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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023: Allotment Result (Soon), Counselling Registration, Document Verification, Top Colleges

RupsaUpdated On: September 21, 2023 12:59 am IST | NEET

The counselling dates for Karnataka MBBS admission 2023 has been extended. Check out all the details regarding counselling dates, seat allotment, and more before participating in the KEA MBBS counselling process here.

Karnataka MBBS Admission

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 seat allotment result for mop up round will be released soon. The last date of reporting to the allocated colleges is September 23, 2023. The Round 2 seat allotment result and post-seat allotment schedule were released on September 5, 2023. As per the recent update in counselling dates, choice filling for mop up round has started on September 14, 2023. The last date for choice filling is September 20, 2023. The last date to submit the important documents at KEA, Bangalore for verification purposes has been extended to September 12, 2023. Choice filling for round 2 of Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 started on August 30 and the last date was extended till September 4. Rearrangement of options took place from August 30 to September 2, 2023. 

Karnataka NEET 2023 Round 2 Allotment Result

As per the revised Karnataka NEET 2023 counselling schedule for round 1, scrutiny of documents took place on August 28, 2023. The exercising of choices dates for the Karnataka NEET 2023 counselling process were open till August 24, 2023. 

Candidates who had not registered and completed the Karnataka NEET 2023 Counselling application form were also able to complete the form and pay the fee from August 24 to August 25. The Karnataka NEET 2023 Provisional seat allotment result was published on August 11, 2023. Candidates whose names appear in the mock/provisional seat allotment list will be eligible to delete or change the option entry. Karnataka NEET 2023 Counselling last date for option entry (Choice-Filling) was August 9, 2023. 

Here is the direct link to view the seat allotment result for Karnataka PG counseling 2023:

Karnataka PG counseling 2023: Seat Allotment Result

The Karnataka NEET Admission 2023 will be conducted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the NEET 2023 exam, which was held on May 7. Aspirants can find all the important information regarding the same on the official website Read the below-mentioned article for the Karnataka MBBS admission 2023 procedure. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023

The medical colleges in Karnataka offer admission to native students on the basis of domicile. 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 2023 need to fill out the applications and appear for the document verification process to qualify for the seat allotment round. Only those who have qualified for the NEET 2023 cutoff can apply for admission. Check the details regarding Karnataka MBBS admissions to top medical colleges below. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission Important Dates 2023 (Revised)

All important dates (tentative) for Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 are as follows:


Important Dates

NEET 2023 Exam Date

May 7, 2023

NEET 2023 Result Date

June 13, 2023

Karnataka MBBS Counselling Registration 2023

July 14 to July 23, 2023
July 26-27, 2023 (Re-opened)
August 1 to August 2 (Re-opened)

Deadline to pay Karnataka MBBS Registration Fee

July 23, 2023, up to 6 PM

Karnataka MBBS Document Verification

July 24 to August 4, 2023

Kannada Language Test only for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates

July 25, 2023

Medical Examination for Physically Disabled Candidates

July 25, 2023 (10 AM to 1 PM)

Verification of Documents for Karnataka MBBS Admission

August 3, 2023

Downloading of Verification Slip for Karnataka MBBS Admission

August 3, 2023

Option Entry for Karnataka MBBS Admission

August 6 to 9, 2023

Mock Seat Allotment Result Release Date

August 11, 2023

Publication of Round 1 Allotment Result

August 17, 2023

Payment of fees by Choice 1 and Choice 2 Candidates

Upto August 23, 2023 (till 2 PM)

Choice Filling

Till August 24, 2023 (extended)

Fee Payment

till August 24, 2023 (Extended)

Downloading of Admission Order

upto August 24, 2023 (Extended)

Last Date of Reporting to College

August 25, 2023 (Extended)

Scrutiny of Documents

August 28,2023 (Extended)

Round 2 Counselling

Display of seat matrix

August 30, 2023

Choice filling options rearrangement 

Aug 30-Sep 2, 2023

Seat allotment result

September 5, 2023

In-person Document verification at KEA, Bangalore

September 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12, 2023 (Extended)

Fee Payment

September 7 to 12, 2024 up to 4 pm (Extended)

College reporting timeline

September 13, 2023 till 5:30 pm (Extended)

Mop Up Round Counselling

Display of Seat Matrix

September 11, 2023

Caution Money Deposit

September 14 to 19, 2023

Choice Filling

September 14 to 20, 2023

Seat Allotment Result

To be announced

Document Verification

September 21 to 22, 2023

Joining the Institutes

September 23, 2023

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Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

There are some basic parameters that aspirants need to fulfil 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 2023, the 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 2023 set by the CBSE.


All candidates seeking seats under Karnataka MBBS admission 2023 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 in 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 the candidate will be required to appear for the Kannada language test.

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 Application Process 

Karnataka MBBS registration forms are out. Only those candidates who had successfully registered and submitted the Karnataka MBBS application form would be deemed eligible for the choice filling and counselling process. Candidates had to pay the application fees through bank challan which was submitted during bank hours. Subsequently, the seat allotment process will begin shortly, and candidates will be granted admission to the college of their dreams.

Steps to Fill Karnataka MBBS 2023 Application Form

Here is a step-by-step guide to filling out the Karnataka 2023 application form for MBBS admission:


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

Form Fill-up 

Enter your personal detail - name, communication address, domicile, category, and NEET 2023 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 an 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 2023 application form for future reference. 

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 - Application Fees 

Candidates can take a look at the application fee for Karnataka MBBS admissions 2023:

Student Category


Karnataka SC/ST/Cat-1/PWD/GM/2A/2B/3A/3B candidates

INR 500

Non-Karnataka candidates

INR 2,500

NRI Ward/NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign Nationals candidates)

INR 5,500

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 - Document Verification

Candidates are required to produce the following documents for verification at the time of applying for Karnataka MBBS admission 2023:

  • A copy of the Karnataka MBBS 2023 Application form 

  • Verification Slip

  • NEET 2023 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)

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 - Selection Process 

Candidates are allocated seats in Karnataka medical colleges on the basis of NEET 2023 score and rank as will be mentioned on the Karnataka MBBS merit list. The seat allotment is done based on choices filled by the students and the seats available. Check Karnataka MBBS seat allotment and counselling details below.

Karnataka MBBS Admission 2023 - Counselling 

Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) is responsible for conducting counselling for Karnataka MBBS admissions 2023. A mock seat allocation round is also conducted by KEA so that students get familiar with the options that they can use and the choices they can expect to get. Candidates can also make changes in their choices after the mock seat allotment round. Karnataka MBBS mop-up round is organized only if seats remain vacant after the counselling rounds.

Karnataka MBBS Seat Allotment 2023

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 2023 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

What After Karnataka MBBS Seat Allotment 2023?

After the announcement of the 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 choice 1, download the admission order and pay the admission fee in order to secure the seat. Once 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 2023 Seat Matrix 

Students who are eager to know about the Karnataka seat matrix 2023 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 to CollegeDekho for more updates regarding Karnataka MBBS and BDS admissions 2023.


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.

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.

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.

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

What is the government seat percentage for Kannada medium candidates?

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

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