What is NEET Counseling? Know the Process and clear all Doubts

NEET Counseling

Entry into the various MBBS/BDS courses is conducted through the MCC based on NEET UG scores. NEET Counselling 2020 has started already and will continue till 31st December 2020. The Round 1 Result of the counselling process is out on the official website that includes seat allotment at various colleges under the All India Quota. Here, we will share all information related to the NEET Counselling Process that will benefit medical aspirants to avoid any confusion. Scroll down to know more about the counselling procedure.

NEET Counselling Process

Below are the various stages of NEET Counselling process and their respective conducting authorities.

Types of NEET-UG CounsellingCounselling Body
15% AIQ Seats (excluding Jammu & Kashmir) at Government medical colleges and dental collegesDone by DGHS, on behalf of MCC
NEET Counselling for 85% of State Quota seats at DU Colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)Done By DGHS
 IP Quota seats at the ESIC CollegesDGHS, on behalf of MCC
Counselling for all the medical seats under various Central and Deemed Universities that includes BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiDone by DGHS, on behalf of MCC
Counselling for 85% of State Quota seats (all the seats including Jammu & Kashmir) at state & private collegesBy the respective State Counselling Authorities
Counselling for the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)Done by DGHS, on behalf of AFMC Pune and MCC

NEET Counselling 2020 – Dates

Events             Round 1               Round 2Mop-up round
    Registration/Payment    Ongoing  18th to 22nd November 2020, till 3:00 PM  10th December  to 14th December 2020, till 3:00 PM
    Choice Filling & locking    Ongoing  19th November to 22nd November 2020, up to 11:59 PM11th  to 14th December 2020, till 11:59 PM
Processing of seat allotment3rd to 4th November 202023rd to 24th November 202015th December  to 16th December, 2020
Seat Allotment Result5th November 202025th November 202017th December 2020
Reporting to allotted colleges6th November to 12th November 202026th November to 2nd December 202018th December to 26th December 2020

NEET Counselling Eligibility

Candidates who qualify for the NEET exam will be eligible to apply for NEET Counselling Process. For example, the minimum criteria for aspirants in the general category is the 50th percentile, for SC/ST/OBC category is 40th percentile, and for general PwD students is 45th percentile. Besides, the Ministry also releases a list of qualified test-takers excluding those from Jammu and Kashmir, to take part in the 15% All-India quota.

NEET Counselling – How to Register?

The registration process for NEET Counselling follows:

Step 1: Registration (including payment).

Step 2: Choose fill and lock for NEET 2020 tutoring.

Step 3: Assign seats for the first round and announce the results.

Step 4: Report at the designated medical school/dental school (provide free entry/exit options) Step 5: Post the net vacancies for round 2.

Step 6: Registration (not necessary for registered candidates) and a new choice for the second round of NEET coaching.

Step 7: The second round of seat allocation (can be withdrawn, but the margin option is forfeited).

Step 8: Report on the second round at the medical/dental college/institution (Once the candidate joins the assigned seat, he cannot leave the seat).

NEET Counselling Fee

Qualified candidates must register on www.mcc.nic.in. They must fill in the NEET application number, registration number, name, mother’s name and date of birth. The next step is to pay the NEET consulting fee and security fee via credit/debit card or online banking.

Institution TypeCategoryCounselling Fee (Non-Refundable)Security Fee (Refundable)
15% AIQ/ Central UniversitiesURRs. 1,000Rs. 10,000
SC/ST/OBC/PwDRs. 500Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversitiesAll CategoriesRs. 5000Rs. 2,00,000

NEET Counselling (Choice Filling) – One of the critical questions that comes to student’s mind is – how to fill the choices in NEET Consulting 2020? is simple. Candidates can log in to the MCC website, and choose their dream college. One can add as many choices and delete them as well. Post this; aspirants must lock their choices. Changes can not be made after locking.

NEET Counselling Seat Allotment – The authorities publish seat allotment lists on the official website and also release seat allotment letters for qualified candidates.

Reporting – Aspirants must report to the designated centres after allocation of seats to complete the admission procedures. The seat allotment letter and all required documents must be available with the students during the counselling process for NEET.

Documents needed for NEET Counselling 2020

  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Scorecard or Rank Letter
  • Class 10 certificate and mark sheet (for date of birth)
  • Class 12 certificate and mark sheet
  • ID proof (Aadhar/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)
  • Eight passport size photographs
  • Provisional Allotment Letter
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • NRI / OCI candidates appearing for Deemed Universities must submit the following documents
  • Passport copy of sponsored, embassy certificate
  • Sponsorship affidavit (stating that sponsored is ready to bear the expenses for the whole duration of the study)
  • Relationship Affidavit (Relation of Candidate with the sponsored)

State Quota NEET Counselling 2020

The remaining 85% of government medical institutes and 100% of state private medical schools will be filled by the respective state governments. Each state has their NEET Counselling procedure. Admissions to MBBS at government universities and private medical colleges will be governed by the state rules of the state counselling process.

With NEET 2020 Counselling is ongoing, aspirants will now fulfil their dream of studying MBBS at some top colleges after much delay of the exam due to the pandemic. We are sure both current, and future NEET applicants will benefit from this piece of information about the counselling process. It is always better to stay one step ahead and have awareness about all the processes of such critical exams. All the best and do share and follow our blogs!

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