Kerala PG Medical Entrance Examination - PGMEE 2016: Application Form, Exam Dates

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Government of Kerela, Commissioner  for Entrance Examination has announced Post Graduate Medial Entrance Examination PGMEE 2016. Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to Post Graduate Medical (Degree/diploma) Courses for the year 2016 to the State Quota seats in the Government Medical Colleges in Kerala and to the 50% seats available in the Self Financing /Co-operative Medical colleges in Kerala.

Important Dates

Submission of Application Form and Fee: 14th December to 28th December 2015
Last Date for Receipt of Printout of the Online Application Form: 28th December 2015
Date of Entrance Exam: 31st January 2016 


  • Those candidates who are in possession of MBBS degree or provisional MBBS pass certificate recognized by the MCI with the MBBS qualification registered permanently or provisionally with MCI or State Medical Council and who have completed one year of Internship or likely to complete it on or before 31st March 2016 are eligible to apply. 
  • Applicants should have passed the MBBS Degree from any of the Universities in Kerala or any other University recognized by KUHS as equivalent thereto with eligibility for full registration in respect of all courses. 
  • Admission to the candidate will be given only after obtaining registration of T.C. Medical Council.

  • Applicants should have satisfied any of the following conditions: 
  • Be an Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin. Persons of Indian Origin(PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India(OCI) Card Holders will be treated on par with Indian Citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. 
  • Candidates who are sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents who have obtained MBBS degree from any of the Medical Colleges in Kerala State. But they will not be eligible for communal/Special/PD reservation benefits.

Age Limit:
There is no upper age limit for General Quota (GQ) candidates. 

How to Apply

  • All candidates seeking admission to the PG Medical(Degree/Diploma) Courses -2016 , Kerala can apply in the online application form available from 14.12.2015 to 28.12.2015, 3 p.m. in the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. 
  • Candidate can remit the application fee either by selecting the online payment option/e-chellan. They can use net banking/debit card/credit card for online payment. 
  • Those who use the e-chellan the required fee has to be remited at any branch of the State Bank of Travancore. 
  • Those who do not use the online payment/e-chellan facility have to select the ‘Demand Draft’ option for fee payment and can remit the application fee by attaching along with the application, a Demand Draft for the requisite amount drawn on a Nationalised Bank in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examination payable at Thiruvananthapuram
  • Application fee for Genertal Quota and Service Quota candidates is Rs.1000/- (Rupees Thousand only) and in the case of SC/ST candidates   is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only).Service Quota candidates seeking admission in General Quota also, should pay extra Rs.1000/-
  • All Candidates should take the printout of the online application, affix their left hand thumb impression and passport size photograph (same as the one uploaded to the online application) in the spaces provided in it. 
  • Get it attested by a Government Gazetted Officer and forward their completed application with all the required documents to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram — 695 001, either by Registered Post/ Speed Post/Hand Delivery so as to reach him before 5 pm on 28.12.2015 (Monday)
  • Service Candidates in addition should forward a copy of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer concerned as stipulated in the prospectus, on or before 5 p.m. on 28.12.2015 (Monday)

Qualifying Criteria

In order to be eligible for admission to any Post Graduate Medical (Degree/diploma) Courses in 2016, it shall be necessary for all candidates including service quota candidates to obtain a minimum of 50% in the Entrance Examination.However in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)-the minimum marks shall be at 40%. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum shall be at 45%.

Examination Centres

Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode

PGMEE 2016  Pattern

It will consist of two Papers, each of two hours duration and having 150 Objective Type (Multiple Choice) Questions each.

Admit Card

Candidates eligible to appear for the Entrance Examination for admission to the PG Medical(Degree/Diploma) Courses -2016 will be issued with the admit cards which can be downloaded from the website from the date notified. 

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