NEET 2017 Cut off – NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a national level examination which is responsible for the admission into MBBS and BDS courses. After qualifying this examination, you will be eligible to seek admission in various medical and dental colleges across the country. Tentatively NEET 2018 is going to be conducted in the 1st week of May 2018, though an official notification is yet to be out. The CBSE released the NEET 2017 Cut off along with the NEET 2017 result on June 23rd 2017. The NEET cut off is the minimum possible marks one must secure to be eligible for the counselling rounds. The cut-offs are decided by the CBSE. In 2017, a total of 6,11,739 were shortlisted for counselling, based on the NEET 2017 cut off. The cut off depends on various factors like: the number students appearing, difficulty level of the paper, number of seats available in the Medical and BDS colleges etc. In order to clear the NEET 2017 cut off , a general category student had to secure a minimum 50 percentile, a SC/ST category student had to secure a minimum score of 40 percentile. Further, among the qualified students, top 15% scorers were directly eligible to participate in NEET 2017 counselling in 15% All India Quota (AIQ). In the year 2016, 171329 candidates qualified the NEET from the General category. NEET 2016 cut off marks for the General category were from 145 to 685. For the OBC category, NEET 2016 cut off marks were from 118 to 678. Please read further to know more about the NEET cut offs for previous years.
NEET 2017 Cut off & NEET 2016 Cut off
Previous years cut off
Candidates who appeared for the NEET 2017 had to secure NEET 2017 Cut off score as per their category to qualify for the examination. Based on the cut-off score, different states, deemed and private medical colleges prepared their merit list for admissions to MBBS and BDS seats in their colleges. The domicile which is opted by the candidates will also be considered for admission to the state medical colleges. The data given below shows the detailed cut-offs category wise for the year 2017 and 2016.
2017 Category wise cut-off
As seen from the table below, the cut-off for NEET 2017 for the general category was 50 percentile, which is equal to the aggregate score of 131 marks. You are requested to go through the category-wise cut-offs for the year 2017.
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes||40 percentile|
|Physically handicapped||45 percentile|
Cut-off score for 15% All India Quota seats 2017
The below table shows the cut-off scores for the 15% All India Quota Seats for NEET 2017. You are requested to go through it.
|OBC- PH||130- 107|
NEET 2016 cut off - Category wise
The table shows the overall cut-off marks range and the corresponding number of candidates for the year 2016. You are requested to go through it.
|Category||Marks Range||No. of Candidates|
|General||685 – 145||171329|
|OBC||678 – 118||175226|
|SC||595 – 118||47183|
|ST||599 – 118||15710|
|General-PH||474 – 131||437|
|OBC-PH||510 – 118||597|
|SC-PH||415 – 118||143|
|ST-PH||339 – 118||36|
Cut-off scores for 15% All India Quota seats 2016
The table below shows the cut-off scores for the 15% All India Quota Seats for NEET 2016. You are requested to go through it.
|Category||Marks Range||No. of Candidates|
|General||685 – 468||14315|
|ST||466 – 303||1427|
|ST-PH||213 – 118||23|
Opening and Closing Ranks for the Year 2016
The table below gives the opening and closing ranks for the various categories for the year 2016. You are requested to go through the same.
|S.No.||NEET 2016 AIR (Opening)||NEET 2016 AIR (Closing)||Subject Code||Course Name||Candidate Category||Allotted Category|
|5||92090||92090||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH2||SC PH|
|8||93667||93667||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH1||General PH|
|9||17769||203568||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH1||General PH|
|10||14746||59718||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH2||General PH|
|11||55804||375154||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH1||SC PH|
|12||110906||189589||MBBS||MBBS||SC PH1||General PH|
|13||21566||52708||MBBS||MBBS||General PH2||General PH|
|14||70525||211340||MBBS||MBBS||OBC PH1||OBC PH|
|15||159674||366952||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH1||ST PH|
|17||155682||155682||MBBS||MBBS||ST PH2||ST PH|
|18||17926||206738||MBBS||MBBS||General PH1||General PH|
|19||87964||340906||BDS||BDS||SC PH2||SC PH|
|20||50773||118213||BDS||BDS||General PH2||General PH|
|22||347251||347251||BDS||BDS||SC PH1||SC PH|
|25||161997||175496||BDS||BDS||General PH1||General PH|
|27||159364||180514||BDS||BDS||OBC PH1||UR PH|
|28||329022||329022||BDS||BDS||ST PH2||ST PH|
|30||76532||135988||BDS||BDS||OBC PH2||General PH|
Cut-off for the Govt. Colleges year 2017
The following table gives the closing ranks for the most preferred medical colleges in India, which accept the NEET score. This should give you an idea about the approximate rank you need to secure to make it to the best medical colleges in the country. Also, it should be noted that the NEET was introduced in the year 2016, thus before that the AIPMT was held.
|Medical Colleges||2016 Closing Rank||2015 Closing Rank||2014 Closing Rank|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||44||28||59|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||106||56||105|
|University College Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||128||97||158|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||263||117||284|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||162||158||303|
|Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai||408||216||459|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||506||386||776|
|Stanley Medical College, Chennai||2264||2039||2003|
|Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak||1035||674||1512|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||408||565||1008|