KCET Result – Dates, Checking Process, Scorecard & Merit List Details

KEA will declare the KCET result 2021 on its official website – www.karresults.nic.in/indexCET2021.asp or www.cetonline.karnataka.gov.in after the completion of the examination. Candidates who take the Karnataka Common Entrance Test will require their alphanumeric registration number to check their KCET result 2021. After the declaration of the result for Karnataka CET 2021, KEA prepares a merit list for admissions to B.Tech, B.Pharma. and more. Candidates whose names appear in the KCET merit list are eligible to take part in counselling process. Learn more about KCET result 2021 including steps to check, details on the result, post result process and more.

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KCET Result 2021 – Important Dates

Based on their positions in the merit list of KCET 2021, candidates have to appear for the counselling process of UG admissions in the state of Karnataka. Candidates have to follow a certain post-result process to get the admission in any of the KCET participating institutions. The table below mentions the crucial dates related to KCET result declaration and other events.

Event Schedule for KCET Result 2021

Events Important Dates*
KCET exam date for Mathematics/Biology To Be Announced
KCET exam date for Chemistry and Physics  To Be Announced
KCET Kannada Language Test (for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates only)  To Be Announced
Release of provisional answer key  To Be Announced
Announcement of result  To Be Announced
KCET merit list release   To Be Announced
KCET counselling   To Be Announced

*The exact date for the KCET result will be updated as soon as KEA notifies the same.

KCET Result – How to Check KCET Result 2021?

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET result only via online mode. Candidates must be aware of the steps involved in checking the KCET result to avoid any last minute hassle. 

The step-wise procedure to check the KCET result 2021 is as follows:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of Karnataka Examination Authority, i.e., www.cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

Step 2 – On viewing the landing page of the official website, candidates will find a section by the name of ‘Recent Publications’. Click the relevant link to check the KCET result 2021. 

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Step 3 – Login window to check the KCET result appears on the screen. Enter your alpha-numeric registration number.

Step 4 – Click on ‘Submit’.

Step 5 – Candidates will be able to view the KCET scorecard appearing on the screen mentioning the section-wise scores and rank. 

It is advisable to download the KCET scorecard for future references.

KCET Result – Details Furnished on KCET Scorecard

After hitting the ‘Submit’ button, candidates will come across multiple details present on the KCET scorecard that have to be checked carefully. The list below mentions all the details which a candidate will find on the KCET 2021 result/scorecard. 

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. CET number
  3. Engineering rank or
  • Medical/Dental rank (Based on NEET UG score) or
  • Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences rank or
  • Architecture rank (Based on NATA score) or
  • Veterinary Science rank or
  • Agriculture rank or
  • B-Pharma rank or
  • D-Pharma rank or
  • B.Pharma LE rank 
  1. QE marks in all subjects
  2. CET marks in all subjects
  3. CET Kannada marks (if applicable) 

KCET Result – Raising Objections against KCET Result 2021

There can be instances when the candidate may find discrepancies in the KCET scorecard. In such cases, candidates have an option to raise objections against the details in the KCET scorecard. KEA allows candidates to raise objections on all the details furnished in the KCET result except the CET scores. The objections against the KCET result are entertained considering the following points.

  1. The facility of submission of objections against KCET result is available within three days of the KCET result declaration
  2. Fresh scorecard will be assigned if KEA finds the objection raised by the candidate as a genuine one
  3. Candidates, whose results are withheld due to requirement of the qualifying exam marks, have to submit the mark sheet in person or by speed post to KEA at the below mentioned address:
18th Cross Road, Sampige Road, 

Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, 

Karnataka – 560012

1. Ranks of the candidates whose result are withheld or have any discrepancy will be published after the last date

2. Request for the revaluation or re-totalling of the KCET answer sheets will not be allowed

KCET Merit List 2021

After the KCET result announcement, a merit list is prepared. The KCET merit list is released in a PDF format. Candidates can access the KCET merit list by visiting the official website of KEA. KCET merit list includes the names of candidates who are eligible for the counselling process. The admission in the participating institutes of KCET is only possible if a candidate participates in the counselling process after making place in KCET merit list. 

While preparing the merit list, a specific weightage is given to the score in the qualifying education (12th) and the score in CET. 

Weightage for Merit List Preparation

Exam Weightage
PCM score in Qualifying Examination 50%
PCM score in Common Entrance Test 50%

KCET Result – Rank Allotment

On the basis of the performance in Karnataka CET 2021 and the qualifying examination, a merit rank will be allotted to the test takers individually. Candidates are called for the counselling process based on their merit position allotted by KEA. Usually, the merit rank is numeric in nature. However, there can be cases when the candidate may find ‘G55, G44, G33, …’ mentioned along with the rank.

KCET Result – Reasons for Non-Allotment of KCET Rank

There can be instances when the KEA does not allot any rank at the time of the release of KCET result. KEA does not assign the rank to candidates in any of the following cases:

  • When a candidate has marked the wrong version code
  • Where there is a change in qualifying exam marks due to revaluation
  • When a candidate has not submitted the qualifying exam marks

KCET Result – What does ‘G55, G44, G33, …’ mean as KCET rank?

Along with the announcement of the KCET result, some candidates may not get a rank allotted due to any of the reasons mentioned above. KEA uses a series to allot ranks to such candidates. However, allotment of fresh ranks is to be done in such a way that the ranks of other candidates are not affected. Therefore, the KEA uses specific characters (G 55, G 44, …) for the allotment of apt ranks.

For example, if the rank as per the performance of a candidate (after the issue due to which the student was not allotted a rank has been resolved)lies between 1234 and 1235, the candidate will be allotted a rank 1234 with the suffix ‘G55’. Similarly, if the rank of another candidate lies between 1234 and 1234 G55, KEA will allot the candidate with 1234 G 44 rank.

KCET Result – Details Mentioned on KCET Merit List

Similar to the KCET result, candidates find several details on the KCET merit list as well. It mentions the following details:

  1. CET Number
  2. Name of Candidate
  3. Category of Candidate
  4. Rank allotted

Candidates whose name appear in the merit list are eligible for the counselling process

KCET Result – Key Highlights

Candidates who appear for KCET 2021 must know the following highlights of the KCET 2021 result:

  1. KEA provides an opportunity to challenge the KCET result within three days after the result declaration
  2. All the courses offered through KCET 2021 will have a separate merit and rank list
  3. For admission to architecture and medical/dental/Unani/Ayurveda/homoeopathy courses, KCET merit rank will be allotted based on NATA/JEE Main Paper 2 and NEET UG scores, respectively

KCET Counselling 2021

After the release of KCET merit list, eligible candidates appear in the KCET counselling process for the final admission,  based on the merit rank allotted to them. Participants need to exercise web options entry to lock their course and college preferences before they attend KCET counselling. KEA will allot the seat to the candidates based on their merit position, choice preferences, category and seats available in the participating institutes. At the time of reporting at the allotted college, candidates have to carry their original documents for verification purposes. 

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KCET Cut Off 2021

Karnataka Examination Authority releases the KCET cut off after completion of each counselling round. Candidates can find the KCET cut off in PDF format on the official website. KCET cut off is the closing rank at which the admission into the participating institutes is closed.

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

Candidates can check the course-wise KCET B.Tech cut off 2019 for some of the top participating institutes. 

KCET Cut off 2019

College Name CE CS EC
University Visveswariah College of Engineering 20856 3392 5679
S K S J T Institute of Engineering 38625 17731 22924
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Technology 35355 9427 14356
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering 31920 4483 8251
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering 84137 15430 27089
Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering 38236 12980 24349
Proudadevaraya Institute of Technology Indiranagar Hospet 140357 89484 128530
The Oxford College of Engineering 140671 34762 139483
P A College of Engineering Bantwal 121301 137102 127016
University B.D.T. college of Engineering 34312 20029 23157

KCET Result – FAQs

✔️ What is the mode of the release of KCET result 2021?

Candidates will be able to check the result for KCET 2021 in an online mode by visiting the official website. They need to login into the KEA website using their alpha-numeric registration number to check their KCET 2021 result.

✔️ When will KEA release the KCET 2021 result?

KEA will declare the KCET result 2021 on its official website - www.cetonline.karnataka.gov.in after the completion of the examination.

✔️ What is the format of the release of the KCET 2021 result?

KEA will release the KCET scorecard via a login window. After the release of the KCET scorecard, KEA will release the merit list in a PDF format.

✔️ How would I know if I have qualified the KCET 2021 or not?

All the candidates who get their names mentioned in the KCET merit list qualify the Karnataka CET. Qualified candidates have to appear for the counselling process for the final admission at KCET participating institutions as per their merit position.

✔️ What are the login credentials required to check the KCET result 2021?

Candidates have to use the alpha-numeric registration number which was generated at the time of KCET registration to check the KCET result 2021.

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