NEET UG 2023 Answer key Updates: NTA likely to release answer key this week

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2023 answer key is expected to be this week. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET official answer key PDF on the official NTA NEET website – neet.nta.nic.in

NTA will first release a provisional NEET 2023 answer key. Candidates who appeared for NEET UG 2023 will be able to challenge the provisional answer key, in case of any doubts. Students will have to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs 200 per question in order to challenge the NEET answer key.

The exam was conducted on May 7. A total of 20,87,449 candidates registered for NEET UG 2023. The exam was conducted in a total of 499 cities in India and abroad.

MCC NEET UG Counselling 2023- Dates, Registration, Seat Allotment, Round

The MCC/DGHS will be doing Counseling for 15% AIQ, 100% Deemed Universities, Central Universities (Delhi University, AMU & BHU including Institutional/ Domicile Quota), ESIC, AFMC(only Registration Part) &I.P University (VMMC & SJH ANDABVIMS & RML& ESIC Dental, Delhi (15% AIQ + 85% Institutional Quota ) 100%AIIMS, 100% JIPMER and B.Sc. Nursing (only 08 Central Institutes).

MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) will conduct 4 rounds of All India Quota counselling for NEETUG 23  qualified candidates- round 1, round 2, mop-up round and stray vacancy round. Candidates will have to register online for participating in the counselling process. Through the MCC NEET UG 2023 counselling, the AIQ fresh registrations will be allowed in the first three rounds and not in the spot round.

Round 1- (By MCC)AIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes, B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University, AIIMS, JIPMER
Round 2- (By MCC)AIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes, B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University, AIIMS, JIPMER
Mop-Up Round- (By MCC)AIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes, B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University, AIIMS, JIPMER
Stray Vacancy Round-By MCC for AIQ, Central University/Institutes AIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes, B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University, AIIMS, JIPMER Offline – By respective Deemed UniversityAIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes AIQ, Deemed University, Central University/Institutes, B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University, AIIMS, JIPMER

NEET UG 2023 Cut off

CategoryNEET UG2023 cutoff qualifying percentileNEET UG cut off scores 2023
Unreserved (UR)50th percentileTo be announced
SC/ST/OBC40th percentileTo be announced
UR PWD45th percentileTo be announced

Directorate General of Health Services in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare conducting Online counselling for

15% All India Quota seats MBBS/ BDS Seats of States
100%MBBS/ BDS Seats of BHU OPEN
AIIMS Open seats- 100% MBBS Seats of AIIMS across India
JIPMER Open (Puducherry/ Karaikal)
AMU Open seats + NRI seats + AMU Internal seats
15% All India Quota seats of DU/ I.P University (VMMC/ ABVIMS/ESIC Dental)
Jamia Open seats- Faculty of Dentistry (Jamia Milia Islamia)
15% All India Quota Seats of ESIC
AFMC – Candidates who desire to participate in AFMC Counseling will be required to register on the MCC portal i.e. www.mcc.nic.in.
B.Sc. (NURSING) – Central Institutes & Institutes affiliated under I.P. University

Reservation Policy

Reservation Policy of the Central Government for the NEET-UG Counselling in All India Quota is as follows:

S.C.15%
S.T7.5
O.B.C.- (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central OBC list-27%
EWS- as per Central Government norms10%
PwD- Horizontal Reservation as per NMC norms5%
CW seats- there may be certain seats reserved for CW candidates in certain Central Nursing Institutes for which the candidates are advised to check the eligibility conditions from the website of those Institutes. (Only for Delhi region)

NEET UG 2023 Counselling dates

EventNEET UG counselling dates
NEET UG 2023 examMar 7, 2023
Declaration of NEET UG 2023 resultJun  2023 (First Week)
NEET UG 2023 merit list for AIQ seatsTo be announced
NEET UG 2023 counselling round 1
Round 1 seat matrixTo be announced
Registration for counselling round 1To be announced
Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 1To be announced
Choice filling and locking for counselling round 1To be announced
Allotment of seats for counselling round 1To be announced
Provisional result of counselling round 1To be announced
Final NEET UG counselling resultTo be announced
Reporting at allotted collegeTo be announced
NEET UG 2023 counselling round 2
Registration for counselling round 2To be announced
Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 2To be announced
Choice filling and locking for counselling round 2To be announced
Allotment of seats for counselling round 2To be announced
Provisional seat allotment resultTo be announced
Final result of counselling round 2To be announced
Reporting at allotted collegeTo be announced
NEET UG counselling mop-up
Online registration and paymentTo be announced
Choice filling and lockingTo be announced
Processing of seat allotmentTo be announced
NEET UG counselling resultTo be announced
Reporting at the allotted collegesTo be announced
Stray Vacancy Round
Processing of seat allotmentTo be announced

NEET UG seat allotment result

Counselling RoundsRank Wise Seat Allotment Result (2023)Rank Wise Seat Allotment Result (2022)
Round 1To Be ReleasedClick Here
Round 2To Be ReleasedClick Here
Mop Up RoundTo Be ReleasedClick Here
Stray Vacancy RoundTo Be ReleasedClick Here
Click Here (NEET-UG Counselling Seats Allotment -2022 BDS/ B.Sc (NURSING) Stray vacancy Round)

Steps of MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) NEETUG 2023 counselling process

STEP 1 :- NEET UG counselling registration 2023
STEP 2 :-  Payment of registration fee
STEP 3 :- NEET UG counselling 2023 registration slip
STEP 4:- NEET UG counselling choice filling and locking
STEP 5: Rank-wise seat allotment
STEP 6: Admission

STEP 1 :- NEET UG counselling registration 2023

  • Go to the official website on MCC (Medical Counselling Committee)
  • Click on ‘UG Medical Counselling’
  • Register using a valid email ID and mobile number
  • Note down the login credentials
  • Login again to fill the application form
  • Enter personal/academic details
  • Check the form before final submission

STEP 2 :-  Payment of registration fee

  • To participate in the counselling of MCC NEET UG 2023, a candidate needs to pay the registration fee
  • The registration fee for MCC NEET UG 2023 counselling has to be paid online (Net banking/credit card/debit card)
  • There are two components of the registration fee, refundable and non-refundable
Non-Refundable Registration fee
CategoryFee (in Rs)
For (15% All India Quota)/ Central Universities (DU, AMU, BHU and Jamia
Millia Islamia, Delhi)/AFMC& ESI/ All AIIMS/ JIPMER/B.Sc. Nursing
General1,000
For SC/ST/OBC/PwD500
For Deemed University candidatesAll categories5,000
Refundable Security Deposit
CategoryFee (in Rs)
For (15% All India Quota)/ Central Universities (DU, AMU, BHU and Jamia
Millia Islamia, Delhi)/AFMC& ESI/ All AIIMS/ JIPMER/B.Sc. Nursing
UR/EWS candidates10,000
For SC/ST/OBC/PwD5,000
For Deemed UniversitiesAll categories2,00,000

NEET UG counselling 2023 registration fees

STEP 3 :- NEET UG counselling 2023 registration slip

  • After successful payment of NEET UG 2023 counselling fee, registration slip for the candidates will be generated.
  • Download the registration slip.
  • Take printout of the slip for future reference.

STEP 4:- NEET UG counselling choice filling and locking

  • Visit the MCC website for counselling of NEET UG 2023
  • Login using the credentials – stream (medical/dental), roll number and password
  • Start filling your choices of course and college for NEET UG seat allotment
  • To add a new choice click on the ‘+’ button
  • To rearrange the order of any choice, drag the choice to the desired position
  • Once satisfied with the choices filled, click on ‘save and next’ to lock the choices.
  • If a candidate forgets to lock the choices filled, they will be automatically locked.
  • Aspirants need to verify the choices locked as the NEET UG seat allotment will be done on the basis of choices filled.
  • Candidates can take print out of their filled choices for future reference.
  • Same steps are to be followed for all rounds of MCC NEET UG counselling.

STEP 5: Rank-wise seat allotment and Reporting

MCC uploads the provisional result initially in every round for verification of the candidates/ college/ institute based on their choices, merit and eligibility. They will also be given an opportunity to reach out to MCC if there is any discrepancy in the result. If no discrepancy is found or if the discrepancy is rectified, then the final result is uploaded on the MCC website.

Once the Candidates are allotted a seat based on their merit, choice & eligibility, in any of the Rounds of counseling conducted by MCC the Candidates will be required to download their ‘allotment letter’ from the MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) website If the Candidate is satisfied with his/her allotment he/she may approach the allotted college/institute for completing the admission formalities within the reporting time schedule.

The allotment made by MCC in any of the rounds is purely provisional subject to physical verification of documents of the candidate by the allotted college authorities.

STEP 6: Admission

If the Candidate is satisfied with his/her allotment he/she may approach the allotted college/institute for completing the admission formalities.

Original documents required at the time of joining in allotted Medical/Dental College are as mentioned below:

Allotment Letter issued by MCC (Essential document)
Admit Cards of Exam issued by NTA.
Result/ Rank letter issued by NTA.
Date of Birth Certificate (if Metric Certificate does not bear the same)
Class 10th Certificate / Class 10+2 Certificate
Class 10+2 Marks Sheet
Eight (8) Passport size photograph same as affixed on the application form
High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate as proof of date or birth.
Proof of identity (Aadhar/ PAN/ Driving Licence/ Passport)
For NRI candidates following documents are mandatory:
a) Passport copy of sponsorer, embassy certificate
b) Sponsorship affidavit (stating that sponsorer is ready to bear the expenses for the whole duration of study)
c) Relationship Affidavit (Relation of Candidate with the sponsorer)
For OCI/PIO/Foreign national candidates citizenship certificate/ card number documents are mandatory
Caste certificate SC/ST/OBC certificate issued by the competent authority.EWS Certificate as per the Central Govt. Norms (in the format as specified in the Information Bulletin) and should be in English or Hindi language. The translated certificate must be certified by a Gazetted Officer. (Essential document)
Disability Certificate issued from a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board for 21 Benchmark Disabilities as per the Rights of Persons with Disability Act,2016 and NMC Norms. No other PwD
certificate, issued by any other Authorities/ Hospital will be entertained. The format of Certificate of Disability is annexed in the Information Bulletin. (Essential document).

COUNSELLING STAGES

ROUND-1(AIQ/Central Institutes/University/AIIMS/JIPMER/Deemed University/AMU/BHU/B.Sc. Nursing)(Free Exit)
Main counseling 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).
Exercising of Choices and Locking of choices.
Process of Seat Allotment Round-1
Publication of result of Round-1on MCC website
Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against 1 Round.
Upgradation: Candidates willing to upgrade from Round 1 to Round 2 have to report at the allotted college of round 1 and complete the admission formalities. During the completion of admission formalities, the candidate has to give willingness for upgradation in the college.
END OF ROUND 1
ROUND-2(AIQ/Central Institutes/University/AIIMS/JIPMER/Deemed University/AMU/BHU/B.Sc. Nursing) – (Candidates who registered for Round-1 and did not get any seat allotted are not required to register again.)
Fresh New Registration for Round-2 is to be done for those candidates who
-Have not registered in Round-1 (with full payment of fees)
– Candidates who have Resigned / Not reported in Round-1 need not register again
Fresh Choice filling Round-2.
Publication of result of Round-2 on MCC website.
Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 2
END OF ROUND 2
MOP –UP ROUND (AIQ/CentralInstitutes/University/AIIMS/JIPMER/Deemed University/AMU/BHU/B.Sc. Nursing)
Fresh Registration with payment of registration fee for Mop Up Round for the following candidates
NOTE:- Who registered in Round-2 & exited with Forfeiture of fees without joining can register again with payment of fees. However, candidates who have already joined and taken admission upto Round-2 of AIQ/Deemed/ Central Universities/DNB will not be eligible to participate in Mop Up Round and Stray Vacancy Round. (Those who registered but were not allotted a seat in Round-1 & Round-2 need not register again).
Fresh choice filling of Mop Up Round
Publication of result of Mop Up Round on MCC website
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 University to be exhausted strictly in order of merit.
END OF MOP UP ROUND
FINAL STRAY VACANCY ROUND ( AIQ And Deemed Universities)
AIQ Stray Vacancy Round:-
AIQ Stray Vacancy Round for State contributed seats will be conducted by MCC of DGHS, MoHFW. Central University/Institutes- Will be conducted by MCC of DGHS based on the eligibility condition of the Central Institutes/University/DNB
There will be no Fresh Registration of Candidates in Final Stray Vacancy Round.
There will be no choice filling in Stray Vacancy Round. The choices filled during Mop-Up round will be considered for allotment in Stray Vacancy Round
Allotment of seats ‘Online’ by running software
Eligible candidates who are not holding any seat can participate in Stray Vacancy Round
For Deemed Universities the Stray Vacancy Round will be conducted by the respective Deemed University.