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PGCET 2018 Karnataka exam is a state level common entrance test which is expected to be scheduled in the first week of July 2018. All the candidates who have who want to get admission to MBA courses in the state colleges have to fill the application form most like to be available from the first week of June 2018. PGCET 2018 Karnataka is going to be conducted for admission to Government/ University/ Private Aided/ Un-Aided professional educational institutions. Thereafter, the admit card is going to be released for the registered candidates to appear for the exam. After the result, counselling will be done for allotment of seats in approximately 178 colleges in the state of Karnataka. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of performance and the choice practised. Read the full article to know the complete details of PGCET 2018 Karnataka exam.

PGCET 2018 Karnataka

The exact dates of PGCET 2018 Karnataka exam have not been announced yet. However, on the basis of previous year schedule, we have compiled the expected schedule of PGCET 2018 Karnataka exam. The expected dates have been illustrated in the table below:

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Important Dates
Availability of Application Form 3rd week of May 2018
Last Date to fill PGCET 2018 Application Form 1st week of Jun 2018
Admit Card will be Available from 3rd week of Jun 2018
PGCET 2018 Exam Date 1st week of Jul 2018
Release of Answer Key 3rd week of Jul 2018
PGCET 2018 Result will be Declared in 3rd week of Aug 2018

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Eligibility Criteria

The applicants who are planning to fill the form in order to appear for the exam must first check the eligibility criteria as stated by KEA. Below you can find the complete details of PGCET 2018 Karnataka eligibility criteria:

  • You must have obtained qualifying exam degree from a recognized University or institution
  • A Bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 years duration is must for admission to MBA programmes through PGCET 2018 Karnataka
  • A minimum of 50% marks is required in the qualifying degree to be considered eligible for admission to MBA courses (relaxation of 5% is given to the applicants belonging to SC/ ST/ Category-I)

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Application Form

On fulfilling the eligibility criteria, the candidates can proceed with filling PGCET 2018 Karnataka Application Form. To start the process, they need to register as a New User by providing personal details like name, parent’s name, date of birth, category, income details, quota, qualifying degree and much more.

After registering, they will be asked to provide the study details such as qualifying exam status, the name of University, years of study in Karnataka, etc. Also, the applicants have to provide an email address, mobile number and address details. In the final step, they need to upload the scanned images in the specified format. The details are given below.

Images File size Dimensions
Photograph 5 KB to 40 KB 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
Signature 5 KB to 40 KB 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
Left Thumb Impression 5 KB to 40 KB 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

The images to be uploaded in PGCET 2018 Karnataka application form must be in JPG/ JPEG format only.

To complete the process of applying, the candidates are required to pay the application fee by generating challan and depositing it in the bank. The fee is as per the category an applicant applies for. Details of a fee can be obtained here:

Category Fee Details
General/ OBC Rs. 650
SC/ST and Category-1 Rs. 500

Now take a print out of completed application form along with payment confirmation slip.

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Syllabus

The paper is going to be divided into 4 sections. Each section will have 25 questions of 1 mark each. You have to prepare for certain topics in each section to complete PGCET 2018 Karnataka Syllabus. You can check the syllabus from below:

Proficiency in English Language – Synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, grammar, sentence correction etc.

Reasoning and General Intelligence – Puzzles, diagrams, analogy, verbal ability, analytical ability etc.

Quantitative Analysis – Indian Business Environment, Humanities, Global Environment, Social Events, Cultural Events, Economics, Management, Political Events, Historical Events, Current Affairs, Sports, Personalities and Awards Achievements and Science and Technology

General Knowledge – Arithmetic, Statistics, Data Analysis and Interpretation

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Admit Card

In order to Download the Admit Card, you have to visit the official website and use PGCET login to provide application number and date of birth. After the validation of login credentials, PGCET 2018 Karnataka admit card appears on the screen. It will contain important details like roll number, candidate’s name, PGCET 2018 exam date, venue, photo, signature and much more.

These are important information and you can use it to appear for the exam without any difficulty. Along with the admit card you have to carry one photo identity proof while going to give the paper. It is a mandatory document and must be carried at PGCET 2018 Karnataka centre. The admit card must be kept safe as you will require it when the result is announced and may also need it during the counselling process.

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Answer Key

The Answer Key is going to be released officially by KEA. It is going to be made after the commencement of examination. You will be able to download it from the website in the PDF format. PGCET 2018 Karnataka answer key is going to contain the correct answers to the questions being asked in the paper. You must ensure that you download the correct answer key which relates to the course you have applied.

To use the answer key you can compare the responses marked by you with the correct answers. This is going to give you an estimate of marks you might score in PGCET 2018 Karnataka exam. Furthermore, you can also raise objections to the answers in the key by sending a mail to Karnataka Examinations Authority with proper justification and proof. If any changes are made in the key, a final answer key is going to be released soon.

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Result

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Result is expected to be announced in the third week of August 2018. You can check the result in the form of a rank list that is going to be announced officially. The rank list is going to contain the important information like roll number, name, registration, marks obtained, etc. To find your score, you can scroll down the list or press ‘Ctrl+F’ and know the status.

Sometimes it happens that two or more candidates score equal marks, in such a case tie-breaker method is used to find the result. Firstly, a candidate with a higher score in qualifying exam is given preference and if a tie is still not resolved, an applicant older in age is preferred over other. You can download PGCET 2018 Karnataka result list and keep it safe for future reference.

PGCET 2018 Karnataka Counselling

After the result announcement, the candidates will be invited for the counselling round which is going to be conducted online. Also, a merit list will be prepared which will have the name of shortlisted candidates who are eligible to participate in PGCET 2018 Karnataka counselling round.

To participate in counselling, you have to register online and then appear at the allotted centre for documentation process. You will be required to submit original as well as photocopies of the documents for verification purpose. After successful verification, you have to log in to the portal and practice your choice. Seat allotment will be done on the basis of position in merit list and preference set for admission to MBA programme through PGCET 2018 Karnataka counselling.

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