MCC NEET UG Counselling 2024: Dates | Registration Process | Complete Details

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  • July 4, 2024

The NEET UG 2024 counselling is scheduled to start from July 6, 2024 onwards. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts the counselling for admission to MBBS, BDS, and BSc Nursing courses for the 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats.

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will oversee the NEET 2024 counselling process for the 15% All India Quota seats in central universities and other institutes. The respective state counselling authorities conduct the NEET UG 2024 counselling for 85% state quota seats.

The NEET UG counselling, under the guidance of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), will be conducted for 1,09170 MBBS and 27,868 BDS seats in India. It is estimated that around 1,000* BSc Nursing seats will be allocated through MCC NEET counselling.

The NEET UG exam took place on May 5, 2024, and the results were announced on June 4, 2024. This year, 23,33,397 candidates appeared for the exam, of which 13,16268 qualified.

NEET UG Counselling 2024: Complete Schedule

To avoid missing any important event, candidates are advised to refer to the table below for the NEET UG Counselling process.

Event Date (Tentative)
Round 1
Registration Starts for Round 1 July 6 (Tentative)
Last date of choice filling/ locking July 2024
Processing of seat allotment July 2024
Provision Result- Round 1 July 2024
Final Result- Round 1 July 2024
Documents upload July 2024
Reporting to the Allotted College July 2024
Round 2
Fresh Registration/ Payment July 2024
Choice filling/ locking August 2024
Processing of seat allotment August 2024
Result- Round 2 August 2024
Documents upload August 2024
Reporting to the Allotted College August 2024
Round 3
Registration/ Payment August 2024
Choice filling/ locking August 2024
Processing of seat allotment September 2024
Result- Round 3 September 2024
Documents upload September 2024
Reporting to the Allotted College September 2024
Stray Vacancy Round
Registration/ Payment September 2024
Choice filling/ locking September 2024
Processing of seat allotment September 2024
Result September 2024
Reporting to the Allotted College September 2024
Special Stray Vacancy Round
Fresh Registration/ Payment September 2024
Choice filling/ locking September 2024
Processing of seat allotment September 2024
Result September 2024
Reporting to the Allotted College September 2024

Note: The exact dates will be updated after the authorities release the official notification.

Step-by-Step Registration Process:

Step 1: Registration

The first step for NEET UG Counselling is to ‘Register’ for it. Qualified and eligible candidates must register by visiting the official MCC website.

Applicants must fill in the details. After successfully submitting the details, a registration slip will appear on the screen. Please download and print the slip for future reference.

*Important Note: You must use the same mobile number and email ID you used while registering for NEET UG.

Step 2: Filling and Locking Choices
  • Log in with your credentials to the MCC portal.
  • View the list of colleges and fill in your preferred courses/colleges.
  • You can fill any number of colleges.
  • Arrange your choices by moving them up/down, interchanging, or adding/deleting them.
  • “Lock Choices” within the specified timeframe on the scheduled date.
  • Print and save a copy of your locked choices for reference.

*Important Note: Choice locking is time-bound. Once locked, you cannot make any changes. Choose wisely!

Step 3: Seat Allotment

The NEET counselling results will be declared after each round of counselling. Candidates can check the list of seat allotments. The list contains important details such as their name, roll number, assigned category, candidate’s category, allotted college, quota, and course. When reporting to the allotted college, the candidates must possess the seat allotment letter, which needs to be submitted along with other essential documents.

Step 4: Reporting to the Allotted College

Once you have been allotted a seat in a medical college through NEET counselling, you must report to the college to complete the admission formalities. This involves submitting the original copies of several mandatory documents, which are given below:

  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Scorecard or Rank Letter
  • Class 10 certificate and mark sheet (for date of birth)
  • Class 12 certificate and mark sheet
  • Valid ID proof (Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)
  • Eight passport-size photographs
  • Provisional Allotment Letter
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
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Free Exit and Exit with Forfeiture in NEET Counselling:

Free Exit (only for Round 1)– The Free Exit option applies solely to Round 1 of NEET counselling. If a candidate is assigned a seat in Round 1 but chooses not to join the allotted college, they will not face any penalty. Their security deposit remains untouched, and they remain eligible to participate in subsequent rounds of counselling. This provides flexibility for candidates who are unsure about their initial allotment and wish to explore other options in later rounds.

Exit with forfeiture—If a candidate is given a seat in the second round but decides not to accept it, they can still exit with forfeiture (losing the deposited security amount) within the specified time.

Candidates who join the allocated seat in the second round won’t be allowed to resign or give up their seats. Additionally, they won’t be able to take part in state counselling.

NEET UG Exam 2024 Cut-Off:

The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the results on 4 June, along with the NEET UG 2024 cutoff scores or qualifying marks for each category. The table below displays the category-wise NEET 2024 qualifying cutoff.

Category Cut Off Percentile Cut Off Marks No of Candidates
UR/ EWS 50th Percentile 720-164 1165904
OBC 40th Percentile 163-129 100769
SC 40th Percentile 163-129 34326
ST 40th Percentile 163-129 14478
UR/EWS & PwD 45th Percentile 163-146 455
OBC & PwD 40th Percentile 145-129 270
SC & PwD 40th Percentile 145-129 55
ST & PwD 40th Percentile 141-129 11

Frequently Asked Questions:

Ques: When does counselling start for NEET UG 2024?

Answer: The NEET UG 2024 counselling will begin on 6 July 2024 (tentative) at

Ques:  Is joining the allotted Medical/Dental College of Round 1 necessary to participate in Round 2 of NEET counselling?

Answer: Candidates are not required to report to or join the college allotted to them in NEET counselling Round 1 since a free exit option is available. However, if they wish to keep the Round 1 seat and upgrade to Round 2, they must physically join the college for Round 1 and express their willingness to upgrade to Round 2 at admission. If candidates choose to give up the seat allocated to them in the first round, they can do so before registering for the next round of NEET counselling.

Ques: Is there any restriction for filling out the number of institutes during the NEET UG counselling process?

Answer: There is no limit to entering the number of institutes during the choice-filling rounds of the NEET UG counselling process. Candidates can give as many choices as they wish during the online choice-filling round. However, choices should be made according to candidates’ preferences.

Ques: What if a candidate forgot to lock the college choices during neet counselling process?

Answer: If a candidate fails to lock the choice submitted, it will be automatically locked as per the schedule. Candidates will not allotted a seat if they do not register and fill in choices during the registration period.

Ques: Is it possible for a candidate to lock their choices and later, they want to modify/ edit them?

Answer: Once candidates lock their choices, they cannot be unlocked. Therefore, candidates are advised to check all choices carefully before locking them.

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