Karnataka: College admissions to be based on CET score, KCET to be held from August 28-30

With all students promoted from II PUC (equivalent to Class 12), CET rankings will decide their seat allotments for admission to professional courses.

The Karnataka government Tuesday announced that admission to undergraduate professional courses including engineering, technology, yoga and naturopathy, farm science, and pharma courses would be based on ranks considering the scores secured by students attending the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET), and not based on second-year pre-university exam grades.

With all students promoted from II PUC (equivalent to Class 12), CET rankings will decide their seat allotments for admission to professional courses. The government is planning to conduct CET exams for students seeking admission to science undergraduate degree programmes as well,” Deputy CM C N Ashwathnarayan said on Tuesday.

However, the government has chosen to go ahead with the schedule announced earlier in May. As per the timetable for the entrance tests, KCET 2021 will be conducted on August 28 and 29 while the Kannada Language Test will be held on August 30.

While Biology (first shift) and Mathematics (second shift) exams will be held on August 28, Physics and Chemistry exams will be held on August 29 in the first and second shifts respectively.

(More details awaited)

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