Karnataka NEET Counselling 2019 Procedure & Important Dates

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.

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019

The important dates for NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019 are tabulated below:

NEET Karnataka Counselling Notification issue date15-06-2019
Online registration start date15-06-2019 (1 pm)
Last date to register21-06-2019 (5 pm)
Last date to pay the registration fees21-06-2019
Display of schedule for offline verification19-06-2019
List of verified candidates releasedFirst week of July 2019
Option Entry (Choice filling)First week of July 2019
Revised Seat Matrix releasedFirst week of July 2019
Fee Structure for MBBS and BDS coursesFirst week of July 2019
Publication of Round One ResultSecond 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 candidatesThird week of July 2019

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019: Eligibility Criteria

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:

  • a) Candidates should fulfill the eligibility conditions laid down in CET 2006 rules.
  • b) Candidates should have qualified NEET-UG 2019 exam.
  • c) Candidates should have passed in 2nd PUC with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects. For candidates belonging to SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B categories, 40% of aggregate marks in these subjects is the minimum requirement.
  • d) Non-Karnataka residents will not be eligible for NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka under reservation criteria.
  • e) Candidate should have studied and passed from any one of the government recognized educational institutes for a period of 7 years.
  • f) Candidates should be an Indian citizen/OCI/NRI with a valid certificate.

The basic eligibility criteria are listed above and candidates are required to submit valid documents during the verification process to validate the information.

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019: Registration

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:

  • Candidates should visit the official website at kea.kar.nic.in.
  • Select the Admissions tab. Click on “UG NEET-2019″ and then select “Medical/Dental” from the dropdown menu.
  • Search for “UG NEET 2019- Online Application”.
  • Click on ” If you have not registered for medical/ Dental (New User), Click here to register for UG-2019″.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click “proceed to fill the application form” on the bottom of the page.
  • You will be asked a few details regarding CET eligibility, nationality, PUC exam location. Click on the option that is appropriate to your status.
  • In the next step, candidates will have to enter all the required details along with a valid mobile number.
  • After the completion of registration candidates will receive an application ID and Password to their registered mobile phone number and to email address.
  • Once registered, log in for the same by visiting the official website.
  • Followed by logging in, candidates will find these tabs with names such as Student Information, Study Details, Photo & Signature Upload, Declaration, Challan, Payment status, Save as draft and Print Application.
  • Fill all the tabs with the requested information and move on to the next one by clicking “save and next”.
  • Candidates must upload the scanned copy of recent passport size Colour Photograph, Signature, and Left-Hand Thumb Impression in JPG / JPEG format separately
  • Along with document uploads, candidates will also have to make a payment for the application form.
  • On successful completion of the application form, take a printout and save the copy of the same for document verification.

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019: Document Verification

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:

  1. Printout of Karnataka MBBS BDS Application Form
  2. Bank Challan copy
  3. NEET Admit Card
  4. Secondary School Certificate
  5. 2nd PUC or Class 12 mark sheet
  6. Two passport size recent photograph
  7. Study certificate attested by Block Education Officer or Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI).

NEET MBBS Counseling Karnataka 2019: Seat Classification

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.

  1. a) G –Government Seats
  2. b) P-Private Seats
  3. c) N-NRI Seats
  4. d) Q-Others Seats

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019: Option Entry

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.

NEET MBBS Counselling Karnataka 2019: 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.

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