Find Karnataka State Quota NEET counselling information such as Cut off, Seat Matrix, Tuition Fees, Eligibility, Medical Counselling Procedure, etc here.
MBBS Admission Counselling for Karnataka State Quota is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Bangalore. 85% of MBBS seats in all government colleges located in the state of Karnataka are allotted to students who are native to the state. Apart from government colleges, management quota seats as well as NRI Quota seats in private medical colleges are allotted by KEA.
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Karnataka State Quota Counselling conducted by KEA includes MBBS Seats in government and private medical colleges located in the state of Karnataka for Government Quota, Private Quota, Management Other Quota, and NRI Quota Seats. Few Private Quota Seats in self-financing colleges in Karnataka are open(OPN) for students from any state of India.
Step 1: Karnataka MBBS counselling login
Candidates need to visit the official website (Kea.kar.nic.in) Aspirants are required to login to their applicant portal with the unique security key and password which they are provided after the document verification process.
Step 2: Document Verification
KEA will release notification regarding the date for document verification and the centres. Candidates can attend verification in any of the centres. However, NRI/OCI/PIO/St Johns College category 2 should visit bangalore centre for verification. Candidates should produce all the original documents depending on the category of seat he has applied for. Candidate should take all original documents along with one set of attested photocopies of all original documents as per their eligibility and reservation. If any candidate fails to produce any of the document, he/she will not be able to participate in MBBS Admission counselling. After original document verification, the originals will be returned to the
candidate and one set of the attested photocopies will be retained by KEA. You will get verification slip mentioning all the documents which are verified by KEA.
Step 3: Display of participating institute
After login, the list of all the participating institutes in Karnataka MBBS 2020 counselling will display on the screen. Candidates will see the options as it is in the order given below-
* College wise
* Category wise
* Course wise
* Discipline wise
There is no limit for entry of options. Candidates are encouraged to enter more number of
options to avoid disappointment of not getting allotment. The college options entered by the candidate during the first round will remain same for all the subsequent round of seat allotment. Option Entry done by the candidate before the first round will be the final list of options so make sure that you specify all colleges in the order of preference during the first round counselling itself.
Step 4: Choice filling and locking;
Students are advised to fill and lock their choices according to their preferences of colleges as locking of choices is very important.Candidates do not have any limits regarding entering their college options, so they can enter their choices filling. The final choices will be required to put on the last day because this choice will be considered final for all the rounds of KEA MBBS counseling.
Step 5: Mock Allotments
Every year KEA releases Mock allotment list to make sure that student get a chance to rearrange their college choices if they have done any mistakes. Access to mock result will be made available to the candidates. Candidates can giver their CET Number to know the mock allotment result. Candidates can also see college-wise, course-wise, category-wise cut off rank for Mock Allotment. If student did not get seat but his score is higher than the cut off score for his/her category, then he/she can rearrange their options before real allotment.
Step 6: Seat allotments;
On the basis of choices made by the candidates, the category of reservation and the availability of seats, authorities will release the list of seat allotments.The final allotted list of the Ist Round will be hosted on the KEA website, and individual allotment information will be sent by SMS, and e-mail.
Candidates who have been allotted Medical seat in Private Medical Colleges under Government quota or Private quota should submit all their original certificates listed in Verification Slip to KEA, Bangalore. Admission order will be used upon receipt of the original certificates.
Candidates who are allotted seat in Government Medical colleges or allotted under NRI / Others quota in private colleges need not submit original documents to KEA, but it need to be submitted at the college during the admission.
After allotment result is published, student has four options to choose from
Option-1: Satisfied with the allotted medical college and do not wish to participate in subsequent rounds of counselling.
Option-2: Satisfied with allotted medical college but want to participate in subsequent rounds. Candidates should pay the prescribed fees and are allowed to participate in next round. In the IInd round, if higher college choice gets allotted then Ist round seat gets cancelled automatically. If he/she did not get higher college choice, then first round seat will be retained.
Option-3: Not satisifed with the allotted college and want to participate in next round.
Option-4: Not safisfied with the allotted college by KEA and got MBBS seat in All India Counselling or other state counselling. so want to quit from KEA counselling.
Step 7: Reporting at college;
Students are advised to report to the allotted medical college as per the specified dates and the timings for the Karnataka MBBS 2020 admission because without the student reporting the admission will not be granted to them.
Second Round Allotment:
After completion of first Round allotment, any unfilled seats due to surrendering by students and
newly added seats, will be available as vacant seats for second round. All candidates who have entered Option 2 and Option 3 during Ist round allotment will be eligible for participation in second round. The candidates will not be allowed to change their college preference options again.
MBBS Admission Counselling - AIQ and SQ
Learn about fees, seats, reservation, domicile and nativity rules, counselling rounds, rank list, choice filling, allotment rules, upgradation rules, bond, required documents, government college cut off, management quota cut off for All India Quota Counselling as well as State Counselling for Govt and Private Medical Colleges.
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Mop-Up Round Counselling
Candidates who are allotted Medical seat either in All India Quota/ Ist Round or in the Second Round of KEA are not eligible to participate in Mopup round counselling.
If candidate did not excercise any option during Ist and 2nd round counselling for the allotted seat is not eligible to participate.
Students who want to participate in offline Mopup round counselling should download the entry pass for mop-up round and produce it at the counselling venue on the day of mop-up counselling.
In case student cancels the allotted seat during Mopup round, entire fees amount paid will be forfeited and the candidate need to pay prescribed penalty amount. Moreover, he/she will not be eligible for any allotment through KEA in future.
The candidates have to be physically present for mopup counselling process. You cannot send any representative. Only one person (Parent / guardian) can accompany the candidate for counselling. The mopup round entry pass should have the details of the person coming with the candidate.
The mopup round counselling venue is KEA, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru.
Stray round Counselling
If seats are not filled during the mopup round counselling, it will be handed over to the respective college for allotment.
Fees Forfeiture for Cancellation
If a candidate is allotted a seat in the First Round and reported to the college, want to cancel the seat before the last date notified for entry of options for the IInd Round, Rs.5,000/- will be deducted as processing fee and remaining fees paid will be refunded.
If a candidate is allotted a seat in the First Round / IInd Round and reported to the college or not, surrenders the seat after the completion of Second Round, the entire fees paid will be forfeited.
No surrender / cancellation of MBBS seat shall be accepted after mop-up round counselling.
Top 10 Things To Consider for Choice Filling
During MBBS Admission Online Choice Filling, you need to give preference order of medical colleges for All India Counselling / State Counselling. You need to check these 10 things about medical college to judge the educational quality, clinical practice, future prospects, etc
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Registration for Karnataka State quota counselling is conducted online. The participate in the counselling of Karnataka NEET 2020, a candidates must register on the official website of KEA (kea.kar.nic.in) follow the steps given below:
Students go to the official website and select ‘UG NEET-2020’ online registration. Enter details such as the candidate name, candidate contact address, category, PWD status, educational qualification details, date of birth, etc., Application ID and Password will be sent to the registered, Phone number of the candidate.
Upload images of a recent passport sized photograph, signature and thumb impression (left hand).
Pay the registration/counselling fee. The registration fee can be paid online using a credit card/debit card/net banking. Candidates can also pay fee offline by downloading the bank challan.
Karnataka NEET Counselling fee:
Save and print a copy of the application form and keep safe future use.
After registration, applied merit list is released by karnataka state counselling authority, KEA. Soon after that you will be called for physical document verification at verification centers. After verification, you will get another merit list containing the verified candidates.
MBBS College Predictor for Karnataka MBBS Seats:
After the NEET results are announced by NTA, you will get your All India Rank and NEET Score. After state merit list is released by Karnataka state counselling authority KEA, you will get your State Rank. Using these ranks, you can predict which Karnataka medical college you have chance to get using college predictor facility available in MBBSCouncil Android app. You can install this app from google playstore or by clicking link below.
NEET 2020 Cutoff Details - AIQ and State Quota MBBS Cutoff
Latest NEET 2020 Score Cutoff details along with All India Rank, State Rank and Community Rank Cut off is available in MBBSCouncil Android App for all colleges. You can use College Predictor available in the mobile app, to get list of probable medical colleges for your NEET score, All India Rank, State Rank as well as Community Rank. Do you know that Predicting Colleges Based on Community Rank gives the best accuracy?
After installing the app, you can enter your all India rank / Karnataka state rank in the college predictor tool to find out the list of medical colleges, you have chance to get based on previous year cut off trend of all Karnataka medical colleges. Using All India Rank gives better prediction compared to NEET score cutoff. Similarly using State Rank gives better prediction than All India Rank.
You can predict your chances to get a particular Karnataka medical college in 2nd round or 3rd round based on the previous year trends using MBBSCouncil app and by knowing the seat vacancy matrix of the respective round in Karnataka State Counselling.
Eligibility to Participate in Karnataka State Medical Counselling
Candidates applying for admission through the UG NEET counselling 2020 must fulfil the eligibility criteria.
Candidates must be a citizen of India.
Candidates must have qualified NEET 2020.
Candidates must be at least 17 years of age to appear for NEET 2020
Applicants have to score the minimum NEET qualifying percentile as per their category: General category – 50 percentile, SC/ST/OBC category 40 percentile, General – PH category 45 percentile, SC/ST/OBC – PH category 40 percentile
Candidates who passes in qualifying exam but reappears for improving his performance is not eligible for allotment.
Eligibility for Linguistic Minority:
Linguistic Minority reservation is applicable for Telugu, Tamil, Kodava & Tulu of
Karnataka domicile candidates only.
Provided he/she should have studied in Karnataka for a period of Ten Years from 1st
Standard to qualifying exam and passed SSLC/10th or 2nd PUC / 12th from Karnataka
ELIGIBILITY for Private seats (GMP, OPN & MA, MK, ME, MC, MU, MM seats):
He / She should be Citizen of India and has qualified in the NEET exam along with academic eligibility.
Eligibility for Religious Minority:
Religious Minority (Christian, Muslim) of Karnataka Candidates & Non-Karnataka.
Even-though, all religious minority candidates from any Indian State are considered, priority will
be given to Karnataka domiciled candidates.
Reservation under article 371(J) is only applicable for the private Medical colleges where the college is located in the Hyderabad Karnataka Region. 70 per cent of state quota seats are reserved for students from the H-K region. In this 70 per cent, 50 per cent will be for GM and the rest for SC, ST and OBC students. This includes medical colleges in Bidar, Koppal , Gulbarga, Raichur, Yadgir and Bellary districts. Medical Colleges located in HKB region are Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, ESI Medical College and PGIMSR-Gulbarga, Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, and Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences-Bellary. In the rest of the medical colleges in the State, eight per cent of seats will be reserved for students from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region.
Non-Karnataka candidates are not eligible for reservation. So, they should score 50th percentile in NEET examination. Kindly note that OBC/SC/ST eligibility criteria are applicable to
Karnataka candidates only. They are eligible to apply for OPN private quota seats and OTHER quota in private medical colleges.
Compulsory Rural Service for one year:
All candidates who are allotted medical seat and taken admission to Medical course should undergo one year compulsory rural service in Karnataka Government hospitals as per Karnataka Compulsory Service Training.
To Claiming the Nativity & Domicile
The criteria of domicile must be fulfilled by the applicants who are applying for KEA MBBS admission for the Government seats
Candidates must have passed class XI and XII from an institute located in Karnataka and studied in Karnataka for minimum of 7 years.
Passed PUC/XII and candidate’s parents must have studied for minimum 7 years from an institute located in Karnataka
Candidate and either of his/her parent’s mother tongue is Kannada/Tulu/Kodava. Also, this parent must be a domicile of Karnataka state. Such candidates should undergo a Kannada Language test conducted by KEA
Candidate mother tongue should be Kannada/Tulu/Kodava and he/she should have Studied for 7 years in disputed Kannada speaking area of Akkalkot or South Sholapur or Gadhinglaj or Jath Taluks of Maharashtra State / Hosadurga or Kasargod or Manjeshwar Taluks of Kerala State. Candidate should undergo Kannada Language test.
Son or daughter of defense person who worked in Karnataka for a minimum of one year during the Two year period of study in +2/PUC.
Candidate who have studied in Kannada medium for TEN full academic years from 1st
standard to 10th in places outside the Karnataka state.
Candidate must secure a minimum of 12 marks in Kannada Language test to be eligible for claiming reservation.
Category Seat Reservations
State Quota MBBS Seats in Karnataka is reserved as follows.
15% seats of Govt Quota shall be reserved for Rural Candidates
5% of seats of Govt Quota shall be reserved for Kannada Medium Candidates.
Hyderabad-Karnataka Region comprising the districts of Gulbarga, Bidar, Raichur, Yadgirellary shall be regarded as the local area. 70% seats of colleges within this area are allotted to local candidates. 7% of Seats in Karnataka state medical colleges are reserved for Hyderabad Karnataka region students.
SC – 15%
ST – 3%
CAT 1 – 4%
CAT 2A – 15%
CAT 2B – 4%
CAT 3A – 4%
CAT 3B – 5%
GM – 50%
Special Reservation Categories
Persons with Disability
Central Armed Police force (CAPF)
Minority Reservation to Others
Candidates with Disability should appear before Disability Board for medical examination at Victoria Hospital, Bangalore Medical College with all the necessary original documents. Date for appearance will be communicated later during the document verification time by KEA.
MBBS Seat Matrix – Karnataka State
Only UG NEET 2020 qualified candidates who become eligible after verification of documents, are allowed to participate in the allotment of Medical seats as per the eligibility & reservation criteria for the respective types of seats. Counselling for deemed university medical colleges in Karnataka state is conducted by Medical Counselling Committee.
MBBS seats are classified into four categories namely
Government Seats(G) – seats in government colleges and govt quota seats in private colleges
100% Seats in Govt Colleges
33% seats in Medical Non-Minority Private Colleges(KPCF)
20% seats in Minority Private Colleges
Private Seats(P) – seats in Private Colleges (AMPCK, KPCF and KRLMPCA)
42% seats in Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation Trust (KPCF) colleges
For General Merit (GMP): 50% seats
For Open Seats (OPN): Remaining 50% seats
55% seats in KRLMPCA and AMPCK colleges
66% seats for religious / linguistic minority
For General Merit (GMP): 50% Seats
For Open Seats (OPN): Remaining 50% seats
NRI Seats(N) – seats for Non resident Indians
15% of the MBBS seats available in KRLMPCA, KPCF and AMPCK
10% of the MBBS seats are available in KRLMPCA, KPCF and AMPCK colleges
Some private medical college has privateH instead of private to denote that these private medical colleges charges close to Rs 16 lakhs/year tuition fees for private quota seats.
Karnataka Medical College Ranking
During Medical College Selection or Online Choice Filling, parent as well as candidate need to know… how to find the quality of medical college so that he/she can get the best medical college based on their NEET score. Do you know that National Medical Commission inspects all medical college in India to find out whether the college has sufficient infrastructure, faculties, resident doctors, patient flow, bed occupancy, etc to conduct medical courses. It is difficult for parents to read the NMC assessment report of each and every medical college located in Karnataka and access the quality of colleges. We have identified certain key parameters from the assessment report such as Average Patient Flow Per day, Total Outpatient Beds, Number of PG Courses – clinical, non-clinical, etc. You can rank Karnataka medical colleges based on these parameters as well as tuition fees which will help you during choice filling. Install MBBSCouncil Android app by clicking below to use the medical college ranking tool.
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Medical Colleges Ranking
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