The Karnataka State Level Common Entrance Test is conducted for the purpose of admission of students to the I year or I semester of full time courses in Engineering Courses in professional colleges within the State of Karnataka in respect of the seats falling to the share of the State Government.
Pass in 10+2 from any one of the universities in Karnataka or its equivalent with at least 45% of the aggregate marks are eligible to apply. Those who have appeared in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.
Candidates should have completed 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
In case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility will be 40% of the aggregate marks in the optional subjects in the qualifying examination.
Seven full academic years of study in Karnataka is necessary to apply for CET. However, following criteria are given exemption.
(a) children of defence personnel, central government employees working for a period of at least one year in Karnataka.
(b) children of MPs elected from Karnataka to the extent of the period of being an MP falling during the period of the child's study from first standard to the qualifying exam.
(c) children of serving or retired employees of (i) all India services of Karnataka cadre; (ii) state government who had served/are serving outside the state during the period of the child has been studying from first standard to the qualifying exam;
(e) children of serving defence personnel or ex-servicemen whose home address at the time of joining the defence services was in Karnataka.
(f) children of any employee transferable anywhere in India but at present working continuously for a period of at least one year in Karnataka.
A candidate who had obtained a seat in any discipline through the CET Cell in any of the previous years will not be eligible to appear for the Common Entrance Test for selection of a seat in the same discipline. Such candidate will immediately forfeit the seat selected by him during the previous years, upon selection of a seat in a different discipline during this year.
The Common Entrance Test will be held only one day in three different sessions for four subjects i.e.,
Physics and Chemistry in a combined paper in the First session for 120 marks(60 each for Physics and Chemistry) with 150 minutes duration between 10.00 a.m. and 12.30 p.m.,
Mathematics in the Second session for 60 marks with 80 minutes duration between 2.00 p.m. and 3.20 p.m.
The Combined question paper of Physics and Chemistry subjects will have 120 questions. Out of which, the first 60 questions i.e., from question number 1 to 60 will be from Physics and the next 60 questions i.e., from question number 61 to 120 will be from Chemistry.
The question papers of the Common Entrance Test will be mostly based on the First and Second PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University of Karnataka State.
RESERVATION OF SEATS:
5% of the Government seats will be reserved in favour of the Kannada medium candidates who have studied TEN full academic years in Kannada medium from 1st Standard to 10th Standard.
These are important dates of the entrance test (Approximate date and time, liable to change every year)
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Last date for submission of Application Form
The FEE for THE EXAMINATION is Rs. 475/-
The course (Bachelor Of Technology) duration is 4 years( full time).
Application form duly filled along with relevant documents should reach to:
Common Entrance Test Cell,
18th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Bangalore - 560 012.
Phone : 080 23564583