The government told Lok Sabha Friday that as many as 1,456 seats for the NEET-PG 2021 remained vacant despite five rounds of counselling, including a special round. The vacant seats in respect of deemed universities were reverted to individual universities, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said in a written reply.
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) of the Directorate General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health has been entrusted by the Supreme Court to conduct counselling. “The MCC conducted five rounds of counselling for PG seats for the academic year 2021, including a Special Round of counselling. One thousand four hundred fifty-six seats remained vacant. The vacant seats in respect of Deemed universities were reverted to respective universities,” she stated.