Karnataka DCET, PGCET 2020 postponed, to be held on 13, 14 October; application deadline extended till 21 September
Karnataka DCET 2020 was earlier scheduled to be held on 7 October, while the PGCET was to be conducted on 6 and 7 October
The Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) has postponed the Diploma Common Entrance Test (DCET) 2020 and Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) 2020 for the second time.
As per the official notification on the website - cetonline.karnataka.gov.in - DCET 2020 will now be conducted on 14 October while PGCET 2020 will be held on 13 and 14 October. The exams have been postponed due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state.
Karnataka DCET 2020 was earlier scheduled to be held on 7 October. Originally, the entrance test for admission to second and third year semester engineering courses under lateral entry scheme was to be held on 9 August.
Karnataka PGCET, entrance exam for admission to MBA, MCA, ME was scheduled for 6 and 7 October. The exam was originally supposed to be held on 8 and 9 August.
The KEA has also extended the last date for submitting an online application for DCET and PGCET to 21 September. Applicants will be required to register and fill the application form on the official website - kea.kar.nic.in.
DCET for respective subjects will be of 180 marks and will be conducted from 10 am to 1 pm, according to Hindustan Times. The exams for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates Kannada language test (only in Bangalore) of 50 marks will be held from 3 pm to 4 pm.
As for PGCET, the exams for Type B - ME/M Tech and M Arch courses will be of 100 marks and will be held from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm on 13 October and the exam for Type A courses, of 100 marks, will held on the same day from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
On 14 October, the exam for MCA of 100 marks will be held from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, while the MBA exam of 100 marks will be conducted from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
KCET 2021: Deadline for choice entry, fee payment and reporting to college extended; check details here
The deadline for exercise of choices (selecting the right choice out of four choices) by the candidates who have been allotted a seat in the first round, has been extended till 5:30 pm on 3 December
KCET round 1 seat allotment 2021: Results out at cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/; check details here
The seats will be allotted based on the performance of the applicant in KCET 2021, the choices opted by them and the availability of said choices.
The results were initially supposed to be out yesterday but were postponed due to issues related to the seat matrix in engineering colleges