HP MBBS Admission 2018 – Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla is the conducting body for HP MBBS 2018 admission. The process of admission to HP MBBS 2018 is likely to start from the second week of June 2018. HPU conducts the admission for the state quota seats on behalf of Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Shimla. The candidates are required to fill in the application form of HP MBBS admission 2018 in order to be eligible for the subsequent processes. Candidates who will have completed the process of filling up the application form of HP MBBS 2018 will be included in the state merit list. HP MBBS admission 2018 will be conducted for a total of 575 medical seats and 191 dental seats in the government as well as private colleges. Candidates who will be included in the merit list will be able to participate in the process of counselling. Counselling for HP MBBS 2018 will tentatively start from the last week of June 2018. Admission to HP MBBS 2018 will be taken on the basis of NEET UG 2018 scores only. Candidates applying for HP MBBS admission 2018 can check here for all the details related to important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, merit list, seat reservation, counselling session, and participating institutes.
Highlights of HP MBBS BDS Admission 2018
Name: HP MBBS Admission 2018
Exam: NEET UG 2018
Exam Conducting Authority: Central Board of secondary Examination (2018)
Authority Conducting Counselling for State Quota seats: Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla (on behalf of Directorate of Medical Education and Research)
Conselling Authority for All India and Central Pool Quota seats: Medical Counselling Committee (MCC)
HP MBBS Admission 2018 – Important Dates
Online application release date
Second week of June 2018
Last date for filling up of online application
Third week of June 2018
Display of state merit list
Third week of June 2018
First Round of Counselling/Admission
June 25 – July 5, 2018*
Last date of reporting to the allotted college
July 12, 2018*
Second Round of Counselling
July 15- July 26, 2018*
Last date to report at allotted college
August 3, 2018*
Mop up round of counselling
August 4 – August 8, 2018*
Filling up of vacant seats
Second week of August
* Tentative Dates
Eligibility Criteria for HP MBBS BDS Admission 2018
Candidates seeking admission to HP MBBS BDS 2018 must be Indian citizens.
Candidates must be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2018.
The candidates must be domicile of Himachal Pradesh in order to be eligible for HP MBBS BDS admission 2018 (except in case of Management quota seats, where students who are not domicile of Himachal Pradesh are also eligible to apply).
Bonafide candidates of Himachal Pradesh whose parents have been posted outside on account of All India Services are also eligible to apply.
Candidates must have passed Class 12 with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English from a board recognized by the Central/State government.
Candidates must have passed in each of the mentioned individual subjects securing a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (for unreserved category), 45% (for Physically Handicapped (PH), unreserved) and 40% (for the reserved category including PH reserved) in them.
Candidates must have secured the required minimum percentile in the NEET 2018 UG examination.
Required Minimum Percentile
Minimum Percentile Required
ST/SC/OBC (Including PH of ST/SC/OBC)
HP MBBS BDS 2018 Application Form
HPU will release the HP MBBS BDS 2018 application form by the second week of June 2018 tentatively. The authorities will release the application form online. The tentative last date to apply for HP MBBS BDS admission 2018 will be the third week of June 2018. Candidates who will succesfully complete the process of online application by payment of application fee will be included in the HP MBBS BDS merit list 2018. The application fee for admission to HP MBBS BDS 2018 is 800 INR for SC/ST/IRDP/BPL and 1600 INR for General/NRI/OBC and other categories.
HP MBBS BDS Merit List 2018
Himachal Pradesh University will release a category-wise merit list for HP MBBS BDS 2018. The tentative date for the release of merit list is the third week of June 2018. HP MBBS BDS merit list 2018 will be prepared on the basis of the NEET UG 2018 scores. The state merit list will thus inclde only the names of those candidates who have been incluided in the central mwerit list of CBSE and have filled up the online apllication form for HP MBBS BDS 2018. Candidates included in the merit list will be eligible for the various sessions of counselling of HP MBBS BDS 2018. The merit list published on the official website of HP MBBS BDS admission 2018 will include the candidates’ name, NEET roll number, NEET score, state rank and category.
HP MBBS BDS 2018 Seat Reservation
The seat reservation for HP MBBS BDS 2018 is different for the government and private medical/dental colleges. The government medical and dental colleges have 85% seats reserved for state quota. The seats in private medical and dental college have been equally divided among the state and management quota, ie 50% each. The state quota seats have been further reserved for various categories. Reservation in HP MBBS BDS 2018 for various categories in state quota is in the following manner:
Himachal Pradesh UG Medical Seat Reservation
Other Backward Class
Single Girl Child
Children-son/daughter of Ex-Servicemen
Children –son/daughter of Defence Personnel
Ward of Freedom Fighter
Children of J&K Migrants
Children of Tibetan Refugees
ESI Quota (only in Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt. Medical College)
HP MBBS BDS Counselling 2018
The counselling for HP MBBS BDS 2018 admission will be held in the last week of June 2018 tentatively. HP MBBS BDS counselling 2018 will be conducted in an offline mode. The admission of candidates through HP MBBS BDS 2018 counselling will be based on merit-cum-preference. NEET UG scores will be used to decide the merit and the choices of the candidates while filling up the application form will be the candidates’ preference(s). Candidates will have to be physically present before the counselling committee at the designated venue as per the scheduled date and time along with all the relevant documents in original and copies. The counselling committee will verify the documents and grant admission to HP MBBS BDS accordingly.
HP MBBS BDS Participating Institutes 2018
Government Medical and Dental Colleges
Name of the College
State Quota Seats
Private Medical and Dental Colleges
Name of the College
State Quota Seats
The article has been written on the basis of data collected from HP MBBS 2017. It will be updated as soon as HP MBBS Admission 2018 data will be released.