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NEET 2020 Cutoff Marks - State-wise Counselling Procedure

National Testing Agency wrapped up the national level entrance examinations recently. Several medical, dental and allied course aspirants have appeared for the National level tests. The students who wish to pursue under-graduate studies will be shortlisted on the basis of NEET cut off 2020. The NEET 2020 cut-off is a qualifying percentile which a candidate must score to meet the minimum requirements of the institutions. The final cut-off and percentile will be out on the official website once the results are released.

The reservation of seats in all government medical college under the 15% All India Quota is as follows:

  1. 15% of seats are reserved for the scheduled caste(SC) students
  2. 7.5% seats are reserved for the students belonging to the scheduled tribe(ST)
  3. According to a central act, the seats for OBC students are reserved in central institutions. 27% of the seats are reserved for the OBC community
  4. 3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped students

CBSE has decided to reduce the syllabus from Class IX to XII and this could also have an impact on the syllabus of NEET 2021. However, for those who are in class 11 or 12, their focus should be Exam Preparation. NEET syllabus is divided into four subjects - PhysicsChemistryBotany and Zoology. Students need to complete all 97 chapters of the NEET Syllabus in order to score a good rank in NEET Exam. Also, it is important to know steps to register for NEET application form. Aspirants of NEET seeking admission at the undergraduate level are advised to check the eligibility criteria of NEET.

Also, Check NEET Result here.

In accordance with previous year NEET statistics, out of 14,10,755 test-takers only 7,97,042 candidates managed to qualify the exam by securing equal to or more than NEET cutoff qualifying percentile. As per last year, unreserved category aspirants had to secure at least NEET pass mark range of 701-134, in order to get equal to the 50th percentile. According to NEET  reservation criteria, candidates belonging to reserved categories had to secure marks range of 133-107.

The conducting authority will determine the NEET cut off for MBBS and BDS to shortlist the candidates for admission to 80,055 MBBS, 525 BVSc & AH, 26,949 BDS, and other AYUSH courses offered by government and private colleges of India. Based on the minimum qualifying percentile of the NEET 2020 exam, the merit list will be prepared By Medical Counselling Committees (MCC) for admission to 15% AIQ, deemed/central universities, AFMS & ESIC institutes. While the respective state counselling authorities will use NEET 2020 state wise cut off for granting admission to 85% state quota seats and other private institutes in the state. Read all the details related to NEET pass mark 2020 mentioning the minimum qualifying percentile, cut off ranks and trends, tie-breaking criteria, merit list and minimum marks for NEET 2020 for government college.

NEET 2020 Expected Cut off

Category Cutoff percentile Expected score
OTHERS 50th Percentile 701-134
OBC 40th Percentile 133-107
SC 40th Percentile 133-107
ST 40th Percentile 133-107
UR & PH 45th Percentile 133-120
OBC & PH 40th Percentile 119-107
SC & PH 40th Percentile 119-107
ST & PH 40th Percentile 119-107


NEET 2020 cutoff Important dates

The dates related to the declaration of the NEET 2020 cutoff for MBBS and BDS and result can be checked from the table below.

NEET cut off 2020 for MBBS/BDS - Dates

Events

Dates

NEET exam

September 13, 2020

Announcement of result

Last week of September*

NEET cut off releases

Last week of September*

Counselling commences

To be announced

*dates are tentative

NEET cut off percentile

It is mandatory for test-takers to secure minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2020 to qualify the national level offline entrance exam. The category-wise expected NEET cut off percentile to be secured is mentioned in the table below.

NEET UG 2020 expected cut off percentile for MBBS/BDS

Category

Cut off percentile

General

50th

General-PH

45th

SC/ST/OBC

40th

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th

 

Factors determining for NEET cut off marks for MBBS/ BDS

Below are the factors determining NEET MBBS/BDS cut off for admission:

NEET 2020 cut off - percentile vs marks

As per the official brochure, the NEET cutoff percentile (minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2020) provides the performance comparison of a candidate among others and gives aspirants an idea of how much marks required for NEET. This means that NEET 2020 cutoff percentile will be determined on the basis of the highest marks obtained in the merit list for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. For instance, the NEET pass mark 2020 percentile for the general category implies that students are required to score more than 50% of applicants from the same category.

Aforementioned, to qualify NEET 2020 exam, medicos are required to secure NEET qualifying marks 2020 as specified by the authority. NEET cut off percentile varies for different categories. General category candidates must secure at least the 50th percentile, while for aspirants belonging to the reserved category have to secure the 40th percentile to pass the test. For NEET 2019, the minimum NEET exam pass mark 2020 for the unreserved category was 134 and for NEET 2020 cut off for OBC, SC, and ST students, it was 107. Check previous years category-wise NEET cutoff and marks below.

NEET cutoff MBBS/BDS marks- 2019, 2018

Category

NEET cutoff percentile

NEET MBBS/BDS qualifying marks (2019)

NEET cutoff scores (2018)

Unreserved (UR)

50th

701-134

691-119

SC/ST/OBC

40th

133-107

118-96

Unreserved PH (UR-PH)

45th

133-120

118-107

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th

119-107

106-96

 

 

NEET 2020 cutoff: tie-breaking process

In case, if two or more candidates have secured equal NEET cut off qualifying scores, the authority will use the tie-breaking criteria to prepare NEET merit list 2020. The below-mentioned steps in order of preference will be followed to break the tie:

NEET cutoff for admission

The cut off of NEET 2020 will be considered for admission to the following UG medical seats:

How much marks required for NEET for 15% All India Quota seats

As mentioned before, for admission to 15% AIQ seats, aspirants must secure NEET 2020 AIQ cutoff as specified by NTA. It must be noted that the AIQ cutoff of NEET 2020 will be the same as the qualifying percentile.

NEET cut off scores for All India Quota seats has been mentioned in the table below, which is equivalent to the percentile.

NEET cutoff for 15% AIQ

Category

General

SC/ST/OBC

General-PH

Cutoff scores (2019)

134

107

120

Cutoff scores (2018)

119

96

107

NEET cutoff for government medical colleges - AIQ

Name of Medical Colleges

2019 NEET closing rank

2018 NEET closing rank

2017 NEET closing rank

2016 NEET closing rank

2015 AIPMT closing rank

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

32

58

49

44

28

VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

157

107

82

106

56

University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

171

165

185

128

97

Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

489

314

369

263

117

Government Medical College, Chandigarh

360

254

278

162

158

Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai

638

296

297

408

216

King George's Medical University, Lucknow

908

703

725

506

386

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

4572

3520

3,858

2,264

2,039

Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak

1825

1178

1,481

1,035

674

Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai

1329

1122

1,018

408

565

NEET cut off for MBBS deemed universities

Name of college

NEET 2019 closing ranks

NEET 2018 closing ranks

Quota

Sree Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry

448593

453885

Management

Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram

168249

711901

Management

B.L.D.E University, Bijapur

407951

614993

NRI

Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore

137508

135581

Muslim minority

SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth

243082

125138

Jain minority

NEET cutoff for BDS deemed universities

Name of Medical Colleges

NEET 2019 closing rank

NEET 2018 closing rank

Quota

Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya

463354

634449

Management

SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospital, Chennai

81164

316989

Management

KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara

675641

633535

Jain minority

NEET 2019 cutoff: category-wise qualified candidates

Category

Registered

Appeared

Absent

Qualified

OBC

677544

631473

46071

375635

SC

211303

193188

18115

99890

ST

96456

86210

10246

35272

UR

534072

499884

34188

286245

Total

1519375

1410755

108620

797042

 

NEET cut off 2019: Gender-wise qualified candidates

Gender

Registered

Appeared

Absent

Qualified

Male

680414

630283

50131

351278

Female

838955

780467

58488

445761

Transgender

6

5

1

3

Total

1519375

1410755

108620

797042

 

NEET 2019: Nationality-wise qualified candidates

Nationality

Registered

Appeared

Absent

Qualified

Indian

1516066

1408051

108015

795031

Foreigner

687

483

204

315

NRI

1884

1612

272

1209

OCI

675

552

123

441

PIO

63

57

6

46

 

NEET 2018 cutoff: category-wise qualified candidates

Category

Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)

UR

2,68,316

OBC

3,27,575

SC

87,311

ST

31,360

 

NEET 2018 cutoff: Gender-wise qualified candidates

Gender

Registered Candidates

Appeared Candidates

Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)

Male

5,80,649

5,53,849

3,12,399

Female

7,46,075

7,16,072

4,02,162

Transgender

1

1

1

Total

13,26,725

12,69,922

7,14,562

 

NEET 2018: Nationality-wise qualified aspirants

Nationality

Registered Candidates

Appeared Candidates

Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)

Indian

1323673

1267229

712635

Foreigner

621

518

324

NRI

1,842

1,651

1,200

OCI

529

461

367

PIO

60

55

36

 

NEET cutoff 2017: qualifying percentile and marks range

Category

Minimum cutoff

Marks Range

No. of Candidates Qualified

Unreserved (UR)

50th Percentile

697-131

5,43,473*

UR-PH

45th Percentile

130-118

67

Scheduled Caste (SC)

40th Percentile

130-107

14599

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40th Percentile

130-107

6018

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

40th Percentile

130-107

47382

SC-PH

40th Percentile

130-107

38

ST-PH

40th Percentile

130-107

10

OBC-PH

40th Percentile

130-107

152


NEET result 2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the result in form of scorecard. Aspirants can check their NTA NEET 2020 result by clicking on the link, which will be provided above on this page, when declared. In order to download NEET 2020 result, aspirants need to enter their NEET roll number, date of birth and security pin. The result-cum-scorecard of NEET 2020 will mention the name, date of birth, application number, total as well as subject-wise marks obtained and NEET All India Rank (AIR). Also, the result will display NEET cutoff 2020 and qualifying status.

NEET counselling 2020

On the basis of AIR, the exam conducting authority will prepare NEET merit list 2020 indicating the rank-wise names of candidates who have qualified the exam. The merit list will be forwarded to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for conducting NEET 2020 counselling for 15% AIQ, seats in deemed/central universities, ESIC, AFMS and central pool seats.

While the remaining 85% state quota seats in government colleges will be allotted by respective state counselling authorities based on the scores and rank secured in NEET 2020 examination. The state counselling body will also be responsible for granting admission to private medical/dental colleges located in a particular state.

NEET counselling procedure

The counselling of NEET is conducted tentatively within one week of the declaration of the NEET Result. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), is the body responsible for conducting the counselling for NEET 15% All India Quota seats, as well as for seats in Deemed and Central Universities.

NEET Counselling is conducted online in two rounds only for all those candidates who qualify for admissions in government medical and dental colleges across India. States will conduct separate two-round counselling process for admission to state quota seats in both government and private institutions. In order to participate in NEET Counselling, qualified candidates will have to first register themselves for the counselling process during the stipulated period.

NEET Counselling Procedure Overview

Candidates who will qualify for 15% all India quota seats can directly appear for the procedure of NEET counselling.

Candidates will be required to take along with them their set of original documents when appearing for NEET Counselling. In case a candidate is unable to produce original documents they won't be allowed to take admission in any MBBS or Dental college through NEET.

List of Documents required for counselling:

●  NEET Admit Card

●  Result of NEET (in form of rank letter and scorecard)

●  Matric Certificate (for date of birth proof)

●  Class XII certificate

●  Passport size 10 photographs (same as affixed on NEET application form)

●  Identity proof

●  SC/ST proof certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)

●  OBC certificate issued by the competent authority(if applicable)

●  Physically Handicapped Certificate issued by the medical authority as mentioned in NEET prospectus (if applicable.

Check out the details of NEET Counselling procedure here.