The Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi has given permission to add 500 more medical seats to Karnataka CET 2014 seat matrix.
Karnataka Medical Education Minister, Sharan Prakash R Pail has said that MCI has approved 500 medical seats to CET matrix, before the scheduled counselling.
The Minister said that Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has been allowed increase intake by 100 seats, which totally increased to 250 seats. Some private medical colleges have not been permitted to increase the seats.
Karnataka Examinations Authrority (KEA), Bangalore is all set to conduct medical courses second round of online counselling from July 17.
A total f 1,803 medical seats were allotted in the first round of online counselling. In 2013, around 2,597 seats were available for admission under government quota.
The KEA has added 566 additional engineering and architecture seats for the 2nd extended / 3rd round of online counselling.
These includes 189 seats from SCT Institute of Technology, 120 from M S Ramaiah University, 240 from Reva University and 17 from S J B School of Architecture.