NEET Counselling 2018- Tips and Procedure

NEET Counselling 2018– National Eligibility Entrance Test is a common entrance test conducted for aspirants seeking admission to MBBS/BDS programmes offered by various medical institutions located across the country. For the year 2018, NEET will be conducted in one phase only whose application process is going to be commenced from the first week of December 2017.

NEET 2018 counselling will be commenced by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) after releasing the exam result. Once the authority declares NEET result, candidates should make necessary preparation for appearing in the exam. This post is delivering all possible information about NEET counselling procedure 2018.

NEET Counselling Schedule 2018

Below, we are listing the expected schedule of NEET counselling 2018. All the dates mentioned in the below table are tentative and based on last year schedule. The official dates for the NEET 2018 counselling will be updated here in this post after the announcement of the similar notification by the Central Board of Secondary Education. For obtaining regular updates, candidates are required to keep visiting this post on a regular interval of the time period.

S.No. Events Dates
1 Date of Counselling registration, choice filling and indicative seat allotment June 2018
2 Result announcement of Indicative Seat Allotment June 2018
3 Choice locking by candidates June 2018
4 Process of seat allotment for round 1 June 2018
5 NEET 2018 seat allotment result round 1 July 2018
6 Applicants will report at allotted dental / medical colleges after completion of round 1 July 2018
7 Preferences entry and exercise of choice locking and new registration for second round of counselling August 2018
8 Process of seat allotment for round 2 August 2018
9 Declaration of result for NEET 2018 seat allotment August 2018
10 Reporting date of candidates for medical/dental colleges after round 2 allotment August 2018
11 MCC to reassign vacant seats to state quota August 2018

NEET 2018 Counselling Letter

Aspirants who have qualified for All India Quota seats on the basis of their NEET UG 2018 rank will be considered eligible for MCC Counselling. Such aspirants can download their NEET Rank letter/ Result from the official website of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Important Documents Required for Counselling Process

Here is the list of documents candidates need to produce in original along with its attested photocopies at the allotted college for verification, failing to do so will cancel the candidature of that particular candidate.

  • NEET UG admit card  as issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • Date of Birth certificate (you can also put matriculation certificate).
  • The rank letter issued by Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • Matriculation certificate.
  • 10+2 mark sheet and certificate.
  • Two similar passport size photographs.
  • Category certificate, if applicable.

NEET Counselling Procedure 2018

Step 1- Online Registration

All qualified candidates need to register themselves online for the counselling process. Thereafter, they will be able to participate in the counselling process.

Step 2- Fill and Lock Your Choice Carefully

You can put your choice regarding colleges and courses as per your marks scored in the exam. After filling the choice it is also essential to lock them.

Step 3- College Allotment Notification

After a few days from completion of the choice filling process, candidates will receive a notification related to their allotted colleges. A college will be allotted to candidate according to his/her marks in NEET exam.

Step 4- Report to Your Allotted College

Candidates further need to report to the allotted college on scheduled date and time along with aforesaid documents. If you failed to report to your allotted college, the seat will be allotted to the next candidate. Selected candidates will have to undergo a medical test conducted at the Institute.

*If any document of a candidate is found wrong, he/she will be barred from next step of the selection procedure.

NEET 2018 Counselling Fee

Candidates may have to pay a certain amount in order to participate in NEET 2018 counselling. Besides this, fee involved is also for taking admission to medical/dental colleges which is same as college fee including tuition fee and other components. Therefore, the fee that candidate have to pay after obtaining a seat will be the admission fee.

NEET 2018 Details


  1. It would be good if all india and state counselling starts sequentially. The top rankers should be given opportunity in all india quota. If they don’t get their choice, the next day they can choose their option in state quota.

    Subsequent rank holders also will have similar choice. So that no resignation and release of seats.
    Once the all India quota complete (15%) the state can takeover their remaining seats counselling as per their reservation policy.

  2. therer are 179 governmment medical colleges in the list for choice filling for on line counselling. I which order we chose the colleges for a best allotment..


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