The national level medical entrance exam NEET is conducted for taking admission in MBBS and BDS courses for postgraduate and undergraduate programs offered by the top medical and BDS colleges of the country. NEET is the gateway of opportunities for the students who are seeking to build their career in the medical field. Those who want to get admission in MBBS Colleges across India need to apply for NEET Examination. In India, there are 355 medical and 125 dental colleges the admissions for which will be provided in the counselling process Through this article, you will get complete information regarding the NEET Counselling 2020
NEET Counselling 2020
Counselling is a process conducted by the exam conducting authorities to allocate seats in colleges and universities to the candidates based on their performance in the examination. The counselling process ensures that the students get admissions in colleges according to the marks that they have scored. The counselling process verifies the student’s documents and provided them admission on the basis of their scores and their preference(opted during the application process).
The candidates who successfully qualify the NEET 2020 will be called for the counselling process which will be based on their performance in the exam. For those belonging to the 15% All India Quota, the counselling process will be organized by MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) through online mode only.
Those who do not fall in the above-mentioned category will proceed with the Counseling Process conducted by the respective authorities. For the counselling process, the candidates need to pay a fee and while filling counselling form they must also fill in their preferred choices of colleges. The authorities will provide admissions on the basis of the ranks and availability of the seats in the colleges. Once the counselling process is completed, the candidates must report at their allotted colleges on time for the further process.
Important Dates for Counselling
Considering the outbreak of the Novel Corona Virus, NTA (the conducting body of NEET) has decided to postpone the NEET 2020 examination which was scheduled to be conducted on May 3, 2020; consecutively the NEET Result will also be delayed. This will also affect the counselling process of the examination as it can be conducted only after the results are released.
|Registration and Payment||June 19 – 26, 2020 (5:00 PM)|
|Fee Payment Facility||June 26, 2020 (7:00 PM)|
|Choice Filling and Seat Locking||June 26 (4:00 PM) – June 27 (11:00 AM)|
|Processing of Seat Allotment||June 27 – 30, 2020|
|First Counselling Result||July 1, 2020|
|Reporting to colleges||July 1 – 6, 2020|
|Registration and Payment||July 11 – 13, 2020 (5:00 PM)|
|Fee Payment Facility||July 13, 2020 (12 Noon)|
|Choice Filling and Seat Locking||July 12, 2020 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)|
|Processing of Seat Allotment||July 13 – 15, 2020|
|Second Counselling Result||July 18, 2020|
|Reporting to colleges||July 18 – 25, 2020|
MOP-UP Round for Central/Deemed University/ ESIC only
|Registration and Payment||August 13 – 15, 2020 (5:00 PM)|
|Fee Payment Facility||August 16, 2020 (2:00 PM)|
|Choice Filling and Seat Locking||August 16, 2020 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)|
|Processing of Seat Allotment||August 17, 2020|
|Third Counselling Result||August 18, 2020|
|Reporting to colleges||August 20 – 26, 2020|
NEET Counseling Procedure
Here we are describing the counselling procedure for NEET Examination.
Those who successfully clear the examination with minimum required cut-off can register themselves for NEET Counseling. For registration, the candidates need to fill their basic details. Those who will not register themselves for the counselling process will not be able to participate in it. Once the registration process is concluded, a unique USER ID & PASSWORD will be generated for each and every candidate and be sent to the candidate’s registered email Id & mobile number
Choice Filling & Locking:
After the registration process, candidates need to select medical/dental colleges & courses as per their preference. Once candidates complete their final selection, they need to click on the save button for locking their choices. It is mandatory to lock their preferred choices.
The counselling result will be released via email or SMS when a seat will be allotted to a candidate. Seats are allotted only on the basis of candidate’s rank & opted choice of colleges.
Reporting to the Allotted College:
Those who successfully get seats in the counselling procedure must report at their allotted colleges at a given time period for admission purposes along with their original documents and with photocopies of these documents.
Once the counselling process concludes, those who get seats allotted in any of the government or top colleges across India, need to report at the same. For the admission process, the candidates need to carry their original documents for verification. If in case any candidates fail to reach their allotted medical/dental colleges in the given time period, the seat of those candidates will be cancelled & they will be disqualified from the further rounds of counselling and the same will be available for next round counselling.
Required documents for Admission Process
Candidates need to carry below-listed documents for the admission process. It is advised that the candidates carry their original documents along with a photocopy of the original documents.
- High School & Intermediate Mark Sheets (Higher Secondary & Senior Secondary)
- High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate
- NEET Admit Card 2020
- NEET Rank Card/Rank Letter 2020
- Category Certificate (If Applicable)
- Birth Certificate
- Eight Passport size photograph
- Provisional Allotment Letter
- Identity Proof
NEET Counselling for 15% All India Quota
- In the counselling process, the candidates will be considered for all India Colleges.
- Those who are participated in All India Counseling can also participate in State Counseling.
- It is based on the candidate’s All India Quota Rank.
- Those who belong from the J&K, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana will not participate in All India Quota counselling.
- If in case any seat remains after the All India Quota counselling, these will be transformed into State Quota seats.
Counselling for 85% State Quota
- It will be conducted for admission into state medical/dental colleges.
- For state counselling process, candidates need to register in respective states website
- This type of counselling process will be based on the state merit list.