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KCET 2019 Application Form, Application Fee, Form Correction

Updated On - April 29th 2019

KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) has release KCET Application Form 2019 from February 1, 2019. Candidates can fill the application form in online mode. KCET 2019 is scheduled for multiple dates from April 29 (Biology/Mathematics ), 30 (Physics/Chemistry) – May 5 , 2019(Kannada Language ). Aadhaar is required compulsorily to fill KCET Application Form.

Latest: Direct link to fill the application form before March 20. Click Here

  • Before filling the application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria. CheckKCET Eligibility
  • Candidates will be required to upload the scanned images of photograph, candidate’s and parent’s signature and left hand thumb impression.
  • The images should be scanned in JPG or JPEG format.
  • The dimension should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm for photograph and 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm for signature.
  • Any correction or editing in the application will be done during the correction period.
  • There will be no need to send the printed application or any other certificate to the KEA.
  • KCET Exam Centers will be allotted to candidates based on the choices made by them at the time of filling KCET Application Form.

KCET 2019 Application Dates 

Here we are providing the application schedule of KCET 2019 examination:

KCET 2019 Registration DateFebruary 1, 2019
Last date of application formFebruary 28, 2019
March 20, 2019 (Extended)
Last date to pay the application feesMarch 6, 2019
March 21, 2019 (Extended)
Availability of KCET Admit Card 2019April 16, 2019
KCET 2019 Exam Date

April 29, 2019 (Biology & Mathematics)

April 30, 2019 (Physics & Chemistry)

May 5, 2019 (Kannada Language)

May 18, 2019 (Practical Examination for Agriculturist)

How to Apply for KCET 2019?

KCET 2019 Application Form is available at till March 6. Filling and submitting Application Form involves 5 steps including successful fee payment. 

KCET Application Form 2019 - Phase I

In the first phase, candidates can edit details in KCET application form 2019 any number of times. The first phase involves the following steps:

Step 1: KCET 2019 Registration

Candidates have to enter the following information to register for KCET:

  • Whether the student is a citizen of India? (Only Indian nationals can apply for KCET 2019)
  • Whether appeared for Karnataka 2nd PUC annual examination 2019 (Science)?
  • If yes, enter 13 digit ‘student number’ assigned by PUE department.
  • Enter the following details in KCET application form 2019: Candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail ID, user-ID, password, re-enter, secret question, answer, security code, re-enter security code.
  • Tick ‘I have downloaded the information booklet and I have read the instructions carefully’ to enter application online.
  • Click on ‘submit’ button.
  • The application number and user ID will be displayed on the screen. It will also be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID.
  • On the login page, enter user ID, password, security code and click on ‘login’ button.

Step 2: Filling online KCET application form 2019

Candidate’s name, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, Gender, mobile number and the email ID will already be mentioned in the application form.  Candidates will have to enter their choices of KCET Exam Centres 2019 in this step. Applicants have to enter the following details in KCET application form 2019:

Details to be filled in the application form of KCET 2019

Student informationMother tongue (as per school/ college record), family’s annual income, religion, nationality, reservation category, of caste, caste category/ income certificate number, select eligibility clause code, select location to write KCET.
Examination detailsUniversity/ board name, school name, whether appearing for Karnataka 2nd PUC annual examination 2019 (Science)?, PUC student number or year of graduation, whether studied in area of Karnataka from class 1- 10, whether studied in Kannada medium from class 1- 10.
Address for communicationAddress, district, pin code, whether studied class 10 in Karnataka, state in which appeared QE, district in which appeared QE, native state, whether ward of J&K migrant, reservation for claiming special category, whether eligible to claim reservation quota under agriculturist, select agriculture practical exam centre
Details of appearing previous CET examsWhether appeared for previous CET exam, CET number, whether obtained any seat in CET and taken admission to college. Click on ‘save and next’ button.
Study detailsEnter following study details from class 1-12/ QE and address of school/ college with number, classes studied, years of study, year of passing.Click on ‘save and next’ button.

Read More About Eligibility Criteria to Apply for KCET

Step 3: Uploading images in KCET application form 2019

In this step, applicants have to upload scanned images of their passport sized photograph (coloured), signature, thumb impression and signature of parents. The specifications of images to be uploaded in KCET application form 2019 are given below:

Scanned imagesSizeDimensionFormat
Photograph6 kb – 39 kb3.5cm x 4.5 cmjpg/ jpeg
Signature6 kb – 39 kb3.5cm x 1.5 cmjpg/ jpeg
Left-hand thumb impression6 kb – 39 kb3.5cm x 1.5 cmjpg/ jpeg

After completing above mentioned steps, applicants have to take a printout and carefully verify the entries. They can and make changes in KCET application form 2019, if required, before moving on to phase II.

After the scanned images are successfully uploaded, the declaration page will appear. One must review the form and read and understand the declaration carefully before finally clicking on submit as no changes in KCET 2019 application form will be allowed thereafter.

KCET Application Form 2019 - Phase II

In phase II, details can be edited only until signing of the declaration, after which, no changes in KCET 2019 application form will be entertained. Candidates will receive the application ID and password via mail and SMS. Phase II of filling KCET registration form 2019 includes the following steps:

Step 4: Payment of KCET 2019 application fee

After successfully submitting KCET application form 2019, applicants have to pay the required fee through e-challan to complete the application process. Candidates have to tick on ‘I agree’ and click on ‘next’ to make the fee payment. The application fee can be paid online via net banking till the last date of form submission. However, offline fee via bank challan or e-post office can be paid till February 28. The following steps are involved in payment-

  • Download and take a print out of the triplicate e-challan copy to make the payment.
  • Name of the candidate, CET number, college/course allotted details, payment amount and bank account number will be mentioned in the challan.
  • Make payment at the banks specified.
  • After payment, the bank will retain their copy and hand over the remaining two copies back to the candidate. The copies must be secured safely for future reference.

Note: List of banks specified by KEA for payment includes State Bank of India, Indian Bank and State Bank of Hyderabad.

KCET Application Form 2019 - Fee structure

KCET application fee varies across different categories. Apart from the below-mentioned application fee, candidates will have to pay additional bank charge of INR 10. Those paying at e-post office will be charged INR 12 extra.  Candidates can check KCET fee structure in the table below:

Category of candidatesApplication fee
Karnataka origin (Gen & OBC)INR 650
Karnataka origin (ST & SC)INR 500
Outside KarnatakaINR 750

Step 4: Printout of KCET application form 2019

After making payment, candidates must take a printout of KCET application form 2019 in A-4 size paper and affix their recent passport sized photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression on the provided space. Students have to obtain principal's seal and signature of the institute from which they had passed the qualifying examination. It has to be produced during verification of documents along with the copy of bank challan (KEA copy). 

No part of the fee is refundable even in case of application form rejection.

KCET 2019 Form Correction

KCET Application Forms can be corrected on the official website. Candidates must submit the edited application forms by March 31, 2019. This window can be accessed once i.e. only one chance of editing the KCET Application Form will be given to the candidates. Karnataka CET 2019 Application Form can be corrected online only; no offline applications for correction of errors will be accepted.

In case, candidates want to change the category, then they have to pay a nominal fee through a DD in the favour of Executive Director, KEA. No changes can be made after confirming the declaration.

Candidates can follow the following steps to edit Karnataka CET 2019 Application Form:

  1. Visit and click “Editing CET 2019 Application”
  2. Enter User ID and generate OTP on your registered mobile number
  3. Edit the fields you want to edit and select the “Declare Button”
  4. Click the ‘Submit’ button to make sure that the changes are saved and submitted
  5. Then print the edited KCET Application form

Also Check Out KCET 2019 Syllabus for Engineering and Pharmacy

KCET 2019 Application Form Status

In order to check the KCET 2019 Application Form status, the candidates have to follow these steps:

  1. Visit the KCET Official website.
  2. Go to the Candidate login page.
  3. Enter KCET 2019 Application No. and Password

If the "Download Acknowledgement Page" link appears on the screen then it indicates that their KCET Application Form 2019 is accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Are candidates from other states eligible to apply for KCET 2019?

Ans. For admission to seats in Government Colleges, candidates must fulfill one of conditions/eligibility criteria as stipulated by KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) in Official Eligibility Clause issued by KEA. In general, candidates are expected to be domicile of state of Karnataka and completed their schooling from the same state. However, go through the full list of eligibility clauses to determine your eligibility.

Ques. What are the stages involved in submitting KCET 2019 Application Form?

Ans. There are 5 steps involved in filling KCET online form. 

  1. Registration
  2. Filling-in Required Particulars
  3. Uploading Images
  4. Fee Payment
  5. Form Submission and taking Printouts

For a more comprehensive overview of each step click here.

Ques. What are the different modes for fee payment?

Ans. The fee payment can be done through both online and offline mode. For online mode, candidates can use their net banking details to remit the fe.. For offline payments, candidates can either pay the fee via e-challan at e-postoffices or State Bank of India, Indian Bank and State Bank of Hyderabad.

Ques. Do candidates seeking admission to Medical/Architecture courses need to fill KCET Application Form?

Ans. Candidates seeking admission to Medical/Architecture courses can fill application form till March 22 or KEA is likely to re-open the portal for Medical and Architecture aspirants after declaration of NEET and NATA 2019 results. For admission to MBBS, BDS and AYUSH courses, candidates need to appear in NEET 2019 while for Architecture, candidates can either appear in NATA or JEE Main Paper – 2.

Ques. What are the fields I can modify during the Form Correction facility?

Ans. There is no limit on the number of fields that can be corrected during the form correction process. However, candidates are instructed to read details carefully about category reservation, Kannada, Rural, Special Category, etc. before making any changes. Also changes to preference for exam centers will be entertained depending on the current availability.

*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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To fill the KCET form for UG course

02 Feb, 2019 00:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ebad, kindly go through the article above to know the application process for UG courses.

02 Feb, 2019 11:19

is debit card transactions are available

01 Feb, 2019 18:14
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pruthvi, yes, debit card transaction is provided.

01 Feb, 2019 18:22
Hemanth Sharma

can you apply for CET when be are in FINAL year of a graduation

19 Dec, 2018 00:20
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19 Dec, 2018 12:05
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24 Jul, 2018 12:21

i have got 93% in intermediate and kcet rank 29000, my caste is bcb .i want to study engineering cse. suggest me best colleges with fee less than 80000 per year..pls see that i want to go with direct admission

09 Jun, 2018 00:20
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10 Jun, 2018 13:27
Sreya B Nambiar

My neet score is 476.I belong to general category and i am a resident of Kerala.I 've scored 95%in my cbse board exam with full marks in biology.could you please provide me with the details of MBBS admission in or near Kerala where fees per annum is not more than 1,50,000

08 Jun, 2018 00:20
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30 Aug, 2018 12:57
Hanamant giraddi

Correction date send me

22 Mar, 2018 18:25
Richa Sharma

Form Correction Facility is provided from March 27-31, 2018

04 Jun, 2018 16:36
Sumana Gooptu

Can candidate outside karnataka apply. My son is studying at kolkata, cant he appear for the exam. Pls confirm

23 Nov, 2017 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Sumana, Yes you can apply. Indian Citizen are eligible to appear fro KCET

15 May, 2018 12:44

i am a student studying in hyderabad. can i apply for kcet 2017

06 Mar, 2017 12:00

whether the candidates outside karnataka can apply for KCET or not..? I ,actually live in Punjab since my birth.

06 Mar, 2017 12:00
Sunil Kumar

yes you can

03 May, 2018 11:54

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