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Karnataka PGCET 2020

Sakunth KumarUpdated On: 03 Dec, 2019 12:37 IST

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About Karnataka PGCET (Notification in May 2020)

In the state of Karnataka, a Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) which is a gateway exam to various PG courses offered by the top Private (Aided & Un-Aided)/Government Institutions. Through Karnataka PGCET, these Institutions filter out candidates for various PG courses such as MCA, MBA, M.Arch, M.Tech, M.E and MCA lateral entry from a large pool of test-takers.

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) usually releases the application form of Karnataka PGCET during the month of May every year. The application process is completely online followed by the conduct of the entrance test, usually, in the month of July. 

Conducted in multiple sessions, the offline entrance exam Karnataka PGCET paper consists of a total of 100 questions in an objective format, i.e multiple choice type. The total time duration for the same is 2 hours and 30 minutes. 

After the test is conducted, the KEA authorities release the Karnataka PGCET Answer key which contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. The result for the Karnataka PGCET is usually released 3 to 4 weeks after the conduct of the exam. The final admission of the candidates into their desired course and Institution depends on their performance in the Karnataka PGCET entrance exam and the Karnataka PGCET counselling process. 

GATE qualified candidates can directly apply for M.Tech courses offered by various Karnataka PGCET participating institutes without having appeared for the entrance exam.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka PGCET 2020 eligibility criteria define the different parameters


How to Prepare for Karnataka PGCET 2020

Candidates who have successfully registered themselves for Karnataka PGCET


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2020 is expected to be conducted from July 2020


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Syllabus will be announced by the


Upcoming Exams :

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Best Books

Candidates aspiring to crack Karnataka PGCET 2020 must know


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Process

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will soon release the online application


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card

The Karnataka PGCET 2020 admit card will be released


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Answer Key

The Karnataka PGCET 2020 answer key is expected to


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is responsible for releasing


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Cut-Off

The Karnataka PGCET 2020 cutoff list will also be


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Participating Colleges

The aspiring candidates planning to crack the Karnataka PGCET


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling

The Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling process will be conducted


Karnataka PGCET 2020 Seat Allotment

The seat matrix for the Karnataka PGCET seat allotment process


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Karnataka PGCET Conducting Body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is the conducting authority of Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance (Karnataka PGCET). It is an autonomous body that provides admission to eligible aspirants into various postgraduate courses in the field of Engineering Technology, M.Tech, and MBA, etc. in the state of Karnataka.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Important Dates

Karnataka PGCET 2020 official notification is expected to be released in May. Check the tentative dates of Karnataka PGCET 2020 here. 


Tentative Dates

Availability of Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form

May 2020 Last Week

Last Date to Submit the Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form

June 2020 Last Week

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card Availablity Date

July 2020 Second Week

Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam for M.E and M.Tech

July 2020 Third Week

Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam for MCA and MBA

July 2020 Third Week

Result Declaration of Karnataka PGCET

Third week of August 2020

PGCET 2020 Counselling Process

Last week of August 2020

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Centers







Stages Involved in Karnataka PGCET Exam

The Karnataka PGCET exam comprises of the following stages:

  1. Online application process

  2. Availability of Karnataka PGCET admit card

  3. Conduct of Karnataka PGCET exam (for M.E and M.Tech)

  4. Conduct of Karnataka PGCET exam (for MBA and MCA)

  5. Release of Answer Key

  6. Result declaration

  7. Counselling process phase

  8. Allotment of seats and admission

Karnataka PGCET Exam Highlights

Conducting Body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Exam Type


Level of Exam


Mode of Exam


Question Type

Objective (MCQ)

Total Time Duration

2 Hours and 30 Minutes

Total Number of Questions


Medium of Instruction

Quadrilingual (4 Languages)

Number of Sections in the Question Paper


Negative Marking 


Participating Institutions


Application Process 


Important Dates

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 30 May to 29 Jun, 2020 (*Tentative)
Admit Card Date 12 Jul, 2020 (*Tentative)
Exam Date 20 Jul to 21 Jul, 2020 (*Tentative)

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