Exam Pattern, Syllabus of KCET 2018 | Way2college.com


  • The test will have questions from four subjects.
  • The subjects are biology, mathematics, physics, and chemistry
  • There will be 60 marks for each of these sections.
  • The practical test will be conducted for candidates applied for agriculture courses for 200 marks.
  • The practical test will be on ‘identification of agriculture-related specimens’. This test is for claiming seat under agriculturist quota.
  • The question papers for the written test will be mostly based on the first and second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education in the state of Karnataka.
  • On the first day of the KCET, the test will be conducted for biology and mathematics papers in two sessions.
  • On the second day of the KCET, the test will be conducted in physics and chemistry subjects in a couple of sessions.
  • Each paper or subject will be conducted for 60 marks and duration for each paper will be 80 minutes.
  • Each question paper will have multiple choice or objective type questions.
  • The question paper for each subject will have questions in 16 different editions and each question will have four options from which correct option should be chosen.
  • Each question will carry one mark and candidates are expected to attempt all questions to get utmost marks. There is no choice of questions and there will not be any negative evaluation with respect to wrong or incorrect answers. No mark will be awarded for multiple choices made for answering a single question.
  • The Kannada Language KCET conducted for Kannadiga Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu will be of 4th standard level. However, candidates from these areas, who have studied in Kannada for 10 full years from class I to class X in places outside the state of Karnataka need not have to appear for Kannada language KCET.

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