NEET Counselling 2024 - Dates, Choice Filling, Document Required, Seat Allotment

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the NEET 2024 counselling for All India Quota seats of Central universities and other institutes. The candidates are required to register themselves at the official website of Medical Counselling Committee, Through NEET UG counselling, admissions are granted in medical and dental colleges in India.

When will NEET counselling start: Latest update

The NEET UG exam will be conducted on May 5, 2024 in a pen-paper mode. Once the NEET result is declared by the authority, MCC will release the counselling schedule on its official website. The full schedule of NEET 2024 counselling will be provided here, once available.

NEET counselling 2024: Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates who will qualify for the NEET will be eligible to apply for NEET 2024 counselling.
  • Jammu and Kashmir candidates will also be eligible to participate in All India NEET counselling.
  • Those who will register for NEET 2024 counselling on the MCC website.
  • The AIQ counselling for Deemed Universities will be open to all NEET-qualified candidates.


Central university eligibility criteria for the NEET counselling 2024

1) Delhi University (LHMC, UCMS, MAMC): - 15% seats for All India Quota & 85% institutional quota seats for candidates who have passed their 10+2 in Delhi.

2) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU):- 50% Institutional reservation for the AMU school candidates studying there for the last 3 years. Rest of the 50% of seats to All India candidates.

3) BHU:- Open to All India candidates

4) Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi: 3 BDS seats under the internal quota of JMI and 47 seats are open to All India quota candidates. Students who have passed their 10+ 2 from Jamia Schools can apply for an internal quota.

5) VMMC & SJH: 15% seats for All India and rest as Institute Quota for students who have passed their 10+2 from Delhi.

How to apply for NEET counselling 2024?

MCC conducts NEET UG 2024 counselling for AIQ in four rounds, including a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. Following the completion of Round 2, the remaining seats will be filled in a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round by the MCC. Steps to be taken include:

Step 1: Complete the MCC NEET registration process, including payment.

Step 2: NEET 2023 counselling choice filling and locking

Step 3: Round 1 seat allotment and result announcement

Step 4: Reporting to the allotted Medical/Dental College (option for free entry/exit)

Step 5: Round 2 net vacant seats are published.

Step 6: NEET counselling round 2 registration (not necessary for already registered candidates) and fresh choice filling for NEET counselling round 2

Step 7: Round 2 of seat allocation (exit with forfeiture of security amount option available)

Step 8: Reporting to medical/dental colleges/institutions in preparation for round 2 (candidates once joined the allotted seat are not allowed to vacate the seat).

What documents are required for NEET counselling 2024?

·     NEET Admit Card

·     NEET Scorecard or Rank Letter

·     Class 10 certificate and mark sheet (for date of birth)

·     Class 12 certificate and mark sheet

·     ID proof (Aadhar/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)

·     Eight passport size photographs

·     Provisional Allotment Letter

·     Caste Certificate (if applicable)

·     PwD Certificate (if applicable)

·     NRI/ OCI candidates appearing for Deemed Universities must submit the following documents

·     Passport copy of sponsored, embassy certificate

·     Sponsorship affidavit (stating that sponsorer is ready to bear the expenses for the whole duration of study)

·     Relationship Affidavit (Relation of Candidate with the sponsorer)

NEET counselling 2024 process step-by-step

Step 1: NEET counselling registration

Qualified and eligible candidates need to register at NEET UG 2024. Applicants must fill out their NEET roll number, registration number, name, mother's name, and date of birth. Next, pay the NEET counselling fee and security fee online with a credit card or debit card.

Step 2: Choices filling for NEET counselling

Applicants must make a dummy sheet and enter their dream college choices. They can use the NEET college predictor if they want to know their chance of getting into college based on past data. For the NEET counselling 2024 process, they will be able to choose from this list of choices.

Steps to check NEET UG counselling choice filling 2024?

To fill choices in NEET Counselling, follow these steps:

·     Log in to the counselling website using the registration credentials.

·     Go to the choice filling section.

·     Browse through the list of available colleges and courses.

·     Select and prioritise your preferred choices.

·     Save and lock the choices before the scheduled date and time.

·     Take a printout of the filled choices for future reference.


Step 3: NEET UG Seat Allotment

Candidates must log in and download their seat allotment letters as soon as they are released. A free exit is available in the first round, while a forfeiture exit is available in the second round.

Step 4: Reporting at the allotted college

Upon receiving an allotment of seats, a candidate must report to the designated college to complete the admissions processes. Reporting or joining during the first round is not mandatory. Those wishing to take a seat or upgrade must join and report. Seat allocation must be followed by reporting and joining in the second round unless candidates are willing to forfeit their security deposit by opting out. When reporting to the assigned college, candidates must present the originals of the specified documents.

NEET counselling 2024 - What is free exit? What is the exit with forfeiture?

Free Exit (only for round 1) - A candidate assigned a seat in round 1 who does not join/report to the college to which they have been assigned would not be penalised (the security deposit would not be forfeited). Candidates will be eligible for further rounds.

Exit with forfeiture - If a candidate is offered a seat in round 2 but does not intend to take the seat, they can still exit with forfeiture (losing the security amount deposited) within the period given.

Candidates joining the allotted seat in the second round will not be eligible to resign/surrender their seats and will not be permitted to participate in state counselling either.

NEET UG counselling 2024: What are the new changes?

Candidates need to make a careful decision about participating in the 3rd Rounds of AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities as resignations won't be allowed, and they can't participate in any further counselling after joining in this round. If a candidate is allotted a seat in either AIQ or Deemed/Central Universities, their name will be removed from the All India Stray Vacancy Round list.

·     OCI cardholders will now have the same eligibility rights as Indian citizens for NEET UG 2024 counselling conducted by MCC.

·     The NEET Counselling Round 2 involves fresh registration for those who didn't register in Round-1 or who weren't allotted any seats. Candidates who got upgraded to Round-2 must physically report to their allotted college and can choose to upgrade to Round 3.

·     Candidates allotted seats in Round-2 of NEET counselling, who do not report to the allotted institute will forfeit their security deposit. Upgraded candidates will not have any claim on their Round 1 seat.

·     Fresh registration for NEET counselling 2024 is required for Round-3 for candidates who haven't registered in Round-1 or Round-2 or have resigned/not reported in those rounds.

·     Once a candidate joins the Round 2 seat, they can express willingness to upgrade to Round 3. If they decide to join and then resign, their security deposit will be forfeited.

·     If upgraded to Round 3, the candidate must take relieving from the Round 2 seat of NEET UG 2024 counselling and join the Round 3 seat. Once joined, they cannot upgrade or resign from this seat.

·     If a candidate is allotted a seat in Round 3 but does not join, they may exit the NEET counseling with fee forfeiture and won't be able to participate in any further rounds.

·     If a candidate is allotted a seat in the Stray round, they must join the allotted seat/college; otherwise, they will be debarred from the NEET UG exam for the next 1 year, along with forfeiture of fees.

NEET UG counselling 2024 for Deemed/Central Universities/Central Institutes

Step 1: Register for the mop-up round again (not required for earlier resigned candidates)

Step 2: Filling and locking your choices

Step 3: Mop-Up Round Seat Allocation for NEET Counselling 2024.

Step 4: Publication of the Results

Step 5: Reporting to the Medical/Dental college of your choice

Step 6: A list of ten times (of the registered candidates) of a number of stray vacancies to be provided to Deemed / Central Universities in strict order of merit to be exhausted.

Step 7: Deemed/Central Universities will conduct the last stray vacancy round (There will be no Fresh Registration of candidates in Final Stray Vacancy Round)

Be familiar with the NEET UG counselling 2024 scheme for 15% AIQ

The MCC will conduct four rounds of counselling: AIQ Round 1, AIQ Round 2, AIQ Mop-up round, and stray vacancy round. Candidates who qualify as part of the All India Quota will be eligible based on their NEET results 2023, other than the Union Territory of J&K. If seats remain vacant after round 2 of NEET counselling 2024 in AIQ, they will be sent back to the states.

The AIQ for NEET counselling 2023 will include the following:

·     15% MBBS/BDS Seats of States

·     100% MBBS/BDS Seats of BHU

·     100% MBBS Seats of AIIMS across India

·     All India Quota of JIPMER (Puducherry/ Karaikal)

·     All India Quota seats of AMU/ DU/ VMMC/ ABVIMS

·     All India Quota Seats of Faculty of Dentistry (Jamia Milia Islamia)

·     All India Quota Seats of ESIC

About NEET counselling 2024

On the basis of NEET 2024 results, admissions to MBBS/BDS courses under AIQ, deemed universities, and ESIC/AFMS colleges in the country are decided by the MCC NEET 2024 counselling process. The NEET exam qualifying is a requirement for admission to these medical courses. There are two types of NTA NEET counselling: All India and State counselling. The following seats are included in NEET UG counselling

·     MCC counselling process for All India Quota seats: The AIQ NEET 2024 counselling process is the only method of admission to 15% of seats in all government medical and dental colleges, all seats at deemed universities and central universities, and all seats at Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and the Armed force medical college (AFMC) including Delhi University (DU), BHU, AMU, and AIIMS & JIPMER . As of NEET counselling 2023 forward, Jammu & Kashmir candidates are included in the 15 percent All India Quota seats counselling process.

·     State Quota seats for NEET counselling: Admissions to 85% of seats from government colleges and all seats from private unaided/aided minority/non-minority medical/dental colleges in the state will be done through state NEET counselling 2024.

NEET 2024 - State quota counselling

State authorities will fill 85% of the remaining seats in government medical colleges and 100% of the seats in state-sponsored medical colleges. The NEET counselling will vary from state to state. The state rules for state NEET counselling will govern admissions to Admission in MBBS in government colleges and admission to private medical colleges. To check the respective state's NEET counselling process with direct links to apply, please select the links provided below.

Which rank is considered in NEET state counselling?

The rank considered for NEET state counselling is usually the All India Rank (AIR) obtained by candidates in the NEET examination. However, each state may have its own specific criteria and reservations for state quota seats. Candidates should refer to the official counselling guidelines or notifications of the respective state for detailed information on rank considerations.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What happens in NEET counselling?

Ans. During NEET Counselling, candidates are allotted seats based on their NEET scores, ranks, and the choices they have filled. The NEET UG counselling process involves registration, choice filling, seat allotment, document verification, and reporting to the allotted college.

2. Can I change my category in NEET counselling?

Ans. Category change during NEET UG Counselling is generally not allowed once the registration is completed. Candidates must provide accurate category details during the registration process. It is crucial to provide the correct category certificate for verification purposes.

3. Which rank is considered in NEET UG 2024 counselling?

Ans. In NEET counselling, the rank considered is usually the All India Rank (AIR) obtained by the candidate in the NEET UG entrance examination. This rank determines the candidate's eligibility and priority for seat allocation in the counselling process.

4. How NEET UG 2023 counselling is done?

Ans. The NEET counselling is generally conducted in online mode. Candidates need to register, fill choices, and participate in the seat allotment process. The counselling authorities consider the candidates' NEET scores, ranks, and choices to allocate seats in the desired medical or dental colleges.