Karnataka PGCET 2019

KEA will conduct Karnataka PGCET 2019 MBA entrance exam on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 2.30PM to 4.30 PM. The PGCET for MCA admission will also be held on July 14, 2019 from 10.30AM to 12.30PM.  Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will start the PGCET 2019 Registration in the second week of May 2019. The last date to apply for Karnataka PGCET 2019 is first week of June 2019. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is to release the PGCET 2019 Notification and Registration Schedule for PGCET 2019 in May 2019 first week.


PGCET is a popular yearly MBA entrance examination for admission to MBA colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. It is for students who want to pursue MBA at Post Graduation level from Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided MBA colleges in Karnataka.


The entire schedule for PGCET 2018 with the Admit card Download dates, Exam dates is made available at KEA website with the release of PGCET notification. The candidates from Karnataka state and outside Karnataka state are eligible to apply and appear in the PGCET 2019.  Karnataka PGCET – MBA exam is a paper based test of 2 hours duration.


Karnataka​ PGCET 2019 (MBA): Important Dates & Schedule


(All Dates Tentative)

PGCET 2019 Activity
PGCET 2019 Notification Release
May 18, 2019    
PGCET Online Application Process Starts
18-May, 2019
Last date to Apply for PGCET
June 4, 2019 upto 5.30PM
PGCET 2019 Application fee
Last date to pay PGCET fees in the Bank
June 5, 2019 in Banking hours
PGCET Admit Card (Hall ticket) down load starts
June 20, 2019 onwards
Last Date for PGCET 2019 Admit Card Download
July 14, 2019
PGCET – MBA 2019 Exam date
July 14, 2019 (2.30PM to 4.30PM)
Declaration of PGCET Answer Key 2019
July 18, 2019
Declaration of PGCET 2019 Results
August 12, 2019
PGCET 2019 Counselling starts
August 30, 2019
Last Round for PGCET counselling closes
September 26, 2019
Last Date for Reporting to College
September 27, 2019

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Government of Karnataka conducts PGCET for admission to MBA and other post graduate programmes every year in Government seats as well as for management quota seats.


The Karnataka state candidates as well All India candidates can appear in the exam and explore admission opportunity to various MBA colleges in Karnataka with PGCET 2019 scores.


The Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) 2019 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 2019 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.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 18-05-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 18-05-2019 10:00 AM to 04-06-2019 05:30 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 20-06-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30 (Tentative)
    Result: 12-08-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Eligibility & Application process

PGCET 2019 eligibility criteria for full time MBA admission and for part time MBA admission 2019 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 2019 Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam for MBA admission will be held on Sunday July 14, 2019 from 2.30PM to 4.30PM. Key features of KEA PGCET 2019 exam are:

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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Admit Card

PGCET 2019 Admit Card will be issued by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) on June 20, 2019 onwards on its official website. Candidates who have paid the requisite application fee for the exam can download the Admit Card from KEA website and take the print of the same.


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PGCET Counselling 2019

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Counselling for MBA/MCA admission in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka colleges would begin after declaration of PGCET 2019 exam result on August 12, 2019.  Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will notify the PGCET Counselling Schedule in the last week of August 2019 and will display the merit list for PGCET Counselling 2019-20.


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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Syllabus

PGCET 2019 is divided into four sections of 25 questions each. The 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.


The Section wise PGCET 2019 syllabus for the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test for MBA PG Courses in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka  is detailed below:


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Karnataka PGCET 2019 Answer Keys

Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be held on Sunday July 14, 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 2019 Mock Test

To help Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam takers prepare and perform better in the MBA PGCET 2019, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared PGCET Mock test with answer keys, solutions and Expected Questions… Prepared by India’s Top Experts. Take these Karnataka PGCET Online Mock Tests to assess your preparation in revised Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam pattern with 100 questions. This PGCET Mock Test is completely free for you. 

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Analysis

Immediately after completion of Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam, the exam analysis with changes in exam pattern, difficulty level, sectional composition expected cut offs in top MBA colleges will be published by MBAUniverse.com.


KEA PGCET 2018 Analysis
Karnataka PGCET 2018 MBA/MCA entrance exam was held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in different time slots.

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Karnataka PGCET Exam Result

PGCET 2019 (MBA) Exam Result is expected on August 12, 2019.  After the PGCET result declaration, the counselling process will begin for allotment of seats in Government/ Government aided and management quota in B-schools affiliated to Universities in Karnataka.


How to Download PGCET 2019 Result
You can download PGCET 2019 score card from the KEA PGCET 2019 official website by login with your PGCET registration number.


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Karnataka PGCET Exam Cities

Following are the test centres for Karnataka PGCET 2019. 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 2019 under announcement by the KEA.

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