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KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024: Marks & Direct Admission Check at @kea.kar.nic.in

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) eligibility criteria for 2024 typically require candidates to have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board. For engineering and architecture courses, candidates should have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology as the optional subject. They should also have secured a minimum aggregate of 45% (40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) in these subjects. For medical and dental courses, candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, and the minimum aggregate requirement varies by category. Non-Karnataka residents are eligible for certain seats based on qualifying exam scores. Specific eligibility details may vary, so applicants should refer to the official KCET brochure for current criteria.

KCET Exam Dates 2024

EventDate
Application startsSecond week of April 2024
Last date to submit application formFirst week of May 2024
Last date to pay the feeFirst week of May 2024
Application correctionFourth week of May 2024
Release of admit cardFirst week of June 2024
KCET 2024 exam dateThird week of June 2024
Release of answer keyThird week of June 2024
Announcement of resultJuly 2024
Commencement of counsellingAugust 2024

KCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria Highlights

Eligibility CriteriaHighlights
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India.
AgeThere is no upper age limit to appear for the exam. However, the candidate must have been born on or before 31st December 2002 to be eligible to apply for the exam.
Educational qualificationThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Eligibility Clauses and Documents Required

CourseEligibility Criteria
Engineering/TechnologyThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B). For Engineering/Technology courses, an aggregate minimum of 45% marks for general category and 40% for reserved category in optional subjects in qualifying examination is required.
ArchitectureThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).
Medical/DentalThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).
PharmacyThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).
BiotechnologyThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary SciencesThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).
Information TechnologyThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English as compulsory subjects. An aggregate minimum score of 50% in 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination is required for candidates from general category and 40% for SC, ST, Category-I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B).

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024: For B.Pharm (Hons.)

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India.
AgeThere is no upper age limit to appear for the exam. However, the candidate must have been born on or before 31st December 2002 to be eligible to apply for the exam.
Educational qualificationThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects.

KCET 2024 Courses Offered

CourseDetails
Engineering/TechnologyB.E./B.Tech. in all branches of engineering, including Computer Science, Electronics, Mechanical, Civil, etc.
ArchitectureB.Arch.
Medical/DentalMBBS, BDS
PharmacyB.Pharm. (Hons.)
BiotechnologyB.Tech. in Biotechnology
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary SciencesB.V.Sc. and A.H.
Information TechnologyB.Tech. in Information Technology
AgricultureB.Sc. in Agriculture
FisheriesB.F.Sc.
Home ScienceB.Sc. in Home Science
NursingB.Sc. in Nursing
Paramedical SciencesVarious paramedical courses
ManagementVarious management courses

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024: For Board Toppers

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India.
AgeThere is no upper age limit to appear for the exam. However, the candidate must have been born on or before 31st December 2002 to be eligible to apply for the exam.
Educational qualificationThe candidate must have passed the 2nd PUC/12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

KCET Eligibility 2024 FAQs

There is typically no specific age limit for KCET. Candidates of all ages can apply.

Yes, non-Karnataka residents can apply, but they may not be eligible for certain quotas or benefits reserved for Karnataka residents.

For engineering, candidates should have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology as one of the optional subjects.

Yes, candidates applying for medical and dental courses should have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as compulsory subjects.

The minimum aggregate percentage required varies by category and course. Typically, it's 45% for general candidates and 40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

A domicile certificate may be required to prove eligibility for Karnataka state quota seats. Non-Karnataka residents can also apply but may have different eligibility criteria.

Yes, candidates from different states or boards can apply for KCET, but they must meet the specified eligibility criteria.
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