NEET PG 2023 Stray Vacancy Schedule: In a significant development for aspiring medical professionals, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has officially announced the schedule for the NEET PG 2023 Special Stray Vacancy round. This specialized round is designed to cater to the unique needs of candidates seeking admissions through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Postgraduate). The entire process is orchestrated through the MCC’s official website at

NEET PG 2023 Stray Vacancy Schedule:

Important Dates and Procedures:

The registration window for the NEET PG 2023 Special Stray Vacancy round opened on November 17 and will remain accessible until November 22. During this period, candidates are urged to complete their registrations promptly to secure their participation. Following successful registration, the crucial phase of choice filling will commence on November 17 and run through November 25.

Results for the NEET PG 2023 Special Stray Vacancy round are expected to be declared on November 25, marking a pivotal moment for candidates. Those who emerge successful will have a brief window until November 30 to complete the reporting process to their allocated colleges.

Schedule of Special Stray Vacancy Round of PG Counselling 2023 For MD ‘MS,’PG-DNB/Diploma/ MDS Seats:

S. No.Fresh Registration/ PaymentChoice Filling & Choice LockingProcessing of Seat AllotmentPublication of ResultReporting at allotted College
117th Nov to 22nd Nov 2023
(up to 12:00 Noon of 22.11.2023 as per the server timing)
*Payment facility will be available till 03:00 PM of 22nd Nov., 2023 (as per the server timing)
18th Nov to 22nd Nov 2023
Choice Locking will be available from 04:00 P.M of 22.11.2023 up to 11:59 P.M of 22nd Nov., 2023
(as per the server timing)
23rd Nov., 2023 to 24th Nov., 202324th Nov., 202325th Nov., 2023 to 30th Nov., 2023 (up to 05:00 PM as per the server timing)
(6 Days)(5 Days)(2 Days)(1 Days)(6 Days)

Note: For ensuring faithful obedience of time schedule and also keeping in view the limited time available for conducting counselling. All participating institutes/colleges are directed to treat all Saturday and Sunday as working days.

The NEET PG special stray vacancy round for 2023 aims to allocate seats for both the 50% All India Quota (AIQ) and 100% deemed and central universities, AFMS, and PG DNB seats. This creates a broad spectrum of opportunities for candidates to secure admissions in prestigious institutions across the country.

In addition to the national allocation, MCC has introduced a separate NEET PG special stray vacancy round for state seats. Scheduled from November 25 to November 28, this segment ensures inclusivity and a comprehensive seat allocation process. The reporting and joining deadline for successful candidates in the state seat category is set for November 30.

How to Apply for NEET PG 2023 Special Stray Vacancy:

For candidates ready to embark on this crucial journey, the application process is streamlined for efficiency:

  1. Visit the official website: Navigate to to access the NEET PG 2023 Special Stray Vacancy application portal.
  2. New Registration: Click on the ‘New Registration Link’ prominently displayed on the homepage.
  3. Registration Details: Complete the registration process by entering your NEET PG 2023 details, Email ID, and other necessary information.
  4. Fee Payment: After successful registration, proceed to pay the required fees and security deposit to validate your application.
  5. Choice Filling: Select your preferred medical colleges for the NEET PG 2023 special stray vacancy round.
  6. Confirmation: Confirm and lock your choices by selecting the ‘save and next’ option.
  7. Printout: Conclude the application process by taking a printout of the filled NEET PG 2023 registration form for future reference.

Important Directives: State counseling authorities are directed to conduct seat processing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Postgraduate) special stray vacancy round. This ensures a streamlined and fair allocation process, eliminating redundancies for candidates who have already been allotted seats by the Medical Counselling Committee.

For the latest updates, guidelines, and additional details related to the special stray vacancy round, candidates are strongly advised to regularly check the official MCC website. Stay tuned for further developments and secure your place in the medical field with this unique opportunity!

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