Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has announced KCET 2020 result today, August 21, 2020, at 12:30 PM. The result has been announced online at karresults.nic.in. In Engineering, the top 3 rank holders are Rakshita M, Shubhana R, and M Shashank Balaji respectively. In the Agriculture course, the toppers are Varun Goda in the 1st position and Sanjana K in the 2nd position.
The topper of the Engineering stream, Rakshita M is from PUC College Bangalore. A total of 1,84,368 candidates took the exam and of them, 1,53,470 students have qualified for engineering seats. For the Agriculture stream, 1,27,627 students have qualified. For the other subjects the number of qualified students are Veterinary Sciences- 1,29,666, AYUSH- 1,29,611, and Pharma- 1,55,552.
To check the result candidates have to login using their registration number and date of birth. Around 1.95 lakh students who took the exams including 40 COVID-19 positive students, on July 30 and July 31 have been issued the KCET 2020 result.
KCET 2020 result has qualifying exam marks in all subjects as uploaded by the candidates. It has KCET marks in all subjects out of 60. Apart from that the result also has the discipline wise ranks of the candidates.
Soon the college wise cut-off marks will be released. The counselling for allotment of seats will be held in a completely online mode. Also, it has been announced by C. N. Ashwath Narayan, the Deputy CM of Karnataka that this year there will be no change in the fee structure and seat-matrix ratio from last year.
Earlier, candidates who took KCET 2020 exam were asked to upload their qualifying marks. The last date to upload the marks was August 14, 2020. The merit list for admission will be based on the marks of KCET 2020 and marks in the qualifying exam. Students have not uploaded their qualifying exam marks will not be included in the merit list for admission.
The merit list for engineering admission will be based on marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in KCET 2020 and Qualifying Exam marks. For the preparation of B.V.Sc & A.H. merit the marks of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Marks in KCET 2020. On the other hand for admission in B.Sc (all program) and B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science) courses the merit will be based on marks of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology subjects marks, and the Qualifying Examination marks. Lastly for the merit of B-Pharm / Pharm-D / B-Pharm (L.E) courses will be based on better performance in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) or Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) in KCET 2020.
KCET is a state-level entrance exam, conducted for admission into UG courses in the fields of Engineering, Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, and Farm Science. It is conducted in pen paper-based mode annually.