NEET Counselling 2020 Dates - Registration Process, Seats Availability
NEET Counselling 2020 to be conducted soon! NEET is one of the most anticipated exams in the country. With an 88% attendance record in the exam, it has left us all so absorbed to know about the NEET Counselling
NEET Counselling 2020 on Tuesday postponed the Round 1 registration process till 28th October 2020. NEET is one of the most anticipated exams in the country. With an 88% attendance record in the exam, it has left us all so absorbed to know about the NEET Counselling. The counselling for NEET 2020 will tentatively begin in the second week of October for admission in BDS courses and MBBS for seats of Deemed Universities/Central Universities/Seats including AIIMS, JIPMER of ESIC & AFMC, Delhi University (DU), BHU & AMU. Notification for NEET Counselling in state universities and institutes under other authorities has been updated by the concerned authorities.
NEET Counselling 2020 Steps
NEET counselling process can be a tedious task. To ease out the complexities here is a brief step-wise description of all the processes that would take place during the counselling:
NEET Counselling Registration 2020
Students have to provide details like name, NEET (UG)2020 Roll number, stream (medical/dental) and will have to submit inorder to get their login credentials.
Personal details like mother’s name, father’s name, temporary address, permanent address are provided by the candidates. These details should be the same as there in the documents. Once these details are submitted they can not be changed later.
A refundable tuition fee and a non-refundable registration fee is to be paid by the candidates by the medium of online platforms like net banking/debit card/credit card/UPI.
A registration slip will be generated once all the above formalities are done successfully. This online generated slip should be kept safe for future references.
As the process of counselling starts, a link will be activated where the candidate will login using the login credentials. The choices of all the colleges be it central or deemed universities will be reflected on the left side of the screen and the candidate can make his/her choices.
Candidates can delete or interchange the choices as per their preferences.
Choice locking: NEET Counselling Seat Allotment
Once the final choice has been made, the candidate has to lock his/her choices. If the choices are not locked for any reason then the choices that have been selected will be automatically locked.
Taking a print out is always advisable and handy for the candidates for further processes.
After every round of counselling, there will be a seat allotment merit list along with the allotment letter.
As soon as the college is allotted , the candidates should head to the college to complete the further admission process. Candidates need to carry the important documents.
Also check, NEET Result 2020
Documents Required for NEET Counselling 2020 (Original Along with Attested Photocopies)
The following documents will be required in the admission process. Students should make a note of the list of these documents along with the attested photocopies.
NEET admit card issued by NTA
NEET rank letter issued by NTA
Date of birth certificate
Class 10th certificate
Class 10+2 Certificate / Marksheet
Personal identity proof
Provisional allotment letter generated online
8 passport size photographs same as on application form
NEET 2020 Counselling: Key Points
NEET 2020 counselling will be based on two different categories. The counselling of seats will be divided for 15% and 85%. 15% of the seats will be All India Quota seats and rest of the 85% seats will be for state/central/deemed universities.
The process of counselling is broadly divided into two:
(I) Counselling for seats that are under 15% all India quota
(II) Counselling fro seats that are no under 15% all India quota
For medical colleges under government authorities, counselling for the 15% of the seats will be undertaken by the Medical Counselling Committee. The state counselling authorities will conduct the counselling for the rest of the 85% seats.
The Medical Counselling Committee will undertake the counselling of the 100% seats for the deemed and central universities. Private or self-financed medical colleges and institutions will follow the norms given by the respective state counselling authorities.
NEET 2020 Admission Procedure
A merit list is made on the basis of All India Rank list and based on this list the candidates are admitted to the undergraduate medical colleges along with the prevailing reservation policies. Admissions under different categories will also strictly follow the merit list.
There are different quotas under which the candidates can apply. The following are:
- All India Quota Seats
- Seats under State Government
- Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities
- Reservation for NRI seats, state seats and management quota seats in Private Medical/Dental/Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani/Homeopathy Colleges or any Private University.
- Central Pool Quota Seats
- On the basis of merit achieved in NEET-UG 2020, colleges like aided minority medical colleges/non-minority colleges/unaided private colleges will fill seats for NRI quota and management quota.
Admission for seats other than 15% All India Quota in State Medical Colleges /Universities/Institutions/Private Medical colleges
- Strict adherence to the eligibility criteria and reservation norms given by the Union/State.
- The medical colleges will reserve the seats for different categories as per the laws stated by the state authorities.
- Policies given by the Government of India/ Union Territory/State will be strictly followed during the admissions of courses like MBBS/AYUSH/BDS.
Admission to colleges like AIIMS, Deemed Universities/Central Universities/Seats of ESIC and AFMC including BHU & AMU and seats in JIPMER
- Admissions will be done by keeping in mind the reservation policies of the concerned institution which will be conducted by AACCC/DGHS/MoA.
- Admissions to Deemed / Central University/ ESIC and AFMC requires registration on the MCC website MBBS/BDS courses. Admission to Deemed Universities/Central Universities/National Institutes for Undergraduate Medical Courses requires registration on ACCC website.
NEET 2020 Reservations
Reserved seats in government colleges under 15% quota:
According to the reservation policy of India, the category-wise reservation of seats is as follows:
Percentage of Reservation
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
General Economically Weaker Section (EWS)
Physically Handicapped (PH)
Chronology of Events for NEET 2020 Exams for 15% Quota Seats
NEET 2020 Exam Events
Entrance exam NEET UG
Results of entrance exam NEET UG
The first round of seat matrix
Registration followed by the payment for round 1
Choice filling or locking for round 1
Seat allotment as per round 1
Results of round 1
Reporting to the college allotted in round 1
The second round of seat matrix
Registration followed by the payment for round 2
Choice filling or locking for round 2
Seat allotment as per round 2
Reporting to the college allotted in round 2
Transfer of vacant seats to the state
Chronology of Events for NEET 2020 for Central/Deemed Universities/ESIC
The chronology of events remains the same till ‘Reporting to the college allotted in round 2’. An additional round of counselling will be held for central/deemed universities/ ESIC. The event continued from the above table are as follows for the process:
Reporting to the college allotted in round 2
The mop-up seat matrix
Registration followed by payment of mop-up round
Choice filling or locking of mop-up round
Seat allotment of mop-up round
Results of mop-up round
Reporting to the college allotted in mop-up round
Minimum Percentile Criteria for NEET UG 2020
Minimum percentile required
Unreserved physically handicapped (UR-PH)
Scheduled caste (SC)
Scheduled tribe (ST)
Other backward classes (OBC)
Category-Wise NEET Counselling Fees & Payment Details
Candidates will have to pay a refundable tuition fee and non-refundable registration fee. The NEET Counselling Fees structure is given below.
15% of All India Quota/ Central universities
Non-refundable registration fee
Non-refundable registration fee for Deemed universities
Refundable Tuition Fee
Refundable Tuition Fee for Deemed Universities
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the eligibility for 15% All India Quota for NEET 2020?
Leaving J&K eligible candidates, all other candidates who qualify All India Quota Seats on the basis of their rank in the NEET UG 2020 exam are eligible.
- What is the eligibility for counselling of deemed universities?
Candidates who qualify All India Quota seats on the basis of their rank in NEET UG 2020 exam.
- What are the number of choices that will be shown to a candidate?
The choices which the candidate opted during the registration process and the choices for which he qualifies will be shown to the candidate.
- Is reporting for counselling to be done by going to counselling centres?
No, the entire process of counselling is online. The online time you have to go out is after allotment of the college.
- If the candidate wishes to apply to both All India Quota and deemed universities, the fee should be paid for both?
In such a case the candidate only needs to pay the higher amount out of the two which is for deemed university. A refundable security fee of rupees 2 lakhs and a non-refundable registration fee for rupees 5000.
- What will happen if i forget to lock my choices after making the final preference list?
In case you forget to lock your choices, the final list that you have made will be automatically locked and no changes will be done later.