NEET PG & MDS counselling 2019 dates announced; Check schedule here

NEET PG & MDS counselling 2019 dates announced; Check schedule here
Priyam Dave | Feb 27, 2019 - 7:39 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, February 27: National Board of Education has announced the dates of NEET PG and MDS counselling process which will be conducted for admission to 50% All India Quota seats, central and deemed universities. The counselling process for 50% of state quota seats will be held by the respective counselling body of each state. Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will be conducting the counselling for NEET PG 2019 on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses.

The counselling will be held online in three rounds, including a mop-up round. The first round of seat allotment will commence from March 15, 2019, while round two will begin from April 5. The schedule of NEET PG & MDS counselling 2019 is mentioned below.

NEET PG & MDS counselling dates



NEET PG exam

January 6, 2019

Result of NEET PG

January 31, 2019

Registration of round one

March 15 to 24, 2019

Filling and locking of choices

March 19 to 24, 2019

Result of first round

March 27, 2019

Reporting at the allotted college

March 27 to April 3, 2019

Round two registration starts

April 5 to 9, 2019

Exercising of choices

April 6 to 9, 2019

Second round result

April 12, 2019

Reporting at the colleges allotted

April 13 to 22, 2019

Transfer of seats to 50% state quota seats

April 22, 2019 (at 06:00 PM)

Mop-up round registrations

May 13 to 16, 2019

Filling and locking of choices

May 14 to 16, 2019

Result of Mop-up round

May 19, 2019

Reporting at the colleges

May 20 to 26, 2019

Transfer of vacant seats to Deemed and Central Universities

May 27, 2019


Eligibility for MD/MS and MDS counselling

Since the counselling process is merit based, the counselling will be conducted on NEET PG scores. The eligibility criteria to participate in the counselling process has been given below.

  • Candidates who have secured an All India Rank in the 50% Quota Rank List  

  • Candidates who will register for the counselling process

  • candidates who have completed MBBS degree from the respective Central University.

  • Candidate who has secured minimum required percentile for their respective category

  • Candidates belonging to the state of Jammu and Kashmir will not be considered for the AIQ quota seats.

The minimum required percentile and the corresponding score has been given in the table below.

Qualifying rank and scores


Minimum Required Percentile

NEET PG scores

NEET MDS scores


50th Percentile




40th Percentile



General PH

45th Percentile




40th Percentile



Stepwise procedure of counselling

The NEET PG counselling 2019 will be held in the online mode in two rounds. To participate in the counselling candidates are required to register themselves in the official website and fill in their choices of institutions in the order of their preferences. Seats will be allotted to the candidates  in various institutions based on the candidates’ merit rank and the given preference. The result of each round of will be declared on the official website of MCC. Candidates must note that qualification to participate in online counseling for All India 50% quota seats does not confer admission to All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post Graduate Diploma Courses.

To know the detailed procedure of the counselling of 50% AIQ seats, candidates can check the image given below.


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