Karnataka PGCET 2022

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Exam Dates: 11th Nov 2023
to 21st Jul 2020
CollegeSearch Team

Updated on 04th August, 2022 | 2 min read

Karnataka PGCET 2022 -  Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern 

The Karnataka PGCET entrance test is required for enrollment in a variety of PG programmes at prestigious private and public colleges in Karnataka. The Karnataka Examinations Authority oversees its administration (KEA).

The registration process for the Karnataka PGCET 2022 will start in July 2022 online. The Karnataka Examination Authority administers the Karnataka Post Graduate Common Admission Test, a state-level entrance examination (KEA). The test will be given to applicants for a variety of PG programmes, including MBA, MCA, ME, M. Tech, M. Arch, etc.

Karnataka PGCET 2022 Highlights

Exam Name 

Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET)

Conducting Body

Karnataka Education Authority (KEA)

Exam Level 


Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Question Type

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ's)

Application Fee

Rs. 650/- General candidates

Rs. 500/- Reserved candidates

Number of Exam Centers


Official Website


Karnataka PGCET Helpline


Karnataka PGCET 2022 Dates

Commencement of registration

First week of September 2022

Last date of application form

Third week of September 2022

Admit Card

First week of November 2022


Second week of November 2022

Answer key

Third week of December 2022

Result declaration

Third week of December 2022

Karnataka PGCET 2022 Application

Beginning in July 2022, the application form will be made available online.

Because there will be no option for form revision, applicants must fill out the application thoroughly.

Candidates are urged to validate their eligibility before applying for the examination because the Application form will only be made available to eligible candidates.

Any changes to the information provided by applicants in the application form may result in the rejection of the form.

Before August 2022, candidates must submit their application forms; after that period, no applications will be accepted.

It is encouraged that applicants save the printouts of their completed applications and payment receipts for future use.

You can use the offline mode to submit the application fee. For the submission of their application forms, candidates may use the challan facility.

Every applicant must pay the following fee to submit an application:

General Candidates

Rs. 650

Reserved candidates


Karnataka PGCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility: Candidates must hold a B.Tech/M.Sc. or equivalent bachelor's degree from an institution of higher learning.

Marks: In order to be considered for admission, candidates must have received at least 50% of the possible points (45% for ST, SC, and OBC candidates from the state of Karnataka).

Scores: Candidates can apply for admission based on their GATE scores as well.


Eligibility: A bachelor's degree in the necessary discipline from a recognised institution is needed for candidates.

Marks: To be eligible for admission, a candidate must have obtained at least 50% (45% for candidates in the reserved category).

Subjects: In order to be eligible for admission, candidates must have Mathematics as one of their required 10+2 subjects.


Eligibility: Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from an accredited university to be eligible.

Marks: Candidates must receive at least 50% of the possible points (45 percent marks for reserved category candidates).

Candidates who will be taking their final semester test in 2022 may also apply for admission.

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