KCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

KCET 2017 is a state level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka for the admissions to the professional courses like Medical, Dental, Engineering/Technology, Architecture, B.Pharma, etc for the government seats present in the educational institutions of Karnataka state for the academic year 2017-18. KCET 2017 online applications are made available from 27th January 2017.

KCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

1) Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.

2) Candidates should pass the qualifying examination listed in KCET 2017 Notification. Candidate who passed from Karnataka State Open University are not eligible.

SI.No.

For Admission to 1st Year

Eligibility

Criteria for Determination of Merit/Rank

In Qualifying Examination (QE), candidate should have

In CET-Exam

1

Medical/ Dental

(MBBS / BDS)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

For admission to Medical or Dental Courses, candidates must compulsorily qualify in the NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam conducted by the CBSE board, New Delhi to become eligible.

NOTE: The norms prescribed in NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) and the orders of the Government, is applicable for admission to Medical and Dental courses.

2

Ayurveda,

Homoeopathy,

Unani, Naturopathy

and Yoga

(ISM & H)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

By taking marks in equal proportions in QE and CET in PCB subjects.

3

Engineering / Technology (B.E. / B.Tech)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a Minimum of 45% of Marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

By taking marks in equal proportions in QE and CET in PCM subjects.

4

Architecture (B.Arch)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent Exam with Mathematics as Compulsory optional subject and obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks in aggregate in all the subjects. (45% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

For admission to Architecture course candidate should compulsorily appear for NATA 2017 conducted by the Council of Architecture. As per the information hosted on www.nata.in and www.nata.nic.in by Council of Architecture NATA is scheduled to be held on 16th April 2017. Candidates can visit these Websites for more information.

NOTE: The norm prescribed by Council of Architecture and the orders of the Government is applicable for admission to Architecture Course.

5

B.Sc. (Agriculture),

B.Sc. (Forestry),

B.Sc.(Sericulture),

B.Sc.(Agri. Biotech),

B.Sc.(Horticulture),

B.H.Sc.,(Home Science)

B.Tech.(Food

Technology),

B.Tech.(Dairy

Technology),

B.F.Sc (Bachelor of

Fisheries Science)

B.Tech. (Food

Science &Tech.),

B.Sc. (Ag. Marketing

and Co-operation)

B. Tech (Agriculture

Engineering)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std / Equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

By taking marks in equal proportions in QE and CET in PCMB subjects.

6

Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal

Husbandry

(B.V.Sc. & A.H.)

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std. And obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCB in CET.

7

B-Pharma

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained a Minimum of 45% of Marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates) OR Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCM or PCB Subjects (whichever is higher) in CET

8

2nd Year B.Pharma

Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCM or PCB Subjects (whichever is higher) in CET

9

Pharma-D

Passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. OR Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCM or PCB Subjects (whichever is higher) in CET

3) Candidate who are appearing in the qualifying examination i.e. 2nd PUC / 12th Std. in 2017 whose result is awaited are also eligible to apply and appear in the exam, however he/she will not be eligible for admission unless they pass the qualifying examination with required pass percentage of marks.

4) The candidates who are seeking admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses, should have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December of 2017.

5) Candidates who select Unani Course must compulsorily pass in Urdu Language Examination equivalent to 10th standard conducted by the concerned colleges after the seat allotment before admission.

6) Candidates who have passed Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to B-Pharma / 2nd year B-Pharma (Lateral Entry) / D-Pharma should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D-Pharma (final year) Marks card on or before 20th May 2017. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate.

7) The norms prescribed by NEET 2017 & Council of Architecture and orders by the Government are applicable for admission to Medical / Dental & Architecture courses respectively.

8) Eligibility, admissions, and allotments made to and by the colleges shall be subject to approval by MCI / DCI / AICTE / COA / CCIM / Government / concerned University / Apex Bodies etc.

Eligibility for seats under Agriculturist Quota:

1) There is a “Practical Test on Identification of Agriculture related specimens” to claim a seat under the Agriculture quota.

2) Candidate must secure at least 50% of marks in Practical test to claim seat under Agriculturist quota.

3) Agriculturist quota seats are applicable only for UG courses mentioned in SI.No 5 & 6 in the above given table.

4) This practical test is conducted at Bangalore, Hassan, Mandya, Raichur, Mysore, Munirabad (Koppal District), Arabhavai (Gokak Tq), Tamaka (Kolar District), Mangalore, Bidar, Bagalkot, Dharwad, and Shimoga by concerned Agricultural / Veterinary Universities.

5) In the case of Agriculturist Quota, the merit list will be prepared based on 25% marks each, secured in concerned combinations in II year PUC (PCMB) & CET and 50% marks secured in the Practical Test.

6) In case of B.V.Sc & AH merit will be prepared based on 50% of Marks secured in CET (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and 50% of marks scored in the practical test.

Kannada Language Test:

 1) Kannada Language Test is conducted for the candidates who are claiming government seat under Horanadu & Gadindu Kannadiga clauses and whose mother tongue is Kannada, Tulu or Kodava.

2) The test is to check the candidate’s ability to speak, read and write Kannada.

3) The test is conducted only in Bangalore city.

4) Minimum passing marks is 12 marks out of 50 marks.

5) Candidates have to produce the relevant original documents of the parents which support their claim such as mark sheets, study certificates etc along with CET hall ticket on the day of Kannada Language Test.

Check out the KCET 2017 Eligibility Clauses – Eligibility for Government Seats

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