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NEET UG Counseling 2018 suspended, Round 2 Seat Allotment Result postponed

Thursday July 12, 2018 6:59 PM, News Network

NEET UG Counseling Stopped

NEET UG Counselling 2018 Round 2: The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) under Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Thursday July 12, 2018 suspended and kept in abeyance till further orders the NEET UG Counseling 2018 and declaration of Round 2 Seat Allotment result.

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) decision came following the Madras High Court order which asked the Central Borad of Secondary Education (CBSE) to grant students of Tamil Nadu extra marks in NEET 2018 exams.

"All the participating candidates/institutes/colleges/universities of Online Undergraduate (MBBS and BDS) Courses Counselling: 2018 are hereby informed that in compliance of the directions of Hon’ble High Court of Madras, Madurai Bench, in W.P. (MD) 11916, 10872, 10873 and 10874, online undergraduate counselling for the session: 2018 including the declaration of 2nd round result will be kept in abeyance till further orders", the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) said in an official statement.

Citing the same reason, the NEET UG Medical Admission Counseling in Tamil Nadu was also suspended. The Madras High Court in the last week had asked the CBSE to grant 196 marks out of the total 720 marks to Tamil Nadu students. The HC also asked the CBSE to release new Rank List within two weeks.

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) under Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India was schedule to publish today i.e. Thursday July 12, 2018 on its website the result of Seat Allotment Round 2 conducted for admission to first year MBBS/BDS 2018-19.

The Round Seat Alloment Result 2018 however now has been postponed. The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) will son announce the new date and schedule on its website

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) under Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India had started online counselling for Round 2 on July 06, 2018. The last date of Round 2 Registration and Choice Filling was July 08, 2018 up to 05:00 pm. It was later extended to July 09 till 11:59 pm.

After completion of Round 2 Allotment, the Ministry of Health will start online registration for Mop-up Round of All India Quota Under Graduate Medical/Dental Seats on August 12, 2018. The last date to register for Mop-up Round Counselling will be AUgust 14, 2018.

Before the start of NEET UG 2018 Mop-up Round, the Health Ministry will publish between August 10 to August 11, 2018 Seat Matrix.

The online registration for 1st Round of All India Quota Under Graduate Medical/Dental Seats had started on June 13. The last date for 1st Round Counselling was July 08, 2018. The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) declared the result of NEET UG 2018 Round 1 counselling on June 22, 2018.

As many as 12,679 candidates were allotted seats in different MBBS/BDS colleges across India, according to the Round 1 Seat Allottment Result. The 485 pages result of Round 1 in PDF format can be accessed from

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of India is conducting the counselling for 15% All India Quota seats as it was done earlier. Rest 85% seats will be filled by respective states.

"For State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States, candidates may apply to their domicile states and a merit list as per State rules and based on All India Rank will be prepared by concerned counselling authorities", CBSE said.

A total 7,12, 635 candidates have qualified from India whereas 342 qualified students are foreigners, 1200 Non Resident Indians (NRIs), 367 OCI and 36 PIO, the CBSE result sheet. NEET 2018 was held on May 06 while NEET 2018 result was declared on June 04.

In a statement issued after declaring the NEET 2018 results, the CBSE said, "The counselling would be conducted by the respective Counselling Authorities subject to prevailing rules and norms for admission in Medical Colleges/Dental Colleges under their ambit."

"Candidates are advised to be in touch with the respective Counselling Authorities and Institutions concerned for fu rther details", it added.

According to the CBSE, a total of 13,26,725 candidates from India and abroad had registered for NEET 2018. Of them, 5,80,648 were boys, 7,46,076 girls and 01 transgender. Among them were 13,23,672 Indians, 530 OCI, 1,842 NRIs, 60 PIO and 621 foreigners. NEET 2018 was held at 2,255 exam centres in 136 cities.

National Eligibility and Entrance Test or NEET is the one examination which would be considered for filling around 54,000 restorative seats the nation over. This examination is likewise valid for applying to private universities across the country.

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