NEET Counselling 2019 – Registration, Choice Locking and Mock Counselling

Published on : 28th August 2018

The National Testing Agency will announce the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) result on 5th June 2019. The next phase of this high-profile medical entrance exam is the counselling process. Every year, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) organises the NEET counselling. MCC will release the tentative schedule for the online counselling process at the official website in the second week of June 2019. The Committee will be conducting the online counselling for 15% All India Quota (AIQ), Deemed and Central Universities. The state-level counselling will be administered separately by the state counselling authorities.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Counselling is divided into two categories

  1. For 15% All India Quota Seats
  2. For 85% State Quota Seats

Admissions to all MBBS and BDS seats will be done through NEET 2019. The seats are mentioned below –

  • All India Quota (AIQ) seats
  • Central Pool Quota Seats
  • State Government Quota Seats
  • Universities/Central Institutions/Deemed Universities
  • NRI/Management/State Quota Seats in Private Colleges or University (Medical and Dental)

NEET 2019 Counselling Complete Schedule:

The registration process for the NEET Counselling 2019 is likely to be commenced from the second week of June. To get started, candidates need to register themselves for the counselling process and fill up preferences for admission. They will be allotted seats as per their merit, rank, category and seat availability. Once seats are allotted, they must report at the allotted college or institute within the given time. Seats that remain empty after the first round counselling will be included in the second round of NEET 2019 counselling. The counselling result will be released on the official website in PDF format.

  • The counselling will be carried out for admission to -15% of AIQ seats in government medical and dental colleges in all states except J&K
  • 100% seats in Deemed and Central universities
  • Seats reserved for wards of Insured Person (IP quota) in Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical colleges
  • Seats in the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune

The NEET 2019 counselling for the remaining 85% state quota seats (100% for J&K) will be conducted by the respective state counselling authorities. Candidates are required to register separately for state counselling process. Check out the counselling schedule for NEET 2019 Online Counselling.

Tentative Schedule for All India Quota and Deemed/Central University Seats -

NEET 2019 Counselling Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

NEET Result 2019

5th June 2019

Registration and choice filling for first round counselling

13th to 18th June 2019 (till 5.00 PM)

Payment for round one registration

Till 19th June 2019 (12.00 PM)

Choice locking

19th June 2019 (10.00 AM to 5.00 PM)

Processing of seat allotment

20th to 21st June 2019

Result of first round counselling

22nd June 2019

Reporting at allotted colleges

23rd June to 3rd July 2019

Registration and choice filling for second round counselling

6th to 8th July 2019 (till 5.00 PM)

Payment for registration round two

Till 9th July 2019 (12.00 PM)

Choice locking for second round

9th July 2019 (10.00 AM to 5.00 PM)

Processing of second round seat allotment

10th  to 11 July 2019

Result of second-round counselling

12th July 2019

Reporting at allotted colleges

13th to 22nd July 2019

Transfer of vacant AIQ seats to states

23rd July 2019 (by 12 Noon)

How to Register for NEET 2019 Counselling – The Steps:

NEET counselling registration involves 5 important steps. Check them below –

  • Step IVisit and click on ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link. On the left side, you will find the ‘New Registration’ link. Click on it to enter details like roll number, application number, the name of the candidate, mother name, DOB, email ID, mobile number and security PIN and ‘Submit’. New login credentials will be generated. Use the new roll number and password in Step II.

NEET 2019 Counselling New Registration

  • Step IIRevisit the web portal and select ‘Candidate login’.

NEET 2019 Candidate Login

  • Step III Use the login credentials – roll number and password and ‘SUBMIT’.

NEET MCC Login Page

  • Step IV The next step will ask you to enter your name, roll number, mobile number, registration number and mother name. Click on ‘Submit’.
  • Step V Select ‘Confirm Registration’. You will receive a registration slip. Now you can take a printout of the registration page.

Key Features as stated on the official website –

  • Confidentiality of Password is solely the responsibility of the candidate, and all care must be taken to protect the password.
  • Candidates must take the printout of the final locked choices for submission during reporting.
  • For security reasons, after finishing your work, kindly click the LOGOUT button and close all the windows related to your session.
  • Candidates are advised to keep changing the Password at frequent intervals.

NEET 2019 Merit List – How’s it compiled?

The merit eligibility is prepared as per guidelines of the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India. There are a few determinants of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Merit List. They are –

  • The students must score 50% marks in NEET 2019.
  • They should have passed English, Physics, Chemistry and Biotechnology/Biology subjects separately with 50% marks (together).
  • The merit list has a pre-determined number. If it fails to attract the required number of candidates, the central govt in consultation with the Medical and Dental Council of India (MCI & DCI) can reduce the minimum required percentage at its discretion.

NEET 2019 Counselling - Choice Locking Options

When will the choice locking option be available to the students?

The choice availability and locking facility will tentatively be available in the third week of June 2019. It will be available for a limited period on a particular day. Go through the steps beneath –

  • After successful registration, you need to select the ‘Choices Available’ option.
  • You will be able to track the choices available and the choices that are already submitted. As per the availability and your preference, you need to select the colleges.
  • Now select ‘Lock Choices’. This is an important section as no one would be allowed to change their choices once it is done.
  • Take a hard copy of the same. Make sure the locked choices carry details like the locking date and time, system-generated number and computer IP address.

NEET Mock Counselling 2019:

Medical aspirants should make the most out of the mock counselling facility. Otherwise known as indicative seat allotment, the NEET Mock Counselling gives a tentative idea of the seats that you might get based on your rank and choices.

NEET 2019 Seat Allotment:

An email or SMS containing brief information about the allotted college and course will be sent to the candidates. The physical presence of the candidates is sought by the particular college within the specific day and time. They need to confirm their seats by remitting the course fee. Those failing to do so will not get any seat, and their seats will be transferred to other aspirants.

Who Can Apply for NEET Second Round Counselling 2019?

Candidates who could not get a seat in the first round of NEET counselling 2019, whose admission is cancelled owing to change of category and who opt for an upgrade during the reporting period are eligible for the second round of NEET counselling 2019.

NEET Counselling Mop up Round 2019:

After the second round of counselling, the vacant seats will be transferred to State Quota (only for 15% AIQ. Mop-up counselling round will be conducted for the candidates who do not get seats in the first and second round of counselling. Here are the details on mop-up round counselling (in continuation of the above counselling procedure.)

Counselling Events

Important Dates

Display of seat matrix for mop-up round

10th to 11th August 2019

Registration and choice filling for mop-up round

12th to 14th August 2019 (till 5.00 PM)

Payment for mop-up round

Till 15th August 2019 (12.00 Noon)

Choice locking for mop-up round

15th August 2019 (10.00 AM to 5.00 PM)

Processing of mop-up seat allotment

16th August 2019

Result of mop-up round counselling

17th August 2019

Reporting to allotted colleges

18th to 26th August 2019

Note: Those students who file online resignation form to return their allotted seats are no longer eligible to take part in the further counselling process.

NEE Counselling 2019 Important Documents:

  • NEET 2019 Admit Card
  • Date of Birth proof
  • Certificates of Class 10th and 12th
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • ID proof
  • Certificate of category (if applicable)
  • Passport size photo (the similar photo affixed on the application form)

NEET Cut-off 2019:

Students who make it to the NEET 2019 cut-off list (minimum merit) are considered eligible to register for the counselling. Take a look at the NEET 2018 cut-off and get a tentative idea about the cut-off.


Cut-off Percentile

Cut-off Marks




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