NEET Cutoff 2019

NEET Cutoff 2019

NEET Cutoff 2019 will be released by NTA after the declaration of NEET Result 2019. Cutoff is nothing but the minimum required marks which the candidates must obtain to get qualified for Counselling. NEET Cutoff will be released along with NEET results on 5th June 2019. Also, Cutoff depends on various factors such as marks obtained, category of the candidate, number of candidates appeared for the exam, previous year trends etc., A minimum of 50th percentile is required to get admission for MBBS/BDS course (40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC).

NTA releases All India Merit list which includes all the candidates who have scored the minimum percentile required for the admissions.

All in all, there is a whooping 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS seats available for the candidates across India.

NEET 2019 Paper Analysis

NEET 2019 exam was conducted on 5th May 2019 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. As per the experts the examination was easier compared to last year and hence predict that the result may be better than previous year. The expected may be higher than last year. The cutoff for NEET is expected to be around 560-570. Most of the questions were from NCERT textbook so the candidates who prepared well from NCERT textbooks are likely to be in favour of results. According to students, Biology was easiest compared to that of Physics and Chemistry which were tough.

Important points in NEET 2019

  • In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it is necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET to MBBS/BDS Courses held for the said academic year.
  • However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile.
  • In respect of candidates with Bench Mark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for unreserved category candidates and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.
  • When sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in NEET for any academic year for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India may at its discretion will lower the minimum marks required for the admission for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only.
  • To be eligible for admission to the MBBS/BDS Courses, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology in the Qualifying Examination and in addition must have come in the merit list of NEET.
  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidates shall Not be eligible to appear for ‘National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test’. Furthermore, study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional Subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.
  • Candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination, the result of which has not been declared, he may be provisionally permitted to take up the competitive entrance examination and in case of selection for admission to the MBBS/BDS Courses, he/she shall not be admitted to that course until he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria as specified above. For details candidates may refer to Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 1997 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007.
  • A list of the successful candidates in order of All India Rank based on the marks obtained in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG – 2019 will be prepared by the NTA which will be used to determine the eligibility of candidates to gain medical/dental admission.

Merit list for counselling under 15% All India Quota

The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats will be prepared by the NTA on the basis of marks obtained in the NEET (UG) - 2019. The list of successful candidates shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling to 15% All India Quota Seats.

Merit list for seats other than 15% All India Quota

  1. NTA will provide All India Rank. Result will be given to the DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India to provide the same to the Admitting Authorities.
  2. Admitting Authorities will invite applications for Counselling and merit list shall be drawn based on All India Rank by the Admitting Authorities subject to their applicable rules.
  3. The admitting/counselling authorities will draw merit list of the candidates in the respective categories declared by the candidates at the time of applying for admission/counselling based on State rules.

NEET 2019 Cutoff(Expected)

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 50th Percentile
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 45th Percentile
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40th Percentile
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 40th Percentile
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 40th Percentile

NEET 2019: Expected cut off (Opening and closing Ranks) for Top Medical Colleges in India (as per NEET 2018 exam result)

Name of the College Opening Rank Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 1 38
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 4 779
Government Medical College, Kottayam 19 621
Government Medical College, Surat 21 2035
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 26 222
Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 39 534
IMS BHU, Varanasi, UP 43 187
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 45 130
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 49 116
Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode 50 447

NEET Cut off 2018: Category-wise Qualified Candidates

Category NEET Qualification Percentile NEET Qualifying Score (out of 720) Qualified Candidates(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)
UR 50th Percentile 119 2,68,316
OBC 40th Percentile 96 3,27,575
SC 40th Percentile 96 87,311
ST 40th Percentile 96 31,360

NEET 2017 Cutoff Percentile

The table given below gives the NEET 2017 cutoff percentile & scores and number of candidates qualified in different categories.

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile NEET 2017 Qualifying Score as per qualification percentile (out of 720) Number of Candidates Qualified
UR 50th Percentile 131 5,43,473
OBC 40th Percentile 107 47,382
SC 40th Percentile 107 14,599
ST 40th Percentile 107 6018
UR-PH 40th Percentile 118 67
OBC-PH 40th Percentile 107 152
SC-PH 40th Percentile 107 38
ST-PH 40th Percentile 107 10

NEET 2016 Cutoff

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile NEET 2017 Qualifying Score as per qualification percentile (out of 720) Number of Candidates Qualified
UR 50th Percentile 685-145 171329
OBC 40th Percentile 678-118 175226
SC 40th Percentile 595-118 47183
ST 40th Percentile 599-118 15710
UR-PH 40th Percentile 474-131 437
OBC-PH 40th Percentile 510-118 597
SC-PH 40th Percentile 415-118 143
ST-PH 40th Percentile 339-118 36

NEET Previous year Statistics

Category 2017 2018
Number of Male Candidates who Registered 4,97,043 5,80,648
Number of Male Candidates who Appeared 4,73,305 5,53,849
Number of Male Candidates who qualified 2,66,221 3,12,399
Number of Female Candidates who Registered 6,41,839 7,46,075
Number of Female Candidates who Appeared 6,16,772 7,16,072
Number of Female Candidates who qualified 3,45,313 4,02,162
Number of Transgender Candidates who Registered 8 1
Number of Transgender Candidates who Appeared 8 1
Number of Transgender Candidates who qualified 5 1
Total Number of Candidates who Registered 11,38,890 13,26,725
Total Number of Candidates who Appeared 10,90,085 12,69,922
Total Qualified candidates 6,11,539 7,14,562

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