NEET PG Cut off 2020 AIQ Score Expected / Previous Year Cut Off Marks, qualifying percentile, Tie-breaker and other information are trending among the NEET Examinees. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) is a computer-based entrance test (CBT) which is held on January 5, 2020. NBE conducts the exam every year for admission to Masters of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Postgraduate Diploma courses on the basis of score or ranks secured in NEET PG 2020. Admission will be done on 19953 MD seats, 10,821 MS seats and 1,979 PG Diploma seats under 6,102 colleges including Government, Private, Central and Deemed Universities. Aspirants will be shortlisted for admission on the behalf of NEET PG Cut Off 2020. The cutoff marks are the minimum qualifying percentile which mandatory in order to pass the exam. The NEET MD/MS cutoff percentile is subject to the National Board of Examinations which release along with the NEET PG result.
NEET PG Cut Off 2020
National Board of Examinations lasted application process from November 1 to 21, 2019. Recently, NEET PG 2020 conducted on January 5, 2020, on 162 exam centres. In compare to last year 14 centres increased whereas three previous centres excluded. Shortlisting of aspirants for admission will be done through NEET PG 2020 Cut Off Marks. The cutoff percentile varies for different categories in which general category aspirants have to secure at least the 50th percentile, while for OBC/SC/ST aspirants, it is the 40th percentile. So those aspirants who will secure qualifying percentile included in the NEET PG merit list.
So on the basis of NEET PG cut off, the merit list will define, which will base of admission to 50% seats in AIQ, Central/ Deemed universities, ESIC and AFMC institutes. However, allotment of seats in the institute will be done through NEET PG counselling 2020 which is mandatory to participate. It will conduct in two rounds by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Apart from all India Quota seats, the NEET PG cut off will be used by the respective state counselling authorities as well to derive the merit list for seat allotment to 50% state quota seats. On this page we brought cutoff the calculation process, Expected and previous years cut off marks and other details also.
As well it is important to keep in mind that securing the minimum cutoff of NEET PG does not guarantee admission to PG courses. Aspirants must have to appear in counselling done on the basis of merit list. Thus the allocation of the seat will strictly be done on the basis of merit rank, preferred colleges and courses reservation criteria and availability of seats.
NEET PG Cut off 2020 Dates
The NEET PG Cutoff 2020 will release along with the result. As per notification NEET PG Result is tentatively scheduled to declare on January 31, 2020. So Cutoff Percentile is expected to release in last week of January. See more information in below table –
|NEET PG exam||January 5, 2020|
|Announcement of NEET PG result||January 31, 2020*|
|NEET PG 2020 cutoff||Last week of January 2020*|
|50% AIQ Merit list||First week of March 2020*|
|Commencement of Counselling||Second week of March 2020*|
*dates are tentative
NEET PG 2020 Cutoff Marks – Qualifying Percentile
As told previously, it is must to secure at least NEET PG 2020 qualifying percentile to clear the computer-based test. NEET PG Category-wise cutoff 2020 percentile has been given in the following table.
NEET PG qualifying percentile 2020
|Categories||NEET PG Cutoff percentile|
|Unreserved – PH (UR-PH)||45th|
|SC/ST/OBC – PH||40th|
Factors affecting NEET PG cutoff
The factors mentioned below determine the NEET PG 2020 cutoff, Have a look-
- Total number of aspirants participated in the test
- Difficulty level of the Test
- Availability of Seats
NEET PG Previous Year cutoff 2019 – 2018
As you know that it is mandatory to qualify the NEET PG 2020 exam. In order to qualify the test, aspirants of general category need to secure minimum 50th percentile, while SC/ST/OBC aspirants have to obtain 40th percentile. If we talk about the year 2019, the percentile scores of the general category were 340, while for reserved category, it was 295. We want to inform you that NEET PG merit list 2020 will be prepared on the basis of percentile scores. We have mentioned below NEET PG previous years cutoff 2019/2018 with qualifying marks.
|Category||Cutoff 2018||NEET PG cutoff percentile 2019||Cutoff 2019|
|Unreserved – PH||300||45th||317|
|SC/ST/OBC – PH||281||40th||295|
The NEET PG cutoff will be considered for admission of postgraduate medical programmes in the following Quota:
- 50% All India Quota seats (Former Jammu & Kashmir state not Including)
- 50% State Quota seats (including Jammu and Kashmir State)
Previous Year NEET PG cutoff for 50% AIQ
|Categories||Cut Off 2019||Cut Off 2018|
Revised NEET PG cutoff
|Category||Cutoff percentile||Cut off scores||Revised cutoff||Revised scores|
NEET PG cutoff 2019 rank of favourite specialities
|MD/MS Specialties||AIQ cutoff rank|
|MS General Surgery||8222|
|MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology||8141|
|MD General Medicine||4632|
|MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy||2763|
NEET PG 2020 Cutoff – Tie-breaker
If two or more aspirants are securing equal score in the merit list of NEET PG 2020, the authority will use the tie-breaking formula mentioned below.
- Examinees with lesser incorrect answers in Part A, B & C will be entitled with the better position in the rank list.
- Aspirants with the higher score in Part C will be preferred for better rank.
- Lesser incorrect answer in Part C.
- Securing a higher score in Part B.
- Medical graduates with less number of Part B answers.
- Higher marks in Part A will be considered at higher position rank.
- Lesser negative answer in Part A.
- In last, considering the age factor, the elder one will be preferred at the higher rank.
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