Kerala has officially announced its decision of joining the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. As per the Government Order dated 21.11.2012 issued by the Health & Family Welfare Department, admissions to MBBS and BDS Courses in the Medical Colleges/Institutions in Kerala wil lbe on the basis of the NEET UG 2013.
However, the allotments and admissions in the state quota seats will be done according to prevailing state level rules. The CEE will also issue the Prospectus for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in consultation with the Director of Medical Education and approval of the Government.
All those seeking admission for MBBS/BDS in Kerala, should also apply for allotment/ admission to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala. They will have to indicate their application number and other details related to NEET-UG 2013, in their Application to be submitted to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala.
Only one application has to be submitted to the CEE for admission to the Common Entrance Examination being conducted by the CEE, Kerala and for admission/allotment to MBBS/BDS courses in Kerala.
The allotment to MBBS/BDS Courses in Kerala, will be undertaken by the CEE through a separate allotment process, based on the rank list of NEET-UG 2013. Those included in the Rank list of NEET UG 2013, for the State of Kerala, furnished by the CBSE, will only be considered for allotment to MBBS/BDS Courses in Kerala. Such candidates will have to prove their nativity status as per the Prospectus to be issued for KEAM 2013.
Those claiming the ‘Keralite’ nativity status will have to furnish the Community, income and nativity certificates in original, along with the application for KEAM 2013 for admission to MBBS/BDS courses for claiming community status. Such candidates will also have to give a copy of the ‘Confirmation Page’ to be generated based on the application to be submitted to CBSE for NEET UG 2013, to the CEE while applying for admission/allotment to MBBS/BDS Courses in Kerala.