KCET 2022 Admit Card – Download Hall Ticket at cetonline.karnataka.gov.in


KCET 2022 Admit Card – KEA will release the KCET admit card 2022 by the 4th week of April 2022. It will be released on the official website, i.e., cetonline.karnataka.gov.in. The test will be held by the 4th week of June 2022. To download it, candidates need to enter their KCET 2022 application number and date of birth. The admit card contains the details of the candidate, exam date, address of the exam center, duration, etc. Candidates need to carry the printed copy of the admit card along with a valid id proof and a black/blue ball pen. Every candidate will get this admit card that they will have to carry with them to the examination center. The admit card contains your details that is a proof of your eligibility to appear for the test and that the fee has been paid. Without a physical copy of the admit card a candidate will not be allowed to take the exam. Any requests otherwise will not be entertained. Read further to know details about how to download the KCET 2022 admit card, what to carry on exam day, etc.

KCET 2022 Admit Card

Latest – KCET 2022 Admit Card is expected to release in April 2022.

KCET 2022 Admit Card Dates

It is important for candidates to stay updated at all times about the dates. It is always advisable to be aware of the time frame also. The table below describes the expected dates related to KCET 2022 admit card.

Issuing of the admit card Apr 2022
Last date for downloading the admit card
KCET 2022 Exam Jun 2022
KCET 2022 Language Test Jun 2022

Overview of KCET 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can get an overview of the KCET 2022 admit card from the table below.

Exam Name Karnataka Common Entrance Test
Website to download the admit card KEA Official Website: cetonline.karnataka.gov.in
Mode Online
Requirements to Login KCET Application number and Date of Birth
Details on the admit card Candidate’s details, Exam date and time, Address of Exam Center, CET number, etc.
Things to carry to the exam center Printout of the admit card, valid id proof and black/blue ball point pen
Valid Id proofs Aadhar card, Passport, PAN card, College identity card, 2nd PU or 12th class examination hall ticket, Driving License

How to Download KCET 2022 Admit Card?

KCET 2022 admit card will be available for each candidate on their login ids. Candidates can use their laptops, PC, mobile phone and tablets to download the admit card. The steps to download KCET 2022 will be the same as it was for KCET 2021 which were as mentioned below.

STEP 1: Candidates have to visit the official KEA Website and click on “CET 2022 – Hall Ticket Download link“.

STEP 2: Once a new page opens, enter the Application Number (received after the submission of KCET 2022 Application Form) and date of birth as mentioned at the time of registration.

KCET 2022 Admit Card

STEP 3: Click “Login” option.

STEP 4: Your admit card will be on the screen. Download it and take a clear print out on an A4 size sheet.

Note: Candidates should keep their admit cards even after the exam date for future reference.

Forgot Login Credentials? Know how to Retrieve them

It often happens that candidates forget their login credentials. There’s no need to worry, one can retrieve all the information as long as they have their application number and date of birth. The procedure will be the same as that of past year.

Don’t remember the application number?

If you do not remember your KCET 2022 Application Number, simply check the printout of your application form. The application number will be mentioned in the filled-in application form.

Retrieving your KCET 2022 Login Password

Step 1: Go to the official website, cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/.

Step 2: Go to the login option on the page.

Step 3: When the login page appears, you will find another option on the left corner named “Forgot Password” and click that.

Step 4: Then enter the user id, secret question and answer as submitted during KCET 2022 registration.

Step 5: After entering the captcha, click on “Submit”.

Step 6: A new password displays on the screen. Carefully note it down and save it somewhere you can find it easily next time.

Details Appearing on KCET 2022 Admit Card

The details mentioned on your KCET admit card are as follows:

  • Examination authority
  • Name of the examination
  • CET number
  • Name of the candidate
  • Candidate’s address
  • Exam date and day
  • Timings of the exam
  • Subject names
  • Name and address of the exam center
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Space for signature of the invigilator only
  • Executive director signature

How to Correct Discrepancy in KCET 2022 Admit Card?

If a candidate finds anything incorrectly mentioned, any error on their admit card after downloading it, they need to contact the authority immediately and have it corrected. Candidates can contact the official authority through below mentioned telephone and email id:

Things to carry on Exam day

Candidates are to carry the following things to the exam center on the day of the exam:

  • A printed copy of KCET 2022 hall ticket and admit/admit card
  • A valid id proof (Aadhar card / Passport / PAN card / College identity card / 2nd PUC or 12th class examination hall ticket / Driving License / Bus pass)
  • A black / blue ball point pen

NOTE: For Kannada Language Test, the candidates need to carry KCET 2021 admit card, marks card of parents, study certificates etc.

Why it is important to only use black/blue ball point pen for marking the answers?

Use a black/blue ball point pen when marking the answers on an OMR Sheet. The OMR sheet comes with two sets of sheet. It is important to have the impression of the answers on the second sheet as well when you mark the answer on the first one.

If a pen with nib is used, the pressure on the top sheet will not be enough to activate the chemical on the bottom sheet. The ballpoint pen exerts pressure on the other sheet to convert the chemical into a dark spot. This will not happen with other pens. Hence, it is necessary to use a ballpoint pen only.

Things NOT to carry on Exam day

Below is a list of things that a candidate should not be carrying inside the exam hall.

  • Any modern electronic equipment
  • Any gadgets
  • Any type of wrist watch
  • Pager
  • Mobile phones
  • Bluetooth
  • Markers
  • Bluetooth
  • White fluid
  • Calculators
  • Wireless sets
  • Books / Notes

KCET 2022 Exam Pattern

Following points describe the KCET 2022 exam pattern:

  • Test will offline.
  • Only MCQ type questions appear.
  • Test will be held in two days which will consists of four sessions for four subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Each paper will be of 60 marks each and time duration will be 80 minutes (no more, no less).
  • Total Score: 180
  • Questions will be in multiple choice pattern with separate OMR sheets to mark the answers.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There is no negative marking. Do not choose multiple options either.
  • Mark answers with a ball point pen only.
Physics 60 marks
Chemistry 60 marks
Mathematics 60 marks
Biology 60 marks

Kannada Language Test Description

For candidates who are claiming eligibility for Government seats under Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga clauses and whose mother tongue is Kannada, Tulu or Kodava, will have to appear for a language test. This test will determine their ability to speak, read and write Kannada.
This test is also conducted by KEA and test centres are revealed for these tests too.

The minimum passing marks for all Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates shall be 12 out of 50 marks in Kannada Language Examination.

Candidates will also have to carry their KCET 2022 admit card for the Kannada Language Test.

KCET 2022 Exam Day Instructions

There is a set of instructions given by KEA that every candidate has to follow on the exam day. These instructions are mentioned below.

Initial 10 minutes inside the exam centre:

In all the four subjects, candidates will be given 10 minutes to fill the OMR Sheet by shading the options correctly. Candidate cannot utilize these 10 minutes to open the seal of the paper and read on. Also, if a candidate doesn’t shade any of the options correctly, their sheet will not be scanned and they will not be assigned any rank. Here, the details that you have to correctly and precisely fill are as follows:

  • Name
  • CET number
  • Version code
  • Serial number of the question paper

Next 70 minutes inside the exam centre:

In these 70 minutes candidates are supposed to answer the questions. With each question there will be four options given, A, B, C and D. Shade one of the options that you think is correct. Note: Shading multiple options is not allowed.

Things to remember when selecting the answers:

  • There cannot be any other marks of pen or anything on the OMR Sheet.
  • Do not make the sheet dirty.
  • Once the answer is selected, there is no way of undoing them.
  • The invigilator will not entertain or permit the use of white fluid or anything else to change the answer.
  • If two circles are shaded in one row and even if one of the circles is partially rubbed off, the scanner will take it as a multiple attempt. Therefore, think twice before you shade any option.

KCET 2022 Exam Day – Other Instructions

  • As per the official guidelines, candidates are to wear a mask at all times, even before entering the exam hall.
  • No eatables or liquids are allowed.
  • Candidates without admit card, valid id proof are not allowed to enter the hall. Even if one of the things are missing, they will not be permitted.
  • Candidates are required to reach the exam center 2 hours before the first bell.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall after the third bell. So it is advisable to reach ahead of time.
  • During the start of the examination, make sure that the OMR answer sheet and the question paper issued are of the same version code.
  • No candidate can leave the exam center until the completion of the scheduled time of the exam.
  • The candidates need to affix their signature and left-thumb impression on the OMR sheet at designated space.

KCET 2022 Admit Card FAQs

What kind of courses can I opt for through KCET?

Candidates can opt for courses in Engineering, Architecture, Yoga and Naturopathy, Veterinary, Farm Science, B.Pharma, D.Pharma, B.Sc and more.

Is KCET admit card necessary for counselling?

Yes it is necessary to show the admit card with the invigilator’s signature on it. In case you have lost it, you can contact KEA and follow their instructions.

What is the eligibility criteria for admission in B.Arch?

-The candidate should have qualified NATA or equivalent aptitude test.
-Secured 50% marks in PCM.
-Secured 50% + in aggregate in 10+2 level examination

When was KCET 2021 admit card released last year?

KCET 2021 admit card was release on 13th August 2021

I have studied outside Karnataka from 1ststandard to 12th standard in a Kannada medium institution, am I eligible for KCET?

Yes. If you have studied in a Kannada medium institution in any state of India, you are eligible. You can claim a seat in any college of Karnataka through KCET.

My parents are from Karnataka and have studied for minimum 7 years in Karnataka but I have only passed 11th and 12th from Karnataka school, am I still eligible?

Yes, if either of your parents have studied in Karnataka for over 7 years and you have passed 11th and 12th from Karnataka you are eligible to take the test and also claim a seat in any of the college of Karnataka.

What is the official website to download my admit card?

You can download your admit card from KEA’s official website, i.e., cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

Is KCET admit card available offline?

No. It is only available online. Candidates must take the print out of the admit card for the offline exam.

I have lost my admit card. What to do now?

You can take the print out of the admit card again by logging in on the official website.

How can I download KCET admit card?

You can download your admit card from KEA’s official website, i.e., cetonline.karnataka.gov.in

Is KCET 2022 admit card released?

The kcet 2022 admit card will be released by the third week of August 2022.

What should be carried for KCET 2022?

Along with the physical copy of admit card, candidates should also carry a valid id proof such:
Aadhar Card
PAN Card
College Identity Card
2nd PU / 12th Std Examination Admission Ticket
Bus Pass
Driving License

When should I apply for KCET 2022?

KEA will release the application form window by the third week of JUne 2022.

Will KCET be there in 2022?

Yes. Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will be conducting KCET 2022 to select the candidates for admission to engineering, architecture, pharmacy and farm science courses.

Can KCET 2022 admit card be downloaded?

Yes KCET 2022 admit card can be downloaded and then candidates should take a print out of the same.

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