MCC NEET Counselling Schedule 2024: Check Registration, Choice Filling & Seat Allotment Result Dates

MCC NEET 2024 ( MCC NEET )

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Updated on May 7, 2024 14:49 IST

MCC NEET counselling dates for 2024 will be announced by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) tentatively in July 2024. The NEET 2024 exam was conducted on May 5, 2024, and the NEET 2024 result will be declared on June 14, 2024. Hence, the NEET counselling process is expected to begin a month after the result declaration. The MCC NEET counselling 2024 dates will be declared for the original three to four rounds together. 

There will be approximately five to six rounds of NEET counselling and the duration over which the MCC NEET counselling 2024 dates will be scheduled for five to six months. Additional rounds of counselling will be announced in case of vacant seats.

MCC is the conducting body for the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats. All applicants who will qualify for AIQ seats based on their rank in the NEET UG result 2024, except those from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, were eligible for the MCC NEET counselling 2024 process. The seats that will remain unfilled after all the rounds of NEET counselling at AIQ will be given to the relevant states for the state-level counselling processes. 

 

Q:   What is the schedule for NEET counselling?

A:

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will release the complete schedule for NEET UG counselling 2024 tentatively a month after the NEET result is declared. The dates for NEET 2024 counselling for the first four rounds, namely, Round 1, Round 2, Round 3 and Stray Vacancy Round will be announced. For the further rounds, the NEET counselling schedule will be announced separately.

Each round involves the following stages:

  • Registration
  • Choice filling and locking
  • Result
  • Institute reporting

 

 

Q:   What is the duration of NEET counselling?

A:

The total duration of NEET counselling depends on the number of seats lying vacant at the end of the each round. Before each round of counselling, Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) releases the seat matrix or seat vacancy list. Once all the seats are filled, the counselling process of NEET will be considered complete. In general, the NEET UG counselling process ranges from two to three months. The duration of each round is around two to three weeks. The duration for the first two rounds is higher than that of the last two rounds. The last date may get extended based on the seat vacancy. Last year, NEET counselling was scheduled between July to November 2023. 

 

Q:   How many rounds are there in NEET counseling?

A:
There are traditionally four rounds of NEET counseling. These are as follows: Round 1, Round 2, Mop-Up Round, and Stray Vacancy Round. If seats remain vacant even after the stray vacancy round, then there will be an additional seat allocation round. Of these, three will be conducted in online mode by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). To participate in the AIQ seat allocation, students need to complete the registration process on the official website of MCC. For state quota seats, students will have to register on the respective state NEET website.
 

MCC NEET Counselling 2024 Important Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of MCC NEET 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jul '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Registration

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Choice Filling

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Provisional Seat Allotment Result

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Document Upload

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Final Seat Allotment Result

TENTATIVE

Jul '24 - Aug '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 1 Institute Reporting

TENTATIVE

Aug '24

NEET 2024 Counselling Round 2 Registration

TENTATIVE

MCC NEET Counselling 2024 Steps and Events

There are a minimum of seven steps followed at the MCC NEET counselling. Each step is described in detail below.

Step 1: Release of Seat Matrix

MCC released the seat matrix for MBBS, BDS and BSc Nursing courses across the participating universities offering 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats.

Step 2: Registration

Candidates will have to register for the NEET 2024 counselling for each round, except the Stray Vacancy round. The registration process will be completely online and candidates have to provide data such as contact details, NEET 2024 Roll Number, Rank and Scores along with other mandatory details. Non-refundable registration fees and refundable security deposit also have to be paid.

Step 3: Choice Filling

In this segment, candidates have to select colleges to which they wish to take admission. Registered candidates have to log in to the MCC website with their credentials and then fill in choices. MCC states, “It is advised that after going through the list of seats available, a tentative list may be prepared first as per your preference of colleges, before attempting to fill choices online.”

Step 4: Choice Locking

The next step is to lock the choices entered by them. During the choice locking period, it is necessary to lock the choices to get a print of your submitted choices. Cautioning candidates, MCC states, “Don’t wait till the last minute to Register and Lock your choices and to take a printout. Please go through your submitted choices before locking, as once you lock the choices they cannot be modified or changed even if you have made a mistake. It may result in the allotment of a seat which you never wanted. Please note that the choices once locked cannot be unlocked even from MCC.”

Step 5: Verification by Universities and Processing of Seat Allotment

The universities and colleges will verify the registration details and choices submitted by candidates. Accordingly, they will release the seat allotment result and share it with MCC.

Step 6: Seat Allotment Result

MCC will release the seat allotment result for candidates who will register and submit choices following the due process. First, a provisional result will be released and candidates will be allowed to submit objections if any and then, the final result or seat allotment list will be released. Based on their seat allotment, candidates can either accept or go for the institute reporting round. Or they can opt for an upgrade of seats. In the case of the latter, they have to register for further rounds of counselling.

Step 7: Document Upload

After the seat allotment list is released, candidates have to upload documents to the MCC NEET 2024 counselling website. The list of documents is mentioned here on this page. 

Step 8: Institute Reporting

In this final step, candidates have to visit the institutes where they wish to take their medical admission. This step involves verification of the hard copy of mandatory documents and payment of admission fees.

Q:   What is the procedure of counselling in NEET?

A:
The NEET counselling process is a combination of online and offline. The step-wise procedure to participate in the NEET counselling process is given below: Registration: The first step is to register online by filling up the form released on the official website of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). After filling the form, candidates will have to pay the requisite fee. Choice filling: Candidates will have to select colleges where they wish to take admission to. Registered candidates will have to log in to the MCC website with their credentials and then fill in choices. Choice Locking: During the choice locking period, it is necessary to lock the choices to get a print of your submitted choices. Candidates must go through their submitted choices before locking, as once they lock the choices they cannot be modified or changed. Seat Allotment Result: MCC will release the seat allotment result for candidates who had registered and submitted choices following the due process. Based on their seat allotment, candidates can either accept or go for the institute reporting round. Or they may opt for an upgradation of seats. In the case of the latter, they will have to register for further rounds of counselling. Institute Reporting: Based on the seat allotment result, candidates will have to visit the institutes where they wish to take their medical admission. This step involves verification of the hard copy of mandatory documents and payment of admission fees.
 

Q:   Can a candidate participate in second round of NEET counselling without submitting fresh choices?

A:
According to the NEET counselling conducting body Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), fresh choice submission by eligible candidates is necessary for consideration for seat allotment during Round 2. If candidate does not submit fresh choice (s) during choice filling period, the candidate will not be considered for allotment of seat during Round- 2 and will retain the already allotted (joined) seat, if any. Candidates need to register afresh before the commencement of the Round 2, even if they had registered in the Round 1.
 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria to participate in the NEET counselling process?

A:
The eligibility criteria to participate in the NEET counselling process is given below: a. They must qualify for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) b. They must be registered on the official website of MCC c. All candidates, including candidates from the UT of J&K, can participate in the counselling for AIQ seats and deemed universities.
 

FAQs Regarding MCC NEET Counselling 2024 Important Dates

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding MCC NEET counselling 2024.

Q:   When will NEET 2024 counselling process begin?

A:

NEET 2024 counselling dates will be announced by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), tentatively in July 2024, after the declaration of the NEET 2024 result. Last year, the NEET counselling dates were released by MCC exactly after a month of the declaration of NEET result. The state medical authorities will conducting the counselling process for the 85 per cent state quota seats. The dates for conselling were different for the national level and state level admission processes. There will be four to six rounds of NEET counselling, which is the gateway for admission to medical and allied courses such as MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, BSMS and BSc Nursing. 

 

Q:   Can I participate in the state and all India counselling (NEET) simultaneously?

A:

Yes, medical aspirants can participate in the state as well as the All India NEET counselling processes simultaneously. In general, the dates of state and the All India NEET counselling rounds will be different.

Before participating in either of the NEET counselling processes, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. For the State NEET counselling processes, candidates must belong to the domicile. Students not belonging to the state may also participate in the particular NEET state counselling, provided they register and participate from the NRI quota. Apart from that, other eligibility criteria are the same. 

 

Q:   When is the NEET counselling result declared?

A:

NEET 2024 counselling result date will vary for each round. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), the counselling authority of the exam will release the NEET UG counselling 2024 result date for each round. However, in case additional rounds are conducted, then the result date will be announced later. The dates for declaring the NEET state counselling results are different than that of the NEET UG counselling result dates. The exact dates of the NEET 2024 counselling will be updated here as and when the schedule is announced by MCC.

 

Q:   What are the courses for which NEET counselling process is conducted?

A:

The NEET counselling process conducted for the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats will be conducted primarily for the MBBS BDS and BSc Nursing courses. For the State NEET counselling rounds, the courses for admission are MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS and BHMS courses. The courses may vary from state to state, but the MBBS and BDS courses are common all across. For the 15 per cent AIQ seats, the NEET counselling for B.A. MS BUMS and BHMS courses are conducted separately by the requisite department and authorities.

 

Q:   Who conducts NEET counselling?

A:

The NEET counselling is segregated into two categories, central or national, and state counselling. The central counselling for NEET is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee or MCC. The NEET counselling process conducted by MCC is for the admission to the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats. On the other hand, State Authorities or the Education Department of various states conduct NEET state counselling for the 85 per cent state quota seats. MCC conducts the NEET counselling for MBBS BDS and B.Sc. Nursing courses. On the other hand, the State Counselling Authorities conduct the admission process for MBBS BDS BAMS, BHMS, and other medical or allied courses.

 

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