Chhattisgarh state counseling procedures

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The Directorate of Medical Education, Raipur is the governing body for conducting the counseling process within Chattisgarh. 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 700 MBBS seats and 600 BDS seats in the state of Chhattisgarh. 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 Chhattisgarh. After two rounds of counseling, the governing body conducts a mop up round to fill up the vacant seats of the colleges.

College NameGeneral RankGeneral ScoreOBC RankOBC ScoreSC RankSC ScoreST RankST ScoreEWS RankEWS Score
Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur303095803163257710594747723458136061551532
Government Medical College, Ambikapur4792855149125550134633447273129332
Government Medical College, Rajnandgaon377905674094556212101946126004634189010497
Late BaliRam Kashyap Memorial Government Medical College, Jagdalpur417665614265055912771245425027034875625513
Late Shri L A M Government Medical College, Raigarh368825694009556312013846223825935769608521
Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur17595605195396017150951918735839842465560
Raipur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur10223948213984442384428265634964161
Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Science, Bhilai84961502116127466325336299477251220

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Table of content

  • NEET admission Highlights
  • Important dates
  • Admission Procedures
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Application Form
  • NEET cut-off 2020 for Chattisgarh
  • Merit List
  • NEET counseling 2021
  • Counseling process
  • Documents required for counseling
  • Seat Matrix
  • FAQs

NEET admission Highlights

Counseling BodyDepartment of Medical Education,  Chhattisgarh
Courses offeredMBBS/BDS
Results acceptedNEET
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 and Private
CategoriesGeneral, SC, ST, OBC, EWS, PwD
No. of collegesGovernment: 6 Private: 2 AIIMS: 1
Recognized collegesGovernment: 5 Private: 0
Permitted collegesGovernment: 1 Private: 2

Important Dates

Serial NumberEventsDatesTentative Dates for 2019
1.Release of Online Application Form  
2.Last date of submission of online application  
3.Declaration of Provisional State merit List  
4.Verification of Documents  
5.First round of Counseling  
6.Last date to report to the allotted college  
7.Second round of Counseling  
8.Last date to report to the allotted college  
9.Counseling for Mop up round  
10.Last day to report to the allotted college  

Admission Procedures and Counseling body

  • 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 Chhattisgarh.
  • 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.

Apart from this the candidates also have to follow the domicile criteria as well to appear for the state counseling

  • The candidate should take birth in the state
  • Either the candidates or the parents must have stayed 15 years in the state at least.
  • The parents of the candidates are either working with the state government or central government and staying in the state of Chhattisgarh
  • Either the candidates or the parents if possess any property in the state for at least 5 years have to fulfill other requirements like
  1. The candidates must have studied from the state till class 5
  2. The candidates must have completed the education from the state recognized educational institution
  3. The candidates who have not completed class 8 from Chhattisgarh must have completed graduation from the state university or must have appeared for PSU of Chhattisgarh
  4. The candidate must complete at year education of 3 years from the state aided institution or in undivided Madhya Pradesh \

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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Top Colleges in West BengalTop Colleges in Kerala
Top Colleges in Madhya PradeshTop Colleges in Bihar

Minimum qualifying criteria to take admissions in Chhattisgarh

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

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 will conduct the counseling for the rest 85% of the seats on the basis of reservation.
  • 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

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

Application Form

The candidates who want to get into MBBS and BDS courses from government and private colleges in Chattisgarh need to fill the NEET counseling form Chattisgarh. You need to fill the counseling application form on the official website of the Department of Medical Education,  Chhattisgarh.

Step 1: Visit the official Department of Medical Education,  Chhattisgarh website

Step 2: Then go to the login or register page.

Step 3: If you register for the first time, you need to go to “Candidate Registration.” While completing the registration, you need to enter your NEET roll number, rank, date of birth, and mobile number. Once you have successfully registered, then you will receive a registration number and a security pin.

Step 4: If you have already registered, you need to do “candidate login.” You must enter your NEET 2021 roll number, the generated registration number, and the security PIN.

Step 5: Once you have logged in, you must enter your academic details like class 10 marks, 12 marks, NEET 2021 marks and ranks, your address for verification.

Step 6: After filling in all the details, go to “Save and Pay” and proceed to NEET 2021 counseling application fees payment.

Step 7: Make the payment by choosing your choice of online payment from the options mentioned on the screen.

Step 8: The filled application form will come on the screen. You need to download and save it for future use.

NEET cut-off 2020 for Chattisgarh

Here is the NEET cut off 2021 in Chattisgarh

General PH133-120
SC/ST/OBC- PH119-107

NEET Merit List: Chhattisgarh

DME Raipur 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

Tie breaking criteria

There are many students who appear for the counseling with similar marks. The counseling authority follows different parameters for tie breaking purpose

  • The candidates who have higher marks in Biology will get preference
  • If a tie exists till then candidates who have higher marks in chemistry will get preference
  • The candidates with older age will get preference as a final resolve

NEET counseling 2021

The admissions to MBBS/BDS are made through the counseling process based on your NEET UG score. Candidates who clear the NEET examination 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 Chhattisgarh

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. The candidates will receive a user ID and password via mail after successful online registration.

Choice filling: In this step, the candidates have to fill up choices where they want to join as a medical student. As per the secured NEET score, the seats will be allotted to the candidate. During the time of counseling, the eligible candidates will be called as per the secured rank in NEET examination. As per the preference of the colleges, the candidates will get required seat allotment.

Merit List declaration: The list of the eligible candidates will be displayed online in the official website

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 three rounds of counseling- First Round, Second Round and Mop Up round. The merit list of the eligible candidates will be published in the official website.

Admission: On the day of selection, the selected candidates have to pay the required amount of fees to the college authority. If the candidate fails to complete the payment of fees, then the seat will be cancelled down by the authority

Reporting: On the scheduled date the candidates have to report to the venue on scheduled time as referred in the official website with the prescribed fees as mentioned in the official website.

Choice Filling for 2021 MCC counseling

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

Documents required for counseling

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

Seat Matrix as per reservation policy

Type Of ReservationCategoryReservation
  VerticalScheduled Tribe32%
Scheduled Castes12%
Other backward classes14%
    HorizontalPerson with disability3%
Armed forces3%
Freedom fighter3%


  1. Do I have to verify my documents physically before the NEET counseling?

No, it will be done when you report after your seat allotment.

  1. Can I participate in the mop-up round if I do not apply for Round 1 and Round 2 of counseling?

No, the counseling application is available only once before NEET counseling round 1.

  1. Is there any discount on the fees for state domicile students in Private MBBS college in Chattisgarh?

No, the fees are the same for both domicile and non-domicile students.

  1. What is the MBBS fees structure for Chattisgarh medical colleges?

The fees start from Rs. 6,00,000 and goes up to Rs. 6,45,000 per annum.

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