NEET Seats Reservation 2019

22 Aug, 2018

NEET Seats Reservation 2019- NTA (National Test Agency) has decided to conduct NEET 2019 once in a year and refused to implement the previous announcement of conducting the same twice a year. The NEET seat reservation process will be followed by the result of NEET 2019 which will be announced on 5th June 2019. Soon after the declaration of NEET 2019, its form and the exam dates have been made available to the students on the official website of NEET. Earlier this exam was under the governance of CBSE which was conducting this exam only once a year. The NEET exam will be held on 5th of May 2019. NEET is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test to offer admissions in all India Medical colleges both Govt. and private for the courses of BDS and MBBS. Online submission of NEET Application form 2019 will start on 1st November 2018 and end on 30th November 2018. NEET Seats Reservation 2019 is expected to remain as same as previous years. This article revolves around the fruitful information about seat reservation in NEET 2019. Before this, let’s take a quick tour of the amendments announced about NEET recently.

New Changes Announced previous Year

    As per the directions of UHM (Union Health Ministry), MCI permitted numerous changes in the NEET exam. Here are new changes announced last year:

    • AP and Telangana have amalgamated 15% AIQ system. Now onwards students belong to these states need not submit Self Declaration form.
    • Now Aadhar Card is also not compulsory to fill the NEET Application Form 2019. However, students have to show any ID proof to apply for the same.
    • NEET UG exam is compulsory for Indian students who want to take admission in MBBS/BDS courses.
    • A number of attempts limit for NEET exam have been removed now.
    • State Open School, NIOS or private students’ are not eligible to give NEET exam 2019.
    • Now onwards, one set for NEET question paper will be available in all languages.
    • The NEET exam will be bilingual now (except the English language).

    NEET Seats Reservation 2019

    The allocation of MBBS/BDS seats in the course of NEET counselling 2019 will be done according to the reservation criteria of NEET 2019. NEET 2019 will effectively be conducted on 5th May 2019. The NEET 2019 reservation criteria stipulate the rate or number of seats reserved for applicants fall into the group of reserved category as per the laws of Center/State/Union Territory, whichever applicable. Directorate General Health Services on the behalf of Medical Counselling Committee carry out the counselling for 15% MBBS/BDS seats under All India Quota (AIQ) in the Govt. operated medicinal/dental universities and the counselling for rest 85% of the seats these schools, is led by particular state counselling specialists.

    Together with a general merit list, a class-wise merit list as applicable under specific Centre’s/State’s/Union Territories’, the NEET reservation criteria is discharged by the concerned counselling specialist and authorities. The admission on seats held under NEET reservation criteria 2019 is done based on these category wise NEET merit list. Applicants of NEET can check here total insights about NEET 2018 reservation criteria for 15% AIQ seats, 85% state category seats, allotted seats in private schools, MBBS/BDS allotted seats in deemed and central universities, and so forth. The scores of NEET 2019 will shape the sole basis of MBBS and BDS admissions in all medicinal and dental universities around the nation, with the exception of those set up under AIIMS Delhi and JIPMER Puducherry.

    NEET Reservation Criteria 2019 (15% AIQ Seats)

    All government operated medical/dental universities of India, aside from those in the province of Jammu and Kashmir, have given 15% of their MBBS/BDS seats under AIQ system. The counselling for the admission to these 15% AIQ seats are allotted by DGHS for the benefit of MCC. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have just joined the AIQ system.

    According to the reservation criteria of NEET 2019 of 15%, AIQ seats in government-operated medical and dental schools, 27%, 15% and 7.5% of these seats are saved for OBC Non-Creamy Layer, SC, and ST applicants respectively. The admission on outstanding seats is done based on merit. Other than these reservations, 5% even reservation under every one of these classifications (including general) applies for physically disabled students.

    NEET Seats Reservation 2019: Physically Handicapped

    According to the reservation criteria of NEET 2019, 5% of the AIQ seats will be saved for students who go under Physically Handicapped class according to the arrangements of Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016. Applicants who wish to assert reservation under this class, they will be required to get a handicap certificate from one of the following evaluation committees before the counselling:

    • Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi – 110029
    • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hazi Ali, Mumbai – 100034
    • Establishment of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata – 700020
    • Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai – 600003

    NEET Reservation Criteria for 15% AIQ Seats

    Student Category % of Seat Reservation
    Other Backward Classes-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) 27%
    SC (Scheduled Class) 15%
    ST (Scheduled Tribe) 7.5%
    PH (Physically Handicapped) 5% (Horizontal Reservation over all classes including general category)

    NEET Seats Reservation 2019: 85% State Quota + Private Seats

    The admission for remaining 85% seats under state quota in the Govt. medical and dental schools, and 100% seats in the private medicinal/dental universities in individual states, is done based on particular State’s/Union Territory’s reservation criteria of NEET 2019.

    NEET Seats Reservation 2019: Deemed and Central Universities

    Other than directing the MBBS/BDS counselling for 15% AIQ seats, DGHS is additionally accountable for conducting counselling for MBBS/BDS seats in Deemed and Central Universities. The seats in Deemed and Central colleges, including BHU and AMU, are allotted according to the reservation criteria of NEET 2019 prevailing in their particular colleges.

    NEET Seats Reservation 2019: AFMC/ESIC

    In spite of the fact that DGHS lead the counselling for AFMC Pune, and insured individual seats of ESIC schools, the seat reservation criteria of NEET 2019 related in these universities rely on the NEET seat reservation procedure of particular medical schools. The first round of NEET 2019 AIQ counselling will be conducted from June 12 to 24, 2019, trailed by second round to begin from July 6, 2019. The seats which stay empty after the second round of NEET AIQ counselling, they will be transferred to separate state counselling specialists.

    This is all about the NEET Seats Reservation 2019. Stay tuned to us for further information or any latest update by the apex body.


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