Know NEET UG 2019 Cutoffs (2018, 2017, 2016) for MBBS & BDS | Category-wise Cutoffs

NEET 2019 Cutoffs for UG exam will be released by NTA in June 2019. Candidates can check expected NEET UG 2019 cutoffs for MBBS and BDS exam along with category-wise NEET 2019 cutoffs.

Know NEET UG 2019 Cutoffs
Know NEET UG 2019 Cutoffs

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET 2019 Cut off along with NEET result by June 5. The cut-off of NEET 2019 is the minimum marks required to qualify the medical entrance exam. This implies the NEET 2019 cutoff will show the qualifying status of the candidates.

NEET cutoff 2019 will be displayed on the scorecard of NEET 2019 with the All India Rank (AIR) and NEET score (overall and section-wise). Only those candidates who will score equal to or more than the NEET Cut off 2019 will be considered for admission to medical, dental and allied courses.  

 Candidates who wish to pursue MBBS abroad will also be required to score marks equal to NEET cutoff 2019 in order to be deemed eligible. Here we are giving all the important details regarding cut-off in NEET 2009.

Minimum Cutoff

CBSE uses percentile method as the NEET cut off. The percentile can be calculated by the following method:

Suppose, you have scored Rank 100 in NEET and the total number of students appeared are 5, 00,000.

The percentile will be: [500000-100)/500000] X 100 = 99.98

You need to get 50 percentile for admission in Medical/Dental colleges.

The minimum qualifying percentile for NEET 2019 is elucidated in the table given below:

  • Unreserved (UR): 50th Percentile
  • Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH): 45th Percentile
  • Scheduled Caste (SC): 40th Percentile
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST): 40th Percentile
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): 40th Percentile

How to check cut off

The NEET Cutoff 2019 for MBBS can be checked by following these simple steps:

  • Note down the number of correct and incorrect answers by referring to the NEET Answer Key uploaded by NTA. Know about NEET 2019 OMR Sheet and Answer Keys.
  • Calculate your NEET Score by using the following marking scheme:
  • +4 for correct answer
  • -1 for incorrect answer
  • 0 for more than one answer
  • 0 for no answer

NEET Score = (no. of correct answers X 4) - (no. of correct answers X 1)

  • Match your score with the Qualifying marks. If you have passed, proceed to check the cutoff of different colleges.

The cut-off for NEET 2018

By having a look at the previous year’s actual cutoff we can extrapolate about this year’s cutoff as there is not significant change in the cutoff of NEET.


  Minimum Qualifying Percentile

    Cut-off Marks

Total Qualified

Unreserved (UR)

50th Percentile



Unreserved PH (UR-PH)

45th Percentile



Scheduled Caste (SC)

40th Percentile



Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40th Percentile



Other Backward Classes (OBC)

40th Percentile

1 18-96



40th Percentile




40th Percentile




40th Percentile



Important Points to Remember

  • No category wise merit list is declared; there will be only a centralized merit list for all the NEET 2019 qualified candidates.
  • The Merit list is prepared for seats under 15% All India Quota.
  • The number of candidates in the merit list would be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota.
  • States will prepare their own merit list based on AIR and category of the candidate.
  • Merit list for All India Quota is prepared on the basis of AIR and NEET Reservation Policy.
  • There will be a waiting list equal to 4 times the number of seats available for 15% All India Quota.
  • The merit list for NEET will be announced on its official website. Candidates are advised to check the official website as well as the websites for all NEET Participating Institutes regularly.

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