KCET 2021 - KEA has started KCET application form 2021 correction from July 20. The KCET 2021 edit facility is available till 23. KCET 2021 exam date is August 28 and 29. The authorities have also released the KCET syllabus 2021 on the official website.
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KEA has started KCET 2021 application form correction facility.
KCET 2021 application form released on June 15. Apply online.
KCET exam date 2021 revised; exam to be held on August 28 & 29.
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Candidates will be required to submit the application form of KCET 2021 before the last date. Karnataka CET 2021 shall be conducted offline as a pen and paper-based test. Karnataka Examinations Authority conducts the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2021 for admissions into various courses including B.Tech. Read the full article to know more about KCET 2021.
KCET full form
Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Commonly known as
|KCET 2021 official website||cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea|
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Level of Examination
State Level Exam
Mode of Application
Mode of Examination
Number of candidates appeared in KCET Previous session
The authorities release the official KCET exam notification containing information about the exam. Interested aspirants may check out the events and all their corresponding KCET exam date 2021 to stay updated.
KCET 2021 Dates
KCET 2021 application form date
June 15, 2021 (Started)
Last date for KCET registration 2021
July 20, 2021 (till 6.00 pm)
|Last date to pay KCET application fee||July 20, 2021|
KCET application correction facility
July 20 to 23, 2021
Release of KCET admit card
August 13, 2021
Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2021 Date
August 28 and 29, 2021
Declaration of result
To be notified
To be notified
Candidates who want to appear for the KCET exam 2021 should know about the basic KCET eligibility criteria before applying. Given below are the eligibility norms to be compiled by candidates applying for Karnataka CET 2021:
Karnataka Examinations Authority released the KCET application form on June 15. The KCET application form 2021 was released on the official website. Candidates were required to fill and submit the KCET 2021 application form before the last date- July 20. Eligible candidates were required to provide various personal and academic details and upload the requisite documents while filling the KCET application form 2021. They will also have to pay the Karnataka CET 2021 application fee in online mode as shown in the table below:
KCET Application Fees
GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B candidates of Karnataka
SC/ ST/ CAT-1 candidates of Karnataka
Candidates having studied outside Karnataka
|Candidates outside India||Rs 5,000|
The authorities have provided the facility of KCET 2021 application form correction in online mode from July 20 to 23. To make any changes during this period, candidates will have to log in using their user ID and password. Registered candidates who made any mistake while filling the Karnataka CET 2021 application form will get an opportunity to make corrections in the same through online mode. The authorities will provide a provision to make changes in particular sections and this may or may not include the preference in KCET exam cities.
The authorities will release the prospective cities where the KCET exam 2021 will be conducted. While filling the KCET exam form, candidates will be required to opt for the cities where they would like to appear for the exam in the order of preference. The authorities shall allot the exact KCET exam centres 2021 based on the number of candidates and availability of seats which shall be reflected through the Karnataka CET 2021 admit card.
The authorities have released the exam pattern of KCET 2021 which reflects various details about the question paper and exam. Till now, the Karnataka CET 2021 has been conducted offline in pen and paper mode. Candidates may find the complete details of the KCET exam pattern 2021 through the following table.
KCET 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
Offline (Pen and Paper-based)
Medium of Exam
1 hour and 20 minutes
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Types of Question
Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions
Mathematics - 60 questions
Chemistry - 60 questions
Physics - 60 questions
The authorities have released the detailed syllabus of the KCET 2021 exam containing all the retained and deleted topics for the entrance. However, the KCET syllabus prescribed by the authorities is that of the Pre-University Education Department of Karnataka. KCET exam syllabus is also divided into three sections of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. It is crucial for future aspirants to have a grip over the KCET 2021 syllabus so that they have a direction for preparation.
Candidates who wish to appear for KCET 2021 should practice as many question papers as possible for a better understanding of the topics. KCET sample papers and previous year question papers also help candidates know as to what kind of questions can be expected in the final examination. The KCET 2021 sample papers will comply with the exam pattern as well and will be divided into two papers with paper 1 for Mathematics and paper 2 for Physics and Chemistry respectively.
The authorities shall release the KCET admit card in online mode on August 13. KCET 2021 admit card will be released for registered candidates through login accessible by candidates by entering the login credentials. The KCET exam admit card 2021 shall contain various details like the date and time of the entrance examination along with the complete address of the exam centre. Candidates will have to download and get a print out of the KCET admit card 2021 and carry it to the exam day to the exam centre for the purpose of verification.
The authorities shall release the provisional answer key of KCET 2021 a few days after the exam is conducted. This KCET answer key contains the answers to the question paper of KCET and the same will be subject to challenge by the candidates who are not satisfied with the response reflected in it.
Candidates will be able to raise challenges against the KCET 2021 answer key within a specified period of time. The authorities will finally announce the KCET result considering the candidate challenges and this will be followed by the release of the final answer key.
The authorities are expected to announce the KCET result 2021 a few days after the exam is conducted. Candidates will be able to access their KCET result online through the official website by logging in using their registration number and password. The KCET 2021 result shall contain the subject-wise as well as the total score obtained by candidates in Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2021. The marks obtained in the exam will be the basis for further admissions.
The authorities shall release cutoff marks for KCET 2021 after each round of counselling. KCET cutoff 2021 will be released in the form of a pdf and the cutoff marks have to be complied with by candidates for admission through KCET. Candidates who have a score above the KCET cutoff marks will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. The KCET 2021 cutoff marks will be different for each college, course, category and round of counselling.
As the authorities shall announce the KCET 2021 cutoff in future, candidates may refer to the previous year ones to have an idea.
KCET 2019 Cutoff
Type of Candidates
Second Extended Round
KCET 2018 Cutoff
Type of Candidates
The authorities will conduct the counselling process for KCET 2021 in online mode. The authorities require candidates to register online through the official website and save their choice of colleges and courses for participating in KCET counselling. Only those candidates who crack the KCET 2021 and comply with the cutoff marks announced by the authorities will be eligible for participating in the counselling. The process shall include verification of documents by the authorities followed by allotment of seats accordingly.
The authorities shall announce the mock seat allotment after the Karnataka Common Entrance Test result after which, candidates will be allowed to change the preference of colleges and institutes saved by candidates. This will be followed by two rounds of KCET seat allotment along with a second extended and special round.
The allotment of seats for KCET 2021 shall be done solely on a merit basis considering the choices filled by candidates and also the availability of seats in the respective institutes. Thus, candidates are advised to research before going ahead with filling the choice of college and courses during the KCET 2021 counselling process.
There are several institutes that offer engineering admissions based on KCET 2021 scores and shall be regarded as participating institutes. The list of KCET participating institutes is released by the authorities through the official website only. The list of KCET 2021 participating institutes is important because candidates can search about the courses offered at a particular institute, the expected cutoff marks as per previous trends and other factors. This will help them while opting for the preferred colleges during KCET 2021 counselling.
KCET Seat Matrix
KCET Seat Matrix
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The official brochure for the exam shall also contain the reservation criteria for candidates seeking admission through Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2021. Admissions through the entrance test shall be done as per reservation criteria in all engineering colleges as shown in the table below:
Reservation Policy for KCET 2021
Reservation of Seats
OBC/SC/ST under category - 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B
As per Government orders
15% of the government seats
Kannada Medium Candidates
5% of government seats
Wards of Jammu and Kashmir Migrants
1 seat in each engineering institute
Defence Personnel (Karnataka Origin)
10% seats in all engineering institutes
As per specifications
Karnataka Examinations Authority,
Sampige Road, 18th Cross,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore - 560012.
Phone No: 080 - 23460460