Karnataka MBBS Counselling 2017

Karnataka MBBS CounsellingKarnataka MBBS Counselling 2017 is being conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore in online mode for seat allotment to medical and dental courses. Centralised Counselling for Karnataka MBBS BDS Admissions 2017 has commenced with online registration from July 5 onwards. According to the latest updates in Karnataka MBBS 2017 Counselling, the last date for exercising choice options for the state medical and dental colleges have been extended till July 23, 2017, upto 5:00 pm. The results of Karnataka MBBS counselling 2017 for the first round of MBBS BDS admissions will be announced on July 24 after 4:00 pm.  All NEET UG 2017 qualified candidates can participate in the allotment of medical/ dental seats as per the eligibility and reservation criteria for the respective seat category.

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LATEST - The Karnataka Government has issued an additional seat matrix on July 20, following which candidates have been given an extension of a day to consider their options and change it if necessary.


Karnataka MBBS BDS Counselling Schedule 2017





Date of Notification



Online Registration

From 5.00 pm on 05-07-2017 to 09-07-2017 up to 5.00 pm


Last date to pay the registration fees

10-07-2017 (during banking hours)


Display of schedule for verification

10-07-2017 after 5.00 pm


Verification of documents (based on serial number wise merit list)

11-07-2017 to 19-07-2017


Display of seat matrix and fee structure– for all disciplines

18-07-2017 after 11.00 am


Option entry by eligible candidates

From 11.00 am on 19-07-2017 to 23-07-2017 up to 5.00 pm


Publication of mock allotment results

24-07-2017 after 4.00 pm


Provision to change options if any by candidates

From 8.00 pm on 24-07-2017 to 25-07-2017 up to 5.00 pm


Publication of first round allotment result

26-07-2017 after 4.00 pm


Confirmation of choices on allotment, payment of fees and downloading of

admission order

27-07-2017 to 04-08-2017


Last date for reporting at the colleges

05-08-2017 before 5.30 pm

Click here to register for Karnataka MBBS 2017 Counselling


Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 Counseling: Revised Schedule and Instructions



Who can participate in Karnataka MBBS 2017 Counselling?

  • Applicants must have passed in 2nd PUC/12th standard/equivalent exam with English as one of the languages and obtained a minimum of 50% of aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. (*40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates).

  • Moreover, they must have qualifying score in NEET 2017. Their merit/rank will be based on NEET score.

One Time Option Entry for Karnataka MBBS 2017 Admissions

  • Options entered by the candidates for first round will remain same for subsequent round of seat allotment. They will not be allowed to enter options again. Option entry done before the first round will be the final list of options.

  • The priority of options entered by them will be shown on the option entry module by obtaining their credentials in the following round. Order of higher options can be deleted or altered by the applicants.

  • The candidate will be allowed to add new options for any college and course that came into the seat matrix after the first round.

Stages of document verification and procedure of seat allotment

The verification of documents and Karnataka MBBS BDS Seat Allocation includes the following stages-

  • Registration

  • Verification of documents, interactive session for options entry and assignment of user ID and password

  • Entry of options

  • Post seat allotment procedure – choice before a candidate

  • Remittance of fees, collection / downloading of admission orders, admission / reporting to the college, reporting college joining details to KEA through online

Documents to be produced

The following original documents and one set of attested photocopies have to be produced in the verification counter for document verification.

  • SSLC / 10th standard marks card

  • 2nd PUC / 12th standard marks card of the candidate

  • Candidate’s study certificate

  • Final print out of online application form

  • Original copy of chalan for having paid the fees

  • NEET 2017 Admission Ticket

  • Study Certificate counter signed by the concerned BEO / DDPI

  • Two recent passport size photographs

  • If claiming rural quota: Rural Study Certificate from 1st to 10th standard for ten complete years

  • If claiming Kannada Medium quota: Kannada Medium Study Certificate from 1st to 10th std for ten complete years

  • If claiming reservation benefits: Caste / Caste Income Certificate issued by Concerned Tahsildar- For SC / ST in Form-D, Category-I in form E and 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B in Form F

Note: Other documents may be required if a candidate claims any other reservation.


Over 70,000 medical and dental course aspirants, who appeared for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on May 7 in the State, are eligible for the Karnataka MBBS 2017 Counselling process for seat allotment. They will have to face tough competition as there are only 8,595 medical seats in the 58 colleges across Karnataka. This includes the deemed universities seats for which counselling will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services. The number of dental seats is yet to be finalised by the State government.


This year, the State government has also decided to ensure that 30% of the institutional quota is allotted to students from Karnataka so that students from the State get preference.


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