Al aspiring candidates willing to take admission in PG engineering courses in the state of Karnataka must know the answer to this question – How To prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019? This is because to take admission in VTU, UVCE, UBDTCE, Kuvempu University & Department of Studies in Computer Science, and in University of Mysore candidates have to crack Karnataka PGCET 2019. Therefore, it is crucial to now the preparation resources and devise a strategy to prepare for the same. Therefore, we have discussed the same below. Read below to collect the preparation resources like previous years’ question papers, important books and syllabus of PGCET 2019.

Tip: The Best way to Prepare for Karnataka PGCET is by practising at-least 4 to 5 Previous Papers. Get Previous years question papers on this page below.

How To Prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019

So ask the following questions to yourself –

  1. Do I have the Syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2019?
  2. Do I know the Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019?
  3. What are the important books? Do I have them?
  4. Do I have the previous years’ question papers?
  5. Do I know a strategy to follow?

If you can answer most of the questions in “yes”,  you are going good… if not, well we are here to help, no worries! 🙂 Thus, read below to know all about Karnataka PGCET 2019 Preparations. Hope we will be able to answer “How To Prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019?”

How To Prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019


#1 Do I have the Syllabus of Karnataka PGCET 2019 ❓

If you don’t have the syllabus, you cannot start your preparations. Therefore it is crucial to have the syllabus handy for all the courses. KEA has prescribed the syllabus for all courses in PG entrance exams. We have thus compiled the PDF of these courses and provided for you on our page. Yiu can download the PDF file of the syllabus for free and can refer to it.

Download course wise syllabus


#2 Do I know the Exam Pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019 ❓

The exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019 can be a bit confusing. There are a lot of papers and each is unique in their examination pattern. Thus, we have also simplified the understanding process for you. You can check the exam pattern of Karnataka PGCET 2019 course wise below:

The Type A course includes papers of M.E. / M.Tech programs of VTU / UBDTCE and UVCE. Thus under this written test will be conducted in the following courses:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Computer Science Engineering
  4. Environmental Engineering
  5. Textile Engineering
  6. Polymer Science
  7. Bio-Technology
  8. Electrical Science
  9. Mechanical Science

The exam pattern of courses 1 to 7 will remain same. The pattern is given below:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Computer Science Engineering
  4. Environmental Engineering
  5. Textile Engineering
  6. Polymer Science
  7. Bio-Technology
Total Number of Questions75
Total Marks100
50 Questions – 1 Mark each50 X 1
25 Questions – 2 Mark each25 x 1

For course number 8, Electrical Science the pattern will be as follows:

Part-A is common to above all subjects, i.e., (E & E), (E & C), (TC), (IT), (BME), (ME)

  • Total Number of Questions: 45
  • Marks: 60
  • 30 Questions Carrying 1 mark each : 30 X 1 = 30
  • 15 Questions carrying 2 mark each : 15 X 2 = 30

Part-B is specific to candidates belonging to the respective branch of specialization of engineering and consists of:

  • Total number of questions: 30
  • Marks: 40
  • 20 Questions carrying 1 mark each : 20 X 1 = 20
  • 10 Questions carrying 2 mark each : 10 X 2 = 20 Marks = 40

Grand Total: Part A + Part B = 75 Questions = 100 marks 

For course number 9, Mechanical Science the pattern will be as follows:

The question paper will consist of Part-A and Part-B.

Part-A is common to (a) M.E. (b) IPE (c) IEM (d) AE (e) MSE (f) ABM

  • Total number of questions: 45
  • Marks: 60
  • 30 questions carrying 1 mark each : 30 X 1 = 30
  • 15 questions carrying 2 mark each : 15 X 2 = 30
  • Total: 60 Marks

Part-B is specific to candidates belonging to the respective branch of specialization of engineering:

  • Total number of questions: 30
  • Marks: 40
  • 20 Questions carrying 1 Mark each : 20 X 1 = 20
  • 10 Questions carrying 2 mark each : 10 X 2 = 20
  • Total: 40 Marks

Grand Total: Part-A + Part-B = 75 questions = Marks = 100

The Courses offered by Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Mathematics and Computer Science, Kuvempu University and Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore are the Type B courses.

The Type B course includes the paper of Mathematics and Computer Science. For this paper the exam pattern will be as follows:

Total Number of Questions75 Multiple Choice Questions
Total Marks100
50 Questions – 1 Mark each50 X 1
25 Questions – 2 Mark each25 X 2

#3 What are the important books? Do I have them ❓

Also, to answer the question How To Prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019, candidates must seek the important books. Good books with important questions will help you crack the examination with ease.

Course CodeName of course and books
01Civil Engineering

  1. Karnataka PGCET M.E/M.TECH civil engineering
  2. Civil Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type
02Computer Science Engineering

  1. KARNATAKA ME/M.TECH PGCET COMPUTER SCIENCE
  2. PGECET for Computer Science and Information Technology
03Chemical Engineering

  1. Objective Type Questions and Answers In Chemical Engineering
04Environmental Engineering
05Textile Technology
06Mechanical Science

  1. KARNATAKA ME/M.TECH PGCET MECHANICAL ENGG
07Electrical Science

  1. Handbook of Electrical Engineering

#4 Do I have the previous years’ question papers ❓

To prepare for Karnataka PGCET 2019, the most important thing is to gather the previous years’ question papers and practice as many as the question papers possible on a daily basis. Apart from good books, candidates have to keep practising the concepts and get a hold of the nature of Karnataka PGCET exam. This is only possible with the help of previous years’ question papers. Therefore we have compiled as many previous years’ question papers possible to help the candidates. These question papers are available in PDF file. Candidates can download and solve them on a daily basis.

Download Previous Years’ Question Papers


#5 Do I know a strategy to follow ❓

Now the next important thing that will sum up the answer to – How To Prepare For Karnataka PGCET 2019? is to have a strategy. You must be able to put the above resources into proper use. Now, how to put them to good use depends on your strategy and time management. Thus, below we will discuss the same. The good thing is this strategy is valid for all courses for Karnataka PGCET 2019 will be held.

Time for Karnataka PGCET 2019: Let us see how much time we have? karnataka PGCET 2019 is expected to start in the Month of July 2019. Thus if you start today you have a whole year left. Thus let us get down on dividing this whole year into a productive one.

You can use this timetable for other exam preparation too!

First 3 Months: Utilise in preparing the most important topics out of the Karnataka PGCET 2019 Syllabus.

Next 3 Months: Concentrate on other chapters. Also, start solving at least 2 previous years Karnataka PGCET question paper every week.

Next 3 Months: Now, revise the entire syllabus once again. Note down the doubts and solve them with help of teachers, friends or your guide. Revision is the most important element here. For mathematics and physics, solve the numerical and derivations. Practise as much as you can.

Last 3 Months: Concentrate on solving question papers and taking mock tests. This will improve your speed and accuracy. Also, keep revising every day for at least 2 hours. Dedicate more time to the important topics and topics you are weak in.


💡 All the very best to each one of you!! 💡

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