Karnataka CET 2019

KCET 2019 Exam Pattern

KCET will conduct admission for the first year engineering and pharmacy courses. It will be conducted on 18 April for Biology & Mathematics exam and 19 April for Physics & Chemistry. The time duration for each paper will be 80 minutes. Nearly 60 sets of question papers will be created for this exam. No negative markings are allotted in this exam. The question paper will contain 60 MCQ’s. Each correct answer will carry one mark.

Detailed Pattern of KCET 2019:

  • KCET is an offline exam that i.e., paper and pen mode exam.
  • For each paper, the time duration will be 70 minutes and extra 10 minutes which will be meant for reading and filling in other details.
  • For completing 3 papers, the total time duration will be 210 minutes i.e., 3 hours 30 minutes.
  • For each paper, there will be 60 questions.
Particulars Details
Mode of exam Offline
Type of questions Objective
Language of exam English and Kannada
Number of questions 180 (Physics-60, Chemistry-60 & Mathematics-60)
Total marks 180
Duration of exams 80 minutes each

Duration of the exam:

Subjects Number of questions Time in minutes
Mathematics 60 70
Biology 60 70
Physics 60 70
Chemistry 60 70
Kannada 50 70

Preparation tips:

Candidates willing to appear for KCET 2019 exam must prepare properly by using perfect strategies to clear this test. The exam questions will be based on 10 and 12 class syllabuses. So the candidates must be thorough in it. Following are some preparation strategies for cracking KCET 2019:

  • No need to spend the whole day: By learning relevant topics properly, the candidates can complete their portions easily and without spending full time on learning. By making a proper adjustment towards the time and syllabus, the candidates should do hard work for this exam. Hard work will always be rewarded but also smart work is necessary to crack any competitive exams. So it will be easy for the candidates to clear the exam in the first attempt by using proper tricks and tips while learning.
  • Time management: Time must be used wisely as it cannot be retrieved back. The first priority should be given for learning. Also, the candidates must not waste their time in un-necessary entertainment. By relaxing and taking breaks properly, the candidates can increase their performance of learning.
  • Thorough basics: There are no substitutes for 11 and 12 NCERT textbooks. So the candidates must be thorough in these subjects. They should understand the topics and think of it at the application level. So the candidates should not get involved in mugging up the topics. If the questions seem to be difficult, then use guides or discuss the topics with your friends and try to solve it. By using the guide, understand the method used in it to solve the questions try to solve them in the same method.
  • Practice previous year papers: In order to get proper knowledge about the exam pattern, the best way is to learn using previous years question papers. Also using sample question papers for learning, the candidates can have knowledge about if any updates in the exam pattern too. Try a number of question papers so that you can find your strong and weak areas. Work on your weak areas to improve your performance in your exams.
  • Speed: Working out questions speedily is also important to attempt more questions in the exams. But your attempts must be accurate so that you can score high. While practicing question papers, set time limits and practice it. Try your level best to solve a maximum number of problems within the time. Proper practice is necessary to increase your speed while attempting your tests.
  • Confidence: While starting the preparation, the exam might feel difficult to crack but proper practice will increase your confidence. Never lose your hope and try as much as you can as hard work will always be rewarded.
  • Revise properly: Learning thoroughly alone will not be enough to score marks in your exam. Lack of revision will cost you more. Revise properly each topic or the topics you feel difficult to remember. Understand the weight-age for the sections and prepare accordingly. Try to go through important formulas and equations often. It is very important to include revision time in your learning schedule.