Karnataka PGCET ((Post Graduate Common Entrance Test)) Exam Pattern 2018
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February 26 2018
Karnataka PGCET 2018 will be organizeed in offline method and the total period of the test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. KEA is responsible for setting the exam format for Karnataka PGCET. The syllabus for the entrance test is based on the undergraduate curriculum of each subject.
- Maximum marks that an aspirant can score are 100 for the test of all the courses.
- There is no negative marking done for any inaccurate or un-attempted response.
- The question paper is divided into 2 parts. The number of questions varies from the course that an aspirant chooses.
- Each question is divided category wise and 1 mark or 2 marks are honoured for an accurate response depending upon the type of question.
Karnataka PGCET (PG Common Entrance Test) is organizeed by KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) for admission to several postgraduate courses in different colleges and universities of Karnataka. Aspirants appearing for the test required to cautiously go via Karnataka PGCET Exam Format to identify important topics and format of questions.
Exam Format Highlights of Karnataka PGCET 2018
|Method of Examination||Offline|
|Number of Papers||1|
|Number of Sections||2 parts|
|Question Paper type||Objective type questions (MCQ based)|
|Karnataka PGCET 2018 total marks||100 marks|
|Exam Duration||150 Minutes|
Exam Format in Detail of Karnataka PGCET 2018
Karnataka PGCET 2018 question paper will be broadly divided into 2 parts. The format would vary for all the personal subjects. Each paper is designed to test the knowledge of aspirants in their subject specialization.
The exam format for different subjects is mentioned below in detail.
PGCET Exam Format for M.E/M.TECH/M.ARCH Courses
- Each Question in Part-A is given 1 mark and for part-B, each question is of 2 marks.
- Question paper consists of 2 parts- Part A and Part-B
- There is no negative marking for a wrong response.
- Part A contains 50 questions and part-B contains 25 questions
- Maximum marks that an aspirant can score is 100
PGCET Exam Format for MBA
- Question paper is Divided into 2 parts- Part-A and Part-B
- Each part is further divided into various sections.
- Part A- Section- A- Proficiency in English Language
Section-B- General Knowledge
- Part-B- Section-A- Reasoning and General Intelligence
Section-B- Quantitative Analysis
- Maximum marks that an aspirant can score are 100. No negative marking what so ever.
- All the sections carry 25 questions. Each accurate response is honoured 1 mark
PGCET Exam Format for MCA
- Part A consists of 60 questions and each question carries 1 mark. Part B contains 20 questions and each question carries 2 marks.
- Question paper designed for MCA course is of 100 marks
- There are 2 sections in the question paper Part-A and Part-B
- Time period allotted for the Entrance Exam is 150 Minutes.
- There is no negative marking for a wrong response or any response left un-attempted.
Marking Scheme of Karnataka PGCET 2018
The question paper for Karnataka PGCET consists of total 100 questions. The weigtage for every part and section of the question paper differs from course to course. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions. The general marking scheme eligible for various courses is tabulated below.
|PGCET Marking Scheme||Course||Parts||Number of Questions||Marks|
|M.E/M.tech/M.Arch||Part-A||50 Questions||50 marks|
|Part-B||25 questions||50 marks|
|MBA||Part-A||50 Questions||50 marks|
|Part-B||50 Questions||50 marks|
|MCA||Part-A||60 Questions||60 marks|
|Part-B||20 Questions||40 marks|
Syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2018
Since, the syllabus for Karnataka PGCET is based on the graduate curriculum of different subject branches, aspirants required to thoroughly prepare all the major topics they have at the undergraduate level. Karnataka PGCET 2018 Syllabus for various subject branches is mentioned below for the reference of aspirants.
|Civil Engineering||Element of Civil Engineering and Strength Material|
|Building Engineering Science|
|Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering|
|Chemical Engineering||Procedure Calculation|
|Pollution Control Engineering|
|Computer Science and Engineering||Engineering Mathematics|
|Data Structures and Algorithm|
|Logic Design and Computer Organization|
|Formal Languages and Automate Theory|
|Environmental Engineering||Environmental Chemistry, Biology, and, Ecology|
|Water Supply and Treatment|
|Wastewater and Treatment|
|Solid and Hazardous Waste Management|
|Atmospheric Pollution and Control|
|Transport Procedures and Water Quality Assessment|
|Environmental Impact Assessment|
|Textile Technology||Textile Fiber|
|Yarn Manufacture- Ginning and Baling|
|Modern Yarn Production Method|
|Chemical Procedureing of Textiles|
|Fashion Design and Garment Technology|
|Electrical Science||Engineering Mathematics|
|Electric Circuits and Fields|
|Analog and Digital Electronics|
|Mechanical Science||Engineering Mathematics|
|Strength of Materials|
|Theory of Machines|
|Design of Machine Element|
|Industrial Engineering and Management|
|Visual and Urban Design|
|History of Architect|
|Development of Contemporary Architect|
|Techniques of Planning|
|Polymer Science and Technology||Fluid Mechanics and Statistics|
|Chemical Procedure Calculation|
|Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics|
|Heat and Mass Transfer|
|Mathematics and Computer Science||Analytical Geometry of 3D|
|Analytical Geometry of 2D|
|Linear and Non-Linear Equations|
|“C” Computer Language|
|Molecular Biology and Genetics|
|Plant and Animal Biotechnology|
|Characteristics of Animal Cell|
|Recombinant DNA Technology|
|Proficiency in The English Language||Antonyms and Synonyms|
|Idioms and Phrase|
|Grammar and One-word Substitution|
|Pairs Expressing Relationship|
Instructions to Fill Karnataka PGCET 2018 OMR Sheet
Aspirants should adhere to some important instructions while filling Karnataka PGCET 2018 OMR Sheet to avoid any discrepancy
- After completing their entrance test, aspirants have to affix their left-hand thumb mark in the space offerd. This has to be done before submitting the response sheet
- Use the separate space at the back of question paper for rough calculations, etc.
- Once the exam is clear, the aspirant can carry the replica of the response sheet with them. Later when the response key is released, aspirants can cross-check the accuracy of their responses.
- Fill the circles clearly to mark your answers as instructed on the OMR Sheet.
- Aspirants should use blue or black ball point pen only to avoid spillage while marking their responses on the OMR sheet.
- Rough work or any stray marks on OMR Sheet are strictly debarred. The answer is liable to be rejected in case of any smudges or stray marks.
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