Bihar NEET Counselling 2022: Dates, Seat Intake, Process

Bihar NEET 2022

Nidhi Gupta

Nidhi GuptaDeputy Manager

Updated on Feb 21, 2023 04:13 IST

Bihar NEET UG Counselling has concluded for the academic session 2022-23 after the release of the seat matrix for the mop-up round at the official website, The last date to register for the mop-up round was December 8, 2022. After the declaration of the Bihar NEET counselling result for each round, document verification has been conducted for qualified candidates. The registration for the Bihar NEET counselling began on October 14. Candidates seeking admission to first-year UG medical programmes (MBBS and BDS) at government and private medical and dental schools in Bihar, as well as the state's government-run veterinary college (BVSc and AH) are advised to apply soon as Bihar's Central Examination Board (BCECE) closed on October 20, 2022 (10:00 PM). The admission through Bihar NEET UG is based on the merit list and rank list of the UGMAC-2022, which is compiled from the National Testing Agency's (NTA) NEET.  

Bihar NEET 2022 counselling is conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB), Patna. BCECEB being the conducting body, will release the allotment letter and result for Bihar NEET counselling. The registrations for the Bihar NEET 2022 Counselling (UGMAC) will be done online. However, a candidate will have to attend the counselling process in person. Candidates must note that the state medical counselling for Bihar is also known as Under Graduate Medical Admission Counselling (UGMAC). Hence, these two terms will be used interchangeably in this article.

The admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BVSc & AH courses against the state quota seats will be allocated through Bihar NEET counselling 2022. To participate in the UGMAC, a candidate must qualify for NEET 2022. Read on to know more about the counselling of Bihar NEET 2022.

Important Dates for Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling 2022



Availability of application form


Last date to submit the application form

20-Oct-2022 (10:00 PM)

Last date for the application fee

20-Oct-2022 (11:59 PM)

Online editing of application form


Publication of merit list


Seat matrix and public rule posting on the website


Online registration of choice filling


Last date for online registration of choice filling


First round of counselling result

To be announced

Download of allotment letter

To be announced

Booking of document verification and choice upgradation of slots

To be announced

Document verification and admission

To be announced

Round Two

Second round counselling result

25-Nov-2022 to 28-Nov-2022

Download of allotment letter

28-Nov-2022 to 01-Dec-2022

Document verification and admission

29-Nov-2022 to 01-Dec-2022

Mop-Up Round

Online registration


Last date of registration


Last date of payment


Publication of Merit list


Release of seat matrix

To be announced

Mop-Up Offline counselling

To be announced

*Candidates can fill the application form directly to apply for Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling 2022.

Bihar NEET 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of Bihar NEET 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

13 Dec '22

Bihar NEET UG Mop-up Round Publication of Merit List

3 Dec '22 -

8 Dec '22

Bihar NEET UG Mop-up Round Application 2022

28 Nov '22 -

1 Dec '22

Bihar NEET UG Round 2 Allotment Letter

Bihar NEET Counselling 2022: Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidates must have qualified NEET 2022
  • The candidate must be a domicile of Bihar and should have passed Classes 11 and 12 from an institute located in Bihar

Exceptions to the above rule are as follows:

  1. A candidate who has completed their education from a state other than Bihar, but whose parents are domicile in Bihar
  2. A candidate whose parents are employees of the Bihar Government
  3. A candidate whose parents are employees of the Central Government, currently posted in Bihar

Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling 2022: The Process

State Merit List

NEET 2022 merit list will be shared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) with BCECEB. The candidates who had opted for Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling while filling out the application form for the entrance test. Candidates, who qualify for NEET 2022, fulfil the eligibility conditions and wish to participate in the counselling process need to register on the official website of BCECEB.

Online application form for Bihar NEET 2022 counselling

The application process for Bihar NEET counselling 2022 can be divided into seven steps. Candidates can refer to these steps to understand the application process better:

Step 1: Registration
  • To register for the counselling of Bihar NEET 2022, a candidate must go to the official website of BCECEB.
  • They must then register using a valid email ID and mobile number
  • An ‘Activation Code’ will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID
  • Use this code to activate the account and proceed to fill the application form
  • The email ID used for the registration will be the user ID for the account
  • Candidate must note down the password for future use
Step 2: Personal Information
  • In this section, the candidate must fill in details such as father’s name, mother’s name, contact details, etc.
  • After completing every step, candidates are advised to save the application form as a draft.
Step 3: Uploading a photograph and signature

The candidate has to upload the scanned images of the following to proceed further:

  • Passport-sized photograph (must have a placard with candidate’s name and the snapping date at the bottom)
  • Candidate’s signature (full name, must not be in capital letters)
Step 4: Academic DetaCandidates are advised to

To fill this section, keep the mark sheets from Classes 10 to 12 ready. They need to provide details of the institute from which they have passed Classes 10 to 12, the marks/percentage obtained, etc.

Step 5: Preview the Application

It is important that the information provided by the candidate in the application form of UGMAC counselling 2022 is correct. Thus, candidates must check all the fields thoroughly before proceeding to the next step in the application process.

Step 6: Payment of Counselling Fee

To participate in the counselling process of Bihar NEET 2022, a candidate must pay the counselling fee. This fee is not refundable in any circumstance. Candidates can pay the counselling fee for Bihar NEET online or offline mode. Refer to the modes of payment given below for more details:

  • Payment through a bank challan: Choosing this option will enable the candidate to deposit the counselling fee in any branch before the last date. The candidate needs to print the bank challan and deposit it along with the counselling fee. The payment status will be updated online within 24 hours.
  • Online payment: If a candidate chooses this option, they can pay the counselling fee using a credit card/debit card/net banking.
Bihar NEET 2022 Counselling Fee


Fee (in Rs)



Extremely Backward Class (EBC)/Backward Class (BC)


Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Step 7: Download and print the application form

This is the last step of the application process. After completing the application form for Bihar NEET counselling 2022, the candidate must save and print the filled application for future use.

Choice filling

The next stage of Bihar NEET 2022 counselling is choice filling. Candidates who have registered for the counselling of Bihar NEET 2022 will have to log in to their registered accounts and choose the desired courses/colleges from the list provided. These can be edited or modified as per the candidate’s wish until the window closes. BCECEB will prepare the seat allotment list for Bihar NEET counselling 2022 based on these choices and the merit of the candidates.

Seat allotment list

BCECEB will release a mock seat allotment list before the choice filling closes. This will give the applicants an idea as to which college/course will be allocated to them based on the choices filled by them. After the choice filling window closes, BCECEB will release the final seat allotment list for Bihar NEET counselling 2022.

Slot booking for verification of documents

Slot booking is conducted for those who have been allocated a seat in the Bihar NEET 2022 counselling and wish to continue with it. Slot booking has to be done online.

List of the documents required to attend the counselling of Bihar NEET 2022
  • NEET 2022 admit card
  • NEET 2022 result/scorecard
  • Passing certificate/mark sheet/admit card of Class 10 or equivalent exam
  • Passing certificate/mark sheet/admit card of Class 12 or equivalent exam
  • Residential certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Six copies of the passport-sized photographs (same as the one pasted on the admit card of NEET 2022)
  • Bihar NEET or UGMAC application form
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)

Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling 2022: Reservations


Reservation (in percentage)



Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Extremely Backward Class (EBC)


Backward Class (BC)


Reserved Category Girls (RCG)


Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling 2022: Seat Intake

Below is the list of government and private colleges offering MBBS and BDS programmes that will participate in Bihar NEET 2022 counselling: 

UGMAC 2022: MBBS seats

Type of institute

Name of the institute

Seat intake


Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bhagalpur


Nalanda Medical College, Patna


Government Medical College, Bettiah


Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences, Pawapuri, Nalanda


Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna


Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College, Gaya


Sri Krishna Medical College, Muzaffarpur


Patna Medical College, Patna


Darbhanga Medical College, Laheriasarai



Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College, Kishanganj


Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College and Hospital, Saharsa


Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Sasaram


Katihar Medical College, Katihar


UGMAC 2022: BDS seats

Type of institute

Name of the institute

Seat intake


Patna Dental College, Patna



Buddha Institute of Dental Science & Hospital, Kankarbagh, Patna


Mithula Minority Dental College & Hospital, Darbhanga


Sarjug Dental College & Hospital, Laheriasarai, Darbhanga


Dr B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Science & Hospital, Baily Road, Patna


FAQs Regarding Bihar NEET Counselling

Q: What is the total number of seats for MBBS and BDS Bihar NEET UGMAC Counselling offers?

A: Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling offered 1,125 MBBS and 243 BDS seats during two counselling rounds across various medical and dental colleges of Bihar.

Q: What marks do I need in NEET 2022 to get SC category seat in government medical colleges in Bihar?

A: To secure a seat in Bihar Government Medical colleges you should score at least 520 to 575 as per last year's cutoff. Though the BCECEB has not released any this year's cutoff list yet.

Q: What is the counselling fee for Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling?

A: Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling 2022 fee for General and Extremely Backward Class (EBC)/Backward Class (BC) category was INR 1,200 and INR 600 for SC and ST category. The application fee is non-refundable.

Q: Can I apply for Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling if I am not from Bihar?

A: Yes, you can apply. For detailed eligibility criteria, you can read the Bihar NEET UGMAC 2022 counselling criteria above on this page.

Q: What is Bihar NEET UGMAC 2022 counselling?

A: According to MCC (Medical Counselling Committee), the free exit option can be exercised by the candidates who wish to retain the seat allotted to them in the first round. The free exit option is only available in the first counselling of both all-India quota and state quota seats. 

Q: Who will conduct the Bihar NEET UGMAC counselling 2022?

A: Bihar NEET counselling 2022 will be conducted by Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB).

Q: When will the counselling process for Bihar NEET UG begin?

A: Bihar's Central Examination Board (BCECE) started the registration process on October 14, 2022. The last date to register for the exam was October 20, 2022. 

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