KCET 2018 Exam Pattern

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KCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), the conducting authority of Karnataka CET (KCET), prescribes the exam pattern of KCET 2018. 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 2018 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 2018 will cover questions from different subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and there will be no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions.

KCET Exam Pattern 2018

Number of Papers in KCET 2018

3 Papers (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology)

Mode of KCET 2018

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 2018

Not Applicable

Highlights of KCET 2018

  • 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 2018 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 is 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 2018 will be of 1:20 hours.

Total Number of Questions in KCET 2018


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KCET Marking Scheme 2018

Number of questions in each Paper


Marks for each correct response


Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

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