KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 02 Jan, 2020 10:39 IST

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KCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), the conducting authority of Karnataka CET (KCET), will prescribe the exam pattern of KCET 2020. Knowing the exam pattern will help the candidates in their exam preparation as it provides complete details about the exam format, marking scheme, exam mode, and duration of the exam.

Conducted in offline mode, Karnataka CET 2020 will be held for aspirants interested in pursuing B.Tech and B.E. courses in any of the 220 Government and Private participating institutes across Karnataka. KCET exam pattern 2020 will cover questions from different subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and there will be no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions.

Highlights of KCET Exam Pattern 2020

  • The entrance test will be conducted in offline mode, which means it will be a pen and paper based exam.

  • The paper will consist of multiple type of questions. Each question will consist of four options out of which candidates will have to choose one correct response.

  • KCET 2020 will cover units from subjects including Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • The maximum marks for each paper will be 60.

  • Each question will carry 1 mark.

  • There will be no negative marking for incorrect answer.

  • The medium of the language will be either in English or Kannada in the exam.

  • Each paper of KCET 2020 will be of 1:20 hours.

Particulars Details

Number of Papers in KCET 2020

3 Papers (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology)

Mode of KCET 2020

Pen and Paper-based Test

Total number of questions

180 MCQs

Marks for each question

1 Mark for Every Correct Response

Negative Marking in KCET 2020

Not Applicable

Total Number of Questions in KCET 2020

Subject

Number of questions

Marks

Physics

60

60

Chemistry

60

60

Mathematics

60

60

Total

180

180

KCET Marking Scheme 2020

Number of questions in each Paper

60

Marks for each correct response

1

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

KCET 2020 Exam Pattern: Topic-Wise Weightage

The candidates can check the subject-wise and topic-wise weightage that is expected in the KCET 2020 exam paper:

Topic-Wise Weightage of KCET 2020 Physics Paper

Topic Name

Weightage (in %age)

Wave Optics

9%

Heat & Thermodynamics

8%

Ray Optics

8%

Electrostatics

8%

Electromagnetic Induction

6%

Current Electricity

6%

Physics of Nucleus

6%

Modern Physics

6%

Wave Motion

5%

Alternating Current

4%

Topic-Wise Weightage of KCET 2020 Chemistry Paper

Topic Name

Weightage (in %age)

Biomolecules

7%

Carboxylic Acid & its Derivatives

6%

Alcohol, Phenol, Ether

6%

S-Block Elements

5%

Redox Reaction

4%

Chemical Kinetics

4%

Atomic Structure

3%

p-Block Elements

3%

Chemical Bonding

3%

Topic-Wise Weightage of KCET 2020 Mathematics Paper

Topic Name

Weightage (in %age)

Integration

7%

Vectors

7%

Permutation & Combination

6%

3D Geometry

6%

Probability

6%

Complex Numbers

5%

Limits

5%

Matrices Determinants

5%

Continuity & Differentiability

4%

Statistics

3%

Topic-Wise Weightage of KCET 2020 Biology Paper

Topic Name

Weightage (in %age)

Human Physiology

7%

Genetics

7%

Reproduction

6%

Ecology

5%

Animal Tissues

5%

Plantae

5%

Photosynthesis

4%

Plant Morpho

4%

Animal Morpho

3%

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