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What next after NEET?

Dr.T.P.Sethumadhavan

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared NEET2017 results on June 23. As per the information available on MCI & DCI websites, in 470 medical colleges and 308 Dental colleges will take part in the official admission process based on CBSE NEET results. Out of 10,90,085 students appeared for NEET 2017,  6,11,539 are eligible for medical/dental UG admission.  Of which 2,66,221 are boys and 3,45,313 are girls.   After NEET results were announced, there is growing apprehension among students and parents about the procedures for counselling process. This year cut off marks for eligibility is reduced to 130 under general quota and 107 under OBC, SC/ST quota. Selection for MBBS and BDS seats under merit and management quota will be through centralised counselling process. Students aspiring for MBBS and BDS seats have to undergo the procedures for online counselling. They can register for 15 percent of MBBS and BDS seats under All India quota through centralised allotment process. Online options can be given through www.mcc.nic.in. Students can register for the online counselling from 3rd to 11th July 2017. The Directorate General of Health Services, Govt of India will conduct the counselling for 15 percent All India quota seats. For State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of states, candidates may apply to their domicile states. Counselling for private medical colleges will also be conducted by the concerned state counselling authority.

Commissioner for Entrance examinations, Kerala will publish rank list of students who appeared for NEET in 2017. Students can give options for Medical and dental colleges of Kerala through www.cee.kerala.gov.in. Options for BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BSMS, BSc(Agriculture), BSc(Forestry), BVSc&AH and BFSc can be done through this website.

Students can also register for online counselling through respective state entrance authorities in which they are seeking admissions. In Karnataka admission for State, deemed, private and minority medical and dental institutions can be registered through Karnataka examinations authority website www.kar.kea.nic.in. In Puthucherry it can be through www.centaconline.in. In Tamilnadu options can be registered through www.tancet.co.in. In Maharashtra and Gujarat online options can be registered through www.dmer.org and www.medguj.nic.in respectively. Those who are trying to get BVSc &AH seats under All India quota has to register through Veterinary Council of India website www.vci.nic.in.

While registering for online option giving process students need to follow the following guideline.

  1. Before trying for online options submitting process through homework is required regarding prospective colleges, courses, fee, recognition, code, dates, etc.
  2. Read all the instructions carefully
  3. Always use a broadband internet browser
  4. Students with NEET marks above 600 can expect Seats in Govt medical colleges.
  5. Those with lesser marks need to give options in as many states except Jammu& Kashmir, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as possible.
  6. Try to follow the deadline for registration
  7. Try to visit the websites and read updated instructions daily.
  8. Never rely on any private agencies for admission
  9. Based on allotment process you can try to accept the option or opt for higher options.
  10. Online option submitting process includes registration, choice filling and locking processes. After second allotment students are required to report at the allotted Medical/Dental Colleges.
  11. The counselling would be conducted by the respective counselling authorities subject to prevailing rules and norms in Medical/ dental colleges under their control. Candidates are advised to be in touch with the respective counselling authorities and institutions for more details.

 

June 26, 2017
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