NEET Cut off 2020 (Released by NTA): GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PwD, EWS
NEET Cutoff 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET 2020 cutoff percentile score along with the result on October 16. at ntaneet.nic.in. NEET cutoff for MBBS/BDS colleges can be checked from this page below. It is to be noted that NEET UG cut off 2020 varies for each category. Medicos must secure NEET qualifying marks 2020 percentile and scores to qualify the offline entrance exam. NEET MBBS/BDS cutoff 2020 for General category candidates is 50th, while NEET cut off for OBC, SC and ST will be 40th. NEET cutoff scores for general category candidates is 720-147, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 146-113. Aspirants who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS abroad must also pass the exam by securing NEET cut off percentile and scores in order to be deemed eligible.
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The conducting authority has determined the NEET cut off for MBBS and BDS to shortlist the candidates for admission to 80,055 MBBS, 525 BVSc & AH, 26,949 BDS, and other AYUSH courses offered by government and private colleges of India. Based on the minimum qualifying percentile of the NEET 2020 exam, the merit list will be prepared By Medical Counselling Committees (MCC) for admission to 15% AIQ, deemed/central universities, AFMS, and ESIC institutes. While the respective state counselling authorities will use NEET 2020 state wise cut off for granting admission to 85% state quota seats and other private institutes in the state. Read all the details related to NEET pass mark 2020 mentioning the minimum qualifying percentile, cut off ranks and trends, tie-breaking criteria, merit list and minimum marks for NEET 2020 for government college. In accordance with previous year NEET statistics, out of 14,10,755 test-takers, only 7,97,042 candidates managed to qualify the exam by securing equal to or more than the NEET cutoff qualifying percentile. As per last year, unreserved category aspirants had to secure at least the NEET pass mark range of 701-134, in order to get equal to the 50th percentile. According to NEET reservation criteria candidates belonging to reserved categories had to secure marks range of 133-107.
NEET cut off 2020 - Percentile & scores
NEET 2020 cutoff released on October 16 can be checked from the table below. It is mandatory for test-takers to secure minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2020 to qualify the national level offline entrance exam. The category-wise NEET cut off percentile to be secured is mentioned in the table below.
NEET UG 2020 cutoff percentile for MBBS/BDS
NEET Cut off percentile
|NEET 2020 cutoff scores|
NEET 2020 Expected Cut off
Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance, Career Point, Sri Chaitanya and other institutes have released NEET expected cut off 2020 marks. These NEET cutoff qualifying marks is corresponding to the NEET qualifying percentile. With the help of expected cutoff of NEET 2020 by coaching centres, aspirants can know whether they have qualified the NEET exam. Also, expected NEET 2020 cut off can also determine which MBBS/BDS college can be granted to candidates for admission, based on previous years' trend.
NEET 2020 cutoff score by Aakash - Released
|Category||Cutoff percentile||Expected score|
|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 2020 cutoff Important dates
The dates related to the declaration of the NEET 2020 cutoff for MBBS and BDS and result can be checked from the table below.
NEET cut off 2020 for MBBS/BDS - Dates
September 13, 2020
|NEET 2020 phase 2 exam||October 14, 2020|
Announcement of result
October 16, 2020
NEET cut off releases
October 16, 2020
October 28, 2020 - Started
Factors determining for NEET cut off marks for MBBS/ BDS
Below are the factors determining NEET MBBS/BDS cut off for admission:
Number of candidates appeared for exam
The difficulty level of the NEET question paper 2020 in exam
Total seats available
NEET 2020 cut off - percentile vs marks
As per the official brochure, the NEET cutoff percentile (minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2020) provides the performance comparison of a candidate among others and gives aspirants an idea of how much marks required for NEET. This means that NEET 2020 cutoff percentile will be determined on the basis of the highest marks obtained in the merit list for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. For instance, the NEET pass mark 2020 percentile for the general category implies that students are required to score more than 50% of applicants from the same category.
Aforementioned, to qualify NEET 2020 exam, medicos are required to secure NEET qualifying marks 2020 as specified by the authority. NEET cut off percentile varies for different categories. General category candidates must secure at least the 50th percentile, while for aspirants belonging to the reserved category have to secure the 40th percentile to pass the test. For NEET 2019, the minimum NEET exam pass mark 2020 for the unreserved category was 134 and for NEET 2020 cut off for OBC, SC, and ST students, it was 107. Check previous years category-wise NEET cutoff and marks below.
NEET cutoff MBBS/BDS marks- 2019, 2018
NEET cutoff percentile
NEET MBBS/BDS qualifying marks (2019)
NEET cutoff scores (2018)
Unreserved PH (UR-PH)
How to calculate the NEET cutoff percentile 2020?
NTA has defined that, “a percentile rank is the percentage of score that falls below a given score in a group.” The authority will apply a specific formula to calculate the minimum qualifying marks for NEET 2020, which is provided below.
Revision of NEET cut off 2020 for MBBS and BDS
The central government in consultation with the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Dental Council of India (DCI) might lower NEET qualifying marks 2020 for allotment of MBBS/BDS seats in India for candidates from respective categories. The designated authorities will decrease the cutoff of NEET 2020 due to the sufficient number of aspirants from various categories fails to secure the minimum qualifying percentile.
Last year, NEET cutoff for BDS was lowered by 10.00 percentile, making it the 40th percentile for general category candidates. While for reserved categories, the cut off for NEET was decreased to 30th percentile. The category-wise lowered NEET BDS cutoff percentile and scores is provided in the table below.
Revised NEET cut off
Revised cutoff percentile
Revised cutoff scores
Cutoff percentile & scores
50th (701-134 marks range)
45th (133-120 marks range)
40th (133-107 marks range)
40th (119-107 marks range)
NEET 2020 cutoff: tie-breaking process
In case, if two or more candidates have secured equal NEET cut off qualifying scores, the authority will use the tie-breaking criteria to prepare NEET merit list 2020. The below-mentioned steps in order of preference will be followed to break the tie:
Higher marks in Biology: Aspirants securing higher scores/percentile in Biology (Botany and Zoology) will be preferred first for merit list.
Higher marks in Chemistry: If the tie still exists, then the higher marks/percentile of 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.
Age: At last, the age of candidate will be taken into consideration. Aspirant elder in age will be given higher rank in the merit list.
NEET cutoff for admission
The cut off of NEET 2020 will be considered for admission to the following UG medical seats:
15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats
85% State Quota seats
Deemed and Central universities
ESIC and AFMS
How much marks required for NEET for 15% All India Quota seats
As mentioned before, for admission to 15% AIQ seats, aspirants must secure NEET 2020 AIQ cutoff as specified by NTA. It must be noted that the AIQ cutoff of NEET 2020 will be the same as the qualifying percentile.
NEET cut off scores for All India Quota seats has been mentioned in the table below, which is equivalent to the percentile.
NEET cutoff for 15% AIQ
Cutoff scores (2019)
Cutoff scores (2018)
Name of Medical Colleges
2019 NEET closing rank
2018 NEET closing rank
2017 NEET closing rank
2016 NEET closing rank
2015 AIPMT closing rank
NEET cut off for MBBS deemed universities
Name of college
NEET 2019 closing ranks
NEET 2018 closing ranks
Sree Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry
Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram
B.L.D.E University, Bijapur
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth
NEET cutoff for BDS deemed universities
Name of Medical Colleges
NEET 2019 closing rank
NEET 2018 closing rank
Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya
SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara
NEET exam pass mark 2020 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 2020 state wise cutoff scores. The cut off of NEET 2020 for 85% state quota seats will be released by designated authorities after the completion of admission. The NEET 2020 state wise cutoff for state quota seats can be checked from the table below.
NEET MBBS/BDS cutoff for state quota seats
NEET 2019 cutoff: category-wise qualified candidates
NEET cut off 2019: Gender-wise qualified candidates
NEET 2019: Nationality-wise qualified candidates
NEET 2018 cutoff: category-wise qualified candidates
(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)
NEET 2018 cutoff: Gender-wise qualified candidates
(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)
NEET 2018: Nationality-wise qualified aspirants
(By Obtaining NEET Cut off)
NEET cutoff 2017: qualifying percentile and marks range
No. of Candidates Qualified
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
NEET result 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA) had announced the result in form of a scorecard on October 16 at ntaneet.nic.in. Aspirants could check their NTA NEET 2020 result by visiting the official website. In order to download NEET 2020 result, aspirants need to enter their NEET roll number, date of birth and security pin. The result-cum-scorecard of NEET 2020 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 2020 and qualifying status.
NEET counselling 2020
On the basis of AIR, the exam conducting authority will prepare NEET merit list 2020 indicating the rank-wise names of candidates who have qualified the exam. The merit list will be forwarded to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for conducting NEET 2020 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 2020 examination. The state counselling body will also be responsible for granting admission to private medical/dental colleges located in a particular state.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET Cut off 2020 (Released by NTA): GEN, OBC, SC, ST, PwD, EWS
Question: What does the minimum qualifying percentile of NEET cut off mean?
NEET 2020 cutoff is the minimum qualifying percentile to be secured to pass the entrance test. The calculation of percentile depends on several factors including number of appearing students, difficulty level of paper, performance of test takers and others.
Question: Is securing the NEET 2020 cut off percentile ensures admission to the medical and dental colleges?
By securing minimum NEET cut off percentile, an aspirant only becomes eligible to participate for counselling process. The cutoff scores of NEET 2020 equivalent to percentile will be announced along with the result.
Question: If a candidate qualifies NEET, then is s/he eligible to participate in the counselling process?
Candidates qualifying the exam will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. It must be noted that mere qualification does not ensure admission to a medical or dental seat.
Question: Why does the NEET Cut off percentile remain the same while the Cut off marks vary every year?
NEET Cut off percentile has been provided by Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India and is fixed at 50th percentile for unreserved category candidates and 40th percentile for reserved category candidates. The percentile depends on the relative score of all the candidates who have appeared in the exam. Therefore, the corresponding marks to the percentile vary each year as the performance of candidates will also be different.
Question: Does scoring marks equal to or more than the NEET cutoff score makes the candidate eligible for the counselling of state quota seats?
The eligibility for state quota seats depends on the state counselling authorities. Candidates seeking admission to state quota seats will be required to at least obtain marks equal to NEET 2020 cut off but this sole requirement will not make them eligible for the state quota seats. There could be domicile requirements as well.
Question: Will the NEET cutoff 2020 be considered valid in the next academic year as well?
No, the result of NEET is valid for one year only. Therefore, the cutoff of NEET 2020 will only be considered for that particular year.
Question: What was cut off for previous years NEET exam?
The qualifying percentile of NEET 2019 was 50 percentile for general category with corresponding scores range of 701-134, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40 percentile with the marks range of 133-107.
Question: Will NEET 2020 cut off drop?
The cutoff depends on various factors like the number of candidates appearing in the exam, their performance, and sanctioned seats. If any of these factors change, cutoff may also change.
Question: Has NEET expected cutoff 2020 released?
Yes, the expected cutoff of NEET 2020 by leading coaching institutes has been released, which can be checked in the article above. NEET expected cut off 2020 has been released for General, SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates.
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Questions related to NEET
which medical college be choose if i get 500 Marks in neet for general category ( Uttar Pradesh )
Being from General Category, I believe with a Score of 500/720 in NEET, you have bleak chances in securing a seat in MBBS at any of the State or Government Medical Colleges. However, you must keep hope and apply for the Counselling Procedure.
To know more about NEET Cutoff of Medical Colleges in UP do follow the link below
I would suggest you to take a Drop, if possible, since there are high chances after a 500 in first try in end up with 600+ in the next attempt followed by Admission in some of the Top State or Government MBBS Colleges in Uttar Pradesh.
You may also consider Top Private Medical Institutes, if you have sufficient financial and monetary security. Private Medical Colleges of Maharashtra like DY Patil, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, SUM in Odisha as well as those in Karnataka like KMC Manipal and other under COMEDK Medical Counselling like KIMS, Ramaiah and Bangalore Institute of Medical Sciences are all good medical colleges and provide effective medical education.
can i get admission in terna medical colleges if my neet score is 300 if yes then what will be the fees for mbbs?
Terna Medical College, Mumbai admissions are made based on the NEET Entrance examination scores. Candidates need to score minimum qualifying marks to apply for further admission process at TMC, Mumbai.
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences grants affiliation to TMC.
Last year the cut off for mop up round was 485.
You have to fill state quota form for admission in this college.
Its fees is 27 lakh full 5 year course.
You can refer to this link for more information about the College.
Hope this helps!!!
I have done 10 class from AMU and 11, 12th from Jamia .can i eligible for DU quota in 15% AIQ neet counselling.
I think you are referring to 85% Quota seats in Delhi NEET Counselling.
If you have studied 11th standard and 12th standard in any school located in Delhi, then you are eligible to participate in delhi state quota counselling conduced by both mcc as well as ipu. Only for Army college of medical sciences, students from any state with army background are eligible to apply.
I scored 61 in Physics, 42 Biology and 37 chemsitry. I belong to OBC category . am I eligible for appearing in neet?
NEET eligibility marks in class 12 to be considered are aggregate marks only for PCB subjects OBC/SC/ST - 40%. Since you have an aggregate greater than 40% you are elligible to apply for the exam provided you fulfill all the other conditions.
You can refer to the below link for complete details:
I am 28yrs old n belongs to obc 3b category will I b eligible to attend the neet exam in may 2021
Age requirement for giving NEET exam is that the candidates should Born on or before December 31, 2004 . And as there is no age limit , you can appear for the NEET exam which is going to be held in May,2021.
All the best for the exam,
Hope it helps!