KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is an entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), which is mandatory to get admission for under graduate professional courses viz., Indian System of Medicine & Homeopathy and Engineering/ Technology programs offered by Government, Aided, Private Un-aided Minority / Non-minority institutions of Karnataka state for the session 2016.
KCET will be held on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 and Thursday, May 05, 2016.
- For MBBS/BDS Programs: Candidates should have passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard/equivalent exam with English as one of the languages and a minimum of 50% of marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects.
- For B.E/B.Tech Programs: Candidates should have passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard/equivalent exam with English as one of the languages and a minimum of 45% of marks in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry, Bio-Technology/ Bilogy/ Electronics/ Computer Science.
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Candidate should have completed the age of Seventeen Years as on 31st December of 2016.
Candidates apply online.
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Application fee is Rs. 650/- for general and OBC (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST category 1 of Karnataka candidates only). Rs. 750/- in case of candidates residing outside the state of Karnataka and Rs. 5000/- in case of candidates residing outside India.
Last date to apply online for KCET 2016 is Thursday, February 25, 2016.
- KCET comprises of 4 papers namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
- Each question paper comprises of 60 objective type questions.
- The maximum time given for answering each paper is 80 minutes.
- Each correct response given by the candidate carries 1 mark and there is no deduction of marks for any wrong answers.
- The Physics and Chemistry paper are compulsory for all the candidates and the candidate who desires to pursue MBBS/BDS must attend the Biology and rest candidates must attend the Mathematics paper.
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Admit card can be downloaded from the their official website from Friday, April 15, 2016.