Karnataka Common Entrance Test [KCET]

KCET 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 3rd May 2018 To 3rd May 2018
Result Date : 28th May 2018

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Eligibility Criteria For KCET 2018

Basic Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to fill the application form and appear for the KCET 2018 the following criteria must be satisfied. The candidate:

  • Must have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC or 12th standard or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subject and English with one of the languages of study to be eligible for KCET 2018.
  • Must have secured 50% marks in aggregate to satisfy eligibility criteria under KCET 2018.
  • For admission to Architecture course, the candidate should compulsorily appear for NATA conducted by the Council of Architecture for eligibility in KCET 2018.
  • Students from outside of Karnataka including the wards of Jammu and Kashmir Migrants can also apply as per eligibility. Also, the candidates who have done class 12th from Karnataka Open State University are not eligible for KCET 2018.
  • Note that candidates who have studied 10 academic years in Kannada medium from class 1st to class 10th outside Karnataka need not appear for KCET 2018 Exam as per eligibility.

For Horanadu & Kannadiga candidates:

  • They have to obtain 12 marks out of 50 marks in Kannada language examination conducted by KEA to gain admission in the Government seats for eligibility in KCET 2018.
  • They have to undergo a Kannada Language test to check their ability to speak, read and write Kannada to satisfy eligibility in KCET 2018.
  • Candidates who have studied 10 academic years in Kannada medium from class 1st to class 10th outside Karnataka need not appear for KCET 2018 Exam as per eligibility criteria in KCET 2018.

Course-wise Eligibility Criteria for KCET 2018:

KCET Course

Eligibility in qualifying for KCET examination

Eligibility in CET

Eligibility Criteria for KCET Rank

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. (Aggregate of three) (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3Aand 3B category candidates)

Minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in PCB Subjects (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

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

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. (Aggregate of three) (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3Aand 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

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

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, 3Aand 3B category candidates)

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

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

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, 3Aand 3B category candidates)

Minimum of 40% of Marks in NATA for all categories of students including SC, ST and Other Backward Classes

By taking marks obtained in all subjects in Qualifying Examination and NATA taken in equal proportions

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) and B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering)

Passed in 2 PUC / 12 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 PCM subjects.

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. (Aggregate of Four) (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.

B-Pharm

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 inPharmacy 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.

No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET

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

2nd Year B. Pharm

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, 3Aand 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

Pharm-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

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What is the eligibility criteria for the B.Arch course?

Asked By: Bhavesh Rajani,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The eligibility criteria for the B.Arch course is as follows: -

The candidates should have passed their 2nd PUC/12th Std/Equivalent Exam with Mathematics as a compulsory subject. The candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in all the subjects. (45% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3Aand 3B category candidates).

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What is the Eligibility criteria for the Engineering Courses in KCET 2017?

Asked By: Harshit B,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The eligibility criteria for the Engineering courses are:

  • Pass in 2nd PUC/12th or equivalent exam with Physics & Mathematics as a compulsory subject and English as a language subject.
  • Candidates must have secured 45% marks in physics & mathematics along with any one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Biology/Electronics/Computer for general candidates and 40% marks for reserved categories.
  • Candidates appearing in qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.
  • For architecture, candidates have to qualify the NATA examination.
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Candidates applying for B.Tech/ 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) and B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering)?

Asked By: Niranjan Jain,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Minimum marks of 45% required
  • Should have passed 2nd PUC or 12th or equivalent
  • No minimum marks required in CET.
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What is the eligibility criteria for the Candidates applying for Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga in KCET 2017 examination?

Asked By: Narendran J,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates applying for Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga

  • No minimum marks required
  • Should have passed 2nd PUC or 12th standard or Equivalent exam
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What is the eligibility criteria for the Candidates applying for MBBS/BDS in KCET 2017 examination?

Asked By: Vasanth Kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates applying for MBBS/BDS:

  • Minimum marks should be 50%
  • Passes 12th or 2nd PUC or Equivalent exam
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QKCET 2017 Eligibility.

What is the eligibility criteria for the KCET 2017 examination?

Asked By: Mohan Kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Eligibility Criteria for KCET exam:

  • The KCET form will be available online on the official website
  • The candidate has to pass 12th standard or equivalent
  • English, Chemistry, and Physics should be mandatory subjects
  • Should have secured minimum 50%
  • Candidates applying for KCET - Architecture has to appear for NATA
  • Candidates belonging from Horanadu and Kannadiga should score 12 marks out of 50 marks
  • Candidates completing schooling in Kannada medium need not appear for KCET exam
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What is the eligibility criteria for the Homeopathy course?

Asked By: VIshal Shekhar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The eligibility criteria for the KCET exam is as follows:

  • The candidate should have passed in 2nd PUC/12th Std/Equivalent Exam with English as one of the languages.
  • The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • The candidates who belong to the reserved category need to have obtained a minimum of 40% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
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Is there any minimum marks to be scored in KCET 2017 for good ranking? How are the ranks announced for B.Tech?

Asked By: Arnav Bhav,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, there is no Minimum Marks prescribed in CET.

Ranks for B.Tech courses are declared by taking marks in equal proportions in QE and CET in PCM subjects.

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I have secured 57% in my 12th. Am I eligible to take Ayurveda course from KCET 2017?

Asked By: Advik Pal,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you are eligible.

If you have obtained a Minimum of 50% of Marks as aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects then you can opt for Ayurveda from KCET 2017.

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I am a KCET 2017 aspirant. Need a complete details about Eligibility for a Horanadu candidate.

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