NEET PG 2017: Health Ministry lowers cut off scores; revises state quota merit list
None, 25 May 2017, #NEET PG

In a major development, the Union Health Ministry in consultation with Medical Council of India has reduced the qualifying marks, i.e., for NEET PG cut off by 7.5 percentile, to be applicable for 2017 academic year, only. This move is likely to benefit around 10,000 post graduate medical aspirants. Moreover, the NBE has also released a revised NEET PG result and cut off scores for 50% state quota seats. However, there is no change in 50% All India Quota MD/MS and PG Diploma seats.

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“...It has been decided with the consultation with Medical Council of India (MCI), to reduce the percentile cut offs for NEET PG 2017 by 7.5 percentile taking them to 42.5 for general candidates and 32.5 for reserved categories” states an official notification undersigned by Arun Singhal, Joint Secretary, Medical Education.

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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for post graduate admissions is conducted by National Board of Examination (NBE) annually for admissions to MD, MS and PG Diploma seats across the country. The qualifying criteria in NEET PG was set at 50th percentile for General category, 40th percentile for OBC/SC/ST and 45th percentile for PWD category candidates. Now, with the reduced cut off marks by 7.5 percentile, the new qualifying percentile for General category candidates is 42.5, while it is 32.5 and 37.5 percentile for SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates, respectively.

Change in NEET Cut off marks

Category

New cut off of NEET PG (percentile)

Old cut off of NEET PG (percentile)

General

42.5

50

SC/ST/OBC

32.5

40

PWD

37.5

45

Cut off lowered for current academic year

 

Further, the lowering of cut offs is only a one time move meant for academic session 2017 as a significant number of seats were being vacant, with not adequate number of candidates fulfilling the qualifying cut off score of NEET PG. “Marks so lowered by Central Government are applicable for the academic year 2017,” reads the notification.

Revised 50% State quota merit list

The exam conducting authority of NEET PG 2017, NBE has also released the revised result for 50% state quota seats on May 25, 2017. Further, there is no change in 50% All India Quota MD/MS and PG Diploma seats.

Check below for revised NEET PG 50% State Quota seats cut off score:

Category

Old qualifying percentile

Cut off score

Revised percentile

Revised cut off score

General

50

705.9194

42.50

667.4111

SC/ST/OBC

40

655.1766

32.50

618.8969

PWD

45

680.0611

37.50

643.1009

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