What after NEET? | The Complete Guide for the NEET Counseling Process

The Complete Guide for NEET Counseling Process

What after NEET? | The Complete Guide for NEET Counseling Process

Hello friends, in this blog we are attempting to assist students who took the NEET exam this year and received their NEET results. Most students face the problem of the counselling process after getting NEET results. So we have tried to provide the Complete Guide for the NEET Counseling Process in this blog. So if you are a student who got a NEET result and is now confused about the counselling process, then please read this blog properly. All your doubts and confusion will be cleared up after reading this blog. So let’s start it.

When candidates think about building their career in the Medical field for becoming doctors. NEET comes as a first step towards opening the doors.  NEET is one of the toughest and most important entrance exams in India and passing the exam is the only way to make their dream come true! It may look difficult at first but once you clear the first step called NEET, the doors of opportunities are limitless. 

But candidates get more confused after attending the NEET exam. So many candidates get confused over the further procedure, while some get confused over what to do or choose with certain marks in the examination.

Here we have talked about everything related to the further procedure and field choice for your clarification and try to provide you with the Complete Guide for the NEET Counseling Process.

Things displayed here are : 

1. NEET counselling process

2. Courses are offered through NEET





BSc Nursing 




1. NEET Counselling : 

After attending the exam and declaration of results, When it comes to NEET counselling candidates are so much in confusion. The biggest step after the exam and result is the counselling process. It is also the phase that is ‘make or break ‘.

NEET counselling is the process where candidates choose and organize colleges of their preferences. After that, the counselling authorities go through their choices and allocated them a college in a  consideration of their rank.

The Medical counselling committee ( MCC ) will release NEET – UG 2022 counselling schedule at mcc.nic.in. The link to participate in the NEET – UG 2022 will be provided hereafter availability. 

MCC’s NEET counselling is held for 15% of All India Quota ( AIQ ) seats in government colleges and 100% deemed or central Universities like ESIC / AFMS, AIIMS, JIPMER and BSc nursing programs. The NEET AIQ counselling process is divided into Four rounds namely Round 1, Round 2, Mop up and stray vacancy. Out of four rounds, three rounds are conducted online by MCC and the stray vacancy rounds would be conducted by the respective deemed universities. 

The AIQ for NEET counselling includes the following : 

15% MBBS / BDS seats of states 

100% MBBS / BDS seats of BHU 

100% MBBS seats of AIIMS across India 

AIQ ( All India Quota ) of JIPMER 

AIQ seats of AMU ( Aligarh Muslim University ) / DU ( Delhi University ) / VMMC ( Vardhman Mahavir Medical College ) / ABVIMS ( Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Science ) 

AIQ seats of Faculty of dentistry – Jamia Millia Islamia. 

AIQ seats of ESIC ( Employees’ State Insurance Corporation ) Medical college. 

The other 85% of seats are from government colleges and all seats from private aided / unaided, minority /nonminority, medical/dental colleges are done through the state NEET counselling process. 

Steps for NEET counselling process. 

1) After the availability of the link at mcc.nic.in candidates have to register their self for the further process along with payment of processing fees. Candidates can participate in further process only after they complete 1st step. 

2) The second step is choice filling and locking, where candidates have to fill out the college of their preference in the form available online. After choice filling, there will be an option provided as lock the choices. Candidates must have to lock their choices. 

3) The Third step is Round 1 seat allotment and results in the announcement. 

4) Once the candidate gets a seat in their preferred college, they have to do reporting to the allotted Medical / Dental college. 

5) Now round 2 and vacant seats are announced. 

6) Step 6 is registration for Round 2 ( not necessary for already registered candidates ) and newly chosen filling for NEET counselling Round 2. 

7) Round 2 seat allotment.

8) Reporting to the allotted Medical / Dental college in preparation for Round 2. 

9) At the last there is also one offline round conducted by respected states. where candidates have to choose their college and have to pay the fees for the renowned institute. 

After knowing all these details one more thing around which candidates get confused is,

Which documents are needed for NEET Counselling? 

Below is the list of documents/certificates required for NEET counselling:

1. NEET admit card 

2. NEET scorecard or Rank letter 

3. Class 10 mark sheet 

4. Class 12 mark sheet 

5. Birth Certificate ( In case you don’t have a birth certificate the Class 10 certificate could be applicable for date of birth reference ) 

6. ID proof ( Aadhar card / PAN card / Driving licence / Passport ) 

7. Eight passport-size photographs 

8. Provisional alloment letter 

9. Caste Certificate ( For EWS / OBC / ST / SC ) 

10. PwD Certificate ( If applicable ) 

2. Courses offered through NEET : 

1) MBBS: Competition for getting a seat in MBBS colleges is too high these days. You must have gotten marks up to 600+ for getting admission to a top medical college. For the General category, last year’s marks for getting admission were an average of y 603+, for the SC category it was an averagely of 505+, for the ST category it was 479+. It varies every year according to that year’s merit and cutoff lists. It is also dependent on different state levels. 

2) BDS:  After MBBS if there is a branch which demands more marks and rank is the BDS course. For getting admission to top BDS medical colleges the average cut-off mark for the General category is 560+, for SC it’s 450+ and for ST it’s 430+. 

3) BAMS: BAMS courses are getting a more renowned name as our ancient medicine culture is now being accepted by most of the people out there. For safe play, you must have to get marks up to 450+ for the general category to get admission to top Ayurvedic medical colleges. It varies every year according to merit lists and is different state-wise. In private colleges you can get admission with 300+ marks, it varies with different colleges. 

4) BHMS: Candidates can get admission to BHMS courses if they score above 350+ in government homoeopathic medical colleges. Candidates can get admission to private colleges with minimum cut-off marks. 

5) Bsc Nursing: NEET is compulsory for BSc nursing in top medical colleges like AIIMS, and JIPMER, otherwise it’s not compulsory.  For BSc NEET cut-off average is 140 to 720 marks for the General category, for OBC / SC / ST it’s 108 to 160. 

6) BUMS and 7) BSMS: Cut-off marks for AYUSH courses like BAMS, BHMS, BUMS and BSMS stays nearly the same and there are no huge differences. So for getting admission in these courses you have to score a minimum of 350 marks. 

8) BVSc / AH: For getting admission to top colleges candidate must get a minimum of 200 marks. it varies from state to state but if you have a minimum score you can comfortably get admission to these courses. 


That’s the end of this short but informative blog. I hope you liked it and found it useful. We have tried to provide you with the complete Guide for the NEET Counseling Process and I am sure you will find it very useful. Thank you for reading this blog and sharing this blog as much as possible, so it will be helpful to others also and if you are confused about choosing a stream in the medical field then you should read this blog.

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