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Form Date: 19 Aug - 19 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

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Form Date: 19 Aug - 19 Sep 2021

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus : Subject Wise Syllabus, Tips, Books.

Updated On - December 31 2020 by Bhumika Singh

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus will be released by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). All the questions that will be posted in the entrance exam are from the syllabus that is officially prescribed. The Karnataka PGCET 2021 syllabus should always be considered for preparation by candidates preparing for the test. Along with the 2021 Karnataka PGCET syllabus, the model questions will be also shared by the authorities. The candidates must know the syllabus as it given an idea of topics from which questions will be asked and also the type of questions to be asked in the exam. Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test is organised to offer admission into MBA/MCA/ME/MTech/MArch courses. Read the complete article to know more about Karnataka PGCET Syllabus 2021.

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Syllabus

Check the detailed syllabus to pace your preparation for Karnataka PGCET 2021below:
Civil Engineering Syllabus
  • Elements of Civil Engineering and Strength of Materials
  • Building Engineering Science
  • Surveying
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Structures
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Hydrology
Chemical Engineering Syllabus
  • Process Calculation
  • Momentum Transfer
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer Operations
  • Process modelling
Computer Science & Engineering Syllabus
  • Engineering Maths
  • Data Structure & Algorithms
  • Logic Design & Computer Organisation
  • Formal Languages & Automata Theory
Environmental Engineering Syllabus
  • Environmental Chemistry, Biology and Ecology
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics And Water Resources Engineering
  • Wastewater and Treatment:
  • Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management
  • Atmospheric Pollution and Control
Textile Technology Syllabus
  • Textile Fibres
  • Yarn Manufacturing
  • Chemical Processing of Textiles
  • Fashion Design & Garment Technology
Electrical Sciences Part A Syllabus 
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Control Systems
Electrical Sciences Part B Syllabus
  • Rotating Machines
  • Transformers
  • Power Electronics
  • Power system Analysis and computer methods in power systems
Mechanical Science Part A Syllabus
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Materials
  •  Strength of Materials
  •  Production Engineering
Mechanical Science Part B Syllabus
  • Automotive Electrical & Electronics
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Automotive Component Design
  • CAD / CAM
Architecture Syllabus
  • History of Architecture
  • Architectural Theory
  • Urban Design
  • Housing
  • City Planning
  • Planning Theory & Techniques
Polymer Science and Technology Syllabus
  • Fluid Mechanics and Statics
  • Chemical Process Calculations
  • Polymerization Kinetics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Maths & Computer Science Syllabus
  • Differential Calculus
  • Basic Datatypes
  • Fundamental of C programming
  • Control structure
  • Bitwise operators, Storage
  • classes,
  • Functions
  • Arrays, Pointers, Data Structure and file operations. 
Biotechnology Syllabus
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Chemical/Bioprocess Engineering
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
MBA Syllabus
  • Proficiency in the English Language
  • General Knowledge
  •  Test of Reasoning and General 
  • Quantitative Analysis 
MCA Syllabus
  • Mathematics.
  • Computer Awareness
  • Data Representation
  • General English 
  • General Awareness 
  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

The candidates can check below syllabus pdfs of previous years to have a brief idea:

  1. Karnataka PGCET MBA Syllabus Pdf
  2. Karnataka PGCET Biotechnology Syllabus Pdf
  3. Karnataka PGCET Maths & Computer Science Syllabus Pdf
  4. Karnataka PGCET Polymer Science and Technology Syllabus Pdf
  5. Karnataka PGCET Architecture Syllabus Pdf
  6. Karnataka PGCET Mechanical Science Part B Syllabus Pdf
  7. Karnataka PGCET Mechanical Science Part A Syllabus
  8. Karnataka PGCET Electrical Sciences Part A Syllabus
  9. Karnataka PGCET Electrical Sciences Part A Syllabus Pdf
  10. Karnataka PGCET Textile Technology Syllabus Pdf
  11. Karnataka PGCET Environmental Engineering Syllabus Pdf
  12. Karnataka PGCET Computer Science & Engineering Syllabus Pdf
  13. Karnataka PGCET Civil Engineering Syllabus Pdf
  14. Karnataka PGCET Chemical Engineering Syllabus Pdf
  15. Karnataka PGCET MCA Syllabus Pdf

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern is mentioned below:
PGCET 2021 Exam Scheme
Mode of Examination
Offline (Pen & Paper)
Duration of Examination
120 minutes (2 hours)
No. of Questions asked
100 (For every course)
Type of Questions
MCQ (Objective) 
Marking Scheme
No Negative Marking
Medium of examination
Total Marks 
100 – MBA
100 – MCA
100 – ME/MTech/MArch
3 – MBA
3 or 4 - MCA
2 – ME/MTech/March

Karnataka PGCET 2021 Important Books

Given below are the books that candidates can refer while preparing for Karnataka PGCET 2021:

Logical Reasoning


Non-Verbal Reasoning


Mathematical for MBA


Vedic Mathematics

Dr Aditi Singhal

Mathematics Papers

Kiran Publication

General Knowledge


Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

30 Days to More Powerful Vocabulary

Norman Lewis

Objective General English


Better English

Norman Lewis

Grammar Error Spot


How to prepare for Karnataka PGCET 2021?

Candidates will have to follow a certain procedure in order to prepare for Karnataka PGCET 2021.

  • Time – Management: Candidates will have to note down their weak and strong areas to analyse the section in which they are weak. Moreover, it will help candidates to prepare in a nuanced way.
  • Practice more and more sample papers: In order to crack the examination, they must practice more and more sample papers. This will allow the candidates to be efficient and be ready for the examination fully.

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