NEET Cut Off 2020 Category Wise Minimum Required Marks For MBBS & BDS

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

CategoryQualifying Percentile
Unreserved50th percentile
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes40th percentile
Physically handicapped45th percentile
Unreserved PH/EWS45th 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

CategoryExpected score cardCut off (percentile)
Unreserved701 to 13450th Percentile
Scheduled Caste133 to 10840th Percentile
OBC133 to 10840th Percentile
Scheduled Tribe133 to 10740th Percentile
OBC (PH)120 to 10840th Percentile
ST (PH)120 to 10840th Percentile
Unreserved (PH)134 to 12045th 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-

CategoryCut-off scoreCut-off percentileNo. of candidates
Other 720-14750th Percentile6,82,406
OBC146-11340th Percentile61,265
SC146-11340th Percentile19,572
ST146-11340th Percentile7,837
UR & PH146-12945th Percentile99
OBC & PH128-11340th Percentile233
SC & PH128-11340th Percentile70
ST & PH128-11340th Percentile18

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.

Check NEET Result Here

NEET Cut off and Marks Range under 15% All India Quota seats

Category Marks Range No. of Candidates
Unreserved 697 – 131 543473
OBC 130- 107 47382
SC 130-107 14599
ST 130-107 6018
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)
Male 4,97,043 4,73,305 23,738   2,66,221
Female 6,41,839 6,16,772 25,067   3,45,313
Transgender 8 8   5
Total 11,38,890 10,90,085 48,805   6,11,539

Statistics of NEET UG 2020

Head Number
MALE 5,80,648
FEMALE 7,46,076
INDIAN 13,23,672
OCI 530
 NRI 1842
PIO 60

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
2 Andhra Pradesh 86 49210
3 Arunachal Pradesh 6 3060
4 Assam 45 25126
5 Bihar 47 35641
6 Chandigarh 29 18768
7 Chhatisgarh 44 22879
8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 3 1092
9 Daman & Diu 2 627
10 Delhi 85 57373
11 Goa 8 3683
12 Gujarat 138 75167
13 Haryana 24 13802
14 Himachal Pradesh 18 8792
15 Jammu and Kashmir 38 23880
16 Jharkhand 27 19872
17 Karnataka 187 96377
18 Kerala 226 120792
19 Lakshadweep 1 197
20 Madhya Pradesh 78 49316
21 Maharashtra 345 183961
22 Manipur 10 5797
23 Meghalaya 6 2810
24 Mizoram 3 1353
25 Nagaland 4 2142
26 Odisha 56 32522
27 Puducherry 12 8894
28 Punjab 23 11849
29 Rajasthan 150 99844
30 Sikkim 1 780
31 Tamil Nadu 170 107288
32 Telangana 81 50856
33 Tripura 6 3176
34 Uttar Pradesh 171 114306
35 Uttarakhand 24 15228
36 West Bengal 99 59390
  TOTAL 2255 1326725


A Complete Comparison of NEET 2016 Vs AIPMT 2015 Cut Off Marks


AIPMT 2014 VS NEET 2013 Cut Off Marks Comparison

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.

When will NTA release its NEET UG 2020 cut off?

NEET UG cut off will be available on 16th October 2020.

When we can expect NEET UG result?

The result publication date is 16th October 2020.

Will NTA release its Cut off category wise?

Yes, cut off will be released individually for each category

Who will be eligible for NEET 15% All India Counselling?

All candidates who have qualified the seats on the basis of rank card release by NTA

77 thoughts on “NEET Cut Off 2020 Category Wise Minimum Required Marks For MBBS & BDS”

  1. Sir how can we apply for private colleges in other states if we dont have domecile of that…
    Kya only 15percent kota se h dusre state ke private college milenge ya unka apna registration hoga
    This is query of many student..this year

  2. Sir I am belongs io BC E(woman),I expected marks in NEET2018 is 392.can I get MBBS govt seat in Andhra pradesh

  3. Sir. I am expecting 250 in neet 2018. Will i be able to get Deemed univ like Kasturba, Amrita, SRMC in AIQ?

  4. Sir I belongs to BC E (Woman).I expected marks in NEET 2018 is 370.Can I get the Govt MBBS seat in Andhra pradesh as Local.

    • Sir I am an OBC candidate expecting 159 marks in neet .Can i get government college?
      Should I register myself for counselling?

  5. I m from himachal Pradesh my expected marks in neet 2018 is 210.can I get govt MBBS seat in HP medical college.i belongs to general category.

  6. I am tamilnadu student. I will get 425 marks in neet2018 .I am belongs to BC category. Is it chance to get medical seat in state govt college?

  7. Hello sir , i will be getting around 430 hopefully in neet 2018 , i come under obc category , are my chances of getting a medical seat on the safer side?

  8. Hello sir
    I supposed to get a score of 360 in neet 2018 . can i get a good government college ??
    Also i belongs to gen category

  9. Hello sir, i will be getting around 210 marks (Obc category) , will i get any course in medical college (private or govt).

  10. Sir im supposed to get 420 marks belong to general category so can i get mbbs seat with maharastra state quota 85%

  11. Hi I am a foreign national and my expected score is 254/720. Will I be declared qualified? What would be my percentile?

  12. My sister got marks 131/720 ,belongs to sc category ..whether she is eligible for medical nd will get any bds or mbbs govt medical college?

  13. I have got 292 marks out off 720 and I belong to obc category can I get Mbbs or Dental in Government College’s

  14. Sir I belongs to BC E (Female)
    My marks in NET18 are 374.My AIR rank is 98517.Can I get MBBS seat in Govt. College or convenior quota in private college in Andhra pradesh.Please give reply

  15. my neet mark is 349 and OBC Category under All India quota what’s my chance of getting MBBS in any government/private aided college?

  16. Sir I got 159 marks in neet exam my caste is 2A under village category my AIR-475555 can I get MBBS seat plzz reply me sir

  17. sir,
    My Daughter route the NEET exam recently, she is expecting score is 450 to 480, and the subcategory is SC, she is expecting the seat at TN can we get the seat please reply us.

  18. Sir, I got 550 marks in NEET 2019. Is there any chance to get seat in Gov. Medical Colleges in 15% Quota
    Thank You,

  19. Sir
    I am expecting@450 and belongs to cap AP.AU LOCAL can I expect cat A seat in private medical college..I.e.MIMS VIZIANAGARAM


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