KCET Exam Pattern 2019

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KCET Exam Pattern 2019

KCET Exam Pattern 2019

Introduction: Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is the concerned body that organizes the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2019. The KCET exam pattern 2019 has been shared here for the students to understand how to tackle the dilemma as to how to prepare for it. The exam is conducted only in offline mode. The KCET exam pattern is released with the other details like KCET exam dates, admit card, syllabus etc. It is a state level entrance test that provides admissions in the various B.Tech programmes offered by the Karnataka government and the private institutions in the state. The KCET exam pattern 2019 is provided to give the understanding of the exam pattern as how it is formulated for the candidates. Candidates after examining their eligibility can apply for KCET 2019 by submitting their applications in online mode. The application forms will be released in the month of February of the year 2019. The KCET exam pattern 2019 has been designed according to the last years KCET exam pattern.

It is an annually frequent exam which consists of subjects according to the KCET exam pattern 2019:

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  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

KCET Exam Pattern 2019:



Mode of exam


Duration of exam

80 minutes for each paper


Paper I- /Mathematics; Paper II- Physics & Chemistry

Type of questions

Objective- MCQs

Total questions

180 (Physics- 60, Chemistry- 60, Mathematics- 60)

Total marks

180 (one mark for each question)

Negative Marking

No negative marking




KCET Syllabus 2019: The KCET exam pattern 2019 is designed based on the KCET syllabus 2019 mentioned below-

KCET syllabus 2019 is classified into 1st year PUC & 2nd year PUC. This is better for the candidates to understand as the KCET syllabus 2019 is in accordance with the syllabus of board exams. However, as KCET syllabus 2019 is mentioned below to get the gist of the curriculum for the entrance exam. The mock tests available will be efficient to understand the KCET exam pattern 2019 and KCET 2019 syllabus.

KCET Physics Syllabus 2019-

1st Yr PUC Syllabus

2nd Yr PUC Syllabus

  • Physical World

  • Units & Measurements

  • Straight Line Motion

  • Motion- Plane

  • Laws of Motion

  • Work

  • Energy & Power

  • Systems of Particles

  • Rotational Motion

  • Gravitation

  • Mechanical Properties of Solids

  • Mechanical Properties of Fluids

  • Thermal Properties of Matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Kinetic Theory

  • Oscillations

  • Waves

  • Electric Charges & Fields

  • Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance

  • Current & Electricity

  • Moving Charges & Magnetism

  • Magnetism & Matter

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Alternating Current

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Ray Optics & Optical Instruments

  • Wave Optics

  • Dual Nature of Radiation & Matter

  • Atoms

  • Nuclei

  • Semiconductor Electronics

  • Communication Systems

KCET Chemistry Syllabus-

1st Yr PUC Syllabus

2nd Yr PUC Syllabus

  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry

  • Structure of Atom

  • Classification of Elements

  • Periodicity in Properties

  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

  • States of Matter- Gases & Liquids

  • Thermodynamics

  • Equilibrium

  • Redox reactions

  • Hydrogen

  • s – Block Elements

  • Some p – Block Elements

  • Organic Chemistry – basic principles & Techniques

  • Hydrocarbons

  • Environmental chemistry

  • Solid State

  • Solutions

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface chemistry

  • General Principles & Processes of Isolation of Elements

  • p-Block Elements

  • d and f Block Elements

  • Coordination Compounds

  • Haloalkanes & Haloarenes

  • Alcohols

  • Phenols & Ethers

  • Aldehydes

  • Ketones & Carboxylic acids

  • Organic Compounds consisting of Nitrogen

  • Biomolecules

  • Polymers

  • Chemistry around everyday Life

KCET Mathematics Syllabus-

1st Yr PUC Syllabus

2nd Yr PUC Syllabus

  • Sets

  • Relations & Functions

  • Trigonometric Functions

  • Mathematical Induction

  • Complex numbers & Quadratic equations

  • Linear Inequalities

  • Permutations & Combinations

  • Binomial Theorem

  • Sequence & Series

  • Straight Lines

  • Conical Sections

  • 3D-Geometry- Introduction

  • Limits & Derivatives

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Statistics

  • Probability

  • Relations & Function

  • Inverse Trigonometric functions

  • Matrices

  • Determinants

  • Continuity & Differentiability

  • Application- Derivatives

  • Integrals

  • Application- Integrals

  • Differential Equations

  • Vector Algebra

  • Three Dimensional Geometry

  • Linear Programming

  • Probability



KCET Important Dates 2019:

Candidates need to check the schedule of KCET 2019 with the below given dates to be helpful for the KCET exam pattern 2019:



Application form

4th week January 2019

Application form- last date

1st week, March 2019

Application fee payment- Last date

1st week, March 2019

Admit card-release date

2nd week, April 2019

Exam date

3rd week, April 2019


Last week, May 2019


2nd week, June 2019


KCET Subject-wise exam center timings-


Timing Scheduled


10:30 am- 11:50 am


2:30 pm -3:50 pm


2:30 pm -3:50 pm


Highlights of KCET 2019:

  • The questions of the respective exam are based on the Pre University Course defined by the Dept. PUE of Karnataka.

  • The state citizens are given first priority for selection.

  • The number of questions is evenly distributed between the subjects according to the released KCET exam pattern 2019.

  • KEA will release the admit cards in the first week of April, 2019.

  • Counseling takes place only in offline mode.

  • Almost 220 colleges and universities are participants for the selection process according to KCET.

  • Seat allotment process starts in the month of July of the year 2019.

  • The KCET exam pattern 2019 is designed for the candidates who are eligible and only those candidates will receive the KCET admit card 2019.

Stay tuned this section of Entrance 360 for updates and alerts of the entrance exam of KCET 2019.

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