West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017: Admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes in government and private universities across West Bengal will begin from July 11, 2017 while the state merit list will be published on July 19. This was announced in an official notification released on July 10. The notification was made available by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, the same body which will conduct admissions to approximately 2450 MBBS and BDS seats in government medical colleges along with around 500 seats in private universities on the basis of NEET 2017 scores. West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 will be the basis for admissions to 85% state quota seats. Further, admissions to 15% All India Quota seats will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Candidates who wish to pursue MBBS and BDS programme from any college, institute and university located in West Bengal have to mandatory appear in NEET 2017 and qualify it. Aspirants interested in applying for West Bengal MBBS BDS admissions 2017 can check below for the eligibility criteria, important dates, application form procedure and merit list and counselling. This year, NEET was conducted on May 7, 2017 by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
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As per a Supreme Courts directive in 2016, NEET has replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) as well as all state level medical entrance tests and will now enable admission to all government and private medical and dental colleges/universities across the country.
Highlights of West Bengal MBBS BDS Admission 2017
Name: West Bengal MBBS BDS Admission 2017
Counselling Conducting Authority: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, for 85% State Quota seats
Counselling Conducating Authority: Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for 15% All India Quota seats
West Bengal MBBS BDS Important Dates 2017
Online application form release
July 11, 2017 (12 noon onwards)
Last date of submission of application form
July 16, 2017 (till midnight)
Physical verification of documents
July 13 to July 15 and July 17 to July 19, 2017
West Bengal MBBS BDS Merit List 2017
July 19, 2017 (after 6 pm)
Online Registration and Choice Filling
July 19 (9 pm) to July 21 (3 pm), 2017
Result publication of Round 1 Counselling
July 24, 2017 (After 6 pm)
West Bengal MBBS BDS Eligibility Criteria 2017
The counselling conducting authority, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has declared a separate eligibility criteria for MBBS and BDS admissions. Candidates can check below for the eligibility criteria for West Bengal MBBS BDS admission 2017:
Candidates must be a citizen of India
Candidates must be 17 years of age as on 31 December, 2017
Candidates must reside in West Bengal continuously at least for 10 years
Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Other Backward Classes
Candidates belonging ton SC/ST categories minimum marks are 40% and for OBC candidates minimum marks are 45%
The application form of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 will be available from July 11, 2017. West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 application form will be released in online mode only. Application fee amount of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 will be made either via Bank Challan or Credit Card/Debit Card. Online application form of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 will consist of three simple steps; fill up the registration form, upload images and certificates and pay the application fee.
West Bengal MBBS BDS Application Fee 2017
According to category, candidates applying for West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 have to pay Rs. 2000 if they are from General Category and Rs. 1500 if they are from SC/ST/OBC/PH categories as application fees through online mode.
Candidates can below for the list of images and documents to be uploaded:
Duly filled up domicile certificate
Duly filled up income certificate
Left thumb impression
Admit card/registration certificate/ mark sheet of 10th standard examination or birth certificate
Recent colored passport size photograph
West Bengal MBBS BDS Selection Procedure 2017
Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, will shortlist candidates who appeared in NEET 2017 for MBBS and BDS programmes. As per the official information, only those candidates will be eligible for West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 admission who will secure the requisite percentile in NEET 2017. Candidates belonging to general categories have to obtain a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET 2017 while those belonging to SC/ST categories have to score at least 40 percentile.
West Bengal MBBS BDS Cut off 2017
Candidates can check below the cut off list of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 for various categories.
West Bengal MBBS 2017 Cut off
Reserved and Persons with disability (PWD)
PWD candidates in unreserved category
The merit list of West Bengal MBBS BDS admission 2017 has been released on July 19, 2017. Check below for the highlights:
West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 merit list is based on the marks scored by candidates in NEET 2017 and published after the pre-counselling online application process which was conducted between July 11 and July 16 and after one time physical verification of documents between July 13 to July 15 and July 17 to July 19.
The admission and counselling will be done made strictly on the basis of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 merit list of all the eligible candidates in each category. Six category-wise merit lists have been released.
Each merit list of West Bengal MBBS BDS consists of candidateâs name, NEET AIR, Domicile and their category.
No individual communication regarding the release of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 merit list will be sent to candidates.
The counselling will be conducted for allotment of state quota seats MBBS and BDS seats in government and private medical universities, colleges and institutes across West Bengal. West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017 counselling will be conducted in online mode and will also involve physical verification of documents.The counselling will be conducted in two rounds beginning from July 19, 2017.
Candidates, who will qualify as per the merit list released by Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, have to attend the online counselling of West Bengal MBBS BDS 2017. Candidates can check below for the West Bengal Medical 2017 Counselling fee:
WEBJEE Medical 2017 Counselling Fee
WEBJEE Medical 2017 Counselling Fee
Rs 2000 + Bank Chagres
Reserved candidates and Physically Challenged candidates (SC, ST, OBC A, OBC B and PH candidates)
Rs 1500 + Bank Charges
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