NTA describes category wise NEET reservation criteria 2021, which is prescribed by the Government of India. MCC will conduct NEET counselling 2021 for 15% All India Quota seats. Hence, the aspirants can enroll their names for MBBS/BDS courses on the basis of NEET 2021 score. On the other hand, the rest 85% of the seats for MBBS/BDS courses will be filled by the State counselling process. It is conducted by the respective NEET Counselling bodies of the state government accordingly.
Seat reservation for the GEN-EWS candidates is 10% as per government policy. If the family members of a general candidate earn below 8 lakh per annum, will be considered as the EWS students.
According to the NTA NEET reservation criteria, the seats will be occupied for GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, ST, SC and PwD in the Central Universities simultaneously. To begin in a layman manner, the NEET reservation criteria is mainly offered in 3 kinds:
|Quota||Percentage of seats|
|Reservations under All India Quota Seats||15%|
|Reservations for other than All India Quota||85%|
|Reservations for Central Institutions/Universities/Deemed Universities||Not Available|
Nonetheless, the applicants from Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for 15% all India Quota Seats.
All India Quota accounts for 15% of the total seats available at All India level. For instance, Government, private, central colleges/universities are also considered under this All India Quota account. Consequently, students can take admission under 15% AIQ seats in any medical college from any state of this country. Likewise, MCC allocates the seats based on the All India Merit list.
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|General – EWS||10%|
Remember that the seats above are only 15% of what the whole country has to offer. Specifically, the total number of seats in All India Quota is more than 60,000. Hence, you can get admission in the best colleges in the country with your scores. To take part in All India Counselling, you must submit your self-declaration and also the other documents for the process of NEET counselling 2021.
The Parliament has published the 124th Amendment Bill under the Indian Constitution. Therefore, 10% reserved jobs and education will be granted for the EWS candidates, who are belonging from the General Quota.
With Lok Sabha passing a bill for reservations under the income category, educational institutions have granted NEET Reservation for General -EWS category of 10% seats. To be eligible under EWS, the NEET 2021 reservation criteria is as follows-
The candidates, whose family earning is below 8 Lakhs annually and who are not falling under the scheme of SCs, STs and OBCs reservation category, are capable to enjoy the benefits of EWS reservation. For instance, if the candidates avail the ‘Income and Asset Certificate’, issued by any reputed institutes, they can get the EWS reservation benefits. This will grant NEET Reservation for general category students too.
Find the below mentioned list in order to understand the competent authorities for issuing the ‘income and asset certificate’.
The disabled candidates should generate the disability certificate from the following colleges:
The remaining 85% seats of all the private and government medical colleges come under NEET State Quota eligibility. Hence, the separate counselling is conducted by state/union territories by their respective authority. On the other hand, a merit list is released by the state authority. The seats in state level quota are filled through state level counselling and merit list.
State quota seats rules are governed by the state legislation authorities. It can be checked online on official state counselling websites.
Before you go for the admission process, you should also know about the NTA NEET 2021 eligibility criteria of the state quota reservation process.
Note: AFMC, Pune follows its own reservation policy. On the other hand, it does not allow concessions for Physically Handicapped aspirants. Hence, to get into the AFMC, the students should check the official website. Afterward, they also need to register their names on the official website for the further screening process.
Previously, many colleges/universities had their examination for admissions. But from 2019, all medical institutions in India will come under NEET. However, the admission/reservation policy is still not governed as per the norms set under AIQ or non-AIQ seats.
AFMC, Pune is subject to norms prescribed by Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. You must apply on the official website of AFMC – afmc.nic.in. Consequently, to take part in their admissions process using NTA NEET 2021 scores. Furthermore, the screening process of AFMC decides your final admission.
The following table shows the issuing documents in certificate formats. It is published by nodal authorities in the NTA NEET Information bulletin:
|PwD (Locomotor Disability)||Constituted Medical Board only at specific Central Government Hospitals|
Ques. Is a candidate eligible from two states for 85% quota under NEET 2021?
Ans. No, 85% state quota seats are reserved for the candidates from the State of their domicile only. Whereas the candidates from outside the state of their domicile can apply in another state only through All India Quota (15% seats).
Ques. Is a domicile certificate required for NEET 2021?
Ans. No. Since NEET 2021 is a national level medical entrance examination, a domicile certificate will not be required for the All India Quota Seats offered by NEET 2017 Counselling.
Ques. I belong from the unreserved category. What is the minimum required qualification for applying for the exam?
Ans. Higher secondary or equivalent coursework is needed to apply for the exam. The students should have Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology as compulsory subjects and need to get minimum 50% marks for qualifying the exam.
Ques. What is the upper age limit for the aspirants to appear in the NEET exam?
Ans. There is no restriction of age limit for applying for NEET exam. Nonetheless, if the candidates are above 25 years old, they will need to take orders from the Supreme Court.
Ques. What are the eligible marks criteria for applying for NEET 2020?
Ans. The students should get at least 50% qualifying marks in 12th (for the unreserved candidates). Apart from this, the SC, ST and OBC candidates should get 40% and PwD should get 45% marks in NEET exam.
Ques. Who can apply for 15% All India Quota Seats?
Ans. The below mentioned candidates are eligible to avail the 15% AIQ seats in NEET 2020 exam:
Ques. What is the reservation scheme of NEET?
Ans. The reservation scheme can be categorised into three broad aspects and these are, All India Quota, Management and State Quota.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.