Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017


Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 – Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is a state-level entrance test for admissions to post-graduate courses including MBA. The Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 is conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for admission to MBA programmes offered in participating colleges. The application form of KPGCET MBA 2017 is likely to start in the fourth week of May and the exam is expected to be held in the first week of July. Applying for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 exam is the first step for those who want to pursue an MBA program from management colleges located in Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET MBA is one of the most popular entrance exams in the state. KPGCET scores are considered by around 180 colleges in Karnataka to fill more than 19,000 MBA seats. Considering the past few years’ trends, the number of candidates appearing for Karnataka PGCET is expected to go up this year.



Karnataka PGCET MBA Facts 2017

S.No Exam Name Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
1. Conducted By Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
2. Registration Starts May 2017
3. Mode of Application Online
4. Exam Date July 2017

Karnataka PGCET MBA Important Dates 2017

The notification for Karnataka PGCET 2017 MBA exam is expected to be announced in the fourth week of May. After that, the registration process will start and the candidates will be able to fill the application form online. For those who want to pursue an MBA program from a government-aided or a private institute in Karnataka, it is important to keep a track of the important dates related to KPGCET 2017 MBA exam.

S.No Event Date (Tentative)
1. Registration Starts May 2017
2. Registration Ends June 2017
3. Downloading of Admission Ticket June 2017
4. Written Test July 2017
5. Result July 2017

Watch this space for latest updates on important dates related to KPGCET exam.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Eligibility 2017

As far as the qualifying marks are concerned, there is no change expected this year. Here are some of the eligibility requirements that the candidates need to fulfill-

  • To be eligible for this exam, the candidates must have passed Bachelor’s Degree exam with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST and Category 1 of Karnataka candidates).
  • Only Karnataka candidates are eligible for reservation. Karnataka candidates are defined as those candidates who have studied in an educational institute, which is located in Karnataka, for a minimum of seven years. It should be a government institute or must be recognised by the government.

Here, it is important to note that the qualifying examination marks will be considered only for the eligibility. The merit list will be prepared only on the basis of the scores obtained in KPGCET.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Application Form 2017

The application for KPGCET MBA 2017 will be accepted only in the online mode. The application form will be available on the official KEA website. After registering themselves on the website, the candidates will have to fill in the required information in the ‘Student Information’ section. Before starting the online registration process, every candidate must keep the following images ready-

  • Scanned image of latest photograph
  • Signature and left-hand thumb impression (JPG format)

These images will have to be uploaded by the candidates to complete the registrations process.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Application Fee 2017

The application fee for KPGCET MBA 2017 exam is Rs. 650 for General and OBC candidates, and Rs. 500 for SC/ ST candidates (subject to revision). The candidates will have to pay the application fee for KPGCET 2017 exam in any of the branches of specific banks. For this, they will have to take the printout of Challan copy and submit it in the bank along with the fee. The bank copy will be retained by the bank and the remaining two copies will be handed over to the candidate.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Admit Card 2017

The admit card will contain the details of the candidates, exam timings, venue details etc. The students will have to download Karnataka PGCET Admit Card from the official KEA website. At the time of downloading the admit card of Karnataka PGCET 2017 candidates have to enter the application ID and password. The candidates will have to carry the admission ticket to the examination centre. The candidates are advised to preserve the admit card until the admission process is complete as it will be required at the time of counselling.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2017

KPGCET 2017 MBA section comprises of four sections, namely- Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence, and Quantitative Analysis. Each section will have questions from a variety of topics as prescribed in the syllabus. Only multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam. The question paper of KPGCET 2017 MBA will have 100 multiple choice questions. The exam will be conducted for 150 minutes. As per the marking scheme of KPGCET 2017 MBA candidates will secure one mark for every correct answer.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Syllabus 2017

The syllabus for KPGCET MBA exam covers a wide variety of topics. The English section focuses on synonyms, antonyms, idioms & phrases, grammar, sentence correction etc. General Knowledge Section will focus on Indian business environment, social events, economics, political events, current affairs, sports, science and technology etc. In the Reasoning and General Intelligence Section, the questions related to puzzles, diagrams, analogy, verbal ability and analytical ability will be asked. And in the Quantitative Analysis Section, the students can expect questions from arithmetic, data analysis, statistics and related quantitative aspects.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Centres 2017

KPGCET MBA 2017 exam will be conducted in several cities across the State. Some of the main cities where the students can appear for this exam include Bangalore, Mysore, Bijapur, Shimoga, Belgaum, and Gulbarga. It is important for every candidate to choose the preferred city carefully as the Karnataka PGCET 2017 MBA Exam Centres will be allotted on the basis of the preference given in the application form.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Participating Institutes 2017

KPGCET exam scores are accepted by government-aided and private institutes in Karnataka. Some of these include Sahayadri College of Engineering and Management (Mangalore), Ballari Institute of Technology & Management (Ballary), BTL Institute of Technology & Management (Bangalore), KS School of Engineering and Management (Bangalore) and Angadi Institute of Technology and Mangement (Belgaum).

Karnataka PGCET MBA Result 2017

The answer key of Karnataka PGCET 2017 is released within three days of the exam. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by candidates in KPGCET exam. The result will be declared only for those candidates who will secure cut off score as per the category. Based on the Karnataka PGCET 2017 MBA Result examination authority will prepare the rank list of candidates as the overall score secured in the entrance exam. After the announcement of the result, the candidates will be able to see college-wise and category-wise cut-off rank. To secure a seat in an MBA program, the candidates will have to produce the important certificates such as study certificates, caste/ income certificates etc.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Merit List 2017

The merit list of Karnataka PGCET MBA exam 2017 is released online in the month of July. In the merit list, the score and rank are mentioned against the name and application number of each candidate. In the Karnataka PGCET 2017 merit list, the candidates can check their PGCET score as well as MBA rank. Depending on the availability of seats, the second and third list can also be released.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2017

After the announcement of merit list, the successful candidates are called for counselling. Only those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria are required to attend the counselling. The seat allotment is done online on the basis of merit and priority options. A simple and user-friendly software is used to make the entire online counselling process smooth and hassle-free.


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