KCET Syllabus 2019 – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics


KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is conducted for providing admission to first-year professional courses in the field of Medical, Technology and Engineering, Architecture, Farm Science and Pharmacy courses. The KCET Syllabus is mostly based on what the students have already studied in the first and the second year of the syllabus prescribed by the Department of Pre-University Education of Karnataka State. The exam is scheduled to take place in the second week of April 2019. It is an extensive exam as it takes place for two days in 4 shifts – On the first day; Biology and Mathematics and on the second, Physics and Chemistry.

KCET Syllabus – Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology

KCET Physics Syllabus

KCET 2019 Physics Syllabus
Unit 1: Physical World and Measurement
Unit 2: Kinematics
Unit 3: Laws of Motion
Unit 4: Work, Energy and Power
Unit 5: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Unit 6: Gravitation
Unit 7: Properties of Bulk Matter
Unit 8: Thermodynamics
Unit 9: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Unit 10: Oscillations and Waves

KCET Chemistry Syllabus

KCET 2019 Chemistry Syllabus
Unit 2 : Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Unit 2 : Structure of Atom
Unit 3 : Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Unit 4: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Unit 5 : States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Unit 6 : Chemical Thermodynamics
Unit 7 : Equilibrium
Unit 8 : Redox Reactions
Unit 9 : Hydrogen
Unit 10 : S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )
Unit 11 : Some p-Block Elements
Unit 12 : Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Unit 13 : Hydrocarbons
Unit 14 : Environmental Chemistry

KCET Mathematics Syllabus

KCET 2019 Mathematics Syllabus
Analytical Geometry

KCET Biology Syllabus

KCET Biology Syllabus
Botany Zoology
Cell Biology Tissue of humans
Genetics Digestion
Histology and Plant Anatomy Respiration
Diversity of Plant Life Nervous System
Introduction to Ecology and Taxanomy Origin of Life
Animal Resources
Diversity of Animal Life

KCET Exam Pattern

  • There are total 60 question in each paper
  • The total duration of a paper is 70 minutes, and 10 minutes for reading and filling in other details.
  • One mark for each correct answer with no negative marking
  •  The only mode of language is English
KCET Exam Pattern Highlights
Number of Papers 3 Papers (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology)
Mode of KCET 2019 Pen and Paper based Test
Duration of the KCET exam
The Medium of the Question In English only
Total number of questions 180 MCQs
Marks for Each question 1 Mark for Every Correct Response
Negative Marking Not Applicable
Additional Exam Language Test(Kannada) and Agriculture Practical Test

The KCET can prove to be a tough exam to crack, but only hard work and regular practice will help you in this journey. Please note that KCET syllabus weightage is same as the PUC year 1 and 2 syllabus weightage. The important chapters in your PUC are important for KCET as well.