Neet Telangana Counseling

Telangana State Counseling Procedures

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Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS), Warangal, Telangana, is the governing body for conducting the counseling process within Telangana. 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 KNRUHS. After the declaration of NEET score, the governing body conducts the counseling for the eligible students.

There are around 3200 MBBS seats and 1600 BDS seats in the state of Telangana. 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 Telangana. After two rounds of counseling, the governing body conducts a mop up round to fill up the vacant seats of the colleges.

NEET cut-off 2020

College NameGeneral RankGeneral ScoreEWS RankEWS ScoreOBC(BCB) RankOBC(BCB) ScoreST RankST ScoreSC RankSC Score
Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad28349583316475774653755399909484101888482
Ayaan Institute of Medical Sciences, Moinabad116150
Bhaskar Medical College and General Hospital, Moinabad628965307589051383998503121703460157030425
Chalmeda Ananda Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar645655287692051276801512119798462147744434
Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad65143
Dr Patnam Mahender Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Chevella8209350592585493126516455165743417
ESIC Medical College, Hyderabad2038359926819586330095756614752684573502
Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad893262921852596145396125707953859228535
Government Medical College, Mahabubnagar38633566552005415304454492960492109723473
Government Medical College, Nalgonda576355376725852464313528104164479131507450
Government Medical College, Nizamabad3476357252929544447955567948250994628490
Government Medical College, Siddipet43268558586325365723653896298488118022464
Government Medical College, Suryapet579615376880352269423521103866480133389448
Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal2577558837648567335705747515851486374500
Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Hyderabad328485755005554850290548102606481122650460
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally590995357307651771991518109012474142626439
Mahavir Institute of Medical Sciences, Vikarabad8220350593758491123903458163636419
Maheshwara Medical College and Hospital, Patancheru8126850697164487124804457163572419
Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad5663453975631513113215469148669433
Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Bachupally541305426127053270294520111478471137837444
Mamata Medical College, Khammam608695336742352474081515111467471136494445
MediCiti Institute of Medical Sciences, Medchal6816952382942504119826462151853430
MNR Medical College and Hospital, Sangareddy7456251586679500124604457160208422
Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad1672760723523592226845946395552971754518
Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar716535197723951183740503111353471152906429
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Adilabad47759552635465295933953597900487120768461
RVM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Siddipet7893450992303493124728457162578420
Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital and Research Centre, Ranga Reddy89490
SVS Medical College, Mahboobnagar614555327570651374312515108752474146915435
TRR Institute of Medical Sciences, Patancheru8020650898023486127824454165884417

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Table of content

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

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NEET admission Highlights

Official Website
Counseling BodyKNRUHS Telangana
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, Govt. Aided, Private & NRI
CategoriesGeneral, SC, ST, BC, EWS
No. of collegesGovernment: 10 Private: 23 AIIMS: 1
Recognized collegesGovernment: 5 Private: 15 AIIMS: 0
Permitted collegesGovernment: 5 Private: 8 AIIMS: 1

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

Top MBBS Colleges in India

Top Government Colleges in IndiaTop Private Colleges in India
Top Colleges in KarnatakaTop Colleges in Maharashtra
Top Colleges in Tamil NaduTop Colleges in Andhra Pradesh
Top Colleges in Uttar PradeshTop Colleges in Rajasthan
Top Colleges in West BengalTop Colleges in Kerala
Top Colleges in Madhya PradeshTop Colleges in Bihar

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only the citizens of India or Person of Indian Origin or Overseas Citizen of India card holder are eligible for the counseling procedure.
  • 17 years is the minimum age of the candidates to take the admission in the medical colleges in Telangana.
  • Candidate must be a local/non-local resident of Telangana State.  85% state quota seats in Telangana state are further divided as 85% for the local candidates and 15% open seats for both local and non-local candidates.
  • For attaining the local status, candidates must match the following criteria:-
  1. Candidates who has studied or resided in a local area for a period of about 4 years or more, wherein the last year should have been in taking the qualifying examination.
  2. Candidate who has studied or resided in two or more local areas for about seven years, wherein the last year should have been in taking the qualifying examination, then the area where he/she has stayed maximum number of years will be considered.
  3. Candidate who has studied/resided in two areas for equal number of years out of seven consecutive years then in which area he/she had stayed last will be considered.
  • Non-local candidate: Candidate who has been a resident of Telengana state for a period of 10 years will be regarded as a non-local.
  • 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 candidates must have secured 40%. And 40% for reserved category including BC/SC/ST. Candidates should also secure the minimum qualifying percentile in the NEET UG Exam as per the qualifying criteria mentioned in the table below.

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

Minimum qualifying criteria to take admissions in Telangana

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 KNRUHS, 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.

Application Form

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

Step 1: Visit the official KNRUHS Telangana 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 Telangana

Here is the Telangana NEET cut off 2021 qualifying percentage

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

NEET Merit List: Telangana

KNRUHS 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 seats and private seats in Telangana will be done through counseling sessions in which registered candidates will be called as per their ranks in the state merit list of Telangana. The state quota merit list will be available online it also includes the candidate’s name, father’s name, category, NEET roll number, NEET marks and State merit rank.

Steps to download NEET merit list 

  • The candidates have to visit the official website of KNRUHS to check their names in the merit list.
  • The updated merit list will be shown to the candidates after entering name or NEET roll number.
  • The State Rank as derived from NEET scores is also mentioned in the merit list.
  • The candidate has to take a print out of the merit list

After the merit list is being declared, the candidates whose name has successfully declared are then called in for the counseling process. KNRUHS publishes the allotment result in online platform of its official website.

Tie-Breaking Criteria:

If two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the NEET exam, various parameters are being used for breaking the tie which includes:-

  • To break the tie, candidate with higher marks in Biology will be given preference
  • If still the tie exist, candidate with higher marks in Chemistry will be given preference
  • If tie persist, candidates with least number of negative marking will be given preference
  • And finally, candidates who are older in age will be given a higher rank

Choice Filling for 2021 MCC counseling

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

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 Telangana

Online Registration: The interested candidates have to fill up the online application form and pay the non-refundable counseling fee, to take part in the counseling process to be conducted on the basis of candidate’s names in the merit list. While filling up the Online Registration Form, the candidates will fill in the required details regarding their personal and educational information. Incomplete forms submitted will be summarily rejected. Candidates will receive registration number on successful completion of the registration process.

Counseling Fee (All Categories)- INR 5000/-

Merit List declaration: The list of the eligible candidates selected for the first round of counseling including common merit lists, including names of registered candidates will be displayed online in the official website of KNRUHS.

Verification of Certificates/Documents: in the next step, the counseling authority will verify every document of the eligible candidate.  The counseling authority schedules date and time for the organizing of the document verification sessions. .

Selection of College: Complete list of medical and dental colleges in Telangana will be accessible to the candidates and they will have to pick the college/institutions as per their wish to join. They can make their selection of colleges/courses according to the order of preference which they can avail till those are exhausted. Candidates must lock their choices or else, the choices will be locked automatically. Candidates will have to fill in fresh choices for the subsequent round of counseling according to the seats available as the choices for the previous will not be considered.

Reporting at the College:- After seats have been allotted to candidates in a particular round, they have to report within stipulated time and date, failing which the seat will be cancelled without any notice. Candidates will be called or various rounds of counseling based on their state merit rank. Candidates have to pay non-refundable Counseling Fee of INR 5000/- in form of crossed Demand Draft drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favor of ‘The Registrar, KNR University of Health Sciences’ payable at Warangal. 

Seat Allotment: Three rounds of counseling will be conducted, namely First round and Second round and Mop-up round. KNRUHS official website will release the result of every round of seat allotment. Thereafter admission of the candidates will be based on NEET UG score and choice filling done during the application form fill up.

Admission:  Candidates must clear their college fee and university fee at the time of counseling itself. If the candidate fails to pay the fee after choosing the seat, the seat will be automatically cancelled without any notice. No time extension is available for the candidate to clear the fee.

Documents required for counseling

  • NEET UG admit card
  • NEET UG rank/result/score card
  • Pass certificate from Class 6 t 12
  • Class 12 certificate and Mark Sheets
  • SSC Certificate or Equivalent Examination showing the Date of Birth of the candidate
  • Permanent caste certificate, if applicable
  • Minority Certificate issued by the concerned authority
  • Differently Abled (PH) Certificate, if applicable
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Income Status certificate
  • Local Status certificate
  • 10 years of resident certificate for the candidates who have studied outside of Telangana issued by MRO/Tahsildar
  • Affidavit of INR 100/- by the candidates and their parents stating that the caste and area certificates are original and are responsible for the consequences if found otherwise
  • Special category certificate, if applicable

For NRI candidates:

  • NRI Status certificate of the financial supporter issued by embassy of respective country
  • Copy of NRI Bank Account passbook of the financial supporter
  • Copy of Passport of financial supporter
  • Equivalence certificate issued by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi or form the Board of Intermediate Education of Telangana to the effect that the qualification possessed is equivalent to or higher than Intermediate examination conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education of Telangana at the time of admission into the college
  • Other relevant documents, if applicable

Counseling procedure highlights

Find the table below with Seat Reservation in which the state quota seats have been divided:

Seat Matrix as per reservation policy

Serial No.CategoryReservation
      (Social Categories) Vertical ReservationScheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe6%
Backward Class -A7%
Backward Class -B10%
Backward Class -C1%
Backward Class -D7%
Backward Class -E4%
      (Special Categories) Horizontal ReservationWomen33%
CAP (Army)1%
National Cadet Corps1%
Police Martyrs Children (PMC)0.25%
Physically Challenged3%
Sports and games0.5%

 State Medical Cutoffs:

The NEET 2018 ranks and marks secured by the last candidates to secure seats in the Medical Colleges of Telangana are given below based on the data available by State Counseling Authority, to be used for reference purpose only:

Cancellation and Fee Refund:

Candidates have to pay university fee on the day of selection/counseling and obtain the allotment letter. If he/she fails to pay the fee after choosing the seat that will be automatically cancelled without any notice.

Candidates have to pay tuition fee at the time of admission at respective colleges. If he/she fails to pay the fee at the concerned college within stipulated time, the admission will be automatically cancelled.

If after admission it is found that the candidate have submitted false information or sealed irrelevant information, such admission will be deemed cancelled.

In case the candidate after admission to a college wants to withdraw from the course, before commencement of second counseling then he/she must obtain a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the principal of the concerned college which would be submitted to the convenor, committee of admissions for cancellation of seats. Approval from the committee is absolutely necessary to withdraw from the course.

In case the candidate withdraws admission after closure of Admission of Management Quota Seats to a college, then he/she have to forfeit the tuition fee paid for that academic year and to pay the tuition fee for rest of the course, along with the discontinuation fees of INR 3,00,000 to the University.


  1. Is there any security deposit for Telangana NEET counseling?

No there is no need to pay any security deposit for any NEET counseling rounds.

  1. What is the reservation for non-local candidates?

15% unreserved seats and 85% reserved seats are kept for local candidates.

  1. Is there any limitation in the number of colleges that I need to fill in the choice filling?

No, you can enter any number of colleges you want. You need to make a careful choice because every college has different fees for the type of seats.

  1. Can I rearrange my choice filled in round 1?

Yes, you need to do a fresh choice filling in every NEET counseling round.

  1. Which one is the best MBBS  college in Telangana?

The top MBBS colleges in Telangana are Osmania Medical College, Gandhi Medical College, and Esic Medical College Hyderabad.

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