KCET (Karnataka Examination Authority Common Entrance Test)

Saturday, May 20, 2023


KCET 2023

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

KCET 2023 Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state-level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka for admissions to 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 2023-22. KCET 2023 online applications are made available from 1st week of February 2023.

KCET 2023 Notification:

KCET 2023 Exam Notification had been released. Filling out KCET 2023 Application Form starts from the 1st week of April 2023. KCET 2023 Exam is scheduled on June 2023

KCET 2023 Exam Dates

Events Exam Dates 2023 (Announced)
Notification Release 1st March 2023
Application form commencement 2nd March 2023
Application submission last date 5th April 2023
Last date to pay the application fees 7th April 2023
Application correction facility 12th to 15th April 2023
Issue of admit card 5th May 2023
KCET 2023 Entrance exam 20th and 21st May 2023
Answer key releases (provisional) 25th May 2023
Challenge of provisional key 25th May to 27th May 2023
Release of results 12th June 2023
Counselling process starts June/ July 2023

KCET 2023 Application Form:

Application Fee:  Non Refundable


Fees in Rs

General (Karnataka Local Candidates)

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

General (Outside Karnataka Candidates)




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

 How to Apply:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 KCET 2023 Application Form

KCET 2023 Eligibility:

1) Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.

2) Candidates should pass the qualifying examination listed in KCET 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Eligibility Criteria

KCET 2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern

KCET 2023 Syllabus:

The syllabus for KCET 2023 entrance exam will be based on 1st and 2nd PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The syllabus is comprised of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

KCET 2023 Syllabus

KCET 2023 Admit Cards

KCET 2023 Hall tickets will be available from April 2023 tentatively in the KCET 2023 official website. Hall tickets will contain information like the candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, time, and venue details. Candidate has to download the hall ticket from KCET 2023 official website. Hall tickets will NOT be sent by post or mail to the candidate.

KCET 2023 Admit Card

KCET 2023 Results & Rank Card:

The KCET 2023 results will release the last week of May 2023 tentatively through the official portal. The 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 cards will NOT be sent by post or mail to the candidate.

KCET 2023 results

KCET 2023 Counselling:

KCET 2023 Counselling will start in November 2023. 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 counseling rounds.

Documents required:

  • KCET 2023 Admit card and scorecard
  • SSC/10thClass mark sheet
  • 2ndPUC/12th Class mark sheet
  • Copy of filled-in KCET 2023 application form
  • Passport size photographs
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
KCET Preparation Tips

KCET 2023 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 the 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 the 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 canceled subsequently in such cases.

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

7) Affix a recent color 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.