(a) 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates,
(b) 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates
(c) 27% of the seats in Central Educational Institutions are reserved for OBC students only which are as per Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in 15 Admissions) Act, 2006. Reservation would be applicable to the castes which are mentioned in the Central list of OBC. Therefore, the students who are falling in this list will have to mention OBC in the Category Column in the application form. Candidates who do not belong to any of these categories and those who do not come under Central List of OBC are advised to mention their category as Unreserved (UR).
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counseling for 15% of seats offered in all government medical colleges except for the state of Jammu and Kashmir by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). According to the reservation criteria of NEET 2020, out of the total number of seats 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates, and for ST candidates 7.5 % seats will be kept reserved while 27% of the seats are reserved only for OBC candidates. The rest of the unreserved seats will be filled based on the merit list achieved in NEET state quota 2020 and by seats for the general category in NEET. From the year 2018, states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are also participating in the AIQ counseling.
Out of turn from 2019, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has brought EWS quota into NEET-UG admission. According to the official rule, 10% of the seats will be reserved for the candidates who are financially unsound background. Such students must not be covered under any other reservation scheme and for those whose gross family income is not exceeded by Rs. 8,00,000/-. Clearing the criteria and guidelines which have been issued by the authority based on which the beneficiaries of the EWS reservation will be distinguished. The category of EWS will be applicable only to CW and PwD category seats which are available in the Delhi University and medical college of RML Hospital. The following are the details of eligibility criteria.
Those students whose families own any of the following assets which are mentioned below will not be considered eligible to avail admission under EWS quota.
5 acres of agricultural land and above
Residential flat of 1000 sq ft. and above
Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities
Residential plot of 200 sq yards and above in the areas other than the notified municipalities of the particular state.
NEET 2020 Reservation criteria for the all India level will be applicable only in the central educational institutions or the central universities for whom the LoPs have been issued by the Board of Governors, Medical Council of India and will be applicable only for UR categorized students.
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
Medical College of RML Hospital, New Delhi
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
According to the NEET 2020 reservation criteria, students with benchmark physical disability will get a reservation of 5% out of the total available seats. These suppliers have been brought in effect under the Rights of Persons with Physical Disability Act, 2016. Candidates who have claimed the reservation under the above-said act (AQI seats) will be required to submit a Disability Certificate issued by one of the disability assessment boards as listed below.
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai - 400034
Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata - 20
Madras Medical College, Chennai - 600003
Other Backward Castes
Economically Weaker Section
Persons with Disability (PwD)*
The reservation criteria for NEET 2020 for the seats under the state quota seats will be put together to the latest reservation policy prevailing in the state released by the counseling authority. Each state has its own reservation policy for different local categories which are governed under the state rule. Admission to various seats offered in private medical and dental colleges are governed by the respective state counseling authority. These do not always necessarily have the NEET reservation for OBC.
All the seats available in Deemed or Central universities, ESIC college and AFMS institutes are also filled through All India counseling conducted by the Directorate General Of Health Services and the same criteria NEET 2020 reservation criteria will be applicable here. Thus, admission to Armed Force Medical College, Pune shall be subject to the rules and regulations prescribed by the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.