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NEET Counselling 2019 Begins Today: Check Eligibility, Procedure, Method to Apply & Documents Required for Admission

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo

The Medical Counselling Committee also known as MCC under the Directorate General of Health Services has begun the 1st round of counselling for admission to medical & dental courses across India today (19th June 2019). Interested students can apply at the official website - mcc.nic.in. It must be noted that the first round of counselling will held from 19 to 24 June.

If seats remain vacant then the 2nd counselling will be conducted from 6 to 9 July. This year, National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted the NEET. In the,

As many as 15, 19,375 students had registered for the national-level entrance exam for medical & dental courses, out of which 14, 10,754 candidates appeared for the exam.

Eligibility for NEET counselling 2019

Students who have successfully qualified the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test are eligible to apply for the counselling. Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% (40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC & 45th percentage for general-physically handicapped) in NEET 2019 will be considered to have passed the exam.

How to apply for NEET counselling 2019?

Step 1 – Go to the official website - mcc.nic.in

Step 2 - Click on ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link

Step 3 – Then tap ‘new registration’

Step 4 - You will be redirected to a fresh page

Step 5 – Here enter all the required details and press submit

Step 7 – Do the fee payment

Also note that the registration link will be available from 19 June only.

NEET counselling 2019 Process

Eligible candidates first need to register for the main counselling & do the payment. After submission of fee they will have to select & lock their courses and colleges of preference.

Based on the choice of the student and his or her merit, they will get the seats. Students who reserve their seats by making payment in the prescribed time will be selected. After that, selected students need to appear at the centre with documents & qualify a fitness test. The final selected candidates will get admission while the remaining seats will be pushed for the 2nd round and so on. A list of available/empty seats will be published & fresh choice submission, counselling will take place.

Essential documents for NEET counselling 2019

  • Copy of NEET-MDS or PG 2019 admit card

  • NEET-MDS/PG 2019 Marksheet

  • Nationality certificate or valid passport / School leaving certificate of HSC indicating nationality of student as “Indian”

  • BDS or MBBS degree

  • Internship completion certificate

  • Permanent or provisional registration certificate of State Medical Councils in India

  • Medical fitness certificate

  • Copy of receipt of online fee payment

EWS quota

From this year onwards, the newly introduced, economically weaker section or EWS quota will be applicable for NEET UG admissions. The NTA had notified that the counselling authorities will identify, the institutions giving EWS quota & conduct counselling for these seats as a separate category.

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