The NEET Counselling 2020 will start from June 2020 depending on the schedule/pattern of the exam. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) conducts the counselling on the behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The NEET 2020 Counselling takes place online on the website of MCC. The National Board of Examination has no role in conducting the counselling. The respective state authorities conduct the NEET State Level Counselling. In the counselling round, candidates have to register themselves and fill in the preferences for admission. There will be a total of three rounds of counselling. In this article, we have provided details regarding NEET UG Counselling 2020, its dates, procedure and much more.

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The NEET Counselling 2020 takes place for 15% All India Quota Seats and 85% State Quota Seats. For All India Quota Seats, the counselling takes place in two rounds and the for State Level Quota Seats, the counselling takes place in three rounds.

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Highlights of NEET Counselling 2020

  • The NEET MBBS Counselling will take place in the second week of June 2020 (tentative).
  • The Directorate General of Health Services conducts the counseling for NEET UG 2020.
  • The Counselling Round takes place online for both All India and State Quota Seats.
  • 15% Seats are reserved for All India Quota Seats and 85% Seats for State Quota Seats.
  • The NEET 2020 Counselling offers admission in various Private and Government Colleges and Institutions.
  • The NEET Entrance Examination 2020 offers admission in Medical and Dental Colleges.
  • The colleges of Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible.
  • The NEET Counselling Result will be available in the form of Seat Allotment List.

Check NEET 2020 Merit List

 NEET UG Counselling 2020 Dates

If the Exam will take place in May 202 in one session, then the tentative dates are provided below.

EventsDates Scheduled (Tentative)

Round I Counselling Dates (for AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities/ ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixSecond Week of June 2020
Registration and Choice FillingJune 2020
Last Date of RegistrationJune 2020
Seat Allotment ResultJune 2020
Reporting to the Allotted CollegesJuly 2020

Round II Counselling (for AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities/ ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixJuly 2020
Registration and Choice FillingJuly 2020
Last Date of RegistrationJuly 2020
Seat Allotment ResultJuly 2020
Reporting to the Allotted CollegesJuly 2020

Mop-Up Round Counselling (for Deemed and /Central Universities/ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixAugust 2020
Registration and Choice FillingAugust 2020
Last Date of RegistrationAugust 2020
Seat Allotment ResultAugust 2020
Reporting the CollegeAugust 2020
Transfer of Vacant Seats to the Respective InstitutesAugust 2020

 

If the Exam will take place in February 2020, then the counselling schedule will take place in the following dates-

EventsDates Scheduled (Tentative)

Round I Counselling Dates (for AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities/ ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixSecond Week of March 2020
Registration and Choice FillingMarch 2020
Last Date of RegistrationMarch 2020
Seat Allotment ResultMarch 2020
Reporting to the Allotted CollegesMarch 2020

Round II Counselling (for AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities/ ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixMarch 2020
Registration and Choice FillingApril 2020
Last Date of RegistrationApril 2020
Seat Allotment ResultApril 2020
Reporting to the Allotted CollegesMay 2020

Mop-Up Round Counselling (for Deemed and /Central Universities/ESIC Colleges)

Display of Seat MatrixMay 2020
Registration and Choice FillingMay 2020
Last Date of RegistrationMay 2020
Seat Allotment ResultMay 2020
Reporting the CollegeMay 2020
Transfer of Vacant Seats to the Respective InstitutesMay 2020

The Dates that are mentioned above are tentative. The Official Dates will be announced soon by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

NEET Eligibility Criteria for Counselling

To be eligible in the NEET UG 2020 Counselling, you need to fulfill the eligibility criteria conditions of NEET 2020.

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Percentile
Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)45th Percentile
Scheduled Caste (SC)40th Percentile
Scheduled Tribe (ST)40th Percentile
Other Backward Class (OBC)40th Percentile
SC-PH40th Percentile
ST-PH40th Percentile
OBC-PH40th Percentile
  • Candidates who are residents of Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible to participate in the counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats.
  • It is mandatory to register in the counselling round.
  • In the MCC NEET UG Counselling 2020, candidates have to submit their choices. Submitting the choices will help them to get in the Seat Allotment Round.
  • Central Universities will have certain rules for the certain percentage of seats depending upon the admission policies of the Universities.

Check NEET 2020 State Rank 

Instructions Before NTA NEET Counselling 2020

Before Applying for NEET Counselling 2020, the candidates must go through these instructions carefully. Following them will help you avoid doing mistakes.

Counseling Instructions For Seats Under 15% All India Quota, Central Institutions, and other Deemed Universities

  • The Mode of NEET 2020 Exam Counselling is done online.
  • The Counselling will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee of the Directorate General Health Services.

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The Helpline Number of MCC DGHS is –

The Assistant Director of General (ME)

Directorate General of Health Services

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 118

E-mail ID – aigpmt-mcc.nic.in

Counselling and Admission for Seats other than 15% All India Seats

  • Candidates who are willing to apply under State Medical Colleges/Universities or Institutions will have to follow the instructions of the State Government and or the authorities of the Medical/Dental Colleges/Institutions/University concerned for counselling.
  • The Counselling for the Private Institutions (except the Deemed Universities) will take place with the respective State Governments.

NEET UG Counselling 2020

Since the NEET Counselling 2020 takes place online. Candidates have to visit the official website of MCC to register. The Step by Step Procedure to apply for NEET 2020 Counselling is as following-

Registration

In the Registration Process, candidates have to register themselves. This is the first step of the Counselling Round. Visit the Official Website of MCC- www.mcc.nic.in. Click on the NEET Counselling 2020 Link. Here, you have to submit your Personal and Academic details. Candidates must submit the details carefully as the details have to be the same as the one you had filled at the time application form.

Fee Payment of NEET UG Counselling

After the successful registration, candidates have to make payment for registration fees and tuition fees. The Registration Fees is Non-Refundable in nature whereas the Tuition Fees is Refundable. The Counselling Fees different for Deemed and AIQ Universities.

Registration Fees (Non-Refundable)

For 15% AIQ/Central Universities

  • The Registration Fees for General (UR)Category is Rs 1000/- and the Registration Fees for Reserved Category is Rs 500/-.

For Deemed Universities

  • The Registration Fees for All Categories is Rs 5000/-

Refundable Tuition Fees

For 15% AIQ/Central Universities

  • The Registration Fees for General (UR)Category is Rs 10,000/- and the Registration Fees for Reserved Category is Rs 5000/-.

For Deemed Universities

  • The Registration Fees for All Categories is Rs 2,00,000/-

The Mode of Making the Fee Payment is Online through Internet Banking, Credit/Debit Card.

Excersing Choice and Locking of Choices

In this section, candidates have to submit their preferences and choices. The selection of the candidates for the seat allotment result will be on the basis of the Merit and the scores secured by the applicants. Therefore submit the scores based on your NEET Scores. The List of the colleges will be displayed on the screen. Candidates can modify their choices before locking the choices. Candidates must lock their choices before the closing date otherwise the choices will be locked automatically. If there are no saved choices then it is considered that the candidate has not selected an option and thus the result will not be considered in the seat allotment.

Check NEET 2020 Cutoff 

The Link of NEET Counselling will be available for a limited period of time, therefore, it is advised to lock in the choices before the closing date.

Types of NTA NEET Counselling Rounds

The NEET 2020 Counselling Procedure will take place in two rounds followed by a Mop-Up Round. In this section, we will be discussing all the Counselling Round with the prediction of which rank will be eligible for which counseling round. So, let’s start with the NEET UG Counselling Round Types.

NEET First Round Counselling 2020

The First Round of NEET 2020 Counseling will take place in the month of June 2020 soon after the declaration of the Merit List and Result. The cut off will be generally high in the first round of counselling. Therefore, candidates who score more than 550 marks will be eligible in the First Round of NEET MBBS Counselling 2020.

Second NEET UG Round Counselling 2020

This round of counselling will take place in the month of July 2020. Candidates who did not get a seat in the first round can apply in this round. Candidates whose scores are below 550 will be eligible for the second round. You can also upgrade your seats.

NEET Mop-Up Round Counselling 2020

If in case, the seats are left vacant even after the two rounds of counselling then a Mop-Up Round Counseling will take place. The Mop-Round Counselling will take in one or two rounds. The cutoff for this round will be relatively low compared to the first two rounds.

NEET Seat Allotment 2020

The Seat Allotment Result of NEET UG Counselling 2020 will be available after the online counselling. The Seat Allotment Result will be declared on the basis of the merit of the applicant. The NEET Counselling Result will be available in the form of seat allotment result and seat allotment letter. The NEET Seat Allotment List includes the Name of the Candidate, Roll Number, Category, All India Rank, Category Rank, Allotted College, and Course. The Seat Allotment Letter has to be carried to the allotted college with other documents.

Reporting the Allotted College with Documents

Candidates who have been allotted with a seat have to report the college with the seat allotment letter and other documents. Candidates have to submit their original documents to the college.

List of the documents to be submitted

  • NEET Admit Card 2020
  • Score Card or Rank Letter of NEET 2020
  • Class 10th Class Passing Certificate
  • 10th Class Marksheet
  • 12th Class Passing and Marksheet Certificate
  • Valid Photo Identity Proof (Voter ID/ Aadhaar Card/ Passport/ Driving License etc.)
  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
  • Eight Passport Size Photographs
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • PWD Certificate (if required)

NEET UG Counselling Fees

At the Time of Registration, you have to pay two kinds of fee. Either for All India Quota Seats or for Deemed University Quota. A Non-Refundable Registration Fees is charged for All India Counselling. Rs 1000/- for Unreserved Candidates and Rs 500/- for Reserved candidates. For Deemed Universities, a Registration Fees of Rs 5000/- is charged for all categories.

Apart from this, a Refundable Registration Fees is also charged. For All India Quota and Central University Seats, a fee of Rs 10, 000/- is charged and for Deemed University, a fee of Rs 2, 00, 000/- is charged.

Check NEET 2020 Question Paper

NEET 2020 Seat Matrix

For each round of counselling, the DGHS will release a Seat Matrix List. This will indicate the availability of the seat at the time of the counselling. The NEET 2020 Seat Matrix will be released separately- AIQ /Central and Deemed Universities.

NEET 2020 Counselling and Conducting Bodies

Type of NEET Counselling

Counselling Body

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)

DGHS, on behalf of MCC

NEET Counselling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

DGHS, on behalf of MCC

NEET Counselling for IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges

DGHS, on behalf of MCC

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

NEET Previous Year Cut-Off 2018

The Cut-off is the minimum set of marks that are set by the Directorate General of Health Services to select the candidates. The Previous Year Cutoff of NEET 2018 is as follows-

Category

Minimum Cut off Percentile

Cutoff score

No. of Qualifying candidates

Unreserved

50th Percentile

691 – 119

6,34,897

Other Backward Class (OBC)

40th Percentile

118 – 96

54,653

SC (Scheduled Caste)

40th Percentile

118 – 96

17,209

ST (Scheduled Tribe)

40th Percentile

118 – 96

7,446

Unreserved – PH

45th Percentile

118 – 107

205

OBC – OH

40th Percentile

106 – 96

104

SC – PH

40th Percentile

106 – 96

36

ST – PH

40th Percentile

106 – 96

12

Candidates scoring more than the cut off marks are eligible to participate in the counselling round.

Check NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

The NEET UG Counselling will start from the second week of June 2020. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria will be eligible to register for counselling. The registration for counselling will be available for a limited period of time. Candidates must lock their choices before the closing date.

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