Karnataka MBBS Admission 2017: Admissions to Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 will be held on the basis of results ofNational 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, procedure to fill 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 are established through an Act of Parliament do come under the umbrella of NEET 2017. Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 merit list will be 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 seats admission unless he/she is a citizen of India. Applicants must have qualified in 2nd PUC / 10+ 2or 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%.
Application forms of Karnataka MBBS BDS 2017 will be available from March, 2017, tentatively. 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.
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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. 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 Exam Events
Commencement of Online Application Form
March, 2017, tentatively
Last Date for entering online application details
April, 2017, tentatively
Last date to pay application fees in the bank/e-post office
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.
Cut off score 2017
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.
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