How the MBBS seat matrix of St John Medical College is different from other Medical Colleges in Karnataka?

Before we know how the MBBS seat matrix of St John Medical College is different from other Medical Colleges in Karnataka we must know of college’s history and management bodies.

• St John Medical College is an All India, Private, Unaided, and Minority Institution of the Roman Catholic Church in India.

• It is administered by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI).

• St. John Medical College is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka (RGUHS) and recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

As a Minority Institution it gives preference in admission to its community members, especially those who dedicate their lives to the service of the underprivileged like Religious Sisters. It is open also to all persons, irrespective of religion, caste or community. As per the Government of India policy, Counselling for admission to MBBS course from the academic year 2017-2018 to St. John’s Medical College will be done by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). For information on registration, verification of documents and other counselling formalities, kindly refer to the KEA website.

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MBBS Seat Matrix of St. John’s Medical College for Academic Year 2017-18

Category Number of Seats
All India General Open Merit 15
Institutional Staff Quota 10
Roman Catholic Christian Religious Sisters (Nuns), Brothers, Priests 20
Roman Catholic Christian Tribal’s 10
Roman Catholic Christian Dalits 10
Native (local) North Indian Roman Catholic Christians 10
Roman Catholic Christians of Karnataka State 15
Roman Catholic Christians – All India Open Merit 58
Differently-Abled Roman Catholic Christians 1

Eligibility Criteria for Seat Matrix Categories

Category 1: All India General Open Merit includes all Indian Nationals irrespective of gender, religion, caste, community, region or any such affiliations.

Category 2: Institutional Staff Quota includes children of permanent staff of St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences who has served the Institution for ten continuous years or more.

Category 3: Roman Catholic Christian Religious Sisters (Nuns), Brothers, Priests includes Professed Religious Women and Men who are members of Religious Congregations in India recognized by the Roman Catholic Church and Priests incardinated to Roman Catholic Dioceses of India.

Category 4: Roman Catholic Christian Tribal’s includes Roman Catholic Christians who are members of recognized Tribal Communities.

Category 5: Roman Catholic Christian Dalits includes Roman Catholic Christians who are members of recognized Dalit Communities.

Category 6: Native (local) North Indian Roman Catholic Christians includes all Roman Catholic Christians who are neither Tribal’s (Category 4) nor Dalits (Category 5) and who are NOT members of the South Indian States of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Pondicherry, Maharashtra and Gujarat, and who are NOT migrants or descendants of migrants to North India from the afore-mentioned South Indian States.

Category 7: Roman Catholic Christians of Karnataka State includes all Roman Catholics Christians who have domicile in the State of Karnataka as per the KEA criteria.

Category 8: Roman Catholic Christians – All India Open Merit includes all Roman Catholic Christians of India who do not come under the reserved categories 2, 3,4,5,6, 7 and 9.

Category 9: Differently-Abled Roman Catholic Christians includes those Roman Catholic individuals with locomotors disability of lower limbs as specified by MCI norms.

(Note: If any seat falls vacant in any of the Reserved Categories, it will be allocated to Category 8 – Roman Catholic Christians- All India Open Merit).

Common Admission Counselling by KEA:

Counselling for selection of MBBS students for St John’s Medical College for academic year 2018-2019 will, as directed by the MCI, be conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). NEET-UG 2018 qualified Candidates who wish to apply for MBBS admission to St John Medical College should, therefore, register with the Karnataka Examination Authority, as per the KEA Schedule. For detailed information on KEA notifications and information, please visit KEA website (http://kea.kar.nic.in) regularly.

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