions                                     60

Duration                                                  80 mins

Total Marks                                            60

Mathematics:

Date of Exam                                          01-05-2013(Wednesday)

Time of Exam                                         2.30 p.m. to 3.50 p.m.

No of Questions                                     60

Duration                                                  80 mins

Total Marks                                            60

Physics:

Date of Exam                                          02-05-2013(Thursday)

Time of Exam                                         10.30 a.m. to 11.50 a.m.

No of Questions                                     60

Duration                                                  80 mins

Total Marks                                            60

Chemistry:

Date of Exam                                          02-05-2013(Thursday)

Time of Exam                                         2.30 p.m. to 3.50 p.m.

No of Questions                                     60

Duration                                                  80 mins

Total Marks                                            60

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