Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019
Ranjini Basu, 21 Sep 2019, #Karnataka PGCET
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Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019 - Karnataka Examinations Authority prescribed 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 was conducted in a paper-pencil mode on July 14, 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 provided 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 helped them qualify the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 and attain the PGCET cutoff smoothly.

Fast Facts of Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019

The following table guided 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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Candidates can view the OMR sample sheet of the exam, Karnataka PGCET MBA.

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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 were not be allowed to enter the test centre under any circumstances.

  • Candidates should have reached the PGCET exam centre much ahead of time to avoid hassles. The exam venue details including timing was mentioned on the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 admit card 2019.

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

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

All test takers should have abided 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 could 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 were 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. The last date to challenge the answer key for Karnataka PGCET 2019 was August 9, 2019 till 5:30 p.m.

KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) conducted 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.
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 application form was released on May 30 and now the last date for filling it and paying the fee was extended to June 29. Candidates who successfully registered by paying the correct amount of application fee was allowed to download the Karnataka PGCET MBA admit card 2019.

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question paper of Karnataka PGCET for civil department

Aditya kumar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019
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You can easily download previous year question papers of pgcet and sample papers as well for civil department by going through our page for which link is provided below :-


Going through past year and sample papers will help you to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills. It will allow you to have an experience of the paper before they appear in the actual exam on the big day.


Does JCMM belgaum except the Karnataka PGcet for MBA

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 9th Nov, 2019


yes jain college for mca and mba accepts karnataka post graduate entrance test score. after clearing the entrance exam you need to go for counselling process. the basic eligibility criteria for mba admission is you need to have a graduation degree in any discipline with 50% marks from a recognized university or institute.


what are all the MBA syllabus?

Ayshi Ghosh Student Expert 2nd Nov, 2019
The OJEE 2019 MBA has the following parts-
Verbal reasoning
Analytical reasoning
General knowledge
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The Karnataka PGCET Mba syllabus has the following parts-
Proficiency in English language
General knowledge
Test of reasoning and general intelligence
Quantitative analysis.
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which is important book of MBA PGCET exam

Abhishek Ranjan Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019


Books best for mba pgcet are listed below:

  • Logical Reasoning  (https://www.amazon.in/Analytical-Logical-Reasoning-Management-Entrance/dp/9352038541/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Arihant
  • Non Verbal Reasoning  (https://www.amazon.in/Modern-Approach-Verbal-Non-Verbal-Reasoning/dp/9352832167/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – R.S. Agarwal
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  • Vedic Mathematics  (https://www.amazon.in/How-Become-Human-Calculator-Magic/dp/8121939216/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Dr. Aditi Sighal
  • Mathematics Papers  (https://www.amazon.in/Mathematics-Chapterwise-Typewise-Solved-Papers/dp/B071HQLYMX/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Kiran Publications
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  • The Mega Year Book  (https://www.amazon.in/Mega-Yearbook-2018-Current-Competitive/dp/9387421228/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – Disha Experts
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  • Objective General English  (https://www.amazon.in/Objective-General-English-S-P-Bakshi/dp/9351768449/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – S.P Bakshi
  • Better English –  (https://www.amazon.in/Better-English-Norman-Lewis/dp/8183072526/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) Norman Lewis
  • Grammar Error Spot  (https://www.amazon.in/SSC-CGL-Spot-Errors-English/dp/1643242520/?tag=httpaglasecom-21) – A.Uphadhay

PGCET exam question paper in 2018

Thakur Megha 3rd Oct, 2019
Hello Mallika,

Karnataka PGCET sample papers 2019 will help you  to be aware of the type of questions, topics frequently covered, marking scheme and also their time management skills.
The papers are based on different programs of b.tech and you can download through the link given below .
You can check the link given below for sample previous year's papers and can practice those :


I hope the above information is useful to you,

All the best !
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