NEET PG Counselling 2020 is done by the Medical Counselling Committee. The Post Graduate Counselling will take place in the month of March 2020. However, the mode of counselling will take place online. There will be two rounds of counselling followed by a Mop-Up Round Counselling. The NBE NEET is a Post Graduate Course Program that provides admission to MD/MS Courses. The NEET PG Entrance Exam will take place on 5th January 2020. Hence, in this article, we have provided complete details of the NEET Post Graduate Counselling Process, Seat Allotment, Matrix etc.

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NEET PG Counselling Procedure

NEET Post Graduate Counselling is a centralised process which is conducted for admission to 50% All India Quota seats, Central and Deemed Universities, and AFMS Institutions. The counselling of NEET NBE PG for 50% All India Quota seats will take place in two rounds while the counselling for Central & Deemed Universities will be conducted in three rounds. NEET PG Admission Counselling will be merit-based which means the counselling will be conducted on the basis of the NEET-PG score. Candidate will get admission on the basis of NEET PG Scores.

NEET PG Counselling 2020 – Important Dates

The Medical Counselling Committee has not announced any official dates for NEET Post Graduate Counselling. However, we have provided the tentative dates here for each round of counselling.

EventsDates Scheduled
Round I Counselling
Online Registration and PaymentThird Week of March to Fourth Week of March 2020
Choice Filling and LockingThird Week to Fourth Week of March 2020
Process of Seat AllotmentFourth Week of March 2020
Seat Allotment ResultFourth Week March 2020
Reporting the Allotted CollegeFirst Week of April 2020
Round II Counselling
Online Registration ProcessFirst Week of April 2020
Choice Filling and LockingFirst Week of April 2020
Seat Allotment ProcessSecond Week of April 2020
Seat Allotment ResultApril 2020
Reporting CollegeApril 2020
Round III Counselling (Mop-Up Round)
Online Registration ProcessFirst Week of May 2020
Choice Filling and LockingFirst Week of May 2020
Seat Allotment ProcessSecond Week of May 2020
Seat Allotment ResultThird Week of May 2020
Reporting CollegeThird Week of May 2020

 

Stray Vacancy Round will take place in the fourth week of May 2020. The dates will be announced soon. However, we request the candidates to check the official website frequently for regular updates and notifications.

Counselling Authority for NEET PG seats

NEET PG Counselling: Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India shall be responsible to conduct the 50% All India Quota seats of the contributing States. The counselling for admission to Diploma and M.D./M.S. in all Medical Educational Institutions in a State / Union Territory shall be conducted by the State/Union Territory Government. The counselling authorities for allotment of various types of seats to eligible and successful candidates are as follows:

S. NoTypes of seatsCounselling Authority
1.All India 50% quota Medical Educational Institutions of Central Govt. Universities established by an Act of Parliament Deemed Universities.Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
2.State quota seats in All Medical Institutions in a State and seats in institutions established by State Govt., Universities established by Act of State/Union Territory Legislature, Municipal Bodies Trust, Society, Company or Minority InstitutionsState Government or authority designated by the State Government.

 

NEET Post-Graduate Counselling Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must take and qualify the NEET PG Exam in order to become eligible for participating in the NEET PG counselling process. NEET PG Minimum Qualifying Marks required for different categories are provided below. Candidates are advised to check the Minimum Qualifying percentile before registering for counselling.

S. NoCategoryMinimum Qualifying percentile
1.Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile
2.Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)45th Percentile
3.Scheduled Caste (SC)40th Percentile
4.Scheduled Tribe (ST)40th Percentile
5.Other Backward Classes (OBC)40th Percentile
6.SC-PH40th Percentile
7.ST-PH40th Percentile
8.OBC-PH40th Percentile

Highlights of NEET PG Counselling 2020

  • Candidates who have been allotted All India Rank(AIR) are eligible to participate in the NBE NEET PG Counselling procedure. The Applicants belonging to the state of Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for the counselling of 50% All India Quota seats.
  • Thus, the candidates need to register themselves in order to participate in the NEET PG Counselling 2020. The seats available under Central Universities Internal Quota will be available for those candidates only who have completed MBBS degree from the respective Central University.
  • Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will be responsible to conduct 50% All India Quota(AIQ) seats. State counselling authority shall be responsible to conduct the respective state counselling. The state or union territory’s counselling conducting bodies will be releasing their separate merit list using the NEET PG merit list.
  • Two main rounds and one mop round of counselling will be conducted in online mode. The candidates can go for the upgradation if they want. Candidates will have to register new for Mop-Up Round.

NEET PG Counselling– Step by Step procedure and guidelines

Candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying criteria in NEET PG must follow the below-mentioned steps in order to participate in the counselling procedure. Admission will be granted to the NEET-PG qualified students who have participated in the counselling. NEET PG Counselling 2020 is a 7 step process and they are as follows:

  • New Registration
  • Submission of Personal Details
  • Payment of counselling registration fee
  • Choice filling and locking
  • Take the printout

NEET PG Counselling Procedure in details

NEET PG Counselling Online Registration

Eligible candidate needs to register themselves for the NEET PG counselling. In this step, they need to submit general details like the stream (Medical/Dental), NEET PG roll no., application no., candidate’s name, birth date, security pin etc and click on ‘Submit’ button. After entering the details, they need to click on “I agree” option. Login Id and password will be reflected on the screen. Candidates will now be asked to take a note of the login credentials and the password which should be protected with a security question.

Fill up the Personal Details

In this step of NEET MCC Post Graduate Counselling, candidates will be required to submit general details like name, qualification, corresponding address and identity proof details. Click on ‘Submit’ button. It must be noted that these details cannot be changed by the candidates afterwards, therefore, the information provided should be similar to the documents candidates will submit at the time of admission.

Payment of NEET PG 2020 Counselling fee

Candidates will be required to pay the non-refundable registration fee and refundable tuition fee in online mode. The fees can only be paid via the online medium like Credit/Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. Here we have provided the NEET PG Counselling Fees. for different categories in Indian rupees. NEET PG 2020 tuition fee is also provided in the table below.

NOTE: NEET-PG counseling fee is non-refundable and the tuition fee is refundable.

Non-Refundable Registration Fee50% AIQ/ Central UniversitiesFees (INR)
UR1,000
SC/ST/OBC/PwD500
Deemed Universities
All Categories5,000
Refundable Tuition Fee50% AIQ/ Central Univeristies
UR25,000
SC/ST/OBC/PwD10,000
Deemed Universities
All Categories2,00,000

 

Choice filling & locking

After the counselling and tuition fee payment, candidates need to select the choice of their universities from the available options. The ‘Available Choices’ link is available once the counselling process starts. On the left side of the screen, the available choices will be displayed on the screen. Candidates who will submit the fees for both 50% AIQ/Central Universities and Deemed Universities will be eligible to apply for both the category of seats.

NOTE: Candidates are advised to carefully select the universities in the preferred order and lock it. Once the choices are locked, the choices cannot be edited later.

How to select the Universities of your choice?

Candidates need to click on the ‘+’ button to add on their preferred university list. Click on “-” to remove the selected university from the list. As the candidates select a particular preference, the choices will be transferred from the left-hand side of the screen to the right-hand side. After selecting choices, candidates will be asked to click on ‘Save & Continue’ button to save and continue with the process or ‘Save & Go to Home Page’ button to save the options and exit. Aspirants can also click on a selected choice and drag it to a particular choice interchange the choices.

Printout of Choice Locking

The next step after choice filling and locking is taking the printout of the list of selected universities. Take the printout after the final submission.

Scheme of online All India Quota (AIQ) NEET PG Counselling 2020

The Counselling Format of NBE NEET MD/MS Counselling is as follows-

NEET PG 2019 Counselling

Scheme of Online Deemed/Central Universities NEET PG Counselling-2020

NEET PG Counselling – Registration Fee and Forfeiture

The Medical Council of India (MCI)is the main conducting body for Post Graduate Counselling for NEET PG. Accordingly, the fee forfeiture rule will be applicable. The candidates are required to submit the refundable and non-refundable fee while registering for the first time. In the first round of counselling, candidates will be given free exit meaning the refundable fees will be returned to the candidate if the seat is allotted or not allotted to the candidates and they can also participate in the next round of All India mcc.nic.in NEET MD/MS counselling.

After submitting their consent to participate in the second round of NEET PG Counselling, candidates will not be allowed to participate in any other round of counselling, if allotted a seat. The refundable tuition fee will be forfeited for such candidates if they do not accept the allotted seats and if they do then it will be adjusted with tuition fees. Here, we have provided the table regarding the eligibility of candidates and the forfeiture of fees

RoundFree exitExit with forfeiture of feesIneligible for further counsellingAmount of registration fee
AIQ I/ DeemedYes
AIQ II/DeemedIf not joinedIf not joinedGovt-25000 (half for SC/ST/OBC) Deemed -Rs. 20000
State Quota IYes
State Quota IIIf not joinedIf joinedGovt-25000 (half for SC/ST/OBC) Private -Rs. 20000
State Quota Mop-UP RoundYes
Deemed Mop- UPYes

NEET PG Counselling – Seat Matrix

The MCC, official counselling authority shall be releasing the seat matrix after each round of counselling is concluded. The seat matrix for the round one will reflect the total number of seats available in NEET PG counselling. DGHS will be releasing the separate seat matrix of 50% All India Quota, Deemed and Central Universities. The seat matrix will display the category-wise seats available in each specialisation offered by a respective college.

S. NoCategoryLink to check
1.To check the number of seats available under 50% AIQ (for Diploma courses)Available Soon
2.To check the number of seats available under 50% AIQ (for Degree courses)Available Soon
3.To check the number of seats available in Deemed Universities (for Diploma courses)Available Soon
4.To check the number of seats available in Deemed Universities (for Degree courses)Available Soon
5.To check the number of seats available under Central Universities Internal Quota (for Diploma courses)Available Soon
6.To check the number of seats available under Central Universities Internal Quota (for Degree courses)Available Soon

NEET PG Seat Allotment

After each NEET PG Counselling round, DGHS, the official NEET Post Graduate Counselling authority, shall be releasing seat allotment result. Candidates need to download the seat allotment letter and report to the official authority. The seat allotment list will contain details like All India Rank, Allotted Quota, Category and Institute, Course, Candidate Category and Remarks. After this, the authority will publish the seat matrix. Vacant Seats available along with the corresponding category in the participating institute after each round will be published.

NEET PG Counselling – Documents Required

This is the final step in counseling. Candidate needs to report to the designated document verification center at the time of admission. At the time of NEET PG Online Registration, the candidate needs to enter the details as mentioned on their admit card or application form. At the time of reporting, the candidate needs to carry the below-mentioned documents in original form.

List of the Documents Required at the time of All India PG Counselling 2019

  1. NEET PG Admit Card issued by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
  2. Permanent/Provisional Registration Certificate
  3. NEET PG Scorecard 2020 released by NBE.
  4. MBBS 1st, 2nd and 3rd professional examinations mark sheets.
  5. Internship completion certificate stating that the internship was completed by March 31, 2020.
  6. Disability Certificate, if applicable
  7. Valid ID proof- PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID Passport or Aadhar Card.
  8. Caste Certificate, if applicable
  9. Class 10th pass certificate/Birth certificate as proof of date of birth.
  10. NEET PG State Counselling Seat Allotment Letter

The NEET MD/MS counselling for remaining 50% State Quota seats (100% in case of Jammu and Kashmir) in government medical colleges and all the seats of self-financing and private colleges will be conducted by the respective state counselling authorities. The states will be conducting the common centralised counselling for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses. The states will be releasing their own merit list and counselling schedule for NEET PG State counselling. The state merit list will be available on the basis of NEET PG Merit List 2020

Highlights of NEET PG 2020 Counselling

  1. The counselling of NEET PG 2020 will take place online and candidates will be required to register at the official website of NEET PG counselling as and when the process starts.
  2. After the completion of the second round of NEET PG counselling for AIQ seats, the remaining seats will be transferred to the states and the counselling for such seats will be conducted by the state authorities.
  3. MCC will also conduct a stray vacancy round for Deemed & Central Universities after the mop-up round of counselling for which ten times (of the registered candidates) of the number of vacancies will be selected to participate in the counselling process.
  4. The stray vacancy round will be held by the respective Deemed and Central University.
  5. DGHS will provide the facility to register for the counselling process before each round of NEET PG counselling.

FAQs Regarding NEET PG 2020 Counselling

Q. If a candidate is not allotted any seat in any of the rounds of NEET PG Counselling, then will the counselling fees be refunded?

Ans: Candidates will be submitting two types of fees at the time of registration- Non-Refundable Registration Fee and Refundable Tuition Fee. The Registration Fees is non-refundable. Whereas, the Candidates will get back the tuition fees, if they are not allotted a seat in any of the rounds of counselling or they are allotted a seat in the round one of counselling but do not join the allotted college.

Q. What is Confirmation Number in NEET PG Counseling?

Ans: The NEET PG Confirmation Number is for confirming the Roll Number of NEET PG. The Confirmation Number is located at the top section the NEET PG Hal Ticket.

Q. How many choices can be submitted at the time of NEET PG counselling?

Ans: Candidates can submit any number of choices as they wish. It must be ensured by the candidates that the choices submitted are in order of preference.

Q. Do I have to report to a particular center in order to participate in the counselling process of NEET PG?

Ans: The NEET PG Counselling process (registration, choice filling and choice locking) is completely online. Candidates can participate in the counselling from any place of convenience where they have access to a good internet connection.

Q. If a candidate does not submit choices then will he/she get allotted any seat?

Ans: In order to obtain a seat, the candidates must register for the counselling process, submit preferences and save them. Candidates must lock their final choices. However, if the candidates do not lock their choices then the saved choices will be considered final. Candidates who will not register or those who will not submit any choices will not be considered at the time of NEET PG seat allotment.

Q. Does the candidate require to fill fresh choices to participate in the second round of Counselling?

Ans: Yes, candidates will be required to fresh choices if, they haven’t participated in the first round of the Counselling, they have not been allotted seat in the round one of counselling, or they have not reported at the allotted college in round one and have registered fresh choices for round two. Candidates who will be allotted seat in the first round of counselling and will opt for upgradation will not be required to submit fresh choices. The higher preference will be considered in such case.

Q. If a candidate is not allotted any seat in the second round of counseling then will the seat allotted in the first round of counseling will be considered canceled?

Ans: The seat allotted in the round one of NEET PG Counselling will be retained if a seat is not allotted in the second round of counselling considering candidate has completed the admission formalities or not resigned from the earlier allotted seat.

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