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KCET 2018 Eligibility

  • No candidate shall be eligible for admission to Government Seats unless he is a citizen of India.
  • The candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than the universities listed in the notification at VTU Website are NOT eligible and candidates who have passed from Karnataka State Open University are also NOT eligible.
  • A candidate who is appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e., 2nd PUC / 12th Standard in 2018 whose result is awaited, may apply and appear for Common Entrance Test 2018 but he/she shall not be eligible for admission to any of the course specified in 1 above, if he/she does not pass the qualifying examination with the required pass percentage of marks.
  • The educational qualifications / eligibility criteria prescribed by the Competent Authority in regulations / guidelines issued from time to time will be applicable in deciding the eligibility.
  • Eligibility / admissions / allotments made to and by the colleges shall be subject to approval by MCI / DCI / AICTE / COA / CCIM / Government / concerned University / Apex Bodies / etc.

Academic Eligibility for various Professional Courses

For Medical / Dental courses

A candidate who has passed the second year Pre‐University or 12th standard or equivalent examination ( herein after referred to as the “Qualifying Examination” or “Q. E.” in short ) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the Q. E. 40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category‐I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) Category candidates.

The candidates who wish to seek admission to Medical or Dental courses must compulsorily qualify in the NEET – 2018 ( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test ) exam conducted by the CBSE Board, New Delhi; Please note that the norms prescribed in NEET‐2018 and directions of the state Government will be the basis in deciding the academic eligibility and also for determination of merit for admission to Medical / Dental courses

For Indian System of Medicine and Homoeopathy courses

A candidate who has passed the Q. E. with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and
obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the Q. E. is eligible for admission to Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses. 40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category–I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) Category candidates.

The candidates who wish to seek admission to AYUSH courses must compulsorily qualify in the NEET – 2018

For admission to Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Forestry, Sericulture, Agriculture Biotech, Horticulture and Bachelor of Home Science courses, Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Bachelor of Fishery Science, and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Marketing and Co‐operation, Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering courses

Candidates who have passed the Q. E. with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional subjects are eligible. Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects in both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination by taking the marks in equal proportions, common rank list will be prepared and published for the above courses.

For admission to Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry course

Candidates who have obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects in Qualifying Examination are eligible. ( 40% for SC, ST, Cat‐1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates ).

Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the Common Entrance Test, the B.V.Sc & A.H. rank list will be prepared and published for admission to B.V.Sc. & A.H. courses.

For admission to B‐Pharma

Candidates should have passed 2nd PUC / 12thStd in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Physics Chemistry, Mathematics ( PCM / PCB) with minimum 45% marks in aggregate for GM candidates, 40% for SC / ST, Category‐I and OBC or passed Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an Institution approved by the Pharmacy council of India under section 12of the Pharmacy act and has secured a minimum of 45% of marks for GM candidates ( 40% for SC / ST, Category‐I and OBC ( 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B ) candidates ).

Merit will be determined on the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects i.e., PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in Common Entrance Test 2018. Common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to B‐Pharma.

Candidates who have passed Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to B‐Pharma should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D‐Pharma ( final year ) Marks card on which CET number boldly written to KEA on or before 10.05.2018. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate.

For admission to Pharma‐D

Candidates should have passed in 2nd PUC / 12th Std with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or passed in Diploma in Pharmacy examination from an Institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

Merit will be determined on the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects i.e., PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in the Common Entrance Test 2018. Common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to Pharma‐D.

Candidates who have passed Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to Pharma‐D should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D‐Pharma (final year) Marks card on which CET number boldly written to KEA on or before 10.05.2018. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate.

Candidates who have passed Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to 2nd year BPharma ( Lateral Entry ) should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D‐Pharma ( final year ) Marks card on which CET number boldly written to KEA on or before 10‐05‐2018. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate.

For Engineering / Technology courses

A candidate who has passed the Q. E. with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Bio‐Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study and obtained an aggregate minimum of 45% marks in the optional subjects in the Q. E. is eligible for Engineering / Technology courses. 40% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST, Category‐I and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B)  Category candidates.

Provided that, the marks obtained by the candidate in Bio‐Technology / Biology / Electronics / Computer Science in the Q. E., will be considered in place of Chemistry, in case the marks obtained in Chemistry is less for required aggregate percentage, only for the purpose of determination of eligibility and not for the purpose of determination of rank, in respect of Engineering / Technology courses.

Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in  both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination by taking the marks in equal proportions, the Engineering rank list will be prepared and published.

For Architecture course

A candidate who has passed the Q. E. with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects and secured a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in all subjects in Q. E is eligible for admission to Architecture course. 45% of marks in the case of SC, ST, Category‐I, OBC (2A, 2B, 3A and 3B) candidates, and person with disability of mental retardation or mental illness ( including dyslexia )

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