NEET counselling 2020 -
The Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) on behalf Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will start NEET 2020 counselling from the third week of June to grant admission in MBBS/ BDS courses. The counselling of NEET 2020 will be conducted entirely in online mode. Candidates willing to participate in the AIQ NEET counselling will be required to register online. Only those candidates who have qualified NEET 2020 with the minimum required percentile will be eligible to participate counselling of NEET 2020. DGHS has been entrusted to conducting NEET counselling 2020 for 15% seats of the total intake from all the government colleges (except for colleges of Jammu and Kashmir state) for All India Quota candidates. Seats offered in Central and Deemed Universities, seats reserved for Wards of Insured Persons (IP quota) in Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical colleges and seats available at the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Pune are also filled through NEET 2020 counselling. The result of NEET counselling 2020 will be released in the form of seat allotment list. The Counselling of NEET 2020 for rest of 85% seats offered in government and private medical/dental college will be conducted by the respective state counselling authority.
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is scheduled to be conducted on May 3, 2019 in pen and paper based mode. As many as 235 medical colleges will participate in the counselling process of
. A total of three rounds of NEET 2020 counselling will be organised including a mop-up round. The mop up round of counselling will be conducted only for Deemed/Central University and ESIC Colleges.
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Type of NEET Counselling
NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ Seats (except in Jammu & Kashmir) in Government medical and dental colleges
DGHS, on behalf of MCC
NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats in DU colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)
NEET Counselling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
NEET Counselling for IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges
NEET Counselling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
DGHS, on behalf of MCC and AFMC Pune
NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats (all the seats in case of Jammu & Kashmir) and state private colleges
Respective State Counselling Authorities
Round 1 for All India Quota/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC Colleges
Registration/Payment & Choice filling
Third week of June 2020
Choice Filling ends
Last week of June 2020
Last date of Payment
Reporting to allotted colleges
Upto first week of July 2020
Round 2 for All India Quota/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC Colleges
Display of Seat Matrix
First week of July 2020
Fresh Registration, payment & choice filling
Second week of July 2020
Choice filling ends
Last date for payment
Third week of July 2020
Seat allotment letter for round 2
Up to last week of July 2020
Transfer of vacant seats to the respective states
Last week of July 2020
Mop-Up Round for Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC Colleges
Second week of August 2020
Choice filling and locking
Third week of August 2020
Last week of August 2020
Transfer of vacant seats to the respective Institutes
There has been a substantial increase in the number of medical colleges participating in the AIQ counselling this year. A total of 235 medical colleges are participating in AIQ counselling when it was only 193 medical colleges last year.
The addition of colleges has increased the number of seats available under AIQ which has increased to 4591 when it was only 4064 last year.
The counselling for 85% seats in Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and ESIC college which was earlier conducted by IPU administration will now be conducted MCC from this year onwards.
Only candidates who have qualified in NEET 2020 entrance test by achieving prerequisite minimum qualifying percentile will be eligible to participate in the NEET 2020 counselling.
Candidates belonging to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir will not eligible to participate in NEET counselling.
To be eligible to participate in the NEET 2020 counselling, candidates must register themselves on the MCC website within the stipulated time.
All candidates, including candidates from the erstwhile state of J&K who have qualified NEET, will be eligible to participate in the AIQ counselling for Deemed Universities.
Delhi University (LHMC, UCMS, MAMC): -
15% Seats will be contributed to All India Quota & for the rest 85% institutional quota seats, only those candidates are eligible who have studied 11th & 12th grade in Delhi.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU):-
The university will have 50% Institutional reservation for the candidates who have studied from their schools for the last 3 years. The remaining 50% of seats will be open to all NEET qualified candidates.
All candidates who are eligible for NEET counselling will also be eligible to participate in BHU MBBS Counseling 2020 for all seats offered in the University.
Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi:
A total of three seats of BDS are under the internal quota of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi and 47 seats of BDS seats will be open to all. Students of Jamia who have passed their qualifying examination (Class 10 or 12) from Jamia Schools as regular students will be eligible to get admission under internal quota of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.
DHGS will publish the seat matrix for NEET 2020 counselling before the commencement of each round. The seat matrix will be released separately for MBBS, BDS, AIQ seats in Central University, Deemed University and seats offered in ESIC institutes. For reference, candidates can check the previous year seat matrix of NEET 2020 counselling.
Seat Matrix Round-1
Seat Matrix Round-2
Seat matrix Mop-up round
AIQ seat matrix for medical colleges
Round not conducted
AIQ seat matrix for dental colleges
Medical seats offered by Central Universities
Dental seats offered by Central Universities
Medical seats in Deemed Universities
Dental seats in Deemed Universities
MBBS seats in ESIC
BDS seats in ESIC
MCC will begin the registration process of NEET 2020 in the second week of June 2020. Interested candidates can check the step by step procedure to participate in counselling of NEET 2020.
Firstly, interested candidates will be required to register online at www.mcc.nic.in. A link to fill the registration form will be made available on this page as and when it is released. In this step, candidates will be required to submit their Roll number, registration number, name, mother’s name, and date of birth as printed on their NEET rank letter.
Counselling Fee Payment
In order to successfully register and be considered eligible for the counselling process, candidates must pay a refundable and a non-refundable fee within the stipulated time period. The fee can be paid only through online medium by Credit/Debit card or internet banking. Candidates can check the prescribed counselling fee in the table below.
Non-Refundable Registration Fee
15% AIQ/ Central Universities
Refundable Tuition Fee
15% AIQ/ Central Universities
Exercising & Locking Choices
After successful registration, candidates must fill choice of course and give preferences of the college/institute they wish to get admission into. While filling the references, a list of colleges will be displayed which can be used as a reference while filling web options. There is no limit to the number of choices a candidate can fill. After adding the choices in the list, candidates can change the sequence by moving them up or down, interchange choices and delete choices. It is advisable to lock the choices because if the admission seekers have not locked their choices then the saved choices can get locked automatically. If there are no saved choices then it has been considered that candidates have not selected any choices and as a result will not be considered at the time of NEET seat allotment for round two.
Seat Allotment List
After each round of counselling, the seat allotment results will be declared. NEET counselling result, released in the form of the seat allotment list and seat allotment letter, will disclose the seat allotted to the candidates. Candidates can check their name, roll no., allotted category, candidates’ category, allotted college, quota and course in the NEET seat allotment list. The seat allotment letter is an important document which needs to be carried at the time of reporting to the allotted college with other mandatory documents.
NEET Counselling Round
NEET seat allotment list
BDS Mop-up round
Once a seat has been allotted, candidate must report at the designated college to complete the admission formalities. While reporting to the allotted college, candidates must submit the original copy of the required documents which can be are listed below-
NEET 2020 Admit Card
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)
Candidates will be asked to pay two kinds of fee at the time of registration for either 15% AIQ/ Central University and Deemed University. A non-refundable registration fee of Rs 1000/- will be charged from all Unreserved candidates (Rs 500 for SC/ST/OBC candidates) who intends to participate. The prescribed non-refundable registration fee for Deemed University will be Rs 5000/-. Along with that a refundable fee also has to be paid at the time of registration. Candidates can check the detailed description of the registration fee can be checked above.
Exit with forfeiture means if a candidate allotted a seat in the second round of counseling and does not want to join the allotted seat then, as per the exit policy, candidates can exit with forfeiture (losing security amount deposited) and once candidate joined the allotted seat cannot be surrendered or resigned from it.
For 15% AIQ seats
Deemed University/ Central University/ ESIC College
The remaining 85% seats in government medical colleges, 100% seats offered in Deemed Universities and Private medical colleges will be filled by NEET counselling conducted by respective state counselling authority. The state counselling authority will release their own NEET merit list, counselling schedule, application form and seat allotment list. Each state has its own domicile rule, which will be applicable in state level NEET 2020 counselling. Since the colleges of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir do not participate in AIQ NEET counselling 2020 therefore all the seats will be filled in state counselling.
In order to get
admission in MBBS in government colleges
, the NEET qualified candidates must fulfil the set eligibility criteria by respective counselling authorities of each state. Aspirants have to register themselves by filling the application forms released on the prescribed dates. Besides the government colleges, the state counselling authorities also conduct the counselling for
admission to private medical colleges
based on NEET scores. Candidates can check all the important information about the release of the application form, merit list, counselling dates and more through the state-wise link provided in the table below.
To check details
AP MBBS counselling 2020
Arunachal Pradesh MBBS counselling 2020
Assam MBBS counselling 2020
Bihar MBBS counselling 2020
Chandigarh MBBS counselling 2020
Chhattisgarh MBBS counselling 2020
DU MBBS counselling 2020
Goa MBBS counselling 2020
Gujarat MBBS counselling 2020
Haryana MBBS counselling 2020
Himachal Pradesh MBBS counselling 2020
IPU MBBS counselling 2020
J&K MBBS counselling 2020
Jharkhand MBBS counselling 2020
Karnataka MBBS counselling 2020
Kerala MBBS counselling 2020
MP MBBS counselling 2020
Maharashtra MBBS counselling 2020
Manipur MBBS counselling 2020
Meghalaya MBBS counselling 2020
Odisha MBBS counselling 2020
Punjab MBBS counselling 2020
Rajasthan MBBS counselling 2020
Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling 2020
Telangana MBBS counselling 2020
Tripura MBBS counselling 2020
Uttar Pradesh MBBS counselling 2020
Uttarakhand MBBS counselling 2020
West Bengal MBBS counselling 2020
Institute-wise MBBS counselling
AFMC MBBS counselling 2020
AMU MBBS counselling 2020
BHU MBBS counselling 2020
CMC Vellore MBBS counselling 2020
Only those candidates who will be scoring marks equal to or more than the NEET 2020 cutoff will be invited to participate in the counselling process. The cutoff of NEET 202o will be released along with the result. For each category, the cutoff percentile is different. For reference candidates can check the NEET cutoff of previous along with cutoff score and the number of candidates who achieved the respective percentile in the table below.
Cut off Percentile
No. of Candidates
Other Backward Class (OBC)
SC (Scheduled Caste)
ST (Scheduled Tribe)
Unreserved - PH
OBC - OH
SC - PH
ST - PH
Name of Medical Colleges
2018 Closing Rank
2019 Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
Government Medical College, Chandigarh
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai
King George's Medical University, Lucknow
Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Candidates list for BDS stray vacancy
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To check the list of eligible candidates (NRI) for the mop-up round of NEET counselling,
To download NEET seat allotment list of admitted candidates (round-1 & 2) -
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To check the list of NRI candidates eligible for Round-II of NEET UG counselling -
NEET UG cutoff 2019 for general category is 50th percentile.
Free exit means if a candidate is allotted a seat in the round one of NEET 2019 counselling but do not report/join the allotted college then s/he will not be penalised and will be eligible to participate in the next round of counselling.
The schedule of the NEET counselling was released on June 12, 2019. The registration for the first round has begun on June 19, 2019.
Candidates will not be required to upload any documents at the time of registration. The list of documents to be submitted at the time of admission can be checked in the article above.
Candidates should lock the choices once they are final. Note that there will be no option to change the preferences once the choices are locked. If a candidate has not locked the saved choices then they will automatically get locked after the assigned date.
If a candidate is allotted a seat in the round one of NEET counselling 2019 then s/he will be given a choice to join the allotted college or not. Candidates who will not report or join the allotted college will also be considered eligible for round two.
OBC Category has a reservation of 27% in NEET. This is applicable for both All India Counselling and NEET Counselling. So as a Candidate belonging to OBC, you should secure a minimum aggregate of 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology to qualify for NEET. And to be qualified in NEET, you should score atleast 40 percentile of top NEET score. That is the cut off. Now cut offs change every year and are dependant on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified in the exam, top NEET score and difficulty of the exam. In 2019, the cut off for OBC Category was 107-133.
Shreedhar, there is no upper age limit for NEET. The Supreme Court has placed a Stay on the upper age limit order for NEET. If you belong to ST Category, you should complete your 12th with a minimum aggregate of 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. If you fulfil this eligibility criteria, you are eligible for appearing in NEET. And yes, if you can score a minimum score of 500 , you can get a MBBS seat. It is possible to become a Doctor.
Most Candidates who appear for NEET are either droppers or repeaters or freshers. There are also Candidates who have joined some other course but want to appear for NEET. And then there are few people who must have taken Biology as an additional subject to qualify for NEET. There are many Candidates with many scenarios trying to attend for NEET. Because it is difficult to categorise each Candidate with description, NTA has come up with Qualifying code concept. In short, based on their educational qualification or their current course, the Candidates will select a code and it becomes easier for NTA to identify their educational criteria. There are 7 Qualifying codes that are applicable. To know about each code in detail, please visit our page at:
Yes It will be a problem if you don't have Odisha state Domicile certificate. If you have stayed more than 10 years, then you can make your domicile certificate.
The eligibility criteria said by the officials that the permanent native of Odisha can apply for Odisha MBBS 2019 so it will be applicable for 2020 also.
If you are not a permanent native of Odisha then you are not eligible to apply for OJEE NEET.
You can apply for other state under open category for SC reservation. If your score and rank is good then you will surely get an admission.
Hope it helps!
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