Pondicherry NEET PG Counseling 2024

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Pondicherry PG NEET counseling 2024  is conducted by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) for admission to postgraduate medical courses in government and private medical colleges in Puducherry. The counselling process usually takes place in the month of June or July after the declaration of NEET PG results.

To be eligible for NEET PG counselling in Pondicherry, you must be a citizen of India or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) with a valid NEET PG score. You must also have completed your MBBS degree from a recognized university in India.

The counselling process for NEET PG in Pondicherry involves several rounds of seat allocation. In each round, candidates are allotted seats based on their NEET PG rank, category, and seat availability. Candidates can register for the counselling online and submit their preferences for colleges and courses.


Specifics Details
Counselling Name Pondicherry PG NEET counseling 2024
Name of the Counselling AuthorityDirectorate of Medical Education, Assam
Counselling ProcessCentralized counselling
Entrance Exam for Medical Course National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG).
Eligibility CriteriaCandidates must qualify NEET PG and meet the required cutoff scores.
Counselling LevelState-Level
Counselling ModeOnline
Registration ModeOnline
Counselling Rounds2 Rounds + subsequent rounds 
Course OfferedMD/MS/PG Diploma courses
Official Websitehttps://www.centacpuducherry.in/ 

Counsellling Dates 

Counselling EventTentative Dates
Online RegistrationTo be announced
Document VerificationTo be announced
Publication of Merit ListTo be announced
Choice Filling and LockingTo be announced
Seat Allotment – Round 1To be announced
Reporting to Allotted College – Round 1To be announced
Second Round CounsellingTo be announced
Mop-Up Round CounsellingTo be announced

Courses Offered 

MD Courses 

Aerospace Medicine3 Years
Anatomy3 Years
Anesthesiology3 Years
Biochemistry3 Years
Biophysics3 Years
Community medicine3 Years
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy3 Years
Emergency Medicine3 Years
Family Medicine3 Years
Forensic Medicine3 Years
General Medicine3 Years
Geriatrics3 Years
Health Administration3 Years
Hospital Administration3 Years
Infectious Diseases3 Years
Marine Medicine3 Years
Medical Genetics3 Years
Microbiology3 Years
Nuclear medicine3 Years
Pediatrics3 Years
Palliative Medicine3 Years
Pathology3 Years
Pharmacology3 Years
Psychiatry3 Years
Tropical Medicine3 Years
Sports Medicine3 Years
Respiratory Medicine3 Years
Radiotherapy3 Years
Radiodiagnosis3 Years
Pulmonary medicine3 Years
Physiology3 Years
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation3 Years

MS Courses 

MS (General Surgery)3 Years
MS (ENT)3 Years
MS (Orthopaedics)3 Years
MS (Ophthalmology)3 Years
MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)3 Years
MS (Anatomy)3 Years
MS (Anaesthesia)3 Years
MS (Neurosurgery)3 Years
MS (Traumatology and Surgery)3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

NationalityIndian citizen or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
NEET PG ScoreMinimum qualifying percentile: General/EWS: 50th percentile (291 marks in 2024) General-PwBD: 45th percentile (274 marks in 2024) SC/ST/OBC (including PwBD): 40th percentile (257 marks in 2024)
MBBS DegreeMBBS degree completed from a recognized university in India
Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI)Completed CRRI before March 31st, 2024
Permanent Medical Registration CertificatePossess a valid Permanent or Provisional Medical Registration Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
Additional Criteria (for specific categories)May apply for specific categories like Domicile, In-service candidates, etc. Refer to CENTAC brochure for detailed eligibility criteria.

NEET PG Cut-Off  2024

CategoriesCut off percentileCutoff marks

Pondicherry NEET PG Counselling 

Counselling Registration

Step 1: Online Registration:

  • Visit the official website: www.centacpuducherry.in
  • Click on “New Registration” if you’re a first-time user.
  • Provide accurate details:
  • Mobile number (10 digits, no prefix)
  • Email ID (for all future communications)
  • Create a new password (maximum 6 characters)
  • Verify all information carefully before submitting.

Step 2: Login and Fill Application Form:

  • After successful registration, use your registered email and password to login.
  • Fill out the complete application form meticulously.

Step 3: Document Upload:

Upload the following documents (wherever applicable):

  • Passport size photograph (20-50 KB)
  • Scanned signature (20-50 KB)
  • Proof of age (High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate, 100-500 KB)
  • Educational qualification certificates (MBBS/BDS Degree, 100-500 KB)
  • Residence/Community/EWS/Freedom Fighter/Ex-Serviceman/Person with Disabilities/Sports certificates (if applicable, 100-500 KB)
  • NEET-PG/NEET-MDS-2024 Admit Card (100-500 KB)
  • NEET-PG/NEET-MDS-2024 Score Card (100-500 KB)

Step 4:. Fee Payment:

  • Pay the required counselling registration fee through online payment methods available on the website.

Step 5:. Submission:

  • Thoroughly review all entered information and uploaded documents.
  • Submit the completed application form and payment details.
  • Print a copy of the confirmation page for future reference.

Application Fees 

QuotaAll (except SC/ST/PwD)SC/ST/PwDGovt. Quota (Puducherry Residents only)Management Quota (All)NRI (For PG Dental only)
FeeRs. 3000/-Rs. 1500/-Rs. 3000/-Rs. 5000/-Rs. 10000/-

Registration Fees

Sr. NoRoundFree Exit Exit with forfeitureof feesIneligibleforfurthercounsellingCounselling andRegistration Fee
2SECONDNoIf not joinedGovernment Quota -General – Rs. 25,000 /-(Rs.12,500/- for SC/ST/BT/OBC/EBC/MBC/BCM)Management Quota – Rs.2,00,000
3MOP UPNoIf allottedand notjoinedIf allottedCounselling Fees – Rs.1000 /-(Non-refundable)+Full Tuition fees
4Stray Vacancy ListRs. 5000 /- (Will be forfeited if candidate declines the seat)

Counselling Process

Step 1: NEET-PG 2024 Examination

Candidates must appear for the NEET-PG 2024 and NEET-MDS 2024 examinations to become eligible for admission.

Step 2: Registration

Candidates must register themselves on the CENTAC website for counselling. The registration fee can be paid online through the website.

Step 3: Document Verification

Candidates must visit the designated centre for document verification. The original documents and their photocopies must be carried for verification.

Step 4: Choice Filling

Candidates must submit their course preferences online before the last date for updating the course preferences.

Step 5: Allotment Process

Allotment of seats will be done based on the candidate’s NEET rank, course preferences, category of seats, and reservation. Rounds 1 and 2 of allotment will be done online, while Mop-up and Stray Vacancy Counselling may be done online or offline.

Step 6: Provisional Allotment

The provisional allotment list will be published on the CENTAC website. Allotted candidates must download the allotment order from the dashboard using their login credentials.

Step 7: Reporting to the College

Allotted candidates must report to the college with the copy of the Application form, Provisional Allotment Order, and all other original certificates within the scheduled date and time. After verification of the originals and payment of fees, colleges will confirm the provisional admission of the candidates and issue the Admission slip to the candidate.

Step 8: Sliding Process

Sliding will be allowed only for CENTAC allotted candidates and not for candidates who are allotted seats elsewhere. Sliding from one college to another college is permitted during counselling only, based on merit and the rule of reservation.

Step 9: Final Admission

After the completion of the sliding process, the candidate will be allotted a seat based on their preference and rank. The allotted college will confirm the admission and issue the final admission slip to the candidate.

MCC 50% 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 of 50% of seats to various 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 50% 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 (https://mcc.nic.in/) 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 Counselling Fees Structure

Counselling Fee (Non Refundable)

Institution TypeUR
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD category candidatesRs. 500/-
Deemed University CandidatesRs. 5,000/-

Security Deposit

15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 25,000/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD category candidatesRs. 10,000/-
Deemed University CandidatesRs. 2,00,000/-

Rounds For Counselling

Round 1:

  • Register: Pay the non-refundable registration fee and refundable security deposit.
  • Choose colleges: Fill in your preferred colleges in order of priority and lock your choices.
  • Seat allotment: MCC processes your choices and allots seats based on merit and rank. Results are published on the MCC website.
  • Reporting: If you get a seat, report to the allotted college and complete admission formalities. You can opt for an upgrade to Round 2 here.

Round 2:

  • New Registrations: Only for those who didn’t register in Round 1 or resigned/didn’t report in Round 1.
  • Fresh choices: Fill in new choices for available seats.
  • Results and reporting: Same as Round 1.

Mop-Up Round:

  • Fresh registrations: Only for those who exited Round 2 with fee forfeiture or those who registered but got no seat in Rounds 1 & 2. Not eligible for those who joined a seat in Round 2.
  • Fresh choices: Fill in new choices for available seats.
  • Results and reporting: Same as Round 1.

Stray Vacancy Round:

  • Filling of choices and allotment happens through state websites. No fresh registration on MCC website.
  • Reporting to the allotted college.

Merit List

Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling  Merit List is a compilation of candidates who have appeared for the NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate) examination and have applied for the counselling process in Pondicherry. This merit list is prepared based on the NEET PG scores obtained by the candidates.

The merit list provides a ranking system where candidates are listed in descending order of their NEET PG scores. The candidate with the highest score is given the top rank, while the candidate with the lowest score is placed at the bottom of the list.

The purpose of the merit list is to establish a fair and transparent selection process for the counselling procedure. It helps in determining the order in which candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment in various postgraduate medical courses in Pondicherry. We have compiled the merit list for Pondicherry.

Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling 2024 Merit List (PDF)

Participating colleges 

List of PG Government Colleges

College NameLocationYear of EstablishmentStatusSeat IntakeAverage Fees (MD/MS)
Indira Gandhi Medical CollegePuducherry2010Government24
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)Puducherry1956Government219INR 15,000/year

List of PG Private Colleges

College NameLocationYear of EstablishmentStatusSeat IntakeAverage Fees (MD/MS)
Pondicherry Institute of Medical SciencesPondicherry2002Private5511,75,000
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and HospitalPondicherry2006Private15011,00,000
Sri Venkateswara Medical College Hospital and Research CentrePondicherry2007Private15014,25,000

Medical PG College Predictor

Medical College Predictor is a online tool that helps students predict which medical colleges they are likely to get admission to for Medical PG programs such as MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Master of Surgery) based on their NEET PG score, category, and preferred location. The predictor tool uses the previous year’s cut-off data, admission trends, and other relevant factors to generate a list of MD/MS colleges that match the student’s score and preferences. The MD College Predictor tool helps students make informed decisions about their admission process by giving them an idea of the colleges they may get admission to. It also helps them plan their application process by shortlisting colleges based on their preferences and eligibility criteria. Here’s the list Medical PG Colleges predictor we’ve provided to aspiring Students;

  • MD Collges Predictor
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Medical PG Admission Consultant

Medical PG admission consultant are distinct professionals who provides guidance and assistance to students seeking admission to Doctor of Medicine Pg programs in India. We have Provided the best in industry consultant who have extensive knowledge and experience in the field of Medical education and can help students navigate the complex admission process. They provide expert advice, support, and guidance throughout the admission process, helping students make informed decisions and achieve their academic and career goals.  Here’s list Medical PG admission consultant 

  • MD Admission Consultant 
  • MS Admission Consultant 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling is the process of allotting seats to eligible candidates for admission to postgraduate medical (MD/MS) and dental (MDS) courses in various colleges in Pondicherry.

Q. Who is eligible for Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. Candidates who have qualified the NEET-PG/NEET-MDS 2024 exam and have completed their compulsory rotating internship on or before 31st July 2024 are eligible for the counselling process.

Q. What is the mode of counselling for Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. The first and second round of allotment will be done online, while the mop-up and stray vacancy counselling can be done either online or offline, based on the decision of the CENTAC authorities.

Q. How is the seat allotment done in Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. The seat allotment is based on the candidate’s course preferences, category of seats, reservation, and NEET rank.

Q. What are the documents required for Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. Candidates are required to bring their NEET scorecard, NEET admit card, MBBS/BDS degree certificate, internship completion certificate, ID proof, and other relevant documents for verification during the counselling process.

Q. Can a candidate attend counselling on behalf of someone else?

A. Yes, in case of offline counselling, a candidate can authorize a representative to attend the counselling on his/her behalf. The authorized representative should produce an undertaking and authority letter for allotment along with the requisite original documents.

Q. What happens if a candidate is allotted a seat during sliding after Round 1?

A. If a seat is allotted during sliding after Round 1, the seat allotted in the previous round will be automatically forfeited.

Q. What are the guidelines for sliding in Pondicherry PG NEET Counselling?

A. Sliding is allowed only for CENTAC allotted candidates and not for candidates who are allotted a seat elsewhere. Sliding from one college to another college is permitted during counselling only, based on merit and the rule of reservation.

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