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Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022: Dates, Eligibility, Merit List, Seat Allotment, Seat Matrix

Rohan TyagiUpdated On: July 15, 2022 02:27 am IST

This article outlines the step-by-step procedure for applying for Kerala Paramedical 2022 as well as other important information.

Kerala Paramedical Admission and Counselling 2021

Kerala Paramedical admission process 2022 will be conducted by LBSCST (LBS Centre for Science and Technology), State Government of Kerala soon in August 2022. Through this process, admissions to Paramedical courses at different medical colleges in Keralawill be conducted. The professional degree courses included in the process are B.Sc. M.L.T, B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.Sc. Medical Radiological Technology, B.Sc. Optometry, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Bachelor of Dialysis Technology, and Bachelor of Cardio Vascular Technology.

Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 can fill the official application form. The registration for the process will take place online and so will be the counselling/ seat allotment process.

The contents of this article include eligibility criteria, merit list, the application process, seat allotment, application fee, and counselling/ seat allotment process for 2022 admissions to Paramedical courses in Kerala.

Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 Important Dates

Candidates can check out the important schedule for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 in the table below.

Events Dates (Tentative)

Commencement of Online Application

August 2022

Online Application Ends

September 2022

Rank List

September 2022

College Option Registration

October 2022

Deadline for Choice Filling

October 2022

Last Date for Submitting the application fee in the Allotted College

November 2022

Publication of 1st Seat Allotment 

November 2022

2nd Round of Counselling

Start Date for Online Registration for Seat Allotment 

December 2022

Last Date to submit the registration form

December 2022

Last Date for Submitting the fee in the Allotted College

December 2022

Date of College joining & Spot / Special allotment dates 

December 2022

Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022

Kerala Paramedical eligibility criteria for 2022 admission is laid down by the conducting authority of the process. From the age limit for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 to nationality to academic eligibility, candidates can find all the information below.

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary level of examination.

  • The examination must have been conducted by the Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education.

  • Candidates who have passed an equivalent examination as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur are also considered eligible for admission.

  • For B.Sc. M.L.T. and B.Sc. Optometry, candidates must have scored at least 50 percent in aggregate in the following subjects - English, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

  • For B.C.V.T., B.Sc. Perfusion Technology and B.P.T, candidates must have scored at least 50 per cent marks separately in Biology as well as in aggregate in the following subjects - Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.

  • For B.A.S.L.P., candidates are required to have scored a minimum of 50 percent marks in aggregate in the following subjects - Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/ Biology/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ psychology.

Age Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2021.

  • There will be no relaxation in the minimum age requirement.

  • Except for the candidates belonging to the service quota, there is no upper age limit for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022.

  • For service quota students, the upper age limit is 46 years. This means that the candidates must not be older than 46 years as of December 31, 2021.


  • Only the Citizens of India are considered eligible for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022.

  • PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cardholders will also be considered as Indian citizens for admissions. Although these candidates will not be considered eligible to avail of any kind of reservation.

  • Candidates of Kerala origin will be considered as ‘Keralites’ and will be considered for State Merit seats.

  • Non-Keralite students will be considered against State Merit seats.

How to Apply for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022

The application process for Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 will be conducted entirely in an online format. Candidates can find the step-wise application process for paramedical courses in Kerala below.

STEP 1: Registration

  • For first-time users, registration would be the first step in the application process.

  • Candidates will have to visit the official website of LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Kerala, and click on the ‘New Candidate’ button.

  • In this step, candidates will have to fill in all the basic information that is required for the application.

  • Candidates must make sure to fill the correct information in the step as providing false or incomplete information in the step might affect the eligibility of a candidate for admission.

  • After filling up the registration form, candidates will have to click on the ‘Save and Continue’ button.

STEP 2: Fee Payment

  • In this step, applicants will have to make an application fee payment either through Online Payment or via Challan.

  • For online payment, candidates can use Internet Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

  • After completion of the online payment, candidates will receive a message reading ‘Transaction Successful’ and will be displayed their Application Number.

  • For payment through Challan, candidates can get three different copies of Challan (Office copy, Candidate Copy, and Bank Copy) from the website.

  • Candidates must note their application numbers for future purposes.

STEP 3: Application Entry

  • Candidates will be provided with a registration ID.

  • With the help of this, candidates will have to log into the website and begin filling the application form.

  • It must be noted that candidates will be requiring their Registration ID and password for future login.

STEP 4: Upload Images

  • Uploading required documents and images is a crucial step in the application process.

  • Candidates will have upload a recent passport size photograph.

  • The photograph and candidate’s signature should be in jpeg format.

STEP 5: Final Confirmation

  • After completing the fourth step, applicants will be able to preview their application form.

  • They must check all the entered information to ensure that the information is true to nature.

  • Finally, they will have to accept the declaration (by checking the box) to make the final submission.

  • Candidates must also take a print out of the application form.

Application Fee for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022

The category-wise application fee for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 is mentioned in the table below.


Application Fee Amount

General Category

INR 600/-

SC/ ST Category

INR 300/-

Service Category

INR 600/-

Documents Required in Online Application for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022

Candidates will be required a scanned copy of the following important documents for Kerala Paramedical online application 2022.

  • Date of Birth Certificate (relevant page of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate or equivalent)

  • Domicile or equivalent to prove nativity

  • Qualifying examination mark list(s)

  • Category Certificate (for candidates claiming reservation under that category)

  • Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • Community Certificate obtained from a Tahsildar (Tax Officer) in SC/ ST candidates’ case

  • Inter-Caste Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

  • Medical Certificate (obtained from the District Medical Board in case of PwD)

  • To make sure that the whole selection process is fair for each candidate belonging to different boards, the normalisation process is conducted.

  • In the process, the marks scored by candidates in each subject in the Qualifying Examination from different boards are compared with the marks scored by candidates in the same subjects in the examination held by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala.

  • The normalised marks for the same subject can vary for different boards. For instance, the maximum marks in Chemistry out of 100 in the case of the state board maybe 100 and 99 in the case of ISC.

Merit List for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022

  • Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 merit list will be published as three different lists for different courses.

  • Rank List I will be published for M.Sc. M.L.T and B.Sc. Optometry seat allotment.

  • Rank List II will be published for B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.Sc. Medical Radiological Technology, B.C.V.T, B.Sc. Dialysis Technology and B.P.T. seat allotment.

  • Rank List III will be published for B.A.S.L.P. seat allotment.

  • The rank lists will be published on the official website of LBS Centre, Kerala.

  • The rank list for Paramedical courses will be valid till the cut-off date as per the Indian Nursing Council’s notification.

Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 Counselling Process

  • The Centralised seat allotment process for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 will be conducted by the Director of LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Kerala.

  • The process will be completed through an SWS (Single Window System).

  • To participate in the process, candidates will have to register themselves with LBSCST website and enter their course choice.

  • Kerala Paramedical admission 2022 seat allotment will be strictly based on the rank lists, availability of seats and the options exercised by the candidates.

  • After scrutinising application forms of the candidates, the first allotment will be published on the LBSCST website which will be based on the options registered by candidates.

  • After the first allotment list, there will be released a second allotment list to further the process on the date notified by the conducting authority.

  • In the case of vacant seats even after the above-mentioned steps have been carried out, there will be a Spot Allotment. The registration and seat allotment norms for this step will be the same as above.

  • After a candidate has been allocated a seat, she/ he will have to report to the assigned college and further the enrollment process.

Documents Required for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 Counselling Process

While reporting at the allotted college, candidates will have to bring along the following documents for verification.

  • Printout of Application Form

  • Tuition fee receipt remitted through allotment

  • Allotment Memo

  • TC and Conduct Certificate issued by the last institution attended

  • Date of Birth Certificate

  • Mark sheets or passing certificates of the qualifying examination

  • Eligibility certificate from any Kerala University

  • Migration Certificate (if required)

  • Physical Fitness Certificate

  • Caste Certificate (if any)

  • Certificate proving candidate’s vaccination against Hepatitis B

Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 Seat Matrix

There are a number of colleges included in Kerala Paramedical Centralised Seat Allotment Process for 2022 admissions. From government to private colleges, candidates can check out the previous year seat matrix for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 to get an idea about this year’s seat matrix.

Seat Matrix - Kerala Paramedical Admission 2020 (tentative)

Top Paramedical Colleges in Kerala

Some of the Top Paramedical Colleges in Kerala are mentioned below. You can click on the college names to learn more about them.


College Name



Govt. Medical College



Government T.D. Medical College



Indian School of Business Management & Administration



St. Teresa’s College



Mar Thoma College



Assumption College



Indian Institute Of Space Science & Technology



Dr. Somervell Memorial C.S.I Medical College



Amrita School of Nursing



BMH College Of Nursing



A.W.H. Special College



Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College



Pariyaram Medical College



Karuna Medical College



Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation


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Click on the links below to know more about Paramedical Admissions

List of Top Paramedical Courses

Kerala B.Sc Nursing Admissions 2022

Please fill in our Common Application Form (CAF) (CAF) if you would like to apply to any of the colleges mentioned above, our admission counsellor will contact you and guide you during the admission process of the college.

To clear any doubts regarding Kerala Paramedical or Nursing admissions, contact us on CollegeDekho.


What is the procedure to apply for a paramedical course in Kerala?

Any candidate willing to pursue any paramedical course in Kerala has to appear for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022. The steps to apply for Paramedical admission in Kerala are -

  • Apply online on the official website of the LBS Centre of Science and Technology
  • Fill online application for Kerala Paramedical Entrance Exam 2022
  • Pay an online application fee of INR 600 (For unreserved category students) and INR 300 (for SC/ST Category Students)
  • Click Submit on the application.
  • Wait for the merit list to be released by LBSCST.

When will the Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 start?

The LBS Center of Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram will release the official admission notification for the Paramedical Admission process 2022 in the month of August 2022 tentatively. The notification will be released on the official website of LBSCST.


When will the counselling process for Kerala Paramedical Admission start?

As soon as the application process is over for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022 is over, LBSCST will declare the merit list of the selected candidates who will be invited for counselling process. The admission notice for the paramedical courses in Kerala is yet to be released by LBSCST in the month of August tentatively.


Which courses are included in Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022?

A number of paramedical courses are listed to be offered admission in Kerala paramedical Admission 2022 in different government and private medical colleges. Some of the major courses are B.Sc MLT, B.Sc Perfusion Technology, B.Sc Radiography, B. Optometry, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Audio and Speech-Language Pathology, B.Sc Cardiac Perfusion


Is NEET required for the paramedical course in Kerala?

As per the latest guidelines of the LBS Center of Science and Technology, NEET 2022 score is not a compulsion for admission to any paramedical course in Kerala. All the paramedical aspirants have to register themselves for Kerala Paramedical Admission Process 2022 only if they want to get admission in any of the paramedical courses in Kerala.


What is the course duration of B.Sc MLT in Kerala?

The duration of a regular B.Sc MLT (Medical Lab Technology) course in Kerala is of 4 years.


Can I get direct admission to the paramedical course in Kerala?

Any student interested to take admission in any of the paramedical courses in Kerala has to register himself/herself in order to be considered for admission. The LBS Center of Science and Technology has declared that no admissions without online registration to the official website will be entertained under any circumstances.


What is the eligibility requirement to apply for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022?

Any interested candidate having a class 12th certificate with at least 50% marks in aggregate can apply for Kerala Paramedical Admission 2022. The candidate must fall under the age of 17 to 45 years to be eligible for admission.


Can I apply for the Kerala Paramedical Admission process 2022 if I am not from Kerala?

According to the admission guidelines of the LBS Center of Science and Technology, any student who is a citizen of India is eligible to apply for admission in the paramedical admission process of Kerala 2022. However, the students from Kerala state will be given some priority in the Merit List more than the other state students.


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