Karnataka PGCET (KEA) 2017
Karnataka PGCET (Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test) online Application form is going to be released in the last week of May, 2017. The last date to apply for K PGCET 2017 is in the second week of June, 2017. The Karnataka PGCET Admit Card will be available for all the successful candidates on the official website of Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) from the fourth week of June, 2017.
Karnataka PGCET is conducted for admissions to full-time or part-time Master’s Degree courses. It is held by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Candidates applying for Karnataka PGCET 2017 are eligible if he/she passes recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years’ duration or an equivalent degree. Karnataka PGCET 2017 exam will be held in paper-pen mode i.e. candidates have to mark their answers in OMR Sheet. The exam will be held for 150 minutes and there will be Objective Type Multiple choice questions for 4 sections.
The examination is scheduled to be conducted in the first week of July, 2017. The Karnataka PGCET Results is to be declared in the third week of July, 2017. Those who qualify in Karnataka PGCET 2017 will make it to the merit list. Qualified candidates have to attend Karnataka PGCET Counselling process along with the required documents.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Important Dates
The application forms for Karnataka PGCET 2017 will be available online from 4th week of May, 2017. K PGCET 2017 is scheduled to be conducted in 2nd week of July, 2017. Here is the table highlighting important events related to the Karnataka PGCET 2017.
|Commencement of Application Process||4th week of May, 2017|
|Submission of Application Fee||4th week of May, 2017|
|Last Date to Submit Application Form||2nd week of June, 2017|
|Last Date to Deposit Application Fee||2nd week of June, 2017|
|Download of Admit Card||4th week of June, 2017|
|Date of Examination||1st week of July, 2017 (2.30 to 4.30 PM)|
|Release of Answer Key||1st week of July, 2017 (After 2.00 PM)|
|Submission of Objections for Answer Key||2nd week of July, 2017 (Before 5.30 PM)|
|Declaration of Results||3rd week of July, 2017|
|Commencement of Counselling Process||1st week of August, 2017|
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for MBA will be eligible in following conditions:
- Full time MBA courses: Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration course or equivalent degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks (general category) or 45% aggregate marks (for SC/ST, Category I of Karnataka candidates).
- Part time MBA courses: Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration course or equivalent degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks (general category) or 45% aggregate marks (for SC/ST, Category I of Karnataka candidates). Also, candidate must have a working experience of not less than 3 years as on July 31, 2017 within a radial distance of 40 km from institute where he/she seeks admission.
To seek admission in MCA Course eligibility criteria is
- A bachelor’s degree with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects.
- Candidate must have secured 50% (general candidate) or 45% (SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates) in Bachelor’s degree. Same aggregate of marks shall be required from the candidates who have studied these subjects in pre-university course.
Lateral entry to second year MCA course: A Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years’ duration examination in BCA, B.Sc. (I.T. / Computer Science) with Mathematics at 10 + 2 level or at Graduate Level with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks (general category) or 45% marks (for SC/ST and Category I of Karnataka candidates)
Candidates seeking admission to M.E. / M. Tech. / M. Arch. will be eligible under following conditions:
- For Full Time M.E. / M. Tech. / M. Arch Course:
- Candidate must have valid GATE score.
- A candidate who has passed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as prescribed by the Competent Authority and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks or 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I for Karnataka candidates
- For Part Time M.E. / M. Tech / M. Arch courses:
- Candidate must have passed prescribed qualifying examination or equivalent examination as prescribed by the Competent Authority with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks or 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I Karnataka candidates.
- Also, candidate must have worked for not less than three years as on July 31, 2017 within a radial distance of 40 km from the institution in which the candidate seeks admission. However, the employer has to fill up the NOC duly signed by the competent authority
- Part Time M. Tech Quality Improvement Programme (QIP):
- Candidate must have passed B.E. / B. Tech Examination (in relevant field) of VTU or any other recognized University / Institution and have passed the qualifying examination in second class -50% aggregate
- Candidate must have experience of one academic year
- Working place shall be within 100 km from the institutions where he/she seek admission.
Karnataka PGCETApplication Form
Karnataka PGCET Application Form is to be filled in 2 phases. In the first phase of K PGCET Application, candidate will register and then enter personal details, study details and upload the required documents. After receiving Application ID and Password on the email id provided, candidate will again upload the documents and pay the application fee in second phase of Karnataka PGCET 2017 Application Process.
Along with personal details, contact details and education and work details, candidate will have to upload scanned copy of passport size photograph, signatures, left hand thumb impression and parent’s signatures. Thereafter, in the second phase a recent passport size photograph must be uploaded separately in the second phase before generating challan to pay the application fee.
Candidates have to take the printout of the application form on A-4 Size sheet of paper. Affix candidate’s recent Passport size Photograph, signature, Left Hand Thumb Impression on the space provided. Afterwards students have to obtain Principal seal and signature from the college where they have studied Final Year Diploma on the space provided in the printed form. The same copy should be produced during document verification along with the copy of the Challan (KEA copy).
The application fee for PGCET 2017 can be paid offline by generating an e-challan after the successful completion of Karnataka PGCET 2017 Application form. Candidates will have to take print out of the challan and visit the branches of the banks specified. General category candidates will pay INR 650 while reserved category candidates will pay INR 500.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Admit Card
will be uploaded on the official website for the candidates whose registration and fee submission has been successful. The admit card issue by KEA is an important document that must necessarily be carried along to the examination centre.
Given below are the steps to download the Karnataka PGCET Admit Card
- Go to the www.kea.kar.nic.in and look for “get admit card” link.
- Click on download test admission test.
- Admit card will be available in PDF file format, download it and take a print out for further reference.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Admit Card will carry information such as Name, date and venue of examination, timings of the examination and instructions related to examination.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Exam Pattern
Karnataka PGCET 2017 will be conducted in paper-pen mode for 150 minutes. There will be Objective Type Multiple choice questions for 4 sections. Details regarding Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern are as follows:
|MCA||10:30 AM to 12:30 PM||100|
|MBA||2:30 PM to 4:30 PM||100|
|M.E./ M. Tech/ M. Arch (Type B)||10:30 AM to 12:30 PM||100|
|M.E./ M. Tech/ M. Arch (Type A)||2:30 PM to 4:30 PM||100|
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Reservation
Reservation for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes of citizens has been made. Candidates belonging to these categories must produce “Caste Certificate / Caste Income Certificate” issued by the concerned Jurisdictional Tahsildar in accordance with the Government order in Form ‘D’ in case of Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes; in Form ‘E’ in case of Category-I; in Form ‘F’ in case of Other Backward Classes like 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B in support of the claim is mandatory for selecting a seat under reserved category.
Candidates must note that reservation is confined to the candidates belonging to Karnataka State. In case no eligible candidates claim the seat, it will be transferred to general category during casual vacancy round seat selection.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Results
Karnataka PGCET 2017 examination results will be declared in the third week of July 2017. Candidates who score well and clear the qualifying marks ascertained by KEA will make it to the merit list. Here are some important points that must be kept in mind related to the results of this examination:
- Answer key will be released three days after the commencement of Karnataka PGCET 2017 examination. If candidates/parents/lecturers find any problems in the answer key, they can file their objections within three days of the release of the answer key.
- Candidates will have to attach all the documents and justifications along with the objection, if justifications are not given the objection will not be considered. Objections received after the last date shall not be considered. These objections will be analyzed by an Expert Committee and their decision will be final in this regard.
- Karnataka PGCET Merit List will be prepared after the results are announced. The list will be released on the basis of marks scored by candidate in Karnataka PGCET 2017 examination only. The qualifying marks will not be included while preparing the merit list, these marks are considered only for eligibility.
Valid GATE score
GATE score of 2016 and 2017 will be valid for three 3 years only from the date of announcement of the result. If the GATE score is above the qualifying marks, candidate shall be eligible to apply for M.E. /M. Tech. courses.
GATE score shall be considered valid if it is equal or above the score decided as qualifying marks. Candidate with lesser score than the qualifying marks will have to appear for PGCET 2017 examination.
Candidates must mention either their PGCET number or computer generated application serial number along with complete postal address and phone number for all future correspondence with KEA.
Steps to check Karnataka PGCET 2017 Results
Karnataka PGCET 2017 exam result will be declared in the third week of July, 2017. Candidates can check the results online by visiting the official website of KEA.
The steps to check Karnataka PGCET 2017 results are:
- Visit the official website of KEA
- Go to the link ‘Karnataka PGCET 2017 entrance exam results’ and click on it.
- You will be navigated to another page. Enter your registration number
- Check your results from the pdf file and save the print out of the result for future reference.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Merit List
Merit list will be prepared with the names of those candidates who will successfully qualify to the qualifying marks predefined by the Karnataka Examinations Authority for PGCET 2017 examination. The merit list shall not include qualifying exam’s marks as it is necessary for application process only. The merit of the candidate will be determined separately for each course (MBA and MCA) only on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2017.
If merit of two candidates is same, inter se merit shall be determined on the basis of the marks that candidates possess in qualifying examination. One with higher marks will be given preference. If there is still any clashes, age will be considered and candidate who is elder will be preferred.
For M.E. / M. Tech/ M. Arch courses, GATE candidates’ merit list will be prepared on the basis of GATE valid score. Sponsored candidates shall be preferred on the basis of their employment in government organization/ public sector/ private organization. All non-GATE candidates will have to appear for K PGCET 2017.
Karnataka PGCET 2017 Seat Allotment Process
The Karnataka PGCET 2017 Seat Allotment involves following steps: -
- Registration of a Candidate, Interactive Session for options entry and assignment of User ID and Password.
- Verification of Documents
- Verification of schedule
- Entry of Options by Candidates.
- Detailed Instructions and guidelines about online allotment of seats.
- Illustration for Allotment of Seat.
- Process of Allotment of Seat.
- Post Seat Allotment Procedure – Choice Before a Candidate.
- Remittance of fees, downloading of admission orders, Admission / Reporting to the college, Reporting college joining details to KEA through online.
- Note to candidates who have paid excess fee.
- A note on refund and forfeiture of fee / Cancellation of a seat