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NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling (Ends) - Dates, Direct Link, Step-wise Process, Instructions

Updated By Shubhangi Pandey on 16 Nov, 2023 10:14

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NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling (Ends)

NEET UG 2023 Choice-filling for Special Stray Vacancy Round ended at 11:59 pm on November 7, 2023. Candidates were required to report to the allotted college by November 15, 2023. NEET 2023 Seat Allotment was released in PDF format on the official website

MCC added 200+ new medical seats for colleges in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh, etc. Students can now opt for the institute where they seek admission in. One must shortlist institutes based on the marks secured in the NEET exam. Aspirants must accordingly set preference for their colleges in the NEET UG choice filling 2023 process. All eligible aspirants can participate in the NEET UG 2023 online counselling process. To find whether one has qualified or not, one needs to check the NEET merit list 2023 by visiting In this article, aspirants will find more information pertaining to NEET choice filling 2023.

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NEET 2023-24 Choice Filling Dates

The important dates for NEET-UG choice filling/ option entry are as follows:



Registration for Counselling Round 1

July 20 - 25, 2023

Round 1 Option Entry/ Choice Filling

July 22 - 27, 2023 (Extended)

Registration for Counselling Round 2

August 9 - 14, 2023

Round 2 Option Entry/ Choice Filling

August 10-15, 2023

Round 3 Choice Filling

September 1 - 5, 2023

Stray Vacancy Round Choice-FillingSeptember 22 to 24, 2023
Round 5 Choice-FillingOctober 25 to 27, 2023
Special Stray Vacancy Choice-FillingNovember 7, 2023

NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling Step-Wise Process

Given here are the steps involved in the NEET UG Choice Filling 2023 that candidates can follow:

  • College/Course Preference Submission: Candidates need to submit their preferred college and course choices during this step. It is important to consider the scores obtained in NEET and select options accordingly. Seats are allocated based on the candidate's merit score and the preferences filled during the NEET counselling 2023 rounds.
  • View and Fill Choices: Candidates can view the list of participating colleges on their screen and fill in as many choices as they desire. This allows them to explore different options and select the institutions that align with their preferences.
  • Arrange Choices: After opting for choices, candidates have the flexibility to arrange them in the order of their preference. They can move choices up, down, interchange, or delete them based on their priorities.
  • Lock Choices: Once candidates have finalized their choices, they need to enter their password and click on the 'Lock Choices' option. It is important to note that no further changes can be made after the choices are locked.
  • Printout of Choices: After the submission of locked choices, candidates should take a printout of the choices submitted. This printout includes important information such as the lock date and time, IP address, and a system-generated unique number. It serves as a record of the choices made during the NEET UG 2023 choice-filling process.

How to Modify NEET UG 2023-24 Choice Filling?

During the NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling process, if candidates find that the number of choices provided or the preferences initially selected in the choice-filling form is not satisfactory, they can make modifications. Here is a detailed explanation of the process:

  • Visit the official website of the exam and access the login portal using the candidate's credentials, typically involving entering the username and password.
  • Once logged in, navigate to the section or option labeled 'Modify Selected Options'. This option is specifically designed for candidates to make changes to their previously filled choices.
  • Clicking on the 'Modify Selected Options' button will present the candidate's previously submitted NEET 2023 choice filling list on the computer screen, which contains the colleges, courses, or other preferences initially selected.
  • Candidates should carefully review the displayed choices, assessing whether they align with their current preferences and goals. If modifications are necessary, proceed to make the required changes.
  • Candidates can update their choices by removing options that no longer interest them and adding new choices that better align with their desired colleges or courses. Factors such as location, college reputation, program suitability, and specific requirements should be considered.
  • After making the desired modifications to the choice filling form, candidates should review and double-check all the changes made.
  • Once confident with the modifications, clicking the submit button will save the updated choices, confirming the candidate's revised preferences in the NEET choice filling 2023 process.

Important Instructions for NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling Process

As soon as the NEET UG 2023 counselling dates are published by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), all qualified candidates will be eligible to view the choice filling procedure and instructions by visiting the official website directly. The NEET 2023 seat allotment will shortly begin after the NEET UG 2023 Counselling Process concludes. Before participating in the NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling process, it is crucial for candidates to keep the following instructions in mind:

  • College Allotment: Only the colleges listed as preferences by the candidate will be considered for allotment. No additional colleges will be allocated.
  • Common Preferences: Candidates are eligible to apply for common preferences across all types of colleges and quotas.
  • Official College Websites: It is mandatory for every candidate to visit the official websites of their desired colleges for essential details and updates.
  • Choice Locking Confirmation: Once the candidate confirms the choice locking, no further changes can be made to the choice list.

By adhering to these instructions, candidates can navigate the NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling process effectively and make informed decisions about their preferred colleges.

Top Institutes to Aim for during NEET Choice Filling 2023

Given below is the list of the best, renowned institutes that students should aim to get admission in via the counselling round and NEET UG 2023 choice filling option.


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AIIMS, Delhi



VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi



Bahiramjee Jijibhai Medical College, Pune



JIPMER, Puducherry



Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi



Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai



Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai



S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur



Govt. Medical College, Kota



Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram



Government Medical College And Hospital, Chandigarh



NEET Seat Allotment 2023

NEET 2023 seat allotment is released as and when counselling rounds are held. Based on the options selected by the students in the NEET UG 2023 Choice Filling stage, the seat allotment result is posted. Other factors like NEET result score, rank, and college seat intake also play a significant role in the seat allotment process. One must sort colleges correctly if they wish to bag a seat in an institute of their dreams.

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FAQs about NEET

When will the choice filling option for NEET UG 2024 be available?

The option entry/ choice filling option for NEET-UG is usually made available after NEET counselling begins. Candidates are given the chance to provide their choices before every round of counselling.

What is the choice filling option for NEET UG 2024?

The choice filling option for NEET UG 2024 or for any examination allows you to choose different colleges and courses in preferential order. The preferences that you enter during this process will be used at the time of seat allotment.

Is the NEET UG choice filling process online?

Yes, the choice filling option for NEET UG 2024 is used in an online mode.

Where can I use the choice filling option for NEET UG 2024 from?

To use the choice filling option for NEET UG 2024, aspirants have to visit the official website of the conducting authority.

If I lock my choices and later I want to modify/ edit the same is it possible?

Once candidates' locks the choices it is not possible to unlock the software from the MCC end. Hence, the candidate is advised to check all choices before locking their choices.

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Related Questions

I got 500+ marks in NEET 2023. Can I get MBBS seat in low fee?

-Hemesh sahuUpdated on July 16, 2023 11:15 PM
  • 3 Answers
Pranav Mishra, Student / Alumni

In order to get a seat in MBBS college offering low fees, students have to aim to secure marks higher than 650. Only then, you'll be able to get into a government college where fees are on the lower side. If students score around 500-550 marks, they can opt for these institutions that have slightly lower fees than others.

  •  Dr B.S.A Medical College, Delhi
  • Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner
  • R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra College, Jabalpur
  • Siddartha Medical College, Vijayawada


Can I get Medical seat with 365 NEET marks?

-SandeepUpdated on June 28, 2023 09:51 AM
  • 10 Answers
Pranav Mishra, Student / Alumni

Yes, you can get admission in colleges that accept scores between 300-400 marks. All the falling under these score bracket are private institutions, One can also secure admission in better colleges through management quota. Given below are colleges aspirants can explore between marks 300-400.

  • Dr. DY Patil Education Society Deemed University, Kolhapur
  • Guntur Medical College, Guntur
  • Dr. R. N. Cooper General Hospital, Mumbai
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
  • S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack
  • Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College, Baripada
  • Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal


My NEET score is 256. In AIQ will I get in this college (Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College)

-senthilkumar poornaUpdated on June 14, 2023 08:41 AM
  • 5 Answers
Pranav Mishra, Student / Alumni

No. 256 score is well below the cutoff mark level of the Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College. Students must score at least 600-625 marks to be considered for a seat at this college. Even after using the reservation criteria, getting a seat with 256 marks is not possible. Instead, you can try opting for these colleges in Tamil Nadu.

  • Tiruvannamalai Medical College, Tiruvannamalai
  • Velammal Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre 
  • Tagore Medical College and Hospital, Chennai
  • PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore

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