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Punjab NEET Counselling 2020, Seat Allotment, Eligibility, and Seat Matrix
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Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) has started Punjab MBBS counselling 2020. NEET 2020 qualified candidates who have applied for the round 1 and 2 counselling can check their result online. After the conclusion of round 1 from a total of 1425 seat, 441 seats were declared vacant. Also, as per reports around 88 MBBS and 479 BDS seats are still left vacant after round 2 for which the authority might conduct the round 3 of counselling. Moreover, some of the BDS colleges in the state are now offering discounts on tuition fees to students to fill the vacant seats.

MBBS admissions in Punjab State is conducted based on NEET scores. NEET is now the only central medical entrance exam across the country. Candidates can also participate in Punjab NEET Counselling under 15% AIQ seats. 

Punjab NEET Counselling 2020 Dates

Event Important Dates
Online Application Form Oct 26, 2020
Last date to apply for the process Nov 1, 2020
Last date to apply for the process (NRI candidates) Nov 6, 2020
Last date for depositing fee Nov 2, 2020
Date for correction, if any, in the online application form and deposition of fee for already registered candidates only Nov 8, 2020 up to 12:00 midnight
Display of provisional revised lists category wise Nov 10, 2020
Document Verification Nov 11, 2020
Display of provisional merit list of candidates Nov 12, 2020
Last date for receiving of objections if any to the provisional merit list Nov 13, 2020 Up to 5:00 pm
1st Round Counselling Schedule
Online submission of counselling form and filling of preferences of colleges for 1st round of counselling (Including NRI candidates) Nov 13 – 15, 2020
Display of result of 1st round of online counseling Upto Nov 19, 2020
Date of joining the allotted college/course and deposition of fee through online payment gateway of University Upto Nov 23, 2020

Highlights of Punjab MBBS and BDS Admissions

Entrance Exam Name NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)
Admission Conducting Body Baba Farid University of Health and Sciences, Faridkot
Courses MBBS and BDS
Available Seats 1150

Top Medical Colleges in Punjab

Shown below is a list of the medical colleges in Punjab accepting NEET 2020 scores with their corresponding seat intakes.

Medical College Seat Intake Website
Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot 10
Government Medical College, Amritsar 200
Government Medical College, Patiala 200
Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana 100
Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar 150
Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Patiala 100
Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar 150
Chintpurni Medical College & Hospital, Gurdaspur 150

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BDS Colleges in Punjab

Through their NEET 2020 scores, candidates can also get admissions into various dental colleges across Punjab State. In the following table the names of the colleges with their seat intake statistics are given.

S.No. Name of the College Total Seats Websites
1. Govt. Dental College, Amritsar 40
2. Govt. Dental College, Sangrur Road, Patiala 40
3. Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, Talwandi Road, Faridkot 100
4. Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences & Research,
G.T. Road, Amritsar
5. Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College Hospital & Research Institute, Sector 40, Urban Estate, Ludhiana 100
6. Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute, Patiala Bathinda Road, Sunam-148028 100
7. Desh Bhagat Dental College & Hospital, Kotkapura Road, Muktsar 100
8. National Dental College, VPO Gulabgarh, Tehsil Dera Bassi, Distt. Patiala 100
9. Luxmi Bai Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Sirhind Road, VPO Baran, Distt. Patiala 100
10. Genesis Institute of Dental Sciences & Research (Dental College & Hospital), Ferozepur-Moga Road, Ferozepur 100
11. Gian Sagar Dental College, Village Ram Nagar, Banur, Distt. Patiala 100
12. Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Dental College, VPO Sarabha, Distt. Ludhiana 50
13. Rayat-Bahra Dental College, VPO Sahauran, Distt. Mohali 100
14. Sri Sukhmani Dental College & Hospital, Derabassi, Distt. Mohali 100

Eligibility Criteria for Counselling

The conducting body has set standard eligibility criteria for the final admissions into the various medical colleges of Punjab. Listed below are the criteria that a candidates needs to meet before applying for admissions:

  • On the basis of Age:  Candidates must be at least 17 years old as of December 31, 2020
  • On the basis of Education: Candidate should have completed their class XII or equivalent qualification with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as the main subjects
  • On the basis of Academic Scores: Candidates should have secured an aggregate score of least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. For candidates of the SC/ST/PwD category, the minimum eligible score is 40%.
  • On the basis of NEET Score: Below are the qualifying scores for NEET for students of each category:
General 50% which is equal to 360 marks
SC/ST/OBC 40% which is equal to 288 marks
General PH 45% which is equal to 324 marks
Reserved PH 40% which is equal to 288 marks

Domicile: Candidates must be residents of the Punjab State. They should have acquired the last two years of their qualification in a Punjab institution. Wards of Govt. /State/Defense/Military personnel are also eligible. Candidates who have studied in educational institutions in Chandigarh are also eligible.

Punjab NEET Counselling Application Procedure

The application forms for the Punjab MBBS Admissions will be available in the month of July 2020. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria for admissions to the various colleges before applying. Candidates would be needed to participate in the counselling process for admission to these MBBS colleges.

Candidates may refer to the following points for the admission procedure:

  1. Candidates need to register for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2020 using their NEET score.
  2. Candidates need to pay the registration fee.
  3. After paying the fee, candidates need to fill the same details which they had filled while registering for NEET 2020
  4. Candidates need to fill their personal details and educational details.
  5. After that, candidates can fill the the maximum number of preferences of colleges
  6. Candidates need to take the printout of the application form.

Application Fee is INR 1500/- which can be remitted via online (net banking) or offline (Challan through Oriental Bank of Commerce or HDFC Bank) mode .

NEET Counselling Procedure

Candidates who have secured qualifying marks in NEET 2020 will be called for the counselling. Online counselling will be conducted from June 19 –  July 13, 2020.  The preparation of the merit list and the allotment of seats will be done on the basis of the NEET scores. Candidates willing to participate in the counselling procedure are required to pay a counselling fee.

After seat allotment, candidates need to report physically at the allotted college for document verification and fee payment.

The following documents are required for verification:

  • 10th class certificate
  • 12th class certificate
  • NEET 2020 Admit card
  • NEET 2020 Score Card
  • Punjab Resident Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Challan Receipt

There will be three rounds, out of which 2 are online rounds and one is a spot round. Candidates will need to be present physically for the admission. After verification, the principal of the respective college would issue a bank challan for the deposition of the tuition fee in any branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce/HDFC Bank.

In case the candidate wants to change the allotted college, they would need to participate in the next counselling round. In case the candidate wants to switch the course or seat, they would need to submit an application to the respective college before getting a seat in next counselling.

Reservation of Seats in Punjab Counselling

Out of all the seats, 15% are reserved for the All India quota, and are filled through a centralized counselling process conducted by the CBSE on the basis of the NEET 2020 scores. The remaining 85% seats would be filled through State- level counselling. While taking admission, candidates need to submit their authentic category certificates.

S.No Category Reservation Percentage
1. Scheduled Caste 25%
2. Backward Classes 5%
3. Backward Area/Border Area(1% Each) 2%
4. Physically Handicapped 3%
5. Sports Person 1%
6. Children/Grand Children of Terrorist Affected Persons 1%
7. Children/Grand Children of Sikh Riot Affected Persons 1%
8. Wards of Defense Personnel 1%
9. Wards of Punjab Police Personnel, Armed Police, Home Guards, Para-Military Forces 1%
10. Children/ Grand Children of Freedom Fighters of Punjab 1%

Reservations in Private Medical Colleges

S.NO Category Reservation Percentage
1. Scheduled Caste 25%
2. Backward Classes 5%
3. Physically Handicapped/Orthopedically Handicapped 3%
4. Migrants from Jammu & Kashmir due to Terrorist Violence 1%
5. Children/Grand Children of Terrorist Affected Persons 1%
6. Children/Grand Children of Sikh Riot Affected Persons 1%