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Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test


Every year, the Karnataka Examination Authority conducts exams to offers admission into various programs. Karnataka PGCET is a state-level entrance exam that offers admission into multiple programs such as ME/ MTech/ MBA/ MCA/ M. Arch Programs. The application form will going to be expected in the month of May 2022 through the online mode only.

To get the detailed information about this exam like application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus from the below information:

Highlights of the Karnataka PGCET Exam:

Events Information
Full form of Karnataka PGCET Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Authority of the exam KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority)
Level of the exam State level
Category of the Exam Post Graduate Exam
Mode of the exam Online
Course offered by the exam MCA/ MBA/ March/ M Tech
Language of the exam English
Duration of the exam 150 minutes
Helpline number Karnataka PGCET 2022 8023460460

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General Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be under citizen of India.

All the willing applicants must have the domicile certificate of Karnataka to secure their reservation.

Other state candidates
Candidates who are not from Karnataka state can also apply for the exam but these applicants will not eligible for reservation. 

Educational Qualification

For MCA Course
Applicants should have to completeGraduation’s degree in statistics/ computer/ mathematics with 50% marks while for reserved category applicants 45% marks required
Students must have to complete their graduation degree with Mathematics, Computer Application, Computer science, Computer programming, Business Statistics, and Business Mathematics.

For MBA Course
Applicants should have at least three years' Graduation’s degree from any recognized university with at least 50% marks for General category applicants or 45%  for reserved category candidates.

For MTech/ March/ ME Course
Candidates should have to complete M. Sc or B. Tech from the recognized university with at least 50% marks and also required 45% aggregate marks for reserved category candidates.
Applicants can also apply on the basis of GATE Scores.


For each applicant, it is very important to know the Karnataka PGCET syllabus:
MTech/ March/ ME: There will be 60 questions available in the question paper, the questions available from English, Arithmetic & Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning.
MBA: The MBA exam paper will consist of some questions from Vocabulary, English Grammar. Apart from this, the remaining questions from General Intelligence, General knowledge, Quantitative analysis, etc.
MCA: The MCA syllabus will contain questions from Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness, General English, General Awareness and Mathematics.

Exam Pattern

Events Info
Mode of Exam The test will be held through offline mode
Duration of the Exam Two hours and 30 minutes
Language Medium English
Total Marks 100
Types of questions Multiple choice questions
Negative marking No negative marking

Exam Paper

The Karnataka PGCET Exam 2022 contains one Exam Paper
There will be separated exam paper for each course as per the applicant’s choice and interest

Exam Prepare

Aspirants must have to note down all important points in one place and revise weak points regularly
Check the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET from the website only
Don’t forget to practice previous year question papers and sample papers
Always use good study material for better practice.

Exam Important Date

Events Dates
Starting dates of application form Third week of May 2022
Closing date of registration  June, First week 2022
Hall Ticket releasing date June, Fourth week 2022
Exam Date of Karnataka PGCET 2022 July, First week 2022
Release date of answer key July, Second week 2022
Result declaration of date Karnataka PGCET exam July, Third week 2022
Counselling process will start from September, First week 2022

Exam Application Process

Willing applicants need to follow the below steps to apply for the Karnataka PGCET exam application form:
To fill the application form of Karnataka PGCET exam, candidates can visit the website
Make sure fill the correct information in the application form because there won’t be any type of correction facility available once application form submitted
Applicants also need to upload their documents like thumb impression, signature and photograph
Candidates who already filled their GATE application form, they don’t need to appear in this exam.

Registration Fee of the Karnataka PGCET Exam:

  • For General category applicants, the application fee will be Rupees 650.
  • The application fee will be Rupees 500 for reserved category candidates.

Selection Process of Karnataka PGCET Exam:

  • The selection process of Karnataka PGCET Exam 2022 will be based on the obtained marks secure by the applicant’s in the entrance exam
  • Applicants need to clear the entrance exam before to go for further process

Exam Center

Check the list of exam center of Karnataka PGCET Exam :

  • Belgaum
  • Bagalkot
  • Bijapur
  • Bellary
  • Gulbarga
  • Dharwad
  • Shimoga
  • Mangalore
  • Bangalore
  • Tumkur
  • Davangere
  • Mysore


Ques: How a candidate can fill their application form?
 aspiring and eligible applicants can visit website of Karnataka PGCET 2022to fill their application form.

Ques: Can candidates who belongs other state able to apply for the exam?
Yes, applicants from any state will able to fill the Karnataka PGCET application form.

Ques: Is there any negative marking in the Karnataka PGCET application form?
No, there is no negative marking for wrong answer.

Ques: Can I retrieve the password if I forget?
Yes, any candidate can easily retrieve their Karnataka PGCET registration password by just click on the ‘forgot password’ option.

Ques: What is the counseling process of the exam?
The counseling process will be started from the first week of September through online mode. The documents required for the counseling process are as follows:

  • High school class certificate
  • Intermediate class certificate
  • Marks card of the qualifying exam
  • Category certificate
  • Income tax certificate
  • Transfer certificate and print out of the application form