NEET UG Counselling 2024 Registration, Date, Eligibility, College Predictor, Choice Filling, Documents Required

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NEET UG Counselling

[] NEET UG Counselling 2024 Registration, Date, Eligibility, College Predictor, Choice Filling, Documents Required: The MCC conducts NEET 2024 counselling, and manages admissions to medical and dental institutes in India for All India Quota seats. Candidates must register on the MCC website,, and pick their desired courses and colleges. Seats are allocated depending on NEET 2024 rank, preferences, seat availability, and bookings. The counselling procedure is divided into four stages: rounds one, two, mop-up, and stray vacancies. NEET is the exclusive entrance test for admission to around 1 lakh MBBS, 27,698 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 603 BVSc & AH seats at various colleges. Candidates should check the NEET counselling 2024 article for the most up-to-date information on counselling dates, processes, and costs.

NEET Counselling Types :

Counselling TypeDescription
NEET All India QuotaThe MCC manages 15% of the seats in government medical colleges across India. Includes opening rounds, mop-up round, and odd vacancy round.
NEET State QuotaConducted by individual state authorities, allocates seats in both government and private medical colleges within each state. Includes multiple rounds according to state-specific guidelines.
NEET AYUSH CounsellingAdministered by the AACCC, facilitates admissions into AYUSH courses like BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, and BSMS. Offers a structured pathway for candidates interested in alternative medical courses.

NEET 2024 Important Dates :

 NEET 2024 Results (Link) 4 June 2024
Registration1st week of July 2024
Choice FillingJuly-August 2024
Seat AllotmentAugust 2024
Uploading of DocumentsMid – August 2024
College ReportingAugust-September 2024

How to apply for NEET counselling 2024 ?

  • Complete the MCC NEET registration process, including payment.
  • NEET 2023 counselling choice filling and locking.
  • Round 1 seat allotment and result announcement.
  • Reporting to the allotted Medical/Dental College (option for free entry / exit).
  • Round 2 net vacant seats are published.
  • NEET counselling round 2 registration (not necessary for already registered candidates) and fresh choice filling for NEET counselling round 2.
  • Round 2 of seat allocation (exit with forfeiture of security amount option available).
  • Reporting to medical /dental colleges / institutions in preparation for round 2 (candidates once joined the allotted seat are not allowed to vacate the seat).

Eligibility Criteria for NEET counselling 2024 :

  • Eligibility for NEET counselling 2024 includes qualification in the NEET exam.
  • Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir are also eligible for All India NEET counselling.
  • Registration on the MCC website is mandatory for NEET 2024 counselling participation.
  • NEET-qualified candidates can participate in AIQ counselling for Deemed Universities.

Central Eligibility Criteria for the NEET Counselling :

Delhi (LHMC, UCMS, MAMC)15% All India QuotaCandidates must have completed their 10+2 in Delhi.
85% Institutional
Aligarh Muslim (AMU)50% InstitutionalAMU school candidates who studied there for the last 3 years.
50% All India Quota
BHUOpen to All India
Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi3 BDS seats internal quota of JMI, 47 seats All India quotaStudents who completed their 10+2 from Jamia Schools can apply for internal quota.
VMMC & SJH15% All India QuotaStudents who completed their 10+2 from Delhi.
Rest as Institute

Nationality Criteria :

Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs, and Foreign Nationals are eligible to participate.

NEET UG Cut-off :

NEET 2024 cut-off determines eligibility for 85% State Quota and 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats.

Candidates meeting or exceeding the NEET 2024 cut-off must register for counselling.

Documents Required for NEET counselling 2024 :

  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Scorecard 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)
For NRI / OCI candidates appearing for Deemed Universities :
  • Passport copy of sponsored, embassy certificate
  • Sponsorship affidavit (stating that the sponsor is ready to bear the expenses for the whole duration of study)
  • Relationship Affidavit (Relation of Candidate with the sponsored)

NEET Counselling Process 2024 :

NEET Counselling Registration :

  1. Eligible candidates register at for NEET UG 2024.
  2. Fill in personal details including NEET roll number, registration number, name, mother’s name, and date of birth.
  3. Pay counselling fee and security fee online using credit / debit card.

Choices Filling for NEET Counselling :

  1. Candidates create a preference list of colleges.
  2. Use NEET college predictor for insight into college selection based on past data.
  3. Select choices from the provided list for NEET counselling 2024 process.
NEET UG Seat Allocation :

Applicants should immediately access their accounts and receive their seat allocation letters upon release. While a free exit choice is given in the initial round, a forfeiture exit is offered in the subsequent round.

NEET Counselling Registration Fees :

Institution TypeCategoryCounselling Fee (Non-Refundable)Security Fee (Refundable)
15% AIQ / Central UniversitiesURRs. 1,000Rs. 10,000
SC /ST /OBC / PwDRs. 500Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversitiesAll CategoriesRs. 5,000Rs. 2,00,000

NEET Counselling 2024 Options :

Free Exit (Only for Round 1) :
  • Candidates assigned a seat in round 1 who do not join or report to the allotted college.
  • Consequence : No penalty; the security deposit is not forfeited.
  • Eligibility : Candidates can still participate in subsequent rounds.
Exit with Forfeiture :
  • Candidates offered a seat in round 2 who decide not to accept the seat.
  • Consequence : Security deposit is forfeited.
  • Deadline : Must exit within the given period.
  • Restriction : Candidates joining the allotted seat in round 2 cannot resign or surrender their seat and are not allowed to participate in state counselling.

NEET Counselling Fee for 2024 :

CategoryRegistration FeeAdmission Fee (Refundable)Private A Fee (Refundable)
GeneralINR 1000INR 10,000INR 2,00,000
SCINR 500INR 5,000INR 2,00,000
STINR 500INR 5,000INR 2,00,000
OBCINR 500INR 5,000INR 2,00,000
EWSINR 500INR 5,000INR 2,00,000
PwDINR 500INR 5,000INR 2,00,000

New Changes in NEET UG Counselling 2024 : 

  • Round 3 Participation : No resignations allowed; no further counselling participation after joining.
  • AIQ /Deemed /Central Universities : If allotted a seat, name removed from All India Stray Vacancy Round list.
  • OCI Cardholders : Same eligibility rights as Indian citizens.
  • Round 2 Registration : Fresh registration for unregistered or un-allotted candidates. Upgraded candidates must physically report and can choose to upgrade to Round 3.
  • Round 2 Seat Allotment : Non-reporting candidates forfeit their security deposit. No claim on Round 1 seat if upgraded.
  • Round 3 Registration : Required for unregistered/resigned candidates from previous rounds.
  • Round 2 Joining : Can upgrade to Round 3, but resigning forfeits the security deposit.
  • Round 3 Upgrade : Must relieve from Round 2 seat; no further upgrades or resignations allowed after joining.
  • Round 3 Non-Joining : Exit with fee forfeiture, no further participation.
  • Stray Round : Mandatory to join allotted seat; non-compliance results in a 1-year NEET UG exam ban and fee forfeiture.

Seat Matrix  for NEET Counselling 2024 :

TypesNumber of Seats
Deemed Universities MBBS8,787
DU, IP, and JIPMER Internal Puducherry UT MBBS829
Deemed BDS3,100
ESIC MBBS (ESIC Insured Person Quota)437
Jamia Millia BDS50
BSc Nursing487
DU, IP, & BHU BDS158

State NEET Counselling- 85% State Quota Admission :

  • Responsibility : State authorities fill 85% of government medical college seats and all state-sponsored medical college seats.
  • Variation : Counselling processes vary by state, governed by state-specific rules.
  • Rank Criteria : Generally based on All India Rank (AIR) from NEET, but states may have additional criteria and reservations.
  • Guidelines : Candidates should refer to their respective state’s official counselling guidelines for detailed information.

Reservation of AIQ Seats in NEET 2024 :

The Government of India has implemented reservations for various categories in the 15% Undergraduate (UG) All India Quota (AIQ) seats for MBBS / BDS.

CategoryReservation Percentage
PwBD5% (Horizontal Reservation)
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)27% (Only in National Institutes / Central Universities)
EWS10% (Only in National Institutes / Central Universities)

Step-wise NEET AIQ / 15% Quota Counselling Process 2024 : 

1. Online Registration : Register online to participate in counselling. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will open the Option Entry/Choice Filling window.

2. Choice Filling : Enter course and college preferences in order of priority.

3. Counselling Rounds : Begin with Round 1, followed by seat allocation and reporting to allotted institutes. Subsequent rounds continue until all seats are filled.

NEET Counselling 2024 for 15% All India Quota :

Quota CategoryDescription
All India Quota seats of ESICParticipating in 15% AIQ
100% MBBS seats of AIIMS across IndiaParticipating in 15% AIQ
All India Quota seats of JIPMER (Puducherry / Karaikal)Participating in 15% AIQ
All India Quota seats of AMU /DU /VMMC /ABVIMSParticipating in 15% AIQ
15% MBBS / BDS seats of statesParticipating in 15% AIQ
All India Quota seats of Faculty of Dentistry (Jamia Millia Islamia)Participating in 15% AIQ

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