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NEET PG Counselling 2024 : Exam Date, Result, Counselling Process, Important Documents

NEET PG Counselling

The NEET PG counselling 2024 is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for admission to MD/MS courses under 50% All India Quota seats. The remaining 50% of seats will be filled by the admission committees appointed by the respective state governments. To be eligible for the counselling process, candidates must secure the minimum cutoff scores required for All India Quota seats and register for the counselling. The NEET PG counselling for 2024 will be conducted online starting from May 2024 for admissions to both All India and State quotas.

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NEET PG 2021

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is responsible for conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG) exam. This exam is a requirement for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), and PG Diploma programs in 6,102 government, private, and deemed/central universities, with a total of 26,168 MD seats, 13,649 MS seats, and 922 PG Diploma seats available. The NBE has announced that the NEET PG 2023 exam will take place on March 5, and the NEET PG 2024 application form was released on January 7, 2024.

To stay informed about the latest updates, important dates, cutoff scores, and seat matrix, candidates are encouraged to check out the MCC NEET PG 2024 counselling process. This will provide all the necessary information about the selection process, eligibility criteria, and other important details.

With the help of this information, candidates can make an informed decision about their future and choose the best course of action for their career goals. So if you’re planning to participate in the NEET PG counselling 2024, be sure to stay up-to-date with the latest developments and take advantage of all the resources available to you.

NEET PG counselling 2024 Dates:


NEET  PG counselling dates 

NEET PG 2024 exam 

23 June, 2024

Declaration of NEET PG result

July, 2024

NEET PG 2024 merit list for A IQ seats 

To be announced

NEET PG 2024 counselling round 1 


Registration for counselling round 1

To be announced

Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 1

To be announced 

Choice filling and locking for counselling round 1

To be announced 

Allotment of seats for counselling round 1

To be announced 

NEET PG 2024 counselling round 2 


Registration for counselling round 2

To be announced 

Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 2

To be announced 

Choice filling and locking for counselling round 2

To be announced 

Allotment of seats for counselling round 2

To be announced 

NEET PG 2024 mop-up round for deemed/central universities /ESIC institutes 

To be announced 

Registration for mop-up round

To be announced 

Allotment of seats for mop-up round 

To be announced 

Result of mop-up round

To be announced 

Reporting at allotted college 

To be announced 

Resignation from allotted college

To be announced 

NEET PG counselling for the year 2024 will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The counselling will be held for admission to 50% of seats under All India Quota (AIQ) and 100% of seats in deemed and central universities and ESIC institutes.

The registration for the round-wise NEET PG counselling for all the aforementioned institutes will be done through a single window.

For the 50% AIQ seats in government institutes, four rounds of NEET PG counselling 2024 will be conducted. After the second round of counselling, MCC will conduct an additional mop-up round for the 100% seats in deemed and central universities.

Types of NEET PG 2024 counselling

Counselling for NEET PG is conducted by two different authorities, each responsible for different sets of participating institutes. The first counselling session is the MCC NEET PG counselling, which is conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services Medical Counselling Committee. This counselling session is responsible for 50% of the All India Quota (AIQ) seats in government institutions, central universities, deemed universities, ESIC and AFMS institutes.

The second counselling session is the state quota NEET PG counselling, which is conducted by the respective state government or its authorized body. This session is responsible for 50% of the state quota seats in government colleges, as well as 100% of the seats in private medical, minority institutes, and universities established by an act of state, municipal bodies trust, society or company located in the state.

NEET PG Counselling 2024

Step 1: Registration for NEET PG counselling

To register for NEET PG counselling 2024, go to the official website of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) at and click on the “New Registration” link. You will need to provide your stream, roll number, testing ID, name, date of birth, and security pin in the registration form.
In the next window, you will be required to submit your parent’s name, address, pin code, email ID, mobile number, a security question and answer, and create a password. Once you have entered all the required information, verify the details and click on the “Submit” button.
After submitting the form, a registration slip will be generated which will contain your login and registration details. Keep this slip safe as you will need it to access your account for further counselling-related activities.

Step 2: Log in for NEET PG 2024 counselling

After successfully registering for NEET PG counselling 2024, candidates can log in to their account using their testing ID or confirmation number as the login ID and the chosen password. Once logged in, candidates will be required to pay the counselling registration fee based on their category, as shown in the table below:

Category Registration Fee

  • AIQ/Central University UR candidates ₹1000
  • SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates ₹500
  • Deemed University candidates ₹5000

Category Security Deposit Fee

In addition to the registration fee, candidates must also pay a security deposit fee, which will be refunded if the candidate is not allotted a seat during the counselling process. The amount of the security deposit fee varies based on the candidate’s category and the type of institute they are applying to, as shown in the table below:

  • AIQ/Central University UR candidates ₹25,000
  • SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates ₹10,000
  • Deemed University candidates ₹2,00,000

Step 3: NEET PG  filling and submission of choices

 Once candidates log in to their account, they should click on the “Available Choices” link to view the list of available options based on their credentials, such as gender and category.
To fill and submit their choices, candidates should follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Choice Filling” icon on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on the “Adding” icon to add the available choices to the right side of the screen.
  • Click on the “Save and Continue” button to save the selected choices.
  • Use the upper and lower arrows to adjust the order of the selected choices or the delete button to remove any options. Swapping preferences is also an option.
  • If a candidate wishes to delete multiple choices at once, they can select the choices and click on the “Uncheck All” option to confirm the deletion.
  • Finally, click on the “Save and Go to Home” option.

Step 4: NEET PG 2024 mock counselling

 The MCC conducts an online NEET PG mock counselling to provide students with a better understanding of how the actual counselling process works. During the mock counselling, seats are allotted based on the applicant’s choices and All India Rank. Aspirants are also given the opportunity to modify their choices after the mock counselling process to better align their preferences with their goals.

Step 5: Choice locking of NEET PG 2024 counselling

 After selecting their preferred choices, aspirants can lock them by clicking on “Choice Lock.” Once choices are locked, they cannot be modified.
To lock their choices, aspirants should follow these steps:

  • Click on “Choice Lock” to confirm their selected options, including seat preferences.
  • Next, click on “Lock Counselling” and enter their password to secure the lock.
  • Finally, aspirants should take a printout of their filled choices for future reference.

Step 6: NEET PG counselling 2024 seat allotment

The MCC will release the NEET PG counselling result for each registered candidate, which will include their admission status and seat allotment. Candidates can check their seat allotment status by logging into their accounts.

Step 7: Reporting at allotted colleges

Once the seat allotment is completed, aspirants must download the allotment letter from the website. The letter will contain information about the allotted institute, relevant documents, and fees that need to be submitted. It is important for candidates to report to the institute on the specified date as mentioned in the allotment letter. Failure to report on time will result in disqualification. That’s all there is to it!

Documents to be carried at the time of reporting to the allotted colleges:

  • NEET PG 2024 admit card
  • NEET PG result scorecard
  • Mark sheet of MBBS/BDS 1, 2, and 3 professional examinations
  • MBBS/BDS degree certificate or provisional certificate
  • Institute completion certificate or certificate from the head of the institution stating the completion of the internship by June 30, 2024
  • MCI or SMC issued permanent/provisional registration certificate (applicable to candidates who will complete their internship on or before June 30, 2024)
  • High school or higher secondary certificate/birth certificate as proof of birth date
  • Identification proofs such as PAN card, driving license, voter ID, Passport, or Aadhaar card for admission to the allotted college’s

Candidates belonging to respective categories must also carry the following certificates:

  • SC/ST certificate with the sub-caste mentioned in English or Hindi issued by the competent authority
  • OBC certificate issued by the competent authority, and the sub-caste must be related to the central list of OBC
  • Orthopedic Physically Handicapped (OPH) certificate issued from constituted or authorized medical boards
  • No other OPH certificate issued by any other authority will be entertained.

NEET PG 2024 Cutoff

You may forecast the NEET PG Categories-wise cutoff for 2024 using the information regarding the NBE NEET PG 2024 expected cutoff that is provided in this section. Let’s look at it.

CategoryMinimum Qualifying/Eligibility CriteriaCut-off (Out of 800)
General / EWS50th percentile291
General-PwBD45th percentile274
SC/ST/ OBC (Including PwBD of SC/ST/OBC)40th percentile257

NEET PG counselling 2024 Round 2

Candidates who were not allotted seats in Round 1 of NEET PG counselling can participate in Round 2 by filling in fresh seat preferences. There is no need to register again to participate in Round 2. The seat allotment process in Round 2 will be based on aspirants’ choices and merit. It is important for candidates to select their college preferences and courses to be eligible for the second round.

Who is eligible for round 2 counselling

To be eligible for Round 2 of NEET PG 2024 counselling, a candidate must be in one of the following groups:

  • Group I: Registered candidates who were not allotted any seat in Round 1
  • Group II: Candidates whose seat was cancelled during document verification or due to a change in category
  • Group III: Aspirants who have joined a college in Round 1 but want to upgrade their seat in Round 2.

Who is not eligible for round 2 counselling

 The following candidates are not eligible for Round 2 of NEET PG 2024 counselling:

  • Aspirants who were allotted a seat in Round 1 but did not report to the allotted institute
  • Candidates who reported to the allotted institute in Round 1 but later withdrew their seat
  • Applicants who became ineligible for admission due to a change in their category
  • Students who did not opt for up-gradation of seats in Round 1

NEET PG 2024 Counselling: Mop up round

The mop-up round will allocate seats in deemed, central universities, and ESIC institutes. Candidates who did not report to the college allotted to them in rounds one and two will have to register for the NEET PG mop-up counselling 2024. Those who did not receive a seat in either round one or two of NEET PG counselling 2024 are not required to register again for the mop-up round. In this round, all candidates must submit fresh choices of colleges/courses for the seat allotment process. The results of the seat allotment for the mop-up round will be published on the official website.

NEET PG counselling for state quota seats

For the 50% state quota seats, the NEET PG 2024 counselling will be conducted by the respective state admission committees. Each state will publish its own counselling schedule for admission to NEET PG medical courses. The state admission committees will use the NEET PG results to prepare state merit ranks for admission to all medical institutions established by local bodies and state governments.

NEET PG counselling 2024 for AFMS institutes

The NEET PG 2024 counselling for admission to approximately 295 PG medical seats in eight Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) institutes will be conducted by the MCC. Aspirants who are interested in MD/MS/PG Diploma seats in AFMS institutes must indicate their preference by selecting the ‘Yes/No’ option in the NEET PG application form. After the result is announced, aspirants whose AFMS application form has been accepted will be called for the counselling process for MD/MS Admission in India.

FAQ Section

Yes, the counselling for NEET PG 2023 is conducted online.
The NEET PG 2023 exam date is March 5.
The NBE will withhold NEET PG 2023 results for candidates who fail to submit their MBBS mark sheets and other required documents by the deadline. These candidates will have to send the documents to the authority.
Yes, according to the guidelines set by the NBE for NEET PG 2023, it is mandatory for candidates to have an Aadhar card.
There is no limit to the number of attempts for NEET PG 2023.
AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS, PGIMER, Chandigarh, JIPMER, Pondicherry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum are the institutes that do not accept NEET PG scores.
NEET PG 2023 offers as many as 12,690 Master of Surgery, 24,306 Doctor of Medicine, 922 PG Diploma, and 1,338 DNB CET seats.
The NEET PG 2023 registration was open from January 7 to 27, 2023.
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