NEET MDS Cut off 2020
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NEET MDS Cut off 2020 – National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced the cutoff of NEET MDS 2020 to shortlist the candidates for admission to Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) course. Candidates can check the corresponding NEET MDS cutoff marks on this page. The authority has increased the cutoff of NEET MDS 2020 by 36 marks for all categories. The minimum qualifying percentile of NEET MDS 2020 for general category is 50th percentile with 286 as the equivalent scores, while for SC/ST/OBC aspirants, the cutoff percentile is 40th with 250 scores equals to it. NEET MDS cut off 2020 is the minimum percentile which must be secured to qualify the entrance test. It mentions the scores which must be obtained by the dental graduates to participate for counselling process. The cutoff has been calculated on the basis of NEET MDS marking scheme specified by the regulatory body.
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Based on the NEET MDS 2020 cut off, NBE will prepare the merit list for 50% All India Quota seats (for admission to around 243 PG dental seats). The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the seat allotment process for 50% AIQ, all deemed/central universities, ESIC and other colleges according to NEET MDS cutoff 2020. Also, the respective state counselling authorities will also determine the cutoff scores for granting admission to 50% state quota seats in government dental and private universities/colleges/institutes located in the state. Go through the article on NEET MDS cut off 2020, calculation process, previous year cutoff and other details here.

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It must be noted by aspirants that securing the minimum cut off scores does not guarantee admission to postgraduate dental courses. For admission to MDS colleges, students must participate in NEET MDS counselling for All India Quota and State Quota seats. The admission will be done strictly on the basis of merit rank, preferences filled and seat available.

NEET MDS Cutoff 2020

As mentioned above, the cutoff of NEET MDS is the minimum qualifying percentile which must be secured to pass the entrance exam. NEET MDS 2020 cut off varies for various categories. Candidates can check NEET MDS 2020 cutoff for different categories from the table below.

NEET MDS cutoff 2020 (Announced)

Category
Cut off percentile
Cutoff Marks
General and EWS
50th percentile
286
SC/ST/OBC
40th percentile
250
General and EWS - PH
45th percentile
268
SC/ST/OBC - PH
40th percentile
250

NEET MDS Cut off 2020 Dates

Candidates can check the important dates of NEET MDS 2020 cutoff as mentioned in the table below.

Important Dates related to NEET MDS Cutoffs

Events

Dates

NEET MDS 2020 exam

December 20, 2019

Declaration of result

January 15, 2020 - Declared

Release of cut off scores

January 15, 2020 - Announced

Download Score Card from
January 18, 2020
Publication of merit list for AIQ seats
First week of March 2020*

Commencement of counselling

March 16, 2020

*denotes that dates are tentative

Factors determining NEET MDS 2020 Cut off

The cut off percentile will be derived based on the official marking scheme which mentions that four (4) marks will be awarded for every correct response, while one (1) mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt and no marks for unanswered questions. The other factors which helps in determining the NEET MDS cutoff 2020 are below-mentioned.

  • Number of candidates appearing for the test
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Seats available and others

NEET MDS 2020 Cutoff – Percentile Vs Marks

Aspirants who secures equal to or more than the qualifying percentile will be considered eligible for admission to MDS courses. To qualify the NEET MDS 2020 exam, candidates belonging to general category must secure at least 50th percentile, while 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC aspirants. For the year 2020, the cutoff of NEET MDS 2020 has been increased by 36 marks. The marks equals to general category, reserved and general-PH category is 286, 250 and 268, respectively. Last year, the equivalent scores to the NEET MDS cutoff for general category was 250, while for SC/ST/OBC, it was 215. Aspirants from general PWD category were suppose to secure the cutoff marks of 232 for 45th percentile.

A percentile rank shows the performance of the candidate in comparison to others, while a percentage rank shows how well a candidate has performed. Percentile ranks are commonly used to clarify the interpretation of marks on the standardised tests, whereas, the percentage of marks is simply calculated based on the marks obtained out of the total marks. Based on the percentile scores, the All India merit list will be prepared. The table below shows the previous years percentile and cut off marks of NEET MDS exam for qualifying.

NEET MDS Cut off – 2019, 2018

Category

NEET MDS cut off percentile

NEET MDS cut off scores (out of 960 marks)

NEET MDS cut off percentile 2019

NEET MDS cut off scores (out of 960 marks)

General

50

250

50

233

SC/ST/OBC

40

215

40

204

General-PH

45

232

45

219


Types of NEET MDS Cut off 2020

The cutoff of NEET MDS 2020 will be considered for admission to following postgraduate dental courses:

  • 50% All India Quota seats (excluding Jammu & Kashmir)
  • 50% State Quota seats (including Jammu & Kashmir)

NEET MDS 2020 Cutoff for 50% All India Quota seats

In order to be eligible to participate for NEET MDS counselling for 50% All India Quota seats, aspirants need to secure the minimum qualifying percentile declared by NBE. Only those candidates who will secure the minimum cutoff scores for 50% AIQ seats will be included in the merit list.

For the year 2019, the 50% All India Quota cut off percentile for each category was same of qualifying NEET MDS cut off. The previous year cut off for 50% AIQ is mentioned below in the table.

NEET MDS cut off for 50% AIQ

Category

General

SC/ST/OBC

General-PH

Cut off Scores

250

215

232


NEET MDS 2020 – Tie Breaking Procedure

In case the marks of two or more candidates will be equal, then the authority will use the following inter-se merit process to determine the merit position:

  • Number of correct responses: Aspirants with more number of correct responses in the test will be placed at higher rank
  • Date of birth: If the first tie-breaker will fail, then the age of candidates will be considered. Students older in age will be allotted better rank in the merit list

Revision of NEET MDS Cut off 2020

In order to fill the sufficient number of vacant seats, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India will lower the NEET MDS cutoff percentile and corresponding marks. In the previous year, the authority had lowered the cutoff percentile due to the number of candidates in the respective categories were three times less than the number of seats left vacant. NEET MDS cutoff for general category was lowered to 25.835th percentile with the marks equals to 172. While, the qualifying percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates were lower to 15.835th with corresponding marks of 140. Candidates can check the revised previous year NEET MDS cutoff scores and percentile from the table below.

NEET MDS cut off percentile 2019

Category

Minimum qualifying percentile

NEET MDS Cutoff scores 2019 (out of 960)Revised Minimum required percentile Revised NEET MDS Cutoff scores 2019 (out of 960)

Unreserved category

50th percentile

25025.835thPercentile
172

Unreserved-PH category

45th percentile

23220.835thPercentile
156

OBC category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile
140

SC category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile
140

ST category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile
140

OBC-PH category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile

156

SC-PH category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile

156

ST-PH category

40th percentile

21515.835thPercentile

156


AIQ NEET MDS Cut off for Top Dental Institutes

The table below mentions NEET MDS cutoff last rank of dental aspirants who were granted admission in top 10 dental institutes under All India Quota (AIQ) seats.

NEET Cutoff rank

Name of dental college

NEET MDS Cutoff 2019 Rank (Round-2)

NEET MDS 2018 Cut off rank

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi

215

247

Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak

308

248

Nair Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai

362

262

Government Dental College and Research Institute, Banglore

349

261

Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai

330

266

Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Tamil Nadu

434

270

Mahatma Gandhi PG Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry

197

96

Government Dental College, Kottayam

313

12

S.C.B Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack

351

132

Regional Dental College, Guwahati

326

171


NEET MDS Cut off Rank for admission

The cut off rank for admission signifies the merit rank at which admission to MDS courses closed for UR, SC, ST, and OBC. As per previous year data, the last rank of the general category was 270 for admission to MDS course under 50% All India Quota seats, while the NEET MDS cut off rank 2017 for UR category was 290. Candidates can check the 50% AIQ closing rank of each category in NEET MDS 2018 and NET MDS 2017 from the graph below.



NEET MDS Merit List 2020

NBE will prepare the NEET MDS 2020 merit list on the basis of cut off scores. The authority will release the merit list for All India Quota seats and state-wise merit list. For admission to dental colleges, the rank list will be prepared as listed below:

  • All India NEET MDS rank: It includes the overall merit rank of all the candidates who appeared for NEET MDS 2020
  • All India 50% Quota rank: This list shows the merit position of aspirants amongst all the candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam and are eligible for 50% AIQ seats
  • All India 50% Quota Category rank: This is the merit position of candidates in the respective categories (OBC/SC/ST), as chosen by students while filling the NEET MDS application form 2020, amongst the aspirants eligible for 50% AIQ seats
  • State Quota rank: State quota rank, state category rank, benefit of in-service candidates, rural posting (if applicable) and other will be determined by the designated authority of the particular state

NEET MDS Counselling 2020

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is conducting the counselling for admission to 50% All India Quota seats, deemed and central universities/colleges. In order to be eligible for counselling, candidates must secure the minimum qualifying NEET MDS 2020 cut off as prescribed by NBE. To participate for NEET MDS 2020 counselling, aspirants have to register themselves online by entering the required details. During the registration process, they have to fill their preferences of colleges as well as courses. On the basis of these preferences, NEET MDS rank and availability of seats, the seat allotment process will be done. Once the admission will be granted, candidates must report at the allotted college for verification of documents and completion of admission procedure.

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i hv secured 25899 rank in Jan 2020. in Gen category ??is there any chance?

Aman Raj Student Expert 28th Jan, 2020

Hello

The closing ranks for the top 50 colleges in 2018 AIQ Gen category MD . There may be not be much of deviation in the top 10.


AIQ (top 50 by closing Gen cat rank)


MAULANA AZAD MEDICAL COLL., N.DELHI-205


MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, CHENNAI-269


LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLL.,N.DELHI-451


CHENGALPATTU Medical College, CHENGALPATTU-522


Government Medical College, Kozhikode-564


Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai-656


V.M.M.C. and S.J. HOSPITAL. New DELHI-681


Government Medical College, Kottayam-708


UNIV. COLL. OF MED. SCIENCE,N.DELHI-719


Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram-744


THANJAVUR MEDICAL COLLEGE,THANJAVUR-759


Indra Gandhi Inst. Of Child Health, Bangalore-773


MADURAI MEDICAL COLLEGE, MADURAI-786


Government T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha-799


KILPAUK MEDICAL COLLEGE, CHENNAI-853


PGIMER Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi-887


Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore-956


COIMBATORE Medical College,COIMBATORE-1018


Government Medical College, Thrissur-1042


Guntur Medical College, Guntur-1070


Grant Medical College, Mumbai-1092


Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, SELAM-1118


INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, VARANASI-1132


Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada-1147


Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore-1197


K.A.P.Viswanathan Government Medical College,TIRUCHIRAPPALLL I-1224


GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL-1244


King Georges Medical University, LUCKNOW-1277


TIRUNELVELI Medical College, TIRUNELVELI-1280


Government Thoothukudi Medical College-1302


Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai-1342


Osmania Medical College Koti-1400


Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai-1460


GOVT DHARAMAPURI MED COLL,DHARMAPURI-1472


Government Theni Medical College, Theni-1473


Gandhi Medical College Musheerabad Secunderabad-1474


GOA MEDICAL COLLEGE, PANAJI-1497


Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary-1531


JWAHAR LAL NEHRU MEDICAL COLLEGE, ALIGARH-1532


Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli-1549


ESI PGIMSR, Banglore-1578


Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College, KANPUR-1648


Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak-1650


Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam-1665


ESI PGIMSR, Delhi-1705


Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College, Pune-1731


MEDICAL COLLEGE, KOLKATA-1758


Siddartha Medical College, Vijayawada-1772


Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Indore-1808


Government Medical College, Nagpur-1812


Deemed top 6


Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Univ., Manipal - 7322


Sri Ramachandra Med. College and Res. Inst., Chennai - 7533


Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Univ., Mangalore - 8053


Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi - 9801


JSS Medical College, Jagadguru - 10480


Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, KLEU, Belagavi - 10621

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I have got 3975 rank (AIQ) in neet mds and Im under obc category. is there any possibility of getting a non clinical seat in govt clg??

Nihal Kumar Gupta Student Expert 27th Jan, 2020

Hi Harika,

First of all congratulations on securing good rank in NEET MDS 2020. As per your rank and previous year cutoff, you will get good colleges with this rank.  the colleges you get are:

JSS Dental college and hospital--MDS in Endodontics

Rural medical college,Loni--MDS in Endodontics

School of dental sciences,Karad--MDS in orthodontics, Oral surgery

BVDU Dental college, Mumbai--MDS in orthodontics

SRM Dental college,Chennai--MDS in orthodontics, Oral Surgery

There is a list of medical you will get as per your rank. Hope this helps!! You can also go through our college predictor to check which colleges you are eligible for through your NEET Score. The link for the college predictor is : https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-mds-college-predictor

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I HAVE DONE/COMPLEATED MY BDS IN KARANATAK,I AM LOCAL CANDIDATE IN tELANGANA,sHELLL I ELIGIBLE FOR KARNATAKA STATE QUOTA mds SEAT.MY AIR IS 10080,IN WHICH STATE I AM ELIGIBLE FOR STATE QUOTA PLEASE CONFIRM.

Srijika Bhattacharyya 27th Jan, 2020
Hello,
According to meet guidelines you are eligible in both the state you have completed bds and your state of domicile, that is, the state in which you have studied for 6 years. So, if you have studied in Telangana for atleast 6 years you are eligible for seats in both Karnataka and Telangana.
Hope this helps.
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i get 1419 rank in neet MDS 2020 in which government college i will get admission also i am EWS category do i get in government dental college ahemadabad??

Yashu Shrivastava 27th Jan, 2020

Hello Janu

With this rank,there are tough chances for you to get any good government colleges but yes there are some chances that you will get Government Dental College and Hospital,Ahmedabad with this rank.

If you want to check the probability from Good Chances to Tough Chances of getting colleges with this rank,you can check it out here https://medicine.careers360.com/college-predictors/neet-mds-college-predictor/results?caste_id=2&counselling_id=4426&disability_id=2&exam_id=899&rank=1419

I Hope This Helps

Best Of Luck!!

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i git 10171 rank in neet mds i have any chance to get govt seat in all india sc category

Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 27th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Hope you are doing well.

You have very tough chance to get college with very narrow options among college and branch.

You can see through given link.

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Feel free for further queries.

Good luck

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