KCET (KEA) 2017 COUNSELLING
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
Candidates who have scored the minimum qualifying marks in KCET 2017 have to produce their documents for verification for the admission processes. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will begin the process from June 3, 2017. The eligible candidates willing to take admission, have to participate in counselling. Before the counselling process, interaction sessions would be held at all the helpline centers. Document verification, payment of fees and other details are involved in the interaction session. When the document verification for KCET is complete, eligible candidates will get a secret key to register at online entry portal. Only after the document verification, candidates will be able to enter their choices online.
The document verification for sports category is scheduled to commence on June 2, 2017. The verification of document is only for preference 1 to 4 candidates only. The preference 5 candidates need not attend the process of verification. Given below table shows the preferences indicated by the candidates in the KCET 2017 Application Form-
|Preference 1||Candidates who have represented the country and won medals / cups in SUPER-A Games appended to this brochure during the five-year period of study in Karnataka between 8th and 12th standards|
|Preference 2||Candidates who have represented the country and won medals / cups in 'A– Games' appended to this brochure during the five-year period of study in Karnataka 8th and 12th standards|
|Preference 3||Candidates who have won medals / cups in 'B-Games' appended to this brochure by representing Karnataka State and participated in the SUPER-A Games or A-Games appended to this brochure during the five-year period of study in Karnataka between 8th and 12th standards|
|Preference 4||Candidates who have represented Karnataka Statein 'B-Games' appended to this brochure and won medals / cups during the five-year period of study in Karnataka between 8th and 12th standards|
|Preference 5||Candidates who have represented Karnataka State in any sports / games in 'B-Games' appended to this brochure during the 5 year period of study in Karnataka between 8th and 12th standards|
These candidates have to report at the following venue-
Karnataka Examinations Authority,
18th Cross, Sampige Road,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore 560 012
The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will be conducting the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET-2017) in May 2017. The Counselling process will begin from the first week of June and will span for a period of almost a month. During this time, candidates would be expected to pay great attention to each detail of the counseling process that involves candidate registration post assignment of rank based on performance in the KCET 2017, identifying the nearest help centers, collecting and maintaining a checklist of all documents required for document verification, report to the identified help center for document verification, filling in choices for the courses, physical counseling for admission, finding yourself on the seat matrix and finally securing a seat in one of the esteemed colleges under the KEA.
Meanwhile, we would like to prepare you and keep you on track with the processes that will get you on campus and make a flying start to your college career.
The top institutes that participate in KCET are:
The tentative schedule for KCET 2017 counselling is mentioned bellow. Final schedule will be announced by KEA soon.
|Verification of documents||June 03-20, 2017|
|First Round – Display of seat matrix and fee structure||June 14, 2017|
|First Round – Option enter||June 15-22, 2017|
|First Round – Mock result||June 23, 2017|
|First Round – Provision to change options||June 23-25, 2017|
|First Round – Final allotment result||June 26, 2017|
|First Round – Confirmation of choices||June 27, 2017|
|First Round – Last date to report at the allocated college||June 30, 2017|
|Second Round – Display of seat matrix and fee structure||July 04, 2017|
|Second Round – Option enter||July 04-07, 2017|
|Second Round – Final allotment result||July 08, 2017|
|Second Round – Confirmation of choices||July 11-12, 2017|
|Second Round – Last date to report at the allocated college||July 13, 2017|
|Second Round – Display of seat matrix and fee structure||July 16, 2017|
|Second Round – Option enter||July 17-19, 2017|
|Second Round – Final allotment result||July 20, 2017|
|Sport||May 07-10, 2017|
|N.C.C||May 11-12, 2017|
|CAPF/CRPF/CISF/BSF/ITBP||May 11-12, 2017|
|Defence and Ex-CAPF||May 16-17, 2017|
|Scout and Guides||Certificate is to be submitted on the day of verification|
KEA has announced that the counseling procedure for admission into engineering institutions will be conducted first week of June 2017 onwards, for students who will meet the cutoffs for this year. Nearly 1.5 lakh students compete every year to secure a seat in across 220 engineering colleges in Karnataka.
Candidates who would have been assigned ranks in KCET 2017 will have to contact the nearest KCET Helpline Centers as declared by KEA for Verification of their Documents. In 2015, 13 KEA Helpline Centers were operational and helpline centers in the same range are expected this year as well.
While the detailed Counselling procedure for admission year 2017 has not been declared by KEA, we provide you with the KCET Counselling Procedure for 2015 to abreast you with the scenario and the steps to follow to ease your way through securing admission in a prestigious college under KEA. Candidates should constantly check the official KEA website and inbox of their registered email IDs for any important updates.
The candidates should carry all necessary documents and certificates in original, self-attested and otherwise xerox copes for the purpose of verification to the KCET 2017 Counselling venue. These documents would be checked with great detail and admission would be subject to cancellation if all the documents are not produced properly and in the right condition by the candidate.
Keep the following checklist handy at the time of verification. Arrange all your original documents and one set of self-attested photocopies in the sequential order shown below and produce the same on the verification counter when you go for verification of documents:
*DDPI: Deputy Director of Instruction Office
*BEO: Block Education Officer
The following documents should be produced only IF Applicable:
Note : CBSE, CISCE, J & K candidates need to produce the study certificate obtained from the Principal of their respective schools. Countersign from DDPI/ BEO is not required
The following are the usual helpline centres setup by KEA for Candidate Document Verificaton Process.
The potential candidates must bring all original and self- attested documents without any hiccups as document issues on the day of verification may lead to the candidate not being able to register and hence, not being eligible to carry out the filling of options process
You need to carry all your original documents for verification but only the photocopies of your certificates and documents will be retained by the KEA. The originals will be safely handed over to you by the official at the helpline center along with a verification slip, once the candidate data is fed into the online portal linked to KEA server.
Apart from the original documents and certificates, you will be given a verification slip and an acknowledgement. Before leaving the verification counter, make sure that all the entries on the verification slip are valid and that nothing is missing. In case of any discrepancy report to the Verification official immediately.
Note: Once the verification process is completed, the candidate cannot request any changes to the data.
Following is the tentative (subject to alteration) Document Verification schedule as notified by KEA
|June 03, 2017||001 – 700|
|June 04, 2017||701 – 4000|
|June 06, 2017||4001 – 9000|
|June 07, 2017||9001 – 14000|
|June 08, 2017||14001 – 20000|
|June 09, 2017||20001 – 26000|
|June 10, 2017||26001 – 33000|
|June 11, 2017||33001 – 40000|
|June 13, 2017||40001 – 48000|
|June 14, 2017||48001 – 56000|
|June 15, 2017||56001 – 58500|
|June 16, 2017||64001 – 64000|
|June 17, 2017||74001 – 84000|
|June 18, 2017||84001 – 96000|
|June 20, 2017||96001 – 104001|
Important: If your qualifying marks change post verification process, it is your duty to inform the KEA for a new rank. However, because of the new rank, the seat allocated to you based on the previous rank stands cancelled at any stage.
User ID & Password:
Entry of Options:
Payment of Fees & Admission Order Receipt:
The seat matrix denotes the number of Government seats in respect of Medical, Dental, Indian System of Medicine & Homoeopathy, Engineering, Technology and Architecture courses, as notified by the Government and published before the commencement of allotment of seats to the respective disciplines.
During the seat allotment process, in case a candidate is satisfied with the seat allotted to him/her, then Choice-1 on KEA web-portal will be exercised. While accepting the allotted seat in the first round if a candidate still wants to participate in the next round for higher order options, then Choice-2 on the KEA web-portal will be exercised.
If the seat allotted to a candidate in round one is not acceptable to him/her and he/she desires to participate in the next round for better options or higher order, then in that case, Choice-3 on the KEA web-portal will be exercised. Choice-4 will be exercised in case a candidate is not satisfied with the seat allotted to him/her in the first round, neither he/she wants to participate in any other rounds for better seat options.
For Option 1: Candidates are required to download/print the Challan in Triplicate. The Challan carries candidates’ particulars like Name, College/Course Allotted details, CET Number, Fee to be paid and Bank Account Number. They must ensure that the printed details are correct. They are also required to affix their signature on the Challan. Once the Challan is downloaded by the candidates, they will be required to pay the prescribed fee of Rs. 650 for General and OBC, while candidates belonging to SC/ST Category 1 candidates need to pay Rs.500 at any closest branch of Central Bank/Indian Bank/Axis Bank/State Bank of Mysore/Syndicate Bank or in any computerized e-Post Office.
Once the payment is done, the respective bank will retain bank copy of Challan, while KEA and candidate’s copy will be returned to the respective candidate. After the payment, it takes minimum three hours for the candidate to download Karnataka CET 2017 Admission Order. Once the candidate has downloaded and taken a printout of the Karnataka CET 2017 Admission Order, they will be required to affix their signature on it. After that, the candidates need to report to the allotted college with original documents, on or before the prescribed date.
For Option 2: In case candidates are exercising Choice 2 while holding a seat in the first round, the need not to pay fee for the first round. Participating in the second round, the respective candidates’ allotted seat in the first round will automatically be cancelled if he/she gets a seat in second round. If the candidate is not allotted any seat in the second round, then in that case he/she has to retain the seat allotted to him/her in the first round.
For Option 3: While exercising Choice 3, the candidates need not to pay fee for first round. Such candidates are considered to be refusing their allotted seat in first round and participating in second round.
For Option 4: During this round, the candidates who are allotted seats in any discipline, need to pay the prescribed fee (in case not paid). They need to report to the allotted college on or before the date mentioned in Karnataka CET 2017 Admission Order.
Note: To avoid losing their allotted seat, they must update their details by logging in to KEA.
The admission criteria and weightage for various courses through KCET 2017 is mentioned below.
|Course Name||Weightage of CET||Weightage of Qualifying Exam|
|Medical and Dental||Marks obtained in NEET 2017||-|
|Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy||Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology||Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Engineering and Technology||Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (50 % weightage)||(50% weightage) Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (50 % weightage)|
|Architecture||Marks obtained in NATA (50 % weightage)||Marks obtained in all subjects (50% weightage) + Valid NATA score (50% weightage)|
NOTE: In case of Architecture courses:
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