State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota) for NEET (UG)- 2020.

Queries are being received regarding filling up of choice under “State of Eligibility (for 15% All India Quota)” column in the Application Form of NEET (UG) – 2020.
It is clarified that all the candidates are eligible for this quota independent of their choice under State of Eligibility. Therefore, the candidates can fill in any State/UT (e.g. State/UT of their Class XII School, Home State/UT etc.) against this choice.
However, the candidates from erstwhile state of J & K (now known as UTs of J & K and Ladakh) are NOT ELIGIBLE for 15% all India quota seats as the erstwhile state of J & K had opted out of All India Scheme since its inception. If they claim eligibility, they must submit online Self- Declaration which will be generated and printed automatically along with confirmation page for record and to present the same during counselling/admission. The format/content of self-declaration is given in Appendix – III of the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG) -2020.
The above is applicable to 15% All India Quota seats only. For State/UT quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States/UTs, the domicile will be governed by the respective. State rules and will be required at the time of Counselling by the State/UT Authorities. It is also reiterated that under various categories, State list Category Candidates who are
not in Central List must choose General.
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