The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state level entrance exam administered by Karnataka Examination Authority, under government of Karnataka.
This offline test also known as Karnataka CET is conducted once a year for admission to government seats in Engineering / Architecture courses, B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Sericulture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Sc(Forestry), B.Sc. Agri Bio Tech, BHSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.FSc (Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)., B.Sc. (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op), B-Pharma, Pharma-D courses.
Eligibility for KCET admission
Only Indian citizens can apply for the test
The candidate should have studied (from 1st standard to 2nd PUC / 12th standard as on 1st July of the year in which the Entrance Test is held) in one or more Government or Government recognised educational institutions located in the State of Karnataka for a minimum period of SEVEN academic years, and have appeared and passed either SSLC / 10th standard or 2nd PUC / 12th standard examination from Karnataka State can apply for the test. The candidates should have passed 12th standard examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with either Chemistry, Biotechnology, Electronics or Computer, and English.
Minimum 45% aggregate marks in three subjects in the 12 th exam (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates)