ADMISSION TO MEDICAL DEGREE COURSES IN
For professional degree courses in Kerala the
aspirant has to appear for the state level entrance examination (KEAM)
conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations to get admission to
the Government / aided as well as private self financing colleges within
the state. KEAM entrance examination is conducted for admission to B Tech
Degree course, Architecture, Medical courses, Agriculture & allied
courses,Veterinary courses etc. In addition to this there are some private
consortiums conducting the entrance examination separately for admission
to certain courses also.
Academic Eligibility for Open Category
- Medical & Agricultural courses
- Qualifying Exam-Higher Secondary
Examination of Board/Kerala/equivalent
- Minimum marks
- MBBS/BDS Course-50% for Biology separately
and 50% aggregate for Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together
- BVSc& AH- not less than 50% aggregate
in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English
- B Pharm- Not less than 50% in Biology/
Mathematics/ biotechnology / Computer science separately and 50%
aggregate, but not eligible for B Pharm (Ayurveda).
- D Pharm with 50% mark in final year diploma
is eligible for B Pharm.
- Candidates who have passed BSc degree in
science stream with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or
Biochemistry as main with not less than 50 % marks in mains and
subsidiaries put together and also Passed HSE of Kerala or
equivalent with Physics, Chemistry &Biology are eligible for
MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSc Nursing, BSc MLT courses.
- Entrance Examination- 50% marks for
Paper I & II together will be considered for admission to MBBS/BDS
For SC/ST and SEBC
category there will be relaxation in marks of qualifying examinations.
Admission to the above courses is regulated on the
basis of merit in the entrance examination conducted by the Controller of
Entrance Examinations (CEE)
Institutions and allocation
of entrance examinations makes allotment for Government seats available in
There are management
seats in aided colleges which are filled by the management
- Government & aided colleges
- Self Financing institutions under Government
- Self Financing institutions under private
Admission to all the Government seats
except for the seats reserved for All India quota for MBBS/BDS ( 15%
through AIPMT/PD conducted by CBSE)
and nominees will be made on basis of entrance examination/ inter-se-merit
as may be applicable.
Only Indian nationals are eligible for admission to
professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian origin
who have studied in Kerala from class VIII to class XII will be treated
equivalent to Indian citizen for admission. There are various other
categories also which will be notified in prospectus.
should complete 17 years of age as on the 31st December of the year. There
is no upper age limit.
Type of exam -Objective type with multiple choice
questions,single response to be marked on OMR sheet.
Duration - Each paper contained 120 questions of 150
Scoring - 4 marks for one
correct answer, 1 negative mark for wrong answer.
Syllabus - For detailed syllabus refer the
prospectus, but the questions are more or less in the standard of higher
secondary or equivalent examinations.
of the Reputed Medical Colleges in Kerala
Some of the Reputed Dental Colleges in Kerala
- Goverment Medical College,Thiruvanathapuram
- Goverment Medical College,Kozhikode
- Goverment Medical College,Gandhi Nagar P.O
- Goverment Medical College,Velappaya,P.O
- Goverment Medical College,Vandanam P.O
- Co-operative Medical College,Kochi
- Malankara Orthodox Syrian Chruch Medical
- Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences &
Research Centre, Thiruvalla
- Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research
- Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram, Kannur
- Amala Institute of Medical Sciences,Thrissur
- MES Medical College Perinthalmanna,
- SUT Medical College, Vattappara,
- Kannur Medical College, Kannur
- Amrita Institute of Medical sciences,(Deemed
University) Edappally, Kochi *
* Deemed university has a
different admission procedure
- Government Dental College, Medical College P.O,
- Government Dental College,Gandhi Nagar P.O,
- Goverment Dental College, Medical College P.O,
- Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur.
- KMCT Dental College, Mambatta, Mukkam,
- Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences,
- Pariyaram Dental College, Pariyaram Medical
College P.O, Kannur
- Mar Baselious Dental College, Kothamangalam,
- PMS College of Dental Science and
- St. Gregorios Dental College, Chelad,
- Sri. Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri,
- Century International Institute of Dental
Science and Research,Kasargode