12 May 2018
Kerala MBBS/BDS Admission 2018 is organized by Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. Aspirants who have filled Kerala MBBS application form can now enter their NEET scores from 13 to 17 June 2018 till 5:00 pm. A link for online submission of NEET 2018 result details and for the addition of medical courses has been provided on this page. The marks of NEET UG 2018 will be used for the preparation of Kerala MBBS merit list 2018. Any candidate who does not submit their scores within the stipulated time will not be considered for inclusion in the Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list. The state merit rank will be considered for Kerala MBBS/BDS admission in the medical and dental colleges. Kerala MBBS/BDS counselling will be done on the basis of state rank, preferences of courses as well as colleges and seats available. Kerala MBBS 2018 admission is the basis for admission to around 3450 MBBS and 1974 BDS seats in the colleges of the state. For more information on Kerala MBBS/BDS admission 2018, application form, submission of NEET scores, eligibility, schedule, merit list and counselling, read the article below.
Latest Update: Submission of NEET scores details in Kerala MBBS/BDS application form 2018 has started. Only aspirants who will submit their NEET result in the application form will be included in the Kerala MBBS 2018 merit list. A link for submission of NEET marks is provided in the 'Kerala MBBS Application Form' section.
NEET UG has been conducted on 6 May for admission to around 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats across India. From all government colleges, 15% seats are reserved for admission to All India Quota aspirants, which will be filled through Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). While the remaining 85% seats will be allotted by respective state counselling authorities. CEE, Kerala will prepare a separate Kerala MBBS/BDS merit list 2018 containing the state merit rank, name and scores of candidates.
In order to be eligible for Kerala MBBS/BDS admission 2018, candidates must secure the minimum qualifying percentile set by CBSE. For General category aspirants, the qualifying percentile was 50, while that for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40 percentile.
Last year, a total of 51066 candidates submitted their NEET (UG) result online for the preparation of the respective state rank list.
Check the important dates of Kerala MBBS admission 2018 from the table below in order to missing crucial events related to the admission procedure.
Kerala MBBS admission Dates
|KEAM Application Form Available||
1 February 2018
|Last date to fill KEAM Application Form||
28 February 2018
|NEET 2018 Exam Date||
6 May 2018
|Rank list for MBBS/ BDS, Medical & Allied
On or before 20 June 2018
Nativity of Candidates
Candidate should be an Indian resident of Kerala origin. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be considered as Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission and any kind of reservations will not be available for their admission. The candidates will be further categorised into three i.e.
Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology put together, are eligible. In the absence of Biology, Biotechnology will be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.
Relaxation in Minimum Marks
From last year onwards, the Government of Kerala invites admission to Medical courses, Agriculture, Fisheries, Veterinary on the basis of NEET Scores and admission in Architecture course on the basis of NATA scores. Although, KEAM exam will be held for admission in the engineering courses only. However, the candidates have to mandatorily fill KEAM Application Form for the counselling which will be released by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala.
After filling the KEAM 2018 application form, Candidates have to affix their passport size photograph that is uploaded online application form and send the signed printout of the online submitted application along with the necessary certificates and documents within to the following address:
Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001
Aspirants who have filled the application form can now submit their NEET scores in Kerala MBBS/BDS application form 2018. The procedure for submitting of NEET scores in the online registration form is mentioned below.
For submission of NEET Scores - Click Here
The payment of the KEAM Application Form for Medical & Allied courses is to be paid by the applicants in online mode only. Applicants are required to fill and take the printout of the confirmation page after the successful payment. Applicants can pay the application fee via Debit card, Credit card, Net Banking or using E-Challan Option.
Note: ST candidates whose annual family income is below Rs.40,000 are exempted from payment of application fee.
The fees for the various courses in Govt./ Aided Colleges gets fixed by the Government, from time to time. The fees given below is of the last year. The fee for the current year will be soon updated on this page.
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of KEAM 2018 Merit List. Separate KEAM Rank list will be prepared for the given below subjects. The candidates appearing in the Engineering Entrance Exam must have to score the minimum of 10 Marks to find a place in the rank list (Not required to score minimum marks, however, if any candidates fail to answer any question will be treated disqualified).
Admission into MBBS/BDS Course will be done on the basis of the NEET merit score. The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations will prepare the Kerala state rank on the basis of NEET score, however, the applicants will be allotted seats in the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP-2018).
Admission to Kerala MBBS/BDS Colleges will be conducted on the basis of NEET 2018 Exam whose Exam pattern is given below along with its syllabus. NEET 2018 will be conducted in pen and paper mode only and the total duration of the exam will be 3 Hours.
Number of Questions: There will be total of 180 questions from all the subjects given in the table below:
|Subject||Number of Question||Marks|
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Fifth Floor,
Housing Board Buildings Santhi Nagar,
Phone: 0471- 2332120, 2338487
24 HOURS HELPLINE NO: 155300 From BSNL network.
0471-2115054, 2115098, 2335523 From other networks.