NEET Cutoff 2022, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15 - Previous year Cut offs, Percentile and Scores
NEET Cutoff 2022 - The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET 2022 cutoff is going to be of two types- qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff. The NEET qualifying cutoff is the minimum marks required to pass the entrance exam. Whereas, the admission cutoff of NEET 2022 is the last rank at which admission is granted.
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The National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the NEET 2022 qualifying cutoff for all medical aspirants. NEET cutoff percentile for the general category is 50th and for SC/ST/OBC it is 40th. The NEET qualifying cutoff scores 2022 will be released along with the result by NTA at neet.nta.nic.in. Previously, NEET cutoff passing marks for the general category was 720-138, while for SC/ST/OBC it was 137-108.
All medical colleges accepting NEET scores will grant admission on the basis of the NEET 2022 admission cutoff. The state-wise NEET 2022 cutoff for government and private colleges will be released by the state competent authority.
On the basis of the NEET exam, admission will be granted to 90,825 MBBS, 27,948 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 487 BSc nursing, and 603 BVSc seats, as well as 1205 AIIMS MBBS and 200 JIPMER MBBS seats in 15 AIIMS and 2 JIPMER institutes. Candidates can check here the category-wise expected NEET cut off 2022, minimum qualifying percentile, cutoff ranks, tie-breaking method, and other details.
NEET 2022 Cutoff - Types
The following table can be referred to understand the difference between the two NEET cutoffs.
NEET 2022 Qualifying and Admission Cutoff
NEET Qualifying Cutoff
NEET Admission Cutoff
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), State conducting authorities
How to check?
Candidates will be able to check NEET qualifying cutoff scores for 2022 by logging into the NEET 2022 result portal.
The opening and closing ranks & scores can be checked on the state authorities' official website.
Purpose of Cutoff
On the basis of the NEET qualifying cutoff, aspirants use to qualify for the medical entrance test.
The admission cut off is the last rank on which admission in the medical colleges granted.
Used for Admissions
NEET Cutoff 2022 - What is the use?
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
Factors determining NEET cutoff
NEET cut off 2022 scores will be determined on the following factors for MBBS/BDS admissions:
What is the NEET 2022 Qualifying Cutoff?
The cutoff scores of NEET 2022 will be announced along with the result on the official website, neet.nta.nic.in. The minimum NEET 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.
According to last year's statistics, a total of 8,70,075 candidates have qualified for the exam out of 15,44,275 appeared candidates. The category-wise NEET UG 2022 cutoff percentile and previous year scores can be checked below.
NEET 2022 Percentile and Scores (Expected)
NEET 2022 cutoff
NEET cut-off marks
To be announced
To be announced
To be announced
To be announced
NEET 2022 Cutoff Percentile and Scores - Year-wise Analysis
To qualify for NEET exam, aspirants need to secure the pass percentile and NEET 2021 cut off marks, as specified by NTA. For example, NEET 2022 cutoff for the General category is 50th percentile which means that aspirants from the same category need to secure equal to or more than 50% of the candidates who will appear for the NEET 2022 exam. Check the previous year's category-wise NEET cutoff and marks below.
NEET MBBS/BDS Cut off 2021, 2020, 2019 - Year wise trends
NEET cutoff percentile
NEET 2020 cut off scores
NEET cutoff 2019 scores
How to calculate NEET cutoff 2022 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 2022 Cutoff: Tie-breaking Process
In case 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 2022, 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 the 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.
NEET Admission Cutoff 2022: Last rank on which admission granted Aspirants can check the round wise NEET last rank on which admission is granted.
NEET 2021 cutoff AIQ - MBBS (Round wise)
Mop - Up round
NEET 2021 cutoff AIQ - BDS (Round wise)
Mop - Up round
The NEET 2022 cutoff for government colleges will be updated here after availability. 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
NEET cut off for MBBS deemed universities
Name of college
NEET 2020 cutoff closing ranks
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 2020 closing rank
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 Cutoff 2022: 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 2022 state wise cutoff scores. The cut off of NEET 2022 for 85% state quota seats will be released by designated authorities after the completion of admission. The NEET 2022 state wise cutoff for state quota seats can be checked from the table below.
State-wise NEET Expected Cutoff 2022
NEET 2022 Marks Vs Ranks - Category-wise
No. of Candidates
No. of Candidates
UR / EWS & PwD
OBC & PwD
SC & PwD
ST & PwD
The NEET 2022 result will be released in form of a scorecard at neet.nta.nic.in. Aspirants can download the NTA NEET results by visiting the official website. In order to download NEET 2022 result, aspirants need to enter their NEET roll number, date of birth, and security pin.
The result-cum-scorecard of NEET 2022 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 2022 and qualifying status.
NEET Counselling 2022
On the basis of AIR, the exam conducting authority will prepare the NEET merit list 2022 indicating the rank-wise names of candidates who have qualified for the exam. The merit list will be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of MCC for conducting NEET 2022 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 2022 examination. The respective state counselling bodies will release NEET state-wise merit list 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.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET Cutoff 2022, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15 - Previous year Cut offs, Percentile and Scores
Question: What does the qualifying percentile of NEET cut off mean?
NEET 2022 cutoff is the minimum qualifying percentile to be secured to pass the entrance test.
Question: Will NEET 2022 cutoff be reduced?
The cut-off of NEET 2022 might be reduced if a sufficient number of candidates fail to secure the minimum qualifying percentile.
Question: If a candidate qualifies NEET, then is s/he eligible to participate in the counselling process?
Candidates qualifying for 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 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 202w 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 2022 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 2022 will only be considered for that particular year.
Question: What was cut off for previous years NEET exam?
Previously, NEET cutoff passing marks for the general category was 720-138, while for SC/ST/OBC it was 137-108.
Question: Is securing the NEET 2022 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.
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Questions related to NEET
is neet necessary for admission
NEET is for the candidates who have studied biology as a subject in 10+2 and wish to study further with medicine and health sciences courses such as BHMS, BAMS, MBBS, BDS etc.
>> NEET UG is a national level exam which is conducted every year to get admission into top medical colleges such as AIIMS, government medical colleges , JIPMER and many more.
>> The exam is conducted in offline mode with MCQs.
>> To know more about NEET visit here:
>> However, there are other medical exams which you can write except NEET such as USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) MCAT (Medical College Admission Test ) FPMT (Foreign Pre Medical Entrance Test).
** But if you want to take admission in top medical college, it is advisable to write NEET UG.
Do cancer patients get any reservation in the NEET ug counselling?
Hope you are doing absolutely great.
So, with regard to your query, no there is no such reservation to the cancer patients in the NEET UG exam.
The National Testing Agency will release the reservation criteria for the NEET qualifying candidates every year. The reservations for NEET UG exam only includes OBC, SC, ST, EWC and also disability criteria. Among these reservations 27% of the seats will be reserved for OBE, 10% for EWS, 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST category students. Further, 15% of the seats will also be reserved for All India Quota.
Checkout the following link for any information regarding NEET reservation criteria for the year 2022: https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-reservation-criteria
can i score 350-400 in neet in 2 months time?
Greetings of the day aspirant !!
I hope you are fine. See , for every competitive exam you have to be determined and consistent to crack that exam. Don't be panic , you still have the time to crack the exam. I will mentioning the points that will help you in your preparation. They are :
- First of all , analyse the whole syllabus and read it thoroughly.
- Mark those concepts and units first that have high weightage .
- Prepare those concepts first that are easy to score.
- Make time table in which give more hours to those topics which are tough for you.
- Revise all the concepts weekly as revision is most important factor.
- Try to solve previous year question papers so that you have an idea of about how the questions will come.
- Give mock tests weekly so you can manage your time according to your exam.
- Take healthy diet and healthy sleep.
I hope this helps you.
Revert back for further queries.
All the best !!
What is the safe score in neet to get government college in up. Under obc category. Plz reply
Good morning ,
I hope that you are doing fine. As per your mentioned query , i would like to tell you that cutoff varies every year . It is depend on the toughness of exams , number of students attempt and so on. But , as we see the previous year cut off then you have to score atleast 550 marks to get government college in Up under OBC category.
I hope this helps you.
Good wishes !!
how many marks are required in NEET ug 2022 (obc) for selection in AFMC bsc nursing? sir plz answer it fast.
As far as your marks is concerned as per the previous year trends for boys you need to score atleast 600 and for girls you need to score atleast 610+. However the dynamics may change due to the below factors. The authorities release the AFMC cut off with the release of the merit list.
There are other factors that needs to be considered while deciding the cut offs like number of candidates appearing in the examination, number of vacant seats in college, previous years cut offs and difficulty level of the paper.
To get complete information you can check out the link given below-