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Name: CETK
Exam Full Name:: Common Entrance Test - Karnataka
Category: Engineering
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Karnataka's Common Entrance Test - CETK is a state level entrance exam for admissions to first year Medical / Dental / Engineering / Architecture courses in the Professional Educational Institutions in the state of Karnataka.

Candidates must appear for objective type tests in Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects in case of Medical courses.

For admission into Engineering courses through CET, candidates must appear for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects.For admission to Architecture course the candidate must appear for NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture.

CET Syllabus is completely based on the I and II PUC syllabi, which has been prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of the state of Karnataka.

Exam Level

State level exam

Contact Information

Candidates who satisfy one of the following Clauses / Eligibility Criteria ONLY are eligible for selection of Government seats in Government, Aided, Private Un-aided Minority / Non-minority institutions through KEA. Each condition is specified as a clause and is individually referred by a code. The documents to be produced during seat selection process in support of the claim for each of the Clauses are also detailed below the respective clauses. The candidates who do not satisfy any of the Clauses / Eligibility Criteria detailed below and the candidates who do not produce the prescribed documents in original will not be eligible for admission to professional courses under Government quota seats.

In order to get admission into an Engineering / Architecture course, a candidate has to appear in the Common Entrance Test (CET) Karnataka.

Examination is being conducted in a single day in the following subjects:

  •     Physics
  •     Chemistry
  •     Mathematics

Kannada Language Test

* The Kannada language test is conducted in the CET Bangalore premises. This test is conducted for only those candidates, who claim government seats and whose mother tongue is Kannada.

Important: The CET Cell will not conduct Aptitude Test for admission of candidates to Architecture course. The candidates who wish to opt for Architecture course should compulsorily appear for NATA Test conducted by the Council of Architecture.

Question Paper
First Paper: The examination for this paper will be held in first session. This paper will contain 120 questions from Physics and Chemistry. The duration of examination is 150 minutes. The maximum marks allotted is 120.

Second Paper: The second paper is Mathematics of 80 minutes duration. This paper carries 60 questions of 60 marks. The examination will be held in second session.


The question papers of the Common Entrance Test (CET) Karnataka will be based on the First and Second year PUC revised syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State.

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