Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017

Karnataka PGCET MBAKarnataka PGCET MBA 2017: The seat allotment result for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 first round has been announced. Earlier, The cutoff rank for PGCET MBA 2017 - Mock allotment has been announced on September 13. The conducting body of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 had declared the result of Mock Allotment on September 12. The First Round option entry for PGCET MBA 2017 was open till September 13, 2017. Apart from this, KEA has also released the seat matrix for MBA programmes. The result of Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) was declared on August 19, 2017. Karnataka PGCET 2017 was held on July 2, 2017, from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM. The hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was available from June 25. The application process had commenced from May 17, 2017, and ended on June 5, 2017. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 allows business schools to screen candidates to MBA programme across Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET MBA is conducted once in a year for test takers who want to study MBA anywhere in the state. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was conducted in a paper-pencil format, which had to be completed in two hours duration. The MBA entrance exam comprises multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) for 100 marks total. The purpose of the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was for determining the eligibility of candidates to full-time MBA programme in Government and Private institutes in Karnataka. From here candidates can know all about the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 important dates, application form, admit card, eligibility criteria and result among others.

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Exam Name: Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test Master of Business Administration


Commonly Known as: PGCET MBA


Exam Type: State


Exam Category: PG Exam


Conducting Institute: Karnataka Examinations Authority


Karnataka PGCET MBA Important Dates 2017


The important dates of Karnataka PGCET MBA are released by Karnataka Examinations Authority. Below candidates can check the tentative dates of the entrance exam and prepare accordingly:


Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 Important Dates


Important Dates


May 17, 2017 (4 PM onwards)

Last date to submit completed online application form

June 5, 2017 (5.30 PM)

Last date to pay application fee

June 5, 2017

Download of Hall Tickets

June 25, 2017


July 2, 2017

Announcement of Answer Keys

July 13, 2017

Declaration of result

August 19, 2017

Document verification and Counselling for Seat Selection

August 30, 2017 - September 7, 2017

Mock Allotment Result

September 12, 2017

Cutoff Release

September 13, 2017


Karnataka PGCET MBA Cutoff 2017


The cutoff of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 is the minimum marks candidates must obtain to make it into the leading B-schools. KEA has released the Karnataka PGCET MBA cutoff for mock allotment. Below candidates can check the cutoff rank of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017/2016.


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Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling/Seat Allotment 2017


PGCET MBA 2017 first round seat allotment result has been announced. Candidates can check the seat allotment result by entering their PGCET number. The counselling for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was held from August 30, 2017. Based on the performance of candidates in the Karnataka PGECT MBA 2017, the merit list will be prepared and published. Candidates who meet the required marks will be allowed to participate in the counselling round. The last date of counselling is September 7, 2017. Also, the conducting authority has released the seat matrix to MBA programme at various institutes. 


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Karnataka PGCET MBA Result 2017


Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)- the conducting body, has declared the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 on August 19, 2017. The result of the entrance exam has been made available in the form of ranks. Once the results are out, a merit list will be prepared based on which selected candidates will be called for the next round of counselling/ seat allotment. The Mock Allotment Result has been declared on September 12, 2017.


Karnataka PGCET MBA Merit List 2017


KEA the conducting body of PGCET MBA releases a merit list along with the result. The Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 merit list is based on the basis of marks scored by candidates in the exam. The marks obtained in the qualifying exam is considered only for eligibility. Therefore, candidates are advised to attend the PGCET MBA counselling only when they have met the score requirement.


Karnataka PGCET MBA Answer Key 2017


The provisional answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was available from July 13, 2017. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) had released the answer key of the MBA entrance exam. The best part of the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 answer key- candidates/ parents/ lecturers could file their objections on or before  July 17, 2017, before 5:30 pm. However, before doing that they have to support their objection with supporting evidence and documents. Objections without any justification will not be entertained.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Hall Ticket 2017


The admit card or the hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was available for candidates who have registered for the entrance exam. The hall ticket was available from June 25, 2017. Registered candidates could download their admit cards or hall tickets of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 by entering their application number and Date of Birth (DOB).

Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2017


The exam pattern of Karnataka MBA PGCET 2017 comprises of MCQs which has to be completed in the given duration. The question paper of the entrance exam will have four different versions. And each question will come with four options to choose from. The right response will carry one mark. The exam comprises four sections and each section is worth 25 marks, making the entire Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 of 100 marks.


Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 Exam Pattern

Part 1

Section A- Proficiency in English Language

25 Marks

Section B- Test of General knowledge

25 Marks

Part 2

Section C- Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence

25 Marks

Section D- Quantitative Analysis

25 Marks

Marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA: The marking scheme of PGCET MBA 2017 is very simple. Each correct response will be awarded 1 mark. The best part of the entrance exam is that there is no negative marking scheme for incorrect answers.


Karnataka PGCET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2017


Karnataka Examinations Authority prescribes the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET MBA  2017. The criteria are mentioned below:

  • A bachelor’s degree of minimum three years from a recognised university

  • Minimum 50% in all subjects

  • While for SC/ST & Category-I the minimum is 45% marks

Karnataka PGCET MBA Application Form 2017


The application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was available only in online mode. The application form was available from May 17, 2017. Whereas, the deadline to fill the application form was June 5, 2017. The last date to pay the application fee was June 5, 2017. Earlier, the application deadline was June 1 which was extended until June 5. Test takers had to first make sure they were eligible to take the test. While filling the application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017, detailed such as applicant’s personal, academic, contact information and more had to be mentioned in the form.


Once the application form was complete, candidates had to retain few documents with them as a reference for future. Documents such as printouts of the application form, evidence of fee payment and copies of photo ID uploaded on the online application.


Application Fee: Candidates from General and OBC category, the application fee was Rs. 650, while for SC/ST and Category-I, the application fee was Rs. 500.


Karnataka PGCET Application fee


Application Fee

General & OBC

Rs. 650

SC/ST/ Category- I

Rs. 500



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