NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: Registration, Payment, Process
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NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: Registration, Payment, Process
NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET counseling for the All India Quota (AIQ). NEET UG 2023 counseling patterns are changed every year, which createamong candidates. candidates. It is therefore necessary to understand NEET UG 2023 counseling details thoroughly.
With NEET 2023 scores, 91,415 MBBS seats, 27,698 BDS seats, 52,720 AYUSH seats, 603 BVSc/AH seats, 1,899 AIIMS MBBS seats, and 249 JIPMER MBBS seats will be available. In order to gain a better understanding of the process, eligibility, and more, candidates should go through the article on NEET 2023 counselling FAQs.
NEET 2023: Highlights
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
National Testing Agency (NTA)
neet.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in
Level of Examination
Category of exam
Required academic qualification
10+2 (or equivalent) with PCB subjects
Date of exam
To be announced
Mode of exam
Pen and paper mode
NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs
The NEET is the most prestigious entrance examination for those interested in studying medicine at the undergraduate level. Furthermore, NEET counseling takes place in many rounds and is very complex. Below you will find NEET 2023 FAQs for candidates who will be appearing for counselling.
NEET Counseling FAQs 2023 - General
Question: Which authorities conduct the NEET 2023 counselling for medical and dental colleges?
Answer: Following are the details of the authorities responsible for NEET 2023 counselling. Candidates are advised to refer to the table.
NEET 2023 counselling conducting authorities
Type of NEET counseling
NEET 2023 counseling for 15% AIQ seats in Government medical and dental colleges (except Jammu & Kashmir)
Medical Counselling Commiitte (MCC)
NEET 2023 counseling for 85% state quota seats in DU colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)
NEET 2023 counseling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
NEET 2023 counseling for IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges
NEET 2023 counseling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
MCC and AFMC, Pune
NEET 2002 counseling for 85% State Quota seats (all the seats in case of Jammu & Kashmir) and state private colleges
State counseling authorities of the respective states
Question: For state quota seats and private colleges, who will conduct NEET 2023 counseling?
Answer: It is the responsibility of the state counselling authority to conduct NEET 2023 counselling for 85% of the state quota seats and private colleges in that state.
Question: What will be the mode of counselling for NEET 2023?
Answer: According to the state and national counselling authorities, NEET UG 2023 counselling will take place in both online and offline modes. In the event of online counselling, candidates will have to fill out their choices online, while in the event of offline counselling, candidates will need to report to the counselling site that has been assigned to them.
NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: Eligibility
Question: Who is eligible to participate in 15% AIQ NEET 2023 counselling
Answer: Those qualifying the National Eligibility requirements and who attain the minimum NEET cutoff 2023 can apply for counselling for 15% All India quota seats in the NEET 2023.
Question: How will AIIMS and JIPMER counselling process work?
Answer: NEET 2023 result score will be used to admit students to 15 AIIMS institutions and 2 JIPMER institutions across the country. For admission to the aforementioned institutions, candidates must register on thon MCC'scial website.
Question: What are the eligibility criteria for ESIC counselling??
Answer: Due to cancelled reservations for the children of insured people, NEET 2023 will admit children of ESI employees based on AIQ eligibility.
Question: Are there any eligibility requirements for AFMS admission?
Answer: Those seeking admission to AFMS will need to register on the official website of MCC. It is necessary for candidates to express their desire to get into the college referred to above. As part of the offline counselling process, MCC will forward the names of such candidates to AFMS.
Question: Who is eligible for NEET 2023 central universities counselling?
Answer: The eligibility criteria of the Central Universities is given in detail below:
Delhi University: The University contributes 15% seats to AIQ. The remaining 85% seats can be availed by the candidates who have completed their Class 11 and 12 from Delhi under institutional quota.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU): Candidates appearing in the NEET 2023 entrance exam and securing the minimum cutoff will be eligible for BHU counseling.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU): AMU reserves 50% seats for the students who have completed a minimum of 3 years of schooling from the college however, the remaining 50% can be availed by the NEET 2023 qualifying candidates.
Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Islamia, Delhi: JMI reserves a total of 3 seats under internal quota. The remaining 47 seats are open to all according to the category.
VMMC and SJH: This institute reserves 15% + AIR seats for AIQ. The remaining seats are reserved for the students who are based in Delhi and have completed their Class 11 and 12 from the institute.
Question: What is the number of rounds of counselling for NEET 2023 which will be conducted for Central and Deemed Universities?
Answer: MCC NEET 2023 counselling for 15% AIQ seats will be conducted in four rounds: first round, second round, mop-up round and stray vacancy States will be responsible for announcing the details of the counseling process for 85% of the state quota seats
Question: If I am offered a seat in the MCC's second round of counseling, will I be eligible to participate in state counselling?
Answer: When a candidate does not join the college allotted to him/her during NEET 2023 counseling, they may participate in state counseling. It is the candidate's responsibility to pay the penalty imposed by the authorities. The candidate, however, cannot surrender or exit the counseling if he/she has already joined the college assigned in NEET 2023. Candidates who compete in such rounds will not be allowed to participate in subsequent rounds of NEET 2023 counseling because their names will be passed on to the authorities.
NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: Reservation
Question: Is there a reservation policy at deemed universities?
Answer: No. In deemed universities across the country there are no reservations for SC/ST/OBC.
Question: How many percent of reservations fall under the PwD category?
Answer: In AIQ central universities, candidates who fall under the PWD category of NEET 2023 reservation receive a 5% quota. Candidates must obtain a disability certificate from one of the following assessment boards:
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation (for Locomotor Disability only), Mumbai
Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
Madras Medical College, Chennai
Grant Government Medical College, J.J Hospital Compound, Mumbai
Goa Medical College, Goa
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh
Government Medical College, Agartala, State Disability Board, Agartala
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi/ Uttar Pradesh
Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities, Bandra, Mumbai
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences & RML Hospital, New Delhi. (ABVIMS & RMLH)
Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals (LHMC)
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysuru
NEET 2023 Counseling FAQs: AIQ Rank v/s AIR
Question: In NEET 2023 counseling, what is the All India Rank (AIR)?
Answer: In the NEET 2023 examination, the All India Rank of an aspirant is the rank achieved by the candidate on an all-India basis. It is the combined rank regardless of the categories. Each candidate who qualifies for the NEET 2023 exam will receive an AIR rank.
Question: What does All India Quota (AIQ) rank mean?
Answer: To participate in the NEET 2023 counseling for AIQ seats, candidates are assigned AIQ ranks..
NEET counseling 2023 FAQs: Seat Allotment Process
Question: How does the NEET seat allotment process work?
Answer: To get detailed information about NEET 2023 seat allotment, candidates may refer to the following points.
To participate in NEET 2023 counseling, candidates must register themselves and pay the counseling fee.
Candidates will need to enter their choices of colleges and lock them based on their preferences.
Authorities will then publish seat allotment lists for the first round of NEET counseling 2023.
In order to complete the admission process, candidates will need to report to the college to get their documents verified. In this process, candidates have the freedom to enter and exit.
The authorities will publish the seat matrix for vacant seats by college after the first round of NEET 2023 counseling. Thereafter, NEET 2023 counseling registration will begin. Candidates who registered in the first round will not have to register again. They only need to re-arrange their preferences according to the published list (if required).
Again, the authorities will then publish the seat allotment for the second round of NEET 2023 counseling. From this process candidates will be able to exit only after forfeiture of security fee.
The last step is to report to the allotted colleges on the scheduled date. When an aspirant joins the college, he or she is not allowed to vacate the seat after joining.
The NEET counselling process for 2023 will consist of four rounds followed by a mop-up and stray round.
Question: In the mop-up round, how are seats allocated to deemed/central universities?
Answer: For the mop-up round of counselling, deemed/central universities follow the below-listed procedure.
It is mandatory for candidates who haven't registered for the first or second round of counselling to register for the mop-up round of counselling for NEET 2023.
Applicants will need to enter their choices and lock them, then the authorities will publish allotment lists.
Applicants must report to their allotted colleges.
It should be noted that deemed/central universities will conduct a stray vacancy round if seats remain vacant. Colleges will receive 10 times as many vacant seats from DGHS. For this round, fresh registrations will not be accepted.
Question: Based on my rank, how do I find out what seat I will likely be assigned?
Answer: A candidate can refer to previous NEET seat allotment lists to get an idea of the seat they are likely to secure based on their rank. However, the data provided cannot be relied upon for accuracy. The registration period for round one of NEET 2023 counselling also offers candidates the opportunity to participate in mock counselling and to receive an indicative seat allocation.
Question: Is it possible for a candidate to correct his/her mistake if he/she has mistakenly chosen deemed university seats instead of AIQ seats?
Answer: Yes, candidates have a one-time chance to correct this error. At the time of NEET registration 2023, they can use the reset initialization option.
Question: Having joined the seat assigned to me in round one of NEET counselling 2023, am I eligible to participate in subsequent rounds?
Answer: Candidates have the facility to freely enter and quit the first round of counselling. In such cases, candidates allotted a college in the first round must enrol and complete the admission process.
After completing this, they might choose to take part in the following rounds and request an upgrade while giving up the allotted seat. To participate in round 2 of the counselling process, candidates must utilise their round 1 login credentials. Candidates may participate in NEET 2023's second round of counselling even if they have not yet reported to or joined their assigned college.
Question: In case candidates do not join the college allocated to them in round 2 of counselling of NEET but wish to participate in the mop-up round for Deemed/Central universities, do they need to re-register?
Answer: Yes. For the mop-up round of NEET 2023 counselling, which will be held by Deemed/Central universities, candidates must complete a new registration. The candidates will have to give up the security deposit, though.
Question: Which applicants are ineligible for the NEET 2023 second round of counselling?
Answer: Candidates will not be eligible for second round counselling if they submitted incomplete documentation during the NEET 2023 admissions procedure.
Question:Who is qualified for the NEET second counselling round?
Answer: In order to understand the eligibility criteria for NEET 2023's second round of counselling, please read the following points:
Group I: Candidates who were registered but not allotted any seat in the first round of NEET 2023 counselling.
Group II: Reserved candidates who have secured a reserved quota seat but the allotment got cancelled in the first round of document verification will be able to appear in the second round of counselling. This time the seat will be allotted with a changed category provided there are seats available.
Group III: Candidates who were allotted the seat and reported to the college after first round counselling of NEET 2023 and have submitted their willingness for seat upgrade.
Group IV: Candidates who were allotted the seat but did not join.
Group V: Candidates who have surrendered their allotted seat from the first round of NEET 2023 counselling.
Question: Can I choose to join state/private quota seats after enrolling in the college that was assigned to me during the second round of AIQ seats counselling?
Answer: In accordance with the guidelines, seats once allotted to a candidate in the NEET UG counselling second round cannot be rescinded. Nevertheless, a candidate can forfeit their security money in order to exit round 2 of the selection process.
NEET 2023 Counselling FAQs: Registration
Question:If I already registered for round one of NEET counselling, do I need to re-register for round 2?
Answer: Candidates who signed up for round one but were not given a seat are not needed to sign up again.Fresh registration is necessary for round 2 for candidates who
Have not registered in Round 1 (with full payment of fees).
Have Resigned / Not reported in Round-1 need not register again.
Fresh Choice filling Round 2.
Question: For stray vacancies, will the authorities allow fresh registrations?
Answer: There will be no fresh registrations for stray vacancy rounds. A list containing ten times the number of candidates to fill the vacant seats will be sent by the DGHS to the Deemed/Central Universities.
NEET counselling 2023 FAQs: Retrieve Password
Question: In the event that I forget my password, how can I retrieve it ?
Answer: Candidates must re-enter the details they provided upon registration in order to obtain their password. Before they may create a new password, they must respond to the security question. Only a new password will be produced if the entered data matches the previously provided data.
Thus, candidates are advised to keep the below listed information safe till the admission process:
Security question and its answer
NEET 2023 application form printout.
NEET 2023 counselling FAQs: Document Information
Question: What documentation is needed for NEET 2023 registration for counselling?
Answer: In order to participate in NEET counselling 2023, aspirants should keep a printout of their application form handy since certain information needs to be filled out at the time of registration. No other document will be required.
Question: Will the authorities accept the documentation I provide in my regional language ?
Answer: No, Only Hindi or English documents can be submitted. There are some state authorities that only accept certificates in English.Therefore, if the document is in a regional language, it is advised for the candidates to bring an English translation of an attested copy of the document.
Question: Will a candidate still be able to take part in NEET counselling if their name is misspelt on their application and supporting documents?
Answer: Yes, candidates will be permitted to take part in counselling, but they will need to present an affidavit as identification proof
Question: What documentation must be shown at the designated college at the time of reporting?
Answer: The following documentation must be presented while reporting to the designated college:
Disability certificate (if applicable)
NEET 2023 Result/Score Card
Provisional allotment letter (it has to be generated online)
Certificate and Marksheets of Class 10+2
Photo ID Proof (Aadhar/ PAN/ Driving License/ Passport)
Eight (8) passport-size photographs
Disability certificate (if applicable)
In case the candidate is NRI/OCI documents required are:
Passport copy of sponsorer
Relationship Affidavit (Relation of Candidate with sponsorer)
Sponsorship affidavit ( it must state that the sponsor would bear the expenses incurred during study)
NEET counselling 2023 FAQs: Choice filling
Question: For each round of NEET 2023 counselling, what is the exit policy and forfeiture of security money?
Answer: Candidates can refer to the below table:
Exit with fee forfeiture
Ineligible for further counselling
Amount of registration fee
If not joined
– Rs. 10,000
(half for SC/ST/OBC)
Deemed Universities –
State Quota I
State Quota II
If not joined
– Rs. 10,000
(half for SC/ST/OBC)
Private – Rs. 1,00,000
Question: How many college options may the candidate offer?
Answer: Candidates are allowed to fill as many colleges as they choose during choice filling.
Question: What should candidates keep in mind when they make their selections for NEET's second round of counselling?
Answer: The following considerations should be kept in mind when filling out the choice:
Candidates will be allotted seats based on the choices filled during this round.
If the choices are locked, candidates will not be able to make changes in them. Thus, candidates should lock the choices once they are sure of it otherwise only saving them is advisable.
If the choices are not locked within the time period, they will get automatically locked.
Question: In the NEET 2023 counselling choice filling process, what if I don't enter any choices?
Answer: When this scenario arises, the candidate won't be assigned a college during counselling.
NEET Counselling 2023 FAQs: Registration Fee
Question:What registration fee will candidates have to pay to participate in NEET 2023 counselling?
Answer: At the time of registration for NEET 2023 counselling, candidates will have to pay two types of fee:
Refundable security deposit
Non-refundable security deposit
These fees vary based on the type of institute a candidate opts for. The details for the same are given below.
Counselling of NEET 2023 registration fee - Deemed Universities
Non-refundable security deposit - ₹5,000
Refundable registration fee - ₹2,00,000
Total amount to be paid - ₹2,05,000
NEET counselling 2023 registration fee - 15% AIQ, Central Universities, AFMS & ESI
Non-refundable security deposit - ₹1000 for UR (and Rs. 500 for SC, ST, OBC, and PH candidates)
Refundable registration fee - ₹Rs. 10,000 (and Rs. 5000 for SC, ST, OBC, and PH candidates)
Total amount to be paid - ₹11,000
Question: What registration fee should candidates pay if they wish to register for both AIQ and Deemed University?
Answer: In such a situation, candidates will have to pay the fee more in amount which means they will have to pay registration fee of Deemed universities i.e. ₹2,05,000
NEET 2023 Counselling FAQs: Exit and Security Money Forfeiture Rules
Question: What does "free exit" entail in the context of NEET counselling?
Answer: Only in the first round do candidates have the option of a free exit. If a candidate chooses free leave, he or she will be permitted to take part in the second round of counselling without having to forfeit the security deposit.
Question:In round 2, what does exit with forfeiture mean?
Answer: When candidates exit with forfeiture in round 2, the security amount will be forfeited provided they have not accepted the allocated seat in NEET 2023 counselling round 2.
Question: If the authority forfeits the security money, when does it do so?
Answer: A forfeiture of security money occurs when:
If a candidate has been allotted a seat in the round 2 or mop-up round but he/she does not wish to join the allotted college.
If a candidate has furnished incorrect or incomplete information at any step of the admission process.
Question: What is the process for refunding the security amount of the NEET counselling?
Answer: At the conclusion of the counselling process, the security deposit for NEET 2023 is refunded.
If a candidate has been allotted a seat then his/her security money will be refunded to the allotted college which gets adjusted in the annual fee.
If a candidate has not been allotted any seat, his/her security money will be refunded to the bank account (details of which were provided at the time of registration).
NEET 2023 Counselling FAQs: Upgradation of seats
Question: Are there any up-gradation opportunities available in the second round of counselling for Deemed/ Central Universities in order to attend the mop-up round of counselling for Central/ Deemed Universities?
Answer: In NTA NEET 2023 round 2, candidates who were allocated colleges for deemed/central universities will not be eligible for upgradation. The candidates in such situations cannot vacate the AIQ seats and will no longer be eligible for further counselling rounds, including stray vacancy counselling.
Question: Do I have to enrol in the allotted college I was given if my upgraded choice was given to me after round one?
Answer: Yes, because the candidate's seat will be immediately cancelled during round 1 of counselling. The candidate will need to report to the institution assigned in round 2 of NEET 2023 counselling with a relieving letter from the college assigned in round 1 after the seat allotment result is published.
Question: What would happen if I didn't join the college that was allotted to me following my upgrade?
Answer: The security deposit will be lost if an applicant declines to occupy the upgraded seat that has been assigned to him or her. The candidate may then reapply to participate in the mop-up round of counselling.
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