NEET Cut Off Marks 2020: National Testing Agency is the official authority to organize the NEET UG Entrance Examination 2020. NEET UG 2020 has been successfully conducted across the country for MBBS and BDS Admission in different government colleges. A total of 15% of medical and dental seats will be filled through NEET 2020 All India Quota and the rest (85%) seats will be filled through State Level quota counselling.
Update: NEET 2020 Result and cut off has been published on 16th October 2020. Along with the result the cut-off marks range is also out. A direct link to check cut-off is updated below.
The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is considered a milestone in student life because across India it provides an Ace beginning to join the top medical colleges across India. The minimum passing marks necessary to qualify NEET are set by (NTA) National Testing Agency who always announces Cut off in percentile. Once the exams are conducted the Cut off marks will be published by NTA on its official website.
After appearing in the examination, all candidates start looking for NEET Answer Keys, Merit List, Cut Off Marks, All India Quota Counselling Schedule, & State Level Counselling Procedure. We were well aware of this, so we decided to put all these NEET information in a single place. On this website, we are providing almost every single thing related to NEET exam So that candidates can get some help.
Check NEET Cut Off 2020
In this article, we are providing information related to NEET Cut Off, like NEET previous year cut off, category wise merit list, and opening and closing rank of top govt. medical colleges.
Check Out: NEET 2020 Counselling Schedule
As we know, Cut off is the minimum possible marks a candidate must score in order to crack NEET 2020 Exam. According to the previous year’s schedule, NTA declares the NEET Result 2020 along with the cut off marks of all categories. The list of qualified and non-qualified candidates will be available on the official website of NTA NEET 2020.
Understanding the Exam Concept
The basic rule is the percentile in which all the value of the percentage of students appearing in the examination comes under. It can also be considered as the score in which the candidate’s marks fall under. Marks categories are determined differently based on the student’s categories for e.g. :-(OBC, SC, ST, PH-UR, SC-PH, and Others).
Comparing the Cut Off Category Of Previous Years
This is the most reliable way of predicting the probability of a higher or lower Cut Off for this year as it gives us the inside look into the ranking system of NEET. The accurate marks which are required by the Cut off list will be declared by NTA when NEET 2020 results are out. To get an idea about the pattern of Cut Off marks students can compare the past 2 years results.
NEET 2020 Minimum Required Marks For MBBS & BDS
On the basis of cut off marks, eligible candidates will be shortlisted for the 15% All India Quota counselling. NTA will also disclose the mark range of all categories for All India Quota seat counselling for MBBS & BDS Courses.
Well, if we follow the last year NEET qualifying criteria in MBBS & BDS seats in different Government, Private and deemed medical colleges/universities in India, NEET aspirant must have equal to or more than a specific qualifying percentile which will be decided by NTA. Below, we have listed previous year’s minimum percentile for all categories.
Determining factor for NEET Cut off
As you all knwo their are some factor which affect the cut off in every examination and that are given as:
- Number of students appeared for exam
- Number of seats availablity
- Difficulty level of examination
NEET 2020 Minimum Qualifying Percentile
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes||40th percentile|
|Physically handicapped||45th percentile|
|Unreserved PH/EWS||45th percentile|
As per the reports and student’s reaction on paper we can expect that this year the minimum qualifying percentile might be higher.
NEET UG 2020 Expected Cut off category wise
|Category||Expected score card||Cut off (percentile)|
|Unreserved||701 to 134||50th Percentile|
|Scheduled Caste||133 to 108||40th Percentile|
|OBC||133 to 108||40th Percentile|
|Scheduled Tribe||133 to 107||40th Percentile|
|OBC (PH)||120 to 108||40th Percentile|
|ST (PH)||120 to 108||40th Percentile|
|Unreserved (PH)||134 to 120||45th Percentile|
NEET 2020 Official Cut-Off
As we have said earlier that the cut-off marks for 2020 is expected to go high we were through. Although the prediction of cut-off mark range is low but the prediction was right. This is year two candidates have scored full marks and gave secured first and second All India Rank. Lets have a look at the category-wise cut-off marks range for NEET UG 2020 given in the table below-
|Category||Cut-off score||Cut-off percentile||No. of candidates|
|UR & PH||146-129||45th Percentile||99|
|OBC & PH||128-113||40th Percentile||233|
|SC & PH||128-113||40th Percentile||70|
|ST & PH||128-113||40th Percentile||18|
NEET Previous Year Cut off
After appearing in the NEET 2020 exam, candidates are so desperate to know their expected Ranks and marks. Well, it will be clear when the result will publish but candidates can predict their All India and State ranks on the basis of previous year’s data.
NEET Cut off and Marks Range under 15% All India Quota seats
|Category||Marks Range||No. of Candidates|
|Unreserved||697 – 131||543473|
|Unreserved & PH||130-118||67|
|OBC & PH||130-107||152|
|SC & PH||130-107||38|
NEET Category Wise Overall Cut Off Marks previous year
|Category||Marks Range||Qualifying Criteria||No. of Candidates|
|Unreserved||697 – 131||50th Percentile||543473|
|OBC||130 – 107||40th Percentile||47382|
|SC||130 – 107||40th Percentile||14599|
|ST||130 – 107||40th Percentile||6018|
|Unreserved & PH||130 – 118||45th Percentile||67|
|OBC & PH||130 – 107||40th Percentile||152|
|SC & PH||130 – 107||40th Percentile||38|
|ST & PH||130 – 107||40th Percentile||10|
Check out the previous year’s appeared and qualified candidate’s details:
NEET UG appeared and qualified candidates
|Category||Eligible Regd. Candidates||Appeared||Absent||Qualified (15%)||Qualified (over all NEET)|
Statistics of NEET UG 2020
State Wise Number of Centres and Candidates Appearing in NEET UG 2020
|S.No||State||Total Centers||Candidates Appeaaring|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Islands||2||875|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||3||1092|
|9||Daman & Diu||2||627|
|15||Jammu and Kashmir||38||23880|
A Complete Comparison of NEET 2016 Vs AIPMT 2015 Cut Off Marks
CONCLUSION – Looking at the Range of Marks of this year Cut off list is expected to be a bit on the higher side as compared to the previous years. Students must keep in mind to qualify the examination with a distinctive score to be eligible enough to get admission in their desired colleges.
NEET UG cut off will be available on 16th October 2020.
The result publication date is 16th October 2020.
Yes, cut off will be released individually for each category
All candidates who have qualified the seats on the basis of rank card release by NTA