KCET 2021 exam tomorrow; Know exam timings, paper pattern and guidelines to follow

The Karnataka CET 2021 entrance exam is going to be conducted in OMR-based offline mode. on August 28 and 29. Check KCET exam timings, paper pattern and guidelines to follow.

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Prabakaran K | Aug 27, 2021 - 9:05 a.m. IST
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New Delhi: Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will hold the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2021 tomorrow for admissions to different branches of ug engineering courses (BTech). KCET exam 2021 will be conducted offline as a pen and paper-based test on August 28 and 29.

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Candidates must also check the KCET exam day guidelines and other important instructions before appearing for the examination. To appear for the exam, students should bring KCET 2021 admit card along with valid identity proof.
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KEA released the KCET 2021 admit card on August 12. Candidates can download the KCET 2021 admit card by using the valid login credentials from the official website.

KCET 2021 exam dates and timings




August 28, 2021


10:30 am to 11:50 am


2:30 pm to 3:50 pm

August 29, 2021


10:30 am to 11:50 am


2:30 pm to 3:50 pm

KCET 2021 exam pattern

Candidates can check the exam pattern of KCET 2021 from the table below.



Mode of exam

Pen-paper based exam (OMR sheet)

No. of Sessions

  • Session 1 - Maths

  • Session 2 - Physics

  • Session 3 - Chemistry


English or Kannada

Total exam duration

1 hour and 20 minutes

Question type

Objective (MCQs - Multiple Choice Questions)

Total no. of questions (Including all the sessions)

180 Questions

Number of questions per subject

  • Mathematics - 60 Questions

  • Physics - 60 Questions

  • Chemistry - 60 Questions

KCET 2021 marking scheme

One mark will be awarded for every correct answer. There is no negative marking.

KCET 2021 exam day guidelines

Students who are appearing for the exam can check some of the important KCET exam day guidelines below.

  • Candidates should reach the KCET 2021 exam venue as per the reporting time as mentioned on admit card.

  • Students need to bring any one of the valid photo ID proofs along with the admit card to the exam centre includes voter id, Aadhar card, driving license, etc.,

  • At the exam centre, they must follow all COVID-19 norms as prescribed by the authorities.

  • Candidates should wear their face mask all the time inside the KCET 2021 exam centre and they can bring a hand sanitizer and water bottle.

  • Students are not allowed to leave the exam hall before the conclusion of the KCET 2021 exam.

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