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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022: Counselling, Dates, Merit List, Option Entry, Fees, Seats

RupsaUpdated On: July 01, 2022 01:05 am IST | NEET

Aspirants seeking Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 through NTA NEET must check out all the details regarding counselling dates, merit list, eligibility, seat allotment and more before participating in the KEA MBBS counselling process. Read this article for all the information. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022: Counselling, Dates, Merit List, Option Entry, Fees, Seats

Karnataka MBBS admissions will be done on the basis of the candidates’ performance in NEET 2022 exam. Aspirants seeking admission to MBBS colleges in Karnataka will be able to apply online through NEET official website once the results are out and the counselling process for NEET 2022 begins. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will allot seats within the state based on marks scored in NTA NEET 2022. Candidates with domicile in Karnataka will be eligible to apply for medical seats under the 85% State Quota. Read the following details for Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 procedure.

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022

The medical colleges in Karnataka offer admission to native students on the basis of domicile and 85% of seats in these state medical colleges are reserved for domicile holders on the basis of MBBS state merit lists. Candidates seeking participation in Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 will have to fill out the applications and appear for the document verification process to qualify for the seat allotment round. Only those who qualify NEET 2022 cutoff can apply for admissions. Check the details regarding Karnataka MBBS admissions to top medical colleges below. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission Important Dates 2022

The tentative dates for Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 are as follows:


Date (Tentative)

Availability of Karnataka MBBS 2022 Application Form (Online)

December, 2022

Last Date of Application Form Submission

December, 2022

Last Date of Paying Application Fees

December, 2022

Verification of Documents

December, 2022

Uploading of Marks by non- Karnataka candidates

December, 2022

Seat Allotment and Fee Structure

To be Announced

Publication of Mock Allotment Results

To be Announced

Publication of Round 1 Allotment Result

To be Announced

Publication of Round 2 Allotment Result

To be Announced

Last Date of Reporting to College

To be Announced

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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

There are some basic parameters that aspirants need to fulfill in order to be eligible for admission to MBBS courses in Karnataka. Check out the various parameters and criteria below:

Education Qualification

Apart from mandatory norms of qualifying NEET, in order to participate in Karnataka MBBS admission 2022, following are the eligibility criteria you need to meet:

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 board exams or any other equivalent exams with English as one of the subjects.

  • All general candidates seeking admission in Karnataka MBBS courses must have secured at least 50% marks in Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Whereas, SC and ST students (who reside in Karnataka) must have secured at least 40% in the subjects mentioned above.

  • Candidates will be eligible to participate in Karnataka MBBS seat allocation only if they have qualified the NEET cutoff 2022 set by the CBSE.


All candidates seeking seats under Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 must be citizens of India.

Nativity/Domicile Holder

Candidates will be considered domicile holders or natives of the state if they fulfil either of the following criteria:

  • Candidates applying under this category must have studied in a Karnataka-based institute recognized by the state government for a minimum of seven years.

  • Candidates must have studied from a Karnataka-based government institute from class 9 to 12 (or 1st and 2nd year PUC). Also, either of the parents of the candidates must have studied from Karnataka for at least 7 years.

  • Candidates who have passed class 12 (or equivalent exam) from any school or institute outside Karnataka can apply under the domicile criteria if either of their parents is a Karnataka domicile holder. Also, in this case, the candidate or either of the parent must have Kannada, Kodava or Tulu as their mother tongue and candidate will be required to appear for Kannada language test.

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 Application Process 

Karnataka MBBS admission application form will be available in online mode and students need to fill their details in order to participate in the admission process. Only those candidates who successfully register and  submit Karnataka MBBS application form will be eligible for choice filling and counselling process. Candidates will be required to pay the application fees through bank challan that will have to be submitted during bank hours. A training class will be conducted for applicants after the registration process for Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 is over. This will guide the students about the different stages of the admission procedure.

Steps to Fill Karnataka MBBS 2022 Application Form

Here is a step-by-step guide to filling the Karnataka 2022 application form for MBBS admission:


Visit the official website of KEA and log in using Application Number and Password to register.

Form Fill-up 

Enter your personal detail - name, communication address, domicile, category, and NEET 2022 scores etc. as instructed.

Uploading of Documents

Upload scanned images of signature, thumb impression and coloured passport size photograph in JPEG/JPG format in the correct dimensions. 

Payment of Fees 

Pay the requisite amount as application fee through online/offline payment mode at the time of submitting the final application form.

Candidates are advised to take printouts of the Karnataka MBBS 2022 application form for future reference. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 - Application Fees 

Candidates can take a look at the application fee for Karnataka MBBS admissions 2022:

Student Category


General Category Students

INR 1,000/-

Reserved Category Students

INR 500

PIO/OCI/NRI Students

INR 2,000/-

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 - Document Verification

Candidates are required to produce the following documents for verification at the time of applying for Karnataka MBBS admission 2022:

  • A copy of the Karnataka MBBS 2022 Application form 

  • Verification Slip

  • NEET 2022 Scorecard

  • A valid Identity Card (Driving License, Voter ID, Passport, PAN, Aadhar Card)

  • NEET Admit Card

  • Bank Challan copy/payment receipt for Karnataka MBBS application fees

  • Secondary School Certificate

  • Marksheet of Class 10 or SSLC

  • Mark sheet of Class 12 or 2nd PUC

  • Two recent passport size photographs

  • Attested study certificate by Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI) or Block Education Officer.

  • Domicile certificate

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

  • Rural study certificate (for 10 years)

  • Kannada medium study certificate (for 10 years)

How to Apply for Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022?

Candidates are required to apply for admission to MBBS courses online provided they meet the eligibility criteria as specified above. 

  • Visit the official website of the college you want to apply to for MBBS in Karnataka (on the basis of your NEET 2022 scores)

  • Pay the required fee amount 

  • Complete the college choice filling and locking

  • Submit the application

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 - Selection Process 

Candidates will be allocated seats in Karnataka medical colleges on the basis of NEET 2022 score and rank as will be mentioned on the Karnataka MBBS merit list. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of choices filled by the students and seats available. Check Karnataka MBBS seat allotment and counselling details below.

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2022 - Counselling 

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will conduct counselling for Karnataka MBBS admissions 2022. A mock seat allocation round will also be conducted by KEA so that students get familiar with the options that they can use and the choices that they can expect to get. Candidates will also be able to make changes in their choices after the mock seat allotment round. Karnataka MBBS mop-up round will be organized only if seats remain vacant after the counselling rounds.

Karnataka MBBS Seat Allotment 2022

As known, seats are allotted by KEA based on the merit list of students qualifying the NTA NEET exam. Candidates can check out the various classification of seats for Karnataka MBBS admission 2022 below:

Type of Seat


Government Seats

  • 100% seats available in government colleges

  • 40% MBBS seats in private non-minority colleges under Government Quota 

  • 25% MBBS seats in private minority colleges

Private Seats

  • 40% MBBS private seats under Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation Trust (KPCF)

  • 50% seats for General Merit Private (GMP) seats (GMP)

  • 50% seats for General students 

  • 55% private seats in KRLMPCA and AMPCK colleges

  • 66% of seats reserved for the respective religious and linguistic minority

  • Remaining 34% - 50% reserved for GMP 

  • 50% seats reserved for General students

NRI Seats

15% seats reserved for AMPCK, KRLMPCA, KPCF

Other Seats

5% seats in AMPCK, KRLMPCA, KPCF colleges

Also Read: NEET 2022 Cutoff for Karnataka - AIQ and State Quota Seats

What After Karnataka MBBS Seat Allotment 2022?

After the announcement of Karnataka MBBS seat allotment, candidates will need to follow these steps in order to secure their seats for the counselling. 

Choice 1: Candidates who are content with their choices after the first round of seat allocation is announced, will have to opt for the choice 1, download the admission order and pay the admission fee in order to secure the seat. Once the choice 1 has been selected candidates will not be able to apply for further counselling rounds. In case the candidates have opted for choice 1 and they fail to report at the designated centres their fees will be forfeited.

Choice 2: In case candidates are satisfied with their allocated choices but want to appear for further counselling rounds then they will have to opt for choice 2. These candidates will be required to pay the prescribed fees to be considered for further rounds of counselling. If these candidates get a better option in the next round then their previously allocated seats will be cancelled.

Choice 3: If candidates are not satisfied with the second choice then they can participate in the next round by opting for choice 3. For this, candidates will have to cancel the allotted seats and re-enter the choices.

Choice 4: Candidates who do not want to participate in any of the rounds can opt for choice 4.

Karnataka MBBS 2022 Seat Matrix 

Students who are eager to know about the Karnataka seat matrix 2022 can check out the previous year’s data featuring the names of colleges and seats available here:

College Name

Seats Available

Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore


Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore


Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore


Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot


JJM Medical College, Davangere


JSS Medical College, Mysore


Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum


Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubballi


Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences, Belagavi


Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur


Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary


Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar


Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur


Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur


Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan


Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayapura, Bijapur


Father Mullers Medical College, Mangalore


Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur


M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore


Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore


Mysore Medical College and Research Institute. Mysore


St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore


KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore


MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore


A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore


Navodaya Medical College, Raichur


Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore


S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere


Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga


Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga


Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, Kolar


Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya


Bowring & Lady Curzon Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore


Sri Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore


East Point College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore


Akash Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Devanahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka


Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore


Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka


Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karwar


Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, Kodagu


Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga


Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences, Koppal


Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences, Mallasamudra, Mulgund Road, Gadag


The Oxford Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bangalore


Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Gulbarga


Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital, Tumkur


BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore


Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga, Karnataka


Srinivas Institute of Medical Research Centre, Srinivasnagar


Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore


Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Bangalore


Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Gulbarga


K V G Medical College, Sullia


Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore


Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga


Khaja Banda Nawaz University - Faculty of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga


SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad


Top Medical Colleges in Karnataka

Karnataka is home to some of the best medical institutes in the country offering state-of-the-art facilities, quality education and great campuses. The most popular among them are listed below for candidates seeking MBBS admission in Karnataka:

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Candidates must ensure that there are no mistakes while taking part in the process. For that, one must go through the list of documents required for Karnataka MBBS admission and important instructions for the counselling process. All details regarding the counselling will be provided to you by CollegeDekho. Stay tuned for updates regarding Karnataka MBBS and BDS admissions 2022.


What is the government seat percentage for Kannada medium candidates?

Candidates from Kannada medium are eligible for 5% Govt. quota seats in medical colleges. 

What are the documents required for Karnataka MBBS counselling?


Candidates are required to submit the following documents at the time of Karnataka MBBS admission 2022:

  • NEET admit card

  • NEET scorecard

  • Category certificate

  • 10+2 certificate

  • Migration certificate

  • Character certificate

  • Domicile certificate, passport-size photographs

  • Application fee payment receipt

Is there a percentile required to apply for Karnataka MBBS admission?

Yes, candidates are required to score a minimum 50th percentile (40th percentile for reserved category students) in the NEET 2022 exam to be able to apply for MBBS admission in Karnataka.

How will candidates know their state rank for medical colleges in Karnataka?

The Karnataka Examination Authority will release the merit list of candidates along with their NEET 2022 scores and ranks on its official website. Students will be able to check the same online when released.

What is the seat intake for Karnataka MBBS admission in 2022?

This year, approximately 9,095 seats are available for MBBS admission in the state of Karnataka.

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