Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The exam is conducted every year for students seeking admission to undergraduate engineering and medical courses in the state of Karnataka. In 2021, the KEA has announced that there will be no cut-off criteria for the KCET exam. This article provides an overview of the KCET 2021, the latest updates, the advantages of the change, and the challenges faced by the examiners.
Overview of KCET 2021
KCET 2021 will be conducted in May 2021 and the application process has already begun. The exam will be conducted in two phases, the first phase will be conducted on May 28, 2021 and the second phase will be conducted on May 31, 2021. The exam will be conducted in both online and offline modes. The exam will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.
No Cut-off Criteria for 2021
The KEA has announced that there will be no cut-off criteria for the KCET 2021. This means that all applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and appear for the exam will be considered for admission to the participating colleges. This is a major change from the previous years, where the cut-off criteria was used to select the eligible candidates for admission.
Latest Updates on KCET 2021
The KEA has also announced that the exam pattern for KCET 2021 will remain the same as in the previous years. The exam will still consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. The KEA has also announced that the exam will be conducted in both online and offline modes.
Advantages of the Change
The decision to remove the cut-off criteria for KCET 2021 has several advantages. Firstly, it will ensure that all eligible candidates are given a fair chance to appear for the exam. Secondly, it will reduce the burden on the examiners, as they will not have to spend time and resources in calculating the cut-off marks for the exam. Thirdly, it will reduce the stress on the students, as they will no longer have to worry about meeting the cut-off criteria.
Challenges Faced by Examiners
Despite the advantages, the decision to remove the cut-off criteria for KCET 2021 also poses certain challenges for the examiners. Firstly, it will be difficult for the examiners to determine