DCET 2017 exam was held on 2nd July, 2017. KEA regulates the Diploma exam every year, as the test was notified in May and accordingly the hall tickets were issued to all the eligible applicants. But the answer keys have not been published by KEA yet. As it is expected by the candidates that the answer key will be released soon. Once the answer is released students can easily know about their chances of getting admission.
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts the DCET exam. DCET 2017 on Sunday concluded about the Diploma CET, which mainly focuses to regulate the admissions for 2nd year (3rd semester) Engineering Courses under Lateral Entry Scheme for both Day and Evening Engineering Colleges of Karnataka on merit basis.
Every year thousands of students register themselves under DCET and this year also around 30 thousand candidates have applied for DCET 2017. And the qualified candidates will get admission in over 700 government, aided and private Engineering Institutions which will admit students under Lateral Entry Scheme.
The DCET 2017 exam was conducted by KEA the Diploma CET 2017 in over 70 test venues of Karnataka in a single shift and the paper comprises of 180 multiple choice questions. And the questions were divided into following groups:
- 40 questions under Applied Science
- 40 questions under Applied Mathematics
- And the remaining 100 questions under Engineering Paper.
The first two sections were common for all the candidates, while Engineering Paper was confined to the Diploma branches of the candidates. And for the Kannada Language Test (of 50 marks) was organized for Horanadu and Gadinadu candidates in Bengaluru.
According DCET 2017 brochure it is mentioned that the answer key will be published within three days after the completion of the entrance test. Which is yet not released, DCET 2017 key answers yet and also failed to update the candidates regarding it.In 2016, the Diploma CET was held on 3rd July, while the provisional answer key was released on 5th July. However, when the answer key is published, the candidates will be given three days time to check their answers and submit the objections, if any.
For submitting the objections against DCET key answers, the candidates will have to follow the specific procedure and they will also have to provide supporting documents & justifications for objections.
DCET delay in releasing the answer key can also result in the late result announcement. Last year, the results were declared in 9 days time. KEA will first release the answer key of Diploma CET and then the candidates will be asked to submit their representations. Based on the expert’s decision over submitted objections, KEA will prepare the final answer key and result on its basis.
The Authority will also publish the merit list of candidates for admission prepared on the basis marks obtained by the candidate in the DCET and marks obtained in the final year (5 & 6 semester) B.E/ B.Arch courses for the qualifying examination on equal weightage. A separate merit lists will be prepared for Day and Evening Engineering Colleges. After the merit list declaration, the candidates will have to appear for document verification and entering the options for seat allotment.
For more details candidate can visit the official website