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NEET Seat Allotment 2023-24 - Stray Vacancy Result (Sep 26), Procedure, Seat Matrix, Documents

Updated By Bhavika Nankani on 25 Sep, 2023 15:34

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NEET Seat Allotment 2023 (Stray Vacancy Result on Sep 26)

NEET Seat Allotment 2023: The seat allotment result for NEET 2023 stray vacancy round will be announced on September 26. The stray vacancy round registration started on September 21 and ended on September 23. The choice filling and locking for the NEET 2023 stray vacancy round took place from September 22-24. The final seat allotment result for Round 3 NEET 2023 counselling was released at Meanwhile, it is important for the candidates to carry all the important documents and their photocopies to the allotted college. Previously, candidates had to upload the required document on the admission portal on September 9, 2023. Here is the direct link to download NEET Round 1, 2 and 3 allotment PDFs.

NEET Seat Allotment 2023 Round 3 (Final)

NEET Seat Allotment 2023 Round 3 (Provisional)

NEET Round 1 Allotment Result- Download Official PDF

NEET Round 2 Allotment Result PDF

The seat allotment result for the stray vacancy round of NEET 2023 counselling will be released on September 26. NEET 2023 seat allotment process is held by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of MCC. The NEET Seat Allotment 2023-24 is conducted separately for 4 rounds including a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. The Seat allotment process for NEET-UG refers to the colleges that are allotted to a candidate based on their NEET 2023 Ranks.

NEET 2023 examination aims to allocate approximately 99,013 MBBS seats and 27,868 BDS seats based on candidates' rank, score, and college-specific cut-offs. Students who are not satisfied with the round 1 allotment of seats will have the option of upgradation. In this option, the candidate can reject the seat that has been allotted to him/her. Those who are opting for upgradation will get a chance to participate in round 2 of the NEET Seat Allotment process. Candidates who have accepted the round 2 AIQ will not be allowed to surrender or withdraw from the NEET seat allotment 2023. Also, students who choose to exit after the round 1 NEET UG 2023 seat allotment must note that the security fee charged will not be refunded under any circumstances.

NEET 2023 Seat Allotment Process

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NEET Seat Allotment 2023 Overview

Given below are the highlights of the NEET UG 2023 seat allotment.



Name of Examination

NEET-UG or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG)

Held by

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Event name

NEET Seat Allotment 2023

Conducted by

Medical CounsellingCommittee (MCC)

Level of NEET Examination




Duration of Examination

3 hours

Mode of Exam

Offline Mode (Pen, Paper)

Total Questions

200 MCQs

Languages available

English, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Gujarati, Kannada, Odia, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi

NEET Seat Allotment 2023: Important Points

Key Highlights of NEET 2023 Seat Allotment:

Categorization of Seats: NEET 2023 offers seats in two categories - All India quota and State-level quota.

All India Quota: To ensure a fair distribution of seats, 15% of the MBBS and BDS seats will be allocated through a centralized counseling process under the All India quota. This step guarantees that eligible candidates from all over the country have equal opportunities for seat allotment.

State-level Quota: The remaining seats will be allocated through state-level counseling, granting each state the authority to manage and allocate seats based on their specific criteria and regulations.

Participation of Medical Colleges: NEET seat allotment 2023 involves the active participation of various medical colleges, including private institutions, deemed universities, and armed forces institutions. This broadens the choices available to candidates, significantly increasing their chances of securing admission in their desired institution.

AIIMS and JIPMER Admissions: NEET UG 2023 will be the sole entrance test for admission to prestigious medical institutions like AIIMS and JIPMER. As a result, these institutions have discontinued their own separate medical entrance examinations, making NEET the gateway to pursuing education in these esteemed establishments.

NEET UG 2023 Seat Allotment Dates

Here are all the important dates related to NEET seat allotment 2023 that one can refer to:


Dates (Tentatively)

NEET 2023-23 Round 1 Seat Allotment

Processing of Allotment Result

July 27-28, 2023

NEET-UG Round 1 Seat Allotment Result 2023-23

July 29, 2023

Reporting at the allotted colleges

July 31- August 4, 2023

NEET 2023-23 Round 2 Seat Allotment

Processing of Allotment Result

August 16-17, 2023

NEET-UG Second Round Seat Allotment Result 2023-23

August 18, 2023

Reporting at the allotted college

August 20-28, 2023

NEET 2023-23 Round 3 Seat Allotment 

Processing of Allotment Result

September 6-7, 2023

NEET-UG Mop-up Round Seat Allotment Result

September 8, 2023

Reporting at the allotted colleges

Septmber 10-18, 2023

Stray Vacancy Round

Processing of Seat Allotment

September 25, 2023

Seat Allotment Result Releases

September 26, 2023

College Reporting

Septmeber 27-30, 2023

NEET UG 2023 Seat Allotment Conducting Body

The NEET UG Seat Allotment 2023 is a highly significant phase in the NEET Couselling process. Managed by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), this process aims to allocate seats to deserving candidates based on their performance and preferences.

During the NEET UG 2023 application process, candidates are required to indicate their preferences for medical colleges and courses. These choices, along with the candidate's All India Rank obtained in the NEET 2023 exam, play a pivotal role in determining the seat allotment results. The DGHS and MCC carefully assess each candidate's rank and preferences to ensure a systematic and transparent allocation of seats.

Transparency is a crucial aspect of the NEET Seat Allotment 2023 process. Once the seat allotment list is finalized, it is officially published on the designated website. Candidates can access this list to ascertain the medical college and course they have been allocated. By providing comprehensive details of the allotted seats, the process allows candidates to make informed decisions about their future decisions.

The NEET Seat Allotment 2023 is designed to offer equal opportunities to all candidates. It operates with principles of equity, ensuring that deserving candidates are granted admission to their preferred medical colleges. By considering both merit and personal choices, the process maximizes the chances of candidates securing seats in institutions that align with their aspirations.

NEET Seat Allotment 2023 Result Download

NEET 2023 seat allotment result is posted on It is published as and when counselling rounds are conducted. Students can find the seat allotment result of NEET UG 2023 in the table given below along with previous years’ PDF documents.



Allotment list


Round 1

To be updated

Round 2

To be updated

Mop up round

To be updated

Stray vacancy round

To be updated


Round 1

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Round 2

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Mop up round

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Stray vacancy round

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Round 1

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Round 2

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Mop-up round

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Stray vacancy round

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Mop-up round 2

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Round 1

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Round 2

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Mop up round

Download Now

Mop up round 2 (BDS)

Download Now


Round 1

Download Now

Mop-Up Round

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Stages Involved in NEET UG Seat Allotment 2023

NEET Seat Allotment 2023 will be conducted in the following four stages:

First Round: In this initial stage of seat allotment, eligible candidates will be allocated seats based on their NEET 2023 scores and preferences. The process involves considering the choices filled by candidates and the availability of seats.

Second Round: The second round of seat allotment occurs after the completion of the first round. It provides another opportunity for candidates who did not secure a seat in the first round or those who did not participate in the first round. Candidates can modify their choices or preferences during this round, and seats will be allotted based on merit and availability.

Mop-up Round: The mop-up round is conducted to fill the remaining vacant seats after the completion of the first and second rounds of the NEET UG seat allotment 2023. This round is usually for seats that were left unoccupied or surrendered by candidates in the previous rounds. Eligible candidates who have not been allocated a seat in the earlier rounds can participate in the mop-up round.

Stray Vacancy Round: The stray vacancy round is the final stage of NEET Seat Allotment 2023. It is conducted to fill any remaining vacant seats that were not filled during the earlier rounds. These vacancies can occur due to various reasons such as candidates withdrawing their admission or seats being canceled. Eligible candidates can participate in this round to secure admission to available seats on a first-come, first-served basis.

Changes Introduced in NEET 2023 Seat Allotment

The authorities have introduced significant modifications to the NEET Slot Allotment system starting this year:

  1. Incorporation of AIIMS and JIPMER Admissions: Since 2021, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has taken charge of admissions to 15 AIIMS and two JIPMER campuses. This change ensures that 1205 seats in AIIMS and 200 seats in JIPMER are now allocated through the NEET process.

  2. Increased Colleges in AIQ Scheme: The number of colleges participating in the All India Quota (AIQ) scheme for NEET seat allotment has been expanded to 235 by officials as compared to the previous year. This move opens up more opportunities for candidates seeking admission to medical colleges through the AIQ seats.

  3. Expanded Admission Seats: Besides the participating institutes, the total number of admission seats has also increased. This augmentation allows for a larger pool of medical undergraduate seats available for aspiring students.

  4. Centralization of Certain Colleges: Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital (VMMC and SJH) along with ESIC, Delhi, have been brought under the central university. As a result, MCC will now administer the seat allotment process for both the 15% AIQ and 85% state quota seats in these institutions.

These modifications aim to streamline the NEET seat allotment process, ensuring efficient and transparent admissions to medical colleges across India.

NEET UG 2023 Seat Allotment List: Check Cut-off Scores

The table provided below displays the cut-off marks and percentiles from the previous year's NEET UG exam for different categories in the NEET UG 2023 Seat Allotment List:

NEET Category

Cut-off Marks (Range)

Cut-off Percentile

General Category for NEET UG Rank-wise Seat Allotment

117 - 715


SC/ ST/ OBC for NEET UG Rank-wise Seat Allotment

93 - 116


UR – PwD for NEET UG Rank-wise Seat Allotment

105 - 116


SC/ ST/ OBC – PwD for NEET UG Rank-wise Seat Allotment

93 - 104


NEET 2023-24 Seat Allotment Process

After candidates have filled the choices of colleges, DGHS will process the seat allotment of NEET 2023. The allotment will be done on the basis of NEET 2023 Result, preferences of choices filled, availability of seats, and reservation criteria. The NEET 2023 Seat Allotment Process can be checked in the detail below:

Step 1 

If the allotted seat is accepted, the candidate will have to download the NEET allotment letter 2023 by entering the roll number, date of birth, and security pin.
Step 2Candidates must report at the designated centres with documents and certificates for verification and completion of the admission process along with the NEET-UG 2023-23 seat allotment letter.
Step 3After the admission is granted, the allotted college will send the details of the candidate to DGHS and based on these details and the admission letter will be granted
Step 4In case the candidate does not accept the seat after the first round of the allotment and don't wish to participate in NEET 2023 Counselling, then free exit will be considered. This means that no refundable fees will be deducted. However, after the second round of counselling non-acceptance of the seat will lead to the deduction of refundable fees.
Step 5If the candidate is not allotted a seat and wishes to participate in subsequent rounds of the Seat Allotment, they need to opt for the choices. Such candidates will also have to provide fresh choices for upcoming rounds of seat allotment. This option is only available only till the second round.

NEET Seat Allotment 2023: MCC’s Roles and Responsibilities

The NEET 2023 seat allotment process will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for various quotas, which are as follows:

  1. All India Quota (AIQ): The MCC will be responsible for allotting 15% of all seats available under the AIQ.
  2. Specific University Quotas: The MCC will also handle the seat allotment for 100% of the seats in Banaras Hindu University (BHU), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and Delhi University (DU) for MBBS/BDS courses.
  3. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER): The MCC will oversee the allotment of 100% seats in JIPMER for both the Puducherry and Karaikal campuses.
  4. State Quota (SQ): For Delhi University (DU) and Indraprastha University (IP), the MCC will handle the seat allotment for 85% of the state quota seats.
  5. Institutional Preference (IP) Quota: The MCC will be responsible for allocating 15% of the seats reserved under the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Institutional Preference quota.
  6. Dentistry Courses: The MCC will manage the seat allotment for 100% of the seats available for Dentistry courses. Additionally, there will be a 5% quota specifically reserved for students from Jamia Millia Islamia University.

NEET Seat Matrix 2023

MCC will release the NEET 2023 Seat Matrix ahead of all the rounds. Till then, aspirants can check the previous year's seat matrix segregated based on different types of lists:

Type of List

Number of Seats



DU, IP and JIPMER Internal Puducherry UT MBBS


Deemed Universities MBBS






ESIC MBBS (ESIC Insured Person Quota)


Deemed BDS


Jamia Millia BDS




BSc Nursing






NEET Seat Allotment 2023: Required Documents for Admission

Students who are eligible for the NEET counselling rounds 2023 need to report to the institute with required documents. Given below is the list of documents obe needs to carry.

  • NEET exam admit card 2023
  • Mark sheet or certificate of class 10
  • The rank letter or Result of NEET 2023
  • Disability certificate (If applicable)
  • Mark sheet or certificate of class 12
  • Seven to eight passport size photograph
  • A valid ID proof issued by the Government
  • Seat allotment letter

NEET Seat Matrix 2023: State-Wise List

Aspirants can refer to this state-wise list of NEET 2023 seat matrix for reference:

State/ UT

Number of Private MBBS Seats

Number of Government MBBS Seats

Total Number of MBBS Seats









Tamil Nadu




West Bengal




Uttar Pradesh








Andhra Pradesh




















Madhya Pradesh
































Himachal Pradesh












Jammu and Kashmir
















Andaman and Nicobar Islands








Arunachal Pradesh












Dadra and Nagar Haveli












NEET Seat Allotment 2023 in Top Medical Colleges

As students, it’s normal to aim for studying in colleges that are renowned and have excellent learning infrastructure. This helps aspirants build a better future. So, here are some top colleges along with seat intake to give candidates a better understanding of how much they need to score. 

Name of Colleges

Seat Intake

King George Medical College (KGMC), Lucknow


Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi


Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi


Christian Medical College(CMC), Ludhiana, Punjab


Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (GSMC), Mumbai, Maharashtra


Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College (BJMC), Pune


Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, Maharashtra


Institute of Medical Sciences – Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) Varanasi


Grant Medical College (GMC), Mumbai, Maharashtra


Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital, Odisha


Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad


Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata

15% of the seats

Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam

to the extent of 15% seats

Patna Medical College, Patna


North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong

Not released yet

NEET 2023 Seat Allotment Reservation Criteria

NEET seat allotment 2023 reservation criteria for NEET 15% AIQ seats is considered basis the centralized reservation policy. Here is the detailed version of the same:


% of seats reserved

Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Other Backward Classes (OBC)


Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)


Physically Handicapped (PH)


NEET Seat Allotment 2023 - Security Deposit and Refund

Candidates who are participating in the NEET 2023 counselling pay a certain amount of security fees during the NEET counselling process 2023. Know the ifs and buts of the security deposit and its refund policies. 

Refunds in Round 1 NEET Seat Allotment 2023

The security deposit submitted by the student before the registration process begins will be refunded by MCC if the candidate withdraws his/her admission in the 1st round of NEET UG Seat Allotment. In case the candidate accepts the seats allotted in round 1 of NEET counselling, the security amount will be adjusted in the admission fees of the medical institute. 

Refunds in Round 2 NEET Seat Allotment 2023

The security deposit of the candidate during round 2 NEET seat allotment will only get refunded if the MCC is unable to provide a seat to the candidate. The amount of security deposited during NEET counselling will be forfeited if the aspirant who got a seat in Round 2 NEET seat allotment 2023 doesn't join the respective institution or exits the counselling process from Round 2 level. The security deposit will not be refunded in other scenarios when there's misinformation provided by the candidate at the time of NEET registration 2023. Also, in cases where a candidate fails to provide the required documents or gets rejected at the time of reporting to the medical colleges, the security deposit will be forfeited. 

What after NEET 2023 Seat Allotment?

After the NEET seat allotment 2023, candidates can expect the following:

Check Allotted Seats: Candidates should visit the official website of the MCC or the concerned state counseling authority to check their allotted seats and the respective colleges.

Download Provisional Allotment Letter: After checking the NEET 2023 seat allotment result, candidates must download the provisional seat allotment letter from the website.

Reporting to Allotted College: Candidates who are satisfied with their allotted seats must report to the respective colleges and complete the admission process within the given timeframe.

Participate in Subsequent Rounds: If a candidate is not content with the allotted seat, they can participate in the subsequent rounds of counseling and strive to secure a seat of their preference.

Additional Counseling Rounds: Candidates who were not allotted any seat in the first round of counseling can also take part in the subsequent rounds of counseling.

Stay Updated: It is crucial to stay updated with the counseling schedule and important dates to ensure no vital updates or information is missed.

Also, during the process of provisional seat allotment conducted from July 27 to July 28, 2023, candidates will be allotted the names of the medical and dental college. Candidates can either accept the college they have been allocated or opt for upgradation. Candidates are advised not to approach the allocated medical or dental college before the final result is declared on July 29, 2023. As per the schedule shared by MCC, the reporting or joining date is from July 31 to August 4, 2023. Candidates must take the printout of the appointment letter that they have downloaded from the MCC portal.

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FAQs about NEET Seat Allotment

Have the seats increased in NEET 2023?

According to the reports, the seats in NEET 2023 have increased by 23000 seats.

What is the reservation criteria for NEET Seat Allotment 2023?

There is 27% reservation of seats for OBC, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 10% for EWS, and 5% for PH category candidates in NEET 2023 Seat Allotment.

What details are required to download the NEET 2023 Seat Allotment Letter?

To download the NEET 2023 seat allotment letter, aspirants will have to enter details like NEET roll number, date of birth, and security pin on the official portal.

Will the authorities conduct seat allotment for AIIMS and JIPMER UG through NEET 2023?

From 2023, allotment of seats in AIIMS and JIPMER institutes for undergraduate medical and dental courses will be through NEET.

On what basis will the authorities conduct the NEET seat allotment 2023?

NEET 2023 Seat Allotment will be carried out on the basis of scores obtained in the national level medical entrance examination, choices filled, seats available, and other factors.

What if I do not have my Original Documents with me at the time of joining the allotted college after NEET seat allotment 2023?

Candidates who have been allotted a seat through NEET UG 2023 Counselling by MCC are informed that their admission is provisional subject to physical verification of documents by the allotted college authorities. Those candidates whose documents are with other colleges/universities will not be allowed to take admission to MBBS/BDS colleges.

When will the 1st round result of NEET seat allotment 2023 release?

The NEET 2023 seat allotment round 1 result will be declared on MCC's official website. It will be published as and when the counselling rounds results are out.

I am not satisfied with NEET Seat Allotment in the first round. What to do next?

The process of Round 1 NEET Seat Allotment 2023-24 is scheduled to be conducted on July 27 and July 28, 2023. If candidates are not satisfied with the seat they have been allotted during NEET counselling, they can opt for upgradation. Those who are opting for upgradation will be allotted a seat in the 2nd round of NEET Seat Allotment. 

Can I withdraw my admission from Round 2 of NEET Seat Allotment 2023?

No, candidates who have accepted a seat in round 2 of NEET Seat Allotment 2023 are not allowed to withdraw or surrender the seat allocated to them.

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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
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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
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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
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