Assam NEET UG counseling Procedure

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Directorate of Medical Education (DME) is the governing body for conducting the counseling process within Assam. Within the state, 15% of All India Quota counseling is conducted by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), whereas the rest 85% is conducted by the state governing body. After the declaration of NEET score, the governing body conducts the counseling for the eligible students.

There are around 726 MBBS seats and 40 BDS seats in the state of Assam. The counseling is conducted in the medical colleges on the basis of the scores secured in NEET UG examination. There are two rounds of counseling in the state of Assam. After two rounds of counseling, the governing body conducts a mop up round to fill up the vacant seats of the colleges.

ASSAM UG Admission Counselling
CollegeGeneral RankGeneral ScoreSC RankSC ScoreST(H) RankST(H) ScoreEWS RankEWS ScoreOBC/MOBC(NCL) RankOBC/MOBC(NCL) Score
Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh440315571065184773034353125145054695490489
Dhigu Medical College, Diphu6391652915187543038581526479771508157839425
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta5807053714569643638428926570873520146592435
Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati298965817443151525052234867344524
Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat5297054412302545933139929566583525128707453
Silchar Medical College, Silchar5643353910937647430180031366198526129490452
Tezpur Medical College, Tezpur5967053513018145235889027974976514144629437

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Table of content

  • NEET admission Highlights
  • Admission dates
  • Admission Procedures
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Application Form
  • NEET cut-off 2020 for AP
  • Merit List
  • NEET counseling
  • Counseling process
  • Documents required for counseling
  • Seat Matrix
  • FAQs

NEET admission Highlights

Counseling BodyDirectorate of Medical Education, Assam Govt.
Courses offeredMBBS/BDS
Results acceptedNEET UG
EligibilityNEET Qualified
Participating collegesGovernment and private colleges
Seats available85% government and 100% private
No of counseling roundsRound 1, Round 2, and Mop-up
Types of seatsGovernment, Government Aided, Private, & NRI
CategoriesGeneral, SC, ST, BC, EWS
No. of collegesGovernment: 6 Private: 0
Sets availableGovernment: 900 Private: 0

Important Dates

Important Dates (Assam)
Availability of online Application form website 
Caste declaration form 
Date of release provisional merit 
First Round of Counseling 
Second round of counseling 
Last Date of Joining 
Extended 2nd round counseling 
Mop-up round 
Session start 

Admission Procedures and Counseling body

Assam NEET UG counseling Procedure
  • First fill up the NEET application form online
  • Generation of admit card
  • NEET entrance examination
  • Declaration of Result
  • College/State wise counseling
  • Seat Allotment
  • Admission

Important Links

NEET UGClick Here
NEET Mock TestClick Here
NEET Study MaterialClick Here
NEET Question BankClick Here
Sample PaperClick Here

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only the citizens of India or Person of Indian Origin are eligible for the counseling procedure. Also the overseas citizen of Indian (card holder) is also eligible for the MBBS/BDS courses in the state.
  • 17 years is the minimum age of the candidates to take the admission in the medical colleges in Assam.
  • The candidates also have to provide a proper domicile certificate of the state to prove its local/non local status during the time of counseling.
  1. Under the presidential order the candidates should come under the definition of local candidates during the time of counseling.
  2. Either the parents of the candidates or the candidates themselves have to stay within the state with a minimum period of total ten years.
  3. Either of the parents of the candidates has to work under the state government or the central government, or educational institutions or public sector or any other institution within the state.
  4. The spouse of the candidate has to work under the state government or the central government, or educational institutions or public sector or any other institution within the state.

The eligibility criteria for the students appearing for 85% state quota counseling. The students have to follow certain clauses

  • The candidate should complete his schooling from an institution located within the state
  • A minimum stay of four consecutive years is required for the candidates before appearing for the examination
  • If the candidate has studied for seven consecutive years in two or more different local areas, then the place where the candidate has spent the most years is considered to be the residential area
  • If the candidate has stayed an equal number of year in two or more local areas, the place where the candidate has spent the last year is considered to be the period of stay

Apart from this the candidates should pass class 12 examinations with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English from a recognized board of education. To be eligible for the examination, the unreserved category candidate must secure 50% marks while that of PH category and reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) candidates must have secured 40%.

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Eligibility criteria to take MBBS admissions in Assam

Government Seats

Course(s)Compulsory Qualifying RequirementsGeneral CategoryGeneral PH CategoryReserved Category (SC/ST?OBC/PH)
              MBBS/BDS1Higher Secondary or Equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology50%45%40%
2Qualifying Percentile in NEET in the academic year504540

Management Seats

Course(s)Compulsory Qualifying RequirementsGeneral CategoryGeneral PH CategoryReserved Category (SC/ST?OBC/PH)
              MBBS/BDS1Higher Secondary or Equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology- Theory and Practical50%45%40%
2Qualifying Percentile in NEET in the academic year504540

NRI Seats

ExaminationAll Candidates
Higher Secondary or Equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology- Theory and Practical50%
Qualifying Percentile in NEET in the academic year50

The Category wise distribution of MBBS seats:

The state of Assam also has six MBBS seats reserved for the Central Pool Quota, and 17 BDS Seats reserved for the North-East region quota.

As per the reservation policy of Assam, the various categories in which the state quota seats have been divided have been described in the below-mentioned table.


The Category wise distribution of seats applicable for the current academic session 2016 only.

GMC, Guwahati156
AMC, Dibrugarh170
SMC, Silchar100
JMC, Jorhat100
FAAMC, Barpeta100
TMC, Tezpur100
All India Quota (15%)109
Central Pool15
NEC Quota13
Bhutan Govt. Quota1
State Quota Seats588
SC category (7%) 
ST (P) category (10%) 
ST (H) category (5%) 
OBC/MOBC category (15%) 
Freedom Fighter’s Quota2
Martyrs Quota2
Extremist Violence2
Char Area’s Quota4
Moran Community2
Motak Community2
Ex-Serviceman / Defense3
Sports Quota1
Physically Handicapped Quota 3%*
* There is no separate category for Physically Handicapped candidates, seats are allotted from respective category candidate belongs to.

Reservation Policy

  • In Government or Government supported Medical or Dental colleges, the admission will be taken under two segregates- 15% All India Quota Seats and 85% State Quota Seats. DGHS will conduct the counseling process of 15% All India Quota seats while the state governing body (DME) will conduct the counseling for the rest 85% of the seats on the basis of reservation.
  • There are six MBBS seats reserved for the Central Pool quota and 17 BDS for North East quota
  • In Private medical or dental colleges, the seats will be divided homogenously into 50% for State Quota and 50% for Management quota. Within this 50% state quota seats, the admissions will be done following the reservation policy of the state.
  • The reservation policy of the state is segregated into different categories
Serial NumberCategory  Seat Reservation
1Scheduled Caste7%7%
2Scheduled Tribes (Plains) ST (P)10%10%
3Scheduled Tribes (Hills) ST (H)5%5%
4OBC/More other backward classes-Non Creamy layer25.53%25.53%
      Reservation within OBC/MOBC categoryTea Garden Labourer (TGL)/Ex TGL18 seats1 seat
Moran Community3 seatsNil
Wards of socially, economically, educationally backward classes4 seatsNil
5Wards of defense personnel and ex servicemen3 seatsNil
6Relatives of freedom fighters of Assam (son, daughter, brother, sister, grandsons, granddaughters)2 seats 
7Son/daughter/brother/ sister/ grandsons/ granddaughters killed in extremist violence in Assam2 seatsNil
8Son/daughter/brother/ sister of the martyrs of Assam movement2 seats1
9Sports Quota1 seatNil
10PH candidates3%3%

Important Points

  • The reserved category candidates should produce the legitimate caste certificate issued by the government authority at the time of counseling
  • The candidates who belong to socially, economically and educationally backward category have to show the non inclusion certificate along with caste certificate
  • The authorized government authority should sign the caste certificate
  • If there are no candidates appear from TGL/Ex TGL, Moran or Motak communities then the seat will be transferred to the candidates belonging to OBC/MOBC-NCL category
  • If a reserved category candidate is selected in the unreserved seat, then that particular seat would remain vacant for the reserved category candidate only
  • After the fulfillment of reserved category seats, the remaining vacant seats will be open for the unreserved category

Application Form

The candidates who want to get into MBBS and BDS courses from government and private colleges in Assam need to fill the NEET counseling form Assam. You need to fill the counseling application form on the official website.

Step 1: You need to register for the NEET 2021 counseling from the official DME website by entering your email address and phone number.

Step 2: Once you have registered, you will get a user ID and password. You need to log in with the credentials and fill in the NEET Assam application form 2021. You need to fill in your personal information like your name, father’s name, mother’s name, address, mobile number, DOB, category, identification marks, nationality, and more.

Step 3: You need to choose the course and college you want to get into. The MBBS admissions in Assam are based on the state merit position and the availability of seats.

Step 4: Fill in all your academic details, including your class 10 and class 12 marks.

Step 5: You need to check the declaration form, which mentions that all the information you filled in is valid. In case of discrepancies, legal actions will be taken.

NEET cut-off 2020 for Assam

Here is the Assam NEET cut off 2021 qualifying percentage:


NEET Merit List: Assam

DME will publish the merit list of the qualified candidates. The candidates who will register online for the counseling process are the only eligible one for 85% state quota counseling. As per the secured ranks, the governing body will conduct the counseling process of the candidates. After the declaration of NEET UG merit list, the candidates will be eligible to appear for the state quota counseling. The state quota merit list will be available online it also includes the candidate’s name, father’s name, category, NEET roll, NEET marks and State merit rank.

Steps to check NEET merit list online

  • The candidates have to visit the official website of DME
  • The updated merit list will be shown to the candidates after entering name or NEET roll number
  • The candidate has to take a print out of the merit list

NEET Cutoff 2020

NEET 2020 Cut-off MaharashtraNEET 2020 Cut-off Tamil Nadu
NEET 2020 Cut-off Andhra PradeshNEET 2020 Cut-off Telangana
NEET 2020 Cut-off RajasthanNEET 2020 Cut-off Bihar
NEET 2020 Cut-off KarnatakaNEET 2020 Cut-off West Bengal
NEET 2020 Cut-off KeralaNEET 2020 Cut-off Uttar Pradesh
NEET 2020 Cut-off DelhiNEET 2020 Cut-off Odisha
NEET 2020 Cut-off HaryanaNEET 2020 Cut-off Punjab
NEET 2020 Cut-off Jharkhand NEET 2020 Cut-off Madhya Pradesh
NEET 2020 Cut-off Chhattisgarh NEET 2020 Cut-off Assam

NEET counseling

The admissions to MBBS/BDS are made through the MCC counseling process based on the NEET UG score. Candidates who qualify for the NEET exam can also apply for NEET admission to medical colleges. The NEET-UG counseling process is based on the All India Quota, State Quota, and Deemed Universities.

Process of NEET counseling in Assam

Online Registration: The interested candidates have to register online by filling up necessary details in the official website of the governing authority. The candidates will get respective registration number after the completion of the process.

Counseling Fee (Irrespective of Categories) every candidate has to pay Rs 500 as the counseling fee

Reporting to the assigned venue: the counseling process in Assam is conducted offline. After following the latest updates on the official website of DME, the students have to report to the venue. Here the students will be called as per the rank secured in the state and category wise.

Verification of Documents: in the next step, the counseling authority will verify every document of the eligible candidate. After the verification session, the candidates will get a scheduled date for the counseling.

Seat Allotment: There will be two rounds of counseling: First and Second round. DME official website will publish the necessary details of the student. The admission will be processed as per the rank secured by the candidates in NEET examination and the choice filling given at the time of application form.

Reporting: The candidates have to reach the respective college for admission purpose with the proper admission letter along with proper documents as mentioned in the website of DME and tuition fees.

Documents required for counseling

  • NEET UG admit card
  • NEET UG score card
  • Class 12 examination certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • PH certificate (if required)
  • Domicile certificate

Counseling Procedure Highlight

`Documents required for counseling

Here are the documents required for NEET 2021 Assam counseling:

  • NEET 2021 Admit card
  • NEET 2021 Rank card
  • 12th admit card and marksheet
  • 10th admit card and marksheet
  • Caste certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • PH certificate
  • Passport size photograph

Choice Filling for 2021 MCC counseling

MaharashtraTamil NaduRajasthan
BiharAndhra PradeshTelangana
KeralaUttar PradeshJharkhand
West BengalOdishaHaryana
Himachal PradeshMeghalayaMadhya Pradesh
Jammu & KashmirTripuraDelhi


  1. Who will conduct the Assam MBBS 2021 counseling?

The Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Assam, takes care of the Assam NEET admissions 2021.

  1. What are the details available in the Assam NEET allotment list?

The Assam MBBS 2021 seat allotment list consists of the eligible name of the candidates who appeared for the counseling 2021 process.

  1. Who is eligible for Assam MBBS 2021 counseling?

The people who have cleared the NEET 2021 examination are eligible for Assam 2021 MBBS counseling.

  1. How is the Assam MBBS admission conducted?

The counseling for the Assam MBBS admission 2021 is conducted online.

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