What next after NEET Exam? – Direct MBBS Admission Guidance through Management Quota or NRI Quota Seats. NEET Exam is the only entrance exam in India for admission to all Medical and Dental Colleges across the country for MBBS and BDS Program.
At this point, the biggest question among the medical, dental, and other medical allied courses aspirants is “what next after NEET Exam?”
There are some other similar questions are also asked like “what next after qualifying NEET Exam?”, “what will be the process of admission after NEET Exam?”, “how to get direct mbbs admission through NEET?” etc.
In this article, we’ll try to solve your all questions and other common questions that are usually asked by the aspirants.
After NEET Exam, if you qualify or clear the NEET cutoff you’ll be eligible for medical or dental or other medical allied courses admission process like BAMS, BHMS, BVSc, etc.
Admission to all government colleges will be done on 15% AIQ (All India Quota) and the remaining 85% will be done on state quota seats.
Admission to 15% AIQ seats in all government colleges across the country for MBBS Course will be done through NEET score by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC).
While the remaining 85% state quota seats will be allotted by the respective state counseling authorities based on the NEET scores. Some states require domicile to get admission in the state quota seats.
Now, the next series of questions that will arise in your mind is “what if I don’t have domicile of other states, can I apply for MBBS there?”, “what do I need to do after qualifying NEET?”, “where do I need to apply for counseling?” and many other questions like these.
Here MBBS-GURU is going to present you a detailed and informative article about what next after NEET Exam and the guidance about how you can get Direct MBBS Admission through NEET.
If you’ve qualified NEET Exam, then you must read this article on what next after NEET Exam to get detailed information.
What next after NEET Exam to get MBBS Admission?
After appearing in the NEET Exam, you should check the official or unofficial answer key and calculate how many marks you getting and then you can also predict your rank and the cutoff for medical colleges.
You can calculate your approximate marks using the NEET Answer Key made available by different coaching institutes in India like Aakash Institute, Resonance, Allen, Career Point, Pathfinder, etc.
To know your actual marks and rank you need to wait for the NEET result declaration, and then you can predict your chances of admission into the medical colleges.
After the declaration for NEET Exam Results, the counseling process for MBBS admission will start. But only those who clear the NEET cutoff score will be eligible to participate in the counseling process.
In order to qualify in the NEET counseling, you need to score minimum 50th percentile (for general category) or 40th percentile (for ST/SC/OBC category)
Steps you need to follow after the NEET result announcement
- Qualify NEET Exam
- Applying for the Counseling Process
- Participating in the Counseling Process
Also Read: Direct MBBS Admission under Management Quota
NEET Counseling Process for MBBS Admission
After qualifying NEET Exam still, lots of aspirants and parents are confused about the counseling and admission process which will be conducted after the NEET results for NEET qualified candidates.
There is a number of counseling conducted by different authorities in order to the allotments of seats to different colleges (government and private) across the country.
As I’ve told you earlier in this article, that 15% of seats are in the All India Quota, and the remaining 85% of seats are in State Quota. Now here again we’ll see the type of seat quota and the counseling conducting authorities.
|Type of Seats||Counseling Authority|
|All AIQ (All India Quota) Seats||DGHS (MCC)|
|All Deemed and Central Universities Seats||DGHS (MCC)|
|State Quota Seats in State Govt. Colleges (For Domicile Candidates only)||State Counseling Authority|
|All Private Colleges across the Country (Except for State Quota Seats for Domicile Candidates)||State Counseling Authority|
Application Process for MBBS Admission after NEET Exam
After qualifying NEET Exam, again you need to apply for different application forms to participate in the counseling process. Here we’ll see which all forms you’ve to apply in order to get MBBS Admission in India after NEET Exam.
All India Quota (AIQ) Seats
All the Government Medical Colleges across the country except Jammu and Kashmir have surrendered 15% of their seats NEET AIQ scheme, in which you can apply for no matter which state you belongs to (if you are from J&K and you had submitted the self-declaration form while filling NEET application form, then you’ll be also eligible), but you must have qualify NEET Exam.
Let’s understand with an example, if you are from Maharashtra state, in this AIQ seat scheme you can seek admission in the government colleges of other states such as Karnataka or Andhra Pradesh or Tamilnadu, etc. including your Maharashtra state based on your NEET score.
In order to apply for AIQ seats, you need to register for AIQ Counseling conducted by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and also you’ve to make a payment of 5000 as the registration charge.
Seats at Deemed and Central Universities
All seats at Deemed and Central Universities across the country are also open for all Indian candidates who qualify NEET Exam.
Central Universities include Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI), and the colleges affiliated with Delhi University (DU) – Lady Hardinge Medical College, Maulana Azad Medical College, University College of Medical Sciences, etc.
Counseling for Deemed and Central Universities will also be conducted by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC), you need to register for MCC and you’ve to make the payment of 5000 and/or 200000 as the registration charge.
State Government Colleges
The remaining 85% of seats in the state government medical colleges come under the state quota seats, and these seats are applicable for only state domicile holding candidates. This means if you want to get MBBS admission in Karnataka under state quota seats, you need to produce the domicile of the Karnataka state.
In order to participate in the counseling for the state quota seats in the respective state government medical colleges, you need to apply for the counseling conducted by the respective state counseling authorities.
Let’s say you want admission in Karnataka then you need to register for KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) is conducting a counseling process for Karnataka state government medical colleges.
Private Colleges Seats
All NEET qualified students can apply for admission in private medical colleges across the country irrespective of their domicile. These private colleges’ seats will be allotted by the counseling conducted by the respective state authorities based on your NEET score or rank.
However, some of the states in India reserves the seats for their domicile candidates only, such as Maharashtra. If you’re from Karnataka then you cannot apply for a seat in Maharashtra.
In order to get admission in the private medical colleges, you need to apply for respective state authorities like KEA (Karnataka Examination Authority) for Karnataka Private Medical Colleges Seat
Counseling Process after NEET Exam
After qualifying NEET Exam, you need to apply for the counseling process which we’ve discussed already in this article.
This registration process is compulsory in order to get MBBS admission to any colleges (private or government) if you’ve got a good NEET score and also you’ve predicted some colleges possibilities.
Even if you want Direct MBBS Admission through Management Quota, this registration process is compulsory.
After registration for counseling, you will be called for the document verification process whether online or offline depending upon the current pandemic situation.
After the registration and document verification process, counseling will be conducted for seat allotments by MCC for 15% AIQ seats and the respective state for 85% State Quota seats.
Here is a quick overview of the counseling process which helps you to understand what next after NEET exam:
1. AIQ Seats Counseling
The MCC (Medical Counseling Committee) of DGHS will conduct two rounds of counseling for 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats. If there will be any vacant seats after the counseling rounds, then those seats will be transferred back to the states.
2. Deemed or Central Universities Counseling
The MCC (Medical Counseling Committee) will conduct two rounds of counseling for all seats in Deemed and Central Universities available across the country. There will be one mop-up round for the left-over seats.
3. State Quota Counseling
The respective states will conduct two to three rounds of counseling for the remaining 85% of state quota seats for their states. Usually, these state quota seats are reserved for the candidates holding domicile of the states.
There will be one or two mop-up rounds as well for the vacant seats after the counseling rounds.
4. State Private Colleges Seat Counseling
The same state authority is responsible to conduct two to three rounds of counseling for seats in private medical colleges in the state. Anyone who is qualified for NEET can participate in this counseling process in order to get a seat in private medical colleges. There will be two to three mop-up rounds for the left-over seats after the counseling rounds.
5. Direct MBBS Admission in Management Quota
The vacant seats after the counseling and mop-up rounds will be handed over to the colleges and the college management is responsible for the allotments of these seats to anyone who qualified NEET Exam.
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List of Documents Required for NEET Counseling Process
Once you’ve been registered for NEET counseling whether, for AIQ Seats or State Quota Seats, or Deemed/Central Universities, you need to be ready with the following sets of documents which you need to be verified by the authority officials.
- Class 10th Marks Card
- Class 12th Marks Card
- NEET Score Card or NEET Rank Card
- NEET Admit Card
- Identity Proof (PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Driving License, etc.)
- Domicile Proof (For State Quota Seats)
- Caste Certificate (If applied under Category)
- Migration Certificate
- Passport Sized Photo
What you should do if you couldn’t get a seat in NEET?
In case you’re not able to get any allotment for MBBS seat into any medical college in the NEET counseling. Here are some options which you can go through:
- You can reappear for NEET Exam (when it will be conducting next)
- You can go for other medical allied courses which you’ll get admission through NEET like BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BYMS, BUMS, BSMS, Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences, etc.
- Direct MBBS Admission through Management Quota or NRI Quota seats
There are different courses related to medicine are available in India, which you can pursue without NEET Exam like Pharmacy (B.Pharm, D.Pharm, and Pharm D), Physiotherapy, Nursing, Biotechnology, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, Forensic Science, Medical Lab Technologist, Optometry, Food Technology, etc.
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