NEET Exam Cut Off 2019

The NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test was earlier also known as All India Pre-Medical Test. It is a qualifying examination for the students who want to pursue their career and take up graduation and post-graduation degree in the fields of medicine and dentistry. The marks of NEET are acceptable both in government and private institution in India i.e. medical and dental colleges in India. It is the most popular examination that is required to be cleared to get admission to around 54,000 medical colleges in the country. From the year 2016, according to the Supreme Court's order, NEET will be the only examination for admission in the medical and dental colleges for the State level quota seats and the All India quota seats.

The examination is also required for admission in private colleges in India. In simple words, cut-off in NEET are the marks required to be eligible to sit for the admission counselling. If you have cleared the cut-off it means you can go for the counselling, but it doesn't mean you will get the seat. In the year 2016, the registrations for NEET were close to 10 lakhs. In the year 2017, this went up to 11 lakhs. Last year the total number of students appearing for NEET was appx. 13.65 lakhs from all over India. The number of registered candidates for NEET 2019 was reported at 15.19 lakh by the Times of India. 

The NEET is conducted and organised in various exam centres in cities like Port Blair, Guntur, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Itanagar, Guwahati, Tezpur, Gaya, Patna, Chandigarh, Bilaspur, and several other centres all over India. There are multiple examination centres present across each state for the convenience of the candidates. In March 2018, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stated in Lok Sabha that in the state-run medical institutions there are 30,455 seats; the other private institutions consist of 36,165 seats in India that offer MBBS admissions. Whereas, the state-run institutions that offers dental courses are having 2,930 seats and the private institutions have 24,130 seats.

Factors that Determine the NEET Cut Off

It must be noted that the cut off mentioned are decided based on a number of factors. Depending on these factors the cut off varies across different states. Following are the major factors that determine the NEET cut-off:

  • The total applicants who appeared for the NEET exam;
  • Number of seats available in the MBBS and the BDS colleges in state and private colleges;
  • The difficulty level of the question paper;
  • The NEET UG result of the applicant and the marks secured.

Keeping in mind the factors that affect the NEET cut off, the minimum qualifying percentile are as follows:  

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MINIMUM QUALIFYING

PERCENTILE

Unreserved (UR)

50th percentile

Physically Handicapped (PH)

45th percentile

Scheduled Caste (SC)

40th percentile

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40th percentile

Other Backwards Classes(OBC)

40th percentile

SC- PH

40th percentile

ST- PH

40th percentile

OBC- PH

40th percentile

Since the percentile depends on the relative performance of all the candidates who have appeared for the exam, the corresponding marks can only be stated after the declaration of result.

NEET Cut off 2019

Once the NTA releases the results of the NEET 2019, only then The NEET cut off will be determined. Different factors are taken into consideration to ascertain the cut-off. The major factors that affect the cut-off are total candidates, total candidates scoring highest marks, and seats available.

Following will be NEET 2019 ‘s minimum qualifying criteria as per NTA.

  1. General candidates: 50 percentile
  2. UR PWD: 45 percentile
  3. SC/ST/OBC: 40 percentile

Only those candidates who score more than the above-mentioned marks will be regarded as qualified candidates for NEET 2019. It must be noted that barely clearing the above-mentioned marks is not a guarantee of admission. As the competition is intense, you need to score extremely well to be eligible for further counselling.

NEET Cut off 2018

The NEET cut off for 2018 was declared with the announcement of the results. It is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum 50th percentile in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) to qualify for the MBBS and BDS courses. For candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, and Other Backward Classes, the cut-off comes down to 40th percentile. For the candidates identified as physically disabled, the minimum marks to be scored are 45th percentile. The cut off can be easily understood by using the following table:

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NEET 2018 CUT OFF

UR

50th percentile

OBC

40th percentile

SC

40th percentile

ST

40th percentile

UR and PH

45th percentile

OBC and PH

40th percentile

SC and PH

40th percentile

ST and PH

40th percentile

The candidate who will be scoring the above-mentioned percentile scores only will be considered qualified NEET candidates.

NEET Cut Off 2017

On June 23rd, 2017, the CBSE released the NEET cut off 2017 and the NEET 2017 result. The NEET cut off is the least marks an applicant must score to be eligible to get selected for the counselling rounds. The CBSE plans out the cut off percentiles. In the year 2017, based on the cut off 6,11,739 applicants were shortlisted for counselling. There are various factors that decide the cut off percentiles including the total number of students applying for the exam, how difficult the question paper is, the availability of seats in the Medical and BDS colleges, etc. The cut off remains somewhat similar to the cut offs of the previous year. eeping in mind certain factors that decide the cut offs we can easily make an estimation of next year’s cut off percentiles. In the table below it can be observed that the cut off for the general category in NEET 2017 is 50 percentile which is equal to the total of 131 marks of the aggregate.

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QUALIFYING PERCENTILE

General

50 percentile

ST

40 percentile

SC

40 percentile

OBC

40 percentile

PH

45 percentile

Factors Determining the Merit List in Case of a Tie      

There might be cases where two candidates have scored exactly the same marks. In this situation it is important to use a tie-breaker to determine the exact rank. As such, a process has been identified to determine the merit rank of a candidate. Following factors will be used as a tie-breaker and determine the exact rank in the given sequence only:

  • The candidate who secures higher marks in NEET’s Biology section will secure the higher rank than the other candidate in the merit list;
  • The candidate who secures higher marks in NEET’s Chemistry section will secure the higher rank than the other candidate in the merit list
  • If the tie still remains the candidate with less amount of incorrect answers gets the higher position in the merit list;
  • If the tie still remains the candidate who is senior in age than the other will be placed higher in rank the merit list.

NEET Cut off 2018 - All India Quota Category-wise Cut off for MBBS

As stated in the data sheet of the NEET 2018 AIQ counselling, the unreserved candidates under the AIQ quota, were selected for the MBBS admissions up to the rank of 10,443, while the unreserved candidates were considered for the BDS admission up to the rank of 17,093.

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NEET 2018 AIR

NEET 2018 MARKS

COLLEGES ALLOTTED

ST

77792

399

Tezpur medical college, Tezpur.

General

10443

537

Mizoram Institute of Medical education and research, Falkawn.

OBC PH

379480

210

Silchar medical college, Silchar.

General PH

397544

185

Government medical college, Siddepet.

SC

64642

417

Thoothukudi medical college, Thoothukudi.

OBC

10449

537

Mizoram Institute of Medical education and research, Falkawn.

SC PH

725351

101

Kodagu Institute of Medical science, Kodagu

ST PH

607500

125

Government medical college, Rajnandgaon.

NEET Cut off 2018 - All India Quota Cut off for BDS

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NEET AIR

NEET MARKS

COLLEGE ALLOTTED

General

17093

513

Rajah Muthiah Dental Hospital and college, Annamalai.

SC

79166

398

Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Dental Sciences, Imphal.

OBC

15684

517

ESIC, Dental College Gulbara.

General PH

476405

175

RUHS College of Dental Science, Jaipur.

ST

99791

393

Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Dental Sciences, Imphal.

OBC PH

470739

160

SC PH

   -

 -

   -

ST PH

  -

-

  -

The State council authorities decide and finalise the eligibility for the state quota seats. The candidates who are looking to take admission under the state quota seats must clear the cut off required for the seats as stated in the NEET 2019 cut off. But this is not the only factor that makes the candidate eligible for the said state quota seats.


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