NEET 2020 cut-off: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be releasing the cut-off for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – NEET UG to shortlist the candidates seeking admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, BVSc and AH courses.
The cutoff is specified as the minimum qualifying percentile and score that candidates must get in the exam to have greater chances of getting a seat in the colleges. NEET Bihar cutoff varies for each category and institute.
The cut-off percentile to be scored for the qualifying entrance exam has been released through the information brochure.
Each year, the cutoff also changes, however, it is important for candidates to know where they stand, and therefore the NEET 2019 cutoff for AIQ and state quota admission for Bihar has been provided below.
NEET 2020 cut-off marks would be released along with the result in online mode. The cut-off for general category candidates is 50th percentile, whereas, for SC/ ST/ OBC, it is 40th percentile.
Further, those seeking to study medicine abroad are required to obtain the cut-off percentile and scores. NEET 2020 cut-off is determined on the basis of various factors. Based on the qualifying percentile, the merit list will be prepared mentioning All India Rank (AIR), scores, percentile, category, category rank and other details.
The exam was held on September 13 for admission to 80,055 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH and 525 BVSc-AH seats.
Factors determining cut-off
- Number of candidates appeared for test
- Total seats available
- Difficulty level of the NEET exam
- Reservation criteria among others
- NEET 2020 cut-off – percentile vs marks
As per the official brochure, NEET cut-off percentile displays the candidate’s performance comparison among other applicants, whereas the marks provide how much an applicant has obtained from the total marks.
NEET cut-off percentile and marks
NEET 2020 cut-off for admission
The cut-off for NEET examination is the last rank, its corresponding marks at which the admission to particular college and category is offered. NEET cut-off is considered for admission to following seats:
– 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) seats in government colleges
– 85 per cent state quota seats in government colleges
– Deemed and central universities
– ESIC and AFMC
– Private institutes
– 15 AIIMS and two JIPMER institutions
Based on the merit list, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will hold the counselling for admission to 15 per cent AIQ, all deemed/central universities, ESIC and AFMS institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER institutions. Although the state counselling committees would organise NEET counselling session for giving admission to 85 per cent state quota seats and private colleges in the state.