NEET UG Counselling 2021: Dates, Registration, Seat Allotment

Oct 17, 2021 | Medical


After the results are announced the candidates who have cleared the NEET exam will get a call letter for counselling. In the process of counselling, the candidate has the right to select the best colleges based on his/her rank in all India rankings. The counselling process for NEET 2021 is discussed in detail on this page.


NEET 2021 Counselling Dates

The dates for the NEET Counselling is yet to be announced. Candidates can check the counselling schedule for session 2021 in the table provided below, dates will be updated along with the release of the official notification:

Counselling Process Round 1 Round 2 Mop-Up Round
Registration / Payment & Choice Filling

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Choice Filling / Locking

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Processing of Seat Allotment To be announced To be announced To be announced
Seat Allotment Results To be announced To be announced To be announced
Reporting to the Allotted Institute

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Stray Vacancy Round of NEET UG 2021 Seats

The last date for admission to MBBS courses through NEET 2021 is yet to be announced. Dates will be updated once there is a official notification.

Events Dates
Fresh Registration/Payment for Stray Vacancy Round To be announced
Reversion on vacant seats to Deemed Universities/ Central Universities/ JIPMER, AIIMS, etc. after completion of mop-up round To be announced
Forwarding the list of students in order of merit, equalling to 10 times the no. of vacant seats to the Medical and Dental colleges To be announced
Reporting of students to the Institute, for the stray vacancy round To be announced
Commencement of session for UG students To be announced

NEET 2021 Counselling Procedure

NEET All India Quota (AIQ) Counselling will be conducted by MCC (Medical Counseling Committee), while the State Counselling will be conducted by the respective state exam authority.

  • You will have to register for participating in NEET 2021 Counselling. You can register by visiting the official website of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), i.e.,
  • After the results of NEET 2021 have been declared, the cut off will be released for qualified candidates to participate in the NEET 2021 counselling.
  • Choice Filling for NEET Counselling: Candidates will be admitted based on their respective rank. Candidates will be allowed to choose a college during the counselling process. However, seat allotment will be based on availability.
  • The eligible candidates will have to go through two rounds of counselling.
  • All India Quota Counselling is conducted by MCC (Medical Counseling Committee) while State Counselling will be conducted by the respective state exam authority.
  • All aspirants must carry the required documents for the counselling process like 10th and 12th marks card, photo, valid ID, etc.
  • Candidates need to be present at the mentioned location on the specified date for the offline process of counselling.
  • NEET 2021 counselling will be conducted in two rounds for 15% All India Quota seats. While for the Central & Deemed Universities and ESIC colleges, the counselling will be conducted in three rounds. The counselling result will be released in the form of the seat allotment list, and a seat allotment letter.

Registration for NEET 2021 Counselling

Registration for NEET 2021 Counselling based on each round is given below

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Details: You will have to provide details like roll number, name, date of birth, mobile number, and email address to initiate the registration process for NEET 2021.
  • Generation of credentials: Upon successful registration, Login ID & Password are generated and sent to the registered mobile number & email ID.
  • Login: For the further process, you can log in with the login ID & password which you receive after registration is done.

Step 2: Choice Filling

  • Selection of courses: You will have to select the course of your preference.
  • Selection of college: You are also supposed to provide your selection preferences for college.

Step 3: Seat Allotment

  • Rounds: The process of seat allotment is conducted in three rounds.
  • Allotment: You will be allocated seats based on your rank in NEET and choices provided during the online registration for the counselling process.
  • Exceptions: In addition to centralized counselling, few deemed institutes may organize their own counselling procedure.
  • Reporting: After the seat allotment, You will have to report to the college for admissions.

Round 2

  • Step 1: New Registration for Round 2 of Counselling.
  • Step 2: Fresh choice filling and locking for Round 2.
  • Step 3: Seat allotment result of Roud 2.
  • Step 4: Reporting college based on the Round 2 allotment result.

NEET 15% All India Quota Counselling

Information on online counselling can be obtained from the official website of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Medical Counselling Committee of the Directorate-General of Health Services conducts Online counselling after the NEET 2021 Results are declared. If you are ranked in Merit/ Waiting List after the announcement of NEET 2021 Results, then you are advised to read the counselling information carefully. Further understanding the course of action to be taken for appearing in the Counselling is important.

Queries related to NEET 2021 All India Quota Counselling

For all counselling related queries such as the scheme of counselling and FAQ’s please refer to the official website of the conducting committee i.e. You are requested to continuously update yourself regarding circulars, notices, news events, etc., published on the official website.

NEET Counselling 2021: Choice Filling

The option entry portal will be accessible after the release of NEET 2021 counselling schedule. The candidates must make a list of colleges accepting the NEET score attained by them, where they would like to apply for admission. The process to do so is detailed below:

Steps for NEET 2021 Option Entry

  • The candidates will be able to access the choice filling option after registering for NEET counselling 2021.
  • The list of all colleges accepting NEET 2021 scores will be given on the page.
  • The candidates must take down the names of the colleges they would prefer to take admission in.
  • In the order of preference, enter the names of colleges in the given form.
  • Click on the submit button.

Editing the NEET 2021 Choice Filling Form

The candidates can follow the steps given below to modify their choices in the NEET UG 2021 choice filling form:

  • Log into the candidate's portal on the official website of NEET 2021.
  • Locate and click on 'Modify Selected Options'.
  • The previously entered choices will be displayed on the candidate's screen.
  • Incorporate the changes, and click on the Submit button to save them.

NEET Counselling Fee Payment

Once the candidate successfully registers, candidates will be required to make the NEET counselling fee payment. The candidates will be able to make the fee payment through a Credit /Debit card or Net Banking. NEET counselling fee for 2021 has been tabulated below.

NEET Counselling Fee Payment
Candidate's Category Non-Refundable Fee
15% AIQ/ Central Universities
Deemed Universities
General INR 1,000 INR 5,000
INR 500 INR 5,000
Candidate's Category Refundable Fee
15% AIQ/ Central Universities
Deemed Universities
General INR 10,000 INR 2,00,000
INR 5,000 INR 2,00,000

Documents Required for NEET Counselling 2021

The following are the documents a candidate should carry for the counselling process

NEET 2021 Documents Required for Counselling
Documents required
Class 10th Certificate Provisional allotment letter generated online
Class 10+2 Certificate Proof of identity
NEET 2021 Admit Card SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority in the standard format as specified in the prospectus/ information bulletin (if applicable)
NEET 2021 Result/ Rank letter OBC certificate issued by the competent authority in the standard format as specified in the prospectus/ information bulletin (if docapplicable)
Date of Birth Certificate (if Metric Certificate does not bear the same) Orthopedic Physical Disability Certificate issued by a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board (if applicable).
Eight (8) Passport size photograph same as affixed on the application form -

Additional Certificates Required for NEET Counselling 2021

  • Self Declaration Proforma For Candidates Belonging To Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, And Jammu & Kashmir

Self Declaration Proforma For Candidates Belonging To Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, And Jammu & Kashmir

  • Certificate Of Locomotor Disability:

Certificate Of Locomotor Disability

  • Proforma For Scheduled Caste And Scheduled Tribe Certificate:

Proforma For Scheduled Caste And Scheduled Tribe Certificate

  • Proforma For Other Backward Class (OBC) Certificate:

Proforma For Other Backward Class (OBC) Certificate

State-wise MBBS seats in India

Apart from the NEET All India Quota(AIQ) counselling process, the qualifying candidates can participate in the state-level counselling process in order to fill the 85% seats in MBBS colleges. The state-wise availability of MBBS seats across India is mentioned below.

State Number of Seats
Maharashtra 4330
Gujarat 3605
Tamil Nadu 3600
Karnataka 2900
Rajasthan 2700
Andra Pradesh 2410
Madhya Pradesh 1970
Telangana 1740
Kerala 1455
Orissa 1250
Bihar 1240
Delhi 1065
Jammu and Kashmir 885
Chattisgarh 770
Haryana 710
Punjab 600
Jharkhand 580
Pondicherry 380
Manipur 225
Goa 180
Dadar & Nagar Haveli 150
Chandigarh 150
Tripura 125
Mizoram 100
Andaman & Nicobar 100
Assam 90
Arunachal Pradesh 50
Meghalaya 50

Colleges participating in NEET 2021 Counselling

The state-wise list of all the colleges which shall participate in the NEET 2021 counselling, along with the proposed seat matrix, is given below. The candidates must go through this list and decide which college they would like to take admission in, considering the NEET scores they have attained.

NEET 2021 colleges participating in the counselling

Name of the medical college

Seat Matrix
Assam Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh 25
Guwahati Medical College, Guwahati 23
Silchar Medical College, Silchar 15
Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat 15
Bihar AN Magadh Medical College, Gaya 7
Darbhanga Medical College, Laheriasarai 13
Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Bhagalpur 7
Nalanda Medical College, Patna 7
Patna Medical College, Patna 15
SK Medical College, Muzaffar 7
Chandigarh Govt Medical College, Chandigarh 7
Delhi Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 30
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 30
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 22
VM Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 22
Goa GoaMedical College, Panaji 15
Gujarat BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad 37
Government Medical College, Surat 18
Medical College, Baroda 27
MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar 26
Pandit DDU Medical College, Rajkot 15
Govt Medical College, Bhavnagar 15
Haryana Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Medical College, Rohtak 22
Himachal Pradesh Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla 15
Dr.RPG Medical College, Tanda 7
Jharkhand MGM Medical College, Jamshedpur 7
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi 13
Patliputra Medical College, Dhanbad 7
Karnataka Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 22
Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary 7
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli 15
Mysore Medical College, Mysore 15
Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Kerala Government Medical College, Kozhikode 37
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 30
TD Medical College, Alleppey 15
Government Medical College, Thrissur 22
Medical College, Kottayam 15
Maharashtra BJ Medical College, Pune 30
DrVM Medical College, Sholapur 15
Govt Medical College, Aurangabad 22
Govt Medical College, Nagpur 30
Grant Medical College, Mumbai 30
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur 9
LTM Medical College, Mumbai 15
Government Miraj Medical College, Miraj 15
Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai 27
SRTR Medical College, Ambajogai 7
TN Medical College, Mumbai 18
Govt Medical College, Nanded 7
Shri Vasant Rao Naik Medical College, Yavatmal 15
Shri BH Govt Medical College, Dhule 7
RGMC & Chap SM Hospital, Thane 9
RSCSM GMC, Kolhapur
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Govt Medical College, Akola 15
Govt Medical College, Latur 15
Meghalaya NEIGRIHMS, Shillong 8
Manipur Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal 15
JNIMS, Imphal
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Madhya Pradesh Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal 21
Netaji SCB Medical College, Jabalpur 21
GR Medical College, Gwalior 21
MGM Medical College, Indore 21
SS Medical College, Rewa 9
BMC, Sagar
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Orissa MKCG Medical College,Behrampur,Ganjam 16
SCB Medical College, Cuttack 16
VSS Medical College, Burla Distt, Sambalpur 16
Punjab Govt Medical College, Patiala 22
Guru Govind Singh Medical College, Faridkot 8
Govt Medical College, Amritsar 22
Rajasthan Dr SN Medical College, Jodhpur 15
JLN Medical College, Ajmer 15
SMS Medical College, Jaipur 23
SP Medical College, Bikaner 15
RNT Medical College, Udaipur 15
Govt Medical College, Kota 7
Tamilnadu Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu 7
Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore 22
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai 15
Madras Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai 25
Madurai Medical College, Madurai 23
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 23
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur 23
Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli 23
Govt MKMM Medical College, Salem 11
KAPVG Medical College, Tiruchirapalli 15
Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi 15
Kanyakumari Medical College, Asaripallam 15
G Vellore Medical College, Vellore 15
Theni Govt Medical College, Theni
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Govt Dharmapuri Medical College, Dharmapuri 15
Govt Medical College, Villupuram 15
Govt Medical College, Thiruvarur
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Tripura A Govt Medical College, Agartala
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
Uttarakhand VGHC, Srinagar, Pauri, Garhwal
Permission awaited from Medical Council of India
UFHT Medical College, Haldwani 15
Uttar Pradesh BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur 7
GSV Memorial Medical College, Kanpur 28
CSM Medical University, Lucknow 27
LLR Memorial Medical College, Meerut 15

NEET Counselling Eligibility Ctiteria 2021

Candidates who meet the below-given criteria can participate in the NEET 2021 counselling:

  1. The candidate has qualified NEET with minimum cut off marks.
  2. The candidate has registered himself/herself on MCC's official website.

Some eligibility conditions for admission to any of the central/deemed universities through NEET are discussed below:

NEET Counselling 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the Deemed and Central Universities
Institute Eligibility Criteria for admission through NEET 2021
Banaras Hindu University The applicants must meet the basic eligibility criteria for NEET counselling laid out by the MCC
Aligarh Muslim University
  • 50% seats (Institutional Quota Seats) will be reserved for former students of AMU, who have been studying at the college for past 3 years.
  • 50% seats are reserved for admission through the NEET MCC Counselling 2021.
Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University 47 out of the 50 available seats for BDS course will be filled through NEET MCC counselling 2021. The remaining seats fall under the Institutional Quota, and shall be given to former students, who had studied at Jamia Millia Islamia in class 11 and 12.
  • 85% of the seats will be filled by the DU NEET Counselling 2021. Students who passed class 11th and 12th from an institute situated at Delhi will be eligible to apply for these seats.
  • 15% of the seats will be filled through the NEET Counselling.

Before the results are declared, the candidates can check the NEET Answer Key on the official website.

Contact Information

The Assistant Director-General (ME)

Directorate-General of health services,

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110 108.

Contact Number: 011-23062493.

Fax: 011-23061907

NEET Counselling: FAQs

Q1. How many BDS seats were there in NEET 2020?

Ans. About 26,950 BDS seats was filled using the NEET scores in 2020.

Q2. Who can apply for the NEET UG 15% All India Quota Counselling?

Ans. Candidates belonging to all the states, except Jammu and Kashmir, who attain the required rank for All India Quota Seats are eligible to apply for the 15% All India Quota Counselling.


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