Karnataka MBBS and BDS 2022 Counseling Schedule


Karnataka Examinations Authority has been authorised to conduct Common Counselling for admission to UG Medical and Dental courses for all Government, Private (Including Minority), NRI and Others seats in the State of Karnataka. Accordingly, Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is inviting applications online from the eligible candidates who have qualified in UGNEET 2022, for admission to Medical / Dental courses in Government Medical and Dental colleges, Government Quota seats in Private and Minority Medical and Dental Colleges and all seats in Private Medical and Dental colleges (KPCF, KRLMPCA, AMPCK) located in the State of Karnataka for the academic year 2022-23.KEA MBBS and BDS UGNEET Counseling 2022

Centralised Counseling 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/ Government of India / Medical Education, Karnataka / Director Medical Education, Karnataka / Entrance Test Committee.

Registered but unverified / unregistered candidates will not be allowed for any admission either through KEA or by the College as after the mop-up round, the list of registered and verified but un-allotted candidates will be sent by KEA to colleges to fill-up vacant seats if any. (As per GOI instructions)

Classification of seats: Only UG NEET 2022 qualified candidates who become eligible after verification of documents submitted by the candidates, are allowed to participate in the allotment of Medical / Dental seats as per the eligibility & reservation criteria for the respective types of seats which is detailed in the subsequent pages.

These seats are classified into four categories namely;

1. G –Government Seats

Means and includes seats in Government colleges and Government share of seats in Private colleges.

a) 100% of Seats in Government colleges

b) 40% of Seats in case of Medical and 35% in case of Dental in Private Non-Minority colleges


c) 25% of Seats in both medical & dental Private Minority (Religious & Linguistic) colleges.

2. P-Private Seats

Means seats in Private Colleges (KPCF, AMPCK, and KRLMPCA)

In KPCF Colleges: 40% seats in case of Medical and 45% in the case of Dental seats reserved as private quota seats.

a) *GMP seats: For 50% of the above 40% or 45% seats as the case may be, only Karnataka candidates are eligible (referred as GMP seats / GMP with Hyd-Kar seats in case of colleges located in Hyd-Kar region).

b) OPN seats: Remaining 50% of the above 40% or 45% seats as the case may be are “OPEN” quota seats: These seats are filled based on NEET UG All India merit and only Citizens of India are eligible.

In KRLMPCA and AMPCK Colleges:

55% of seats reserved as private quota seats.

a) 66% of the above seats will be filled by respective religious /linguistic minority candidates (MK, MA, ME, MU, MC, MM seats).

b) In 34% of the above seats

a) *GMP: 50% of the above 34% seats are reserved for candidate of Karnataka Candidates (GMP seats).

b) OPN: 50% of the above 34% seats are reserved for All India candidates who are Citizen of India (OPN seats).

*Karnataka Candidates and who are claiming eligibility for Government seats under clauses (a), (b), (f), (h), (j), (k), (l) and (o) are only eligible for GMP seats.

3. N-NRI Seats

Means 15% of the total seats reserved for NRI quota in KPCF, KRLMPCA and AMPCK colleges.

4. Q-Other Seats

Means 5% of the total seats reserved for others in KPCF, KRLMPCA & AMPCK colleges.

Kannada language test: The candidates who are claiming eligibility under Clauses ‘c’ and ‘d’, i.e., Horanadu and Gadinadu Candidates and those who have qualified in UG NEET-2022 but not attended the UGCET-Kannada Language Test on 18-06-2022, such candidates have to appear for Kannada Language Test in Bangalore on 21-10-2022 (11.30 am to 12.30 pm) as notified to become eligible to claim Government seats.

Application and admission schedule

Online Registration start: 14 Oct 2022 (2PM onwards)

Last date to pay the Registration fees: 19 Oct 2022 (by 4PM)

Last date to complete online application: 20 Oct 2022

Submission of Special Category Certificates: 21 Oct 2022

Kannada Language Test for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates (only to newly registered candidates: 21 Oct 2022

Medical Examination to Physically Disabled candidates: 27 & 28 Oct 2022

Verification of Documents - Karnataka candidates: 27 Oct to 3 Nov 2022

Verification of Documents – non-Karnataka candidates: 2 & 3 Nov 2022

Downloading of Verification Slip: To be notified




-- MEP News Bureau