Karnataka PGCET

Karnataka PGCET Exam 2024: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern Check at @karnataka.gov.in

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (KPGCET), the state level examination held by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for the purpose of admission for MBA, MCA, ME, MTech and other PG courses in Karnataka universities and colleges is one the most sought after exams in the state of Karnataka. The PGCET scores are utilized by colleges and universities in Karnataka for admission to different few master degree level professional courses based on the ability of the candidates to pass the exam.

The Karnataka PGCET 2023 is expected to take place in the month of June 2023, under the aegis of which students would be admitted for joining the session 2023-24. In the course of its registration generally starts two to three month before the entrance exam. Admission process get commence after the KEA administers the PGCET in the month of June which in turn releases the Karnataka PGCET result on its website in July. The candidate can see the score he obtained, the margin of cutoff marks, and his ranking, among others. The seats are allotted to students according to their marks in PGCET and their preferences; counseling sessions for seat allotment are conducted.

Karnataka PGCET 2024: Important Dates

Event Date
Starting of application form 3rd week of May 2024
Online application close 1st week of June 2024
Correction facility 31st October to 2nd November 2024
Submission of Special category certificate Ex-defence at KEA, Bangalore 29th October 2024
Hall Ticket 7th November 2024
Karnataka PGCET Exam Date 19th & 20th November 2024

Karnataka PGCET 2024 Application Fees

Category Application fee
SC/ST/Category I INR 500
General, OBC INR 650

Karnataka PGCET 2024 Syllabus

Subject Topics
General Aptitude Analytical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Mathematics Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, Differential Equations, Numerical Methods
Physics Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Optics, Modern Physics
Chemistry Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Karnataka PGCET 2024 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Duration
General Aptitude 30 2 60 1 hour
Mathematics 45 2 90 1 hour 30 minutes
Physics 30 2 60 1 hour 30 minutes
Chemistry 35 2 70 1 hour 30 minutes

Karnataka PGCET 2024: Books for Preparation

Subject Book Author Publisher
General Aptitude Objective General English R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
Reasoning Advance Problems in Logical Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal Arihant Publications
Mathematics Higher Algebra S.L. Loney S. Chand & Company
Calculus Introductory Calculus G.N. Berman Pearson Education India
Physics Concepts of Physics H.C. Verma S. Chand & Company
Chemistry Foundations of Chemistry O.P. Tandon Pearson Education India

Karnataka PGCET 2024 Cut off

Category Cut off
General 60%
OBC 55%
SC 50%
ST 45%

Karnataka PGCET 2024 Course Wise Fee

Course Fee (INR)
MBA 1,25,000
MCA 1,00,000
M.Tech. 1,50,000
M.Arch. 1,75,000
M.Plan. 1,50,000


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