NEET Cut Off 2018 – 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 was 50th percentile for the UR candidates and 40th percentile for OBC/SC/ST candidates. The Board will announce the result of NEET 2018 and with it, the cutoff score for NEET 2018 will also be announced. Check more details about NEET Cut Off 2018 on this page below.

NEET Cut Off for UR, SC, ST, OBC

The NEET Cutoff Percentile and Score will be announced by CBSE. 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.

  • NEET 2018 cut off will be available here..!!

The candidates may also have a look at the previous cutoff for the exam.Previous Year NEET Cutoffs

NEET 2017 Cut Off

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
Other-PH 45th 130-118 67
OBC-PH 40th 130-107 152
SC-PH 40th 130-107 38
ST-PH 40th 130-107 10

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 2018 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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  1. i scored 435 in neet 2018 . is there any chance to get a MBBS seatin govt. or pvt college (without donation)? . i belong to OBC category in telangana state.

    • According to previous year data, there have been colleges which provided admission around this marks. So, you should definitely look forward to counselling rounds.

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