KCET Exam Pattern 2020 – The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) prescribes the exam pattern of KCET 2020. KEA conducts the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) for admissions in its various engineering programs. KCET 2020 exam pattern will assist the candidates in understanding the types of questions asked in the examination, number of subjects/sections, marking scheme, number of questions, etc. KCET is conducted in offline/ pen paper mode. The examination is scheduled for two parts i.e. part one for mathematics/ biology and part two for physics and chemistry. As per the exam pattern of KCET 2020, the question paper includes multiple choice questions/ objective type questions; there are a total number 180 questions in each exam. The examination is conducted for 1 hour 20 minutes per examination. Candidates can go through the entire article drafted below to know all about the KCET exam pattern 2020 along with the exam overview and other important details.
KCET 2020 Exam Pattern – Exam Overview
KCET 2020 is a state-level examination conducted by KEA in offline or pen-paper mode on April 22 and 23. The application form of KCET 2020 will be released in the first week of February in online mode. Candidates applying for KCET 2020 can go through the table mentioned below, in order to have a brief summary of the exam:
Exam Pattern of KCET 2020 – Key Highlights
|Conducting Body of KMAT MBA||Karnataka Examination Authority|
|Category of Exam||Under-graduate|
|Language||English and Kannada|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions|
|Time Duration||1 Hour 20 minutes (Exam I, II)*|
KCET Exam Pattern 2020
Candidates can take reference from previous year’s exam pattern to shape their planning according to the prescribed outline of exam pattern of KCET 2020:
KCET Paper Pattern
|Mode of Examination||Offline/ Pen-paper|
|Time Duration of Test||1 Hour 20 Minutes( per paper)|
|Language of Paper||English and Kannada|
|Examination Commencement||Paper I – Mathematics/Biology
Paper II – Physics and Chemistry
|Total Number of Questions||Paper I – Mathematics/ Biology (60 Questions)
Paper II – Physics (60 Questions) and Chemistry (60 Questions)
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions/ Objective Type|
|Total Number of Questions||180|
|Marking Scheme||One mark for each correct answer|
KCET Exam Pattern – Kannada language test
Candidates from Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga need to appear in the Kannada language test. It will be conducted by KEA in a test center located at Bangalore only.
- Total marks: The language test will be being held for 50 marks in offline mode.
- Duration: Time allowed to complete the Kannada language test is 1 hour.
- Minimum passing marks for Kannada language examination is 12 marks.
KCET 2020 Marking Scheme
KCET will be conducted for 180 marks in total with the time duration of 180 minutes. There will be Multiple Choice Questions/ Objective Type question in each section.
- Each question will have different options.
- Each question will carry one mark.
- There is no negative marking.
KCET 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus of KCET is divided into 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry, Maths. Candidates can check below the KCET syllabus:
Syllabus of KCET 2020
|Physics||Alternating current, Current electricity, Electric charges and fields, Electromagnetic induction, Electromagnetic waves, Electrostatic potential and capacitance, Gravitation, Kinetic theory, Laws of motion, Magnetism and matter, Mechanical properties of fluids, Mechanical properties of solids, Motion in a plane, Motion in a straight line, Moving charges and magnetism, Oscillations, Physical world, Ray optics and optical instruments, System of particles and rigid body, Thermal properties of matter, Units and measurement, Wave optics, Waves, Work, energy and power, Dual nature of radiation and matter, Atoms, Nuclei, Semiconductor electronics, Communication systems|
|Mathematics||Algebra, Calculus, Co-ordinate geometry, Linear programming, Mathematical reasoning, Sets, relations and functions, Statistics and probability, Vectors and three-dimensional geometry|
|Chemistry||Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Environmental chemistry, Equilibrium, Hydrocarbons, Hydrogen, Organic chemistry – some basic principles and techniques, P-block elements, Redox reactions, S – block elements, Some basic concepts in chemistry, States of matter, gases and liquids, Structure of atom, Thermodynamics|
KCET 2020 Examination Tips
- Analyze the weak points can work on them.
- Don’t over follow, take small breaks in between
- Don’t pressurize yourself
- Learn from your mistakes
- Learn to manage time accordingly.
- Manage your study space
- Practice previous year question papers and sample paper.
- Revisions are important.
- Strenuous sessions
- Take care of health and maintain a balanced diet
- Unwinding is also important
Candidates are advised to start their preparations with the basic syllabus and when done with the whole syllabus they can move to previous year’s KCET question paper or sample papers.
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