The Karnataka Common Entrance Test and Aptitude Test 2005 is being conducted for the purpose of determining the eligibility / merit, for admission of Karnataka candidates to the First year or First semester of full time courses in Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy, Naturopathy & Yoga, Engineering, Technology and Architecture courses, in institutions within the State of Karnataka, for the academic year 2005-06.
Admissions to the Government seats shall be made in accordance with the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Professional Institutions Rules, 2005 (in short ‘Rules’) as amended from time to time and therefore the details and instructions contained in this Brochure are subject to the said Rules. In case of any discrepancy, the Rules shall prevail.
Last date for submission of D.D. to the principals of schools and colleges 3-3-2005 Last date for submission of D.D. by Speed Post to CET Cell by Karnataka candidates residing out side Karnataka:
(Including Horanadu, Gadinadu and other Karnataka candidates)
5-3-2005 Date of reaching the brochures with application forms to all the candidates. 15-3-2005 Last date for submission of filled application forms to the Principals of schools and colleges 21-3-2005 Last date for submission of filled applications by the Principals of the institutions to the CET Cell 24-3-2005 Last date for submission of filled applications by Speed Post to CET Cell
by Karnataka candidates residing out side Karnataka
(Including Horanadu, Gadinadu and other Karnataka candidates)
28-3-2005 Date of reaching the admission tickets by CET Cell to all the applicants 18-4-2005 Dates of Common Entrance Test - 2005 3-5-2005 & 4-5-2005 Date of Kannada Language Test for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates 5-5-2005 Date of Aptitude Test for admission to Architecture course for Karnataka candidates 6-5-2005 Date of publication of 'CET 2005' Key answers 14-5-2005 Last date for submission of objections, if any, regarding Key answers 18-5-2005 Date of publication of ‘CET 2005’ Results along with applied Key answers 1-6-2005 Last date for submission of pleas regarding withheld results 8-6-2005 Date of publication of withheld results 10-6-2005 Commencement of Admission round seat selection 14-6-2005
In order to obtain admission to any of the professional courses through CET Cell, a candidate will have to appear in the Common Entrance Test / Aptitude Test, which will be conducted by the Common Entrance Test Cell, Bangalore (Herein after referred to as the CET Cell). The Common Entrance Test will be conducted at 41 places, spread over Karnataka. Candidates who have studied the Qualifying Examination within Karnataka should write 'CET 2005' in a test centre assigned by the CET Cell within the district in which the candidate studied 2nd PUC or 12th standard. The schedule of the written test is as follows :
Date Day Subject Timings 3-5-2005 Tuesday Biology 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM 3-5-2005 Tuesday Mathematics 02:30 PM - 03:50 PM 4-5-2005 Wednesday Physics 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM 4-5-2005 Wednesday Chemistry 02:30 PM - 03:50 PM 5-5-2004 Thursday Kannada Language Test 11 AM 6-5-2004 Friday Aptitude Test - Part 1/2 10:30 AM
Note : The candidates claiming Government seats under Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga clauses and whose mother tongue is Kannada, Tulu or Kodava, will have to undergo a Kannada language test, to establish their ability to speak, read and write Kannada. The Kannada Language test will be conducted by the CET Cell on 05-05-2005 at 11.00 a.m. in the premises of CET Cell Office, Bangalore. Such candidates will have to appear for the ‘Common Entrance Test 2005’ only in a test centre located at BANGALORE. The relevant photocopy of the original documents of the parents in support of their claim such as marks cards, study certificates, etc., should be produced on the day of Kannada Language Test.
For admission to Architecture course, appearance in the APTITUDE TEST conducted by the CET Cell is compulsory. Interested candidates should give their option in the application form for writing the Aptitude Test. The Aptitude Test will be held in Bangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga and Mysore centres on 06-05-2005 as per the notified time schedule and the centre for writing the Aptitude Test will be mentioned in their ‘CET 2005’ admission tickets. Separate ranks will be assigned for Architecture course, based on their performance in the Aptitude Test and the Qualifying Examination. Marks obtained by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in the Common Entrance Test will not be taken into account for determining the merit / rank, for admission to Architecture course.
Based on the performance of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test / Aptitude Test and the Qualifying Examination, merit / rank list will be prepared and published. All the candidates will be allowed to select seats in the order of their merit / rank for selecting the available seats, during the seat selection as per the time schedule given in APPENDIX - VII.
A candidate who has passed the second year Pre-University or 12th standard or equivalent examination (herein after referred to as the “qualifying examination” or “Q. E.” in short) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study and obtained at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology group is eligible for Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses (40% in case of SC/ST/ Category-1 candidates.) ; provided that for Dental course, the candidate must also have secured 50% of marks in the English language. (40% in case of SC/ST/Category-1 candidates.) Further, the candidates seeking admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses, should have completed the age of seventeen years as on 31st December of 2005.
Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination, the Medical rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to Medical / Dental / Ayurveda / Homoeopathy / Unani / Naturopathy & Yoga courses.
A candidate who has passed the Q. E. with Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Information Science / Electronics / Biology as optional subjects with English as one of the languages of study and obtained at least 35% marks in the optional subjects is eligible for Engineering and Technology courses ; provided further that, the marks obtained by the candidate in Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Information Science / Electronics / Biology in the Q. E., will be considered in place of Chemistry for the purpose of determination of eligibility in respect of Engineering / Technology courses.
Based on the performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in both Common Entrance Test and the Qualifying Examination, the Engineering rank list will be prepared and published.
A candidate who has passed the Q. E. with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study along with other subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate in all subjects OR as revised by the Architecture Council of India, from time to time, is eligible for Architecture course. (40% in case of SC/ST/Category-1 candidates.) ; provided that the candidates who are interested in admission to Architecture course, should appear for both PART –1 & PART – 2 of the Aptitude Test compulsorily. Marks obtained by the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in the Common Entrance Test will not be taken into account for determining the merit / rank, for admission to Architecture course.
Based on the performance of the candidates in both Aptitude Test and the Qualifying Examination, the Architecture rank list will be prepared and published.
The SC / ST / Category - 1 eligibility criteria is applicable to persons of Karnataka origin who are claiming eligibility for Government seats under clauses (a), (b), (f), (h), (j), (k) and (l) and the same is not applicable to clauses (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i) of Item - 7 of Chapter – I.
Not only a candidate who has passed the qualifying examination with requisite marks but also a candidate who has appeared for the Q. E. and expecting the results is eligible to apply for the Common Entrance Test / Aptitude Test.
The repeaters and ex-students of Karnataka 2nd PUC, CBSE, CISCE and other candidates claiming eligibility for Government seats, should invariably send a photocopy of their Q. E. marks card (on which the CET admission ticket number is boldly written) to the CET Cell soon after the completion of Common Entrance Test on or before 20-05-2005, failing which, the results of such candidates will be with-held for want of Q. E. Marks. However, intermediary ranks / Spot ranks will be assigned for the candidates whose results have been with-held, subsequent to the submission of photocopy of the Q. E. marks card. See box at Page - 19 about intermediary ranks / Spot ranks / ranks ending with G55, G44, etc.,
The candidates who are appearing for Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual 2005 as freshers need not furnish the Q. E. marks, as it will be obtained directly from the Department of PUE.
After the publication of Karnataka 2nd PUC annual 2005 results, the candidates who apply for revaluation / retotalling should invariably produce the revised marks card to the CET Cell immediately for getting the new ranks assigned.
Candidates who have studied or studying their 2nd PUC or 12th standard in educational institutions within Karnataka should get their brochure with application forms by submitting a demand draft for Rs.550/- to the Principals of the institutions in which they had studied or studying or appeared for the 2nd PUC or 12th standard examination. (Rs. 400/- in case of SC / ST / Category-1 candidates.) The Principals of all the Schools and Colleges in Karnataka teaching 2nd PUC or 12th standard including CBSE & CISCE syllabi have been requested to collect the filled application forms and forward the same to the CET Cell both from freshers & repeater students. The last day for submission of D. D.s to concerned Principals will be 03-03-2005.
The Karnataka candidates who have studied or studying 12th standard or intermediate or pre-degree or equivalent examination outside Karnataka (including Horanadu, Gadinadu & other Karnataka candidates), can get the brochure with application only through 'Speed Post', directly from the CET Cell, by sending a cloth lined self-addressed envelope of 25 cms x 30 cms size and a demand draft for Rs. 650/- drawn in favour of the “Special Officer, CET Cell, Bangalore” payable at Bangalore and Karnataka candidates residing outside India can get the brochures by sending a demand draft for Rs. 2000/-. The envelope in which the said two items are sent should be boldly superscribed with the words “REQUEST FOR CET 2005 BROCHURE” and should be sent individually by “SPEED POST” only. The last day for receipt of request for brochure with application forms will be 05-03-2005.
Note : The Non-Karnataka candidates are not eligible to appear for the entrance test and also for the later seat selection conducted by the CET Cell, during this year.
The application form, which is common to all the courses with regard to admission to professional institutions through CET cell, will be enclosed with the CET brochure. The candidates should fill the application form using a BALL POINT PEN in capital letters only.
Note: The filled application form submitted by the candidates will be scanned as it is. The details of the application form will be the candidate’s data for all further processing in the CET Cell computers. Therefore, the candidates are advised not to make any stray marks on the application form and not to enclose any documents / papers in support of their claims to the filled application form. In case, if any of the information furnished in the application form is found to be false / incorrect, the seat selected by the candidate will be cancelled at any stage and the entire fee amount paid by such candidate will be forfeited.
IMPORTANT : The candidates are advised to preserve a photocopy of their filled application form, before submitting the same to the respective Principals / CET Cell.
The candidates who have received the brochure with application forms through their schools or colleges should submit their filled applications in the respective schools or colleges. The Principals of all the schools and colleges in Karnataka teaching PUC or 12th standard including CBSE & CISCE syllabi, have been requested to collect the filled application forms and forward the same to the CET Cell both from freshers & repeater students. The last date for submission of filled application forms to the concerned Principals will be 21-03-2005. Candidates who have submitted their filled applications through the schools and colleges should collect their admission tickets from the respective schools and colleges on or after 18-04-2005 and the candidates who fail to get their admission ticket, should contact their respective Principals with the photocopy of their filled application form.
The Karnataka candidates residing outside Karnataka (Including Horanadu, Gadinadu and other Karnataka candidates) who have procured their brochure with applications through “Speed Post” should send the filled application forms by “Speed Post” directly to CET Cell on or before 28-03-2005 and such candidates will get their admission tickets to their home addresses as furnished by them in their application forms, by “Speed Post” on or after 18-04-2005. The Karnataka candidates residing outside Karnataka, who fail to get the admission ticket well within the specified time, should contact the Special Officer, CET Cell, along with a photocopy of the Demand Draft, the filled application form and the “Speed Post” acknowledgement for having sent the application form to the CET Cell. Otherwise, the admission tickets will not be issued in respect of such candidates.
NOTE : In order to avoid any complications, the Karnataka candidates residing out side Karnataka are advised to send their filled application forms individually, only through “Speed Post” and not by any other mode such as Ordinary Post / Registered Post / Private Courier.
Candidates who have studied the Q. E. within Karnataka should write CET in a test centre within the district in which the candidate studied 2nd PUC or 12th standard. If CET test centres are located in more than one place in a district, the candidate can choose one of the places. If there is more than one test centre in a place, then the decision to assign the test centre will rest with the CET Cell and the CET Cell will decide on random basis the test centre of a candidate.
The Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates claiming eligibility under clauses ‘c’ and ‘d’, will have to undergo a Kannada language test, which will be held on 05-05-2005 at 11.00 a. m. in the premises of CET Cell Office, Bangalore. Such candidates will have to appear for the ‘Common Entrance Test 2005’ only in a test centre located at BANGALORE.
The candidates who are interested only in Architecture course, should compulsorily appear for both PART - 1 and PART - 2 of the Aptitude Test conducted by CET Cell in a test centre in BANGALORE, BELGAUM, GULBARGA AND MYSORE centres on 06-05-2005. The venue for the aptitude test will be notified to the candidates in their ‘CET 2005’ admission tickets.
All the candidates are required to mention the name of the exam place in Item – 12 in the application form, failing which they will be assigned a test centre in BANGALORE. (See APPENDIX-I for details.)
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