Post Graduate Entrance Test [Karnataka-PGCET]

PGCET 2018

Exam Date : 3rd August 2018 To 3rd August 2018
Result Date : 24th August 2018

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Application form, Syllabus, Dates, and exam pattern for Karnataka PGCET 2018

  • Post Graduate Entrance Test is generally abbreviated as Karnataka PGCET 2018.
  • It is a state-backed, national level entrance test for those interested in seeking admission into MCA, MBA and M.E/ M.Tech/ M. Arch courses in Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority.
  • For candidates who are already GATE-qualified, there is no need to appear for the exam. The non-GATE qualified candidates eligible for Karnataka PGCET 2018 must appear for the exam to avail admissions across the relevant seats in Karnataka.

Important Details regarding Karnataka PGCET 2018:

Karnataka PGCET Examination 2018 Details 

Name of the Examination

Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

Commonly Abbreviated as

Karnataka PGCET

Exam Type

University Level

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Mode of Exam

Offline

Authority

Karnataka Examination Authority

Date of Exam

2 July 2018

Examination Stream

Management, Computer Applications, Technology and Architecture Courses

Level of exam

National

PGCET 2018 Important Dates

  • Karnataka PGCET Registration: The online registration forms for Karnataka PGCET will be available on 2nd July 2018 
  • Karnataka PGCET Application fee: The Initiation for online Karnataka PGCET application fee submission is on May 25th, 2018.
  • Karnataka PGCET Submission of application form: The Karnataka PGCET online application forms can be submitted by 30th July 2018 
  • Karnataka PGCET Payment deadline: The payment deadline for the Karnataka PGCET exam is June 10th, 2018.
  • Karnataka PGCET Admit Card download: The Karnataka PGCET admit card can be downloaded on 1st August 2018.
  • Karnataka PGCET Exam date: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be on 3rd August 2018.
  • Karnataka PGCET Result date: The Karnataka PGCET result will be announced on 24th August 2018.
  • Karnataka PGCET Counselling: The Karnataka PGCET counselling will commence on 3rd September 2018.

PGCET 2018 Eligibility

  • Eligibility criteria for full time M.Tech/M.Arch courses: Candidates should have completed 10+2 and should be a degree holder in the architecture/engineering stream. The degree should be recognised by the state authority. Candidates should have scored 50% at graduate level (45% for SC, ST, OBC and physically handicapped category candidates).
  • Eligibility criteria for part-time M.Tech/M.Arch courses: Candidates should have completed 10+2 and should be a degree holder in the architecture/engineering stream The degree should be recognised by the state authority. Candidates should have scored 50% at graduate level (45% for SC, ST, OBC and physically handicapped category candidates). Candidates should be employed in an organisation which is not farther than 40 kilometers from the college. Candidates should have worked for atleast 3 years as on July 31st, 2018 to be eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Eligibility criteria for full-time MBA course: Candidates should have completed 10+2 and should be a degree holder in the architecture/engineering stream. The degree should be recognised by the state authority. Candidates should have scored 50% at graduate level (45% for SC, ST, OBC and physically handicapped category candidates).
  • Eligibility criteria for part-time MBA course: Candidates should have completed 10+2 and should be a degree holder in the architecture/engineering stream. The degree should be recognised by the state authority. Candidates should have scored 50% at graduate level (45% for SC, ST, OBC and physically handicapped category candidates). Candidates should be employed in an organisation which is not farther than 40 kilometers from the college. Candidates should have worked for atleast 3 years as on July 31st, 2018 to be eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Eligibility criteria for MCA courses: Candidates should have completed 10+2 and should be a degree holder in the architecture/engineering stream. The degree should be recognised by the state authority. Candidates should have scored 50% at graduate level (45% for SC, ST, OBC and physically handicapped category candidates). Candidates should have studied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Business Maths, Computer Programming or Business Statistics as one of his/her optional subjects. 

PGCET 2018 Application Process

  • Karnataka PGCET application form: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 application form will be available on the official website.
  • Details: Candidates must fill his/her residential, contact and other details. Candidates must mention if they are a Karnatake native or otherwise.
  • Candidates will receive an SMS and email with their password and login ID.
  • Candidates must also enter their GATE score (if relevant).
  • Photograph and signature to be uploaded: Candidates will need to upload a scanned  passport size photograph in color and not older than six months. They also need to upload a scanned copy of their signature and left thumb impression.
  • Candidates have to take a print out of the application form after filling the form.
  • Candidates have to fill up separate application forms if they wish to apply for more than one course.

 

PGCET 2018 Application Form Details

  • Date: Karnataka PGCET application forms will be available from 2nd July 2018  on the official website.
  • Mode of payment: Candidates can pay the Karnataka PGCET application fees either through online or offline mode.
  • Online payment: The fee payment can be made using a debit/credit card or net banking. Take a print out of the receipt.
  • Offline payment: The fee payment can be made via cash for the value as mentioned at any State Bank of Mysore. Candidates must print the E-challan and make the payment physically.
  • Counselling process requirements: Candidates must take a copy of the application form and affix a photograh. Stamp their left thumb impression and sign on the same. This is to be produced during counselling.
  • Application fee: The application fee for General/OBC candidates is INR 600 and the application fee for the SC/ST category candidates is INR 500.

PGCET 2018 Admit Card

  • 1st August 2018 Date: Candidates can download the Karnataka PGCET admit card on from the official website.
  • The Karnataka PGCET admit card is also known as KEA Karnataka PGCET Admission Ticket.
  • The Karnataka PGCET admit card is issued as an identity proof. Candidates are required to carry one valid Identity card with them along with the admit card.
  • The admit card must be printed on an A4 size paper.
  • Candidates need not download the admit card if he/she has applied for the exam on the basis of his/her GATE score.
  • The admit card is a mandatory document.
  • Candidates can enter their Karnataka PGCET application number, registration ID and password to access the admit card.
  • The print out of the admit card should be clear and should not be tampered with.

PGCET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Date: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be held on 3rd August 2018 
  • Number of questions: There will be a total of 75 questions for the Karnataka PGCET exam.
  • Exam Mode: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be conducted in Offline mode.
  • Type of questions: The Karnataka PGCET exam will contain objective type questions.
  • Medium: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be in English.
  • Duration: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be for a duration of 2.5 hours.
  • Sections: The Karnataka PGCET exam will have two sections.
  • Mark allocation: Part 1 will contain 50 MCQs of 1 mark each and Part 2 will contain 25 MCQs for 2 marks each.
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking.
  • Maximum Marks: The Karnataka PGCET exam will be conducted for 100 marks.

 

PGCET 2018 Syllabus

  • The syllabus for the Karnataka PGCET exam is as given below: -
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Civil Engineering: Elements of Civil Engineering & Strength of Materials, Building Engineering Science, Surveying, Fluid s Mechanics, Structures, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Hydrology and Irrigation.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Chemical Engineering: Process Calculations, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical Operations, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Reaction Kinetics, Process Control, Pollution Control Engineering and Process Industries.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Computer Science and Engineering: Engineering Mathematics, Data Structures and Algorithms, Logic Design and Computer Organization, Formal Languages and Automata Theory, System software, Operating Systems, Databases, Computer networks and Web technologies.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Environmental Engineering: Environmental Chemistry, Biology, and Ecology, Microbiology, Ecology, Water Supply and Treatment, Wastewater and Treatment, Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management, Atmospheric Pollution and Control, Transport Processes and Water Quality Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Textile Technology: Textile Fibres, Yarn Manufacture, Fabric Manufacture Winding, Unconventional Weaving Machine, Non Wovens, Chemical Processing Of Textiles Pre-process, Finishing, Textile Testing Fibres, Silk Technology Cocoons, Silk Throwing, Weaving Industry, Spun Silk Industry, Processing Industry, Fabric Structure and Fashion Design and Garment Technology.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Electrical Sciences: Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits & Fields, Analog & Digital Electronics: Analog Electronics, Control Systems and Microprocessors.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Mechanical Engineering: Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Strength Of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Theory Of Machines, Design Of Machine Elements, Production Engineering and Industrial Engineering And Management.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Architecture: City Planning, Housing, History of Architecture, Devepolment of Contemporary Architecture, Planning Theory and Techniques of planning.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Polymer Science and Technology: Fluid mechanics and statics, Chemical process calculations, Chemical engineering thermodynamics, Heat and mass transfer, Polymer science, Polymerization kinetics, Processing Technology and Polymer manufacturing.
  • Karnataka PGCET syllabus for Mathematics and Computer Science: Mathematics (Analytical Geometry of 2-d — Lines, Curves, Analytical Geometry of 3-d — Lines, etc.) and Computer Science (Fundamentals of Computers, Office Automation, etc.)

PGCET 2018 Results

  • Karnataka PGCET result date: The Karnataka PGCET result will be announced on 24th August 2018  and will be available on the official website.
  • Result procedure: Candidates need to go to the official website and click on the results tab. They have to enter their Karnataka PGCET application number and click on "Submit" to view the Karnataka PGCET results.

PGCET 2018 Counselling

  • Stages: The Karnataka PGCET counselling process starts with the Option Entry round , Seat allotment round and ends with the Cut-off round.
  • Documents: Candidates are required to bring a print out of the application form, Original Copy of the Fee Challan, Admit Card, 10th Standard or equivalent marks card, 12th Standard or equivalent marks card, Degree Marks Card, Degree Certificate and Study Certificate.

 

Discussion Forum View all 119 Questions

I am from Kerela & I don't have a Karnataka residency certificate nor am I a domicile of the state. I am a Graduate in Computer Engineering. Will I be able to apply for PGCET?

Asked By: Jyothilekshmi R M,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you cannot apply for Karnataka PGCET.

Only individuals who are a resident of Karnataka or are a Domicile of Karnataka are eligible to apply for Karnataka PGCET.

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I have been studying in Karnataka for the past 5 years. So, am I eligible to take up PGCET?

Asked By: Phani Sruthi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you are eligible for Karnataka PGCET.

The candidates looking in to gain admissions to MCA through Karnataka PGCET need to fulfil the following Eligibility Criterias:

  • Completed a three-year graduate degree after completion of 10+2, in any stream. The degree will have to be recognised by the state authority. The marks required at graduation level for all candidates is 50 per cent. The candidate must have compulsorily studied  Maths/Stats/Computer Science/Computer Applications/Business Maths, Computer Programming/Business Statistics as one of his/her optional subjects to satisfy the Eligibility Criteria.
  • For candidates of scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backwards classes and physically handicapped categories the requisite marks is set at 45 per cent to satisfy eligibilty criteria.
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What all topics come under Mathematics for Karnataka PGCET Computer Engineering Test?

Asked By: Manu Susheel,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The main topics under Engineering Mathematics that should be covered by a candidate opting for CS Engineering through Karnataka PGCET are as follows:

  • Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic, First Order Logic.
  • Probability: Conditional Probability, Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation, Random Variables, Distributions, Uniform, Normal, Exponential, Poisson, Binomial.
  • Set Theory & Algebra: Sets, Relations, Functions, Groups, Partial Orders, Lattice, Boolean Algebra.
  • Combinatorics: Permutations, Combinations, Counting, Summation, Generating functions, Recurrence relations, Asymptotic.
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If I attempt the PGCET exam. Will I get a MCA seat?

Asked By: Claret George,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the candidate will get a MCA seat as it is one of the courses offered by the Authority.

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Is the PGCET exam a state-backed exam?

Asked By: Banu Prakash,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the Karnataka PGCET exam is a state-backed entrance exam.

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Does the authority offer a MCA course?

Asked By: Bhanu J,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the Board or Authority offers a MCA course.

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Why is the Karnataka PGCET exam conducted?

Asked By: Anvita Mehta,
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The Karnataka PGCET exam is conducted for candidates who are seeking admissions into MCA, MBA and M.E/M.Tech/M. Arch courses in Karnataka.

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Can you give me a brief about the Karnataka PGCET exam?

Asked By: Amitesh Jha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Post Graduate Entrance Test is also known as Karnataka PGCET. It is a state-backed, national level entrance test. It is conducted for candidates who are seeking admissions into MCA, MBA and M.E/M.Tech/M. Arch courses in Karnataka. The exam is conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority. The candidates who have already qualified in GATE need not appear for the exam. The candidates who have not qualified in GATE must appear for the exam to avail admissions.

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Karnataka PGCET examination Date

Asked By: Jeevan kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Date of Karnataka PGCET examination 2 Juy 2017

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What is the Examination Date to Karnataka PGCET for the year 2017?

Asked By: Kalki Naidu,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Karnataka PGCET exam will be held on the 2nd of July 2017.

All candidates are advised to prepare well for the exam as new norms might be underway.

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A brief explanation About Karnataka Post Graduate Entrance Test (Karnataka PGCET)

Asked By: Kalki Naidu,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Post Graduate Entrance Test is generally abbreviated as Karnataka PGCET.

It is a state-backed, national level entrance test for those interested in seeking admission into MCA, MBA and M.E/ M.Tech/ M. Arch courses in Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority.

For candidates who are already GATE-qualified, there is no need to appear for the exam.

The non-GATE qualified candidates eligible for Karnataka PGCET must appear for the exam to avail admissions across the relevant seats in Karnataka.

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What are the Karnataka PGCET 2017 Important Instructions?

Asked By: Siddanth,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • All candidates are directed to see the website of KEA .in at least twice every day for updates. Likewise, the instruction/information will also be sent to the mobile number furnished by the candidates in the online application form. KEAor the Government shall not be responsible for any action/consequence resulting due to non-diligent follow-up of notices, notifications and publications appearing on the KEAwebsite on CET- by the Candidates.
  • The candidates must compulsorily verify their qualifying examination marks printed on the result sheets without fail, if there is any discrepancy with reference to qualifying examination marks, the same should be brought to the notice of this office immediately for assignment of new ranks, if necessary.
  • If the qualifying examination marks of the candidates change after revaluation or re-totaling then the candidates are required to submit a copy of the latest marks card indicating the change in marks if any to the KEAfor assignment of revised / new rank.
  • All the candidates (GM, SC, ST Category – I, 2A, 2B, 3A & 3B category candidates) must compulsorily produce the STUDYCERTIFICATE (wherever necessary) obtained from the head of the institution where the candidate has passed the 10th standard / SSLC examination, by mentioning the Standards, Academic years, Mother Tongue as per the admission register of the institution.
  • KEAwill allows the seats ONLINE in the order of merit and based on the priority of options obtained from the candidates. Candidates have to enter the options of their choice on the specified URL at KEAWebsite on their own arrangements. Candidates will have the choice to enter as many numbers of options as they desire. Candidates may note that they should enter their options carefully by following the prescribed procedures.
  • According to the candidate's final option entry, college and course will be allotted. The candidate has to report to the finally allotted college /course compulsorily and the candidate does not have the right to admit to the previous college and course selected. Therefore, he/she is advised to enter their options carefully.
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What Documents to be Produced During PGCET Seat Selection?

Asked By: Ashok Singh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

All Candidates have to compulsorily produce their Admission Ticket at the time of counselling. Apart from this, the following original documents are required to be produced:
a. SSLC Marks Card or Marks card equivalent to 10th standard.
b. PUC Marks Card or Marks Card equivalent to 12th standard.
c. All Degree Marks Cards.
d. Valid Caste Certificate obtained under rule 7 of the Karnataka Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backwards Classes (Reservation of appointment etc.) Rules 1992
e. Income Certificate, if claiming admission under Caste reservation category.
f. Authentic documents certified by the Tahsildar / Competent Authority for claiming admission under Caste reservation category.
g. Study Certificate:
i. Seven-year study certificate issued by Head Master / Principal, Primary or High School, countersigned by Block Education Officers.
OR ii. Seven-year study certificate issued to “Grameena Abarth”, countersigned by Block Education Officers.
If a candidate fails to produce a valid Study certificate, he/she is considered under Non - Karnataka Category.

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What is the Summary of Karnataka PGCET examination:

Asked By: Vikram Singh,
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Karnataka PGCET Examination 2017 Details 

Name of the Examination

Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

Commonly Abbrieviated as

Karnataka PGCET

Exam Type

University Level

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Mode of Exam

Offline

Authority

Karnataka Examination Authority

Date of Exam

2 July 2017

Examination Stream

Management, Computer Applications, Technology and Architecture Courses

Level of exam

National

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What is the important things about the Karnataka Post Graduate Entrance Test (Karnataka PGCET):

Asked By: Vikram N ,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Post Graduate Entrance Test is generally abbreviated as Karnataka PGCET. It is a state-backed, national level entrance test for those interested in seeking admission into MCA, MBA and M.E/ M.Tech/ M. Arch courses in Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. For candidates who are already GATE-qualified, there is no need to appear for the exam. The non-GATE qualified candidates eligible for Karnataka PGCET must appear for the exam to avail admissions across the relevant seats in Karnataka.

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What would be the consequences if I don’t report to the college or inform the KEA after a seat is allotted to me for the PGCET?

Asked By: kumaran N ,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

A candidate should report to the college and inform KEA about it. The colleges are also supposed to inform KEA about the admission of the students to the college. In case a candidate does not report to the college nor inform the KEA such seats will be presumed to be vacant after the last date for report to the college is over, and this seat will be added to the seat matrix for allotment in the next round for the PGCET 2017

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Can I take a printout of My Options Entry sheet? If so, at what stage? for the PGCET?

Asked By: Nikhil kumar ,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Provision is made to take the print out of options at every interval. The Candidate has to SAVE his options whenever he changes his options. For the purpose of allotment of seats, the computer will consider the last saved options. So, it is advised that the candidates take print out of the final options at the end.

i.e. if you have done your final option entry and if you will not change your options further, then you can take the print out of the entered and saved options for your reference for the PGCET 2017.

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What is the Procedure of PGCET Seat Selection?

Asked By: Janis N,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The seat selection process will be facilitated in different Counselling Centres connected by a high-speed data network through Video conferencing mode. The candidate shall appear for counselling at his/her choice of counselling place given at the time of submission of application.


The selection of seat by a candidate and admission thereafter shall comprise of the following steps:
i) Registration of the Candidate at counselling centre
ii) Verification of the documents
iii) Exercising the option by candidates (Selection of seats in accordance with merit order) at the counselling centre where the availability of seat is displayed using a projector linked to a computer which is programmed to account for the ongoing selection and balance seats available institution-wise as per the seat matrix.
iv) The candidate shall make payment of admission fee as specified at the fee payment counter, immediately after the seat selection.
v) The candidate shall collect a provisional Admission Order signed by the Member Secretary, CPAC / a person authorised by Member Secretary, CPAC.
vi) Candidates can proceed to the allotted Institution and report there within the last date specified for admission.
vii) If a candidate is not satisfied with his/her selection in the first round and wishes to attend the casual round should not go and report to the Institution allotted in the first round, even if his/her casual round turn happens to be after the last date mentioned in the admission order issued during first round.

Such candidates have to attend casual round. If they get more preferred institution, have to surrender the provisional admission order issued in the first round and get a fresh provisional admission order as per their new choice.
viii) In case the candidate feels that there is no better option for him/her in the casual round, he/ she can continue with the same option of the first round, in which case the last date for admission shall be extended on the provisional admission order issued during the first round.

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Does a candidate have to enter all the options at once for KEA PGCET?

Asked By: Darshan S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, a candidate can enter and alter the entries as many times as he wants, but before the last date and time prescribed for option entry. But each time the candidate has to SAVE his options by clicking on the SAVE button for the PGCET 2017.

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How to make changes in options saved and entered for KEA PGCET?

Asked By: Arzoo D,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

After the process of options entry is over, if a candidate wants to change the options, he can do it by changing the preference order in the "Modify Selected Option" panel. Then save the options. He can see the changed order of preference in the "Selected Option View" which shows all the saved options. But this can be done only before the last date and time 'for option entry' is over.

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