Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Abhik Das Updated On: 15 Oct, 2019 12:37 IST

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Karnataka PGCET 2020 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 2020 can be checked in detail on the official website of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Karnataka PGCET 2020 is going to be conducted in July (tentatively) for all the aspirants who wish to pursue MBA/ MCA/ M.E./ M. Tech / M. Arch courses. While filling the Karnataka PGCET 2020 application form, candidates must go through the Karnataka PGCET 2020 eligibility criteria in details.

Candidates must know that the eligibility norms consist of age limit, educational qualification, nationality, caste certification (if applicable), etc. Candidates must also understand that eligibility criteria for different courses will be different in terms of educational qualifications. Candidates who will appear for Karnataka PGCET 2020 which is expected to be held during the second week of July (expected dates), must fulfil the detailed eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET 2020. In case, the candidate fails to satisfy any of the prescribed eligibility norms, his/her application is liable to be rejected. KEA has clearly defined the course-wise eligibility norms for candidates willing to apply for Karnataka PGCET 2020. 

Who Can Apply for Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam?

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Eligibility For MBA (Full 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).

Karnataka PGCET 2020 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 2020, 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 2020 Eligibility For ME/M.Tech/M.Arch (Full-Time)

  • 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 2020 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 2020, 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 2020 Eligibility For 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).

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Eligibility For MCA (Lateral Entry)

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor degree in BCA, B.Sc (IT/Computer Science) from a recognized university.

  • Candidates should have qualified the exam with Mathematics at 10+2 or Graduate level.

  • 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 2020, List of Documents

To know more about the eligibility criteria for Karnataka PGCET 2020, 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 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 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 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 2020: Reservation of Seats For Karnataka Candidates

Candidates belonging to Karnataka state must note that Karnataka PGCET 2020 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 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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