Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted every year by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka for the candidates, who desire to seek admission into MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS (Unani), BNYS (Naturopathy and Yoga), B.E., B. Tech. B. Arch programs offered in various Colleges / Universities / Institutes across the state.
Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) is divided into the following four segments.
- Each section consists of objective questions with multiple options. Although, no marks are deducted for wrong answer but the candidates are required to mark single answer against a question as more than one answer indicated against a question will be considered as wrong answer.
- The test is schedule for two days. First day, Mathematic and Biology paper is conducted and on the second day, the candidates are tested on their physics and chemistry knowledge. Each paper consists of 60 marks and is of 80 minutes of duration.
- The candidates seeking admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses have to appear for Physics, Chemistry and Biology papers in the KCET while the candidates, who are looking for admission into Engineering / Technology courses have to appear for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics papers in the KCET.
- For admission to Architecture course, the candidates need not appear in KCET as they are required to appear in NATA.