Karnataka PGCET 2023: Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Result

Karnataka PGCET 2023 is expected to be conducted in the last week of August 2023. Candidates seeking admission for PG professional courses in Karnataka should appear for the PGCET exam. The application process for the Karnataka PGCET exam 2023 is expected to open in the first week of July 2023. Eligible candidates can fill Karnataka PGCET 2023 application form on the official website before the deadline, candidates who are waiting for the final year results can also apply. Complete details about Karnataka PGCET 2023 Examination are given below.

About Karnataka PGCET 2023  Exam 

Karnataka Post Graduate common entrance test(PGCET) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The examination will be conducted for candidates seeking admission in various PG courses like MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M. Tech/ M.Arch. etc. Candidates who have qualified PGCET examination can apply for admission to various top-ranked colleges across the state.


Mode of examOffline(Pen & Paper)
Number of sectionsFour sections
Type of questionsMCQs
Total marks100 marks

Karnataka PGCET MBA 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Karnataka PGCET exam includes four sections such as; Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Reasoning and General Intelligence, Quantitative Analysis. Each section will have a total of 25 MCQs and there won’t be any negative marks. 

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
English Language2525
General Knowledge2525
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
Quantitative Analysis2525

Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka PGCET exam 2023

Candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years from a recognized university can apply for Karnataka PGCET exam 2023. Candidates should have a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks in their respective undergraduate programs in order to be eligible for the Karnataka PGCET exam 2023.

QualificationUndergraduate degree from any recognized university
Minimum scoreAn aggregate of minimum 50% in their respective undergraduate degree

Karnataka PGCET 2023 Application process & Important Dates

The registration process for Karnataka PGCET 2023 is conducted online and will start on July 1st week, candidates who wish to appear for the exam should complete the application process by uploading the required documents before the deadline. Admit cards for the applied students will be issued by the 2nd week of August, candidates can download their hall tickets from the official website. The Karnataka PGCET exam 2023 is expected to be conducted in the last week of August 2023 as per the PGCET notification provided by the KEA. 

PGCET 2023 registration July 1 2023
PGCET 2023 application deadlineJuly 30 2023
Admit card issuing starts August 10 2023
Last date to download admit cardsAugust 21 2023
Karnataka PGCET 2023 Exam August 21, 2023

(*All dates are tentative)

Karnataka PGCET Application Fee

Application process will be complete only after the successful submission of the application fee along with the form. The fees can be paid in online mode or offline mode by submitting the generated challan to the banks specified for the payment. The fee required for the completion of the application process is given below.  

General & OBC Candidates650/-
SC/ST Candidates500/-

Results & Admission process of Karnataka PGCET 2023

Karnataka PGCET Result will be issued by the authority on the basis of the final answer key. Candidates will be able to check their results from September 2023 through the online portal of KEA and can download their results in PDF format. The PGCET Result will consist of candidates performance in the entrance examination and will contain the marks scored by individual candidates and their percentile. Candidates need to take a print copy of their result sheet and keep it for further admission procedures.

Candidates who have qualified the Karnataka PGCET 2023 exam can start their application process for their preferred courses with their rank card and required documents. Seat allotment for the candidates will be based on their preferred selections, seat availability, and entrance exam ranks.

PGCET 2023 Results 1 September
Admission process starts 22 September
Last date to apply for admission10 October

PGCET 2023 Preparations

Karnataka PGCET is a moderate exam with its own difficulties, however, with the right preparation any student can ace this entrance exam. Preparing for PGCET along with the syllabus provided by KEA is the most common way. The syllabus includes Proficiency in English Language, General Knowledge, Reasoning & General Intelligence, and Quantitative Analysis. It will be hard to cover the entire syllabus in an efficient time, and that is why over the last decade the majority of the toppers chose to attend PGCET coaching & crash courses

Elliteiit is one of the leading institutes in Bangalore and is trusted by more than thousands of aspirants who have successfully cleared the PGCET. Our PGCET coaching is a convenient program drafted by our experienced mentors and will provide you with assured success. Here are some of the best attributes of our PGCET coaching course;

If you are an aspirant dreaming to attend some of the top colleges in Bangalore then getting a perfect PGCET ranking is really important. With tight competition and cutoffs, PGCET has become one of the toughest exams in recent years. It is almost impossible to qualify the PGCET with flying colors without having a well-planned preparation. We will help you prepare for the Karnataka PGCET exam 2023 with our PGCET coaching course provided by the best-in-class faculty members. 

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