NEET PG Counselling 2021: Dates, Registration, Seat Matrix, Allotment

Result Date

May 5, 2021

Counselling Date

May 20, 2021

Jun 9, 2021 | Medical


The NEET PG 2021 counseling is the main process involved in recruiting candidates into the top medical institutions in the nation. Based on the scores and cut offs of the candidates, the admissions will take place. Hence, candidates should make sure to secure very high cut offs by performing well in the exam in order to attain seats in affiliated reputed institutions and universities in India.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Highlights

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), will announce the dates of NEET PG 2021 counselling. The registration began on Feb 23, 2021. NEET PG 2021 authorities will be conducting the NEET PG 2021 first round of counselling after the announcement of NEET PG 2021 results. This applies for the admission to MD/MS and PG Diploma seats. The counselling of NEET PG 2021 for 50% All India Quota seats will be conducted in two rounds. While the counselling for Central & Deemed Universities will be conducted in the third round. The same will be notified along with the notifications for the NEET PG 2021 counselling process on the official website of the NBE.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling - 1st Round

The NEET PG 2021 counselling schedule will be updated by the exam conducting authorities. Candidates who have completed the examination and achieved the qualifying score are eligible for the NEET PG Counselling 2021. The NEET PG 2021 counselling Round 1 schedule is as follows:

NEET PG Counselling 2021 Dates
Event Date
Registration for Counselling To be announced
Choice Filling/ Locking To be announced
Processing of Seat Allotment To be announced
Result of Seat Allotment (Provisional) To be announced
Result of Seat Allotment (Final) To be announced
Reporting for Admission To be announced
Transfer of remaining seats to State Admission Committees To be announced

NEET PG 2021 Counselling - 2nd Round

The NEET PG 2nd round of counselling will be conducted for:

  • Candidates who did not get any seat allotted to them in the 1st round of counselling.
  • Candidates who got seat allotment cancelled in the 1st round in the physical document verification process.
  • Candidates who want to upgrade their seats in the 2nd round.
  • Candidates who did not participate in the 1st round of counselling.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling - Mop-up Round

The NEET PG counselling 2021 mop-up round will be conducted for admissions to central and deemed universities and ESIC institutes. The NEET PG mop-up round of counselling will be conducted for:

  • Candidates who did not attend the 1st and 2nd rounds of counselling.
  • Candidates who did not report to their respective institutes during the 1st and the 2nd rounds.
  • Candidates who were not allotted seats in the 1st and 2nd rounds.

MCC will conduct counselling for the following categories:

  • 50% All India Quota seats for all State Govt. medical/dental colleges/institutes, except Jammu and Kashmir's state as per merit of PG NEET 2021.
  • For all PG seats of the Deemed Universities as per merit of PG NEET 2021.
  • 50% institutional quota seats for Central Universities of Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, and Banaras Hindu University.
  • PG counselling for institutes of Armed Forces Medical Services.
  • The state Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana participate in All India Quota's online counseling from the academic year 2021.

Types of Merit List in NEET PG 2021

  • All India NEET PG 2021 rank: This is the candidate's overall rank or position amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET PG 2021 throughout India.
  • All India 50% quota rank: This is the candidate's overall merit position amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET PG 2021 for All India 50% quota. It is valid only for All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post-Graduate Diploma Courses 2021 admission session.
  • All India 50% quota Category Rank: This is the candidate's overall merit position (Other Backward Classes/Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe) as opted by the NEET PG candidate 2021 for All India 50% quota. This is valid only for All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post Graduate Diploma Courses 2021 admission session.
  • State quota/ Private medical colleges/Deemed University/AFMS rank: State quota rank, state category rank, the benefit for In-service candidates, rural posting (if applicable) shall be determined/generated by the designated agency/authority of the concerned States/university/concerned authority as per applicable Regulation and their NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria, guidelines, and applicable reservation policies.

Documents Required for NEET PG 2021 Counselling

The candidates must fill the choice of courses and colleges during the counselling process. The admission of candidates depends upon their preferences and availability of seats. The following documents must be shown during the counselling time.

  • NEET PG 2021 Admit Card and Rank Card.
  • Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate (10th & 12th)
  • Graduation Certificate.
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate.
  • Counselling call letter.
  • Recent passport size Photographs.

Basic Counselling for Seats

  • Admission into Private medical colleges/Deemed University: Counselling for admission to private Medical Colleges, Institutions, Universities & Deemed Universities shall be conducted by the designated counselling authority of these Private Colleges/Institutions/Institutes/Universities/Deemed Universities using NEET PG 2021 scores and as per applicable Regulations and their eligibility criteria, reservation policy among other things.
  • Admission into Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions: Counselling for admission to Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions shall be conducted by the Directorate General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS), Ministry of Defence, Government of India using NEET PG 2021 scores and as per their eligibility criteria, applicable Regulations & guidelines.
  • Admission into DNB Broad Speciality Courses: Admission into DNB Broad Speciality Courses: Centralised merit-based Counselling will be conducted by NBE using NEET PG 2021 scores.

Note: Counselling will be conducted for All India 50% quota seats. Moreover, NEET PG 2021 Counselling will also be conducted for All India 50% category rank seats.

Reporting to Allotted Colleges - Points to Remember

  • At the time of admission, colleges are also instructed to take only the transaction charges (10% of the annual fee) for candidates selected for upgrading in the next round. And, in case the candidates get upgraded, the documents should be handed over back to the candidates as early as possible, and fees must be refunded if any.
  • In case any allotted candidate is not in a position to bring the Demand Draft (DD) because of the bank holidays, he/she may be given provisional admission based on a post-dated cheque/ Undertaking.
  • In case of any discrepancy regarding fees/Bond Information, the candidates must confirm the same from the college authorities before reporting.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Registration steps

Candidates can check the step by step procedure to participate in the counselling:

Step 1: Registration

  • Click on the link which is given above to register online for NEET PG 2021 Counselling. Next, the applicant must enter details such as Testing ID/Roll Number, Confirmation Number/Application Number/ Candidate Name, parent's Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email ID, Security pin.
  • Submit the details by clicking on the "Submit" button, as shown below.

NEET PG 2019 Counselling

Step 2: Allotment Process (Choice Filling)

  • Aspirants need to log in by entering the details like their Testing ID/ Roll Number, selecting the stream, Password.
  • Candidates should fill the subjects and institutions/ colleges in choice and order of preference.
  • Applicants can choose from possible options. The allotment will be done based on choices submitted by the qualified candidate in order of preference.
  • Once the candidate had filled in their choices, they can lock it. Before locking, kindly check twice if any modifications are needed. It is mandatory to get a printout of your submitted options, and also candidate must note the choices.
  • Suppose a candidate does not lock the choice; in that case, the submitted choices will be automatically locked on the notified date and time. However, one will be allowed to take a printout of choices, but there is no option to change answers.

Step 3: Seat Allotment Result

The seat allotment result for the various counseling rounds will be published online at the MCC official website. The candidates will be allotted seats on their merit in the entrance exam, seat availability in the respective colleges, and the candidates' choices.

How to Download Seat Allotment Letter for NEET PG 2021 Counselling

Follow the instructions given below to download the allotment letter successfully:

  • Click on the link which is given below to download the Allotment Letter for Round 1.
  • Enter login details like Stream, Round, and Roll Number.
  • Submit the details.
  • Download and take its print out to bring it on the day of admission.

NEET PG 2019 Counselling

NEET PG 2021 State Counselling

The respective state counseling authorities will conduct the NEET PG counselling 2021 for the remaining 50% State Quota seats (100% in Jammu and Kashmir) in government medical colleges and all the self-financing seats, private colleges.

The states will be conducting the standard centralized counselling for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses and will be releasing their counselling schedule for the NEET PG 2021 state counselling. The state merit list will be prepared based on the NEET PG merit list 2021.

Non-participating Institutes in NEET PG 2021

The following Medical institutions do not participate in centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET PG exam:

  • All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
  • Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Eligibility

Candidates need to check the eligibility criteria for NEET PG 2021 counselling process based on their scores in the examination as per the MCC's cut off. The cut off marks are the minimum marks required for candidates to be eligible for the counselling rounds. The candidates who score marks equal to or greater than the minimum cut off will have their names appear in the merit list. Based on the previous years' cut off trends, candidates can anticipate the cut off for 2021. The previous year cut off trends for different categories are mentioned in the table below:

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Eligibility - Previous Year Cut Offs
General 275 340 321
PwD (UR) 252 317 300
SC/ST/OBC/PwD 230 295 281
Category 2018 Cut Off 2019 Cut Off 2020 Cut Off

NEET PG 2021 Counselling - Participating Institutes

The tables below contain the lists of participating institutes in the NEET PG 2021 counselling process:

Central Universities Participating in the NEET PG 2021 Counselling

The list of central universities participating in the NEET PG 2021 counselling process are as follows:

Participating Institutes: Central Universities
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Universal College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Vallabhai Patel Chest Institute, New Delhi
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
National Institute of Health and Welfare
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences and RML Hospital, IP
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital

Deemed Universities Participating in the NEET PG 2021 Counselling

The list of deemed universities participating in the NEET PG 2021 counselling process are as follows:

Participating Institutes: Deemed Universities
Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi Dr. DY Patil Educational Society Deemed University, Kolhapur
M.M. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana Dr. DY Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai
SBKS Medical Institute and Research Centre, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara Rural Medical College and PIMS, Loni
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences and SUMH, Bhubaneswar
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Univ., Mangalore Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar
JSS Medical College, Jagadguru Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and RI, Puducherry
Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, KLEU, Belagavi Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Kancheepuram
SDU Medical College, Kolar ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai
K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangaluru SRM Medical College and Hospital, Chennai
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore Saveetha Medical College, Chennai
Sri Siddhartha Medical College DU, Tumkur Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
Shri B M. Patil Medical College Hospital and R C B L D E University, Vijayapura VMKV Medical College and Hospital, Salem
Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and RI, Kancheepuram
Krishna Institute Of Medical Sciences, Karad Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College, Pune Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Chennai
BVDU Medical College and Hospital, Sangli Vinayaka Missions Medical College and Hospital, Karaikal
JLN Medical College, Datta Meghe, Wardha Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry
MGM Medical College, Aurangabad Sri Lakshmi Narayana Inst. of Medical Sciences, Puducherry
MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai Santosh Medical College and Hospital, Ghaziabad
Dr. DY Patil Medical College and Hospital, Pune Medical Counseling Committee, New Delhi
Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital

Universities Participating in the NEET PG 2021 Counselling under AIQ

The list of universities participating in the NEET PG 2021 counselling process under AIQ are as follows:

Participating Institutes under AIQ
Government Medical College, Nagpur Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College, Kanpur Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi
Government Medical College, Aurangabad Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi
Grant Medical College, Mumbai B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha
Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur Government Medical College, Surat Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai Government Medical College, Baroda Guntur Medical College, Guntur
Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur King Georges Medical University, Lucknow Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada
Government Medical College, Miraj Shri MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar S.V. Medical College, Tirupathi
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai P D U Government Medical College, Rajkot Siddartha Medical College, Vijayawada
Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer Government Medical College, Bhavnagar Government Medical College, Ananthapur
Swami Ramanand Teerth Rural Medical College, Ambajogai Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool
Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Jhansi Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam
Government Medical College, Nanded Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad Goa Medical College, Panaji
Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College, Yavatmal Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak Patna Medical College, Patna
Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra Gandhi Medical College Musheerabad Secunderabad
Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow Kakatiya Medical College Warangal
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai UP Rural Institute of Medical Sciences, Safai, Etawah Osmania Medical College Koti
Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur BPS Government Medical College for Women, Sonepat Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences
Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla RIMS Srikakulam
Government Medical College, Latur Dr. R.P.G. Medical College, Tanda RIMS Kadapa
Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Sitapur RIMS Ongole
ESI PGIMSR, Andheri, Mumbai Institute of Mental Health and Hospital, Agra Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University
Sawai ManSingh Medical College, Jaipur Dr. Ram Manhohar Lohia Institute Of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry
Government Medical College, Akola Government Medical College, Haldwani SHKM GMC, Nalhar, Mewat
Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education Research, Kolkata Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati
Regional Institute of Medical Science, Imphal Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal
Rabindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur Institute of Child Health, Kolkata Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Government Medical College, Kota Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Government Medical Science and Research Institute
Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College, Brahmapur Medical College, Kolkata Government Dharamapuri Medical College, Dharamapuri
Shrirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College, Cuttack North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling Government Thoothukudi Medical College
Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli
Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics, Bangalore
Veer Surendra Sai Medical College, Burla R G Kar Medical College, Kolkata Tezpur Medical College, Tezpur
Government Medical College, Patiala Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and CSMH
Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata Government Medical College,Nizamabad
Government Medical College, Amritsar Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata
Government Villupuram Medical College, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
Guru Govind Singh Medical College, Faridkot Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore
Government Bundelkhand Medical College Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital
Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala Indira Gandhi Institute Of Child Health, Bangalore
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital, Barpeta, Assam
Madras Medical College, Chennai Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura
Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporations Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital
Madhurai Medical College, Madhurai Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore RUHS College of Medical Sciences
Stanley Medical College, Chennai All India Instuitute of Hygiene and Public Health
Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, DIMHANS, Dharwad
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur ESI PGIMSR, Bangalore Super Speciality Paediatric Hospital and Post Graduate
Tiruneveli Medical College, Tiruneveli Chittaranjan Seva Sadan Sishu Sadan College of Obstetrics, Kolkata Government Medical College Kannur
Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Selam ESI PGIMSR, Joka, Kolkata Thiruvarur Govt.Medical College
Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar NEIGRIHMS, Shillong
K A P Viswanathan Government Medical College, Tiruchirapalli Dr B C Roy Post Graduate Institute Of Pediatric Sciences, Kolkata Sri Bhausaheb Hire Government Medical College
ESI PGIMSR, Chennai ESI PGIMSR, Maniktala
Late Shri Lakhi Ram Agrawal Memorial Government Medical College
Government Theni Medical College, Theni Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Medical Sciences
Government Vellore Medical College, Vellore Midnapur Medical College, Midnapur Government Medical College Mahabubnagar Telangana
Kanyakumari Medical College, Kanyakumari Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan Late Baliram Kashyap Memorial Govt Medical Dimrapal
PGIMER Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya
SDS Tuberculosis Research Centre and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases
Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga
HBT Medical College and Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital Juhu
Agartala Government Medical College G.B. Pant Hospital, Agartala Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum Vardhaman Institute of Medical Sciences
ESI PGIMSR, Delhi Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Jamshedpur Malda Medical College


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