NEET PG Counselling Round 1: MCC releases FAQs
New Delhi: Answering all the queries of candidates, who have a lot of questions regarding the counselling sessions from application to seat allocation, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on its website.
All Candidates are requested to go through the revised scheme carefully and understand before participating in online counselling (allotment process).
All questions in the scheme of counseling are mandatory in nature and not optional. Candidates are advised to go through these important questions related to the scheme of counseling before registering on the MCC website, in order to understand the scheme of counseling.
The Security Deposit will be forfeited if a candidate who has been allotted a seat in the second Round or in subsequent Rounds of DGHS does not join the respective institution or surrender the seat due to any unforeseen reason. Also, the Security Deposit will be forfeited if the admission gets cancelled due to any reason. E.g in case the candidate gives wrong information at the time of registration on the basis of which a seat may be allotted and later cancelled by the Admission Authorities at the time of reporting or fails to produce the required documents at the time of admission (within the stipulated time).
Candidates who want to avail 5% PwD reservation in PG seats of Govt./Central medical institutions should obtain Disability certificate as per 21 Benchmark Disabilities given under RPWD Act 2016, from the designated disability centers as per the list enclosed as ANNEXURE- II .
From this year MCC of DGHS will be conducting counselling for 50% institutional quota seats of central institutes (VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital and ABVIMS & RML Hospital) affiliated to IP University and all rules of Central Institutes will apply.
The information regarding Stipend /fee structure/ course duration / bond amount / rendering of service in rural / tribal area/other conditions etc. has been provided by Medical Colleges. MCC/ DGHS takes no responsibility regarding the above information including Fees/ Bond/ Mode of Payment or any typographical error/ data etc. Candidates are advised to visit College website or contact the College Authorities directly for any query regarding above information before filling choices once locked cannot be modified and any request to MCC/DGHS regarding tinkering of choices will not be entertained.
As decided by the MCC committee, MCC/DGHS is receiving consolidated approved seats (Recognised + Permitted) from colleges. Since, the MCC is not aware of the number of Recognized/ Permitted seats for each college and allotment is made purely on the basis of merit & choice of the candidate, it is on the discretion of College/Institute to provide Recognized/ Permitted Seats to the Allotted candidate as per their policy/rules and regulations. However, as a general rule, the candidate with higher merit/ NEET rank may be preferred for recognized seat followed by next candidate for permitted seat. Candidates are still advised to check the details regarding recognized/permitted seat status from MCI website and also from concerned college.
Candidates are advised to confirm their eligibility/domicile status before registering on MCC website for 50% Institutional Quota seats of Central Universities/Institutes before opting for their seats.
Candidates are advised to confirm the fee structure/ any other additional fee from the colleges especially Deemed Universities before filling up choices for the same. Some All India Quota colleges might have high fee structure, therefore confirmation about the fee should be made before hand, MCC of DGHS takes no responsibility of the fee structure of the colleges and will not entertain any request or complaint regarding Fee Structure. The above information may be confirmed by the candidate before filling the choices.
Candidates are advised to be in touch with the MCC website (www.mcc.nic.in) for Schedule / latest updates / Results / Notices / News & Events pertaining to counselling as MCC /DGHS would not be individually contacting the candidates for the same. The Scheme of All India Quota/ Deemed/ Central University/ Central Instsitutes/ ESIC and AFMS counselling for Post Graduate Courses (MD/ MS/ Diploma/ MDS) has been devised in compliance with the following directions / orders of Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. All Candidates are requested to go through the updated counselling scheme carefully and understand before participating in online counseling (allotment process).
NEET 2019 Counselling MCC FAQs
Important Questions related to Scheme of Online Counselling PG-2020 for All India Quota/ Deemed/ Central Universities / Central Institutes/ ESIC/ AFMS for Post-graduate Medical/ Dental /Diploma Seats (MD/ MS/ Diploma/ MDS Courses) 2020
Q. No. 1: What is the process of online allotment?
a) 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).
b) Exercising of Choices and Locking of choices.
c) Process of Seat Allotment Round-1
d) Publication of result of Round-1on MCC website
e) Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against 1 Round.
(Candidates who registered for Round-1 and did not get any seat allotted need not register again.)
f) 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 can log in again. • Fresh Choice filling Round-2.
g) Publication of result of Round-2 on MCC website. h) Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against Round 2
End of AIQ Quota Round
MOP –UP ROUND
i) Mop Up Round (Only for Deemed/ Central Universities & ESIC)
Fresh Registration for Mop Up Round for following candidates :
i. Those who registered in Round-1 & exited availing Free Exit
ii. Who registered in Round-2 & exited with Forfeiture of fees.
However, candidates who have already joined and taken admission in Round-2 of
AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities 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).
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 / Central Universities to be exhausted strictly in order of merit.
iii. Final Stray Vacancy Round to be conducted by Deemed/ Central Universities/ ESIC
(There will be no Fresh Registration of Candidates in Final Stray Vacancy Round)
Q. No. 2: When will online allotment process for this year start?
Ans: Online allotment process will start as per counseling Schedule for PG online Counseling for
the current academic year. Please See Schedule available on www.mcc.nic.in website.
Q. No. 3: Do I have to report to any counseling center for registration or choice filling?
Ans: No. Online registration and choice filling can be done from place of convenience (Including from home) using internet. Uninterrupted internet facility should be ensured.
Q. No. 4: Do I require any documents to get registered on-line?
Ans: You will be required to fill up some of the information that you have given (filled up) on your application form, and submitted to National Board Examinations (NBE), New Delhi and information available on admit cards of AIPGMEE/AIPGDEE.
"Please keep information that you have furnished (filled up) on application form and admit card, confidential, and do not share it with anybody as this information will be required to register for online allotment process and to submit choice. If somebody else uses that information, he/she can misuse your online registration and prevent you from taking part in the online allotment process. Keep print out of application form ready for reference with you." In any such case, MCC will not be held responsible and will not entertain any request of Re-registration
Q. No. 5: What information do I require for online registration?
Ans: Please note that you will be asked to fill some of the information (we are not showing it here for security reasons) that you have given in your application form, admit card of examination during online registration and provided by the examination conducting agency, (NBE) therefore keep a copy of your application form and admit card ready for reference. These documents may be retained as they may be required till you complete your PG course.
"PLEASE NOTE THAT ON REGISTRATION WINDOW OF ONLINE ALLOTMENT PROCESS (on MCC), YOU HAVE TO FILL IN EXACTLY SAME SPELLING, NUMBERS ETC AS YOU HAVE FILLED IN YOUR APPLICATION FORM of NBE." THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY OTHER SPELLINGS/ NUMBERS/ SPACES THAN THOSE SUBMITTED IN APPLICATION FORM OF NBE PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION FACILITY SHALL BE AVAILABLE AT THE BEGINING OF FIRST ROUND, SECOND ROUND & MOP UP ROUND ONLY ON NOTIFIED DATES. THEREAFTER, REGISTRATION FACILITY SHALL NOT BE AVAILABLE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ANY REQUEST (FOR ANY REASON) FOR REGISTRATION, SHALL BE ENTERTAINED AFTER CLOSING OF REGISTRATION.
Q. No. 6: How do I get password for logging in?
Ans: During the process of online registration you will generate your own password. Candidates are advised to keep the password that they have created, confidential to them till the end of the counseling process. They can change the password after creating. Password is very important for participating in online allotment process . Sharing of password can result in its misuse by somebody else, leading to even exclusion of genuine candidate from online allotment process
Q. No. 7: How much time will I be given to join the allotted course?
Ans: Candidates who are allotted seats will be required to join the allotted college/course within stipulated time from the date of allotment as mentioned in the counseling schedule. However, candidates are advised to join as early as possible and not to wait for last day of joining, due to different schedule of holiday/working hours in various Medical/Dental Colleges, also keeping in view that Medical/Dental colleges will have to furnish information about joining/nonjoining status of candidates on Medical Counseling Committee portal. In some of the Colleges it may take 2 to 3 days' time for completion of admission formalities.
Q. No. 8: What documents are required at the time of Counseling?
Ans: Since it is online allotment (Online Counseling) process, no documents will be required for participating in online allotment process. However, you are required to carry Original Certificates / Documents at time of Reporting for Admission. Without Original Certificate/Documents candidates will not be allowed admission. Please clarify the List of required documents at the time of admission from the Allotted College in advance.
Q. No. 9: What documents are required at the time of joining in allotted Medical / Dental College?
Ans: Original documents required at the time of joining in allotted Medical/Dental College are as mentioned below:
i. Admit Card issued by NBE
ii. Result/Rank Letter issued by NBE
iii. Mark Sheets of MBBS/BDS 1st, 2nd & 3rd Professional Examinations.
iv. MBBS/BDS Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate.
v. Internship Completion Certificate/Certificate from the Head of Institution or College that the candidate shall complete the Internship by 31st March, of the year of admission.
vi. Permanent / provisional Registration Certificate issued by MCI or DCI/State Medical or Dental Council. Provisional Registration Certificate is acceptable only in cases where candidate is undergoing internship and likely to complete the same on or before 31st March of the year of admission.
vii. High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate as proof of date or birth.
viii. Candidates allotted seat must carry one of the identification proofs (ID Proof) to the allotted college at the time of admission (as mentioned in the information Bulletin published by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for AIPGMEE/ AIPGDEE i.e. PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport or Aadhar Card).
ix. The Candidate should also bring the following certificates, if applicable
a) SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority (in the format as specified
in the prospectus) and should be in English or Hindi language. Sub caste should
be clearly mentioned in the certificate. b) OBC certificate issued by the competent authority. The sub-caste should tally with the Central List of OBC. The OBC candidates should not belong to Creamy Layer. The OBC certificate must be in the format as mentioned in the prospectus.
c) 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. No other PwD certificate, issued by any other Authorities/ Hospital will be entertained. The format of Certificate of Disability is attached as
Candidates without original certificates / documents shall not be allowed to take admission in allotted Medical / Dental College. Candidates who have deposited their original documents with any other Institute / College / University and come for admission with a certificate stating that "their original certificates are deposited with the Institute / College / University" shall not be allowed to take admission in allotted Medical/Dental College. Please note that the required documents at the time of admission may vary as per College/ Institute Policy. Hence candidates may verify the same from allotted college before Reporting.
Q. No. 10: What are the various fees to be paid at the time of registration?
Ans: At the time of registration students must pay two kinds of fee
a) Non-Refundable Registration fee
Rs. 1000/- For AIQ /Central University UR candidates, & Rs. 500/- For SC/ ST/
Rs. 5000/- For Deemed University candidates
b) Refundable Security Deposit which will be refunded to candidates after joining the allotted college or if candidate did not get any seat during counseling to the same account of candidate from which payment had been made.
For AIQ / Central University/ ESIC UR candidates – Rs. 25000/-
For SC/ST/OBC/PwD –Rs. 10,000/-
(e.g. Any SC candidate opting for AIQ only will pay registration fee of Rs 500/- + Rs.
10,000/- Refundable Security Deposit.)
For Deemed Universities -Rs 2,00,000/-
Any candidate opting for Deemed University will have to pay Rs 5000/- NonRefundable fee + Rs 2,00,000/- Refundable Security Deposit at the time of
Q. No. 11: In case candidate must apply for both AIQ and for Deemed University should the candidate pay the fee for both?
Ans: No, in such case the candidate has to pay only the higher fee i.e. of Deemed University Rs 5000/- and 2 Lakh Refundable Security Deposit.
Q. No. 12: Is this Security Deposit refundable in all the cases?
Ans: No, this fee will be forfeited if the candidate who has been allotted a seat in the second Round or in subsequent Rounds of DGHS does not join the respective institution. Also the Security Deposit will be forfeited if the admission gets cancelled due to any reason. E.g in case the candidate gives wrong information at the time of registration on the basis of which a seat may be allotted and later cancelled by the Admission Authorities at the time of reporting or fails to produce the required documents at the time of admission.
Q. No. 13: Where and when this fee will be refunded?
Ans: This fee will be refunded to the same account from which payment had been made. No requests for the change of Account shall be entertained afterwards. Candidates are also advised not to get their Bank/Card account closed till the time Refund has been made into the account from which payment was made. This fee will be processed for refund only after all the rounds of counseling are completed.*For Refund related queries kindly see questions 74 to 83
Q. No. 14: What are the instructions regarding OBC, SC, ST & PwD certificates?
Ans: Please read Information Bulletin for admission to post-graduate medical courses for admission to 50% of total PG seats on All-India basis carefully. The certificate requirements are mentioned in prospectus along with format. The certificate as mentioned in the prospectus only will be acceptable. Candidates are requested to read prospectus and instructions regarding Caste and Persons with Disability (PwD)/ EWS Certificate carefully. In case the candidate fails to produce proper Caste (and PwD, if applicable) certificate at allotted Medical/Dental College then he/she will not be permitted to join the allotted Medical / Dental College and his/her category will be changed for next round, if otherwise eligible.Further the reservation of seats under PwD Category have been increased from 3% to 5% in AIQ and the 21 Benchmark Disabilities as envisaged under the regulations of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 have been included presently, where only the lower motor disabilities were included earlier.
The qualified Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates should get themselves certified at one of the Disability Assessment Boards, constituted in various states. The list of Centers who will issue Disability Certificates as per 21 Benchmark Disabilities given under RPWD Act2016 is attached as ANNEXURE-II. The Board of Governors in Super session of Medica lCouncil of India has issued Guidelines regarding admission of students with "Specified Disabilities" under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 vide Gazette Notification No. MCI-34(41)/2018-Med./170045 dated 5th February 2019 (Notification enclosed as ANNEXURE-III). The extent of "specified disability" in a Person with Disability (PwD candidate) shall be assessed in accordance with these guidelines for the purpose of issuing Disability Certificate and at the time of admission in the college. Further, all the PwD candidates participating in the PG Counselling 2019 are required to get temselves assessed for their disability and obtain a Disability Certificate from any one of the designated Disability Centres. The Persons with Disability (PwD) are required to bring their treatment papers related to their disability, including the investigation reports, at the time of reporting to the designated institutes for obtaining disability certificate.
IMPORTANT: Qualified PwD candidates are advised to get themselves examined immediately at one of the above-mentioned disability assessment board and to obtain Disability (PwD) Certificate. The qualified candidates are requested to send a self-attested photocopy of disability certificate with mention of their Name, All India Quota Rank, Postal Address, Mobile Telephone Number, alternative contact number and E-mail id by email (address: firstname.lastname@example.org) and by Speed Post (to Assistant Director General (Medical Education), Room Number 354, A-Wing, Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi, Pin code 110108).
Q. No. 15: Is there any restriction for filling up number of choices of Institutions (Colleges) or subjects in choice filling form?
Ans: No, you can give as many choices as you wish. However, choices should be in order of preference, as the allotment is done on the basis of choices submitted by the qualified candidate in order of preference given by the candidate and as per availability.
Q. No. 16: Can I have some idea about the seat I am likely to get at my rank?
Ans: You can have some idea by logging on to www.mcc.nic.in / www.mohfw.nic.in website as follows:
>from home page go to medical counseling >open post-Graduate counseling (for previous years) >open composite allotment list. From the information that you will see, you can get some idea of pattern in previous year(s). This will only be indicative (without any guarantee for the current year).
Q. No. 17: Is it necessary to fill up the choices and lock the choices to get seat allotted? Or I will be allotted seat automatically from available seats?
Ans: After online registration (registration is compulsory to take part in online allotment process), you have to fill in choice of subjects and Institutions/colleges in order of preference. Once choices are filled in, it can be modified before locking it. During the choice locking period it is necessary to lock the choices to get a print of your submitted choices. If candidate does not lock the choice submitted by him/her, they will be automatically locked on notified date at notified time, however you will be allowed to take a print of your choices after locking, but you will not be permitted to modify your choices after locking. If you don't register and fill in any choice, you will not be allotted any seat. If you register and do not fill in any choice, you will not be allotted any seat.
Don't wait till the last minute to lock your choices and to take a printout. Please go through your submitted choices before locking as once you lock the choices the same cannot be modified or changed even if you have made a mistake. Mistake in filling choices may result in allotment of a seat which you never wanted. Also, it won't be possible to unlock your choices at MCC's end.
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