KCET 2024 registration deadline extended till February 23; apply at cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

Candidates will be able to submit the application fee for Karnataka Common Entrance Test till February 26.


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KCET 2024 will be held on April 18 and 19. (Image: Pexels)KCET 2024 will be held on April 18 and 19. (Image: Pexels)

Divyansh | February 20, 2024 | 11:00 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) has extended the registration deadline for Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2024) till 5 pm on February 23. Eligible candidates who have not applied for the KCET 2024 can register on the official website, cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. The online payment fee window will now be open till February 26.

The KCET 2024 is scheduled to be held on April 18 and 19 while the admit card will be available from April 7 onwards. The Kannada language exam for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates will be held on April 20.

KCET exam date


Exam timings

April 18, 2024


10.30 AM – 11.50 AM


2.30 PM – 03.50 PM

April 19, 2024


10.30 AM – 11.50 AM


2.30 PM – 03.50 PM

April 20, 2024

Kannada Language Test*

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Eligibility criteria

Candidates applying for the KCET should be an Indian citizen. There is no age limit and the candidates have a domicile of Karnataka or should have studied and passed Class 12 board exam or equivalent exam from an educational institution located in Karnataka. Non-Karnataka candidates are also eligible under certain categories.

Candidates should have cleared 2nd PUC or Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as mandatory subjects for engineering, technology and architecture exam.

Also read KCET 2024: Karnataka Examination Authority issues guidelines

KCET 2024 registration fee

Candidates of various categories applying for the KCET 2024 will have to pay these application fee:


Application fee (in Rs)

GM, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B candidates of Karnataka

Rs 500

CAT- 1 / SC / ST candidates of Karnataka

Rs 200

Candidates studied outside Karnataka

Rs 750

Foreign Candidates

Rs 5,000

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