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Karnataka PGCET 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 01 Apr, 2021 14:01

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About Karnataka PGCET 2021 (Exam Date Soon)

Karnataka PGCET 2021 is expected to be conducted in July, and the online application form is expected to be released in April/ May. 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, and M.Tech from a large pool of test-takers. GATE qualified candidates can directly apply for M.Tech courses offered by various Karnataka PGCET participating institutes without having appeared for the entrance exam.

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Karnataka PGCET 2021 Application Form (Soon)

The application form for Karnataka PGCET 2021 is expected


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka PGCET 2021 eligibility criteria define the different parameters


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus will be announced by the


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2021 is expected to be conducted from July 2020


Upcoming Engineering Exams :

How to Prepare for Karnataka PGCET 2021

Candidates who have successfully registered themselves for Karnataka PGCET


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Best Books

Candidates aspiring to crack Karnataka PGCET 2021 must know


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Hall Ticket

The admit card of Karnataka PGCET 2021 can be


Colleges Accepting Exam Karnataka PGCET :

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Answer Key

The candidates can download the official answer keys of


Karnataka PGCET 2021

Karnataka PGCET 2021 results are expected to be announced


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Cut-Off

The Karnataka PGCET 2021 cutoff list will also be


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Counselling

Allotment of seats into the first year of MBA


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Seat Allotment

KEA will release the seat allotment result for Karnataka PGCET


Karnataka PGCET 2021 Participating Colleges

The aspiring candidates planning to crack the Karnataka PGCET


Know best colleges you can get with your Karnataka PGCET score

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 2021 Important Dates

Check the important dates of Karnataka PGCET 2021 in the table below - 

EventsImportant Dates
Availability of Karnataka PGCET 2021 Application FormTo be Notified
Last Date to Submit the Karnataka PGCET 2021 Application FormTo be Notified
Last Date to Submit Karnataka PGCET Application FeeTo be Notified
Karnataka PGCET 2021 Admit Card Availablity DateTo be Notified
Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam for M.E and M.TechTo be Notified
Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam for MCA and MBATo be Notified
Result Declaration of Karnataka PGCETTo be Notified
PGCET 2021 Counselling ProcessTo be Notified

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of Karnataka PGCET 2021 are as follows - 

Conducting BodyKarnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Exam DateTo be Notified
Exam TypePG
Level of ExamState-Level
Mode of ExamOffline
Question TypeObjective (MCQ)
Total Time Duration2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total Number of Questions100
Medium of InstructionQuadrilingual (4 Languages)
Number of Sections in the Question PaperTwo
Negative MarkingYes
Participating Institutions10
Application ProcessOnline

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Exam Centers

The list of the Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam centres have been provided below -



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

Important Dates

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Important EventsDates

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Related Questions

I secured 5.29 CPGA in B Tech. am I eligible for admission to MBA through Karnataka PG CET?

-AnonymousUpdated on May 25, 2021 08:13 AM
  • 1 Answer
Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The minimum eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET is 50% marks in graduation. While 5.29 CGPA generally translates to a little over 50%, you would be eligible for the exam. However, you should refer to the method specified by your university for converting CGPA to percentage to be sure.

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Is their any negative marking in KPGCET 2021 for M.Tech course?

-Taraniya IUpdated on May 12, 2021 01:17 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

There will be no negative marking for the M.Tech course in Karnataka PGCET exam. Each question will be awarded 1 mark and there will be a total of 100 marks in the exam. You can also check KPGCET Exam Pattern to learn more.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


I have completed my 12th in AP and UG in Tamil Nadu. Am I eligible for Karnataka PGCET?

-shushi sriUpdated on May 12, 2021 01:11 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

As per the domicile rule for Karnataka PGCET, students must have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational located in the state for a minimum of 7 years either in broken period or continuously from 1st standard to qualifying exam either continuously or in the broken period as on 1st July of the year in which the entrance test is conducted and must have appeared and passed either SSLC / 10th standard or 2nd PUC / 12th standard examination in a Government recognized institutions located in the state of Karnataka. 

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FAQs about Karnataka PGCET

When will the Karnataka PGCET 2021 application process start?

Karnataka PGCET 2021 registration dates are yet to be notified. 

When will Karnataka PGCET 2021 be conducted?

The dates for Karnataka PGCET 2021 are yet to be notified. 

How many Karnataka PGCET participating colleges are there?

There are 10 PGCET participating colleges. Some fo them are Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore and The Oxford College of Engineering, Bangalore.

How to check if the college accepts scores of MBA exam other than Karnataka PGCET or not?

You can check the admission process or eligibility criteria of the college to know whether the college accepts the scores of any other entrance exam or not.

What other entrance exams are available for MBA admission in Karnataka?

Some of the MBA colleges in Karnataka accepts the score of CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA and XAT entrance exam.

Where can I check the important dates of Karnataka PGCET?

You can check the important dates of Karnataka PGCET from the official website of Karnataka PGCET.

Is it necessary to appear for Karnataka PGCET?

Yes, if you want to get admission in any postgraduate course offering college in Karnataka then you will have to appear for Karnataka PGCET.

What are the exam centres of Karnataka PGCET?

Some of the exam centres of Karnataka PGCET are Davangere, Bijapur, Bellary, Belgaum, Mangalore and Bangalore.

Who is the conducting body of Karnataka PGCET?

The conducting body of Karnataka PGCET is the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA).

Karnataka PGECT is conducted for which course?

Karnataka PGCET is conducted for many post-graduate courses such as M.Arch/ MBA/ MCA and M.E.

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