KCET Admission 2022: Check All Details on Admission Process - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 04-10-2022
  • Written By Prince
  • Last Modified 04-10-2022

KCET Admission 2022: Check Admission Process Details

KCET Admission 2022: The Karnataka Examination Authority, also known as KEA, conducted the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) from June 16 to 18, 2022. Based on the KCET score, candidates are given admission to various professional courses such as Engineering, Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma), Agriculture (Farm Science), and Veterinary to various colleges in the state of Karnataka. The KCET counselling and admission process schedule will be soon released on the official website.

Candidates seeking admission to Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Unani, or Homoeopathy courses must pass the National Eligibility Cumulative Entrance Test (NEET), whereas candidates seeking admission to Architecture courses through KCET must have passed JEE Main Paper 2 or NATA. In this article, we have provided all the relevant information on the KCET admission process, fee structure, documents required, admit card release date, etc. Keep reading the article till the end to know more!

Latest Updates:
– Schedule for KCET counselling 2022 has been released by KEA on their official website. The web option entry for KCET 2022 will open on October 7, 2022.
KCET Official Document Verification Process began on August 22, 2022. The process will continue till September 7, 2022.
– Check KCET Official Document Verification Notice issued by KEA

KCET Admission 2022: Exam Overview

Before we provide you with all the information on the KCET admission process, let’s have a look at the overview of the exam:

Full Exam NameKarnataka Common Entrance Test
Short Exam NameKCET
Conducting BodyKarnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOffline
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Exam Duration3 Hours
Courses OfferedEngineering Technology, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma), Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma), Agriculture courses (Farm Science) and Veterinary courses

KCET Admission Process 2022

Here we have provided the detailed admission process for KCET, from the registration process to the counselling process. KCET admission process can be simplified into six different stages:

  • Submit Application Form
  • Download Admit Card
  • Appear in KCET 2022
  • Download Answer Key
  • Result Declaration
  • Counselling

Let us understand all the six stages one by one in detail.

Submit Application Form

The method to apply for the KCET 2022 and submit the correct form is given below

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website of KEA, kea.kar.nic.in. Select ‘UGCET-2022 Online Application’.
  • 2nd Step: Click on ‘New User? Click Here to Register’ on the home page of the online application form. Candidates will have to provide all the required information in the candidate registration form and submit it. After successful registration, candidates will receive an Application number and User-ID to their registered mobile phone number and email-id and also same will be displayed on the screen. Later on, candidates have to create their own password for further entry of the online application.
  • 3rd Step: A login prompt will be displayed and candidates are required to enter the User ID and
    The password is created by them and log in.
  • 4th Step: Make the payment by following payment methods.
    – Credit / Debit Card.
    – Net / Mobile Banking.
  • 5th Step: On successful login by the candidates ‘General Information’ will be displayed, in which the
    candidates have to start entering the required information.
  • 6th Step: Once the candidates complete the student information entries, they will have to save the
    entries made.
  • 7th Step: The candidates will enter all the study details and select the ‘save and next’ button.
  • 8th Step: After successful saving the study details, the candidates will have to upload the scanned
    images (photograph), candidate signature, and parent signature and select the ‘Save and
    Next’ button. Candidates have to upload the scanned copy of their recent passport size colour
    photograph and signature in JPG / JPEG format separately. Photographs captured on the
    mobile phone can also be updated.

After completion of the above steps, the candidates have to take the draft printout, carefully
verify the entries made by them and if any changes are required they can do so by login in any
the number of times before selecting the declaration.

Download Admit Card

On June 2, the KEA issued the admit card for KCET 2022. Candidates who successfully completed the application form could download their KCET admit card 2022 using their login credentials. The admit card will be required to take the exam. No candidate may enter the exam hall without an admit card. It collects information about candidates and exams such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, exam location, and so on. Candidates must keep it until the admissions process is complete.

How to download KCET Admit Card 2022?

Follow the steps below to download your admit card easily.

1st Step: Go to the official website, kea.kar.nic.in or click on the direct link.
2nd Step: Click on the Karnataka KCET hall ticket 2022 download link.
3rd Step: Fill in your login details like application number and date of birth in the fields provided on the page and click on ‘Submit’.
4th Step: Your admit card will be available on the website. Download it for future reference.
Candidates must keep 2 or 3 copies of admit card in hand, in case of emergencies.

Appearing in KCET 2022

Candidates were allowed to appear in the KCET exam after they have downloaded the admit card and carry that along with them at the exam centre. Without a valid admit card, candidates will be barred from taking the test. Hence, it is important to download the hall ticket or admit card as soon as it is released. Don’t wait till the last moment because there might be some server issue due to heavy load on the website. In the table below, we have provided the KCET exam dates for your reference.

KCET 2022 Exam DateJune 16 to 18, 2022
Release of KCET Answer KeyJune 22 to 25, 2022
Submission of Special Category DocumentsJuly 11 to 16, 2022
Application CorrectionJuly 25 to 27, 2022
Result DeclarationJuly 30, 2022 (Declared)
Document VerificationAugust 22 to September 7, 2022
KCET CounsellingOctober 7, 2022 (Announced)

Download Answer Key

Since the KCET exam 2022 is already conducted from June 16 to 18, 2022, various coaching institutes have released the unofficial answer keys for all the papers. The official KCET 2022 answer key is expected to be released soon by the authorities. Once the official answer keys are released by the authorities, we will update that here.

Candidates can now check the KCET answer key 2022 made available by coaching institutes to check the correct answer to the question papers. Candidates will be able to calculate their scores and expected rank using the KCET answer key. Candidates will also have the opportunity to object to the provisional KCET answer key 2022. The final answer key for KCET 2022 will be released after all objections have been reviewed.

In the table below, we have provided the unofficial answer key by DR Academy.

SubjectKCET 2022 Answer Key Link
Biology – Set Code C4Download Here
Biology – Set Code A1Download Here
Maths – Set Code D3Download Here
Physics – Set Code B3Download Here
Chemistry – Set Code B3Download Here

Result Declaration

KEA declared the KCET Results on July 30, 2022, on the official website. Candidates who appeared for the KCET 2022 exam can check their results using their login credentials. Please note that candidates will not receive their results via email or post. The KCET 2022 result includes important information such as total score secured, subject-specific scores, rank, and so on. Following the results, successful candidates will be notified and invited to participate in the KCET 2022 counselling process.

In the table below, we have provided the tentative dates for the KCET result 2022.

Exam dateJune 16 to 18, 2022
Result declaration dateJuly 30, 2022
Rank Cards Release Date (For Candidates Whose Results Were Withheld)To Be Announced
Agriculturist Quota Rank List and Result Release DateTo Be Announced


Following the announcement of the results, KCET 2022 counselling process will begin on October 7, 2022. Candidates who passed the KCET 2022 exam can participate in the counselling process to complete the admission process. The counselling process includes several stages such as option entry, choice locking, seat assignment, fee payment, and so on. Candidates must select colleges in the order of their preference during option entry. Following that, the KEA will publish the seat allotment result, where candidates can verify their assigned seat.

In the table below, we have provided the important dates for KCET counselling 2022.

Display of the Seat MatrixOctober 7, 2022
Option EntryOctober 7 to 11, 2022
Publication of Seat AllotmentOctober 17, 2022
Fee Payment and Download of Admission OrderOctober 19 to 21, 2022
Last Date of Reporting to the CollegeOctober 22, 2022 (Before 5:20 p.m..)

What is the procedure for KCET counselling?

KCET counselling procedure can be divided into four stages:

  • Document verification and registration
  • Choice filling and locking
  • Seat allotment
  • Reporting to the respective institutes

Candidates will be able to get into their favourite college by following the counselling process.

FAQs on KCET Admission 2022

Here are some of the frequently asked questions on KCET admission 2022.

Q.1: In which mode was the KCET 2022 conducted?
Ans: KCET 2022 was conducted in offline mode.

Q.2: Who can take admission through KCET?
Ans: Candidates who fulfil all the eligibility criteria for KCET should appear for the KCET exam and get more marks than the cutoff marks required. Those who clear the cutoff can get admission to various colleges in Karnataka.

Q.3: What is the admission process for KCET 2022?
Ans: The admission process of KCET can be divided into 6 stages. They are –
– Submit Application Form
– Download Admit Card
– Appear in KCET 2022
– Download Answer Key
– Result Declaration
– Counselling

Q.4: When will the KCET counselling process start?
Ans: The KCET counselling dates have been announced on the official website. It will begin on October 7, 2022.

Q.5: When was the last date to edit the KCET 2022 application form?
The last and final chance to edit the KCET 2022 application form was July 27, 2022.

Now that you know all the processes involved in the KCET admission process 2022, we hope this article clears all your doubts. If you have any further queries, visit the Embibe App and contact us.

We have provided links for those articles in the table below.

KCET PreparationKCET Exam
KCET Mock TestKCET Sample Papers
KCET Important ChaptersKCET Important Dates
KCET Application FormKCET Notification
KCET Answer KeyKCET Syllabus
KCET Eligibility CriteriaKCET Previous Year Papers

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