KCET Syllabus

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 is a test conducted by Karnataka Education Authority for admission into various courses like Engineering, Agriculture, Yoga & Naturopathy, Veterinary, Farm Science, Pharmacy etc. The examination is conducted in four subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

KCET 2020 syllabus is based on higher secondary curriculum. The KCET exam duration for every subject is 80 minutes. There are 60 questions asked in every subject. The details of KCET syllabus 2020 is given below. The candidates are advised to go through the syllabus before they start their preparation for KCET.

KCET 2020 Physics Syllabus:

I PUC topics

II PUC topics

Units and measurement

Electromagnetic Induction

Gravitation

Electromagnetic Waves

Physical-world

Magnetism and Matter

Motion in a straight line

Alternating Current

Mechanical properties of fluids

Atoms

Mechanical properties of solids

Nuclei

Thermodynamics

Communication Systems

Kinetic theory

Oscillations

KCET 2020 Chemistry Syllabus: 

I PUC topics

II PUC topics

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Solid State

Structure of Atom

Solutions

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Electrochemistry

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Surface Chemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Aldehydes and Ketones and Carboxylic Acids:

Chemical Thermodynamics

Haloalkanes and Haloarene

Equilibrium

Alcohols, Phenols and Ether

Redox Reactions

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Hydrogen

Biomolecules

S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )

Chemical Kinetics

Some p-Block Elements

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

d and f Block Elements

Hydrocarbons

p-Block Elements

Environmental Chemistry

Co-ordination compounds

Polymers

Chemistry in Everyday life

KCET 2020 Biology Syllabus: 

I PUC topics

II PUC topics

Body fluids and Circulation

Microbes in Human Welfare

Locomotion and Movement

Environmental Issues

Excretory Products and their Elimination

Biotech: Principles and Processes

Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Organism and Population

Locomotion and Movement

Biotech: Application

Respiration in Plants

Biodiversity and Conservation

Plant Growth and Development

Reproduction in Organisms

Digestion and Absorption

Ecosystem

Morphology of Flowering Plants

Reproductive Health

Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Human Reproduction

Biomolecules

Evolution

Anatomy and Flowering Plants

Plant Kingdom

Living World

Breathing and Exchange of Gases

KCET 2020 Mathematics Syllabus:

I PUC topics

II PUC topics

Introduction to 3D Geometry

Matrices

Statistics

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Mathematical Reasoning

Linear Programming

Linear Inequalities

Application Of Integrals

Principle Of Mathematical Induction

Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations

Permutation And Combination

Sets

Binomial Theorem

Reference books for KCET 2020

Physics

I PUC Physics – A S Govind

Pradeep’s fundamental physics – (Class 11 and Class 12)

Objective Physics (Chapter-wise MCQ) – Disha experts

Chemistry

I PUC Chemistry – Prof. Somashekara Prasad

Pradeep’s new course chemistry 

Modern’s abc of Chemistry – S.P Jauhar

Karnataka CET Chemistry – Ravinder Chadha

Mathematics

Karnataka CET Mathematics – D.P Arora

Mathematics for I PUC – Dr P.G Umarani

Mathematics – S Dinesh

Biology

Objective Biology (Chapter-wise MCQ) – Disha Experts

All subjects

Karnataka CET Solved Paper – Arihant

Frequently Asked Questions

What the subjects for which KCET syllabus should be referred?

The candidates should refer to the following subjects:
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Mathematics

What are the reference books for KCET?

Karnataka CET Solved Paper – Arihant
I PUC Physics – A S Govind
Pradeep’s fundamental physics – (Class 11 and Class 12)
Objective Physics (Chapter-wise MCQ) – Disha experts
I PUC Chemistry – Prof. Somashekara Prasad
Pradeep’s new course chemistry
Modern’s abc of Chemistry – S.P Jauhar
Karnataka CET Chemistry – Ravinder Chadha
Karnataka CET Mathematics – D.P Arora
Mathematics for I PUC – Dr P.G Umarani
Mathematics – S Dinesh
Objective Biology (Chapter-wise MCQ) – Disha Experts


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