The names of the candidates were finalised after a meeting of the party's central election committee was held in the evening at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.
Parliamentarian B. Sriramulu, an ST leader has moved out of Ballari district and will contest from Molkalmuru seat in Chitradurga district.
Two women candidates - Shashikala Jolle and Roopali Naik have also made it to the first list of the BJP.
Jolle will contest from Athani constituency in Belgaum district whereas Naik will fight from the Karwar constituency in Uttara Kannada district.
Karnataka will go to polls on May 12 to elect its representatives for the 225-member assembly. The results will be out on May 15. (ANI)