NEET Counselling 2018, Started – All India & State MBBS/BDS Admission

NEET Counselling 2018NEET 2018 Counselling Seat Allotment for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC is releasing on 22nd June 2018. It is conducted through online mode. The counselling is conducted every year by the MCC (Medical Council Committee). NEET is the national level examination for admission to MBBS & BDS courses offered by various government and private medical colleges of India. The examination is organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). From 2016 onwards, AIPMT exam has been replaced by NEET examination. In this article, candidates can check the details of about NEET 2018 counselling, including procedure, schedule and counselling for 15% & 85% seats.

NEET Counselling 2018 – Seat Allotment Result on 22nd June

newiconNEET 2018 Counselling Seat Allotment Result (Round 1) for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC is declaring on 22nd June 2018 (after 4:00 PM).Link will be provided here.

NEET 2018 State Counselling for 85% state quota has been started now. Check below for details.

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NEET 2018 Counselling Registration for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been started now from 13th June 2018.Click here to register for counselling.

NEET 2018 Result has been declared on 4th June 2018.Check here for result details.

NEET 2018 Cut Off has been published along with the result. It is the minimum score a candidate must secure to qualify the entrance exam. Candidates are able to check the cut off via online mode.

State MBBS/BDS Counselling 2018

For 85% State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States, candidates may apply to their domicile states and a merit list as per State rules and based on All India Rank are prepared by concerned Counselling Authorities. The 85% state counselling for some states has been started now. The counselling for Private Medical Colleges is also be conducted by the concerned State Counselling Authority. The 85% state quota counselling is conducted for admission in the state medical & dental colleges. The details and schedule of counselling is made available on the websites of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education Directorates of States. Candidates are advised to be in touch with the respective counselling authorities and institutions concerned for state counselling details.

NEET 2018 Counselling Details

As per the information available on MCI & DCI websites (in 2017), there are approximately 65,170 seats of MBBS in 470 medical colleges and nearly 25,730 seats in BDS in 308 Dental colleges was available. After the declaration of NEET result, the counselling will be started through online mode.

The counselling procedure for 15% All India Quota seats, Deemed Universities/Central Universities/Seats of ESIC & AFMC including BHU & AMU is managed by the Medical Council Committee. All medical institutions consider NEET score for providing admission in MBBS/BDS courses. The counselling for 15% All India Quota and 85% State Quota seats is organized separately in all medical & dental colleges. The MCC conduct the centralized counselling for all category candidates. For management seats in private medical colleges, candidates need to apply separately in each college.

The MBBS/BDS seats are filled through NEET UG all over the country. The seats are filled in the following categories:

  • All India Quota Seats.
  • State Government Quota Seats.
  • Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities.
  • State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical/ Dental Colleges or any Private University.
  • Central Pool Quota Seats.

NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ:

For 15% all India quota seats, the counselling is managed by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of India. The candidates those score above 15% All India cut-off would be able to participate in All India counselling. In 15% AIQ counselling, all state medical and dental colleges participate in offering admissions in their campuses. Through this counselling, candidates can get admission in medical colleges located anywhere in India. The seats will be allotted as per the all India rank of the candidate and filled choices. Candidates, those will participate in this counselling can also take part in state quota counselling of their respective states.

NEET 2018 Counselling Schedule

Here, we have mentioned the official schedule of NEET counselling:

Central Counselling
All India Quota/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC
1st Round Counselling
Starting of registration, choice filling & indicative seats13th June 2018
Closing of registration, choice filling & indicative seats18th June 2018 (5:00 PM)
Payment FacilityTill 19th June 2018 (12 Noon)
Choice filling and locking19th June 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Process of seat allotment round 120th June 2018 to 21st June 2018
Result of round 122nd June 2018
Reporting to the allotted college23rd June to 3rd July 2018
2nd Round Counselling
New Registration6th July to 8th July 2018 (5:00 PM)
Payment FacilityTill 9th July 2018 (12 Noon)
Exercising of choices and locking9th July 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Process of seat allotment round 210th July to 11th July 2018
Result of round 212th July 2018
Reporting to the allotted college13th July to 22nd July 2018
Transfer of Non Reporting & Non-Joining Vacant Seats to State Quota (Only For 15% AIQ)23rd July 2018 (Before 12 Noon)
Mop UP Round
Online Registration & Fee Payment12th August to 14th August 2018 (5:00 PM)
Payment FacilityTill 15th August 2018 (12 Noon)
Choice Filling/Locking for Mop Up15th August 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Procession of Seat Allotment16th August 2018
Result for Mop UP17th August 2018
Reporting18th to 26th August 2018
Transfer of Non Reporting & Non-Joining Vacant Seats to Deemed/Central Universities for Mop Up27th August 2018

NEET Counselling Procedure 2018

Below we have mentioned the complete procedure to take part in the NEET 2018 counselling.


First of all candidates have to do the registration by login to the official website. Without doing registration, candidates will not be able to fill the college and course choice. On completing the registration process, a unique User ID & Password will be generated ans sent to the candidate’s registered email ID and mobile number. With the help of generated user ID and password, candidate will be able to proceed for further processe.

Submission of Choice & Locking:

In this step candidates have to fill the choices of course and colleges according their preferences. After this, candidates have to click on ‘Save’ button to lock their filled choices. Without saving the filled choices, the choices will not be considered as locked choices. So, candidates are advised not to forget to lock the preferences.

Seat Allotment Result:

Within a few days of the choice locking, the seat allotment result will be declared by the authority. Candidates can view the allotment result. Candidates will receive a SMS or email regarding allotment of course & college. The seats will be allotted as per the candidate’s filled choices.

Modify and Lock:

The candidates those will not satisfy with the allotted seats can modify the choices. Candidates have to login on the official website with their login credentials and modify the choices. After modification, candidates have to lock the choices again.

Reporting to Allotted College:

When the seats will be allotted to the candidates, they have to report the allotted college to confirm the seat. Candidates have to pay the initial fee to confirm the seat and should complete the admission formalities. In case the candidate will reach the allotted colleges after the given time period, then the seat will be transferred automatically to the next candidate.

Second Round of Counselling:

If any candidate will not satisfy with the allotted seats, they can proceed for the next round of counselling. Candidates those will be allotted seats in the second round of 15% All India Quota counseling are not allowed to vacant the seat.

NEET Admission 2018

After completion of NEET centralized online counselling, candidates have to report the allotted college in the stipulated time. Candidates can report the concerned colleges with the downloaded allotment letter. Candidates need to carry the required documents in original with one set of photocopy. At the time of admission candidates also have to submit the admission fee to confirm the seat. If any candidate will find ineligible in later stage, his admission will be cancelled and his seat will be transferred to the next candidate.

Documents Required for Counselling:

Candidates have to bring their original documents along with attested photocopies of documents.

  • Mark Sheets
  • 10th & 12th Passing Certificate
  • NEET 2018 Admit Card
  • NEET 2018 Rank Card/Rank Letter
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • 8 Passport size photograph (Six)
  • Identity Proof
  • Provisional Allotment Letter

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Candidates who qualified for All India Quota seats (MBBS/BDS) only eligible for online allotment process for All India Quota Seats, which is conducted by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, & Government of India. For state quota/AFMC Seats/Private medical & dental college seats, candidates are required to contact the appropriate State Government/Admission Authority & Directorate of Medical Education.

Answer: The process steps is given here. For detailed information check above “NEET Counselling Procedure”.

  • Main Counseling Registration.
  • Exercising of Choices, indicative seats and Locking of choices.
  • Process of Seat Allotment – Round 1.
  • 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.
  • Mop Up Counselling.
Answer: There is no need to report any counselling center. Online registration & choice filling can be done from place of convenience (including from home) using Internet.
Answer: During counselling registration, you have to fill up some of the information that you given on the NEET application form.
Answer: You have to report in the allotted college within a given time period which is mentioned in the counselling schedule. You have a advised to join the allotted college as early as possible.
Answer: It is an online counselling procedure. So, there is no need of any documents for participating in online allotment process.
Answer: Yes. You can fill as many choices as you wish. However, choices should be in order of candidates’ preference.
Answer: Yes. You have to fill choices of college/courses in order of your preferences. Once you filled the choice, it is necessary to lock the choice & get a print copy of the submitted choices. In case, candidates not lock the filled choices submitted by him/her, it will be automatically locked at 5.00 PM (last date of choice locking).

Answer: Candidates will be eligible for 2nd Round seat allotment from one of the given groups:

  • Group 1: Registered candidates who cannot get any seat in the 1st Round of Counselling.
  • Group 2: Registered candidates, those 1st round seat cancelled at the time of document verification on reporting for admission, who have secured seat under reservation quota, due to change of category from reserved to unreserved or PH status from YES to NO or from PH 1 to PH 2 will be considered for seat allotment in next round.
  • Group 3: Candidates, those reported in the allotted college at the time of 1st round of counselling & submitted willingness for 2nd round up-gradation as Yes.
Answer: No. Fresh choices is necessary in the 2nd Round of Counselling for seat allotment. If candidates does not submit fresh choices during choice filling period, they will not be considered for seat allotment during Round 2 & will retain the already allotted seat, if any.
Answer: If candidates will get seat in the 2nd Round of counselling, the seat allotted during first round of counselling will be cancelled automatically. The seat will be allotted to some other candidate. Candidates have to join the allotted seat/college during round 2 after getting online generated relieving letter from the college allotted in Round 1.
If candidates not join the allotted college within a given time frame, as per the schedule, candidate will forfeit his/her allotted seat & will not be considered for subsequent rounds of seat allotment. Seat can also be upgraded in the same course (same college) by change of category (i.e. ST/SC/OBC to UR).
Answer: Yes, you can edit, add or delete your filled choices during the period before locking. But once you lock the choices, then you are not able to modify.

If you have any other queries about NEET Counselling 2018, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Kajol Singh says:

    My neet overall rank is 560559 and category (SC)rank is 60273 .Will I get any government college for course mbbs ,bds bham bams in uttar pradesh

  2. Nupur says:

    Do I need to pay again for the second counseling if I had already paid for the first round? Applies for state as well as deemed counseling.

  3. Shivangi says:

    I couldn’t apply for 1st round of all india counselling due to some reasons…Can I apply for the 2nd round? Plz answer quickly.

  4. Priya mishra says:

    My rank is not there in notice of document verification..can I get admission in government bams college???

  5. Preethi sravya says:

    i have filled my choices but forgotten to lock them. can i get seat in all india quota? As i did not lock my chocies i did get any printout for counselling what have to do now please give reply to my comment please!

  6. Arati says:

    Sir 175000 rank ke baad jinka rank hai unhe kab bulayenge verification ke liye

  7. Sheetal sharma says:

    Sir I have scored 469 marks in 2018 neet can I get a government medical college in payment seat

  8. heena barad says:

    medical form last date going after medical form apply

  9. Firoz Aalam says:

    Sir I did n’t locked choice filling..Can My choice is automatically locked……

  10. Riddhi Sontakke says:

    I filled the form and upload required documents. only Non Creamiler certificate I don’t have. What next I have to do?

  11. Garima arora says:

    Do we require domocile for neet councelling 2018??

  12. Nagamallika says:

    Is there any certificate verification for aiq councelling? If yes pl let us know how can we proceed for verification. Tnq

  13. Priyanka says:

    Sir I’m missing registration of 1st round councelling.can I have the chance to register for 2nd councellingI

  14. Susie nayak says:

    Hello sir,can I attend both 2nd round AIQ and state (odisha)counciling.

  15. Waseem says:

    Mene registration nahi krwaya mujhe pata nahi tha kya ab kuch ho sakta hai

  16. Swagatika Nayak says:

    Hello Sir,
    I have applied for 1st round AIQ and today i filled the choice as well and want to apply for 2nd round.
    After 2nd round am i eligible to attend my state(odisha) counselling.

    Looking forward for your response.

  17. Prince Upadhyay says:

    Sir I want to take admission in MBBS my number is 87 marks from ur catory .

  18. Kavya s says:

    Sir I have for neet all india quota bit did not make payment because survers were busy from morning so I couldn’t pay.sir will they extend the time for payment

  19. rani says:

    sir i have domicile of UP only .Can I apply for other states individual medical counselling as well??

  20. MEENU BHINDE says:

    I am unable to register for NEET 1ST round counselling, due to incomplete documents and registration time over. Is am eligible for 2nd round counselling with fresh registration.

  21. jagminder singh says:

    if I dont fill bds colleges in first counselling then can I fill them in second counselling?

  22. Soujanya says:

    Sir I have saved my options…later I went for lock print choice…but status is … remaining as… unlocked…so please reply..what to do

  23. Sai kumar says:

    Sir if I have got seat in all india quota .am I eligible for state counselling

  24. shaheen says:

    i had got 52% in neet and i want to do the counselling but i m bit confused about state 85% counselling and the 15% counselling going on now…….is there any other counselling for states or i have to do only this counselling

  25. Ahtisham rafiq rather says:

    I am from jandk with 408m rba catg and bpl any chance

  26. monazir says:

    sir in neet2018 15% counselling separate counselling registration for round 1 and round 2 held or only one time registration facility available for round 1 and round round 2

  27. anjum says:

    can anyone tell me how to do registration for NEET state counselling 2018

  28. Asfiya Tabassum says:

    How do we have to pay the registration fee for deemed universities ? It’s quite a huge amount

  29. Amit Sah says:

    Number of MBBS seats for Obc in assam?

  30. Mallela Madhavi says:

    Is there any reservation for ex-army in all India quota in neet

  31. Mallela Madhavi says:

    Is there army reservation in all India quota in neet

  32. pooja says:

    Can we directly do registration for Mop up round councelling without registring in 1st and 2nd round of councelling

  33. Haripriya says:

    sir i got my state wide rank in andrapradesh as i studied my inter in A:P my native is telangana please give me details about this sir

  34. Nidhi says:

    Wt r the documents required for neet 2018 counselling

  35. Swoyamprakash says:

    I got 111 mark in neet UG while cutoff is 96-180.after that what can I do?

  36. Ashok Sharma says:

    Sir, AIQ registration fees shows ₹11000.Is it refundable when candidate fails to achieve seats of AIQ.

  37. JOOHI VERMA says:

    My score is 103 from Category SC, Is there any possibility to get any MBBS seat.

  38. Shilpa says:

    I registered for counselling bt i didnt lockd choices coz i need BAms…plsss tell me the procedure

  39. Siddhartha Sekhar Das says:

    What is token money? Is it refundable?

  40. Sunil karn says:

    I have registered online for all India quota, but now I also want to resister for deemed University by making payment of RS.200000. How can I re-register?

  41. namita says:

    Can student apply for both 15% or 85% counseling… plz tell me

  42. charu says:

    i belong to sc category. i score 104marks in neet 2018 can i eligible to take seat in government college

  43. Oruganti srikanth says:

    Who are eligible for all India quota? Rank range

  44. Suhani says:

    If I get a seat outside my state and I don’t attend its first counselling so would I be able to get the first round of counselling in my state if I had filled its choice too.

  45. Labeo rohita says:

    How to I get admission in aayush courses

  46. Labeo rohita says:

    How to I get admission in atish courses

  47. santosh kumar says:

    Sir I have paid fee of mcc but due to server error my payment process not get successfully and my rupees get debit from my account and until on my mcc account it is showing pay payment so what should I do. Should I do payment again and what about the payment that I have paid already these rupees will credit my account along with refundable amount.

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