NEET PG Cutoff 2020 - Medical aspirants will be shortlisted for Doctor of Medicine (MD), Masters of Surgery (MS) and PG Diploma courses on the basis of NEET PG 2020 cutoff. Through the official brochure, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) will declare the cutoff of NEET PG 2020 to be secured. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying percentile which must be secured to pass NEET PG exam. The marks corresponding to the NEET MD/MS cutoff percentile will be released along with the result.
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NEET PG cutoff 2020 varies for different categories. For general category, aspirants need to secure at least the 50th percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is the 40th percentile. 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 will prepare 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.
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.
The dates related to declaration of NEET PG cutoff has been mentioned in the table below.
NEET PG cutoff dates
NEET PG exam
January 5, 2020
Announcement of result
Last week of January 2020*
NEET PG cutoff
Publication of merit list for 50% AIQ
First week of March 2020*
Second week of March 2020*
*dates are tentative
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.
Unreserved - PH (UR-PH)
SC/ST/OBC - PH
The factors determining the cutoff of NEET PG 2020 has been mentioned below:
Number of candidates appearing for test
Difficulty level of exam
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 percentile (2019)
Cutoff scores (2018)
Unreserved - PH
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)
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.
Cutoff scores 2019
Cutoff scores 2018
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.
NEET PG 2019 closing rank
NEET PG 2018 closing rank
B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior
Madras Medical College, Madras
Government Medical College, Nagpur
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Guntur Medical College, Guntur
VMMC and SJ Hospital, New Delhi
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai
AIQ cutoff rank
MD General Medicine
MS General Surgery
MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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.
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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just wait for the admit card and hope for the best.
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neet pg correction window is already over. it was from december 3 to december 7, 2019. right now its only depends on exam authority whether they will provide again for correction window or not.
follow the official website daily for latest updates.
correction window is already closed. you can do one thing, you can email them or try to connect with them in phone regarding your problem, the final decision is totally depends on exam authority.
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