Himachal Pradesh MBBS Counselling 2020

HP state MBBS Counselling: All that You Need to Know

Himachal Pradesh MBBS counselling is organised and regulated by the Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla for admission to the MBBS or BDS courses in the state-run medical colleges. Aspirants who crack NEET 2020 with the cut off percentile will be considered eligible for the HP state MBBS counselling post the release of application form and counselling. Those who fail to achieve the qualifying percentile in the NEET 2020 exam will not be able to appear for the same. Application forms are to be tentatively released in the fourth week of June. 

An Overview of HP State MBBS Counselling

Once NEET 2020 results are out, you must fill up the Himachal Pradesh MBBS counselling application form. The authority will publish a merit list and if you are eligible, you will have your name there. This will be followed by offline counselling at HPU auditorium, Summer Hill, Shimla-5. Post this, seat allotment will take place. At a glance, the overview is:



Name of the event

HP state admission to MBBS/BDS


HPU, Shimla

Admission criteria basis

NEET 2020 score

Exam authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

What are the Criteria of HPU MBBS Counselling 2020?

Among the total MBBS seats in Himachal Pradesh, 85% is state quota and the rest 15% is of all India quota. The admission process to these seats is as follows:

HPU MBBS Counselling 2020

Admission Criteria

85% state quota seats

HPU itself will arrange for HP NEET 2020 counselling for admission to these seats

15% all India quota seats

Centralised counselling will be arranged by MCC based upon NEET scores

Mode of HPU MBBS counselling 2020

Offline counselling based upon state merit list rank prior to admission

What is the Himachal Pradesh Counselling Date?

It is important to keep track of the Himachal Pradesh counselling date as failure to meet them can result in cancellation of admission. 



Online application form publish

Fourth week of June 2020

Last date of online registration

Fourth week of June 2020

Application form corrections (if needed)

Fourth week of June 2020

Provisional merit list publish

First week of July 2020

Round 1 counselling

First week of July 2020

Release of admission letter 

First week of July 2020

Reporting to the allotted college

Second week of July 2020

Round 2 counselling

Fourth week of July 2020

Last date of reporting to the allotted college

First week of August 2020

What is the Eligibility Criteria for Himachal Pradesh Counselling Date?

If you are a candidate seeking admission to HP state MBBS counselling, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must crack NEET 2020 with cut off percentile

  • You must be an Indian citizen

  • You must not age less than 17 years as on 31st December 2020 (maximum age is still under consideration)

  • You must be a bona fide resident of Himachal Pradesh

  • You may or may not have domicile of origin in HP if you claim admission through management quota seats

  • Even if you are residing in HP but your parents are residing in other states, you can appear for this

  • You need to pass 10th and 12th from any recognised board or council and claim seat under 85% quota

  • General and reserved category students need to pass with 50% and 40% aggregate marks respectively in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/biotechnology and English

What are the Steps to Fill the HPU MBBS Counselling 2020 Form?

Follow each step minutely and make sure to complete them as you proceed further:

Step 1: Registration and Form Fill-up

Registration is done on the official website where you can get the link to the admission form. Fill the details, the course you are applying for, contact details, email ID etc. after this, you can complete the form fill up process by giving NEET 2020 score, rank, result details of Class 10 and 12 etc.

Step 2: Document Upload

Upload all the documents as wanted and instructed on the website. This will conclude the next step.

Step 3: Fee Payment

You must pay the application fee next or else your application will not be counted as valid.

Step 4: Form Print

Take 2-3 print outs of the application form for future references. 

What will be There in the Himachal Pradesh MBBS Counselling Merit List?

After the last date of application form submission, merit list will be published for the seats under state and management quota. The list will include candidates/ name, roll number, NEET score, all India rank, father’s name, category, date of counselling and domicile status. If your name is on the merit list, you must report to the counselling venue on the mentioned date and time. 

What will be the HPU MBBS Counselling 2020 Process?

The counselling will be conducted offline tentatively in the first week of July. Eligible aspirants need to report to the venue with documents. Both seat allotment and document verification will be done on this day. After that, students need to list out their preference for colleges and course. Availability of seats, rank, choice of students- all these will determine which candidate is allotted to which college. You must report to your allotted college on the date mentioned with all your documents. 

How is the Seat Reservation for HP State MBBS Counselling?

We have tabulated the percentage of seats reserved for each category of students for your convenience in the following:



Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe




Backward area


Physically Challenged 


Single girl child


Children of ex-servicemen 


Children of defence personnel


Ward of freedom fighters


Children of Tibetan refugee


Children of J&K migrants


ESI quota (applicable only to Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt. Medical College)


Which are the Participating Institutes in Himachal Pradesh MBBS Counselling?

Following colleges (both government and private) offer MBBS and BDS courses along with the total MBBS seats in Himachal Pradesh.

Government Medical and Dental Colleges:

Name of College


Dr Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Kangra


Dr RKG Medical College, Hamirpur


Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar Govt. Medical College, Nahan, Sirmour


HP Government Dental College and Hospital, Shimla


Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla


Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Govt. Medical College, Chamba


Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt. Medical College, Ner-Chowk, Mandi


Private Medical and Dental Colleges

Name of college


Bhojia Dental College and Hospital Budh (Nalagarh), Solan


Himachal Dental College Sunder Nagar, Mandi


Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Sirmour


Maharishi Markandeshwar Private Medical College, Kumarhatti, Solan


MN DAV Dental College Tatul, Solan


We fervently hope that you have all your doubts cleared about the Himachal Pradesh MBBS counselling. The important dates and all details have been provided. Remember, cracking NEET with the cut off marks and a percentile is utmost necessary. So, on your part studying hard has no substitutes. Solve papers and practise more for securing your place in the medical and dental colleges in Himachal Pradesh.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What are the Important Documents Needed for HPU MBBS Counselling 2020?

At the time of the offline counselling, you must carry the following documents with you in original along with two sets of self-attested photocopies of each:

  • NEET 2020 admit card

  • NEET 2020 result

  • HPU MBBS counselling 2020 acknowledgement slip

  • Class 12 mark sheet and certificate

  • Class 10 mark sheet and certificate

  • Birth certificate or class 10/12 admit card containing candidate’s DOB

  • Class 12 certificate containing school location

  • Character certificate issued by the institute’s principal 

  • Residential certificate

2. Where will the Counselling be Held?

The counselling will be held at HP University Auditorium. Summer Hill, Shimla- 171005.