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NEET UG Mop-Up Counselling 2022: Steps to Register, Eligibility, Documents

Shruti ChatterjeeUpdated On: September 07, 2022 09:46 am IST | NEET

NEET UG Mop-Up Counselling 2022 registration is yet to begin. Aspirants who will be qualified for NEET 2022 are eligible for NEET Mop-Up round 2022. Get detailed information about NEET-UG Mop Counselling 2022 including eligibility, process, and fees here.

Mop Round in NEET-UG

NEET Mop-Up Counselling 2022: The Mop-up round is the third round of NEET counselling where candidates who could not manage to get a seat in the first two rounds of counselling are allotted the remaining seats (if any), on the basis of their ranks and NEET 2022 scorecard. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts the counselling for the NEET Mop-up round and candidates can check their respective details on MCC’s official website i.e. Every participating college will only allow the AIQ category of 15% of the total seats and the rest of 85% will be reserved for state quotas where state medical colleges will take in candidates who belong to the respective states. 

NEET Result 2022

NEET 2022: Counselling Highlights

Check the tabular form of NEET 2022 Counselling Highlights here:

Name of the examination 

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test

Exam conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of the exam conducted

Once a year

Exam level


Mode of Application Submission

Online mode

Examination mode

Offline (using pen and paper)

Duration of exam

3 hours

Application fees for NEET exam

INR 1500

Total number of available seats


Counselling Conducting Body 

DGHS (Director-General of Health Services) on behalf of MCC (Medical Counselling Committee)

Official website for NEET counselling

NEET Mop-up Counselling 2022: Eligibility Criteria

NEET 2022 Mop-up Round registration is yet to begin. The mop-round is slightly different from the 1st and 2nd rounds of counselling. Therefore, it is advised that candidates have a look at the NEET Mop-Up round eligibility to avoid any confusion:

  • Only those candidates who have qualified for the NEET 2021 are eligible to participate in the mop-round.
  • In any state, irrespective of their domicile, NEET eligible candidates can participate in the mop-up round against the vacant seats reserved to states through 15 per cent quota.
  • Candidates who have participated in NEET Counselling but have not obtained a seat in the previous rounds can also appear in the Mop-Up Round.
  • Unlike earlier, to participate in the Mop-up round, candidates will have to register fresh and complete the choice filling process as well. 

NEET 2021 Counselling: Registrations

The Medical Counselling Committee conducts the process of counselling for the 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats whereas the state counselling authorities are responsible for conducting the counselling for 85% of state quota seats. Candidates who have qualified for NEET can apply for both the counselling processes and it is done for getting admitted to all the medical colleges that are participating in the NEET counselling in India. 

The centralised counselling is conducted by MCC for the NEET candidates belonging to all categories. However, it is important to note that Jammu and Kashmir are not considered to be a part of the counselling process. 

NEET Mop-up Counselling 2022: How To Participate

Qualified candidates must follow the steps mentioned below in order to participate in the NEET 2022 Mop-Up Round:-

  • Step 1: Check the seat matrix available at different medical and dental colleges in order to secure admission.
  • Step 2: Fill out the online form on the official website of MCC and fill in your preference. We advise you to carefully fill in and select your preferences because they can not be changed once they have been filled.
  • Step 3: After selecting all the choices as per the merit list, the officials will declare the seat allotment result.
  • Step 4:Once the seats are allocated and the result is declared, report for further formalities to the allocated institution.

Please note that the list of stray vacancies will be sent to the Deemed Universities after the mop-up round. After that, at these universities, the final vacancy round will be conducted and the vacant seat will be filled on a merit basis.

NEET Mop-up Counselling 2022: Important Documents Required 

Here is the list of important documents required for the counselling round: 

Class 10th & 12th Certificate or  

Intermediate Passing Certificate

Class 10th & 12th Marksheet

Birth Certificate

Category Certificate (If applicable)

NEET 2021 Admit Card

NEET 2021 Rank Card

Provisional Allotment Letter

Identity Proof

Passport size photograph (six copies)

NEET 2022: Mop-up round process

Once the date for the NEET UG mop-up round is released by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), candidates will be able to register themselves for the mop-up round. The choice filling round begins before the mop-up round and whatever seats are left vacant after the first two rounds of counselling for NEET will be filled up in the mop-up round. 

Candidates who wish to participate in the mop-up round will have to register themselves as the authority will only cater to pre-registered candidates. No fresh candidates will be accepted in this round of counselling. Before the process of registration begins for the mop-up round, the MCC also releases the list of vacant seats in different medical colleges and institutes. 

NEET Mop-up Round: Previous year’s trend

The final result for NEET mop-up round 2021-22 was declared on March 24. A total number of 4,880 candidates were able to get seats in MBBS, BDS and B.Sc. Nursing courses. On March 23rd, 2022, the provisional results were declared on March 23.  

Here is a brief on seat allotment based on different programs in the NEET Mop-up round 2021

Name of programme

Number of Candidates





BSc Nursing 


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When will the Mop-Up round for NEET 2022 begin?

Candidates are yet to be notified about the mop-up round since the NEET exam got over on the 17th of July. The results are yet to be declared followed by the first two rounds of counselling. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website of MCC for further details and instructions.

What will happen if I do not get a seat in the mop-up round of counselling?

Students who are not able to grab a seat during the counselling session of the mop-up round can register themselves for the fourth round of counselling which is the stray vacancy round. However, the availability of seats depends on the number of seats left to be filled in various colleges and institutes that are participating in the counselling session for NEET UG 2022.

Is the Mop-up round the last round of counselling after the NEET exam?

The Mop-up round is the third round of counselling which is conducted after the first two rounds of counselling is over. Candidates who have not been able to attain a seat in the first two rounds of counselling can appear in the mop-up round.


Who conducts the counselling for the NEET exam?

The counselling process is conducted by DGHS on behalf of the MCC. 


What are the application fees for the NEET UG mop-up round?

Under the general category for 15%, AIQ seats the application fees for NEET 2022 UG mop-up counselling round is INR 10,000 while for reserved candidates (SC/ST/OBC/PWD)  is INR 5000.

What are some of the important documents required for the NEET Mop-up counselling round?

Students need to carry their NEET 2022 Admit card, birth certificate, class 10 & 12 certificate and mark sheet, NEET 2022 Rank card, Provisional allotment letter, identity proof, and six copies of passport size photos.

Does domicile matter when it comes to NEET UG Mop-up round participation?

No, the domicile does not matter when it comes to the NEET UG Mop-up round. Candidates who have qualified for the NEET exam and failed to get a seat in the first two rounds of counselling can participate through the 15% state quota seats. 


Who can participate in the NEET UG mop-up round?

Candidates who failed to receive a seat in the first two rounds of counselling can participate in the NEET UG mop-up round by registering themselves for the same.


How many rounds of counselling are conducted for NEET UG?

As per the new rule, the entire counselling process for NEET UG will consist of four rounds with the mop-up round being the third one.


Do I need to register for a mop-up round even if I got my results from previous rounds of counselling?

No, the mop-up round is only for the candidates who are yet to get a seat in medical colleges and the result depends on the number of available seats in the colleges participating in NEET counselling.

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