KCET (Karnataka Examination Authority Common Entrance Test)


KCET 2021

Notification | Exam Dates | Application Form | Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Results | Counselling

KCET 2021 Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state-level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka for the admissions to the professional courses like Naturopathy, Yoga, Homeopathy, Engineering/Technology, B.Pharma, Pharm-D, Agriculture, Veterinary etc for the seats to be notified by the Government in the educational institutions located in the state of Karnataka for the academic year 2021-22. KCET 2021 online applications are made available from 1st week of February 2021.

KCET 2021 Notification:

KCET 2021 Exam Notification had been released. Filling of KCET 2021 Application Form starts from 1st week of February 2021 and closes on 1st week of March 2021. KCET 2021 Exam is scheduled on July 2021

KCET 2021 Exam Dates

Event Date
Registration for KCET 2021 beings on First week of February 2021
Last date to submit KCET 2021 Application Form First week of March 2021
Last date to pay KCET 2021 Application fees Second week of March 2021
Availability of KCET 2021 Admit card Second week of April 2021
KCET 2021 Exam Dates Third/Fourth week of April 2021
KCET 2021 Result Fourth week of May 2021
KCET Counselling First week of June 2021

KCET 2021 Application Form:

Application Fee:  Non Refundable


Fees in Rs

General (Karnataka Local Candidates)

Rs.500 (Rs.250 for SC, ST, Women)

General (Outside Karnataka Candidates)




The practical test fee of Rs. 500 have to be paid at the respective Practical Test Centre on the day of verification of documents in the form of Demand Draft drawn in the favour of Comptroller of the respective university.

 How to Apply:

1) The application should be submitted through online mode only. For Online submission, visit the official website.

2) Candidate must first register on the official website with required details.

3) Once registered, the candidate can log in and start filling the online application form.

4) Candidates have to fill with personal, academic details and save the application form at regular intervals.

5) Upload the scanned images of Photograph, Signature, Left Hand Thumb Impression and parent signature.

6) Take the print out of the challan and pay the fee at any branch of the specified banks or e-post office.

7) Candidate has to take the print out of the filled-in application form and obtain principal seal and signature of their 12th Std / 2nd PUC college and preserve it for verification.

 KCET 2021 Application Form

KCET 2021 Eligibility:

1) Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.

2) Candidates should pass the qualifying examination listed in KCET 2021 Notification. The candidates who passed from Karnataka State Open University are not eligible.

3) The candidate who are appearing in the qualifying examination i.e. 2nd PUC / 12th Std. in 2021 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 the required pass percentage of marks.

4) 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

KCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

KCET 2021 Exam Pattern:

1) The exam will be held in 2 days in 4 different sessions for four subjects.

2) Each paper/subject exam is held for a duration of 80 minutes.

3) The examination will be conducted in Offline Mode: Pen & Paper Based Test (OMR).


5) All questions are of objective type only.

6) The question paper in each subject will be in 16 different versions.

7) Each paper/subject is held for 60 marks.

KCET 2021 Exam Pattern

KCET 2021 Syllabus:

The syllabus for KCET 2021 entrance exam will be based on 1st and 2nd PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The syllabus is comprised of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

KCET 2021 Syllabus

KCET 2021 Admit Cards

KCET 2021 Hall tickets will be available from April 2021 tentatively in the KCET 2021 official website. Hall tickets will contain information like candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, time and venue details. Candidate has to download the hall ticket from KCET 2021 official website. Hall ticket will NOT be sent in post or mail to the candidate.

KCET 2021 Admit Card

KCET 2021 Results & Rank Card:

The KCET 2021 results will release on last week May 2021 tentatively through official portal. Score/Rank card will be available after the release of results. Candidates can check and download the results and rank card from KCET official website. Rank card will NOT be sent in post or mail to the candidate.

KCET 2021 results

KCET 2021 Counselling:

KCET 2021 Counselling will start from November 2021. Candidates will be called according to their marks and ranks obtained in the exam. Candidates must carry their original documents for verification as per schedule. Seat allotment is based on ranks obtained, filled choices and seat availability. Candidates who are not satisfied can participate in other counselling rounds.

Documents required:

  • KCET 2021 Admit card and scorecard
  • SSC/10thClass mark sheet
  • 2ndPUC/12th Class mark sheet
  • Copy of filled in KCET 2021 application form
  • Passport size photographs
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
KCET Preparation Tips

KCET 2021 General Instructions:

1) The Candidates, who wish to apply for KCET, must apply through online only.

2) It is advised to visit your allotted Examination Centre well before so that you can take examination tension-free.

3) It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that they are answering the correct Question Booklet of the branch for which they are eligible for admission.

4) Candidates must return both Question Paper Booklet and OMR Answer Sheet after the test. Other pages in the OMR sheet can be taken by the candidate for reference to his/her answers.

5) The Question booklet code, Hall Ticket Number and other details must be entered correctly and properly on the OMR Answer Sheet, in the Test. Otherwise ranks declared, if any will be cancelled subsequently in such cases.

6) Candidate must carry Black/Blue Ball Point Pens, to mark the answers.

7) Affix a recent colour photograph (3.5cms x 3.5cms) in the box provided on the Filled in Online Application Form and get it attested by a Gazetted Officer / Principal of the college where studied.

8) The candidate has to submit the Filled in Online Application Form at the time of verification of documents.