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Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 - Karnataka Examinations Authority, better known as KEA announced the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 in online mode on August 22. The counselling for Karnatak PGCET MBA 2019 will begin from August 26 with verification of documents. Earlier the authorities had released the provisional Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 answer key on August 2 and candidates could raise objections from August 4 to August 9 (5:30 p.m). Previously, the last date to raise objections was August 7. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam date was conducted on July 21, 2019. The authorities had released the hall ticket of Karnataka PG CET MBA 2019 on July 12. KEA conducts the state-level entrance examination, Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 for selecting candidates for regular/full-time MBA programme in Government and Private institutes located in Karnataka Previously the exam was supposed to be held on July 14 in a single session on 9 (2:30 P.M to 4:30 p.m). The application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA was released in online mode on May 30 and the last date for filling it was June 29. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam will allow business schools to screen candidates to join their respective management programmes across Karnataka. PGCET MBA is conducted annually for candidates who aspire to study MBA in Karnataka state. Karnataka PGCET 2019 MBA will be administered in a paper-pencil format, to be completed in two hours. Karnataka PGCET , the state-based MBA entrance exam comprises multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) and the total marks allotted is 100 with no negative marking. Careers360, in this article, projects all the relevant information pertaining to Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 which includes important dates, application form, admit card, eligibility criteria, result, cutoff among others details.
Latest: Result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 released on August 22. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 counselling to begin from August 26.

Facts and Figures of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019



Name of Examination

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test Master of Business Administration

Popular As

Karnataka PGCET MBA

Exam Conducting Body

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)

Level of Examination


Category of Examination

Post-Graduate Entrance Exam (PG Exam)

Exam Conducted


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/ two hours

Number of Institutes that accept PGCET MBA scores

178 approx.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Important Dates 2019


Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of PGCET application form

May 30, 2019

Deadline to submit the completed online application form

June 13, 2019

Last date to pay application fee

June 29, 2019

Release of PGCET Hall Ticket/Admit Card

July 12, 2019


July 21, 2019 (2:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m)

Provisional Answer Key

August 2, 2019

Start and End date to raise objections against provisional answer key August 4-9, 2019 (till 5:30 p.m)

PGCET MBA 2019 Result

August 22, 2019

Document verification and Counselling for Seat Selection

August 26 to August 31, 2019

Mock Allotment Result Date

September 5,2019 after 5:00 p.m

Final Allotment Result

September 7, 2019

Karnataka PGCET MBA Result 2019

The result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019has been released by KEA on August 22, 2019. The Karnataka PGCET 2019 MBA result is available in the form of ranks. Candidates need to enter their ‘PGCET Number’ and click on the tab ‘Submit’, in order to check the Karnataka PGCET 2019 result. The merit list will be prepared based on which shortlisted candidates will be called for rounds of counselling/seat allotment. The Mock Allotment Result will be declared on September 5, 2019.

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Karnataka PGCET MBA Merit List 2019

Along with the result, KEA, the conducting body of PGCET MBA 2019 will release a merit list. The Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by test takers in the exam. The marks secured in the entrance/qualifying examination will be considered for further rounds of admission. So, candidates are advised to attend the PGCET MBA counselling only when they have met the PGCET MBA cutoff 2019.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Cutoff 2019

The definition of cutoff of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 is the minimum marks candidates must secure to make it into the leading B-schools in Karnataka. KEA will release the Karnataka PGCET MBA cutoff for mock allotment. As of now, prospective test takers can check the cutoff rank of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2018/2017 including Mock Allotment.

  • To Check First Round Allotment Cutoff rank 2018 - MBA - Click here

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Karnataka PGCET MBA Counselling/Seat Allotment 2019

The counselling for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 will start from August 26 with the document verification process, followed by Option Entry where candidates are required to enter their choice of colleges and courses. Option entry will take place from August 30 to September 4, 2019. Thereafter, based on the performance of test takers in the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019, the merit list will be prepared and published. After the declaration of the first round seat allotment result of the PGCET MBA 2019 on September 7 after 8:00 p.m, candidates can check the seat allotment result by entering their PGCET number given to them. The same procedure continues in the second and third rounds as well. Candidates who will meet the required qualifying marks/scores will be allowed to participate in the counselling round of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019. The counselling session will continue until September 25, 2019 for two rounds. KEA has released the seat matrix to the respective MBA programmes at PGCET 2019 participating institutes.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Answer Key 2019

The exam conducting authority, KEA released the provisional answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 answer key on August 2 and candidates can challenge it from August 4 to August 9 till 5:30 p.m. Earlier the last date to raise objections was August 7. The first answer key is called the provisional answer key where candidates can check the correct answers and match with their own responses. They can also file objections, if any, within a stipulated date with proper justification.

How to file objection?

  • Candidates will have to login by using their registered id and password and upload the necessary documents in support of the objection.

  • Candidates should remember that no objection without justification will be entertained by the officials.

The final answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 will be published along with the PGCET MBA 2019 result. Candidates will not be able to file any objections after the release of the final PGCET 2019 answer key.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Hall Ticket 2019

The admit card/ hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 has been released for candidates who had successfully registered for the state level entrance examination. The hall ticket has been released on July 12. Previously, it was supposed to be issued in online mode on July 1 2019 and then on July 11, and the download link will be active upto July 21, 2019. Only the registered candidates will be able to download the admit card of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 by entering their application number and date of birth (DOB).

Karnataka PGCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) to be completed in two hours/120 minutes. The question paper of the entrance exam will have four options against each question and candidates need to mark single answer. The right response will be awarded one mark. The exam comprises four sections and each section is worth 25 marks, making the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 exam of 100 marks in total.

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Exam Pattern


Marks Allotted

Part 1

Section A- Proficiency in English Language

25 Marks

Section B- Test of General knowledge

25 Marks

Part 2

Section C- Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence

25 Marks

Section D- Quantitative Analysis

25 Marks

Total number of questions


Total Marks - 100

What is the marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019?

The scoring pattern of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 is simple and straight. Each correct response will be given 1 mark and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers/responses.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2019

Karnataka Examinations Authority prescribes the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 eligibility criteria. The following criteria of PGCET 2019 should be met before filling the application form-

  • Must obtain a Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years from a recognised university

  • Candidate must obtain a minimum of 50 per cent across subjects in their graduation

  • For SC/ST & Category-I, a five per cent relaxation will be granted; i.e. the minimum score of 45 per cent marks across subjects must be obtained by the aspiring candidates belonging to the mentioned reserves categories.

Karnataka PGCET MBA Application Form 2019

The online application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 was available on the official website (kea.kar.nic.in) from May 30 2019, and the last date of the application was June 29, 2019. The last date to pay the application fee is June 29 for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019. To fill the application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019, the following information should be provided by the prospective test taker -

  • Applicant’s Personal Information

  • Academic Record

  • Contact Details

  • Others

Once the online application form is accurately filled, candidates need to keep ready a few related documents with them as a reference for further correspondence. Documents including print copies of the filled-in application form, evidence/receipt of fee payment and photocopies of photo ID should be uploaded during the course of the online application procedure.
Application Fee - General and OBC category candidates will have to pay Rs. 650 as application fee, while for SC/ST and Category-I candidates need to pay Rs. 500 as the application fee.

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2019 Application Fee*


Application Fee

General & OBC

Rs. 650

SC/ST/ Category- I

Rs. 500

*Subject to change

Communication Address:

Nodal Officer- Consortium for PGCET-2016,
Rani Channamma University, Vidya Sangama,
P B N H - 4,
Belagavi – 591156

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