KCET 2018 Paper Analysis – KCET 2018 examination is now over for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The test was conducted at 430 centres across the state. So, what was new this year? What was the reaction of the candidates after the examination? What was the level of difficulty? Let us analyse few such factors, now since the KCET 2018 Examination is over for all the four subjects.
KCET is conducted every year for admission in government/university/private aided private un-aided professional educational institutions in the state of Karnataka. This year, as many as 1,98,639 students have registered for the test, out of which 1,00,071 are male and 98,568 are female.
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KCET 2018 Paper Analysis
This year KCET 2018 exam dates clashed with Basava Jayanti. Despite facing criticism and backlash from different sections of the society, KEA didn’t change the dates. The exam was conducted peacefully.
KCET 2018: What was new this year?
- The OMR sheets given to the candidates came with pre-entered details such as the name, hall ticket number, and version code of the question paper.
- This was done in the view that the errors regarding these will be eliminated.
- Also, for this reason, the 15 minutes before the actual start of examination which was used for filling up the details was reduced to 10.
Students were quite happy with this move as the stress before the examination was reduced. The pressure of filling the correct details led to panics. The prefilled details made things easier, also candidate could focus just on answering the questions.
Analysis of Day 2 of KCET 2018
Physics: This year the physics paper contained 50% more numerical as compared to previous year. Also, all the questions are within the prescribed syllabus of class 11 and 12. There were maximum questions from class 12. Most questions were on the moderate side. Although 10% questions were difficult.
The detailed analysis of KCET 2018 Physics paper is given by BASE. According to them, candidates can fetch 80%-85% marks in the exam if they were well prepared.
- The complete analysis+solution of Physics paper by BASE is available here.
Chemistry: This year the Chemistry paper was called “Well Balanced”. Almost 75% questions were easy. Although two questions were ambiguous. The paper had a good number of numerical questions as well.
The detailed analysis of KCET 2018 Chemistry paper is given by BASE. According to them, two questions are ambiguous. Question No. 9 in Version- F was not in agreement with NCERT content. Also, question No. 49 Version- F was not properly framed. The Paper had 17 questions from class 11 and 12.
- The complete analysis+solution of Chemistry paper by BASE is available here.
Analysis of Day 1 of KCET 2018
Biology: This year, version E of the biology paper in KCET 2018 had few misprints. Although it did not create any confusions, as the mistakes were small and negligible. There were 15 questions from class 11 and 45 from Class 12. The examination concluded on time without any problems.
KCET 2018 Biology Analysis+Solution By BASE
The detailed analysis of KCET 2018 Biology paper version E is done by BASE. As per BASE, Questions in KCET 2018 Biology paper was from the prescribed syllabus only. A well-prepared student can easily score 80 to 85% marks.
- The complete analysis+solution of Biology paper by BASE is available here.
Mathematics: As per the few experts, Deeksha, says that this year the Mathematics paper was moderate and easy to crack. There were 40 easy questions, 15 medium level questions and 5 difficult level question, out of which 5 were lengthy. Although question number 45 from Version E was wrong.
BASE has given a detailed analysis of the Mathematics Paper. They say all the questions were within the prescribed syllabus of class 11 and 12. It was overall moderate in difficulty level.
- The complete analysis+solution of Mathematics paper by BASE is available here.
Recommended: Result will be declared in the month of May. Know all the details regarding the declaration of results from here.
Overall Difficulty Level of KCET 2018
There were very mixed reactions, some said the paper was moderate, some said it was very easy to score. There were few tricky questions, but no out of the box questions were witnessed. Summing up the candidates’ reactions after the examination, here is how the difficulty level of different subjects in KCET appears to be.
Speed and Effort is needed to score well in KCET
The difficulty level of KCET was said to be no less than other competitive exams. Experts said that time would be a constraint in finishing the paper. Thus, speed is one of the most important factors in KCET. Also, well-prepared candidates can score well easily with minimum efforts. But for average candidates paper may seem difficult.