NEET UG Counseling Started by MCC

# Oct 11, 2022 by Harshita Nandal

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NEET UG Counseling Started by MCC

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) begin the registration process for NEET UG Counselling 2022 Round 1 today, October 11, 2022. Candidates can register for the same online by visiting its official

The committee will end the registration process on October 17, 2022. The choice filling or locking window will open on October 14, and will close down on October 18, 2022. The verification of internal candidates by their respective Universities will be done on October 17 and 18 this year.

The seat allotment process will be done from October 19 to 20, 2022, and its outcome will be announced on October 21, 2022. Reporting to the respective Universities or Institutions can be done from October 22 to 28, 2022

The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG 2022) results on 7 September, 2022. The provisional answer key of NEET UG 2022 was released after which candidates were allowed to raise objections till 2 September.

The entrance exam was held on 17 July. The NEET UG medical entrance exam saw 95 per cent attendance was recorded in the NEET UG, which had received record 18.72 lakh applications this year. Off the total candidates, 10.64 lakh were females.

This was the first time that the number of registrations for the NEET medical entrance exam surpassed 18 lakh, a considerable increase of over 2.5 lakh from 2021.

NEET Counselling Procedure 2022 in detail will be as follows:

  • The NEET Counselling Process  will be conducted online on the MCC website : only the stray vacancy round will be conducted at the Deemed/Central Universities/AIIMS/JIPMER.
  • There will be a total of Four Rounds of Counselling: Round 1, Round 2, Mop-up Round and Stray Vacancy Round respectively.
  • Round 1: The following events will take place in the Round 1 of the NEET Counselling Procedure :
  1. The main counselling Registration which will include payment of Non-Refundable Registration fee and Refundable Security Deposit (to be refunded only in the account from which payment has been made) will be done.
  2. Exercising of Choices and Locking of choices.
  3. Process of Seat Allotment Round-1.
  4. Publication of result of Round 1on MCC website.
  5. Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 1 Result.
  • Round 2(Candidates who registered for Round-1 and did not get any seat allotted are not required to register again.): The following events will take place in the Round 2 of the NEET Counselling Procedure :


  1. Fresh New Registration for Round 2 for those candidates who
  • Have not registered in Round 1 (with full payment of fees).
  • Have Resigned / Not reported in Round-1 need not register again.
  • Fresh Choice filling Round 2.
  1. Publication of result of Round 2 on MCC website.
  2. Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 2
  3. END of 15 % All India Counselling and reverting of Non-Joined, Not allotted seats to State quota / Institutional Quota of Central University /Central Institute.


  • Mop Up Round (Only for Deemed/ Central Universities, ESIC, AIIMS & JIPMER): The following events will take place in the Mop Up Round of the NEET Counselling Procedure :


  1. Fresh Registration with payment of registration fee for Mop Up Round for the following:
    1. Those who registered in Round 1 & exited availing Free Exit
    2. Who registered in Round 2 & exited with Forfeiture of fees can register again with payment of fees. However, candidates who have already joined and taken admission in Round 2 of AIQ/Deemed/ Central Universities/AIIMS/JIPMER will not be eligible to participate in Mop Up Round. (Those who registered but were not allotted a seat in Round 1 & Round 2 need not register again).
  2. Fresh choice filling of Mop Up Round 
  3. Publication of result of Mop Up Round on MCC website
  4. Reporting at the Allotted Medical/ Dental College after Mop Up Round List of Registered Candidates ten times the number of Stray vacancies to be sent to Deemed / Central Universities/AIIMS/JIPMER to be exhausted strictly in order of merit.


  • Final Stray Vacancy Round: To be conducted by Deemed/ Central Universities/AIIMS/JIPMER (There will be no Fresh Registration of Candidates in Final Stray Vacancy Round).


After the NEET Counselling Procedure  is completed by the MCC and all the participating colleges and universities the seats of the non-filled or vacant seats of the 15% All India Quota Seats of all the States are sent back to the states respectively to fill those through the NEET Scores as per their admissions criteria and schedule.

After all the Counselling and Admissions Procedures in the MBBS and BDS Courses in India are completed via NEET , the new session for the MBBS and BDS Courses First year will begin at the respective Institutes.



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Harshita Nandal
Harshita Nandal

Harshita Nandal has worked as a Creative head in Mitrakshar, University of Delhi. She has done her Graduation from the University of Delhi in English Honours. In her free time, she prefers to play the guitar, take short walks in between work and loves to watch Korean dramas. Currently, she is an author at Educere India to fulfil the desire of her passion for writing.