Punjab MBBS Counselling 2019 – Important Dates & Admission Procedure


Now that the NEET examination for the year 2019 is complete, the next step is counseling procedure conducted for by respective state government and MCI separately. The counselling session will be conducted in two ways – All India Quota where 15% of seats will be selected by the Medical Council of India and rest 85% of seats selection will be conducted by the State Quota.

Who will conduct NEET counselling in Punjab?

The NEET counselling for 2019 in Punjab will be organized by Research of Baba Farid University along with Government of Punjab and the Department of Medical Education. The admission of aspirants will be done through the scores obtained in the NEET UG exam at both governmental as well as non-governmental colleges.

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How will the counselling be conducted?

The NEET counselling at Punjab will be conducted through Online Mode. It will be carried out in the fourth week of June. All the candidates will have to register themselves online to attend the counselling. Hereafter, once the registration is completed, the selection authority will release the merit list of candidates with their names and ranks on the website. Based on the marks obtained in the merit, candidates will be invited for the counselling. If there are seats left vacant even after the online counselling in such scenarios physical counselling will be conducted by the authorities.

Events Dates
Registration 2nd week of June 2019
Last date for registration 4th week of June 2019
Release of provisional merit list 3rd week of June 2019
1st round of counselling 3rd week of June 2019
Release of result 4th week of June 2019
Date of joining allotted college Last week of July 2019
2nd round of counselling 2nd week of June 2019
Release of result 3rd week of June 2019
Date of joining allotted college Last week of August 2019

What will be a selection process for NEET Counselling Punjab?

Admission to all private and governmental colleges of MBBS and BDS will be done solely through scores obtained in NEET exam. All those who have appeared for NEET exam and have their names listed in the merit list can participate in the counselling process by registering themselves through the 85% of state quota list online by visiting the online website. This will be followed by release of inter-se-merit which will be declared on the basis the scores obtained in the merit list.

What is the payment method for NEET Counselling 2019?

Once the seat allotment is finalized it will be followed by submission of fee through a Bank Challan once the verification process is completed. The aspirant will have to draw a demand draft in favor of Registrar, BFUHS, Payable at Faridkot.

Is there any reservation criterion for NEET Counselling for 2019?

The reservation for the state quota seats will be determined by the Government institutes in various categories for rendering admission to UG Medical and dental courses. Following is the percentage of reservation for medical and dental seats:

Category Percentage
Schedule Caste (SC) 25%
OBC 10%
PwD (Physically handicapped/ Orthopedically handicapped) 3%
Sports person 1%
Children belonging to the family of those affected by terrorist attacks 1%
Children belonging to the family of those affected during Sikh riots 1%
Wards of Defence Personnel 1%
Wards of Punjab Police Personnel 1%
Children belonging to the family of Freedom Fighters from Punjab 1%
Backward Area/ Border Area (1% each) 2%

(Note: Children applying for the reservation must present their category certificate at the time of document verification.)

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What are the documents required?

Following is the list of documents to be presented by candidates at the time of document verification which includes:

  1. Recently clicked Passport Size Photograph
  2. NEET Score Card 2019
  3. NEET Admit Card 2019
  4. Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate of Class 10th
  5. Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate of Class 12th
  6. Intermediate Mark Sheet or Passing Certificate (if applicable)
  7. Category Certificate
  8. Character Certificate
  9. Domicile Certificate
  10. Migration Certificate

Important Points to Remember:

  • The allotment of seats is completely provisional in nature which is subject to verification of all the original documents by the allocated college at the time of admission
  • Candidates who are availed seats at the time of counseling are required to take a print of the allotment letter by downloading it online
  • Furthermore, they must ensure to report to the allotted college on the scheduled date along with their original and photocopy of documents in addition to a printed copy of the allotment letter.

NEET is the sole national level examination conducted for seeking admission to Medical and Dental programs across different states. There is no separate state examination conducted for Medicine and Dentistry courses in India. Preparing for the examination is much easier if you are backed with the relevant course material and study kit which can ease your preparation. Hence, with the view of making it easier, we at Target Publications present with a complete set of course material and revision kit comprising of Online Test Series as well as Mock Tests.

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