Karnataka PGCET 2020

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Updated on
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Latest Update: Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Date is postponed till further notice, this has been confirmed by Karnataka Dy. Chief Minister, Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan. It is expected that the exam will now be held some time after September. Earlier KEA announced the PGCET 2020 exam date as August 9, 2020. Kartanaka PGCET 2020 is the entrance exam for admission to MBA/MCA programmes in top MBA colleges of Bangalore and rest of Karnataka.

 

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Confirming that the Karnataka PGCET 2020 has been postponed, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Higher Education Minister Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan said in a tweet,  "In view of the final examinations being delayed, the PG-CET examinations scheduled on August 8 & 9, and the Diploma-CET examinations scheduled on August 9 have been postponed until further notice. "

 

Karnataka Examination Authority had earlier announced the complete PGCET 2020 exam schedule with key dates, in its notification. Last date to apply for Karnataka PGCET exam got over on July 7, 2020  

 

Karnataka PGCET is the popular MBA entrance exam for admission to MBA colleges in Karnataka. The Karnataka state and All India candidates can appear in PGCET 2020 Karnataka entrance exam. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 exam will be held from 2.30PM to 4.30 PM. On Sunday August 9, 2020, Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will conduct the MBAPGCET 2020 exam for admission 2020 in MBA/MCA and other post graduate courses in Karnataka Government colleges as well as private institutes. Karnataka MBA entrance exam is a moderate difficulty level test.

 

Apart from MBA PGCET 2020 exam, KEA will also conduct the Karnataka PGCET Exam 2020 for MCA admission on August 9, from 10.30AM to 12.30PM.  

 

Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA Exam: Key Highlights
Following are the salient features of Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA exam:

PGCET 2020 Karnataka Full Form
Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2020
Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam date
Postponed from August 9, 2020
Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBAExam sessions
For MBA-2.30PM to 4.30PM;
For MCA-10.30AM to 12.30PM
Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA  entrance exam Conducting Authority
Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)  conducts PGCET on yearly basis for MBA/MCA Admission on same day
Mode of MBA PGCET 2020 exam
Offline Paper Based Test of 2 hours duration
Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA  exam Application Fee & Process
Rs.650/- for General & OBC Category
Rs.500/- for SC/ST & Karnataka category-1 candidates
PGCET application process is online only
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 exam Eligibility
50% Marks in Graduation
Maximum Age Limit to apply for MBA PGCET 2020 Exam
No Age Limit, Graduates with 50% marks can apply
Number of Questions in MBA PGCET 2020 Exam
100 questions divided in 4 sections with 25 questions in each section
Marking System in Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 exam
+1 Mark for Each correct answer; No marks for unattempted question
Negative Marking in Karnataka MBA Entrance Exam 2020
No negative marking for wrong answer
Time duration of MBA PGCET 2020 exam
2 hours
Difficulty level in Karnataka MBA Entrance Exam
Moderate
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 Exam Centres
Spread Over Bangalore & other parts of Karnataka
Reservation of Seats in Govt Colleges in Karnataka PGCET Exam 2020
Reservation is only for Karnataka Domicile candidates
Colleges Accepting Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA Exam Score
All the Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided MBA colleges in Karnataka
Merit List in Karnataka MBA Entrance Exam
Separate Merit lists for MBA/MCA admission will be declared

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Karnataka​ PGCET Important Dates & Schedule
The Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Date is  now postponed from August 9, 2020. The PGCET Notification dated June 11, 2020 contains the PGCET important dates regarding the exam dates, eligibility, test pattern among others.

 

The entire schedule for Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam dates and other activities is available here with the release of Karnataka MBA Entrance Exam notification. The candidates from Karnataka state and outside Karnataka state are eligible to apply and appear in the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 exam.  Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA exam is a paper based test of 2 hours duration.

 

Below are shared the Karnataka PGCET Important Dates:

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam related Activity
Karnataka PGCET Important Dates
MBA PGCET 2020 Exam Notification Date
June 11, 2020    
Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Date for Start of Online Application Process
June 15, 2020 from 4 P.M.
Last date to Apply for PGCET 2020 Karnataka
July 7, 2020 upto 5.30PM
Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam 2020 Application fee
Rs.650/-
Last date to pay Karnataka PGCET fees in the Bank
July 8, 2020 in Banking hours
Karnataka PGCET Admit Card (Hall ticket) download start date
Postponed
Last Date for Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card Download
Postponed from August 9, 2020
Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Date
Postponed from Sunday August 9, 2020 (2.30PM to 4.30PM)
Declaration of PGCET Answer Key 2020
Postponed
Declaration of PGCET 2020 Results
Postponed
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 Counselling starts
Postponed
Last date for Karnataka PGCET counselling
Postponed
Last Date for Reporting to allotted MBA College
Postponed

MBA admission through Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Government of Karnataka is available to Government seats as well as for management quota seats.

 

How to Apply for PGCET 2020
Karnataka PGCET 2020 application process is only “Online”. Online submission of Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBAApplication Form may be made by login at KEA PGCET Website. There is no offline facility to fill the application form for PGCET now.

 

General category candidates have to pay an amount of Rs. 650/- towards PGCET registration and application fee.

 

3 Key Points to Note Before Applying For Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA

  1. Scanned images of latest Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression in JPG format only are required for uploading as part of submission of online application to be eligible to appear on Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Date
  2. Before entering the MBA PGCET 2020 application form online, the candidates should download the blank application form and take two or three photocopies of the same and practice on them to avoid mistakes
  3. After submitting the duly completed PGCET 2020 Karnataka registration and application form with requisite fee payment, you should retain the following documents with you as reference for future correspondence. (i) 3 printouts of the finally submitted online Application. (ii) Proof of fee paid (iii) 2-3 copies of identical Photograph that was scanned and uploaded on the Karnataka PGCET Online Application. Read More

Karnataka PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 exam for MBA admission 2019 will have 100 questions in MCQ format divided in 4 sections as under:

PGCET 2020 Section Name

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Proficiency in English Language

25

25

General Knowledge 

25

25

Reasoning and General Intelligence

25

25

Quantitative Analysis

25

25

Important Points to Note about MBA PGCET 2020 Exam
Although Karnataka PGCET 2020 for MBA admission is of two hours duration from 2.30PM to 4.30PM, the PGCET 2020 test takers have to remain seated for two and half hours.

  • All the candidates should report at the PGCET 2020 Test Venue latest by 1.30PM
  • All the candidates should occupy their designated seats by 2 PM to complete the details on PGCET 2020 exam booklet and on OMR Sheet
  • The PGCET 2020 question paper is in different versions. Read More

 Will PGCET 2020 be Postponed?
Given the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the postponement in PGCET 2020 exam date cannot be ruled out. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) which conducts PGCET has also clarified, “IF THERE IS ANY CHANGE IN THE EXAMINATION TIME SCHEDULE / PROCESS, DOCUMENTS VERFICATION PROCEDURE, ONLINE SEAT ALLOTMENT ETC., THE SAME WILL BE NOTIFIED ON THE KEA WEBSITE, CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO VISIT KEA WEBSITE REGULARLY. NO INDIVIDUAL INTIMATION WILL BE SENT TO CANDIDATES. “

 

MBA colleges under Karnataka PGCET 2020
Karnataka PGCET 2020 MBA exam is the Karnataka State MBA entrance test for admission to top MBA colleges and universities of Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. On the basis of PGCET 2020, MBA admission for the 2020-22 batch will be offered by numerous MBA colleges affiliated to Bangalore University and VTU University.

 

Some of the top MBA colleges accepting PGCET 2020 Karnataka exam are:

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Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2020
MBA PGCET 2020 exam syllabus is divided into four sections namely Proficiency in English Language; General Knowledge; Reasoning and General Intelligence; Quantitative Analysis. The Karnataka MBA PGCET 2020 exam covers all the important topics related to each section. The PGCET exam difficulty level is moderate and there is no negative marking for any wrong answer

 

Key Sectional Highlights of Syllabus for PGCET 2020 Karnataka Exam are:

 

Section-1: Proficiency in English Language& Type of questions 

  • Number of Questions: 25
  • Sectional Weightage in PGCET Syllabus: 25%
  • Type of Questions: All of MCQ type with No penalty for wrong answer

Section-2: General Knowledge  

  • Number of Questions: 25
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Sectional weightage in PGCET Syllabus: 25%
  • Sectional Weightage in Percentile Calculation: 25%
  • Past trend of topics in Syllabus reveal that the Questions are formed on Film Awards, taxation & duties, Indian constitution, Who’s who, States of India, Sports, Recent events

Section-3: Reasoning
Questions in Reasoning section can be individual or can be in the set of 3-4 questions.

  • Weightage of Reasoning Syllabus questions in PGCET exam: 25%
  • Weightage of Reasoning Section in Percentile calculation: 25%
  • Total Reasoning questions in PGCET syllabus for exam: 25
  • Type of Questions: MCQs

Section-4: Quantitative Analysis 

  • Number of Questions: 25.
  • Sectional weightage in MBA PGCET exam: 25%
  • Sectional Weightage in Percentile calculation: 25%
  • Type of Questions: MCQs
  • Past trend in PGCET exam shows that there is More emphasis on Arithmetic
  • Questions were based on Interest, Percentages, Time and Work, Profit, Loss, Partnership. Read More

Karnataka PGCET Eligibility Criteria
A candidate who has passed Recognised Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years duration examination or equivalent examination and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in all the years of the Degree Examination is eligible for PGCET 2020 exam.

 

The Karnataka state candidates as well All India candidates can appear on the KEA PGCET 2020 exam date to explore admission opportunity to various MBA colleges in Karnataka with PGCET 2020 scores. Read More

 

The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) 2020 will be conducted for the purpose of determining the eligibility/merit, for admission of Karnataka and non-Karnataka candidates to 1st year / 1st semester full time / part time MBA as well as MCA / M.E. / M. Tech. / M. Arch courses and for admission to 2nd year Lateral Entry to MCA Course in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided professional educational institutions in the state of Karnataka.

 

Admissions to the MBA programme beginning 2020 for Government seats shall be made in accordance with the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Master of Business Administration and Master of Computer Application Courses Rules, 2005.

 

As per the letter from VTU, Belgaum dated 11-08-2016, the qualifying examination (degree) obtained through distance mode would be considered for admission to MBA/MCA courses, provided the awarding University has approval from Distance Education Council (IGNOU), New Delhi.

Register for PGCET exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 11-06-2020 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 15-06-2020 10:00 AM to 07-07-2020 05:30 PM (Confirm)

Karnataka PGCET Registration & Application Form

Karnataka PGCET Registration 2020 had started again on June 15, 2020. Last date of PGCET Registration and application submission was July 7, 2020. In case PGCET exam date is postponed, the registration process may open again. The payment of PGCET application fee 2020 of Rs.650/- could be made latest by July 8, 2020 during banking hours.

 

Along with the start of Karnataka PGCET 2020 Registration, Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) had opened the Karnataka PGCET application process on the same day. Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application Form could be completed online only and there is no offline process to complete the Karnataka PGCET Registration 2020 nor you can fill up offline the Karnataka PGCET 2020 Application form.

 

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Karnataka PGCET (MBA) 2020 Eligibility Criteria: Check here

Karnataka PGCET 2020 eligibility criteria for full time MBA admission and for part time MBA admission 2020 differ. Besides, the eligibility for admission to Government seats is different from that of private seats offered by the MBA colleges in Karnataka.

 

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern 2020

Karnataka PGCET Exam Pattern for MBA remains an offline paper pen based test. PGCET Exam Pattern 2020 is of moderate difficulty level without any penalty of negative marking. It is the State Level MBA entrance test for the MBA colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka State. The PGCET 2020 exam date is postponed from August 9, 2020. Confirming that the Karnataka PGCET 2020 has been postponed, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Higher Education Minister, Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan said in a tweet,  "In view of the final examinations being delayed, the PG-CET examinations scheduled on August 8 & 9, and the Diploma-CET examinations scheduled on August 9 have been postponed until further notice. " 

 

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Karnataka PGCETSyllabus 2020

Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2020 is the first thing you should know before getting ready for PGCET exam.  Based on the past PGCET exam pattern and the changes introduced by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) in the forthcoming PGCET exam, the Karnataka PGCET syllabus 2020 has following major components:

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2020 Release Date is postponed as the exam is also postponed. Earlier the PGCET 2020 admit card was to be released on July 27.  PGCET 2020 exam was scheduled on August 9, 2020 but is now postponed indefinitely. 

 

Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2020 is made live on official Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) website. The process of Karnataka PGCET 2020 Hall Ticket download starts immediately after it is made live on the KEA PGCET exam website. Only those candidates who have successfully registered and have paid the application fee for PGCET 2020 exam, will be able to download Karnataka PGCET Admit Card 2020.

 

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PGCET Counselling 2020

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has postponed the release of PGCET 2020 Counselling dates for admission to MBA/MCA 2020 and other post graduate programmes. PGCET 2020 exam has been postponed till further notice from earlier exam date of August 9, 2020. The exam is now expected after September and the counselling is expected to begin in October.

 

According to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Higher Education Minister Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan,  "In view of the final examinations being delayed, the PG-CET examinations scheduled on August 8 & 9, and the Diploma-CET examinations scheduled on August 9 have been postponed until further notice."

 

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Karnataka PGCET 2020 Mock Test

PGCET 2020 exam date is postponed from earlier August 9, 2020. Conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority for admission to MBA and MCA courses in the Government and University affiliated colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnata, PGCET exam is delayed due to non-declaration of graduation exam result as the exam was delayed due to Covid-19 pandemic. The PGCET 2020 is  a paper based test of 2 hours duration with 100 questions of MCQ type.  The exam postponement offers good opportunity to the candidates to prepare more for the exam as two more months are available for PGCET Preparation. 

 

The extended time of one month gives good opportunity to prepare for PGCET exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission 2020 in Karnataka low fee B-schools.

 

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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Answer Keys

Updated on July 9, 2019

 

Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be held on Sunday July 21, 2019. As per the past trends and KEA announcements the PGCET 2019 answer keys are published to help the PGCET test takers to assess their performance, raise their objections before the declaration of PGCET 2019 result.

 

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has announced to release the PGCET 2019 answer keys within three days from the date of conduct of the exam. Accordingly, the PGCET answer keys 2019 should be released by July 18 or 19, 2019.

 

PGCET 2019: Answer Keys Schedule

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Analysis

Updated on July 22, 2019

 

Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam was conducted on July 21, 2019 as paper based test. The PGCET questions paper had 100 questions with equal number of questions in all the four sections. The exam was of moderate difficulty level, therefore the PGCET cut off 2019 may not be very high or very low.

 

Below are shared the key highlights of PGCET 2019 Analysis:

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Result

Karnataka PGCET (MBA/MCA) Exam 2019 Result was declared on August 22, 2019 after 4 PM. The  PGCET result was declared and published the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) website after taking into account all the objections to PGCET answer keys. Immediately after declaration of PGCET 2019 result the document verification process for centralized PGCET counselling  has started on August 23, 2019. Read More

 

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Cities

Karnataka PGCET 2020 exam is postponed and is expected after September 2020.  Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will conduct the MBA PGCET 2020 exam for admission 2020 in MBA/MCA and other post graduate courses in Karnataka Government colleges as well as private institutes.

 

Following are the test centres for Karnataka PGCET 2020. At each test centre (test city) there can be number test venues depending upon the number of candidates at the centre. Besides, there may be more test centres for Karnataka PGCET 2020 depending upon the Covid-19 situation and Government directive

Bangalore

Davanagere

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