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Upcoming NEET 2021 cutoff scores for Indian Medical Colleges

Upcoming NEET 2021 cutoff scores for Indian Medical Colleges

In India, all medical aspirants are aware of the fact that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is extremely important to secure medical admissions in India for various medical courses such as MBBS, BDS, BVSC & AH, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ayush, etc. The NEET exam is now mandatory for even those students who want to pursue their MBBS degree from Abroad, as per new rules. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by National Testing Agency every year and this year it had been conducted on 12th September 2021. So all those students aspiring to pursue their degree from any other country also need to appear as well as qualify for the NEET Exam 2021. After qualifying on this exam, then the medical aspirants can proceed for their further process of counseling sessions for various medical colleges in India. All the candidates are now extremely excited to know their scores.

As the examination, has now been successfully conducted all over India, and all the medical aspirants who have appeared for the entrance exam can collect their NTA NEET Result 2021 along with the NEET cut off scores for all the categories i.e. General, ST, SC, OBC. The minimum scores that are important to secure on this entrance exam for enrolling in any best medical university in India changes every year. Officially, it has been recorded that, the Neet 2021 Exam has been taken by approximately 15.5 lakhs students all over India. As per last year’s statistics, only 7,71500 candidates managed to pass the exam by scoring minimum NEET percentile score, out of 15,97,435 test takers. Moving further, the passing ratio will only be available when the NEET UG Result 2021 will be officially declared on its website. The scores are important for the entrance and the board will select candidates only on the basis of the scores obtained by them on this entrance exam.

The minimum passing scores for NEET 2021 will be decided by the officials only after taking into consideration of the candidate’s performance on this entrance exam. For general category candidates, the NEET UG 2021 cutoff is 50th percentile, respectively whereas for ST/SC/OBC and general-PH candidates, NEET qualifying percentile is 40th and 45th percentile, consecutively. Precisely, NEET cutoff scores last year, 720-147 was for the general category, 146-113 was for ST/SC/OBC. In consultation with the National Medical Commission (NMC) and Dental Council of India (DCI) NTA may reduce the NEET cutoff, in case of any vacant seats left.

The NEET merit list 2021 will be prepared by NTA on the basis of NEET cutoff scores. , the admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ), 85% state quota, ESIC/AFMS institutes, deemed/central university, AIIMS and JIPMER colleges will be done. Depending on the NEET 2021 cutoff, admission to 15% All India Quota, deemed/central university, AIIMS, JIPMER and ESIC/AFMS will be conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee. Various state counselling authorities will conduct admission procedure for 85% state quota seats on the basis of NEET 2021 cutoff. Medical aspirants who managed to score more than the actual NEET cutoff score will become highly eligible for securing admissions in the best medical University in India. But, however as the Neet cutoff varies for medical aspirants belonging to unreserved and reserved categories, the possibility is reserved category students are more likely to secure in any best medical university in India, irrespective of low scores as compared to unreserved category students who have secured highest than them. Recently, the Dental Council of India, reduced the NEET cutoff by 10 percentile for securing BDS admissions.

Expected NEET cutoff by Career Point

Category Cutoff percentile Expected NEET cutoff score
General 50th percentile 715-145

Expected NEET 2020 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
Factors Taken into consideration while determining NEET cutoff

Following factors are considered to be most important for determining NEET cutoff 2021 for MBBS/BDS admissions:

Calculation of NEET cutoff 2021 percentile

As per NTA’s definition, “A percentile rank is the percentage of scores that fall under a given score in a group.”

NTA will be applying the formula mentioned below to calculate NEET cutoff percentile scores.

NEET Percentile Rank

100* Number of Aspirants appeared with raw score Equal to or less than the candidate
Total number of the Medical Aspirants appeared for the test

Tie-breaking Process: NEET 2021 cutoff

Under any circumstances, if the score of two or more test takers is equal then the knock out round criteria to break NEET cutoff scores will be considered. The following mentioned steps in order of preference will be taken into consideration to break the tie of the NEET result. As per the latest update on NEET 2021, this year the method of using age to break the tie has been cancelled.

Let us discuss NEET qualifying marks for 15% All India Quota seats?

Kindly take it into consideration that the NEET AIQ cutoff will be same as the qualifying percentile and scores.

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

Year wise trends - NEET cutoff scores for 15% AIQ

Category General SC/ST/OBC General-PH
Cut off scores (2020) 147 113 129
Cutoff scores (2019) 134 107 120
Cutoff scores (2018) 119 96 107

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 3858 2264 2039
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 6573 1825 1178 1481 1035 674
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 2828 1329 1122 1018 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 Management 231800 463354 634449
SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospital, Chennai Management 384660 81164 316989
KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara Jain minority 322909 675641 633535

NEET Cutoff 2021 for 85% state quota seats

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

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 Marks Vs Ranks - Category-wise (2020-2019)

Category Marks Range (2020) No. of Candidates Qualified (2020) Marks Range (2019) No. of Candidates Qualified (2019)
Others 720-147 6.82.406 701-134 7,04,335
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 146-129 99 133-120 266
Scheduled Caste (SC) 146-113 19,572 133-107 20,009
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 146-113 7,837 133-107 8,455
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 146-113 61,265 133-107 63,789
SC-PH 128-113 70 119-107 32
ST-PH 128-113 18 119-107 14
OBC-PH 128-113 233 119-107 142

State Counselling process: NEET 2021

Though the eligibility criteria is different from state to state, the basic counselling process remains the same. Medical Aspirants can check the stepwise procedure:

Registration: The first and the most important step is registration where candidates will have to fill in personal, academic and other mandatory details.

Merit List Publication: The state merit list will be released, after registration, by the authorities. The merit list will include test taker’s roll numbers along with their merit rank.

Choice Filling: Medical aspirants can list the universities according to their preferences or choices.

Allotment of Seat: Medical seats will be allotted to the aspirants only on the basis of their merit, state merit rank, preferences, availability of seats, category and other essential factors.

Reporting to the College: Medical aspirants have to report to the college for completing the admission formalities after seat allotment.

All these details and NEET cutoffs are mentioned by comparing the previous year’s merit list which are mentioned and listed on various websites through out the years. Moreover there is always a lot of stress, competition and huge efforts that involves and revolves around the medical admission procedure in India. In India, everyone prefers to secure admissions in government universities because of major reasons , one of them being less fees. But the number of seats in the top medical colleges in India is less as compared to the number of students appeared for the NEET entrance. Not only this but the difficulty level of the entrance test also plays an important role in securing good scores and getting a seat in any best government medical college in India. Moving ahead, the reserved category medical aspirant gets an advantage of securing admission in any top medical college easily because of the reserved category seats easily available to them in the best medical colleges in India. Moreover, now coming to the other most difficult scenario in the medical admission world is taking or securing a medical seat in the private medical colleges in India is like you will spending all your hard earned money in the donations you need to give for a private medical college.

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