KCET 2018: Karnataka Common Entrance Test-Exam Date, Result


  • KCET stands for Karnataka Common Entrance Test
  • The test is conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority of Government of Karnataka
  • The test is for admission of students to professional courses like engineering or other allied courses in the state of Karnataka for the academic year 2018-19.
  • Previously admission to all courses inclusive of medicine & dental and architecture was done in the state by KCET.
  • Now, candidates will have to apply for NEET and NATA respectively for medical & dental and architecture courses.
  • For the year 2018, the dates of KCET are from 18th to 19th of April 2018.
  • For students taking up the test in Kannada medium, the test date is 20th of April 2018.
  • Click here to see other important dates.
  • The exam fee for KCET for general and OBC candidates is Rs.650, for reserved category, the fee is Rs.500, and it is Rs.750 for applicants from outside Karnataka.
  • Not just candidates from Karnataka, but also applicants from Jammu and Kashmir and other states and even NRIs can take up the KCET test.
  • The organising authority for this test has its office at Malleshwaram in Bangalore.
  • It is essential that applicants must have at least 17 years to apply for KCET.
  • Candidates falling under particular category can get an age exception of 5-6 years.
  • For the year 2018, the notification for KCET is out, and candidates can check the same from the official website of the organising authority.
  • The official website has past question papers to help candidates applying to easily prepare for the KCET 2018 using the previous question papers.
  • Not just question papers, they can find answer keys as well at the official website.
  • Once the results are out, the test takers can also check their results from the portal using their registration number.

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0 # Himmat Older than three months
What are the few famous foreign location Indian students opt for after engineering?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
USA is top of the list. Apart from USA, students go to European countries like UK, Germany and Singapore, Australia etc.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Can you suggest me some of the tips for preparing for the JEE entrance examination?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
There is no shortcut to success. The entrance examination solely depends upon the hard work and dedication. however, some of the tips to consider may be: practising the syllabus properly, identifying the strong and weak areas and preparing accordingly, planning a schedule and following it sincerely, checking the progress by giving mock test at regular interval and taking care of your health.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
What is difference between government and private colleges offering engineering courses?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Government colleges has less fee structure, quality teacher with good teaching, more scope in the future as college name provides a tag, better placment opportunities etc.
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