NEET PG Counseling 2021: Dates, Seat Matrix & Process

neet pg 2021 counselling date

NEET PG counseling 2021 will take place once the examination has been organized. The counseling will most probably take place in the third week of March 2021.

The NEET PG counseling 2021 will be conducted by the Medical Counseling Committee on behalf of the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

There will be two rounds in NEET PG 2021 Counseling, if there are seats vacant after the first round of counseling it will be filled in the second round. The third round will be conducted only if any seats are left vacant after the completion of the second round.

Read More: NEET PG 2021 Date(out)|Application Form |Eligibility| Exam pattern| Syllabus

NEET PG 2021 Counseling Highlights

NEET PG 2021 Counseling will be conducted by MCC on behalf of the Directorate General of Health Services. The participating institutes are 114 in number and the mode of counseling is online which will be conducted on the official website that is MCC.nic.in.

 Neet pg counselling 2021 process

First Round of Counseling

The online registration for the first round of counseling will start from the third week of March 2021. The last date for payment of the counseling fee is the third week of March 2021. The choice filling will start from the third week of March 2021 and the seat allotment list will be released in the last week of March. The reporting to the institute will be done in the last week of March 2021.

Important dates for NEET PG 2021 counselling 

Events

Dates*

Result will be uploaded on

Last week of January 2021

First round of counselling

Online registration starts

Third week of March 2021

Last date for payment of counselling fee

Third week of March 2021

Choice filling 

Third week of March 2021

Seat allotment list will be released

Last week of March 2021

Reporting to the institute allotted

Last week of March 2021

Second round of counselling

Online registration starts

Second week of April 2021

Last date for payment of counselling fee

Second week of April 2021

Choice filling 

Second week of April 2021

Seat allotment list will be released

Second week of April 2021

Reporting to the institute allotted

Second week of April 2021

Transfer of vacant seats to State Quota

Third week of April 2021

Mop-up round of counselling

Online registration starts

Last week of April 2021

Last date for payment of counselling fee

Second week of May 2021

Choice filling 

Second week of May 2021

Seat allotment list will be released

Third week of May 2021

Reporting to the institute allotted

Third week of May 2021

Transfer of vacant seats to the university

Last week of May 2021

Stray vacancy round

Last week of May 2021

*Tentative dates, subject to change.

Second Round of Counseling

The online registration will start in the second week of April 2021. The last date for payment of the counseling fee will start in the second week of April 2021. The choice filling will start in the second week of April 2021. The seat allotment list will release in the second week of April 2021. The reporting to the institute allotted will be done in the second week of April 2021 and the transfer of vacant seats to state quota will begin from the third week of April 2021.

Mop-up round of counseling

The online registration starts in the last week of April 2021. The last date for payment of the counseling fee is the second week of May 2021. The choice filling will start in the second week of May 2021. The seat allotment list will be released in the third week of May 2021 and the reporting to the institute will be done in the third week of May 2021. The transfer of vacant seats to the university will be done in the last week of May 2021 and the stray vacant round will happen in the last week of May 2021.

NEET PG cutoff trends

To participate in the counselling of NEET PG 2021 a candidate must score more than or equal to the qualifying cutoffs released by MCC. 

Category

Cutoff marks 2020

Cutoff marks 2019

Cutoff marks 2018

General

275

340

321

PWD

252

317

300

SC/ST/OBC/PWD

230

295

281

 Some recent changes in NEET PG Counseling

Recently some changes have been done by MCC in the NEET PG Counseling. Now those candidates who are appearing for the second round of counseling will have to register again.

The counseling will be conducted for three groups of seats that are

  1. 50 percent All India Quota Seats
  2. Armed Forces Medical Services
  3. Deemed and Central universities.

NEET PG State counseling 2021

The NEET PG state counseling will begin after the exams are organized. The first round of PG Counseling will start from April 20 onwards.

NEET PG 2021 Counseling Process

First of all those candidates who are going to appear for NEET PG Counseling 2021 will have to register themselves on the official website of MCC. Before each round new registration will be made according to the recently changed rules.

The candidates need to follow the given steps

  1. Visit the official MCC website that is MCC. nic.in
  2. Click on ‘PG Medical Counseling’
  3. Do the registration with a valid mail id and mobile number.
  4. Note down the login credentials
  5. To fill up the application just Log in
  6. Fill in all the details
  7. Revise before the final submission

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q1. Will there be NEET PG in 2021?

Ans. The National Board of Examinations will conduct NEET PG 2021 on January 10, 2021.

Q2. What will replace NEET PG?

Ans. NEXT will become operational within 3 years and will replace NEET PG by 2022.

Q3. What is best after MBBS?

Ans. MD or MS are the most favorable options after completing MBBS.

Q4. How difficult is NEET PG?

Ans. The difficulty level of NEET PG 2020 is reviewed as moderate to difficult.

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