NEET UG 2020 Counselling/ Selection Process

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NEET UG 2020 Counselling

NEET 2020 exam took place on 13th September 2020. Now, with the release of NEET result on 16th Oct 2020, Medical Council Committee has released the NEET 2020 Counselling Schedule. Those who have cleared the NEET-UG 2020 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 2020 counselling. NEET 2020 Result has been released on 16th October 2020 at 4:24 PM by the NTA. 

MCC Stray Vacant Round NEET Counselling: 2,463 MBBS BDS Seats available. The stray vacant round will be conducted in offline mode as per the schedule.
AYUSH NEET 2020 Round 2 registration begins from 22nd December and will continue till 26th December 2020.
NEET 2020 Mop-Up Round Counselling

NEET UG 2020 Counselling Dates

The important dates for NEET-UG 2020 counselling are released by MCC. The NEET 2020 counselling dates are as follows:

Events

Dates

NEET Result 2020

16th October 2020

Round 1 of NEET UG 2020 Registration, choice filling, and payment

28th Oct to 2nd Nov 2020 up to 05:00 PM 

Round 1 Choice filling/locking Date

28th Oct 2020 to 2nd November (till 11:59 PM) 

Choice Locking begin at 4:00 PM of 2nd November 2020 till 11:59 PM

Last Date of Payment 

2nd November 2020 07:00 PM

Processing of Seat Allotment Round 1

3rd and 4th November 2020

Round 1 Result

6th November 2020

Reporting at help centres

6th to 14th November 2020

NEET 2020 Round 1 Seat Surrender

17th November 2020 till 2:00 pm

Round 2 of NEET-UG 2020 Registration, choice filling and payment

18th November to 22nd November 2020 till 03:00 PM.

Round 2 Choice filling/locking Date

19th November to 22nd November  2020 (till 11:59 PM)

Choice Locking will be available till 25th November 2020 till 3:00 PM

Last Date of Payment

22nd November 2020 05:00 PM

Round 2 Seat allotment processing

23rd and 24th November 2020

Round 2 Allotment Result

25th November 2020

Reporting at help centres

26th November to 2nd December 2020

Mop Up Round Registration, choice filling, and payment

10th December to 14th December 2020 till 03:00 PM

Mop Up Round Choice filling/locking Date

11th December to 14th December 2020 (till 11:59 PM)

Choice Locking from 03:00 PM to 11:59 PM of 14th December 2020

Last Date of Payment

14th December 2020 5:00 PM

Allotment Result

17th December 2020

Reporting at help Centres

18th to 24th December 2020

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

28th to 31st December 2020

NEET Counselling Registration 2020

  • The registration for NEET-UG 2020 counselling will be concluded on 2nd Nov 2020, marking the commencement of the Round 1 counselling. 
  • The registration is done in an online mode.
  • To complete this process, candidates are required to their NEET UG application number, Date of Brith, their name and roll number. 
  • The process is concluded with the final submission after completing the 'Choice Filling' option. 

Check Out the Step-by-Step NEET Counselling 2020 Registration Process Here!

NEET 2020 Counselling Latest Updates
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MCC has extended the date for reporting/admission at the allotted colleges to 14th November 2020.
The result for Round 1 NEET-UG Counselling 2020 has now been declared on 6th Nov 2020. Candidates can keep reporting at the Help Centres by 12th Nov 2020.
NEET 2020 registration for counselling has started from 28th October 2020
MCC postponed the NEET 2020 Counselling from 27th to 28th October 2020 due to the technical error.
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MCC releases an official notification and dates for NEET-UG 2020 counselling, and the candidates can register for the NEET counselling through the official website of MCC. NEET UG 2020 counselling is divided into AIQ counselling and state-level counselling. While MCC will conduct NEET-UG AIQ counselling 2020, respective states conduct the state-level NEET-UG 2020 counselling. Candidates can find all the details about NEET UG 2020 counselling here. The dates of NEET UG 2020 counselling (AIQ) will be updated here as and when MCC releases an official notification for the same. 

NEET UG Counselling & College Preference Suggestions

NEET UG 2020 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 2020.

  • Different merit lists are prepared for different category students. Admission to reserved seats is done on the basis of these lists.

NEET-UG Counselling Seat Distribution 2020

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

NEET-UG Counselling Procedure for AIQ 2020

NEET-UG counselling procedure is divided into two categories, i.e., AIQ Counselling and State-Level Counselling. All the NEET-UG qualifiers are eligible for AIQ counselling, and 15% of seats in all the medical colleges across the country are reserved for AIQ (All India Quota). Candidates aspiring to participate in NEET AIQ counselling can check the step-by-step process for the same here. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is the authority to conduct the NEET-UG counselling process for AIQ seats.

Step 1 - New Candidate's Registration

NEET-UG qualifiers can visit the official website of MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) to register for AIQ counselling process. The registration is applicable for admission in MBBS/ BDS seats in government and private medical colleges across the country under All India Quota. After visiting the official website of MCC, the candidates will have to click on UG medical counselling. Click on the link that indicates 'New Registration'. The following details must be entered in the New Registration Form of NEET-UG AIQ counselling -

  • NEET UG Application Number
  • NEET UG Roll Number
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth

After entering the above details, the candidates must create a password. The password should have 8-13 characters, and the password must contain 'One Capital Letter', 'One Small Letter', 'One Numeric' and 'One Special Character'. 

After submitting the above details, the candidates will receive an OTP on their mobile. Enter the OTP to complete the registration process.

Step 2 - Take the Printout of Registration Slip

After the confirmation of registration, the candidates can see all the details on the screen. The candidates will have to keep the registration slip for future reference. The registration slip will help the candidates to have a track of personal details, login id and password.

Step 3 - Registered User Login

Once the registration is complete, the candidates can log in on the official website with their 'Login Credentials'. The NEET-UG Roll Number will be the user name and Password will be the same that was created by the candidates during the new registration process.

Step 4 - Filling Choices

Once the candidates 'Login' on the official website, they can click on the option that indicates 'Choice Available'. The server automatically displays the choices available for candidates. Check the list of colleges and click on 'Choice Filling' option. Click on '+' to select the choice. You can change the priority number of choice by clicking on Upper Arrow or Down Arrow.

Step 5 - Mock Allotment

Once the candidates submit the choices on the official website of MCC, the authority will release the mock seat allotment on the specified dates. The mock seat allotment will help the candidates to find out whether they can get a seat as per their preference or not. 

Step 6 -Choice Locking

If the candidate is sure about the choices filled and mock allotment, he/she has to Lock the Choices within the specified and date. The candidates will be considered for seat allotment only after locking the choices. Once the choices are locked by the candidates, it is not possible to unlock or change the choices. The candidates can also take the printout of locked choices.

State Wise MBBS Seats in India

 

State Wise MBBS Seats in India

NEET-UG 2020 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 2020 counselling process for 85% state quota seats can be checked below.

Name of the StateAdmission Process
Karnataka MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Andhra Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Puducherry MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Jharkhand MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Bihar MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Sikkim MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Manipur MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Tripura MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Chhattisgarh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Meghalaya MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Uttarakhand MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Goa MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Gujarat MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Haryana MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Himachal Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Maharashtra MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Odisha MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Madhya Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Punjab MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Delhi MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
West Bengal MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Tamil Nadu MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Uttar Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Telangana MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Rajasthan MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Arunachal Pradesh MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Assam MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details
Jammu & Kashmir MBBS AdmissionsClick Here to Check Details

Documents Required for NEET UG 2020 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

Check NEET Average Score for MBBS Admission under AIQ Here

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

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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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