Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2021

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Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus will be announced by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) on its official website. The first step in the Karnataka PGCET 2021 exam preparation process is to get an in-depth understanding of the exam syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2021. Knowing the syllabus will help candidates in better exam preparation.

Candidates preparing for this state-level entrance exam will be able to cover all the important topics and sections if they know the Karnataka PGCET 2021 syllabus well. The syllabus for different post-graduate disciplines will be different. Candidates planning for Karnataka PGCET 2021 must go through the detailed syllabus given below.

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Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus for MBA

Proficiency in English Language



One word Substitution

Idioms and phrases

Pairs expressing relationships


Famous Books in English Literature

Sentence Correction

General Knowledge

Indian Business Environment

Global Environment

Social Events

Cultural Events



Historical Events

Political Events

Current Affairs



Personalities and Achievements

Science and Technology


Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence





Verbal Ability

Analytical Ability

Related Aspects

Quantitative Analysis


Data Analysis and Interpretation


Related Quantitative Aspects

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus for MCA




Algebra: Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, Factorization, Simultaneous Linear / Quadratic equations, Indices, Logarithms, Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions, Binomial Theorem, Permutations and Combinations, Determinants, Matrices, Sets and application to the solution of simultaneous linear equations.

Co-Ordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinates, Equations of Line, Mid-point, Intersections etc, Equations of a Circle, Distance formulae, Pair of straight lines, Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola, Simple Geometric transformations such as Translation, Rotation, Scaling.

Boolean algebra: Basic operations, Evaluation of Boolean expressions, Basic postulates of Boolean Algebra.

Trigonometry: Simple identities, Trigonometric equations, Properties of Triangles, Inverse function.

Probability and Statistics: Basic concept of Probability theory, Averages, Dependent and Independent events, Frequency distributions and measures of dispersions, Skewness and Kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, Random variables.

Computer Awareness

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input /Output devices, Computer Memory, Programming Languages, Types of Software's, General awareness about the Internet, Web Applications, Database Applications, and Information Systems.

Data Representation: Representation of Characters, Integers and Fractions, Binary, ASCII and Hexadecimal representations.

Binary Arithmetic: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Two's complement arithmetic, Floating-point representation of numbers, normalized Floating-point representation.

Operating Systems: Evolution of operating systems, types of operating systems, functions of an operating system, modern operating systems.

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Visuospatial Reasoning.

General Awareness

Business, Finance, Industry, Transportation, Scientific inventions, Governance, Healthcare, and Cultural dimensions etc.

General English

English grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, sentence correction, word & phrases, jumbled paragraph.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus for M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch



Civil Engineering

Elements of Civil Engineering and Strength of Materials

Building Engineering Science


Fluid Mechanics


Geotechnical Engineering

Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering

Transportation Engineering



Chemical Engineering

Process Calculations

Momentum Transfer

Mechanical Operations

Heat Transfer


Material Science

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Process Control and Instrumentation

Industrial pollution control

Chemical Process Industries

Mass Transfer Operations

Process modeling

Computer Science and Engineering

Engineering Mathematics

Data Structures and Algorithms

Logic Design and Computer Organization

Formal Languages and Automata Theory

System Software

Operating Systems


Computer networks

Web Technologies

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Chemistry, Biology and Ecology



Environmental Fluid Mechanics And Water Resources Engineering

Water Supply and Treatment

Wastewater and Treatment

Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management

Atmospheric Pollution and Control

Environmental Impact Assessment

Textile Technology

Textile Fibres

Yarn Manufacture: Ginning and Baling

Fabric Manufacture

Chemical Processing of textiles

Textile Testing

Silk Technology

Fashion Desgin and Garment Technology

Electrical Sciences 

Part - A: 

Engineering Mathematics

Electric Circuits and Fields

Analog and Digital Electronics

Control Systems

8051 Microcontroller

 Part - B :

Rotating Machines


Power Electronics

Power system Analysis and computer methods in power systems

Classification of electric drives, heating and power rating of motors, Industrial drives and

electric traction.

Mechanical Science

Part - A:

Engineering Mathematics

Engineering Materials

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials

Fluid Mechanics


Theory of Machines

Design of Machine Elements

Production Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management

 Part - B:

Automotive Electrical & Electronics

Vehicle Dynamics

Automotive Component Design

Metrology and Measurements



History of Architecture

Architectural Theory

Urban Design

Contemporary Architecture

Landscape Design and Environmental Planning

Planning Theory & Techniques


City Planning

Polymer Science and Technology

Fluid Mechanics and Statics

Chemical Process Calculations

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Heat and Mass Transfer

Polymer Science

Polymerization Kinetics

Processing Technology

Polymer Manufacturing

Mathematics and Computer Science


Differential Calculus - Derivatives of any order, Derivatives of functions, curves, Polar coordinates, Partial Differentiation,

Integral Calculus - Integrals of standard function, Reduction formulae, Applications,

Differential equation - Up to second order homogeneous equations, Solutions using Laplace transforms.

Probability - Events, Sample space, Basic Theorems, Conditional probability, Independence,

Statistics - Frequency tables, Histograms, Measures of average and dispersion,

Combinatorial analysis - Permutations & Combinations,

Linear and Non-Linear equations - Solution, Application,

Set theory - Basic concepts, Operations on sets, Venn diagrams, De Morgan's law, Power sets,

Relations - Composite, Equivalence, Recurrence,

Number system - Binary, Ternary and other, Logic - Operators, Truth tables, Tautologies,

Computer Science

Fundamental of Computers, Office Automation, Basics of Internet, Types of software

`C' Computer Language: Basic Data types, Fundamental of C programming, Control structure, Bit wise operators, Storage classes, Functions, Arrays, Pointers, Data Structure, and file operations.




Molecular Biology and Genetics

Process Biotechnology

Chemical/Bioprocess Engineering


Recombinant DNA Technology


Agricultural Biotechnology

Food Biotechnology

Environmental Biotechnology

Engineering Mathematics:

Linear Algebra


Differential Equations

Probability and Statistics

Numerical Methods

Computer Programming:

Concept of algorithms

Flow charts

Structure of programs




Concepts of finite storage



Programming concepts using C

Concepts of variables

Program statements & function calls

C data types

Operators & expressions

Assignment statements

Concept of loops


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Can I still apply for Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling process?

-MamathaUpdated on January 12, 2021 02:28 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, the registration process for the Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling process has concluded and the second round of the Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling process is currently underway. If you have not registered for the Karnataka PGCET 2020 counselling process then you cannot participate in the same for the current academic year. You can still apply for admission in your desired PG programme offered by those Karnataka PGCET participating institutions which have Management Quota seats through our Common Application Form. Through this form, you can both shortlist your favourite colleges and apply for admission in them. For more details regarding ...


I made a mistake in Karnataka PGCET OMR sheet while filling the TYPE-A. Is that a problem?

-LohitUpdated on October 14, 2020 10:38 AM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

It is very important to be careful while filling your Karnataka PGCET OMR sheets as wrong filled information can be rejected by the OMR machine. However, you don't need to worry as it may not be the case for you. See, for Karnataka PGCET type A, there are 10 courses while for type B, there is only one course which is Mathematics and Computer Science.

So, if you have attempted the Type B paper and just marked the type as Type A, there should not be any problem. It might be possible that the examination authority will ...


What is that one book for pg cet that serves every purpose for pg cet Karnataka mba entrance exam

-UshaUpdated on August 31, 2020 12:06 PM
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Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

There are many books available for Karnataka PG CET MBA entrance exam preparation. Some of the books such as How To Prepare For Karnataka MBA-PGCET: All Subjects by Chandresh Agrawal and Nandini Books and KEA/ VTU Success Guide To PGCET/ K.MAT/ M.B.A has covered all the syllabus of the exam. However, We advise you to choose different books for all sections of the exam since it will help you understand all the topics deeply. You can refer R.S Agarwal for Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis, newspapers and magazines for English. Apart from this, these articles ...


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FAQs about Karnataka PGCET Syllabus

What are the important topics for Reasoning and General Intelligence section of Karnataka PGCET exam?

Some of the important topics for Reasoning and General Intelligence section are Analogy, Venn Diagrams, Puzzles and Verbal Ability.

How can I check the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET exam?

You can check the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET from the official website of Karnataka Examination Authority.

What type of questions will be asked in the General Knowledge section of Karnataka PGCET MBA exam?

General Knowledge section of Karnataka PGCET MBA exam will cover GK questions from Economics, Global Environment, Social Events and many other topics.

Can I download a copy of the Karnataka PGCET syllabus?

Yes, you can download a copy of Karnataka PGCET syllabus. You will have to click on save buton to save the PDF of the syllabus.

Is the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET same for all the courses?

No, syllabus of Karnataka PGCET is different for all the courses. You are advised to check the syllabus before starting the preparation.

What topics will be covered in the English Language section of Karnataka PGCET?

Some of the important topics covered in the English Language section of Karnataka PGCET are Antonyms, Synonyms, One word Substitution, Idioms and phrases.

Who decides the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET?

The syllabus of Karnataka PGCET exam is decided by the Karnataka Examination Authority.

Does the Karnataka PGCET syllabus remain the same for all the engineering branches?

No, the Karnataka PGCET syllabus will be different for all the engineering branches.

Does the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET remains the same every year?

Yes, the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET generally remains the same every year. However, you are advised to visit the official website of KEA at regular intervals to know all the important updates regarding the exam.

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