Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019
Ranjini Basu, 04 Feb 2019, #Karnataka PGCET
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Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019 - Karnataka Examinations Authority will prescribe the Karnataka PGCET 2019 exam pattern for the candidates who will appear in the state-level entrance examination to get admission to MBA courses for the year 2019-20. As per the designed Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2019, the management entrance exam will be conducted in a paper-pencil mode tentatively in the month of July, 2019. The paper/exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 includes a total of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) to be completed within a time span of two hours. The exam will be segregated into four sections, each section containing 25 questions with their four answer options in each. The total marks allotted in Karnataka PGCET MBA will be 100. Careers360, in this article, has provided detailed information related to the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam pattern including important dates, paper pattern, number of questions, marking scheme, documents to carry to mention a few.

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The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 will provide prospective test takers with a fair idea of what to expect in the exam paper. A better understanding of the pattern including its marking scheme, nature/ type of questions and the Karnataka PGCET syllabus 2019 will help them qualify the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 and attain the PGCET cutoff smoothly.

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Fast Facts of Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019

The following table will guide aspirants regarding the sections, exam format, total marks designated in the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam pattern/paper pattern -

Test Sections



Exam Format

Section A- Proficiency in English Language


25 Marks

Paper-Pencil Mode (OMR sheet)

Section B- Test of General knowledge


25 Marks

Section C- Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence


25 Marks

Section D- Quantitative Analysis


25 Marks




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Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Marking Scheme/Scoring Pattern
The marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 has been kept quite simple by KEA. Each correct answer will be given one (1) mark, and there will not be any negative marking for wrong answers. So, there is no negative marking as per the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2019. The PGCET scorecard 2019 will display the total marks secured by candidates.

                            Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Exam Pattern & Syllabus



Topics Covered/Syllabus

Type of Questions

Section A

Proficiency in English Language

Antonyms & Synonyms

Idioms and Phrases

Sentence Correction

Grammar & One-word Substitution

Pairs expressing relationships

Famous Books in English Literature

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) with four answer choices for each question

Section B

General Knowledge

Global Environment

Current Affairs & Economics

Indian Business Environment

Sports, Social, and Cultural Events

Management & Awards

Humanities & Political Events

Science and Technology

Personalities and Achievements

Section C

Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence

Diagrams & Analogy



Verbal Ability

Related Aspects & Analytical Ability

Section D

Quantitative Analysis



Related Quantitative Aspects

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019: A Detailed Guideline

  • Candidates must carry the Karnataka PGCET MBA Hall Ticket 2019 as without the admit card, they will not be allowed to enter the test centre under any circumstances.

  • Candidates should reach the PGCET exam centre much ahead of time to avoid hassles. The exam venue details including timing will be mentioned on the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 admit card 2019, which has been released around the month of June 2019, tentatively.

  • Before writing the exam, candidates should read through the instructions printed on the OMR answer sheet. Candidates should mark the correct answer on the OMR answer sheet and avoid scribbling.

  • After completing the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam, candidates need to affix their left-hand thumb impression in the space provided. This must be done before submitting the answer sheet. Else, the answer sheet will not be validated.

All test takers should abide by the correct shading method in the OMR Sheet, else their preparation will go in vain as the questions will not be scored/marked. Check the proper method of filling the PGCET 2019 OMR Sheet -

After the completion of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 examination, candidates can carry the replica of the filled OMR answer sheet along with them to match with the Karnataka PGCET MBA answer key 2019 released by KEA after three days of the examination date. Test takers would be able to check their exam accuracy level and thus estimate their scores. Moreover, candidates are advised to preserve their Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 OMR answer sheet replica for a minimum period of one year from the date of obtaining the admission for reference.

KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) will conduct the state-based entrance examination, Karnataka PGCET MBA for offering admission to Full-time (Regular) and Part-time MBA programmes in both Government and Private institutes established in Karnataka. PGCET MBA 2019 application form is expected to be released in the month of May and continue until June, 2019. Candidates who will successfully register by paying the correct amount of application fee will be allowed to download the Karnataka PGCET MBA admit card 2019.

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