Bengaluru: The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) on Tuesday declared on its official website the schedule and time table of the Common Entrance Test (KCET 2017) to be held for admission to various courses available in the next academic year.
According to official release, the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2017) will be held on May 2 and May 3, 2017.
According to the information uploaded on the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) website, the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2017) will be held as per the following schedule:
- May 2, 2016: Test for Biology and Mathematics at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm respectively. Duration of both the papers will be of 1 hour 20 minute. Both the papers are of 60 marks each
- May 3, 2016: Test for Physics and Chemistry at 10.30 and 2.30 pm respectively. Duration of both the papers will be of 1 hour 20 minutes. Both the papers are of 60 marks each
- May 4, 2016: The Kannada language test for Horanadu and Gadinadu students will be held from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. The paper will be of 50 marks.
Candidates willing to appeare for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2017), held every year for admission to various undergraduate courses in the state, can check the detailed schedule and exam pattern by logging-in to the KEA wesite and then following the following steps.
- Go to the official website by clicking here: www.kea.kar.nic.in
- Once on the home page, click on the link 'Karnataka CET 2017 Exam Schedule'
- Download and save the schedule and other information available in pdf file
The common entrance test cell was established in the year 1994 for conducting entrance tests to determine the merit of the candidates for admission to professional courses such as Medical, Dental, Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy, Engineering / Technology and Architecture courses, Farm science, B-Pharm, Pharm-D courses.
CET provides admissions to Medical, Dental, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Naturapathy and Yoga, Engineering, B.Sc Agriculture, Sericulture, Forestry, Horticulture, B-Pharma and D-Pharma courses and is applicable only to the students of Karnataka.
To expand the activities of the CET cell, the government in the year 2006 converted it in to an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act 1960 called Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA).