Kerala University of Health Science (KUHS) B.Pharm. MBBS & BDS Admission 2018

Last Updated - February 21 2018

Established in 2010 by the Government of Kerala, Kerala University of Health Science (KUHS) is a pioneer university in the field of medicine, allied sciences & homeopathy. With 8 working departments such as dentistry, surgery, public health etc. Till date, a total of 249 colleges have been enrolled in KUHS for imparting quality education via professional courses in the healthcare industry. that provide various Under Graduate programmes, the university also offers research and training in the latest Medicine Sciences, Homoeopathy and Indian Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Siddha, and Yoga.

In order to take admission in KUHS, the students have to appear for the medical entrance test organized by Medical/ Pharmacy/ Dental Council of India with respect to the course. Admission to all the Under Graduate courses is clearly merit-based as decided by the respective competent authorities.

  • Method of Application

    Online

  • START DATE - END DATE

    03rd Jan, 2018 - 29th Jan, 2018

Important Dates

MBBS , BDS , B.Pharm , BAMS & BHMS
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration03rd - 29th Jan, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

MBBS & BDS

Duration: 4 ½ years with 1 year of internship

Age Limit: Students must have finished 17 years of age as on or before December 31, 2017.

Qualification:

  • The last two years of study must be comprising any of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English with at least 50% marks for Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology together and 50% in Biology/Biotechnology separately.
  • For students belongs to socially and educationally backward classes, the at least marks need in the qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology took together and in Biology and Biotechnology separately is relaxed to 45% instead of 50%.
  • For students belongs to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the at least marks need in the qualifying examination in Physics, chemistry and biology/Biotechnology taken together is relaxed to 40%.
  • Students must have finished the 12 years of education in terms of Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination.
For aspirants falling under Persons with Disability (PwD) category:
  • Any other examination which, in scope and standard is established to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/ Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in each of these subjects and English will also be considered.
  • In case of persons with locomotors disability of lower limbs (40 to 70%), eligibility will be relaxed up to at least of 45% marks instead of 50% taken together in the qualifying examination.
KUHS-Information Brochure for MBBS Programme

BAMS

Duration: 5 ½ years

Age Limit: Student must be 17 years old as on October 01, 2017.

  • Students must have passed 10+2 standard with science or any other equivalent examination recognised by related State Governments and Education boards offered the students passes the examination with 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and 50% in Biology separately.
  • If facilities for teaching Sanskrit as the optional subject are not available at 12th standard (Biology Science group), the students with 12th (Biology Science Group) be admitted and Sanskrit will be taught in the main course.
  • For foreign students, any other equivalent qualification approved by KUHS will be considered.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Optometry)

Duration: 3 years

  • Students performed Group II in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with relaxation allowed by Government of Kerala for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC).  
  • Students looking for admission shall have passed the Pre-Degree examination of the Kerala University or any other equivalent examination recognised by the Kerala University with 50% marks in Science subjects

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Medical Laboratory Technology), Bachelor Degree in Cardiovascular Technology [BCVT] & Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Medical Radiological Technology)

Duration: 3 years with 1-year rotating internship

Qualification: Student shall pass higher secondary examination10+2 from Govt: of Kerala or equivalent course recognised by the Kerala University of Health and Allied Sciences with at least of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Perfusion Technology)

Duration: 4 years

  • Or students must have passed Pre-Degree course from a recognised University considered as equivalent by KUHS, (Two years after ten years of schooling) with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as principal subjects.
  • Students must have passed two-year Pre-University examination or equivalent as recognised by University of Health Sciences with, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as principal subjects of study.
  • Or he/she must have passed the vocational higher secondary education course approved by Government of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
  • Or any other equivalent examination recognised by KUHS, Kerala for the above purpose with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the principal subject.

B.Pharm

  • Higher secondary examination of Govt. of Kerala with Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Biotechnology as optional subjects.
  • A student who has undergone any of the following courses and passed the examination with an aggregate of 50% marks in overall and 50% marks in the optional subject.
  • Any other Examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology /Mathematics/Computer Science / Biotechnology as optional subjects approved as equivalent to any of the above examinations by the Kerala University of Health Sciences.

At Least qualification needs for admission straight to the second year of the B.Pharma course (Lateral admission):

The student who has passed the Diploma in Pharmacy course of Educational Regulations 1991 under Pharmacy act 1948 from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India with an at least of 50% marks in the final year of examination.

BHMS

Duration: 5 ½ years       

Age Limit: Student must be 17 years old as on December 31, 2017.

Qualification:

  • Students must have passed the higher secondary examination (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as optional subjects or examination recognised by the University.
  • No aspirant shall be admitted to BHMS Degree course if he is blind (including color blindness) deaf or dump Qualification and allotment of the seats will be as per the directions allowed by the Government of Kerala from time to time.
  • Students looking for admission in B.H.M.S. course must have obtained not less than 50% marks in Biology separately and not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together in the qualifying examination and also in English as a mandatory subject

Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Surgery [BSMS]

Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Surgery (BSMS): 1 ½ years

Post B. Sc. Nursing: 2 years

  • Must have passed 10+2 with Science subjects.
  • Students looking for admission must hold diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GMN)
  • The student should be medically fit.
  • Must be a registered nurse authorized approved by State Nursing Council.

Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [BASLP]

Duration: 4 years

  • At the time of entry/admission to the first year of BASLP course, the student must obtain the age of 17 years or above.
  • The student applying for admission to BASLP course should have obtained an at least of 50% (40% in case of SC/ST students) in 10+2 examination or equivalent examination organized by the Pre University Board of Education of Government of respective State.
  • Students must have studied Physics, Chemistry & Biology / Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Statistics/ Electronics / Psychology.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy(BPT)

Duration: 4 ½ years

Students who have passed the higher secondary examination of the Board of higher secondary education, Kerala or equivalent with 50% Marks in biology separately and 50% marks in physics, chemistry, and biology together are applicable.

Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm] (Ayurveda)

B. Pharma (Ayurveda): 2 years

B. Sc. (Nursing) in Ayurveda: 4 years

Age Limit: Student must be 17 years old as on October 01, 2017.

Qualification:

Students who have undergone any of the following courses in English medium and passed the examination with 50% marks in the aggregate of optional subjects:

  • Higher secondary examination of Govt. of Kerala with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as optional subjects.
  • Pre-degree examination of the Universities of Kerala state with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as optional subjects.
  • Any other examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as optional subjects approved as equivalent to any of the above examinations by the University.

How to Apply for MBBS/BDS/B.Pharm and other Health Science Courses

MBBS , BDS & BAMS

Students looking for admission have to apply in KUHS via formal application along with the below mentioned documents:

  1. Marks sheet of Qualifying exam
  2. Transfer certificate
  3. Allocation letter
  4. Sponsorship letter/ employment letter/ passport in case of NRI’s.
  5. Prescribed fee for registration (INR 1000)
Official Website of KUHS University

Admission Procedure for MBBS/BDS/B.Pharm and other Health Science Courses

MBBS, BDS & BAMS

Selection will be done on the basis of merit list prepared as per the scores obtained by the aspirant in entrance exam. The entrance exam will be organized by KUHS/Medical Council of India (MCI)/ Dental Council of India (DCI). Admission procedure will be finalized by the respective college in which a student has been admitted.


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