Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 -
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will conduct Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test MBA 2020 in paper-based mode/ offline mode. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 is expected to be held in the third week of July 2020.
Karnataka PGCET MBA
is a state level examination conducted for admission to the MBA program of Government and private B-schools situated in Karnataka. Candidates who aspire to appear for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 they must fulfill the eligibility criteria to fill the registration form. Application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 will be available in online mode tentatively from last week of May 2020 till second week of June 2020. As the application process will conclude candidates will be able to download the admit card for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020. The admit card is a must-have document on the day of examination without which candidate will not be permitted to write Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020. Read this article by Careers360 to know in detail about the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, exam pattern, result and so forth.
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Name of Examination
Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test Master of Business Administration
Also known as
Karnataka PGCET MBA
Name of Conducting Body
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)
Level of Examination
Category of Examination
Post-Graduate Entrance Exam
Number of candidates who appear in the exam every year
Around 35,000 approx.
Mode of Examination
Offline (Paper-Based Test)
Duration of Examination
120 minutes (2 hours)
Number of Institutes that accept PGCET MBA scores
The important dates of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 mention the dates pertaining to registration start and end date, admit card, exam and result date. The dates mentioned in the table below are tentative and are subjected to changes as and when authorities will release it.
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Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 Important Events
Karnataka PGCET MBA registration start date
Last week of May 2020
Last date to fill the application form
Second week of June 2020
Application fee last date
Last week of June 2020
Availability of admit card
Second week of July 2020
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020
Third week of July 2020
Karnataka PGCET MBA answer key 2020
First week of August 2020
Dates to raise objection
First week - second week of August 2020
Karnataka PGCET MBA result 2020
Fourth week of August 2020
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As per the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:
Authorities will release the application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 tentatively in the last week of May 2020. Candidates will be able to fill the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 application form in online mode till the second week of June 2020. Students can refer the steps mentioned below to fill the Karnataka PGCET MBA application form 2020:
Step 1 - Click on the link that will be provided - Click Here
Step 2 - Register if new user
Step 3 - Login credentials will be created
Step 4 - Enter the login credentials
Step 5 - Screen will display the application form
Step 6 - Fill the application form as prescribed, by entering the following details:
Step 7 - Upload the required documents
Step 8 - Pay the application fee
Step 9 - Download the confirmation page for future references.
Application Fee Details
General & OBC
SC/ST/Category - I
Candidates who will register successfully along with the payment of application fee, will be able to download the admit card for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 tentatively from second week of July 2020. Aspirants can download the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 admit card by entering their login credentials which were created at the time of registration. The link to download the Karnataka PGCET MBA admit card 2020 will be active until the day of examination. After downloading the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 admit card, candidates must check for the details mentioned on the hall ticket. In case of any discrepancy, students must inform the officials of exam.
As per the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020, the question will consist of multiple-choice questions. Karnataka PGCET MBA 220 exam pattern will be divided into four sections. Refer the table below to know the Karnataka PGCET MBA exam pattern 2020:
Section A - Proficiency in English Language
Section B - Test of General knowledge
Section C - Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence
Section D - Quantitative Analysis
Authorities will prescribe the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 syllabus. However based on previous year syllabus, students can know the topics that are likely to be covered under Karnataka PGCET 2020:
Proficiency in English Language
Test of General knowledge
Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence
One word substitution
Indian Business Environment
Data analysis and interpretation
Idioms and phrases
Related quantitative aspects
Pair expressing relationships
Famous books in English Literature
Personalities and achievements
Science and Technology
KEA, the conducting body will release the provisional answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 soon after the exam concludes. The provisional answer key will mention the responses to the questions that will appear in Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020. Through the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 answer key, candidates can verify their responses. However, if the candidate wants to raise objection to any answer provided, they can do so by following the steps mentioned below:
Step 1 - Click on the link provided - (Link will be active as soon as authority activates it)
Step 2 - Enter the login credentials
Step 3 - Upload the documents in support of the objection
Objections without justification will not be considered by the officials.
Once the objection window closes, authorities will release the final answer key, to which no objections will be entertained.
Authorities will release the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 in online mode tentatively in the fourth week of August 2020. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 result will be declared in the form of merit list, which will mention the name of the shortlisted students. Further, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the counselling/ seat allotment rounds as per their ranking.
Cutoff for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 mentions the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify for the counselling round. Links for each round cutoff will be updated as soon as authorities releases it.
Karnataka Examination Authority will begin the first round of counselling/ seat allotment tentatively from second week of September 2020. Prior to this authorities will declare the mock allotment for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 counselling. Once the round commences candidates can fill the option entry followed by the document verification process. Similar procedure will be carried for the consecutive rounds.
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 Contact Details
Nodal Officer - Consortium for PGCET-2016,
Rani Channamma University, Vidya Sangama,
P B N H - 4,Karnataka PGCET MBA Cutoff 2019
Belagavi - 591156
Yes, candidates belonging from other states can also apply for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020
As per the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2020 marking scheme candidate will be rewarded one mark for every correct answer and no marks will be deducted for any incorrect answer or unattempted question.
90% of total seats will be allotted to the students belonging to Karnataka, while the candidates from other states will be allotted 10% of the total seats.
see karnataka pgcet exam is for admission in mba, mca or m.e /m.tech courses. the eligibility criteria for all course is you need to have 50% marks in your graduation course in relevant discipline. now you need to convert you cgpa to percentage using the conversion rules of your university and apply for pgcet.
hope you may understand.
Hope you’re having a great day.
I would like to inform you that if you have scored above 70, probably your rank will depend on the percentile of students securing top ranks. In accordance with the recent trends, your expected rank in Karnataka PGCET will be around 1126-2500.
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I wish that you have a bright future ahead.
Ramu, yes you can appear for Karnataka PGCET though you are from AP. But yes, you will not be considered for Karnataka reservation policy reserved for its Candidates. While 90% of the seats are reserved for Karnataka domicile Candidates, 10% of the seats are reserved for Non Karnataka domicile Candidates. Now, the official notification for 2020 will be released tentatively during the month of May 2020. But you can check the eligibility criteria and other information at our page:
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