NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray Round counselling for UG will be conducted by the Directorate General of Health Sciences in the month of August. Revised schedule for Mop Up Round counselling for UG Courses has been released. The candidates who are eligible for the counselling process can register themselves for counselling at www.mcc.nic.in. Fresh choice filling and locking is also available for Mop Up round. The dates regarding the mop up and stray counselling are given on this page. Candidates can scroll down to check the dates as well as other information regarding the same from below.

Please note that the dates for NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray Round are as per the original NEET 2018 Counselling schedule. Since the second round has been delayed considerably, so there are chances that mop up round dates could change. However noting that MBBS 1st year classes have to commence at a set time, so MCC may decide not to change dates after all. Whatever be the outcome, you will know exact dates here and at MCC website.

NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray Counselling

Candidates who will be applying for the counseling for the second round must note that they will not be allowed to resign or leave the seat which will be allotted to them. They will not be allowed to attend any other counseling. Following are the dates regarding the mop up round of counseling:

NEET 2018 Mop Up Round Events (Revised)
Registration, Payment and Choice Filling 16 Aug – 18 Aug 2018
Payment Facility available till 18 Aug 2018
Choice filling and lock 19 Aug 2018
Processing of Seat Allotment 20 Aug 2018
NEET 2018 Mop Up Round Result 20 Aug 2018
Reporting 21 – 26 Aug 2018
Transfer of Non-Reporting and Non-joining vacant seats to Deemed/Central University for Mop Up 27 Aug 2018

NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray Counselling: Latest News

Updates are awaited on NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray Counselling.

NEET 2018 Mop Up Round Registration

Registration will be available before mop up round.

Documents required for NEET 2018 Mop Up Round and Stray counseling

Following are the list of documents which will be required at the time of counseling:

  • Admit Card issued by NBE.
  • Result issued by NBE.
  • Date of Birth Certificate.
  • Class 10th Certificate.
  • Class 10+2 certificate and mark sheet.
  • Eight passport size photograph same affixed on the application form.
  • Provisional allotment letter.
  • Proof of identity.
  • Category certificate, if applicable
  • PWD certificate, if applicable.

7 Steps For NEET Mop Up Round 2018, Stray Vacancy Round

  1. NEET 2018 Mop Up Round fresh registration. Not compulsory if you resigned earlier.
  2. Choice filling and locking.
  3. Seat allotment process for mop up round.
  4. Mop up round result publication.
  5. Candidates will report to medical/dental colleges after mop up round.
  6. Deemed / Central Universities to get list of 10 times (of registered candidates) of number of stray vacancies which they will fill on basis of merit.
  7. Final stray vacancy round by deemed / central universities for which there will not be any fresh registrations.

If you get a seat in NEET 2018 Mop Up Round, then you cannot participate in Stray Vacancy round.

NEET 2018 Mop Up Round FAQS

Qs. If a candidate does not report at the allotted college during Round 2 whether he has
to register again for Mop Up round of Deemed/ Central Universities?

Ans. Yes, Candidate security amount will be forfeited and he has to register fresh in Mop Up round with Fresh Payment.

Qs. Will there be any Mock Counseling and indicative allotment in 2rd round & Mop
Up round of allotment?

Ans. There will not be any Mock Counseling and indicative seat allotment in 2nd round & Mop-Up Round of allotment.

Qs. What is the procedure for Mop Up Round Counseling which will be conducted by
DGHS for Deemed & Central Universities?

Ans. The net vacant seats due to non joining , non reporting of Round 2 will be published in the seat matrix and eligible candidates have to submit fresh choices and the result will be processed as per Choice & Merit.

Qs. Who will be eligible for DGHS Mop Up Round for Deemed & Central Universities?

Ans. The Following categories of candidates are eligible for Mop Up Round
a) Candidates who are registering for the first time.
b) Candidates who have registered but not been allotted a seat in Round I &Round II.
c) All candidates except those who are holding a seat of Round I or Round II.

Qs. Who will not be eligible for Mop Up Round of Counseling for Deemed/ Central
Universities?

Ans. Candidates who have joined seat in Round II of Deemed/ Central Universities are not eligible.

Qs. In what condition security amount will be forfieted?

Ans. The security fee will be forfeited if the candidate who has been allotted a seat in the second Round and Mop Up Round of DGHS does not join the respective institution during the second round / Mop Up round of counseling conducted by DGHS/MCC. Also the security amount will be forfeited in case the candidate gives wrong information at the time of registration on the basis of which a seat may be allotted and later cancelled by the Admission Authorities at the time of reporting.

Qs. How many rounds of counseling are for Deemed and Central Universities?

Ans. There will be three rounds of counseling for Deemed and Central Universities including one mop-up Round of DGHS followed by Stray Vacancy Round at the Institution Level (List of ten times the number of vacancies will be sent by DGHS to Institutes which would be exhausted strictly in terms of merit). Please see the schedule on the website.

Qs. Who are Eligible for Stray Vacancy Round of Deemed/ Central Universities?

Ans. All Registered Candidates except the following three categories are eligible for Stray Vacancy Round of Deemed/ Central Universities:-
a) Candidates who joined the allotted seat in Round II of AIQ / Deemed / Central  Universities.
b) Candidates allotted a seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS
c) Candidates joined a seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS.

Qs. Who are not eligible for Stray Vacancy Round of Deemed Universities?

Ans. Following Candidates are not eligible:-
a) Candidates who joined the allotted seat in Round II of AIQ/ Deemed/ Central Universities.
b) Candidates allotted a seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS.
c) Candidates joined the allotted seat in Mop Up Round of DGHS.
d) Candidates who have not registered in any of Previous 3 Rounds.

Qs. What will happen to the All India Quota (85%) seats of Central Universities remained vacant after the second round of All India Quota Counseling?

Ans. They will be merged with the vacant seats of Institutional Quota and taken up in DGHS Mop Up Round.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. I have registered for round 1/2, Should I need to re-register? I wasn’t allotted in those two rounds, Will mop up round help me through? And, Is 15% Quota’s rank used in mop up round?

  2. I was alloted a college in 1st round…then I moved for upgrade..but in 2nd round I was not upgraded….am I eligible for stray vacancy round ???

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