The process of allotment to MBBS/BDS courses in various medical/dental colleges in the state will begin on Monday. Allotments will be made to all the seats in government colleges, 85 per cent seats in government-controlled colleges under the cooperative sector and 50 per cent seats in private self-financing colleges.
“Those candidates who are included in the revised priority list and various category lists can register their options till 3 p m on July 29 through the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in,” the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) said.
“Candidates who do not register their options within the stipulated time will not be considered for allotment under any circumstances,” the CEE said. Option Facilitation Centres and help desks with internet facility would be functioning throughout the state for providing help to the candidates for registration of options. The details of such centres are available on the website www.cee-kerala.org. According to the schedule published by the CEE, opening of the registration facility would begin on Monday and trial allotment would be done on July 27. Option registration will be closed at 3 p m on July 29 and the first allotment will be made on July 30.
From July 31 to August 5, candidates who have got the allotment to the courses should remit the fees shown in the allotment memo in selected branches of the State Bank of Travancore (SBT) and join the colleges where the allotments are given.
“Colleges should submit non-joining report to the CEE before 5 p m on August 7,” the CEE said.
Leaving the seats set apart for the All-India Quota, Government of India Nominees, special reservation, persons with Disabilities and Management, the remaining government seats for each course in government /government-controlled/private self-financing colleges would be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle. Accordingly, 64 per cent of the seats would be earmarked for state merit and 26 per cent for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes. This includes Ezhava (9 per cent), Muslims (8 per cent), Other Backward Hindus (5 per cent), Latin Catholic (2 per cent), Other Backward Christian and Kumbidi (1 per cent each).
A total of 10 per cent of the seats would be set apart for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. All details related to the allotment process are available on the website www.cee-kerala.org. Students can also call help line numbers : 0471 2339101, 2339102, 2339103 and 2339104.