Karnataka quota medical seats increases by 553

In the academic year 2022-23, the State had 11,042 seats, and this year, the number has gone up to 11,595

August 03, 2023 10:38 pm | Updated August 04, 2023 12:50 pm IST - Bengaluru

A file photo of students attempting the entrance test conducted by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka.

A file photo of students attempting the entrance test conducted by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka. | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar

Karnataka’s share of Under Graduate Medical (MBBS) and Dental (BDS) courses seats for the academic year of 2023-24 is increased by 553.

In the academic year of 2022-23, the state had total of 11,042 seats and this year it total of 11,595.

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the revised seat matrix for the undergraduate medical and dental courses. As many as 11,595 seats, total of 572 seats are All India Quota seats in the government medial colleges, 4,982 government quota seats, 2,501 deemed universities quota seats, 2,512 private management, 767 NRI quota and 261 others seats.

This year, National Medical Commission (NMC) has given approval for three new medical colleges: Chitradurga Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and Chamundeswari Medical College in Channapatna, Rmanagara district with each 150 seats capacity and Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Muddenahalli at Chikkaballapura district with 50 seats capacity.

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