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KCET Option Entry 2018

KCET Option Entry 2018 - KCET Counselling Dates

KCET 2018 Option Entry is a process where candidates have to enter their preferences of colleges and courses in which they wish to get admission in. Only the KCET qualifiers will be allowed to appear for option entry procedure. The KEA has released the Schedule for verification of documents on 10 June 2018. the schedule is mentioned on this page for all the candidates. Before KCET option entry 2018, candidates have to report at the designated document verification centre with the required documents. The list of 16 verification centres has been released by KEA. Aspirants will be required to follow KCET option entry procedure after the verification. The procedure of KCET 2018 option entry can be done in online mode only. For the option entry of KCET 2018, candidates have to enter the unique secret key and password.

While filling the option entry, aspirants can select as many courses and colleges of their choices from the available seats. The link for KCET option entry 2018 will be provided on this page when it will be activated. Read the article KCET 2018 option entry procedure, the process of document verification, seat allotment and result below.

Latest Update - The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has released the revised schedule for verification on 10 June 2018. Candidates can get to know the Schedule for verification on this page.

KCET Option Entry Schedule 2018

Candidates can check the important dates of KCET option entry from this article.

KCET 2018 option entry events


KCET Result

Last week of May 2018

Verification for Physically Disabled, NCC & Sports candidates

First week of June 2018

Verification of Reserved category documents

Second week of June 2018

Verification of Documents for all courses

KCET Optional Entry

Third week of June 2018

Publication of mock allotment result

Last week of June 2018

Provision to change the options

Last week of June 2018

Final seat allotment result

Last week of June 2018

Confirmation of choices on allotment, payment of fees and downloading of admission order

First week of July 2018

Last date of reporting to the colleges

First week of July 2018

KCET Option Entry - Apply Here
(Link will be updated when available)

KCET - First Round Seat Matrix (Last Year)



General Quota

General /Hyd-Kar


Special Ctg

Agriculturist Quota


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B.Sc (Ag) & B.V. Sc 

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B.Pharma & Pharma-D


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KCET Document Verification Schedule for Reserved Category

The centres for document verification has been listed below in the table. Candidates who have qualified for document verification can report at the following centres along with the relevant documents.

List of document verification centres
Banglore Belgaum
Bellary Bijapur
Bidar Davangere
Dharwad Gulbarga
Hassan Karwar
Koppal Mangalore
Mysore Raichur
Shimoga Tumkur


Revised Schedule For Document Verification 

Candidates must report at the above-mentioned centres as per the following ranks and timings. The date and time will be announced shortly.

Revised Schedule for verification

KCET Schedule For Submission Of Special Category Certificates



Special category

Type of verification

1 June

Physically Disabled

Medical examination -
(From 11:00 AM onwards)

2 June


Ncc document verification for preference 1 to 7
candidates only from 1100 am onwards
(Only ‘B’ certificate holders i.e., 8th preference
need not attend this verification process)

3 June


Sports document verification for preference 1 to 4
candidates only - from 1100 am onwards
(Only ‘National Participants’ ie, 5th preference
need not attend this verification process)

KCET  Venue for Documents Submission for Special Category;

Karnataka Examinations Authority,
18th cross, Sampige Road,
Malleshwaram, Bangalore – 560012

Provisional Fee Structure For CET 2018

Provisional Fee Structure for CET 2017

Provisional Fee Structure for KCET 2017


KCET 2018 – Second Round Details

The Second Extended Round seat allotment for CET-2018 will be conducted as per the schedule has given above. Medical Education has issued seat matrix for 351 Medical seats in Minority Colleges, 155 Medical seats in Deemed Colleges and 299 Dental seats for allotment of seats in Second Round Seat Allotment. 

  • In this round, candidates can be allowed to enter options afresh. (Fresh Option Entry – Add / Delete / Modify / Re-order).
  • The candidates who wish to surrender the seats of their 1st round or 2nd round, they can cancel the seat before the last day for entry of options in the second extended round and they will get a refund of fee amount after deducting Rs.5,000 from the paid amount.
  • The candidates who have selected seat in First round or the Second round and surrendered the seat but for such candidates no refund will be made according to the rules.
  • The candidate who surrenders the seat allotted in the Second Extended Round, for such candidates, the entire amount paid by the candidates will be forfeited as per rules.
  • All other guidelines and procedures given in the CET-2018 brochure remain same for all other purposes.

KCET 2018 Second Round Schedule



2017 Dates 2018 Dates

Seat Matrix Display

17 July 2017 --

Option Entry by Eligible Candidate

17 July to 19 July


Publication of seat allotment Result

20 July 2017 --

Confirmation of Allotment, Fee Payment, 
Reporting to college

21 July 2017 to 24 July


Last date for reporting college

24 July 20187 --


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