Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018 will be conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). This is the same body that conducts the state level examination called Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET). The Admission process will be conducted for all those candidates who want admission to the medical and dental colleges in the state of Karnataka. These colleges/institute will offer the undergraduate course of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). Those who want to take part in the counselling procedure of Karnataka MBBS admissions 2018 need to first take the national level medical entrance examination – National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test or NEET. The NEET score will be considered for admission to the respective colleges. Please note that there will be no entrance test for this admission procedure conducted by the KEA.
To know more about Karnataka MBBS Admissions 2018, read the full information given below.
About Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018
Candidates should note that the admission will be granted strictly on the basis of the NEET 2018 score. A certain percentage of state quota seats will be filled through the NEET 2018 score whereas admission to the rest of the seats will be granted through the MBBS admission procedure conducted by the state. Only after the results of NEET 2018 have been announced, the Karnataka admission procedure 2018 will begin.
Important Dates and Updates of Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018
The provisional list of candidates registered for medical/dental counselling. This doesn’t confer any right of eligibility or selection. Eligibility is subject to document verification. Released PDF Contains the details like NEET Roll No, CET No, Name, Gender, Category, KAR/NON-KAR, Nationality, NEET AI Rank and Score. To download the PDF – Click Here
The KEA, official MBBS counselling authority has released the notification related to MBBS Admission for the academic session 2018-19. The interested eligible candidates have to register online from on 15.06.2018 (4.00 pm) to 21.06.2018 (5.30 pm) by visiting KEA Website. Last date to pay the registration fees is 22.06.2018. To download the PDF – Click Here
The dates of the important events related to Karnatak MBBS 2018 is scheduled to release after the declaration of NEET UG Results 2018. The NEET UG Results 2018 is going to release on 5th June 2018 in online mode. Candidates need to fill up the application form to participate in the counselling cum admission process. Dates and link of application form will be updated here once it gets released.
Aspiring candidates who are going to take part in the entire admission procedure must know the full details of every event related to it. The dates of every event are crucial as the candidates will be required to fill and submit the application for the admission on the correct dates, appear for counselling, etc. The important dates of Karnataka MBBS admission for the academic year 2018-19 are given in the table below:
|1st Round Counselling|
|Issue of Notification||15‐06‐2018|
|Online Registration||From 4.00 pm on 15‐06‐2018 to 21‐06‐2018 up to 5.30 pm|
|Last date to pay the Registration fees||22‐06‐2018|
|Display of serial number wise list of candidates
(only for the purpose of document verification)
|23‐06‐2018 after 4.00 pm|
|Display of schedule for offline verification||23‐06‐2018 after 6.00 pm|
|Offline Verification based on serial numbers||From 25‐06‐2018 to 02‐07‐2018|
|Display of Seat Matrix and Fee Structure – for all
|To be Notified later|
|Option Entry by eligible candidates||From 5.30 pm on 29‐06‐2018 to
04‐07‐2018 up to 5.30 pm
|Publication of Mock Allotment Results||06‐07‐2018 after 4.00 pm|
|Provision to change option entry by eligible
|From 5.30 pm on 06‐07‐2018 to
07‐07‐2018 up to 5.30 pm
|Publication of first round allotment Result||09‐07‐2018 after 4.00 pm|
|Exercise of Choice||10‐07‐2018|
|Payment of fees and downloading of Admission
Order (payment of fees by Choice‐1 and Choice‐2
candidates; downloading of admission orders
only by Choice‐1, after payment)
|10‐07‐2018 to 12‐07‐2018|
|Last Date for Reporting at the Allotted Medical /
Dental College (Choice ‐1 Candidates Only)
Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Prior to applying for the admission procedure, candidates must make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria laid down by the exam conducting authority. The eligibility criteria are based on certain parameters like the age, nationality, and qualification. If ineligible candidates are found applying for the admission, their application is bound to be rejected at any point in time in the admission procedure. The general eligibility criteria are given below:
- The candidate should be an Indian National. OCI card holders may also apply.
- Candidate should have passed class 12th or equivalent from a recognized school board.
- Applicant must have passed class 12th with at least 50% marks in PCB with English subjects. (40% for reserved category candidates)
- The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2018. The upper age limit is 25 years. However, 5 years of relaxation has been given to reserved category candidates.
Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018 Registration Form
The Karnataka MBBS 2018 Registration Form has released in online mode on 15th June 2018 and will be available until 22nd June 2018. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) receives the merit list from CBSE, it will invite applications from candidates who want to take admissions in the affiliated colleges. All the candidates have to fill the application form online by registering themselves on the official website. Candidates must have a working email ID and phone number. After successful registration, the applicant will be required to log in again with the user ID to fill the academic details like NEET score, class 12th marks, and other details. The next step would be to upload the signature and photograph to the correct specifications. The next step is to pay the application fee. This fee can be paid only by the Bank Challan that will be generated by clicking on the option.
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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2018 Admission procedure/ Counselling
The admission in the MBBS course will be offered through the score obtained by the candidate in NEET 2018. All the candidates should, therefore, make sure that they appear in the entrance exam. The counselling procedure for Karnataka MBBS 2018 admissions will begin in the month of July 2018. The counselling for the admission will be held in the offline mode and candidates have to be present physically. Here, the candidates will be asked to fill in the choice of their college. 85% of seats will be filled through the state medical authority that will conduct the counselling process.
Candidates must mandatorily appear for the seat allotment procedure. There will be three procedures involved in the counselling procedure – The document verification, option entry, and allotment of seats.
During document verification, candidates will be required to bring along the below-given list of documents. Failing to produce the correct document will lead to cancellation of the application of the candidates. Check the list of documents to be brought here:
- NEET 2018 admit card
- NEET 2018 rank card
- Intermediate mark sheet and passing certificates
- Class 12th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate
- category certificate
- domicile certificate
- character certificate
- migration certificate
- 2 passport size photographs
After verification of the documents is over, a verification list will be released. This will contain the list of all the candidates whose documents have been successfully verified. These candidates can then attend mock counselling sessions and know how the counselling procedure will take place.
Karnataka MBBS admissions are going to take place soon. All the candidates must know all the information about the admission procedure as well as that of NEET 2018 which will be conducted on 6th May 2018. Successful admission will get the candidate his/her desired medical/dental institute.