Punjab's NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) counseling process plays a pivotal role in facilitating admissions to undergraduate medical and dental courses across various government and private institutions in the state. The counseling process is typically organized by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) or a designated authority.
Candidates who have qualified the NEET exam are required to register for the Punjab NEET counseling online, where they provide their preferences for colleges and courses. Based on their NEET scores and choices, candidates are then allotted seats in different medical and dental colleges.
|Dates||The counselling will be conducted in two phases: Phase 1 from July 1 to July 15, 2024, and Phase 2 from July 16 to July 30, 2024.|
|Eligibility||Candidates who have qualified the NEET 2024 exam and are domiciled in Punjab are eligible to participate in the counselling.|
|Documents required||Candidates must have the following documents ready for the counselling:|
|Registration start date||July 1, 2024|
|Registration end date||July 15, 2024|
|Choice filling||July 16 to July 20, 2024|
|Seat allotment result (Round 1)||July 24, 2024|
|Reporting to the college (Round 1)||July 28 to July 30, 2024|
|Registration start date (Round 2)||August 1, 2024|
|Registration end date (Round 2)||August 15, 2024|
|Choice filling (Round 2)||August 16 to August 20, 2024|
|Seat allotment result (Round 2)||August 24, 2024|
|Reporting to the college (Round 2)||August 28 to August 30, 2024|
|Domicile||Must be a domicile of Punjab|
|Age||Must have completed 17 years of age on or before December 31, 2024|
|Education||Must have passed the 12th standard examination from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as compulsory subjects|
|NEET Score||Must have qualified the NEET 2024 exam with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology together|
NEET Admit Card and Scorecard: These documents are essential to verify the candidate's NEET eligibility and performance.
Class 10 and 12 Mark Sheets and Certificates: These documents establish the candidate's educational background and eligibility for the medical courses.
Birth Certificate: This document is required to verify the candidate's date of birth.
Category Certificate (if applicable): Candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC, or EWS need to provide valid category certificates for availing reservation benefits.
Domicile Certificate: A domicile certificate proves the candidate's residence or origin in the state of Punjab, which may impact seat allocation.
Character Certificate: This certificate is usually issued by the last school attended and attests to the candidate's conduct and behavior.
Migration Certificate: If a candidate has completed their qualifying exam from a board outside Punjab, a migration certificate may be required.
Passport-sized Photographs: Candidates need to provide recent passport-sized photographs as per the specifications mentioned by the counseling authority.
Identity Proof: A government-issued photo ID, such as Aadhar card, PAN card, or passport, is necessary to establish the candidate's identity.
Residence Proof: Documents like ration card, voter ID, or utility bills can serve as proof of the candidate's residence.
Income Certificate: For candidates applying under economically weaker sections (EWS) quota, an income certificate may be required to verify their eligibility.
Medical Fitness Certificate: A certificate from a registered medical practitioner confirming the candidate's physical fitness for pursuing medical studies.
Allotment Letter: The letter issued by the counseling authority after seat allocation is necessary for completing the admission process.
Payment Receipt: Proof of payment of the counseling fee and any other applicable fees.
Online Registration: Candidates who have qualified the NEET exam need to register online for the Punjab NEET counseling. This typically involves providing personal details, NEET roll number, and other required information.
Choice Filling and Locking: After registration, candidates are required to fill in their preferences for colleges and courses. They can select multiple choices in the order of their preference. Candidates should carefully review and prioritize their choices before locking them.
Document Verification: Once the choice filling process is complete, candidates are called for document verification. This is a crucial step to confirm the authenticity of the provided information and documents.
Seat Allotment: Based on NEET scores, preferences, and availability of seats, candidates are allotted seats in various medical and dental colleges. Seat allotment results are typically published online.
Reporting to Allotted College: Candidates who are allotted seats need to report to the allotted college within the specified time frame. They need to carry their original documents, admission fee, and other required documents for verification and admission.
Admission Confirmation: At the allotted college, candidates need to complete the admission formalities, submit the required documents, and pay the admission fee. This confirms their seat in the chosen course and college.
Mop-up Rounds (if applicable): In case of vacant seats after initial rounds, mop-up rounds may be conducted to fill those seats. This involves the same process of choice filling, document verification, and seat allotment.
Joining and Commencement of Classes: After successful admission, candidates can join the college as per the schedule provided by the institution. The academic sessions usually start after the completion of the counseling process
|Category||Cutoff (General)||Cutoff (SC/ST/PwD)|
|BDS||121-136||107-120|College Category MBBS BDS Government Medical College, Amritsar General 100 50 Government Medical College, Patiala General 100 50 Government Medical College, Faridkot General 100 50 Government Medical College, Jalandhar General 100 50 Government Dental College, Amritsar General 50 25 Government Dental College, Patiala General 50 25
Punjab NEET Counselling Reservation 2024
Category Reservation General 50% Scheduled Caste (SC) 15% Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5% Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27% Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 10% Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 3%
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