Kerala MBBS, BDS first allotment list on Feb 2

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The first phase of option submission for under-graduate medical admission in Kerala could be done until 5 pm on 29 January on the website of the Commissioner For Entrance Examinations (

MBBS and BDS course aspirants who have found a spot in the rank list published by the Entrance Commissioner as per the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Undergraduate) or NEET, 2021, can apply.

The first allotment would be published on 2 February. Those who are allotted seats in this stage can join the college from February 3 to 7 after paying the fees. The amount on the allotment memo should be paid online to the entrance exam commissioner or paid at any head post office in Kerala.

The list of the students who have joined the colleges would be submitted to the Commissioner at 5 pm on 7 February.

The list of 10 government medical colleges, 19 self-financing medical colleges, 6 government dental colleges and 19 self – financing dental colleges that are taking part in the admission process are given in the notification.

Seat distribution pattern
State-wide merit seats: 50%
Reservation seats: 10 % Economically Backward Sections, 9% Ezhava, 8% Muslim, 3% Other Backward Hindu communities, 3% Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian, 2% Dheevara, 2% Vishwakarma, 1% Kushava, 1% Other Backward Christians, 1% Kudumbi, 8% Scheduled Castes and 2% Scheduled Tribes.

In Palakkad Medical College, 70% seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste communities, 2% seats are for Scheduled Tribes, 13% seats are for general merit and 15% seats come under the All–India quota.

In Government Medical College, Kollam, 15% seats are reserved for All – India quota and 50% for state quota. The centre allots 35% seats here for the wards of insured persons under the Employees' State Insurance (ESI) scheme.

Those who are seeking admissions under the minority and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) quota at the management colleges should submit their options now.

Those residing outside Kerala would be considered for the NRI quota only if they aren’t Keralites.

Fee structure
Candidates who get allotted to the MBBS seats in the private management colleges should pay a deposit of Rs 3 lakh in the name of the entrance exam commissioner. Meanwhile, those who seek admission in the NRI quota should pay Rs 5 lakh.

The rest of the amount could be paid at the college during the time of admission. The deposit amount for the BDS courses at management colleges is Rs 1 lakh. However, candidates who get allotted to government medical and dental colleges should pay the entire amount in the name of the entrance exam commissioner.

Candidates of scheduled categories, Other Eligible Communities and those who stay at Sree Chithra/Juvenile and Nirbhaya homes need to pay only Rs 1,000 as token. However, these candidates wouldn’t get this relaxation if they are allotted seats in the minority/NRI quota in the management colleges. In that case, they too have to pay Rs 3 lakh and Rs 5 lakh respectively.

Fee at government colleges
MBBS - Government Medical College – Rs 27,580
BDS - Government Dental College - Rs 25,380

Fee at private management dental colleges
General 85% - Rs 3,21,300
NRI 15% - Rs 6 lakh

Option submission
Interested candidates should submit options to all the colleges in the first round itself. The options that aren’t submitted at this stage wouldn’t be considered later. The candidates would get a chance to submit new option only if a new college comes into the admission procedure.

Meanwhile, the names of the candidates who do not secure their seats by joining a college within the stipulated time would be removed from the online system. They wouldn’t be given another chance either.

The candidates whose results have been shown as withheld in the rank list too could submit options. Their applications would be considered for allotment if they submit the required documents within 3 pm on 28 January.

For detailed information visit:

Helpline: 0471 – 2525300

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