NEET 2017 Counselling

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NEET 2017 CounsellingNEET 2017 Counselling – The mop up round counselling of NEET 2017 for private/deemed universities has started from August 21 to 22. The result of NEET counselling mop up round will be published on August 24, 2017. Aspirants who will be allotted seats in mop up round have to report at colleges from August 25 to 28, 2017 for completion of admission process along with relevant documents. NEET seat allotment will be done strictly on the basis of rank, preferences of colleges & courses and availability of seats. NEET 2017 counselling seat matrix for mop up round has been released on August 20, which displayed 7463 MBBS and BDS seats from private/deemed universities are vacant. Once the NEET counselling 2017 and admission process will be over, the remaining vacant seats will be transferred to deemed universities for final mop up round. The counselling for state-wise government as well as private medical and dental colleges of India is being done by designated authority. For more information on NEET 2017 counselling schedule, procedure and result, read the article below. 



NEET 2017 Counselling for MBBS & BDS courses

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the NEET counselling for 15% All India Quota seats, AFMC, deemed and central university and ESI medical college. Check the details below.

NEET 2017 Counselling for 15% All India Quota seats - The candidates qualified in NEET and have been selected under 15% All India Quota seats can apply for NEET counselling from July 03 to 11, for participating in NEET counselling.
NEET 2017 Counselling for AFMC MBBS Admission 2017 - The candidates willing for admission to AFMC MBBS 2017 must register online from July 3 to 11. The admission for Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, is to be organised by Medical Counselling Committee. AFMC, Pune, provides training to undergraduate medical students with assured career prospects in defence services.
NEET 2017 Counselling for Deemed and Central Universities - As per the directives of Supreme Court of India, the counselling for admission to all medical and dental deemed and central universities is to be done by MCC or Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), as the deemed universities have All India Character. The online registration for NEET counselling has begun from July 5 to 11, 2017. These deemed universities also include universities run by religious or linguistic minorities. Candidates who will be granted admission in deemed university in round 2, cannot participate in any other counselling.
NEET 2017 Counselling for ESI (Employees State Insurance Corporation) - The approved admission procedure for under-graduate medical courses ensures admission in ESIC Medical Education Institutions for 'Insured Persons (IPs) quota' after the seat allotment to 'All India Quota' and 'State Government Quota'. Note: For a better understanding of NEET 2017 Counselling procedure and registration for MBBS & BDS admission, candidates can check the table below.

NEET 2017 Counselling Seat Status

The round 1 of NEET counselling has been ended and round 2 has begin from August 01. After round 1 candidates can check seat status of NEET 2017 from the links provided below.


NEET 2017 Counselling – Important Dates

The counselling process of NEET 2017 has started from July 03, 2017. The table below shows the important dates of NEET 2017 Counselling.

S. No. NEET 2017 Counselling Event Duration Days
1. Registration, Choice Filling(From 5th ) & Indicative Seat July 03 to 11, 2017 (until 05:00 pm) 9 Days
2. Choice filling and Locking July 12, 2017 (until 05:00 pm) 1 Day
3. Process of Seat Allotment – Round 1 July 13 & 14, 2017 2 Days
4. Round 1 Result - Published July 15, 2017 1 Day
5. Reporting at the Allotted Medical/Dental College against 1st Round July 16 to 22, 2017 (until 05:00 pm) 7 Days
6. Exercising of Choices and Locking(Round 2) & New Registration August 01 to 04, 2017 (until 05:00 pm) 4 Days
7. Process of Seat Allotment – Round 2 August 05 to 07, 2017 3 Days
8. Round 2 Result Publish for 15% All India Quota - Published August 08, 2017 1 Day
9. Reporting at the Allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 2  August 09 to 16, 2017 8 Days
10. Seat allotment result round 2 for deemed universities - Published August 11, 2017 1 Day
11. Reporting at allotted college August 12 to 20, 2017 9 Days
12. Seat Matrix for mop up round August 20, 2017  1 Day
13. Choice filling for mop up round August 21 & 22, 2017 2 Days
14. Mop up round result August 24, 2017 1 Day
15. Reporting to allotted deemed universities August 24 to 28, 2017 4 Days
16. Transfer of vacant seats to State Quota August 16, 2017 -
17. Transfer of vacant seats to deemed universities for mop up round August 28, 2017 -

NEET 2017 Rank Card - Procedure to download

Candidates who are selected for 15% All India Quota seats can download their NEET rank card following the procedure mentioned below.

  • The direct link to download NEET rank card is available above
  • Using the link, candidates will be directed to login window for downloading rank card
  • Candidates must enter the following details carefully
  1. NEET registration number
  2. NEET roll number
  3. Date of  birth as registered
  4. Click on 'submit' button
  5. NEET 2017 rank card will be displayed on the screen

Note: Candidates are advised to verify the details mentioned in NEET rank card such as:

  • Name of candidate
  • All India NEET Rank
  • All India Quota seat rank (for 15% seats)
  • All India Quota seat - category rank
  • Aadhaar number
  • Registration number
  • NEET roll number
  • Category

NEET 2017 Counselling Procedure

Step 1: Registration

Eligible candidates will have to register themselves to take part in the All India Quota counselling. Candidates can register themselves through the link provided on this page.

  • Click on the link provided above on the page to register for NEET counselling
  • New users will have to register themselves by entering the following details:
  1. Roll number
  2. Registration number
  3. Candidate Name
  4. Mother's name
  5. Date of Birth
  6. Mobile number
  7. Email ID
  8. Security PIN
  • Password has to be set and remembered by the candidate
  • Candidates will be shown his/her details as submitted to CBSE.
  • Change in name, gender and date of birth is not allowed.
  • Candidates will be required to enter their parent’s name.
  • After choosing a security question, candidates can enter their chosen password. Mailing address has to be updated.
  • Once the NEET counselling registration is done, a registration slip will be generated which has to be printed out.

Step 2:  Choice filling and locking 

  • After registration, candidates have to log in using their Login ID and Password
  • Candidates can login using the link provided below
  • After logging in, candidates can submit choices, modify, delete and change order as many times as required during the Registration and Choice filling period.
  • Candidates can select and confirm their choices
  • Filled choices can be swapped to change positions too by interchanging.
  • After locking their choices, no more choice submission will be possible to the candidate.
  • Candidates can take a printout of locked choices, which includes locking date and time, IP address of computer and system generated the unique number.

Step 3: Mock Counselling

Candidates can take part in the online mock counselling held by MCC to get a general idea of which seats they will be allotted based on their choices and rank. The choices submitted by the candidates will be processed and seats will be given to the candidates based on their rank and choice placement. Mock counselling helps candidates to refine their selection of choices online in a more efficient way. Candidates can modify their choices after the mock counselling since the placement during that process is not binding.

Step 4: Counselling Process

Qualified candidates who meet all of the eligibility criteria will be allotted seats according to their choices filled. The allotment letter will be available for download online. The candidates will have to report to the allotted institute with the required documents, fees as written in the allotment letter. All candidates who will not be present on the specific date as written on the allotment letter will be disqualified. The following documents are to be brought by the candidates to the allotted institute:

  • NEET 2017 Allotment Letter
  • NEET 2017 Admit Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Class X Certificate
  • Class XII Marks/Pass Certificate
  • Valid Photo ID (Voter ID, Passport, Aadhar Card, Driving License, etc)
  • Eight Passport Size Photos
  • OBC Certificate (Non-Creamy Layer) issued by a competent authority (if applicable)
  • OPH Certificate issued by an authorised medical board (if applicable)
  • SC/ST Certificate issued by a competent authority (if applicable)

NEET 2017 Counselling Procedure – Round 2

  • As per the conducting body, MCC, candidates who are unable to register themselves in the first round of NEET 2017 counselling can register for NEET counselling during the 2nd round.
  • Candidates joined in the second round of counselling in 15% All India Quota will not be allowed to vacate seat.
  • Registration for round two of NEET 2017 Counselling has commenced from August 1 to 5, 2017.
  • All vacant seats from the first round of NEET counselling 2017ares transferred to the second round.
  • All eligible candidates along with the candidates who have submitted option for participation in the second round during the reporting period of the first round have to fill fresh choices online.
  • There is no mock counselling for the second round of counselling
  • The process of counselling is similar to the first round of NEET counselling

The candidates falling under the two given categories are eligible for the second round of NEET 2017 Counselling:

  • Group 1: Candidates who have registered themselves but did not get allotted to any seats in the first round. These candidates should have submitted fresh choices as per the vacancies available.
  • Group 2: Registered candidates from the reserved category whose admission got cancelled due to change of category i.e., the candidate’s document showed him to be the unreserved category. Or if the candidate’s physically handicapped status went from yes to no or from PH-1 to PH-2. These candidates will be considered for seat allotment based on their changed category.
  • Group 3: Candidates who chose to participate in the second round of counselling when reporting at the allotted university after the first round.

The following candidates are not eligible for the second round of counselling:

  • The candidates who did not report at the allotted institute after the first round of counselling are not eligible for the second round.
  • During the second round of counselling, candidates who reported for admission to the allotted institute after the first round and then withdrew are not eligible.
  • Failure to submit fresh choices for the second round of counselling leads to the disqualification of the candidate.
  • Candidates who did not register themselves even before the first round of counselling stand s disqualified.

What is All India Quota Rank?

The All India Quota rank is the rank of top 15% candidates from all over India. All India Rank is prepared for allotment of All India Quota seats excluding Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. As per the order of Supreme Court, candidates from Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for NEET counselling. These states have not participated in All India Quota seats scheme since beginning. NEET 2017 Counselling for Participating State & Medical Institutes For the remaining 85% state quota seats, the respective counselling committee will grant admission in government as well as private medical and dental colleges of the particular state. The counselling is to be done on the basis of rank in the state merit list derived from NEET 2017 scores. The designated counselling committee will prepare state merit list.

NEET 2017 Counselling – Directives by SC

Candidates can check the main highlights of NEET Counselling 2017 as directed by Supreme Court of India. All the orders of SC are not applicable for candidates from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.

  • The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is to conduct the common counselling for MBBS and BDS seats under 15% All India Quota seats. Under this All India Quota seats, the deemed universities will also be included
  • Apart from 15% All India Quota, the remaining 85% state quota seats will be filled by designated counselling committee. The seats will be allotted to both government as well as private medical and dental colleges of state
  • The counselling of NEET and state quota seats is to be done in two rounds. Therefore, DGHS and state counselling committee have to complete the counselling process in two rounds
  • Candidates must note that after the second round of NEET counselling, they cannot withdraw from the seat allotted to them. Candidates who have granted admission in deemed universities can not take part in other counselling rounds
  • With the other details, the information brochure must also include the fee structure of deemed universities and private medical and dental colleges
  • The candidates are required to submit the admission fee to admission committee in the form of demand draft. No fees will be deposited to college
  • Once the counselling will be over, a manual counselling will be conducted by admission committee to calculate the number of vacant seats. The merit list will be prepared by the government and will be forwarded to college. Later, in case of any vacant seats left, college will organise the counselling
  • DGHS and state counselling committee are directed to prepare a list of minority candidates seeking admission in minority institutions. Such candidates have to furnish relevant documents at the time of counselling
  • At the time of counselling, the representatives of minority colleges must be a part of admission committee
  • The seats in the minority institutions will be filled by candidates under minority community

NEET 2017 Cutoff

The result of NEET 2017 has been declared on June 23, 2017. The NEET 2017 cutoff has been released.  In General category, a total number 5,43,473 candidates qualified the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. For the detailed information on category wise NEET 2017 cutoff, go through the table below.

Category Marks range No. of Candidates
Others 697-131 543473
OBC 130-107 47382
SC 130-107 14599
ST 130-107 6018
Others – PH 130-118 67
OBC-PH 130-107 152
SC-PH 130-107 38
ST-PH 130-107 10

NEET Previous Year Cutoff

For the reference of the candidates, NEET previous year cutoff is being provided below.

S. No. Category Marks Range Qualifying Criteria Number of candidates
1 Others 685 – 145 50TH Percentile 171329
2 OBC 678 – 118 40TH Percentile 175226
3 SC 595 – 118 40TH Percentile 47183
4 ST 599 – 118 40TH Percentile 15710
5 UR – PH 474 – 131 45th Percentile 437
6 OBC – PH 510 – 118 40TH Percentile 597
7 SC – PH 415 – 118 40TH Percentile 143
8 ST –PH 339 – 118 40TH Percentile 36

NEET 2017 Seat Matrix (All India Quota)

S. No. Category Number of seats reserved
1 Unreserved 2528
2 SC 513
3 SC – PH 14
4 ST 257
5 ST – PH 7
6 OBC 66
7 OBC – PH 2
8 UR – PH 80
  TOTAL 3521



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