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KCET 2023 Registration

The Karnataka Examination Authority will distribute the application form in an online format in the first week of February. Candidates must also submit the application fee along with the KCET 2023 application form. Registration, personal information, academic information, uploading a photo and signature, payment of fees, and other steps will be required to complete the application form. Before filling out the application form, candidates should make sure they meet the eligibility requirements. Candidates need not be concerned if they make a mistake when filling out the application form for KCET 2023 because KEA will provide a rectification facility in the last week of March for them to repair their errors. Candidates must pass the 12th standard examination in order to sit for the KCET exam. Candidates must complete the application form by the deadline or risk being disqualified.

Instructions to be kept in mind before filling the KCET 2023 registration form:

  • Candidates must apply online because there is no paper and pen mode, or offline mode, for filling out the application.
  • To fill out the application form, candidates need to go to the official website kea.kar.nic.in.
  • Almost all of the information needed to fill out the application form will be readily available.
  • There are two processes to filling out the application form: inputting the information and editing the declaration that all of the information given is correct and that no further changes are permitted.
  • Candidates should not attach any documents or certificates to KEA in support of any claim the candidates, but they should mention their claim for their eligible reservation when filling out the application form.

Application dates for KCET 2023:



Registration date for KCET 2023

2nd March 2023 – 5th April 2023

Admit card availability date for KCET 2023

5th May 2023

KCET 2023 Exam Date

20th & 21st May 2023

Result declaration date for KCET 2023

12th June 2023

Counseling date for KCET 2023

June/ July 2023

2023 KCET Application Form- Phase I:

Candidates can edit their information as many times as they want in the initial step of the application process. Does this phase include the steps below:

Step 1: Registration for KCET 2023

  • Is the candidate a naturalized Indian citizen? (The KCET 2023) will be open only to Indian citizens.
  • Is the candidate scheduled to take the 2nd PUC Science yearly test in 2023?
  • If the candidate took the PUC test, he or she must supply the 13-digit student number assigned by the university.
  • In the KCET 2023 application form, provide the following information: candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail ID, user-ID, password, security code, and so on.
  • Mark the box that says, “I have downloaded the information booklet and thoroughly read the instructions.”
  • Submit the form by clicking the submit button.
  • .The registration number and user ID will appear on the screen and will also be sent to the provided mobile phone number and email address.
  • Click the ‘login button on the login screen’ after entering the user ID and security code.

Step-2: Filling the online KCET 2023 application form

  • The candidate should provide their choices of exam centers for KCET 2023 in this step. Following details should be filled by the candidates:
Particulars Requirements
Candidate information Mother tongue (as per school/college records), an annual income of the family, nationality, religion, reservation category, certificate number, select eligibility clause code, select location for writing KCET.
Details of exam Board / University name, whether the candidate is appearing for 2nd PUC science annual examination, PUC registration number or year of graduation, whether studied in Karnataka area from 1-10 standard, whether studied in Kannada medium from 1-10 standard.
Communication address Communication address, district, pin code, whether studied 10th standard in Karnataka state in which appeared for qualifying examination and its district, native state, whether ward of J&K migrant, whether eligible for claim under agriculturist reservation quota and select agriculture practical exam center.
Details of previous CET exams Whether the candidate has appeared for previous CET exam, registration number, whether got a seat in CET and taken admission in any college. Enter ‘ save and next’ button
Details of education Provide the following details from 1-12 standard, school/college address, the class studied, and year of passing. Click ‘save and next’ button.

Step 3:  Documents needed for KCET Application form 2023:

Here, the candidates should upload their scanned colored passport size photograph, signature, thumb impression and signature of their parents. Following are their specifications:

Scanned copies Size Dimension Format
Photograph 6-39 kb 3.5*4.5 cm jpg/jpeg
Signature 6-39 kb 3.5*1.5 cm jpg/jpeg
Thumb impression 6-39 kb 3.5*1.5 cm jpg/jpeg

After finishing the above steps, the candidates should verify the provided details carefully because no changes will be allowed further.

KCET 2023 Application form Phase II:

In this phase, as the details have been provided previously the registration ID and Password will be received through e-mail and SMS. Following are the steps in phase II:

Step 4: Application fee payment for KCET 2023

After completing the application form and submitting it, the candidates should pay the application fees through e-challan. The offline fee payment can be done through the e-post office or bank challan. Following process is involved in fee payment.

  • Download and take a print out of the e-challan copy for making the payment.
  • Candidate’s name, CET number, college/course details, payment details and bank account number.
  • Make payment at the specified banks
  • After the payment, the bank will retain the copy and will hand over the remaining copies to the candidate

Fees structure:

The application fees vary for different categories excluding the below-mentioned fees, the candidates should pay additional bank charge of Rs.10

Category Fee in Rs
Karnataka origin (general & OBC) 650
Karnataka origin (ST & SC) 500
outside Karnataka 750

After the payment, the candidates should take a print copy of the application in an A-4 size paper and affix their photograph, signature and their left thumb impression on the given space. Candidates must get the signature of their principal from the institute in which they have passed their qualifying exam. This has to be produced during document verification along with the bank challan. None of the paid fees will be refunded even if the application form gets rejected.