Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Window Reopened, Dates Revised; Check Here

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The state-level entrance examination PGCET conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has been postponed for another week. 

Karnataka PGCET 2020 application window is now open for interested candidates. KEA shared the revised exam date-sheet and timings of PGCET 2020 for the following course: M.E, M.Tech, M.Arch, MCA, and MBA.

KEA has also extended the deadline to apply for Karanataka PGCET 2020 till September 21 (5:30 pm) while application fee can be paid till September 22. The exam will now be held on October 13- 14 that was scheduled for October 6-7. Originally, it was slated for August 8-9.

On this occasion, Karnataka Examination Authority has also responded saying, "As different departments had exams scheduled on the same dates, the authority decided to consider the request of the students to postpone the PGCET 2020 exam dates and schedule it on 10 September 2020 to 14 September 2020 with the approval of the Government." 

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The revised date sheet for Karnataka PGCET 2020 exams is now available for interested candidates. The university will be uploading the admit card, and other important dates on its website in the second week of October.

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Important Dates

The Exam was scheduled for October 6 and October 7, but the Karnataka Authority decided to postpone it due to increasing cases of Coronavirus in the states. 

The Updated Schedule for Karnataka PGCET is as followed:



Karnataka PGCET 2020 application Open

16 September 2020

Karnataka PGCET 2020 application closes

21 September 2020

Last date to pay the application fee

22 September 2020

Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam

14 October 2020

The dates for Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card, Answer Key, and Result Declaration is yet to be announced by the College Authority.

Read More: Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card (Postponed), Hall Ticket Download and Exam Day Instructions

Karnataka PGCET Pattern 2020 Exam Pattern

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has prescribed the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2020. Students who are interested in getting admission in ME, MCA, MBA, and M.Tech programs, have to give the entrance test. 

There're a total of 200 questions uniformly distributed in 4 different sections. For more information, see the table below:




150 Minutes

Total Marks



PBT- Pen and Paper-based Examination

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

Negative marking



Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence and Quantitative Analysis

Marks per section


Read: Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme and Syllabus

Application Form Available for Karnataka PGCET 2020

Students can now fill the admission form for PGCET 2020 simply by visiting the website of the college. The procedure for filling the admission form is given below:

Step 1: Visit the official site of the college (https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/)

Step 2: Register to create your student account.

Step 3: Fill out the online form of Karnataka PGCET 2020

Step 4: To confirm your enrollment, pay the application fee, and note down your application form number.

Step 5: Take the print of your application form and wait for confirmation.

Read More: Karnataka PGCET Eligibility 2020: Check Course-wise Eligibility Criteria

The application fee for Karnataka PGCET 2020 is INR 650 for General and OBC Candidates. SC/ST and Category-I candidates have to pay INR 500 as their application fee.

The Entrance Exam is conducted in 178 institutes across Karnataka and can be taken by the candidates of India. For more details, visit the website of Karnataka Examination Authority (https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/).

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