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CETK

About CETK

Common Entrance Test or CET Karnataka is conducted for the purpose of admitting students to first year Courses in Engineering, Medical, Dental Courses in Karnataka.Professional colleges in Karnataka State which offers Medical, Dental and Engineering Education are affiliated to the state run Universities, admit students through Karnataka CET every year.

There are three kinds of seats (Free seats, payment and management quota seats) available in the various colleges. The fee structure differs every year.

Only Karnataka students are allowed for CET for the academic year rest can opt forCOMEDK exam this test conducted parallel to CET-Karnataka by the private Medical, Dental and Engineering College Association

Common Entrance Test (CET) is the test conducted by the state Govt. to admit students to medical, dental and engineering courses in Karnataka.

Who can Apply?

Applications are invited from eligible candidates of Karnataka including the wards of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants for registration for the “Common Entrance Test-” for admissions to first year Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga / Engineering / Technology / Architecture courses for the seats to be notified by the Government in the Professional Educational Institutions in the state of Karnataka for the academic year 2009-10.
A candidate must appear for the Common Entrance Test conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority, for PCB subjects in case of admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses and PCM subjects in case of admission to Engineering / Technology courses. For admission to Architecture course the candidate must appear for NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture. (Visit KEA website for list of institutions conducting NATA)
The merit will be determined in accordance with the provision of the “Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government Seats in Professional Educational Institutions Rules, 2006”.

Academic Eligibility:

For Medical / Dental courses, the applicant should have passed Karnataka 2 PUC / 12 std. or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and with English as one of the languages of study and have obtained a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in the PCB group and should secure a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in PCB subjects in the Common Entrance Test. In case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Category-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B), the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility will be 40% of marks in aggregate in PCB group both in Qualifying Examination and Common Entrance Test.
For Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses, the applicant should have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC/ 12th std. or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and with English as one of the languages of study and have obtained a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in PCB group irrespective of marks obtained in the Common Entrance Test. In case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Category-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B), the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility will be 40% of marks in aggregate in PCB group in the qualifying examination. For admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses, the candidate should have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st of December 2009.
For Engineering / Technology courses, the applicant should have passed Karnataka 2 PUC / 12 Std. or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Electronics / Biology as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in the optional subjects, irrespective of marks obtained in the Common Entrance Test. In case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Category-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B), the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility will be 40% of marks in aggregate in the optional subjects in the qualifying examination.
For Architecture course, the applicant should have passed Karnataka 2 PUC / 12 Std. or equivalent examination with Mathematics as a compulsory optional subject and obtained a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in all the subjects in the qualifying examination (45% of marks in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Category-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B)] and should compulsorily appear for NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) and get a minimum of 40% in it. (Including Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes)
IMPORTANT NOTE:
A candidate who had obtained a seat in any discipline through the KEA (CET Cell) in any of the previous years will not be eligible to appear for the Common Entrance Test- for selection of a seat in the same discipline. Such candidate will immediately forfeit the seat selected by him during the previous years, upon selection of a seat in a different discipline during the year.
The merit list of candidates for admission to Medical and Dental courses will be determined only on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in PCB subjects, taken together, in the Common Entrance Test. For Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga / Engineering / Technology courses, the merit list will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the respective optional subjects, in both qualifying examination and the Common Entrance Test taken in equal proportions. For Architecture course, the Merit list will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in both qualifying examination and NATA taken in equal proportions.
SUPPLY OF BROCHURE CUM APPLICATION FORM:
Brochure cum application form will be supplied through the schools / colleges located within the State of Karnataka in which the students are studying 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination upon submission of Demand Draft for Rs. 550/- to the Principals in advance, drawn in favour of “The Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore”, payable at Bangalore and Rs. 400/- for students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Category-1. The repeater and ex-students who have passed the qualifying examination within the State of Karnataka before should also submit the demand draft for the above said amount to the respective schools / colleges. The Last date for submission of Demand Draft to the Principal of Schools and Colleges within Karnataka will be Month of february. The Karnataka candidates residing outside Karnataka (i.e., Horanadu, Gadinadu and other Karnataka candidates) who are studying or who have studied 12th standard or equivalent examination outside the State of Karnataka, within the territory of India, can procure the brochure cum application form by “SPEED POST”, by sending a self-addressed cloth-lined envelope of size 25 cm X 30 cm along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 650/- drawn in favour of “The Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore”, payable at Bangalore and a Karnataka candidate residing outside India can get the brochure cum application form by sending a demand draft for Rs. 3000/-. The contents on the self-addressed envelope should be in English or Kannada language only. The cover in which the demand draft and self-addressed envelope are sent should be boldly superscribed with the words “REQUEST FOR CET- BROCHURE” and should be sent to the following address of Executive Director by “Speed Post” ONLY. The KEA will not take responsibility for the envelopes sent through courier or given in person or through any other private arrangement and also for incomplete and insufficient address on the envelope.

CET 2011 Calendar of Events

Event Date
Date of Notification MARCH
Last date for submission of D.D. to the principals of schools and colleges APRIL
Last date for submission of applications with payments by DD/RTGS/NEFT APRIL
Last date for submission of filled applications to the Principals of schools and colleges APRIL
Last date for submission of filled applications by the Principals of the institutions to the KEA APRIL
Date of reaching the admission tickets by KEA to all the applicants APRIL
Date of Kannada language Test
(only for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candiates)
APRIL
Date of Common Entrance Test – 2011 APRIL
Date of Publication of Answer Key MAY
Last date of submission of objections regarding Answer Key MAY
Last date of appearing to NATA MAY
Last date for submission of NATA scores along with a copy of the
2nd PU / 12 Std. Marks card to KEA
MAY
Date of publication of ‘CET 2011’ Results along with final answer key
(Subject to publication of 12th Standard CBSE / CISCE results)
MAY/JUNE
Commencement of Admission Round seat selection process
(Subject to clearance from AICTE regarding final intake of seats)
JUNE
Medical Examination for physically disabled candidates & seat selection JUNE

TEST SUBJECT

Subject

Marks

Biology

60

Mathematics

60

Physics

60

Chemistry

60

Kannada Language Test

For

Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates

Horanadu Kannadiga candidates

CETK TIPS

CETK entrance Exam is one of the hardest and absorbing Exams. If we have proper guidance, we can easily crack the exam. The syllabus of CET is totally based on PUC II and I prescribed by the department of Pre-university of the state of Karnataka. CET is a sectionless paper. It wants a good time management and a good plan while solving the CET Question Papers. To clear this Exam candidate must require hard work. We are here to solve your doubts and give you some preparation tips.

Primarily candidate should be clear with syllabus and its concept.

Collect CET Sample Papers and CET Question Papers and solve it.

In, Sample papers you will get each and every information, thorough practice will make you perfect and you easily crack CET Exam.

There are various books available in market for preparation, always prefer standard books for reference.

After learning one chapter go back to the previous year question papers and solve all the questions from the chapter.

If you are not able to prepare the exam by self study, you can join good tuitions.

Maintain a short note after completing one chapter this will be helpful for last month preparation.

Proper guidance: The most important aspects before appearing in CET is cracking the code – how to go about the test? Career guidance services help the students in charting out a full proof plan of action before taking the CET. They have selected experience heads as power members to give the students various tips on getting admissionthrough CET.

Offer study material: The well-prepared study material can be very useful for the students to get through the CET entrance test.