• The exam authority publishes results in the form of a merit list/rank list. The list contains the names of all those who have qualified the entrance exam.
  • Separate ranks are given to candidates for ME/ M.Tech/M.Arch.
  • Results are published with the correct answer keys on the official website. 

Steps to download results

  1. Results can be accessed from the official website http://kea.kar.nic.in/
  2. There are separate result sheets showing ranks for Medical/Dental, ISM & H, Engineering, Architecture, Farm Science, B‐Pharm, and Pharm‐D programmes.
  3. Candidates can log in using their Registration number and date of birth online to access their results.

Answer Key


  • The answer key is available in all four sets of papers – General Knowledge, Proficiency in English Language, Quantitative Analysis and Test of Reasoning and General Intelligence.
  • The answer key can be challenged by candidates in case of any discrepancies.

Steps to download the Answer Key

The answer key can be downloaded from the official website. Following are the steps:

  • Visit the official website of Karnataka PGCET (https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/).
  • There are answer keys for various sets. Candidates can download the set of their choice.

Calculation of scores using the Answer Key

The Karnataka PGCET question paper is of 100 marks. The candidate can add one mark for every right answer. He or she need not deduct marks for any wrong answers as there is no negative marking in this exam.