Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) will organize the NEET MBBS Karnataka Counselling 2019 for admission to 85% state quota seats. Candidates must register online on the official website at kea.kar.nic.in, for admission to Medical/Dental courses through NEET UG 2019. Candidates who have scored more than or equal to the prescribed NEET 2019 cutoff scores are only eligible for the Karnataka MBBS Counselling procedure. Initially, KEA has invited applications from qualified candidates of NEET-UG 2019 to register online at the official website between June 15 and June 21, 2019. On students’ demand, KEA has extended the online registration for Karnataka counseling to 28 June till 5: 30 pm. The NEET MBBS Counselling in Karnataka takes place in three rounds including a mop-up round for remaining vacant seats. Qualified candidates from NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka will acquire a seat among 5617 seats in medical colleges and 2181 seats in dental colleges.
The important dates for NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019 are tabulated below:
|NEET Karnataka Counselling Notification issue date||15-06-2019|
|Online registration start date||15-06-2019 (1 pm)|
|Last date to register||21-06-2019 (5 pm)|
|Last date to pay the registration fees||21-06-2019|
|Display of schedule for offline verification||19-06-2019|
|List of verified candidates released||First week of July 2019|
|Option Entry (Choice filling)||First week of July 2019|
|Revised Seat Matrix released||First week of July 2019|
|Fee Structure for MBBS and BDS courses||First week of July 2019|
|Publication of Round One Result||Second week of July 2019|
|Fee payment (Choice‐1 and Choice‐2 candidates)||Second week of July 2019|
|Downloading of Admission Order (Only by Choice 1 candidates)||Second week of July 2019|
|Last date for reporting at the allotted college for choice 1 candidates||Third week of July 2019|
As per the official notification, candidates who meet the eligibility criteria merely will not be considered for NEET-UG Karnataka Counselling 2019. So, look at the eligibility conditions set by KEA for Counselling below:
The basic eligibility criteria are listed above and candidates are required to submit valid documents during the verification process to validate the information.
Interested and eligible candidates must register online to participate in the document verification process for admission in MBBS BDS private and government colleges. The last extended date to register for the online application process was June 28, 2019. Steps required to be followed while filling an application form are given below:
Karnataka Examinations Authority will call the candidates who have registered for document verification to determine the eligibility for MBBS and BDS courses. Candidates who did not attend the document verification of CET 2019 previously and those who have qualified in UG NEET-2019 Examination will have to get their original documents verified in the Helpline Centre to proceed onto the option entry phase of NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka. A total of 29 helpline centers were allotted by KEA for document verification.
Documents to be carried for NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka verification:
Eligible and qualified candidates after the document verification will be allowed to participate in the seat allotment procedure. KEA NEET MBBS Counseling will allot the following types of seats for those who meet the respective eligibility criteria.
Candidates who become eligible after the document verification will be provided with a security secret key that should be used to log in for a choice filling. The candidate can enter the course/college of his choice from among the seats available.
Once the options as per college, category, and course are displayed, the candidate must first select the discipline in the option entry form. Followed to discipline selection, the entry form will display a list of Medical colleges to choose preferences. It is advised to candidates they begin filling the choices as per the priority as there is no limit. The choices filled by the candidate will remain the same for all subsequent rounds of seat allotment.
After the choice filling or option entry window is closed, the seat matrix will be issued by the Government. Based on this, seats will be allotted to the candidates on the merit-cum-preferences basis and state reservation policy. Seats that remained vacant from the first round of seat allotment will be filled in the second round. Seat allotment results will be available online for the candidates to refer after each round.