NEET 2016 Counselling Round 2 Analysis- MBBS closing cut-off falls by 824 ranks
Even as the Kerala High Court has directed the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) to conduct multiple counselling rounds until the All India Quota seats fill up, the committee has declared the seat allotment result after the second and final round of counselling, as per the previous Supreme Court directive ordering it to conduct only two NEET counselling rounds. The final round of counselling, which concluded on September 11, reflected a downfall in the MBBS cut-off rank for both General and OBC category by over 800 ranks compared to the previous year.
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NEET 2016 final round counselling analysis reflects that unreserved candidates up to the 5,849 ranks have been allotted MBBS seats in government medical colleges through 15% All India Quota seats. Further, BDS seats for unreserved candidates were allotted till 8,448. In AIPMT 2015, the MBBS closing rank for unreserved categories was 5,025 while for BDS it was 7019.
The graph below shows comparative analysis of NEET 2016 and AIPMT 2015 last cut off ranks for different categories:
In the last counselling of NEET 2016, a total of 1880 seats were allotted to candidates as per their ranks and preferences. Besides, as many as 966 seats were allotted from fresh choices.
Candidates can check below for the highlights of NEET 2016 final counselling round:
NEET 2016 MBBS and BDS Seat matrix under 15% All India Quota
As per official data, the NEET counselling was held for as many as 3819 MBBS and BDS seats in 206 medical and dental colleges, for which a total of 19,325 candidates had qualified under 15% All India Quota seats.
Under the present norms, candidates can report at the medical and dental colleges against their second counselling round result by September 20, 2016, up to 5:00 pm. Thereafter, the vacant seats left due to non-joining and resignation will be transferred to respective states to be filled through State Quota. However, following a petition, the Kerala High Court has ordered MCC to fill all 3819 All India Quota seats so that no vacant seats are transferred to the States as candidates who have qualified for NEET Counselling and are eligible for admission will stand to lose out in that case. Read the full story here.
The MCC is yet to release a notification on the Kerala High Court’s order.
NEET 2016 counselling was held for as many as 3,819 MBBS and BDS seats in 206 medical and dental colleges. The first counselling round had begun on August 22, 2016, and the seat allotment result was declared on August 28. The second and final round of counselling had begun on September 9 and the seat allotment result was declared on September 12, 2016. It is for the first time that NEET Counselling was concluded in two rounds only, as per the Supreme Court’s order. Earlier, the court had ordered to complete the counselling in two rounds only so that the admission process can complete till September 30, 2016.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had conducted NEET 2016 in two phases. The first phase was conducted on May 1, while the second was held on July 24, 2016. The combined results for both the phases were declared on August 16, 2016. According to an official release, 7, 31,223 candidates appeared in NEET 2016 of which 3, 37,572 were males and 3, 93,642 females. Nine transgender students also appeared for the test.
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