ENTRANCE TEST (CET) is
conducted for admission to BE/B Tech/B Arch courses in University,
Regional,Private Aided and Unaided Engineering Colleges in the State
affiliated to Visveswaraiah Technological University. The CET is not
applicable to (a) Candidates applying against the quota for diploma
holders both part time and full time course); (b) Government of India
nominees: (c) Those nominated by neighboring States under reciprocal
quota; (d) Non Resident Indians or foreigners who may be admitted
by the private aided and unaided institutions.
Notification for inviting applications for CET is published in leading Kannada and English newspapers.
Allocation of Seats Free Seats All seats in Govt./University/Regional Engage Colleges and 50% seats in private engg colleges (Karnataka students) Payment Seats 50% seats in private engg colleges (Karnataka Students 85%; non-Karnataka student including NRIs 15%.
Domicile Karanataka students should have studied at least 10 years in secondary schools in the State. Exemptions: Children of Defence personnel, Central/State Govt./Undertaking employees serving in Karnataka, etc.
Reservation SC/ST, OBC, Political Sufferers, Defence Personnel, Sports, NCC, Physically handicapped, Seats or reciprocal basis from other States, NRIs, Govt. of India nominees.
Eligibility 2-yr PUC of Karnataka Board or equivalent with Phy, Chem, Maths and English securing 50% aggregate marks in PCM group (40% marks for SC/ST & Category I candidates) Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exam are also eligible. Candidates should be physically fit.
Application Procedure Brochure with application form can be obtained from the notified branches of Canara Bank in the State on payment of Rs 350. The candidates whose home address is outside karnataka may obtain brochure and application form by post from the CET Cell, SJM Samudaya Bhavan, I Main Road, Ganghinagar, Bangalore 560 009 by sending a self addressed cloth lined envelope of size 25x30 cm and a bank draft of Rs 500 drawn in favour of Special officer, CET Cell, Bangalore.
Registering of Applications and issue of Admission Tickets Candidates whose home address is within the State of Karnataka are required to submit the applications in person at one of the Nodal Centres (listed in the brochure) and will collect the admission tickets for the entrance test from there itself. Candidates whose home address is outside Karnataka may either follow the above procedure or may send the application by Speed Post only to the CET Cell. They are required to collect the admission tickets from the CET Cell atleast 2 days before the day of examination. Test Centre for such candidates is allotted only at Bangalore.
Selection is based on merit in CET conducted in Phy, Chem and Maths at various centres in the State. The general rank list is based on CET merit and marks obtained in qualifying exam. Candidates are called in order or rank for spot allotment of branch/college according to availability and option exercised by the candidates:
Enquiries Special officer, Common Entrance Test Cell, S J M Samudaya Bhavan, Main Road, Gandhinagar, Bangalore 560009.