To get direct admission in MBBS you must have to follow the below process:
Step #1 Apply for the NEET UG Entrance exam.
NEET exam is compulsory even for MBBS admission through NRI or management quota.
You must register for the NEET UG exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)
Also NRI, PIO, OCI & Foreign national students have to participate in the NEET exam.
Step #2 Qualify the NEET UG entrance exam.
By just applying for the NEET exam, You won’t be eligible for direct admission in MBBS.
You also have to pass the exam by scoring more than 50% of the cut-off score.
As per the last 4 years’ data, the NEET Cut-off score is between 115 – 147 out of 720 marks.
Therefore you must score more than the expected cut-off score.
To be eligible for MBBS admission through NRI or Management quota seats.
Step #3 Register for the counseling.
Counseling is mandatory for the allotment of MBBS seats in India.
You must have to register for the counseling even for NRI or Management seats.
The medical counseling committee (MCC) conducts counseling for Deemed medical colleges.
State medical counseling authorities conduct counseling for Private medical colleges of their respective states.
(For Karnataka private medical colleges counseling is conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority KEA )
Step #4 College Choices filling.
Counseling is done for allotment of seats as per the NEET All India Rank.
You have to fill the college choices and the respective authorities will allot the seats.
The seat allotted is based on the outcome of choices filled and NEET UG rank.
Therefore you must be very careful while choosing the college options.
You must choose NRI or Management seat options if your NEET rank is low.
Step #5 downloading the allotment letter.
Counseling results are announced after the college choice filling is over.
If you have given the options as per your rank, you might get a seat.
You can download the provisional allotment letter provided by the counseling authorities.
Step #6 Reporting to the allotted medical college.
You must have to report to the respective medical colleges where you have been allotted a seat.
At the time of reporting, you must have to pay the college fee and submit the essential documents to confirm your seat.
10-15 days is provided by the counseling authorities to report to the respective colleges.
If you fail to report to the colleges, your allotted seat will be canceled.