Karnataka PGNEET-2023counselling, Stray Vacancy Round 2023: Quick Glance 




Karnataka PGNEET-2023/ Stray Vacancy Round

Counselling conducting authority

Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA), Bangalore

Exam name

PGNEET 2023, Medical/Dental

Exam conducting authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)


Doctor of Medicine (MD), Masters of Surgery (MS), PG Diploma & Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Number of seats



Official website



Karnataka PGNEET-2023 Counselling/Stray Vacancy Round: Important Dates & Schedule


Registration for PGNEET-2023, stray vacancy round:

It is a mandatory step for the subsequent process of counselling and allotment.

October 16 to October 17, 2023

Last date for depositing the application fee with caution money

Non-Reserved category: 1,000/-

Reserved category: 500/-

For AIQ: 3000/-

October 18 by 10:00 AM

Publishing of provisional merit list. 

October 18 after 08:00 PM

Submission the prescribed fee by DD

October 19, from 10:30 am to 03:30 pm


Joining, document verification (including prescribed eligibility criteria) at the allotted college along with the printout of allotment letter, deposition of one-year tuition fee along with other fees/charges as prescribed by the college, required bonds, etc.

October 20, 2023 by 04:30

 Karnataka PGNEET 2023 Counselling/ Stray Vacancy Round: Eligibility Criteria

The Karnataka PGNEET-2023 admission eligibility criteria are outlined as follows:

·       Candidates who have been allotted or upgraded seats in round 3 are not eligible to participate in the stray vacancy round or the joined candidates through Karnataka state counselling or any other state counselling including all India counselling are also not eligible for the stray vacancy round.

·       Candidates allotted a seat in the All-India Stray Vacancy Round are not eligible to participate in the stray vacancy round.

·       The candidates who have not registered can also register from 16 October to October 17, 2023 for eligibility for the stray vacancy round 2023

The Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore conducts Karnataka PGNEET counselling/ Stray Vacancy Round:

The Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore conducts Karnataka PGNEET-2023counselling/Stray Vacancy Round for various Institutions/Universities under the following categories: MD/MD and MDS.

Karnataka PGNEET 2023 Counselling/ Stray Vacancy Round: Registration

To apply for Karnataka PGNEET Stray Vacancy Round 2023 admission, candidates need to fill out an online application form. They should make sure to submit the filled application before the last date. It's important to complete the form correctly and meet the eligibility criteria, as incomplete or incorrect applications will not be accepted.

Steps to register for Karnataka PGNEET counselling:

Visit the official website of Office of the Chairman, PGNEET Medical and Dental Admission/counselling Board at www.rajpgneet2023.com


  1. Click on 'PG Stray Vacancy Round.'
  2. Enter the PGNEET roll no., Rank, and DOB.
  3. Register using a valid email ID and mobile number. Enter the captcha and click ‘Validate’.
  4. Make a note of your login credentials.
  5. Log in again to complete the second part of the application form.
  6. Provide your personal and academic details.
  7. Review the form before submitting it.

It is mandatory to fill out both the Part A or Part B

Karnataka PGNEET 2023 Counselling: Registration fee

To complete the registration process for the stray vacancy round for seat allotment, candidates are required to pay the Karnataka PGNEET-2023counselling (Admission) fee. The fee consists of non-refundable components and must be paid online.

Non-refundable Fee:

  • General or Unreserved Category: Rs.1000
  • SC/ST or Reserved Category of Karnataka state: Rs. 500

Refundable fee: for Government medical or Govt Society run,

  • General or Unreserved Category: Rs.25000
  • SC/ST or Reserved Category of Karnataka state: Rs. 12500

Refundable fee: for Private colleges 

  • General or Unreserved Category: Rs. 2,00,000/-
  • SC/ST or Reserved Category of Karnataka state: Rs. 2,00,000/-

Karnataka PGNEET-2023counselling/ Stray Vacancy Round: Seat allotment

After candidates register online, the Karnataka Examinations Authority, Bangalore will Publish the allotment status for Karnataka PGNEET based on their PGNEET 2023 scores. Only those candidates included in this list will be allowed to take part in the counselling process for Karnataka PGNEET 2023.

Stray Vacancy Round: Reporting to the Institute & Required Documents

Candidates allocated a seat in the Karnataka PGNEET 2023 counselling process/stray vacancy round must report to the allotted institute. They need to bring all their original certificates along with a self-attested copy. Additionally, candidates must pay the necessary fee to confirm and secure their seats during the counselling process. Required documents for PGNEET are given below:

·       Admit Card (NEET-PG),

·       Rank Card (PG NEET),

·       MBBS Degree Certificate

·       Final MBBS Mark Sheet

·       Internship Completion Certificate

·       Release letter from the previous institute

·       Allotment letter

·       Medical Certificate (from Registered Allopathic Medical Practitioner),

·       Caste Certificate for SC, ST, and OBC, EWS certificate (if any),

·       Character Certificate from the previous institute

·       Residential/ ID proof,

·       Photograph 4 passport size + 4 stamp size

·       Proof of previous degree or diploma

·       NOC from a present employer with ID proof

·       Online generated NOC in-service candidate

·       Photograph of father, mother, or Local Guardian (passport size)

·       Parents’ ID, Voter Card, Aadhar Card

·       Father/ Mother/ Guardian’s annual income certificate

·       Affidavit on Rs. 50 (Anti Ragging) for parents and students both separate,