MBBS is an abbreviated form for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. A course which is one of the most attractive courses. There are a total of 511 colleges in India that offer MBBS courses. The number of colleges is made up of 250 government colleges and 261 private medical colleges. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has recognized 420 colleges while the other 95 colleges are accredited by UGC. In Karnataka, there are a total of 56 colleges. Among these colleges, there are 16 government colleges, 29 private colleges, and 11 deemed universities. The total number of seats offered by these colleges is 8645.

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA), Bangalore is responsible authority for conducting Karnataka MBBS  counselling for the students who are eligible. Karnataka MBBS counselling for every round will be done in online mode. Karnataka MBBS counselling will be conducted on the basis scores obtained in NEET.

The statistics can be summarized as:

Total number of  Candidate is 119626
2450 MBBS seats in 16 government  colleges,
4195 seats in 29 private medical colleges,
2000 seats in 11 deemed universities

List of government MBBS colleges with total seats

Name of the College Total Seats
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore 250
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore 150
Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya 150
Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan 150
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli 200
Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary 150
Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur 150
Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Medical

College, Gulbarga

Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga 150
Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Medical

College, Bangalore

Mysore Medical College, Mysore 150
Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belagavi 150
Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences, Gadag 150
Chamrajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka 150
Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karwar 150
Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, Madikeri 150
Total 2450

List of Private/trust run medical colleges with total seats

Name Total Seat
Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore 100
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 150
M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore 150
Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga 100
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore 150
Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore 150
A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore 150
Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore 250
Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga 100
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur 150
Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur 100
S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot 150
SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad 100
Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga 150
Navodaya Medical College, Raichur 150
Father Mullers Institue of Medical Education and Research, Mangalore 150
K V G Medical College, Sullia 100
JJM Medical College, Davangere 245
Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore 150
Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga, Karnataka 150
BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 150
East Point College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore 150
St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore 150
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum 200

Eligibility criteria for MBBS in Karnataka

  • The minimum age required to get admission to medical college is 17-years.
  • The maximum age limit set for getting admission is of 25-years with some privileges for section candidates.
  •  Learners must pass NEET and score more than 50% in std. 12th
  • Students should be native of Karnataka with more than 50% combined in every subject.
  • Subjects covered in std. 12th should be a union of PCB with English as a voluntary language.
  • Karnataka state observes an 85% quota practice for the selection process.

Documents required for MBBS admission process in Karnataka

  • Printout of application form
  • NEET-UG result
  • NEET-UG Admit Card
  • Class 10 Mark Sheet
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet
  • Caste Certificate
  •  Income Certificate
  •  Domicile Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs

 State domicile rules to get 85% state quota seats for MBBS in Karnataka

Let us now learn in-depth about the domicile certificate. The certificate is a continual residence declaration allotted by the Indian government. Per state has its customs and management for assigning certificates. Your power to live in that selective state. In Karnataka, a residence certificate is granted to people who are permanent residents of the state or have lived in the state for more than 6-years. The certificate can be collected from the revenue department of the state. The certificate can be obtained via online or offline mode. Various documents that can be needed for certificate Adhar/Pan card, passport photo, address proof (such as utility bills), etc. For the online creation of certificates, people can visit the official website of their states. The remaining 15% of the quota is kept for international students or students who attend through the quota management policy.

The accountable officials for handling the process of admission of students in the field of medicine are done by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). After the announcement of the results of NEET, the committee carries on the process of admission. They release a merit list depending on the scores of the students. After the step of merit, list release is completed, then the process of counseling is started which is a final step in allocating colleges.

Candidates will be considered as domicile holders or natives of the state of Karnataka only if they fulfil either of the following criteria:

• Candidates applying under this category must have studied in a Karnataka-based institute recognized by the state government for a minimum of seven years.
• Candidates must have studied from a Karnataka-based government institute from class 9 to 12 (or 1st and 2nd year PUC). Also, either of the parents of the candidates must have studied from Karnataka for at least 7 years.
• Candidates who have passed class 12 (or equivalent exam) from any school or institute outside Karnataka can apply under the domicile criteria if either of their parents is a Karnataka domicile holder. Also, in this case, the candidate or either of the parent must have Kannada, Kodava or Tulu as their mother tongue and candidate will be required to appear for Kannada language test.

You can read more on the topic for details at https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/

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