KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 is expected to start from 1st week of March 2018. It will be conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for 50% seats under state quota on the basis of merit list provided by Medical Council of India (MCI) and NEET 2018 score. All the candidates whose name appears in the list are eligible to participate in the counseling being conducted to fill PG medical courses seats in the state of Karnataka.

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018

All the candidates who have qualified NEET PG 2018 are eligible for attending KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 counseling. Applicants can fill application forms in the 1st week of March 2018. Thereafter, document verification process will take place which is compulsory for all the candidates who want to participate in the choice filling process. After successful documentation, a merit list will be released by KEA stating the list of candidates who are eligible for the choice filling process. After 1st round of counseling, a seat allotment list is released with the details of allotted seats against the name of participating candidate. If a candidate is not happy with the seat, he/ she can participate in the second counseling. A final list is released stating the names of candidates and the details of seats allotted to them.Below is the complete KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 schedule:

Event Dates (Tentative)
Karnataka PG Medical Application Form 2018 starts from 1st week of Mar 2018
Karnataka PG Medical Application Form 2018 starts from Last week of mar 2018
Document Verification 1st week of Apr 2018
Karnataka PG 2018 Merit List Declared on 2nd week of Apr 2018
1st Counselling of Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 3rd week of Apr 2018
List of candidates allotted seats in 1st round 1st week of May 2018
2nd Counselling of Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 2nd week of May 2018
List of candidates allotted seats in 2nd round 3rd week of May 2018

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

In order to participate in counseling candidate must fulfill minimum eligibility criteria which are set by KEA. Below are the details of minimum eligibility criteria which must be met:

  1. Applicant must be a citizen of India
  2. Candidate must have obtained MBBS/ BDS degree from a college recognized by Medical Council of India or Dental Council of India. The college must be situated in the state of Karnataka.
  3. Candidate must be of Karnataka origin if he/ she has obtained MBBS/ BDS degree from a college located outside the state.
  4. Applicant must have completed a compulsory rotatory internship of 1 year before March 31, 2018, and has a certificate proving it.
  5. Candidate applying for KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 must not have an age of more than 45 years in case of non-service and maximum age of 48 for an in-service candidate.

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Qualifying Criteria

Applicant willing to participate in KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 must qualify NEET 2018. Below are the details of minimum marks to be scored by the candidate in NEET 2018:

Category NEET Minimum Marks Required
General 50 percentile
PWD 45 percentile
SC/ ST/ OBC 40 percentile

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Application Form

Applicants who to get admission in Medical or Dental college of Karnataka can fill online application form in the 1st week of March 2018. Candidates are advised to fill it before the last week of March 2018 as no late forms will be accepted.

Karnataka PG Medical Application Form 2018 can be filled successfully by following 3 simple steps:

Step 1: Applicant must register on the website of KEA

Candidates who fulfill the basic eligibility criteria can register online by clicking the link which will be provided here. Applicant must ensure that all the details like name, parent’s name, marital status, family income, date of birth, category, etc. are mentioned properly in the columns provided on the application form. In the following sections candidate must provide postal address, registration details with state or central council, internship completion date, marks scored in MBBS/ BDS, etc. Lastly email id and contact number for future reference.

Step 2: KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Application Fee

On submitting an application form, the applicant will be required to pay application fee either through online mode or through offline mode.

Candidates who have applied under General Category will have to pay Rs. 1000 and SC/ ST/ CAT-I category candidates must pay Rs. 500.

Online Mode: Applicant paying fee through online mode can make use of credit card/ debit card/ net banking

Offline Mode: In order to pay application fee through offline mode, take a printout of challan and deposit it in the prescribed bank.

Step 3: Take a print out of completed application form for future reference.

Documents Required at the time of Document Verification

All the applicants appearing for the document verification process have to produce Original documents along with one set of self-attested photocopy. Following is the list of documents that are required:

  1. Print out of KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Application Form along with a copy of paid challan.
  2. 2 passport size colored photos.
  3. Photo Identity Proof
  4. Admit card and Scorecard of NEET 2018
  5. Class 10th mark sheet and pass certificate
  6. Class 12th mark sheet and pass certificate
  7. MBBS/ BDS mark sheet
  8. Qualifying degree certificate
  9. Internship completion certificate
  10. State/ Central Medical/ Dental Council Registration Certificate.
  11. Undertaking on Rs. 20 stamp paper by the candidate as mentioned in Annexure IV.

Note:  Applicant who successfully verifies all the documents will be provided with verification acknowledgment, User ID / PGET No., and a secret key. With this candidate will be able to login to a choice filling portal of KEA. Using User ID and Secret key, the candidate must generate a password which should not be shared with anyone.

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Merit List

A merit list is issued by KEA stating the names of all the eligible and qualifying candidates in the form of PDF on kea.kar.nic.in. The list is prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in NEET 2018 and applying for PG Medical Admission 2018 in Karnataka. It will contain the name of a candidate, state rank, domicile status, NEET 2018 score, and category.

KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 Counselling

The first round of counseling will be conducted in the 3rd week of April 2018. Applicants can login using their User ID/ PGET No. and password. They have to mark their preferences and lock it to be considered for the allotment process. Once the last date of choice filling is gone seat allotment results will be declared in the form of PDF. Candidates will be allotted seats according to the rank in NEET 2018 and the preferences set by them. Now the candidate is required to freeze the seat and get admitted in the college allotted.

In case the applicant is not happy with the allotment, he/ she can even participate in the second round of counseling and expect the seat to be upThe second. Second list of seat allotment will be released in 3rd week of May 2018. This list will also be released in PDF format stating the name of candidates against the seat allotted to them.

Insofar no official notification for KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission 2018 has been released. The details provided here are on the basis of last year’s KEA Karnataka PG Medical Admission. Once official announcement is made, information on this page will be updated.

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