AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling FAQs – On March 12, 2016 the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will begin the annual counselling sessions for AIPGMEE 2016. Following an order by the Supreme Court, AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling will be held in two rounds instead of three and students have to register for ‘choice filling’ only in the beginning of the AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling.
MCC, which is a statutory body to hold counselling for allotment of 50% All India Quota Postgraduate Medical and Diploma seats in Master of Surgery (MS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD), will conduct AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling in the online mode. The counselling will be conducted for allotment of approximately 5,500 seats in various medical colleges in India except Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Jammu & Kashmir. Qualified candidates can participate in the counselling process from any place across the country.
Careers360 brings AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling FAQ’s for candidates so that they can know the procedure of online registration, counselling timeline, choice filling & submission, seat allotment process and documents required during admission among other information.
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Candidates are advised to read the AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Frequently Asked Questions so that they can participate in counselling without any glitch and mistakes.
AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling FAQ’s:
Q. 1: What is the process of AIPGMEE 2016 online allotment?
Ans: The AIPGMEE 2016 online allotment for 50% All India Quota MD/MS/Diploma seats will be conducted in two rounds only. The AIPGMEE 2016 online allotment process is summarised below:
Step 2 - Exercising of Choices for the available seats, Indicative seat allotment process and Locking of choices
Step 3 - AIPGMEE 2016 Seat Allotment Process
Step 4 - Publication result of Counselling Round 1
Step 5 - Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 1
Step 6 - Process of Seat Allotment for Round 2
Step 7 - Publication of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Result of Round 2
Step 8 - Reporting at the allotted Medical / Dental Colleges against Round 2
Step 9 - Transfer of Vacant Seats to State Quota
Q. 2: What is AIPGMEE 2016 counselling registration process?
Ans: Candidates have to register themselves at first to participate in AIPGMEE 2016 online counselling. For new registration candidate have to enter the roll number/confirmation no., application number/testing id, candidate’s name, & date of birth exactly same as per their name in AIPGMEE 2016 application form/admit card.
The registration facility for candidates will be available only before allotment of seat in counselling round 1. Candidates must register themselves within the notified dates to participate in counselling process. The registration facility will not be available after the specified dates and under no circumstances any request (for any reason) for registration, will be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to register themselves within specified dates to participate in counselling otherwise they will not be allowed to do so. It must be noted that there will not be any fresh registration and choice filling for round 2.
AIPGMEE 2016 counselling registration dates:
AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Events
Number of Days
AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Registration, Choice Filling & Indicative Seat allotment result
(Facility for Registration shall be available from March 12, 2016 (10:00 AM) to March 18, 2016 only and will be valid for both rounds (Round-1 and 2) of counselling
March 12 to March 18, 2016 (Registration Up to 5:00 PM as per server time)
Q. 3. Do I have to report to any counselling centre with documents for registration or choice filling?
Ans: No. Online registration and choice filling can be done from place of convenience (including from home) using internet. Candidates will be required to fill up the information that they provided in application form.
Q. 4: How do I generate password for logging in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling window?
Ans: During the process of online registration candidates will generate their password. Candidates are advised to keep the password that till the end of the counselling process. They can change the password after creating. Password is very important for participating in online seat allotment process.
Forgot Password - To retrieve the forgotten password candidate have to enter AIPGMEE 2016 roll number, application number/testing id, date of birth, security question & answer thereon to be entered as give during new candidate registration process for counselling. The data submitted will be validated with database. If the above entries match, then only the candidate will be permitted to enter new password to proceed further. In case the candidate is not able to retrieve password, the candidate is required to approach nearby help centre (Participating Medical/Dental College) for initialization of Registration
Q.5. How do I check choice available against the allotted rank in AIPGMEE 2016?
Ans: After successful login and on clicking the provided link of ‘Available Choices’ candidates can fill the available choices. On clicking available choices link the systems will the display the candidate’s credentials and the available choices for the candidates. Before filling up the choices, it is advised that candidates must go through going through a tentative list of seat matrix prepared as per candidate’s preference for subjects and colleges.
Q.6. How do I submit choice against the allotted rank in AIPGMEE 2016?
Ans: Candidates can submit their selected course and colleges on clicking the ‘Choice Filling’ icon. The AIPGMEE 2016 counselling window will display available choices of candidates on the left side and on clicking the button for the required choice, it will be selected. On selecting the choices it will be removed from the left and gets added to right side. During the choice submission, candidate will have to save the choices by clicking the button, ‘Save & Continue’ (for save and continuing the operation) and ‘Save & Go to Home’ (save & redirected to Home page or quits the current menu) after completion of the work. Candidates can view the Courses (Degree/ Diploma), Subjects, State and Institute. For the convenience of the candidate, the choices could be shown by selecting them State wise, course-wise, alphabetical order of Institutions and courses or alphabetical order of courses and Institutions, etc.
Choice Move Up, Move Down & Deletion
On clicking the Upper Arrow button, candidate can move choice by one step up
On clicking the Down Arrow button, candidate can move choice by one step down
On clicking the button, candidate can delete the selected choice
Q.7. How to interchange and delete multiple choices in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling?
Ans: The interchange of choice can be done by selecting choices as source and destination to enable their swapping and reorder all the choices. For deletion of choice, candidates have to delete a specific or a group of choices by clicking the appropriate box.
Q. No.8. Is there any restriction for filling up number of choices of Institutions (Colleges) or subjects in choice filling form?
Ans: No, candidates can provide as many choices as they wish. However choices should be in order of preference, as the allotment will be done on the basis of choices submitted by the qualified candidate in order of preference.
Q. No.9. What is processing of AIPGMEE 2016 Indicative Seat Allotment, Mock Counselling Result and publishing of Indicative Seat Allotment?
Ans: During AIPGMEE 2016 mock counselling (indicative seat allotment result) the choices submitted by candidates will be processed twice during the registration and choice filling period (at counselling round 1 only). And indicative seat which are available at that point of time will be displayed which help candidate to refine the selection of choices in a more effective and efficient manner.
Indicative allotment of seat will be displayed twice on notified dates. In case no indicative seat is shown on the rank allotted to candidates means that the no choices submitted by them is available at their rank. Hence candidates are advised to modify their list of choices as per their rank.
Q.10. What is AIPGMEE 2016 choice locking?
Ans: It is mandatory for candidates to lock their submitted choices by clicking on ‘Choice Lock Button’ on or before the specified dates. It must be noted that once the selected choice is locked it cannot be unlocked therefore candidates must lock their choices only when they are satisfied with their choice. Candidates are advised to exercise choice locking facility carefully as the submitted choice will be processed in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling. There will be no choice filling facility will be available for AIPGMEE Counselling round 2. In case candidate fails to lock choices it will be automatically locked at 5:00 PM of last date of locking.
On clicking the ‘Lock Choice’ button, the submitted choices will be displayed on the screen. Candidates have to confirm displayed contents before locking of choices. During locking process, the candidate is required to enter the password and then only system proceeds for locking of choices.
Candidates are advised to take the printout of their locked choice for any future correspondence related to allotment. Printout of locked choices will have locking date & time, IP address of computer and system generated Unique Number. If candidate logs in again, then the locked choices will be displayed and the choices cannot be modified or changed.
If candidate don’t register and fill in any choice then no seats will be allotted to them. If candidate register and do not fill in any choice, no seats will be allotted.
Q.11. What is second round of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling?
Ans: The second round of AIPGMEE 2016 counselling is an up-gradation of choices filled by candidates at the registration and seat filling process. There is no fresh registration of candidates and no fresh choice submission. Choices filled during main counselling (submitted before first round allotment) will be considered in seat allotment.
It must be noted that candidates have to provide option to participate in Round 2 at the time of joining of seat allotted process during round 1. If any candidates do not opt for participating in Round 2 they will not be considered eligible for up-gradation of their choice.
Q.12. Who is eligible and not eligible for AIPGMEE 2016 round 2 allotment process?
Ans: To be eligible for AIPGMEE 2016 seat allotment round 2 candidates must have any of the following criteria. There will not be any indicative allotment in AIPGMEE 2016 allotment round 2.
Eligibility for AIPGMEE 2016 seat allotment round 2:
Group - I: Registered candidates who did not get any seat allotted in the AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling round 1
Group - II: Registered candidates, whose of allotted seat cancelled during the document verification on reporting for admission, who have secured seat under reserved quota, due to change of category from reserved to Unreserved or PH status from Yes to No, but are still eligible in the next round of seat allotment, with changed Category, subject to fulfilment of eligibility conditions.
Group - III: Candidates who have reported/joined at allotted institute during the joining period of round 1 of allotment and submitted willingness for participating in second round up-gradation as ‘Yes’
Non - Eligibility for AIPGMEE 2016 seat allotment round 2:
Not reported at Allotted Institute after seat allotment in round 1
Reported & Withdrawn (Resigned) from counselling at Allotted Institute
Became non-eligible due to change of category
Candidates who have not opted for up-gradation
The conversion of seats will be carried out during the second round of seat allotment. The conversion of vacant reserved seats will be done as per the following algorithm after allotment of seat during Round-2 to PH/Reserved category candidates
ST (PH) -> ST
SC(PH) -> SC
UR (PH) -> UR
OBC(PH) -> OBC
ST -> SC
Q. 13: Is it necessary to join allotted Medical College to participate in second round of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling?
Ans: Yes, in case a seat allotted during AIPGMEE 2016 counselling round 1 then candidate have to join allotted institution/college and complete the admission formalities. Only then candidate can exercise option to participate in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling round 2.
Q. 14: Do candidates have to separately fill-up choices of subject and college to participate in second round of online allotment process?
Ans: To participate in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling round 2, candidates are not required to submit fresh choice. During the AIPGMEE 2016 round 2 allotment process, choice of higher preference will be considered for up gradation for those candidates who have given option to upgrade their choice at the time of admission at allotted Medical College. During Round 2, fresh allotment will be considered for those eligible candidates who could not be allotted seat due to non-availability of seat in Round 1, only subject to availability of seat.
Q. 15: If candidate given consent for up-gradation of his/her choice during round-2 and if their choice is upgraded, is it necessary to join at college allotted during second round? Or in case candidates change their decision of upgrading choice, can he/she continue to study in college allotted through first round of allotment?
Ans: In case candidate is allotted seat during AIPGMEE counselling round 2 allotment process (choice is up-graded), the seat allotted during the first round will be automatically cancelled immediately. Candidates will have to join the college/seat allotted during second round. If candidate does not join the college/seat allotted during the second round, with in stipulated time then their candidature will be forfeited and they will also lose the seat for which to them.
Seat can also be up-graded in the same college by change of category (i.e. ST/SC/OBC to UR or PH to non-PH seat) in such case the candidate has to take fresh admission on the up-graded seat.
Q. 16: If candidates give option to participate in round-2 at the time of joining college from first round allotment, but later change their decision and want to continue study at already allotted Medical College, what is the procedure to avoid change (cancellation) of already allotted college/seat?
Ans: Option once exercised cannot be changed therefore the candidate must submit choice during the choice submission period before the AIPGMEE 2016 counselling round 1and exercise option to upgrade choice during round 2 carefully. However, in case the candidate change his/her mind during the joining period itself, then candidate have to contact the Dean/Principal/Director of the allotted college for modification of entry regarding participation in Round-2, in the software (only during joining /reporting period), which is exclusively available with allotted college. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) does not have facility to modify the candidate’s option. Hence, no request for change of option shall be entertained by the MCC.
Q. 17: If I opt to participate in second round of AIPGMEE 2016 counselling whether allotted seat (of first round) will be cancelled?
Ans: In case seats are not allotted in the second round then earlier allotted seat will be retained (if candidates have already completed admission formalities and not resigned from the allotted seat). However, on allotment of a seat in AIPGMEE 2016 counselling second round 2 the earlier allotted seat will automatically cancelled and allotted to another candidate.
Q. 18: If candidates get an up-graded seat during AIPGMEE 2016 counselling round second can they join that college directly?
Ans: No, candidates will have to get a relieving letter from the earlier institute/ college generated on-line, before they can join the next college / institution.
Q. 19: In case candidates get an upgraded seat but in the same college, because of change of category, (e.g. from SC / ST / OBC to UR category) do they have to take admission on the allotted seat again?
Ans: Yes, candidates have to get a relieving letter generated on-line for the earlier seat and then get an admission letter again newly allotted seats for the upgraded category seat from the concerned institution; otherwise seat would be cancelled or surrendered to state quota.
Q. 21: In case candidates have Birth Certificate / Caste Certificate/ other certificate(s) in regional language, will it be acceptable at the time of reporting/joining?
Ans: Certificates issued by the competent authority should be in English or Hindi language. Please remember that some of the states insist for certificate in English language only. Candidates are advised to carry Certified Copy of English version of the original certificate, in case certificate issued is in other than English language along with original certificate.
Q. 22: If there is discrepancy in spelling of name in documents and application form, what do candidates do?
Ans: If there is discrepancy in spelling of name in documents candidate must carry proof that the documents belongs to same person, in the form of an affidavit/undertaking.
Q. 23: If login for choice filling/ submission, say wrong roll number/ password, what may be problem(s)?
Ans: It can happen if Roll Number/Testing provided ID or password typed is incorrect. Password is case sensitive, therefore candidates are advised to type the exactly same password. In case password is forgotten, try to generate new password by using security question and its answer.
Q. 24: If candidates find difficulty in login for AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling, what may be the problem(s)?
Ans: Candidates are advised to read the AIPGMEE 2016 counselling manual carefully before participating in counselling. They must follow the instructions provided in the counselling brochure. To participate effectively candidate must follow the given instructions.
Use browser likeMozilla Fire Fox, Internet Explorer-6 or above, Google Chrome
Use of same spellings, same format of date (same digits for day, month and year with - in between) as used in application form
The internet connection should be uninterrupted. If internet connection is slow and interrupted then IP address which is being monitored will change and session expired message will be displayed
If possible candidates try to login from other computer from which other candidate(s) has logged in successfully
Q. 25: What documents are required at the time of joining in allotted Medical / Dental College?
Ans: Candidates without original certificates/documents will not be allowed to take admission in allotted Medical College. Candidates who have deposited their original documents in any college will not consider for admission. Original documents required at the time of joining in allotted Medical / College are mentioned below:
AIPGMEE 2016 Admit Card issued by NBE - To Check – Click Here
AIPGMEE 2016 Result/ Rank letter issued by NBE - To Check – Click Here
Mark Sheets of MBBS 1st, 2nd and 3rd Professional Examinations
MBBS Degree Certificate
Internship Completion Certificate/ Certificate from the Head of Institution or College that the candidate shall complete the Internship by March 31, 2016
Permanent/Provisional Registration Certificate issued by MCI. Provisional Registration Certificate is acceptable only in cases where candidate is undergoing internship and likely to complete the same on or before March 31, 2016
High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate as proof of date or birth
Candidates allotted seat must carry one of the identification proofs (ID Proof) to the allotted college at the time of admission such as PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport or Aadhar Card
Candidates allotted seat must carry one of the identification proofs (ID Proof) to the allotted college at the time of admission (as mentioned in the Information Bulletin published by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for AIPGMEE i.e. PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport or Aadhar Card)
The Candidate should also bring the following certificates, if applicable (a) SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority (in the format as specified in the prospectus) and should be in English or Hindi language. Sub caste should be clearly mentioned in the certificate
The Candidate should also bring the following certificates, if applicable
SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority (in the format as specified in the prospectus) and should be in English or Hindi language. Sub caste should be clearly mentioned in the certificate
OBC certificate issued by the competent authority as per the given format. The sub-caste should match with the Central List of OBC. The OBC candidates should not belong to Creamy Layer
Orthopedic Physical Disability (Physically Handicapped -PH) Certificate issued from a duly constituted and authorized Medical Boards. No other PH certificate, issued by any other Authorities / Hospital will be entertained
AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Schedule:
The counselling of schedule of AIPGMEE 2016 has been announced by counselling authority Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Candidates can check AIPGMEE 2016 counselling schedule and timeline from the table given below.
(Facility for Registration shall be available from March 12, 2016 (10:00 AM) to March 18, 2016 only and will be valid for both rounds (Round-1 and 2) of counselling. Please note there will not be any fresh registration and choice filling before Round-2)
Exercising of Choices (Choice filling) and Locking
March 19to 20 March 2016 (Up to 5:00 PM, as per server time)
Process of Seat Allotment Round 1 (By MCC and NIC)
March 21 to 22, 2016 March
Publication of Result of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Round 1
March 23, 2016
Reporting at the Allotted Medical /Dental College against seat allotted in AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Round 1
March 24, to 3 A p r i l 2016, (Up to 5:00 PM, as per server time)
Process of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Seat Allotment Round 2
April 23 to 27 April (Wednesday) 2016
Publication of Result of AIPGMEE 2016 Counselling Round 2
April 28, 2016
Reporting at the Allotted Medical /Dental College against seat allotted in Round 2
April 29 to 10 May (Tuesday) 2016, (Up to 5:00 PM, as per server time)
Transfer of AIPGMEE 2016 vacant seats to State Quota
May 10, 2016 (After 5:00 PM)
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