Karnataka PGCET 2020

Abhik Das Updated On: 15 Oct, 2019 12:47 IST

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2020 is expected to be conducted from July 2020 second week onwards (tentatively) for M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch and MCA and MBA courses. It is, therefore, important for the aspirants to know the Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam pattern. Knowing the exam pattern will help them in better preparation for Karnataka PGCET 2020 examination. The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020 describes the structure and style of the main exam paper that the candidates are about to face.

The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020 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. With the help of the exam pattern and syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2020, the test-takers will get an overall idea of the entrance examination. Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be conducted in offline mode (pen-paper based) across various exam centres and the candidates will be required to answer the questions within the prescribed time duration. To help the candidates in knowing the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020 well, given below are the related details for it.

What is the Detailed Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020?

Candidates preparing for Karnataka PGCET this year may take a look at the following pointers regarding Karnataka PGCET exam pattern which must be kept in mind before appearing for the entrance examination:

  • 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 has 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.

Karnataka PGCET 2020: Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars

Highlights

Mode of Examination

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)

Karnataka PGCET conducted for

MBA, MCA, M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch

Type of Questions

Objective/Multiple Choice Questions

Total Marks

100 marks

Total Duration

2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 minutes)

Sections in Question Paper

Two Sections

Marking Scheme

There will be 1 mark and 2 mark questions.

There will be no negative marking.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern Distribution For MBA

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

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern Distribution For MCA

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 Courses Exam Pattern

The written test of the following courses will be conducted in nine disciplines which are as follows:

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Polymer Science

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Textile Engineering

  • Bio-Technology

  • Architecture

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 

The question paper of Electrical Science & Mechanical Science will consist of:

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

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Marking Scheme

Karnataka PGCET 2020 question paper will consist of total 100 questions. For each course, the weigtage for every part and section of the question paper differs. Candidates appearing for the exam must note that there will be no negative marking for unattempted questions. The marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET has been mentioned below:

  • MCA, M.Tech and MBA questions paper will be of 100 marks. Each question will be of 1 mark.

  • For the MCA Programme, Part A of the question paper will contain questions of 1 mark each and Part B will contain questions of 2 marks each.

  • There will be no negative marking for the incorrect answers.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern – MBA Course

  • For MBA, PGCET-2020 will be held in one session separately.

  • The exam will be conducted for 100 marks and the time duration of the exam will be 150 minutes.

  • Each question will be asked in multiple-choice (Objective) type format, wherein each question will have four different options.

  • The question paper of MBA will be in four different versions.

  • Each question will have four different options.

  • Each question will carry one mark.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern – MCA Course

  • The PGCET-2020 will be held in one session separately.

  • The exam will be conducted for 100 marks and the time duration of the exam will be 150 minutes.

  • Each question will be asked in multiple choice (Objective) type format, wherein each question will have four different options.

  • The question paper of MCA will be in four different versions and each question will have four different options.

  • In Part – A, there will be 60 questions which will carry one mark each.

  • In Part – B, there will be 20 questions which will carry two marks each. Hence, there will be 80 questions and a total marks is 100.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern – M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch Courses

  • The PGCET-2020 will be conducted in two sessions for Type-A and Type-B of M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch courses separately.

  • The exam will be conducted for 100 marks and the time duration of the exam is 150 minutes.

  • Each question will be asked in multiple-choice (Objective) type format, wherein each question will have four different options.

What are the Important Guidelines for Karnataka PGCET 2020?

Candidates appearing for Karnataka PGCET 2020 can refer to the important guidelines that have been mentioned below which must be adhered by the candidates:

  • Before attempting the question paper, candidates must carefully read all the instructions printed on the OMR answer sheet. By reading the exam instructions, candidates will know how the questions have been answered.

  • Candidates have to enter the Version Code and Serial Number of the question booklet on the Nominal Roll without making any error.

  • Once the test has been completed, and before submitting the answer sheet, candidates will have to affix the complete signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression at the bottom portion of the OMR answer sheet in the space provided.

  • The candidates will have to mark correct options on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) answer sheet.

  • Various materials such as textual or non-textual books/mechanical charts/tables/cell phones/programmable electronic aids are not allowed inside the exam hall.

  • Candidates will have to bring their admit card and ID card both during the examination. They will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without these.

  • The OMR answer sheet that has been used by the candidate in the test will have to be submitted to the examiner once the exam has been completed. After the completion of the exam, candidates will be able to take a copy of their OMR sheet with them which must be kept safely for a year.

  • Candidates are given 10 minutes initially for shading the answers on the bottom portion of the OMR answer sheet.

  • On the OMR answer sheet, candidates will have to mark 1 correct answer by using only blue or black ink ballpoint pen. 

  • In case candidates mark 2 or more answer options for a question, then, no marks will be allocated to them.  

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