Karnataka Common Entrance Test [KCET]

KCET 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 3rd May 2018 To 5th 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 minimum 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 undergo a Kannada Language test conducted by KEA to check their ability to speak, read and write Kannada to satisfy eligibility in KCET 2018.
  • They have to obtain 12 marks out of 50 marks in the test to gain admission to the Government seats for 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 the Kannada Language Test conducted by KEA 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 in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured a 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 a 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

Educational Qualification
- Should have completed 12th standard or 2nd PUC or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subject and English with one of the languages. - Candidates should secure a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Exceptions
- Students who have studied 10 academic years in Kannada Medium from class 1 to class 10 outside Karnataka need not appear for the examination.

Discussion Forum View all 139 Questions

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.

Asked By: Bhavin Jain,

I am from Hyderabad. Can I take KCET 2017 for B.Tech courses?

Asked By: Gaurav Gupta,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you cannot.

Non-Karnataka candidates cannot appear for KCET 2017 examination.

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I have taken a Medical Seat in CET‐2010.May I know if I am eligible to write CET again for Medical?

Asked By: Sonali Dixit,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you cannot.

But you can take CET for other courses like ISMH/Engineering/Architecture.

Upon such selection, the original seat selected in the previous year will be cancelled.

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I am a KCET 2017 applicant. I belong to 3B Category. What is the minimum percentage of marks for me to apply for Medical Course?

Asked By: Kunal Kaur,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

For 3B category, the percentage of marks in aggregate subjects is 40%.

That is you have to score a minimum of 120 marks out of 300 put together in PCB in Karnataka 2nd PUC Exam.

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QReservation for NCC cadets

I am appearing for NCC ‘B’ certificate Exam. Am I eligible for NCC reservation?

Asked By: LAKSHMI CHINIVAR,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, if you have completed NCC ‘B’ certificate, then only you are eligible.

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I am a retired Central Government Employee from Karnataka.  My daughter has passed the 12th standard from M.P. Is she eligible for CET?

Asked By: chanadan singhania,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

If you have studied 7 years in Karnataka, declared your Home Town as a place in Karnataka and transferable anywhere in India, then you are eligible under clause ‘j’

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I am residing outside the State of Karnataka. I am neither Horanadu Or Gadinadu Kannadiga. But I have studied 1st Standard to 10th Standard in Kannada Medium in the State I resided.  Am I eligible for Kannada medium reservation?

Asked By: pavi bhatia,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you are eligible to claim the benefit of reservation in Kannada Medium you need not take up Kannada language exam test.

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QOBC eligibility

I belong to OBC Category and my parental Income is 2.5 lakhs. Am I eligible for reservation?

Asked By: Chippy Chandrashekhar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you are. As per the G.O., the upper-Income limit for OBC Category is Rs.3.5 lakhs. If the upper limit exceeds Rs.3.5 lakhs, at present it will be considered as General Merit Candidate.

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QDomicile eligibilities

I have cleared my 11th and 12th standard in Karnataka and my mother has studied up to SSLC in Karnataka. Under which clause do I belong to and what documents are to be submitted during verification?

Asked By: Divya Reshmi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

 

You are eligible under clause (b) for KCET, and you have to submit the following documents:
a) SSLC Marks card
b) 2nd PUC marks card
c) Study certificate of your mother for 7 years in Karnataka
d) Candidate's’ study certificate for having studied 1st and 2nd PUC in Karnataka
e) Caste and income certificate, if any.

 

 

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QDomicile eligibilities

I finished my schooling till 10th in Delhi. But I’ve cleared my PUC from Karnataka and my parents have done all their studies (even their degrees) from Karnataka itself. Am I eligible for KCET?

Asked By: Philson Abraham,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

 

Yes, you are eligible for KCET under Eligibility Criteria, clause 6(b).

 

 

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Where can I ask for Rural study certificate?

Asked By: Keerthi Suresh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

You can get the Rural study certificate from your Principal/HeadMaster of the institution where you have studied and you have to get it countersigned by the concerned BEO for validation.

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