KCET 2024 Exam {How to Fill Online Application Form}

KCET 2024 Exam {How to Fill Online Application Form}

If you are worried about the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) Exam 2024, read this blog thoroughly.

The online KCET 2024 Application Form was released on 30 March 2024 on its official website. However, the exam will be conducted between 18th and 19th April 2024.

This entrance examination is the gateway to admission to various UG & PG courses in engineering, agriculture, architecture, etc.

Before applying, students need to check their eligibility criteria and other important information to get admission to various Government and Private Colleges across the state.


Exam Name Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Organizing By Karnataka Examinations Authority
Exam Level State
Mode of Exam Offline pen & paper mode
Number of Questions 180
Marking Scheme 1 Mark For Each Correct Answer And no negative marking
Question type Multiple Choice Questions
Time Duration 80 minutes each
Eligibility 10+2 With Different Subjects For Different Courses
Official Website www.kea.kar.nic.in/


KCET 2024 Exam Dates

Events Dates 2024 
Release of application form 30th March 2024
Last date to apply 1st April 2024
Admit card 5th April 2024
Date of KCET exam 18th/19th April 2024
Declaration of result A few days after the exam


The KCET syllabus includes essential physics, chemistry, and mathematics/biology subjects. Candidates should examine the complete syllabus and proceed with the exam strategy accordingly.


First Year

Work, Energy & Power
Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion Gravitation
Mechanical Properties of Solids
Mechanical Properties of Fluids
Physical World
Units and Measurements
Motion in a Straight Line
Motion in a Plane
Laws of Motion
Thermal Properties of Matter
Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory

Second Year

Current Electricity
Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter
Electromagnetic Induction
Electric Charges and Fields
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Wave Optics
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Semiconductor Electronics
Communication Systems
Alternating Current
Electromagnetic Waves
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments



First Year

Redox reactions
s – Block Elements
Some p – Block Elements
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles & Techniques
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure States of Matter Gases and Liquids Thermodynamics
Environmental chemistry

Second Year

Chemical Kinetics, Surface chemistry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
p-Block Elements
Solid State
d and f Block Elements
Coordination Compounds
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Biomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Phenols and Ethers
Ketones and Carboxylic acids



First Year

Sets, Relations & Functions
Trigonometric Functions
Limits & Derivatives
Mathematical Reasoning
Principle of Mathematical Induction
Sequence & Series
Straight Lines
Conic Sections
Complex numbers and Quadratic equations Linear Inequalities
Permutations and Combination
Binomial Theorem
Introduction to 3D-Geometry

Second Year

Continuity and Differentiability
Relations & Functions,
Inverse Trigonometric functions
Application of Derivatives
Linear Programming
Application of Integrals
Differential Equations
Vector Algebra
Three Dimensional Geometry



Chemical Coordination and integration
Morphology of flowering plants
Neural control and coordination
Locomotion and movement
Breathing and exchange of gases
Anatomy of flowering plants
The living world
Animal Kingdom
Biological classification
Structural organisation in animals
Plant Kingdom
Body fluids and circulation
Cell cycle and Cell division
Mineral nutrition
Excretory products and their elimination
Transport in Plants
Cell – The unit of life
Respiration in plants
Digestion and Absorption
Photosynthesis in higher plants


KCET Exam Pattern 2024

Knowing about exam patterns is one of the essential aspects of grabbing information about upcoming examinations. So if you will appear in the KCET 2024 Exam, you must follow its entire Exam pattern information, where we have provided subject-wise Question paper Patten and its marking information.

Sections  Questions  Duration 
Physics 60 80 minutes
Chemistry 60 80 minutes
Mathematics/Biology 60 80 minutes
Kannada (in case) 50 60 minutes

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Fulfilling the eligibility criteria is one of the crucial aspects of applying for the KCET 2024, so before filling out your online form, check their eligibility criteria and other important information furnished in this section.

  • Students must be an Indian citizen or domicile of Karnataka
  • Have passed the qualifying exam from a recognized university with a minimum of 50-60% marks.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying exam in 2024 and waiting for their results can also apply for KCET 2024.

Academic Qualifications

For B.E/B.Tech

  • Qualification: Passed 10+2 intermediate or equivalent examinations with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics /Biology and grabbed at least 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category) in the PCM/PCB subjects.

For B.Arch

  • Qualification: Must have completed Class 12th with 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. (45% marks for reserved candidates to be eligible for admission).

For B.V. Sc. & A.H

  • Qualification: Those who appear in the 10+2 intermediate examination have 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates).
  • Subjects: One should have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as subjects in their qualifying examination.

 KCET Application Form 2024

  • Visit the KCET official website
  • Tap “KCET Registration 2024”
  • Fill in the required information
  • After that, applicants need to enter their name, email, mobile number, etc
  • Click the “Submit” button
  • After registration, candidates will get an application number and user ID
  • Using their credentials, they need to log in to their account
  • At this point, you must upload the scanned photographs of the photograph, signature and left thumb impression in JPG/JPEG format.
  • The application form is considered complete only at the time of payment of a fee.
  • After paying the application fee, one has to take a copy of the filled application form at the tip.

Application Fee:

Categories Application Fee
GM/ 2A/ 2B/ 3A / 3B candidates Rs. 500
SC/ST Category-1 Rs.250
Females of Karnataka candidates Rs. 250
Outside India candidates Rs. 5, 000
Outside Karnataka Rs.750

KCET 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Students must follow the complete syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Make a balanced timetable for studies and follow it strictly.
  • Students need to attend mock tests and solve previous years and sample papers.
  • Try to make proper notes and revise them accordingly.
  • Stay healthy and always avoid any unhealthy activities during the preparation period.


The information in this blog will surely be helpful when you fill out the KCET 2024 online application form. If you have any questions about this blog or want to ask anything, share your queries in the comment box.


Is KCET only for Karnataka students?

Yes, the KCET Examination is only allowed for students who belong to Karnataka. For private college admission in Karnataka, you can appear for the COMEDK exam.

When should I apply for KCET 2024?

The online application form was released on 30th March 2024, so the students can apply by completing the online form.

Will KCET be there in 2024?

This is a state-level entrance exam and is going to be held on the 18th/19th of April 2024.

What is the last date for the online application for this exam?

The online application process will end on 1st April 2024.

When will the KCET 2024 admit cards be made available to candidates?

Admit cards will be available to candidates online from 5th April 2024.

What is the process of KCET Counselling?

The KCET counselling process includes various processes such as seat allotment, document verification, choice filling KCET option entry, and reporting to the respective institutes. Aspirants who pass the KCET exam can take part in the counselling process.

What educational qualification is required for this exam?

One should qualify for the 12th pass Examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with at least 50% marks from any recognized board. Reserved category candidates should have scored at least 40% marks.


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