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Government MBBS Seats Through NEET 2021

NEET 2021 is moving back by postponing again and again due to the severe pandemic conditions of Corona and now the wait is still on till August 2021. Though the commencement of the exam on that day is also a big uncertainty and the same continues till the normalcy of the Covid-19 conditions prevails in India.

So…. All the medical aspirants of the country are genuinely worried about their one year might be lagged due to the continuous postponement of the NEET 2021 as well as inability to prepare with the same enthusiasm as before in the current uncertainty. But the exam might be conducted late; the fate it gives the medical aspirants won’t change a bit. To ensure your NEET 2021 free seat every medical aspirant of the country has to understand the competition that he is about to face of this year’s applicants and the availability of the seats.

The enthusiasm or the confusion regarding the NEET 2021 commencement won’t even change the fact of ratio of the number of applicants and the seat availability in Government and Private medical colleges of India.

Every one of us is well aware of the tremendous competition between the NEET applicants increasing every year and the same is not at all decreased with the increase in the number of seats by the government of India. All the medical aspirants of NEET 2021 should know the ratio of their competition for every single seat available and the other scenarios in the colleges to accomplish a secured seat in NEET 2021.


As per this academic year’s NEET statistics, 2021-22 about 16.89 lakh students from all across India appeared in NEET 2021 examination out of those approximately 7,50,000 to 8,00,000 students should qualify for NEET, given 50th percentile for Unreserved and 40% for the reserved qualification criteria of NEET.

In view of the disturbances of the COVID-19, lockdown, delays in conducting the NEET exam this number might be DEDUCT as per the educationalists.


S. No Particulars No.of Students
  No. of NEET aspirants 2021 16,10,000
  Approximate No. that may clear with  50 %(UR) 40% (Res) 7, 50,000
  No. of Medical Seats available in India 83,175
  No. of BDS Seats available in India 26773
  No. of AYUSH Seats available in India 52,720
  No. of BVSC & HC Seats available in India 525
  Total seats of Medical programs (3+4+5+6) 1,56,946
  NEET students needed further seats / remaining students that are aspiring to study medical education 5,93,054 (approx.)
  Students that might not qualify NEET at the 2021 academic year 10,95,946 (approx)


The medical seats in India are not sufficient for all the medical aspirants applied and the number of applicants and the number of available seats are varied a lot. The huge variation between the available seats in India and the applicants is like competition from 22 medical aspirants for every single seat. As per the information, every available seat is with the approximate competition of 22 students and this includes government and private medical seats. The list of Government and Private seats available for the year NEET 2021 is as;

Type of Colleges No of Colleges Type of Seats   Total number of seats through NEET
Government Medical Colleges 272 50 41,388 3,513  76,928
Private Medical Colleges & Deemed Universities 260 263 35,540 23,260  26,773

Note: The above number is gathered through available research on the Internet and the same may increase/decrease


The total number of medical seats in every state is not offered a hundred percent to that respective state’s medical students, but a percentage of it is offered on to the all India quota. Among the total number of seats in a state, 85% will be given to the state quota and the remaining 15% seats will be allotted to the all-India quota. And the seats are also divided as per the categories of the students from the total.

Reservation Categories Percentage of Seats allotted
General category 10%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 27%
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 5%


NEET 2021 seat allotment will be done after the examination and on the basis of the rank, but the allotment is also done as per the availability for the individual states. Here is the list of the total seats available for the states all over India including the government and private colleges including the deemed universities of the state.

Name of the state Total Colleges Total Seats
Andhra Pradesh 13 2410
Telangana 10 1,740
Karnataka 19 2,900
Maharashtra 25 4,330
Tamilnadu 26 3,600
Uttar Pradesh 24 2,878
West Bengal 18 3,000
Assam 6 900
Andaman & Nicobar 1 100
Bihar 10 1240
Chandigarh 1 150
Chhattisgarh 7 770
Delhi 7 1065
Damun& Diu 0 0
Gujarat 17 3,650
Goa 1 180
Himachal Pradesh 6 720
Jharkhand 6 580
Haryana 5 710
Jammu &kashmir 7 885
Uttarakhand 4 525
Punjab 3 600
Sikkim 0 0
Rajasthan 15 2,700
Odisha 8 1,250
Manipur 2 225
Meghalaya 1 50

The above statistics might help you to understand the various seat availability and their category/quota allotment to attain the government or private medical seats in India. NEET 2021 is making every medical aspirant more nervous than ever in view of the pandemic outbreak but every student needs to understand the competition is not decreased at all. The preparation should be thorough and take this lockdown and postponement period as another opportunity to be more thorough in the preparation to crack NEET-2021. For more information follow wisdom overseas.

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