Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019
Ranjini Basu, 31 May 2019, #Karnataka PGCET
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Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019 - Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), the conducting authority of the state-centric entrance examination will conduct Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 counselling for selecting candidates to MBA programme offered in Government and Private B-schools spread across the state of Karnataka. The Karnataka PGCET MBA counselling process 2019 will commence after the declaration Karnataka PGCET MBA result which is expected around the third week of August, 2019. It will start with the document verification process. Candidates, who will successfully complete the document verification process will be allowed to fill the option entry form for selection of college/s and course/s. The Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) which will be conducted by KEA. Various participating institutes/B-schools will release their respective seat matrices. Careers360, in this article, provides detailed information related to Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 counselling including important dates, document verification schedule, seat matrix, the counselling procedure, etc.

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Test takers who will appear in Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 will get shortlisted on the basis of their marks/ scores obtained in the exam. After the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 examination, the shortlisted candidates will be informed for participating in the selection rounds like the counselling and seat allotment sessions. Furthermore, there may be an instance in the Karnataka PGCET MBA counselling 2019 where test takers might score equal marks. In such cases, KEA will consider the candidate with higher aggregate scores (qualifying examination). The other alternative way to select a candidate over the other is the consideration of their ages. The candidate of higher age will be preferred over the younger aspirant.

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Important Dates to Remember: Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019


Important Dates

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019

July 14, 2019

Announcement of result

August, 2019

Release of counselling notification

August, 2019

Document Verification

September, 2019

Display of Seat Matrix and Fee Structure (First Round)

September, 2019

Option Entry by eligible candidates (First Round)

September, 2019

Release of Mock Allotment Results

September, 2019

Final Allotment Result (First round)

September, 2019

Candidates choose their seat based on the allotment in the first round (Four given choices)

September, 2019

Fee payment and downloading of Admission order

September, 2019

Deadline to report to the colleges

by Choice-1 Candidates

September, 2019

Display of Seat Matrix (Second and Final Rounds)- 2nd round

October, 2019

Option Entry by eligible candidates (Second and Final Rounds)

October, 2019

Seat Allotment of Second and Final Rounds

October, 2019

Fee payment and downloading of admission order followed by reporting to the college

October, 2019

Deadline to report to assigned colleges

October, 2019

Key Points to Remember - Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019

  • The official KEA website should be referred to for viewing the designated official Helpline Centres. Candidates need to be personally present in the Helpline Centre as per the schedule for document verification. Verification of documents will not be done after the scheduled date. Also, candidates will not receive any individual intimation via e-mail or post regarding the document verification schedule.

  • How to surrender a seat?
    If candidates wish to surrender their seats, they will have to surrender seats only to KEA, the administering authority. Merely not reporting to the selected college should not be presumed by the candidate that he/she has surrendered the seat to KEA. Candidates who select a seat in the first round but wish to surrender/cancel the selected seat should surrender the seat on or before the last date fixed for entry of options in the second and final rounds.

  • Candidates should read the ‘PGCET-2019 e-brochure’ which will comprise details of eligibility parameters, documents’ list to be submitted, entry of priority of options, making the right choices, surrender process of selected seats, refund and forfeiture conditions, reporting to allotted college, etc.

PGCET Counselling 2019: Document Verification Schedule - Previous Year

For the convenience of the test takers, Careers360, presents the Document Verification Schedule of the previous year.

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Previous Year’s Details -

  • Click here for the Document Verification Schedule

  • To check the second and final round of allotment result- Click Here

  • To download the admission order of the Second round of admission- Click Here

  • To check the second and final allotment of Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2018- Click Here

  • To check the result of the first round of Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2018- Click Here

  • To check the Seat matrix of the second round- Click Here

Karnataka PGCET 2019 Counselling Notification by KEA

  • All eligible candidates should get along all listed original documents (along with one set of attested photocopies) when they attend the document verification session on the scheduled date.

  • If candidates fail to produce any of the original documents/ certificates/mark sheets on verification date, will lead to candidature cancellation. Such candidates’ documents will not be verified any further; their registration process would remain incomplete and subsequently, they won’t be eligible to exercise their entry options.

  • Candidates who will secure multiple ranks, can come to the Helpline Centre on the scheduled date according to their highest rank across disciplines. They will not need to take part using other ranks in other different disciplines.

  • General Merit, Reserved and Special category candidates can attend document verification in any of the helpline centres as per the notified schedule, but Non-Karnataka candidates, GATE qualified candidates; sponsored quota candidates, part-time quota candidates should attend the document verification in Bangalore centre alone as per their secured ranks.

  • The document verification for the candidates pertaining to categories like Differently Abled (PwD) and Ex-Defence (only for MBA and MCA) will be conducted at Karnataka Examinations Authority, 18th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram, Bangalore.

What are the steps of Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling Process 2019?

  • Registration of applicants at the listed counselling centres of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019- Registration of candidates, after which they are assigned respective User ID and Password for future correspondence

  • Verification of the documents - Documents submitted by candidates will be verified for getting shortlisted the for the further selection procedure

  • Verification Schedule - The schedule will be verified and the entry options of candidates will be thoroughly checked

  • Option Entry - This is the process in which the candidates state their choices of college/s and course/s. One needs to complete the document verification process before going ahead with the selection of college/s and course/s (option entry). Candidates need to type the secret keyword given in the verification slip to begin the procedure

  • Selection of Seats - Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 seat allotment process will start after the process candidates are offered choices which they need to make for seat selection

  • Reporting to the Allotted Institute - Admission to institutes after which candidates have to report to the concerned institute and make the payment of admission fee at the designated fee counter.

The Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019 will be conducted in two rounds -

Round One - Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Counselling: In this first round, candidates belonging to Karnataka and Non- Karnataka General and reserved category who are shortlisted from the merit list will be called/invited for Counselling.

Casual Counselling - Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Counselling: In this second round, the vacant seats/available seats will be merged with government seats general category and allotted to candidates who qualify the same. Candidates must carry required documents at the time of Karnataka PGCET MBA counselling 2019.

  • Karnataka PGCET MBA Admit Card 2019

  • SSLC or 10th class marks card/mark-sheet

  • Second PUC Marks card or class 12th marks card

  • Study certificate to show that the candidate has previously studied in Karnataka for at least seven years

  • Qualifying exam marks card/mark-sheet

  • Domicile Certificate, if applicable

Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019: Seat Allotment

  • Candidates should write the name of the college, the course offered in a separate sheet of paper

  • The cutoff rank for the preferred college and course may be seen so that the candidate gets an idea about where he/she stands to pertain to his/her rank

  • The priority of options among the colleges selected should be noted down

  • A mock allotment on real-time data given by the candidates will also be executed before the actual commencement of the First Round so that the candidates can know the college and course allotted as per their preference/options. Candidates are allowed to change/edit their options after seeing the mock allotment as well. This will help in finding out candidates’ standing as per their merit and options

  • A verification slip will be issued to the candidates indicating the category which they belong, rank number for each discipline if eligible, special category if applicable. It will help in choosing the college or course or place of the college as well.

  • It is advisable to write the order of options on a white paper before actually entering in the system.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling 2019* - Tentative Tuition Fees


Part-Time MBA (tentative)

Full-Time MBA (tentative)

Govt. Seats in Private Colleges

Rs. 50,000 p.a +University Fees

Rs. 50,000 p.a +University Fees

Govt. Seats in Universities, P.G centres and Constituent Colleges

Rs. 20,000 p.a +University Fees

Rs. 20,000 p.a +University Fees

*If the fees get revised this year, candidates will be updated at the earliest.

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 seat allotment will be provided to each candidate for private and government institutes according to the reservation criteria. The General category seats under management quota are allotted to both Karnataka and non- Karnataka candidates.
According to the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2019, the exam will be conducted for a total of 100 marks and the total duration of the test will be 120 minutes/two hours. The mode of PGCET MBA 2019 exam will be offline (paper-pencil test); will consist of four (4) sections and each section will carry 25 questions and 25 marks respectively. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark and there will be no negative marking scheme as per the marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019.

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