Karnataka PGCET Application Form 2020, Registration Dates, Fee and Process

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    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Forms: Candidates can register for Karnataka PGCET 2020 by filling the application form via the official website i.e. kea.kar.nic.in. Karnataka Education Authority will start rolling out Karnataka PGCET Application Forms likely by May 19, 2020. While the last day to fill the application form is June 20, 2020 (tentative), candidates will be able to submit the application fee till June 21, 2020 during bank hours. 

    • Karnataka PGCET 2020 is expected to be held on July 20 and 21, 2020 in offline mode.
    • Bachelor’s degree holders with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply for KPGCET 2020.
    • There are three major phases in filling the online form viz. Registration, Application Form Filling, Uploading Documents with Application Fee Payment.
    • Candidates who register successfully can download their KPGCET Admit Card in July 2020. 

    Note: GATE qualifiers are exempted from the exam. However, they are required to fill the counselling/seat allotment form to participate in the admission procedure. GATE qualifiers are given first preference at the time of seat allocation provided that they fulfil the eligibility guidelines. Check here  

    Karnataka PGCET Eligibility

    The courses offered via PGCET Exam are MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch (full-time and part-time) in various institutes in the state of Karnataka. The eligibility for each program varies, read on to know a brief about the same:

    For MBA Full-time & Part-time

    • Full-time: Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates)
    • Part-time: Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates) (+) must have worked for not less than 3 years as on July 31, 2020
    • Reservation is applicable only for Karnataka candidates. Check KPGCET Reservation
    • Rounding off aggregate percent is not permitted.

    For MCA Full-time & Lateral Entry to 2nd year MCA 

    • Full-time: Bachelor’s Degree with Math/ Stats/ Comp. Sci./ Comp. App./ Comp. Prog./ Business Math/ Business Stats (any one subject) (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates).
    • Lateral Entry: Bachelor’s Degree in BCA/ B.Sc(I.T./ Comp. Sci) (+) Math in 10+2/ Graduate level (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates)

    For ME/ M.Tech./ M.Arch. Full-time & Part-time

    • Full-time: Valid GATE Score (OR) Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates)
    • Part-time: Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years (+) 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ Category-I of Karnataka candidates) (+) must have worked for not less than 3 years as on July 31, 2020
    • Reservation is applicable only for Karnataka candidates.

    Check Detailed Karnataka PGCET Eligibility

    Documents Required for KPGCET Registration 2020

    Candidates must keep the following documents and credentials ready before they register themselves for the exam:

    • 10th class marksheet
    • 12th class marksheet
    • Scanned copy of candidate’s passport sized photograph
    • Scanned copy of candidate’s signature
    • Scanned copy of candidate’s parent signature
    • Scanned copy of the candidate’s left thumb impression
    • Valid ID proof
    • Active Email ID
    • Active Mobile No.

    Note: All the documents must be in JPG or JPEG format only. All applicants are advised to check theguidelines related to photo and signature size prior to applying for the exam. 

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form

    The online form will tentatively be released on May 19, 2020 at kea.kar.nic.in. Registration window will be functional for approximately one month. There are two phases in the entire procedure:

    • Phase 1: Fill all the basic details. Here, one can edit or delete the information provided.
    • Phase 2: Review and confirm the information provided. After confirming, candidates cannot make any edits in the application form.

    Step 1: KPGCET Registration

    • Visit the official website of Karnataka PGCET
    • Go to the ‘New User? Register here’ tab.
    • Fill the required details such as Name, Gender, Contact Details, etc.
    • You will then receive a User ID and Password on the email ID and mobile number provided by them.

    Step 2: Filling KPGCET Application Form

    • Now login into the account using the credentials provided at the time of registration.
    • Fill in the personal details, academic details and contact details in the given form stated as ‘Student Information Page.’
    • Click on Save and Next.

    Step 3: Uploading Scanned Documents

    • Candidates must keep scanned copies of their latest colored photograph, signature, parent signature and their left thumb impression.
    • Upload the documents mentioned above in JPG/JPEG format.
    • Select on “save and next” button.
    • Click on next. A declaration page will appear on the screen; candidates must read the declaration and then submit the Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form.

    Document Size & Specifications

    KEA has defined specific size, format and dimensions for each of the document. Failing to follow the same will result in cancellation of the application.

    Candidate’s Photograph

    • The photo should be in passport size.
    • It should be a recent one, preferably in color.
    • File Size: 5kb – 40 kb
    • File Dimension: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm
    • Format: JPG/ JPEG only

    Candidate’s Signature

    • The signature should be done on a white paper.
    • It should be done in blue or black ink.
    • Signatures in capital letters will not be accepted.
    • File Size: 5kb – 40 kb
    • File Dimension: 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm
    • Format: JPG/ JPEG only

    Left Thumb Impressions

    • Thumbprint should not be blurred.
    • It should be in blue or black ink.
    • File Size: 5kb – 40 kb
    • File Dimension: 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm
    • Format: JPG/ JPEG only

    Step 4: Accepting Declaration & Submitting the Form

    • After furnishing and the details in the form, candidates must review the entire online form.
    • Post that, a declaration box will pop-up.
    • Read all the details and click ‘Agree’ if you are satisfied with the conditions. 
    • Make note, no edits or omits can be done after submitting the form.

    Step 5: Pay KPGCET Application Fee Payment

    • To complete the payment, candidates must select the bank challan and take a print out of the same.
    • General category candidates must pay INR 650 while reserved category candidates shall pay INR 500 as application fee.
    • The payment can be made through any branch of the specified bank. Candidates will be given two copies of the challan after the payment is completed, and the bank itself will retain one copy. 
    • Retain proof of the payment for any future references.
    • After filling Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form, take a print out for future references.

    Check Karnataka PGCET Admit Card

    Sample Karnataka PGCET Online Application

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 FAQs

    Ques. Is Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form available in offline mode?

    Ans. No. Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form is available in online mode only. Any offline application will not be accepted.

    Ques. Can Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Fee payment be made online?

    Ans. No, Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Fee can be made only through the bank challan provided. Any request for online payment of Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Fee will not be entertained.

    Ques. What is the Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Fee?

    Ans. Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Fee is given below:

    General (Karnataka Origin)INR 650
    OBC (Karnataka Origin)INR 650
    SC/ST (Karnataka Origin)INR 500

    Ques. Is the exam available only for the residents of Karnataka?

    Ans. No. Karnataka PGCET 2020 is open for all Indian candidates.

    Ques. What is the Karnataka PGCET 2020 eligibility?

    Ans. Candidates applying for any course in Karnataka PGCET 2020 should have completed 3 years Bachelor’s degree in any course from a college affiliated with a recognized university.

    Ques. Is it necessary to fill all the columns in the form?

    Ans. Yes, it is necessary to fill all the columns asking for the required details. If any column left blank, the application would not be accepted.

    Ques. What happens if the information filled is incorrect?

    Ans. Candidates can edit the information until the declaration is submitted. After the declaration, any offer to edit the information will not be considered.

    Ques. Do students having a valid GATE score require to fill the Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form?

    Ans. Candidates having valid GATE score are not required to appear for Karnataka PGCET 2020 but to take admission in any college through Karnataka PGCET, they need to apply online during the application process.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    abishek umashankar

    Where can we find the registration link for PGCET 2020?

    28 May, 2020 06:46
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Abhishek, you can find the link on official website of Karnataka PGCET.

    28 May, 2020 08:39

    If I fill PGCET form which are coming out on may 2020, will i get the admission in 2020 batch or 2021 batch.

    09 Mar, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kamal, on qualifying PGCET 2020, you will get admission in 2020 session only.

    09 Mar, 2020 12:41
    siddhu bhakkale

    What is the difference between full time Bachelor's degree and part time Bachelor's degree in MBA

    12 Feb, 2020 17:05
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Siddhu, full time course means pursuing that course from a regular college while part-time degree is where you do not have to attend classes and only have to appear in end semester exams.

    12 Feb, 2020 18:02
    Trupti Chikkannanavar

    After puc science can we apply for MBA???

    29 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Trupti, candidates who have done graduation are eligible for this course only. As PUC is equivalent to intermediate, thus, you are not eligible for this course.

    03 Jan, 2020 17:42
    sowmyashree gudelli

    Can non local candidates apply for m.tech admission in Karnataka colleges ? If can apply then what is the procedure for it ?

    03 Dec, 2019 23:31
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sowmya, yes, you may apply for Karnataka PGCET provided you satisfy all other eligibility criteria for this exam. You may check them in detail from here: PGCET Eligibility Criteria

    04 Dec, 2019 11:50

    I didn't apply for pgcet exam.... So any other way to

    06 Jul, 2019 11:52
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ranjitha, kindly mention the course and college in which you want to take admission so that we can guide you further with its admission criteria.

    06 Jul, 2019 11:56
    Jeevitha Basavaraj

    my application copy which I had downloaded previously is missing. Now if I try to download it again website says the page is not available anymore. Please help! and also at the end of the application, it says Gazetted officer signature, when

    26 Jun, 2019 10:26
    Akhil Pasanth

    Hi Jeevitha, Please contact to 080 - 23460460

    26 Jun, 2019 14:41
    shilpa n

    How to correct the mistake.. I made mistake while filling application. Final submission is also done.plz tell me

    07 Jun, 2019 15:36
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shilpa, application correction facility is not provided by the exam authority. Thus, details cannot be edited.

    07 Jun, 2019 15:50
    Shiva Kumar B V

    my total number of years studied in Karnataka is 15 years but in application form their is a mistake of 3 year it is a problem for exam and counciling plz tell me it as to change

    03 Jun, 2019 15:32
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shiva, there is no application correction facility provided by the exam authority.

    03 Jun, 2019 16:31

    Can I apply Even if my income and caste certificate are not there

    31 May, 2019 16:05
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Aanya, if you are applying for reservation on these grounds, then, you must have these documents otherwise you would not be able to avail the benefit of reservation.

    31 May, 2019 17:04

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