KARNATAKA EXAMINATIONS AUTHORITY COMMON ENTRANCE TEST(CET)
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test - 2012 is being conducted to determine the eligibility for the admissions of Karnataka candidates and wards of Jammu and Kashmiri migrants to the first year/semester full time courses in Medical,Dental,Ayurveda,Homeopathy,Unani,Naturopathy and Yoga,Engineeing,Technology courses and NATA in Government/University/Private aided/Private unaided professional educational institutes in Karnataka.
For admission to Engineering / Technology courses, a candidate has to obtain an aggregate minimum of 45% marks in the optional subjects in the Qualifying Examination. 40% of marks in Q.E. in case of SC, ST, and other Backward Classes (Category-I, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B)
Eligibility criteria for admission to Engineering / Technology courses will be Chemistry / Bio-Technology /Biology along with Physics and Mathematics, as per AICTE. Electronics and Computer Science studied in the qualifying examination will not be considered along with Physics and Mathematics for eligibility for admission to Engineering courses from the year,2011.
For Medical / Dental courses, a candidate should have passed 2nd year pre-university/12th standard examination 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. 40% marks in Q.E and CET in case of SC/ST/Category-1 and OBC candidates.
The question paper will be based on the 1st and 2nd PUC syllabi as prescribed by the Dept.of Pre University Education, Karnataka.
TIMETABLE OF THE CET:
Objective,multiple choice questions with 4 options. One mark for correct answer and no negative marks.
KANNADA LANGUAGE(for candidates claiming eligibility under these 2 categories)
23.05.2012 - 10.30 am to 11.30 am - Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates
DETERMINATION OF MERIT:
For Engg/technology courses,the marks obtained by a candidate in Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics in CET as well as in QE,taken in equal proportions.
For Medical/dental courses,the marks scored by a candidate in Physics,Chemistry and Biology papers of CET only.
Online Seat Selection:
From the year,2012-2013, allotment of seats will be online by obtaining options from the eligible candidates in the order of merit/rank in CET-2012 and based on the options given by them
The KEA will receive the seat matrix from the Government before the commencement of Admission round seat selection process.