NEET 2018 counselling first round results will be announced on 3rd July 2018. Candidates can check their results here. Here are the steps to check the results

    1. Access the MCC website where the results have been announced.
Official MCC Page
Official MCC Page
    1. Under the online services to the left of the webpage above, click Result Round 1′. Default round option is ‘Round 1’ as shown in the figure.
NEET 2017 Counselling Results Login
NEET 2018 Counselling Results Login
  1. Provide your Roll no. & hit submit button
  2. You’d be able to view your first round results of NEET 2018 counselling.

Top rank of 2017 i.e. AIR 1 was alloted to Maulana Azad medical college, New Delhi. In fact, of the Top 10 allotments, 8 have been allotted Maulana Azad Medical college. AIR 4 was allotted to Bangalore medical college. Candidates can view the entire rank-wise college allotment for round 1 here.

Candidates whose name appears in the ‘NEET 2018 counselling first round list’ must appear for admissions in the allotted medical colleges within the admission window vis-a-vis 1st week of July, 2018. Failing to do this, candidature will be cancelled for NEET 2018. So students must make sure they consider holiday calendar to not miss their admission window. They should also make sure that they carry these docs.

  1. NEET 2018 Admit Card
  2. NEET 2018 Rank Letter
  3. Date of birth proof
  4. Class 10th pass certificate
  5. Class 12th pass certificate
  6. Class 12th marks sheet
  7. Eight passport size photographs. These should be same as the one used in application.
  8. Provisional allotment letter
  9. Proof of identity
  10. Reserved candidates should carry proof of the same, issued by competent authority.

All qualified candidates can also download their rank letters from here. The must provide their NEET 2018 registration number, roll no. & date of birth to proceed.

A total number of 3200 MBBS and BDS fall under NEET AIQ. Only those candidates who fall under the top 15% in the NEET 2018 merit list, will be eligible to participate in the All India counselling procedure of NEET 2018. It is organised in two rounds. To participate in NEET 2018 counselling, all the qualified candidates need to register first, further submit their choices, view indicative seat allotment, modify & lock the choices. Thereafter, qualified candidates will be allotted seats based on the rank secured and choices exercised at the time of counselling. Want to know the complete schedule, the procedure of NEET 2018 counselling, seat allotment, official cutoff for NEET 2018? Read the article below.

NEET 2018 Counselling – Important Dates

Candidates can check below the counselling schedule of NEET 2018 as released by the Medical Counselling Committee after declaration of NEET Results on 1st week of June 2018.

NEET 2018 Counselling Schedule

Serial No. Counselling Event Tentative dates Total number of days (approx.)
1. NEET 2017 Registration, Choice Filling (From 5th) & Indicative Seat July 3 to July 11, 2018 9 Days
2. Exercise of choice and locking schedule July 12, 2018 1 Day
3. Seat allotment process- Round 1 July 13 to July 14, 2018 2 Days
4. Round 1 result published July 15, 2018 1 Day
5. Reporting at the allotted medical/dental college July 16 to July 22, 2018 7 Days
6. Round 2- exercise of choices and locking August 1 to August 4, 2018 4 Days
7. Round 2-seat allotment process August 5 to August 7, 2018 3 Days
8. Round 2 result to be announced on August 8, 2018 1 Day
9. Reporting at the allotted medical/dental college August 9 to August 16, 2018 8 Days
10. Transfer of vacant all India quota seats to states August 16, 2018

NEET 2018 Result

NEET 2018 Result will be declared in fourth week of May 2018. All the candidates who have appeared for the exam will be able to check the result through the online mode. On the day of result declaration, JEE Main 2018 cut off marks will also be released. No score card will be sent to the candidates via post or through any other offline mode. In order to check the result, students are required to enter their registration number and date of birth. Candidates who will be listed in the merit list based on their marks in entrance test will be eligible to appear for the counselling round.

What is All India Quota Rank?

The All India Rank is based on the rank of successful NEET candidates all over India. It is set for the purpose of All India Quota seat allotment and excludes applicants from Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Jammu & Kashmir. The candidates of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible to apply for the 15% All India Quota Counselling since these states had opted out of the All India Scheme right at the beginning.

NEET 2018 State Counselling

The counselling for admission under 85% state quota seats (except in Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana) will be conducted by the medical education department or an authority appointed by the state government. Note that according to a Supreme Court directive, counselling for private, central and deemed universities will be done along with the government colleges, which means, state will conduct a common centralized counselling for admissions to all colleges located in that particular state. Further, CBSE will conduct a state merit list for each state and Union territory (UT) and forward it to respective states.

The exam conducting authority, CBSE, will also prepare a merit list for participating medical colleges and forward it to concerned medical colleges for the counselling process. Allotment of MBBS and BDS seats in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi will also be done by the respective medical colleges on the basis of NEET 2018 scores.

Read more about the Home State Quota in NEET!

NEET 2017 Cutoff 

As per the latest updates, the cut off score of NEET 2017 has been already released with the result on June 23, 2017. CBSE, the exam conducting authority, revealed the cut off score of NEET 2017 for all categories. Please note that the NEET 2017 cut off score is the lowest possible marks a candidate must obtain in order to qualify NEET 2017. According to the NEET Cut Off 2017 data, unreserved candidates need to score in the bracket of 697 to 131 marks to clear the 50th percentile Cut Off requirement and be eligible for NEET 2017 Counselling. The cut off score of NEET 2017 is calculated as per many factors such as number of candidates appeared in entrance exam, difficulty level of test, marking scheme, and most importantly, number of MBBS and BDS seats.

Depending on the NEET 2017 cut off, the score card of NEET 2017 will specify whether the candidate is NEET qualified or non-qualified. Also, among the qualified candidates, the top 15% scorers will be directly eligible to participate in NEET 2017 counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats. On the basis of NEET 2017 Cut off, NEET rank range for participation in 15% All India Quota (AIQ) counselling will be declared separately.

NEET 2017 Top 10 Toppers

Topper Name AIR
Navdeep Singh 1
Archit Gupta 2
Manish Mulchanadani 3
Sankeerth Sadananda 4
Dogra Abhishek Veerendra 5
Deric Joseph 6
Kanishh Tayal 7
Nikita Goyal 8
Aryan Raj Singh 9
Tanish Bansal 10

NEET 2017 Cut Off for AIQ Seats (Government & Private)

NEET 2017 15% AIQ MBBS Seats – 3521 seats

NEET 2017 15% AIQ BDS Seats – 299 seats

Total No. of Students eligible for 15% NEET All India Quota Seats – 19,325

Category NEET Cut off marks Required NEET Rank Required
General 500+ Upto 10,000
OBC 495+ Upto 11,000
SC 480+ Upto 19,500
ST 478+ Upto 19,000

NEET Cutoff 2017: Category-wise Cut Off Marks (Official)

# CATEGORY MARKS RANGE QUALIFYING CRITERIA NO. OF CANDIDATES
1 UR 697-131 50TH Percentile 543473
2 OBC 130 – 107 40TH Percentile 47382
3 SC 130 – 107 40TH Percentile 14599
4 ST 130 – 107 40TH Percentile 6018
5 UR – PH 130-118 45th Percentile 67
6 OBC – PH 510 – 107 40TH Percentile 152
7 SC – PH 130 – 107 40TH Percentile 38
8 ST –PH 130 – 107 40TH Percentile 10

NEET 2017 Cut Off – For Government Colleges (State Quota)

Category NEET 2017 Cut off marks Required (State Quota Counselling)
General 400+
OBC 395+
SC 315+
ST 279+

NEET 2017 Cut Off for TOP Government and Private Colleges

Medical Colleges

NEET 2016 Closing Rank AIPMT 2015 Closing Rank AIPMT 2014 Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 46 28 59
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 223 56 105
University College Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 80 97 158
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 362 117 284
Government Medical College, Chandigarh 144 158 303
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 194 216 459
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow 277 386 776
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 944 2039 2003
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 862 674 1512
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 328 565 1008

You can check the complete list of Medical Colleges available for allotment under NEET 2017 here.

NEET Previous Year Cutoff

Under the 15% All India Quota seats

S.NO CATEGORY MARKS RANGE QUALIFYING CRITERIA NO. OF CANDIDATES
1 Others 685 – 145 50TH Percentile 171329
2 OBC 678 – 118 40TH Percentile 175226
3 SC 595 – 118 40TH Percentile 47183
4 ST 599 – 118 40TH Percentile 15710
5 UR – PH 474 – 131 45th Percentile 437
6 OBC – PH 510 – 118 40TH Percentile 597
7 SC – PH 415 – 118 40TH Percentile 143
8 ST –PH 339 – 118 40TH Percentile 36

Number of MBBS and BDS seats under 15% all India Quota

The number of MBBS and BDS seats available under 15% all India quota, whose counselling will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

Serial Number Seats Number of seats available
1. MBBS Approximately 3521 seats in 159 medical colleges
2. BDS Approximately 299 seats in 24 dental institutions

NEET 2018 Counselling Procedure (Round 1)

Step 1: Registration

In this step, eligible candidates, as declared by CBSE, will have to register online. Candidates will have to click on ‘New registrations’ tab. Now, candidates will be required to enter their details such as roll number, all India rank and percentile score. After registration, candidates will be allotted a user name and password.

Step 2: Mock Counselling

Candidates can take part in the online mock counselling held by MCC to get a general idea of which seats they will be allotted based on their choices and rank. The choices submitted by the candidates will be processed and seats will be given to the candidates based on their rank and choice placement. Mock counselling helps candidates to refine their selection of choices online in a more efficient way. Candidates can modify their choices after the mock counselling since the placement during that process is not binding.

Step 3: Counselling Process

Qualified candidates who meet all of the eligibility criteria will be allotted seats according to their choices filled. The allotment letter will be available for download online. The candidates will have to report to the allotted institute with the required documents, fees as written in the allotment letter. All candidates who will not be present on the specific date as written on the allotment letter will be disqualified.

Documents Required for NEET Counselling 2018

  • NEET 2018 Allotment Letter
  • NEET 2018 Admit Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Class X Certificate
  • Class XII Marks/Pass Certificate
  • Valid Photo ID (Voter ID, Passport, Aadhar Card, Driving License, etc)
  • Eight Passport Size Photos
  • OBC Certificate (Non-Creamy Layer) issued by a competent authority (if applicable)
  • OPH Certificate issued by an authorized medical board (if applicable)
  • SC/ST Certificate issued by a competent authority (if applicable)

NEET 2018 Counselling Procedure (Round 2)

  • Round 2 of NEET 2018 Counselling will take place in case of availability of vacant seats. All vacant seats from the first round will be transferred to the second round.
  • All eligible candidates along with the candidates who have submitted option for participation in the second round during the reporting period of the first round, will be made to fill fresh choices online.
  • There will be no mock counselling.
  • The process of counselling will remain the same as the first one.

The candidates falling under the three given categories will be eligible for the second round of NEET 2018 Counselling:

  • Group 1: Candidates who have registered themselves but did not get allotted to any seats in the first round. These candidates should have submitted fresh choices as per the vacancies available.
  • Group 2: Registered candidates from the reserved category whose admission got cancelled due to change of category i.e., the candidate’s document showed him to be the unreserved category. 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 when reporting at the allotted university after the first round.

NEET 2018 Seat Matrix (All India Quota)

S.NO CATEGORY NUMBER OF SEATS RESERVED
1 Unreserved 2528
2 SC 513
3 SC – PH 14
4 ST 257
5 ST – PH 7
6 OBC 66
7 OBC – PH 2
8 UR – PH 80
TOTAL 3521

NEET 2018 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Could you specify the quotas and seats on which admission will be offered through NEET?

A: Through NEET, admission will be offered into the following seats/quotas:

  • All India Quota Seats
  • State Government Quota Seats
  • State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
  • Central Pool Quota Seats

Q: Will the admission process to AIIMS and JIPMER also be through NEET?

A: No, AIIMS and JIPMER were established through separate acts of Parliament. So, these institutions are not within the purview of NEET and conduct their own tests for admission process.

Q: Can Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) apply for NEET?

A: Yes, they can apply for NEET.

Q: I will be opting for Assamese as the language of question paper, so can I get the centre of examination in Delhi?

A:  No, if you are opting for a vernacular language, your exam centre will be in the same state. In your case, the exam centre will be Assam.

Q: I had appeared in the AIPMT 2017 and retest, along with NEET Phase 1 and 2. Will I be able to appear in NEET 2018?

A: Yes, you can appear in NEET 2018 as the examination taken in 2018 will be treated as the first attempt.

Q: If I face any problem in submitting the NEET 2018 Application Form, who can be approached?

A: If there’s any problem in submitting the NEET 2018 Application Form, you need to get in touch with the Common Services Centres. It will act as the Facilitation Centres this time and will provide the services against the fee prescribed.

Q: In how many languages will NEET 2018 be conducted?

A: NEET will be conducted in 10 (ten) languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, English and Hindi.

Q: Is there any change in the syllabus of NEET?

A: No, the syllabus of NEET 2018 is same as NEET 2017.

If you have any query about NEET 2018 Counselling, you may drop your comments in the comment box.

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Also check:

NEET 2017 Official Answer Key

NEET 2017 Results

NEET 2017 Paper Analysis

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