Bengaluru: The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has started from Friday June 15, 2018 receiving applications from the candidates who have passed NEET 2018 and now seeking admission in MBBS and BDS colleges, government and private, in the state of Karnataka.
The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has launched a special portal for UG NEET 2018 Combined and Common Counselling for admission to UG Medical and Dental courses for all Government, Private (Including Minority), NRI and Others seats for the year 2018-19 in the state of Karnataka.
Candidates should note that the KEA Karnataka will accept all the applications in online mode through Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) official website only. The registration has started from Friday and the last date to apply is June 21, 2018 up to 5.30 pm by visiting KEA Website. Last date to pay the registration fees is June 22, 2018.
"The candidates who have scored more than or equal to the prescribed minimum score in NEET-2018 only are eligible to register for UG Admissions. Please note that SC/ST/OBC eligibility criteria are applicable to SC/ST/OBC Karnataka candidates only", Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) said in NEET 2018 Counselling notification.
"Non-Karnataka candidates will not be eligible for reservation. Hence, in the UG NEET-2018 examination, if they have scored the required minimum marks or above fixed for GM (others) category as per the qualifying criteria i.e. 50th Percentile then only they are eligible to register for admissions through KEA or for any other seats in the state of Karnataka", it said.
Centralised and Combined Counselling for the seats to be notified by the Karnataka State Government, in Government, KPCF, KRLMPCA, AMPCK institutions, the admissions will be as per the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government Seats in Professional Educational Institutions Rules, 2006 (in short Rules) as amended from time to time and as per the guidelines of MCI / DCI / Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI / Government of India/Medical Education, Karnataka / Director Medical Education, Karnataka / Entrance Test Committee.
"The prescribed registration fee of Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST/Cat‐1/PWD candidates), Rs. 1000/- (for General/2A/2B/3A/3B candidates) and Rs. 2000/- (for NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign Nationals candidates) should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Internet banking or by downloading bank challan", the KEA NEET 2018 notification said.
Before registering through online for admission to Medical and Dental courses in the state of Karnataka, applicants are hereby informed to read the Information Bulletin UG NEET-2018 and understand the eligibility conditions, classification of seats (different types of category of seats) and eligibility to claim such seats which are hosted on the KEA Website kea.kar.nic.in for the information of the candidates
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