Maharashtra NEET Counselling 2023: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a national-level medical entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to undergraduate medical and dental courses in India. If you are a student preparing for the NEET 2023 Examination, this article will provide essential information about Maharashtra NEET Counselling 2023. The State Common Entrance Test Cell Maharashtra advises reading this article thoroughly, as the NEET-UG scorecard will be accepted by various government and private medical and dental institutions the Maharashtra counselling in 2023. Additionally, candidates can also download the Maharashtra NEET UG Counselling ebook for comprehensive guidance on the Maharashtra NEET UG Counselling process in 2023.
Note: The registration for Maharashtra NEET counselling 2023 has started on the official website cetcell.net.in. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for Maharashtra NEET UG registration until July 29, 11:59 PM.
The counseling procedure will be based on one’s NEET Scorecard and will be managed by the Directorate of Medical Education & Research, Maharashtra. Throughout the blog post, you will get to know about Maharashtra NEET 2023 Counselling procedure, Top Medical/Dental Colleges in Maharashtra and NEET Maharashtra 2023 Cut off.
Maharashtra NEET Brief Description
|Name of Examination||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|NEET 2023 Exam Date||7th May 2023|
|NEET 2023 Result||14th June 2023|
|MCC AIQ NEET 2023 Counselling Starting Date||20th July 2023|
|Maharashtra NEET 2023 Counselling Starting Date||23 July 2023 (Started)|
|Maharashtra NEET Counselling Conducting Authority||Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra|
|Level of NEET Examination||National-level|
|Mode of Exam||Offline (Pen & Paper)|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours 20 minutes|
|Total Number of Questions||200 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Languages available for the Examination||Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.|
|No. of Government MBBS Seats in Maharashtra||4925|
|No. of Private MBBS Seats in Maharashtra||5320|
|No. of Government BDS Seats in Maharashtra||326|
|No. of Private BDS Seats in Maharashtra||3200|
|NEET UG Eligibility Criteria||Click Here|
MCC NEET UG 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Stray Vacancy Round Counselling Schedule 2023 (Announced)
MCC has announced the NEET UG 2023 Counselling dates for the 1st Round, 2nd Round, 3rd Round, Stray Vacancy Round to admission in MBBS/BDS/B.Sc. Nursing Courses. Candidates have to follow these schedules to admission to dream medical/dental colleges in India
|Events||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Stray Vacancy Round|
|Registration/Payment||20th to 25th July 2023 (up to12:00 NOON)|
Payment: 25th July 2023 (8 P:M)
|9th to 14th Aug 2023 (upto 12:00 NOON)|
Payment: 14th Aug 2023 (8:00 P:M)
|31st Aug. to 4th Sept. 2023 (upto 12:00 NOON)|
Payment: 4th Sept 2023 (8:00 P:M)
|21st to 23rd Sept. 2023 (upto 12:00 NOON)|
Payment: 23rd Sept 2023 (8:00 P:M)
|Choice Filling & locking||26th July 2023 (3 P:M to 11:55 P:M)||15th Aug 2023 (3 P:M to 11:55 P:M)||5th Sept. 2023 (3 P:M to 11:55 P:M)||24th Sept 2023 (3 P:M to 11:55 P:M)|
|Processing of seat allotment||27th to 28th July 2023||16th to 17th Aug 2023||6th to 7th Sept. 2023||25th Sept 2023|
|Result||29th July 2023||18th Aug 2023||8th Sept 2023||26th Sept 2023|
|Uploading of documents by|
the candidates on MCC portal
|30th July 2023||19th Aug 2023||8th Sept. 2023||–|
|Reporting||31st July 2023 to 4th Aug 2023||20th to 28th Aug 2023||10th to 18th Sept 2023||27th to 30th Sept 2023|
|Verification of Joined candidates Data by institutes Sharing of data by MCC||5th to 6th Aug 2023||29th to 30th Aug 2023||19th to 20th Sept 2023||–|
Maharashtra NEET UG Counselling Extended Dates 2023 (Out)
|Sr.No.||Events||Date & Time|
|1.||Online Registration and Session Apply (Common for All Courses) MBBS/ BDS||23/07/2023 to |
Extended upto 31/07/2023 12.00 pm
|2.||Payment of Registration Fees through Online Payment Gateway for MBBS/ BDS (A candidate will be treated as registered for the process only after successful Payment of the fees.)||23/07/2023 to |
Extended upto 31/07/2023 02.00 pm
|3.||Uploading of coloured scanned copy of Original Requisite Documents on the portal as per the list.||23/07/2023 to 30/07/2023 upto 11.59 pm|
|4.||Publication of Provisional Merit List of registered candidates for MBBS/ BDS|
Extended upto 31/07/2023 05.00 pm
|5.||Publication of Seat Matrix for Group A – MBBS/BDS Only||31/07/2023|
|6.||Online Filling of Preference Form Group A – MBBS/BDS Only||01/08/2023 to 03/08/2023 upto 05.30 pm|
|7.||Declaration of CAP Round – 1 Selection List Group A – MBBS/BDS Only||04/08/2023|
|8.||Physical Joining and Filling of Status Retention Form with All Original Documents & Requisite Fees by DD/Cheque||05/08/2023 to 09/08/2023 upto 05.30 pm|
Maharashtra NEET Counselling Eligibility Criteria
In this section, we offer detailed information about the eligibility criteria for Maharashtra NEET Counselling. Candidates are strongly advised to thoroughly read the complete eligibility criteria before applying for the Maharashtra MBBS & BDS Counselling. You can find information about the qualifying entrance exam, educational qualification, age criteria, domicile requirements, and course eligibility criteria. Additionally, the eligibility criteria for NRI students in Maharashtra NEET UG 2023 Counselling are also specified.
|Nationality||Eligibility for Institutional Quota (For MBBS and BDS Courses)|
|Eligibility for Institutional Quota (For Courses other than MBBS and BDS Course)||Eligibility for Institutional Quota (For Courses other than MBBS and BDS Course)|
|Eligibility for Institutional Quota (For Courses other than MBBS and BDS Course)||Any eligible candidates on An India basis can be admitted, including non-resident Indians (NRI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), as well as Outside Maharashtra candidates (OMS) who had appeared for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test and were declared eligible for admission to undergraduate Ayurved, Unani, Homeopathy, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics and B.Sc Nursing Courses, by inter-se-merit amongst candidates who apply for institutional quota seats. Respective institutes will fill these seats by calling applications at the individual institutions from all eligible candidates registered with the State CET cell.|
|Domicile of Candidate||The Candidates must be Domicile of Maharashtra (Except candidates under clauses 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.7, 4.8, Annexures C and E). The candidate must be born on or before 31st December 2004 to be eligible for all Health Science Courses. The Birth certificate indicating the candidate’s name, Secondary School Certificate, i.e. SSC or equivalent examination certificate or School Leaving Certificate endorsing the date of birth, will constitute valid proof.|
|MBBS/BDS||A candidate from OPEN and EWS Category must have obtained not less than 50% (i.e. 150 out of 300) marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the HSC (or equivalent) Examination. A candidate belonging to the constitutional reservation and constitutional reservation with Person With Disability claim must have obtained not less than 40% (i.e. 120 out of 300) marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together at the HSC (or equivalent) Examination. A person with a disability candidate in the General category must secure not less than 45% marks (i.e. 135 out of 300) in Physics, Chemistry & Biology (PCB) taken together at the HSC (or equivalent) Examination or decided by respective Central Council.|
Maharashtra NEET Counselling 2023
A candidate can visit the official portal of the Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra to get themselves registered for NEET 2023 Maharashtra State Counselling. Let’s speak about the counselling procedure for Maharashtra NEET 2023.
Before we speak the counseling procedure for Maharashtra NEET 2023, Let us first have a look at the Type of NEET Counselling 2023 for state and AIQ quota.
- Registration Process: Applicants have to register online for the counselling process fill in all the required details in the form carefully.
- Provisional Merit List: After successful completion of the registration process, a merit list will be prepared.
- Document Verification Process: Shortlisted applicants will be able to proceed with the document verification process; you have to choose any one centre for document verification at the time of registration.
- Choice Filling Process: Applicants can fill in their choices/preference through online mode.
- Seat Allotment: Applicants will be selected based on merit, preferences filled by them and availability of seats.
- Reporting Process: As per the seat allotment, you must report to the allotted college and carry their original documents and their photocopies to the allotted college on the prescribed date and timing.
Counselling Process (AIQ Quota)
Candidate applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in Maharashtra must have to register themselves for the NEET counselling 2023. Counselling of NEET 2023 for All India Quota will be conducted in two rounds in online mode. The counselling will consist of these steps.
- Candidate Registration: Register to the official website.
- Choice Filling and Locking (Round 1): You have to choose the courses and colleges of your preference and finally lock-in the preferences in the online portal.
- Seat Allotment Result (Round 1): The seat allotment will be published online on the basis of available vacancies and candidate’s choices.
- Reporting to college: Those who will be allotted a seat in the first round, will be required to either reject the allotted seat or report to the allotted college and complete the admission formalities.
- New Registration (Round 2): For candidates who couldn’t register in the first round of counseling.
- Fresh Choice Filling and Locking (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.
- Seat Allotment Result (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.
- Reporting to college (Round 2): Here it is to be noted that, those who will be allotted a seat in the second round of counseling (15% AIQ Quota) will not be permitted to vacate their seats as per the orders made by the Supreme court of India.
Maharashtra MBBS counselling fees
|S.No.||Course||Annual Tuition Fee (INR)||Development Fee (INR)|
Apart from the above-mentioned tuition fees, the other facilities provided by the institution will be charged as under:
|S.No.||Item||Fees to be paid||Remark|
|1||Admission Fee||1,500||At the time of admission|
|2||Gymkhana Fee||500||Per annum|
|3||Hostel Fee||4,000||Per annum|
|4||Library Fee||2,000||Deposit once, at the time of admission|
How to Apply
- Step I: Candidate must visit the official website.
- Step 2: Click on the “New Registration” Option.
- Step 3 (Personal Information): After the successful registration and activating account, candidates need to fill his/her personal information. Make sure all the information are correct while filling the application form.
- Step 4 (Upload Photo and Signature): After entering the personal information the candidate should upload his / her passport size photograph of high contrast (Photo must be snapped with placard containing candidate’s name and snapping date), and full signature in Hindi and English (Not in capital letter) after duly scanning the same. After uploading the photo and signature click on “Save & Continue” button.
- Step 5 (Educational Information): After uploading the scanned photo and signature the candidate should enter his / her educational information on the computer screen and click on “Save & Continue” button.
- Step 6 (Payment of Counselling Fee): After filling all the required details candidates need to proceed with payment of Counselling Fee. Counselling Fee will not be refunded.
There are following two modes for payment of Counselling Fee:
a. Payment by Bank Challan: If the candidate wants to Pay Counselling Fee through Bank Challan, he/she should select offline / NEFT Challan option from Payment mode appearing on a computer screen and download the Challan and get the print and
visiting any Bank up to scheduled last date, the Counselling Fee may be paid through NEFT mode.
b. Online Payment: If the candidate wants to pay Counselling Fee through Online mode e.g. Credit Card / Debit Card / Net banking, he/she should select an online option from payment mode appearing on the computer screen and “Make the Payment”
should be made through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net banking. The candidate has to pay processing charge additional to Counselling Fee for payment through online mode.
- 10th Certificate.
- 12th Certificate.
- 12th Mark Sheet.
- NEET UG 2023 Admit Card.
- NEET UG 2023 Result/Scorecard.
- Category Certificate (if applicable).
- Domicile Certificate (for Maharashtra candidate only).
- Certificate of Sub Category, If Applicable.
- ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter card etc)
- Passport Size Photographs
- Medical fitness certificate
- Copy of filled application form (DMER)
- Nationality certificate
|Category||State Quota||Private Unaided Institutions/ colleges|
|Scheduled Caste and SC converted to Buddhism (SC)||13.0%||6.5%|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7%||3.5%|
|Vimukta Jati (VJ) DT-A||3%||1.5%|
|Nomadic Tribes (NT-1) NT-B||2.5%||1.25%|
|Nomadic Tribes (NT-2) NT-C||3.5%||1.75%|
|Nomadic Tribes (NT-3) NT-D||2%||1%|
|OBC and Special Backward Classes||19%||9.5%|
- The Exam conducting authority will make the merit list of the selected candidates for the admission after the NEET State counseling.
- Admission Seekers will be selected on the basis of their rank obtained and choice filled during counseling.
- Admission Seekers will have to report to the allotted college for admission along with all required documents.
- If any student fails to report to the allotted college in any circumstances within the given time, the seat of this candidate will be forfeited.
MBBS/BDS Participating Colleges
Candidates applying for various medical and dental colleges affiliated to the state medical university may find their dream college by knowing every tits and bit about the college. To know details Fees, Cut-off, Courses, Affiliation, Ranking, etc) about the participating colleges, click the link mentioned below.
List of MBBS Colleges in Maharashtra
|Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha||Trust||250|
|Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital,Pune||Trust||150|
|ACPM Medical College, Dhule||Trust||N/A|
|Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Govt. Medical College, Nanded||Govt.||100|
|Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad||Trust||150|
|Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai||Trust||150|
|Grant Medical College, Mumbai||Govt.||200|
|Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai||Govt.||150|
|Government Medical College, Aurangabad||Govt.||150|
|Government Medical College, Nagpur||Govt.||200|
|Rajashree Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College, Kolhapur||Govt.||150|
|Government Medical College, Miraj||Govt.||150|
|Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai||Govt.||180|
|Shri VasantRao Naik Govt. Medical College, Yavatmal||Govt.||150|
|SRTR Medical College, Ambajogai||Govt.||100|
|Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital, Thane||Govt.||60|
|Government Medical College, Akola||Govt.||150|
|Rural Medical College, Loni||Trust||125|
|Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha||Trust||100|
|Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, Navi Mumbai||Trust||150|
|Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College & Hospital, Jalgaon||Trust||150|
|Dr. Panjabrao Alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati||Trust||100|
|Dr. D Y Patil Medical College, Kolhapur||Trust||150|
|Dr. D Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune||Trust||250|
|KJ Somaiyya Medical College & Research Centre, Mumbai||Trust||50|
|Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, Aurangabad||Trust||150|
|Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education & Research, Talegaon,Pune||Trust||100|
|Maharashtra Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Latur||Trust||100|
|Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai||Trust||150|
|Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundations Medical College & Hospital, Ahmednagar||Trust||150|
|Government Medical College, Latur||Govt.||150|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College & Hospital, Sangli||Trust||150|
|Sri Bhausaheb Hire Government Medical College, Dhule||Govt.||100|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune||Trust||100|
|Dr.Vasantrao Pawar Med. Col. Hosp. & Research Centre,Nasik (Prev. NDMVP Samaj Medical College)||Trust||120|
|Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai||Govt.||120|
|B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune||Govt.||200|
|Armed Forces Medical College, Pune||Govt.||130|
|Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur||Govt.||150|
|Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, Solapur||Govt.||150|
|Datta Meghe Medical College, Nagpur||Private||150|
|Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College & Hospital, Jalgaon||Govt.||100|
|Vedantaa Institute of Medical Sciences, Palghar, Maharashtra||Private||–|
|Prakash Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Sangli||Trust||150|
|Government Medical College, Gondia||Govt.||100|
|Government Medical College, Chandrapur||Govt.||100|
|H.B.T. Medical College & Dr. R.N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai||Govt.||150|
|B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri||Trust||100|
|SMBT Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Nandihills, Nashik||Trust||150|
|Indian Institute of Medical Science & Research, Jalna||Trust||100|
|Ashwini Rural Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Solapur||Trust||100|
List of BDS Colleges in Maharashtra
|College Name||Type||Total intakes|
|Aditya Dental College, Beed||Private||100|
|Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Dental College, Dhule||Private||100|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai||Private||100|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune||Private||100|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Sangli||Private||100|
|Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Sanstha’s Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad||Private||100|
|D.Y. Patil Dental School, Pune||Private||100|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune||Private||100|
|Dr. Hedgewar Smruti Rugna Seva Mandals Dental College & Hospital, Hingoli||Private||100|
|Dr. Rajesh Ramdasji Kambe Dental College & Hospital, Akola||Private||100|
|Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad||Govt.||50|
|Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai||Govt.||100|
|Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur||Govt.||50|
|Late Shri Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Medical & Rural Development Foundation’s Dental College & Hospital, Ahmednagar||Private||100|
|M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Pune||Private||100|
|Maharashtra Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Latur||Private||100|
|Mahatma Gandhi Missions Dental College & Hospital, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai||Private||100|
|Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Mandir’s Dental College & Hospital, Nashik||Private||150|
|Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai||Govt.||60|
|Nanded Rural Dental College & Research Center, Nanded||Private||100|
|Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai||Private||100|
|Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Dental College, Solapur||Private||100|
|Rural Dental College, Loni||Private||100|
|S.M.B.T. Dental College & Hospital, Amrutnagar||Private||100|
|Saraswati Danwantri Dental College & Hospital, Parbhani||Private||100|
|School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad||Private||100|
|Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Wardha||Private||N/A|
|Sinhgad Dental College & Hospital, Pune||Private||100|
|SMBT Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Nandihills, Nashik||Private||100|
|Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur||Private||100|
|Tatyasaheb Kore Dental College & Research Centre, New Pargaon||Private||60|
|Terna Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai||Private||100|
|Vasantdada Patil Dental College and Hospital, Sangli||Private||40|
|Vidarbha Youth Welfare Society’s Dental College & Hospital, Amravati||Private||50|
|VSPM’s Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur||Private||100|
|Yerala Medical Trust & Research Centre’s Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai||Private||100|
|Yogita Dental College & Hospital, Ratnagiri||Private||100|