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. The Board recently announced the result of NEET 2017 and with it, the cutoff score for NEET 2017 has also been announced. Check more details about NEET Cut Off 2017 on this page below.
Latest: NEET 2017 Cutoff Score and Number of Qualified Candidate has been announced. Check Below.
NEET Cut Off for UR, SC, ST, OBC
The NEET Cutoff Percentile and Score announced by CBSE are as below.
NEET 2017 Cut Off
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.
|Category||Cutoff Percentile||Cutoff Score||Number of Candidate|
|Other||50th||697 – 131||543473|
|OBC||40th||130 – 107||47382|
|SC||40th||130 – 107||14599|
|ST||40th||130 – 107||6018|
Previous Year NEET Cutoffs
The candidates may also have a look at the previous cutoff for the exam.
NEET 2016 Cut Off
|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
The Cut Off of NEET will be used to segregate candidates for allocating the merit. The score of NEET will be calculated 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 candidates, better will be rank allocated to them.
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.