What are the Important Factors to know about the Counselling for NEET PG?

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Post Graduation (NEET PG) is taken by candidates who wish to do post-graduation in fields associated with Medicine. The NEET PG scores are considered by renowned post-graduate medical colleges across India, while selecting candidates for MD and MS programmes. If you too want to pursue an MD or an MS then it is essential that you study hard and achieve high scores in the NEET PG. Once you have taken the test, you will have to wait for the results to be declared. The results are declared in about a few months after the examination. On receiving your NEET PG result you will have to book a slot for a counselling session. Attending the NEET PG counselling session is mandatory if you want to get admission in a premier medical institute in India. Additionally, it is based on your performance in the NEET PG and the subsequent counselling session that both private and government medical institutes in India accept candidates for post-graduation. Hence, it is essential that you prepare well for the NEET PG counselling session as well.

Essential Points about Counselling Sessions for NEET PG

If you have obtained the cut off marks or the benchmark scores in the NEET PG, then it is important that you book a slot for a NEET PG Counselling session at the earliest. Like the application and the examination, the slots for the counselling sessions will also have to be booked online. Log in to the official National Board of Education (NBE) website and register for a counselling session. Listed below are some important points about the Counselling sessions for NEET PG:

· Seat reservation: The seats available in the private and government medical institutes are reserved based on state quota and all India quotas. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) conducts counselling sessions for fifty percent of the all India quota seats. The state level quota seats are distributed amongst eligible candidates based on the counselling held by the state designated authorities and individual medical institutes and universities. In order to get admission in to Armed Forces Medical Services Institute, students will have to attend the counselling sessions held by the particular institute.

· Admission procedure: The counselling sessions are the final steps for admission in to a medical college, university or other similar institute. The DGHS, NEET PG counselling sessions are carried out in three phases. If seats still remain after the three phases of counselling sessions, then more such sessions will be held.

Thus, it is essential that you prepare well for the counselling sessions of NEET PG. Online youth forums providing information about NEET PG counselling mention that candidates must carry a copy of their score cards, to ensure smooth completion of the counselling session. However, it is advisable that you rely on the information provided by reputed online youth forums maintained by newspapers. Based on the information that you have gathered you should start preparing for the counselling sessions for NEET PG.

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