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The registration for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET), held by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), will begin today onwards on the official website -

The test will be conducted on August 28,29 and will be held in two shifts. The morning shift will be between 12:30 am to 11:50 am while the afternoon one from 2:30 pm to 3:50 pm. The exam will be held on August 30 for candidates staying in border regions.

Each subject will carry 60 marks and PUC marks will not be considered this year. The Maths and Biology exams will be held on the first day while Physics and Chemistry on the second.

The application fee for General/OBC candidates is Rs 500 whereas for SC/ST/ Female Candidates is Rs. 250. Also, aspirants who studied outside Karnataka will have to pay Rs. 750 to appear.

The registration for the exam will be open till July 10 and the last date to pay the application fee online is July 13.

KCET is conducted for admission to professional courses like engineering, technology, yoga and naturopathy, BPharma, farm science and veterinary courses in Karnataka.

You can download the form online by following these steps

  1. Visit the official website

  2. Key in your details. The KCET application ID and password will be sent to the candidates registered mobile phone number and email address.

  3. Fill in the required details on the KCET application form 2021.

  4. Upload a recent passport size photograph along with your signature and left-hand thumb impression as required.

  5. Pay the application fee. It can be done either online or offline at the branches mentioned.

  6. Print the application form for future reference.

The Karnataka government had earlier decided to promote the PUC second-year students to the next level without holding the exam in view of the disruption caused by the COVID-19.

(With inputs from agencies)

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