Himachal Pradesh MBBS and BDS Counselling 2020

November 10, 2020

Himachal Pradesh MBBS and BDS Counselling 2020

Himachal Pradesh is a hilly state and considered one of the most beautiful areas of the world. People of Himachal are very enterprising and hard working. Almost all children in the state are being educated. Lot of students in Himachal take the NEET exam for admission to medical and dental colleges. Last few years have seen many new medical colleges coming up in the state.

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla is the conducting authority for HP MBBS/BDS 2020 admission. Only the aspirants who will fulfill all the eligibility criteria set by the authority will be eligible for admission to HP MBBS/BDS  2020.


Seats for MBBS and BDS in Himachal

On the basis of scores obtained in NEET UG 2020, students will be granted admission to 870 MBBS and 295 BDS seats in medical and dental colleges under 85% state quota seats in Himachal Pradesh. While the remaining 15% seats from all government MBBS and BDS colleges will be reserved for students selected under All India Quota. These AIQ seats will be filled by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) based on the NEET 2020 marks obtained.


Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants seeking admission to HP MBBS/BDS 2020 must be an Indian citizen.

Candidates must be at least 17 years old in age as on December 31, 2020.

Students must be having domicile of Himachal Pradesh in order to be eligible for HP MBBS/BDS  admission 2020.

In case of management quota seats, students who are not having domicile of Himachal Pradesh are also eligible to apply for HP MBBS/BDS admission 2020.

All the bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh whose parents are posted outside the state for All India Services can also appear for HP MBBS/BDS admission.

Candidates belonging to the general category must secure at least 50% in Class 12th taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English. Aspirants from SC/ST/OBC must obtain minimum 40% in Class 12th or equivalent examination.

In addition to this eligibility, students have to qualify NEET 2020 to get admission in medical college.

Himachal Pradesh Colleges offering MBBS and their sanctioned seats

  Himachal Pradesh Colleges offering BDS and their sanctioned seats

 Note: These are the total seats available for admission. The available seats for various categories are mentioned in the prospectus 2020.


Admission Criteria for Govt. and private medical & dental colleges in Himachal Pradesh

For all 15% AIQ seats, Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct online counselling on the basis of NEET UG scores to all government medical and dental colleges.

For all 85% state quota seats, State authority, HPU organises counselling for admission to MBBS and BDS colleges based on NEET state rank.

For MBBS and BDS colleges, HPU will conduct the offline counselling as per the state merit rank derived from NEET scores 2020 for admission to HP MBBS/BDS 2020.

For Deemed and central universities, online counselling will be conducted by MCC for admission to medical and dental seats offered.


Dates for admission and counseling schedule



Schedule for submission of online application form with successful transaction of fee and filling of choices/preferences of course, colleges and quota for provisional allocation of seats through online counselling.

05.11.2020 to 11.11.2020
(upto 11:59 PM)
Date for correction of errors, if any, committed by the candidates while filling online application form and updating the fee of incomplete form 11.11.2020 (at 9 AM ) to
12.11.2020 (upto 11:59 PM)
Date of displaying of the provisional combined and category-wise merit list on the University website www.hpuniv.ac.in or visit URL https://hp.online-counselling.co.in/ of qualified candidates of NEET-UG 2020 who applied online with successful transaction of fee within prescribed date to the University and obtained the print out of confirmation copy of ONLINE application form. 17.11.2020
Dates for correction/editing, if any, of choices/preferences of course,
colleges and quota for 1st round of online counselling.
18.11.20 (9 AM-11:59)
Display of result of 1st round of online counselling for admission to
MBBS/BDS courses in Govt. Medical/Dental Colleges including private
Medical/Dental Colleges on the H.P. University website .
Last date for joining the allotted college and course 26.11.2020
Schedule for filling up online counselling form for 2nd round of
counseling for allocation against vacant seats in Govt. Medical/Dental
Colleges including Private Medical/ Dental Colleges.
03.12.2020 to 09.12.2020
Date for correction/editing, if any, of choices/preferences of course,
colleges and quota for 2nd round of online counselling
10.12.2020 (9 AM- 11:59 PM) 
Display of result of 2nd round of online counselling for admission to
MBBS/BDS courses in Govt. Medical/Dental Colleges including private
Medical/Dental Colleges on the H.P. University website .
Last date for joining for the candidates allotted seats in 2nd round of counselling. 18.12.2020 


Steps of Counselling and Joining

The candidates will need to register themselves on the official website of HP University for filling up the application form which has been started from  05.11.2020 and will be closed by  11.11.2020 (upto 11:59 PM). For successful submission of HP MBBS/BDS application form 2020, one must follow the below procedure:

Online Registration: For HP MBBS/BDS registration 2020, candidates need to enter their asked personal details such as name, date of birth, gender, email ID, mobile number, category, nationality among others.

Submission of academic and other basic details:  Thereafter, the academic details like Class 10th and 12th board Exam details, marks obtained in the asked subjects along with the NEET UG 2020 marks and All India Rank must be entered. Other basic details like permanent address, correspondence address, domiciles status etc.

Uploading of images and documents: Once all the relevant details are submitted in the HP MBBS/BDS application form 2020, candidates have to upload their passport size photograph and signature as specified by the authority.

Payment of HP MBBS/BDS application fee 2020: In the final step towards the submission of HP MBBS/BDS 2020 application form, applicants have to pay the registration fees. The payment of the below-mentioned amount should be done in online mode using the credit/debit cards and net banking.

Final submission and printout of confirmation page: After the successful payment of application fees, the confirmation page of online HP MBBS/BDS application form 2020 will be generated on the screen. Candidates must take a printout of the confirmation page for future references.

Round-I :

After the NEET UG 2020 registration and details filling, the merit list of HP MBBS/BDS 2020 will be released on 17.11.2020 on the basis of NEET 2020 score. The state rank includes the name of candidates, All India Rank, NEET roll number, father’s name, category, marks in NEET result 2020, domicile status and date of counselling.

Only the candidates included in the state merit list will be eligible to participate in HP MBBS/BDS counselling 2020. Candidates will be required to report to the specified venue on the scheduled date and time with all the relevant documents for the seat allotment process

At the counselling venue, the selected students need to provide their choices of colleges and courses. Based on the provided preferences, HP MBBS /BDS state merit rank and seats availability, the admission to HP MBBS/BDS 2020 will be granted and the documents will be verified accordingly.

Round-II :

Thereafter, the authority will conduct the second round of counselling from 03.12.2020 to 09.12.2020 to fill the remaining seats left vacant.

In case of any other seats left vacant after the first and second round of counselling, the authority will organise a mop-up round.

After the final allotment, candidates can pay the annual fee and download the admission ticket from the concerned website.


Documents required for verification during the counselling and joining process

Confirmation page of HP MBBS/BDS application form

NEET UG admit card 2020

Details of marks in NEET result 2020

Class 12th or equivalent examination passing certificate

Detailed mark sheet of Class 12th or equivalent examination

Character certificate issued by the principal of the school/college last attended

Certificate of passing primary school examination

Copy of matriculation/higher secondary part-1/Indian School Certificate showing the date of birth

Copy of certificate passing Middle/Matric/Class 11th and Class 12th or its equivalent examination from the recognised school with the location of school mentioned on it

Bonafide resident certificate of Himachal Pradesh from the Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Tehsildar of the area

SC/ST/OBC/Ward of Freedom Fighters certificate, Children or wards of Ex-serviceman/Children of defence personnel/Backward area/Physically handicapped/ Single girl child/Children of Jammu and Kashmir and Tibetian refugees certificate

“This article has been modified in November, 2020.”

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