Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023: Stray Vacancy Round, Registration (Ends), Seat Allotment List (Out), Seat Matrix


Updated On: October 31, 2023 12:00 pm IST

The last date to report to the allotted college in Bihar PG 2023 Medical Counselling Stray Vacancy Round was October 25, 2023. Aspirants must read this article to stay updated on NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 dates, eligibility, seat matrix, and more. 

Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023: Dates, Merit List and Seat Matrix

Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023: The last date to join the allocated colleges was October 25, 2023. The Bihar NEET UG stray vacancy seat allotment list was published on October 20, 2023.  Registration and choice filling for the same were conducted from October 18 to 19, 2023. The rank card was published on October 17, 2023. The last date for document verification and admission to allocated colleges after stray round was October 21, 2023. Here are the direct links to download Round 1, 2, and 3seat allotment results are provided below:

NEET PG Medical Round 1 Seat Allotment

PG Medical Round 2 Seat Allotment

PG Medical Round 3 Seat AllotmentPG Medical Stray Round Seat Allotment

BCECEB is responsible for organizing Bihar PG counselling for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Candidates who wish to seek admission to medical and dental colleges in Bihar for postgraduate courses should meet the eligibility criteria specified by the authorities and complete the Bihar PG medical application form 2023. Aspirants must provide their NEET PG roll number, date of birth, contact number, and other required details to register for the Bihar NEET PG 2023 counselling. The counselling will comprise two online rounds along with a mop-up and stray vacancy round. The seat matrix for Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023 has been released on the official website, candidates can access it from the the direct link given below:

Bihar PGMAC Seat Matrix 2023

In Bihar NEET PG counselling 2023, seats will be allocated based on various factors such as seat availability, college preference, reservation criteria, and others. Candidates aspiring to pursue postgraduate medical courses in Bihar in 2023 can refer to the important dates, merit list, and other details provided below.

NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Highlights

The major highlights of Bihar PG counselling 2023 are tabulated below:



Name of Admission

Bihar PG Medical Admission

Mode of Admission 

NEET PG Scores 

Exam Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Admission Counselling Authority

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECE)

Official Website

NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Important Dates

Candidates who are interested in going through the Bihar PG counselling can take a look at the important events and dates here. 



NEET PG 2023 Exam Date

March 5, 2023

Declaration of NEET PG Result

March 14, 2023

Bihar PG medical 2023 online form filling start date

July 31, 2023

Bihar PG medical 2023 online form filling last date

August 5, 2023

Last date of payment and final submission date

August 5, 2023

Publication of Merit List/ Rank Card

August 13, 2023

Round 1

Registration-cum-Choice-Filling for 1st Round of NEET PG Counselling 

August 16 to 19, 2023

NEET PG Seat Allotment 2023

August 25, 2023

Downloading of allotment order 

August 25 to September 3, 2023

Reporting to Allotted NEET Colleges

August 26 to September 3, 2023

Round 2: Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023

Registration-cum-Choice-Filling for 2nd Round of NEET PG Counselling 

September 9, 2023

NEET PG Seat Allotment 2023 (Revised)

September 18, 2023

Downloading of allotment order 

September 18 to 20, 2023

Document Submission and Reporting to Allotted Colleges

September 18 to 20, 2023

Resign with forfeiture

September 21 to 22, 2023

Round 3 Counselling Schedule

Online Registration and Choice-Filling starting date

October 11, 2023

Online Registration and Choice-Filling Closing date

October 12, 2023

Publication of Seat Allotment List

October 14, 2023, 2023

Downloading of Allotment Letter

October 14 to 16, 2023

Document Verification and Admission

October 15 to 16, 2023

NEET PG Counselling Process – Stray Vacancy Round

Registration/Choice Filling

October 18 to 19, 2023

Release of allotment result

October 20, 2023

Download of allotment order

October 20, 2023

Last date of admission

October 25, 2023

NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Cutoff

Aspirants can refer to the table below to get an idea of the qualifying score and percentile as per categories:


NEET PG Qualifying Percentile 2023

NEET PG Cutoff 2023


50th percentile


General/UR - PH

45th percentile



40th percentile



40th percentile


NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Merit List  

BCECEB is yet to release the merit list for Bihar PG counselling 2023 online. Those candidates who have managed to score the minimum cutoff marks have made it to the counselling round for 50% of State Quota seats. Check out the details of NEET PG Merit List 2022 and other previous years’ merit list here:

NEET PG Merit List




Round 1

Click here

Click here

Open – Click here

Remote – Click here

Round 2

Click here

Open – Click here

Remote – Click here

Round 3



NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Seat Distribution

Check out all details regarding the distribution of seats in NEET colleges through Bihar PG counselling and the different authorities responsible for conducting the process:

Bihar PG Medical Seat Distribution

Admission Criteria

Mode of Counselling

50% All India Quota (AIQ) Seats

Centralized counselling by MCC based on NEET PG Scores


50% State Quota Seats

Counselling conducted by BCECEB, Bihar, based on state merit rank


Admission to Central/Deemed Universities

Counselling conducted by MCC (DGHS) based on NEET PG scores


Eligibility Criteria for NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023

To participate in Bihar PG Counselling 2023, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidates must have passed the MBBS exam from any Bihar State Medical College included in the Medical Council of India. The criteria may be modified for Private Medical Colleges and related directives of the Department of Health, Government of Bihar.

  • Applicants who are permanent residents of Bihar and who were admitted to the MBBS course on the basis of a competitive examination conducted on behalf of the Government of Bihar or by CBSE (under All India Quota) prior to the bifurcation of Bihar in Jharkhand Medical Colleges and who obtained the MBBS degree are also eligible for the allocation of a seat.

  • The applicants who have finished the rotating internship are also eligible to apply for the counselling process.

  • There is no age limit for appearing in PG Medical Counselling 2023.

  • Candidates from the general or unreserved category must have secured at least 50% marks and candidates from the SC, ST, EBC & BC categories must have scored a minimum of 40% marks in NEET PG 2023 in order to be eligible for admission to any Postgraduate medical course.

  • On the day of counselling, candidates eligible for the reserved category will be admitted based on the state government rules.

  • The candidates must have obtained permanent registration from MCI or from the Bihar State Medical Council. An applicant who has not received a permanent registration from the Medical Council of India or the Bihar State Medical Council but who is otherwise qualified may be authorized to appear for the PG Medical Counseling 2023 but one must obtain the same within one-month time duration from the date of admission to PG Courses as per the Medical Council of India guidelines.

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen. A candidate who is not a permanent resident of Bihar but who has passed the MBBS exam from the Medical College in Bihar is also eligible for the counselling process.

  • Candidates who have completed MBBS / BDS outside of Bihar are only eligible to be admitted to private medical/dental colleges/universities.

  • An applicant who is working either in government or elsewhere will only be allowed to appear at the 2023 PG Medical Counseling if he presents a "no objection" certificate from his employer on the condition that, if chosen, he will be given a study leave to pursue the course.

  • In the absence of such a "no objection" certificate, a candidate who is an employee of the Bihar government will be issued a temporary admit card. However, when selected, he will have to produce a relieving certificate from his controlling officer

  • The employer's relief letter shall be submitted on or before the date of admission.

NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 Application Process 

As mentioned above, the NEET PG counselling for admission to Bihar colleges is held online. Therefore, candidates must be well aware of the various steps and documents that need to be adhered to when participating. The steps to register and complete the Bihar PG Counselling application process are explained below:

Step 1: Registration

In order to register, the applicant will need to fill in the information requested in the NEET PG Application form shown on the computer screen. He/she will have to provide a valid email ID and mobile number since all information about registration will be sent to the candidate through emails and SMS. The received email and SMS should contain an Activation Code which will be used by the applicant to activate their account. After that, the candidate will need to click on the submit button

Step 2: Personal Information

After successful registration and activating the account, once again, the applicant will have to Sign in to his/her account and then enter personal details and click on ‘Save and Continue’ to proceed to the next step.

Step 3: Upload Photo and Signature

After entering personal information, the candidate will need to upload his/her latest photograph, and candidate’s signature in Hindi and English (Not in capital letter). After that they will have to click on the ‘Save and Continue’ button after the photo and signature have been uploaded.

Step 4: Educational Information

Next, the candidate will have to share details of educational qualifications on the screen and click on the ‘Save & Continue’ button.

Step 5: Preview the NEET PG Application Form

Next, the candidate must verify all the information in every step. If any information is found to be wrong, then the applicant will need to click on the ‘Back to Edit’ button and make the corrections needed (if any). Once this is done, he/she will need to click the ‘Save & Continue’ option so that entered information will be updated.

If the preview of the application form is found to be correct, then the candidate will have to give his/her Declaration and click on the ‘Confirm & Submit’ button to move on to the next step i.e. fee payment.

Step 6: Payment of Counselling Fee

The next step is the payment of NEET PG counselling fee. Candidates will have to make the payment through Bank Challan or online with Net Banking/ Debit card/Credit card. Check out the requisite fee amount for all categories below:


NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 Fees

Tuition Fees

AIQ/Central University – Unreserved Candidates

INR 1,000/-

INR 25,000/-

ST/SC/OBC/PH Candidates

INR 500/-

INR 10,000/-

Deemed University Candidates

INR 5,000/-

INR 2,00,000/-

*Note – The paid amount is non-refundable

Step 7: Choice-Filling & Locking

After the successful payment of fees, candidates will have to enter the names of the NEET colleges in order of preference (choice filling) and after a quick review, they will need to lock those choices (locking). They should also take a printout of the locked-in choices for future reference.

Step 8: Seat Allotment 

NEET PG Seat allotment will be done based on the choices provided by the candidates and the availability of seats in Bihar colleges. Although candidates are usually assigned colleges by MCC as per their preferences, sometimes, it may so happen that due to differences in All India Ranking or limited seats, a candidate does not get a seat in the desired institute. In such cases, the candidate may have to await further vacancy announcements or opt for another college.

Step 9: Reporting to Allotted Colleges

The final step is to report to the allotted college for admission along with the Allotment Letter and other relevant documents. 

NEET Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023 - Documents Required 

At the time of the counselling, self-attested photocopies of the following documents need to be submitted along with the NEET PG Application form.

  • Certificate of Residence

  • Certificate of College Leaving

  • Caste Certificate of the applicant

  • MBBS/BDS Degree and Marksheet

  • Rotatory Internship Completion Certificate

  • MBBS/BDS Passing Certificate

  • Marksheets of MBBS & BDS

  • Admit card of NEET PG 2023/NEET MDS 2023

  • Payment proof of counselling fee

  • No-Objection Certificate 

  • Certificate of Medical Registration

  • Three passport-sized photographs 

NEET Bihar PG Counselling 2023 – Category-wise Seat Reservation (New)

As per the NEET PG Seat Reservation policy, 10% of total seats have been reserved for EWS candidates at both state and central universities. Candidates must take a look at the detailed reservation criteria in the table below:


Reserved Seats (%)

ST (Scheduled Tribe)


SC (Scheduled Caste)


OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)


EWS (Economically Weaker Class)


PwD (Person with Disability


Government Medical Colleges in Bihar accepting NEET PG 2023

Here is a list of colleges for which Bihar PG Medical Counselling 2023 will take place:

Government Medical College


Patna Medical College and Hospital


Nalanda Medical College and Hospital


Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences


Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital


Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital


Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bhagalpur


Government Medical College, Bettiah


Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences


We hope this article has been helpful in providing you with everything you might want to know about NEET PG counselling 2023. For any queries related to admission, fill out the Common Admission Form (CAF) on the CollegeDekho website or get in touch with us at 1800-572-9877.

Related Articles

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NEET PG 2023 Scorecard

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Who is responsible for Bihar NEET PG counselling 2022?

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board or BCECEB is the authority responsible for Bihar NEET PG counselling 2022 under State Quota.

What is the minimum percentile requirement for ST candidates to clear Bihar NEET PG cutoffs?

The minimum percentile requirement for ST candidates to clear the Bihar NEET PG cutoff is 40.

Am I eligible to apply for Bihar NEET seats under State Quota?

Applicants from Bihar are only eligible to fill 50% of the state's available government medical slots.

Can I apply for the State and All-India quotas at the same time?

Yes, candidates can apply for both the quotas during NEET 2022 counselling. 

What sort of seats are available in Deemed Universities?

There are two types of seats in Deemed medical colleges i.e,. Management and NRI Quota seats.

Is there any age limit for applying for PG Medical Counselling?

No, there is no such age limit.

Can a candidate who isn’t a permanent resident of Bihar but graduated from any medical college within the state also eligible for Bihar PG counselling?

Yes, the only condition for this case is that the candidate should be an Indian Citizen.

What is the total number of PG medical seats in Bihar?

There are in total 514 PG Medical seats in Bihar.

Are counselling fees and tuition fees refundable?

Counselling fees are non-refundable while tuition fees paid are refundable.

What are some Government Medical Colleges in Bihar accepting NEET PG 2022?

Patna Medical College, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Darbhanga Medical College, Laheriasarai, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Nalanda Medical College and Hospital, etc. are some of the Government Medical Colleges in Bihar accepting NEET PG 2022.

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