KCET Exam Pattern 2018

Oct. 6, 2017 content.teams

KCET Exam Pattern 2018KCET Exam Pattern 2018: Exam pattern of KCET 2018 provides complete details about the exam format of Karnataka CET conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). KCET 2018 is an offline test held every year for aspirants seeking admission to B. Tech and B.E. programmes in around 220 government and private participating institutes across Karnataka. KCET exam pattern 2018 will cover questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and will be held for total 180 marks. The exam duration provided to complete each paper is 80 minutes. KCET 2018 will be conducted in two days. On first day, candidates have to appear for the Mathematics paper while on second day they have to appear for Physics and Chemistry papers. Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga need to appear in the Kannada language test. As per the KCET exam pattern, the test will be held in both English and Kannada language and candidates have to take the exam as per the opted language. There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions in KCET 2018. Candidates are advised to be well acquainted with KCET 2018 exam pattern to make the preparation more effective. KCET 2018 result will be out by the last week of May, 2018. Go through the article below for complete details on KCET exam pattern 2018 such as mode of examination, type of questions, marking scheme, full marks, exam duration and so on.


KCET Exam Pattern 2018

Candidates are advised to have an understanding of the KCET 2018 exam pattern so as to enable them to plan a proper strategy in their preparation for KCET 2018. Following are the details of KCET exam pattern 2018-

Mode of Examination: KCET 2018 is an offline examination, i.e., it will be held in pen and paper mode.

Type of Questions: The paper consists of objective type multiple choice questions. Each question contains four options out of which only one response is correct.

Total Number of Papers: KCET 2018 will cover units from the following subjects

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Marking scheme in KCET Exam Pattern 2018

Subject-wise distribution of questions

Subject Total number of questions
Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Mathematics 60

Distribution of marks: The maximum marks for each paper is 60.

Marking scheme: Each multiple choice question will carry 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted answers.

Duration: Time allowed to complete each paper is 1 hour 20 minutes. The exam schedule and time of KCET 2018 will be updated on this page as soon as KEA announces the same.

Kannada language test

Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga need to appear in the Kannada language test. It will be conducted by KEA in a test centre located at Bangalore only.

  • Total marks: The language test will be be held for 50 marks in offline mode.
  • Duration: Time allowed to complete the Kannada language test is 1 hour.
  • Difficulty: The Kannada language test is of 4th standard level.

Note- Minimum passing marks for Kannada language examination is 12 marks. Candidates need to obtain the minimum score to be considered for assignment of ranks and to become eligible for allotment of seats in KCET 2018.

KCET 2018

Karnataka Examination Authority conducts KCET for candidates aspiring to take admission to various undergraduate engineering programmes in government/ participating private colleges across Karnataka. Nearly 1.8 lakh candidates appeared in the offline test last year. As per KCET 2018 exam pattern, the test covers 60 multiple choice questions each from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.


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