Karnataka PGCET 2019

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 27 Feb, 2019 10:51 IST

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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be conducted on 3rd week of July 2019 for M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch and MCA and MBA courses. It is, therefore, important for aspirants to know the Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern. Knowing the exam pattern will help them in better preparation for Karnataka PGCET 2019 examination.

The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019 describes the structure and style of the main exam paper that the candidates are about to face. It includes information on the number of questions, mode of examination, marks allotted to each question, total marks, time duration, type of question and marking scheme. To help candidates in knowing the exam pattern well, given below are the related details for it.

  • Karnataka PGCET is conducted in offline mode (Pen-Paper Based) separately for MBA, MCA and M.Tech/ M.E/ M.Arch  

  • The question paper of Karnataka PGCET will consist of Multiple choice type (MCQs) of questions.

  • The total duration of the exam is 150 minutes for each course.

  • The question paper of Karnataka PGCET is available in 4 different versions.

  • There is a total number of 100 questions for each course.

  • Each question have 4 different options

  • There are different marking scheme for each course. For MBA exam, candidates are awarded 1 mark for each correct answers, whereas, for MCA and ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch courses marking scheme depends on parts.

    • PART I have 1 mark and for PART II 2 marks will be allotted for correct answers.

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars Highlights
Mode of Examination Offline
Karnataka PGCET conducted for



M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch

Total Number of Questions

MBA: 100 questions

MCA: 80 questions

M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch: 75 questions

Total Marks 100 marks
Total Duration 150 minutes
Medium of Paper In 4 different versions ( language)
Marking Scheme Depends on Each course

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern Distribution 


Sections Total Marks Total Duration
Section-A: Proficiency in English Language: 100 150 Minutes
Section-B: General Knowledge
Section-C: Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence
Section-D: Quantitative Analysis


Parts Name of Sections Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Total Duration
Part A Mathematics 20 1 Mark per question 20 150 Minutes
Computer Awareness 15 15
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning 10 10
General Awareness 10 10
General English 5 5
Part B Mathematics 7 2 Marks per question 14
Computer Awareness 5 10
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning 5 10
General Awareness & General English 3 6
Total 80   100

For M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch: Written Test will be conducted in NINE disciplines

  • Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Computer Science Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Textile Engineering

  • Polymer Science

  • Architecture

  • Bio-Technology

Parts Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Total Duration
Part A 50 Questions 1 Mark per question 50 150 Minutes
Part B 25 Questions 2 Mark per question 50
Total 75 Questions   100 Marks
  • Electrical Science & Mechanical Science : Question paper will consist
Parts Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Total Duration
Part A 30 Questions 1 Mark per question 30 150 Minutes
15 Questions 2 Mark per question 30
Part B 20 Questions 1 Mark per question 20
10 Questions 2 Mark per question 20
Total 75 Questions   100 Mark

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