Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is responsible for conducting the NEET 2018 Counselling. Candidates have to register first to take participate in the NEET 2018 Counselling for Admission to MBBS and BDS 2018-2019 (15% AIQ). After the registration process choice filling is started. The remaining 85% seats will be filled through the state counselling. In all, there will only be two rounds in the counselling. The first round seat allotment for NEET Counselling 2018 has been announced by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The Candidates may read further to check more details about NEET 2018 Counselling and its procedure.
NEET 2018 Counselling for Admission
Online medical counseling of NEET 2018 has started with registration and submission of choices. After submitting the choices, MCC has displayed an indicative seat allotment result on its official website after which choices can be locked. On locking choices by the candidates as per schedule, MCC has displayed first round of seat allotment. You can check NEET 2018 Seat Allotment Result online at www.mcc.nic.in and then report to allotted institute to complete admission formalities. MCC has also announced that instead of 5 times number of candidates to be called for counseling, all candidates who have marks above cut off can participate in NEET 2018 counseling.
NEET 2018 Counselling Schedule
MCC has announced the NEET Counselling Schedule 2018. Counselling is starting from June 13, 2018. Here are dates for NEET 2018 Counselling for MBBS and BDS Admission 2018-2019.
|Counselling registration, choice filling and payment by MCC for NEET UG 2018 counselling for round 1||13 to 18 Jun 2018|
|Payment Facility||13 to 19 Jun 2018|
|Choice locking by candidates who have registered and submitted options||19 Jun 2018|
|Process of round 1 seat allotment||20 to 21 Jun 2018|
|NEET 2018 seat allotment result round 1||22 Jun 2018|
|Candidates will report at allotted medical / dental colleges after round 1 allotment||23 Jun to 03 Jul 2018|
|Counselling registration, choice filling and payment by MCC for NEET UG 2018 counselling for round 2||06 to 08 Jul 2018|
|Payment Facility||06 to 09 Jul 2018|
|Choice locking by candidates who have registered and submitted options||09 Jul 2018|
|Process of round 2 seat allotment||10 to 11 Jul 2018|
|NEET 2018 seat allotment result round 2||12 Jul 2018|
|Candidates will report at allotted medical / dental colleges after round 2 allotment||13 to 22 Jul 2018|
|MCC to transfer vacant seats to state quota||23 Jul 2018|
|Display Of Seat Matrix For Mop-Up Round||10 to 11 Aug 2018|
|Counselling registration, choice filling and payment by MCC for NEET UG 2018 counselling for Mop-Up Round||12 to 14 Aug 2018|
|Payment Facility||12 to 15 Aug 2018|
|Choice locking by candidates who have registered and submitted options||15 Aug 2018|
|Process of Mop-Up Round seat allotment||16 Aug 2018|
|NEET 2018 seat allotment result of Mop-Up Round||17 Aug 2018|
|Candidates will report at allotted medical / dental colleges after Mop-Up Round allotment||18 to 26 Aug 2018|
|Transfer of Non-Reporting & Non-Joining Vacant Seat to Deemed/Central Universities for Mop-Up Round||27 Aug 2018|
NEET 2018 Online Registration for Counselling
Registration for NEET 2018 Counselling for Admission to MBBS and BDS 2018-2019 (15% AIQ) has been started online at its official website. Candidates who are interested can participate in the online counselling process by registering at the official website. Candidates have to ensure their eligibility before going to register. Registration can be done on or before its last date.
Apply Online: Click Here to register for NEET 2018 Counselling.
NEET 2018 Counselling Fee
You may be required to pay a fee to participate in counseling. Apart from that fee involved is also for getting admission to colleges which is same as college fee comprising of tuition fee and other components. Hence, fee that you need to pay after getting a seat allotted will be admission fee. You must check fee data from college directly so that you are fully aware of exact fee amount.
Eligibility Criteria for Merit List Compilation
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will prepare an All India Merit List of successful candidates of NEET UG 2018. It will be prepared on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
- It will be necessary for an applicant to secure a minimum marks of 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) to MBBS/BDS Courses held for that particular academic year.
- If required number of candidates in the respective categories fail to obtain the minimum marks as prescribed in NEET UG 2018, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.
- A candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually. They also need to secure a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology at the Qualifying Examination.
NEET 2018 Counselling Process
Registration and then first round of seat allotment.
The first counseling process will be held at the website of Online Medical Counseling i.e. www.mcc.nic.in. Candidate has to register first for the counseling and then submit his choice, view indicative seat allotment and modify and lock their seat finally. After that first round of seat allotment will start.
After first seat allotment then the second round in NEET 2018 Counselling.
After the first round counseling process, second round seat allotment process will be held. Candidates who will be allotted in the first round will report to the allotted Institute, complete Admission formalities and give the willingness to participate in the second round. Those who have not allotted any seat in the first round of allotment will move further for the second round of counseling. Both the candidates who will be allotted and have not allotted can apply for the second round of counseling.
Conclusion of NEET Counselling with second round.
A list will be prepared of newly added / vacant seat and also of anticipated vacancies. Earlier choice submitted by the candidate will be treated null and void. Fresh choices submission for seat allotment in the second round is mandatory.
Merit List for Counselling under 15% All India Quota
The merit list of the applicants who will be qualified and will be eligible for 15% All India Quota seats is prepared by CBSE. This list is compiled based on the scores obtained by individual candidate in the CBSE NEET 2018. The length of the merit list will be as long as the number of seats that are available for allotting the applicants for MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota. A waiting list, which equals to four times of the merit list will also be prepared if it’s required by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The list of successful applicants (Merit+Waiting list applicants) will then be forwarded to the DGHS (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(MoHFW), Government of India (GOI) with the motto of allotting seats by Online Counseling to 15% All India Quota Seats.
Merit List for seats other than 15% All India Quota
- The All India Rank (AIR) will be given by CBSE. But, the result will be given to the DGHS, MoHFW, GOI. They will be giving it out to the Admitting Authorities.
- Admitting Authorities will then invite applications for Counselling and merit list will be drawn based on All India Rank by the Admitting Authorities subject to their individual rules.
NEET 2018 Counselling Letter
Get rank letter to participate in counselling – The candidates who will be qualified for All India Quota seats on the basis of their rank in NEET UG conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are only eligible for MCC Counselling. Eligible candidates may download the NEET Rank letter/ Result from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) website. Cutoff rank of eligible candidates will be also available on this website under heading of notice.
All India Rank (AIR): All India Rank (AIR) is over all AIPMT All India Rank, as given by CBSE, is based on rank among the successful candidates, of NEET UG on all India basis.
All India Quota Rank: This is the rank for the purpose of All India Quota seat allotment, after excluding candidates from Andhra Pradesh (AP) and J&K.
Process of online allotment explained in key points
- Main Counseling Registration
- Exercising of Choices, indicative seats and Locking of choices
- Process of Seat Allotment – Round 1 (this is computer software process conducted by identified agency for MCC)
- Round 1 Result Publication
- Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against 1st Round
- Publication of net vacant seats
- Fresh Choice Submission by eligible candidates for round 2
- Process of Seat Allotment – Round 2
- Round 2 Result Publication
- Reporting at the Medical / Dental Colleges /Institutions against Round 2
- END of 15 % All India Counselling.
Official website: www.cbseneet.nic.in.
For more information about NEET Counselling for Admission download NEET 2017 Counselling Bulletin.