Karnataka MBBS Admission 2017

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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2017

Karnataka MBBS AdmissionKarnataka MBBS Admission 2017: Admissions to Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 will be held on the basis of results of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. Until 2016, candidates were provided admissions on the basis of Karnataka CET (KCET) Medical exams, a state level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for admission to its MBBS and BDS courses in private/central/deemed universities in the state. This changed with Supreme Court of India scrapping off all institution and state level entrance tests and declaring NEET 2017 as a single entrance test for admissions to all central, private, state, deemed medical and dental institutions. Candidates will now have to appear for NEET 2017 conducted by CBSE for admissions to Karnataka MBBS 2017.

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Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will hold admissions to approximately 2400 MBBS seats in 28 medical and 600 BDS seats in 24 Dental colleges of Karnataka as per the 85% state quota seats. Furthermore, admissions to 15% All India Quota seats will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Aspirants are advised to check the eligibility criteria, the procedure to fill an application form and important dates mentioned below in this article.


Admissions through NEET 2017: The Karnataka Examination Authority released a notice in December 2016 stating “For admission to Medical and Dental courses candidates have to appear for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)- 2017 conducted by CBSE.” NEET 2017 will be held on May 07, 2017.  Admissions will be done for MBBS and BDS programmes in Indian medical and dental colleges/universities run with the approval of Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India respectively under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. AIIMS and JIPMER, Puducherry that is established through an Act of Parliament do come under the umbrella of NEET 2017.  Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 merit list is released on the basis of results of NEET 2017. Please note that one seat each in all the Government Medical and Dental Colleges of the state is reserved for ward Jammu and Kashmir migrants.


Highlights of Karnataka MBBS Admission 2017

Name: Karnataka MBBS BDS Admission 2017

Counselling Conducting Authority: Karnataka Examination Authority

Exam Level: Undergraduate

Karnataka MBBS Eligibility 2017


Candidates applying for Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 must apply for NEET 2017 and qualify the same. The criteria are that no candidate shall be eligible for Government seat admission unless he/she is a citizen of India.  Applicants must have qualified in 2nd PUC / 10+2 or equivalent exam with English as one of the Languages. A minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in Chemistry, Physics,  Biology subjects must be obtained.  While   Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates must have 40%.


Karnataka MBBS Application Form 2017


Application form of Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 was made available on July 5, 2017, and will continue until June 9, 2017. There will be an online mode of application form of Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017. The procedure of application includes registration, login, student’s information, remittance of application fee and declaration. The application fee can be paid either in the bank or through e-post office.


Karnataka MBBS Merit List 2017


The merit list for Karnataka MBBS BDS will be released by Counselling Conducting Authority, Karnataka Examination Authority, on the basis of eligibility norms prescribed in NEET 2017 exam. Candidates will able to check their merit list on July 10, 2017.  Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 merit list will include candidate’s details like name, NEET 2017 roll number, NEET 2017-All India Rank (AIR), Aadhaar card number etc.


Karnataka MBBS Important Dates 2017


The important dates related to Karnataka MBBS BDS examination 2017 has been announced by the examination authority. Applicants can check below for the important dates.


Karnataka MBBS 2017 Important dates 

Karnataka MBBS 2017 Exam Events

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Form

July 5, 2017

Last Date for entering online application details

July 9, 2017

Last date to pay application fees in the bank/e-post office

July 10, 2017

Karnataka MBBS Counselling 2017


Those who qualify the NEET 2017 as per the merit list will be called for counselling conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. The counselling will be held for allotment of almost 3000 MBBS and BDS seats in government or private medical or dental colleges satisfying the eligibility and qualification criteria. As per an official notification released on July 22, candidates can choose their options till July 23, 2017 till 5:00 pm. They will be facilitated by option for changinf their choices between July 24 and July 25, 2017, after which the candidates will have to download the admission order, pay fees and confirm their allotted seat between July 27 and August 4, 2017.


Cut off score 2017


Cut off


50 percentile


40 percentile

Candidates seeking admission to medical seat through KEA both in private and government institutions must submit all the necessary documents at the time of admission like 10th and 2nd PUC/12th standard Marks Card etc.


Contact Address:

Sampige Road,

18th Cross, Malleshwaram,

Bangalore – 560012


Website: http://kea.kar.nic.in/

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