Karnataka PGCET (Post Graduate Common Entrance Test) Application Form 2018

Last Updated - February 26 2018

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form will be available in the first week of July 2018. Aspirants can fill the application form by visiting the official website- www.kea.kar.nic.in. Interested aspirants can apply till last week of July 2018.  

  • Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form will be filled by performing these steps- Registration, Application Form Filling, Uploading documents and Application Fee Payment.
  • An application fee of INR 650 has to be submitted during form filling procedure.
  • To be applicable to apply for Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form, aspirants must possess a valid graduate degree with at least 50% aggregate marks.
  • Aspirants required to submit their application forms for Karnataka PGCET 2018 in the online mode.

Karnataka PG Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance examination for the postgraduate course. Karnataka PGCET offers admission in courses like MBA/MCA/M.Arch/M.Tech/ME, part-time M.Tech (QIP) and second year of MCA program. Karnataka PGCET is organizeed by Karnataka Examination Association for the aspirants looking for admission in the first year of the PG either full time or part-time. Several governments, private and private un-aided colleges situated in Karnataka accept Karnataka PGCET Score.

Important Dates of Karnataka PGCET 2018

Aspirants will have to fill the online Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form in the first week of July 2018. The forms will be available on the official website of organizing authority. Aspirants can check the important dates pertaining to Karnataka PGCET 2018 from the table given below:

Commencement of Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application ProcedureFirst Week of July 2018
Last Date of the Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application ProcedureLast Week of July
Hall Ticket IssueAugust 2018
Karnataka PGCETFirst week of August 2018
Karnataka PGCET 2018 ResultThird week of August 2018
Commencement of Karnataka PGCET 2018 CounselingFirst Week of September 2018

Eligibility of Karnataka PGCET 2018

There are certain eligibility requirements which must be fulfilled by aspirants to successfully appear for the exam. Before applying for Karnataka PGCET 2018, aspirants must go via the conditions given below:

  • Aspirants should hold a valid certificate proving their domicile of Karnataka state.
  • Aspirants must hold graduate degree or equivalent with 50% marks (45% for QE for SC/ST & Category I of Karnataka aspirants).
  • Participant having valid GATE score must not appear in the test. They can apply for the admission separately.
  • Aspirants of the states other than Karnataka state are applying for admission into MBA/MCA seats.

Documents Need to fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form

Following documents are pre-requisites to fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application form. Any application form without these documents will not be considered.

  • All the documents must be in JPost Graduate or JPEG pattern.
  • Scanned copy of passport size photographs.
  • An active email ID and mobile number. Aspirants should make sure that the offered Email ID and the mobile number should be active. The details of the Karnataka PGCET 2018 Student login will be sent to the offered email ID and mobile number.
  • Scanned copy of the aspirant’s left thumb impression.
  • Scanned copies of the aspirant’s signature and parent signature.

Application Form of Karnataka PGCET 2018

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application form will be available in the month of July 2018. Aspirants who seeking to appear for Karnataka PGCET must successfully submit their form well before the last date. Aspirants can avail the application form via online method only. The application procedure will go on for approximately one month.

Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form is divided into two phases. In the first phase, aspirants have to fill all the need details. Aspirants can edit or delete the information offered. After confirming, aspirants cannot edit the application form. In the second phase, the aspirants will have to confirm the information offered, if the offered information is accurate or not.

To fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form, participants must perform the following steps:


  • Go to the ‘New User? Register here’ tab.
  • Fill the need details such as Name, Gender, Contact Details, etc.
  • You will then receive a User ID and Password on the email ID and mobile number offered by them.
  • Visit the official website of Karnataka PGCET

Filling in the Application Form

  • Click on Save and Next.
  • Fill in the individual details, academic details and contact details in the given form said as ‘Student Information Page.’
  • Now login to their account using the credentials offered at the time of registration.

Uploading Need Documents

  • Aspirants must keep scanned copies of their latest coloured photograph, signature, parent signature and their left thumb impression.
  • Upload the above-mentioned documents in JPG/JPEG pattern.
  • and select on “save and next” button.
  • Click on next. A declaration page will appear on the screen, aspirants must read the declaration and then submit Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form.

Application Fee Payment

  • To clear the payment, aspirants must select the bank challan and take a print out of the same.
  • General category aspirants must pay INR 650 while reserved category aspirants shall pay INR 500 as application fee.
  • Retain a proof of the payment for any future references.
  • After filling Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form, take a print out for future references.
  • The payment can be made via any discipline of the specified bank. Aspirants will be given two copies of the challan after the payment is finished, and one copy will be retained by the bank itself. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) of Karnataka PGCET 2018 

  1. Is Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form available in offline mode?

Ans. Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form is available only online. No. Any offline application will not be accepted.

  1. Can Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Fee payment be made online?

Ans. Any request for online payment of Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Fee will not be entertained. No, Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Fee can be made only via the bank challan offered.

  1. What is Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Fee?

Ans. Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Fee is given below:

General (Karnataka Origin)INR 650
OBC (Karnataka Origin)INR 650
SC/ST (Karnataka Origin)INR 500
  1. Is the exam available only for the residents of Karnataka?

Ans. No aspirants from any other state can apply. No. Karnataka PGCET 2018 is for Karnataka residents only.

  1. What is the Karnataka PGCET 2018 eligibility?

Ans. Aspirants applying for any course in Karnataka PGCET 2018 should have finished 3 year Bachelor’s degree in any course from a college affiliated with a recognised university. Eligibility criteria are various for all the courses.

  1. Is it necessary to fill all the columns in the form?

Ans. Yes, it is necessary to fill all the columns asking for need details. If any column left blank, the application will not be accepted.

  1. What happens if the information filled is incorrect?

Ans. After the declaration, any provided to edit the information will not be considered. Aspirants can edit the information until the declaration is submitted.

  1. Do students having a valid GATE score need to fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 Application Form?

Ans. Aspirants having valid GATE score do not need for appearing for Karnataka PGCET 2018 but in order to take admission in any college via Karnataka PGCET, they required to apply online during the application procedure.

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