In Maharashtra, admission process for filling Undergraduate Medical/dental seats is administered by The Commissionerate, Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai and the counseling process will be conducted by Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai. The aim is to fill the tentative 5510 MBBS seats and 2824 BDS seats in the medical and dental colleges of Maharashtra state. The admission to these seats will be based on the NEET Entrance Exam 2020. Out of these seats, 85% seats are state quota seats for which DMER, Mumbai will organize counseling based on state merit rank derived from NEET scores and 15% are AIQ seats which will be filled by MCC on the basis of NEET 2020 Score.
Maharashtra Colleges offering MBBS and their sanctioned seats
Maharashtra 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.
For admission to MBBS/BDS courses in Maharashtra, the online registration process has been started on 06/11/2020. Candidates can submit the duly filled application form till 13/11/2020. To submit the application form candidates need to register online at www.mahacet.org.
Registration: While filling the application form, candidates need to register themselves by submitting the correct contact details, name and DOB, personal and academic details like NEET score and rank, domicile, category etc.
Application fee payment and form submission: After filling the application form, candidates have to submit a non refundable application fee of INR 1,000 in the form of bank challan at State Bank of India (SBI).
Uploading documents: Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph and signature along with the prescribed documents.
Candidates are required to take print out of the form submitted for further communication.
Dates for admission and counseling schedule
|1st Round of Counselling (Events)||Dates|
|Availability of online application form||06.11.2020|
|Last date of registration & registration fee||13.11.2020 up to 11:59 PM|
|Declaration of selection list of 1st Round for MBBS / BDS course only||15.11.2020 after 05:00 PM|
|Last date of joining to the selected college during 1st round for MBBS / BDS course only||20.11.2020 upto 05:00 PM|
2nd round of counselling
|Online Preferences (Choices) Filling process||To be notified|
|Publication of provisional State Merit List||To be notified|
|Last date of joining to the respective college||To be notified|
|Allotment Publication for mop up round||To be notified|
|Reporting at allotted institute||To be notified|
|Vacant Seats be surrender to Private College(s)||To be notified|
|Last date to fill seats at College level (for MBBS)||To be notified|
|Last date to fill seats at College level (for BDS)||To be notified|
For Maharashtra MBBS/BDS admissions, total three rounds of counselling will be conducted including a mop-up round. The admission authority will separately release the provisional state merit list for each round. The list will be prepared on the basis of NEET-2020 score and it would include the details like name, roll number, NEET overall AIR, NEET marks, percentile, and date of birth.
The admission authority will publish the provisional state merit list for 1st round on 15.11.2020. Candidates whose names will be displayed in the state merit list will be eligible to attend the first round of counseling. Candidates need to fill their choices of colleges as well courses, in which they want to get admission. The choices once filled cannot be edited. Based on these choices and courses filled, NEET score & rank, seats availability and reservation criteria, Madhya Pradesh MBBS/BDS 2020 admission will be granted for 85% state quota seats for round-I.
Aspirants whose name will be displayed in the seat allotment result of round one will need to report at the allotted institute for document submission and medical checkup up to Candidate will have to compulsorily join the college and course so allotted, with in prescribed period by completing the requisite formalities of admission.
Choices for the candidates allotted seats in 1st round of counseling
Choice-I: The candidate who will be satisfied with allotted seat and does not wish to participate in further rounds of counselling will be required to fill the ‘Status Retention Form.’ Such candidates will be required to download the seat allotment letter and report to the allotted college with relevant documents and make fee payment. After this the candidate will not be eligible to participate in further rounds of counselling. If the candidate fails to report at the allotted college then the fee paid will be fortified and the admission will stand cancelled.
Choice-II: Those candidates who are satisfied with the seat alloted yet want to participate in further rounds of counselling must opt for choice 2. The candidates, in such situation, will have to report to the allotted college and the pay the admission fee but will be considered for the next round of counselling. If a higher option is allotted in the next round then the earlier allotted seat will be cancelled automatically. If a higher option is not allotted then the earlier allotted seat will remain in favor of the candidate.
Service Bond and penality:
Candidates who will join against the seats of Government/Municipal Corporation colleges for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses will be required to sign a bond to serve the Government of Maharashtra or local self government or defence services for a period of one year, after the completion of internship, failing which he/she will be required to pay Non Refundable Rs.10,00,000/- (Rupees ten lacs only) for the default as penalty.
Additionally, he/she will be required to sign an undertaking to the effect that he/she will not leave India within a period of five years from the date of obtaining the degree, otherwise he/she will have to pay Non Refundable Rs. 10,00,000/- (Rs.ten lacs only) as penalty.
After round-I of counseling, the counseling authority will conduct a second round of counseling (to be notified) to fill the vacant seats. Candidates who will not be allotted seats in first round of counseling can attend the round-II.
The authority will publish the result of seat allotment for second round on (to be notified).
Mop up round :
All those candidates who will be granted seats in 1st & 2nd round and will secure the admission but do not fill the status retention form and those candidates who will be in waiting list or to whom the choices were not available during 1st round and 2nd round will be eligible to participate in mop up round.
The seat allotment result for the mop up round will be published on (to be notified) Candidates who will not be allotted seats in the mop up round-I can opt for the college level admissions to be filled against stray vacancies.
“This article has been modified in November, 2020.”