NEET Reservation Criteria 2021: EWS, OBC, PWD, SC, ST & Others
NEET Reservation Criteria 2021 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET 2021 reservation criteria through the brochure. As per the latest update on NEET-UG 2021 reservation criteria, the union government has decided to provide 27% reservation to Other Backward Class (OBC) and 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) under All India Quota (AIQ) scheme. Notice for the same has been provided below.
NTA released the notice regarding 27% OBC and 10% EWS Quota- Check here
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The decision on seat reservation of NEET 2021 will benefit nearly 1,500 OBC and 550 EWS candidates. Earlier the NEET-UG reservations for OBC and EWS were provided to central universities. Now, the reservation will be provided to state medical and dental colleges under All India scheme. Candidates must note that the NEET reservation criteria 2021 is directed under reservation guidelines of the Government of India (GOI). Besides EWS and OBC, 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribe (ST). Medical aspirants must fill their reservation criteria of NEET-UG while registering for NEET 2021 admissions.
In every state, 85% of seats are reserved under State Quota candidates and NEET 2021 reservation criteria for them is decided by the concerned state authorities. NEET is the single undergraduate national-level medical entrance examination that was conducted on September 12 for admission to 83,075 MBBS and 26,949 BDS seats offered in the medical-dental colleges of India. For more details on the reservation criteria of NEET, candidates are advised to refer to the articles that follow.
NEET Reservation Criteria 2021 for 15% AIQ
As per the latest update, NEET 2021 reservation criteria will be provided to 27% OBC and 10% EWS categories. Out of total seats in all government MBBS/BDS colleges, 15% will be reserved for All India Quota (AIQ) seats. The seats under the 15% AIQ scheme will be allotted through NEET-UG reservation criteria. Earlier, the Supreme Court introduced NEET reservation to 15% seats for SC and 7.5% seats for ST categories. While, the 27% OBC reservation for NEET admissions were implemented in Central universities only. However, it was not extended to AIQ seats of state MBBS and BDS colleges. Click here to
The Government of India (GoI) has now taken a decision to provide 27% OBC and 10% EWS reservation in the AIQ scheme. The OBC and EWS students from across the country will be able to take admissions under the AIQ scheme. Check the OBC and EWS NEET 2021 reservation tweet below.
Our Government has taken a landmark decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section in the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical/dental courses from the current academic year. https://t.co/gv2EygCZ7N— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 29, 2021
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for 15% seats available for admission in all government medical and dental colleges. This does not apply to the colleges present in Jammu & Kashmir. As per the NEET 2021 reservation criteria there are certain percentage of seats reserved category-wise in government medical colleges, in the 15% AIQ. Candidates must note that the remaining unreserved seats are filled on the basis of merit secured in NEET result 2021.
NEET AIQ 15% Reservation Criteria
*Horizontal reservation across all categories including unreserved seats.
NEET Reservation Criteria - Economically weaker section
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has brought EWS quota in NEET-UG admission from the year 2019. Under this quota 10% of seats are reserved in the government medical colleges for candidates from financially unstable backgrounds. The distinguishing criteria for EWS category in NEET 2021 reservation are listed below. It must be noted that those candidates whose family owns any of these will not be eligible.
Annual income of the family must not be more than ₹8,00,000
5 acres of agricultural land and above
Residential flat of 1000 sq ft. and above
Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities
Residential plot of 200 sq yards and above in areas others than the notified municipalities
Participating institutes in NEET EWS reservation
1. Central University/Institutes
2. National Institutes
3. State Government Medical Colleges
NEET Reservation Criteria 2021 (EWS) - List of colleges
Given below is the list of colleges that undertake admissions through NEET 2021 EWS reservations. Also this reservation will only be available to candidates belonging to unreserved categories.
NEET reservation criteria 2021 - Persons with disability
In compliance with the NEET reservation criteria 2021, those candidates who have benchmark physical disability are eligible for getting a reservation of 5%. Candidates will be getting this provision under effect of the Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016.
Those candidates who claim to be eligible for NEET 2021 reservation criteria under the same will have to submit their Disability Certificate, issued to them by one of the below-mentioned disability boards.
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110029
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hazi Ali Park, K. Khadya Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400034
Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, 244, Acharya J.C. Bose Marg, Kolkata - 20
Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai - 600003
Reservation Criteria of NEET 2021 - 85% state quota seats
The guidelines for NEET reservation criteria 2021 for the seats which are under state quota will be set by the state counselling authorities on the basis of the prevailing reservation policies. Candidates must be aware that all the states have their own reservation policies. These reservation policies are strategized for different indigenous categories that are governed under state rule.
Also, the concerned state counselling authorities govern the admission process in the government and dental colleges of the particular state. Their reservation policy might not match with NEET 2021 reservation criteria.
Reservation Criteria of NEET 2021 - Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC colleges
DGHS conducts All India Counselling for seats available in Deemed/Central universities, ESIC college and AFMS institutes and NEET reservation criteria 2021 is applied here. Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence, Government of India lays down rules and regulations for admission to AFMC, Pune.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET Reservation Criteria 2021: EWS, OBC, PWD, SC, ST & Others
Question: What are the reservation criteria for NEET aspirants?
As per the reservation criteria, seats for SC, ST, OBC, EWS and PwD candidates will be reserved. The admission to 15% AIQ, 85% state quota and other seats will be allotted through NEET 2021 scores.
Question: How many seats are reserved for general category candidates under NEET reservation?
The seats left after the constitutional reservation for NEET exam will be available for general category candidates.
Question: How many seats are reserved in a government college?
15% seats will be reserved for All India Quota seats, while 85% seats will be reserved for state quota. The seats under this reservation will be allotted as per the NEET reservation criteria 2021.
Question: Question: Is domicile required for NEET reservations?
For admission to 15% AIQ, seats will be allotted irrespective of the domicile NEET criteria. While for 85% state quota seats, candidates need to fulfill the domicile and other eligibility conditions asked by the respective authority.
Question: How many seats are reserved for SC and ST under AIQ?
As per government regulations for NEET reservation criteria, 27% seats for OBC, 10% seats for EWS, 15% seats for SC and 7.5% seats for ST are reserved in Central Universities and state medical colleges.
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i have scored 563 in neet exam 2021. can i get admitted here. what will be the fees per annum
Hope you are doing well
It is difficult to predict the cut off marks or ranks but according to previous year trends your expected rank would lie between 46072 - 56222but it may vary every year depending on the following factors
1. Level of question paper
2. Total no of candidates
3. Category of candidate
4. Total no of seats
5. Marks obtained by students
Here is the link for the rank predictor
You have not mentioned the name of collges so it will be difficult to answer your question.
Further you can use college predictor tool to know about the college you can get.
Hope it helps
my neet score is around 540 ews any chances for mbbs gov seat in Maharashtra
Hope you are doing good .
Well according to your marks as well as category , you do have chances of getting into colleges like
ACPM Medical College, Dhule
Ashwini Rural Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Kumbhari
BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri
And many more
You can find about them through this link
You can also predict your college using this link
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can anyone please give me a valid Phone number of NTA.neet because when I used tl call every time the phone shows busy ..again the second number that is provided by NTA ,if we call in it thaan it shows invalid phone numbers. I want to contact with nta so what can I do now..please provide me a valid
Hope you are doing good
As i can see your concerns , i want to let you know that due to heavy surge of questions and callers , NTA phone no. Most of the time is heard to be busy.
There's only these no. provided by NTA right now
Also , if you are having this much trouble in reaching to them through phone , u can also email them at this email address
Hope this helps
can I get bams at 110 mark in neet any deemed university at low fees & private collage in less fee can I get at this mark pls help (obc)
hope you are doing well and safe. As per your query , I would glad to inform you at your marks you holds very very low chances of getting admission even sc category in courses like bds ,mbbs and bams course . I would advise you to start prepare for the next attempt . Following is the reference link for cut off:-
Hope you found this answer informative. Best wishes for your future
can get a college of any medical course if we score below 150- in neet
I hope that you are doing well. If you belong to general category then it will be difficult for you to get any course which come under neet examination. As the qualifying marks for general category was 149 last year. So if you get below 150 then there are other options like bsc, pharmacy , biotech, etc. in which you can take admission.
Hope this information will help you.