KCET 2021 Syllabus – Check Subject-Wise Syllabus Here

KCET 2021 Syllabus – Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET 2021). For the KCET syllabus, KEA has prescribed the aspirants First and Second PUC syllabi as prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The syllabus includes the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology. On this page, we have provided the KCET syllabus 2021 which is prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The candidates can download the syllabus PDF for all 4 subjects. To download the KCET 2021 syllabus and know how to prepare as per it, read below.

Recommended: KCET 2021 application form

KCET 2021 Syllabus

From the table below candidates can download the syllabus for KCET 2021. The candidates who wish to appear for KCET 2021 for admission in B.V.Sc & A.H., B.Sc (all program) and B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), B-Pharm / Pharm-D / B-Pharm (L.E) have to refer to the syllabusof Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, the candidates of Engineering / Technology (B.E. / B.Tech) have to follow the syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Maths:

Note – KEA has not yet published the KCET 2021 syllabus. The syllabus below is as per guidelines of last year. This is provided so that students can start preparing. As soon as KEA publishes KCET 2021 information brochure, details will be updated here.

SubjectPUC I
PUC IDownload PDF
PUC 2Download PDF

Topics Covered in KCET 2021 Syllabus

The following topics are covered in the KCET 2021 syllabus as the the 1st and 2nd PUC syllabus:

In Mathematics

1st PUC2nd PUC
Sets, Relations and FunctionsRelations & Functions
Co-ordinate GeometryDeterminants
CalculusContinuity and Differentiability
Sequence & SeriesInverse Trigonometric Functions
Straight LinesApplications and Derivatives
Conic SectionsIntegrals
Binomial TheoremApplications of Integrals
Principals of Mathematics InductionVectors
Introduction to 3-D GeometryDifferential Equations
Permutations & Combinations3-D Geometry
Mathematical ReasoningProbability
Statistics and ProbabilityLinear Programming

In Chemistry

Some basic concepts of ChemistrySolid state
Structure of atomSolutions
Classification of Elements & Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
State of Matter – Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump-block elements
Redox Reactionsd and f block elements
HydrogenCo-ordination Compounds
s-block elementsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-block elementsAlcohols, Phenols, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic acids and Ethers
Organic ChemistryBio-molecules and Polymers
Environmental ChemistryOrganic Compounds containing Nitrogen
HydrocarbonsChemistry in Everyday Life

In Physics

Physical WorldElectric Charges and Fluids
Units & MeasurementElectrostatic and Capacitance
Motion in a straight lineCurrent Electricity
Motion in a planeMoving Charges and Magnetism
Laws of motionMagnetism & Matter
Work, Energy & PowerElectromagnetic Induction
System of Particles & Rotational MotionAlternating Current
GravitationElectromagnetic waves
Mechanical properties of fluidsRay Optics and Optical Instruments
Mechanical properties of solidsWave Optics
Thermal Properties of matterDual nature of radiation and matter
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Kinetic TheorySemiconductor Electronics
Oscillations and WavesCommunication Systems

In Biology

Diversity in the living worldReproduction in Organisation
Cell Structure and FunctionGenetics and Evolution
Plant PhysiologyBiology in Human Welfare
Human PhysiologyBiotechnology and Ecology

How to Prepare as per KCET 2021 Syllabus Effectively

The candidates can check below some tips that can help them to complete the preparation for KCET 2021 on time and also effectively:

Complete the preparation with school: The syllabus of KCET 2021 is same as that of class 11 and 12 syllabus. Hence the candidates must prepare the full syllabus once as they complete their preparation for 10+2 boards.

Check which topics have the maximum weightage in KCET exam from the syllabus: It is important to cover all the topics in the KCET 2021 syllabus. However, a plan is needed. It is better to cover all the important topics asked in the exam first and then start with the lesser important topics.

Books Recommended for KCET 2021

Check the list of the books given below to prepare for KCET 2021.

16 Year’s Solved Papers Karnataka CET Engineering EntranceBuy Here
Karnataka CET Explorer – EngineeringBuy Here
Wiley’s KCET Solved Papers and Practice Tests Buy Here
Karnataka CET Previous Question Papers (PCMB) – Set Of 4 KCET BooksBuy Here
Objective Physics – Chapter-wise MCQ for JEE Main/ BITSAT/ AIPMT/ AIIMS/ KCET 2nd EditionBuy Here

KCET 2021 Examination Pattern

Check the expected exam pattern for KCET 2021 given below.

  • Mode of the exam: The exam is held in the offline mode (pen-paper based mode)
  • Type of questions: The test consists of multiple-choice questions
  • Duration: Each section / paper is conducted for 80 minutes
  • Marks: Each paper / subject is of 60 marks
  • Marking scheme: Each question is of 01 mark. There is no negative marking in case of incorrect answers

Check the distribution of the questions in the table below:

Name of the SubjectMarks

KCET 2021

Karnataka Common Entrance Test is a state-level examination conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority. The test is conducted in the offline mode. It is conducted for admission in UG courses for the discipline like Engineering / Technology, Pharmacy, Farm Science, Yoga & Naturopathy, B.Pharma etc.

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