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KCET 2018 result will be declared in the last week of May 2018. Candidates can check the result by providing their roll number and password on the official website. The qualified candidates on the basis of KCET 2018 Result will be called for counselling process. Candidates who wish to enrol for the KCET 2018 exam must fill the KCET application form available online on the official website. The form has to be filled in the month of January 2018. KCET 2018 will be conducted in two parts and candidates have to appear for entrance test in two parts. The admission to MBBS/BDS programs will be done through NEET while the admission to Architecture will be through NATA.
KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is conducted for admission to various programs such as Engineering, Pharmacy, Ayurveda etc. It is organized by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority). Check the following table to know the important dates of KCET 2018 as mentioned below:
|Date of exam (Mathematics & Biology)||First week of May 2018|
|Date of exam (Chemistry & Physics)||First week of May 2018|
|Declaration of KCET 2018 Result||Last week of May 2018|
|Commencement of KCET 2018 Counselling||Second week of June 2018|
KCET 2018 exam will be conducted in the English language at all the exam center. The students of Bangalore have the option to write the exam in Kannada language, so they can appear for the exam in English language or Kannada language. The choice has to be made at the time of filling the KCET 2018 application form. KCET admit card will contain the details of the language in the exam paper.
KCET 2018 exam will form the basis for KCET 2018 counselling, this will result in admission to the following courses:
Candidates have to appear in the appropriate set of exams according to the course of choice. Candidates who wish to enrol in engineering must appear for the KCET 2018 maths exam and KCET 2018 physics exam and KCET 2018 chemistry exam, likewise goes for biology related courses like Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Pharmacy.
They have to bring the set of important documents for the KCET 2018 counselling. The candidates, who fail to appear for the counselling on the scheduled date, will be entertained in the subsequent round of counselling and not the same one.
Candidates have to follow a simple 4 step process to get access to KCET 2018 result:
The list of first 2000 rank holders will be available online on the official website.
KCET 2018 result will contain the details of the score secured by the candidate in a particular section. The score card of KCET 2018 result will contain the following details:
In case the candidate is writing the exam in Kannada language, the score card will contain the details of the language score.
There is no provision of negative marking in the KCET 2018 result so the candidate will be losing marks only for the wrong attempt and not because of negative marking.
KCET 2018 merit list will be prepared on the basis of the score obtained by the candidate in KCET 2018. The score card will contain the details of the sectional score and minimum cut off. Candidate with higher marks will have their name displayed on the top of the list. The candidate with lower marks will have their name displayed in the lower half of the KCET 2018 merit list.
Candidates will be invited for KCET 2018 counselling on the basis of the KCET 2018 merit list. The seat allotment will take place according to the merit list.
There will be 5 different KCET 2018 merit lists which will be different for each course. The 5 different merit lists are as follows:
The KCET 2018 counselling list basis is as follows:
|Discipline||Merit list criteria|
|Medical/Dental (MBBS/BDS)||As per the NEET 2018 examination|
|Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy and Yoga (ISM & H)||The marks obtained by the candidate in KCET 2018. The marks obtained in physics, chemistry and biology will be take in equal proportions|
|Engineering/ Technology (B.E./B.Tech)||The marks obtained by the candidate in the Physics, chemistry and mathematics in equal proportions will be used for calculations of KCET 2018 result.|
|Architecture (B.Arch)||As per the details prescribed in NATA 2017|
|B.Sc (Architecture), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc (Sericulture), B.Sc (Agri./Bio Tech), B.Sc (horticulture) , B.H.Sc(Home Science), B.Tech (food technology), B.Tech (food technology), B.Tech (dairy management), B.F.Sc. (Fishery Science), B.Tech (Food science & Tech.), B.Sc. (Ag. Marketing and Co-operation) and B.Tech (Agriculture Engineering)||These courses will have separate merit lists. These lists will be prepared on the basis of the subjects required by a particular score. The score in physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology will be considered in equal proportions.|
|Bachelor of Veterinary Science and animal husbandry (B.V. Sc. & A.H.)||The marks secured in physics, chemistry and biology will be considered in equal proportions while preparing the KCET 2018 merit list.|
|2nd year B.Pharam||The candidate has to give exams of all the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The marks combination will be PCB or PCM.|
|Pharam- D||On the basis of the performance of the candidate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects i.e., PCM or PCB marks, the candidate names will be placed in the merit list according to performance on the exam.|
KCET 2018 cut off will be dependent on the following factors:
KCET 2016 cut off rank for top 10 colleges:
|College name||Course name||Closing rank|
|RV College of Engineering, Bangalore||Biotechnology Engineering||5819|
|PES University, Bangalore||Biotechnology Engineering||8281|
|MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore||Medical Electronics||9943|
|BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore||Industrial Engineering||10528|
|University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore||Civil Engineering||11382|
|Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore||Industrial Engineering||16806|
|The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore||Industrial and Production Engineering||19200|
|Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore||Civil Engineering||20744|
|Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore||Biotechnology Engineering||21072|
|BV Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli||Biotechnology Engineering||28568|
The KCET 2018 counselling is required to be attended by the students in the order of the KCET merit list. The candidates have to appear for the counselling for the various undergraduate and post graduate courses. The counselling for various courses will be conducted according to the KCET 2018 counselling schedule. The counselling will start in the second week of June 2018. The KCET 2018 counselling will end by last week of June 2018. The candidates late for the counselling will not be entertained in between the process of counselling.
The counselling will be conducted in various rounds to fill the seats according to the KCET 2018 seat matrix. The candidate must bring the following set of documents at the time of KCET 2018 counselling:
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