PGCET 2018

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

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Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application form, Syllabus, Dates, and Exam

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Introduction:

  • About: Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test #is generally abbreviated as Karnataka PGCET 2018. It is a state-backed, state level entrance test for those interested in seeking admission into MCA, MBA and M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch courses in Karnataka.GATE level students can also apply for the examinations.

  • Grandiosity: The Government of Karnataka established Common Entrance Test Cell in the year 1994 for conducting of Entrance Test and determining the eligibility/merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates and the ward/s of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants to the First year or First semester of full-time professional courses for Government share of Seats in both Government and Private Colleges.

  • Level: Karnataka PGCET 2018 is a State-Level Examination usually conducted in the month of August.

  • Note: For candidates who are already qualified in GATE, 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.

  • Admissions: Candidates appearing for Karnataka PGCET 2018 can get admission in top M.E/M.Tech colleges, top MCA colleges, top MBA colleges and top M.Arch colleges in Bangalore.
  • Frequency: Karnataka PGCET 2018 is conducted once a year and the students are expected to make use of this Opportunity.

  • Authority: Karnataka Examination Authority has the rights for conducting the Karnataka PGCET 2018 and allocating the seats for the applied candidates.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Examination Highlights

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Examination Details

Name of the Examination

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2018

Acronym

Karnataka PGCET 2018

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Type

State Level

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Category

Post Graduate

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Mode of Exam

Offline

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Authority

Karnataka Examination Authority

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Date of Exam

3rd August 2018 

Examination Stream

Management, Computer Applications, Technology and Architecture Courses

Duration

150 minutes for 100 marks

Type of Questions

Objective MCQ's


Courses Offered Through Karnataka PGCET 2018:

Courses

Duration 

M.E

2 Years

M.Tech

2 Years

MCA

2 Years 

MBA

2 Years 

M.Arch

2 Years 

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Important Dates/Schedules:

  • Application Form: Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form will be released on 2nd July 2018 and the candidates can apply for the same through Online in the Official Website of KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority).

  • Admit Card: Karnataka PGCET 2018 Admit card will be available on 1st August 2018 and the candidates are expected to bring the same to the examination centre without fail.

  • To know the complete schedules and important dates of Karnataka PGCET 2018 like exam date, result date, counselling date click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Eligibility:

  • Qualifications: Candidate must have an Under-Graduate Degree from any Colleges in India or Abroad in order to get qualified in Karnataka PGCET 2018.

  • Marks: Marks should be greater than 50 percentile in Karnataka PGET 2018 for “General Merit” candidates, and not less than 40 percentile in Karnataka PGET 2018 for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe & OBC candidates (Karnataka).

  • To know more Details about Eligibility of Karnataka PGCET 2018 click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form:

  • Details: The candidates applying for Karnataka PGCET #year have to enter their personal details, academic details and contact details for communication with the candidates.
  • Note: Candidates can also Refer the Official Brochure Released by KEA for more Information about Karnataka PGCET 2018.

  • To know more about the Karnataka PGCET 2018 application form and for the step-wise procedure to fill the application form click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Sections: Karnataka PGCET 2018 paper will be divided into two Sections/Parts. Each paper is designed to test the knowledge of candidates in their subject specialization.

  • Pattern: For M.E/M.TECH/M.ARCH Courses Part A contains 50 Questions and Part-B contains 25 Questions. Each Question in Part-A is given 1 mark and for part-B each question is of 2 marks. Maximum marks that a candidate can score is 100.

  • To know more about the PGCET #year Exam Pattern and Details about the Negative Marking click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Admit Card:

  • Schedule: Karnataka PGCET #year Examination Admit card will be released on the official website of KEA and the candidates are expected to bring the Admit card to the exam centre without fail.
  • Details: Candidates can expect to see their photograph, name, registration number, exam centre on the Karnataka PGCET 2018 Admit card.

  • To know more about the KARNATAKA PGCET #year Admit Card and for the step-wise procedure to download it, click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Exam Centers:

  • Election: Candidates can select their preferred location for an exam centre which is convenient for him/her while filling the online application form for Karnataka PGCET #year.

  • Locations: Karnataka PGCET #year is conducted in 12 Cities across Karnataka and the candidates can choose any of the locations as they prefer.

  • To know more about the Karnataka PGCET #year Exam Centers and for map overview for examination, centres click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Syllabus:

  • Topics: Candidates need to thoroughly prepare all the major topics which they have learned at their undergraduate level for Karnataka PGCET #year.

  • Note: Additionally candidates can also refer the books such as "Reference for GATE" for Karnataka PGCET #year.

  • To know more about the Karnataka PGCET #year Syllabus and the important topics to concentrate click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Results:

  • SchedulesKarnataka PGCET #year Results will be announced on the official website of KEA and the candidates can download their results by entering the required credentials.
  • Credentials: Candidates have to log in to the official site of KEA and enter the LOGIN ID and Password in order to download the result.

  • To know more about the KARNATAKA PGCET #year Results and for the step-wise instructions to download it click here.


Karnataka PGCET 2018 Counselling:

  • Counselling Date: The commencement of Karnataka PGCET #year counselling registration and choice filling of preferred colleges along with courses will begin on 3rd September 2018.

  • Mode: KEA conducts Karnataka PGCET #year counselling both in ONLINE and OFFLINE modes.

  • To know more about the KARNATAKA PGCET #year counselling process and for the complete list of required documents click here.

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Contact Details: 

  • AddressSampige Road, 18th Cross Road, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560012

  • Hours: Closes at 6 PM

  • Phone080 2346 1575

  • E-mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in 

  • Fax: 080-23461576

  • Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in

PGCET 2018 Important Dates

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Important Dates Summary:

  • Karnataka PGCET Registration: The online registration forms for Karnataka PGCET 2018 will be available on 2nd July 2018 

  • Karnataka PGCET Application fee: The Initiation of online Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 exam is June 10th, 2018.

  • Karnataka PGCET Admit Card download: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 admit card can be downloaded on 1st August 2018.

  • Karnataka PGCET Exam date: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will be on 3rd August 2018.

  • Karnataka PGCET Result date: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 result will be announced on 24th August 2018.

  • Karnataka PGCET Counselling: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 counselling will commence on 3rd September 2018.

PGCET 2018 Eligibility

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Eligibility Summary:

  • 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 the 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 the 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 kilometres from the college. Candidates should have worked for at least 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 the 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 the 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 kilometres from the college. Candidates should have worked for at least 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 the 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

Application Process Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • 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 Karnataka 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

Application Form Details Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • Date: Karnataka PGCET 2018 application forms will be available from 2nd July 2018  on the official website.

  • Mode of payment: Candidates can pay the Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 photograph. 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

Admit Card Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • Date: Candidates can download the Karnataka PGCET admit card on from the official website on 1st August 2018.

  • Acronym: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 admit card is also known as KEA Karnataka PGCET Admission Ticket.

  • Proof: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 admit card is issued as an identity proof. Candidates are required to carry one valid Identity card with them along with the admit card.

  • A4 size: The admit card must be printed on an A4 size paper.

  • Credentials: Candidates can enter their Karnataka PGCET application number, registration ID and password to access the admit card.

PGCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • Date: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will be held on 3rd August 2018 

  • Number of questions: There will be a total of 75 questions for the Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam.

  • Exam Mode: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will be conducted in Offline mode.

  • Type of questions: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will contain objective type questions.

  • Medium: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will be in English.

  • Duration: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam will be for a duration of 2.5 hours.

  • Sections: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 exam will be conducted for 100 marks.

PGCET 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for the Karnataka PGCET 2018:

The syllabus for the Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam is as given below: -

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Syllabus for Electrical Sciences: Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits & Fields, Analog & Digital Electronics: Analog Electronics, Control Systems and Microprocessors.

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 syllabus for Architecture: City Planning, Housing, History of Architecture, Development

    of Contemporary Architecture, Planning Theory and Techniques of planning.

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 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

Results Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 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 2018 results.

PGCET 2018 Counselling

Counselling Summary for Karnataka PGCET 2018:

  • Stages: The Karnataka PGCET 2018 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.

 

Colleges which accept [PGCET]

Rahul Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2017
23 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • There you can attend through the direct interview process after your 12th or pre universities, or else through MBA entrance exams

  • PGCET

  • More than 50% in there 12th

Manali Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing), batch of 2018
07 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

I got admitted into DSASC through PGCET. PGCET is an entrance examination for postgraduate education in Karnataka state. The cutoff for DSI is very high and it is difficult for people to get into DSI beyond 3000 ranking. Luckily my rank was within that of the cutoff which varies every and keeps on dropping as its getting more competitive every year. 

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HIMANSHU Master of Science [M.Sc] (Microbiology), batch of 2017
02 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The eligibility criteria like there will be an entrance exam PGCET.. you can apply for 3 courses in the single form for additional courses you have to pay an additional fee. I took PGCET for MSC biotechnology and MSC microbial biotechnology and for forensic science The typical cuts off ... 80% It depends PGCET exam 50% + graduation marks 50% decide your rank

JUNAID Master of Computer Application [MCA], batch of 2018
24 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

I got admitted through PGCET. ..my Ranking was 1929 for MCA. eligibility for BCA is 60%

Susmitha Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2018
22 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

A good ranking in the entrance exam, that is, PGCET is necessary. The cut off varies from year to year, which can be checked with the college or through publications by PGCET website

Kiran Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Computer Applications), batch of 2017
21 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

I have joined Acharya Institute of technology Bangalore in 2014-2017 batch. The eligibility criteria for mca was 50% should be in the graduation.

I took Karnataka-PGCET entrance examination.

Want to get in ?
Gowtham Master of Commerce [M.Com], batch of 2017
15 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

I have written PGCET exam to get into this college.

Milind Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2019
15 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The student needs to pass GUJARAT PGCET entrance exam. 

Yash Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical Engineering), batch of 2021
13 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

I got the admission on the basis of the entrance exam Gujrat PGCET but the admission is also possible by JEE MAIN.

Shreyansh Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
11 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The eligibility criteria are 12th degree and GUJARAT PGCET entrance exam. 

 

 

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Candidate from Kerala or other States for Karnataka PGCET

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,
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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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Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for MCA

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

Asked By: Phani Sruthi,
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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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Mathematics for Karnataka PGCET Computer Engineering Test

What all topics come under Mathematics for Karnataka PGCET Computer Engineering Test?

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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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Karnataka PGCET 2017 MCA seat

If I attempt the PGCET exam. Will I get a MCA seat?

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

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Karnataka PGCET 2017 State backed exam

Is the PGCET exam a state-backed exam?

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

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