The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has declared the results for KCET 2020 and said document verification and counselling process for the professional courses will be held online in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test was held on July 30 and 31 in 497 examination centres at 127 locations, and 1,94,419 candidates had applied for it, out of which 1,75,349 candidates appeared for the test.
Announcing the results, Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also incharge for Higher Education department, said despite outbreak of COVID-19 this time, exams were held successfully and students have “done well”.
Recalling that 63 COVID-19 infected students had appeared for the exams, the Deputy CM pointed out that special arrangements were made for them as well as those who had symptoms and for students who had come from containment zones.
He also said that on-line training “GetCETgo” conducted for the students preparing for the exams due to COVID-19 situation has been successful, as many students have used it.
The KEA said after the generation of merit list, students eligible for different courses include- 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.