KCET Exam Pattern 2019

Nov. 22, 2018 7473 Ipshita
KCET Exam Pattern 2019

KCET Exam Pattern 2019- 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 for 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 KCET 2019 Examination

Pen & Paper-based Test

Duration of the KCET examination

3 hours and 30 minutes (for three papers)

A medium of the KCET Question Paper

English only

Total number of questions asked

180 MCQs

Marks for Each question

1 Mark for Every Correct Answer

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Additional Examination

Language Test & Agriculture Practical Test

Subjects for different Papers

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

KCET Exam Duration 2019

Number of Subjects

Number of questions






80 minutes




80 minutes




80 minutes




80 minutes




60 minutes


KCET Marking Scheme 2019

  • Number of questions in each Paper- 60/p>

  • Marks for each correct response-1

  • Negative Marking-No Negative Marking

KCET Syllabus 2019

Applicants must have the better knowledge about the syllabus and the questions that will be asked in the examination from the syllabus. An applicant can get full information about the syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State examination from the official website.

  • For Physics- Class 12th syllabus that includes topics like Electrostatics, Optics, Magnetism, Current electricity, and Waves, etc.

  • For Chemistry– Class 12th syllabus that includes the topics like Organic chemistry, surface chemistry, electrostatics, solid state, polymers, and biomolecules etc.
  • For Mathematics– Topics like Algebra, Differential calculus, vectors, trigonometry, Integral calculus, probability, and linear programming, etc.
  • For Kannada language test- From Class 4th level

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 Entrance360 for updates and alerts of the entrance exam of KCET 2019.

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