- Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Latest Updates
- Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Highlights
- Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Important Dates
- Karnataka BDS Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021
- Karnataka BDS Admission Registrations 2021
- Karnataka BDS Admission Registration Fee 2021
- Karnataka BDS Selection/ Counselling Process 2021
- Karnataka BDS Document Verification 2021
- Karnataka BDS Counselling Important Documents 2021
- Karnataka BDS Seat Allotment 2021
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With the commencement of the counselling process for Karnataka BDS admission 2021, you must be wondering where to start. If that is the case, you have come to the right place. The Directorate of Medical Education of the state began the registrations for Karnataka BDS 2021 counselling process on 13th December 2021. If you are interested, you have until 27 December to complete your registrations and to pay the application fee.
Just like the MBBS admission in Karnataka, admission to the BDS course also begins soon after the release of NEET results. Different states start releasing their rank/ merit lists on the respective authorities’ websites. Usually, not necessarily, after the first rank/ merit list of NEET AIQ counselling, these states publish their merit lists for the State Quota and All India Quota seats. The entire admission process culminates with the completion of all counselling rounds and admission fee submission.
Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Latest Updates
13th Dec 2021: The DME Karnataka has begun counselling registrations for the BDS and MBBS course. Candidates may apply until 17th December 2021. Candidates can access the UG NEET 2021 Online Application Link here.
Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Highlights
BDS Colleges in Karnataka
KEA/ DTE, Karnataka
State counselling process conducted based on NEET scores
For State Quota Seats: Domicile holders of the state of Karnataka
For AIQ Seats: All NEET eligible candidates
Admission Process Commences
13th Dec 2021
Address: Directorate of Medical Education Anand Rao Circle, Bengaluru - 560 009
Email ID: email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone No.: 080 - 23 460 460
Address: Karnataka Examinations Authority 18th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram, BANGALORE - 560 012
Email ID: email@example.com
Phone No.: 080 - 23 460 460
Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 Important Dates
Here is the official schedule for BDS admission in Karnataka. The dates will be further updated as and when the conducting authority releases them.
Karnataka BDS Admission Registrations Commence
13th Dec 2021 (Started)
Karnataka BDS Admission Registrations End
27th Dec 2021
Registration Fee Payment Deadline
Category Certificates Submission
Marks Entry and Marks Uploading (by non-Karnataka candidates)
Verification Slip Download
Mock Allotment Result Publication
Option Entry Editing/ Changing
Round I Seat Allotment Result
Admission Order Download ( for Choice I Candidates)
Deadline for Reporting at the Allotted Colleges
Seat Matrix Display for Round II Counselling
Display of the AIQ (All India Quota) Seat Matrix
Choice Filling/ Option Entry
Result Declaration for the Mock Round
Round II Result Declaration
Admission Fee Payment
Deadline for Reporting to the Allotted College
Karnataka BDS Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021
Before getting into the eligibility criteria for Karnataka BDS admission, you must know that mere registrations do not entitle one to the seat allotment. You must fulfil all the conditions during document verification. Also, other than eligibility, there are other factors that play a crucial role in seat allocation. Hence, meeting the requirements mentioned below does not necessarily ensure admission.
Prior Education Experience
Requirements in NEET 2021
Requirements for Determination of State Merit/ Rank
Specific Criteria for State/ 85% Quota Seats
Karnataka BDS Admission Registrations 2021
If you’re wondering “How to apply for Karnataka BDS counselling?” then here are the simple steps for you to explain the entire process:
STEP-I: Visit the official website of the conducting authority and select the “UGNEET 2021 Online Registration” option. Enter all the details asked and receive your application ID and password to your registered email ID/ phone number or on your computer screen.
STEP-II: Upload the scanned copies of the required documents like your coloured photograph, left thumb impression, signature, etc.
STEP-II: Pay the registration fee prescribed as per your category (details mentioned below).
STEP IV: Submit the application form and get a hard copy of it. The printout of your application form needs to be produced at the time of the document verification process.
Karnataka BDS Admission Registration Fee 2021
The prescribed category-wise registration fee for Karnataka BDS counselling 2021 is mentioned in the table below:
Karnataka BDS Registration Fee
ST/ SC/ PwD/ Cat-1 Candidates
General/ 2A/ 2B/ 3A/ 3B Candidates
NRI/ OCI/ PIO/ Foreign Nationals
Karnataka BDS Selection/ Counselling Process 2021
The selection process for Karnataka BDS admissions begins with counselling registrations.
The step is followed by document verification. Those who fail to meet the eligibility criteria may lose their candidature in this step.
After this, the option entry or choice filing window opens. In this step, you will have to provide your college preference in a sequential manner.
Followed by option entry is the seat allotment process. The administrative authority conducts three rounds for seat allocation: Round I, Round II and Mop-up Round. You would also be given an option to forfeit the seat allocation.
Finally, with the payment of the admission fee and reporting at the allotted institute, the selection process is completed.
Karnataka BDS Document Verification 2021
Those who have completed their registration and document verification as per the schedule would have to enter their NEET 2021 roll number on the official website of KEA before the deadline to become eligible for admission to the dental courses.
They will not be required to pay any registration fee again.
Those who have not completed their document verification as per the official schedule would have to do so compulsorily before the deadline.
Karnataka BDS Counselling Important Documents 2021
The required documents for Karnataka BDS admission may vary depending on the category of a candidate and the kind of seat she/ he is applying for. You can check out the general documents that you must hold, irrespective of your category below:
10th standard/ SSLC Marks Card
12th standard/ 2nd PUC Marks Card
A final hard copy of the Online Application Form
Application Fee Receipt
NEET UG 2021 Score Card
Two passport size photographs (must be recent)
Category Certificate/s (for candidates claiming reservation benefits)
Study Certificate signed by the concerned DDPI/ BEO
Domicile Certificate issued by the concerned Revenue Officer
A duly sworn declaration regarding the candidate’s mother tongue (applicable for natives)
Residential Certificate (applicable for natives)
Candidate’s mother’s/ father’s 10th std Marks Card (applicable for natives)
Karnataka BDS Seat Allotment 2021
The Karnataka BDS seat allotment is conducted in the following round:
Karnataka BDS Round I Seat Allotment:
Based on the seat matrix issued by KEA and information entered during Option Entry by candidates, Round I allotment is conducted.
The seats are allotted as per the reservation policies.
Karnataka BDS Round II Seat Allotment:
Once the seats open for Round I are filled completely, the Round II allotment begins.
The order of allotment in this round is the same as in Round I.
This round is usually open only for reserved categories and not GM candidates.
Karnataka BDS Mop-up Round Seat Allotment:
If seats remain vacant even after completing the previous rounds, a Mop-up round of seat allotment is conducted.
Unlike Round II, this round is conducted for various unfilled seats under different reserved General categories and special categories.
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