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Mop Up Round in NEET Counselling

Today we will discuss about Mop Up Round in NEET Counselling .Read this article till end to know revised counselling norms for coming session and eligibility for mop up round.

In addition to this we will check Eligibility for NEET Mop Up Round: Are you aware about Mop-up round in NEET counselling and want to know everything about it. 

Then this article is especially for you! We wants to make it clear that , after mop round of counseling there may be one more round of counselling which is also known as stray vacancy round of counselling or CLC(College Level counselling).Some times with proper guidance and knowledge you can get a seat in top medical colleges even with low score.

In this article, you are going to explain

  • What is mop up round counselling ?
  • Eligibility for mop up round
  • How to participate in Mop up round ?
  • Documents required at the time of admission
  • When is mop up round counselling for NEET 2020 ?

Let’s get started!

What is mop up round in NEET counselling ?

mop up round counselling

From year (2021) there are total 04 (four) rounds of counselling conducted in NEET UG counselling by MCC and out of these four counsellings third round of counselling is known as mop up round.

Mop up round  is the 3rd round of counselling and will be conducted only if there are seats remains vacant after second rounds of counselling .

And all remaining seats by whatever the reasons get filled in this round of counselling.

As we already know that there are two types of counselling :

First is- All India Level Counselling- In all India level counselling there are 15% seats from all Govt. colleges of India, all central universities and all deemed universities participate. It is conducted by Medical Counselling Committee.

This counselling conducted by the Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee.

Second is –State Level Counselling- State quota contains 85% medical seats of all Government medical colleges of the state as well as 100 % seats of all private college & Universities of the respective states.

Note this point: Earlier (before 2021) Medical Counselling Committee (DGHS) for All India Quota conducts only two round of counselling and if some seats remain vacant (empty) then these seats were transferred to concerned state medical college and deemed universities but from session 2021-22 MCC conducts four(04) rounds of counselling.

NEET UG counselling schedule 

MCC NEET UG All India Quota Counselling Schedule 2021 Round 1 Round 2MCC NEET UG All India Quota Counselling Schedule 2021 mop up round

Note: If we talked about about state quota counselling, every state have a different method for mop-up round counselling process some state conduct online & some state does it offline.

Eligibility for NEET mop up round

mop up round counselling

Candidates who are eligible for Mop up counselling

As per latest norms all the students and candidate who have qualified NEET UG exam 2022, are eligible for mop up round counselling only if they have not  joined any seat allotted from all India Quota /state level counselling. 

Students who didn’t get any seat in round 1st and 2nd counselling can also participate in mop up round of counselling to get a seat.

Candidates are also eligible for mop up round who got admitted in round 1st and 2nd and secure the seat but didn’t fill up status retention form/ joined the seat.

Plus, all the candidates who are waitlisted, eligible for mop up round.

Candidates who are NOT eligible for Mop up counselling

  • After filling the Retention form, students are not eligible.
  • Candidates who joined and the resign after the seat allotment in previous rounds.
  • Students whom allotted seats in computerized Cap but didn’t join.

How to participate in NEET Mop up round counselling ?

As per the norms released by Supreme court.All the students and candidate who are qualified from NEET can participate in mop up round of counselling in any state irrespective of their domicile against vacate seat reverted to states through 15 percent quota.

Candidates automatically eligible and participate in Mop Up round. But they have to fill separate form for this round. 

Kindly verify the same from official website of all India counselling and respective state counselling authority.

Note: Some states does not allow registration in 2nd round and mop up round of counselling. So students are advised to do registration in first round of counselling only.

The dates will display at the time of counselling. 

Steps To Participate In NEET Mop Up Round
Step 1 Check out the seat matrix to know the availability of seats in various medical colleges.
Step 2 Fill up the online form on the official website of MCC and register yourself.
Step 3 Fill up your choice within the time window mentioned above.
Step 4 Make the payment of fees for the Mop Up Round- only if not paid earlier
Step 5 Lock your choices
Step 6 Once the seats are allotted and the result is declared, report to the allotted college for further formalities.

Documents required for NEET UG counselling 

These documents must be required if you got the in Mop up round

  • Birth Certificate
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Passport size photograph (Six)
  • High School & Intermediate Mark Sheets
  • High School & Intermediate Passing Certificate
  • Identity Proof
  • NEET 2022 Admit Card
  • NEET 2022 Rank Card
  • Provisional Allotment Letter

When is mop up round counselling for NEET UG 2022 ?

NEET UG 2022 exam was held on  July 17,2022(Sunday) and NEET UG 2022 result  was declared by September 7,2022 .Although counselling will starts in the month of September but mop up round of counselling will be in the month of November.

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FAQ’s-  Mop-up round counselling for NEET UG Admissions

How will I came to know about the number of vacant seats left for mop up round?

Ans:The number of vacant seats available is published on the MCC official website for AIIMS ,JIPMER ,Central Universities ,ESICs ,Deemed medical colleges and all those Government medical colleges that are covered under 15 % All India Quota. Similarly State will publish their state quota vacant seats details of their respective website.

Is it’s mandatory to secure MOP-UP allotted seat?

Yes, it’s mandatory to join mop-up round allotted seat.

What happened if candidates will not secure MOP-UP Round allotted seat Round?

The candidate selected in Mop up rounds & fails to join or resign after joining to an allotted seat, then such a candidate will have to pay penalty as per rule, as well as he/she will not be eligible for admission through state Quota for subsequent two academic years.

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    sir kya mop up round mai govt.mbb medical college provide hota h.aur isme fees bhi kya govt.mbbs medical college jitni lgti h

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      Yes , mop up could be in Govt. and central universities if seats remains vacant. Fee will be same.

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      In year 2020, it seems a little bit difficult in UR category.

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    Sir…I have a query!!
    To take part in mop up round…Is it compulsory to take part in 1st and 2nd counselling??
    Or students who didn’t took part in any round can also participate in mop up round?

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      Some state does not allow fresh registration for mop up round, so kindly make sure for the state you are willing for.

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    If we resign from the allotted seat provided in mop up round d then do we still have to pay the penalty ??

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      In this regard every state or deemed university have different rule .Kindly verify the same from respective college.

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    Sir, I belong to Rajasthan, Can I participate in other States mop-up round?
    My mean from AIQ 15% cacant seat only?

    Do states mention how many seats are from AIQ ?

    They must allow all students from India otherwise what is mean of AIQ 15% seats. MCC must conduct 3rd round so that meritorious student can get medical seat.


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      In general other states candidates are eligible for private medical colleges only.

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    Sir, can I attend mop up rounds of more than one state. Like I am from CG and also want to attend mop up round for MP.

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      Yes, you can.

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    Every state have different mopup round in its own state can I registered for mop up round other than my state

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      yes,you can take part in mop up round of other states as well.

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    I got alloted a seat in round 1 but didnt report because I didnt want the college so I only put in the choices I wanted in round 2 but didnt get alotted a seat.Can I still join mop up round?

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      yes ,you are eligible.

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        but should we register again for the above case??

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          No need to do registration again.

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    After taking admission in 1st round of counselling can a candidate opt for mop-up round as he/she is not upgraded in second round.If participated in mop-up round, can the earlier admitted seat in 1st round is retained.

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      As told in some earlier answer, in most of the states you are eligible for mop up round if you are not having any seat in hand either in round 1 or 2.

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    When is come date of moup up round and what is sechadule of this round those student are eligible they are participated in second round counselling and not provide college so chance may be or may be not

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      Generally in most of the states , in mop up round only those students are eligible who are not having any seat in hand either from all India Quota or state quota.

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    Sir want get govt. Bds or mbb college but in second round IAM not eligible but those student are eligible those marks has lowest then me but they have govt college in second round counselling but why

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      This may be due to your wrong choice filling.

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    sir agr kisi bche ne ist round me deemed universities k liye registration nhi kiya ho to vo mop up round me deemed universities k liye register kr skta h?

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      Yes he/she can do registration for deemed universities in mop up round also.

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    I had not registered for 1 round , can I registered for mop up round .
    My neet score is 104

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      This totally varies from state to state. Some states allows registration only in the beginning of counselling .

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      I got 145 marks in neet. But I am not eligible due to open category. Can I apply for mop up round

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        No, right now you are not eligibly for 2020 MBBS , but it may be possible for BDS if concerned authority lowered down percentile.

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    Sir i have not applied for round 1 and round 2 can i apply for mop up round to get admission over payment seat

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      Yes, you can take part in mop up round of counselling.

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    Sir i have not applied for round 1 and round 2 can i apply for mop up round to get admission over payment seat I am from rajasthan. can i got seat in any other state my marks 452

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      Yes, you can apply. Even you can try some other states as minimum fees in Rajasthan is Rs 15 Lakhs per annum and in addition to this you are supposed to give bank guarantee.

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      Yes you can.

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    I got 145 marks in neet. But I am not eligible for the counselling process due to open category. Can I apply for the mop up round?

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      As per minimum marks criteria 2020 you are not eligible to take part in counselling of MBBS and BDS.

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    sir i belong ST neet score is 264.can i participate in mop up round. in all state of india

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      All those students who have not allotted any seat in Round 1 and Round 2 or freely exited can participate in mop up round of counselling.

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    Sir i got372 marks in neet 2020 in obc.i didn’t participate in 1st and 2nd round and want to participate in mop up round…am i eligible for any govt seats in bams or bds course???…plz tell me

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      Yes , you can .But we want to make it clear that some states does not allow fresh registration in later stages.

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    Sir I got 113marks in neet 2020 can I apply for mop round any chances toh get government college

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      no chance

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    Sir, I got 155 in need 2020 ,I have joined round 1& 2 counseling for medical council of India but I didn’t get seat is chance to get seat in mop up round counseling for the quota AMU/BMU/JAMICA quota to get mbbs seat in mop up round counseling

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      There is no chance to get seat in these colleges in this score.

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    I got medical seat in tn state counselling 2020 and joined in the medical college. Can I eligible to apply for the AIQ mcc mop up round online counselling. If so, suppose if i get allotted seat in mop up round and decide to join the seat, then whether i have to pay penalty of how much amount to cancel my tn mbbs admission.

    Kindly clarify.

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      It varies from state to state .

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    Sir I got 328 marks in neet 2020 can I apply for mop round any chances toh get government college.

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      chances are not there for UR candidate.

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    I’m studying in BDS course, I’ve taken admission previous year. Am I eligible for mop up round or I have to cancel my admission for participating?

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      Kindly make sure that you are supposed to deposit original documents at the time of admission.

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    Can I take part in West Bengal mop up round if I didn’t resister my self in all india resistraion? I am from Odisha and secured 583 And now can i do all india resistration?

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      Yes you can particiapte.

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    sir if i have been allotted a bds seat in 2nd round n i choose option 2 for participating in mop up round for mbbs seat, if i dont get any mbbs seat allotted in mop up round will the bds seat b in my favour?

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      Yes , you can go for MBBS seat .

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    Sir, I was allotted a seat in round 1 but did not take it….in round 2 I was not alloted any seat…
    Should I register fresh for mop up round or use the registration which I did on round 1 and should I apply for a security deposit again??

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      No need to pay again.You can proceed with the same registration.

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      No need.

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    With neet score 306 is it possible to get seat in mop up round 2020

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      if you are from UR then chances are only in deemed and private medical colleges.

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      Only private or deemed if you are UR.

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    Sir can l participate in rajasthan state mop up round l am from up. Sir how l can participate in other state please explain in brief for gov. College mbbs

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      Yes ,you can participate in all open states.

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      Yes, you can.

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    what is the penalty if i dont take up the seat in the mop round?

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      depends on state.Some states takes legal action.

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      Depends on state to state.

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    I have got an seat in mopup round in deemed university in Bangalore in all india can I still attend the karnataka mopup round and if I get an seat can I take that and leave the deemed university seat.

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      Yes , you can attend if you have not joined that seat.

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    My neet score is 162..i applied for centac Pondy and didn’t get seat in first round..i didn’t register second round….am i eligible for mop up counseling???

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      You have to checked with official website , when scheduled will be released.

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    Sir i got 315 marks in neet can i get bds free seat.. Mop up round
    IS there b and c category seats also in mop up round..IF there then what the fees structure.

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      No chances are not there for free seat.
      Yes B and C category seats are there.

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    Can i get scholarship for obc if i have alloted BHMS college through mop up round

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      yes ,you can get if you are eligible for same

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    Sir, my expected score is 423 in NET-2022. Can i get govt. seat in EBC category in Bihar

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      No ,there is no chance in your score.


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