KCET 2018 Option Entry Started

KCET 2018 Option Entry Started
Saumya Vishnoi | Jul 12, 2018 - 11:43 a.m. IST
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New Delhi, July 12: Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has started the option entry for the first round of KCET counselling from July 11, 2018. Eligible candidates can log in by using their credentials and fill the choice of the colleges and courses in the order of preference till July 15 upto 10:30 AM. Candidates can change the options accordingly after the declaration of mock allotment result on July 16. The allotment of seats will be done according to the merit of the candidate, their selection of preferred colleges and courses and availability of seat. The result of real seat allotment will be declared on July 19.

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First Round Option Entry and Allotment Schedule



Date and Timings


Display of seat matrix and fee structure

Published on July 11


Option entry by eligible candidates (in the order of preference)

July 11 (6 PM) to July 15 (10:30 AM)


Publication of mock allotment result

July 16 (after 5 PM)


Provision to change options, if any by candidates (Add or delete or modify or Reorder or alter the options)

July 16 (8 PM) to July 18 (2:30 PM)


Publication of real seat allotment result

July 19 (after 6 PM)


Exercise of choices by the candidates allotted seat in the first round.

July 20 (11 AM) to July 21 (5:30 PM)


Payment of fees and downloading of admission orders only by Choice-1 candidates

July 20 to July 23 (Payment of fees during bank working days/hours)


Last date of reporting to the allotted colleges by choice 1 candidates only

July 23 (before 5:30 PM)

Steps of Option Entry

  • Candidates can click on the Option Entry link available in the official website to login.

  • Candidates must enter the CET number to log in.

  • Candidates are advised to save the entered options using the ‘Save and Submit’ button and also take a print out for future reference.

What after option entry?

The result of mock allotment will be published on July 16 after 5 PM. Candidates will have a provision to change the options as per the preference from July 16 to July 18 upto 2:30 PM. They can add, delete, modify, reorder or alter the options accordingly. The final seat allotment will be released on July 19.

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