NEET Cut off 2021, 20, 19, 18, 17 - GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PwD, EWS

NEET Cut off 2021, 20, 19, 18, 17 - GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PwD, EWS

NEET Cutoff 2021 - National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce NEET cut off percentile with the brochure. NEET 2021 cutoff scores will be announced with the result at neet.nta.nic.in. With almost a month left for the exam, students are searching for what will be NEET cutoff 2021 or what are the qualifying cutoff of NEET 2021. NTA will conduct NEET 2021 exam on September 12 , as tweeted by the education minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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NEET cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks to be obtained to pass the NEET entrance exam. NEET UG 2021 cutoff for general category candidates is 50th percentile. While for SC/ST/OBC and general-PH aspirants, NEET qualifying percentile is 40th and 45th percentile, respectively. Last year, NEET cutoff scores for general category was 720-147, while for SC/ST/OBC it was 146-113.

Medical aspirants will be shortlisted on the basis of NEET cutoff 2021 for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, BVSc & AH and BSc nursing courses. Candidates willing to study MBBS/BDS abroad must obtain NEET 2021 cutoff percentile and scores. According to last year statistics, out of 15,97,435 test takers, only 7,71,500 aspirants managed to pass the exam by securing NEET minimum qualifying percentile.

In case of vacant seats left, NTA in consultation with National Medical Commission (NMC) and Dental Council of India (DCI) may lower the NEET cutoff. NTA will prepare the NEET merit list 2021 on the basis of NEET cutoff marks. Based on the NEET 2021 cut off, the admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ), 85% state quota, deemed/central university, ESIC/AFMS institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER colleges will be done. NEET counselling for 15% AIQ, deemed/central university, AFMS/ESIC, AIIMS and JIPMER will be done by the Medial Counselling Committee (MCC). While on the basis of NEET 2021 cutoff, various state counselling authorities will conduct admission process for 85% state quota seats. Check the category-wise expected NEET cut off 2021, minimum qualifying percentile, cutoff ranks, tie breaking method and other details here.

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What will be the NEET 2021 Qualifying Cutoff?

The cutoff scores of NEET 2021 will be announced along with the result on the official website. The minimum NEET 2021 cut off marks must be secured to pass the offline medical entrance examination. The minimum marks that are required in NEET for MBBS or other medical courses vary every year. The category-wise NEET UG 2021 cutoff percentile and scores can be checked below.

NEET percentile and scores

CategoryNEET 2021 cutoff
General50th percentile
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile
General-PwD45th percentile
SC/ST/OBC-PwD40th percentile

NEET 2021 Cutoff - Category-wise Expected Scores

After the completion of the exam, various leading coaching institutes like Aakash, Career Point will release expected NEET cutoff marks equivalent to the percentile. With the help of the expected NEET cutoff 2021, aspirants can have an idea of the rank to be secured using NEET marks vs rank. Based on the NEET rank, aspirants can make a list of colleges to which they can get admission.

Expected NEET cut off by Aakash

Category

Cutoff percentile

Expected score

General

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 Cutoff Percentile and Scores - Year-wise Analysis

As per the brochure, NEET cut off percentile (minimum qualifying percentile of NEET 2021) provides the performance comparison of a candidate among others and gives idea of the NEET marks obtained. This means that the NEET cut off 2021 percentile determines on the basis of the highest marks mentioned in the NEET UG merit list prepared by NTA for MBBS/BDS admissions. For example, NEET 2021 cutoff for General category is 50th percentile which means that aspirants from same category need to secure equal to or more than 50% of the candidates appeared for NEET 2021 exam.

As mentioned above, to qualify for NEET exam, aspirants need to secure the pass percentile and NEET 2021 cut off marks, as specified by NTA. Last year, NEET cutoff scores for the General category were 720-147, equivalent to the 50th percentile. For candidates from SC/ST/OBC category, the NEET cut-off score was in the range of 146-113, corresponding to 40th percentile. Check the previous years category-wise NEET cutoff and marks below.

NEET MBBS/BDS cut off 2020, 2019

Category

NEET cutoff percentile

NEET 2020 cut off scores

NEET cutoff 2019 scores

Unreserved

50th percentile

720-147

701-134

SC/ST/OBC

40th percentile

146-113

133-107

Unreserved-PH

45th percentile

146-129

133-120

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th percentile

128-113

119-107

What is the use of NEET 2021 Cutoff?

Using NEET cutoff 2021, the merit list will be prepared by the NTA for admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ), deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER colleges. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct NEET counselling 2021 based on NEET qualifying percentile and scores. While, the NEET 2021 cut off for government colleges will be used by respective state counselling authorities for admission to 85% state quota seats and all seats in private colleges.

The admission to the following UG medical seats will be considered on NEET 2021 cut off:

  • 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats

  • 85% State Quota seats

  • Deemed and Central universities

  • ESIC and AFMS

  • Private institutes

  • AIIMS institutes

  • JIPMER colleges

Factors determining NEET cutoff

NEET cut off 2021 are determined on the following factors for MBBS/BDS admissions:

  • Number of candidates who appeared for the NEET exam
  • NEET difficulty level
  • Total NEET seats available

How to calculate NEET cutoff 2021 percentile?

NTA has defined that, “A percentile rank is the percentage of score that falls below a given score in a group.” NTA will apply the below-mentioned formula to calculate NEET cutoff percentile scores.

NEET 2021 cutoff: Tie-breaking Process

In case if the rank of two or more candidates is equal, then the tie-breaking criteria to break NEET cut off qualifying scores will be used. The below-mentioned steps in order of preference will be used to break the tie of the NEET result. As per the latest update on NEET 2021, the earlier method of using age to break the tie has been cancelled this year.

  • Higher marks in Biology: Aspirants securing higher scores/percentile in Biology (Botany and Zoology) will be preferred first for NEET merit list.

  • Higher marks in Chemistry: If the tie still exists, then the higher marks/percentile of the candidate in Chemistry will be considered.

  • 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.

What are NEET qualifying marks for 15% All India Quota seats?

Aforementioned, the admission to 15% AIQ seats will be done through NEET 2021 cut off by NTA. It must be noted that the NEET AIQ cutoff will be same as the qualifying percentile and scores.

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

NEET cutoff scores for 15% AIQ - Year wise trends

Category

General

SC/ST/OBC

General-PH

Cut off scores (2020)147113129

Cutoff scores (2019)

134

107

120

Cutoff scores (2018)

119

96

107

AIQ NEET cutoff for government medical colleges

The NEET 2021 cutoff for government colleges will be updated here as released. The NEET cutoff for government colleges is the minimum mark required in NEET for MBBS in a government college. In the meantime, students can check the previous years' NEET cutoff for government medical colleges in the table below.

NEET AIQ cutoff for government medical colleges

Name of Medical Colleges

2020 NEET closing cutoff rank

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

90

32

58

49

44

28

VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

163

157

107

82

106

56

University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

324

171

165

185

128

97

Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

571

489

314

369

263

117

Government Medical College, Chandigarh

776

360

254

278

162

158

Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai

457

638

296

297

408

216

King George's Medical University, Lucknow

1800

908

703

725

506

386

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

5253

4572

3520

3,858

2,264

2,039

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

6573

1825

1178

1,481

1,035

674

Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai

2828

1329

1122

1,018

408

565

NEET cut off for MBBS deemed universities

Name of college

Quota

NEET 2020 cutoff closing ranks

NEET 2019 closing ranks

NEET 2018 closing ranks

Sree Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry

Management

662903

448593

453885

Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram

Management

366140

168249

711901

B.L.D.E University, Bijapur

NRI

554308

407951

614993

Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore

Muslim minority

170227

137508

135581

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

Jain minority

191841

243082

125138

NEET cutoff for BDS deemed universities

Name of Medical Colleges

Quota

NEET 2020 closing rank

NEET 2019 closing rank

NEET 2018 closing rank

Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya

Management231800

463354

634449

SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospital, Chennai

Management384660

81164

316989

KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara

Jain minority322909

675641

633535

NEET Cutoff 2021 for 85% state quota seats

After 15% AIQ, the remaining 85% state quota seats will be allotted by respective state counselling committees on the basis of NEET 2021 state wise cutoff scores. The cut off of NEET 2021 for 85% state quota seats will be released by designated authorities after the completion of admission. The NEET 2021 state wise cutoff for state quota seats can be checked from the table below.

State-wise NEET Expected Cutoff 2021

State nameState name

NEET Cutoff AP

NEET Cutoff Rajasthan

NEET Cutoff Assam

NEET Cutoff Meghalaya

NEET Cutoff Bihar

NEET Cutoff Tripura

NEET Cutoff Chhattisgarh

NEET Cutoff Telangana

NEET Cutoff Goa

NEET Cutoff Tamil Nadu

NEET Cutoff HP

NEET Cutoff Jharkhand

NEET Cutoff Haryana

NEET Cutoff Uttarakhand

NEET Cutoff IPU

NEET Cutoff UP

NEET Cutoff J&K

NEET Cutoff West Bengal

NEET Cutoff Karnataka

NEET Cutoff Gujarat

NEET Cutoff Kerala

NEET Cutoff DU

NEET Cutoff Maharashtra

NEET Cutoff Chandigarh

NEET Cutoff MP

NEET Cutoff AMU

NEET Cutoff Odisha

NEET Cutoff AFMC

NEET Cutoff Punjab

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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 2021

National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the NEET result in form of a scorecard at neet.nta.nic.in. Aspirants can download NTA NEET 2021 result by visiting the official website. In order to download NEET 2021 result, aspirants need to enter their NEET roll number, date of birth and security pin. The result-cum-scorecard of NEET 2021 mentions 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 2021 and qualifying status.

NEET counselling 2021

On the basis of AIR, the exam conducting authority will prepare NEET merit list 2021 indicating the rank-wise names of candidates who have qualified the exam. The merit list will be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for conducting NEET 2021 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 2021 examination. The respective state counselling bodies will release NEET state wise merit list 2021 based on the cutoff scores. The state counselling body will also be responsible for granting admission to private medical/dental colleges located in a particular state.