Karnataka Examinations Authority popularly known as KEA conducts the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) every year to offer admission into various undergraduate and professional courses to the deserving candidates across different colleges within the State of Karnataka.
The various courses offered by KCET include Engineering Programs, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga (ISM and H), Architecture, B.Sc. in Agriculture, Forestry, Sericulture, Agri. Biotech, Horticulture, Ag. Marketing and Co-operation, Bachelor of Home Science, B.Tech in Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science & Technology, Agriculture Engineering, Bachelor of Fisheries and Science, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, B-Pharma, 2nd Year B. Pharma, Pharma-D.
The admission into all these specified courses will be through an entrance conducted by KEA but for entry into medical and architecture, the aspiring candidates must take the following exams.
KCET 2017 – Medical Entrance Test
It must be noted that for admissions into medical and dental courses, the candidates are required to undertake NEET 2017 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) which is a renowned national level medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) for candidates aiming for a career in the medical field. NEET is a centralized one tier exam in which students can get admissions in medical colleges through a single window system.
KCET 2017 – Architecture
For undertaking admissions into Architecture courses, the candidates have to appear for NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture.
Application Form and Important Dates:
- The application form for KCET 2017 will be tentatively available from 2nd week of January, 2017 on the official website.
- The admit card for KCET 2017 will be tentatively released by 3rd week of April, 2017.
- KCET 2017 will be conducted in the month of May 2017.
|DESCRIPTION OF IMPORTANT EVENTS||TENTATIVE DATE|
|Commencement of Online Application Forms||2nd week of January, 2017|
|Closing of Submission of Online Applications||1st week of March, 2017|
|Last Day to Pay Application Fee||Last week of February, 2017|
|Admit Card Releasing Date||3rd week of April, 2017|
|Declaration of Results||Last week of May, 2017|
|Commencement of Counseling||2nd week of June, 2017|
Exam Dates for CET 2017:
The dates for KCET 2017 have been released and are as follows:
|02-05-2017||Tuesday||10.30 AM-11.50 AM||Biology||60|
|02.30 AM-03.50 AM||Mathematics||60|
|03-05-2017||Wednesday||10.30 AM-11.50 AM||Physics||60|
|02.30 AM-03.50 AM||Chemistry||60|
|KANNADA LANGUAGE TEST (Only in Bangalore)|
|04-05-2017||Thursday||11.30 AM- 12.30 PM||FOR HORANADU AND GADINADU KANNADIGA CANDIDATES||50|
*Note – Kannada Language Test is only for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates