KCET 2021 Syllabus

Exam Date : April 15, 2021 To April 17, 2021
Result Date : May 24, 2021

The KCET 2021 Syllabus will be released by the managing authority, KEA. Candidates are required to go through the syllabus thoroughly in order to learn the concepts well and understand the topics distributed throughout all the sections or subjects. KCET questions will be mostly based on the first and second PUC syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The entrance exam is conducted for three hours in offline mode and the paper carries a total of 180 multiple-choice questions. The subject-wise KCET 2021 Syllabus is given in the section below. Studying from the syllabus is the best possible preparation for the KCET 2021 exam. Candidates can read the entire section for the KCET 2021 B.Tech Syllabus.

KCET Syllabus 2021 Physics

The topics which are present in KCET physics syllabus are the most scoring topics from which questions are asked in the question paper. Some of the important topics of KCET subjects which are asked are listed below:

  • Laws of Motion
  • Motion Plane
  • Wave Optics 
  • Current Electricity

The detailed KCET physics syllabus for 1st year PUC and 2nd year PUC are tabulated below:

First Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET 2021 syllabus of first-year PUC include Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory, Oscillations and Waves.

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (1st Year)
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

Second Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET 2021 syllabus 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, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronics devices, Communication system. 

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (2nd Year)
Chapters Weightage
Magnetism and Matter 7
Alternating Current 7
Electromagnetic Induction 6
Nuclei 6
Atoms 5
Communication Systems 3
Electromagnetic Waves 2

KCET Syllabus 2021 Chemistry

The questions are asked from the topics that involve mathematical calculations and chemical equations. Some of the important topics to focus on Chemistry for KCET are as follows:

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

First Year PUC Syllabus: The first-year PUC of KCET Chemistry syllabus include Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, States of Matter: Gases & Liquids, Chemical Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox reactions, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), Some p-blocks elements, Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements.

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (1st Year)
Chapters 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

Second Year PUC Syllabus: The second-year PUC of KCET Chemistry syllabus include Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Co-ordination compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarene, Alcohols, Phenols and Ether, Aldehydes and Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen,  Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life. 

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (2nd Year)
Chapters 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 2021 Mathematics

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

First Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET Maths syllabus includes topics such as Sets, Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Reasoning, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Linear Inequalities, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Permutation and Combination, Introduction to 3D Geometry, Statistics.

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (1st Year)
Chapters 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

Second Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET 2021 syllabus includes Matrices, Linear Programming, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Application of Integrals.

KCET 2021 Syllabus Weightage PUC (2nd Year)
Chapters Weightage
Matrices 9
Inverse Trigonometric Functions 8
Application Of Integrals 8
Linear Programming 7

KCET Syllabus 2021 Biology

The KCET 2021 Syllabus for Biology includes the topics given below:

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

First Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET Biology syllabus for first-year PUC includes Living World, Plant Kingdom, Body Fluids and Circulations, Photosynthesis in Higher Plants, Breathing and Exchange of Gases, Digestion and Absorption, Plant Growth and Development, Respiration in Plants, Morphology of flowering plants, Biomolecules, Cell Cycle and Cell Division, Locomotion and Movement, Excretory Products and their elimination.

KCET 2021 Syllabus 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

Second Year PUC Syllabus: The KCET 2021 syllabus for Biology for second-year PUC includes Microbes in Human Welfare, Reproduction in Organisms, Biotech: Principles and Processes, Environmental Issues, Biotech: Application, Biodiversity and Conservation, Organism and Population, Ecosystem, Reproductive Health, Human Reproduction, Evolution. 

KCET 2021 Syllabus 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

KCET Reference Books

KCET Reference books contain all the useful information in a very organised manner which contains the entire information about each topic in the subject. Candidates can refer to the reference books along with the KCET 2021 syllabus whenever they are stuck while reading or understanding something. With the help of reference books, candidates can develop a clear concept about the topics. It enriches the knowledge of the candidates and candidates can refer them as required. For the question which is based on problem-solving, reference books can help a lot and candidates will be able to find the answers quickly. Reference books of KCET also give lots of problems on a single topic which enables the candidates to practice lots of problems for the preparation of many entrance exams.

KCET Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern will be very useful for the candidates who are doing the preparation of KCET 2021. Candidates will get aware of may things such as the marking scheme of the entrance exam, types of questions that are asked in recent years, the paper structure of KCET exam, and also the time allotted for the entire exam. Also, candidates will learn from which topics/subjects answering the maximum number of questions will secure more marks. The KCET exam pattern includes a total of four sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. The time duration of each paper is 1 hour 20 minutes for KCET 2021. The total time duration is 320 minutes for the whole exam. Each section will be given 80 minutes. Candidates can also prepare for the exam by taking reference of both KCET 2021 syllabus and the exam pattern of KCET.

KCET Preparation Tips

Before starting preparation, the candidate should have thorough knowledge about the KCET 2021 syllabus. After knowing the syllabus, the next thing is to get knowledge about the exam pattern. Different topics have different weightage, thus priority should be given, based on their respective weightage. Also, preparation for an exam is not fruitful if the candidates are not following a definite structure. Thus, they need to create a proper schedule that is suitable for the day to day life. It should incorporate the equal distribution of study sessions for each subject, some time for solving previous year papers, and most importantly periodic revisions. 

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Discussion Forum

Q.

What is the syllabus for Physics?

Asked By: Anonymous 15 Jun 2018

A.

Hello Deepti,

First Year PUC Syllabus:

Kinematics

Laws of Motion

Work,

Energy

and Power

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

Gravitation

Properties of Bulk Matter

Thermodynamics

Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

Oscillations and Waves

Physical World and Measurement


Second Year PUC Syllabus:

Electrostatics

Current Electricity

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic waves

Optics

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Atoms & Nuclei

Electronic Devices

Communication

systems

Chcek KCET syllabus for the exam to know more about it.

Answer By: Getmyuni

15 Jun 2018

Q.

A.

Hello Deepti,

Check KCET Syllabus to know more about it.

Answer By: Getmyuni

15 Jun 2018

Q.

A.

For KCET 2017 Mathematics Syllabus are:

  • Algebra
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus

Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Jan 2017

Q.

What is the prescribed syllabus for the KCET exam?

Asked By: Anonymous 23 Jan 2017

A.

You can refer to the official website for the prescribed syllabus for the KCET 2017 exam.

Answer By: Getmyuni

23 Jan 2017

Q.

What is the Physics syllabus for the KCET exam?

Asked By: Anonymous 17 Feb 2017

A.

The Physics syllabus for the KCET exam is as below: -

Physical World and Measurement:

  • Kinematics

  • Laws of Motion

  • Work, Energy and Power

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

  • Gravitation

  • Properties of Bulk Matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

  • Oscillations and Waves

Topics from the second PUC Syllabus

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

  • Electromagnetic induction and Alternating Currents

  • Electromagnetic waves

  • Optics

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

  • Atoms & Nuclei

  • Electronic Devices

  • Communication systems

Answer By: Getmyuni

17 Feb 2017

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