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:
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 - Physics, Chemistry, Botany 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.
|Category||Cut off Percentile||Expected score|
|UR & PH||45th Percentile||133-120|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||199-107|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||119-107|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||119-107|
The dates related to the declaration of the NEET 2020 cutoff for MBBS and BDS and the result can be checked from the table below.
|NEET exam||September 13, 2020|
|Announcement of result||Last week of September*|
|NEET cut off release||Last week of September*|
|Counselling commences||To be announced|
*dates are tentative
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.
|Category||Cut off percentile|
Below are the factors determining NEET MBBS/BDS cut off for admission:
Number of candidates appeared for the exam
The difficulty level of the NEET question paper 2020 in exam
Total seats available
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.
|Category||NEET cutoff percentile||NEET MBBS/BDS qualifying marks (2019||NEET cutoff scores (2018)|
|Unreserved PH (UR-PH)||45th||133-120||118-107|
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:
Higher marks in Biology: Aspirants securing higher scores/percentile in Biology (Botany and Zoology) will be preferred first for the merit list.
Higher marks in Chemistry: If the tie still exists, then the higher marks/percentile of the candidate in Chemistry will be considered.
The number of incorrect answers: If the tie is still there, students with less number of incorrect and correct attempted answers will be allotted better rank.
Age: At last, the age of a candidate will be taken into consideration. An aspirant elder in age will be given higher rank in the merit list.
The cut off of NEET 2020 will be considered for admission to the following UG medical seats:
15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats
85% State Quota seats
Deemed and Central universities
ESIC and AFMS
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.
|Cutoff Scores (2019)||134||107||120|
|Cutoff Score (2018)||119||96||107|
|Name of Medical Colleges||2019 NEET closing rank||2018 NEET closing rank||2017 NEET closing rank||2016 NEET closing rank||2015 NEET 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||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|
|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|
|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|
|Category||Qualified candidates (By obtaining NEET cut off)|
|Gender||Registered Candidates||Appeared Candidates||Qualified Candidates (By obtaining NEET Cut off)|
|Nationality||Registered Candidates||Appeared Candidates||Qualified Candidates (By obtaining NEET Cut off)|
|Category||Minimum cutoff||Marks Range||No. of Candidates Qualified|
|Unreserved (UR)||50th Percentile||697-131||5,43,473|
|Schedules Caste (SC)||40th Percentile||130-107||14599|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||40th Percentile||130-107||6018|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||40th Percentile||130-107||47382|
National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the result in form of a 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, the 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.
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.
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.
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:
● 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.