Department of Health & Family Welfare, Kolkata, is the authority responsible for conducting the West Bengal MBBS admission. The authorities release the application form for West Bengal MBBS admission tentatively in the fourth week of June every year. The West Bengal NEET admission is granted on the basis of scores obtained in NEET. Candidates need to qualify the entrance examination by obtaining the minimum NEET cutoff percentile. For the West Bengal NEET admission, aspirants have to get themselves registered by filling the application form. Candidates will have to participate in a document verification session for counseling of West Bengal NEET, after the completion of registration process. Based on the document verification process authority will release the West Bengal MBBS merit list which is followed by choice filling, seat allotment process. Aspirants need to note that the mode of counseling will be online for both the rounds of counseling for the West Bengal MBBS admission and if required the authority will conduct an extra mop-up round.

West Bengal MBBS Admission Process & Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to read carefully all the eligibility criteria which are mentioned below and then appear in the NEET Examination. If any candidate will find to be ineligible, their candidature will be cancelled and they will not be allotted the seats.
[Considering NEET 2020].

  • Candidate should belong to Indian national and OCI candidates can also apply.
  • The lower age should be 17 years as on 31st December in the year of admission and the maximum age is 25 years to apply in NEET. 5 years of age relaxation for reserve categories.
  • Candidates should pass the 12th class or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from any recognized board.
  • The candidate should score 50% minimum marks (40% for reserving category candidates) in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

Selection Procedure

  • First, candidates have to appear in the NEET entrance exam to get admission. After that the result will be announced along with ranks secured by the candidates.
  • Qualified candidates will be able to participate in the counseling process as per their performance in the entrance exam. During the counseling procedure, candidates will be required to choose the colleges where they are looking for admission.
  • The seats will be allotted to the candidates after document verification. As per the rank obtained, options filled and seat availability, the seats will be allotted to the candidates.
  • After seat allotment procedure, candidates will have to reach the allotted college/university/institution to complete admission formalities.

Documents Required

Candidates are advised to bring the following original documents along with one set of photocopy for document verification on the day of counseling.

  • Acknowledgement slip
  • Document verification slip
  • Verification slip generated during pre-counseling phase
  • Payment slip
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • NEET 2020 Admit Card
  • NEET 2020 Rank Card
  • Birth Proof (Birth Certificate / Class X Admit Card)
  • Valid Photo ID Proof (Aadhar card / Voter Card / Passport)
  • 10th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate
  • 12th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate*
  • Migration Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs

Qualifying Percentile for Various Categories

Category NEET cut off percentile NEET 2019 cut off marks (out of 720) NEET 2018 cut off marks (out of 720) NEET 2017 cut off marks (out of 720)
General 50 percentile 701-134 691-119 697-131
SC/ST/OBC 40 percentile 133-107 118-96 130-107
General-PH 45 percentile 133-120 118-107 130-118
SC/ST/OBC-PH 40 percentile 133-107 106-96

Steps to Fill West Bengal MBBS 2020 Application Form

  • Online registrations: Candidates have to get them registered by entering their personal and other requisite NEET details for West Bengal MBBS admission.
  • Payment of counseling fee: Candidates seeking West Bengal MBBS admission 2020 must have to pay the requisite application cum counseling fee. It must be noted that the West Bengal MBBS 2020 application fee varies as per the category. The category wise application fee of West Bengal MBBS are mentioned below
  • Uploading of documents: For West Bengal MBBS 2020 admission, candidates will have to upload the requisite documents. Aspirants are advised to upload the documents as per the specification given by the authority for West Bengal MBBS admission. After the successful uploading of documents, the submit button needs to be clicked.
  • Printouts of acknowledgement slip: Aspirants are advised to take printouts of generated acknowledgement slip as it is useful for their future purpose.

West Bengal MBBS Application Fee 2020

Category Application fee
Unreserved/ OBC Rs. 2000
SC/ST Rs. 1500

Domicile Requirements

For West Bengal MBBS admission 2020, aspirants will have to fulfill one of the following mentioned conditions.

  • Proforma a1 – aspirants must have been living in the state of West Bengal for at least 10 years continuously as on December 31, 2019.
  • Proforma a2 – The candidate has been living in the state of West Bengal for a minimum 10 years continuously as on December 31, 2019 and has passed/is appearing in 10+2 exam in 2020.
  • Proforma b – Medical who is not a resident of the state, but their parent (s) is/are permanent resident of the state with having a permanent resident address in the state for the last 10 years as on December 31, 2019.

West Bengal MBBS Counseling Dates 2020

Events Dates*
Online application release date Fourth week of June 2020
Last date for application submission Fourth week of June 2020
Document verification Fourth week of June 2020
West Bengal NEET 2020 merit list First week of July 2020
Publishing of Seat Matrix First week of July 2020
Online Choice Filling & Locking First week of July 2020
Seat allotment Second week of July 2020
Reporting at allotted college Second week of July 2020
Publication of vacant seats Second week of July 2020
Events Dates*
Enrollment starts Third week of July 2020
Verification of original documents for EWS Candidates at centre to be notified later on Fourth week of July 2020
Pre-counselling verification at RGKAR/IPGMER Fourth week of July 2020
Display of list of eligible candidates Fourth week of July 2020
Publishing of seat matrix Fourth week of July 2020
Online Choice Filling and Locking Fourth week of July 2020
Seat Allotment Fourth week of July 2020
Reporting at allotted college Fourth week of July 2020

Choice Filling & Locking

Candidates have to fill their choices of courses and colleges according to their preferences of getting admission in West Bengal MBBS. Candidates are advised to fill and lock the choices as many as they prefer because it is one of the important factors on which seats will be allotted in West Bengal MBBS counseling 2020.

Seat Allotment

After the completion of the seat allotment process, the authorities will allot the seats of candidates for West Bengal MBBS 2020 admission. The process of allotments will be done on the basis of filling and locking of choices during West Bengal MBBS counseling, availability of seats and merit rank. Since West Bengal seat allotment 2020 has not been released, candidates can refer to the table below:

  • Registration & payment of fee
  • Document verification
  • Choice filling & locking
  • Seat allotment
  • Reporting at the allotted college

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