KCET Admit Card 2021: Check How to Download and Required Documents

    KCET 2021 Admit Card will be available for online tentatively a month after the registration portal closes; from the second week of April, 2021. Candidates whose application and registration fee payment has been successful can download it from the official website of KCET; www.kea.kar.nic.in by entering their credentials such as user id and password. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website regarding any notice regarding admit card release after registration.

    The admit card is an important document that contains information regarding the candidate’s exam and has to be preserved till counselling. Candidates must carry their admit card to the test centre along with a black or blue ink ballpoint pen. Failing to produce the admit card for verification by the invilators will lead to cancellation of your candidature. Details mentioned on it must match with actual details.

    • The admit card will be available online only. No copy will be posted/mailed or faxed by the authorities. No request in this regard will be entertained.
    • Candidates are advised to verify every information written on the hall ticket. In case of any discrepancy, the concerned authorities must be notified and contacted immediately.
    • All important instructions to the candidate regarding the CET examination is printed on the back side of the hall/admission ticket which must be read carefully.
    • The admission ticket must be produced at the time of counselling as well as during document verification at the time of admission.
    • Documents that have to be carried to the exam centre along with the admit card includes a valid id proof such as aadhar card, pan card, or passport.
    • KCET 2021 will be conducted in 54 exam centres all over India. It is an offline; pen and paper mode MCQ based examination.

    Also Read: KCET 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

    KCET 2021 Admit Card Important Highlights

    Tabulated below are the important details regarding KCET admit card 2021:

    Mode of releaseOnline only
    Date of online admit card releaseSecond week of April, 2021
    Official website to downloadwww.kea.kar.nic.in
    Body that issues admit cardKEA (Karnataka Examination Authority)
    Documents to be carried along with admit cardValid id proof, black or blue ball pne
    Details mentioned on itInstructions and exam details
    Helpline in case of issues with admit card080 – 23460460
    Email address in case of issueskeauthority-ka@nic.in

    How to Download Admit Card

    How to Download KCET Admit Card 2021

    Candidates are advised to use a reliable web browser (not a very old version) such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge for hassle free download. Avoid using mobile devices or tablets for the same. You can follow the steps mentioned below to download their admit card online:

    • Visit the official KCET website http://www.kea.kar.nic.in
    • Under the “flash news” section, click on the CET 2021 link.
    • In the new window, you will find “CET 2021 Hall Ticket Download Link”. Click on that.
    • Enter your application number and date of birth as per class 10 marksheet. Click on the submit button. 
    • Check every detail carefully for verification. This is important as any discrepancies are found by the authorities while verification might lead to cancellation of your exam.
    • You can now download, save and print your admit card for future use.

    Note: If you are unable to download your admit card even aftering entering the login credentials correctly, clear all cache by clicking the control and R button at the same time and then try again.

    Details on KCET Admit Card 2021

    You will find the following details printed on your hall ticket:

    • Candidate name as mentioned in class 10 marksheet
    • Candidate date of birth as mentioned on class 10 marksheet
    • Registration number
    • KCET roll number
    • Reporting time of the examination
    • Dates on which examination will be held
    • Venue of the examination with full address
    • Photo and signature of candidate as upload during registration
    • Important instructions regarding KCET examination.

    How to Retrieve Forgotten Password or Application Number

    Candidates must save their login details while registration but there might be rare instances in which credentials are lost. In such cases, password or application number can be retrieved online by following the steps mentioned below:

    • Visit the official website of KCET; www.kea.kar.nic.in
    • You will find the link to the application form. Click on that link.
    • There is an option “forgot password”. Click on that option.
    • You will receive a mail to your registered email address with a link to reset the password.
    • Set your new password using this link and save it

    Admit Card Discrepancies

    KCET 2021 Admit Card Discrepancies

    While downloading your admit card, you must cross verify every detail printed on it in order to void any hassles on the day of the exam. In case there is any information on your hall ticket which does not match with the actual data, you must get in touch with the concerned authorities and notify them regarding the issue immediately. 

    Given below are some information on how you can contact them if needed:

    Phone: 080-2360460

    Fax: 080-23461576

    Website: www.kea.kar.nic.in

    E-mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in

    Office Address: Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bangalore- 560012

    What Has to be Carried Along With Admit Card

    Candidates are required to carry the following documents or along with the hall ticket or admit card at the time of their examination without fail:

    1. 3 copies of your passport size photograph for verification

    2. 2 - 3 blue or black ball point pens for answering in the OMR (optical mark recognition) sheet.

    3. Any one of the valid identification proof such as aadhar card, pan card, college identity card, valid passport, 2nd PU or admit card of 12th standard examination, bus ticket.

    Items That Cannot be Carried to Exam Hall

    Candidates may not carry the following items to the examination hall. Failure to comply with this instruction might lead to cancellation of your candidature:

    1. Calculator or any other electronic or bluetooth devices such as smart watches, electronic speakers, camera or smartphones.

    2. Any paper, books, study material, or similar materials are strictly prohibited inside the hall.

    3. Food items, beverages, or any other snacks may not be carried inside.

    4. Any metallic or nonmetallic ornaments, bracelets, pendants are also forbidden.

    5. Handbags, wallets, purses, caps, or jackets are also to be avoided.

    Note: Rough sheets for calculations will be provided to all candidates.

    Exam Centres

    KCET 2021 Exam Centres

    Following exam centres are present all over india for candidates to choose from:


    Exam Day Instructions

    KCET 2021 Exam Day Instructions

    Instructions printed on the reverse side of the admit card regarding CET examination. Keep the following do’s and don’ts in mind:


    • Carry the admit card with you to the examination hall and read the instruction printed on the reverse side of it.

    • A black or blue pen for marking your responses on the OMR sheet must be carried to the exam centre.

    • Candidates are requested to be present at their allotted examination centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam.

    • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall after the third bell which is after 10:40 and 2:40 pm.

    • Candidates must enter their name carefully as given in the second PU or CBSE or CISCE.

    • The version code of the booklet and admission number must be shaded on the answer booklet in the respective circles.

    • Candidates have to put their signature at the bottom portion of the OMR sheet without fail.

    • The candidate copy or bottom sheet replica must of the OMR sheet has to be collected from the invigilator after each session is completed.

    • Only one circle corresponding to the answer out of 4 options has to be shaded. The circle has to be filled in/ shaded completely.

    • Left hand thumb impression must be affixed only on the bottom of the OMR answer sheet at the end of each test session.


    • Carrying slide rulers, mathematical tables, white fluid, markers, erasers, are not permitted inside the examination hall.

    • Modern electronic equipment such as mobile phones, bluetooth devices, laptops, calculators, watch calculators, wireless sets, notepad or any piece of paper, and earphones are also not be carried inside.

    • Avoid making any stray marks, on the timing marks printed on your answer sheet and do not mutilate or spoil it.

    • Perforation provided on the OMR answer sheet must not be damaged.

    • While affixing your left hand thumb impression, avoid spreading the ink elsewhere.

    • An option once circled/darkned cannot be undone in any way. Candidates are requested to practice extra caution or “think before you ink” while answering on the OMR sheet.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques. How can I download my KCET admit card?

    Ans. You can download your KCET admit card by visiting the official website of KCET; http://www.kea.kar.nic.in and entering your login credentials such as date of birth and application number.

    Ques. What details are mentioned in the KCET admit card?

    Ans. Details related to your candidature such as name, date of birth, application number, roll number, date and time of the examination, location of exam centre, and instructions to the candidate regarding KCET.

    Ques. I am unable to download the admit card even after entering the correct details. What should I do?

    Ans. Often the admit card does not download if there is a lot of cache in the system. In that case, you can clear the same by pressing the control and R button at the same time and try again. If that too fails, immediately contact the concerned authorities regarding this issue.

    Ques. Whom can I contact regarding discrepancies in my admit card?

    Ans. You can contact the KEA officials by mailing them at keauthority-ka@nic.in and calling them at 080-2360460. 

    Ques. What documents should I carry to the exam hall for KCET?

    Ans. Candidates must carry their admit card, valid id proof, and 3 copies of passport size photograph. You must also carry at least 2 -3 black or blue ballpoint pens.

    Ques. If I make a mistake while filling a circle in the OMR response sheet, what can I do to correct it?

    Ans. If you make a mistake on the OMR sheet, there is no way to undo it. It is therefore advised to practice “think before you ink” while answering the questions.

    Ques. When will KCET 2021 admit card be released?

    Ans. KCET 2021 admit card will be released tentatively after a month after online registration closes; the second week of April, 2021. Candidates must keep checking the official website regarding any notices on the same.

    Ques. What can I do if I forget to carry my hall ticket to the exam hall?

    Ans. Candidates will not be allowed to sit for the examination if they are unable to show their admit card to the conducting authorities. Check all the required documents once before leaving your home.

    Ques. What can I do if I don't remember my password or application number?

    Ans. If you have lost your application number or password, you can retrieve the same by clicking on the “forgot password” link from the official website.



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