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Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka

Apply for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or/and NRI Quota seats in the upcoming academic session even if you have got low NEET score.

In order to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka or in other states of India, you need to appear into NEET-UG Entrance Exam conducted once in a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and you have to secure minimum qualifying score into that exam.

Qualifying score in the NEET-UG Entrance Exam is varies in the categories which you belonging to like General or Unreserved, OBC, ST/SC and PwD, etc. We will discuss about this in detail later in this article.

Here we will discuss in details about Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka, MBBS Admission Process in Karnataka, MBBS Counselling in Karnataka, MBBS Management Quota Admission in Karnataka, MBBS Fee Structure in Karnataka, and lastly list of Medical Colleges in Karnataka. So, let’s dive into this.

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NEET-UG Cutoff for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka-2024

As mentioned before in this article, MBBS Admission to any Medical Colleges in India, you need to qualify NEET-UG entrance exam.

NEET-UG Cutoff for 2023 Academic Session has been declared on 14th June by the National Testing Agency. Here is the category wise NEET Cutoff of last two years for MBBS Course for your reference.

CategoryQualifying PercentileCutoff Marks 2023Cutoff Marks 2022Cutoff Marks 2021
Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile720-137715-117720-138
OBC40th Percentile136-107116-93137-108
SC40th Percentile136-107116-93137-108
ST40th Percentile136-107116-93137-108
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile136-121116-105137-122
OBC & PH40th Percentile120-107104-93121-108
SC & PH40th Percentile120-107104-93121-108
ST & PH40th Percentile120-108104-93121-108

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Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka

In Karnataka, there are 63 Medical Colleges out of those 20 Medical Colleges run under the Government of the state, and the remaining 43 Colleges are Private Medical Colleges, these colleges making available around 10195 MBBS Seats in a year.

All government and some private medical colleges available in the Karnataka State are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and some of the Medical Colleges are affiliated to Deemed Medical Universities of the Karnataka State like KLE University, JSS University, Manipal University, Nitte University…etc.

Government Medical Colleges in Karnataka

20 Medical Colleges are run under the supervision of the Karnataka Government which makes around 3050 seats available for MBBS Admission every year and these were filled by the KCET Entrance Test followed by the counselling till 2016 or you can say before the Government of India included NEET-UG Entrance Exam.

KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) was conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) for Admission in Government and Private Medical Colleges of the Karnataka State, this entrance exam requires Karnataka Domicile of the appearing students.

Note: There is not Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka Govt. Medical Colleges under Management Quota or by any other means, this is strictly based on merit only.

But Now, from 2016 onwards NEET-UG has been introduced by the Govt. of India as a centralized admission for all medical colleges available in India.

Sl. No.Medical College NameUniversityEstd.Intake
01.Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1955250
02.Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, BelgaumRGUHS, Bangalore2006100
03.Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, BidarRGUHS, Bangalore2007100
04.Bowring & Lady Curzon Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore RGUHS, Bangalore2019150
05.Chamrajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, YadapuraRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
06.ESIC Medical College, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2012100
07.ESIC Medical College, GulbargaRGUHS, Bangalore2013100
08.Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences, GadagRGUHS, Bangalore2015150
09.Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, MysoreRGUHS, Bangalore1924150
10.Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, GulbargaRGUHS, Bangalore2015150
11.Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, HassanRGUHS, Bangalore2006100
12.Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, HubliRGUHS, Bangalore1957150
13.Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, KarwarRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
14.Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, KodaguRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
15.Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences, KoppalRGUHS, Bangalore2015150
16.Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, MandyaRGUHS, Bangalore2006100
17.Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, RaichurRGUHS, Bangalore2007100
18.Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, ShimogaRGUHS, Bangalore2007100
19.Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, BellaryRGUHS, Bangalore1961150
20.Chikkaballapura Institute of Medical SciencesRGUHS, Bangalore2021100

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Private Medical Colleges in Karnataka

The remaining 43 Medical Colleges are Private Medical Colleges; these Colleges are managed and maintained by the association of private medical colleges and deemed medical universities of Karnataka.

These 43 Private Medical Colleges of Karnataka make around 10195 Seats for MBBS Admission in a year. For Admission into these Medical Colleges, the candidates were need to appear in COMEDK-UGET, KRLMPCA-UGET, KLEU-AIET, NU-UGET, MUOET, BLDE-UGET, and some other Entrance Exams conducted by the Deemed Universities of the State,

But from 2016 onwards NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) has been replaced by all mentioned Medical Entrance Exam.

Private Medical Colleges for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

S. No.Medical College NameUniversityEstd.Intake
01.Akash Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
02.AJ Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, MangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2002150
03.Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, MandyaRGUHS, Bangalore1985150
04.Al-Ameen Medical College, BijapurRGUHS, Bangalore1984150
05.Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital, ChitradurgaRGUHS, Bangalore1999100
06.BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2013150
07.Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1980100
08.East Point College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2017150
09.Father Muller Medical College, MangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1999150
10.JJM Medical College, DavanegreRGUHS, Bangalore1965245
11.Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, MangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
12.KVG Medical College, SulliaRGUHS, Bangalore1999100
13.Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1980150
14.Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences, GulbargaRGUHS, Bangalore2000100
15.MS Ramaiah Medical College, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1979150
16.Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, GulbargaRGUHS, Bangalore1963150
17.MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1997150
18.Navodaya Medical College, RaichurRGUHS, Bangalore2000200
19.Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2005250
20.Sambharam Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, KolarRGUHS, Bangalore2016150
21.SS Institute of Medical Sciences, DavangereRGUHS, Bangalore2006200
22.S. Nijalingappa Medical College, BagalkotRGUHS, Bangalore2002250
23.Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2011250
24.SDM Medical College, DharwadRGUHS, Bangalore2003150
25.Shridevi Institute Medical Sciences, TumkurRGUHS, Bangalore2013150
26.Srinivas Institute of Medical Research Centre, MangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2011150
27.St. Johns Medical College, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore1963150
28.Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, ShimogaRGUHS, Bangalore2012150
29.The Oxford Medical College, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2014150
30.Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, BangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2002250
31.GR Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, MangaloreRGUHS, Bangalore2021150
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Private Medical Colleges for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka under Autonomous or Deemed Medical Universities

Sl. No.Medical College NameUniversityEstd.Intake
01.Dr. Chandramma Dayananda Sagar Institute of Medical Education & Research, BangaloreDayananda Sagar University2020150
02.Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, BelgaumKLE University1963200
03.JSS Medical College, MysoreJSS University1984200
04.KS Hegde Medical Academy, MangaloreNitte University1999150
05.Kasturba Medical College, MangaloreManipal University1955250
06.Kasturba Medical College, ManipalManipal University1953250
07.Shri B M Patil Medical College, BijapurBLDE University1986150
08.Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, KolarSri Devaraj University1986150
09.Sri Siddhartha Medical College, TumkurSri Siddhartha University1988150
10.Yenepoya Medical College, MangaloreYenepoya University1999150
11.Sri Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, BangaloreSri Siddhartha University2019150
12.JGMM Medical College, HubliKLE University2021150

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Eligibility Criteria for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka

If you are willing to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or NRI Quota seats, you have to follow the below criteria:-

  • You should passed second PUC or 10+2 or equivalent examination recognized by State / Central Government, the last two years of study shall comprise of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with English as a compulsory subject.
  • You should passed these subjects (PCB) individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in PCB (40% in the case of SC, ST and OBC candidates of Karnataka State).
  • You should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of Admission.
  • You must have appear in the NEET-UG Entrance Exam conducted by the NTA and also have secured the minimum qualifying marks.

In addition to all above mentioned eligibility criteria, you also need to register for the Karnataka NEET Counselling conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA)

How to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka?

Before NEET-UG Exam, it was easy to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka under Management Quota seats, even if you didn’t appeared in the Entrance Exam. You just have basic eligibility criteria to study MBBS and pay the Management Quota fee to the college where you wanted to take admission…that’s it.

Now the situation has been changed and it is not that easy to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or NRI Quota. You have to appear and qualify NEET-UG Exam to get Direct MBBS Admission even though in Management Quota or NRI Quota.

Here I am going to mention some steps that you need to follow in order to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka and this will be also applicable for other states as well.

  • Qualify NEET-UG Exam
  • Registration for Counselling
  • Documents Verification Process
  • Counselling Round I
  • Counselling Round II
  • MOP-UP Round
  • Direct MBBS Admission on Vacant Seats

Don’t worry, I’ll explain you all steps so that it will be easy for you to understand the whole admission process.

Step 1: Qualifying NEET-UG Exam

In order to get MBBS Admission in anywhere in India, you have to appear and qualify NEET-UG Exam. Even if you want Direct MBBS Admission in Management Quota or NRI Quota you have to qualify NEET-UG Exam.

Step 2: Register for Counselling Process

Once you have qualified the NEET-UG Exam, and now the second step you have to follow is register for counselling process conducted by the state or central authorities.

MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) is the central authority that is conducting counseling process for Deemed Medical Colleges and 50% of seats in all Government Medical Colleges across the country.

Every states has their own counselling process for remaining 50% of seats in the Government Medical Colleges and the Private Medical Colleges available in the state.

In some states, candidate across the country are eligible to attend the counselling process for Private Medical Colleges whereas some states doesn’t allow, they need domicile

Let’s say you want to take MBBS Admission in Karnataka then you have to register for KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) for the counselling process.

Note: This is an important and compulsory step, even if you want Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or NRI Quota.

On registration, you have to pay some registration fee ranging from 5000 to 200000. This registration fee will be different for different states.

Step 3: Documents Verification Process

After registration for counselling process, you will be called for documents verification that may be online or offline depending upon the current situation.

If it will be online, you just need to upload all said documents in the portal and you will be notified in the dashboard of the portal once your documents will be verified.

Let’s say if it will be offline, then you need to carry your all necessary documents (originals and xerox) with you at the verification centres given by the state authority where the official will verify your documents and give you a verification confirmation slip.

Step 4: Counselling Round I

Once you have done with Registration and Document Verification, then you will be allowed to login the portal with your login credentials which you got on registration and select the colleges as per your choice.

After selecting the colleges you have to lock your choices and submit, and then you have to wait for the result declaration.

If you have been allotted to any college among your choices which you can see in the portal after login into it, and then you have report to the allotted college, else you have to wait for the Counselling Round II.

Step 5: Counselling Round II

This is same as the Counselling Round I, here also you need to repeat the same which you have done in the Counseling Round I. In this round of counselling also if you couldn’t able to get allotment into any colleges of your choices you can wait for the MOP-UP Round.

Step 6: MOP-UP Round

The vacant or left over seats after the second round of counselling process are filled through MOP-UP round. Usually this MOP-UP round is done offline, and you need to present at the counselling centre to participate in the MOP-UP round.

Still If you couldn’t get seat into any Medical College in the MOP-UP round. You can try for Direct MBBS Admission in the Management Quota or NRI Quota seats.

Step 7: Direct MBBS Admission by Colleges

If there are vacant seats after MOP-UP round, those seats are transferred to the Management of the College and these seats allotted to you by the College itself which will done in offline mode.

Still Confussed? Don’t worry we would guide you through the entire process of admission and help you to secure seat in your choice of college.

MBBS Counseling for Direct Admission

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Documents Required

In order to proceed for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or NRI Quota, you need to keep all the following set of documents ready with you.

  • 10th Marks Card
  • 12th Marks Card
  • NEET-UG Score Card
  • Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card, DL, Voter ID, etc.)
  • Transfer Certificate or School Leaving Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Passport Size Photo
  • Document Verification Slip
  • Domicile Certificate (If required)

FAQs about Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka

Can I get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka?

Yes of course, you will get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka as well as in other states of India through Management Quota or/and NRI Quota.

In order to get Direct Admission in MBBS course you need to secure minimum qualifying marks in the NEET-UG Entrance Exam conducted by the NTA and also have to apply for Karnataka NEET Counselling and MCC for Deemed Universities.

How much will be the fees for Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka?

Fees for Management Quota or NRI Quota Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka will be ranging from 20 Lakh per Annum to 45 Lakh per Annum.

Which are the best Private Medical Colleges in Karnataka?

There are 63 medical colleges in Karnataka including govt. medical colleges. Here are few best private medical colleges among them:

  • Kasturba Medical College Manipal and Mangalore
  • St. John Medical College Bangalore
  • MS Ramaiah Medical College Bangalore
  • Jawharlal Nehru Medical College – KLE University Belgaum
  • Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore
  • JJM Medical College Davangere
  • JSS Medical College Mysore
  • Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences Bangalore

Conclusion

Now, this is time to wrap up this article. We tried to explain all the aspects and procedures required to get Direct MBBS Admission in Karnataka through Management Quota or NRI Quota. Hope this will help you to understand the entire process involved in the MBBS Admission in Karnataka and India.

Still if you have any queries, then please feel free to contact us or leave comment below.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Zeba perween

    Is there any possibility to take admission directly in Karnataka without qualifying neet through any quota.

  2. Yashoda

    Can I get 130 marks in neet ,so it is possible for any mbbs private medical college and iam also eligible for neet counseling sir/madum.if it possible for management or NRI seat plz give these are information sir.

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