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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Karnataka Common Entrance Test
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Medium of the exam
Events Dates
Application form release date 18 April 2022
Last date to submit the form 20 May 2022
Last date to pay the Application fee 20 May 2022
Form Correction 21 May - 24 May 2022
Hall ticket release date 30 May 2022
Submission of special category original certificates 2 June - 8 June 2022
Exam Date 16 June - 18 June 2022
Answer Key release date To Be Notified
Result declaration To Be Notified
Eligibilty Criteria

The following table lists the eligibility requirements for the various courses:

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Arch Passed in 2nd PUC/Class 12/equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and secured 50% marks in PCM and 50% marks in aggregate at 2nd PUC/Class 12/equivalent exam in all the subjects (45% for reserved category)
B.E/B.Tech Passed in 2nd PUC/Class 12/equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages and obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Biology/Electronics/Computer (40% for reserved category)
Farm Science courses - BSc (Hons) Agriculture, BSc (Hons) Sericulture, BSc (Hons) Horticulture, BSc (Hons) Forestry, BTech Biotechnology, BSc (Hons) Community Science, BTech (Agril. Engg), BTech (Food Technology), BTech (Dairy Technology), BFSc (Fisheries), BSc (Hons) Ag. Maco. Passed in 2nd PUC/Class 12/equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects.
Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH) Passed in 2nd PUC / Class 12 and obtained a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects (40% for reserved category).
B.Pharma Passed in 2nd PUC/Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects. (40% for reserved category candidates) or Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India Under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act and has secured a minimum of 45% marks. (40% for reserved category candidates)


Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for KCET 2022

The test pattern explains the question paper’s main format. It provides details such as the total number of questions, the marking style, and the exam time. Candidates must review the exam format before designing a preparation strategy. It will aid students in developing an effective study schedule for the exam. In the table below, you’ll find an overview of the KCET exam pattern for 2022.

Sections Questions Marks
Physics 60 60
Chemistry 60 60
Mathematics/Biology 60 60
Kannada (In Case) 50 50

The syllabus is set by KEA with the level of the candidates in mind. The KCET syllabus includes chapters and themes from PUC-I and PUC-II (Class 11 and Class 12) as defined by the Karnataka State Department of Pre-University Education. To get a good grade and a good rank on the exam, you must study that topic thoroughly. Check the official website for more details about the syllabus.

Preparation for the KCET 2022 Exam

A comprehensive road map should be used to truly prepare for the exam. Candidates might use preparation ideas to help them move forward in the proper manner. The following are some KCET 2022 preparation ideas that candidates can use to improve their preparation:

  • Get to know the most recent curriculum.
  • Make notes on each subject and review them at regular intervals.
  • Participate in a practice test
  • Practice the questions from prior years.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Consume a well-balanced diet.
  • Daily exercise

Admit Card for KCET 2022

On May 30, the KEA will release the admission card. Candidates who successfully complete the application form can access their KCET admit card 2022 by logging in with their login credentials. The admission card is necessary in order to take the exam. No candidate can enter the exam venue without an admission card. It takes in information on the candidates as well as the exam, such as the candidate's name, roll number, exam date, and exam location. Candidates must keep it safe until the admissions process is complete.

Question Paper for KCET 2022

After the exam is completed, KEA will release the KCET question paper 2022 PDF. Candidates can utilise the question papers to gain a sense of the types of questions that will be asked, as well as the exam's difficulty level. You can practise using KCET's previous year's question papers to gain an advantage in the exam. Practising questions will familiarize them with the kind of questions that will be asked in the exam, allowing them to solve them without trouble.

Answer Key for KCET 2022

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology will each have their own answer key. After comparing their responses to the KCET answer key 2022, candidates will be able to estimate their scores and rank. The correct answers to the exam questions will be included in the answer key. If candidates have any objections, they must raise them within the time limit. KEA will disclose the final answer key along with the results once the objections have been resolved.

KCET Result 2022

After a few days, candidates will be able to get the KCET result 2022 online. To check the result, they must connect to their account using their login credentials. KEA will not send the results through email or postal mail. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to attend the counselling session.

Cutoff for KCET 2022

Candidates must meet the KCET cutoff of 2022 in order to pass the exam. In 2021, however, the threshold for engineering admission was not announced. Candidates were accepted based on their qualifications. The admission authorities determine the cutoff marks depending on a variety of factors such as the number of students that took the exam, seat availability, and so on.


To finish the admission process, KEA will organise counselling. Candidates who are eligible will be contacted for KCET 2022 counselling. Document verification, registration, choice filling, choice locking, and seat assignment are all parts of the counselling process.