NEET Reservation policies and criteria are applicable for 15 % All India Quota (AIQ) seats as per Government of India norms. On the other hand, criteria for reservation in state quota seats are subject to the rules of the state governing body/counselling authority. To claim seats under reserved categories through NEET, candidates must satisfy additional criteria specified in the official notification.
NEET Cut Off 2019 NEET Result 2019 NEET Seat Intake NEET Counselling 2019
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The conducting body of NEET 2019 is the National Testing Agency (NTA).
NEET 2019 will be conducted in online mode only.
The examination of NEET 2019 will be conducted twice a year. It is, however, not mandatory on the part of the candidates to sit for the exam both times.
Multiple sittings will be held for NEET 2019 and the candidates will have the option to choose the exam date from the eight sittings provided.
A network of test centres will also be established by the NTA so that candidates from the rural areas can have ample opportunities to practice.
To equate the two tests, measures like psychometric methods, standardisation techniques and the best of the two equated scores will be used.
The manner of the tests will be scientific and developed jointly by psychometricians and subject matter experts.
About NEET 2019
As per the latest updates, the National Testing Agency will hold the competitive entrance examinations that were organised by CBSE earlier. NEET and JEE Main are the first two exams that will be conducted by NTA once a year in offline mode. The sessions are as follows:
For NEET – May 5, 2019
For JEE Main – January 6 – 20, 2019 and April 6 – 20, 2019
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Reservation Under 15% All India Quota
The reservation of seats for 15% All India Quota is indicated in the table below:
Category Seats Reserved (Percentage)
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 27%
Physically handicapped 3%
Note: There is no reservation of seats for candidates from OBC-Creamy layer.
Once the Result for NEET has been declared, a merit list for All India Quota (AIQ) will be released.
All central, state and private colleges/universities will participate in All India Quota counselling through which 15% of the total seats will be filled.
There will be 2 rounds of centralized counselling conducted by MCC.
Students will have to register themselves on the official website of MCC for the same.
As per latest notification, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shall also participate in All India Quota Counselling from this year. Thus, they no longer need to submit a self declaration form.
Candidates from J&K still need to submit a self declaration to take part in (AIQ) counselling. Read More
Under the All India Quota, there is reservation of seats in medical colleges and dental colleges for SC, ST, OBC and Physically Handicapped candidates. Only those who meet the Cutoff For NEET shall be eligible for counselling.
NEET Reservation for Physically Handicapped Candidates under AIQ
3% of the seats under AIQ are reserved for Physically Handicapped Candidates and will be available only to students with locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 50%-70%.
If these seats remain vacant, they will be made available to candidates with locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 40%-50%.
For admission under the Physically Handicapped category, candidates are required to produce a disability certificate issued from any of the following institutions, at the time of admission:
a) Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, Delhi
b) All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
c) Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
d) Madras Medical College, Chennai