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KCET Cutoff – Expected & Previous Years’ Cutoffs, Qualifying Marks

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release the KCET cut off 2021 on its web portal after the completion of the exam. Candidates can download the same online in PDF format. The authority releases the cut off after each round of counselling. The cut off mentions the closing rank that candidates must secure to qualify for further admission rounds at various KCET participating institutions.  

While deciding the KCET cut off 2021, the authority considers multiple parameters like number of test takers, number of available seats, difficulty level of the exam, past years’ cut off trends, etc. For every course, college and counselling round, KCET cut off varies. Those who attain a rank equal to or more than the KCET cut off will get the chance to participate in KCET counselling and seat allotment process.

To get a complete idea of KCET cut off 2021, read the article below. 

KCET Cutoff – Determining Parameters

KCET cut off depicts the closing rank that applicants must possess to get selected for the counselling process. To decide the cut off, KEA considers an array of factors that also vary for every course and college. While preparing the KCET cut off list, the following factors are considered: 

  • Total number of applicants registered for KCET 2021
  • Total candidates appearing for the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Performance of examinees in KCET
  • Number of available seats in the participating institute
  • Previous years’ cutoff trends

Steps To Check KCET Cut Off 2021

To fetch the complete list of KCET 2021 cut off as per the course, college and category, follow the below given steps:

  1. Go to the official web portal of KEA, i.e. kea.kar.nic.in
  2. Tap on the link for KCET cut off 2021
  3. Once the link is clicked on, candidates can see the cut off in PDF form
  4. Course, college and category-wise KCET cut off details will display on the screen
  5. The General category candidates and those who belong to Hyderabad-Karnataka will find separate cut off lists
  6. Take the print out of the relevant cut off list for reference

Read More :- KCET Exam Dates – Revised Dates, Important Events

KCET Cut Off – Minimum Qualifying Marks

KEA releases the percentage of minimum qualifying marks for various categories as shown in the table below:  

Category-wise KCET Qualifying Marks

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks or Cut Off

General

50%

OBC

40%

SC

40%

ST

40%

KCET Cut Off 2020

Round 1

General KCET 2020 Cut Off

KCET 2020 Cut Off for Hyderabad and Karnataka

Round 2

General KCET 2020 Cut Off

KCET 2020 Cut Off for Hyderabad and Karnataka

KCET Cut Off 2019 – Closing Rank of Top Engineering Colleges

The last year’s KCET cut off trends of various engineering institutes are mentioned below:

Institute-wise KCET Closing Rank for Engineering Disciplines

Institutes

CIVIL

CSE

ECE

EE

ME

BMS College of Engineering, Basavanagudi, Bangalore

8193

1601

5143

2304

Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore

16493

5555

5797

8811

10846

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore

17578

5396

6799

15598

11208

Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology, Bangalore

24047

10372

14023

22837

19764

M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore

10175

3042

2432

5949

3639

P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore

8866

2387

2827

3227

4187

R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore

3354

573

798

622

584

S K S J T Institute of Engineering, Bangalore

24140

17112

19509

Sir M.Visveswaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore

19758

6230

4319

19078

17092

University Visveswariah College of Engineering, Bangalore

19343

5652

5848

7216

11674

KCET Cutoff 2018

Candidates can download the KCET 2018 cutoff PDFs with the help of below table:

General Candidates

Hyd- Kar Candidates 

Round 1 

Round 1

Round 2

Round 2

KCET Cutoff 2017

Check out the round-wise KCET 2017 cutoff for General and Hyderabad-Karnataka candidates:

General Candidates

Hyd-Kar Candidates 

Round 1 

Round 1

Round 2

Round 2

KCET Cutoff –  Expected Closing Rank of Top Three Private Colleges

RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore and MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore are the three top-notch private colleges of Karnataka. The table given below contains the course and category wise expected KCET 2020 cut off of these institutes:

Expected KCET Cut Off 2020 – BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore

Course name

Category

Cut off

Civil Engineering

1G

15428

2AG

12481

2AH

15553

2AR

10858

2BG

16190

2BK

20414

2BR

19260

3AG

9500

3AH

15953

3AR

11143

3BG

8756

GM

8682

GMH

9229

GMK

15130

GMR

11445

GMRH

16879

SCG

22082

SCH

25854

SCR

22885

STG

10744

STR

39714

Computer Science Engineering

1G

1099

1R

13177

2AG

2234

2AR

3253

2BG

2555

2BH

3476

3AG

1813

3BG

900

3BR

4202

3BRH

7084

GM

809

GMH

1476

GMK

1506

GMR

2097

SCG

8794

SCR

12589

STG

5083

STK

11537

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

1G

5797

2AG

6735

2AK

12659

2AR

6974

2ARH

17749

2BG

9526

3AG

3343

3AR

6993

3BG

4126

3BR

7023

GM

2686

GMH

2920

GMK

4831

GMR

6561

SCG

22962

SCK

27524

SCR

40030

STG

7053

STH

7214

Electronics and Communication Engineering

1G

1601

1H

5290

2AG

2982

2AH

8455

2AR

6268

2BG

2764

2BR

12790

3AG

1525

3BG

1394

3BK

2576

GM

1167

GMH

1470

GMK

2552

GMR

2201

GMRH

3630

SCG

12038

SCH

23142

SCR

22238

STG

4303

Mechanical Engineering

1G

9580

1R

43091

2AG

4255

2AH

20352

2AK

22080

2AR

12475

2BG

4708

3AG

5543

3BG

5675

3BR

6479

GM

2662

GMH

5020

GMK

5037

GMR

6882

GMRH

8157

SCG

18638

SCH

14219

SCK

30798

SCR

42594

SCRH

17618

STG

8309

Expected KCET Cut Off 2020 – MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology

Course name

Category

Cut off

Civil Engineering

1G

16465

2AG

12967

2AH

16134

2AR

17562

2BG

10580

2BK

27034

2BR

44250

3AG

9078

Category

Cut off

3BR

13554

GM

8326

GMH

8493

GMK

10798

GMR

10270

GMRH

11088

SCG

18203

SCH

21493

SCR

25823

STG

12825

Computer Science Engineering

1G

3639

1K

5453

2AG

3517

2AH

4707

2AR

5368

2ARH

18071

2BG

1744

3AG

1617

3AR

4062

3BG

1721

GM

868

GMH

2472

GMK

3569

GMR

4044

SCG

7066

SCH

11534

SCR

34506

STG

7238

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

1G

6171

1H

23010

2AG

8061

2AK

12500

2BG

5273

3AG

4021

3BG

7030

GM

3245

GMKH

7244

GMR

6328

SCG

14956

STR

8987

Electronics and Communication Engineering

1G

4319

1R

10951

2AG

3819

2AR

5618

2BG

3121

2BH

4200

3AG

1638

3BG

2629

3BK

3400

3BR

5123

GM

1249

GMH

2506

GMK

2367

GMR

2945

GMRH

3129

SCG

12387

SCR

14207

STG

10082

Mechanical Engineering

1G

5464

1R

14917

2AG

8070

2AH

8312

2AK

21893

2AR

15417

2BG

5205

2BR

22294

3AG

4643

3BG

5157

3BR

8579

GM

3462

GMH

4342

GMK

8120

GMR

7458

GMRH

15824

SCG

19493

SCH

20476

SCK

27030

SCR

29572

STG

13230

Expected KCET Cut Off 2020 – RV College of Engineering, Bangalore

Course Name

Category

Cut off

Civil Engineering

1G

4429

1R

8101

2AG

7650

2AH

11052

2AR

9538

2BG

4583

2BK

8735

3AG

4518

3BG

4822

3BR

10918

GM

4010

GMH

4274

GMK

5815

GMR

5247

GMRH

8648

SCG

14173

SCH

14494

SCR

24700

STG

9470

Computer Science & Engineering

1G

798

1R

2672

2AG

1137

2AH

1380

2AR

2491

2ARH

13763

2BG

2299

2BR

5554

3AG

527

3BG

532

3BH

559

3BK

3916

3BR

701

GM

239

GMH

350

GMK

1555

GMR

476

SCG

8915

SCH

10299

SCR

16524

STG

2470

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

1G

3227

2AG

3714

2AK

6224

2BG

3687

2BH

4667

3AG

2012

3BG

2516

GM

651

GMR

4336

SCG

11923

SCRH

23691

STR

19269

Electronics & Communication Engineering

1G

901

1R

7490

2AG

1862

2AH

4725

2AK

1915

2AR

5423

2BG

1285

3AG

721

3BG

594

3BR

3803

GM

478

GMH

628

GMK

1765

GMR

1179

GMRH

1609

SCG

6905

SCH

8584

SCK

34297

SCR

14086

STG

6038

Mechanical Engineering

1G

3065

2AG

3268

2AH

6833

2AK

15719

2AR

3862

2BG

3083

2BR

4484

3AG

1298

3BG

1771

GM

816

GMH

1368

GMK

1920

GMR

2163

GMRH

2224

SCG

12629

SCK

26499

SCR

16370

STG

3026

KCET Cutoff – Reservation of Seats

In order to comply with the government reservation policies, Kerala Examination Authority reserves some seats. Candidates can have a look at the seat reservations mentioned below:

Category-wise Seat Reservation in KCET 2020

Category

Reservation of seats

Rural Candidates

15% (Government Seats)

Kannada medium

5% (Government Seats)

Migrants of J & K

One seat ( in each institute or college)

OBC/ ST/ SC- 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B

Defence Personnel of Karnataka Region

10% (reservation in engineering institutes)

Special Sports Category

Scouts and Guides

Physically Disabled

NCC 

Supernumerary 

5 % (reservation in engineering institutes)

KCET Counselling 2021

KEA will notify the schedule of KCET 2021 counselling on its website. The notification will include information like the date, time, venue, procedure and necessary documents needed for KCET counselling through online mode. The primary step of counselling is document verification since only the eligible candidates can proceed further for the online choice filling process.

The authority will publish the KCET 2021 cut off after every counselling round. As per the rank of candidates in KCET 2021, the seat allotment is done. After that, the admission letter is updated online. The selected candidates need to report to the allotted college for admission procedure.

For document verification process, candidates need to bring the below-mentioned certificates in original and photocopies at the designated venue:

  • Print out of KCET Application Form 2021 (completely filled)
  • KCET Scorecard 2021
  • KCET Admit Card 2021
  • Mark Sheet and Certificate of class 10th and 12th
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Study Certificate (duly authorized by the concerned authority)
  • One photo identity proof
  • Passport size colored photograph (four)

KCET Cut Off – FAQs

✔️ When will KEA release the KCET 2021 cut off?

Karnataka Examinations Authority publishes KCET cut off 2021 after every counselling round. The KCET counselling schedule is yet to be announced by the authority.

✔️ How can I get the category, course and college wise KCET cut off list?

You need to visit the official website of KEA to download KCET cut off 2021. Once you click on ‘KCET 2021 Cut Off’, it will appear on the screen in the pdf format. You can download the same and also take its printout.

✔️ What if I don’t qualify as per the closing rank of the KCET cut off?

The rank of candidates must lie between the opening and closing rank of KCET, else they cannot be considered eligible for admission.

✔️ Does KCET cut off depend upon the category and seat availability?

Yes, KCET cut off depends upon various factors like seats availability, category, number of candidates appearing for exam, difficulty level of the KCET entrance test, etc.

✔️ Who belongs to the supernumerary quota in KCET? How many seats under this category are reserved in KCET 2021?

As per KEA, candidates with a family income of less than Rs 6 lakhs per year are entitled to avail benefits under Supernumerary Quota (SNQ) in KCET. A total of 5% of seats are reserved under SNQ in KCET 2021. A separate KCET cut off lists shall be released for the candidates under SNQ after each round of counselling.

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