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KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age, Qualification


KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023: The eligibility requirements for KCET 2023 will be released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Before completing the online application form, test takers must review the KCET qualifying requirements. Only the candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the Karnataka CET exam 2023 will be able to appear for the Karnataka state-level entrance exam.

The KCET eligibility criteria include specifications related to citizenship, academic qualification, age limit, qualifying marks, domicile, subjects, category, and more. Read the entire article for detailed information about KCET eligibility criteria 2023, claims, and other details related to eligibility for KCET 2023.

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2023: Overview

Candidates need to meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the KEA. The eligibility criteria state the parameters every candidate needs to meet to apply for KCET 2023. Find the detailed eligibility criteria mentioned for KCET below.

KCET Academic Qualifications

Following are some academic qualifications which are a mandate for every candidate opting for the KCET exam 2023:

  • Candidates must have cleared Karnataka’s second PUC/ 12th standard/ equivalent exam.
  • Candidates awaiting the results of their class 12 or PUC exams in 2023 may also apply for KCET 2023.
  • Candidates completing their PUC final and qualifying examination or 12th grade at Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) are ineligible to sit for the KCET 2023 exam.
  • Candidates must have passed the secondary PUC/ 10+2 or equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Electronics, and Computer with a minimum score of 45% to be admitted to B.Tech programmes (40% score for reserved categories).
  • To be admitted to Farm Science courses, the applicant must have passed the qualifying test with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as alternative topics.
  • For admissions to B.Pharma courses: Applicant should have passed the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). Or the applicant should have passed in Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India.

Age Limit – The minimum age to appear for the exam is 17 years. However, the conducting body hasn’t set any upper age limit yet.

General Eligibility Conditions

The candidate is not eligible for admission to government seats until and unless they are a citizen of India and meet the eligibility clause of KCET. The candidate’s mother tongue must be Kannada, Tulu, or Kodava, and they must have studied in Karnataka for at least 7 years. Candidates who have migrated from Jammu and Kashmir need to produce proof of migration.

KCET Eligibility Claims 2023

Following are some of the KCET claims made by KEA official authorities:

  • Candidates who have claimed their eligibility under NCC and Sports must provide the required certificates during the document submission process. (Participation certificate from the school/ college in the NCC or Sports events).
  • KCET applicants who claim their eligibility under special categories should provide the original special category certificates and two photocopies to the concerned authorities of KEA. 
  • KCET applicants should submit the documents during the verification procedure, supporting the claim for each clause. They must read every specific clause carefully.
  • 5% of each college and course seats have reservations as supernumerary quotas in all engineering colleges.
  • The exam conducting authority has defined specific KCET reservation criteria for the candidates claiming quota or government seats.

KCET Application Form 2023

The exam officials are yet to notify the dates for releasing the Karnataka CET registration form 2023. The official authorities will release the KCET application form tentatively in April 2023. The last date to fill out the application form will be notified on the official website, and the form correction dates will also be available. Candidates can bookmark this page to get the KCET 2023 application form dates soon after the official release.

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FAQs on Eligibility Criteria for KCET 2023

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions on KCET eligibility and more:

Q. How to check the KCET eligibility criteria for 2023?

Ans: Candidates interested in knowing more about the KCET eligibility clause and codes should read the information provided in this article.

Q. What is the age limit for KCET 2023?

Ans: The minimum age to appear for the KCET 2023 exam is 17 years. However, the conducting body has not set an upper age limit.

Q. What minimum mark is required in the qualifying exam to appear for KCET 2023?

Ans: Applicants should have passed the qualifying exam with 45% marks to appear for the KCET 2023.

Q. What is the domicile criteria for the KCET 2023 exam?

Ans: For KCET domicile eligibility, a candidate must have passed from a recognised institute in Karnataka. The candidate should have passed either the Class 12 or 2nd PUC exam from Karnataka.

Q. What are the minimum marks to qualify KCET?

Ans: Candidates must score 12 out of 50 marks to qualify for the KCET exam 2023.

We hope that this information on the eligibility criteria for KCET 2023 has helped you. If you have any queries, you can visit our website and write to us with your queries. We will assist you in the best way possible.

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