CBSE NEET Counselling Procedure - 2017



CBSE NEET Counseling Procedure 2017

Published time: 13-07-2017 @ 11:35 AM


CBSE NEET Counselling Procedure - 2017, CBSE NEET Counselling dates Rank wise, Online Apply Procedure, Certificate Verification process, Colleges web options etc; is available in this page
CBSE NEET Counselling (MBBS UG) is about to begin in all over India.The entire Counseling procedure is same for all the states, how ever the dates and counseling schedules and cut off marks are provided below

The qualified candidates of CBSE NEET-2017 (MBBS UG) desirous of seeking admission into MBBS courses are informed to attend certificate verification in any one of the designated Help Line Centers (HLCs) as per the schedule given here under. The details of the ranks distributed Help Line Centre wise for Certificate Verification and all other important information is placed on the Website:

Candidates are informed to visit this website before they go for Certificate Verification. Candidates are informed to collect the details of procedure to be followed and other relevant information from Help Line Centres on the day of Certificate Verification without fail and the same is also placed on website:

For CBSE NEET Website vist


  • NEET Admit Card 2017.
  • NEET Result/Rank Letter 2017.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Class 10th & 12th Mark Sheet.
  • Class 10th & 12th Passing Certificate.
  • 8 Passport Size Photograph.
  • Provisional Allotment Letter.
  • ID Proof.
  • Category Certificate.

Important Dates

CBSE NEET Counselling commencing date: 03.07.2017
CBSE NEET Change Change of options once again if they so desire from 1 to Last rankers: 12.07.2017
CBSE NEET release of Seat Allotments:28.06.2017 (on website:

CBSE NEET Web Couselling Schedule for verification of Certificates of the Candidates for all the categories all over India

CBSE NEET Cutoff Marks - 2017

NEET 2017 Cutoff CBSE has released the cutoff of NEET 2017 along with the result on June 23. NEET cutoff 2017 is the minimum qualifying marks set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to shortlist candidates for the counseling rounds. A total of 6,11,739 candidates is shortlisted for NEET 2017 counseling. The NEET 2017 cutoff marks are made available as per the category of test takers. NEET cutoff 2017 has been prepared depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appeared for exam, a difficulty level of paper, availability of seats in MBBS and BDS courses, etc. To qualify in the test, General category candidates must score at least 131 marks (50 percentile), whereas, SC/ST/OBC must score at least 107 marks (40 percentile). Among all the qualified candidates, top 15% rank holders will be eligible to participate in NEET counseling for the 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Based on cutoff, the rank for participating in NEET counseling for the AIQ seats will be prepared. Around 13,000 candidates will be offered admission to the MBBS and BDS seats of 180 medical and dental colleges (approx.) under All India Quota seats. Last year, a total of 19,325 candidates selected for participating in counseling under AIQ 15% seats.

NEET 2017 Cutoff (Qualifying):

The category wise NEET qualifying cutoff 2017 is being provided in the table below. The qualifying cutoff for the General category is 50th percentile i.e. candidates must score at least 131 marks. Go through the table below to check NEET 2017 qualifying cut off for various categories.

CategoryQualifying PercentileCut off Score Range
General/Unreserved50th percentile697 to 131
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile130 to 107
General/Unreserved (PH)45th percentile130 to 118
SC/ST/OBC (PH)40th percentile 130 to 107

NEET Cutoff 2017 Scores Overall (Category-wise):

Candidates who appeared in NEET 2017 have to secure the NEET 2017 cut off score as per their category to qualify the exam. Based on the cut off score, different states, deemed and private medical colleges will prepare their merit list for providing admission to MBBS and BDS seats in their respective colleges. The domicile opted by candidates will also be considered for admission to the State medical colleges. The table below provides the number of shortlisted candidates and the range of marks required according to the category of candidates.

Category Marks range No. of Candidates
Others 697 to 131 543473
OBC 130 to 107 47382
SC 130 to 107 14599
ST 130 to 107 6018
Others-PH 130 to 118 67
OBC-PH 130 to 107 152
SC-PH 130 to 107 38
ST-PH 130 to 107 10

NEET cutoff 2017 Percentile 15% All India Quota Seats:

The NEET 2017 cut off for All India Quota seats has been declared by CBSE along with the result. Candidates securing equal to or more than prescribed 15% AIQ cut off to be allowed to participate in NEET 2017 counseling. The NEET 2017 15% AIQ cutoff will be updated as soon as it will be released by CBSE. According to last year cutoff analysis, general category candidates who had scored marks between 685 and 468 out of 720 were allowed to participate in counseling.

NEET 2016 Opening and Closing Rank:

Candidates, who are registering for NEET counseling on July 03, can check the previous year category-wise NEET opening and closing rank from the table below.

S.NoNEET 2016 AIR (Opening)NEET 2016 AIR (Closing)Subject CodeCourse Name Candidate Category Allotted Category
3 636 37095 MBBS MBBS SC SC
4 1490 63909 MBBS MBBS ST ST
5 92090 92090 MBBS MBBS SC PH2 SC PH
6 10 5849 MBBS MBBS UR UR
7 740 740 MBBS MBBS SC UR
8 93667 93667 MBBS MBBS ST PH1 UR PH
9 17769 203568 MBBS MBBS OBC PH1 UR PH
10 14746 59718 MBBS MBBS OBC PH2 UR PH
11 55804 375154 MBBS MBBS SC PH1 SC PH
12 110906 189589 MBBS MBBS SC PH1 UR PH
13 21566 52708 MBBS MBBS UR PH2 UR PH
14 70525 211340 MBBS MBBS OBC PH1 OBC PH
15 159674 366952 MBBS MBBS ST PH1 ST PH
16 36226 36226 MBBS MBBS SC PH2 SC
17 155682 155682 MBBS MBBS ST PH2 ST PH
18 17926 206738 MBBS MBBS UR PH1 UR PH
19 87964 340906 BDS BDS SC PH2 SC PH
20 50773 118213 BDS BDS UR PH2 UR PH
21 3652 8448 BDS BDS OBC UR
22 347251 347251 BDS BDS SC PH1 SC PH
23 51420 68730 BDS BDS ST ST
24 4659 8419 BDS BDS OBC OBC
25 161997 175496 BDS BDS UR PH1 UR PH
26 19307 41971 BDS BDS SCSC
27 159364 180514 BDS BDS OBC PH1 UR PH
28 329022 329022 BDS BDS ST PH2 ST PH
29 1814 8413 BDS BDS UR UR
30 76532 135988 BDS BDS OBC PH2 UR PH

NEET cutoff 2016 for 15% All India Quota Seats:

For a better understanding, candidates can check the previous year NEET cutoff and number of candidates for 15% All India Quota seats for different categories.

Category Marks range No. of Candidates
Others 685 to 468 14315
OBC 468 to 465 230
SC 468 to 352 2815
ST 466 to 303 1427
Others-PH466 to 314 430
OBC-PH 213 to 210 10
SC-PH 209 to 130 75
ST-PH 213 to 118 23

NEET Cutoff 2016:
Category Marks range Qualifying Criteria Number of Candidates
Others 685-145 50th Percentile 171329
OBC 678-11840th Percentile 175226
SC 595-118 40th Percentile 47183
ST 599-118 40th Percentile 15710
UR & PH 474-131 45th Percentile 437
OBC & PH 510-118 40th Percentile 597
SC & PH 415-118 40th Percentile 143
ST & PH 339-118 40th Percentile 36

NEET 2016 Registered, Appeared and Qualified Candidates Details:

In the table below, the details of number of registered, appeared, absent and qualified candidates in NEET 2016 is being provided.

Category Eligible Regd. candidates Appeared Absent Qualified (15%) Qualified (Over All NEET)
Male 3,69,649 3,37,572 32,077 11,058 1,83,424
Female 4,32,930 3,93,642 39,288 8,266 2,26,049
Transgender 15 9 6 1 4
Total 8,02,594 7,31,223 71,371 19,325 4,09,477

NEET 2016 Toppers Details:

In year 2016, Het Shah bagged All India Rank 1 by securing 99.999863 percentile. The top 10 qualifiers of NEET 2016 fall under the 99.999 percentile. The complete details on top 10 qualifiers and their score of NEET 2016 can be checked from the table below.

Candidate Name Marks Secured Out 720 Percentile Score All India Rank
Het Shah 685 99.999863 1
Ekansh Goyal 682 99.999726 2
Nikhil Bajiya 678 99.999590 3
Ashank Khaitan 677 99.999543 4
Arushi 676 99.999316 5
Dyuti Shah 675 99.999179 6
Japnoor Kaur 672 99.999043 7
Dhritiman Chatterjee 671 99.999906 8
Amit Kumar 669 99.999769 9
Utkarsh Anand 668 99.999632 10

CBSE NEET 2017 User Registration Process

Every Candidate attending for Certificate Verification at Help-line Centre is requested to follow the stages as indicated below:

Stage1: New Candidates Registration for All India Quota UG Medical and Dental Courses :
  1. During this step the eligible candidates on the basis of All India Pre Medical/Pre Dental Entrance Test (for short referred as AIPMT) results, declared eligible/qualified to take part in All India Quota Counseling are required to register through Internet ( from places of their convenience.
  2. The candidates declared eligible for counseling would be required to visit the MCC Counseling website and click on Candidate Login NEW Link.

    If you are already registered candidate then you may login into the system.

    1. For new registration click on New User Registration Here!! link.

    2. The candidate is required to enter the Roll Number, Application Number, candidates name, & Date of Birth exactly same as per his/her AIPMT application form/admit card details.

    3. Password should be as per the password policy shown during the New User Registration process. Please remember this password for continuation of the process of registration, choice filling and choice locking. This password or changed password (if any carried out by the candidate) must be remembered till the completion of Online Allotment Admission Process. The MCC and NIC will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of forgotten password/misuse of password.

    4. The password policy is as under:
      • Your password must be 8-13 character long.
      • Your password must contain at least:
        • One capital letter (A-Z),
        • One small letter (a-z),
        • One numeric (0-9),
        • One special character (@#$&)

    5. The Candidate will get One Time Password (OTP) for completing registration process on mobile number which candidate furnish in this window. Please keep your mobile readily available with you. If you click on Submit button then the following window will appear and candidate is required to click on I Agree the click to proceed.

    6. data submitted by candidate is verified against the candidates detail provided by the Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE). If it matches, then, Candidate would be allowed access for updating of the candidates profile along with selection of individual password. In case of any mismatch, the candidate would not be allowed to access the online counseling website. In case of genuine candidates, who could not register for the online counseling, the candidates could approach personally, to nearby Help Centers (Participating Government Medical/Dental College) or MCC Control Room for recovery of the correct information on production of individual identity and other credentials during registration period only.

    7. After successful registration, the candidate would be shown the credentials as available in the database provided by CBSE. The candidate would be allowed to enter data as per the following criteria in case they are not correct:

      • In case of Physically Handicapped ( PH) candidates, the candidate is required to select respective PH type, viz., PH1 or PH2.

      • Any change in the candidates name, gender and date of birth are not permitted.

      • Candidate is required to enter their Mothers and Fathers name.

      • Candidate is required to choose security Question and give its Answer for recovery of password in case forgotten. The candidate must remember the security question and answer given by the candidate.

      • Candidate is required to enter his/her password. Next time, the candidate can login directly with Roll number as Login Id and the chosen password as Password.

      • Candidate are required to update their complete mailing address along with pin code, phone number including STD, mobile and email etc.

      • On clicking the submit button, the candidate would be shown the data entered for verification and for confirmation. Once this personal data is Verified and Confirmed, the candidate is not allowed to change.

      • Before final Confirmation of the credentials, intermediate page would be displayed as shown above, towards confirmation of entered information.

      • At the end of the process, a registration slip will be generated which could be taken as printout by candidate for record purpose.

      • The candidate can change their password after login, if desired.

      • After successful registration, candidate can submit choices, modify, delete, and change order as many times as required during the Registration and Choice Filling period.

STAGE 2: Registered User Login:
  1. During this step, registered candidates can login to the system. The process is indicated below: Enter Roll number as Login Id and Password (selected during the registration process).
  2. The entered data is validated by the system; the system allows the candidate to login, if the entered values are correct.

STAGE 3: Forgot Password :
  1. The candidate is required to enter the Roll Number, Application Number, Date of Birth, security question & answer thereon as given during New Candidate registration process.

  2. The above data submitted by candidate will be validated with the registered candidates database. If the above entries match, then only the candidate would be permitted to enter new password to proceed further. In case the candidate is not able to retrieve password, the candidate is required to approach Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) through e-mail or telephone number 011-23062493.

  3. Click on Submit; Show the Message of Changed Password Successfully

STAGE 4: Choices Available :

    After successful login and on clicking the link Choice Available , the systems internally retrieve the credentials of the candidate like gender, category, sub-category, date of birth, and eligibility remarks from the candidates database and the available choices specific to the candidate based on his/her credentials will be displayed.

STAGE 5: Choice Submission :
  1. On clicking the Choice Filling icon, the choices as per individual criteria of eligibility would be displayed to the candidate on the left side basket and on clicking the button for the required choices, it will be selected. The choice chosen will be removed from the left basket and gets added to right basket. During the choice submission, candidate is required to save the exercised choices through clicking the button, Save & continue (for save and continuing the operation) and Save & Go to Home (Save & redirected to Home page or quits the current menu) after completion of the work. The screen below facilitates the candidates to view the Course (MBBS/BDS), Courses, State and Institute.
  2. For the convenience of the candidate, the choices could be shown by selecting them State- wise, course-wise, alphabetical order of Institutions and courses or alphabetical order of courses and Institutions, etc.
  3. Choice Move Up, Move Down & Deletion
    • On clicking the Upper Arrow button, candidate can move choice by one step up.
    • On clicking the Down Arrow button, candidate can move choice by one step down.
    • On clicking the button, candidate can delete the selected choice.

STAGE 6: Choice Interchange:
  1. The choiceInterchange (Swapping) could be carried out by selecting appropriate choices as source and destination to enable their swapping and reorder all the choices.

Stage 7: Deletion of Multiple Choices:
  1. If a candidate desires to delete a specific or a group of choices, candidate can click the appropriate box, for deletion of the one choice. Further, if the candidate, desires to delete multiple choices, in one go, he/she can click the appropriate boxes for deletion and confirm the same, so that all unwanted choices could be deleted by this operation.

Stage 8: Processing of Indicative Seat Allotment (Mock Counseling):
  1. During Indicative Seat Allotment (Mock Counseling) Result, choices submitted by the candidates will be processed twice on notified dates during the Registration and Choice Filling period (of 1 st round only) and indicative seat that is likely available at that point of time for the candidates would be displayed. This indication helps the candidate to refine the selection of choices in a more effective and efficient manner.

Stage 9: Choice Locking & Printing of locked choices:

    Locking of choices is mandatory for the processing of choices submitted by the candidate. After completion of the choice submission to ones satisfaction candidate can lock his/her choices during choice locking period, dates of which are mentioned in Counseling Schedule. By clicking the Choice Lock Button and confirming the same, the choices could be locked. Choices once locked cant be unlocked. Therefore the candidates are advised to exercise choice carefully, as the choices above the allotted choice will be processed in second round. In case candidate fails to lock choices, choices filled in by the candidate will be automatically locked at 5:00 PM of last date of locking. The detailed procedure is described below:

    • On clicking the Lock my Choices button, the submitted choices will be displayed on the screen along with all restrictions, on the choices selected, if applicable.
    • Candidate is required to confirm the displayed contents before locking of choices.
    • During locking process, the candidate is required to enter the password and then only system proceeds for locking of choices.

    After locking of choices, following message will be displayed indicating no more choice submission is possible.

    After locking, candidate can take a printout of locked choices, which includes locking date & time, IP address of computer and system generated Unique No.

    After locking the choices, if a candidate log in again, then the locked choices given by the candidate will be displayed and the choices cannot be modified or altered.

CBSE NEET Counselling procedure - 2017

  1. After Successful registration of the candidate of official website like Registration, Submission of Choices, view Indicative seat allotment, modify and lock.
  2. Round 1: First round of seat allotment results can be shown as per counseling schedule.
  3. Round 1 seat allotment
    • If seat allotted in round 1 then report to the allotted institute, complete the admission formalities and give willingness as follows Willing to participate in 2nd round.
    • ii. If not then candidate who have not been allotted any seat in 1st round then they should participate in 2nd round.
  4. Round 2:
    • Display of newly added/vacant seat seats & also of anticipated vacancies(seats likely to be available after the conversion of vacant seats in category/ sub category and up-gradation of previously allotted seats with newly offered seats).
    • Earlier choices submitted by the candidate will be treated null and void.
    • Fresh choices submission for seat allotment in 2nd round mandatory.
  5. Candidates who have joined round 2 of All India Quota will not be allowed/permitted to vacant the seats.
  6. Exercise fresh choices, view, modify and lock choices.
  7. Finally 2nd round seat allotment results declared.
  8. Round 2 Seat Allotment.
    • If seat is allotted in 2nd round then the candidate should report to the allotted institute and process of counseling is ends.
    • If seat is not allotted then process of counseling is ends.


Even as the students go through this procedure, they can decide upon their choice of course and college form the huge screens that display the availability of the combination of seats, courses and college. The constant update splashed on the screens help students make up their mind about the stream and college based on the availability of seats even before they go to the allotment counter.

Candidates need not be apprehensive of lower rank students getting admitted before the higher ranked students. The software is designed in such a way that the computer would not accept the allotment if it is not done in the sequence of ranks. Suppose a 100th ranker in Vishakapatnam moves to the counseling counter before a 50th ranker in Hyderabad , the computer would accept the 100th rankers choice only after the 99th rankers choice is cleared.

The allotment are displayed on the huge secreens giving all details such as the candidates name , hall-ticket number ,course chosen, category they belong to and the college preferred. The information splashed simultaneously in all the counseling centers in the State ensures that no mischief is played while allotting the seats.

Generally, the general category seats are filled in the first phase giving chance to every candidate to compete. In the second phase special category candidates like the children of Armed Personnel (CAP), NCC, sports and others are called followed by counseling will be held for the general category again. For details students can look for the notification in major newspapers.

Local and non-local

There is no reservation for non-locals , as many perceive Non-local students can only compete for maximum of 15% of seats along with the local candidates. To put it simply, there cannot be more than 15% of non-local students in any college even if they get the best ranks. It applies to all three regionsOsmania University , Andhra University and Sri Venkateshwara University
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