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NEET PG 2021 Counselling: Dates, Eligibility, Selection, Seat Allotment

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Bhawna Vedwal

University Data Specialist | Updated On - Jan 10, 2022

MCC will conduct the NEET PG 2021 Counselling for 15% AIQ seats. The counselling process will tentatively start in September at mcc.nic.in. For seat quota, 50% of admission candidates are required to apply to the website of respective states. Only NEET PG 2021 qualified candidates will be eligible for counselling.

MCI defined the eligibility criteria for NEET PG counselling. Attending counselling is mandatory and failure to do so will result in rejection. Aspirants can predict their rank using the NEET college predictor tool.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Schedule

Event Dates
NEET PG 2021 Results Declared September 29, 2021
NEET PG 2021 Scorecard Released October 14, 2021
Round 1 Registration and Payment October 25 – 29, 2021
Round 1 Choice Filling and Locking October 26 – 29, 2021
Round 1 Document Verification October 30 – 31, 2021
Round 1 Seat Allotment November 1 – 2, 2021
Round 1 Results November 3, 2021
Round 1 Reporting November 4 – 10, 2021
Round 2 Registration and Payment November 15 – 19, 2021
Round 2 Choice Filling and Locking November 16 – 19, 2021
Round 2 Document Verification November 20 – 21, 2021
Round 2 Seat Allotment November 22 – 23, 2021
Round 2 Results November 24, 2021
Round 2 Reporting November 25, 2021 – December 2, 2021
Mop Up Round Registration and Payment December 8 – 13, 2021
Mop Up Round Choice Filling and Locking December 9 – 13, 2021
Mop Up Round Document Verification December 14 – 15, 2021
Mop Up Round Seat Allotment December 16 – 17, 2021
Mop Up Round Results December 18, 2021
Mop Up Round Reporting December 19 – 26, 2021

NEET PG 2021 State Counselling

According to the latest update by MCC, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had permitted of conducting a state counselling process.

State NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process of Rajasthan

Read the following content to find out the revised Rajasthan NEET PG 2021 Counselling by Counselling board/Postgraduate Medical association and SMS Medical College, Jaipur.

Events Dates
Choice filling and locking TBA
Seat allotment TBA
Announcement of result round one TBA
Reporting at the college TBA
  • Under 50% state quota seats, there are approximately 977 MD and 469 MS seats to take admission into the 19 medical colleges.
  • MCC conducts the counselling process for rest of the 50% seats filling to government medical colleges under AIQ seats.

State NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process for Karnataka

The qualified aspirants can attend the Karnataka counselling process under 50% seats quota.

Application form and brochure were released TBA
Last date of filling the application form TBA
Online verification of documents (Uploading TBA
KEA published the Set Matrix TBA
Release date of the list of eligible a and thosstnaripse along with deficient documentation TBA
Upload deficient documents (if needed) TBA
Choice filling and locking TBA

State NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process of Gujarat

Gujarat State NEET PG 2021 counselling process will be published as per the NEET PG 2021 Merit list. Find the following table to identify the important schedule of Gujarat State PG Medical Admission 2021:

Mock Round & 1st Round Dates
Choice of Filling For Mock Round TBA
Result of Mock Round TBA
1st Round Final Choice Filling TBA
Display of Choices filled by candidates TBA
Display of Seat Allotment TBA
Payment of Fees at designated Axis Bank TBA
Reporting at Help Center & admitted college TBA

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process of Kerala

The NEET 2021 PG Kerala counselling process will be conducted according to the merit list of the aspirants. Go through the following details to know the detailed information on the same:

Events Dates
First Phase Option Registration Begins TBA
First Phase Option Registration Ends On TBA
Publication of Provisional Rank List TBA
First Phase Allotment TBA
1st round of counselling TBA
Last date of joining TBA

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process of Maharastra

Events Dates
First-round seat allotment result TBA
Confirmation/up-gradation/cancellation of admissions TBA
Last date for course fee Payment TBA
Last date for submitting the status retention form TBA

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Eligibility

To be eligible for the Counselling process, the candidates must qualify the exam with the minimum qualifying marks as specified by the authority. The NEET Cut off score has declared along with NEET PG result 2021. Candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying percentile are eligible for counselling process. The NEET PG 2021 cut off percentile and scores is mentioned in the table below:

Category Cutoff percentile Cutoff scores Revised cutoff Revised scores
General 50th 340 44th 313
SC/ST/OBC 40th 295 34th 270
General-PH 45th 317 39th 291
SC/ST/OBC-PH 40th 295 34th 270

NEET PG Cut off Score

Category Cut off score out of 1500 (Initial) Cut off score out of 1500 (Revised)
General 705.9194 667.4111
SC/ST/OBC 655.1766 618.8969
Persons with disability 680.0611 643.1009

NEET PG 2020 Cut off under 50% AIQ Seats

Category Cut off
Unreserved (UR) 863.6479
Unreserved PH 682.3638
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 842.2654
Other Backward Classes PH 655.5969
Scheduled Caste (SC) 655.1937
Scheduled Caste PH 658.5397
Scheduled Tribe 655.1766
Schedule Tribe PH 673.4360

NEET PG 2021 Counselling Process

MCC conduct NEET PG 2021 Counselling for admission through the following quota:-

  1. 50% State Quota seats
  2. 50% All India Quota seats
  3. Central Universities (DU, AMU, BHU)
  4. Deemed Universities
  5. Armed Forces Medical Services
  6. ESIC colleges

MCC has introduced a few important changes in the NEET PG Counselling process. Three major changes in NEET PG 2021 Counselling process are discussed in the following:

  • Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS)
  • 50% All India Quota Seats
  • Deemed and Central Universities

Furthermore, candidates have to register again for every next round of the counselling. Previously, such repetitive registration was not mandatory.

Kindly check the below chart for NEET PG Counselling Process:

How to Apply for 50% AIQ Counselling Process?

Follow the below mentioned steps to register for online NEET PG counselling 2021-

Step 1- NEET PG Counselling New User Registration

  • Visit the official site of NEET PG Counselling Committee
  • To register candidates need to enter the details like
    • Stream
    • NEET PG roll number
    • Application number
    • Candidate’s name
    • Birth date
    • Security pin, etc.
  • To proceed, you must click on ‘I Agree’ option which will show you the login credentials. You must save the credentials for future reference.

Step 2- Submitting Personal Details

  • The second step in NEET PG Counselling process is candidates need to enter their personal details
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Father’s name
    • Permanent address etc.
  • Be careful while entering these details as they cannot be changed after you hit the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The details entered during NEET PG Counselling registration will be verified during document verification.

Step 3- Payment of NEET PG Counselling fees

  • NEET PG Counselling fees vary with the students’ category and university.
  • There are a non-refundable registration fee and a refundable tuition fee that you must pay to proceed.
  • Fee payment can be done through Net Banking/Credit card/ Debit card. The below-mentioned table elaborates the fee structure for NEET PG counselling-

NEET PG Counselling Non-Refundable Tuition Fee

Type Category Fee (INR)
50% AIQ/Central university UR 1000
Deemed University All Categories 5000

NEET PG Counselling Refundable Tuition Fee

Type Category Fee (INR)
50% AIQ/Central university UR 25,000
SC/ST/OBC/PwD 10,000
Deemed University All Categories 2,00,000

Step 4- Selecting the choices

  • Once the counselling process begins, on the left side of the window, a section displaying available choice’s will be activated. if you have paid the fees for both kinds of counselling, you can select from both categories of choices.
  • You can click on ‘+’ option to make the preferences. As you start making choices, preferences will shift from the left side of the page to the right side.
  • You can change the order of choices, delete them before clicking on ‘save and continue’ option.

Step 5- Locking the choices

  • For final submission of the choices, it is mandatory to lock the choices you have made.
  • Until you lock your preferences, they can be modified.
  • Once you have locked them, they are considered final and cannot be changed later.

Step 6- Saving and taking the Printout

  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the page after they have locked the choices.
  • Keeping a printout of the same avoids any confusion and is a proof for any future references.

NEET PG Counselling Round 2

If vacant seats left after round 1 then the second round of NEET PG 2021 counselling will be done. The eligibility of candidates appearing for the round of NEET PG 2021 counselling is mentioned below.

Eligibility for 2nd Round of Counselling

  1. Registered candidates who have not been allotted a seat in the first round.
  2. Candidates whose allotted seat got cancelled during document verification, who have secured seat under reserved quota due to change in category or PH status from Yes to No are eligible for counselling.
  3. Medical graduates who want to participate in the second round even after have been allotted, reported and joined the college.
  4. Candidates who exited from round one of counselling from round one and logs in again for the second round of NEET PG 2021 counselling.

Who are not eligible for taking part in the second round counselling of NEET PG 2021?

  • If the aspirants will not report to the allotted institute after completing the first round counselling process.
  • The students will not be capable to attend the second round counselling process if they will not change their category
  • If the candidates reported the institute, however withdraw their names, then they cannot attend the second round counselling process.
  • In case of not opting seat up-gradation, the students cannot attend the next counselling proess.

List of Required Documents

Candidates are advised to take their documents at the reporting center. Aspirants without any document will not be allowed to take admission in any college. Candidates are required to take original and one photocopy of the documents at the reporting center. The list of document required for verification process are:-

  1. NEET PG 2021 Result
  2. NEET PG 2021 Admit Card
  3. Mark sheet of MBBS (1, 2 and 3 professional examinations)
  4. MBBS degree certificate or provisional certificate
  5. Certificate for completion of internship from the head of the institute stating the completion of internship on or before June 30, 2021
  6. Permanent or provisional registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC)
  7. Higher secondary certificate/ high school/date of birth for birth proof
  8. One identification proof – PAN card, driving license, voter ID, passport and Aadhaar card
  9. SC/ST category candidates required to submit SC/ST category certificate (in English or Hindi)
  10. OBC certificate issued by competent authority
  11. Disability certificate issued by the medical board only

NEET PG Seat Allotment

For NEET PG 2021 Seat Allotment the MCC will consider NEET PG Result, NEET PG Rank, Seats Availability, Preference provided, reservation criteria and other factors. MCC will declare the NEET PG 2021 counselling result considering candidates information filled in the registration. The seat allotment list will be released in online mode stating candidate’s All India Rank, remarks (whether allotted/not allotted), allotted college, course and allotted and candidate category.

Medical graduates who will be shortlisted for a seat will be allowed to download NEET PG 2021 seat allotment letter. Candidates need to visit the official website of MCC to download NEET PG 2021 allotment letter when released.

The information printed in the allotment letter is:-

  • Candidate’s Name
  • NEET 2021 Rank
  • Allotted college
  • Category
  • Date and time of reporting among other details.

Detailed Explanations Related to the Basic Seat Counselling Process of NEET PG 2021

  • 50% AIQ Seats: Once the NEET PG 2021 result is out, 50% AIQ seat allotment process or the counselling process will be conducted by government of India and MCC of Directorate General of Health Services.
  • State Quota Seats: According to the score aquired by the students in NEET PG 2021 exam, the designated authority of the concerned states will organise this counselling process.
  • Admission to Deemed University/Private Medical colleges: To take admission into the private medical colleges, or in Deemed Universities, the counselling will be organised by the designated authorities of those universities.
  • Name Enrollment to Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions: Directorate General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS), Government of India and Ministry of Defence will conduct the counselling process for taking admission into the AFMS institutions.
  • Admission to DNB Broad Specialty Courses: As per the merit list, National Board of Counselling organises the centralised merit based counselling.

Important Instructions of NEET PG

  • To take into the Central and Deemed Unievrsities, the aspirants should qualify three counselling rounds. At last, they also need to clear the Final Mop up round of the University level, specially for the stray vacancies.
  • The candidates from Andhra Pradesh and Telengana can take part in the All India Counselling process.
  • If the students cannot enrol their names for round 1 counselling process, they can register their names and can attend the round 2 counselling process.
  • The qualified candidates have to pay the higher pay if they apply both for the AIQ and Deemed University. For instance, the charge of application will be INR 5000 that is for Deemed University.
  • If the aspirants will be allotted to join the University from round 1 counselling process, then they should complete the admission procedure.
  • If the students do not want to join to the allotted colleges, they can attend the second round counselling process. They do not need to apply for fresh registration. The seat allotment after first counselling process will be automatically cancelled. It will be allotted to the next eligible students (as per their ranks in merit list).
  • The students should bring proof and other required documents. If any discrepancy finds, then it can be corrected.

NEET PG Counselling FAQs

Ques. When will be NEET PG 2021 counselling start?

Ans. NEET PG 2021 Counselling started from 29 September.

Ques. Will NEET PG Counselling conducted in online mode?

Ans. Yes, NEET PG 2021 Counselling process will conduct in online mode.

Ques. How many choices can i fill in NEET PG 2021 counselling?

Ans. Aspirants can fill the number of courses as well as colleges according to their choice of NEET PG 2021 counselling.

Ques. If i won’t allotted a seat in second round, will be seat in first round be cancelled?

Ans. The seat allotted in the first round will not be cancelled.

Ques. Do i have to register again for round 2 or mop up round?

Ans. No, no separate registration for NEET PG Round 2/ mop-up round is required. Only candidates who did not register for round 1 need to register for round 2.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


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