Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) will conduct the Punjab MBBS 2021 counselling online for MBBS/BDS courses. Punjab MBBS counselling will be conducted based on the NEET exam 2021. The officials will release the Punjab MBBS merit list stating the names of candidates eligible for the counselling. It must be noted that only candidates who will qualify for the NEET exam and fill the Punjab MBBS application form will be eligible to participate further in the admission process.
Candidates whose names are included in the merit list are eligible to participate in Punjab MBBS counselling. BFUHS conducts the Punjab MBBS counselling in multiple rounds. Only the first round of counselling is conducted in online mode. All other subsequent rounds of Punjab MBBS counselling are conducted offline. A mop-up round of counselling of Punjab MBBS/BDS 2021 will be held by the authorities in case there are any vacant seats left. Every round of counselling will have multiple stages, such as exercising choice preferences, seat allotment, reporting at the allotted institute, and more. In this article, candidates can check complete details of Punjab MBBS counselling, including, details of all the rounds, stepwise procedure, etc.
Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021: Latest Updates
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Punjab MBBS/BDS Counselling 2021: Important Dates
Candidates must be aware of the event schedule of the MBBS counselling in Punjab. The table below depicts the important dates of Punjab MBBS counselling 2021:
Punjab MBBS Counselling Round 1 Schedule
|Start date of registration||To be announced|
|Last date to register||To be announced|
|Last day to pay the fee||To be announced|
|Document verification||To be announced|
|Release of provisional merit list||To be announced|
|Last date to raise objections to the provisional merit list||To be announced|
|Round one choice filling||To be announced|
|Round or result||To be announced|
|Last date of reporting||To be announced|
|Round 1 for NRI Candidates|
|Display of provisional merit list||To be announced|
|Last date of receiving objections from the merit list||To be announced|
|Round one choice filling||To be announced|
|Round one result||To be announced|
|Last date of reporting||To be announced|
|Round 1 result for sports category||To be announced|
|Last date of reporting for sports category||To be announced|
Punjab MBBS Counselling Round 2 Schedule
|Release of application form||To be announced|
|Display of merit list||To be announced|
|Round 2 choice filling||To be announced|
|Round 2 result||To be announced|
|Round 2 reporting||To be announced|
Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021: Key Highlights
Candidates must know some key points regarding Punjab MBBS counselling:
|(1) The initial round of counselling is conducted in an online mode. All subsequent rounds of counselling are conducted offline.|
|(2) BFUHS will conduct MBBS counselling for the 85% seats in the Punjab state.|
|(3) Counselling for 15% of seats is conducted by DGHS, on behalf of MCC.|
|(4) Candidates must fill multiple preferences while online choice filling for Punjab MBBS counselling.|
|(5) BFUHS conducts two rounds of counselling for seat allotment in different government and private institutes in Punjab.|
|(6) There can be multiple rounds other than two rounds of counselling if the seats in the participating institutes are left vacant.|
|(7) While reporting at the allotted institute, candidates will have to carry all the documents to get them verified.|
Eligibility For Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021
For the purpose of MBBS admission in India, candidates are required to qualify in NEET. Counselling for 85% of the seats in any state of India including Punjab is conducted for candidates belonging to the respective states. Thus, candidates must have a domicile certificate of Punjab issued from concerned authorities.
Candidates need to fill an application form once they have qualified in NEET 2021. Thereafter, the applicants are called for document verification. Candidates who get their documents verified get their names included in the merit list. All candidates who have their names on the merit list are eligible for the Punjab MBBS counselling conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.
As the candidates know that the merit list is created on the basis of NEET score, candidates must satisfy all the eligibility norms included in the NEET eligibility criteria.
Punjab MBBS/BDS 2021 Counselling: Stepwise Procedure For Online Mode
Upon submitting the application form for Punjab MBBS counselling, candidates will be allotted login credentials, including a login ID and a password. Candidates will have to use these login credentials during the counselling process of Punjab MBBS admission 2021. There are various steps included in the Punjab MBBS counselling which candidates must know before proceeding. The stepwise procedure for the Punjab MBBS counselling is mentioned below.
Stage 1: Filling The Preference Form
Using the login ID and the password, candidates will have to log in and enter the preferences of the institution. The institutional preferences can be completed by following the below-mentioned steps:
- 1st Step: Visit the official website of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences – bfuhs.ac.in.
- 2nd Step: Click on the MBBS/BDS link under the ‘Admissions’ tab available on the homepage.
- 3rd Step: Click on the link stating ‘Online Registration Portal’ available on the appearing window
- 4th Step: Enter the login credentials including the ‘registration number ’ and ‘password’.
- 5th Step: Click on the ‘Login’ button.
- 6th Step: Fill in the institutional preferences in the login dashboard.
Stage 2: Punjab MBBS Seat Allotment Result
On the basis of institutional preferences of the candidate and merit position, BFUHS allots seats to the candidates that are found appropriate for the candidate. Candidates will be able to check the seat allotment result by visiting the official website (bfuhs.ac.in). The details mentioned on the seat allotment result is as follows:
- Father’s Name
- NEET Roll Number
- NEET Rank, Marks and Percentile
- Name of Allotted College
- Category Code
Stage 3: Reporting At The Allotted Institute
Once included in the allotment list, candidates will have to report at the allotted institute as per the schedule for the same.
Stage 4: Document Verification
At the allotted institute, officials will verify the documents of the candidates. Candidates will have to provide their original documents/credentials for the purpose of verification
Candidates will have to produce original copies of the documents at the time of reporting at the institute. Thus, they can check here the list of documents they will be required at the time of counselling.
Documents Required For Punjab NEET MBBS Counselling 2021
- Class 10 and 12 passing certificate
- Class 10 and 12 mark sheets
- Matric certificate (or birth certificate) as proof of date of birth
- NEET 2021 admit card
- Scorecard of NEET 2021
- Printout of Punjab MBBS application form
- Domicile certificate (issued by concerned authorities)
- Character certificate
- Transfer certificate
- Category certificate (If claiming reservation)
- Valid ID proof (Pan card/ Aadhar card/ Passport)
- Passport size photograph
- Copy of Bank Challan form
Stage 5 – Bank Challan For Fee Deposition
After the documents of the candidates are verified, the concerned principal of the institute will issue a bank challan. Candidates will have to deposit the fee as per the bank challan issued to them.
Stage 6: Medical Checkup
After the deposition of the tuition fee, candidates will have to report to the allotted college for the medical checkup and joining. Candidates are advised to carry their payment receipt of the admission fee paid at the time of reporting at the college.
Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021: Round 2
- The second round of the Punjab MBBS counselling will be conducted in offline mode.
- Candidates who are allotted seats in the online counselling will also be eligible for an upgrade in the seat.
- To upgrade the allotted seat, candidates will have to participate in the second round of counselling and give fresh preferences for the course/college/category/ quota.
- If the candidate’s seat is upgraded or changed in the subsequent round of counselling and the fee has been deposited in advance, then the candidates are not required to pay the fee again. However, candidates will have to deposit the difference of the tuition fee (if any).
- If the candidate wishes to quit the seat allotted in the first round, they will have to submit an application at the allotted college regarding the surrender of the seat.
- If the candidate forgets to do the same before the commencement of the next round, then the candidate’s fee will be forfeited.
Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021: Reservation Criteria
BFUHS provides reservation for candidates for the Punjab MBBS admission. Candidates will have to fill the category and quota while filling the preference form and the Punjab MBBS application form. Candidates must ensure that the category and quota match as entered in the application form of NEET 2021. The table below depicts the reservation for all categories available for Punjab MBBS admission:
Reservation Criteria for Punjab MBBS Admission
|Backward Area/ Border Area||1% each|
|Physically Handicapped/Orthopedically Handicapped||3%|
|Children/Grandchildren of Sikh Riot-affected or Terrorist-affected People||1% each|
|Wards of Defence Personnel||1%|
|Wards of Punjab Police Personnel/Armed Police/Home Guards/Para-Military Forces||1%|
|Children/Grandchildren of Freedom Fighters of Punjab||1%|
|Migrants from Jammu and Kashmir due to Terrorist Violence (in Private Institutions)||1%|
|EWS Category (not covered under the scheme of reservation of SC/ST/OBC)||10%|
Participating Institutes & Seat Intake For Punjab MBBS Admission
Three government institutes and five private institutes participate in the Punjab MBBS admission. Candidates can check the table below to know about the available seats in the participating institutes:
Institute-wise Seats Available for Punjab MBBS Admission
|Name of College||District||Available Seats (tentative)|
|Government Medical College||Amritsar||213|
|Government Medical College||Patiala||191|
|Guru Gobind Singh College||Faridkot||106|
|Dayanand Medical College||Ludhiana||100|
|Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences||Jalandhar||150|
|Christian Medical College and Hospital||Ludhiana||75|
|Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research||Amritsar||150|
|Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research||Bathinda||150|
Punjab MBBS Admission: Fee Structure
As already discussed, candidates are required to report to the allotted college where they will be issued a bank challan for the payment of fees. Candidates can check the table below to know the institute-wise fee structure:
Punjab MBBS Fee Structure
|Name of the Institution||Quota||1st Year Fee||NRI US $|
|Private Institutions (Affiliated Colleges Excluding CMC, Ldh)||Govt. Quota||3,50,000/-|
|Private Institutions (Affiliated Colleges)||Management Quota||9,00,000/-|
|Private Minority Institute (Affiliated College-CMC, Ludhiana)||Open Quota / Minority Quota||6,60,000/-|
Private Institute Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Bathinda
|Private University SGRD||Open Quota / Minority Quota||9,00,000/-|
Note: For candidates of 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th year the tuition fee will be increased by 10% every year
Note: For candidates of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year the tuition fee will be increased by 10% every year
Frequently Asked Questions On Punjab MBBS Counselling
Some of the most commonly asked questions regarding Punjab MBBS Counselling are:
Ans: The Punjab NEET counselling is being conducted in two rounds, wherein, 1st round has been conducted in online mode and the 2nd round will be conducted in offline mode.
Ans: The seats will be granted to the candidates on the basis of scores obtained in NEET 2021, choices given by the aspirant, and seat availability.
Ans: At the time of reporting or joining, candidates need to deposit six months tuition fee as Demand Draft. The DD should be drawn in favour of Registrar, BFUHS, Payable at Faridkot.
Ans: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) is the conducting body for Punjab MBBS Counselling 2021.
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