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KCET 2022 Exam

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KCET stands for Karnataka Common Entrance Test. KCET is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority for admission to various undergraduate courses including engineering and medical courses in Karnataka. The KCET 2022 syllabus is completely based on the 1st and 2nd PUC syllabus specified by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka. Students who wish to get admission to undergraduate medical courses must qualify for NEET 2022. 

Key Highlight KCET 2022

  • KCET is an offline exam.
  • The exam consists of MCQs. Out of every four options given, one is the correct answer.
  • The exam will be for the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology.
  • Each paper carries 60 marks.
  • One mark is awarded for every right answer.
  • No negative marks for wrong answers.
  • The exam will be held on June 16, 17 and 18.
  • Biology and Mathematics papers are scheduled for June 16.
  • Physics and Chemistry papers will be held on June 17.
  • The Kannada language test will be conducted on June 18.

KCET 2022 Exam Timetable

Each paper consists of 60 questions carrying one mark each. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers or un-attempted questions. The exam schedule for KCET 2022 is as follows:

Day

Subject

Timing

Marks

June 16, 2022

Biology

10:30 am- 11:50 am

60

June 16, 2022

Mathematics

2:30 pm-5:30 pm

60

June 17, 2022

Physics

10: 30 am-11:50 am

60

June 17, 2022

Chemistry

2:30 pm- 5:30 pm

60

June 18, 2022

Kannada (For Both Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Students)

11:30 am-12:30 pm

50

KCET 2022 Exam Marking Scheme

Subjects

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Physics

60

60

Chemistry

60

60

Mathematics or Biology

60

60

Total

180

180

KCET Kannada Language Test

Students hailing from Horanadu and Gadinadu areas must appear for the Kannada language test along with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths exams. The Kannada language test will be a class 4 level test conducted to check the student’s proficiency in the Kannada language. The minimum pass score for this exam is 12 out of 50. The exam will be conducted in Bidar, Ballary, Bijapur, Mangalore and Bangalore districts.

FAQ

When is KCET 2022 exam starting?

KCET 2022 will be conducted on June 16, 17 and 18. KCET 2022 will start with the Biology and Mathematics paper on June 16. On June 17, Physics and Chemistry papers will be conducted and on June 18 Kannada language test will be conducted.

What is the marking scheme for KCET 2022?

Each paper consists of 60 questions carrying one mark each. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers or un-attempted questions. Students are advised to go through the KCET syllabus to help them prepare well for the exam.

Is it mandatory to carry admit card for KCET?

Yes, students must carry admit crd for KCET 2022. Students who fail to carry admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall or write the exam. The admit card for KCET 2022 will be available for download on the official website of KEA from May 30, 2022.

Is there a negative marking for KCET 2022?

No, there is no negative marking for KCET 2022. Students will be awarded one mark each for correct answers. The Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted for admission into the first year of engineering and other courses.

What is the syllabus of the KCET exam 2022?

KCET syllabus is based on the syllabus of 1st and 2nd PUC specified by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. Students are advised to go through the entire syllabus to help them understand the exam pattern, marking scheme and other details concerning the entrance exam.

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