For 2018, only the exam dates are notified yet – see the tab “KEY DATES”. Rest of the information here pertains to 2017 and shall be updated progressively once published by Karnataka Examinations Authority.
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2017 is being conducted for the purpose of determining the eligibility / merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates and the ward/s of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants to the First year or First semester of full time courses for Government share of seats in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Farm Science courses i.e, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc.(Sericulture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc. Agri Bio Tech, BHSc.(Home Science), B.Tech (Agri.Engg), B.Tech (Food Technology), B.Tech (Dairy Tech), B.FSc (Fisheries), B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)., B.Sc. (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op), B.Pharma and Pharma-D course, in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2017-18.
Domicile : Candidates who satisfy one of the 15 specified clauses / eligibility criteria only are eligible for selection / allotment of government seats in government, aided, private un-aided minority / non-minority institutions through KEA. Pls read the same carefully before applying.
Reservation : available for various categories including defence, sports, NCC, Scouts and Guides, physically disabled, Anglo Indian, para military, J&K migrants etc. Pls read the prospectus for details.
Agriculturist quota : applicable only for Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science &Tech. and Agriculture Engineering
Note : A candidate who had obtained a seat in any discipline through KEA (CET Cell) in any of the previous years and not surrendered the seat before the last date fixed for entry of options for final round of seat allotment for the respective disciplines will not be eligible for allotment of a seat to the same discipline during 2017. However, he / she is eligible to appear for CET-2017 for allotment of seat in any other discipline. Eg: If a candidate had selected Engineering seat during previous year, he / she will not be considered for allotment of seats in the same discipline. However he / she is eligible to appear for CET-2017 for selection of Medical / Dental / ISM&H / Architecture / Farm Science courses, B-Pharma / Pharma-D, if he / she is eligible. Further, the seat selected during the previous year gets automatically cancelled, upon selection of a seat in a different discipline during this year.