Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017: Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is a standardised state level MBA entrance exam, conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Karnataka PGCET 2017 will be held on July 2, 2017, from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM. The hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 will be available on or after June 20. The application process had commenced from May 17, 2017 and ended on June 5, 2017. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 allows business schools to screen candidates to MBA programme across Karnataka. Karnataka PGCET MBA is conducted once in a year for test takers who want to study MBA anywhere in the state. Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 is conducted in a paper-pencil format, which has to be completed in two hours duration. The MBA entrance exam comprises multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) for 100 marks total. The purpose of the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 is for determining the eligibility of candidates to full-time MBA programme in Government and Private institutes in Karnataka. From here candidates can know all about the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 important dates, application form, admit card, eligibility criteria and result among others.
Commonly Known as: PGCET MBA
Exam Type: State
Exam Category: PG Exam
Conducting Institute: Karnataka Examinations Authority
The important dates of Karnataka PGCET MBA are released by Karnataka Examinations Authority. Below candidates can check the tentative dates of the entrance exam and prepare accordingly:
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 Important Dates
May 17, 2017 (4 PM onwards)
Last date to submit completed online application form
June 5, 2017 (5.30 PM)
Last date to pay application fee
June 5, 2017
Download of Hall Tickets
On or after June 20, 2017
PGCET MBA 2017
July 2, 2017
Announcement of Answer Keys
July 5, 2017
Declaration of ranks
Third/ Fourth week of July 2017
Document verification and Counselling for Seat Selection
The exam pattern of Karnataka MBA PGCET 2017 comprises of MCQs which has to be completed in the given duration. The question paper of the entrance exam will have four different versions. And each question will come with four options to choose from. The right response will carry one mark. The exam comprises four sections and each section is worth 25 marks, making the entire Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 of 100 marks.
Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 Exam Pattern
Section A- Proficiency in English Language
Section B- Test of General knowledge
Section C- Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence
Section D- Quantitative Analysis
Marking scheme of Karnataka PGCET MBA: The marking scheme of PGCET MBA 2017 is very simple. Each correct response will be awarded 1 marks. The best part of the entrance exam is that there is no negative marks for incorrect answers.
The admit card or the hall ticket of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 will only be available for candidates who have registered for the entrance exam. The hall ticket will be available on or after June 20, 2017. Registered candidates can download their admit cards or hall tickets of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 by entering their application number and Date of Birth (DOB).
The answer key of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 will be made available after three days of the entrance exam, i.e. July 5, 2017. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will release the answer key of the MBA/ MCA entrance exam. The best part of the Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017- candidates/ parents/ lecturers can file their objections within the three days in respect of the published answer key. However, before doing that they have to support their objection with supporting evidence and documents. Objections without any justification will not be entertained.
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA)- the conducting body, will declare the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 in third/ fourth week of July, 2017. The result of the entrance exam will be made available in the form of ranks. Once the results are out, a merit list will be prepared based on which selected candidates will be called for the next round of counselling/ seat allotment.
Karnataka PGCET MBA Merit List 2017
After the result of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 will be announced, KEA the conducting body of PGCET MBA will release a merit list. The Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 merit list will be based on the basis of marks scored by candidates in the exam. The marks obtained in the qualifying exam is considered only for eligibility. Therefore, candidates are advised to attend the PGCET MBA counselling only when they have met the score requirement.
The counselling for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 is likely to be held in August 2017 after the results are declared. Based on the performance of candidates in the Karnataka PGECT MBA 2017, the merit list will be prepared and published. Candidates who meet the required marks will be allowed to participate in the counselling round.
Karnataka Examinations Authority prescribes the eligibility criteria of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017. The criteria are mentioned below:
A bachelor’s degree of minimum three years from a recognised university
Minimum 50% in all all subjects
While for SC/ST & Category-I the minimum is 45% marks
The application form for Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017 was available only in online mode. The application form was available from May 17, 2017. Whereas, the deadline to fill the application form was June 5, 2017. The last date to pay the application fee was June 5, 2017. Earlier, the application deadline was June 1 which had been extended till June 5. Test takers had to first make sure they were eligible to take the test. While filling the application form of Karnataka PGCET MBA 2017, detailed such as applicant’s personal, academic, contact information and more had to be mentioned in the form.
Once the application form was complete, candidates had retain few documents with them as a reference for future. Documents such as printouts of the application form, evidence of fee payment and copies of photo ID uploaded on the online application.
Application Fee: Candidates from General and OBC category, the application fee was Rs. 650, while for SC/ST and Category-I, the application fee was Rs. 500.
Karnataka PGCET Application fee
General & OBC
SC/ST/ Category- I
Nodal Officer- Consortium for PGCET-2016,
Rani Channamma University, Vidya Sangama,
P B N H - 4,
Belagavi – 591156
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