Kerala MBBS Admission 2018

Kerala MBBS Admission 2018 – Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) Kerala is the counselling conducting authority for Kerala MBBS/BDS 2018 admissions. CEE will take admission to MBBS and BDS courses through online counselling of Kerala MBBS 2018, on the basis of NEET UG of the candidates. The option to add NEET result details has been made available now.  The last date to apply for Kerala MBBS admission 2018 was May 12, 2018. 

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CEE will give admission to 85% state quota MBBS/BDS seats in government and 100% MBBS/BDS seats in self-financing/private medical and dental colleges in Kerala, through a centralized counselling conducted in three to four phases depending upon the vacancies. To participate in Kerala MBBS 2018 admission process, interested candidates will be required to communicate their interest of participating in Kerala MBBS 2018 counselling by filling the KEAM 2018 application form. The link to fill application form of Kerala MBBS admission is given below. After the declaration of NEET result 2018, candidates who qualify NEET and also filled KEAM application form 2018, will be allotted a state rank through Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list. Candidates will then be called for counselling of Kerala MBBS 2018 admission on the basis of their merit ranks. Aspirants seeking admission in Kerala medical/dental colleges can check below complete MBBS 2018 admission process of Kerala including important dates, steps to fill the application form, counselling process, etc.

 

Allotment of medical/dental seats in Kerala takes place on the basis of NEET 2018 rank and score. No separate state level entrance exam is conducted by the state of Kerala. In order to be considered for Kerala MBBS admission, candidates must qualify NEET and must fill KEAM application form. NEET 2018 was conducted on May 6, 2018. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct counselling for 15% AIQ seats reserved in government medical/dental colleges and counselling for remaining 85% seats in Kerala will be done by CEE. Kerala MBBS/BDS 2018 admission through CEE counselling will be taken for approximately 3,555 MBBS seats and 1,974 BDS seats.

 

 

Highlights of Kerala MBBS Admission 2018

Name: Kerala MBBS Admission

Counselling conducting Authority: Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala

[Candidates should note that the counselling for 85% state quota seats in Government colleges and all the seats in private colleges for MBBS admissions in India through NEET will be conducted in each state by the state’s own counselling authority]

 

Kerala MBBS Admission 2018 - Important Dates

Exam Activity

Dates

Kerala Medical Online Application Starts

May 7, 2018

Last Date to fill application form

May 12, 2018

Last date for sending the printout of KEAM Online Application along with supporting documents

May 16, 2018

Kerala Medical Online Application (First phase)

February 1, 2018

Closing of online application (First phase)

February 28, 2018

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

March 31, 2018

NEET 2018

May 6, 2018 

Release of NEET Result 2018

June 4, 2018

Submission of NEET result details

June 13 - June 16, 2018

Document Verification for NRI candidates

June 14 - June 21, 2018 (before 5.00 PM)

Publication of Kerala MBBS 2018 Merit List

Second week of July, 2018*

Online Registration of Options (Priority of College, etc.)

Third week of July, 2018*

Trial Allotment Result

Third week of July, 2018*

First Counselling Round Seat Allotment Result

Fourth week of July, 2018*

Remittance of Admission Fee and Reporting to College

Fourth week of July, 2018*

Window for Online Options Confirmation (Altering priority or deleting options)

First week of August, 2018*

Second Counselling Round Seat Allotment Result

First week of August, 2018*

Remittance of Admission Fee and Reporting to College

First week of August, 2018*

*Tentative Dates

 

Kerala MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before filling KEAM 2018 application form for participating in Kerala MBBS admission process, candidates must ensure that they fulfill Kerala MBBS 2018 eligibility criteria laid by CEE. Given below are highlights of the basic eligibility criteria of Kerala MBBS 2018.

  • NEET 2018 Qualification: In order to become eligible for NEET 2018 candidates must have qualified the NEET entrance exam by scoring NEET cutoff 2018. Candidates are required to obtain at least 50th percentile (40th percentile for SC/ST and 45th percentile for general PH) in order to qualify NEET 2018 exam.

  • Nativity: Besides other criteria, only Kerala origin candidates and those who have studied in Kerala will be eligible for consideration of MBBS/BDS admission of Kerala. These nativity rules will not apply to candidates seeking admission under Government of India nominees category and 15% AIQ seats.

  • Educational Qualifications: Candidates must have passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology (PCB) in Class 12th with at least 50% (40% for SC/ST category and 45% for SEBC) in aggregate. Along with that, candidates must have scored at least 50% (45% for SEBC) in Biology/Biotechnology in Class 12th.

  • Age: Candidates must complete at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2018. Upper age cap will be applicable as per the rules of NEET UG 2018.

To check the Kerala MBBS BDS Eligibility Criteria 2018 for 15% NRI Quota - Click here

 

Kerala MBBS Application Form 2018

Candidates seeking admission to medical and dental colleges of Kerala were required to fill online KEAM application form of Kerala MBBS 2018 admissions. KEAM is a portal through which CEE will conduct centralized counselling process for MBBS/BDS 2018 admissions in Kerala. CEE opened Kerala MBBS 2018 application form for the second phase on May 7, 2018. The last date to fill the KEAM MBBS application form is May 12, 2018. The additional fee for KEAM MBBS 2018 application form can be paid from May 13, 2018, onwards. Candidates can fill the application form of Kerala MBBS 2018 through the link given above. After filling the application form of Kerala MBBS 2018, candidates will also be required to send the printout of the duly filled Kerala MBBS application form along with supporting documents to CEE. Given below are some important points of Kerala MBBS application form 2018.

  • CEE generally release window of filling KEAM application form for MBBS/BDS aspirants two times- once in February and once in May. However, the window to apply for Kerala MBBS admissions given in May is of lesser days compared to that in February.

  • After filling the application form of Kerala MBBS 2018 in online mode, candidates will have to take a printout of Kerala MBBS application form, affix a passport size photograph on it, get it attested by a Gazetted officer or Head of the institution in which one last studied, and finally send the printout of the application form to CEE on or before the last date of sending application form which is May 16, 2018, for those who fill KEAM application form before May 12, 2018.

  • Kerala MBBS Application Form 2018 filling and submission is a six step process, including registration by the candidate, uploading images, filling Kerala MBBS KEAM 2018 application, paying the application fee, printing the application and sending the form to CEE as per required specifications.

  • The application fee of Kerala MBBS 2018 application form is INR 500/- for General category candidates and INR 200/- for SC category candidates, while ST category candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

  • Kerala MBBS 2018 application fee can be remitted through credit/debit card, net banking or e-challan.

Address on which Kerala MBBS 2018 Application Forms are to be sent:-

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,

Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001

 

Kerala MBBS 2018 Application Fee (KEAM 2018)

Category

Fee

General

INR 500/-

SC

INR 200/-

ST

Exempted from payment

 

Kerala MBBS Merit List 2018

CEE will publish Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list tentatively in the second week of July 2018. Only those candidates who qualify NEET 2018 exam and also apply for Kerala MBBS/BDS admission 2018 by filling KEAM 2018 application form will be included in the merit list of Kerala MBBS 2018. Kerala MBBS merit list 2018 published by CEE will give ‘state rank’ to the candidates on the basis of their NEET UG scores. Besides state rank, Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list will also mention candidate’s roll number, NEET score, NEET rank, etc.

Besides publishing an overall merit list, CEE also publishes a separate category-wise merit list of Kerala MBBS 2018. Only those candidates who will be given a rank in Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list will be called for counselling of Kerala MBBS 2018.

 

Kerala MBBS Counselling 2018

CEE will conduct Kerala MBBS 2018 counselling through Online Centralized Admission Process (CAP), which will begin from third week of July, 2018. Counselling of Kerala MBBS 2018 admission will begin after the publication of state merit list of Kerala. CEE will conduct Kerala MBBS counselling 2018 for giving admission to 85% state quota seats in government medical/dental colleges and 100% seats in self-financing or private colleges.

  • After the publication of state merit list, candidates will be required to register their options of preferred course and college in Kerala, in KEAM 2018 candidate portal (in which candidates registered at the time of filling Kerala MBBS 2018 application form).

  • CEE publishes the result of a trial allotment before the period of online registration of options ends. It helps in giving an idea to the candidates about the college/course they are likely to be offered on the basis of priority of options entered by them in KEAM 2018 portal and change the same in case required.

  • Candidates will not be able to add any new college or course to their list after the period of registration of options end.

  • The process of Kerala MBBS counselling 2018 include online registration of options by candidates, publication of trial allotment result, then the publication of the seat allotment result of first counselling round, then remittance of admission fee and reporting to college.

  • In case seats remain vacant after first round of Kerala MBBS 2018 counselling, second round of counselling will take place.

  • Prior to the beginning of second counselling round of Kerala MBBS admission 2018, a window for readjustment of options (deleting any option or changing the order of existing options) will be given to the candidates. The process of Kerala MBBS 2018 counselling will continue depending upon the available vacancies.

NEET is a single entry entrance examination for admission to MBBS/BDS seats across the country. Counselling for MBBS admission is done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats, while counselling for remaining 85% quota seats is conducted by respective state counselling authorities. CEE is the authorized counselling conducting body for Kerala MBBS/BDS admissions 2018.

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Milan Shaji 5 days ago

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I got 8925 AIR. Should I apply for AIQ allotment and do payment. I'm from Kerala and I also won't get seats in state quota also. HELP?

I got 8925 AIR. Should I apply for AIQ allotment and do payment. I'm from Kerala and I also won't get seats in state quota also. What shhs

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manji 3 days ago

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of course you should apply for all india quota coz u are sure to get a seat by 2nd allotment.

Last year 9423 also got seat via all india quota in general category


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Is there any exam for medical students in KEAM ?

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Biju Kuriakose 3 months ago

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Do you have the MBBS selection process for Kerala state ?

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Shefali 3 months ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 1 month 3 weeks agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Dear Biju,

Admissions will be based on NEET exam and counselling will be held seperately through state. 

You have to apply for the application form to attend the counselling.

 

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