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KCET or Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted every year by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) which is a state-level engineering entrance exam that paves way for various Government, Government-Aided and Private engineering institutions in Karnataka. Because KCET is a very popular engineering entrance examination, students have a lot of queries related to the various aspects of the exam. One question which is asked by students every time is what are the chances of getting an engineering college in Karnataka state with a low score in the KCET exam. A completely valid question and considering the fact that how much less is available on the internet to address this issue, CollegeDekho decided to come up with this article from inputs and suggestions from experts that aims at providing an answer to all the queries regarding the same. But, it is very important to understand what is the meaning of “Low rank in KCET Exam?” Let us discuss everything in details and the students are requested to read the entire article thoroughly to shrug themselves off of their queries.
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What is Low Rank in KCET?
Every year almost 2 lakh students appear for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) for securing a seat in one of the KCET participating colleges. Usually, every year the vacant seats in these participating institutes get exhausted by the time the counselling process is conducted for those who secure a rank between 70,000 and 1,00,000. So, those students who secure a rank beyond the 1,00,000 mark can be technically categorised under the KCET Low-rank holders. The students must remember that their journey does not end if they fall under this category. Here is more to that.
There are many colleges in the Karnataka state which accepts the admission request of the low scorers in KCET. The only disparity in such a case is that the students will not be able to secure a seat in one of the popular or top KCET participating colleges. Top KCET participating colleges fill up their vacant seats within 70,000 and 1,00,000 rank. Still, there remains a good number of colleges which provides admission to those who could not secure the desired rank in this highly-competitive state-level engineering entrance exam. The following table will particularly deal with those colleges which grant admission to those who fall under the “Low-Rank” category.
List of Colleges Accepting KCET Low Rank for B.Tech Admission
Here is the list of some of the colleges which consider above 1,00,000 rank in KCET for B.Tech admission -
Previous Years' Closing Score
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
B L D E As V.P. Dr P. G. Hallakatti College of Engineering and Technology, Vijayapur
P D A College of Engineering, Gulbarga
P D A College of Engineering, Gulbarga
Electrical Engineering/ Mechatronics
Saptagiri College of Engineering, Bangalore
R L Jalappa Institute of Technology, Bangalore Rural Dist.
Vivekananda College of Engineering Technology, D K Dist.
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology R.T Nagar Post, Bangalore
M S Engineering College, Bangalore Urban
St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore
Secab Institute of Engineering and Technology
Smt. Kamala and Sri Venkappa M. Agadi College of Engineering and Technology, Gadag Dist
K L S Viswanathrao Despande Institute of Technology Haliyal, Uttara Kannada Dist.
Adichunchanagiri University (Erst - BGSIT) Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya Dist.
Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bangalore
P E S Institute of Technology and Management, Shivamogga
Government Engineering College, Bellary
K L E College of Engineering and Technology Chikkodi, Belgaum Dist.
Rajeev Institute of Technology Bommanayankanahally, Hassan
A C S College of Engineering Kengeri Hobli, Bangalore
NDRK Institute of Technology Kandali, Hassan
Jain Institute of Technology Cross, Davanagere
Girijabai Sail Institute of Technology Majali Village, Karwar
Mangalore Marine College and Technology, Mangalore
Reva University, Bangalore
M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore
Presidency University Yelahanka, Bangalore
CMR University Chaghalatti, Bangalore
Government Engineering College Moselehosahalli, Hassan
List of Private Engineering Colleges to Target with Low KCET Scores
Although we have provided a list of all those colleges that the students with low KCET scores can look up to, there are certain private engineering colleges in Karnataka which also accepts low KCET scores for offering admissions. Check out the list of top private engineering colleges in the state of Karnataka where students with lesser scores in the KCET exam can target securing a seat.
Sambhram Institute of Technology
New Horizon College of Engineering
Dayanand Sagar University
MVJ College of Engineering
Oxford College of Engineering
The Oxford Institutions
Bangalore Institute of Technology
Well, now that the students have enough options on their plate as far as the top private engineering colleges in Karnataka state are concerned which accepts low KCET scores for engineering admissions, it is time that we shift our focus towards how to apply for admission into such institutions. The following section will give a detailed idea about whom to contact and how to apply for these renowned private Engineering colleges in the Karnataka state with lesser KCET scores.
Karnataka Direct B.Tech Admission Process 2021
The admission process in these KCET participating colleges is divided into 4 stages. After comprehensively completing the preceding step of the admission process, the students will be redirected to the next step. The stages are explained in details below:
Stage 1: Free Registration
In the first stage of the admission process, the students have to make sure that they are registered with CollegeDekho. If not, the students have to click on the registration cum admission link provided above which will take them to the home page of CollegeDekho’s official site. Only registered students will be able to apply for the top private KCET colleges
Stage 2: Apply through Common Application Forms
After successfully registering with CollegeDekho, the students have to click on the Common Application Form link provided below to begin the admission process. The students will find a search tab to assist them in finding their desired college. The students have to enter the name/s of their desired college/s. Once the selected college/s appear on the screen, at the bottom of the screen, the name of the selected college and application fee will appear along with a button reading - NEXT. The students have to click on it to go to the next step
Stage 3: Provide Course Choice and Personal Details
In this step, the students have to choose their desired course from the list of available courses. On scrolling down after choosing the courses, the students will find vacant spaces to provide their personal details like name, email and contact number. The students have to provide all the authentic information in these boxes
Stage 4: Payment of Application Fee
In the fourth step of the direct admission process, the students have to submit the application fee. The mode of payments will be given on the page itself. The students have to select one from those to deposit the amount
Stage 5: Filling Up of Details
After paying the application fee, the students will be redirected to a new page where they have to enter all the remaining details to complete the admission application process. Further communication regarding the same will be initiated from the end of the Institution/s or college/s which will mention all the steps that the students have to follow from thereon
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|Which colleges of KCET are considered the best in terms of academics?||The students can definitely target admissions into colleges like Mysore’s National Institute of Engineering, Hubli’s B V P College of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore’s National Institute of Technology among several other renowned colleges. The list also includes some top private Karnataka Engineering colleges like Jain University, Alliance University, Acharya Institute of Technology, all from Bangalore itself.|
|What happens to those who secure a rank beyond 1,50,000?||Students with a rank more than 1,50,000 must not rue over the fact that they could not secure a spot at one of the top colleges. However, there are a few renowned private KCET colleges in which such students can eye a spot.|
|If I apply to one of the KCET colleges through CollegeDekho’s Common Admission portal, how will I know my application have been received by the intended authorities?||After applying to a KCET participating college via CollegeDekho’s common admission portal, you will be contacted by the respective institution/s. Because each institution has its own admission process, the contacting person will describe you about the steps which need to be followed from your end. You also must fulfil the admission eligibility criteria laid down by the respective college/s before applying.|
|Can anyone apply for one of these colleges without sitting in the KCET exam?||Technically yes, one can apply for these engineering colleges without appearing in KCET. In that case, he/she have to use CollegeDekho’s Common Application portal to be able to have a chance of securing a seat in one of these prestigious private engineering colleges. However, it must be remembered - the earlier the merrier as these seats get exhausted very quickly|
|Is it only those who get a rank more than 1,00,000 are categorised under the “KCET Low Score” category?||No, it is not necessary that only those students who could not secure a rank below 1,00,000 will be accounted in the “KCET Low Score” category. The information provided above is based on closing rank data accumulated over the past 10 years. It depends on the number of students who appear for the KCET exam as well as the number of seats vacant in these institutions.|