NEET Counselling 2024 Opening Soon, Registration Last Date, How to apply

The NEET UG counselling portal is opened by MCC at The first round of NEET Counselling starts tentatively on July 20, 2024. NEET UG 2024 counselling registration last date is expected to be July 25, 2024 till 12 noon. The NEET counselling 2024 will take place in four rounds: Round 1, 2, Mop-Up, and Stray Vacancy Round.
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Candidates can participate in the process of counselling through the link provided on this page. All the important dates regarding the NEET counselling round 1 are mentioned below. Read below to learn more about NEET exam counselling 2024.

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NEET 2024 Counselling Important Dates

Candidates appearing for the NEET, should keep a track record of the important dates for NEET UG counselling 2024 by MCC. Please check the table below to know the schedule of the NEET 2024 counselling.

NEET EventsDates
NEET UG Registration July 20 to 25, 2024 (upto 12 pm)
NEET Choice filling/LockingJuly 22 to 26, 2024 (upto 11.55 pm)
Choice-locking – 3 pm to 11.55 pm of July 26
NEET Seat allotmentJuly 27 to 28, 2024
NEET UG counselling provisional resultJuly 29, 2024
Uploading of documents by the candidates on MCC portalJuly 30, 2024
Reporting/ JoiningJuly 30 to August 1, 2024
Verification of Joined candidates Data by institutes Sharing of data by MCCAugust 5 to 6, 2024
Round 1 Counselling Schedule (Expected)
Fresh Registration/ PaymentAugust 9 to 14, 2024
Choice filling/ LockingAugust 10 to 15, 2024
Processing of Seat allotmentAugust 16 to 17, 2024
ResultAugust 18, 2024
Uploading of documentsAugust 19, 2024
Reporting to the allotted instituteAugust 20 to 28, 2024
Round 2 Counselling Schedule (Expected)

Registration/ PaymentAugust 31 to 4, 2024
Choice filling/ LockingSeptember 1 to 5, 2024
Processing of Seat allotmentSeptember 6 to 7, 2024
ResultSeptember 8, 2024
Uploading of documentsSeptember 9, 2024
Reporting to the allotted instituteSeptember 10 to 18, 2024
Mop-up round (Expected)
Registration/ PaymentSeptember 21 to 23, 2024
Choice filling/ LockingSeptember 22 to 24, 2024
Seat allotment processSeptember 25, 2024
ResultSeptember 26, 2024
Reporting to the allotted instituteSeptember 27 to 30, 2024
Stray vacancy round (Expected)

What is the 15 percent AIQ NEET 2024 counselling programme? 

MCC will be conducting four rounds of counselling which are Round 1, Round 2, Mop Up round and the stray vacancy round. Except for the Union Territory of J&K, candidates who meet the requirements for the All India Quota would be eligible based on their NEET UG result 2024. After round two of NEET 2024 counselling in AIQ, seats that are still available will be returned back to the states.

The following will be included in the AIQ for NEET counselling in 2024:

  • 15% of States’ seats are MBBS/BDS seats
  • 100% of BHU’s seats are for MBBS and BDS.
  • 100% of AIIMS’s MBBS seats are available throughout India.
  • JIPMER’s All-India Quota (Puducherry/Karaikal)
  • AMU, DU, VMMC, and ABVIMS seats under the All India Quota
  • All India Quota Seats in Dentistry Faculty (Jamia Milia Islamia)
  • ESIC seats with an all-India quota

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Important Points about NEET Counselling 2024

Those candidates who are looking forward to take admission to BDS or MBBS courses under AIQ, AFMS college, and deemed university, are available throughout the country which is decided by MCC for the NEET 2024 counselling process. The seats available for the NEET 2024 counselling are as follows;

  • All seats at deemed universities, central universities, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), American Funds for Medical Care (AFMC), Delhi University (DU), BHU, AMU, AIIMS & JIPMER, and 15% of seats at all government medical and dental colleges are only available through the AIQ NEET 2024 counselling process. It’s crucial to remember that J & K are not a part of this procedure.
  • State Quota Seats for NEET UG Counseling:
    State NEET Counseling 2024 will be used for admissions to 85% of seats in government colleges and 100% of seats in private unaided/aided minority/non-minority medical/dental colleges in the stat
  • Before participating in further rounds of the counselling process, candidates must note that if they participate in the third round of the counselling process of the AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities, they will not be allowed to participate in further rounds of the counselling process.
  • OCI cardholders will now have the same rights as Indian citizens in the NEET counselling process 2024.
  • Those who wish to register for the second round of the counselling process will have to register again if they have not registered prior and have not been allocated slots in the previous rounds.
  • Candidates who have been allotted seats in the second round can lock in their seats or upgrade to the third round of the counting process.

NEET Seat allotment 2024 process is completed as per the available seats.

Eligibility criteria for NEET Counselling 2024

  • Candidates who have passed the NEET examination are eligible to submit an application for NEET 2024 counselling.
  • Without the permission of MCC, candidates from Jammu and Kashmir would not be permitted to attend All India NEET counselling.
  • All NEET qualified applicants can participate in the AIQ counselling for Deemed Universities.

NEET 2024 Counselling Criteria for Central Universities

  • Candidates who completed their 12th class in Delhi will be given 85 percent of institutional quota seats and 15% of All India Quota seats, respectively.
  • For applicants to AMU schools who have been enrolled for the previous three years, there is a 50% institutional reserve. The remaining 50% of seats will go to candidates from across India.
  • Seats for BHU is open to all the candidates.
  • 47 seats are available to candidates for the All India Quota, and 3 BDS seats fall under the internal quota of JMI. Students from Jamia Schools who have received their 10+ 2 diplomas may apply for an internal quota.
  • For students who completed their 10+2 in Delhi, there are 15% seats designated for All India and the other seats are designated as Institute Quota.

NEET 2024 Counselling Process 

Candidates must be aware of the counselling process for NEET 2024 by MCC. In the counselling process for AIQ there will be four rounds, which includes mop up round and a stray vacancy round.  Steps to follow to become the part of NEET counselling 2024;

  • Step 1: Finish the MCC NEET registration process for counselling, which includes making a payment.
  • Step 2: Filling out and locking the NEET 2024 counselling option form
  • Step 3: Round 1 seat distribution and result disclosure
  • Step 4: Reporting to the designated Medical or Dental College along with the possibility of free entry or exit. 
  • Step 5: Net vacant seats for Round 2 are published.
  • Step 6: Filling out a new NEET counselling round 2 choice form and registering for counselling (not mandatory for applicants who have already registered).
  • Step 7: Seating allocation round two (exit with forfeiture of security amount option available)
  • Step 8: Enrolling in medical and dentistry schools in order to prepare for round 2 (candidates once joined the allotted seat are not allowed to vacate the seat).

NEET 2024 Counselling Process Step-by-Step

Step 1: NEET counselling registration

  • Candidates who are qualified and eligible must register at The NEET roll number, registration number, applicant’s name, mother’s name, and date of birth must all be entered. Next, make an online credit card or debit card payment for the NEET counselling charge and security fee.

Step 2: Filling in choices for NEET 2024 counselling

  • Candidates must create a mock application and list their top college preferences. If they want to know their chances of enrolling in college based on historical data, they can utilise the NEET college predictor. They can select from this list of options for the NEET counselling procedure in 2024.

Step 3 : NEET 2024 Seat Allotment

  • As soon as they are made available, candidates must log in and download their seat allocation letters. The first round offers a free exit, and the second round offers a forfeiture exit.

Step 4: Reporting to the Allotted College

  • A candidate must report to the assigned college to finish the admissions procedures after getting a seat allocation. It is not required to report or join during the first round. Those who want to upgrade or take the seat must join and report. If applicants don’t want to risk losing their security deposit by choosing not to participate, seat allocation must be followed by reporting and joining in the second round. Candidates must bring the originals of the required documentation upon reporting to the designated college.

Institution TypeCategoryCounselling Fee(Non-Refundable)Security Fee(Refundable)
15% AIQ/ Central UniversitiesURRs. 1,000Rs. 10,000
SC/ST/OBC/PwDRs. 500Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversitiesAll CategoriesRs. 5000Rs. 2,00,000
NEET counselling fee

Documents required for NEET 2024 counselling 

Below given is the list of documents which is necessary for the students to carry with them when going for NEET Counselling 2024.

  • Admit card of NEET 2024 exam
  • Scorecard of NEET
  • Mark sheet of class 10
  • Mark sheet of class 12
  • ID proof
  • Passport size photos
  • Caste certificate (if eligible)
  • PwD certificate (if eligible)
  • Candidates who are NRIs or OCIs who are applying to deemed universities must submit the following paperwork. embassy certificate and sponsored passport copy
  • Affidavit of sponsorship (stating that sponsorer is ready to bear the expenses for the whole duration of study)
  • Relationship Declaration (Relation of Candidate with the sponsorer)

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FAQs Related to NEET Counselling 2024

What if we don’t want to take the college allotted? 

In case, a candidate doesn’t wish to join the college allotted by MCC then he/she can take a free exit after round 1 and sit for round 2.

Do we get charged for leaving the counselling in between? 

If the candidate leaves the counselling after round 1, then he/she will not be charged for exiting but in case they leave after round 2, then a certain amount will be charged from the refundable fee deposited. 

How much fees is charged in NEET Counselling 2024 for AIQ seats? 

For the 15% AIQ seats, Rs 1000 will be charged as a non refundable fees from students belonging to unreserved category. Along with it Rs 10,000 will be charged as a refundable security fees. However for the NEET reserved category students, the deposit fees is Rs 500 and the security fees is Rs 5,000.

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