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NEET-UG cut off for government & private medical colleges

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET-UG 2021 qualifying cut-off along with the NEET-UG 2021 result. Test-takers who qualify the exam will only be allowed to apply for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, B.V. Sc and AH courses. NEET cut-off is the minimum percentile and scores which must be secured to qualify the exam.
NEET UG 2021
NEET UG 2021

While the qualifying cutoff percentile has already been announced by NTA, the cutoff scores/ marks will be declared along with the result. The cut-off of NEET for top government and private colleges has been given in this article.

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Category wise NEET cut-off percentile is as follows:
Category -   Cutoff Percentile
General and General- EWS - 50th percentile
SC/ST/OBC-   40th percentile
Various factors are considered by the authorities while determining the cutoff. Some of the factors are listed below:
•    Number of candidates appearing for NEET 2021
•    Total number of seats available
•    The difficulty level of the NEET exam
•    NEET previous years’ cutoff trends

 NEET 2021 cut-off will be used by NTA to prepare the merit list for admission. NEET Counseling will be conducted based on the qualifying cut-off and scores.  Counseling for admission to 15 per cent all India quota (AIQ), deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMC institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER colleges will be conducted by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC). State medical authorities will conduct the admission process for 85 per cent of state quota seats and seats in private colleges.

Candidates can check the NEET 2020 cut-off for the top medical colleges from the table provided below:


Name of the college



General Category

Cut-off Ranks 

NEET Scores

AIIMS, New Delhi

All India Quota



Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

All India Quota



Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Puducherry

All India Quota



Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Management Quota



King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

All India Quota



NEET 2021 exam is to be conducted on September 12, 2021, in pen and paper-based mode. NEET-UG is conducted for admission to 542 medical, 313 dental, 914 AYUSH, and 47 B.V. Sc and AH colleges in India.

Published date : 06 Sep 2021 02:35PM