NEET Cut Off 2017 – The cutoff for any examination indicates the minimum marks/percentage/percentile, which a candidate must secure in order to qualify the exam. For NEET 2017, it is the 50th percentile for the UR candidates and 40th percentile for OBC/SC/ST candidates. CBSE will also announce the marks corresponding to NEET cutoff percentile. The exam has been held on May 07, 2017. The Board will now announce the minimum marks with the result. Check more details about NEET Cut Off 2017 on this page below.

NEET 2017 Cut Off for UR, SC, ST, OBC

The cutoff percentile indicates that the candidates who scored more than or equal to the marks of 50th percentile candidate will be termed qualified. The board will simply determine the 50th/40th/45th percentile candidates by using the normalization method.


The cut off of NEET 2017 for the candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, UR, PH category is given in the table below.

S.No. Category Qualifying Criteria (Cut Off)
1 UR / Others 50th Percentile
2 SC, ST, OBC 40th Percentile
3 UR PH 45th Percentile
4 SC PH, ST PH, OBC PH 40th Percentile

Minimum Corresponding Score to Qualify NEET 2017

The marks secured by the 50th/40th/45th percentile holder will be the corresponding NEET 2017 minimum qualifying marks. Hence, in order to qualify the exam, the candidate must score equal to or more marks than that of the candidate withholding the cutoff percentile position.

The minimum marks for this year will be announced with the declaring of NEET 2017 result, on June 08, 2017. However, until then the candidates may have an idea about it by checking the previous year cutoff of NEET 2017.

Category Marks Range Qualifying Criteria Number of Candidates
UR 685 – 145 50th Percentile 1,71,329
OBC 678 – 118 40th Percentile 1,75,226
SC 595 – 118 40th Percentile 47,183
ST 599 – 118 40th Percentile 15,710
UR PH 474 – 131 45th Percentile 437
OBC PH 510 – 118 40th Percentile 597
SC PH 415 – 118 40th Percentile 143
ST PH 339 – 118 40th Percentile 36

Importance of NEET Cut Off 2017

The Cut Off of NEET 2017 will be used to segregate candidates for allocating the merit. The score of NEET will be calculate for all the candidates, who will be placed on or before the 50th percentile. For determining the merit, the scores will be used. Higher the score of the candidate, better will be rank allocated to them.

Expected NEET Cutoff 2017

This year, the number of registered candidates is huge. While last year only 8 lakh candidates applied, this year the number of candidates has mounted to 11 lakh. In all, 41.42% hike has been witnessed in the number of candidates.All over India, there are 65000 in MBBS and 25000 seats BDS courses. Hence, it is expected that this year the cutoff might differ. Yet, the candidates can get an idea on the basis of previous cutoff NEET.

The candidate data of the last year is as below. As soon as the data of current year will be announced, we will upload it here.

Particulars Statistics
Total number of registered candidates 8,02,594
Appeared 7,31,223
Absent 71,371
Qualified for 15% All India Quota 19,325
Qualified for Over All 4,09,477

NEET Qualifying Marks To Be Eligible For 15% AIQ Counselling

There is one more cutoff of NEET about which the candidates should know. This cutoff will be prepared by CBSE, for those candidates who opted for 15% All Indian Quota seats. CBSE will check the number of seats in the medical colleges and according to it, will call the top candidates for counsellig.

The marks secured by the last rank holder who will be called for the counselling, will be decided as the NEET 2017 Cut off. CBSE will also announced 15% All India Quota NEET Cut Off for the candidate but it will be announced after the announcement of the result.

Previous Year 15% AIQ NEET Cut Off

The candidates may check the previous year cut off by checking the table below.

Category Marks Range Number of Candidates
Others 685 – 468 14,315
OBC 468 – 465 230
SC 468 – 352 2815
ST 466 – 303 1427
Others PH 466 – 214 430
OBC PH 213 – 210 10
SC PH 209 – 130 75
ST PH 213 – 118 23

Importance of NEET Cut Off for 15% AIQ

The 15% cutoff will be used to call candidates for the counselling. CBSE will call the top merit holders according to the number of seats. It will also prepare a wait list, which will include candidates 4times the number of seats. The wait list will be used to fill the vacant seats.

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