NEET PG Cut off 2020
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NEET PG Cutoff 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced NEET PG cutoff 2020 on January 30, along with the result. The marks corresponding to the NEET MD/MS cutoff percentile has been released along with the result. Medical aspirants shortlists for Doctor of Medicine (MD), Masters of Surgery (MS) and PG Diploma courses on the basis of NEET PG 2020 cutoff. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying percentile which must be secured to pass NEET PG exam. NEET PG cutoff 2020 varies for different categories. For general category, aspirants need to secure at least the 50th percentile with corresponding score of 366, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is the 40th percentile with equivalent scores of 319. Candidates who will secure NEET PG minimum qualifying percentile will be included in the merit list. Last year, the cutoff marks of NEET PG for Unreserved (UR) category was 340.
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Based on NEET PG cutoff 2020, the authority has prepared the merit list, which will be used for admission to 50% AIQ, Deemed/Central universities, ESIC and AFMC colleges. NEET PG counselling 2020 will be conducted in two rounds by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for admission to around 19,525 MD and 10,601 MS seats offered by medical colleges across India. Besides All India Quota seats, the NEET PG 2020 cutoff will also be used by the respective state counselling authorities to derive the merit list for admission to 50% state quota seats. Read the article on NEET PG cutoff 2020 to know the calculation process, previous years cutoff and other details here.

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It should be noted that securing the minimum NEET PG cutoff percentile does not guarantee admission to PG courses. It is mandatory for aspirants to participate in the counselling done on the basis of NEET PG merit list 2020. The admission will be done strictly on the basis of merit rank, preferences of colleges as well as courses, seats availability and reservation criteria.

NEET PG 2020 Cutoff - Qualifying Percentile

As said above, it is important to secure the minimum NEET PG qualifying percentile 2020 to pass the computer-based entrance test. The category-wise NEET PG cutoff 2020 percentile has been mentioned in the table below.

NEET PG qualifying percentile - Declared

Category

Cutoff percentile

Cutoff scores

Unreserved (UR)

50th

366

SC/ST/OBC

40th

319

Unreserved - PH (UR-PH)

45th

342

SC/ST/OBC - PH

40th

319

NEET PG Cutoff 2020 Factors

The factors determining the cutoff of NEET PG 2020 has been mentioned below:

  • Number of candidates appearing for test

  • Difficulty level of exam

  • Seats availability

NEET PG 2020 Cutoff - Percentile vs Marks

As per the official brochure, a percentile rank tells how well a candidate performed in comparison to others, while the percentage rank indicates how better an aspirant has performed. Percentile rank never shows the marks but will display the merit position of candidate among others. Percentile rank are commonly used to clarify the interpretation of marks based on the standardised tests. And the percentage is calculated on the basis of marks obtained in the computer based test.

In order to qualify NEET PG 2020 exam, it becomes mandatory for medicos to qualify the entrance test. The general category aspirants must secure at least the 50th percentile, while SC/ST/OBC candidates must secure 40th percentile. For the year 2019, the scores equivalent to general category was 340, while for reserved category candidates, it is 295. On the basis of percentile scores, NEET PG merit list 2020 will be prepared. The table below mentions NEET PG previous years cutoff and marks for qualifying.

NEET PG cutoff - 2019, 2018

Category

NEET PG cutoff percentile (2019)

Cutoff scores

Cutoff scores (2018)

Unreserved (UR)

50th

340

321

SC/ST/OBC

40th

295

281

Unreserved - PH

45th

317

300

SC/ST/OBC - PH

40th

295

281

Types of NEET PG 2020 cutoff

The cutoff of NEET PG 2020 will be considered for admission to the following postgraduate medical courses:

  • 50% All India Quota seats (excluding former Jammu & Kashmir state)

  • 50% State Quota seats (including state of Jammu and Kashmir)

NEET PG cutoff 2020 for 50% All India Quota seats

As mentioned earlier, in order to be included in 50% AIQ merit list, it is mandatory for aspirants to secure the minimum qualifying percentile and marks as specified by the authority. The cutoff for NEET PG 2020 50% AIQ will be the same as the qualifying percentile of NEET PG 2020.

Last year, the AIQ cutoff for NEET PG is mentioned in the table below, which was the same as NEET PG qualifying percentile.

NEET PG cutoff for 50% AIQ

Category

General (UR)

SC/ST/OBC

General (UR)-PH

SC/ST/OBC-PH

Cutoff scores 2019

340

295

317

295

Cutoff scores 2018

321

281

300

281

Revision of NEET PG 2020 cutoff

In case of number of vacant seats left after the completion of subsequent rounds of counselling, the Medical Council of India (MCI) in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) will lower the NEET PG cutoff 2020 for the respective categories. Last year, NEET PG cutoff for general category candidates was lowered to 44th percentile with the 313 corresponding marks. While, the cutoff percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates, the cutoff was decreased from 40th to 34th percentile with an equivalent of 270 marks. The table below displays previous years’ revised percentile and cutoff scores as specified by the authority.

Revised NEET PG cutoff

Category

Cutoff percentile

Cutoff scores

Revised cutoff

Revised scores

General

50th

340

44th

313

SC/ST/OBC

40th

295

34th

270

General-PH

45th

317

39th

291

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th

295

34th

270

50% AIQ NEET PG cutoff 2020 of top medical colleges

Last cutoff rank of NEET PG 2019 vs NEET PG 2018 vs NEET PG 2017


NEET PG 2019 cutoff rank of favourite specialties

MD/MS Specialties

AIQ cutoff rank

MD General Medicine

4632

MD Paediatrics

4438

MD Radiodiagnosis

2403

MS General Surgery

8222

MS Orthopedics

5759

MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

2763

MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology

8141

NEET PG Cutoff 2020 - Tie-breaker

In case of two or more candidates securing equal marks in NEET PG 2020 merit list, the conducting authority will use the tie-breaking procedure as mentioned below.

  • Aspirants with lesser number of incorrect answers in Part A+B+C will be placed at the better position in NEET PG rank list.

  • Candidates with higher marks in Part C will be considered at better rank.

  • The lesser number incorrect responses in Part C will be awarded higher rank.

  • Candidates securing higher marks in Part B of the exam will be considered first.

  • Medical graduates with lesser number of Part B answers will be allotted better rank.

  • More number of higher marks in Part A of a candidate will be eligible to be ranked at a higher position.

  • Lesser number of negative responses in Part A by an aspirant will lead him/her to a better merit position.

  • Lastly, the age of candidate will be considered and elder one will be awarded at higher rank.

NEET PG Counselling 2020

On the basis of merit rank, candidates will be called for NEET PG 2020 counselling for admission to 50% AIQ seats, all seats of Deemed/Central universities, ESICs and AFMC institutes. In order to appear for NEET PG seat allotment process, aspirants need to register themselves. While registering, they will be required to provide their preferences of colleges as well as courses. Based on these preferences, All India Rank, seats available in a particular college, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to Masters of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and PG Diploma courses.

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my aiq rank is 26733.my obc category rank is 9493.do i get Dnb pediatrics in telungana or banglore? plz reply sir...or shall i start preparing for my nxt attempt

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

VMKV Medical College

Chettinad Academy of Higher Research

Meenakshi Medical College

Vinayaka Missions Medical College

Telangana or Bangalore are difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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my neet pg 2020 rank is 49649 and obc category rank is 17944, is it possible for me to get dnb gen. surgery?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

Aarupadai Veedu Medical College

Sree Balaji Medical College

Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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i have got 6k rank in neet pg and i have gen ews quota and i am from delhi university so with this rank can i get medicine Or dermatology in delhi

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

Medicine:

KMC, Mangalore

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences

Dermatology:

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences

KIMS, Telangana

Delhi is difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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My NEET PG rank is 9849. Can I get DNB dermatology at this rank. Also I belong to OBC category.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

VMKV Medical College

Chettinad Academy of Higher Research

Sree Balaji Medical College

Delhi is difficult with this rank. Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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my neet pg 2020 rank is 9849. Can I get obs gynae in a govt. college in maharashtra or M.P. through all india also i belong to OBC category

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Feb, 2020

Going by previous All India cut offs and your rank, you may decent chances in Medical Colleges like:

MGM Medical College, Aurangabad

MGM Medical College, Mumbai

Loni Rural Medical College

D.Y.Patil Medical College

Having said that, this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, difficulty of the exam, and no.of seats available for each specialisation. Please try our College predictor to check the possibility of other specialisations with you rank across India:  https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-pg-all-india-college-predictor


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