Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)  2019
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                                       KCET 2019 is tentatively scheduled to be conducted on April 18 & 20. Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state-level exam, managed by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). It is an offline exam, held for admission to Engineering, AYUSH, Farm Science, B.Pharm courses. KCET 2019 Registration will be tentatively available from the first week of February to the third week of March.
Important Dates
Events Dates
KCET 2019 Registration Date February 1- March 8, 2019
Availability of KCET Admit Card 2019 6-Apr-19
KCET 2019 Exam Date April 18, 2019 (Biology & Mathematics)

April 19, 2019 (Physics & Chemistry)

April 20, 2019 (Kannada Language)

April 27, 2019 (Practical Examination for Agriculturist)
KCET 2019 Result Declaration 1-Jun-19
KCET Counselling 2nd week of June 2019
Eligibility Criteria for KCET 2019
For Engineering Courses

Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to qualify the 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
• Subject: Candidates must pass their examination with Mathematics & Physics as a main subject & English as a language subject.
Minimum Marks: It is compulsory to score at least 45% marks (40% marks in SC/ST category) in physics and mathematics along with one of the subjects, i.e. Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Chemistry/Computer science.

For B.Pharma Course

Qualifying Exam: Candidates have to pass their 2nd PUC/10+2 or equivalent with PCB/PCM and English as a language subject.
Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure minimum 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST Category) in PCB group.
KCET 2019 Exam Pattern
• Mode of Exam: The exam is held in offline mode (pen & paper based).
• Types of Question: Question paper are of Multiple Choice in nature.
Number of Questions: Total 60 question are asked from each section.
• Time Duration: Each section is given 80 minutes.
Marking Scheme: One mark is awarded for each correct answer.
Negative Marking: There is no provision for negative marking. No marks are deducted/awarded for marking multiple options.
KCET 2019 Admit Card
• KCET 2019 Admit Card is available from April 6 onwards.
• The last date to download the hall ticket of KCET is April 15.
• Candidates can download the admit card from KCET official website i.e kea.kar.nic.in, using their Application Number and Date of Birth.
• KCET Admit Card contains details such as name of candidate, roll number, address of the exam center, date of exam & time and other such details.
• Do carry any one valid Photo Identity Card like Passport / Aadhar Card / PAN Card / College Identity Card / 2nd PU / 12th Std Examination Admission Ticket / Bus Pass to the exam hall.
• It is important to preserve the admit card till till KCET Counselling is completed.
List of KCET 2019 Exam Centers
• KCET 2019 will be conducted at 54 locations, spread all over Karnataka.
• Candidates, who have claimed eligibility under Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga clauses, have to choose a Center for KCET 2019 which is located only in Bangalore.
• Kannada language test will be conducted only in Bangalore center.
• Practical Examination for admission Agriculturist Quota will be conducted at following cities by concerned Agricultural / Veterinary Unviersities:
Shimoga , Bagalkot , Arabhavai (Gokak Tq) , Mandya , Hiriyur (Chitradurga) , Bidar , Munirabad (Koppal District) , Hassan , Vijayapura , Mangalore , Mysore , Bangalore , Dharwad , Tamaka (Kolar Distruct) , Raichur.
KCET 2019 Answer Key
• KCET Provisional ANSWER KEY has beem published at KEA Website: kea.kar.nic.in.
• Candidates/ parents/ lecturers can file their objections, if any, addressed to the “Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore” on or before April 30, either in person or only through SPEED POST / email: keauthority‐ka@nic.in, with regard to any of the published answer Key, along with all supporting documents / justification.
• The objections received by the KEA will be placed before an Expert Committee, whose decision will be final for determination of the right KCET answer key.
• The answer key approved by the Expert Committee will be applied during evaluation for determination of merit order. 
• Then correct answer key and the list of candidates whose results have been withheld and the reasons for withholding the results will also be published along with the results.
KCET 2019 Results
• Separate result sheets showing the Medical / Dental, ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm science, B‐Pharm and  Pharm‐D ranks will be published in last week of May 2019 at kea.kar.nic.in.
• The KCET result sheets will not be displayed in the KEA premises.
• Declaration of rank lists: Candidates will get different ranks for different courses like Engineering, agriculture, Horticulture, and other courses with the consideration of subjects and participants.
• Feed the details: Candidates need to feed the credentials like Registration Number and Date of Birth to get the results sheet on the page.
KCET 2019 Counselling Process
• Counselling date: The successful candidates clearing the KCET 2019 Exam will have to take part in the counselling process which will begin from 2nd week of June 2019.
• Choice locking: One of the initial step before attending KCET Counselling Process is to make choice locking of the colleges and courses according to the candidates choice.
• Eligibility: Candidates must have appeared and passed the 10+2 exam and got eligible marks in the exam. Candidates who will qualify the entrance exam as per the cut off and result list will be only eligible to appear in the Counselling of KCET 2019.
• KCET Admit card: It is also mandatory produce the admit card during the counselling process, it is advised to preserve the admit card till the completion of the counselling process.
• Information: Information about counselling will be available on the Official Website of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), includes all the details like counselling dates, steps to be followed, documents to be carried during the process of counselling.
• Allotment process: Allotment for admissions into 267 engineering colleges, 32 architecture colleges, 61 pharmacy colleges, 39 farm science colleges and 76 ISM&H colleges happens through the counselling.