DCET (Diploma DCET)



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Karnataka DCET 2018 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result and Counselling

Karnataka Diploma Common Entrance Test (Diploma DCET) Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts the DCET exam. This is a state level entrance test Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will lead DCET for Diploma Holders to second Year/third Semester Engineering Courses and for First year Architecture Course under Lateral Entry Scheme for both Day and Evening Colleges from the year 2012-13 in the State of Karnataka. There are more than 700 government, helped and private Engineering Institutions which will concede DCET qualified possibility for affirmation under Lateral Entry Scheme.

Competitors need to show up for the Common Entrance Test-2018 led by the Karnataka Examinations Authority to become eligible for admission to these courses. The competitors looking for affirmation just to B.Arch Course require not need to show up Diploma Common Entrance Test led by the Karnataka Examinations Authority. Be that as it may, they need legitimate NATA score and apply online to wind up noticeably qualified for admission to First year/First Semester B.Arch Course.

Karnataka DCET 2018 Notification

Karnataka DCET 2018 Exam Date (Tentatively)

Event Name


Starting Date of Online Application Form

May 2018

Ending Date of Online Application Form

June 2018

Application Status     

Online Status

Releasing Date of Admit Card

15 days before the Examination date

Date of Entrance Examination

July 2018

Declaration Date of Result

Aug 2018

Karnataka DCET 2018 Application Form

How to apply Karnataka diploma CET 2018 application form

  • First of all candidates go to official website which is dte.kar.nic.in
  • After that find the link of Karnataka diploma CET 2018 application form.
  • Click on above link
  • After that fill all the necessary details like candidate name candidate age candidate father name candidate qualification.
  • Now pay your application fees
  • After pay your application fees upload your all relevant documents and recent color passport size photograph and signature
  • Now take a printout of your application form for future uses.

Application Fee

For general and OBC candidates pay your application fees is rupees 700

For SC and ST candidates pay your application fees is rupees 500

All application fees pay via net banking credit card and debit card.

Karnataka DCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

All applicants should have cleared in 10th class or its equivalent from a recognized board or university with 50% marks for general candidates and 5% marks relaxation for reserved candidates.

Age Limit

  • Minimum age requirement is 14 years
  • Maximum age requirement is 19 years
  • Age relaxation as per government rules and regulations for all reserved candidates.

Karnataka DCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Karnataka Diploma CET 2018 Exam is Offline Entrance Exam. This Exam will be 180 Marks with 180 Multiple Choice Questions. In this test No negative marking. Only Black and Blue Ball Point pen is used in the Exam. Each question have one Marks with one minute of time period. This Examination time period is 180 Minute means 3 hours.


Exam Details of Subject wise

Subject marks

Applied Mathematics

Common For all engineering Group


Applied Science

Common for all Engineering Group


Engineering (All Trades)

According To Trade or Stream





Karnataka DCET 2018 Syllabus

The broad outline syllabus for the Diploma Common Entrance Test for B.E./B.Tech Courses is detailed below.

  1. Applied Science
  2. Applied Mathematics

Equivalent Engineering Group for the Diploma Course Studied

The complete syllabus for the Diploma Common Entrance Test is available on the KEA website http://kea.kar.nic.in

Karnataka DCET 2018 Admit Card

Karnataka diploma CET admit card 2018 will released online for those candidates who submitted the application form successfully if any candidate want to download the admit card firstly candidates submit the application number and password if any candidate don’t have application number and password they will click on forgot application number and forgot password all candidates must be download their admit card because it is mandatory slip without admit card no one can participate in this exam.