Admission to Professional Courses in the State of Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2024 Notification Released

Notification Date: 2024-01-10
Last Updated on: 2024-02-01
  • . As per Rule 3, Rule 6(3) & Rule 7 of Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government seats in Professional Educational Institutions Rules 2006 (Amendments) and pursuant to the directions of the Government, Kamataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is inviting applications from the eligible Karnataka candidates for "Common Entrance Test- 2024" for the purpose of determining the eligibility/merit, for admission to the First year or First semester of full time courses for Government share of seats in Engineering, Technology. Naturopathy & Yoga, B. Pharma, 2nd year B.Pharma and Pharma-D, Agriculture courses (Farm Science), Veterinary and B.Sc. (Nursing) courses, in Government/University/Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2024-25 as per the seat matrix to be notified by Govemment.
  • In order to become eligible to obtain admission through KEA to the above mentioned professional courses, a candidate must register for CET-2024, fill the application through online, pay the application fees, download the admission ticket and appear for the Common Entrance Test-2024 conducted by KEA, Bangalore. There will be no physical verification as this is application-cum-verification module. The candidates are advised to fill all the details carefully and upload the necessary documents.
    • Application is common to the seat allotment of all professional courses viz., Engineering, Architecture, Naturopathy & Yoga, Veterinary, B. Pharma, 2nd year B.Pharma and Pharma-D, Farm Science courses [B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture etc..]. and B.Sc. (Nursing), Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy, B.P.T., B.Sc. Allied Health Sciences, BPO courses, Candidates should also mandatorily register themselves for CET-2024, fill the application through online and pay the application fees.
    • Please note that for registration to these courses, portal will not be enabled again. After UGNEET 2024 results are announced, already registered candidates with KEA will be provided interface to enter their NEET score and Roll Number.


  • . The question papers of the Common Entrance Test-2024 will be based on the First and Second PUC syllabi prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Kamataka State.
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CANDIDATE CET-2024: Eligibility of the candidates is as per rule 15 (5) of CET-2006 Admission Rules and MCC directions.
  • Academic Eligibility/admissions to Colleges/ Seat Allotments made to and by the colleges shall be subject to rules/conditions specified from time to time/approval by MCI, DCI, AICTE, COA, NCISM, NCH, PCI, Government, University, Apex Bodies, etc.
  • If it is found that, if a candidate has filled multiple application then such candidate's candidature will be liable for rejection.
  • Candidates are deemed to have read, agreed and accepted the Information Bulletin and the terms and conditions in the Information Bulletin for UGCET-2024 on completing the online submission of application form.
  • Candidates can clarify their doubts regarding filling of online application at their respective colleges in Karnataka from the college trainers.

Application Fee:

  • LOCAL :Rs 600/-
  • NON LOCAL :Rs 2500/-

Important Dates:

1 Commencement of Registration and filling of Application Online for CET-2024 From 11.00 am on 10-01-2024
2 Last date to fill the application online 10-02-2024 up to 11.59 pm
3 Last date to pay the application fees-online 14-02-2024
4 Downloading of Admission Tickets for CET-2024 From 11.00 am onwards on 07-04-2024

AGRICULTURIST QUOTA-Schedule for Verification of documents and time table for Practical examination will be published on the KEA Website in due course,

Common Entrance Test-2024 Time Table:

Date Day Timings Subject Marks
18-04-2024 Thursday 10.30 am-11.50 am. Biology 60
02.30 pm - 03.50 pm Mathematics 60
19-04-2024 Friday 10.30 am-11.50 am. Physics 60
02.30 pm- 03.50 pm Chemistry 60
Kannada Language Test FOR HORANADU AND GADINADU KANNADIGA CANDIDATES at Bengaluru, Bidar, Belagavi, Ballary, Bijapura, Mangalore Districts only
20-04-2024 Saturday 11.30 am to 12.30 pm 4th Standard level 50

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