KCET Preparation Strategy

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 11 Jan, 2021 13:01

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KCET 3-Month Preparation Strategy

One of the major advantages of a 90-day or 3-month preparation strategy is that it would help you to revise the syllabus not only for KCET but also for board exams. January is the right time to start your preparation for KCET. Usually, a three-month preparation strategy is something that is very beneficial for those who are aspiring for admission in top engineering colleges across Karnataka. At the same time, the three-month strategy is very fruitful for students who are average to weak in subjects like Physics and Mathematics. Before starting exam preparation, division of syllabus is mandatory so that a time table or study plan can be prepared accordingly.

KCET Preparation Strategy & Study Plan

Division of Syllabus for KCET 3-Month Preparation

KCET is conducted in various subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates with PCM will not have to appear for Biology, while candidates from PCB need not appear for Mathematics. Firstly, the candidates need to identify the number of topics that he/ she has to revise.

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Physics

28

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Chemistry

28

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Mathematics/ Biology

12/ 08

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in all Subjects

68/ 62

Number of Days Left for Exam

90 Days

Revising 68/ 62 topics in three months is not an easy task for the students. In order to help students, we have come up with a study plan through which the candidates can plan their exam preparation.

KCET Physics Study Plan for 90 Days

The 90-day study plan for KCET Physics is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Physics

28

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

90

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

6

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised in a Month

24

Full Revision of Physics Syllabus to be Completed in

34 Days

KCET Chemistry Study Plan for 90 Days Preparation

The 90-day study plan for KCET Chemistry is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Chemistry

28

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

56 Days

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

6

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised in a Month

24

Full Revision of Chemistry Syllabus to be Completed in

34 Days

KCET Mathematics Study Plan for 90 Days

The 90-day study plan for KCET Mathematics is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Mathematics

12

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

22 Days

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

6

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised in Two Weeks

12

Full Revision of Chemistry Syllabus to be Completed in

12 Days (Two Weeks)

As per the above strategy, the candidates will have one week after revising the syllabus of all three subjects. This one week can be used for mock test/ practice tests. The candidates can also re-revise the syllabus or have a glance at the important points of each topic.

Important Tips for KCET 90-Day Preparation Plan

Some of the important tips pertaining to the 90-day preparation plan for KCET are listed below -

  • While revising each topic as a part of the exam preparation, make a note of all the important points or major highlights from each topic.

  • The short notes will help you with the last minute preparation.

  • As per the above preparation plan, regular study is necessary so that you can clear the exam with better to best rank.

  • Firstly, start with the subject that needs more concentration from your side.

  • It is advisable to practice 2-3 mock tests or practise tests per week.

KCET 2-Month Preparation Strategy

February is the right time to start the preparation for KCET as per the 60-day preparation strategy. Revising the syllabus of KCET in 60 days will not help you with the exam preparation but also for board exams. Before starting the preparation, you need to prepare a study plan on the basis of which you can start preparing for the exam. The subject wise study plan can be checked below.

KCET Physics Study Plan for 60 Days

The 60-day study plan for KCET Physics is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Physics

28

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

60

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

10

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised in a Month

28

Full Revision of Physics Syllabus to be Completed in

16 Days

KCET Chemistry Study Plan for 60 Days

The 60-day study plan for KCET Chemistry is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Chemistry

28

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

44 Days

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

10

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised in a Month

28

Full Revision of Physics Syllabus to be Completed in

16 Days

KCET Mathematics Study Plan for 60 Days

The 60-day study plan for KCET Mathematics is as follows -

Total No. Of Topics in Mathematics

12

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

14 Days

Total No. Of Topics can be Revised in a Week

12

Total No. Of Topics Topics to be Revised

12

Full Revision of Chemistry Syllabus to be Completed in

07 Days

After the revision of the entire syllabus, the candidates will be left with one more week for practicing mock tests. The candidates can also do the re-revision of the syllabus during this week for better memory of important points of each topic.

KCET 2021 Study Plan & Strategy for 30 Days

KCET 2021 is expected to be conducted in April or May. Aspirants have additional time to revise the syllabus and enhance exam preparation. If the candidates are planning to prepare for the KCET exam in 30 days, please make sure that the focus should be more on revising the syllabus rather than learning new concepts. The syllabus for the exam is based on PUC first and second-year subjects and revision of syllabus is not a difficult task for students. Here is the 30-day study plan for KCET exam.

Division of Syllabus for KCET Exam Preparation (30 Days)

Before starting the exam preparation, it is important to divide the syllabus so that the revision can be done accordingly. The syllabus coverage in the KCET exam will be equal for PUC first and second-year syllabus.

Total No. Of Days for the Exam Preparation

30

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Physics

18 (Expected)

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Chemistry

18 (Expected)

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised in Mathematics

12

Total No. Of Topics to be Revised across all Subjects

48

There are 48 chapters that a student must revise within 30 days. Check the detailed subject-wise plan below.

KCET 30-Day Preparation Timetable

The 30-day study plan or timetable for KCET 2021 preparation is as follows -

Total No. Of Days for the Exam

30 Days

Total No. Of Chapters to be Revised Across all Subjects

48

Total No. Of Chapters to be Revised in Physics Per Day

1

Total No. Of Chapters to be Revised in Chemistry Per Day

1

Total No. Of Chapters to be Revised in Mathematics Per Day

1

Total No. Of Chapters to be Revised in a Day across all Subjects

3

If you follow the above time-table properly, you can complete the revision of entire syllabus as follows -

Total No. Of Chapters Revised in the First Week (Seven Days)

21

Total No of Topics Revised in Second Wee (Seven Days)

21

Total No. Of Topics Revised in the Third Week

06 (Can be covered in two days)

Total No. Of Days taken for Revision

16

Total No. Of Days Left for Exam

14

Total No. Of Days to be Allocated for Practicing Mock Tests and Important Formula

13

The above preparation strategy is practically possible if you focus on the revision majorly. You will have to study at least 6-7 hours in a day to make this plan practically possible.

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General Tips and Tricks of KCET 2021

Seek Guidance from Expert

There are times when you might face difficulty in solving a particular problem or understanding a concept. In that case, you should seek immediate guidance from an expert. You may also join coaching classes in case you feel that self-study isn't working for you.

Prepare Notes and Flash Cards

During your preparation, you must make notes and design flashcards for important formulae. This way, you can save time and it will also make your revision a lot easier. Using these short notes, you can quickly go through the formulas and concepts that you feel you need to revise.

Participate in Group Discussions

When you are studying in a group, you can have your doubts clarified instantly by holding discussions with the fellow members. Group studies ensure much deeper learning and it also breaks the monotony.

Keep Track of Your Health and Fitness

Physical fitness, proper sleep, and nutritious food are vital when it comes to preparing for competitive exams. Candidates should not exhaust themselves by studying for long hours in one go. Short walks, listening to music, or watching a movie can help relax your mind. Candidates are also advised not to deprive themselves of sleep especially before the exam. It is recommended to get 8 hours of sleep every night to maintain a good physical and mental health. Candidates should feel fresh and energetic every morning, especially on the day of examination. 

Positive Attitude and Confidence

It has been observed that people who stay optimistic perform better than those who panic a lot. You must stay calm and composed while preparing for competitive examinations. You can also practice yoga and meditate to keep stress at bay.

Subject-wise Preparation Strategy of KCET 2021

While there is no guaranteed way to achieve success, the following subject-wise preparation strategy pointers can at least guide the candidates to give their best shot in the entrance examination. Some of the candidates may already be already aware of these methods to boost their preparation. However, candidates who are still clueless about how to prepare for KCET 2021 for each subject, the following tips can help the candidates to some great extent.

KCET Preparation for Chemistry

Before starting your preparation for Chemistry section, candidates must keep a copy of Chemistry syllabus handy with you so that you have an idea of what all needs to be prepared for the exam. Having a full-fledged knowledge about the exam syllabus will give you insights into the topics from which questions will be asked in the entrance exam.

For many years, from Chemistry section, direct questions on the basis of equations and reactions are asked in the entrance examination.

Some of the major topics that will have to be covered by the candidates for practicing Chemistry is Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

For revision and  time management skills, candidates must practice

various kinds of sample papers and previous papers regularly 

Candidates should also maintain a handbook of Chemistry that contains all the formulas and equations.

Candidates can also seek quality guidance from the best online/offline coaching institutes available around them

KCET Preparation for Physics

Physics is one of the important and tricky subjects to crack in  Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)

Some of the topics that will have to be covered for practicing Physics are Modern Physics, Mechanics 2, Electro-Magnetism, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics, Mechanical Waves

When you sit down to prepare for Physics section, candidates must focus on making an exam-taking strategy before actually appearing for the entrance exam.

It is important for the candidates to improve their speed-solving skills while solving Physics section

Candidates must make a complete list of formulae, derivations and experiments in your syllabus and keep it handy with themselves during their revision.

Revise all the concepts regularly. Particularly in the case of Physics, one finds that topics like Semiconductors, Interference and Waves have some extra theory that should be prepared separately.

KCET Preparation for Mathematics

One of the most important things while preparing for Mathematics section is to brush up your concepts, formulas, and fundamentals. One of the best ways to clear your fundamentals is to solve different types of questions regularly.

For Mathematics, candidates must solve as many questions as possible before appearing for the entrance exam, and ensure to progressively enhance your speed by timing the working time for each problem.

Some of the topics that will have to be covered for practicing Mathematics are Integral Calculus, Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Differential Calculus, Statistics and Mathematical Reasoning

While practicing for KCET, candidates should make it a point to revise the prescribed topics as many times as possible in order to feel confident about their exam preparation.

Important Instructions for KCET 2021

  •  Use of a calculator or log table etc. is strictly prohibited.

  • The candidates have to appear for KCET 2021 as per the schedule and eligibility for the respective courses, to become eligible for further process of determination of merit/admission.

  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any Modern Electronic Equipment, Gadgets, Pagers, Mobile Phones, Bluetooth, Markers, White Fluid, Calculator, Wireless sets, bits of paper, books/note etc. into the exam hall. 

  • There will be no lockers available at the exam hall or the centre to keep the items mentioned above, hence, candidates should avoid carrying them.

  • The candidates are not allowed to wear/carry any type of wrist-watch in the exam hall/room. Candidates must stay alert to check the Bell Timings for Caution Bells at different intervals.

  • The candidate should note that appearing in CET 2021 will not confer any right on the candidate for determination of merit/admission.

  • Along with the Karnataka CET 2021 Admission Ticket, the candidate have to carry anyone valid Identity Card like Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/College Identity Card, etc. 

  • Any candidate who writes/shades anything other than the required entries on the OMR Answer Sheet, which may result in disclosing the candidate identity, or use of abusive language or employ any other unfair means, such as change of marking answers by scratching or using white fluid, such candidates are liable for disqualification.

Best Books for KCET 2021 Preparation

While preparing for an entrance exam, candidates should try and choose the best resources or study material available in the market. The study material may include books, sample papers, previous years' question papers, etc. Some of the highly recommended books available for students to prepare for KCET 2021 are:

  • NCERT Textbooks of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) - Arihant
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) - Arihant
  • Karnataka CET Explorer for Engineering PB (Paperback) - MTG
  • Principles of Physics - S.Chands (V.K Mehta and Rohit Mehta)
  • Modern ABC Chemistry - S.P. Jauhar
  • New Course Chemistry - Pradeep

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Related Questions

Where is the official link for KCET option entry?

-SUpdated on January 16, 2021 09:14 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The KCET online option entry has already started on November 22, 2020. You can find the link for KCET option entry on the KCET Choice Filling page. You can also check KCET Counselling 2020 and KCET Seat Allotment 2020 to learn more about the selection process.

To learn more, check KCET Low Rank (Above 1,00,000) Accepting Colleges and KCET Colleges for Rank Between 50,000 and 1,00,000.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

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when KCET seat allotment process will be started?

-ARYAKUMARGOWDAUpdated on November 19, 2020 11:42 AM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The KCET seat allotment process will be started soon. The official dates are not out yet and you are advised to stay tuned to College Dekho and the KCET official website for updates. 

Meanwhile, you can also read the following articles to learn more:

List of Documents Required for KCET 2020 Counselling - Upload Dates, Format, Size

KCET 2020 Low Rank (Above 1,00,000) Accepting Colleges

KCET Marks vs Rank Analysis 2020

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

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Is KCET applicable for a B.Des course?

-AnonymousUpdated on September 30, 2020 07:32 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

No, KCET is not applicable for B.Des. The exam can offer admission to B.Sc Hons, B.Tech, Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, B.F.Sc, B.Sc, B.Pharm and Pharm D courses. 

Candidates have to either appear for institute level or national level entrance exams of design. Check out the top B.Des colleges in Karnataka to explore your options.

Also visit List of Top 10 Design Colleges in India: Features, Courses & Fees and Design Colleges Offering Admission on the Basis of Class 12th Marks.

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FAQs about KCET Preparation Tips

Is coaching required to prepare for KCET ?

KCET is a state-level entrance tets and questions asked in the paper is based on the topics studied in Class XI and XII. A candidate who has good fundamental knowledge and concepts of subjects studies in Class XI and XII may not need a coaching institute for preparation. A systematic study plan can help a student score well in KCET.

However, if the basic concepts of the candidate are not clear he/ she can join a coaching centre for preparation.

Where can I access online mock test paper for KCET?

Candidates interested in practising online mock test can access CollegeDekho portal by entering login details and attempt KCET mock test paper.

Suggest some good books for KCET preparation?

Here is the list of books to prepare for KCET:

  • KCET 14 Years Solved Papers by Arihant
  • New Course Physics/ Chemistry by Pradeep
  • Mathematics by Dinesh
  • Principles of Physics(S. Chand- V.K Mehta and Rohit Mehta)

How much time is required to prepare for KCET?

Candidates are advised to start preparation for KCET at least 3 months before the exam date to score well in the exam. The last 1 month before KCET entrance date can be reserved for revision.

How to prepare for KCET?

It is advisable for candidates to start KCET preparation at least 3 months before the exam date. Make a systematic study plan, give equal importance to all sections, practice mock test, solve previous year question papers to score well in KCET.

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