KEA PGCET 2017 Apply Karnataka PGCET Exam for Post Graduate Courses

KEA PGCET 2017: Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is going to conduct one Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) on July 2017. This is the time which lot of students or degree holders might be seeking for admissions in their dream colleges. Likewise for candidates who are willing to do their post graduation in Business Administration, Computer Application and Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture fields at Karnataka governmental or non-governmental Colleges, this exam will be a easier path. Admissions are planned to be done on full time, part time and lateral entry basis through this KEA PGCET 2017 examination. Just read the below given contents to know further details regarding this upcoming KEA PGCET.

Authority Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Exam Name Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET)
Vacancy Nos NM Last Date 01-06-2017
Education Degree/ GATE & Degree
Course Nature Full Time/ Part Time
Location Karnataka


Karnataka Examinations Authority is formerly known as CET cell i.e. Common Entrance Test cell. State government has given powers to this authority for conducting some of the competitive exams like NATA, NEET, CET, PGET, DCET, etc. As this is the admission time, now KEA has planned to organize PGCET 2017. Candidates applying for full time courses with valid GATE score would be given preference and may get scholarships also. Only within the state, this Karnataka PGCET will be conducted. Merit list for each course of admission will be prepared separately. Incase of tie marks, the age seniority will be taken into consideration. Depending upon KEA PGCET 2017 merit list, ranking would be done in two ways i.e. GATE persons and non-GATE qualified persons. Then ranked candidates would be called for document verification. Admission will be done based on choices said by aspirants in admission application and by following government reservation policy. Some of the participating organizations are VTU, UBDTCE, UVCE, Mysore University, etc.

Courses Available:

No. Courses
1. MBA
2. MCA
3. MCA  (Lateral Entry)
4. M.E
5. M.Tech
6. M.Arch
7. Part Time MBA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch

Essential Qualification: The minimum educational qualification that should be possessed by appliers of KEA PGCET 2017 are tabulated here.

Courses Qualification
MBA Any Degree or equivalent
MCA Degree or equivalent in Maths/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Computer Programming/ Business Mathematics/ Business Statistics
Lateral Entry MCA BCA/ B.Sc in IT/ Computer Science with Maths as one of the subject in 12th or Degree level
M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch and/ or valid GATE score

In all the years of concerned degrees, appliers must have secured minimum 50% marks. For SC/ ST and Category-I persons, 45% marks is enough.

Experience Details: Candidates who are willing to do their studies in part time basis should have gained experience from any recognized establishment that is situated atleast 40 km from institution which aspirants are seeking for admission.

  • Part Time Courses: 3 years

Exam Process: The entrance exam PGCET will be conducted on offline mode. This is a 2 hours examination that is planned to be conducted for 100 marks. The topics from which questions would be asked for KEA PGCET are tabulated below. No negative marks will be given for marking of wrong answers.

MBA MCA M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch
·         English Language
·         General Knowledge
·         Reasoning & General Intelligence
·         Quantitative Analysis
·         Maths
·         Computer Awareness
·         Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning
·         General Awareness
·         General English
·         Civil Engineering
·         Chemical Engineering
·         Computer Science Engineering
·         Environmental Engineering
·         Textile Engineering
·         Polymer Science
·         Architecture
·         Bio-Technology
·         Electrical Science
·         Mechanical Science

It should be rememberable that, candidates with valid GATE score no need to write this PGCET examination.

Application Fee: There is no fee exemption to anyone. Candidates have to remit the application fee in respective bank by taking the e-Challan form downloaded from KEA website. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

  • General and OBC category: Rs.650/-
  • SC/ ST and Category-I of Karnataka state: Rs.500/-
  • Payment Mode: Offline

How to Apply for KEA PGCET 2017

Apply via online for this KEA PGCET 2017. Before beginning to apply, keep necessary documents, valid email address and scanned copies of candidates passport size photograph, signature, left thumb impression & Parent’s signature with you. Then follow these simple steps.

  • Open the link
  • Choose the link “PGCET-2017 Online Application”.
  • Do the New User Registration
  • By submitting the basic details, you will get an Application Number and User ID.
  • Login using the id and enter the student information.
  • Using “Save and Next” button, save the details you have entered.
  • Then upload your scanned copies of images and save again.
  • Read and select the declaration and press “Submit” button.
  • Then take the printout copy of bank challan for fee payment.
  • Hardcopy of submitted application can be taken for reference.
Official Notification
Apply Online Click here

Dates to Remember

Beginning date for online registration 17th May 2017
Online application can be filled upto 1st Jun 2017
Last date for fee payment 2nd Jun 2017
Hall Tickets can be downloaded from 20th Jun 2017
Entrance Examination dates 1st & 2nd Jul 2017

Note: We hope the details that we have given above will be useful for the admission seekers in Karnataka Professional institutions. To know more about the pattern and other details of this PGCET exam, refer the official notice that has been currently released by KEA.

Updated: 17th May 2017 — 1:20 pm

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