KCET 2022 Answer Key – Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Pdf Download


KCET 2022 Answer Key – KEA shall release KCET answer key 2022 by the 4th week of June 2022. It is uploaded by Karnataka Examinations Authority on their official website kea.kar.nic.in. Every year, KEA releases the answer keys of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology after the exam is over. Candidates can download the Pdf file and tally their answers with the ones provided on the official website to check how much they will score. They have to add 1 marks for each correctly answered question and no negative marking is done for the incorrect answers. KEA releases the KCET 2022 answer key for set A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, D1, D2, D3, D4, and D5 for all the four subjects. Answer key released by KEA is the sure shot way for candidates to predict their exam score sitting at home. All the four subjects have separate answer keys for all the sets. The answers are given for all the 60 questions of all the sets. Read on to know more.

KCET 2022 Answer Key

Latest – KCET 2022 answer key will be released by the end of June 2022.

KCET 2022 Answer Key Date

The official dates for answer key is released on the official website of KEA. Candidates will find the dates from the table below.

KCET 2022 Answer Key Dates
KCET 2022 Exam Date June 2022
Kannada Language Test Date June 2022
Provisional Answer Key Release Date June 2022
Objections to KCET 2022 Answer Key Can be Submitted in June 2022
Final Answer key to KCET 2022 June – July 2022
Result Date July 2022

How to Use the KCET 2022 Answer Key

Candidates can use the unofficial, provisional and official answer key to KCET 2022 to calculate their score beforehand. KEA released the provisional and final KCET 2021 Answer Key for all the sets of all the four subjects on their official website. KCET 2022 scores will be calculated similarly.

Candidates have to add 1 mark each to the questions answered correctly but not deduct any marks for incorrect answers. Follow the step by step process of calculating the score here:

STEP 1: Download KCET 2022 answer key from cetonline.karnataka.gov.in.
Make sure you check the set and KCER version code of your question paper to tally.

STEP 2: Download the Pdf version of the answer key then start matching your answers with the one given in the answer key.

STEP 3: As per last year’s marking scheme, candidates will have to add 1 mark each for every correct answer. No negative marking is there so no need to deduct any marks for incorrect answers. No need to deduct marks for unattempted questions either.

STEP 4: After tallying all the questions and answers, add the total score of the correct answers and that will be your probable score.

Marks per question 1
Marks to be deducted for wrong answers 0
Marks to be deducted for unattempted questions 0

KCET 2021 Answer Key – First Look

The Answer Key looks like the pictures given below. This is as per KCET 2021 pattern.





How to Download KCET 2022 Answer Key

KCET 2022 Answer Key can be downloaded from the official website of KEA. Follow the steps given below to get the answer key:

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

STEP 2: Then click on the link of UGCET 2022 Provisional Answer Key / Final Answer Key’.

STEP 3: Subject wise answer key will appear on the screen in Pdf format

STEP 4: Then download the Pdf file of the answer key and start checking your answers.

Types of Official KCET 2022 Answer Key

KEA releases the answer key on their official website once the exam is over. First they release the provisional answer key, then they release the request of candidates challenging the answer key and then they release the final answer key after all the required corrections have been made to the answer key. Candidates do not have to log in for accessing the answer key. It is available for everyone.
NOTE: All the answer keys are released in Pdf format so candidates are requested to download the file and then start checking.


KEA releases the provisional answer key a short time after the exam is over. Below is the example of KCET 2021 Provisional Answer Key for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.






After the necessary corrections are made in the provisional answer key, the final answer key is released. It sometimes happens that candidates challenging a said answer to a Question X is found to be factually and proven to be correct. Then KEA incorporates this answer and releases the final answer key of the exam.

Challenging the KCET 2022 Answer Key

After checking the provisional answer key, candidates often challenge few answers provided by the KEA. This could be an error while solving the question or a publishing mistake. That is why KEA provides the candidates a fair chance to challenge the answer key if they feel that an answer in the key is incorrect.
For KCET 2022 as well, KEA will open the window for candidates to send their queries or objections.

KCET 2021 Corrections Window opened in the first week of September on the official website cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea. It is important to state clearly the following things when sending in the query:

  • Subject
  • Version Code
  • Question Number

Candidates must provide proper justification, facts and other supporting details along with the version code and question number. If any of these fields are missing, the objection will not be considered.
NOTE: Upload supporting documents in pdf format only.

According to KCET 2021 guidelines, the objections are raised only through the online portal, before the last date and closing time.

KEA released the KCET 2021 Objections Window with a press note as given below.

KCET 2022 Unofficial Answer Key

Once the exam is over, there are various educational websites and portals who release their own answer keys. These are majorly educational institutions, coaching centers, online educators etc. They procure the question paper subject wise, then set wise and answer the questions according to their knowledge. You can check your answers using this.

Almost all the answers marked by these institutes are correct and hence candidates trust them for study material as well. Most trusted online coaching institutes are:

  • Dr. Academy
  • BASE Education

KCET 2022 – Question Paper

The exam pattern for KCET 2022 is believed to remain the same as of KCET 2021. Candidates get the question paper at the exam hall. This question paper is later released on various education platforms and coaching institutes. However, KEA does not officially release any question papers in pdf form.

Take a look at the KCET Question paper for Biology and Mathematics below:

KCET 2022 – Results

KEA releases the results of KCET on their official website kea.kar.nic.in. Candidates who took the test can check their results directly on the website simply by putting in their registration number. Their result will appear on the page in the form of a scorecard. The candidates can then know their subject-wise marks, total marks and state-wise ranks. As per their rank, candidates can then appear for the counseling.

Previous Year Answer Keys

Check the answers keys of past years PCMB here.

Physics 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
Chemistry 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
Mathematics 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
Biology 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

KCET 2022 – Commonly Asked Questions

Q. Can I challenge the answer key after it is released?

Ans. Yes candidates can challenge the provisional answer key.

Q. How to download the answer keys?

Ans. To download the answer key, go to the official website and then, click on the subject-specific links of the answer keys. After this, the pdf of the answer key will open. Download it and save it for future reference.

Q. Is there any negative marking?

Ans. There is no negative marking.

Q. Do I have to pay a fee for challenging the answer key?

Ans. No you do not need to pay anything to challenge the provisional answer key.

Q. How do I download my KCET score card?

Ans. Step 1: Visit the official website – cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea, – Step 2: Click on the link which says “KCET 2021/22 Result”. – 3rd Step: Enter your registration number and then submit.
Your result will appear on the screen.

Is KCET 2022 Answer key released?

No. KEA will release the answer key after the exam on their official website.

How do I check my KCET 2022 answer key?

Visit the official website of KEA and click on the answer key link.
It may ask you to login. Once you login, the answer key will be on the screen.

Is KCET Maths 2022 hard?

The difficulty level will be easy to moderate. However you should not skip any topic even if it has low weightage.

What is the good score in KCET?

A score of 120+ is considered as good score.

When will KCET 2022 answer key release?

KCET 2022 answer key release is expected in the first week of September 2022.

Where can i find the previous year answer keys of KCET for all the four subjects?

You can find the previous years answer keys, subject wise on the official website of KEA which is cetonline.karnataka.gov.in.

Is answer key available in pdf?

KEA releases the answer keys only in pdf format.

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