Karnataka Common Entrance Test or Karnataka-CET is conducted for the purpose of admitting students to first year Courses in Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy and Yoga / Engineering / Technology and Aptitude Test for admission to first year Architecture course in the professional educational institutions affiliated to the state run Universities,in the State of Karnataka.
There are three kinds of seats (Free seats, payment and management quota seats) available in the various Karnataka colleges. The fee structure differs every year.
The applicant should,
(a) for Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses, have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th std. or equivalent exam with PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY as optional subjects with ENGLISH as one of the languages of study and obtained at least 50% marks in the PCB group, provided that for Dental course, the candidate must also have secured 50% of marks in English language. However, SC, ST and Category - I candidates are eligible if they secure 40% in PCB with 40% in English language in the case of Dental course. For admission to these courses, the candidate should have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st of December 2005.
(b) for Engineering and Technology courses, have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th Std. or equivalent exam with PHYSICS & MATHEMATICS along with CHEMISTRY / BIOLOGY / BIO-TECHNOLOGY / COMPUTER SCIENCE / ELECTRONICS / INFORMATION SCIENCE as optional subjects with ENGLISH as one of the languages of study
and obtained at least 35% marks in the optional subjects.
(c) for Architecture course, have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th Std. or equivalent exam with MATHEMATICS as an optional subject and ENGLISH as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination (40% in the case of SC / ST / Category-I candidates) and should compulsorily appear for both Part – I & Part – II of the Aptitude Test, conducted by CET Cell at BANGALORE, BELGAUM, GULBARGA and MYSORE.
1) THE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE OBTAINED ADMISSION TO A PARTICULAR DISCIPLINE THROUGH THE CET CELL IN THE PREVIOUS YEARS, WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION OF A SEAT IN THE SAME DISCIPLINE, DURING THIS YEAR.
2) THE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST – 2005 / APTITUDE TEST AND THE LATER ADMISSION PROCESS FOR GOVERNMENT SEATS HAS BEEN CONDUCTED ONLY FOR KARNATAKA CANDIDATES. NON-KARNATAKA CANDIDATES ARE NOT ADMITTED THROUGH CET 2005