West Bengal MBBS Admission 2018 – The counselling conducting authority of West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission is Department of Health & Family Welfare, Kolkata. The process of counselling for admission to West Bengal MBBS 2018 started on June 29 wherein the eligible candidates could fill in and lock their choices until July 3, 2018. The result of the first round of seat allotment for MBBS BDS admission has been declared on July 4, 2018.
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The eligible list of candidates for each category had been released on June 28. The application form of West Bengal MBBS 2018 was released on June 19, 2018. The West Bengal MBBS 2018 application form had been released in online mode. The last date to apply to West Bengal MBBS admission 2018 was June 24, 2018.
The candidates who had filled up the West Bengal MBBS 2018 application were required to attend the document verification session. The document verification session started on June 20, 2018, till June 27, 2018 (4.00 PM). The candidates who have successfully verified their documents and received a verification slip have been included in West Bengal MBBS 2018 merit list. The merit rank is arranged in the decreasing order of the candidates’ NEET UG 2018 score. The aspirants will be applying to 2,200 seats in medical colleges and 546 seats in dental colleges through West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission.
The candidates must register again to participate in the counselling process for West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission. The candidates seeking West Bengal MBBS admission 2018 can check here all the details related to admission dates, admission form, eligibility criteria, merit list, document verification, counselling sessions and participating institutes. The admission to West Bengal MBBS 2018 will be taken on the basis of NEET result 2018.
Highlights of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2018
Name: West Bengal MBBS Admission 2018
Exam Name: NEET UG 2018
Exam Conducting Authority: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Counselling Conducting Authority for 85% State Quota seats: Department of Health & Family Welfare, Kolkata
Counselling Conducting Authority for All India 15% Quota seats: Medical Counselling Committee (MCC)
[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]
West Bengal MBBS BDS Admission Dates 2018
Publication of Seat matrix
June 19, 2018
Online application release date
June 19, 2018 (from 12.00 noon)
June 20 - June 27, 2018
Last date to submit application form
June 24, 2018
West Bengal MBBS BDS Merit List
June 28, 2018 (RELEASED)
Online Choice Filling & Locking (Round 1)
June 29 – July 3, 2018 (CONCLUDED)
Publication of result
July 5, 2018
Reporting at the allotted college
July 6 - July 12, 2018
Declaration of vacant seats
July 13, 2018
To view the circular released by DMER on June 25, 2018 - Click here
To view the admission notice released by DMER on June 15, 2018 - Click here
West Bengal MBBS BDS Eligibility Criteria 2018
The candidate must be a citizen of India.
The candidate must be of 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2018.
The candidate must not be more than 25 years of age on or after May 7, 2018.
The candidate must secure minimum required percentile in NEET UG to be eligible for admission to West Bengal MBBS 2018.
The candidate must be a domicile of West Bengal by fulfilling one of the below-mentioned criteria-
Proforma a1 - The candidate must have lived continuously for at least 10 years in the state of West Bengal.
Proforma a2 - The candidate must have lived and studied continuously for at least 10 years in the state of West Bengal. The candidate must complete Class 12 to fulfil this criterion.
Proforma b - The candidate who has not resided in the state of West Bengal but his parent/s should be permanent residents of the state for West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission.
The candidate belonging to a reserved category should have a caste certificate issued by a competent authority in West Bengal.
The candidate should pass in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually in Class 12 final examination to be eligible for West Bengal MBBS admission 2018.
The candidate is also required to score in Class 12 or equivalent examination, 50% marks or above taken together Physics, Chemistry and Biology under UR category; 45% marks or above under PH category; 40% marks or above in SC/ST/OBC A or OBC B category.
The merit list of West Bengal MBBS admissions 2018 was released on June 28, 2018. The merit list includes all the candidates who have verified their documents at the allotted centre and have qualified NEET 2018. The inclusion in merit list does not guarantee a seat, it only means that a candidate is eligible for the choice filling and choice locking round. The merit list of West Bengal MBBS 2018 admissions will contain candidate’s name, NEET rank, NEET score, and category. The candidates have not been informed about the merit list for admissions to West Bengal MBBS 2018 individually.
The counselling session of West Bengal MBBS admission 2018 started on June 29, 2018, and was over on July 3, 2018. West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission counselling session is conducted online. The candidates need to register online again with their transaction ID, and application number. The candidates have a list of Institutes/Colleges offering courses available on the portal where they have filled West Bengal MBBS 2018 application form. The candidates can choose any number of Institutes/Colleges. The candidates are advised to lock their choices before the choice locking session gets over, otherwise, the choices they have made earlier get locked automatically. The candidates who did not choose any Institute/College will not be considered for the further process of West Bengal MBBS admissions 2018. The result for each round is declared on a merit cum preference basis. The second round of counselling and manual counselling will be conducted, if the seats remain vacant after the admissions by the first round of counselling are completed.
The application form of West Bengal MBBS 2018 admissions had been released on June 19, 2018. Only those candidates who had filled in the application form of West Bengal MBBS admission 2018 are eligible for 85% State Quota seats. The last date to fill the application form of West Bengal MBBS 2018 admissions was June 24, 2018. The registration form for admission to West Bengal MBBS 2018 was released in the online mode only. The candidates were required to deposit fees of INR 3,000 through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. The amount is non-refundable. The candidates who had filled the application form of West Bengal MBBS 2018 admission were required to attend the document verification session at the allotted centre. The candidates whose documents are successfully verified can download the verification slip.
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West Bengal MBBS BDS Admissions 2018 - Document Verification
Class XII pass certificate and mark sheet.
Valid ID proof. (School or College ID card/Voter ID card/Aadhar card/Passport).
PH Certificate, if applicable.
Caste Certificate, if applicable.
Counselling fees payment slip.
West Bengal MBBS BDS 2018 Institutes
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