Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2018

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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Karnataka PGCET 2018 Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Syllabus has been announced by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) on its official website. The first step in the Karnataka PGCET 2018 exam preparation process is to get an in-depth understanding of the exam syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2018. Knowing the syllabus will help candidates in a 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 2018 syllabus well. The syllabus for different post-graduate disciplines will be different. Candidates planning for Karnataka PGCET 2018 must go through the detailed syllabus given below.


Sections Topics
Proficiency in English Language
  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • One word Substitution

  • Idioms and phrases

  • Pairs expressing relationships

  • Grammar

  • Famous Books in English Literature

  • Sentence Correction

General Knowledge
  • Indian Business Environment

  • Global Environment

  • Social Events

  • Cultural Events

  • Economics

  • Management

  • Historical Events

  • Political Events

  • Current Affairs

  • Sports

  • Awards

  • Personalities and Achievements

  • Science and Technology

  • Humanities

Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence
  • Puzzles

  • Diagrams

  • Analogy

  • Logic

  • Verbal Ability

  • Analytical Ability

  • Related Aspects

Quantitative Analysis
  • Arithmetic

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Statistics

  • Related Quantitative Aspects


Sections Topics
  • 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 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 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.

For M.Tech/ M.E/ M. Arch:

Streams Topics
Civil Engineering
  • Elements of Civil Engineering and Strength of Materials

  • Building Engineering Science

  • Surveying

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Structures

  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering

  • Transportation Engineering

  • Hydrology

  • Irrigation

Chemical Engineering
  • Process Calculations

  • Momentum Transfer

  • Mechanical Operations

  • Heat Transfer

  • Thermodynamics

  • 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

  • Databases

  • Computer networks

  • Web Technologies

Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry, Biology and Ecology

  • Microbiology

  • 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

  • Transformers

  • 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

  • Thermodynamics

  • 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

  • CAD/ CAM


  • History of Architecture

  • Architectural Theory

  • Urban Design

  • Contemporary Architecture

  • Landscape Design and Environmental Planning

  • Planning Theory & Techniques

  • Housing

  • 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.

  • Microbiology

  • Biochemistry

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • Process Biotechnology

  • Chemical/Bioprocess Engineering

  • Immunology

  • Recombinant DNA Technology

  • Bioinformatics

  • Agricultural Biotechnology

  • Food Biotechnology

  • Environmental Biotechnology

Engineering Mathematics:

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Differential Equations

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Numerical Methods

Computer Programming:

  • Concept of algorithms

  • Flow charts

  • Structure of programs

  • Objects

  • Codes

  • Compilers

  • Concepts of finite storage

  • Bits

  • Bytes

  • Programming concepts using C

  • Concepts of variables

  • Program statements & function calls

  • C data types

  • Operators & expressions

  • Assignment statements

  • Concept of loops

  • Arrays.

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