KCET Counselling 2018

Thamanna Abdul Latheef updated on : 16 Nov 2017

If you wish to appear for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET), you should be aware of the fact that KCET counselling is the final round of admission that allows qualified candidates to book their seats.

 KCET Counselling

KCET Counselling 2018- Karnataka CET 2018 counselling will be carried out by the exam conducting authority of Karnataka state i.e. KEA tentatively in the month of June 2018. The seat allotment will be done as per the scores obtained by the candidates in the entrance examination. It will be held both online and offline for the qualified candidates and will be given admission to various participating colleges across the state. The verification of the documents for the admission procedures will be finished by the end of KCET counselling.  Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is an annual written examination, which is mandatory for all the students seeking admission to UG courses that Karnataka University offer.

During KCET counselling 2018, the candidates should carry all the original documents required for the admission process. Failing which may lead to the cancellation or disqualification of the candidate so it is mandatory for all the candidates to have all the documents ready for the counselling before the procedures start. The KCET result 2018 is likely to be released in May 2018. The candidates will be admitted to various courses in different institutes as per the merit rank list in the following courses such as B.Sc. (Sericulture), B.Sc. (Horticulture), B.Sc. (Forestry), B.Sc. Agriculture, Bio-Tech, B. HSc. (Home Science), B.Sc. (Agriculture), B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering), B. Tech (Food Technology), B. Tech (Dairy Tech), B.Sc. (Fisheries), B. Tech (Food Science &Tech). Know more about KCET Counselling 2018 here in this article.

KCET Counselling 2018 Important Dates

The entrance exam of Karnataka 2018 will be held in April 2018 in two sessions a day. Here is the list of Counselling events and dates related to KCET 2018.





KCET 2018 exam

18,19,20 April 2018


Declaration of KCET 2018 result

May 2018


KCET 2018 Counselling & verification of documents

June 2018


KCET Seat Allotment

July 2018

KCET Counselling Procedure 2018

The KCET 2018 counselling will be held in both online and offline mode for those competent candidates who have already scored the desired marks in each subject of the entrance exam. The applicants have to complete whole procedures regarding the counselling process such as document verification followed by the registration, option entry, and seat allotment process to get admission into the participating institutes. The seats will be allocated on the basis of their choices and the marks in the test.

Here is the complete list of procedures that a candidate should perform during the KCET counselling process 2018. Read more to get a complete idea of the procedures of Karnataka CET counselling 2018

KCET Counselling 2018- Required Documents​

Throughout the counselling process, candidates should carry all the original documents along with a photocopy for the verification. Here is the list of required documents for KCET counselling 2018.

  • 2 passport size photographs of yours
  • KCET Admit Card 2018
  • KCET Application Form 2018
  • Study Certificate Countersigned by the Concerned BEO/DDPI

KCET Counselling 2018 Procedures

Document Verification and Registration

  • The qualified applicants must report at the counselling reporting centre as per the scheduled time allotted to do the verification of documents.
  • A link containing the list of Nodal centres name and address will be published.
  • A verification slip will be issued to the candidate at the end of document verification to move ahead to participate in Option Entry round.
  • a unique user ID and Password will be given to those aspirants who will complete the verification process successfully.

Choice Filling and Locking

Right after verifying the documents, candidates should move forward to fill and lock the choices that they have made regarding the course and the institute. If candidates prefer online counselling mode, they have to login by entering CET number on the official website. The admission society will upload the course wise, category wise and college/institution wise seat matrix.

KCET Counselling 2018- Guidelines for Choice Filling and Locking

  • Candidates will be allowed to add new options after the first round in case, a new college or courses is added in the seat matrix.
  • Editing or any sort change will not be entertained after the final submission of the preferences.
  • The candidates will be able to choose the courses and institutes as per their whish while filling the choices as per the eligibility and cut off prescribed by the exam conducting authority. Candidates can fill as many choices as they want as there is no restriction.
  • The preferences can’t be changed at any cost so the preferences and choices made by the applicants will remain the same till the end of admission procedure.
  • The priority of choices or options given by the qualified students will be shown on the option entry module which can be reviewed to log in with their credentials.

KCET Seat Allotment 2018

As this is the last step in counselling, the competent candidates will be allotted seats as per the choices and preferences they have already been made during counselling. The seat allocation will be made according to the score that each candidate obtained in the entrance examination. The merit rank listing will be made considering the scores of the candidate in the examination. The admission/seat allotment letter can be obtained from the official website after entering the credentials of the candidate. While reporting at the allotted institute, the candidates have to carry a printout copy of the seat allotment letter provided by the exam conducting authority. Admission will be confirmed only after paying the fee at respective college/Institute in which the candidate is going to pursue their career as per the seat allotment.

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