Arunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling 2023

Arunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling is conducted by the  Directorate of Higher and Technical Education (DME), Itanagar, (DHTE). The candidate has to fill up the admission form in order to get admitted to various medical and dental courses through medical and dental colleges in Arunachal Pradesh. To apply for the NEET counselling Candidates must register themselves to the conducting Authority’s official website

Candidates must fill out their choices of colleges and courses preferences and secure it. Based on the selections made, reservation criteria, availability of seats in institutes, and other variables, APDHTE allots seats in MBBS/BDS and other medical courses in various institutes. 

Arunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling

Arunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling 2023 Highlights

Counselling NameArunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling
Conducting BodyDirectorate of Higher and Technical Education, Itanagar (DHTE) 
Exam conducting authorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Total seats40 MBBS seats
Official Websites

Important Dates

1st Round
On-line provisional Registration for PCBDegree Counseling and uploading of documents and response to queries (if any) by candidates07-July-2023 To 18-July-2023
Online verification of documents10-July-2023 To 24-July-2023
Publication of list of Registered candidates26-July-2023
Filling up of choices & locking by the candidates28-July-2023 To 07-Aug-2023
First Round of seat allotment09-Aug-2023
Online/Physical Reporting in the respective Directorate09-Aug-2023 To 14-Aug-2023
2nd Round
Second Round of seat allotment17-Aug-2023
Online/Physical Reporting in the respective Directorate18-Aug-2023 To 22-Aug-2023
Withdrawal of seats24-Aug-2023

Mop Up Round

Registration/ PaymentTo be announced
Choice filling/ LockingTo be announced
VerificationTo be announced
Seat allotmentTo be announced
ResultTo be announced
Reporting to the allotted instituteTo be announced

Stray Vacancy Round

Seat allotment processTo be announced
ResultTo be announced
Reporting to the allotted instituteTo be announced

NEET Counselling Process (State Quota)


The application is made available by the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Itanagar (DHTE) after the NEET results are announced. Before completing the application form, candidates should review the eligibility requirements. Candidates should fill out the form as follows:

Step 1: Candidates must visit the DHTE’s official website and look for the link to the application form

Step 2: Fill in the form’s details.

Step 3: Upload the required documents and passport-size photos. The image uploaded should be the same as the one uploaded on the NEET application form.

Step 4: Print a copy of the fully completed application form because it will be required at the time of counseling.

Step 5: Counseling Payment: Candidates must pay a non-refundable registration fee as well as a refundable tuition fee. The fees can be paid online using a credit card, debit card net banking.

Step 6: Registration Slip: After the successful submission of details, the registration slip will be displayed on the screen, which can be printed as it will be useful in the further admission process. To continue with the process, click on the “Login” button.

Choice Filling & Choice Locking

  1. All candidates who are found eligible after document verification are able to fill out, change, reorder, and delete their course and institute preferences according to the notified schedule. Candidates should LOCK their selections once they have made them. Candidates, however, will not be able to unlock or change their choices once they have been locked.
  2. Candidates can fill as many choices as they desire. 
  3. If a candidate fails to formally lock his or her choices by the deadline, his or her most recently saved choices will be automatically locked after that date. Candidates are therefore strongly advised to make their own decisions. Candidates Must Print their locked choices for future reference.

(Note: If the candidates have not locked their choices then also they can take a printout of the chosen preferences after the choice-locking process is over.)

Seat Allotment

The first round of seat allocation is made available on

Seats are assigned to candidates in the order in which they fill out their online choices, based on their NEET merit and the availability of seats in their respective categories/institutes/courses. After the first round of counselling results are announced, candidates must do the following after logging into their account:

  1. View Seat Allotment 
  2. Print the Provisional Allotment Letter 
  3. Pay the Security Deposit/Seat Acceptance Fee 
  4. Submit Willingness as described below

Applicants who were assigned seats in Round I will be able to upgrade in the second round. If the candidate is assigned an upgraded seat in the Second Round, the seat assigned in the First Round will be canceled.

Reporting to the Allotted College

Candidates should report to the allotted college to complete the admission formalities. At the time of reporting to the allotted college, candidates must submit the original copy of the mandatory documents.

MCC 15 % AIQ Quota

About MCC

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The MCC is responsible for conducting online counselling for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in India, including MBBS and BDS, through the NEET UG and NEET PG exams, respectively.

The MCC conducts centralized counselling for the All India Quota (AIQ) seats in government medical and dental colleges across India, as well as for seats in Deemed and Central Universities, ESIC, and AFMC colleges. The counselling process involves registration, choice filling, seat allotment, document verification, and admission to the allotted colleges.

MCC NEET Counselling Registration

MCC holds four rounds of NEET-UG counseling for AIQ, including a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. Following the completion of Round 2, the MCC will fill the remaining seats in a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. The following steps must be taken:

  • Visit the official website: Visit the official website of MCC ( and click on the “UG Medical Counseling” tab.
  • New registration: Click on “New Registration” and fill in all the required details such as personal details, contact details, NEET exam details, and security pin. After filling in all the details, click on the “Submit” button.
  • Login credentials: After successful registration, a new page will appear with your login credentials. Use these credentials to log in and fill in your choices of colleges and courses.
  • Choice filling: Fill in your preferred colleges and courses in order of priority. You can choose as many choices as you want.
  • Locking of choices: After you have filled in your choices, you need to lock them by clicking on the “Lock Choices” button. Once the choices are locked, you cannot make any changes.
  • Seat allotment: The MCC conducts the seat allotment process based on your rank, category, and the choices filled by you. You will be able to see your seat allotment result on the official website.
  • Reporting to the allotted college: If you are satisfied with the seat allotted to you, you need to report to the allotted college within the specified time with all the required documents and pay the admission fee.

MCC NEET Counselling Fee Structure

Counselling Fee (Non-Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000Rs. 500
Deemed UniversityRs. 5,000Rs. 5,000

Security Fee (Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,0000Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversityRs. 2,00,000Rs. 2,00,000

Eligibility Criteria

Qualify Exam NEET conducted By  NTA
NationalityApplicants must be Indian citizens.NRI candidates with Indian passports are also eligible to apply. Under the NRI category, overseas citizens of India (OCI) and persons of Indian origin (PIO) are eligible to apply.
Age Limit17 years old (as of December 31). In addition, the candidate’s maximum age should be 25 years.
QualificationThe candidate must have a Class 12 credential or equivalent from a recognized board or institution. In addition, the qualifying test should include biology, chemistry, English, and physics as core subjects.A minimum of 50% is required for the general category, 40% for SC/ST, and 45% for physically disabled candidates.


CategoryQualifying criteriaNEET cutoff 2023
UR/EWS50th Percentile720-137
OBC40th Percentile136-107
SC40th Percentile136-107
ST40th Percentile136-107
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile136-121
OBC & PH40th Percentile120-107
SC & PH40th Percentile120-107
ST & PH40th Percentile120-108

Participating Colleges

CourseName of the InstituteSeat intakeFees 
MBBSTomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh40Rs. 43000/-

Document Required

  • NEET result/scorecard
  • Recent passport-sized photographs (Five in number)
  • Class 12 marksheet
  • Passing Certificate of Class 12
  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Permanent Residence Certificate
  • APST Certificate for Category-I state/central government employees
  • Domicile/Employment Certificate for Category-II state/central government employees
  • Migration Certificate
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Character Certificate


Q. Which authority is in charge of the state quota counselling in Arunachal Pradesh?

A. Admissions to undergraduate medical programs in Arunachal Pradesh will be handled through state quota counselling which is conducted by the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education in Itanagar (APDHTE).

Q: What is the official website for Arunachal Pradesh's NEET counseling?

A: The official website for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling is

Q: Will the DHTE recognize the results of any other MBBS entrance exam?

A: No, the DHTE will not accept the results of any other entrance exam for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. Admission to these courses will be based only on NEET results.

Q: How many MBBS seats are available in Arunachal Pradesh NEET Counselling?

A. In Arunachal Pradesh for NEET admission, there are 53 MBBS seats available.

Q: Who is eligible to apply for the Arunachal Pradesh NEET?

A: Candidates who have passed the NEET exam are eligible to apply for Arunachal Pradesh NEET admission.

Q: What is NEET counselling?

A: NEET counselling is the process of allotment of seats to candidates who have qualified the NEET exam and wish to pursue MBBS/BDS courses in various medical colleges in the country.

Q: Who conducts NEET counselling in Arunachal Pradesh?

A: The Directorate of Higher & Technical Education (DHTE), Arunachal Pradesh, conducts NEET counselling in the state.

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: The eligibility criteria for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling include qualifying NEET, completing 17 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission, being a citizen of India, and passing the 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as mandatory subjects.

Q: What are the documents required for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: The documents required for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling include NEET scorecard, 10th and 12th mark sheets, category certificate (if applicable), domicile certificate, Aadhaar card, and passport size photographs.

Q: What is the counselling fee for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: The counselling fee for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling is Rs. 1,000 for all categories of candidates.

Q: What is the option entry fee for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: The option entry fee for Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling is Rs. 2,000 for all categories of candidates.

Q: How is the seat allotment done in Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: The seat allotment in Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling is done based on the merit list, availability of seats and choices filled by the candidates.

Q: What is the reporting process after the seat allotment in Arunachal Pradesh NEET counselling?

A: After the confirmation of seat allotment and payment of the admission fee, candidates have to report to the allotted college within the stipulated time.

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