DCET-Diploma Common Entrance Test

DCET is Diploma Common Entrance Test which is conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The entrance exam is a requirement for enrolment in the first-year undergraduate architecture programmes and the second-year undergraduate engineering programmes offered through the lateral entry programme. In Karnataka, day and evening engineering institutes provide these programmes.

DCET 2024 Highlights

DCET Conducting Authority Karnataka Examination Authority
Frequency of Conduct 1 year
Exam level State level
Languages English
Application Mode Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 hours
Number of Sections 5
Total Questions 100
Mode of Counselling Online

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How to fill DCET Application form

The candidates must have a complete detail of DCET 2024 application process hence they don’t make any mistakes while filing out the application form. The step by step instruction for the candidates to fill the DCET 2024 application form is as below:

1. Visit the official website kea.kar.nic.in
2. On the home page , under the admission tab, click DCET 2024.
3. Click on the new registration if you are a new register and enter the details required.
4. On successful registration, the candidates will receive the application number and password on registered mail id or contact number.
5. Fill the complete details and read carefully and proceed.
6. The candidates have to upload a recent passport size photograph, scanned signature, parent’s signature and left hand thumb impression in the prescribed format.
7. Cross check all the details carefully as once submitted , you cannot edit the application form.
8. Make the declaration and pay the application fee.
9. The candidates are advised to download and store the application form for future references.

DCET Exam Centres

1. Bengaluru
2. Bellary
3. Bijapur
4. Belgaum
5. Davangere
6. Mangalore
7. Dharwad
8. Gulbarga
9. Mysore
10. Shimoga
Note: Horanadu / Gadinadu Candidates must choose Bangalore as their exam centre.

What are the documents required at the time of verification?

• Final Printout of the DCET-2024 Downloaded Application Form.
• Original copy of the Challan ( application fee payment).
• DCET-2024 Admission Ticket.
• SSLC / 10th Standard / Equivalent Examination Marks Card.
• Diploma or Equivalent Examination Marks Card of all the Years / Semesters.
• Study Certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO / DDPI (Only for Karnataka Candidates).
• TWO recent passport size Colour Photographs.
• SSLC / 10th standard Marks Card.
• Diploma scorecard of all the semesters.
• Study Certificate of the Candidate.
• Rural Study Certificate (students claiming rural category reservation).
• Kannada Medium Study Certificate (for candidates claiming Kannada Medium quota).
• Caste and Income certificates (if applicable).
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Manage Your Time

When cracking the entrance exam to enrol in the professional programme, learning time management skills is essential. You should focus on getting excellent marks and stop wasting time on things like social media, TV, and hanging out with friends. What you should do is develop and adhere to a time management strategy. Make a study schedule.

Regular Study

To crack DCET examinations, daily study is crucial. Studying for more than 10 to 11 hours, though, can strain your brain. You should practise previous year question paper with enough time left over towards the end to double-check your answers, this practise will help you finish your final test on time.


Practice test questions should be the basis for your self-evaluation in order to identify your strengths and flaws. Additionally, practise will boost your self-assurance and enable you to assess your preparedness. You can make preparation plans for the last stretch before D-Day by conducting a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis of your answer paper. You can improve your weak areas while also leveraging your strengths to achieve high scores.

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