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NEET UG Counseling 2024 (Postponed)

Jul 09, 2024 by Admin
NEET UG Counseling 2024 (Postponed)

There has been a further delay in NEET counseling for 2024. The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), the counseling body, is likely to begin the NEET 2024 counseling in the third week of July 2024. The NEET UG counseling 2024 dates PDF along with the information bulletin will be further updated in the MCC NEET UG counseling portal, soon after the Supreme Court hearing on several NEET 2024 petitions.

On June 23, 2024, 1563 students participated in the NEET again and received grace marks. Their results were published on July 1, 2024. Candidates who had not appeared for the re-exam have been given their raw NEET 2024 score with a deduction of the grace marks that were earlier awarded. If the candidate has appeared for the exam, the re-NEET 2024 scorecard will be considered. All NEET 2024 candidates will undergo counseling in a single session. However, students

The NEET UG 2024 counseling will take place in approximately six rounds until November 2024. Depending on the vacancies in the seats, the rounds may differ depending on the availability of each course. Counseling ends with seat allocation. The number of MBBS and BDS seats is 1,09,170 and 27,868, respectively.

The All India Quota (AIQ), which comprises 15 percent of the seats, undergoes NEET counseling. It is the state medical counseling and admission authorities that regulate and undertake the counseling for 85% of the state quota seats. In 2024, candidates seeking Admission to Medical Colleges will need to take the NEET entrance examination. Only those who achieve the minimum NEET 2024 cutoff marks or qualifying marks will be eligible for medical counseling.





Counseling types

Central and States

Seat Quota Types

All India Quota (AIQ)

State Quota (AQ)

Seat Type Ratio

AIQ – 85%

SQ – 15%

Participating Institutes

All dental, medical, and some nursing schools, both public and private

NEET 2024 Counselling: Eligibility

  • To participate in the NEET UG 2024 counseling process, candidates must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
  • They must be eligible to sit for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
  • They have to register through the official website of MCC.
  • The students hailing from the UT of J&K can appear in the counseling for the AIQ and deemed universities.

NEET 2024 minimum qualifying Cutoff

The following table gives the NEET 2024 qualifying cutoff category-wise.

Cut off percentile

Cut off score

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NEET 2024 Counseling Rounds

The dates regarding the NEET UG 2024 counseling rounds have not been released yet. These are four rounds of counseling, which are as follows:

  • Round 1
  • Round 2
  • Round 3/Mop-up Round
  • Stray Vacancy Round

But there could be further rounds of counseling to fill up the vacant seats. The number of rounds can even go up further depending on the vacant seats.

NEET 2024 Counseling Process

All candidates who are eligible for NEET 2024 and willing to attempt the counseling for the AIQ seats in deemed universities, central universities, or ESIC colleges have to participate in the counseling through the online mode available on the official website of MCC. Below is a detailed explanation of the NEET 2024 counseling process.

  1. NEET 2024 Counseling Registration
  • Registering in the NEET counseling window is the first step. The registration process is fully online.
  • Booklets, other documents, or physical submissions are no longer required. Candidates just have to go to the MCC website to participate in the NEET Counseling 2024 online registration process and complete the process by paying the NEET Counseling 2024 fees via net banking, debit or credit card, and UPI.
  1. Choice filling
  • Candidates must fill out the choices by logging into the account they created on the MCC portal after completing the registration process.
  • They must select their preferred course or college in order of priority.
  • They can make any number of choices from the provided list.
  • In this dialog box, candidates have the option to insert or remove a choice.
  • They can adjust or modify a selection based on their preferences.
  • After this, they must make a copy of the filled-in choices for the subject's future use.
  1. Choice Locking
  • The next step is to freeze the choices entered by students, as this is the final step of registration. During the choice locking period, candidates must lock the choices and take a printout of the submitted choices.
  • Even if you make a mistake, you cannot alter the choices once you lock them.
  1. Document Verification
  • The universities and colleges will then cross-check the registration details and choices provided by the candidates. They will then declare the seat allotment results.
  1. Seat Allotment Result
  • MCC generates seat allocation results for candidates who registered and submitted their choices.
  • The final result, or seat allocation list, will be issued once a provisional result has been announced and candidates have had a chance to voice any complaints.
  • The candidate has the option to either accept the assigned seat and proceed to the institute reporting round, or they can opt for better seats. If they choose the latter, they have to schedule more counseling rounds.
  1. Reporting to the College
  • Candidates, who have secured their seats in the NEET 2024 counseling, must join their respective institutes for document authentication as well as seat confirmation.
  • A candidate’s eligibility will be canceled if he or she chooses the seat that has been offered to him or her, but fails to present himself or herself to the institute that the seat belongs to before the due date.
  • The unfilled seats from the first round shall be shifted to the second round.
  • However, the state quota will receive the remaining seats after the final round of counseling.
  • The vacant seats of the AIQ quota in Deemed Universities, Central Universities, and ESIC colleges will be filled in the NEET 2024 Mop-up round counseling.
  • If some of these seats remain empty, they will be taken in the institutional round/stray round of NEET counseling.