NEET Reservation criteria have been passed by the candidates and now it accepts candidates only to get the benefit of 27% OBC & 10% EWS reservation under 15% AIQS in the NEET counselling process. The NEET Reservation policy’s update will benefit 2,700 OBC and 550 EWS students. While filling out the NEET Application form, candidates must add the category carefully to be eligible for NEET Reservation.
The below table shows category wise reservations for NEET:
|Scheduled Casted (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|Persons with disabilities (PwD)||5%|
NTA and MCC have published the new OBC quota/ reservation. Previously the 27% reservation in 15% of AIQ seats was only for OBC candidates but from this year OBC-NCL candidates can claim OBC reservation in NEET 2022 too.
Students who will come under the PwD category will be given a 5% reservation during getting admission to medical colleges. Candidates will also need to fulfil the rules or conditions instructed by the authority to appeal the benefits of reservation.
The Students who are qualified for PwD Quota Seats, want to give PwD Certificate from the concerned Authority to Claim their PwD Quota in NEET Counseling. To get your PwD Certificate, You want to Download the Pro Forma (Form) of the PwD Certificate from the NTA NEET Prospectus which is accessible on the page.
|Disability Centre Designated by MCC||Disabilities for which the designated Disability Centre is capable of issuing Certificate|
|Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi||All 21 disabilities as per MCI Guidelines except Ophthalmology Tests|
|All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (for Locomotor Disability only), Mumbai||Only for Locomotor Disabilities|
|Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata||All 21 disabilities as per MCI Guidelines|
|Madras Medical College, Chennai|
|Grant Government Medical College, J.J. Hospital Compound, Mumbai|
|Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala|
|Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Sector32, Chandigarh|
|Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|SMS Medical College, Jaipur||All 21 disabilities except Neurology, ENT, Orthopaedics|
|AIIMS, Nagpur, Maharashtra||Locomotor Disability, Visual Impairment, Speech and Language Disabilities, Disabilities due to blood disorders|
|Goa Medical College, Goa||Response Awaited|
|Govt. Medical College, Agartala, State Disability Board, Agartala, Tripura|
According to this, 10% reservation in jobs and education will be approved for the EWS candidates who belong to the General quota candidates. Persons who are not covered in the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs, and OBCs and their families should have an annual income within Rs 8 lakh and are only recognized as EWS for the benefit of reservation. The benefit of reservation under EWS can appear upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority.
Below are the following points which highlight the restriction on candidates to access the EWS quota.
If candidates fall under the above instructions you won’t come under the EWS reservation category.
Below are the following points which are mentioned in order to understand the competent authorities for issuing the ‘income and asset certificate’.
For 15% All India Quota Seats, Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCI, PIO, and Foreign Nationals are eligible. To take admission via AIQ, candidates have to take part in online counselling for NEET conducted by MCC.
Candidates from these Union Territories must sign a self-declaration form while filling the application form for NEET 2022 to claim the reservation benefits.
As per the recent reports, a 7.5% quota for government school students in the TN state Medical colleges after founding the eligible NEET has been allowed by Tamil Nadu Cabinet. This 7.5% quota will be implied within the existing reservation which means it will be a Quota within Quota.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has written a letter to chief secretaries of all states and UTs along with the guidelines regarding Quota in NEET for Victims of Terror Attacks.
|Who is Eligible for this Quota?||Selection of Candidates for this Quota|
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All the candidates applying for reservation of seats under different reserved categories should produce the related documents announced by NTA to validate their claim for seat reservation failing which, they may be debarred from counselling and seat allotment process.
The nodal authorities for issuing these documents are also clearly indicated in the certificate formats published in NEET Information Bulletin.
Ques. What are the documents required for NEET Reservation 2022
Ans. All the candidates applying for reservation of seats under different reserved categories should produce the related documents announced by NTA to validate their claim for seat reservation failing which, they may be debarred from counselling and the seat allotment process. The nodal authorities for issuing these documents are also clearly indicated in the certificate formats published in NEET Information Bulletin.
Ques. What are the NEET reservation criteria?
Ans. The NEET reservation scheme is divided into three broad categories – All-India Quota, State Quota and Management.
Ques. What is NEET Reservation for All-India Quota seats?
Ques. What is NEET Reservation for State Quota seats?
Ans. 85% of the remaining seats, other than All-India Quota, fall under State Quota. The counselling for these seats is conducted by the respective NEET Counseling bodies of the state government.
Ques. What is the NEET reservation criterion for OBC candidates under 15% All India Quota seats?
Ans. NTA and MCC have published the new OBC quota/ reservation. Previously the 27% reservation in 15% AIQ seats was only for OBC candidates but from this year OBC-NCL candidates will also be added to the OBC reservation.
Ques. What is the NEET reservation criterion for the physically handicapped candidates under 15% All India Quota seats?
Ans. 5% seats under the All India Quota are reserved for the candidates with Bench Marked Disabilities in accordance with the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
Ques. Do there any NEET reservations for Creamy layer OBC candidates?
Ans. No, there is no reservation for creamy layer OBC candidates and they will come only under the Unreserved (UR) category.
Ques. Was the candidate from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana eligible for NEET Reservation under 15% All India Quota seats?
Ans. Yes, a candidate from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is eligible for 15% All India Quota seats as both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have decided to join and contribute to the All India Quota seats.
Ques. How do I apply for the state quota in NEET?
Ans. Candidates have to fulfil the eligibility criteria and reservation policy applicable in the State or Union Territory where the student seeks admission. Applicants have to participate in the state NEET counselling where students want admission.
Ques. Is there a female reservation for NEET 2022?
Ans. There is no NEET reservation for female candidates in 15% AIQ seats pool, however, under 85% state quota seats some of the states might offer special reservation to female candidates.
Ques. What is the reservation for OBC in NEET?
Ans. 27% seats, As per government regulations for NEET reservation criteria, 27% seats for OBC, 10% seats for EWS, 15% seats for SC and 7.5% seats for ST are reserved in Central Universities and state medical colleges.
Ques. What are the total medical seats reserved?
Ans. 15% of seats will be reserved for All India Quota seats, while 85% of seats will be reserved for the state quota. The seats under this reservation will be allotted as per the NEET reservation criteria 2022.
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