The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the KCET 2020 result on Friday and informed that the document verification and counselling process for the professional courses will be conducted online, looking at the current pandemic situation.
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test was conducted on July 30 and 31 in 497 examination centres at 127 locations, and 1,94,419 candidates applied for it, of which 1,75,349 candidates took the test.
While announcing the results, Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also incharge for Higher Education department, said despite the COVID-19 outbreak, exams were held successfully and students have “done well”.
Looking back to the 63 COVID-19 infected students who had appeared for the exams, the Deputy CM lay emphasis on the special arrangements that were made for them as well as those who had symptoms and for students coming from the containment zones.
He also said that on-line training “GetCETgo” held for the students preparing for the exams due to COVID-19 situation has been successful.
KEA notified that after the generation of merit list, students eligible for different courses such as- 1.53 lakh for Engineering and Technology courses, 1.27 lakh candidates for Agriculture, 1.29 lakh candidates for Veterinary, 1.29 lakh candidates for Naturopathy and Yoga and 1.55 lakh are eligible for B Pharma and Pharm-D courses.
The KCET results are released on the official website at kea.kar.nic.in and also karresults.nic.in, it said. Candidates can also download the subject-wise evaluation reports from the above websites.
The Deputy CM said three students have scored cent per cent marks in Chemistry paper, 80 have scored cent per cent in Biology.
He said counseling will be done in the month of October and the dates will be released in the due course and academic year begins in November as per AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) calendar.