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September 17, 2018 • 12:00 am

NEET Counselling 2018 Dates, Seat Allotment Procedure & Mopup Rounds


NEET Counselling 2018 Dates, Seat Allotment Procedure & Mopup Rounds


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Hello Aspirants!


Do you wish to join the Top medical colleges of the country? Then you can apply for NEET 2018 Counselling and Seat Allotment after qualifying NEET 2018 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 2018 will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee. The counselling for NEET 2018 will be done to fill the 15% All India Quota Seats. The remaining 85% seats will be filled by NEET State Counselling 2018.


There will be two rounds of Counselling, Round 1 and 2. First Round will start the from 13th June 2018. Also, the NEET First Round Counselling Result will announced by the exam convening authority on 22nd June 2018.


After NEET Counselling 2018, remaining vacant seats will be transferred to the deemed universities for final mop- up round for NEET UG 2018.


The candidates can check here the complete details about NEET 2018 Counselling and Seat Allotment. Let’s have a look.


The MCC will release the first round allotment results for NEET 2018 on 22nd June 2018 after 4 pm.


Note: - This year, there are 27 Government Medical Colleges are missing in the first round of NEET Counselling from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and some other states. The MCC will ensure that the colleges would be listed in the second round of counselling.




NEET Counselling 2018 Dates- Marks the Important Dates Here!



NEET 2018 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 2018 will be held through online mode. Check out the tentative NEET Counselling Dates 2018 in the below table.


S.No.Counselling EventsNEET UG 2018 Counselling Dates
1.NEET Counselling 2018 Registration, Choice Filling (from 5th) and Indicative Seat13th June 2018
2.Choice Filling and Locking18th June 2018
3.NEET Seat Allotment 2018 Process- Round 120th and 21st June 2018
4.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment Round 1 Result22nd June 2018
5.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 123rd June to 3rd July 2018
6.Exercising of Choices and Locking (Round 2)6th July to 8th July 2018
7.NEET Seat Allotment 2018 Process- Round 210 and 11th July 2018
8.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment List for Round 212th July 2018
9.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 213th July to 22nd July 2018
10.NEET Seat Allotment 2018 Process- Mop Up Round12th August to 14th August 2018
11.Choice Filling/Locking for Mop Up15th August 2018
12.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment List for Mop Up Round16th August 2018
13.Declaration of NEET Seat Allotment Mop Up Round Result17th August 2018
14.Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Mop Up Round18th August to 26th August 2018




NEET 2018 Counselling Procedure- Complete Steps to get Admission in Medical College!



Below, we have mentioned the complete step by step procedure to apply for NEET 2018 Counselling and Seat Allotment Process. Read further to know about these steps.



1. NEET Counselling Registration 2018


To apply for NEET Counselling Registration 2018, 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 2018.



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 2018.


 Click on Submit button.


 Now, the candidates will be required to enter the One Time Password (OTP) to complete NEET 2018 Counselling Process. The OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number during NEET 2018 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 the preference. For this, the candidates need to follow the below- mentioned steps.



 After NEET 2018 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 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 print out of locked choices for future use.




3. NEET Mock Counselling 2018 

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 2018 helps candidates to refine their selection of choices and candidates can modify their choices as the placement during that period is not binding.


Check - Result of Round 1




4. Reporting to the Allotted College


To confirm the seats, the candidates will have to report 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 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 2018 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 canceled 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 2018 Process



Below is the list of documents required at the time of NEET Counselling 2018. Candidates will have to carry their original documents along with the attested photocopies during the Counselling process.



10th and 12th Class Mark Sheets.


[glyphicon type="file"]  10th and 12th Class Passing Certificate.


[glyphicon type="file"]  Birth Certificate.


[glyphicon type="file"]  NEET Rank Letter [glyphicon type="file"]  Eight Passport size photographs similar to that affixed on the online application form.


[glyphicon type="file"]  Caste Certificate (If applicable).


[glyphicon type="file"]  NEET 2018 Admit Card


[glyphicon type="file"]  PWD Certificate (If applicable).


[glyphicon type="file"]  Counselling Letter issued by the NEET Authority.




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



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


Most of the students have this query in their minds. Mop- Up Round NEET 2018 is the counselling process provided by the respective states, against the reverted seats from All India 15% Quota.


It can also be called as 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 top 15% 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 2018



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 state merit list.




NEET State Counselling 2018-Get the List of the Participating States!



The candidates who want to get admission in the State Medical Colleges on the basis of NEET 2018 scores must check the list of states participating in NEET Counselling 2018.


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 2018 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 an any other number, the grievance shall not be entertained.


As per the official notification, all the candidates who are eligible for refund are informed that due to extension of BDS counselling till 15th September 2018 refund process was delayed and it will start shortly.


Refund of security deposit to the candidates will be done by 15th October 2018 and the list of the aspirants will be uploaded on the official website of MCC.



NEET 2018 Counselling FAQs (Most Asked Questions)



During NEET UG Counselling 2018, 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 2018 Counselling amongst the candidates. The queries related to get admission in 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 2018. 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 any counselling center.



Question 2. Can I fill more than one college choice in the choice filling form?Answer: Yes, you can fill many choices, however the choices should be in 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 in 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 2018 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 2018 is provided in this blog. If we have missed anything, tell us in the comment section provided below.


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  • Ayisha
    1) In Deemed University counselling, if I get seat in 2nd round counselling , if I'm not interested to join that college , can I participate in mop up round counselling? 2) For mop up round counselling , should I approach Deemed University directly? Or apply online through online counselling process?
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  • Akhilesh Kumar
    Sir if anyone got 205 marks Can u tell me can he apply for counselling If possible then please tell me which round he can apply for counselling
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  • A. A.sneha
    If I got seat in first round counselling but I am not interested to join that college so that I haven't reported in that in this stage will I be able to attend the next counselling?? Reply plss..
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello,   you need to report to the college in every counselling round whether you select the college or you withdraw the application. Both facilities are available.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Can we withdraw the application after submitting the certificates like if we get a better college in Aiims counseling?
  • Rupali
    My rank is 10000 nd I belongs to OBC category so what is the chances to get admission in Rajasthan's govt. College nd also wants to know that is any restriction to apply other states college for example I m eligible for only one state or many more?
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  • Vishal
    how i get registed for mop up councelling in mp???
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  • Vanamala Sridhar Yadav
    Hi I am sridhar I have attended for the neet second round counselling I had made my choices but I forgot to lock the choices so it is saying that no choices are made in your rank am I eligible for the mop up round
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  • Zulikha
    Sir i got 149 marks in neet 2018 examination and i m belong from st category,so my que is can i get any govt course under neet and any collage?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Zulikha,   Sorry to say but there is no chance to get government college. The expected marks for the government colleges in SC category is around 156. All the Best!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Syed Mohiuddin
    Hello How to apply for Neet counselling process if you people could share the link and when is by the way of neet counselling be starting & when it will come to end??????
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sayed Mohinuddin,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The details of NEET Counselling will be shared with you within this week. Keep Visiting us.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Vanamala Sridhar Yadav
    Hi I am sridhar I have attended for the meet second round counselling I had made my choices but I forgot to lock the choices so it is saying that no choices are made in your rank am I eligible for the mop up round
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    Vanamala Sridhar Yadav
    I have paid rupees 5000 for the counselling if I have to pay the fees again or no need of paying please reply me
  • Charu
    sir , i got 104 marks in neet 2018.i belong to sc category .can i eligibli to take seat in government college
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