KCET Exam Dates – Revised Dates, Important Events

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister has confirmed that the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will conduct the KCET 2020 exam on July 30 and July 31, 2020. The Kannada Language Test (only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates) will be held on August 1, 2020. Earlier, the KCET exam was scheduled to be held from April 22 to April 24, 2020. However, due to nationwide lockdown, KEA decided to postpone the exam dates. 

The application form submission was also re-opened from May 8 to May 18, 2020 online on the official website. KEA has recently reopened the application form correction window from June 26 to June 29, 2020 (extended dates) so that the applicants can rectify the errors (if any) in the application form. KCET 2020 results will be declared on the 20th August 2020. Candidates are recommended to bookmark this page to catch all the important KCET event updates.  

Important Updates

1. Karnataka Exam Authority, the governing body of the KCET 2020, has reopened the application form correction facility for the KCET 2020 from 26th June to 29th June 29th June 2020 (till 6 pm). Also, Aspirants can make changes in their preference of exam centers, through online mode, till the 29th June 2020.

2. Karnataka Exam Authority, the governing body of the KCET 2020, has released the admit cards for the eligible candidates appearing for the KCET 2020. KEA released the admit cards or hall ticket for KCET 2020 on 17th July 2020.

3. Karnataka High Court has stated that the KCET 2020 will be held on 30th and 31st July 2020. Earlier, Some candidates filed a petition on the governing body of the exam, regarding the scheduling of the KCET 2020 amidst the Covid 19 Pandemic. However, the Karnataka High Court announced the decision in favour of the governing body of the exam. Karnataka High Court also ordered the governing body of the exam to provide the candidates with maximum safety measures in view of the Covid 19 Pandemic.

4. Karnataka Exam Authority, has confirmed that the KCET 2020 results will be declared on the 20th August 2020.  

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KCET Exam Dates

KEA has updated the KCET exam dates. The authority is yet to release the update on exact dates for admit card availability, the result of KCET 2020, and counselling process.  In the meanwhile, candidates can go through the table given below to check the updated schedule of KCET exam dates:

Events Calendar for KCET 2020

Events Revised Schedule
KCET Information bulletin hosting on the website February 5, 2020 at 11 am 
Online registration process  February 5, 2020 (11 am)
Deadline to submit KCET application form  March 2, 2020 (5:30 pm)
End date for application fee submission in banks March 6, 2020
Reopening of application form  May 08 to May 18, 2020
Availability of application correction window  June 26 (6 pm) to June 29 (6 pm), 2020 (Extended)
Availability of KCET admit card 2020 July 17 2020
KCET 2020 exam  July 30 and July 31, 2020 (Declared)
KCET Kannada Language Test August 1, 2020
Release date of KCET provisional answer key August 4, 2020
Result announcement To be notified

KCET Exam Dates – Detailed Analysis

The details of KCET 2020 exam dates are mentioned below:

KCET 2020 Application Form Submission 

The authority made the KCET application form available on the official website from February 5 to March 2, 2020. KEA re-opened the application form for the aspirants from May 8 to May 18, 2020 through online mode only. Recently, KCET application correction window was made available from June 26 to June 29, 2020 after extension. Applicants, who committed mistakes while filling the application form, can rectify the errors through application form correction window. 

KCET 2020 Admit Card Release  

KEA released the admit cards or hall tickets of the KCET 2020 on 17th July 2020. Candidates must visit the official website of the exam and generate few copies of the important document. It is a mandatory document and all the candidates appearing for KCET exam must bring the same at the test centre. KCET admit card contains all the exam related information like test date, time, venue and important instructions.

KCET 2020 Exam Date

As per the revised schedule shared by KEA, KCET exam will take place on July 30 and July 31, 2020. The Kannada Language Test will be held on August 1, 2020. Basically, KCET exam is conducted in offline mode which is a pen and paper-based method. KCET answer keys will also be available online in the month of August 2020. It enables test-takers to check their answers and evaluate their tentative score in the exam. 

KCET 2020 Result and Counselling Dates  

Karnataka Examinations Authority has not announced the KCET 2020 result date yet. As per assumptions, KCET result will be declared in the third or fourth week of August 2020. Candidates need to login to their registered account to download the result. Post result declaration, the authority will publish the cut off list for various courses. 

Afterwards, the KCET 2020 counselling will take place. The candidates, who qualify the KCET cut off, shall participate in the counselling rounds on the basis of their rank. The concerned authority will verify the certificates and documents of the participants before admission confirmation. 

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KCET Exam Dates – FAQs 

✔️ What is the deadline to modify the KCET 2020 application form through the correction window?

The correction window for KCET application form has been reopened by KCE from 26 June to 29 June 2020 (till 6 pm), the decision is taken amidst outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic.

✔️ What are the revised KCET exam dates 2020?

KCET exam will take place on July 30 and July 31, 2020. Moreover, the Kannada Language Test will be held on August 1.

✔️ Has KEA released the overall revised schedule of KCET 2020 events?

No, the KEA is yet to announce the exact dates of the events like KCET 2020 admit card release, result declaration and counselling commencement.

✔️ Can KEA again revise the KCET 2020 exam dates?

In case the government issues any circulars regarding lockdown extension due to COVID-19, KEA will have to revise the KCET 2020 exam dates again in order to comply with the government orders.

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