KCET 2022 exam today; Know the exam pattern, guidelines

KEA will start the KCET exam 2022 today, June 16, and will end on June 18. Know examination day guidelines, exam pattern, and more.

KCET 2022 exam today; Know the exam pattern, guidelines KCET 2022
Debodh Kumar | Jun 16, 2022 - 8:36 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will commence the KCET 2022 exam today, June 16. KCET exam 2022 will be conducted offline as a pen-and-paper-based test. Candidates are advised to go through the KCET 2022 exam day guidelines released by the authorities.
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The Karnataka CET 2022 exam will be conducted in three sessions in two days. Mathematics paper (2:30 PM to 3:50 PM) will be conducted on the first day, whereas Physics (10:30 AM to 11:50 AM) and Chemistry (2:30 PM to 3:50 PM) exams will be held on the second day.

Candidates are advised to bring the KCET 2022 admit card along with valid identity proof on the examination day. Those candidates who will be found without the admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. Read to know more about the KCET exam 2022.

KCET 2022: Exam dates and timings

Candidates can refer to the table mentioned below:




June 16, 2022


10:30 AM to 11:50 AM


2:30 PM to 3:50 PM

June 17, 2022


10:30 AM to 11:50 AM


2:30 PM to 3:50 PM

KCET 2022 exam pattern

Candidates can check the exam pattern of KCET 2022 from the table below



Examination Mode

Pen-paper based examination

Number of Sessions

Session 1- Mathematics

Session 2- Physics

Session 3- Chemistry

Medium of Language

English or Kannada

Exam Duration

1 hour 20 minutes for each session

Question Type

Objective (MCQs - Multiple Choice Questions)

Total Number of Questions (Including all the sessions)

180 Questions

Number of Questions per Subject

Number of sections in KCET 2022 exam and questions per section-

Mathematics- 60 Questions

Physics- 60 Questions

Chemistry- 60 Questions

Marking Scheme

1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer.

There is no negative marking in the exam.

KCET 2022: Exam day guidelines

  • Candidates must follow all COVID-19 norms prescribed by the authorities.

  • Electronic devices such as smartwatches, mobile phones, calculators, etc. are prohibited inside the examination hall.

  • They must carry their admit card along with a valid photo ID proof such as a voter ID card, Aadhaar card, driving license, etc.

  • Candidates must reach the KCET 2022 exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned on the KCET admit card 2022.

  • Need to wear a face mask throughout the KCET 2022 exam and can bring 50ml hand sanitizer and a transparent water bottle.

  • Candidates must inform the test centre in case appearing from the containment zone.

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