KCET 2020

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 05 Sep, 2020 19:32

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About KCET 2020 (Counselling)

The results for KCET 2020 have been released on August 21, 2020. KCET 2020 exam has been successfully conducted on July 30 & 31, 2020. The official answer key for the entrance exam has been released on August 04, 2020, and the results for the entrance exam will be released by the third week of August. 

KCET 2020 Quick Updates

DateLatest Update
September 05, 2020The new dates to upload the documents for KCET 2020 have been released, and the same will begin from September 07, 2020.
August 24, 2020Candidates who have cleared KCET 2020 will have to upload the documents through the official website from September 02, 2020. Visit counselling section for more details. 
August 21, 2020KCET 2020 Results Out
August 20, 2020KCET result has been delayed by a day and the same will be out on August 21, 2020
August 18, 2020KCET results 2020 will be released on August 20, 2020. 
August 14, 2020The results of KCET 2020 will be announced soon. 
August 04, 2020The official answer key for KCET 2020 has been released. You can visit the Answer Key section to check the same.
July 31, 2020KCET Chemistry exam has been concluded. Check Answer Key/ Solutions
July 31, 2020KCEt 2020 Physics exam has been conducted. Check Answer Key/ Solutions
July 30, 2020KCET 2020 Biology exam has been conducted. Check Answer Key/ Solutions
July 29, 2020No Change in KCET 2020 Exam Date
July 28, 2020Click Here for Live Updates on Karnataka HC Decision on KCET 2020 Postponement
July 28, 2020The High Court of Karnataka ordered the state government to submit its final decision on KCET 2020 on July 29, 2020. Chances of postponement of the exam are high. There was also a petition on cancellation of the exam. Keep checking this page for the latest updates.
July 27, 2020Plea Filed in Karnataka HC to Postpone KCET 2020
July 26, 2020There will be no quarantine for outstation students appearing for KCET 2020.
July 24, 2020The Karnataka government is planning to deploy doctors and nurses as invigilators for some of the exam centres of KCET. 
July 23, 2020Download KCET Sample OMR Sheet Here
July 22, 2020

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July 21, 2020No Change in KCET 2020 Exam Date - Read More.
July 17, 2020KCET 2020 Hall Ticket has been released. Download Here
July 06, 2020KCET 2020 admission ticket or hall ticket will be released soon

Karnataka Common Entrance Test, also known as KCET, is a state-level entrance exam. Conducted in offline (Pen-Paper based) mode, KCET is a gateway for admission to various professional degree courses in the state of Karnataka. Candidates who wish to pursue courses like B.Tech, B.Sc, and B.Pharma, offered by various Government/Private Aided/ Private Un-Aided Professional educational institutions in the state of Karnataka will have to take this entrance exam for admission.

KCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

KCET 2020 eligibility criteria will be determined by the


KCET 2020 Results (Released)

KCET 2020 result has been released on August 21


KCET 2020 Study Plan & Strategy (30 Days)

KCET 2020 will be conducted on July 30 &


KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), the conducting authority of Karnataka


Upcoming Exams :

KCET 2020 Syllabus

The official syllabus of KCET 2020 will be set by the


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KCET 2020 Application Form (Re-Open)

KCET 2020 application process link has been activated again


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KCET Hall Ticket 2020 (Released)

KCET 2020 fresh hall ticket has been released. Only


KCET 2020 Overall Exam Analysis

KCET 2020 exam has been concluded. The exam took


KCET B.E./ B.Tech Rank Predictor 2020

KCET 2020 exam has been successfully conducted on July


KCET 2020 Official Answer Key (Released)

KCET 2020 answer key has been released on August


KCET 2020 Cutoff

KCET 2020 cutoff will be released after each round


KCET 2020 Participating Colleges

Candidates appearing forKCET 2020 can apply to any


KCET 2020 Online Counselling (Document Uploading Started)

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the official schedule


KCET 2020 Seat Allotment (Dates to be Confirmed Soon)

KCET 2020 seat allotment process is going to be


KCET 2020 Option Entry

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KCET Conducting Body

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is the conducting authority of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET). KEA organises and conducts this state-level engineering entrance test once a year to determine the merit of the candidates for admission into various professional degree courses offered by various educational institutions in Karnataka state. The main aim to conduct KCET is to offer admission to deserving candidates in various courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy, and other allied courses.

KCET 2020 Important Dates

The schedule of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 have been displayed here, however, as and when the remaining official dates of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 are released, the same will be updated here. 

EventTentative Date
KCET 2020 Application Form Issue05 February 2020 (Fill Now)
KCET 2020 Last Date to RegisterMarch 16, 2020
KCET 2020 Last Date for the Application Fee PaymentMay 18, 2020
KCET 2020 Application Form Correction DateMay 20 to 22, 2020
Admit card Release DateJuly 17, 2020
KCET 2020 Examination DateJuly 30 and 31, 2020
Date of Kannada language Test: (only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)August 01, 2020
KCET 2020 Official Answer Key Release DateAugust 04, 2020
KCET 2020 Result DateAugust 21, 2020
Counselling BeginsDelayed

KCET 2020 Exam Timetable

The timetable for KCET 2020 is as follows -

DateDayTime of ExamSubject
July 30, 2020Thursday10:30 AM to 11;50 AMBiology
July 30, 2020Thursday2:30 PM to 3:50 PMMathematics
July 31, 2020Friday10:30 AM to 11;50 AMPhysics
July 31, 2020Friday2:30 PM to 3:50 PMChemistry


KCET 2020: List of Courses

By taking KCET 2020 that is scheduled to be conducted on April 22, 23 and 24, 2020, candidates will be eligible to take admission into various courses such as:

  • B.Sc Hons (Sericulture)

  • B.Sc Hons (Horticulture)

  • B.Sc Hons (Forestry)

  • B.Tech (Bio- Technology)

  • B.Sc Hons (Community Science)

  • B.Sc Hons (Agriculture)

  • B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)

  • B.Tech (Food Technology)

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (B.V. Sc and A.H)

  • B.Tech (Dairy Tech)

  • B.F.Sc (Fisheries)

  • B.Sc (Agriculture Marketing and Co-OP)

  • B.Pharm and Pharm D courses

KCET 2020 Exam Centers

KCET 2020 will be held in the offline mode, (pen and paper-based) that will be conducted across various exam centres. The list of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 exam centres is available here. Candidates must take note that the examination centres of KCET will be allotted to candidates on the basis of the choices made by them at the time of filing KCET 2020 application form. Additionally, any changes in the exam centre will not be entertained at any later stage. 














































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Options to Explore Other than KCET

By cracking KCET 2020 exam, candidates can get admission into both Government, State-Government Colleges and Private colleges. Through this entrance examination, candidates are offered admission into numerous full-time Engineering, Agriculture, Medical, Agriculture, Pharmacy courses. Apart from appearing for KCET, candidates can appear for other entrance exams that are conducted on a national and state level. Some of the popular entrances that candidates can appear for have been listed below:


  • JEE Main

  • JEE Advanced








Stages Involved in KCET

Conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state-level entrance test. By appearing for this entrance examination, candidates are provided admission into the Engineering (B.Tech) & other professional courses in the state of Karnataka. Candidates planning to take Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 should be well aware of the various stages that are involved in KCET including important dates, eligibility, application form, syllabus and exam pattern, result and much more.

Candidates can have a look at the below-mentioned stages that are being involved in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET).





Step 1

Filling and Submission of KCET Application Form 2020

Step 5

Declaration of KCET2020 Result

Step 2

Issue of KCET 2020 Admit card/Hall ticket 

Step 6

Beginning of KCET 2020 Counselling process

Step 3

Appearing for the KCET 2020

Step 7

Submission  of KCET Counselling Fee

Step 4

Release of KCET Question Paper and Answer Keys

Step 8

Commencement of KCET 2020 Admission Procedure

Contact Details

Address: Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560012.

Phone Number: 08023460460

Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in/

Highlights about Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 

In the table given below, candidates can find some of the important highlights of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 examination.



Name of Entrance Exam 

Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

Conducting Body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Type of Questions

Objective Type of Questions/ MCQs

Purpose of Exam

Admission to Bachelor Programs

Exam Type

State Level Entrance Exam

Occurrence of Exam

Once a Year 

Mode of Entrance Exam

Offline (Pen and Paper Entrance Test)

Total Number of Questions

180 MCQs

Important Dates

KCET 2020 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 05 Feb to 18 May, 2020
Exam Date 30 Jul to 31 Jul, 2020
Declaration of Result Date 21 Aug, 2020

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Related Questions

How should I apply for kcet counselling 2020

-MISBA ANJUMUpdated on September 23, 2020 06:35 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

The counselling process for KCET 2020 has begun on 7th Sep. To know how to apply for the process in detail, CLICK HERE.

For admission-related assistance, please fill out our Common Application Form. Our experts will be guiding you throughout the application process to ensure your admission. You can also try our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 to avail instant counselling. 

Good Luck!


What is cet counseling ? Please answer. I don't know anything about it.

-BharathUpdated on September 02, 2020 10:02 PM
  • 1 Answer
Sukriti Vajpayee, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student,

You will find all the information regarding the counselling process of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2020 upon clicking on the link mentioned below:

KCET 2020 Counselling Process: Explained

The KCET counselling process 2020 will commence from September 6, 2020. For that, the shortlisted candidates will have to upload their documents on their respective portals. As of now, the date of uploading documents of only those applicants whose KCET 2020 ranks are in the range of 1 to 2,000 have been announced. The rest of the schedule will be released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) soon ...


Is it mandatory that all the KCET documents should bear the signature or stamp of competent authority?

-Avni SinghUpdated on September 02, 2020 05:36 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, only those documents which fall under the category of “Only if Applicable” must bear the signature or stamp of the competent authority. Documents which falls in the “Only if Applicable” category are Hyderabad-Karnataka certificate (Article 371), Caste certificate, Rural Study certificate, Kannada Medium certificate and Income certificate must be signed by the competent authority so as to assure the KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) officials that the claims you are making are not false. There are different gazetted officers for each of these certificates. There is also a 7-year study certificate that has to be signed by the concerned ...


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FAQs about KCET

Is the KEAM prospectus which was issued in the previous year valid for the current year?

No, the prospectus which was issued last year will not be considered valid for the current year KEAM examination.

Is KCET conducted only for admission into undergraduate degree programmes?

Yes, KCET is conducted for admission into undergraduate degree programmes only. Karnataka PGCET is conducted for the purpose of postgraduate degree programmes offered by the government, government-aided and self-financing colleges in Karnataka.

When will be the Kannada Language Test conducted as per the latest schedule?

The Kannada Language Test will be conducted on the 01st of August this year as per the revised and latest KCET schedule released by the KEA. 

Can a foreign applicant apply for admission into a Government KCET participating college?

No, the Government KCET participating colleges do not accept the admission request of those candidates who are not permanent citizens of India. 

Is the Kannada Language Test compulsory for all the candidates who appear in the KCET exam?

No, the Kannada Language Test is only for those who apply for admission into the seats reserved for Gadinadu Kannadiga and Horanadu candidates in Government KCET colleges. It is also important that the candidates applying for admission through the quota mentioned above should have listed Kodava, Tulu or Kannada as their mother tongue.

When is the KCET 2020 exam going to be conducted?

The KCET 2020 exam is going to be conducted on the 30th and 31st July this year as per the revised KCET schedule released by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

I want to study B.Arch from a KCET participating college. Should I appear in KCET exam or other national-level architecture entrance exams like NATA or JEE Main?

KCET is not conducted for B.Arch admission in the state of Karnataka. The B.Arch aspirants have to appear in an exam like NATA or JEE Main Paper II and qualify the same with a valid score/rank to be eligible for B.Arch admission in KCET participating colleges offering B.Arch.

I want to study B.Arch from a KCET participating college. Should I appear in KCET exam or other national-level architecture entrance exams like NATA or JEE Main?

I want to study B.Arch from a KCET participating college. Should I appear in KCET exam or other national-level architecture entrance exams like NATA or JEE Main?

What is the new exam date for KCET 2020?

KEA has released the new exam date for KCET 2020, and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on July 30 & 31, 2020.

Who is the conducting body for KCET 2020?

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is the conducting body for KCET.

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