The online counselling and registration for admission to various undergraduate medical programmes through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will begin from July 3 on the official website of the council—mcc.nic.in, the result for which was declared on June 23.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has constituted a Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) in compliance with the directions from Supreme Court of India on the admission process.

The counselling process will end on August 16. The MBBS and BDS courses will begin their academic session from August 4.

15% of the all India category seats will be filled by counselling session online. In the first round of seat allotment, a candidate will report to the allotted institute. The registration, choice filling and indicative seat will begin on July 3 and will continue till July 11 (until 5 pm).

The candidate can fill in their choice and lock it by July 12 (until 5 pm). The seat allotment will be done on July 13 and 14 and the results will be out on July 15. Reporting at the allotted medical or dental college will start from July 16 to July 22 (until 5 pm).

In the 2nd round, the medical aspirants will lock their choices and register themselves from August 1 till August 4 (5 pm). The seat will be allotted from August 5 to August 7 and the result will be out on August 8. The candidate has to reach the allotted medical or dental college from August 9 to August 16 with all the required documents and certificates.

Transfer of vacant seats to state quota will take place on August 16 (after 5 pm). In NEET 2017, a total of 6,11,539 candidates have qualified of which 2,66,221 are male and 3,45,313 are female candidates.