NEET Counselling 2018, Started – All India & State MBBS/BDS 2nd Round

NEET Counselling 2018NEET 2018 Counselling Result for Mop-up round has been released on 21st August 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 From 2016 onwards, AIPMT exam has been replaced by NEET examination.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 – Mop Up Counselling Result Declared

newiconNEET 2018 Counselling Result (Mop-up Round) for Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC only has been released on 21st August 2018.   Click here to check result.

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NEET 2018 Mop Up Round Counselling (Registration & Choice Filling) for Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC only has been started from 16th August 2018. The Seat Allotment is releasing on 20th August 2018. Click here for registration.

NEET 2018 2nd Round Counselling Result & Allotment Letter for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been released on 1st August 2018.Click here to check counselling result.

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

As per the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay Nagpur, NEET 2018 Counselling was adjourned.

The Hon’ble High Court of Bombay Nagpur Bench had again kept the NEET 2018 Counselling in abeyance as per the intervene of Hon’ble Supreme Counrt which had overturned the decision of Madras High Court.

Hon’ble Supreme Court was stayed the Madras HC decision to give grace marks to Tamil candidates. Check here for counselling details.

Madras HC had ordered CBSE board to give total 196 marks for 49 questions to candidates who gave the NEET 2018 examination in Tamil language. This decision had been taken due to wrongly translated questions from English to Tamil version.

NEET 2018 Counselling Registration & Choice Filling (Round 2) for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been started from 6th July 2018. Click here for counselling registration.

NEET 2018 Counselling Seat Allotment Letter (Round 1) has been released on 24th June 2018. Click here to get seat allotment letter.

NEET 2018 Counselling Seat Allotment Result (Round 1) for 15% AIQ/Deemed/Central Universities & ESIC has been declared on 22nd June 2018. Candidates can report to the allotted college from 23rd June to 3rd July 2018.Click here to check allotment result.

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 is 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 21st August 2018
Reporting to the allotted college2nd to 8th August 2018
Transfer of Non Reporting & Non-Joining Vacant Seats to State Quota (Only For 15% AIQ)18th August 2018 (6:00 PM)
Mop UP Round
Online Registration & Fee Payment16th August to 18th August 2018 (5:00 PM)
Payment FacilityTill 18th August 2018 (12 Noon)
Choice Filling/Locking for Mop Up19th August 2018 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Procession of Seat Allotment20th August 2018
Result for Mop UP20th August 2018
Reporting21st 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 are not be able to fill the college and course choice. On completing the registration process, a unique User ID & Password has been generated and 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 are 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 has been declared by the authority. Candidates can view the allotment result. Candidates receive a SMS or email regarding allotment of course & college. The seats are allotted as per the candidate’s filled choices.

Modify and Lock:

The candidates those 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 are 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.

Check Here for NEET 2018 More FAQs (For Counselling).

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. Astha Sharma says:

    Sir can I get a seat in other state through mop up round ?

  2. Astha Sharma says:

    Sir can I get a seat in other state through mop up round?

  3. d k rao says:

    Is it Domicile certificate necessary to participate in any state NEET 2018 mop up round.

  4. Mansi says:

    When is the neet mop up registration in august 2018

  5. Kamal says:

    Sir please tell me about the second round counselling for state quota haryana.when is second round going to start and if I can get pgims rohtak with general category and 566 marks.

  6. Tejaswini Ranaware says:

    Can we preserve previously allotted seat under NEET counselling followed by applying to next round? Do previously allotted seat get cancelled after next allotment in CAP Round Counselling?

  7. bhargavi says:

    what about who didnt got seat in second round on the base of all india side .do we are allowed to participate in mop up round

  8. Humaira Gandevia says:

    Sir I can’t apply AIQ 2ND I can apply in mop up round???
    Please reply.

  9. Prinkle says:

    Can i eligible state neet mbbs or bds after getting all india bds

  10. Vijayalakshmi.R says:

    Sir,iam from tamil nadu belongs sc category. is there any govt seat vacancy for second phase counselling?

  11. susmita says:

    sir,can i change my category from sc to ur how ?plz explain.

  12. Krishna says:

    What about the students who applied and took admission in there first all india counseling? Would they can continue to join or will they have to take another counseling?

  13. Deeksha Sharma says:

    When is 2nd round of Punjab state neet counselling 2018 going to start

  14. Abhishek vishwakarma says:

    Sir BAMS me admission k liye neet jaruri h qualified ho.plzz bta dijiye.

  15. simren says:

    I am a obc candidate. I got 259 marks so can i got government seat of MBBS

  16. Pranata Banerjee says:

    I have registered with 11k in the first counselling .Can I re-register with 2 2lakhs in the second round so that I can apply for deemed universities too? Please let me know.

  17. Gurpreet Rani says:

    When will be the 2nd round counselling result come??

  18. sujay sk says:

    sir i have registered for 15%AIQ during first round registration except deemed universites cani eligible to participate in deemed universites counciling by paying registration fees in mob round. pl clarify

  19. Rohit pandit says:

    I am registered for counseling but not payment
    Any other criteria for again registration for gov.medi. Coll. Now

  20. Mathi says:

    When aiq second round result announced

  21. Mathi says:

    Hi when aiq scond round counselling result announced

  22. nanavath gayathri says:

    in how many days the results of aiq round 2 will be announced

  23. Nagaraj says:

    What is the fee structure for deemed universities mbbs seat is there any capitation fee along with tuition fee.

  24. Pooja says:

    How can I find my result of second neet councling today…

  25. nanavath gayathri says:

    what is the time for result of aiq 2 round

  26. IRTIQA ALTAF says:

    Please give details of BDS

  27. Rimpa samanta says:

    If I forget to fill the choice for all India 15% qutoa what will happen in neet 2018

  28. P jnanasindhu says:

    Sir I got 401 doi get mbbs in govt quota

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