Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) is a state-level entrance examination, which is conducted every year for admission into first Year Medical / Dental / Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Ayurveda / Unani / Homeopathy / Naturopathy and Yoga programs offered in various Colleges / Universities / Institutes across the state. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Government of Karnataka, is entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the entrance examination.
The entrance examination consists of four papers which include Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The questions are of 10+2 standards.
The syllabus of biology is divided into two the following parts
Section of Botany consists of following topics- Cell Biology and Genetics, Histology and Plant Anatomy, Diversity of Plant Life on Earth, Introduction to Ecology, and Taxonomy while section of Zoology comprises the study of Tissues of humans, Digestion, Circulation, Respiration, Nervous System, Human Reproduction, Origin Of Life, Organic Evolution, Animal Resources And Human Welfare Dairy, Developmental Biology, Diversity of Animal Life, Study of the Cell and Cell Division.
Syllabus of Mathematics consist of Algebra, which includes Theory of Indices and Logarithms, Progressions, Mathematical Induction, Theory of Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Partial Fractions, Elements Of Number Theory and Congruences, Analytical Geometry and Calculus, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus and Trigonometry.
The syllabus of physics includes the study of Dynamics, Static, Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics, Heat, and Geometrical Optics.
Syllabus includes following topics- Kinetic Theory of Gases, Stochiometry, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Electrochemistry, Radioactivity, Organic Chemistry and Environmental Pollution.