Kerala MBBS Admission 2021: The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) is conducting the admission procedure under NEET 2021. KEAM NEET process is done in two parts, i.e Phase-I & Phase-II. Phase-I starts before the NEET Result declaration and Phase-II after the candidates know their scores. The conducting body offers admission to 85% state quota in MBBS and BDS Seats. Admissions are also offered in Self-Financing Institutes (Medical and Dental) for both Keralite and Non-Keralite Students. Thus, candidates who qualify the NEET 2021 shall be eligible to get admission here. In this article, we have provided complete details of Kerala NEET Admission 2021, merit, and admission procedure.

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Kerala MBBS Admission and Selection Dates

In order to take part in the admission process, aspirants have to first fill the Kerala NEET Application Form. The form is released on CEE Website ( Kerala MBBS Admission rounds are conducted as per the schedule. The schedule with important events and dates is thus provided in this section.

Exam Activity


Kerala Medical Online Application (First phase)

– To be Announced –

Closing of online application (First phase)

– To be Announced –
One-time correction window– To be Announced –

Last date for sending the printout of KEAM Online Application along with supporting documents (First phase)

– To be Announced –

NEET 2021

– To be Announced –

Kerala Medical Online Application Starts (Second Phase)

– To be Announced –

Last Date to fill the application form (Second Phase)

– To be Announced –

Submission of NEET result details

– To be Announced –
Document Verification for the NRI Candidates– To be Announced –
Release of Kerala MBBS Merit List pdf– To be Announced –
Submitting Options– To be Announced –
First Round Counselling Seat Allotment– To be Announced –
Remittance of Admission Fees and Reporting to college– To be Announced –
The window for Online Option Confirmation– To be Announced –
Choice Filling and Locking (Round II)– To be Announced –
Declaration of Round II Counselling Result– To be Announced –

CEE Kerala NEET Admission Procedure 2021

Candidates taking part in the KEAM Kerala Admission 2021 should be well-versed with the admission procedure to avoid unnecessary trouble. Candidates who hold the Kerala Domicile Category and the Non-Keralite can apply for the private Self-Financing College Institutes of Kerala State. The application form is released on the CEE Website. Candidates who submit the form successfully are considered for the merit list. Thus, on the basis of the NEET 2021 Result, the students are selected for the further process of KEAM MBBS/ BDS Admission. The Admission Process includes the Application Form Submission, Release of the Merit List, Counselling, and Document Verification rounds.

Kerala MBBS Admission 2021 – Eligibility Condition

Before filling the application form, it is very necessary to know about the eligibility criteria. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria are eligible to fill in the application form. The eligibility criteria of the application form are as follows-


  • Candidates with Indian Nationality are eligible to apply for Kerala NEET MBBS/ BDS Admission.
  • Candidates who are residents of Kerala State are only eligible for Admissions in MBBS and BDS College Institutes of Kerala.
  • Applicants who have studied in Kerala School Board are also considered for Kerala MBBS/ BDS Admission. These candidates shall not be eligible to take admission under the Government of India Nominees and 15% AIQ Seats.

Age Criteria

  • The Minimum Age of the candidate must be 17 years as of 31st December of the admission year.
  • Candidates with more than 25 years of age are also eligible in the Admission Process.

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have passed 12th Class with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Bio-Technology, and English Subjects.
  • The Minimum Aggregate Percentage Marks is 50% for General Category, 45% for PWD General Category, and 40% for Reserved Category in each subject.

NEET 2021 Qualification

  • Candidates must qualify for the NEET Entrance Exam with minimum required marks.
  • The General Candidates must score 50% Percentile, 45% for PWD General Category, and 40% for Reserved Category.

Eligibility for Admission Under NRI Quota

  • An applicant who depends upon his father/ mother/ brothers/ sisters/ husband/ wife/ half mother or father or Adopted father/ mother working abroad is eligible to apply under NRI Quota.

Kerala NEET Admission Application Form 2021

KEAM MBBS/ BDS Application Form is released in two phases. Only the candidates who register in Phase-I shall be eligible to take part in Phase-II. However, the mode of filling the form is online. Thus, candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria are eligible to apply. Aspirants are also advised to go through the eligibility criteria before filling the form. Moreover, the eligibility criteria for the 85% state quota seats and for the 15% AIQ seats is different. The CEE further carries out the admission process for the state quota seats only. Further, the application form is released for a limited time and hence candidates have to fill and submit the form timely or else the form is not accepted.

The steps involved in the application procedure are as follows:

  1. Online Registration
  2. Generation of Login ID and Password
  3. Form Filling
  4. Upload Documents
  5. Application Fee Payment
  6. Form Submission

Highlights of Kerala MBBS/ BDS Application Form

  • The Commissioner of Entrance Examination Center opens the application form window two times. The Online Admission Form of Kerala is released two times – February and May 2021.
  • Candidates have to fill in the application form online and have to take the printout of the application form. Affix a passport size photograph and get it attested by a Gazetted Officer or Head of the Institution in which last studied. Send the printout of the application form to the CEE before the last date of the application form.
  • Kerala MBBS Application Form Filling is a six-step process. This includes Registration by the candidate, uploading images, filling the application form, paying the application form fees, printing the application form, and sending it to the CEE as per the required specifications.

KEAM NEET Application Form Fees

  • The Kerala MBBS Application Form fees are Rs 500/- for General Category candidates and Rs 200/- for SC Category candidates while the application fees for Reserved Category are exempted.
  • The Application Fees can be paid Online or Offline such as Internet Banking, E-Challan, etc.

Kerala MBBS 2021 Merit List

The Kerala MBBS BDS Rank List pdf comprises the name of those candidates who have successfully submitted the online form of Kerala MBBS Admission. However, the Kerala NEET MBBS Merit List is prepared on the basis of NEET UG Scores. The Merit List contains the name of the candidates in decreasing order. Candidates with Highest NEET 2021 Score and satisfying all the eligibility criteria are ranked first in the merit list. Lastly, the candidates who are shortlisted on the Merit List can participate in the Counselling Round. The conducting authority also releases the category-wise merit list. That means, there shall be a separate merit list for PwD, NRI, and Minority Quota candidates.

Kerala MBBS Counselling 2021

The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) conducts KEAM MBBS BDS Counselling Round through Centralized Admission Process (CAP). There are two rounds of counselling rounds followed by a Mop-Up Round Counselling (if seats are vacant). The KEAM Kerala MBBS Counselling is conducted for 85% State Quota Seats and 15% All India Quota Seats. The Counselling is held for getting Admissions in both Medical and Dental College Institutes.

Thus, on the basis of the college choice preferences submitted by the candidates, seats are allotted in various MBBS and BDS Colleges of Kerala. The result of the counselling is released in the form of the KEAM MBBS Seat Allotment List. Hence, candidates whose name is on the Allotment List have to report to the center for the further admission process.

Kerala MBBS Admission Counselling 2021 – Details

  • After the release of Kerala State MBBS Merit List 2021, candidates have to register their options and give preferences in the colleges and courses.
  • The Conducting Authority releases a trial allotment before the online registration process ends.
  • The Process of Kerala NEET MBBS Counselling 2021 includes – online registration, the publication of trial allotment result, the publication of seat allotment result for the first counseling round, then remittance of admission fees, and reporting to the college.
  • If any seats remain vacant, then the second round of counselling takes place.
  • A  separate window for correcting the options shall be available on the screen to the candidates.
  • The process of Kerala MBBS Counselling takes place based on the number of vacancies remaining.

Kerala KEAM MBBS and BDS College and Seat Matrix

Candidates can check all the colleges that participate in the Kerala MBBS/ BDS Counselling. We have also provided the total number of seats that are available in the admission process. However, the seats might differ, as this is the last year’s Kerala MBBS Seat Matrix.

Government Medical Colleges

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
TD Medical College, Alappuzha150127
Govt. Medical College, Ernakulam10085
Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode250212
Government Medical College, Paripally Kollam10085
Government Medical College, Kottayam150127
Govt. Medical College, Manjeri, Malappuram10085
Govt. Medical College, Palakkad10085
Government Medical College, Thrissur150127
Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram200170
Total Number of Seats13001103

Govt. Controlled Self-Financing Medical College

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram, Kannur10085
Total Number of Seats10085

Private Self-Financing Medical Colleges

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
Al Azhar Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Ezhalloor Thodupuzha Idukki150127
Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar Thrissur10085
Azeezia Institute of Medical Science and Research, Meyyannoor, PO Kollam10085
Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Kuttapuzha, Thiruvalla10085
DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalpetta, Meppadi, P.O Wayanad150127
MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram10085
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Venjaramoodu, Thiruvananthapuram150127
Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Bishop Alappat Road, Thrissur10085
KMCT Medical College, Mukkom, Kozhikode150127
PK Das Institute of Medical Sciences, Vaniyamkulam150127
Karuna Medical College, Vilayodi, Chittur, Palakkad10085
Kannur Medical College, Kannur10085
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College, Kolenchery, Ernakulam10085
Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Modakkallur PO, Atholi Via, Kozhikode150127
Mount Zion Medical College, Chayalode, Adoor, Pathanamthitta10085
Pushpagiri Institute of Medical College and Research Institute, Thiruvalla10085
Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Chalakka, North Kuthiyathode, P.O Ernakulam10085
Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College, Karakoram150127
SUT Academy of Medical Sciences, Vattapara10085
Travancore Medical College, Mylapore, Kollam10085
Total Number of Seats23501994

KEAM Govt. Dental Colleges

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
Government Medical College, Alappuzha5042
Government Dental College, Kozhikode5042
Govt. Dental College, Kottayam4034
Govt. Dental College, Thrissur5042
Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram5042
Total Number of Seats240202

Government Self-Controlled Self-Financing Dental College

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
Pariyaram Dental College, Pariyaram, Kannur6051
Total Number of Seats6051

Private Self-Financing Dental Colleges

Name of the InstituteTotal Number of Seats85% State Quota Seats
Al-Azhar Dental College, Perumpillichira150127
Annoor Dental College, Puthupaddy10085
Sree Anjaneya Institute of Dental Sciences10085
Azeezia Institute of Medical Science and Research, Meyyannoor, PO Kollam10085
Educare Institute of Dental Sciences150127
Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences10085
Kannur Dental College150127
KMCT Dental College10085
Mar Baselios Dental College150127
MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna Malappuram150127

Malabar Dental College and Research Center

Noorul Islam College of Dental Science10085
Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences10085
PMS College of Dental Sciences150127
PSM College of Dental Science and Research10085
Royal Dental College, Iron Hills, Chalissery10085
St. Gregoios Dental College10085
Sri Sankara Dental College150127
Total Number of Seats21501824

Kerala NEET MBBS/ BDS Cutoff

The NEET 2021 Cutoff for Kerala State is released soon after the conclusion of the Kerala MBBS Counselling Process. Cutoff marks basically are the minimum qualifying marks for admission. Only the students with a score equal to or more than the cutoff are eligible for admission. The cutoff list is released online. Moreover, the cutoff marks for each category vary. In addition, the different MBBS/ BDS Institutes of Kerala release their own cutoff list.

Document Verification Round in KEAM NEET Admission

The Document Verification Round takes place soon after the online counselling registration. The Document Verification Round takes place offline. The documents that are required at the time of Document Verification Round of Kerala MBBS BDS Admission 2021 are as follows-

  1. NEET Hall Ticket
  2. Score Card/ Rank Card of NEET MBBS
  3. NEET Result 2021
  4. Class 10th Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  5. 12th Class Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  6. Category Certificate
  7. Resident Certificate
  8. Domicile Certificate
  9. Income Certificate
  10. Printout of the Application Form
  11. Provisional Allotment Letter
  12. ID Proof such as Aadhaar Card/ Voter ID Card etc.
  13. Recent Passport Size Photographs

List of Documents for NRI Candidates

Candidates who are seeking admission to 15% NRI Quota MBBS/  BDS Seats in Self-Financing/ Medical/ Dental Colleges have to submit the following documents.

  1. Relationship Certificate of the Sponsor and student issued by the Revenue Authorities.
  2. Overseas Employee Certificate issued by the Employer attested by the Embassy.
  3. Passport with Visa stamped on it and attested by the Embassy.
  4. The Self-Affidavit of the relationship between the sponsor and the candidate.
  5. The Sponsor should be an Indian Citizen/ Overseas Citizen of India/ Person of India Origin and a relevant document to prove the same.

Candidates must bring all the documents to the allotted college. They must bring two to three photocopies of the documents.


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