Odisha NEET Counselling 2023: Dates (OUT), Process, Seat Allotment etc

Odisha NEET UG  Counselling
Odisha NEET UG Counselling

Odisha NEET UG Counselling: Odisha NEET counselling 2023 is the state centralized Online counselling process via which a candidate can apply to MBBS/BDS programs in numerous Government/Private Medical College affiliated with State Medical University of Odisha. The counselling procedure can be based mostly on one’s NEET Scorecard and can be managed by the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).

Throughout the article, you’ll get to find out about Odisha NEET 2023 Counselling process, Top Medical/Dental Colleges in Odisha and NEET Odisha 2023 Cut off.


    Odisha NEET 2023 Brief Details

    Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
    Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
    NEET Exam Date 20237th May 2023
    NEET Result 202313th June 2023
    MCC AIQ NEET 2023 Counselling Starting Date20th July 2023
    Odisha NEET 2023 Counselling Starting Date12th July 2023
    Odisha NEET Counselling Conducting AuthorityOdisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)
    Level of NEET ExaminationNational-level
    Mode of ExamOffline (Pen & Paper)
    Duration of Examination3 hours 20 minutes
    Total Number of Questions200 Multiple Choice Questions
    Languages available for the ExaminationHindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
    No. of Government MBBS Seat in Odisha1575
    No. of Private MBBS Seat in Odisha750
    No. of Government BDS Seat in Odisha63
    No. of Private BDS Seat in Odisha300
    NEET UG Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
    Call Now+91-9035924718

    Odisha NEET UG Counselling 2023 Dates (OUT)

    EventsImportant Dates
    Registration and Online Application
    Uploading of Documents for Online Verification
    12-07-2023 12:00 NOON to
    16-07-2023 11:59 PM
    All eligible PC Candidates are required to attend the Medical
    Board at LT – II, SCB Medical College, Cuttack
    13-07-2023 and 14-07-2023
    All eligible ES candidates are required to attend the ES board
    at Rajya Sainik Board, Odisha at IRC Village, Nayapalli,
    12-07-2023 to 15-07-2023
    Publication of provisional State Merit List of registered candidates20-07-2023 5:00 PM
    Any Query raised by candidates on the merit list21-07-2022 by 5:00 PM
    Publication of final State Merit List of registered candidates22-07-2022

    MCC NEET UG 1st, 2nd, Mop Up Round, Stray Vacancy Round Counselling Schedule 2023 (OUT)

    MCC has released the NEET UG 2023 Counselling dates for the 1st Round, 2nd Round, Mop-up Round and 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

    EventsRound 1Round 2Mop-up roundStray Vacancy Round
    Registration/Payment20th 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 & locking26th 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 allotment27th to 28th July 202316th to 17th Aug 20236th to 7th Sept. 202325th Sept 2023
    Result29th July 202318th Aug 20238th Sept 202326th Sept 2023
    Uploading of documents by
    the candidates on MCC portal
    30th July 202319th Aug 20238th Sept. 2023
    Reporting31st July 2023 to 4th Aug 202320th to 28th Aug 202310th to 18th Sept 202327th to 30th Sept 2023
    Verification of Joined candidates Data by institutes Sharing of data by MCC5th to 6th Aug 202329th to 30th Aug 202319th to 20th Sept 2023

    Odisha NEET Counselling Eligibility Criteria

    • The candidates must be 17 as of 31.12.2023, and there will be no upper age limit.
    • The candidates must be permanent natives of Odisha OR Children of All India Civil Service officers serving in the state of Odisha cadre.
    • The candidate must have passed +2 Sc. and in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually and must have secured a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry & Biology at +2 Sc. level for General Candidate (GE), 40% for SC/ST candidates and 45% for benchmark disability candidates (PC-GE). The required mark for Physically
      The challenged candidate in the SC/ST category is 40%.
    • The minimum qualifying mark for different types of candidates are as follows: (subject to relevant notification/modification by Govt. of India/NMC)
      a. General (GE) –(50th percentile)
      b. Physically Challenged (PC-GE) –(45th percentile)
      c. Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Scheduled Caste (SC)- (40th percentile).
      d. For Physically
    • The minimum qualifying mark for different categories of candidates are as follows: (subject to relevant notification/modification by Govt. of India/NMC)
      a. General (GE) –(50th percentile)
      b. Physically Challenged (PC-GE) –(45th percentile)
      c. Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Scheduled Caste (SC)- (40th percentile).
      d. For Physically challenged candidates of the SC/ST category (40th percentile).

    Eligibility Criteria for NRI Candidates

    Eligibility Criteria for NRI
    NRI means the children or wards of a person of Indian origin residing
    outside India. The NRI candidates, who have qualified for the NEET-UG 2023, are eligible. Such candidates have to submit the following documents in support of NRI eligibility.
    i. Documents claiming that the sponsorer is an NRI (Passport, Visa
    of the sponsored)
    ii. Relation of NRI with the candidate as per the court order of the
    Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in case W.P.(c) No. 689/2017-
    A consortium of Deemed University in Karnataka (CODEUNIK) &
    Ans. Vs Union of India & Ors. Dated 22-08-2017.
    iii. Affidavit from the sponsorer that they will sponsor the entirety
    course fee of the candidate duly notarized.
    iv. Embassy Certificate of the Sponsorer (Certificate from the

    Counselling Fee

    General CategoryRs.1000/-
    OBC, ST and SC CategoryRs. 1000/-

    Odisha NEET Counselling 2023

    A candidate can visit the official Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) To get themselves for NEET 2023 Odisha State Counselling.

    Odisha NEET Counselling Procedure

    Before we speak about the counselling procedure for Odisha NEET counselling 2023, Let us first have a look at the Type of NEET Counselling 2023 for state and AIQ quota.

    Registration Process: Visit the official website of OJEE. You have to register yourself for participating in Odisha NEET 2023 Counselling, fill in all the required details, and create your login credentials.

    Document verification: After successful registration, the eligible applicants must participate in a document verification process, and you are required to report at the assigned verification centre. You have to carry all the necessary documents at the centre of verification.

    Choice filling and locking: After the document verification process, candidates log in to their official portals. You have to fill your choices of courses and colleges according to their priority; after filling out options, candidates must also lock their choices.

    Seat allotment process:  Based on choices made, seats, merit rank, categories of reservation, candidates will be allotted seats for the Odisha NEET admission 2023. OJEE, Odisha, declares the result of the Odisha NEET counselling.

    College Reporting: Candidates must report at the allotted colleges, and you have to report within the specified dates and timings.

    How to Apply

    • Step I: Candidate must visit the official website
    • Step 2: To participate in the counselling of Odisha NEET 2023, candidates will have to register on the official website of OJEE. Registrations usually follow the announcement of the NEET result. The entire application process can be divided into six steps:
    1. Registering online using a valid email ID, phone number and NEET 2023 roll number
    2. Logging in using credentials generated while registering online
    3. Completing the application form for Odisha NEET 2023 counselling
    4. Uploading scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression
    5. Paying the application fee online and submitting the application
    6. Taking a print of the filled Odisha NEET counselling 2023 application form
    • Step 3: (Verification of the documents) This is an offline process. Candidates choose a verification centre while filling the application form for the counselling of Odisha NEET 2023. They then report to this verification centre along with all their documents (in original). After the verification has been completed successfully, candidates will be issued a confirmation slip. They must preserve this slip for future reference.
    • Step 4: Odisha NEET counselling 2023: Documents required for verification
    • Step 5: (State Merit List) After the document verification has been completed, the OJEE Cell will release a list of the candidates who are eligible for the counselling process. Candidates who could not complete the document verification will not be included in this list. The state merit list will rank the eligible candidates based on their performance in NEET 2023.
    • Step 6: (Choice filling and locking) Candidates who have been included in the state merit list of Odisha NEET 2023 counselling will be able to proceed with a choice filling and locking. There is no limit on the number of choices that a candidate can fill in this form. They are thus advised to fill as many choices as they can. After filling the choices, a candidate must lock these choices or they will not be considered for seat allotment.

    Documents Required

    • 10th Certificate.
    • 12th Certificate.
    • 12th Mark Sheet.
    • NEET UG 2023 Admit Card.
    • NEET UG 2023 Result/Scorecard.
    • Category Certificate (if applicable).
    • Domicile Certificate (for Odisha candidate only).
    • Certificate of Sub Category, If Applicable.
    • ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter card etc)

    Counselling Process (AIQ Quota)

    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 counselling.
    • 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 counselling (15% AIQ Quota) will not be permitted to vacate their seats as per the orders made by the Supreme court of India.

    Selection Procedure

    • The Exam conducting authority will make the merit list of the selected candidates for admission after the NEET State counselling.
    • Admission Seekers will be selected based on their rank obtained and choice filled during counselling.
    • 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, this candidate’s seat will be forfeited.

    Odisha NEET Counselling 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.

    Government MBBS Colleges in Odisha

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    Pt. Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital, Baripada, OdishaBaripada100
    Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College & Hospital, KoraputKoraput150
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, BhubaneswarBhubaneswarN/A
    MKCG Medical College, BerhampurBerhampur250
    Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, BurlaBurla150
    SCB Medical College, CuttackCuttack200

    Private MBBS Colleges in Odisha

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    Instt. Of Medical Sciences & SUM Hospital, BhubaneswarBhubaneswar150
    Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, BhubaneswarBhubaneswar150
    Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, BhubaneswarBhubaneswar100
    Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, RourkelaRourkela100

    Dental Colleges in Odisha

    Name of CollegesTypeBDS Seats
    Hi-Tech Dental College & Hospital, BhubaneswarPrivate100
    Institute of Dental Sciences, BhubaneswarPrivate100
    Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, BhubaneswarPrivate100
    S.C.B. Dental College & Hospital, CuttackGovernment50

    Seat Allotment Process

    The Odisha NEET Counselling will be conducted in two rounds. The seat allotment and mop-up round process will be done separately for each round. the Seat allotment will be completely based on the merit rank and choices entered by candidates.

    1. Allotment will be made strictly on the basis of State Merit List prepared by OJEE and as per the choice of subject & college locked by the candidate.
    2. If a candidate is allotted a seat in any round of counselling as per his / her 1st choice and takes admission for that seat, then he/she cannot participate in subsequent rounds of counselling. If the allotment is not as per 1st choice, then he/she can decide whether or not to participate in the subsequent round for improvement only.
    3. If a candidate, after taking admission in the first round, participates in the second round but does not get any allotment, then the admission taken in 1st round is retained.
    4. If a candidate after taking admission in the first round, does not participate in the second round, then the admission taken in 1st round is retained.
    5. If a candidate, after being allotted a seat in a round, does not take provisional admission, then his/her allotment will stand cancelled and the seat will be treated as vacant for the subsequent round. However, he/ she can participate in subsequent rounds.
    6. Candidates, who have already taken admission in a particular reserved category, are not allowed to change to another category in the same college.

    Reservation Criteria

    Scheduled Tribe (ST)12%
    Scheduled Caste (SC)8%
    Physically Challenged (PC) of each category5%
    Ex-Servicemen (ES)3%
    Green Card Holders (GC)5$

    NOTE: (Any other reservation category, if notified by Govt., shall also be applicable)

    Applying seekers who have been allotted seats in Round I will also be able to opt for up-gradation in Second Round. And in case the candidate gets an upgraded seat in seconds Round, the seat allotted in first Round will stand cancelled.


    • Aspirants are required to obtain minimum qualifying percentile marks in NEET 2023 entrance examination in order to qualify for further admission process.
    • Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC are required to obtain marks equivalent to at least 40thpercentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
    • Aspirants who belong to UR category are required to score equivalent to at least 50thpercentile
    CategoryNEET 2023 cutoffNEET 2023 cutoff scoreNumber of Qualifying Candidates
    UR/EWS50th Percentile720-1371014372
    OBC40th Percentile136-10788592
    SC40th Percentile136-10729918
    ST40th Percentile136-10712437
    UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile136-121405
    OBC & PH40th Percentile120-107179
    SC & PH40th Percentile120-10750
    ST & PH40th Percentile120-10823
    NEET UG CUTOFF 2023 (ANNOUNCED)1 - 13062023
    NEET UG CUTOFF 2023 (ANNOUNCED)1 – 13062023

    NEET UG Cutoff 2022

    CategoryNEET 2022 cutoffNEET cut-off marksNumber of Candidates
    UR/EWS50th percentile715-117881402
    OBC40th Percentile116-9374458
    SC40th Percentile116-9326087
    ST40th Percentile116-9310565
    UR / EWS &
    45th Percentile116-105328
    OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93160
    SC & PH40th Percentile104-9356
    ST & PH40th Percentile104-9313
    CategoryMinimum Qualifying PercentileCut-off Marks
    Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile720-147
    Unreserved/EWS-PH45th Percentile146-129
    Scheduled Caste (SC)40th Percentile146-113
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)40th Percentile146-113
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)40th Percentile146-113
    SC-PH40th Percentile128-113
    ST-PH40th Percentile128-113
    OBC-PH40th Percentile128-113

    Category wise No. of Candidates qualifying the test, based on qualifying criteria of NEET (UG)-2020

    CategoryQualifying PercentileMarks RangeNo. of CandidatesMarks RangeNo. of Candidates
    UR50th Percentile701-134704335720-147682406
    OBC40th Percentile133-10763789146-11361265
    SC40th Percentile133-10720009146-11319572
    ST40th Percentile133-1078455146-1137837
    UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile133-120266146-12999
    OBC & PH40th Percentile119-107142128-113233
    SC & PH40th Percentile119-10732128-11370
    ST & PH40th Percentile119-10714128-11318

    NEET Cutoff scores – 2020 vs 2019

    CategoryCutoff percentile2020 Cutoff score2019 cutoff scores
    OTHERS50th Percentile720-147701-134
    OBC40th Percentile146-113133-107
    SC40th Percentile146-113133-107
    ST40th Percentile146-113133-107
    UR & PH45th Percentile146-129133-120
    OBC & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107
    SC & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107
    ST & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107

    All India Quota 2019 Cutoff Rank Odisha

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    State Domicile 2019 Cutoff Rank Odisha

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    Deemed University 2019 Cutoff Rank Odisha

    CategoryRound 1Round 2