NEET Counselling will be conducted in online mode, in the month of August or September. Moreover, it is depending upon the dates for NEET Result. NTA has postponed the exam dates for NEET 2020 due to Coronavirus. The exam will now be conducted on 26th July 2020.
The NEET counselling for 15% AIQ seats is conducted by MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) formed by Directorate of Health. In fact, MCC has announced the tentative schedule for NEET 2020 Counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats. Besides, the NEET counselling for state quota seats will be managed by State counselling authorities based for NEET All India Ranks forwarded by MCI and NTA.
NEET 2020 Result will be announced at ntaneet.nic.in. Click Here to check NEET Result
Candidates who will qualify the NEET can also register for counselling of 15% All India Quota Seats at mcc.nic.in. Afterward, preparation of merit list begins a few days later the result declaration and the Counselling process follows.
Highlights of Counselling Process: An Overview
|Types 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 IP Quota seats in ESIC Colleges||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 85% State Quota seats (all the seats in case of Jammu & Kashmir) and state private colleges||Respective State Counselling Authorities|
|NEET Counselling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)||DGHS, on behalf of MCC and AFMC Pune|
Complete Schedule for NEET 2020 Counselling Procedure (Updated)
The following table provides the complete schedule for NEET-UG Centralized Counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats in MBBS and BDS programs in all the participating medical colleges.
|Round 1||Online registration||Last week of August 2020|
|Choice filling||Last week of August 2020|
|Deadline to the counselling fee||First week of September 2020|
|Deadline for choice filling||First week of September 2020|
|Result||First week of September 2020|
|Reporting to the college allotted||Second week of September 2020|
|Round 2||Seat matrix for round 2||Second week of September 2020|
|Online registration||Second week of September 2020|
|Choice filling||Second week of September 2020|
|Deadline to pay the counselling fee||Second week of September 2020|
|Deadline for choice filling||Third week of September 2020|
|Result||Third week of September 2020|
|Reporting to the college allotted||Third week of September 2020|
|Transfer for All India Quota seats to state counselling||Third week of September 2020|
Counselling for Deemed, Central, ESIc and AFMC
|Mop-up Round||Seat matrix||Last week of September 2020|
|Online registration||Last week of September 2020|
|Choice filling||Last week of September 2020|
|Deadline to the counselling fee||First week of October 2020|
|Deadline for choice filling||First week of October 2020|
|Result||Second week of October 2020|
|Reporting to the college allotted||Second week of October 2020|
|Transfer of seats to respective institutes||Third week of October 2020|
*Dates are tentative. Note that these dates have now changed considering the exam date. It will be conducted in the month of July 2020. Once the NEET 2020 result will out, then NTA will release the NEET 2020 Couselling Date. Afterward, the aspirants will be capable to enrol their names for NEET counselling registration 2020 process.
Eligibility for NEET Counselling
Candidates who will qualify the NEET 2020 exam will be eligible to apply for NEET Counselling. For instance, the minimum qualifying marks for general category candidates is 50th percentile, 40th percentile for SC/ ST/ OBC category candidates and 45th percentile for general-PwD. Furthermore, the ministry releases a list of qualified candidates under AIQ excluding candidates from Jammu and Kashmir to take part in 15% All India Quota Counselling.
General Eligibility Criteria
- The aspirants should meet the aforementioned basic eligibility criteria to take part in the NEET counselling process.
- Nevertheless, the candidates, who are from Jammu and Kashmir, are not able to participate in the NEET Counselling process.
- To register the names, the candidates should enrol their names on the MCC website immediately.
- Finally, the qualified participants from Jammu and Kashmir can also participate in the AIQ counselling Deemed Universities.
Central University Eligibility Criteria
- Delhi University (LHMC, UCMC, MAMC): 85% institutional quota seats will be occupied for those students, who have completed their 11th and 12th grade from Delhi. On the other hand, the rest 15% seats will be reserved for All India Quota.
- Aligarh Muslim University (AMU): 50% aspirants, who have studied from their schools for the last three years, will be able to get into this university. Moreover, rest 50% of students will be the NEET qualified candidates.
- BHU: The NEET counselling qualified students will also be eligible to participate in the BHU MBBS 2020 Counselling process.
- Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi: Three seats of BDS will be reserved through the internal quota of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. On the other hand, 47 seats will be occupied for all. The students of Jamia University will also be eligible to apply for the internal quota.
NEET Counselling Procedure
NEET Follows an online Counselling for admission into various MBBS/BDS courses. Specifically, the process will begin in the 3rd week of June.
Below mentioned is the complete process for NEET Counselling process-
Step 1: Registration
- First, the candidates are required to login on the official website of MCC- www.mcc.nic.in
- Second, enter roll number and password to login
- Then the candidates are required to enter details like Name, Roll Number, Registration Number, Mother’s Name, Contact Number, the details mentioned on their NEET result. When you’re done, click on ‘Submit’.
- After the information verification, click on Confirm Registration. Finally, a Registration Slip will also be generated and save this page for future reference.
Step 2: Fee Payment
After successful registration, candidates are asked to submit the fee for NEET counselling. Specifically, the fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking. NEET 2020 fee for counselling is mentioned in the table below-
|Category||Non-Refundable Registration Fee|
|–||15% AIQ/ Central Universities||Deemed Universities|
|General||INR 1,000||INR 5,000|
|SC/ST/OBC/PwD||INR 500||INR 5,000|
|Category||Refundable Tuition Fee|
|–||15% AIQ/ Central Universities||Deemed Universities|
|General||INR 10,000||INR 2,00,000|
|SC/ST/OBC/PwD||INR 5,000||INR 2,00,000|
Step 3: Choice Filling
- Candidate needs to fill in the choices by logging on the MCC portal.
- Then, students need to choose the preferred course/college.
- Now, the aspirants can fill any number of choices from the list provided.
- Candidates can add or delete a choice
- After selecting colleges, candidates can arrange their preference by moving them up or down accordingly.
- Next the candidates are required to lock their choice
- Nonetheless, the candidates can not change their preference after locking
- After locking, choices candidates must save a copy of the choices filled for the future reference
Step 4: Seat Allotment
- Based on the All India Rank obtained in NEET 2020 and the choices filled in the registration form, a seat allocation list will be prepared by the MCC
- Seat allotment is uploaded in the form of a list on the official website of MCC
- A seat allotment letter is released for the selected candidates
- MCC released seat allotment list after each section of counselling
- Candidate are advised to report at the allotted center will the allotment letter and other required documents
Based on the availability of vacant seats, MCC may or may not decide to conduct a mop up counselling round to fill the leftover seats for 15% All India Quota.
What is New in NEET 2020 Counselling Process?
- Participation of the number of medical colleges in the AIQ counselling process has been increased this year. For example, the number of medical colleges has been increased from 193 to 235 from last year to this year.
- With the rising number of colleges, the availability of seats in the colleges have also increased from 4064 to 4591 this year.
- From this year onwards, 85% seats of both the Vardhman Medical College and ESIC college will be conducted by MCC simultaneously. However, previously it was conducted by the IPU Administration process.
NEET 2020 Seat Matrix
The seat matrix for all the institutes participating under NEET AIQ (15% All India Quota), Central and Deemed Universities, etc. is indicated in the table below.
|NEET AIQ MBBS Seats||Click Here|
|NEET AIQ BDS Seats||Click Here|
|Central Universities MBBS Seats||Click Here|
|Central Universities BDS Seats||Click Here|
|Deemed Universities MBBS Seats||Click Here|
|Deemed Universities BDS Seats||Click Here|
|ESIC MBBS & BDS Seats||Click Here|
Documents Required for NEET 2020 Counselling
The list of documents that are required during the counselling process are highlighted below. Candidates must also possess hard as well as the soft copy of the prescribed documents by the conducting officials.
Here is the list of documents candidates require to appear for NEET Counselling process-
- High School & Intermediate Mark Sheets & passing certificate
- Birth Certificate
- Identity Proof
- NEET 2020 Admit Card
- NEET 2020 Rank Card/Rank Letter
- Category Certificate (If Applicable)
- Eight Passport size photograph (Six)
- Provisional Allotment Letter
Counselling for 15% All India Quota
- 15% AIQ is held by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and Government of India.
- Deemed, state and central universities can also take part in the online counselling process.
- Additionally, seat allocation for BHU & AMU, AFMC and ESIC will be filled during the counselling process.
- The aspirants can apply for 15% AIQ according to the DGHS directions.
- Qualified applicants are eligible to apply for State counselling round apart from taking part into the All India Counselling process.
Counselling Process for 85% State Quota Seats
The state council authority will publish their own merit list, application form, seat allotment list and counselling schedule. Aditionally, the domicile rule varies from state to states.
- Counselling authority will release the merit list as per State rules and All India ranking.
- The State Counselling Authority also conducts the counselling for Private Medical Colleges apart from conducting counselling for government colleges.
- At first, the aspirants are required to register their names in the state counselling website.
- As per the state counselling process, the candidates can also take admission into the J&K, Telegana and in Andhrapradesh colleges.
NEET 2020 Round I Seat Allotment
MCC has announced the result for NEET AIQ Counselling – Round I seat allotment. Candidates can check the allotment list for top 99 rank holders below:
Rank 1 to 20
|Rank||Quota||Institute||Allotted Category||Candidate Category|
|1||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|2||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|3||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|4||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|5||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||OBC|
|6||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|7||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|8||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||OBC|
|9||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|10||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|11||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|12||AIQ||MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, CHENNAI||GN||GNNO|
|13||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|14||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|15||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|17||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||OBC|
|18||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, SURAT||GN||GNNO|
|19||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|20||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
Rank 21 to 50
|21||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|22||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|23||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|24||AIQ||B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD||GN||GNNO|
|25||BON||INST.OF MED.SCIENCES, BHU,VARANASI||GN||GNNO|
|26||AIQ||B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD||GN||GNNO|
|27||AIQ||B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE, AHMEDABAD||GN||GNNO|
|28||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|29||AIQ||LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|30||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|31||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|32||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|33||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|34||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||SC|
|35||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|36||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|37||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|38||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|39||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|40||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|42||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|43||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|44||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|45||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|46||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|47||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|48||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|49||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|50||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
Rank 51 to 70
|51||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|52||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|53||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|55||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|56||AIQ||GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE, KOZHIKODE||GN||GNNO|
|57||BON||INST.OF MED.SCIENCES, BHU,VARANASI||GN||GNNO|
|58||AIQ||VMMC AND SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|59||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|61||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|63||AIQ||LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|64||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|65||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|66||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|68||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|69||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|70||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
Rank 71 to 99
|71||AIQ||LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|72||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|73||BON||INST.OF MED.SCIENCES, BHU,VARANASI||GN||GNNO|
|74||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|75||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|76||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|77||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|78||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|79||AIQ||University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|80||AIQ||GRANT MEDICAL COLL & SIR J.J.HOSP, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|81||BON||INST.OF MED.SCIENCES, BHU, VARANASI||GN||GNNO|
|82||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|83||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|84||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|85||AIQ||LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|86||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|87||AIQ||SETH G.S. MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|88||AIQ||LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE, NEW DELHI||GN||GNNO|
|90||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|92||AIQ||GRANT MEDICAL COLL & SIR J.J.HOSP,MUMBAI||GN||GNNO|
|93||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|94||BON||INST.OF MED.SCIENCES, BHU,VARANASI||GN||GNNO|
|95||DU||MAMC, New Delhi||GN||GNNO|
|96||AIQ||MAMC, NEW DELHI||OBC||OBC|
|97||AIQ||GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH||GN||GNNO|
|99||AIQ||GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE, KOZHIKODE||GN||OBC|
Eligibility Criteria for Admission to Colleges
- Delhi University (UCMS, LHMC, MAMC): 15% seats are reserved by All India Quota, whereas 85% seats are occupied for institutional quota. The aspirants, who have completed their 11th and 12th grade from Delhi, are eligible to apply.
- Aligarh Muslim University (AMU): 50% aspirants are eligible to take admissio into the university, who are studying for last three years in the same university. Rest of the 50% seats will be filled as per the NEET counselling process.
- BHU: The aspirants, who are eligible to take part into the NEET counselling process, are capable to take admission in the BHU.
- Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi: 3 seats are reserved for internal quota of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. 47 seats of BDS seats will be opened to all. Students of Jamia, who have qualified 10th and 12th examinations from Jamia Schools, are able to take admission into Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi as per internal quota.
NEET 2020 Cut off
NEET 2020 Cut off will be published with the releasing of exam results announcements. The NEET cut off varies for categories and candidates. In order to take admission, the candidates need to meet the minimum cut off score.
|Category||Qualifying Criteria||Cutoff Range||No. of Candidates|
|UR & PH||45th Percentile||133-120||266|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||119-107||142|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||119-107||32|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||119-107||14|
The aspirants can also check the cut off percentile along with the cut off marks and it will be published on the scorecard. The qualified candidates can enrol their names for the NEET 2020 counselling process.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)
Ans: This depends upon the counselling process, and the seats that are left vacant, the college and course depend also on the cut off declared by the institutes.
Ans: Yes, as per the directives it is expected that from 2020, NEET exam will be considered for admission to the medical courses offered by Ministry of Ayush.
Ans: The counseling will be done in the respective state only central counseling for 15% seats of AIQ will be done in Delhi.
Ans: NEET counselling will vary in every state, so according to the state counselling rules or reservation rules, you will get the seat.
Ans: The minimum cut off range is between 685-145 for general category students as per NEET 2019 score card. The cut off changes with the difficulty level of the exam, a number of qualified candidates and the reservation policies. The cut off varies every year, so it is difficult to comment about NEET 2020.
Ans: The students vary every year, so only 15% of the qualified candidates are eligible for the benefits of seat allotment under this quota. So out of a pool of 8 Lakh candidates only around 19 thousand candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.
Ans: The chances of you getting a seat through AIQ are high as top 10000 students end up getting a seat through AIQ. In case you do not get a college of your choice then you can get a seat through state counselling, for that you must apply and appear for the state counselling on time. The college name can only be learned once you appear for the counselling as there are plenty of colleges.
Ans: You may get admission in some private college in Gujarat but not through AIQ of 15%.
Ans: Yes, you are eligible for the admission process and can get a seat under OBC category.
Ans: As you are from SC category, then you can get admission at a minimum score of 350.
Ans: The cut off remains the same approximately but the chances of getting admission may vary as now the test takers are more.
Ans: To get an admission in Terna you must score more than 560 marks if your want to get a seat through AIQ 15% quota and more than 500 marks to get a seat through state quota.
Ans: A general category student need to get a rank between 2000- 3000, for SC candidates it is expected to be around 21000- 24000 and for ST candidates it is between 24000- 25000.
Ans: You must join coaching for NEET, the marks needed for OBC category for NEET may or may not remain the same as the factors of the number of aspirants remain variable. NEET 2019 cut off percentile for OBC was 40th percentile.
Ans: All handicapped students do not get extra time, only students suffering from dyslexia get some extra time.
Ans: You can apply but you may not be selected because of the grace signature in chemistry.
Ans: The NEET percentile for UR category in Kerala is 50 so if you score more than 450 the possibility of getting admission in any good college is high.
Ans: No, there is no limit on the number of attempts and no upper age limit to appear for NEET.
Ans: AIQ has higher minimum cut off, so best you give NEET 2020 and then appear for counselling.
Ans: No, admission is not possible in AIIMS at 350 marks also admission in AIIMS is done through exclusive admission test designed for AIIMS.
Ans: It is not possible.
Ans: Yes, you can apply for both the counselling’s at the same time, but generally, state counselling’s commence late in the month of July after the AIQ counselling has got completed.
Ans: For OBC candidates the cut off percentile is 40% for admission to MBBS program.
Ans: The counselling schedule will be uploaded on the official website by the state government, generally, it will commence in the end of July 2020.
Ans: 15% seats are reserved for SC category students in the state counselling process. But the seat allotment will depend on the counselling process and if you clear the minimum cut off.
Ans: Yes, Candidates must attain 17 years of age by December 31, 2020 to sit for NEET 2020. There is no upper age limit for NEET 2020.
Ans: Total seats for MBBS in India comes to be around 64642.
Ans: No, NEET 2020 score will be considered for admission into MBBS and BDS score.
Ans: No private college is allowed to conduct counselling on their own, only state and central government can conduct centralized counselling.
Ans: Only 3521 seats are available for admission into MBBS course.
Ans: Online allotment process will start on a date as per counseling schedule available on the official website.
Ans: Applicants will be required to join the allotted college/course within stipulated time mentioned in counseling schedule.
- DGHS reserve the right for counseling of 15% of all India quota seats.
- For rest 85% seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities will conduct the counseling.
Ans: No, there will not be any Mock Counseling and indicative seat allotment in the 2nd round of allotment.
Ans: Yes, those candidates who want to participate in the second round will have to submit fresh choices before the second round.
Ans: At present, there are only two medical colleges for Girls, one is Lady Hardinge Medical College in Delhi and other is BPS Govt. Medical College in Sonepat.
Ans: Yes, they can apply for admission to any Private/Deemed University or any Private Medical/Dental Colleges and Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune.
Ans: From this year, no cap limit for NEET attempts but candidates must fulfill the age limit.