KCET Exam Pattern 2018

Thamanna Abdul Latheef updated on : 13 Nov 2017
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Candidates appearing for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) are recommended to go through KCET 2018 exam pattern for thorough preparations. Read here for more on Karnataka CET Paper Pattern!

KCET Exam Pattern

KCET Exam Pattern 2018- Karnataka CET 2018 is a state level entrance examination conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) to provide admission to various courses of study in the state. Exam pattern of KCET 2018 will give the candidates an idea about the mode of exam, duration, subjects and questions asked from each section, marking scheme and so on. KCET 2018 is an offline exam held every year for aspirants seeking admission to B. Tech and B.E. programmes in around 220 government and private participating institutes across Karnataka. The exam will cover questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and will be held for total 180 marks.

The candidate will be allowed 80 minutes to complete Karnataka CET 2018 and it will be conducted in two days. On the very first of exam, the candidates will have to appear for Mathematics paper whereas, on the second day, they have to appear for physics and chemistry papers. Applicants from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga are required to appear for the Kannada language test as well. As per the exam conducting authority of KCET exam pattern, the entrance test will be held in both English and Kannada language and candidates can opt for the language.

As there is no negative marking system, the candidates can attempt the exam without anxiety. It is mandatory for the applicants to have a deep idea about the exam pattern of KCET 2018 as well as the syllabus for the exam. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will conduct Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) for aspirants seeking admission in the undergraduate Engineering, Medical, Technology, Science, Farm Science offered at Karnataka University. Get to know more about KCET exam pattern 2018, mode of examination, type of questions, total marks, marking scheme, exam duration and so on. Read the article below.

KCET Exam Pattern 2018

The applicants must have an understanding of the KCET 2018 paper pattern to plan and execute proper strategy for their KCET 2018 entrance preparation.

Distribution of marks: The maximum marks for each paper is 60.

Duration of the test: 1 hour 20 minutes.

Karnataka Common Entrance Test - 2018 Time Table

Date

Day

Timings

Subject

Marks

18-04-2018

Wednesday

10.30 AM - 1 1.50 AM

Biology

60

02.30 PM- 03.50 PM

Mathematics

60

19-04-2018

Thursday

10.30 AM - 11 ,50 AM

Physics

60

02.30 PM - 03.50 PM

Chemistry

60

Kannada Language Test- only in Bangalore

Date

Day

Timings

Eligible Candidates

Marks

20-04-2018

Friday

11.30 AM to 12.30 PM

Horanadu

and Gadinadu

Kannadiga candidates

50

Marking scheme: Each Multiple Choice Question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted answers.

Mode of Examination: KCET 2018 is an offline/ pen and paper mode entrance examination.

Total Number of Papers: KCET 2018 covers portions of the following subjects.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Type of Questions: The paper consists of objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and each question will have four options out of which the candidate should choose the right one.

Marking scheme in KCET Exam Pattern 2018

KCET 2018 subject wise distribution of questions are as given in the table below. 

S.No

Subject

Total number of questions

1

Physics

60

2

Chemistry

60

3

Mathematics

60

KCET Exam Pattern 2018- Kannada language test

Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga need to appear for the Kannada language test conducted by KEA. The test will be held in Bangalore centre only.

Total marks: The language test will be of 50 marks in offline/pen and paper mode.

Duration: Time allotted for each candidate to complete the Kannada language test is 1 hour/60 minutes.

Difficulty: The difficulty level of Kannada language test is of 4th standard level.

Note: Minimum passing marks that a candidate should score in Kannada language examination is 12 marks.

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