Common Entrance Test Cell is generally used as short form for Government of Karnataka Common Entrance Test Cell or Karnataka Examination Authority.
Common Entrance Test Cell Karnataka is now formally known with name KEA ( Karnataka Examination Authority , Govt. of Karnatka) which conducts common entrance test for admissions into first semester of various fields which includes engineering , dentistry, medicine, technology, architecture, management, MCA, agriculture, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yoga Courses in govt. , semi govt. and private institutions with in the Karnataka state.
This is the responsibility of common entrance test cell ( KEA) to publish exam notifications, conduct CET examinations for different courses and categories, prepare merit list and announce results.
Similar to Common Entrance Test Cell, there is one more common
entrance test COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka) conducted by Karnataka Private Medical & Dental Colleges Association. This test is independent from CET conducted by common entrance test cell.
The advantage of COMED-K is for students who do not belong to Karnataka state because outside Karnataka students can not apply for CET but they can appear in COMEDK.
Common Entrance Test Cell (KEA) Contact Details:
Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA),
Sampige Road, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Zip code: 560012
Ph Noes : 23462599 / 23462758 / 23461575 / 23564583
Fax Noes : 23461576