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PGCET

About PGCET

The Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is conducted by Karnataka Exams Authority (KEA) for admission to Masters of Engineering (M.E), Masters of Technology (M.Tech), Masters in Architecture (M.Arch), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) programs in the institutions affiliated to universities which will be notified by the Government of Karnataka.

Eligibility Criteria for KEA PGCET 2017:

  • For MCA Program: A candidate who has passed any recognized under graduate examination or equivalent examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years of the degree examination is eligible for admission to MCA program.
  • For M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch Programs: A candidate who has passed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as prescribed by the Competent Authority and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years / semesters of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission to M.E. /M.Tech / M.Arch programs.

For more details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website.

Application Procedure for KEA PGCET 2017:

  • Candidates have to pay an amount of Rs.650/- for general and OBC (Rs.500/- for SC/ST Category-1) through NEFT from any Nationalized bank.
  • The candidates must remit the fee according to the course particulars. To know about the fees structures please click here
  • The candidates will provide a unique UTR Number which they have to fill in the application form. The application form will be considered valid only if the UTR-journal number is there.

For details and information on the application procedure, please visit their official website.

Paper Pattern of KEA PGCET 2017:

  • The PGCET-2015 will be held in one session separately for MBA, conducted for 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (objective) multiple choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options. Each question will carry one mark.
  • The PGCET-2015 will be held in one session separately for MCA programs, conducted for 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (objective) multiple choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options. 60 questions in Part - A will carry one mark each. 20 questions in Part-B carry two marks each. Thus there will be 80 questions and a total mark is 100.
  • The PGCET-2015 will be held in two sessions separately for Type – A and Type-B of ME / M.Tech/ M.Arch programs conducted 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (Objective) Multiple Choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options.

For details and information on the paper pattern, please visit their official website.

Important Dates:

  • Last date to enter application details online: Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
  • Last date to pay fees in the specified bank: Thursday, June 01, 2017.
  • Date of KEA PGCET:
    • For M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch programs: Saturday, July 01, 2017.
    • For MBA/MCA programs: Sunday, July 02, 2017.

For more details and information about KEA PGCET 2015, please visit here.

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Eligibility Criteria for 2017

Karnataka's Post Graduate Common Entrance Test is conducted by Karnataka Exams Authority (KEA) for admission into MBA, MCA, M.E, M.Tech and M.Arch courses in Post Graduate colleges across Karnataka. Conducted under the supervision of Central Post Graduate Admission Committee (CPAC), PGCET scores determine the merit of both Karnataka and Non - Karnataka Candidates for admission to the First year, First semester of Full time (2 years) and Part time (3 years) Master of Business Administration (MBA), Full time (2 years) MBA (Infrastructure Management) and Full time (3 years) Master of Computer Applications (MCA) courses in University.

Eligibility Criteria for KEA PGCET 2017:

  • For MCA ProgramA candidate who has passed any recognized under graduate examination or equivalent examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission to MCA programs.
  • For MBA
    • For Full Time MBA courses: A candidate who has passed any under graduate examination or equivalent examination (herein after referred to as the “qualifying examination” or “Q. E.” in short) and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years is eligible for admission to MBA courses. 45% of marks in both Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates.
    • For Part Time MBA courses: A candidate who has passed any under graduate examination or equivalent examination (herein after referred to as the “qualifying examination” or “Q. E.” in short) and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years is eligible for admission to MBA courses. 45% of marks in both Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates. In addition to this candidate after obtaining the complete degree, must have worked for not less than three years before the issue of notification for the relevant year, in an establishment and must be working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.
  • For M.E. / M. Tech / M. Arch Programs:
    • A candidate with valid GATE scores.
    • A candidate who has passed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as prescribed by the Competent Authority and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the
      subjects of all the years/ semesters of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission.
  • For Part Time M.E. / M. Tech / M. Arch Programs: A candidate who has passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as prescribed by the Competent Authority and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects of all the years/semesters of the Degree Examination is eligible for admissions. 

In addition to this candidate after obtaining the complete degree, must have worked for not less than three years before the issue of notification for the relevant year, in an establishment and must be working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.

Based on the performance of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test, the rank list will be prepared and published for admission to the above courses (Except MBA – For MBA, based on CMAT score). Therefore, the candidates are advised to attend the counseling only if they are having the requisite percentage of marks in the qualifying examination. (i.e., should have obtained 50% of aggregate marks of all the years of  the Degree examination. 45% of aggregate marks of all the years in the Degree examination in case of candidates belonging to SC , ST and Category-I)

NOTE:

  • Candidates who do not pass in all the subjects in the qualifying examination and candidate, who do not possess the academic eligibility detailed above for various courses, will not be eligible for selection of seats in the respective courses.
  • The SC / ST / Category-I / OBC eligibility criteria are applicable to persons of Karnataka origin who are claiming eligibility for Government seats  under clauses (a) and (b) and the same is not applicable to non-Karnataka students.
  • Not only a candidate who has passed the qualifying examination with requisite marks but also a candidate who is appearing for the Q.E. and expecting the Results is eligible to apply for the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test – 2017.

Application Procedure

The PGCET entrance exam will be held on Sunday, July 02, 2017 and Sunday, August 09, 2015. Karnataka's Post Graduate Common Entrance Test is conducted by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum for smooth admission into MBA, MCA, M.E, M.Tech and M.Arch courses in Post Graduate colleges across Karnataka.

Application Procedure for KEA PGCET 2015:

  • Candidates have to pay an amount of Rs.650/- for general and OBC (Rs.500/- for SC/ST Category-1) through NEFT from any Nationalized bank.
  • The candidates must remit the fee according to the course particulars. To know about the fees structures please click here.
  • The candidates will provide a unique UTR Number which they have to fill in the application form. The application form will be considered valid only if the UTR-journal number is there.

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Paper Pattern

KEA PGCET is an entrance exam conducted for admission to Masters of Engineering (M.E), Masters of Technology (M.Tech), Masters in Architecture (M.Arch), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) programs in the institutions affiliated to universities which will be notified by the Government of Karnataka

Paper Pattern for KEA PGCET 2017:

  • The PGCET-2017 will be held in one session separately for MBA, conducted for 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (objective) multiple choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options. Each question will carry one mark.
  • The PGCET-2017 will be held in one session separately for MCA programs, conducted for 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (objective) multiple choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options. 60 questions in Part - A will carry one mark each. 20 questions in Part-B carry two marks each. Thus there will be 80 questions and a total mark is 100.
  • The PGCET-2017 will be held in two sessions separately for Type – A and Type-B of ME / M.Tech/ M.Arch programs conducted 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (Objective) Multiple Choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options.
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