KCET Syllabus 2024: Detailed Syllabus PDF Download

Exam Date 18 Apr '24-19 Apr '24
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Updated on - Jan 18, 2024

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KCET Syllabus 2024 comprises important topics and subjects from physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics. The KCET 2024 syllabus will be released by the Karnataka Examination Authority on the official website at kea.kar.nic.in.

To prepare well for KCET 2024, candidates should review the KCET blueprint 2024 pdf download and KCET exam pattern 2024 thoroughly. The questions asked from the KCET 2024 syllabus are based on the first and second PUC syllabus as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University of Karnataka State.

To study the KCET syllabus 2024 comprehensively, candidates can go through the KCET Reference Books.

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Table of Contents

KCET Syllabus 2024 (PUC I & II) PDF

The KCET syllabus 2024 will be released on the official website subject-wise. Candidates can get the latest KCET blueprint 2024 pdf download from the table below.

KCET 2024 Subjects

KCET Syllabus 2024 PDFs

I PUC 

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II PUC 

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KCET Physics Syllabus 2024

Some of the important topics covered from the first-year puc physics subjects are Laws of Motion, Oscillations, the Physical World, and Kinetic Theory, while from second-year puc physics, some topics such as Atoms, Nuclei, Alternative Current and more. 

The detailed KCET physics syllabus for 1st year PUC and 2nd year PUC in chapterwise weightage are tabulated below for student’s reference. 

KCET 2024 Physics First Year PUC Syllabus

KCET 2024 syllabus first-year PUC includes Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Thermodynamics, etc. The KCET chapter wise weightage 2024 pdf of the Physics portion in the KCET syllabus 2024 has been listed below:

Chapters

Weightage

Gravitation

8

Motion in a Straight Line

7

Oscillations

7

Thermodynamics

7

Mechanical Properties of Solids

4

Mechanical Properties of Fluids

4

Kinetic Theory

4

Units and Measurement

3

Physical-World

2

KCET 2024 Physics Second Year PUC Syllabus

KCET subjects for 2024 of second-year PUC include Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, etc. 

Interested candidates can go through the KCET physics chapter wise weightage 2024 from the table below for second year PUC KCET syllabus 2024.

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Magnetism and Matter

7

Alternating Current

7

Electromagnetic Induction

6

Nuclei

6

Atoms

5

Communication Systems

3

Electromagnetic Waves

2

KCET Syllabus 2024 Chemistry

The questions are asked on topics that involve mathematical calculations and chemical equations. Some of the important topics candidates will find in the KCET syllabus 2024 PDF are as follows.

  • Block Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Equilibrium
  • Structure of Atoms

KCET 2024 Chemistry First Year PUC Syllabus

The first-year PUC of Chemistry KCET 2024 syllabus include some basic concepts of Chemistry such as Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Environmental Chemistry, etc. The Karnataka Common Entrance Test syllabus includes the chapter wise weightage for Chemistry as tabulated below.

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

8

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

8

Some p – Block Elements

7

s – Block Elements

6

Thermodynamics

4

Redox reactions

4

Hydrogen

3

Environmental chemistry

2

KCET 2024 Chemistry Second Year PUC Syllabus

The second-year PUC of KCET syllabus for Chemistry includes Solid State, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Haloalkanes and Chemistry in Everyday Life, etc. 

The KCET weightage 2024 has been tabulated for student’s reference.

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Solid State

7

Solutions

7

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

7

Coordination Compounds

6

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

6

Surface Chemistry

6

Biomolecules

6

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

5

Polymers

5

Chemistry in Everyday Life

4

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

4

KCET Syllabus 2024 Mathematics

There will be 60 objective-type questions from the Mathematics Paper. 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking for incorrect/ unattempted/ double-attempted answers.

KCET 2024 Mathematics First Year PUC Syllabus

KCET Maths syllabus 2024 includes topics such as Sets, Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Reasoning, Principle of Mathematical Induction etc. Candidates can refer to the table below for important chapters along with the marks weightage. 

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations

9

Permutation And Combination

9

Binomial Theorem

8

Sets

8

Introduction to 3D Geometry

7

Linear Inequalities

7

Statistics

7

Mathematical Reasoning

6

Principle Of Mathematical Induction

5

KCET 2024 Mathematics Second Year PUC Syllabus

KCET exam syllabus includes Matrices, Linear Programming, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, and Application of Integrals.

Students can check out the table below for kcet maths chapter wise weightage 2024 for their reference.

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Matrices

9

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

8

Application Of Integrals

8

Linear Programming

7

KCET Syllabus 2024 Biology

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test syllabus 2024 for Biology includes the topics given below for student’s reference. 

  • Cells
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Transport in Plants
  • Mineral Nutrition

KCET 2024 Biology First Year PUC Syllabus

KCET Biology syllabus 2024 for first-year PUC includes Living World, Plant Kingdom, Body Fluids and Circulations, etc. For the KCET Biology chapter wise weightage 2024, aspirants are advised to take a look at the table below.

Chapters

Weightage

Neural Control and Coordination

5

Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

5

Respiration in Plants

5

Plant Growth and Development

5

Biomolecules

5

Plant Kingdom

5

Cell Cycle and Cell Division

5

Body fluids and Circulation

4

Morphology of Flowering Plants

4

Anatomy and Flowering Plants

4

Locomotion and Movement

4

Breathing and Exchange of Gases

3

Living World

3

Excretory Products and their Elimination

3

Digestion and Absorption

3

Biological Classification

2

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KCET 2024 Biology Second Year PUC Syllabus

KCET syllabus PDF 2024 for Biology second-year PUC includes Microbes in Human Welfare, Reproduction in Organisms, Biotech: Principles and Processes, Reproductive Health. The KCET portion 2024 for Biology will consist of the following weightage for the final exam.

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Human Reproduction

7

Microbes in Human Welfare

6

Biotech: Principles and Processes

6

Organism and Population

6

Ecosystem

6

Environmental Issues

6

Biotech: Application

5

Reproduction in Organisms

5

Reproductive Health

5

Evolution

5

Biodiversity and Conservation

4

KCET 2024 Mathematics First Year PUC Syllabus

KCET Maths syllabus 2024 includes topics such as Sets, Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Reasoning, Principle of Mathematical Induction etc. Candidates can refer to the table below for important chapters along with the marks weightage. 

KCET Syllabus 2024 Maths First PUC Chapterwise Marks Weightage

Chapters

Marks Weightage

Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations

9

Permutation And Combination

9

Binomial Theorem

8

Sets

8

Introduction to 3D Geometry

7

Linear Inequalities

7

Statistics

7

Mathematical Reasoning

6

Principle Of Mathematical Induction

5

KCET 2024 Mathematics Second Year PUC Syllabus

KCET exam syllabus includes Matrices, Linear Programming, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, and Application of Integrals.

KCET Syllabus 2024 Weightage PUC (2nd Year)
Chapters Weightage
Matrices 9
Inverse Trigonometric Functions 8
Application Of Integrals 8
Linear Programming 7

KCET Syllabus 2024 Biology

The Karnataka Common Entrance Test syllabus 2024 for Biology includes the topics given below.

  • Cells
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Transport in Plants
  • Mineral Nutrition

KCET 2024 Biology First Year PUC Syllabus

KCET Biology syllabus 2024 for first-year PUC includes Living World, Plant Kingdom, Body Fluids and Circulations, Cell Cycle and Cell Division, Locomotion and Movement, Excretory Products and their Elimination. For the KCET Biology chapter wise weightage 2024, aspirants are advised to take a look at the table below.

KCET Syllabus 2024 Weightage PUC (1st Year)
Chapters Weightage
Neural Control and Co-ordination 5
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants 5
Respiration in Plants 5
Plant Growth and Development 5
Biomolecules 5
Plant Kingdom 5
Cell Cycle and Cell Division 5
Body fluids and Circulation 4
Morphology of Flowering Plants 4
Anatomy and Flowering Plants 4
Locomotion and Movement 4
Breathing and Exchange of Gases 3
Living World 3
Excretory Products and their Elimination 3
Digestion and Absorption 3
Biological Classification 2

KCET 2024 Biology Second Year PUC Syllabus

KCET syllabus PDF 2024 for Biology second-year PUC includes Microbes in Human Welfare, Reproduction in Organisms, Biotech: Principles and Processes, Reproductive Health. The KCET portion 2024 for Biology will consist of the following weightage for the final exam.

KCET Syllabus 2024 Weightage PUC (2nd Year)
Chapters Weightage
Human Reproduction 7
Microbes in Human Welfare 6
Biotech: Principles and Processes 6
Organism and Population 6
Ecosystem 6
Environmental Issues 6
Biotech: Application 5
Reproduction in Organisms 5
Reproductive Health 5
Evolution 5
Biodiversity and Conservation 4

FAQs

Is there any equal marks distribution from both the first and second PUC syllabi?

More questions are asked from the second PUC syllabus compared to the first Puc syllabus.

Is there any negative marking in the KCET 2024 exam?

No negative marking for incorrect answers in the KCET 2024 exam. One mark is awarded for the correct answer.

What is the syllabus for the KCET 2024 exam?

KCET syllabus 2024 mainly covers both the first and second PUC syllabus.

Is the CET syllabus 2024 karnataka released by KEA?

KEA released K CET syllabus 2024 on the official website.Students can refer to the kcet reduced syllabus 2024.

Are NCERT books sufficient to cover the KCET syllabus?

Students must refer to the NCERT books, sample papers, and previous year's question papers to ace a good score in the exam.

Do candidates get KCET chapter wise weightage 2024 pdf download from the official portal?

Yes, KCET · 2024 syllabus will be released by KEA. Candidates can access the KCET chapter wise weightage 2024 pdf download from the official portal.

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