KCET 2023 : Dates, Document Verification, Result, Cut Off, Counselling Process

KCET 2023: KEA has started the KCET 2023 counselling process. KCET web option entry 2023 is open from August 6 to 9. Candidates can check the seat matrix of KCET 2023 on the official website. Candidates who were declared qualified in Karnataka CET exam and have completed document verification can participate in the KCET counselling 2023. APSCHE will announce the round 1 KCET 2023 seat allotment results on August 16. KCET exam was held as a pen and paper based test on May 20 and 21. Candidates can check all the necessary dates of the KCET 2023 exam, availability of application forms, admit card and etc. on the website.
Also Check: KCET marks vs rank | KCET Answer Key 2023

This Story also Contains

  1. What is the Full Form of KCET?
  2. KCET 2023 Latest News and Updates
  3. KCET 2023 Notification
  4. KCET 2023 Exam Date
  5. KCET 2023 Result
  6. KCET 2023 Question paper
  7. KCET 2023 Answer Key
  8. KCET 2023 Cutoff
  9. KCET 2023 Counselling
  10. KCET 2023 Participating institutes
  11. KCET 2023 Admit card
  12. KCET Exam day guidelines
  13. KCET 2023 Eligibility
  14. KCET 2023 Application Form
  15. KCET 2023 Exam Pattern
  16. KCET 2023 Syllabus
  17. KCET 2023 Best Books
  18. KCET 2023 Preparation tips
  19. KCET 2023 Mock test
  20. KCET 2023 Exam centres

KCET 2023 : Dates, Document Verification, Result, Cut Off, Counselling Process

What is the Full Form of KCET?

The full form of KCET is Karnataka Common Entrance Test. KCET is a state-level examination. Candidates who wish to get admission to engineering colleges in Karnataka, have to appear for KCET 2023 exam. To appear for the KCET entrance test candidates have to fulfil the eligibility criteria of KCET. All the eligible candidates have to submit the KCET application form 2023. Moreover, candidates have to appear for the KCET entrance test as per the schedule. Those who qualify the test have to appear for counselling. Read the article to get complete details on the KCET 2023 exam.

KCET 2023 Latest News and Updates

Check the KCET 2023 latest news and updates here:

  • The authority released KCET 2023 revised seat matrix 2023 on August 2.
  • The authority updated the link for editing the school/college details.
  • KEA has commenced the document verification process.
  • The authorities have released the rank wise online document verification dates. The document verification will start from June 27 to July 15.
  • The authorities released the KCET 2023 Answer key on June 16.
  • KEA declared the KCET 2023 result online on June 15.
  • The authorities have started the RD editing from June 7 to 12.
  • The authorities have extended the marks entry date till June 9.
  • The authorities has released the KCET 2023 Answer Key on May 25, 2023.
  • The authorities has reopened the application form correction window of KCET 2023 from May 21 to 24, 2023.
  • KEA has commenced the KCET 2023 exam on May 20, 2023.
  • The authority is conducting the KCET 2023 exam from May 20 to 21, 2023.
  • The authorities have reopened the KCET 2023 registration from the May 11 to 13 on the official website.
  • The authorities have released the KCET 2023 admit card on the official website on May 5.
  • KEA have revised the special category certificates submission dates. Candidates will be allowed to submit their special category certificates from May 25 to June 1.
  • According to KEA latest notification, 2nd PU supplementary qualified candidates will also be eligible for seat allotment process.
  • The authorities have reopened the KCET 2023 application form correction from April 25 to 27 upto 8 PM.
  • The authorities have extended the KCET 2023 registration from April 24 to April 25 upto 11 AM.
  • The authorities have opened the KCET 2023 application form correction facility from April 12 to 15, 2023.
  • KEA extended the KCET 2023 application form dates till April 9, 2023.
  • The applications who have filled the application before 1 PM on March 4, 2023, have to fill missing details like RD details, LTM, claim reservation benefits, photograph and signature from March 4, to 8, 2023.
  • KCET 2023 application forms released on March 2.
  • KCET 2023 application form is expected to be released soon at kea.kar.nic.in.

KCET 2023 Notification

KEA released the KCET 2023 notification online on March 1. Candidates can check the KCET official notification 2023 on the website, kea.kar.nic.in. The notification of KCET 2023 consists of the application form date, KCET exam date, syllabus, eligibility criteria, result, etc.

KCET 2023 Highlights

KCET full name

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

KCET conducting authority

Karnataka Examinations Authority

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

KCET exam level

State Level Exam

KCET Exam Languages

English and Kannada

KCET Application Mode

Online

KCET Application Fee (General)

Rs. 500

KCET Mode of Exam

Offline

KCET Mode of Counselling

Online / Offline

KCET Participating Colleges

198

KCET Exam Duration

1 Hour 12 minutes

KCET 2023 Exam Date

The KCET exam date 2023 is May 20 and 21 as per the official notification. Candidates can check the KCET 2023 exam dates to know the availability of application form, exam date, admit card release date and much more.

KCET Exam Date 2023

Events

Date

Release date of KCET 2023 notification

March 1, 2023

Availability of KCET 2023 application form

March 2, 2023

End of KCET application form 2023

April 5, 2023

KCET registration extended date 2023

April 24 to 25, 2023 (Reopened)

KCET registration extended date 2023

May 11 to 13, 2023 (Reopened)

Last date to pay KCET application fees

April 7, 2023

Correction in KCET application form

April 12 to 15, 2023

Correction in KCET application form

May 21 to 24, 2023 (Reopened)

Availability of KCET 2023 admit card

May 5, 2023

KCET 2023 exam date

May 20 to 21, 2023

Release of Provisional Answer KeyMay 25, 2023
Raising Objections to Answer KeyMay 26 To 30, 2023

KCET Final Answer Key

June 16, 2023

Class 12 marks entry last date

June 6, 2023

KCET 2023 result date

June 15, 2023

Submission of special category certificatesMay 25 to June 6, 2023

Document uploading for KCET counselling

To be notified

KCET 2023 Result

The authorities declared the KCET 2023 result online on the official website at kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates can check the KCET result 2023 using the registration number. The total marks obtained, subject-wise scores, ranked secured are mentioned in the result of KCET 2023.

How to check KCET 2023 result

Candidates can check the KCET result 2023 online in a few simple steps.

  • Visit the website, kea.kar.nic.in

  • Now click on the KCET result 2023 link

  • Enter the registration number

  • Kar CET result 2023 will display

  • Check and take the print of the KCET 2023 scorecard.

KCET 2023 Question paper

After the conclusion of the KCET entrance exam, candidates should keep the KCET 2023 question paper safe with them. Moreover, KCET 2023 question paper will be required while verifying the answer with the KCET answer key 2023. Candidates shall be able to download the KCET question paper 2023 online from the official website - kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates who are preparing for the KCET exam 2023 can solve the KCET previous year question paper for revision purposes and to be familiar with the KCET exam pattern.

KCET 2023 Answer Key

KEA has released the KCET 2023 answer key online on the official website. Candidates can check the answer key of KCET 2023 after a few days of the exam being conducted. The answer key of KCET 2023 help the candidates to verify their answers and predict their marks. Candidates should be aware of the KCET marking scheme for calculating the marks.

How to download the KCET 2023 answer key

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the KCET 2023 answer key.

  • Visit the website, kea.kar.nic.in

  • Click on the KCET 2023 answer key link

  • Click on the subject wise answer key link

  • KCET answer key pdf will appear

  • Download the answer key pdf of KCET 2023 to cross-check the responses.

How to raise an objection against KCET 2023 answer key

Candidates who had any issues regarding the KCET answer key 2023, could raise the objection. Moreover, candidates had to provide a supporting document to their objection. Candidates who wish to raise an objection against KCET 2023, could submit the objection through the official website. The objection was accepted within the date mentioned by the authorities. Follow the steps to raise objections against KCET 2023.

  • Visit the website, kea.kar.nic.in

  • Login the candidate portal using the CET number and date of birth

  • Click on the option to raise objection against answer key

  • Carefully select the subject, version code, and question paper

  • Provide the details and submit it.

KCET 2023 Cutoff

KEA will release the KCET 2023 cutoff online on the official website. Candidates can check the cutoff of the KCET 2023 website, kea.kar.nic.in. The cutoff is the minimum mark required for admission. Candidates who score above or equal to the KCET cutoff 2023 shall be eligible for admission to the KCET participating colleges. The cutoff of KCEt will be determined on various factors such as exam difficulty level, candidates' performance in the entrance test, availability of seats, and no. of candidates who appeared for the test.

KCET 2023 Counselling

KCET 2023 counseling process started after the declaration of results and merit list. KEA released the details regarding the counselling of KCET 2023 online on the official website. Candidates who have made it to the merit list, have to participate in the KCET counselling 2023, where they have to select a college and course of their choice. The preference will be given based on rank. After the allocation of seats, candidates have to report to the assigned counselling centre for the verification of the documents.

KCET 2023 Participating institutes

KEA released the list of colleges participating in KCET 2023. Candidates can check the list of KCET 2023 participating institutes online. There are a total of 252 participating institutes. Below is the name of a few participating institutes in KCET 2023..

S.No.

Colleges participating in KCET 2023

1.

University Visveswariah College of Engineering

2.

B M S College of Engineering

3.

Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology

4.

R. V. College of Engineering

5.

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

6.

Bangalore Institute of Technology

7.

Islamia Institute of Technology

8.

Bangalore Institute of Technology

9.

M V J College of Engineering

10.

Sir M.Visveswaraya Institute of Technology

KCET 2023 Admit card

KEA has released the KCET 2023 admit card online on the official website. Candidates who are appearing for the KCET exam 2023 can download their admit card on the website, kea.kar.ac.in. While downloading the KCET admit card 2023 candidates have to provide their register number and date of birth. Candidates are advised to check the details printed on the admit card carefully. In case of discrepancy information authorities.The admit card of KCET holds the details such as candidate's basic details, photograph, exam centre name, exam date, and important instructions.

How to download the KCET 2023 admit card

  • Visit the website, kea.kar.ac.in

  • Check the announcement section for KCET admit card 2023 link

  • Click on the link

  • Enter the registration number and date of birth

  • The admit card of KCET will display

  • Take the print of the KCET online admit card

Note: Keep the admit card until the admission process is over.

KCET Exam day guidelines

Candidates need to follow the KCET 2023 exam day guidelines. Some of the exam day guidelines of KCET are as follows:

  • Report to the assigned centre an hour before the KCET entrance test commences.

  • Carry the KCET hall ticket and a photo id proof on the day of the exam.

  • Candidates have to carry their own pen. Borrowing or exchanging is not allowed.

  • Mobile phones, printed or written material, electronic devices, Bluetooth are prohibited in the exam hall.

KCET 2023 Eligibility

Candidates who are appearing for the KCET 2023 exam have to fulfill the Karnataka CET 2023 eligibility criteria. KEA will release the eligibility criteria of KCET 2023 online on the official website - kea.kar.nic.in 2023. Candidates should check their KCET exam eligibility 2023 online before submitting the application form of KCET 2023. If the candidate is found not eligible at any stage of the KCET 2023 admission process, his/her candidature will be cancelled. Below are the KCET 2023 eligibility criteria.

  • Candidate should be of Indian nationality

  • No age limit

  • Passed 2nd PUC / class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics compulsory subjects.

  • Apart from compulsory subjects, candidates must have optional subjects among - Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Electronic with a language subject English.

KCET 2023 Application Form

KEA has closed the application correction window on May 24, 2023. Candidates can fill the form on the website, kea.kar.nic.in. The application form of KCET 2023 is available in online mode only. Moreover, KCET application form 2023 submission can be done online through the KEA UGCET website. Candidates who wish to appear for KCET 2023 exam have to fulfill the eligibility criteria. Before submitting the application form, candidates are advised to fill the sample application for CET 2023 for practice purposes.

How to fill the KCET 2023 application form

Candidates can submit the KCET 2023 application online in a few simple steps. Moreover, candidates are informed that once the declaration is done no changes / edit / add any information to the entries already submitted. So, be careful while submitting the details. Below are the steps to fill the KCET application form 2023:

  • Visit the official website: First of all, candidates have to visit the website kea.kar.nic.in. Hereafter, click on the UGCET 2023 link, and the registration page will appear.

  • Registration: Candidates have to create a new user profile. For new registration candidates have to provide the basics details. Moreover, the email id and mobile number should be valid. After the successful registration, application number and user id will be sent to the candidates on the registered mobile number and email.

  • Make the payment: Candidates have to submit the KCET application fees online. The payment can be done by credit / debit card / net banking / UPI, BHIM, QR Code.

Fees Descriptions

Category

Application Fees (in Rs.)

GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B candidates of Karnataka

Rs. 500/-

CAT- 1 / SC / ST candidates of Karnataka

Rs. 200/-

Candidates studied outside Karnataka

Rs. 750/-

Foreign Candidates

Rs. 5000/-

  • Fill the KCET application form: Candidates have to fill in the General Information like, personal details. Contact details, and educational details.

  • Upload Image: Candidates need to upload the scanned copy of recent passport size color photograph, candidate signature, and parent signature. The photograph and signature should be in jpg / jpeg format.

Document Specification

Document

Size

Dimension

Photograph

Between 5 to 40kb

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

Signature

Between 5 to 40kb

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

Left Thumb Impression

Between 5 to 40kb

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

KCET 2023 Application form correction

KEA has concluded the window for the correction in the application form of KCET 2023 from May 24, 2023. Candidates who wish to make corrections in the KCET application form can edit the details provided while submitting the application form. No changes request will be allowed after the last date of the KCET 2023 application form correction.

KCET 2023 Exam Pattern

The authority released the KCET 2023 exam pattern online on the official website. Candidates who are appearing for KCET 2023 shall be able to check the KCET exam pattern 2023 online. The exam pattern of KCET 2023 will help the candidates to know the exam duration, subject, marking scheme, and the number of questions. KCET question papers are based on topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates have to attempt 180 questions. KCET entrance exam 2023 will be held in offline mode. Check the table to get an idea on the KCET exam pattern 2023.

Particulars

Details

KCET exam mode

Pen-Paper based exam (Offline)

KCET sessions

Session 1 - Mathematics
Session 2 - Physics
Session 3 - Chemistry

Medium of KCET exam

English or Kannada

KCET exam duration

80 minutes (1 Hour 20 min.)

KCET question type

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

KCET total questions

180 questions (60 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Maths)

KCET marking scheme

  • Each question carry 1 mark

  • No negative marking

KCET 2023 Syllabus

The authorities released the KCET syllabus 2023 online on the official website. Candidates can check the KCET information bulletin to know the syllabus of KCET 2023. The syllabus of KCET 2023 help the candidates to know which topic is important for preparation. KCET syllabus 2023 contains the syllabus of first and second PUC as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.

KCET 2023 Best Books

During the preparation of KCET entrance exam apart from the previous question paper, and mock test, books also play a crucial role. Candidates should make a list of the best books for KCET 2023. While looking for a KCET 2023 best book make sure that the content for the book is easily understandable. Moreover, choose a book based on the language that is easy to understand. Here we have tried to share a list of the best books for KCET 2023.

Subject

Book Name

Physics

  • Fundamentals of Physics by S Chand

  • Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK by K. L. Gomber and K. L. Gogia

  • Pradeep’s Fundamental Physics (Class 11 and 12)

  • Physics for Karnataka CET and COMEDK

  • Physics for 1st Year PUC by AS Govind

  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Physics


Chemistry

  • Modern’s Abc of Chemistry, Part 1 and part 2 by S.P. Jauhar

  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Chemistry

  • Pradeep’s New Course Chemistry

  • Chemistry for 1st Year PUC by Prof. Somashekara Prasad

Mathematics

  • MCQ by Asit Das Gupta Mathematics by Dinesh

  • Mathematics for 1st Year PUC BY Dr. PG Umarani

  • NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 for Mathematics

  • CET by Bosco

KCET 2023 Preparation tips

Preparation plays a vital role in achievement. Candidates who are appearing for KCET 2023 must follow a strict schedule for the preparation of KCET 2023 entrance exam. Every student has their own way of studying and memorizing the topics. Here we have tried to provide some best preparation tips for KCET 2023.

  • Know the exam pattern: Before starting something new, we should be aware of it. The same goes for the KCET aspirants, they must be aware of the KCET exam pattern. Knowing the exam pattern of KCET help the candidates to know which topic is important.

  • Make a time table: KCET question papers are based on PCM, so distribute equal time for Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. After making the time table, follow it strictly.

  • Make notes: Candidates should make notes of the topics they are studying. It make memorizing the topics. Moreover, make handy notes of the formulas.

  • Revision: Revision is very important; it helps to find the weak section that requires more attention. At the end of the day, give a quick revision to all the topics.

  • Solve previous question paper: Solve the KCET previous question paper on a regular basis. It will help to understand the KCET question paper difficulty level. Also, improve time management. Solving the previous year question paper of KCET help to identify the weaker section.

KCET 2023 Mock test

KCET 2023 mock test is a replica of the KCET exam. The mock test of KCET helps the candidate to get familiar with the actual exam. Candidates who are preparing for the KCET 2023 exam should solve the KCET mock test on a regular basis. Aspirants should take the KCET online mock test only after completing the syllabus. Moreover, candidates can solve the CareersToday KCET mock series and test their knowledge.

KCET 2023 Exam centres

KEA has released the list of centres where KCET will be held. Candidates have to select the centre of their choice while filling the KCET application form. While selecting the KCET 2023 exam centre be careful, no changes will be allowed to the centre preference. Moreover, candidates can check the name and address of the allotted exam centre on the KCET 2023 admit card. Below is the list of exam centres.

List of KCET 2023 exam centre

KCET Exam Centre List

Bagalkot

Bengaluru

Doddaballapur

Belgaum

Athani

Chikodi

Jamkhandi

Gokak

Bellary

Hosapete

Bidar

Basavakalyan

Bhalki

Bijapur

Chitradurga

Davanagere

Dharwad

Hubli

Gadag

Gulbarga

Hassan

Haveri

Karwar

Kumta

Sirsi

Kolar

Mangalore

Ujire

Mysore

Raichur

Ramanagara

Channapatna

Shimoga

Bhadravathi

Sagar

Tumkur

Udupi

Chamarajanagar

Kollegal

Chikkamagaluru

Koppal

Madikeri

Mandya

Krishnarajpete

Karkala

Kundapur

Yadgir

Conclusion

KCET is a state level entrance test. Candidates who wish to get admission to the institutes participating in KCET 2023 have to submit the application form. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility conditions of KCET 2023 shall be able to submit the application form. Moreover, aspirants have to appear in the and qualify for the test. Those who secure more than the cutoff shall be eligible for counselling process.