Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result, Scorecard, Cutoff and Merit List

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result will be declared on August 22, 2020 by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The test takers have to visit the official portal – kea.kar.nic.in to check their results.

    • KEA releases the results in the form of merit list/ rank list, having names of all the PGCET qualifiers.
    • The ranks are assigned separately for ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch. Result sheets along with the correct answer keys are published on KEA website. 
    • PGCET Counselling round will begin from August 26, 2020. Counselling will broadly consist of 5 steps- Online Registration, Document Verification, Filling of Preference form, Seat Allotment and Reporting to College.
    • Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be conducted on July 20 – 21, and the answer keys will be released on August 2, 2020.
    Karnataka PGCET Seat AllotmentKarnataka PGCET Merit List Karnataka Participating Institutes

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Answer Key

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Answer keys will be released on August 2, 2020. Students can use this answer key to estimate a rough score by cross-checking their answers with it. The key will help them to know if they will be eligible for further rounds of admission procedure.

    Applicants can follow the steps given below to download the answer key-

    Step 1: Log on to the official website of KEA

    Step 2: Look for the option of ‘Answer Key’ under the tab of Karnataka PGCET 2020

    Step 3: Choose the appropriate set of answer key according to the course.

    Step 4: Download it and cross-examine the answers to arrive at a rough score in.

    The following table has the direct links to each set of Karnataka PGCET Exam 2020:

    Objections Against PGCET Answer Keys

    • In case any discrepancy or error in the question paper or answer key, you can file your objections, if any, within 3 days or within the stipulated time.
    • Objections must be sent along with all the supporting documents and justifications. Objections received without any justification or received after the last date shall not be considered. 
    • The objections received by KEA will be placed before an Expert Committee, whose decision will be final in this regard.
    • Students can send their objections along with justification supporting their claim to ‘Executive Director, Karnataka Examination Authority, Bangalore’ in person or by mail/ speed post.
    • Karnataka PGCET 2020 final answer key will be released along with the results after going through each and every objection.

    Karnataka PGCET 2019 Answer Keys

    Provisional Answer KeyLinks
    Civil EngineeringCheck Here
    Chemical EngineeringCheck Here
    Computer Science and EngineeringCheck Here
    Environmental EngineeringCheck Here
    Textile Technology Check Here
    Electrical Check Here
    MechanicalCheck Here
    ArchitectureCheck Here
    Polymer Science and TechnologyCheck Here
    BiotechnologyCheck Here
    Mathematics and Computer ScienceCheck Here
    MBACheck Here
    MCACheck Here

    Highlights of Karnataka PGCET 2020 Results

    Tabulated below are the key dates about PGCET Results 2020:

    Result Highlights
    Release of PGCET 2020 Answer KeyAugust 2, 2020
    PGCET 2020 ResultAugust 2020
    Official site for Result announcementwww.kea.kar.nic.in
    PGCET 2020 Merit listAugust 22, 2020
    Counselling and Admission process startsAugust 26, 2020

    How to Check Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result?

    The organizing body has published the rank list in a PDF format. Karnataka PGCET 2020 result can be accessed online by following these few easy steps:

    Step 1: Log on to the official website of KEA

    Step 2: Select the option of ‘PGCET 2020’. Search for the link of ‘Karnataka PGCET 2020 Result’ and click on it.

    Step 3: The result will appear in a new window in the form of a rank list.

    Step 4: Search your name or roll number to view the result.

    Step 5: Check the information such as name, roll number and addition of total marks given in the rank list.

    Step 6: Download the result file and save it for reference.

    Details on Rank List 

    • Candidate’s Name
    • Registration number
    • Roll Number
    • Gender
    • Category
    • Section-wise marks
    • Total marks

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Merit List

    • The merit list will be prepared separately for MBA, MCA, ME / M.Tech / M.Arch.
    • PGCET Merit list will be solely be based on the marks obtained in the written exam i.e. Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test without taking the marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying examination.
    • Make note that the qualifying examination marks are considered only for eligibility.
    • Therefore, the candidates are advised to attend the counselling only if they have the requisite percentage of marks in the qualifying examination. (i.e., should have obtained 50% of aggregate minimum marks taken together in all the subjects for all the years of the Degree examination. 45% of aggregate marks in all the subjects for all the years in the Degree examination in case of candidates belonging to SC, ST.
    • Further, candidates of Karnataka origin will be eligible to claim reservation. Therefore, the mere assignment of merit /rank to a candidate does not confer any right to select a seat. 

    CheckKarnataka PGCET Reservation Criteria

    Tie-breaking Criteria:

    In case two or more participants secure same marks, then the following criteria will be used to resolve ties in Karnataka PGCET 2020 and determine the merit position of the individuals in  the descending order-

    • A student who scores higher marks in the qualifying examination will get a better rank.
    • Candidate older in age is preferred.

    CheckPGCET Merit List 2020

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling

    Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling will be held from the 4th  week of August 2020 by KEA. The schedule for counselling will be uploaded on the official website of the exam authority. Students short-listed through the merit list must attend the counselling rounds according to this schedule, in order of merit. Karnataka PGCET 2020 Counselling will consist of 5 steps.

    They are mentioned below-

    Step 1: Online Registration

    Aspirants who will qualify Karnataka PGCET 2020 will be eligible for counselling. Candidates will have to report to the closest Helpline Center to register themselves.

    Step 2: Verification of Documents

    After registration, aspirants will have to proceed to the verification counter where they will have to submit original along with set photocopies of documents. Once the individual is deemed eligible he will be given a verification slip and a confidential key which will have login details about the online option form.

    Step 3: Filling of Preference Form

    Students must login using the details on the high-security key to filling the preference form. KEA will publish a list that will include the number of participating colleges, courses offered and available seats. Candidate can fill the preference form by referring to this list according to the college and course they wish to pursue. They can apply for multiple colleges and courses provided they are eligible for the same.

    Step 4: Seat Allotment

    Applicants will be allotted seats as per ranks acquired in Karnataka PGCET 2020, preferences of college and course. The details regarding the procedure of seat allotment will be given in Karnataka PGCET 2020 brochure.

    Step 5: Reporting to the allotted College

    Candidates must report to the allotted college for completing all the admission formalities and payment of fees.

    Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2020 - Document Verification Schedule


    Forenoon Session - I

    Forenoon Session - 2

    Afternoon Session - 1

    Afternoon Session - 2


    9 AM to 11 AM

    Reporting Time - 8:45 AM

    11:15 AM to 1:15 PM

    Reporting Time - 10:45 AM

    2 PM to 4 PM

    Reporting Time - 1:30 PM

    4:15 PM to 6:15 PM

    Reporting Time - 3:30 PM

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    Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2020 Dates (First Round)

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    Document verificationAugust 26 to 31,2020
    Display of seat matrix and fee structureAugust 30, 2020 (after 2 pm)
    Option entry by candidatesAugust 30 (6 pm) to September 4, 2020 (11 am)
    Publication of mock allotment resultSeptember 5, 2020 (after 2 pm)
    Provision to change options if any by candidatesSeptember 5 (3 pm) to September 7, 2020 (11 am)
    Publication of Real allotment ResultSeptember 7, 2020 (after 8 pm)
    Exercise of choices by the candidates allotted seat in the first roundSeptember 9 to 10, 2020
    Payment of fees and downloading of admission orderSeptember 9 to 11, 2020
    Last date for reporting to the collegesSeptember 12, 2020 (before 5 pm)

    Karnataka PGCET Counselling 2020 Dates (Second Round)

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    Display of seat matrixSeptember 9, 2020 (After 2 pm)
    Option entrySeptember 16 to 18, 2020 
    Publication of seat allotment of second and final roundSeptember 20, 2020 (After 6 pm)
    Payment of fees, downloading of admission order and reporting to the collegesSeptember 21 to 24, 2020
    Last date for reporting to colleges September 25, 2020

    Read aboutKarnataka PGCET Seat Allotment

    *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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    1 Comment

    At what time PGCET for MCA results will be announced

    23 Aug, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Misba, you can check the Result Online on the official website from here.

    23 Aug, 2019 12:45

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