Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Updated By Abhik Das on 19 Jan, 2021 13:11

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Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka PGCET 2021 eligibility criteria define the different parameters that candidates need to fulfil to successfully appear for the examination. Applicants must first check the eligibility criteria prescribed by the conducting authority before applying for the examination. The eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2021 can be checked in detail on the official website of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). While filling the Karnataka PGCET 2021 application form, candidates must go through the Karnataka PGCET 2021 eligibility criteria on this page. Candidates must know that the eligibility norms consist of age limit, educational qualification, nationality, caste certification (if applicable), etc. 

Table of Contents

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility for M.Tech/ M.ArchKarnataka PGCET Eligibility for MBA
Karnataka PGCET Eligibility for MCAList of Documents Required to Support Karnataka PGCET Eligibility
Karnataka PGCET Reservation PolicyFee Exemption Rules

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Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria for M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch (Full-Time)

Here are the eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET Full-Time M.Tech course -

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying or equivalent exam from a recognized university.
  • Candidates should have a valid GATE score.

  • Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST & Category I of Karnataka candidates.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility For ME/M.Tech/M.Arch (Part-Time)

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying or equivalent exam from a recognized university.

  • Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST & Category I of Karnataka candidates.

In addition to this candidate after obtaining the complete degree, must have worked for not less than three years as on 31st July 2021, in an establishment and must be working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission. However, the employer has to fill up the NOC duly signed by the competent authority.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility For MBA (Full Time)

Here is the eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2021 full-time MBA course -

  • Candidates should have 3 years Bachelor Degree or equivalent from a recognized board/university.

  • Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates).

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility For MBA (Part-Time)

  • Candidates should have 3 years Bachelor Degree or equivalent from a recognized board/university.

  • Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates).

  • In addition to this, a candidate after obtaining the degree must have worked for not less than three years as on 31st July 2021, in an establishment and must be working in an organization situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Eligibility For MCA

Here is the detailed eligibility for Karnataka PGCET MCA-

  • Candidates should have cleared Graduation or an equivalent exam.

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying exam with Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Application, Computer Programming, Business Mathematics, and Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects.

  • Candidates should have scored at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates).

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2021, List of Documents

To know more about the eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2021, read the following information mentioned in the below table:

Courses

Educational Criteria

List of Documents Required to be Eligible

MBA

To be eligible for MBA course, students must have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational located in the state for a minimum 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. 

To be eligible, candidates will be required to have the following documents:

  • Candidate’s Study Certificate
  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card
  • Caste Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card of the Candidate
  • QE Marks Card of the Candidate

MCA

To be eligible for MCA course, students must have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational located in the state for a minimum 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.

To be eligible, candidates will be required to have the following documents:

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card
  • Candidate’s Study Certificate
  • QE Marks Card
  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card
  • Candidate’s Study Certificate for having studied and passed the qualifying exam in Karnataka issued by the head of the institute.

ME / M.Tech

To be eligible for ME / M.Tech course, students must have studied and passed in one or more Government or Government recognized educational located in the state for a minimum 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.

To be eligible, candidates will be required to have the following documents:

  • SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card
  • QE Marks Card
  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card
  • Caste Income Certificate (if applicable) Study certificate for either of the parent having studied at least 7 years from the head of the institute where he/she studied.

Karnataka PGCET 2021: Reservation of Seats For Karnataka Candidates

Candidates belonging to Karnataka state must note that Karnataka PGCET 2021 Reservation is made in favour of candidates who belong to the scheduled tribe (ST), scheduled caste (SC), and other backward class (OBC). As per the criteria, a candidate must produce a ‘Caste Certificate or Caste Income Certificate’ that is issued by the concerned Jurisdictional Tahsildar.

As per the Government orders, the annual income limit from `6.00 Lakhs to `8.0’ Lakhs per annum has been enhanced for claiming reservation benefit. If the candidate and his / her father’s – mother’s Gross Annual Income is below Rs.8.00 Lakhs, then they are eligible to claim the benefit of reservation under 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B categories, given that candidates belonging to SC, ST & Category - I should have an Income certificate which is issued by Jurisdictional Tahasildar in the prescribed format.

  • The Reservation Criteria, as per the Karnataka Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission in the Hyderabad-Karnataka Region) Order, 2013 is mentioned below:

  • The Hyderabad-Karnataka Region that consist of the districts of Yadgir, Raichur, Koppal, Bidar, Gulbarga, and Bellary shall be regarded as the local area.

  • Candidates must note that 70% of the available seats in every course of study in any regional educational institution or a university which is located in the places referred above in the local area shall be reserved in favour of the local persons.

  • Also, 8% of the seats that are available in every course of study provided in a statewide educational institution or statewide University be allocated among the local candidates of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region.

Exemption of Fee for Category-1 Karnataka candidates

By referring to the table given below, candidates can have a clear idea about the fee exemption or pay details for category-1 Karnataka candidates:

Category

Payment of Fees

Annual Income Below 2.5 Lakhs

  • Candidates falling under this category, are exempted from paying fees for seats in Government colleges.

  • For Private colleges, fee will be collected by deducting such fees fixed in Government college seats. However, the balance fee has to be paid by the candidates.

Exemption of Fee for SC / ST Karnataka Candidates

By referring to the table given below, candidates can have a clear idea about the fee exemption or pay details for SC / ST Karnataka candidates:

Category

Payment of Fees

Annual Income above Rs.2.5 Lakhs but below Rs.10.00 Lakhs

Candidates falling under this category, are exempted from paying 50% of fees in Government / Aided / Un-aided / Deemed University Colleges.

Annual Income below Rs.2.50 Lakhs

Candidates falling under this category, are exempted from paying 100% of fees in Government College seats and to the extent of Government College fee in Private / Deemed University Colleges

Exemption of Fee for SC / ST Karnataka Candidates

By referring to the table given below, candidates can have a clear idea about the fee exemption or pay details for SC / ST Karnataka candidates:

Category

Payment of Fees

Annual Income above Rs.2.5 Lakhs but below Rs.10.00 Lakhs

Candidates falling under this category, are exempted from paying 50% of fees in Government / Aided / Un-aided / Deemed University Colleges.

Annual Income below Rs.2.50 Lakhs

Candidates falling under this category, are exempted from paying 100% of fees in Government College seats and to the extent of Government College fee in Private / Deemed University Colleges

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FAQs about Karnataka PGCET Eligibility

Can a commerce student apply for MBA Karnataka PGCET?

Yes, candidates from any stream may apply for MBA Karnataka PGCET.

I have secured 47% marks in graduation. Am I eligible to apply for Karnataka PGCET MCA admission?

No, you are not eligible to apply for Karnataka PGCET MCA admission. The minimum percentage required for admission is 50%. However, if you belong from any reserved category then you are eligible for admission.

Is it necessary to appear for GATE examination to appear for Karnataka PGCET?

Yes, if you are applying for M.Tech/ M.E or M.Arch then you will have to submit GATE scores in order to appear for Karnataka PGCET.

Who decides the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET?

The eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET is decided by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

What documents are required to apply for MBA Karnataka PGCET?

Candidates must have SSLC/10th Standard Marks Card, 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card, QE Marks Card and Study Certificate to apply for MBA Karnataka PGCET.

What are the additional requirements for working employee for Karnataka PGCET?

The company of the candidate should be situated within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate is applying for admission. Besides this, he will have to submit a NOC duly signed by the competent authority.

How can I check the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET?

The eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET will be updated on the official website of Karnataka PGCET. You can check the eligibility criteria from there.

What is the difference between Karnataka PGCET eligibility criteria for MBA and MBA(Part Time)?

The eligibility criteria for MBA and MBA (Part Time) is almost the same except the working experience. You must have a work experience of 3 years in order to apply for MBA (Part Time).

Is the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET different for all the subjects?

Yes, there is a different eligibility criteria for the subjects of Karnataka PGCET. You can check the eligibility criteria for all the subjects from the official website of Karnataka PGCET.

What is the MBA eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET?

You must have completed a 3 years bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% marks in QE in case of SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates).

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