KCET Registration 2024 (Ongoing): Last Date (Apr 12), RD Certificate Rectification (Apr 1 - 15)

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Apr 12, 2024

KCET Registration 2024 window was reopened by the authority on the official website. The last date to apply for the exam is Apr 12, 2024, till 5 PM. Registered students can pay the KCET application 2024 fee by Apr 12, 2024, up to 5 PM. Students who failed to pay the application fee or have not selected CET in the combined application will have to visit the KEA office and submit their application form.

Applicants will also have to submit the DD of INR 600 in favor of the Executive Director, KEA, Bangalore, along with the application form.

The conducting officials have released the KCET 2024 important guidelines regarding the registration process for KCET 2024. Candidates must check the guidelines shared. According to the schedule, KCET exam is scheduled to take place on Apr 18 and Apr 19, 2024.

The notification released by exam officials mandates a window of correction from Apr 1 to Apr 15, 2024, for students who applied for reservations but were listed under "General Merit". The mismatch occurred due to a discrepancy between the candidate's name in the RD certificate and the SSLC mark sheet.

Students must make their corrections between the above-mentioned window, and upload their corrected KCET 2024 RD certificate. An interface will be provided to candidates to carry out these revisions with ease.

KCET is conducted for admission to Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and more undergraduate courses in Karnataka, India. KCET Syllabus 2024 covers topics such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. It consists of 180 questions and is three hours long.

Important: Documents Required for KCET Application 2024

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KCET registration 2024 was reactivated on Mar 30, 2024 by the conducting authority on the official website. Applicants must note that the last date to fill out the application form is Apr 12, 2024. Candidates can pay the fee till Apr 12, 2024 (till 5 PM).

However, the direct for the same is shared below.

KCET Application Form Links
KCET Candidate Login 2024 Direct Link

Steps to Register for KCET Exam

Aspirants who wish to appear for the KCET must register before the deadline. KCET 2024 registration last date was Feb 23, 2024. Students must be extremely careful while registering for the exam. A step-by-step process is outlined below for the students to refer to when registering for the KCET exam.

  • Step 1. Visit the official website.
  • Step 2. Click on the ‘New User’ link.
  • Step 3. Download the Information Bulletin and read it carefully.
  • Step 4. Confirm by ticking the option that confirms if you have downloaded and read the Information Bulletin and click on ‘Proceed’.
  • Step 5. Fill in all the required personal, contact, and other details in the KCET Registration Form 2024.

KCET Registration 2024

  • Step 6. Submit the registration form.
  • Step 7. After registering, students will receive an application number and user ID with which they must continue the application process.

Read More: KCET Login 2024

Attempt Free: KCET Mock Test 2024 Sample Paper

KCET 2024 RD Certificate Correction

As per the latest notification released by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Feb 20, 2024, many candidates were categorised under "General Merit" instead of their reservation category. This occurred due to a mismatch between the student's name in the RD Certificate and the SSLC scorecard.

To rectify this, KEA released a list of applicants who claimed reservation status but could not be considered for it, on Feb 28, 2024. Candidates must review this list and get their name rectified on the RD certificate to match it to the SSLC mark sheet. Students will have a window to rectify this and upload their correct RD certificate between Apr 1 to Apr 15, 2024.

 Correction in RD Certificates Links
Category RD Name Mismatch List Download Here
Income RD Name Mismatch List Download Here
NCLC RD Name Mismatch List Download Here
RM_RD Name Mismatch List Download Here
Kalyana Karnataka RD Name Mismatch List Download Here
KCET 2024 RD Certificate Correction Notice View Here

KCET Registration 2024 Fees

Students are required to submit a fee while registering for the KCET exam. The KCET registration fee differs based on category and location. Listed below are the KCET fee payment details.

KCET Registration 2024 Fees
Location Category Fees
Within Karnataka General INR 500/-
Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe INR 250/-
Outside Karnataka General INR 750/-
Outside India General INR 5000/-

KCET Registration 2024 Dates

KCET registration 2024 is ongoing for the upcoming exam. KEA released KCET RD certificate correction list on Feb 28, 2024. Applicants will have a window between Apr 1 to Apr 15, 2024, to rectify and upload the correct RD certificate to claim reservation.

The conducting authority has re-opened the registration window from Apr 10 - 12, 2024. The last date to pay the fee is Apr 12, 2024.

The conducting body released the notification, including the KCET exam dates 2024, and registration start and end dates on the official website. KCET Registration 2024 dates are as follows:

KCET Registration 2024 Dates
Events Dates
Upcoming Events
KCET Registration 2024 Last Date Apr 12, 2024 (Till 5 PM)
Last Date of Fee Payment Apr 12, 2024 (Till 5 PM)
KCET RD Certificate Correction Window Apr 1 - Apr 15, 2024
KCET Exam Date Apr 20 - Apr 21, 2024
Past Events
KCET Registration 2024 Start Date Jan 10, 2024
KCET Application Form 2024 Link Inactive Jan 13 - 17, 2024
KCET Application Form Correction Window Feb 10, 2024
KCET Registration 2024 Last Date Feb 23, 2024 (Extended)
KCET Registration Last Date to Pay Fees Feb 26, 2024
KCET RD Certificate Correction List Feb 28, 2024
KCET Registration Window Re-open Mar 30, 2024 (At 11 AM)
KCET Registration 2024 Last Date Apr 4, 2024 (Till 4 PM)
Last Date of Fee Payment Apr 4, 2024 (Till 8 PM)
KCET Registration Window Re-open Apr 10, 2024

Download: KCET Previous Year Question Papers

KCET Registration 2024: Important Points

The KCET 2024 Registration process is the first step for the KCET exam. Students must check the important guidelines shared by the authority mentioned below for reference.

  • Applicants applying for the ex-defence certificates through the Seva Sindhu Portal can either use their Army Number or CET application number to fill in the application form.
  • Students who have studied for 7 years in Karnataka and completed their 10th from Karnataka need not submit any 11th or 12th certificate during the application form filling.

Candidates need not submit any document if the above information has been fetched from the SATS Database.

  • Applicants need to upload their certificate of 1st to 10th standard if they are claiming Religious/ Linguistic Minority reservations.
  • It will be fine if the schools/colleges issue the study certificate as the documents uploaded by the candidates will be sent to the BEO/DDPU for verification. The countersignature of BEO/DDPU is not required.

KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024

To be eligible for the KCET exam, students need to meet certain criteria prescribed by the conducting authorities. Below are the KCET Eligibility Criteria 2024 for the exam:

  • Students must have completed at least 7 years of education in government or recognized institutions in Karnataka, starting from 1st standard to 2nd PUC/12th standard.
  • Students must have successfully finished the 1st and 2nd year Pre-University Examination or 11th and 12th standard within Karnataka. Additionally, at least one parent should have studied in Karnataka for seven years.
  • Students must have Kannada, Tulu, or Kodava as their mother tongue and pass the qualifying examination from an institution outside Karnataka while residing outside
  • Students with Kannada, Tulu, or Kodava as their mother tongue in specific areas outside Karnataka may need to take a Kannada Language test.
  • Those who have studied for ten full academic years in Kannada Medium outside Karnataka are exempt from the Kannada Language test.

KCET Preparation Links:

KCET Registration 2024 Highlights

An overview of the important points of the KCET Exam is given below. Students must be familiar with the details of the exam. Aspiring students are advised to register from the official website.

KCET Registration 2024 Highlights
Particulars Details
Full Form Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Karnataka Exam Authority
Exam Level State Level
Exam Mode Offline
Details Required for Registration Personal information, contact information, and application credentials
Examination Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Category Undergraduate (UG)
Official Website cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/

Documents Required for KCET 2024 Registration

For KCET 2024 Registration, students need documents that are essential for the KCET Registration 2024 and application process. These documents should be in the correct format and size mandated by the authorities to avoid any issues during the registration process:

  • Latest scanned passport-size photograph in JPG format 
  • Signature in JPG format.
  • Left -hand thumb impression.
  • Class 10 and 12 passed certificates in PDF format.
  • Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS, etc.) in PDF format.
  • PwBD certificate in PDF format. 
  • Mode of payment details (credit/debit card, UPI, NetBanking) must be handy for fee payment.

Must Read: What are the Benefits of taking up KCET Exam 2024?

KCET Registration Statistics

The KCET Registration 2024 statistics will be released after the exam. Here are the KCET registration statistics in detail of previous year examination.

  • In the KCET 2023 exam, a total of 2,03,381 students participated. 
  • Out of these, 43,316 students opted for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM), while 3,917 students chose Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB). 
  • The exam authorities witnessed the participation of 1,29,780 girls and 1,14,565 boys. 
  • In the year 2023, Vignesh Nataraj Kumar from Bengaluru secured the top position in the KCET exam.

Also Read: KCET Reservation 2024

What is After KCET Registration 2024?

After KCET UG Registration, students must complete the KCET application process and make the fee payment to complete the registration process. Students can follow these simple steps to complete the application process:

  • Log in using the registration number generated during KCET registration.
  • Fill in personal details, academic qualifications, and other required information in the KCET application form.
  • Choose your preferred exam centre.
  • Upload scanned copies of the photograph, signature and left thumb impression in the specified format.
  • Pay the application fee online; the fee amount varies for different categories.
  • After successful payment, a confirmation page will be generated.
  • Download and print the confirmation page for future use.
  • Correct any mistakes in the application within the limited window provided.
  • Once the application is complete, download the KCET admit card 2024 from the official website.
  • On exam day, bring the admit card and a valid ID to the specified exam centre.

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When will the KCET Registration 2024 be commenced?

The registration for KCET 2024 has reopened on Apr 10, 2024, and the last date to apply is Apr 12, 2024, which has been extended by KEA.

By when can we apply for the KCET 2024 form?

Karnataka Examinations Authority has extended the KCET 2024 registration for the second time at the official website. Applicants looking for admissions to engineering courses can fill out the KCET 2024 application form at kea.kar.nic.in.

What is the last day to pay the KCET application fee for KCET 2024?

The last date to pay the KCET application fee is Apr 12, 2024.

How can we apply for KCET 2024 registration process?

Candidates must visit the official website of KCET and click on the relevant link available on the homepage. Then, they must follow the detailed steps for the same shared in the article as reference.

What does the KCET 2024 registration process consists of?

The registration process for KCET 2024 includes form filling, documents uploading, and paying the prescribed registration fee.

Will KCET registration 2024 extended?

Candidates can fill KCET application form 2024 till Apr 12, 2024.



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