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NEET UG 2021 Counselling/ Selection Process

Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 26 Nov, 2021 17:16

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NEET 2021 Counselling (Dates Soon)

NEET 2021 counselling will most likely take place in November. After the announcement of the NEET 2021 result, Medical Council Committee will release the NEET 2021 Counselling Schedule. Those who clear the NEET-UG 2021 exam as per the cutoff specified by NTA are eligible to participate in the counselling process. NTA does not conduct the NEET UG counselling, and it is the responsibility of the MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) to conduct the NEET UG 2021 counselling.          

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NEET 2021 Counselling Latest Updates

25th Nov 2021: Assam MBBS Admission - NEET 2021 Merit List Released

22nd Nov 2021: Telangana MBBS Admission - NEET Rank List Released

18th Nov 2021: Puducherry NEET 2021 Counselling Registrations Started

18th Nov 2021: Andhra Pradesh NEET 2021 Rank List to be Released Soon

10th Nov 2021: NEET Counselling Website for 2021 Has Been Launched, Get Direct Link Here

9th Nov 2021:NEET 2021 AIQ Counselling Notification Releasing Soon

8th Nov 2021:NEET 20221 Counselling is to Begin in November, Check Full Details Here

NEET Counselling Registration 2021

  • The registration for NEET-UG 2021 counselling will most likely begin in October, marking the commencement of the Round 1 counselling. 
  • The registration is done in an online mode.
  • To complete this process, candidates are required to have their NEET UG application number, Date of birth, their name and roll number. 
  • The process is concluded with the final submission after completing the 'Choice Filling' option. 

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MCC releases an official notification and dates for NEET-UG 2021 counselling, and the candidates can register for the NEET counselling through the official website of MCC. NEET UG 2021 counselling is divided into AIQ counselling and state-level counselling. While MCC will conduct NEET-UG AIQ counselling 2021, respective states conduct the state-level NEET-UG 2020 counselling. Candidates can find all the details about NEET UG 2021 counselling here. The dates of NEET UG 2021 counselling (AIQ) will be updated here as and when MCC releases an official notification for the same. 

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NEET-UG Counselling Seat Distribution 2021

The MBBS seats available in India are distributed as per state and all-India quota as follows -

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on NEET-UG Counselling

The following FAQs pertaining to NEET-UG counselling will help you to understand more about the counselling procedure. 

FAQ 1: Who is eligible to participate in NEET-UG AIQ counselling?

Any student who has qualified the NEET-UG exam with a minimum cutoff mark specified by the exam authority are eligible to participate in the All-India Quota counselling of NEET-UG. These students are also eligible to participate in state-level NEET-UG counselling. Under AIQ, 15% of seats in MBBS course are reserved in various colleges across the country. The rest of the seats are filled under state quota.

FAQ 2: Are there higher chances to get admission in under NEET-UG AIQ?

Most probably, the demand for MBBS seats under all-India quota is comparatively higher than the state-level quota seats. Candidates with top ranks in NEET-UG compete for MBBS admission in various states under AIQ. The chances for securing admission purely depends on the rank of the candidate in NEET-UG exam 2020. 

FAQ 3: How many options can a student choose during the NEET-UG counselling process?

While exercising the options during the NEET-UG counselling process, the candidates will be able to see the options for which he/she is eligible to choose. The candidates are allowed to choose as many options they can from the list available. 

FAQ 4: How many MBBS are seats available in India? and How many students compete for admission every year?

At present, there are approximately 56000 - 60000 MBBS seats are available in India. Every year, almost 5,00,000 students compete for admission in MBBS course, and the competition is pretty high.

FAQ 5: Is NEET-UG score applicable for only MBBS admissions in India?

Candidates with a valid score are not only eligible for MBBS admissions in India but also for the admission in BDS, AYUSH (UG) courses and Veterinary Sciences (UG). Some states consider NEET-UG score for Paramedical (UG) admissions too. 

FAQ 6: What is the reservation policy of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for MBBS admissions?

Aligarh Muslim University reserves 50% of MBBS seats to the students who have studied from AMU schools for the last three years. Such candidates must have a valid NEET-UG score to be eligible for the counselling process. The remaining 50% of seats in the MBBS course of AMU are reserved for candidates who have a valid NEET-UG score. Students from any state can compete for admission in AMU.

FAQ 7: How many seats are reserved for Delhi students in the MBBS course offered by Delhi University?

85% of seats in the MBBS course offered by Delhi University are reserved for candidates who have studied Class 11 & 12 from any of the recognised school located in Delhi. However, these candidates must have a valid NEET-UG score to be eligible for the admission process. 

FAQ 8: What does it mean by “Free Exit for Ist Round”?

Ans: Under Free Exit for Ist Round, if a candidate is unable to report or join the college allotted to him/her, the candidate will be eligible to participate in the following rounds of the counselling process and the security fee of such candidates will also not be forfeited.

FAQ 9: What is the meaning of “Exit with forfeiture in IInd round of counselling”?

Ans: In case a candidate does not want to accept the seat allocated to him/her during the second round of the counselling process, he/she may opt for the “Exit with Forfeiture”. The candidate cannot resign or surrender the allotted seat they have joined. The security amount deposited by the candidate will also be forfeited.

FAQ 10:From where a candidate will be able to obtain his/her PwD certificate?

Ans: Candidates can obtain their PwD certificate from any of the following centres:

  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation (for Locomotor Disability only) Mumbai

  • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, Ansari Nagar, (Ring Road), NewDelhi

  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

  • Grant Government Medical College, J.J. Hospital Compound, Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Madras Medical College, Chennai

  • Goa Medical College, Goa

  • SMS Medical College, Jaipur Rajasthan

  • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

  • Government. Medical College, Agartala, State disability board, Agartala

  • Government. Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh  

FAQ 11: What all documents will be required to fill the online registration form for counselling?

Ans: The candidates will only be required to fill up a few information that they have provided in their application form which they submitted to the National Testing Agency (NTA).

FAQ 12:How much time the candidates will have to join the college allotted to them?

Ans: The candidates have to join the college allotted to them within the stipulated time period. The last date to join the college allotted to them will be mentioned in the counselling schedule. However, the candidates are advised to not wait till the last date to join the college allotted to them. The candidates must also note that if they fail to join the college allotted to them within the mentioned time period, the seat allotted to him/her will be cancelled.

FAQ 13:Which candidates will be eligible for the second round of the counselling process?

Ans: The following candidates will be eligible for the second round of the counselling procedure:

  • Candidates who were not allotted any seat during the first round of the counselling process

  • Candidates who were allotted a seat during the first round under the reserved quota but their admission was cancelled due to some discrepancy in their documents

  • Candidates who were allotted a seat during the first round and they have also applied for the second round upgradation

  • Candidates who did not join the seat allotted to them in the first round

  • Candidates who resigned from the seat allotted to them during the first round

FAQ 14:How can the candidates retrieve their forgotten password?

Ans: The candidates can retrieve their password by answering the security question which they chose during the registration process. Once the candidate’s answer matches with the security question, he/she will be able to change their password.

FAQ 15:Are there any medical colleges that are for Girls only?

Ans: There are three girls medical colleges namely Delhi/BPS Government Medical College, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Sri Padmavati Medical College for Women, Tirupati.

FAQ 16:Can a candidate take a printout of their filled choices after the system is locked?

Ans: Yes, the candidates can take a printout of their filled choices after the system lockdown. The candidates can either opt for the printout during the first, second and mop-up round of the admission and seat allotment process or from the allotted dental/medical college during admission on request.

FAQ 17:Under what condition, the forfeiture of the security amount will take place?

Ans: The security fee deposited by the candidates will be forfeited under the following circumstances:

  • If a candidate fails to report at the allotted institution after the DGHS second round and a mop-up round of the seat allotment process.

  • If a candidate has provided wrong or fabricated information during the time of registration

NEET UG 2021 Counselling Dates

The important dates for NEET-UG 2021 will be released by MCC. The NEET 2021 counselling dates will be updated here once the official notification is out.

Events

Dates

NEET Result 2021

TBA

Round 1 of NEET UG 2021 Registration, choice filling, and payment

TBA

Round 1 Choice filling/locking Date

TBA

Last Date of Payment 

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Processing of Seat Allotment Round 1

TBA

Round 1 Result

TBA

Reporting at help centres

TBA

NEET 2021 Round 1 Seat Surrender

TBA

Round 2 of NEET-UG 2021 Registration, choice filling and payment

TBA

Round 2 Choice filling/locking Date

TBA

Last Date of Payment

TBA

Round 2 Seat allotment processing

TBA

Round 2 Allotment Result

TBA

Reporting at help centres

TBA

Mop Up Round Registration, choice filling, and payment

TBA

Mop Up Round Choice filling/locking Date

TBA

Last Date of Payment

TBA

Allotment Result

TBA

Reporting at help Centres

TBA

Transfer of Non-Reporting and Non-Joining Vacant seat to Deemed/Central Universities/ESIC

TBA

NEET-UG 2021 State-Wise Counselling Process (85% State Quota)

Apart from the NEET-UG AIQ counselling process, NEET-UG qualifiers of various states can participate in the state-level counselling process and compete for 85% state quota seats. CollegeDekho has all the details about NEET-UG state-level counselling for 85% of seats in MBBS colleges. All the details about the NEET-UG 2021 counselling process for 85% state quota seats can be checked below.

Name of the StateAdmission Process
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Arunachal Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Assam MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Jammu & Kashmir MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details

NEET UG 2021 Selection Process

  • Candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria (i.e. 50% marks in 12th Board exams with PCB as mandatory subjects).
  • Admission to medical and dental colleges is done solely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in NEET-UG 2021.
  • Different merit lists are prepared for different category students. Admission to reserved seats is done on the basis of these lists.

Documents Required for NEET UG 2021 Counselling

At the time of counselling, the following documents will be required

High School & Intermediate Mark Sheets

  • High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate

  • Identity Proof

  • Birth Certificate

  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)

  • Passport size photograph (Six)

  • NEET 2020 Admit Card

  • NEET 2020 Rank Card

  • Provisional Allotment Letter

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FAQs about NEET UG Counselling Process

When will NEET 2021 Counselling begin?

NEET counselling dates are usually released by the NTA. It is expected to begin in the month of July 2021.

Is the procedure for NEET 2020 AIQ counselling different from NEET 2021 state counselling?

Yes, from eligibility criteria to the conducting authority, NEET 2021 AIQ counselling varies from that of the state counselling. 

How many MBBS seats are available for NEET AIQ 2021 counselling?

For NEET AIQ 2021 counselling, 18 per cent of the total seats in medical colleges across the country will be filled through the examination. 

Do I have to register separately for NEET 2021 counselling?

Yes, be it NEET 2021 AIQ counselling or NEET 2021 state counselling, you will have to register yourself separately to participate in the process.  

What are the documents that I need for NEET 2021 counselling?

Get a full list of documents required for NEET 2021 counselling HERE

Can candidate remit the Registration Fee and Security Deposit during NEET 2021 NRI Admission?

NO, since MCC cannot, as per Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Rules, refund security deposit to NRI Account. If the candidate wants to use the funds available in his/ her NRI Account for registering for counseling, he/ she has to first transfer funds from NRI Account to NRO Account and from NRO Account to MCC. The refund from MCC will be credited to NRO Account only.

Whether the counselling for NEET 2021 of VMMC & Safdarjung hospital and ABVIMS & RML Hospital is being conducted by DGHS

Yes, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital being a Central Institute, the counselling for all seats of Safdarjung Hospital (15% All India Quota seats + 85% Institutional Quota seats) will be conducted by MCC of DGHS. Candidates are requested to register on MCC website (www.mcc.nic.in) for participating in counseling for 85% Institutional Quota seats of VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital.

What will happen to the AlQ (85%) seats of Central Universities remained vacant after the second round of All India Quota NEET Counseling?

They will be merged with the vacant seats of Institutional Quota and taken up in DGHS NEET 2021 Mop up Round.

Who are not eligible for NEET 2021 Stray Vacancy Round of Deemed Universities?

a) Candidates who joined the allotted seat in Round II of AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities.

b) Candidates allotted a seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS and NOT REPORTED.

c) Candidates joined the allotted seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS.

d) Candidates who have not registered in any of Previous 3 Rounds.

 

What is the process of NEET 2021 Mop Up Round Counseling which will be conducted by DGHS for Deemed/Central Universities/AIIMS/JIPMER?

The net vacant seats due to nonjoining/non reporting of Round 2 will be published in the seat matrix and eligible candidates have to submit fresh choices and the result will be processed as per Choice & Merit

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