Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 (Postponed): Registration (Re-Open Sept 27), Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021: Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has reopened Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 application form window on September 27. Candidates can access Karnataka PGCET MBA application link on its official website that is kea.kar.nic.in. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 will be held on November 2021. Karnataka PGCET MBA exam will be conducted in offline mode for admission to various programs such as MBA/MCA/ME/M.Tech/M.Arch.
Prior to that, they must adhere to the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 eligibility criteria. Karnataka PGCET MBA is a state-level entrance exam conducted for admission to the postgraduate management programmes offered by the participating institutes of Karnataka PGCET MBA. This exam is conducted for a duration of 150 minutes wherein the candidates have to answer 100 MCQs.
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Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021: Exam Overview
The candidates appearing for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 should know all the details of the same. Check the following table to know more.
Karnataka PGCET MBA Highlights
Full name of the exam
Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test Master of Business Administration
Conducting body of Karnataka PGCET MBA
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Karnataka PGCET level
Category of the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam
Frequency of conduct
Once a year
Number of appearing candidates
Around 40,000 candidates
Karnataka PGCET MBA mode
Offline (Paper-based test)
2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Total number of institutes participating
Around 175 institutes
Candidates can check the important events and the dates of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 in the table that is given below.
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Important Dates
Events of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Exam
Karnataka PGCET MBA Dates
Karnataka PGCET MBA application starts
September 3, 2021
Last date to fill Karnataka PGCET MBA form
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 fee payment last date
Availability of Karnataka PGCET MBA exam admit card
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 answer key release
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 result
It is important for the candidates to know the eligibility criteria of karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 before filling up the application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021. Check below to know the eligibility criteria.
The candidates must be holding a bachelor’s degree of at least three years.
The candidates must have obtained at least 50 percent of marks in aggregate.
Candidates belonging to the reserved category have to score at least 45 percent marks in graduation.
To know how to fill the application form of the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam, read the following steps:
Visit the official website of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021
Register and create the login credentials
Now, enter the credentials and log in
The screen will display the Karnataka PGCET MBA application form
Fill in all necessary details in the application form:
Now, upload the requisite documents
Subsequently, pay the required Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 application fee
After checking all the details, download the confirmation page for future references and take a print out if necessary
Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Application Fees (INR)
Only candidates who have successfully registered themselves for the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam and have made the application fee payment will be able to download the admit card of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021. To download the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 admit card, the candidates have to enter their login credentials that were created during the registration.
A link to download the Karnataka PGCET MBA admit card 2021 will be activated on the official website. Subsequent to downloading the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 admit card, the candidates should not forget to check the details that will be mentioned on the hall ticket. If any discrepancy is found, then the candidates must inform the officials of the exam.
After filling up the application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021, the candidates will start their preparations for the exam. Prior to that, the candidates should know the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 so that they will not face any problems whilst preparing. Check the following table to know the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 exam pattern.
Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern
Karnataka PGCET MBA Sections
Reasoning and General Intelligence
Note: Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 will be divided into two parts, wherein the first two sections will be in Part 1 and the remaining two sections will be in Part 2.
The marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 states that the candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer and no marks will be deducted for wrong answers, i.e., there will not be any negative marking.
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Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Syllabus
In the table given below, candidates can check the syllabus of Karnataka PGCET MBA.
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Exam Syllabus
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Sections
Topics in Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam
English Language Section of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 Exam
One word substitution
Idioms and phrases
Pair expressing relationships
Famous books in English Literature
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021: General knowledge
Indian Business Environment
Personalities and achievements
Science and Technology
Reasoning and General Intelligence Section of Karnataka PGCET MBA
Karnataka PGCET MBA Section: Quantitative Analysis
Data analysis and interpretation
Related quantitative aspects
Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam 2021 Preparation Tips
For a good score, efficient preparation is what helps. So, to have a better preparation of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021, it is necessary to follow the given tips:
Solve various Karnataka PGCET MBA exam mock tests to get a better understanding of the exam.
Practice time management. This will help in solving more Karnataka PGCET MBA questions in less time.
Prepare flashcards to remember tricky formulas or theories.
Utilize the best books that are available online for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021.
After Karnataka PGCET MBA is conducted, the authorities will release the provisional answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 in online mode. With the help of the answer key, the candidate will be able to judge how much they will score in the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam and how many questions were correct or incorrect. But, if a candidate wants to raise an objection against the answer key, then he/she can do the same. Check the following steps to know how to do the same:
Visit the official website, or click on the link provided - (Link will be active as soon as authority activates it)
Enter the credentials and log in
Upload the documents in support of the objection that the candidates want to raise
Note - Candidates cannot raise an objection without any justification and it will not be considered by the officials.
After the entrance exam is conducted, the authorities will declare the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 in online mode. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 result will be declared in the form of a merit list, which will have the names of the candidates shortlisted for further process. Those shortlisted candidates have to appear for Karnataka PGCET MBA counselling or seat allotment rounds as per their ranking.
The cutoff of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 will have the minimum marks that the candidates have to score to be qualified for the counselling round(s). The candidates should know that the cutoff rank will be only for their information.
KEA, the conducting body of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021, will commence the first round of counselling/seat allotment after the result is declared. Before the counselling, the authorities will declare the mock allotment for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 counselling. After the round starts, the candidates can fill the option entry and document verification process.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 (Postponed): Registration (Re-Open Sept 27), Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus
Question: When will the application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 be available?
The authorities has reopened Karnataka PGCET MBA application form window on September 27.
Question: Who conducts Karnataka PGCET MBA?
Karnataka Examinations authorities (KEA) conducts Karnataka PGCET MBA.
Question: When is the last date to apply for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
The authorities will close Karnataka PGCET MBA registration on October 3, 2021.
Question: Is there any age limit to apply for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
No, there is no age limit to appear for Karnataka PGCET MBA.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria to appear for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
The candidates must have scored at least 50 percent marks (45 percent for reserved candidates) in graduation.
Question: How many questions will be asked in Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
A total of 100 questions in Karnataka PGCET MBA.
Question: What is the duration of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
The total duration of Karnataka PGCET MBA is 150 minutes.
Question: What is the application fee of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021?
General category candidates have to pay Rs.650 whereas reserved category candidates have to pay Rs.500.
Question: When will the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 be declared?
The Karnataka PGCET MBA result 2021 will be released in the first week of December.
Question: When will the admit card of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 be released?
Authorities will soon announce the release date of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2021 admit card.
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Questions related to Karnataka PGCET
can a non Karnataka resident appear for Pgcet who has done engineering to pursue MBA in business analytics
As far as i know PGCET is restricted for students who have either studied in karnataka or their parents have lived in karnataka for atleast 7 years. But for non-karnataka students there is a exam called KMAT for admission in MBA and MCA for some prestigious karnataka colleges. I recommend you to give KMAT. i'm also currently preparing for it, comment under the answer if you have further query
what is the advantage of appearing for Karnataka pgcet for non Karnataka students.will it helps in decreasing fee from direct admission
The students appearing for pgcet should have studied atleast seven years in one or more Government or Government recognized institutions of the state commencing from 1st standard to the qualifying examination. So non- karnataka students are not eligible to give pgcet. But they can give KMAT exam
I am from Maharashtra. Can I apply for Karnataka PGCET?
Yes they can. Allotment of seats for Karnataka PGCET candidates will be 90% for Karnataka candidates and 10% for non Karnataka candidates.
Applying candidate must have domicile of Karnataka State. Non- Karnataka candidates can apply but they can select only the seats surrendered by the management if any, for admission into MBA/ MCA. Candidates appearing (last year)/ result awaited are also eligible to apply.
can i pay the fee after the payment date is over for pgcet
No you cannot pay after the dates are closed. There is no provision for paying later nor there is any date with late fees payment. The last date to pay was on September 18th 2021. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released the Karnataka PGCET MBA dates 2021 on its official website that is kea.kar.nic.in. Karnataka PGCET MBA exam is conducted in offline mode. Candidates could fill the application form in online mode till September 17, 2021
Can i know when is the date of result of Karnataka pgcet exam for 2021
Hope you are doing well. The result of Karnataka pgcet exam for 2021 has been announced in 5th September 2021.
However to see your results, do the following steps:
- Visit the KEA's official website for further information.
- Candidates can find a link to the results of the PGCET 2021 examination on the main page.
- The login box will appear on the newly created page.
- On the login screen, you must enter your PGCET number.
- The outcome is shown on the computer screen.
- Take a printout of the result once it has been downloaded.
Hope that you got the answer to your question. Feel free to comment back incase of any doubts. All the Best!