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NEET Counselling 2023: Check Counselling Details


The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) of the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) is in charge of conducting NEET UG counselling 2023 according to a set of standards for admissions under the All India Quota. Candidates should be aware that the NEET UG exam, will be held on May 7, 2023.

The Medical Counselling Committee will run the NEET Counseling on 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats, while State Counseling Authorities will run the NEET UG 2023 Online Counselling (state quota exclusively). Candidates who pass the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for UG courses will be able to choose from both types of counselling.

NEET Counselling 2023: Check Important Dates

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

NEET Counselling Events 2023Tentative Dates
NEET Counselling Registration Date To Be Announced
NEET Counselling Choice Filling/Locking DateTo Be Announced
NEET Counselling Seat Allotment DateTo Be Announced
NEET Counselling Result DateTo Be Announced

NEET UG Counselling Procedure 2023

The MCC NEET UG counselling procedure will include registration, counselling fee, seat allotment, etc. Here is the complete process in detail.

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 at mcc.nic.in 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 NEET counselling registration process.
  • The registration fee for NEET counselling must be paid online only.
  • Take the printout of the confirmation page and transaction fee.
  • The NEET-UG counselling registration fee, as well as the tuition fee after selection, are as under:

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 UG Fee Payment

After successfully filling out the NEET counselling registration form, candidates will be paying the NEET UG registration fee. The registration fee is non-refundable. Candidates can use a debit card, credit card, or net banking to make the fee payment.

MCC NEET UG 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 NEET Counselling are over, they will not be able to make any further changes.

MCC NEET UG Seat Allotment Result

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

MCC NEET UG Report to the 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 UG Payment of Fee

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 need to 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 as 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 NEET counselling.
  • 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 gone through the registration, they have to fill in their preferences for the respective institutes and courses.
  • NEET 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 up in order of merit.
  • The Deemed/Central Universities will conduct the vacancy round of the final stray. Please note that there will be no new registration of the candidates 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 on the link to see the UG 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 will start in the month of September 2023 tentatively.

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 gets over.

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

Ans: The NEET 2023 counselling round two registration will begin in October 2023, tentatively.

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.

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We hope that this article on NEET Counselling has helped you. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest updates on NEET Counselling 2023.

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