Karnataka Common Entrance Test a state level exam conducted by the Karnataka University for admission in medical, engineering and dental professional undergraduate programs in Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided Professional Educational Institutions in the State of Karnataka.

The purpose of determining the eligibility / merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates and the ward/s of Jammu & Kashmiri migrants to the First year or First semester of full time courses for Government share of seats.

Admission to Government seats shall be made in accordance with the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government Seats in Professional Educational Institutions Rules as amended from time to time.

Courses offered:
  1. Medical
  2. Dental
  3. Ayurveda
  4. Homoeopathy,
  5. Unani
  6. Naturopathy & Yoga
  7. Engineering
  8. Technology
  9. Architecture
  10. B.Sc. (Agriculture)
  11. B.Sc. (Sericulture)
  12. B.Sc (Horticulture)
  13. B.Sc (Forestry)
  14. B.Sc. Agri Bio Tech
  15. BHSc.(Home Science)
  16. B.Tech (Agri.Engg)
  17. B.Tech (Food Technology)
  18. B.Tech (Dairy Tech)
  19. B.FSc (Fisheries)
  20. B.Tech (Food Science &Tech)
  21. B.Sc. (Agri. Marketing & Co-Op)
  22. B.Pharma and
  23. Pharma-D course


Candidates should completed XII class with maths and physics as compulsory subjects and Bio-technology / Electronics / Chemistry / Computer Science / Biology as optional subject or equivalent examination with minimum of 50% marks. The entire subject must have been studied by the candidates in English language.

Exam Pattern:

Question paper of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics will each be of 60 marks.
Kannada language test of 50 marks shall be conducted for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates.
Agricultural practical examination of 200 marks to be held for claiming seats under agriculturist quota.

How to Apply:

Interested applicant can apply online at http://kea.kar.nic.in

Official Address:

Sampige Road, 18th Cross,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore - 560012.
Phone : 080 - 23460460
Fax : 080 - 23461576
Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in
e-mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in