NEET Cut off – NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a national level examination which is responsible for the admission into MBBS and BDS courses. After qualifying this examination, you will be eligible to seek admission in various medical and dental colleges across the country. Tentatively, NEET is going to be conducted in the 1st week of May 2018, though an official notification is yet to be out. The CBSE released the NEET Cut off 2017 along with the NEET 2017 result on June 23rd 2017. The NEET cut off is the minimum possible marks one must secure to be eligible for the counselling rounds. The cut-offs are decided by the CBSE. A total of 6,11,739 were shortlisted for counselling based on the cut-off in the year 2017. The cut-off depends on various factors, like the number students appearing, difficulty level of the paper, number of seats available in the Medical and BDS colleges etc. Please read further to know more about cut-offs.
NEET Cut off
Expected range for NEET Cut off 2018
Keeping in mind that the difficulty level, number of candidates and other factors that affect the cut-offs, the cut-offs more or less remain at par with that of the previous year, we can have an estimation about the cut-offs for the year 2018. It is usually observed that there is not a drastic change in the cut-offs in two consecutive years. Here we have an estimated cut-off range for the year 2018.
|General||50 -55 percentile|
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes||40 -45 percentile|
|Physically handicapped||45-50 percentile|
Expected NEET Cut off for 15% All India Quota in 2018
|OBC- PH||130- 107|
Merit-marks tie breaking rules
There are chances for two or more students securing the same marks / scores in the NEET examination, thus below mentioned are the tie-breaking rules for such a situation.
- Candidates securing a higher score in Biology (Botany and Zoology) will be given preference.
- Candidates securing a higher score in Chemistry will be given preference.
- Candidates with lesser number of wrong attempts in all the three subjects in the test will be given preference.
- Candidates older in age would be given preference.
2017 Category wise NEET Cut off
As seen from the table below the cut-off for NEET 2017 for the general category was 50 percentile, which is equal to the aggregate score of 131 marks. You are requested to go through the category-wise cut-offs for the year 2017.
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes||40 percentile|
|Physically handicapped||45 percentile|
Cut-off score for 15% All India Quota seats 2017
The below table shows the cut-off scores for the 15% All India Quota Seats for NEET 2017. You are requested to go through it.
|OBC- PH||130- 107|
Statistics for NEET 2016
The following table shows the details of the candidates appeared and qualified for the year 2016.
|Category||Eligible Regd. Candidates||Appeared||Absent||Qualified (15%)||Qualified (over all NEET)|
Category-wise Opening and closing ranks for the year 2016:
The table below gives the opening and closing ranks for the various categories for the year 2016. You are requested to go through the same.
|S.No||NEET 2016 AIR (Opening)||NEET 2016 AIR (Closing)||Subject Code||Course Name||Candidate Category||Allotted Category|
|5||92090||92090||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH2||SC PH|
|8||93667||93667||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH1||General PH|
|9||17769||203568||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH1||General PH|
|10||14746||59718||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH2||General PH|
|11||55804||375154||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH1||SC PH|
|12||110906||189589||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH1||General PH|
|13||21566||52708||MBBS||MBBS||General PH2||General PH|
|14||70525||211340||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH1||OBC PH|
|15||159674||366952||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH1||ST PH|
|17||155682||155682||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH2||ST PH|
|18||17926||206738||MBBS||MBBS||General PH1||General PH|
|19||87964||340906||BDS||BDS||SC PH2||SC PH|
|20||50773||118213||BDS||BDS||General PH2||General PH|
|22||347251||347251||BDS||BDS||SC PH1||SC PH|
|25||161997||175496||BDS||BDS||General PH1||General PH|
|27||159364||180514||BDS||BDS||OBC PH1||UR PH|
|28||329022||329022||BDS||BDS||ST PH2||ST PH|
|30||76532||135988||BDS||BDS||OBC PH2||General PH|
NEET Cut off vs AIPMT Cut off
The NEET was introduced again in the year 2016 and has been made compulsory, thus the AIPMT has been scrapped. However, the AIPMT cutoffs can give students an idea about the scores required for admissions to various undergraduate courses in the participating institutes.
The table shows the overall cut-off marks range and the corresponding number of candidates for the year 2016. You are requested to go through it.
|Category||Marks Range||No. of Candidates|
|General||685 – 145||171329|
|OBC||678 – 118||175226|
|SC||595 – 118||47183|
|ST||599 – 118||15710|
|General-PH||474 – 131||437|
|OBC-PH||510 – 118||597|
|SC-PH||415 – 118||143|
|ST-PH||339 – 118||36|
The table shows the overall cut-off marks range and the corresponding All India Ranks for the year 2015. You are requested to go through it.
|Category||Marks||AII India Ranks|
|General||695 – 453||1 – 14052|
|OBC||453 – 450||14053 – 14905|
|SC||453 – 324||14200 – 61238|
|ST||452 – 288||14481 – 83162|
|General -PH||449 – 324||15149 – 61494|
|OBC-PH||322 – 312||62218 – 67788|
|SC-PH||315 – 302||66314 – 73737|
NEET Cut off for the Govt. Colleges year 2017
The following table gives the closing ranks for the most preferred medical colleges in India, which accept NEET scores. This should give you an idea about the approximate rank you need to secure to make it to the best medical colleges in the country. Also, it should be noted that the NEET was introduced in the year 2016, thus before AIPMT was held.
|Medical Colleges||2016 Closing Rank||2015 Closing Rank||2014 Closing Rank|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||44||28||59|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||106||56||105|
|University College Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||128||97||158|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||263||117||284|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||162||158||303|
|Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai||408||216||459|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||506||386||776|
|Stanley Medical College, Chennai||2264||2039||2003|
|Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak||1035||674||1512|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||408||565||1008|
The result for the NEET 2018 will be made available in the last week of June by the CBSE. The candidates who have appeared for the entrance exam can check the NEET 2018 result once it is available. The direct link to the result would be provided here. The result would display the subject-wise and total marks with the overall percentile scores secured by the candidate. All India Rank of the candidate will also be mentioned. Apart from this all the necessary details regarding the cut-offs, the qualifying status and other details would be made available on the NEET website. On the basis of the NEET 2018 result the candidates will be granted admission to 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS courses offered in the government and private medical as well as dental colleges in the country. Read more about NEET Result here.
The NEET 2018 counseling will commence in the month of June. Those candidates who will qualify the NEET 2018 and satisfy the eligibility criteria will be able to participate in NEET 2018 Counselling. For the 15% All India Quota, the counselling will be conducted by the Medical Council Committee (MCC). Rest of the 85% seats will be filled by the state designed authority.
For all the institutes whether established by the Central Government, State Government, University, Deemed University, Trust, Society, Company, Minority Institutions or Corporation, the common counselling will be organised by the state authority.
To know more about the NEET Counselling – click here.
As per the Supreme Court’s directive on NEET counselling procedures, counselling is held in 2 rounds. Similarly, seat allotment result is also declared in two rounds i.e. once after each counselling process. The first round of seat allotment is conducted in the month of July and is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The second seat allotment round is conducted in August. Candidates can check seat allotment both for individual seat allotment round and for overall allotment process. Seat allotment for the Deemed and Central Universities is also released. The candidates who have been allotted seats must report to the allotted colleges on the prescribed dates. The counselling begins with the registration and choice filling for the first round. The seat allotment result would display the All India Rank (AIR), Candidate’s Name, Allotted Category, and the Candidate’s Category. To know more about the NEET seat allotment click here.