Pondicherry NEET Counselling 2022: Application Dates, Allotment, Cutoff

Pondicherry NEET Counselling

Pondicherry NEET-UG 2022 Counselling

Pondicherry NEET UG 2022 Counselling: is the state centralized Online counselling process through which a candidate can apply to MBBS/BDS courses in various Government/Private Medical Colleges affiliated with the State Medical University Pondicherry. The counselling procedure will be based on one’s NEET Scorecard and managed by the Pondicherry Centralised Admission Committee.

The scorecard of NEET-UG will be accepted by the various government and private medical and dental institutions of Pondicherry. In this blog post, you will know about Pondicherry NEET Counselling procedure, Top Medical/Dental Colleges in Pondicherry.

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    NEET 2022 Brief Information

    Before discussing the complete details about NEET 2022 Counselling Procedure, let’s briefly describe NEET 2022.

    Name of the ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
    Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
    NEET 2022 Exam Date17 July 2022
    NEET 2022 Result07 September 2022 (Announced)
    MCC AIQ NEET 2022 Counselling Starting DateTo be Announced Soon
    Puducherry NEET Counselling Conducting AuthorityCentralised Admission Committee (CENTAC)
    Puducherry NEET 2021 Counselling Starting DateTo be Announced Soon
    Exam levelNational-level
    Exam categoryUndergraduate
    Exam ModeOffline (Pen & Paper)
    Academic qualification10 + 2 or equivalent with PCB
    Exam Duration3 hours 20 minutes
    Total Number of Questions180 Multiple Choice Questions
    Language/Medium available for the ExaminationHindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
    Government MBBS Seats380
    Private MBBS Seats1050
    Government BDS Seats40
    Private BDS Seats300
    Medical Colleges542 medical
    313 dental
    15 AIIMS
    2 JIPMER
    914 AYUSH
    47 BVSc & AH
    NEET UG NotificationClick Here
    NEET UG Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
    NEET 2022 registration websiteneet.nta.nic.in

    Puducherry NEET 2022 Counselling Important Dates

    Applicants can check the important dates related to the Puducherry MBBS/BDS 2022 counselling procedure from the below table.

    Release of the application formTo be announced
    The last date to fill Puducherry NEET application formTo be announced
    Registrations for admission in Bachelor of Neuropathy and Yogic SciencesTo be announced
    Re-opening of registrations for MBBS, BDS and BNYS coursesTo be announced
    Publication of Draft Merit ListTo be announced

    Puducherry NEET Counselling 2022

    A candidate can visit the official portal of the Centralised Admission Committee (Centac) Government Of Puducherry to get themselves registered for Pondicherry NEET UG Counselling 2022.

    Pondicherry NEET Counselling Selection Procedure

    • Admission to the M.B.B.S., B.D.S. & B.A.M.S. courses is based on the current year NEET Rank of the candidates.
    • Merit List will be based on NEET Rank. Allotment will be based on the eligibility, reservation applicable, category of seats and NEET Rank.

    NEET Counselling Procedure

    Before we speak about the counselling procedure for Pondicherty NEET 2022, Let us first look at the Type of NEET Counselling 2022 for state and AIQ quota.

    Type of NEET CounsellingCounselling Body
    NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ Seats (except in Jammu & Kashmir) in Government medical and dental collegesDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats in DU colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)DGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for IP Quota seats in ESIC CollegesDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)DGHS, on behalf of MCC and AFMC Pune
    NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats (all the seats in case of Jammu & Kashmir) and state private collegesRespective State Counselling Authorities

    Counselling Process (AIQ Quota)

    Candidate applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in Puducherry must have to register themselves for the Pondicherry NEET UG Counselling 2022. Counselling of NEET 2022 for All India Quota will be conducted in two rounds in online mode.

    • 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 based on 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.

    How to Apply

    • Step I: Candidate must visit the https://www.centacpuducherry.in/
    • Step 2: Forgetting admission into the MBBS course in Puducherry, the candidates must submit an online application form on the official website of CENTAC Puducherry. After opening the official website, click on Group II, which means professional courses (MBBS, BDS, etc.).
    • Step 3: The dashboard page of MBBS admissions will open in a new tab, and the candidates must click on ‘Sign Up. Enter the ‘Registered Mobile Number, E-Mail and other details to create a login account on the official website. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP to complete pre-registration, and a login account will be created.
    • Step 4: Log in with the credentials. The online application form will be displayed on the screen. Fill in all the personal details carefully. It is mandatory to choose college preferences. The admission committee will reject applications with incomplete details or wrong details.
    • Step 5: After filling in the details, upload the scanned image of the passport size photograph in JPEG format. The size of the scanned image should not be less than 20kb or more than 50kb. Upload the self-attested copies of the following documents: –
    1. Nationality/ Domicile/ Residence Certificate
    2. Class 10 & Class 12 Certificates/ Mark Sheets
    3. Regional Reservation Certificate (if applicable)
    4. Category Certificate (if applicable)
    • Step 6: Proceed to the payment of the counselling fee after the above-mentioned steps. The counselling fee for the general category is Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 500 for reserved categories.
    • Step 7: Take the printout of the application form after the successful completion of the above-mentioned steps. Wait for the seat allotment results.

    Documents Required

    • 10th Certificate.
    • 12th Certificate.
    • 12th Mark Sheet.
    • NEET UG 2021 Admit Card.
    • NEET UG 2021 Result/Scorecard.
    • Category Certificate (if applicable).
    • Domicile Certificate (for Pudducherry candidate only).
    • Certificate of Sub Category, If Applicable.
    • ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter card etc.)

    NEET Counselling Eligibility Criteria

    • The applying seekers should have qualified for the NEET Entrance Examination.
    • Aspirants must have the domicile of Pondicherry.
    • The applying seekers must have completed the 10+2 examination or equivalent examination from the recognized educational institution.
    • The applying seekers must have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biotechnology and English are the compulsory subjects with a minimum of 50% marks, 40% marks are required for SC/ST category candidates, and 45% marks are for Physically Handicap candidates.

    Counselling Fee

    Here, we are providing detailed information Puducherry NEET Counseling online application form fee in Indian Rupees; you can check the government quota fee, Management Quota/ SS- (National candidates) & NRI / Foreign Nationals, which is not refundable. Let’s have a look.

    Type of seat applied forGen/OBCSC/ST
    Govt. Quota1000500
    Management Quota/ SS- (National candidates)20001000
    NRI / Foreign Nationals2000

    Details for Puducherry Counselling Registration Fee

    Here in this section, we provide detailed information on Puducherry NEET Counseling online registration fee in Indian Rupees; you can check the round-wise registration fee for Exit with forfeiture of fees, Ineligible for further counselling etc. Let’s have a look.

    Round  Free ExitExit with forfeiture of feesIneligible for further counsellingAmount of Registration Fee
        SECONDNoIf not joinedIf joinedGovernment Quota – Rs. 10,000(5000/- for SC/ST/OBC/EBC/MBC/ BCM/BT) Management Quota – Rs.1,00,000
    MOP UPNoIf joined

    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, the seat of this candidate will be forfeited.

    Pondicherry NEET UG Counselling 2022 Participating Colleges

    Candidate applying for various medical and dental colleges affiliated with 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 Pondicherry

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, PuducherryPondicherry150
    Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PuducherryPondicherry150

    Government Dental College (BDS Seats)

    Name of CollegeTotal IntakeAll India Quota seatsState Quota seats
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences1001585
    Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences40685
    Total Seats14021170

    Private MBBS Colleges in Pondicherry

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, PondicherryPondicherry150
    Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, PondicherryPondicherry150
    Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, PondicherryPondicherry250
    Vinayaka Missions Medical College, PondicherryKaraikal100
    Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, PondicherryPondicherry150
    Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, PondicherryPondicherry150
    Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, PondicherryPondicherry150

    Private Dental College (BDS Seats)

    Name of CollegeTotal IntakeAll India Quota seatsState Quota seats
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences1001585
    Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital1001585
    Sri Venkateshwaraa Dental College1001585

    Seat Allotment Process

    The Pondicherry NEET UG Counselling 2022 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.

    The Pondicherry MBBS and BDS 2022 seat allotment result for Round I counselling will be announced soon. The Result of seat allotment would be published online on the official website of Pondicherry Centralised Admission Committee.


    • Aspirants must obtain minimum qualifying percentile marks in NEET 2022 entrance examination to qualify for further admission process.
    • Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC must obtain marks equivalent to at least 40thpercentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
    • Aspirants who belong to the UR category are required to score equivalent to at least the 50th percentile.

    NEET Result 2022 Qualifying Percentile & Scores (Released)

    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

    NEET Result 2021 Qualifying Percentile & Scores

    CategoryCut off PercentileCut off ScoreCategoryCut off PercentileCut off Score
    UR/EWS50th Percentile720-138UR/EWS-PwD45th Percentile137-122
    OBC40th Percentile137-108OBC-PwD40th Percentile121-108
    SC40th Percentile137-108SC-PwD40th Percentile121-108
    ST40th Percentile137-108ST-PwD40th Percentile121-108

    NEET Cutoff 2020

    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 Pondicherry

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    State Domicile 2019 Cutoff Rank Pondicherry

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    Deemed University 2019 Cutoff Rank Pondicherry

    CategoryRound 1Round 2
    ST 307513

    Categories in Pondicherry UG MBBS Counselling

    Vertical Reservation% Reservation
    General Category50%
    Other Backward Classes11%
    Backward Classes Muslims2%
    Most Backward Classes18%
    Extreme backward Classes2%
    Backward Tribes1%
    Scheduled Caste16%
    Vertical Reservation
    Children/Grand Children of Freedom4%
    Physically Challenged3%
    Wards of Ex-Servicemen1%
    A candidate who is Meritorious in Sports1%