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One of the most prestigious universities in India, the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) has its home base in Manipal, Karnataka, India. Formerly known as MAHE, it was only in the year 2006 that it was shortened to Manipal University, due to the fact that ‘Academy’ did not indicate the meaning of University. The founder of the university, Dr. Tonse Madhava decided to transform a barren land into what it is today, a sprawling campus of one of the best universities in all of India. Manipal University started with the foundation of Kasturba Medical College, one of the first medical universities in the private sector industry. This was soon followed by the engineering college and then the dental one and the rest, as they say, is history. Let us now look at some of the significant details related to Manipal Medical Entrance Exam 2018.

MBBS Admission

The registrations for the undergraduate medical programs in Manipal University will start approximately in the 2nd week of May 2018.

It is important to know that Manipal University will not be conducting any entrance assessment for medical admissions. Instead, all admissions will be done during counseling conducted by Manipal University MBBS Admission 2018.

The merit list with the rankings of the candidate will be discharged by the admission committee. All admissions will be done based stringently on the ranking of the candidates on the merit list.

Those candidates who are interested will have to schedule or register themselves online to take part in the counseling conference. Failure to schedule themselves will lead the candidate to be barred from the admission procedure.

The candidate will be admitted based on his or her NEET exam scores since no entrance examination will be held. Therefore, it is mandatory for the students to qualify for their NEET exam and obtain the minimum marks in order to get an admission into the Manipal University MBBS course.

MBBS has a duration of 4 years with a 1-year rotational internship while the dental program, BDS is a 3-year course with 1 year being a rotational internship.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2018 have to be satisfied by all students and candidates. If any of the subsequent criteria are not met then the candidate will not be permitted to take part in the counseling conference.

  • Nationality: The candidate should be of Indian nationality.
  • Age: Must be 17 years of age on or prior to December 31, 2018.
  • Educational prerequisite: Should have passed 10+2th standard with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English independently and have a score of minimum 50% marks in Physics, Biology/Biotechnology, and Chemistry collectively.
  • NEET 2018: General category students will have to achieve 50th Percentile in NEET 2018 while reserved category students will have to attain 40th Percentile. Candidates belonging to the Physical Disability category will have to achieve 45th Percentile in NEET 2018.

Application Form

The online application form of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2018 will be accessible for all qualified candidates from approximately the 2nd week of May 2018. The candidates will be able to fill and put forward the form in online mode via the official website.

Please bear in mind to thoroughly read the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.

Registration will require the candidate to provide the necessary details such as address, Aadhar card number, and various other details. Once filling up the form is completed, the form has to be emailed to The Director, Admissions, Manipal University, Manipal 576104.

This is along with the Demand Draft if the payment has to be made manually and not in the online method.

Application Fee

The application fees will have to be paid by the candidates while filling up the application form. Payment can be done via the online method or even the offline way.

Online payment can be done while filling the application form via net banking, credit card or debit card. Offline payment can also be completed via Demand Draft and can be deposited along with the printed application form to the same address as mentioned above.

Counseling Conference

The counseling conference of Manipal University MBBS Admission 2018 will be held approximately in the 4th week of June 2018. The admission commission of Manipal University will be in charge of the counseling conference. The location for the counseling session will be the University campus in Manipal.

List of Documents 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 photographs and one stamp size photograph
  • Certificate of good conduct

Tuition Fees for the Medical Course

It is essential for the candidate to pay the required course fee after being allotted the seats for the course. Of course, failure to pay the fees will lead to disqualification of the candidate.

To get a complete overview of Manipal University, and other courses taught in here, please visit here.

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