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Manipal University (a brand name for Manipal Academy for Higher Education) was formed in 1953 by Dr. T.M.A Pai in the form of Kasturba Medical College. Five years later, Manipal Institute of Technology(MIT) was started.

KMC and MIT are two of the most populous colleges in Manipal University. Students from all across the country make Manipal their home for 4-5 years depending on their course. Interestingly, few of these ‘settle’ here for longer periods as, according to them, it really is a place like no other in the country and they just can’t leave.

So, what makes Manipal and its engineering colleges sought-after? How does one get admission to MU and what are the preparations necessary? What is life in Manipal and MIT like? Here’s all you need to know about Manipal University. Read on!

Manipal University is a dream university for any medical aspirant. Before coming to the details regarding the admission in this reputed college, it is important to know, what the colleges under the Manipal University have to offer to their students. Let’s look at the highlights of the MBBS course offered by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.

  • One of the best anatomy museums in the world
  • Environment-friendly campus
  • GLOBAL EXPOSURE: Through international student exchange programs.
  • One of its kind simulation lab for hands-on clinical exposure.
  • Fully equipped laboratories for practical studies.
  • Ranked 2nd among top private medical colleges in India

    QUICK FACTS:

    #97 among BRICS universities
    57 nationalities on MU student rolls
    #1 in private Indian university in research
    600 acres of Wi-Fi enabled campus
    #5 MIT in top private engineering schools.

Pursuing MBBS from a such a captivating college is a dream of every medical aspirant.To know more about the programs offered by the university, students can check Programs | Manipal University. You can also download the prospectus here.

Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017

The registrations for the undergraduate medical courses in Manipal University will start tentatively in the 2nd week of May 2017. Manipal University will not be conducting any entrance examination for medical admissions. Instead all admissions will be done through counselling conducted by Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017. Since no entrance examination for Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017 will be held, applicants will be granted admission based on their NEET 2017 scores. Therefore, all applicants have to qualify NEET 2017 with the required minimum marks. If any applicant fails to qualify the national level entrance examination then he/she will not be allowed to participate in the admission process.

The merit list with the rankings of the applicant will be released by the admission committee. All admissions will be done based strictly on the ranking of the applicants in the merit list. Interested applicants will have to register themselves online to participate in the counselling session. Failure to register themselves will lead the applicant to be disqualified from the admission process.

All applicants are requested to read the eligibility criteria before applying for the counselling session. Ineligible applicants will not be allowed to participate in the admission procedure. The applicants can also check NEET Eligibility criteria. Read the complete article below to assimilate complete details about the  application form, merit list, important dates and counselling procedure of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

General Category: Admissions will be done on the basis of the valid rank obtained in the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2017.

Foreign/NRI Category: Admissions will be done on the basis of valid score in the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2017.

For more details visit International Students Admission.

Candidate with foreign qualifications will have to obtain the ‘Equivalence Certificate’ from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi who will equate their qualifications as equivalent to the 10+2 of India.  This certificate will have to be submitted at the time of admissions.  Students who are qualified with CBSE or ISCE or any other Indian Board qualifications need not submit the equivalence certificate.  For more details, visit the official website.

Main Features of University MBBS Admission 2017

  • Entrance Examination: NEET 2017
  • Admission Committee: Manipal University
  • Courses: MBBS & BDS
  • Duration of Course:

MBBS: The MBBS course is offered at KMC, Manipal and KMC, Mangalore. Its duration is four and a half years plus one year of compulsory rotating internship course.
BDS: 4 years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship.

Participating Institutes of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017

Following are the participating institutes of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017.

S.No Name of the Participating Institutes
1 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
2 Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
3 Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal
4 Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

Manipal University MBBS 2017 Important Dates

The tentative important dates of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017 are listed below.

S.No Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017 Events Important Dates (Tentative)
1 Availability of Online Application Form 2nd week of May, 2017
2 End of Online Application Form 4th week of May, 2017
3 Declaration of Merit List 2nd week of June, 2017
4 1st Round of Counselling 4th week of June, 2017

Manipal University MBBS 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Listed is the eligibility criteria of University MBBS Admission 2017. If any of the following criteria is not met, the applicant would not be allowed to participate in the counselling session.

  • Nationality: The applicant must be of Indian nationality.
  • Age: Must be 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2017.
  • Educational Qualification: Should have passed 10+2th standard with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and have a score of minimum 50% marks in Physics, Biology/Biotechnology and Chemistry together.
  • NEET 2017: General category applicants will have to secure 50th Percentile in NEET 2017 while reserved category applicants will have to score 40th Percentile. Applicants belonging to the Physical Disability category will have to score 45th Percentile in NEET 2017.

Manipal University MBBS 2017 Application Form

The online application form of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017 will be available for all eligible applicants tentatively from the 2nd week of May, 2017. The applicants will be able to fill and submit the form in online mode. It is advised to read the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.

The applicants will have to fill the application form online. Registration will have to be done using their name, contact number, email id,  course name and residing city. The applicants will also have to select the course for which they are applying for. All relevant fields have to be filled in by the applicants. Incomplete or invalid application forms will be disqualified. The applicants will also be required to pay the application fee through online or offline mode. After final submission, a printout of the application form can be taken for future reference. The applicants will also have to mail the printed copy of the completed application form along with the Demand Draft/Challan (if payment is not done online) to – The Director, Admissions, Manipal University, Manipal – 576104.

Application Fee of University MBBS Admission 2017

The application fees will have to be paid by the applicants while filling up the application form. Payment can be done through online mode or through offline mode. Online payment can be done while filling the application form through net banking, credit card or debit card. Offline payment can also be done through Demand Draft/Challan and can be deposited along with the printed application form to “The Director, Admissions, Manipal University, Manipal – 576104”.

S.NO Category of the Applicants Application Fees (in Rs)
1 General + Reserved Applicants Rs. 600

Manipal University MBBS 2017 Merit List

The merit list will be announced tentatively in the 2nd week of June, 2017 by the conducting authority of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017. It will be released online, consisting of the names and ranking of all applicants who have successfully qualified for the counselling session. The merit list will be prepared based on the state merit list released for NEET 2017 by CBSE. The applicants will be called for counselling according to their ranking in the released merit list.

Manipal University MBBS 2017 Counselling

The counselling session of  University MBBS Admission 2017 will be held in offline mode tentatively in the 4th week of June, 2017. The admission committee of Manipal University will be responsible for the counselling session. The venue for the counselling session will be the University campus . Admissions will be done based on the ranking of the applicants in the merit list. Only those applicants who have registered themselves and are present in the merit list will be allowed to join the counselling process.

The applicants will be called in for counselling based on their ranking in the released merit list. The physical presence of the applicant is necessary for counselling. In case the applicant cannot make it to the counselling session due to some reason, then he/she can choose a representative to attend the session. According to the ranking of the applicant, he/she will be called in for biometric and document verification. Seats will be allotted according to the applicant’s preference and availability of seats in the institute. After getting allotted seats, the applicants will have to submit their original documents and requisite fees. Failure to produce the original documents or pay the fees will lead to the disqualification of the applicant.

The second round of counselling will be held in case there are vacant seats still left. The process of counselling will be the same as the first round. Registered applicants who failed to get seats allotted to them will be allowed to participate in the second round.

List of Documents required to be Submitted during Counselling

  • Transfer Certificate or College/School Leaving Certificate
  • 10th Standard Mark Sheet as Proof of Birth
  • Four recent and identical passport size photograph and one stamp size photograph
  • Character Certificate

Tuition Fees of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017

Following is the tuition fees which are required to be paid by the applicants after being allotted seats. Failure to pay the required fees will lead to the disqualification of the applicants from the admission process.

S.No Courses under Manipal University MBBS Admission 2017 Tuition Fees (in Rs)
1 MBBS Rs. 1,020,000
2 BDS Rs. 566,000

Contact Details
Director, Admissions
Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India.

Hope this article would have given you a good idea of the university and how to apply for the same. For more details regarding the university, you can refer to following pdf’ as well.

MBBS course at Kasturba Medical College, institute information.

MBBS course at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore institute information.

BDS course at Manipal College of Dental Sciences,  institute information.

BDS course at Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangaloreinstitute information.

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