NEET 2021 Counselling Procedure: Details & Admission Guidelines

NEET Counselling Procedure

Do you wish to join the Top medical colleges of the country? Then you can apply for NEET 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment after qualifying NEET 2021 Exam.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is a single medical entrance test for the candidates seeking admission in MBBS/ BDS courses offered by various medical colleges of the country.

NEET Counselling 2021 will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee. The counselling for NEET 2021 will be done to fill the 15% All India Quota Seats. The remaining 85% seats will be filled by NEET State Counselling 2021.

There will be two rounds of Counselling, rounds 1 and 2. First Round will start in the month of June 2021. Also, the NEET First Round Counselling Result will be announced by the exam convening authority on in the last week of June 2021.

After NEET Counselling 2021, the remaining vacant seats will be transferred to the deemed universities for final mop- up round for NEET UG 2021.

The candidates can check here the complete details about NEET 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment. Let’s have a look.

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    NEET UG 2021 Important Link

    NEET UG Notification 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Eligibility Criteria 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Exam Pattern 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Result 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Syllabus 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Admit Card 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Cut-Off 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Counselling 2021Click Here
    NEET UG Seat Matrix 2021Click Here

    NEET Counselling 2021 Dates- Marks the Important Dates Here!

    NEET 2021 Counselling dates for 15% All India Quota is announced by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) after the declaration of NEET Results and Cut Off Marks.The counselling for NEET 2021 will be held through online mode. Check out the tentative NEET Counselling Dates 2021 in the below table.

    S.No.Counselling EventsNEET UG 2021 Counselling Dates
    1.NEET Counselling 2021 Registration, Choice Filling (from 5th) and Indicative SeatAnnounced Soon
    2.Choice Filling and LockingAnnounced Soon
    3.NEET Seat Allotment 2021 Process- Round 1Announced Soon
    4.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment Round 1 ResultAnnounced Soon
    5.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 1Announced Soon
    6.Exercising of Choices and Locking (Round 2)Announced Soon
    7.NEET Seat Allotment 2021 Process- Round 2Announced Soon
    8.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment List for Round 2Announced Soon
    9.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 2Announced Soon
    10.NEET Seat Allotment 2021 Process- Mop-Up RoundAnnounced Soon
    11.Choice Filling/Locking for Mop UpAnnounced Soon
    12.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment List for Mop Up RoundAnnounced Soon
    13.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment Mop Up Round ResultAnnounced Soon
    14.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Mop Up RoundAnnounced Soon

    NEET 2021 Counselling Procedure- Complete Steps to get Admission in Medical College!

    Below, we have mentioned the complete step by step procedure to apply for NEET 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment Process. Read further to know about these steps.

    1. NEET Counselling Registration 2021

    To apply for NEET Counselling Registration 2021, the candidates are required to visit the MCC Official website after successfully qualifying in the Exam and NEET Merit List. Below are the steps to apply for the Registration for Counselling 2021.

     Visit the link for details of counselling and then click on ‘New Registration Link’.

    Enter the required details: Roll Number, Application Number, Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth etc.

    Choose a password and make sure you remember it, as it will be required during the NEET Seat Allotment 2021.

    Click on Submit button.

    Now, the candidates will be required to enter the One Time Password (OTP) to complete NEET 2021 Counselling Process. The OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number during NEET 2021 Online Application.

    After checking all the details, finally, click on the ‘Confirm Registration’ button.

    2. Choice Filling and Locking

    In this step, the candidates are required to fill the choices of courses and colleges according to their preference. For this, the candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps.

    After NEET 2021 Counselling Registration, candidates need to log in using their Login ID and Password.

    After logging in, candidates can submit their choices, modify or delete them, and change their order as required during the Registration and Choice Filling period.

    Filled choices can also be swapped by interchanging positions.

    After locking choices, no more submission will be possible.

    Candidates are advised to take a printout of locked choices for future use.

    3. NEET Mock Counselling 2021

    There is also an option of NEET Mock Counselling for the candidates to get an idea of the seats they will be allotted based on their choices and rank.

    Mock Counselling NEET 2021 helps candidates to refine their selection of choices and candidates can modify their choices as the placement during that period is not binding.

    4. Reporting to the Allotted College

    To confirm the seats, the candidates will have to report to the allotted college and will have to pay the initial fee requires to get admission. Then, they should complete the admission formalities.

    In case, the candidate will reach the allotted college after the given time limit, then his / her seat will be automatically allotted to the next candidate.

    5. NEET Second Round Counselling

    In case, any candidate won’t get satisfied with the allotted seats, can go for the second round of NEET Counselling. Candidates who will be allotted in the second round of NEET counselling from 15% All India Quota are not allowed to leave the seat vacant.

    The NEET Second Round Counselling Result can be checked by the candidates either individually by entering their roll numbers, or by cross-checking their All India Rank status from an open, detailed list.

    The candidates falling under the given categories are eligible for NEET 2021 Second Counselling.

    Group 1: Candidates who have registered themselves but did not get allotted any seats in the first round.

    Group 2: Registered candidates from the reserved category, whose admission got cancelled due to change of category i.e., he/she was shown as unreserved category candidates in their documents.

    Or if the candidate’s physically handicapped status went from yes to no or from PH-1 to PH-2. These candidates will be considered for seat allotment based on their changed category.

    Group 3: Candidates who chose to participate in the second round of counselling while reporting at the allotted university after the first round of counselling.

    The following candidates will not be eligible for the NEET Second Round Counselling.

    The candidates who do not attend NEET First Round Counselling will not be allowed for the second round as well.

    The candidates who reported for admission in the allotted college after the first round but withdrew, will not be eligible.

    If the candidate fails to submit his/her fresh choices in NEET Second Round Counselling, then he/ she will be disqualified.

    Documents Required for NEET Counselling 2021 Process

    Below is the list of documents required at the time of NEET Counselling 2021. Candidates will have to carry their original documents along with the attested photocopies during the Counselling process.

     10th and 12th Class Mark Sheets.

    10th and 12th Class Passing Certificate.

    Birth Certificate.

     NEET Rank Letter

    Eight Passport size photographs are similar to that affixed on the online application form.

    Caste Certificate (If applicable).

     NEET 2021 Admit Card

    PWD Certificate (If applicable).

    Counselling Letter issued by the NEET Authority.

    What is the Mop- Up Round Counselling for NEET UG?

    What does the mop-up round mean in the admission process through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test?

    Most of the students have this query in their minds. Mop- Up Round NEET 2021 is the counselling process provided by the respective states, against the reverted seats from All India 15% Quota.

    It can also be called the second last step for NEET Admission. The seats that remain vacant after 1st and 2nd round counselling are filled by the Mop-up round for NEET UG.

    The candidates who did not get the seat allotment in the NEET second round counselling are eligible to participate in this round.

    What is All India Quota Rank in NEET?

    All India Quota Rank in NEET is the rank of the top 15% of candidates from all over India. It is set for the purpose of NEET Seat Allotment from the states excluding Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir who did not participate in All India Quota Schemes since the beginning.

    NEET State Counselling 2021

    For the remaining 85% state quota seats, NEET Counselling for Private Colleges is done by the respective counselling committee for the particular state. The NEET State Counselling is done based on the rank in the state merit list.

    NEET State Counselling 2021-Get the List of the Participating States!

    The candidates who want to get admission to the State Medical Colleges on the basis of NEET 2021 scores must check the list of states participating in NEET UG/PG Counselling 2021.

    The NEET Counselling participating states are mentioned in the table below.

    S.No.NEET State CounsellingOfficial Website
    1Andhra Pradesh
    10Himachal Pradesh
    11Jammu and Kashmir
    15Madhya Pradesh
    20Tamil Nadu
    23Uttar Pradesh
    25West Bengal

    NEET Counselling 2021 Refund Process

    MCC starts the refund process for those candidates who do not want to study in the colleges after the second counselling. Medical Counselling Committee will start the refund process soon. The aspirants would receive the refund on the same account through which registration fees was paid.

    If candidates face any problem regarding the refund, they can contact at 1800-102-7637 (toll-free no.) or drop a mail at

    Note: Issue regarding the refund will be resolved only on the above-mentioned no. and if candidates contact any other number, the grievance shall not be entertained.

    NEET 2021 FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

    During NEET UG Counselling 2021, the candidates have gone through various dilemmas like how to apply for counselling, how to fill fresh choices and much more. There were a lot of queries related to the NEET 2021 Counselling amongst the candidates. The queries related to getting admission to desired medical colleges were common. So, below, we have listed some frequently asked questions by the candidates which can also be helpful during the counselling of UG NEET 2021. Let’s have a look.

    Question 1. Where should I report for counselling registration and choice filling?

    Answer: The NEET Counselling Registration and choice filling can be done from the place of convenience (including home) through the internet. There is no need to report to any counselling center.

    Question 2. Can I fill in more than one college choice in the choice filling the form?

    Answer: Yes, you can fill in many choices, however, the choices should be in the order of candidates ‘preference.

    Question 3. Can I edit my choices during Choices Filling and Locking during round 1?

    Answer: Yes, you can edit, add or delete your filled choices during the period before locking your final choices. But once you lock the choices, then you will not be able to modify them.

    Question 4: What are the Quotas and seats on which admission will be offered through NEET?

    Answer: NEET offers admissions through the following seats/ quotas.

    All India Quotas

    State Government Quota Seats

    State/ Private/ Management/ NRI Quota seats in all Private Medical/ Dental Colleges or any deemed university.

    Central pool quota seats.

    Question 5: I got a seat in MBBS Course, how much time I will get to join the allotted college?

    Answer: You have to report to the allotted college within a given time period which is mentioned in the counselling schedule. You are advised to join the allotted college as early as possible.

    Question 6: How and when do I register for the Mop-Up Round NEET 2021 in non-domicile states?

    Answer: There is no separate way to apply for this NEET Mop-up round in non -domicile state. If you want to apply, there are 2 options-

    If you have a good rank, then go for All India Quota or else go for deemed university.

    The complete information related to NEET Counselling 2021 is provided in this blog. If we have missed anything, tell us in the comment section provided below.

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