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NEET Counselling 2023: Registration, Seat Allotment, Result, Fee


NEET Counselling 2023: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), conducts the NEET UG counselling 2023 according to a set of standards for admissions under the All India Quota (AIQ). The counselling process facilitates the admission of successful candidates to MBBS/BDS courses offered by medical and dental colleges across India.

The DGHS will conduct the NEET counselling on 15% of AIQ seats, while state counselling authorities will oversee the NEET UG 2023 online counselling for state quota seats. Candidates who pass the NEET exam for UG courses will be able to choose from both types of counselling. The counselling process will include various rounds, including seat allotment, document verification, and reporting to the allotted college. Continue reading to know more about the NEET counselling schedule and procedures.

Latest Update:
— August 23, 2023:
The Telangana NEET UG counselling round 1 seat allotment result is out on tsmedadm.tsche.in.
— August 23, 2023: Directorate General of Medical Education and Training, Uttar Pradesh (UP) is to commence the choice-filling and locking process for the second round of UP counselling 2023 on August 23, 2023. The last date to submit the choices is August 26, 2023, up to 5:00 p.m. For more, visit the official website, i.e., upneet.gov.in.
— July 21, 2023: West Bengal NEET 2023 counselling registration to begin on July 25, 2023. See below for more.
— July 20, 2023: Kerala counselling provisional rank list is out.
Telangana NEET UG 2023 counselling registration is active now under Competent Authority Quota in Government, Private Medical & Dental Colleges. Apply before July 14, 2023, using the direct links below.
Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Itanagar, has announced Arunachal Pradesh National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) UG counselling schedule, according to which the online registration for counselling and documents upload will begin on July 7, 2023, on apdhte.nic.in.

NEET Counselling 2023 Schedule

Candidates can check the NEET UG Counselling from the following table:

NEET Counselling Events 2023Counselling Schedule
NEET Counselling Registration Date July 7, 2023 (Started)
NEET Counselling Choice Filling/Locking DateJuly 2023
NEET Counselling Seat Allotment DateAugust 2023
NEET Counselling Result DateAugust 2023

West Bengal NEET UG Counselling 2023 Schedule

The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DHFW), Kolkata, has issued the WB NEET 2023 counselling schedule. The WB NEET 2023 counselling registration will begin on July 25, 2023, and end on July 28, 2023, by 4 p.m. After the successful completion of round 1, online registration for round 2 will occur from August 14 to 15, 2023, while round 3 is scheduled from September 5 to 6, 2024. An online stray round will also be scheduled from September 18, 2023.

Candidates can check out the complete WB NEET 2023 counselling schedule below for State Quota, Private Management, and NRI Quota in West Bengal:

Kerala NEET UG Counselling 2023 Schedule

CEE has released the NEET Kerala counselling provisional rank list on its official portal, i.e., cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates with any complaints regarding their rank lists can contact the authorities by 3 p.m. on July 20, 2023. However, it is to be noted that barely being mentioned in the rank list does not guarantee admission, candidates must satisfy all the criteria, too. Learn more about this by visiting the official website.

Telangana NEET UG Counselling 2023 Schedule

Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS) has started the registration for NEET UG counselling at tsmedadm.tsche.ac.in. Candidates can apply online for MBBS and BDS courses till July 14, 2023.

Telangana NEET UG Qualifying Criteria

Here are the minimum qualifying score criteria for NEET UG 2023 examination (cutoff score) for MBBS and BDS courses:

S.NoCategoryCut Off ScoreQualifying Criteria
1General Category Including EWS13750th Percentile
2SC/ST/BC & PWD Candidates of SC/ST/BC Category10740th Percentile
3Persons with Disability(OC)12145th Percentile

Candidates can register online for TS NEET UG 2023 counselling from July 7 to 14, 2023, up to 6 p.m. The registrations will be done through https://tsmedadm.tsche.in.

Telangana NEET UG Counselling Links

Check out the important notifications below:

TS NEET UG Counselling EventImportant Link
Mobile and Email RegistrationClick Here
Candidate RegistrationClick Here
Data UpdationClick Here
Certificates UploadClick Here
Application PrintClick Here
Notification for ApplicationClick Here
ProspectusClick Here

Arunachal Pradesh NEET UG Counselling 2023 Schedule

Here is the counselling schedule of AP NEET UG counselling:

Online Registration and Uploading of DocumentsJuly 7 to July 18
Publication of List of Eligible Registered CandidatesJuly 26
Filling Up of Choices and Locking by the CandidatesJuly 28 to August 7
First Round of Seat AllotmentAugust 9
Physical Reporting in the Respective DirectoratesAugust 9 to August 14
Second Round of Seat AllotmentAugust 17
Physical Reporting in the Respective DirectoratesAugust 18 to August 22
Withdrawal of SeatAugust 24

NEET UG Counselling Procedure 2023

The MCC NEET UG counselling procedure will include registration, counselling fee, seat allotment, etc. Candidates can find the complete process in the following sections.

MCC NEET UG Counselling Registration 2023

Candidates who qualified for NEET 2023 will be asked to register for the NEET counselling process. They had to visit the official website of MCC for the 2023 counselling session. Check the below steps to register for NEET counselling.

  • Visit the MCC official website, i.e. mcc.nic.in.
  • On the homepage, select the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ tab.
  • Click on the ‘New registration’ link.
  • Enter your name, father’s name, mother’s name, category, email ID, mobile number, and other details (as shown in the image below).
NEET Counselling Registration Main Page
  • The user ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID.
  • On the login screen, enter the details and login credentials. Complete the counselling registration process.
  • The registration fee for the counselling must be paid online only.
  • Take the printout of the confirmation page and transaction fee.
  • The NEET-UG counselling registration fee and the tuition fee after selection.

NEET Counselling Registration Fee 2023

Candidates can refer to the following table for the NEET counselling fee details:

Non-refundable Registration Fee

15% AIQ/ Central Universities






Deemed Universities


All Categories


Refundable Tuition Fee

15% AIQ/ Central Universities






Deemed Universities


All Categories


MCC NEET 2023 Counselling Fee Payment

Candidates will pay the NEET UG registration fee after successfully filling out the NEET counselling registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable. Candidates can pay the fee using a debit card, credit card, or net banking.

MCC NEET 2023 Choice Locking

The choice-locking step includes choosing the preferred courses and colleges. Candidates will see a list of the colleges for which they are eligible. Then they are advised to select the preferences in order of their priority.

Candidates should be careful when submitting their choices and double-check all the options. Once the choices are locked, or the dates of choice filling for counselling are over, they cannot make any further changes.

MCC NEET 2023 Seat Allotment Result

In the NEET seat allotment process, the authorities will allot seats to the candidates per the merit list based on their NEET 2023 scores. The MCC releases the seat allotment list highlighting the candidates’ admission seat status for the respective round. After processing all the choices and the merit list, authorities will announce the NEET seat allotment result.

MCC NEET 2023 Reporting to College

Once the NEET seat allotment process is done, the candidates will be asked to report to the allotted college within the specified time. A time frame of 10 to 11 days is given to the candidates to confirm seats and report to the allotted institute.

MCC NEET 2023 Fee Payment for Admission

Candidates will have to pay the tuition fee and confirm their admission. The tuition fee will vary as per the owner of the institute. Candidates joining the colleges under 15% AIQ/Central Universities must pay INR 10,000/- if from the general category and INR 5,000/- if from the reserved category. However, the candidates of all categories in Deemed University should pay INR 2,00,000.

Note: The counselling fees stated above are as per the last year.

Documents Required for NEET Counselling

Selected candidates must report to the college within a specific period. Also, candidates must carry important documents per the instructions at the reporting time. Candidates can follow the below list to know the documents required during NEET counselling:

  • NEET Result,
  • NEET Admit Card,
  • UG NEET Application Form,
  • Class 10 and 12 Scorecards and Certificate,
  • ID Proof or a Certificate Displaying the Candidate’s Nationality,
  • Eight Passport Size Pictures,
  • Provisional Allotment Letter,
  • Caste Certificate (If Any),
  • Physically Disabled Certificates (If Any),
  • Aadhar Card.

NRI/OCI candidates who wish to participate in counselling in Deemed Universities are required to submit the following documents:

  • Passport copy of sponsored embassy certificate
  • Sponsorship affidavit stating that the sponsor agrees to bear the expenses for the whole period of study
  • Affidavit stating the relation of the candidate with the sponsor

NEET Counselling: Process of Free Exit and Forfeiture

Check the detailed process of counselling rounds for NEET exam-free exit and forfeiture:

  • Free Exit (Applicable for Round 1 only): If a candidate has been allotted a seat in Round 1 but does not wish to report or join the allotted institute, they will not be penalised. Also, the security deposit will not be forfeited. Such candidates will be eligible for the subsequent rounds of the counselling process.
  • Exit with Forfeiture: If candidates are allocated seats in Round 2 and do not wish to join the allotted college, they can still exit with forfeiture. In this case, they will be losing the security amount deposited. They will have to choose this option within the specified time frame.

Please note that candidates, who have been allotted a seat in the NEET second round of counselling, will not be eligible to resign or surrender their seats. Furthermore, these candidates will not be allowed to participate in state counselling.

NEET Counselling 2023: Mop-up Round

Here is the procedure that will be followed for the NEET mop-up round counselling for Central/Deemed Universities/ ESIC/ AIIMS and JIPMER:

  • Fresh Registration for the mop-up round (please note that registration is not required for the candidates who have resigned in the earlier NEET admission rounds).
  • Once the candidates have registered, they must fill in their preferences for the respective institutes and courses.
  • The seat allotment for the mop-up round of counselling in the process.
  • The officials announced the seat allotment list on the official website in PDF.
  • Reporting at the allotted medical or dental institute during this round.
  • The number of stray vacant seats is listed. This list will be sent to the Deemed or Central Universities so that these seats can be filled in order of merit.
  • The Deemed/Central Universities will conduct the vacancy round of the final stray. Please note that no new registration of the candidates will be considered in this round.

NEET UG 2023: Steps To Check Mop-up Round Result

Candidates can check the mop-up round results by following the below steps:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website.
  • 2nd Step: On the home page, click the link to see the NEET mop-up round counselling 2023.
  • 3rd Step: A PDF will appear on the screen.
  • 4th Step: Check the result and download the PDFs for future reference.

NEET Counselling: Contact Details

In case a candidate comes across any issue related to the application form for the NEET counselling or any other confusion, they can contact the official authorities of the Help Desk from the information given below:

  • Phone Number: 0120-4073500
  • Toll-Free Number: 1800 102 7637

FAQs on NEET UG Counselling 2023

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the NEET Counselling 2023 are listed below:

Q: When will the UG NEET counselling 2023 start?

Ans: NEET UG Counselling 2023 has started in July 2023.

Q: When will the stray vacancy round of NEET counselling 2023 begin?

Ans: MCC will declare the stray vacancy round of NEET counselling 2023 on their official webpage once the exam ends.

Q: When will the NEET counselling round two registration start?

Ans: The scheduled for NEET 2023 counselling round two registration might vary depending on the state. It is advised to check the article above for state-wise schedule.

Q: Is the NEET counselling fee refundable?

Ans: Only the security deposit will be refunded until Round 1. However, MCC will not refund registration fees.

Q: When will the NEET 2023 mop-up round results release?

Ans: MCC will declare the NEET 2023 mop-up round results on their official webpage once the two rounds of NEET counselling gets over.

Also, Check the following:

NEET ResultNEET OMR Sheet Response
NEET Answer Key AkashNEET Merit List
NEET Cut-offNEET Marks vs Rank
NEET Important DatesNEET Analysis
NEET TopperNEET Answer Key

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